The power to generate radiation. Sub-power of Radiation Manipulation and Nuclear Manipulation, variation of Energy Generation.

Also Called

  • Radiation Emission
  • Radiation Production


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 his own radiation, getting burns and radiation sickness.

Known Users

  • Negative Man (DC Comics)
  • Atomic Skull (DC Comics)
  • Ted Sprague (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Amid Halebi (Heroes)
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • NRG (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • P'andor (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Radioactive Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Hazmat (Marvel Comics)
  • U-Men (Marvel)
  • Hulk (Marvel)
  • Daredevil (Marvel)
  • Ultimate Aggregor (Ben 10)
  • Blight (Batman Beyond)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Minilla (Godzilla)
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • Duke Nukem (Captain Planet)
  • Captain Pollution (Captain Planet)
  • Dark Samus (Metroid Prime trilogy)
  • Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Maestro (Marvel Comics)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball); via Power Balls/Blutz Waves
  • Sunfire (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Firelord (Marvel Comics)
  • Atomic-Man (Headline Comics)
  • Toxic Avenger (Toxic Avenger)
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • One-Above-All (Marvel Comics)
  • The Fury (Marvel Comics)
  • Fire (DC Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Firestorm (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen)
  • Quasar (Marvel Comics)
  • Sinestro (DC Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Red X (Teen Titans)
  • Frankie Raye (Marvel Comics)
  • Jim Hammond (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Solar (Solar: Man of the Atom)
  • Doctor Phosphorus (DC Comics)
  • Chemo (DC Comics)
  • Molecule Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Poison-type Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Harpies (Charmed)
  • Multiplex (DC Comics)
  • Lava Girl (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)


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