"Revenge is the prime ingredient in the fountain of youth. I've kept myself alive for hundreds of years with a steady diet of jealousy and hate, awaiting the day when I would finally eclipse your family's thieving reputation."
― Clockwerk to Sly Cooper
"Enforcing your will while experiencing everlasting anger and despair. That's what 'hatred' means. The desire for revenge made me strong."
― Kokuto (Bleach)
"The only thing that can be inherited from the dead is the sword of hatred."
― Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
"That hate is his greatest weapon, his friend and the source of his power! Hatred is Sasuke's ninja way."
― Obito Uchiha to Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
"If Kanyou is destroyed and a survivor escapes the purge...Then they will become the second Man Goku!! and so, the cycle of hatred will continue...That is unchangeable truth of this world!!!"
― Man Goku to Shin of the Hi Shin Unit (Kingdom)

The ability to be strengthened by hatred. Technique of Hatred Manipulation. Variation of Emotion Empowerment. Opposite of Love Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Bitterness Affinity/Empowerment
  • Hate Affinity/Empowerment
  • Hatred Affinity
  • Loathing Affinity/Empowerment


User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. by hatred of oneself and others, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the hatred or even slow or stop aging.





  • Absence of hate will weaken the user.
  • Lots of love will make the user powerless.
  • May be overpowered by those with Love Empowerment.
  • May depend on what the user hates.

Known Users

See Also: The Power of Hate.

  • Akuru Akutsu (Aho Girl)
  • Ashe (Bomb Queen)
  • Titamon (Digimon)
  • Man Goku (Kingdom)
  • Sha of Hatred (Warcraft)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Shinnō (Naruto)
  • Hody Jones (One Piece)
  • Skinn Bolic (D.Gray-man)
  • Natsuho Nekogasaki (Urami Koi, Koi, Urami Koi)
  • Animus: Hate-Monger (Marvel Comics)
  • Nekra (Marvel Comics)
  • Mangog (Marvel Comics)
  • Avatar (Marvel Comics)
  • Red Lantern Corps (DC Comics)
  • Trigon (DC Comics)
  • Zeromus (Final Fantasy)
  • Serpentus (Gold Digger)
  • Scorpion (Mortal Kombat)
  • Dark Kahn (Mortal Kombat vs. DC)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Malachite (Steven Universe)
  • Clockwerk (Sly Cooper series)
  • Shagon the Hate (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Sith (Star Wars)
    • Darth Sion
    • Darth Vader
    • Darth Sidious/Emperor Palpatine
    • Darth Maul
  • Dark Jedi (Star Wars)
    • Savage Opress
    • Asaaj Ventress
  • Tobduk (Bionicle)
  • The Sha of Hatred (World of Warcraft)
  • Model W (Mega Man ZX series)
  • Genis Sage (Tales of Symphonia); via I Hate Gels title
  • Parsee Mizuhashi (Touhou Project)
  • Mord-Sith (Sword of Truth)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Halloween (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Chimera (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Hatchiyack (Dragon Ball)
  • Dr. Raichi (Dragon Ball)
  • Mukuro (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Mephisto (Diablo)
  • Master Moo (Monster Rancher anime)
  • Man on Fire (Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain)
  • Quest (World of Quest)
  • Irys (Gamera 3: Revenge of Irys)
  • Avenger-Class Servants (TYPE-MOON)
    • Angra Mainyu
    • Edmond Dantès
    • Jeanne d'Arc Alter
    • Gorgon
    • Hessian Lobo
  • Devo the Cursed (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders); via Ebony Devil
  • Red Queen (Vampyr)


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