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"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)
"Where's the kaboom? There was supposed to be an Earth-shattering kaboom!"
― Marvin the Martian (Looney Tunes)

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 regardless of its size.






  • 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.
  • May only destroy all life forms on the surface rather than annihilate an entire planet.

Known Users

See Also: Earth Shattering Kaboom & Planet Destroyer.


  • 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)
  • Mooncake (Final Space)
  • 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/World Breaker 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
  • Cosma (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
  • Unicron ("The Transformers")
  • Cromulons (Rick and Morty)
  • Dr. Solar (Valiant Comics)
  • Black Hat (Villainous); via Black Hat Magisword


  • S.L.I.M.E. (Ology Series)

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
  • Users of Control Transcriptomes Quanx ability (Denma)
    • Hades' Henchman
  • Nono (Diebuster)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
    • Frieza
    • Kid Buu
    • Broly
  • Hakaishins
      • Beerus
      • Champa
    • Vados
    • Vegeta
    • Son Goku
    • Ultimate Shenron
  • Oración Seis Galáctica (Edens Zero)
  • Lucy (Elfen Lied)
  • The Phoenix (Fairy Tail: The Phoenix Priestess); via the process of rebirth
  • Dark King (Futari wa Pretty Cure)
  • Goyan (Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star)
  • Barron Salamander (HeartCatch PreCure!)
  • Hellstar Remina (Hellstar Remina)
  • Bellcross (Heroic Age)
  • Boros (One-Punch Man)
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • 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)
    • Drakken Joe
    • Elsie Crimson


  • King Ghidorah (Godzilla)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • Sephiroth (Compilation of Final Fantasy VII)
  • Pyron (Darkstalkers)
  • Icon of Sin (Doom Eternal)
  • Vegnagun (Final Fantasy X-2)
  • Bhunivelze (Final Fantasy)
  • Herrscher of the End (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Kirby (Kirby)
  • Galacta Knight (Kirby)
  • Star Dream (Kirby: Planet Robobot)
  • Luna (Mighty Milky Way); via her staff
  • 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)
  • Artemis (TYPE-MOON); in her true form
  • Collapse (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • God (Team Fortress 2)


  • Herman the Planet Smasher (Devin Townsend Project)

Known Objects

  • Conquest Ray (Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Leviathan (Destiny)
  • BFG 10,000 (Doom Eternal)
  • Earth-Destroying Bomb (Doraemon)
  • Black Star Dragon Balls (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Peace Shield/Blubonium Laser (Escape from Planet Earth)
  • 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)
  • Planet Staff (Mighty Milky Way)
  • Deplanetizer (Ratchet & Clank)
  • Eclipse Cannon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Anubis' Superweapon (Stargate)
  • Project Arcturus (Stargate)
  • An Overloaded ZPM (Stargate)
  • Planet Killer (Star Trek)
  • Xindi Weapon (Star Trek)
  • Species 8472 Energy Focusing Ship (Star Trek)
  • The First Death Star (Star Wars)
  • The Second Death Star (Star Wars)
  • Starkiller Base (Star Wars)
  • Xyston-class Star Destroyer (Star Wars)
  • Various Superweapons (Star Wars Legends)
  • The Cluster (Steven Universe)
  • Gourmet Cells (Toriko)
  • Heart of Darkness (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Black Hat Magisword (Villainous)
  • Planet Buster (Brandish 2)
  • Red Matter (Star Trek)


Phenomena Big Bang InducementBig Bounce InducementBig Crunch InducementCosmic CreationCosmic DestructionCosmological Force ManipulationGravity ManipulationOrbital Force ManipulationUniversal Manipulation
Stellar Bio-Stellar ManipulationCompact Star ManipulationCorona ManipulationDark Stellar ManipulationEsoteric Star ManipulationPulsar ManipulationSolar ManipulationStar CreationStar DestructionStellar EmbodimentStellar EmpowermentStellar Energy ManipulationStellar ImmunityStellar MagicStellar Manipulation
Geophysics ManipulationLunar Dust ManipulationLunar ManipulationMoon BlockingMoon CreationMoon DestructionPlanet CreationPlanet CreationPlanet DestructionPlanetary Axis ManipulationPlanetary ConstructsPlanetary Energy ManipulationPlanetary ManipulationPlanetary MergingPlanetary Restoration