"This is amazing. There's so much power. So much...Cyclops has never used more than a fraction of full capacity. He's so afraid of it. He won't let himself go."
― Johnny Dee on Scott Summers/Cyclops (Marvel Comics)

The ability to block or induce limits into oneself or others' capacities, powers and/or abilities. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation and Limit Manipulation. Opposite to Power Augmentation, Limiter Removal, and Superpower Evolution.

Also Called

  • Ability Block
  • Aversion Inducement
  • Power Limitations
  • Restriction Inducement


User can induce various limits/limitations or blocks into oneself or others' capabilities, powers and/or abilities, for example removing their ability to increase their powers or skills, causing them to decrease or simply remove them.


  • Attack Prevention
  • Power Erasure
  • Power Negation
  • Limit the usage of a certain ability of the opponent makes them incapable of using it more than twice.
  • Block the levels of power of the opponent making it impossible for them to evolve to another stage.
  • Making opponents moves to lose their efficiency.
  • Limit body functions.




Known Users

  • Joukkyu Kunotoshi (AIKI)
  • Lost Force/Restrictors (Dirge of Cerberus)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball series)
  • Rosario Galán-Grant (The Posterchildren)
  • Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Bowyer (Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars)
  • Scott Summers/Cyclops (Marvel Comics)
  • Eight Million Gods/Yaoyorozu no Kami (Touhou Project)
  • Charlie Swan (Twilight Saga); limits the effects of psychic powers
  • White Mage (Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest)
  • Nen users (Hunter X Hunter)

Known Objects

  • Vaccine "Metroid" (Metroid Fusion); weak against extreme cold
  • Miraculouses (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Devil Fruits (One Piece); weak against water and Seastone/Sea-Prism Stone


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