The power to manipulate non-living essence. Sub-power of Essence Manipulation. Opposite to Form Manipulation and Biological Essence Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Conceptual Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Energy Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Force Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Inorganic Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Matter Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Non-Life Essence Control
  • Non-Living Essence Control/Manipulation
  • Supernatural Essence Control/Manipulation


The user can analyze, shape and manipulate the non-living essence, the attribute or set of attributes such as that make substance/matter what it fundamentally is, and which it has by necessity, and without which it loses its identity.

The user can manipulate all that is outside of the living. They can manipulate the essence of things like inorganic matter, energy, forces, supernatural things and even concepts as long as it is not organic or alive. They can restore matter, energy, forces, the supernatural and even concepts to good condition, and the can influence those things in other ways as well, such as enhancing or amplifying them. They can change one type of matter/energy/force/supernatural/concept into another, whether it is matter to matter or if it is matter to concept, or anything else.




  • Cannot manipulate living essences.
  • Some essences of non-living things may prove too complex or alien for users to manipulate (though it may change eventually).
  • Some users may not be able to manipulate certain types of essences for non-living things, depending on their field of expertise.
  • Non-Life Essence doesn't necessarily grant any Death-based Abilities.

Known Users

  • Dust (His Dark Materials)
  • Cosmic Forge (Rifts)
  • Cronus (Saint Seiya)
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