The power to hide within the shadows of others. Technique of Darkness Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Hiding in the Shadows
  • Shadow Submergence


The user can hide within the shadows of others and remain undetected from whoever's shadow they happen to be hiding in. They can use this technique to spy on individuals without leaving behind physical evidence.




  • Must be able to touch or be near shadow or darkness to hide within it.
  • Useless in the absence of shadows cast by others.
  • Users can be detected if they speak or make noises while hiding.

Known Users


  • Shunsui Kyoraku (Bleach)
  • Rogue Cheney (Fairy Tail)
  • Noel (In Another World, I'm Called: the Black Healer)
  • Elias Ainsworth (Mahō Tsukai no Yome)
  • Ruth (Mahō Tsukai no Yome)
  • Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari Series)
  • Jiraiya (Naruto)
  • Shijima (Ninja Scroll)
  • Gengar (Pokémon)
  • Marshadow (Pokémon)
  • Sarutoru (Ranma 1/2: Nihao My Concubine)
  • Makora (Samurai Deeper Kyo)
  • Chernobog (Shakugan no Shana)
  • Shadows Soldiers (Solo Leveling)
  • Chiffon (Tensei Shichatta Yo (Iya, Gomen))
  • Ranga (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)
  • Rimuru Tempest (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)
  • Souei (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)
  • Wall Shadow (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Rias Gremory (High School DxD); via the Forbidden Invade Balor the Princess


  • Ebon (Static Shock)

Live Television

  • Shadowland Beings (Twitches)

Video Games

  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Terra (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Mitsuki Konishi (The World Ends With You)
  • Midna (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Mephiles The Dark (Sonic The Hedgehog)

Web Series

  • Erma Williams (Erma)
  • Emiko Williams (Erma)


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