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The power to absorb light and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Light Manipulation and Darkness Manipulation. Variation of Elemental Absorption and Energy Absorption.

Also Called

  • Delumination
  • Light Absorbance
  • Light Drain
  • Photon Ingestion
  • Photon Absorption


The user can absorb visible light or its partial wavelengths, 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.





Known Users

  • Dr. Light (DC Comics)
  • Yakon (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Eclipse Leo (Fairy Tail)
  • Sting Eucliffe (Fairy Tail)
  • Negative Nick (Pearls Before Swine)
  • Gasper Vladi (Highschool DxD); via Forbidden Invade Balor the Beast mode
  • SCP-4494 - THE SPECTER" (SCP Foundation)
  • Sophia/Olympia/Subject/Zero/Olympia Zero/The Original/Europa (SCP Foundation)
  • Ungoliant (The Silmarillion)
  • Vampires (True Blood)
  • Eric Northman (True Blood)
  • Bill Compton (True Blood)
  • The Ray (DC Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Light-Eating Z'Grute (Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One)
  • Necrozma (Pokémon)
  • Golgoroth (Destiny)
  • Black Shadow (Wild Cards)
  • Stygian/Pony of Shadows (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); via Darkness Manipulation
  • Typhilipede (Pathfinder)
  • 666:Satan (The God of High School)
  • Noor Pradesh (Peculiar Children Series)

Known Objects

  • Black Rainbow Flowers (Blessing of the Campanella)
  • The Deluminator (Harry Potter)
  • Phosphor (The Infernal Devices)
  • Sunlight Tree Eve (One Piece)
  • The Gold Clothes (Saint Seiya)