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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 their 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)
  • Hazmat (Marvel)
  • U-Men (Marvel)
  • Hulk (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)
  • Maestro (Marvel)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball); via Power Balls/Blutz Waves
  • Sunfire (Marvel)
  • Sunspot (Marvel)
  • Sentry (Marvel)
  • Firelord (Marvel)
  • Atomic-Man (Headline Comics)
  • Toxic Avenger (Toxic Avenger)
  • Lana Lang (Smallville)
  • The Fury (Marvel)
  • Fire (DC)
  • Firestorm (DC)
  • Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen)
  • Quasar (Marvel)
  • Sinestro (DC)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel)
  • Captain Atom (DC)
  • Red X (Teen Titans)
  • Frankie Raye (Marvel)
  • Jim Hammond (Marvel)
  • Doctor Solar (Solar: Man of the Atom)
  • Doctor Phosphorus (DC)
  • Chemo (DC)
  • Molecule Man (Marvel)
  • Poison-type Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Harpies (Charmed)
  • Multiplex (DC)
  • Lava Girl (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)