A circumstance in which the user
needs artificial means to regulate and stabilize their otherwise uncontrollable powers. A variation of Dependency and Aversion.
The user requires artificial means to regulate and stabilize their otherwise uncontrollable powers. Without these regulators, the user's powers could be a danger to themselves or those around them. Said regulators typically take the form of a technological device.
In some cases, the user performs certain tasks or techniques, such as
meditation, to keep their powers under control.
Cyclops ( Marvel Comics)
Havok ( Marvel)
Hazmat ( Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
Jennifer Takeda ( Marvel Comics)
Multiple Man ( Marvel Comics)
Rogue ( Marvel Comics)
Iceman ( Marvel Comics)
Surge ( Marvel Comics)
Torpid ( X-Men: Evolution)
NRG ( Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
Face ( Marvel Comics)
Blight ( Batman Beyond)
Ed Stargard ( DC Comics)
Shadow the Hedgehog ( Sonic the Hedgehog)
Rei Ogami ( Code: Breaker)
Moka Akayashi ( Rosario + Vampire)
San Otonashi ( Rosario + Vampire II)
Junta ( Marvel Comics)
Black Bolt ( Marvel Comics)
Mason Eckhart (Mutant X)
InuYasha ( InuYasha)
Gwen Raiden ( Angel)
Drahmin ( Mortal Kombat)
Psycho Mantis ( Metal Gear Solid)
Raven ( DC Comics)
Colonel Volgin ( Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater)
Python ( Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops)
Shadow the Hedgehog (
Sonic the Hedgehog) wears specialized inhibitor ring bracelets to keep his Chaos powers in check.
Multiple Man (
Marvel) requires a special suit to keep himself from multiplying from impacts.
Moka Akayashi (
Rosario + Vampire) wears a special rosario to seal away her powers.
Batman Beyond) wears specialized synthetic skin to keep his radiation in check.
Marvel Comics) must wear specifically-designed gauntlets at all times to regulate it.
Marvel) needs to keep her skin covered to keep her powers from harming others.
Marvel) needs to wear a special suit to keep his powers in check to avoid accidentally hurting someone.
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects) requires a special suit to keep the remnants of his physical body from degenerating.
Jennifer Takeda/Hazmat (
Marvel Comics) needs to wear a containment suit whenever she is outside of a controlled environment.
Black Bolt (
) has gone through rigorous training to control his
, and the antenna on his head helps to channel it.
X-Men: Evolution) must wear gloves to keep from paralyzing anyone she touches.
Ben 10) wears a specialized containment suit to keep his radiation in check.
) needs the Tetsusaiga to keep his demonic blood in check or risk being
Psycho Mantis (
Metal Gear Solid) wears a gas mask to prevent the thoughts of others from forcing their way into his mind.
Gwen Raiden (
Angel) needs to wear gloves to prevent her electricity from harming others.
Mortal Kombat) mask, the Face of Kun-Lo, prevents him from being overwhelmed by the mindless rage of a typical oni.
Teen Titans/DC Comics
daily to keep her emotions and powers in check.
Colonel Volgin (
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
) wears a rubber suit to avoid being harmed by his own
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops) needs to wear a special cooling suit to keep his uncontrollable body temperature in check.
After "Incident X" destroyed his immune system, Mason Eckhart (
Mutant X) must wear a white wig, gloves, and synthetic skin to stave off infection.
Early on, Mewtwo (
) depended on special "M2 Bind"
to focus and control its powers.