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"Isn't it ironic to yell the word silence?"
― Fighter (8-Bit Theater)

The ability to remove a being's ability to speak or vocally communicate. Sub-power of Silence Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Silencing
  • Vocal Revocation
  • Vocal Dampening

Capabilities

User can remove targets ability to speak or vocally communicate temporarily or permanently, which can severely limit an opponent's ability to relay information. If the target has to speak to use their abilities (speaking to cast a spell, activate technology, etc.), this naturally makes them impossible to use.

Associations

Limitations

  • Silence Adaptation
  • Opponents with Telepathy are not hindered by the user's ability.
  • If the user is incapacitated, the user's power will wear off.
  • May have a limit on how many people user can affect at once or at the same time.

Known Users

  • Marnot (Marvel Comics)
  • Shriek (Batman Beyond)
  • Mother of Creation (Image Comics)
  • Demons (Judo-Christian Mythology)
  • Val Santiago (Lost Girl)
  • Jesse Turner (Supernatural)
  • Gabriel (Supernatural)
  • Cain (Supernatural)
  • Silencing Charm Users (Harry Potter)
  • The Gentlemen (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); via Voice Thievery
  • Chameleons (Shadow Falls); their voices and sounds numb while invisible
  • Mutran (BIONICLE)
  • Baji (Naruto)
  • Valentine Morgenstern (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Monkey Totem (Charmed)
  • The Silent Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Regina Mills/The Evil Queen (Once Upon a Time)
  • Remiel (Tales of Symphonia); via Angel Toxicosis
  • Lolph (Gravity Falls)
  • Charity Callaghan (Charmed 2018)

Known Locations

  • Island of Silence (Marvel Comics)
  • Stream of Silence (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
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