"The Blackest Night falls from the skies. The darkness grows as all light dies. We crave your hearts and your demise. By my Black Hand, the dead shall rise!"
― Oath of the Black Lantern Corps (DC Comics)

The power to manipulate Lazarus radiation. Variation of Radiation Manipulation and Radiation Magic. Combination of Life and Death Manipulation, Conversion and Warp Energy Manipulation

Also Called

  • Methuselah Radiation Control/Manipulation


Users can create, shape, and manipulate degenerative/restorative quasiphysical ray forms which can alternate and empower living as well as non-biological entities. Twisting and warping sentient beings into grotesque monstrosities on top of raising the dead in a much more powerful state than ever before.





  • Useless against Lead and/or Carbon Manipulation.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user, and their power's natural limits.
  • May be unable to create radiation, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • May be constantly active.
  • May take time to learn control.
  • Must be careful when using this ability.
  • May be limited on how much or type of radiation they can control.
  • Depleting or Draining Lazarus waves will undo animation.

Known Users

  • Evil Ernie (Chaos! Dynamite)
  • Lady Death (Chaos! Comics)
  • The Entity (DC Comics)
    • White Lantern Corps
  • Nekron (DC Comics)
    • Black Lantern Corps
  • Jenny & Jason Allen (DC Comics)
  • Necromorphs (Dead Space)
  • Spider Mastermind (Doom 2016)
  • Archvile (Doom Eternal)
  • Kahn Mayker (Doom Eternal)
  • Malbolgia (Image Comics)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Erik Killmonger (Marvel Comics)
    • Death Regiments
  • Leviathans (Metroid Prime)

Known Items


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