"Hope is what makes us strong. It is why we are here. It is what we fight with when all else is lost."
― Pandora, God of War III
"In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength."
― Iroh to his nephew, Zuko (Avater: the Last Airbender)
The ability to be strengthened by hope. Technique of Hope Manipulation, variation of Emotion Empowerment and Hope Embodiment. Opposite to Despair Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Hope Affinity


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




  • May be weak against anything that reduces and/or manipulates hope.

Known Users

  • Gerard Valkyrie (Bleach)
  • Joshua Christopher (Chrono Crusade); as the Apostle of Hope
  • Takeru "T.K." Takaishi (Digimon 01 & 02)
  • Patamon and it's Evolutions (Digimon Series)
  • Gabriel "Santino Guillermo" M. Policarpio/Rodrigo (May Bukas Pa)
  • Omnimon (Digimon Movie)
  • Ultramans (Ultraman Series)
  • Blue Lantern Corps (DC Comics)
  • Bunnymund (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Zephyr (Wild Arms)
  • Jake English (Homestuck)
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Future Trunks (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Makoto Naegi (Danganronpa)


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