The ability to activate latent powers. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation and Power Bestowal. Opposite to Power Deactivation.

Also Called

  • Ability Activation/Awakening/Jump-Start/Manifestation
  • Power Awakening/Jump-Start/Manifestation
  • Superpower Activation/Awakening/Jump-Start/Manifestation


The user can sense those who have powers but haven't manifested them yet or cannot access them and can activate them, allowing the target to access their latent powers.



Known Users

  • Peter Stanchek/Sting (Valiant Entertainment Comics)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); via the Scythe
  • John White/The Beast (inFamous 2)
  • Wielders of the Bow and Arrow (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Joshua Foley/Elixir (Marvel Comics)
  • Lionel Jeffries (Marvel Comics)
  • Candra/Red Death (Marvel Comics)
  • Sage (Marvel Comics)
  • Hope Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • Cassandra Nova Xavier (Marvel Comics)
  • Cadis Etrama D Raizel (Noblesse)
  • Synergy (Wildstorm Comics)
  • Pyrrha Nikos (RWBY)
  • Cole (Tracker)
  • Mel Porter (Tracker)
  • Coalminer (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lion Turtles (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Sensate (Sense8)

Known Objects

  • Death Metal Key (Zoids Wild); via Forced Unleash