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"Impossible. This is like breathing for me. It's not a weapon. This is how I live. I couldn't stop it if I wanted to."
― Victor Powered (Buso Renkin)
"Now who here is willing to donate to a good cause?"
― Turiel, The Book of Deacon
"I will have your life-force! But I won't even consume it! I'll leave it on my desk as a reminder of HOW I KILLED YOU!"
― Dr. Hans Volter, Killing Floor 2

The power to absorb life-force/energy and utilize it in some way. Combination of Power Absorption and Life-Force Manipulation. Variation of Absorption. Opposite to Death-Force Absorption.

Also Called

  • Energetic Consuming/Draining/Extraction/Siphoning/Vampirism
  • Life Absorption/Consuming/Draining/Extraction/Siphoning/Vampirism
  • Life Energy Absorption/Consuming/Draining/Extraction/Siphoning/Vampirism
  • Life-Force Consuming/Draining/Extraction/Siphoning/Vampirism
  • Life-Force Energy Absorption (Arrowverse)
  • Plunder
  • Vitality Absorption/Consuming/Draining/Extraction/Siphoning/Vampirism


The user can absorb life-force/energy, vitality and health, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.

Extended drain may result in extended or permanent effects, or even death.





Known Users

See Also: Life Drinker.


  • Black Hanekawa (Bakemonogatari)
  • Yumichika Ayasegawa (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Kazuki Mutō (Buso Renkin)
  • Victor Powered (Buso Renkin)
  • Angel Devil (Chainsaw Man)
  • Rare Kinds (Code:Breaker)
  • Beelzebub (Code:Breaker)
  • Hōkabe (Code:Breaker)
  • Sakurako Sakurakōji (Code:Breaker)
  • Zed (Code:Breaker)
  • Renya (Code Geass)
  • Millennium Earl (D.Gray-Man)
  • Izanami/Yin (Darker than Black)
  • Kurumi Tokisaki (Date A Live)
  • Super 17 (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Moro (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 20/Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Drakken Joe (Edens Zero); Life Support Machine
  • Aldoron (Fairy Tail: The 100 Years Quest)
  • Bellcross (Heroic Age)
  • Yuya Fungami (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable); via Highway Star
  • Cloud Flame Users (Katekyo Hitman Reborn)
  • Dokurokushe (Mahou Tsukai Pretty Cure)
  • Phantom (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Sarah Band (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Keiji Mogami (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Rikiya Katsukame(My Hero Academia)
  • Yoroi Akadō (Naruto)
  • Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto)
  • Jirōbō (Naruto)
  • Nagato (Naruto)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Wood Release users (Naruto)
  • White Zetsu (Naruto)
  • Fūka (Naruto)
  • Hiruko (Naruto)
  • Aburame clan members (Naruto)
  • Users of Karma (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Tsukiyo (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations); formerly
  • Shojoji (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Charlotte Linlin (One Piece); via the Soru Soru no Mi
  • Miroku Amagi (Psyren)
  • Mermaids (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Rozen Maidens (Rozen Maiden)
  • Akiha Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Matou Sakura (TYPE-MOON)
  • Rider (TYPE-MOON)
  • Caster (TYPE-MOON)
  • Yuki-onnas (Yuki no Niiduma wa Boku to Tokeaitai)
  • Sakuma (Yuuutsu-kun to Succubus-san)
  • Dark Oak, Black Narcissus and Pale Bayleaf (Sonic X); in Final Mova transformation and only non-plant life forms

Video Games

  • Network (Armed With Wings)
  • Makuta Krika (Bionicle)
  • Demitri Maximoff (Darkstalkers)
  • Morrigan Aensland (Darkstalkers)
  • Lifestealer (DoTA 2)
  • Wraith King (DoTA 2)
  • Arme (Grand Chase)
  • Most Characters/Creatures (Final Fantasy)
  • Kimahri Ronso (Final Fantasy X)
  • Vivi Orunitia (Final Fantasy IX/Kingdom Hearts)
  • Users of Nosferatu (Fire Emblem)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Rita Rossweisse (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Cole MacGrath (inFAMOUS)
  • David Warner (inFAMOUS)
  • Kessler/Alternate Future Cole (inFAMOUS)
  • Komaytos (Kid Icarus)
  • Monoeyes (Kid Icarus)
  • Dr. Hans Volter ("Killing Floor 2")
  • Xemnas (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Xion (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Riku Replica (Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories)
  • Hyness (Kirby Star Allies)
  • Vladimir (League of Legends)
  • Shroobs (Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time)
  • Paragon (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
  • Morinth (Mass Effect)
  • Metroid species (Metroid)
  • Celebrimbor (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor/Shadow of War); via the Drain ability
  • Talion (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor/Shadow of War); via the Drain ability
  • Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Moira O'Deorain (Overwatch)
  • Shadow Queen (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door)
  • Pokémon using draining moves (Pokémon)
  • Yveltal (Pokemon); via Oblivion Wing
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Airi (Queen's Blade)
  • Oozes (Resident Evil: Revelations)
  • Mem Aleph (Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey)
  • N'rrgal and Nocturnus (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Darth Nihilus (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords)
  • Rune of Punishment (Suikoden IV)
  • Birdo (Super Mario)
  • Slashuur (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus)
  • Akiha Tohno (Tsukihime)
  • Kawahime (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Robloxians (ROBLOX); via Darkheart and several other weapons
  • ReDeads (The Legend of Zelda)


  • Galactiac (Amalgam Comics)
  • Non (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Severin (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine)
  • Black Hand (DC Comics)
  • Black Witch (DC Comics)
  • Parasite (DC Comics)
  • David Hersch (DC Comics)
  • Yuga Khan (DC Comics)
  • Black Tarantula (Fox Feature Syndicate)
  • Michael Pointer (House of M)
  • David Warner (inFAMOUS: DC Comics)
  • Adam Warlock (Marvel Comics)
  • Aswang (Marvel Comics)
  • Berserker (Marvel Comics)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Blade Doppelganger (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain Universe (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Cloak (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Dream Demon (Marvel Comics)
  • Elixir (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Halflife (Marvel Comics)
  • Hannibal King (Marvel Comics)
  • Krakoa (Marvel Comics)
  • Mephisto (Marvel Comics)
  • Mikaboshi (Marvel Comics)
  • Morlun (Marvel Comics)
  • N'Garai (Marvel Comics)
  • Omega Red (Marvel Comics)
  • Paperdoll (Marvel Comics)
  • Prince Wayfinder (Marvel Comics)
  • Proteus (Marvel Comics)
  • Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics); and its hosts
    • Rachel Summers
  • Ann Marie LeBeau/Rogue (Marvel Comics)
  • Satana Hellstrom (Marvel Comics)
  • Selene (Marvel Comics)
  • Shiklah (Marvel Comics)
  • Technarx (Marvel Comics)
  • Trevor Fitzroy (Marvel Comics)
  • White Fox (Marvel Comics)
  • Rick Wilder/Combo Man (Marvel Comics)


  • Elric (Conan the Barbarian)
  • Ahmanet (Dark Universe)
  • Kaiser Ghidorah (Godzilla)
  • Energy Vampires (Lifeforce)
  • Diana (Light's Out)
  • Skeletor (Masters of the Universe)
  • King Ghidorah (MonsterVerse/Godzilla: King of the Monsters)
  • Imhotep (The Mummy/The Mummy Returns)
  • RoboCop (RoboCop)
  • Maxim Horvath (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
  • Queen Ravenna (Snow White and the Huntsman)
  • Krall (Star Trek Beyond)
  • Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars)
  • Lou Landers/Hourglass (Superhero Movie)
  • Agatha Harkness (Marvel Cinematic Universe)


  • Jiangshis/Chi Vampires (Chinese Mythology)
  • Fox demons (Japanese/Korean/Chinese Mythology)
  • Yuki-Onna (Japanese Mythology)
  • Incubus and Succubus (Judeo-Christianity)


  • Children (A Bad Idea)
  • Turiel (The Book of Deacon)
  • Count Dracula (Dracula)
  • Blake Hargreaves (The Guardians)
  • Victor Kraze (The Guardians)
  • Jarrah (Kulipari)
  • Luther Carver (Red Queen)
  • Abyssinia (Skulduggery Pleasant)

Tabletop Games

  • Defilers (Dark Sun)
  • Preservers (Dark Sun)


  • Medlock (Archie's Weird Mysteries)
  • Vladats (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Anodites (Ben 10 series)
    • Verdona Tennyson
    • Gwen Tennyson
  • Michael Morningstar/Darkstar (Ben 10 series)
  • Osmosians (Ben 10 series)
    • Kevin Levin
    • Aggregor
  • Chupacabra (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • Langdon Cobb (Futurama)
  • Daolon Wong (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Simone Lenoir (Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island)
  • Kindergarten Gems (Steven Universe)
  • Bloodsucker (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Lord Dregg (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles); via Morphogenesis Exoskeleton
  • Wyrm (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Prince Phobos (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Chi Creature (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange/Strange Supreme (Marvel Cinematic Universe/What If ...?)

Live Television

  • Jiaying (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
  • Fiona Goode (American Horror Story)
  • Kungai Demons with Tak horn (Angel)
  • Soul Eaters (Angel)
  • Damien Darhk (Arrowverse)
  • Cliford DeVoe/The Thinker (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014); via his Hoverchair
  • Inca Mummy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Javna (Charmed)
  • Necron (Charmed)
  • Parasite Demons (Charmed)
  • Spider Demons (Charmed)
  • Minotaur (Doctor Who)
  • Richard Lazarus (Doctor Who)
  • Andie Bates (The Gates)
  • Linda Tavara (Heroes)
  • Money Dopant (Kamen Rider W)
  • Nora Darhk (Legends of Tomorrow)
  • Bo Dennis (Lost Girl)
  • Hapax the Elder (Mighty Med)
  • Neil Gunzenhauser/The Annihilator (Mighty Med)
  • Caleb Mathias (Mutant X)
  • Gnatu (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Chrissy Parker (Smallville)
  • Shtriga (Supernatural)
  • The Ghostmaker (Torchwood)
  • Gardiner Brothers (Witches of East End)
  • Looker (DC Comics/Black Lightning)
  • Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy (Arrowverse/Batwoman)
  • Mary Hamilton (Arrowverse/Batwoman); Formerly


Known Objects

  • Khushu Idol (Arrow)
  • B.O.B. - Big-O-Blaster (Banjo-Tooie)
  • Ruri'iro Kujaku (Bleach)
  • Eyes of Hades (Doctor Who)
  • Vladimir's Offering (DoTA 2)
  • Dakki (InuYasha)
  • Dragon-Scaled Tessaiga (InuYasha)
  • Ghost ÄRMs (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Soul Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Bracelet of Anubis (The Mummy Returns)
  • Samehada (Naruto)
  • Susanoo (Naruto)
  • Enma (One Piece)
  • Amethyst Shield (Saint Seiya)
  • Blue Rose Sword (Sword Art Online)
  • Black Ops Psionic Amplifier/Psi Amp (System Shock 2)
  • Mad Mod's jeweled cane (Teen Titans)
  • Reiki (Tenjho Tenge)
  • Various trees (Sonic X)



Live Television/Movies

Video Games