The power to exchange powers between people. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Ability Transferal
  • Ability/Power Dealing/Swapping/Switching


The user can transfer powers between themselves and others. The user stores powers within themselves, along with Power Transferal, and can swap them with others at later times.


  • Power Absorption
  • The user can transfer a powerful ability to an ally or a weak one to an enemy.
  • Can swap opposing powers between two individuals, such as Pyrokinesis and Cryokinesis.
  • Could absorb a large number of powers and "sell" them to people.
  • Might be able to empower normal people in exchange for one of their own physical abilities.
  • Can bestow a human powers and leave the magic user powerless.




  • The user, except for the first time use of this power, can't simply take powers from people. Another power must be put in it's place.
  • The user can't transfer or absorb Omni-powers.
  • Users of Power Anchoring are immune.
  • Some may only be able to hold a limited amount of powers to transfer.
  • Conflicting immunities may impair transfer (i.e. might not be able to transfer Telepathy to someone with Psychic Shield.
  • May need physical contact.

Known Users

  • Mai Natsume (BlazBlue ReMix Heart!)
  • Seth (MisFits)
  • Wyatt Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Witches (Charmed); via Spell Casting
  • Pokemon who can learn Skill Swap (Pokemon)
  • Will A. Zeppeli (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 1: Phantom Blood)
  • Number Nine (Lorien Legacies Books)
  • Johnny Storm/Human Torch (Fantastic Four); temporarily
  • Magicians (Magic to Win); via electricity
  • Wízards (Wizards of Waverly Place); via Mind Exchange that involves transferring powers
  • Witches (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch)
  • Mele (Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined)
  • Sons of Ipswitch (The Covenant); via Spell Casting
  • Penelope Gardiner (Witches of East End); via Spell Casting and Potion Creation
  • Sara Kane (You Cast a Spell on Me); via a kiss with Matt Andover


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