"You may have invaded my mind and my body, but there's one thing a Saiyan always keeps: HIS PRIIIIIIIIIDE!!!"
― Vegeta resisting Babidi's mind control (Dragon Ball series).
"Of course it has no effect. I've no reason to feel hatred toward those beneath me. All I feel toward them is pity."
― Escanor revealing his immunity to Estarossa's powers due to a lack of hatred (Seven Deadly Sins)
"NO! I am not taking no more charity...not from kin, not from friends, and especially not no damn government! The taste of it rots in my mouth! I'm gonna get me power over my own life! and heaven help the one who tries to take that power from me!!"
― Amanda Waller to her sister (DC Comics)
The ability to be empowered by pride. Technique of Pride Manipulation. Variation of Sin Empowerment. Opposite to Humility Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Arrogance Empowerment
  • Ego Boost
  • Overconfidence Empowerment


Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. by pride of oneself and others, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able draw sustenance from the pride or even slow or stop aging.



Known Users

  • Raven (DC Comics)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball); via Saiyan Soul
  • Duke Nukem (Duke Nukem)
  • Strontians (Marvel Comics)
  • Lucifer (Religion)
  • Pride (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Deus (Asura's Wrath)
  • Escanor (Seven Deadly Sins); during the day

Known Tools

  • Phos Kenodoxia/Phos Hyperephania (Horizon In The Middle Of Nowhere)


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