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"Your soul is mine!"
― Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
"You are changed. Your blood-thirst is replaced by a deeper need - you have become a devourer of souls. To sustain your strength, you must hunt the lost spirits of the Underworld, and consume the souls of your enemies."
― The Elder God to Raziel (Legacy of Kain)

The power to absorb souls and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Soul Manipulation. Variation of Absorption.

Also Called

  • Dementor's Kiss (Harry Potter)
  • Soul/Spirit Collection/Consumption/Draining/Harvesting/Robbery/Stealing/Sucking/Theft


The user can absorb souls, while removing them 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 a power source, etc., either temporarily or permanently.

Common advantages include adding the target's skills and abilities to users or using the absorbed souls to augment the user's own powers.





  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have a limit for how many souls one can contain.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May unintentionally gain Divided Mind due to souls having separate sentient minds.
  • May have to continually absorb souls to survive.
  • Soulless beings are immune.
  • May only be able to absorb certain kinds of souls, such as those belonging to supernatural beings.
  • Absorbing the captured into the user's self may pose some inconsistencies, as that would then mean that at least two souls must now inhabit the same physical body.
  • While the user could also absorb elemental-based spirits without any difficulty, most elements can be extremely dangerous for the user to absorb, resulting in nasty outcomes. For example, if the user happens to absorb a soul that is of poisonous origin, the user could suffer and then physically die.
  • Users of Soul Restoration, Absolute Restoration/Flawless Restoration can restore the souls of others.
  • Users of either Eternal Soul, Absorption Immunity or Soul Anchoring are immune.
  • Absorption Negation

Known Users

See Also: Your Soul Is Mine.


  • Arrancars (Bleach)
  • Bounts (Bleach)
  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Muramasa (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Dolmeck (Cutey Honey)
  • Millennium Earl (D.Gray-Man)
  • Izanami/Yin (Darker than Black)
  • Franmalth (Fairy Tail)
  • Wraith (Fairy Tail: 100 Year Quest)
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Vampires (Hellsing)
  • Dracula (Castlevania)
  • Soma Cruz (Castlevania)
  • Dmitrii Blinov (Castlevania)
  • Kikyo (InuYasha)
  • Daniel J. D'Arby the Elder (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders); via Osiris
  • Telence T. D'Arby the Younger (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders); via Atum
  • Enrico Pucci (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VI: Stone Ocean); via Whitesnake
  • Demons (Kuroshitsuji)
  • Demons (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Nagato/Pain (Naruto); via the Ningendo/Human Path
  • Valbanill (The Sacred Blacksmith)
  • Five Grand Elemental Spirits (Shaman King)
  • Brynhildr (Shinmai Maou no Testament)
  • Hadou Gods (Shinza Bansho)
  • Soul Eater Evans (Soul Eater)
  • Inga (Un-Go)
  • D (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Left Hand (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Kaito Tenjo (Yu-Gi-Oh Zexal); via Photon hand
  • Gouki (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Shishiwakamaru (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Yu Kaito (Yu Yu Hakasho)
  • Younger Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Hoaqin (Tower of God)
  • White (Tower of God)
  • Charlotte linlin (One Piece)


  • Fabrication Machine (9); via Talisman
  • Hunson Abadeer (Adventure Time)
  • Marceline Abadeer (Adventure Time)
  • Jasmine (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Liss Hubble (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Knuckles the Echidna/Enerjak of Dark Mobius (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10)
  • The Beldam (Coraline)
  • Trigon (DC Comics)
  • Mrs. Pollywinkle (The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Ogdru Jahad (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Kai (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Nadakhan (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu); via Djinn Blade
  • Skylor (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Blackheart (Marvel Comics)
  • Selene (Marvel Comics)
  • Soul-Eaters (Marvel Comics)
  • Walker (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller/Legion/Styx (Marvel Comics)
  • Mephisto (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Shuma-Gorath (Marvel Comics)
  • Zarathos (Marvel Comics)
  • Enid (OK K.O! Let's Be Heroes)
  • Demongo (Samurai Jack)
  • Meteora Butterfly/Miss Heinous (Star vs. the Forces of Evil)
  • Kavaxas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012)
  • Opticarns (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mirage)
  • Soulvex (Undertaker comics)
  • Keradon The Soulbender (Wetworks)
  • The Darkness (Witchblade/Top Cow)
  • Jackie Estacado (Witchblade/Top Cow)
  • Spirit Drinker (X-Men: The Animated Series)


Literature/Web Original

  • Saya Terumi (Bloodedge Experience); via Soul Eater
  • Elluka Clockworker (The Evillious Chronicles)
  • Dementors (Harry Potter)
  • Darth Vitiate (Star Wars Legends); via Ritual of Nathema
  • Glaistig Uaine (Worm)

Live Television/Movies

  • Soul Eaters (Angel)
  • The Beast (Angel)
  • D'Hoffryn (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Kathy Newman (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Mok'tugar Demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Donna Gilchrist (Being Human)
  • Angel of Death (Charmed)
  • Guardian Demons (Charmed)
  • Soul Collectors (Charmed)
  • Lord Marshal Zhylaw (The Chronicles of Riddick)
  • Morgan Sinclair (The Curse of King Tut's Tomb)
  • Set (The Curse of King Tut's Tomb)
  • Alexia (Los Protegidos)
  • Stephanie (My Babysitter's a Vampire); via Symbol Magic and Spell Casting
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Splitface (Power Rangers Samurai)
  • Halloween Hound (Spooky Buddies); via Howl Breath
  • Castiel (Supernatural)
  • The Darkness/Amara (Supernatural)
  • Famine (Supernatural)
  • Crocottas (Supernatural)
  • Shtrigas (Supernatural)
  • Soul Eaters (Supernatural)
  • Migar Prisoners (Tracker)
  • Darkness (Twitches)
  • Arcadius (The Vampire Diaries)

Video Games

  • Sergei (Asura's Wrath)
  • The Gohma (Asura's Wrath)
  • Ragna the Bloodedge (Blazblue); via Soul Eater
  • Edward Richtofen (Call of Duty: Black Ops III); via Summoning Key.
  • Soma Cruz (Castlevania)
  • Dante (Dante's Inferno)
  • Vulgrim (Darksiders)
  • Jedah Dohma (Darkstalkers)
  • Soul Bees (Darkstalkers)
  • Q-Bee (Darkstalkers)
  • War (Darkstalkers)
  • Several characters (Dark Souls series)
  • Several characters (Demon's Souls)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Vergil (Devil May Cry)
  • Malthael (Diablo)
  • Mages (The Elder Scrolls); via Soul Gems and Soul Trap spells.
  • Alduin (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Dragonborn (The Elder Scrolls); limited to dragon souls.
  • Lu/Ciel (Elsword)
  • Soul Eaters (Evil Dead Regeneration)
  • Seymour Guado (Final Fantasy X)
  • Grima (Fire Emblem)
  • Hades (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Hades (God of War); via the Claws of Hades
  • Kratos (God of War); via the Claws of Hades
  • Soul Devourers (God of War)
  • Soul Eaters (God of War)
  • Vessels (Hollow Knight)
  • Herrscher of the Void (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Swain (League of Legends)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Raziel (Legacy of Kain)
  • Saradin vampires (Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun)
  • Demise/The Imprisoned (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shao Kahn (Mortal Kombat)
  • Quan Chi (Mortal Kombat)
  • Cortez (Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door)
  • Black Hoshipon (Patapon 2)
  • Reaper (Patapon 3)
  • Death (Patapon 3)
  • The Moon Bear King (The Puppeteer)
  • Dr. Jack Bright (SCP Foundation)
  • Undead Imaginators (Skylanders)
  • Nightmare (Soulcalibur)
  • Aloysius Kallig (Star Wars: The Old Republic)
  • Necalli (Street Fighter)
  • Saigyou Ayakashi (Touhou Project)
  • Shion (Len'en Project)
  • Any monster (Undertale); can't absorb the soul of another monster
  • Any human (Undertale); can't absorb the soul of another human
  • Flowey (Undertale)
  • Soul Eater (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Amduscias (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Holy Grail vessels (TYPE-MOON)
  • Gordeau (Under Night In-Birth); via EXS of Greed, Snatcher

Known Objects

  • The Talisman (9)
  • Alpha Rune (Ben 10)
  • Soul Taker (Beware The Batman)
  • Summoning Key (Call of Duty: Black Ops III)
  • Dragon Blade (Charmed)
  • Crystal Sword (Charmed)
  • Agape Ring (Dark Souls II)
  • Soul Gems (The Elder Scrolls series)
  • Azura's Star/The Black Star (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Mournblade and Stormbringer (The Elric Saga)
  • Claws of Hades (God of War)
  • Gehaburn (Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2)
  • Kalista's The Black Spear (League of Legends)
  • Thresh's Soul Lantern (League of Legends)
  • The Soul Reaver (Legacy of Kain)
  • Djinn Blade/Sword of Souls (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Soul Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Various artifacts (Minecraft Dungeons)
  • Cubile Animus (My Babysitter's a Vampire)
  • Daemon Ritus (Scooby-Doo 2002 film)
  • Brynhildr (Shinmai Maou no Testament) formerly a Valkryie who collected souls for the Chief Gods before being corrupted and sealed inside of a demon sword.
  • Soul Edge (Soulcalibur)
  • The Collector (Tracker)
  • The Transistor (Transistor)
  • Anima Aucupe (Witches of East End)
  • Orb of Baast (Yu Yu Hakusho)





Live Television/Movies

Video Games