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The power to generate radiation. Sub-power of Radiation Manipulation and Nuclear Manipulation. Variation of Energy Generation and Electromagnetism Generation.

Also Called

  • Radiation Emission/Production
  • Radiogenesis


The user can generate radiation, that can be used to melt objects, release electromagnetic pulse to disrupt technology and even lead up to the point where the user detonates themselves in a nuclear explosion.





  • May be constantly active.
  • Great deal of control is needed.
  • Emotions such as anger can cause this to go out of control, leading up to the point of an unwanted explosion.
  • User may not be immune to their own radiation, getting burns and radiation sickness.

Known Users

  • Negative Man (DC Comics)
  • Atomic Skull (DC Comics)
  • Devastator (DC Comics); via Kryptonite breath
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Fire (DC Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen)
  • Sinestro (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Red X (Teen Titans)
  • Doctor Phosphorus (DC Comics)
  • Chemo (DC Comics)
  • Reactron (DC Comics)
  • Multiplex (DC Comics)
  • Ted Sprague (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • SCP-059 - Radioactive Mineral (SCP Foundation)
  • SCP-059-1 - Radioactive Mineral (SCP Foundation)
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • NRG (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • P'andor (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Ultimate Aggregor (Ben 10)
  • Blight (Batman Beyond)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Minilla (Godzilla)
  • Godzilla Junior (Godzilla series)
  • Fire Rodan (Godzilla series); via uranium heat ray
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • Duke Nukem (Captain Planet)
  • Captain Pollution (Captain Planet)
  • Dark Samus (Metroid Prime trilogy)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Marvel Comics)
  • Radioactive Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Hazmat (Marvel Comics)
  • U-Men (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Maestro (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunfire (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Firelord (Marvel Comics)
  • The Fury (Marvel Comics)
  • Quasar (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Frankie Raye/Nova (Marvel Comics)
  • Jim Hammond (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Solar (Solar: Man of the Atom)
  • Molecule Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Atomic-Man (Headline Comics)
  • Toxic Avenger (Toxic Avenger)
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • Behemoth (Worm)
  • Lava Girl (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Tatsuya Shiba (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Gamma Jack (The Incredibles)