"The wavelength of Earth’s yellow sun fuels your powers."
― Black Widow to Hyperion (Avengers Assemble)

The power to absorb solar energy and utilize it in some way. Technique of Solar Manipulation. Variation of Stellar Energy Absorption. Opposite to Lunar Energy Absorption.

Also Called

  • Heliokinetic Absorption
  • Photonucleic Effect
  • Solar Battery
  • Solarkinetic Absorption
  • Solar Radiation Absorption


User can absorb solar energy, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.




  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
    • Overloading: Too much power could result in incapacitation or death.
    • Overuse: Using more power than stored may exhaust the user after expending too much energy.

Known Users


  • Sunny (Ben 10: Reboot)
  • Tamaraneans (DC Comics)
  • All Kryptonians (DC Comics)
  • Daxamites (DC Comics)
  • Rising Sun (DC Comics)
  • Sunspot/Roberto da Costa/Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Vision (Marvel Comics)
  • Reignfire (Marvel Comics)
  • Majesdanians (Marvel Comics)
  • Osh-Tekk (Mortal Kombat)
  • Superior Man (Superman: Red Son/DC Animated Movies)


  • Nuova Shenron (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Omega Shenron (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Gems (Houseki No Kuni)
  • Kamen Rider Black RX (Kamen Rider Black RX)
  • Kamen Rider Agito Shining Form (Kamen Rider Agito)
  • Kikaider 01 (Kikaider)
  • Pokémon using "Solar Beam", "Morning Sun", "Moonlight" and "Solar Blade" (Pokémon)
  • Venusaur (Pokémon)
  • Tentacool (Pokémon)

Videos Games

  • Citrine Dragon (Dragon Mania)


  • Titan/Arion McGrath (The Guardians Saga)
  • All users of the Talent (Night Angel Trilogy)


  • Apogee (The Incredibles)
  • Byron Moore (Smallville)
  • Luke Collins (Heroes Reborn)
  • Ultramen (Ultraman)
  • Sunspot (X-Men Movies)

Known Objects

  • Excalibur Galatine (Fate/Extra)
  • Perpetual Motion Solar Jacket (Grenadier)

Real Life

  • Solar Panels


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