The power to manipulate thoughts, mindsets, and upper brain functions of others. Not to be confused with Brain Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Cerebral Control/Manipulation
  • Cerebrokinesis
  • Higher Cognitive Control/Manipulation
  • Mental Alteration/Control
  • Mentokinesis
  • Mind Alteration/Control/Manipulation
  • Mind Trick (Star Wars)
  • Telepathic Manipulation


The user can manipulate, modify and control the thoughts, mindsets, and upper brain functions, allowing the ability to render others unconscious, suppress their memories, and negate the use of abilities, increase/decrease mental capacity, modify minds to be agreeable, control minds, sway sensations to induce altered perception, bestow/heal mental disorders, create/penetrate mental barriers, etc.



  • Peak Human/Enhanced/Supernatural/Absolute Mind: To greatly increase one's mind capabilities to varying levels.
  • Astral Suggestion: To mentally influence others through Astral Projection.
  • Bioacoustic Disruption or Bio-Acoustic Disruption: To cause a subject's brain to falter in communication, causing an interruption in speech and hearing.
  • Confusion Inducement: To cause confusion.
  • Conscious Mind Suppression: To suppress one's conscious mind.
  • Distraction: To disrupt the attention span.
  • Faculty Diminution: To suppress mental access to one's skills.
  • Knowledge Projection: To project knowledge into another mind.
  • Lie Inducement: To nullify the utterance of truth.
  • Logorrhea: To force others to keep speaking.
  • Mental Entity Physiology: Turn oneself into mental energy.
  • Mental Breakdown: To cause psychological breakdowns and mental collapse.
  • Mental Release: To release/remove mental attributes.
  • Mental Scramble: To scramble someone's mind.
  • Mind Absorption: To absorb someone's mind.
  • Mind Imprisonment: To imprison the users in their minds.
  • Mind Summoning: To summon anything from the mind.
  • Misdirection: To disorient others' sense of direction.
  • Motor Continuity: To shut down motor function control so that a subject keeps moving.
  • Palindromic Action Inducing: To make others act backward.
  • Personality Manipulation: To partially/completely change the personality.
  • Psychic Bestowal: To magnify a subject’s knowledge capacity.
  • Psychic Photography: To imprint marks, images or writing onto the minds of others.
  • Psychic Sealing: To seal secrets within others.
  • Stupefaction: To induce a mental stupor in others.




  • Does not work on mindless beings (corpses, animated objects, robots, etc.).
  • Users of Mental/Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
  • May be limited to a certain range to work, including touch only.
  • May be limited to a certain number of targets at a time.
  • May not work with users of Brainlessness or Formless Mind.

Known Users

  • Archangels & Angels (Supernatural)
  • Cole MacGrath (inFAMOUS); via Psychic Vision and absorbing memories
  • Kessler (inFAMOUS)
  • Sasha (inFAMOUS)
  • Abigail "Fetch" Walker (Infamous: Second Son); via Enslave
  • Terumi Yuuki (BlazeBlue)
  • Agatha Harkness (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Miya Shiba (Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Mandarin (Marvel Comics)
  • Maximus Boltagon (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Grey/Phoenix (Marvel Comics)
  • Nate Grey/X-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Franklin Richards (Marvel Comics)
  • Rachel Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics)
  • Charles Xavier (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics)
  • Kid Omega/Quentin Quire (Marvel Comics)
  • Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch (Marvel Comics)
  • René/The Haitian (Heroes)
  • Naraku (InuYasha)
  • SCP-3000 - Ananteshesha (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-3002 - Attempts to Assassinate Thought (SCP Foundation)
  • Most Jedi and Sith (Star Wars)
  • Ray (Haven)
  • Mind Control Users (Danny Phantom)
  • Ella Mental (Yin Yang Yo!)
  • Daemon (ReBoot)
  • Elders (Charmed)
  • Vampires (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Moloch the Corruptor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Hatori Sohma (Fruits Basket)
  • Users of Conqueror/Haoshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Shokuhou Misaki (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun)
  • Mitsuari Ayu (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Kouzaku Mitori (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun); via Exterior
  • Gregory Kennedy (The Young Guardians)
  • Daine (Wild Magic)
  • Angel (Maximum Ride)
  • Magic users (Harry Potter)
  • Female Skrall (Bionicle)
  • Koishi Komeiji (Touhou Project)
  • Suika Ibuki (Touhou Project)
  • The King's Spoon (Super/Roulette)
  • Adam Grif (Super/Roulette)
  • Daphne Powell (No Ordinary Family)
  • Vampires (Being Human)
  • Orde (Bionicle)
  • The Sisters of the Skrall (Bionicle)
  • Annonna (Bionicle)
  • Ancestors (Call of Duty Ghosts)
  • Neuro (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Most Lunars (The Lunar Chronicles); Limited
  • Fu Hua (Honkai Impact 3rd); via Ember Dust
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Rohan Kishibe (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Unbreakable); via his Stand, Heaven's Door
  • Belial (Magi the Labyrinth of Magic)
  • Hakuryuu Ren (Magi the Labyrinth of Magic)
  • E-001/Eveline (Resident Evil 7: Biohazard)
  • Dr. Malocchio (The Awesomes)
  • Zelshione (Hybrid × Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia)
  • Osiris (Hybrid × Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia)
  • Constant (Hardcore Leveling Warrior); via A Lie That Deceives God and A Lie That Deceives Memory
  • Brother Blood (Teen Titans)
  • Panacea ("Worm")
  • En Sabah Nur/Apocalypse (X-Men Movies)
  • Allison Hargreeves/Number Three/The Rumor (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Lila Pitts/Number Eight (The Umbrella Academy) via Power Mimicry
  • The Man with the Upside-Down Face (Trevor Henderson mythos)

Known Objects

  • Mind Stone (Marvel Comics)
  • Millennium Rod (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Parasite Monster (Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V)
  • Green Lantern Ring (DC Comics)
  • Ember Dust (Honkai Impact 3rd)


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