- "This is the world's first power-sapping orb! I want you to take ThunderGirl's powers."
- ― Dark Mayhem showing Max the world's first power-sapping orb.
- Ability/Power Carrier/Containment/Sealing/Storage/Storing/Vessel
The user can transfer and contain/store their own and/or other beings' powers in a specific object/being and/or transfer the stolen abilities to other beings.
- Power Absorption/Power Erasure- strip all of the victims powers
- Power Bestowal- bestow the superpowers it takes to other people or themselves
- Power Augmentation/Power Empowerment- augment their own superpowers only when absorbing the same power/ability.
- Power Negation/Power Deactivation- cancel out the powers within other people.
- Power Restoration/Power Activation- restore/activate the powers to their original owners
- Power Transferal/Transmitting- transfer the powers between people
- Container Manipulation
- Power Mixture by combining absorbed powers.
- Power Negation Field
- Superpower Manipulation
- Absorbed powers need to be transferred to another being to be able to use them, i.e. they cannot be used while they are contained.
- May be limited to how much the vessel can absorb.
- May have limited range, including touch only.
- May be temporary.
- Cannot absorb Omnipotence, Omnipresence, Omniscience or other Category:Omnipotent Powers.
- May be limited to beings that are relatively similar to the user.
- User cannot absorb powers that are linked to basic anatomy.
- Or, if they do, Body Horror may result.
- Users of Power Absorption Immunity are unaffected.
- Vessel's destruction may cause stolen powers to:
- return to their original owners.
- vanish out of existence.
- May need to have powers of their own to be able to use this ability.
- May only be able to contain powers, and not absorb them.
- Cannot absorb someone's power if they lack one, i.e. the victim secretly gave their powers to another.
- Power Brokers (Charmed)
- Emma Alonso (Every Witch Way)
- The Immortals (Jackie Chan Adventures)
- Uncle Chan (Jackie Chan Adventures)
- Enrico Pucci (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VI: Stone Ocean); via Whitesnake
- Mele (Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined); via Power Transferal
- Seth (MisFits)
- Power dampening-tech (Arrowverse)
- Magical Container (Charmed)
- Phosphorus Cauldron (Charmed)
- Power Orbs (Charmed)
- Power-Sucking Athame (Charmed)
- Power Bottle (Every Witch Way and WITS Academy)
- Power Orb (Every Witch Way)
- Whitesnake's Stand Discs (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VI: Stone Ocean)
- Prison Bottle (Pokemon)
- Power Sapping Orb (The Thundermans)
- Star of Thundera Pendant (Thundercats)
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