The power to absorb matter and utilize it in some way. Sub-power of Matter Manipulation. Variation of Absorption.

Also Called

  • Material/Substance Absorption


The user can absorb matter, 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.





  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.

Known Users

  • Martian Manhunter (DC Comics)
  • All Martians (DC Comics)
  • White Monster (Teen Titans)
  • The Parasite (DC Comics)
  • Amazing-Man (DC Comics)
  • Supernova (DC Comics)
  • Zenturion (DC Comics)
  • Monarch (DC Comics)
  • Metamorpho (DC Comics)
  • Kamal el Alaoui (Marvel)
  • Amenhotep IV (Marvel Comics)
  • Terror, Inc. (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Spore (Marvel Comics)
  • The Fury (Marvel Comics)
  • Absorbing Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Mondo (Marvel Comics)
  • Jerry Sledge/Stonewall (Marvel Comics)
  • Abraxas (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Blackheart (Marvel Comics)
  • One-Above-All (Marvel Comics)
  • Dormammu (Marvel Comics)
  • Firelord (Marvel Comics)
  • Stardust (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Junkpile (Marvel 2099)
  • Metalhead (Marvel 2099)
  • David Banner (Hulk (2003))
  • Cameron Hodge (Marvel Comics)
  • Carl "Crusher" Creel/Absorbing Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Sandman (Marvel Comics)
  • Osmosians (Ben 10 Series)
    • Kevin Levin
    • Aggregor
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype)
  • Meltlilith (Nasuverse)
  • Left Hand (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Cthulhu (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Chaos (Sailor Moon)
  • Deilson Rowe (INFAMOUS: second son)
  • Michael Pointer (House of M)
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Blackbeard (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Miroku (InuYasha)
  • Naraku (InuYasha)
  • Genma Shizume (Darker than Black)
  • MegaMan DarkSoul (Mega Man NT Warrior)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Ixis Naugus (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Omni-Man (Image Comics)
  • Bombshell (Transformers)
  • Neo Organism (Kamen Rider ZO)
  • Asuka Tachibana (s-CRY-ed)
  • Kazuma Torisuna (s-CRY-ed)
  • Sydney Drew (Power Rangers S.P.D.)
  • Neo Organism (Kamen Rider)
  • Absorbman (Captain Biceps)
  • Dark Schneider (Bastard!!)
  • White Zetsu (Naruto)
  • Nagare (Naruto)
  • Lernaea (Heroic Age)
  • Percival "Grunge" Chang (Gen13)


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