"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)

Power to manipulate Lazarus radiation. Variation of Radiation Manipulation and Radiation Magic.

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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