The power to use shadow-related magic. Form of Magic. Mystical variation of Darkness Manipulation and Elemental Magic. Opposite to Light Magic. Not to be confused with Dark Arts.

Also Called

  • Darkness/Night/Umbral Magic


The user is able to perform a legendary form of magic that allows the user to cast magical spells and feats derived from shadows and darkness.




Known Users

  • Raven (DC Comics)
  • Pharaoh Atem/Yami Yugi (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Zorc Necrophades (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Yami Marik (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Warlocks (World of Warcraft)
  • Shadow Priests (World of Warcraft)
  • Dr. Facilier (The Princess and the Frog)
  • Gabriel Belmont (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow)
  • Trap Shadow (Skylanders: Swap Force)
  • Darcy (Winx Club)
  • Kageyama (Fairy Tail)
  • Chase (Fairy Tail)
  • Brain/Zero (Fairy Tail)
  • Rogue Cheney (Fairy Tail)
  • Shar (Forgotten Realms); via the Shadow Weave
  • Grimdark Rose Lalonde (Homestuck)
  • Horrorterrors (Homestuck)
  • Spell of Absolute Darkness Users (Kaijudo: Clash of the Duel Masters)
  • Battle Mage (MapleStory)
  • Nico di Angelo (Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus)
  • Users of Shadow Mana (Re:Zero)
  • Shadow Magician (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Magus (Chrono Trigger)
  • The Darkin (The Nevernight Chronicle)
  • Marcus and Sol Fith (The Magic Shop/Shadow Magic Series)

Known Objects

  • Millennium Items (Yu-Gi-Oh!)


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