The power to manipulate the joints of oneself and/or others. Variation of Body Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Arthrokinesis
  • Joint Control


The user has complete control over the joints, the locations at which two or more bones connect, of oneself and others, allowing them to freely alter and manipulate them. They can control the joints and their articulation, releasing them for flexibility, locking them to slow and/or immobilize, causing/removing arthropathy/inflammation, etc.




  • May be limited to manipulating the joints of either oneself or others.

Known Users

  • Lugh (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Hibiki (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Xin (XIN); via qi channeling.
  • Orochi Katsumi (Grappler Baki)
  • Samael (Hellboy)
  • Jonathan Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I: Phantom Blood)
  • William Zeppeli (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I: Phantom Blood)
  • Dio Brando/DIO (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I: Phantom Blood/Part 3: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Pillar Men (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Voldo (Soul Calibur)
  • Misumi Tsurugi (Naruto)
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