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"Light our way!"
― Alba (Senyuu)
"A life-time of working in a nuclear power plant has given me a healthy green glow, and left me as impotent as a Nevada boxing commissioner."
― Mr. Burns (The Simpsons)

The power to generate light. Sub-power of Light Manipulation. Variation of Elemental Generation and Electromagnetism Generation. Opposite to Shadow Generation.

Also Called

  • Brightness
  • Flash/Flashing
  • Illumination
  • Light Emission/Projection
  • Lumen (The Lorien Legacies)
  • Luminescence
  • Photogenesis
  • Shine/Shining


The user can generate light of various intensities.






  • May have limits of the radius, brightness and/or range.
  • May be overwhelmed by intense levels of darkness.
  • Light may be emitted from/in specific area/way (from eyes/certain area of skin, perspiration, lightening the area, forming a spot of light, etc.)

Known Users


  • Mayuri Kurotsuchi (Bleach)
  • Light Magic Users (Black Clover)
  • The Glow (CardCaptor Sakura)
  • Pachycephalosaurus (Dinosaur King)
  • Mamako Oosuki (Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?)
  • Whyman (Dr. Stone)
  • Users of the Solar Flare technique (Dragon Ball series)
  • Makarov Dreyar (Fairy Tail)
  • Loke (Fairy Tail)
  • Sting Eucliffe (Fairy Tail)
  • Pinky and Bumby (Jibaku-kun: Twelve World Story)
  • Kars (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency); via Light Mode
  • Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail); via Morning Star Armor
  • Dam Jeok-Shim (Legend of the Northern Blade)
  • Minakami Sayo/Magia Alul (Mahou Shoujo ni Akogarete)
  • Toru Hagakure (My Hero Academia)
  • Dadan Tadan (My Hero Academia)
  • Gold Digger (New Cutey Honey)
  • Borsalino/Kizaru (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece); via Nipple Lights
  • Nuru (One Piece)
  • Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon)
  • Escanor (Seven Deadly Sins)
  • King (Seven Deadly Sins); via Chastiefol Seventh Form
  • Ika Musume/Squid Girl (Shinryaku! Ika Musume)
  • Hoshizora Miyuki/Cure Happy (Smile Pretty Cure)
  • Toriko (Toriko); via corona sunflower
  • Sigmund (Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
  • Pharos Heracles (Yumekui Merry)
  • Francesca Lucchini (World Witches Series/Strike Witches)


  • BMO (Adventure Time)
  • Anodites (Ben 10 Series)
    • Gwen Tennyson
    • Verdona Tennyson
    • Sunny Tennyson
  • Crystalsapiens (Ben 10: Alien Force)
    • Chromastone
    • Ultimate Kevin
  • Atomix's Species (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Atomix
    • Atomic-X
  • Apollo (Blood of Zeus)
  • Fairy Godmother (Cinderella)
  • Photokinesis Users (Danny Phantom)
    • Danny Fenton/Phantom
  • Joy (Inside Out)
  • Paleman (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Experiment 025 "Topper" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Twittermites (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Joshua Kane/Sanctuary (Rising Stars)
  • Glowing Snails (Smallfoot)
  • Glossaryck (Star vs. the Forces of Evil)
  • Gems (Steven Universe)
  • Phosphoro Slugs (Slugterra)
  • Stella (Winx Club)
  • Wuya (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Yin (Yin Yang Yo)
  • Megawatt (Mucha Lucha)
  • Delphis (Young Justice)


  • Dr. Light (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Fate (DC Comics)
  • Lantern Corps (DC Comics)
  • Emotional Spectrum Entities (DC Comics)
  • Kiran/Solstice (DC Comics)
  • Lucifer Morningstar (DC/Vertigo Comics)
  • Northstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Tandy Bowen/Dagger (Marvel Comics)
  • Wiccan (Marvel Comics)
  • Magma (Marvel Comics)
  • Meggan (Marvel Comics)
  • Nova (Marvel Comics)
  • Alison Blaire/Dazzler (Marvel Comics)
  • Johnny Storm/Human Torch (Marvel Comics)
  • Jim Hammond/Human Torch (Marvel Comics)
  • Thomas "Toro" Raymond (Marvel Comics)
  • Dante Pertuz/Inferno (Marvel Comics)
  • Karolina Dean (Marvel Comics)
  • Amber Hunt (Marvel Comics)
  • Will O' The Wisp (Marvel Comics)
  • Dawn Blackthorne (Noble Causes)
  • Princess Undina (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Shortfuse the Cybernik (Sonic the Comic)
  • Shortfuse the Cybernik (Sonic the Comic)
  • Chase (UN Comics)



  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)
  • Magnus Chase (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard)

Live Television/Movies

  • Karolina Dean (Marvel Cinematic Universe/Runaways)
  • Starlight (The Boys)
  • Breeana (Bratz)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Whitelighters and Elders (Charmed)
    • Leo Wyatt
  • Paige Matthews (Charmed)
  • Wyatt Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Chris Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Jeremy (Freaky); formerly via the dice he used to cheat on a maths test
  • Mrs Hawkins (Freaky); via the dice she used to win the lottery
  • Gentaro Kisaragi/Kamen Rider Fourze (Kamen Rider Fourze); via Flash Switch
  • Magic users (Harry Potter); via "Lumos" spell
  • Howard Grigsby (Heroes)
  • Dee H (Heroes)
  • Shelley Godfrey (Hemlock Grove)
  • Bree Davenport (Lab Rats: Elite Force)
  • Number Four/John Smith (Lorien Legacies)
  • Will Anton (The Seeker)
  • Yvaine (Stardust)
  • Boba Fett (Star Wars); via to his suit
  • Lucas Randall (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High); one off
  • Zach Braun (Sky High)
  • Users of White Light (Supernatural)
    • Lilith
    • Samhein
  • Sam Temple (Gone)
  • Shinies (Ghost Whisperer)
  • Gigan (Godzilla)
  • Sookie (True Blood)
  • Fairies (True Blood)
  • Luminax (Krystala TV Series)
  • Luwalhati (Krysala TV Series)
  • Barb Thunderman/Electress (The Thundermans)
  • Jocelyn (The Thundermans)
  • Various Ultramen & Kaiju (Ultraman series)

Video Games

  • Belinda (AFK Arena)
  • Cecilia (AFK Arena)
  • Eluard (AFK Arena)
  • Lucius (AFK Arena)
  • Avangions (Dark Sun)
  • Captain Marvel (Marvel Comics); via Binary Mode
  • WX-78 (Don't Starve); after being struck by lightning
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Helios (God of War III)
  • Scanners (Hλlf-Life 2 series)
  • Muerta/Herrscher of the Light (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Anna Williams (Tekken)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog); via Super Form
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog); via Super Form
  • Pokémon who can learn "Dazzling Gleam" "Flash", or related moves (Pokémon)
  • Plantern (Plants vs. Zombies)
  • Lux, the lady of luminosity (League of Legends)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Terra (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Ventus (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Roxas (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Xion (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Luce (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Animation

  • Ruby Rose (RWBY)
  • Maria Calavera (RWBY)

Web original

Known Objects

  • Extase (Akame ga Kill!)
  • Flashlight (Unreal Series)
  • Head-Mounted Lantern (System Shock)
  • SCP-122 - No More Monsters (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-515-ARC (SCP Foundation)
  • Pika Pika no Mi (One Piece)
  • Trident (The Little Mermaid)
  • Star Hanabi (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Flash Switch (Kamen Rider Fourze)

Known Spells

  • Lumos (Harry Potter)






Live Television/movies

Video Games

Web Animation