"You don't need a machine to amplify your powers. You have me."
― Apocalypse (X-Men: Apocalypse)
The ability to
enhance the powers of oneself or others. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation. Variation of Augmentation. Opposite to Power Reduction and Downgrading.
The Upgrade (Lab Rats)
The user can enhance the powers of themselves or others' so that they can reach high level mastery and control instantaneously, even reach a level of power that is usually beyond their limits alone. Users cannot steal or give power, only enhance the ones their targets already have.
Target effects usually fade over time, sometimes only lasting moments.
May have limited range, including touch only.
Amplified abilities may get to the point that their user harms themselves.
May be limited to enhancing at certain places or times.
Over-dosage may result in subject getting delirious, in some rare cases, death is likely.
Vizards (Bleach) can supplement their Shinigami/Soul Reaper powers with Hollowfied spiritual energy, vastly boosting their abilities
Ichigo Kurosaki's (Bleach) powers were tremendously amplified after he fully hollowfied, transcending even the strongest Shinigamis and Arrancars.
The Blue Lantern Ring (DC Comics) can power up any and all Lantern Rings by 200% capacity.
The Blue Entity (DC Comics) can power a Green Lantern ring the same way as a Blue Lantern ring.
Lucifer's (Supernatural) mere presence on Earth augments Jesse Turner's
power to a
Warframes' (Warframe) can become stronger with affinities.
Billie Jenkins (Charmed) boost Christy's
, so that they could vanquish a demon thought impossible to be vanquished.
Enhanced by Ando, Hiro (Heroes) is able to teleport every carny away to an unknown location
Issei Hyoudou (Highschool DxD) via
Kyoka (Fairy Tail) can use her
Enhancement Curse to increase her own power or others.
Mithra (Asura's Wrath) typically uses her
power over Mantra
to augment the powers of other demigods.
Merlin (Nanatsu no Taizai) uses
Power Amplify to amplify the magic of her allies, making their techniques considerably more powerful.
Trigger (My Hero Academia) is a drug that enhances the quirks of individuals at the expense of their capacity to reason.
The Power Gem (Marvel Comics) can augment the power of its wielder infinitely.
…proven on various occasions to be able to grow as he fought against stronger foes, Monkey D. Luffy has evolved his
see into the future
The Phoenix Force (Marvel Comics) can enhance the powers of its host.
En Sabah Nur/Apocalypse (Marvel Comics)
Fabian Cortez (Marvel Comics)
Nico Minoru (Marvel Comics)
Hope Summers (Marvel Comics)
As Catalyst, Nathalie Sancoeur (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir) has the power to augment and enhance other powers.
The Scroll of Forbidden Spinjitzu (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu) can increase an elemental master's powers.