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A circumstance in which the user needs artificial means to regulate and stabilize their otherwise uncontrollable powers. A variation of Dependency and Aversion.

Also Called

  • Inhibition
  • Power Limiting
  • Resonance
  • Restrain
  • Stabilization
  • Technology Reliance


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.


Known Users

See also: [Restraining Bolt] and [Power Limiter]

  • Cyclops (Marvel)
  • Oro (Street Fighter)
  • Sairaorg Bael (Highschool DxD)
  • Natsume Hyuuga (Gakuen Alice)
  • Havok (Marvel)
  • Hazmat (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
  • Jennifer Takeda (Marvel)
  • Multiple Man (Marvel)
  • Rogue (Marvel)
  • Iceman (Marvel)
  • Surge (Marvel)
  • Torpid (X-Men: Evolution)
  • NRG (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Face (Marvel)
  • Blight (Batman Beyond)
  • Ed Stargard (DC)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Rei Ogami (Code: Breaker)
  • Moka Akayashi (Rosario + Vampire)
  • San Otonashi (Rosario + Vampire II)
  • Junta (Marvel)
  • Black Bolt (Marvel)
  • 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)
  • Hexadecimal (ReBoot)
  • Marika Reimon aka Jasmine (Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger)
  • Z Fighters (Dragon Ball franchise); via regulating their Ki
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball Z); regulating his Ki via lesser forms

Conduits(InFamous Series) Conduits must drain sources of the element that they control to able able to protect them selves or attack those who would harm them.

Brooke Augustine and the D.U.P.( InFamous:Second Son) Augustine must encase Conduits's hands or entire bodies in order to prevent them from using their powers.