The ability to shut down a person's brain functions, rendering them unconscious. Sub-power of Mental Manipulation and Psionic Inundation.

Also Called

  • Brain Asphyxiation
  • Faint Inducement
  • Mental Overload/Shutdown
  • Mind Freeze
  • Neuro Shutdown
  • Neuropsychology
  • Unconsciousness Inducement


The user can cause the target's upper brain functions to shut down temporarily, causing unconsciousness.




  • Users of Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
  • May be limited on how many targets at a time, even one at a time or a certain time.
  • May have long-term, if not fatal, effects on a target.

Known Users


Live Television/Movies

  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • René/The Haitian (Heroes)
  • Anna Korolenko (Heroes)
  • Lucy (Lucy)
  • Kelvans (Star Trek)
  • Bonnie Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Sybil (The Vampire Diaries)



Video Games

Known Objects


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