""Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
― Vishnu (Bhagavad-Gita)

The power to destroy planets. Sub-power of Destruction and Planetary Manipulation. 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


  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Superboy Prime (DC Comics)
  • Godzilla (IDW Publishing)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics)
  • Beta Ray Bill (Marvel Comics)
  • Terrax (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Gladiator (Marvel Comics)
  • Dr. Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Bolt (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Technarchy and Phalanx members, via "techno-organic virus" (Marvel Comics)
  • Phoenix Force and her avatars (Marvel Comics)
  • Living Tribunal (Marvel Comics); pre-retcon
  • Dr. Solar (Valiant Comics)

TV Series

  • Species 8472 (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Many alien civilizations and powerful characters (Doctor Who)


  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet and the Planeteers)


  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
    • Frieza
    • Kid Buu
    • Broly
    • Beerus
    • Champa
    • Vados
    • Vegeta
    • Goku
    • Ultimate Shenron
  • Sailor Saturn (Sailor Moon)
  • Sailor Galaxia (Sailor Moon)
  • Angol Mois (Sgt Frog)
  • Ikaros (Sora no Otoshimono); via the Hephaestus Cannon
  • Lucy (Elfen Lied)
  • Nono (Diebuster)
  • Seraphs (Bastard!!); Stated, but not shown
  • Quat Nevas (Pysren)
  • Hellstar Remina (Hellstar Remina)
  • Bellcross (Heroic Age)
  • O.D ("Gatchaman Crowds"); stated, but not shown

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • The Destroyer (Legend of Spyro)
  • Dark Gaia (Sonic Unleashed)
  • Sephiroth (Final Fantasy)
  • Bhunivelze (Final Fantasy)
  • Planet Buster (Spore)
  • Pyron (Darkstalkers)
  • Laharl (Nipponverse)
  • Grey Goo (Tasty Planet)
  • Collapse (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Demise (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Kirby (Kirby)


  • Herman the Planet Smasher (Devin Townsend Project)

Known Objects

  • Black Star Dragon Balls (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Planetary Annihilator (Futurama)
  • Eclipse Cannon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The Death Star (Star Wars)
  • Starkiller Base (Star Wars)
  • Planetomic missiles (Fireball XL5)
  • Shi'Ar Empire Nega Bombs (Marvel Comics)
  • Anihilation Wave "Harvester of Sorrow" (Marvel Comics)
  • Asgardian Destroyer Armor (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Knife Flying Fortress via missiles (Marvel Comics)
  • The Cluster (Steven Universe)


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