"You're about to take a journey into the mind. You may see and experience things that are strange and frightening. But remember, they can't physically harm you, though they may destroy you mentally."
― Karma-Ceuticals Clerk (The Simpsons)

The power to cause psychological breakdowns and mental collapse. Sub-power of Mental Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Gestaltzerfall
  • Mind Break/Corruption/Crash
  • Mental Break/Collapse/Corruption/Crash
  • Mental Shutdown


The user can cause psychological breakdowns and mental collapse by causing mental pain, make the victim relive old traumas, causing them to descend into madness or rendering them completely catatonic via a complete mental collapse.




  • Users of Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
  • May be permanent, even the user cannot undo the effects.
  • May be constantly active.
  • May be limited to a certain range to work, including touch only.
  • May be limited to a certain number of targets at a time.
  • Can be reversed by Mental Healing and Mental Regeneration.

Known Users

  • Goro Akechi (Persona 5)
  • Emperor Calus (Destiny)
  • Maury Parkman (Heroes)
  • Arael (Evangelion)
  • Dark Gamer Users (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Cthulhu (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Aoba Seragaki (DRAMAtical Murder)
  • Madcap (Marvel Comics)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Master Biblia (Trinity Seven); via Solomons Gate
  • Shūkurō Tsukishima (Bleach)
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Shibuki Shibushi (Medaka Box)
  • Gowther (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • The Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics)
  • The God Hand (Berserk)
  • Apostles (Berserk)
  • Chameleonian (Space Dandy)
  • Add (Elsword)
  • Peter Stanchek/Sting (Valiant Entertainment Comics)
  • Shibuki Shibushi (Medaka Box)
  • Miss Martian (Young Justice)

Known Objects

  • Grimoires (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Mind Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Chapter Black (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Known Locations

  • Overspace (Marvel Comics)


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