"The Raging Demon. Its power is unequaled. It is not my fist but your past sins that will kill you. The more evil your past doings, the more painful your death..."
― Akuma to M. Bison (Street Fighter Alpha 3)
"Though the pain from the wounds of my body have faded together with time...The Injuries upon my soul still continue to throb with pain. Regardless of how many years go by."
― Hou Ken to Ou Ki (Kingdom)
"I thought Butter Ball couldn't feel pain.
"Hehehe. Physical and spiritual pain are *very* different things."
― Future Reptil and The Hybrid (Avengers Academy)

The ability to inflict a massive and irreparable amount of damage to the soul of a victim. Sub-power of Soul Manipulation. Not to be confused with Soul Destruction.

Also Called

  • Soul Damage
  • Torturing the Spirit


The user can inflict an enormous level of agonizing damage to the soul of an opponent which not only damages the spiritual being of an opponent but their physical form as well. The damage this ability deals out to the soul is permanent and may kill another living being with, potentially destroying the victims' soul in the process.




Known Users

  • Rito Tsukimi (Absolute Duo)
  • Eri Nakamura (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou)
  • The God Hand (Berserk)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Hakruryuu Ren (Magi the Labyrinth of Magic)
  • Terumi Yuuki (BlazeBlue)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Horcrux creators (Harry Potter)
    • Herpo the Foul
    • Tom Riddle/Lord Voldemort
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel Comics)
  • Zadkiel (Marvel Comics)
  • Soul Striker (Marvel Comics)
  • Demons (Mythology)
  • Users of Dead Demon Consuming Seal (Naruto)
    • Minato Namikaze
    • Hiruzen Sarutobi
  • Shichiseiken (Naruto)
  • Brook (One Piece)
  • Lucifer (Supernatural)
  • Orochi (The King of Fighters)
  • Mizuchi (The King of Fighters)
  • Yu Kaito (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Apostles (Dies Irae)
  • Akuma (Street Fighter)
  • Polpo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo); via Black Sabbath
  • Poison (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects

  • Dragon Slayer (Berserk)
  • Soul Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Revive-Revive Fruit/Yomi Yomi no Mi (One Piece)
  • Stand Arrows (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Kronos' Scythe (Percy Jackson and The Olympians)


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