- "Rumors are mostly a projection of the people who started them."
- ― Ashley Benson
- Gossip/Urban Legend Manifestation
The user can cause rumors spread by people to become real, regardless or not if they were originally true, and cause the line between what is a rumor and what's real to blur. If large enough rumors become real, they can change entire events in history and affect everyone involved. User may restrict the manifestations to a certain population of people, narrowing it down and causing smaller, more specific rumors to enforce themselves into reality.
- Belief Vocifery - If enough people believe the rumors.
- Domino Effect - Making a rumor spin out of control.
- Event Manipulation - Uncontrolled.
- Existence Manipulation - Uncontrolled.
- Paradox Inducement - Conflicting rumors.
- Reality Randomization
- Animation - Giving life to inanimate objects rumored to be alive.
- Apocalypse Inducement - Rumors about the end of the world.
- Death Inducement - Rumors about someone's death.
- Eldritch Entity Creation - Rumors about otherworldly beings actually existing. (Ex. Mothman, the Flatwoods Monster)
- Power Bestowal - Should a rumor successfully be spread about someone having certain powers or skills, they can grant those people abilities.
- Resurrection - A rumor spreads about a celebrity who had passed away is actually alive, be it via cloning or if the person in question is immortal, or if they just wanted to get out of the spotlight.
- Boundary Manipulation
- Lie Manipulation
- Perspective Manipulation
- Rumor Manipulation
- Truth Manipulation
- Uncertainty Manipulation
- Xenopsychic Reality Warping
- The chance of the rumor becoming real depends on how much it has been spread.
- Nearly uncontrollable and desired effects may rarely happen, if at all.
- Can be countered by Truth Inducement, depending on how it interacts with rumors.
- May only work in a certain range.
- Nyarlathotep (Persona 2 Duology)
- Umbra (Phantom In The Twilight)
- Sagume Kishin (Touhou Project); via Occult Balls, which cause false rumors, such as urban legends, to materialize.
- SCP-1448 - Legend Tripping (SCP Foundation)