"How about a magic trick? I'm going to make this pencil disappear."
― Joker (The Dark Knight)

The power to use literary-based objects as weapons with great skill and proficiency. Sub-power of Literary Manipulation. Variation of Artistic Weapon Proficiency and Improbable Weapon Proficiency.

Also Called

  • Book/Scroll/Tablet Combat/Weaponry
  • Literary Combat/Weaponry


User can wield any literary-based objects (books, scrolls, tablets, etc.) as weapons with great skill and proficiency. The type of literary weapon they're using can have many different defensive and offensive uses, the literary weapon can even have magical or other supernatural properties.


Known Users

See Also: Throw the Book at Them.


  • Maka Albarn (Soul Eater)
  • Rita Mordio (Tales of Vesperia)
  • Sayla (Fairy Tail)
  • Gilles de Rais (Fate/Zero)
  • Sir Isaac Ray Pelham Westcott (Date A Live)

Video Games

  • Bookmaster (Kingdom Hearts II)
  • Goofy (Kingdom Hearts); via Akashic Relic
  • Lana (Hyrule Warriors)
  • Zexion (Kingdom Hearts)


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