"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
― Vishnu (Bhagavad-Gita)
"No. One death isn't gonna do it. You have to do something that will get everyone's attention, something huge."
"How about if you blow up the Earth?"
"Too huge. But you're thinking. I like that."
― Death and Chris Griffin (Family Guy)
"I am the Death of Worlds."
― Galactus (Marvel Comics)

The power to destroy planets. Sub-power of Planetary Manipulation. Variation of Destruction. Opposite to Planetary Creation.

Also Called


The user can destroy an entire planet and everything on it.






  • May be limited to a certain size.
  • May be limited to a certain type of planet, such as terrestrial planets or gas giants.
  • Kills everything on/near the planet, including friends and allies.
  • Can be reversed by World Healing.

Known Users

See Also: Earth Shattering Kaboom..


  • Celestialsapiens (Ben 10)
    • Alien X
    • Galactic Gladiator
  • To'kustars (Ben 10)
  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet and the Planeteers)
  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman (DC Comics)
  • Clark Kent/Superboy Prime (DC Comics)
  • Mano (DC Comics)
  • Pumpkinator (The Fairly OddParents: Scary Godparents)
  • Godzilla (IDW Publishing)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics)
  • Beta Ray Bill (Marvel Comics)
  • Terrax (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Gladiator (Marvel Comics)
  • Dr. Stephen Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Blackagar Boltagon/Black Bolt (Marvel Comics); via Ballistic Scream
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Bruce Banner/Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Technarchy and Phalanx members (Marvel Comics); via "techno-organic virus"
  • Phoenix Force and her avatars (Marvel Comics)
    • Jean Grey
  • Living Tribunal (Marvel Comics); pre-retcon
  • Cromulons (Rick and Morty)
  • Dr. Solar (Valiant Comics)

Live Television

  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Many alien civilizations and powerful characters (Doctor Who)
  • Species 8472 (Star Trek: Voyager)


  • Seraphs (Bastard!!); stated but not shown
  • Nono (Diebuster)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
    • Frieza
    • Kid Buu
    • Broly
    • Beerus
    • Champa
    • Vados
    • Vegeta
    • Son Goku
    • Ultimate Shenron
  • Lucy (Elfen Lied)
  • The Phoenix (Fairy Tail: The Phoenix Priestess); via the process of rebirth
  • Hellstar Remina (Hellstar Remina)
  • Bellcross (Heroic Age)
  • Boros (One-Punch Man); anime only version
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man); anime only version
  • Quat Nevas (Pysren)
  • Sailor Saturn (Sailor Moon)
  • Sailor Galaxia (Sailor Moon)
  • Angol Mois (Sgt Frog)
  • Ikaros (Sora no Otoshimono); via the Hephaestus Cannon
  • Various Characters (Toriko series)
  • Thanatos (Hybrid × Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia)


  • King Ghidorah (Godzilla)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • Sephiroth (Compilation of Final Fantasy VII)
  • Pyron (Darkstalkers)
  • Vegnagun (Final Fantasy X-2)
  • Bhunivelze (Final Fantasy)
  • Kirby (Kirby)
  • Laharl (Nipponverse)
  • The Destroyer (Legend of Spyro)
  • Demise (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Dark Gaia (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Planet Buster (Spore)
  • Grey Goo (Tasty Planet)
  • Collapse (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • God (Team Fortress 2)


  • Herman the Planet Smasher (Devin Townsend Project)

Known Objects

  • Conquest Ray(Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Leviathan (Destiny)
  • Earth-Destroying Bomb (Doraemon)
  • Black Star Dragon Balls (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Planetomic missiles (Fireball XL5)
  • Planetary Annihilator (Futurama)
  • Nova Bombs (Halo)
  • High-Tier Longinus (Highschool DxD)
  • Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator (Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run)
  • Anihilation Wave "Harvester of Sorrow" (Marvel Comics)
  • Asgardian Destroyer Armor (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Knife Flying Fortress (Marvel Comics); via missiles
  • Shi'Ar Empire Nega Bombs (Marvel Comics)
  • Deplanetizer (Ratchet & Clank)
  • Eclipse Cannon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • NILS Statue (Splatoon 2)
  • Anubis' Superweapon (Stargate)
  • Project Arcturus (Stargate)
  • An overloaded ZPM (Stargate)
  • Planet killer (Star Trek)
  • The Death Star (Star Wars)
  • The Second Death Star (Star Wars)
  • Starkiller Base (Star Wars)
  • Various Superweapons (Star Wars Legends)
  • The Cluster (Steven Universe)
  • Gourmet Cells (Toriko)


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