The power to nullify the powers of others. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation and Power Absorption. Variation of Negation.

Also Called

  • Ability Blockage/Blocking/Cancellation/Dampening/Dispelling /Negation/Neutralization/Poisoning/Stalling/Suppression
  • Anti-Power
  • Chi Blocking (Avatar the Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • De-spell
  • Nullify
  • Potentiprohiberis
  • Power Blockage/Blocking/Cancellation/Dampening/Poisoning/Negation/Neutralization/Nullification/Stalling/Suppression/Cancelling
  • Dreynen (I Am Number Four)

Capabilities

The user can cancel out the powers of others or weaken their effects, making them unable to utilize their powers as long as they are under the user's focus/area. This protects the user from harmful attacks, and even possible undo the simulating-passive alternation powers of an opponent, in turn making them powerless. This can be in a form a nullification zone, a wave, continuous or one-time effect.

Variations

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • This power might only affects abilities beyond "normal" ones (i.e. the sort that only mortals are capable of putting up with).
    • Ineffective against those who do not utilize supernatural powers in combat.
  • Unlike Power Erasure, effects are mostly temporary, only effective as long as the targets are within range.
  • Cannot affect users of Negation Immunity and Power Anchoring.
  • May be constantly active or be spontaneous on.
    • May be uncontrollable.
  • May need to be conscious/focus to maintain/activate the effect.
  • May have a limited range, including touch only.
  • Some powers may not be negated.
  • May be a one-shot effect, powers being negated only at the instant of the attack, and will reactivate right after.
  • It could be dangerous in situations where supernatural powers are required to resolve.
  • May be limited to "dampening" or weakening powers.
  • Negating acquired abilities via Power Replication or Power Absorption may prove harder, depending on the amount copied/absorbed.

Known Users

Anime/Manga

  • Oboro (Basilisk)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Shūsuke Amagai (Bleach)
  • Wonderweiss Margela (Bleach); Yamamoto's powers only
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Shota Aizawa/Eraserhead (Boku no Hero Academia)
  • Osamu Dazai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Rare Kinds (Code:Breaker)
  • Grand Priest (Dragon Ball Super)
  • E.M. Pino (Edens Zero); via Electromagnetic Pulse
  • August (Fairy Tail)
  • Byro Cracy (Fairy Tail)
  • Obra (Fairy Tail)
  • Yuka Suzuki (Fairy Tail)
  • Marin Hollow (Fairy Tail); via Spatial Magic
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Sakura Mikan (Gakuen Alice)
  • Diehauser Belial (Highschool DxD)
  • Belial Clan (Highschool DxD)
  • Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Dune (I Don't Want This Kind of Hero)
  • Desir (Karakuri Dôji Ultimo)
  • Visnu (Kubera)
  • Users of bhavati asvins (Kubera)
  • Sophia Keren/Negishi Akiko (Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?)
  • Rolan (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Kouga (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Ajimu Najimi (Medaka Box)
  • Misogi Kumagawa (Medaka Box)
  • Nanao Nakajima (Munou na Nana )
  • Shota Aizawa (My Hero Academia)
  • Zeldris (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Hashirama Senju (Naruto)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Yamato (Naruto)
  • Cruz (Needless)
  • Marshall D. Teach (One Piece)
  • Mewtwo (Pokémon)
  • Kamijou Touma (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Battle Ushiromiya (Umineko)
  • Herald of Perfection (Yu-Gi-Oh)
  • Clear Note and Vino (Zatch Bell!)

Video Games

  • Revenant (Apex Legends); via Silence
  • Rhino (Growtopia)
  • Carerra (Azure Striker: Gunvolt)
  • Kurome Ankokuboshi (Megadimension Neptunia VII)
  • Noob Saibot (Mortal Kombat)
  • Sombra (Overwatch)
  • Zygarde (Pokemon); via Aura Break
  • Pokémon that can use "Gastro Acid" (Pokémon)
  • Shirou Yusa/Tenma Sukuna (Shinza Bansho series); via Malignant Tumor apoptosis
  • Wizbit (Skylanders)
  • Archwitchs (Valkyrie Crusade); via Archwitch Field

Comics

  • Nemesis Kid (DC Comics)
  • Cameron Chase (DC Comics)
  • Alex (Marvel Comics)
  • Anti-Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Hope Summers (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller/The Nazi Doctor (Marvel Comics)
  • Leech (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Negative (Marvel Comics)
  • Iron Man (Marvel Comics)
  • No-Girl/Martha Johansson (Marvel Comics)
  • Scrambler (Marvel Comics)
  • Vulcan (Marvel Comics)
  • Vaarsuvius (Order of the Stick)
  • Red Cloak (Order of the Stick)
  • Mother Dragon (Order of the Stick)
  • Laurin Shattersmith (Order of the Stick)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Comic Online)
  • Crystal (UN Comics)

Literature

Cartoons

  • Trilobugs (Action Man 2000)
  • Ty Lee (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Chi blockers (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Tangeans and Tangean Grounders (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Calcumon (Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters)
  • Skylor (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Steven Universe (Steven Universe), via Rose's shield
  • Le Chien Kim/King Monkey (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)

Television

  • Zoe Benson (American Horror Story: Coven); breaking Marie Laveau's necromancy spell and ritual
  • Cicada (Arrowverse)
  • Avatars (Charmed)
  • Wyatt Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Neena (Charmed)
  • Fitzy Feakins (Generator Rex)
  • René/The Haitian (Heroes)
  • Phoebe Frady (Heroes Reborn)
  • Mord-Siths (Legend of the Seeker)
  • Moro Hunter (Los Unicos)
  • RaKais (Super/Lette)
  • Monsieur-Folie (Super/Lette)
  • Eve (Supernatural)
  • King Crab (The Thundermans); with his crab hand
  • M1 (Ultraman X)
  • Qetsiyah (The Vampire Diaries); via Silas mental abilities

Known Objects

  • Various Devices (Ben 10 series)
  • Anti-Ghost Gadgets (Danny Phantom)
  • Copen's revolver (Azure Striker: Gunvolt); via Carrera's power Greed Snatcher
  • Lightning Daggar (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
  • Power-Dampening Cuffs (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
  • Intersecting Space (Denma)
  • The Shanti Virus (Heroes)
  • Haitian pills (Heroes)
  • Taikyokuzu (Houshin Engi)
  • Level 0 Gashats (Kamen Rider Ex-Aid)
  • Vengestone (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Mark of Buddha's Punishment (Monkey King - The Hero Is Back)
  • Seastone/Sea-Prism Stone (One Piece); weakens Devil Fruit users
  • Yami Yami no Mi (One Piece)
  • Second Prana (Sidekicks)
  • Golden Candle (Sidekicks)
  • Rose Quartz's shield (Steven Universe)
  • Unknown Drug (UnOrdinary)
  • Star of Threbe (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Damper Capsules (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
  • Mutant Inhibitor Collar (X-Men/Marvel Comics)
  • Inhibitor Collar (Young Justice/DC Comics)

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Live Television/Movies

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