The ability to inflict agonizing pain by varying means. Sub-power of Pain Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Agony Inducement
  • Hurt Inducement
  • Pain Induction/Infliction
  • Pain Stimulation


User is able to cause varying levels of pain, including physical, mental and/or emotional, to their targets using supernatural means.



  • Telepaths can make a person feel pain by psychologically making them feel pain.
  • Some with a touch can make people feel as if they were tortured.
  • Some magical spells can inflict pain on a person.
  • Some can inflect Emotional Pain.



  • May not work on users who posses Invulnerability or Pain Suppression.
  • May need to touch the victim.
  • May be limited to causing either physical, mental or emotional pain.

Known Users

  • Duriel (Diablo)
  • Purge (Marvel Comics)
  • Professor X (X-Men)
  • Onslaught (X-Men)
  • Psimon (DC Comics)
  • Bonnie Bennett (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Cara (Sword of Truth/Legend of the Seeker)
  • Mord-Siths (Sword of Truth/Legend of the Seeker)
  • The Agiel (Sword of Truth)
  • The Rada'Han (Sword of Truth)
  • Jagang (Sword of Truth)
  • Jane (The Twilight Saga)
  • Puppetmaster (Paradox Saga)
  • Dark Wizards (Harry Potter); via Cruciatus Curse
  • Silva (Mutant X)
  • Demise (Wild Cards)
  • Capt Dec (Super/Roulette)
  • Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The Queen of Cats (Sea of Patchwork Cats)
  • Duna (Ángel o Demonio)
  • Cenobites (Hellraiser)
  • Leviathan (Hellraiser)
  • Scheris Adjani (s-CRY-ed)
  • The Watcher (Heroes)
  • Jordan McKee (Haven)
  • Kiri Haimura (Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge)
  • Vohtarak-breed Visorak (BIONICLE)

Known Objects

  • Sphere of the Wounded Lion (Super Robot Wars Z)


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