The power to trap souls into objects or other dimensions. Sub-power of Soul Manipulation. Variation of Soul Absorption and Container Imprisonment.

Also Called

  • Ghost/Soul/Spirit Containment
  • Ghost/Soul/Spirit Imprisonment
  • Ghost/Spirit Trapping


The user can trap souls into other objects or other dimensions.





  • The power itself may or may not be triggered first via a curse.
  • The users can only trap the souls of their victims after they (the victims) are killed.

Known Users

  • Lady Lotus Feet (Feng Shui); via using the Bagua and trapping her victims inside it
  • Conjurers (The Elder Scrolls) via the Soul Trap spell and an available Soul Gem.
  • Users of Soul Tear (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Yami Bakura (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Camula (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX); via Shadow Charm
  • Fuu Yamanaka (Naruto)
  • Capt. Adrain Snow (Archipelago); via Olivia's Gauntlet
  • Collin Warren (Shadow Falls); via blessed iron, chains and incense
  • King Nikolaus (Witches of East End)
  • Loki/Bran Gardiner (Beauchamp Family Series)
  • Raynor (Charmed)
  • Soul Collectors (Charmed)
    • Charon
  • The Demonic Spirit (Samurai Jack)
  • Puppet King (Teen Titans)
  • Death (Regular Show)
  • Taoists (Chinese franchise)
  • Nico di Angelo (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
  • Purple Man (FNaF franchise); via killing children and putting their souls in robot suits.
  • Lu/Ciel (Elsword)
  • Verse (The King of Fighters XIV)

Known Objects

  • Bellanax (Arkwell Academy trilogy)
  • Fenton Thermos (Danny Phantom)
  • Soul Gems (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Bagua (Feng Shui 1 and 2)
  • Ghost Trap/Proton Box (Ghostbusters)
  • Ring of Chaos (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Djinn Blade or Swords of Souls (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Soul Gem (Marvel Comics)
  • Benihisago (Naruto)
  • Dark Matter Asteroid (The Outer Limits)
  • SCP-158 - Soul Extractor (SCP Foundation)
  • Ghost Cage (The Thundermans)
  • The Seal of Orichalcos (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Mosaic Scale (Xiaolin Showdown); trap Sibini's spirit


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