The ability to enhance the speed of oneself or others. Sub-power to Velocity Manipulation. Variation of Physical Augmentation. Opposite to Speed Reduction.
- Speed Amplification/Amplifying/Boosting/Enhancement/Enhancing/Increase/Strengthening/Supercharging
The user can enhance the speed of themselves and/or others so that they can reach incredible velocities instantaneously, even reaching levels of speed that are usually beyond their limits alone.
- Amplified abilities may get to the point that their user harms themselves/others.
- Augmented speed usually fades over time.
- Usually the target has to be in contact/range of whatever method is used to augment.
Karl Ruprecht Kroenen (Hellboy) can enhance his speed and reflexes by cranking the key on his clockwork heart...
...making him fast enough to deflect bullets with his swords.
Using the Sonic Boost, Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) enhances his speed to the extent that he breaks the sound barrier and creates a distortion in space.
A Dark Jedi (Star Wars) using Force Speed to augment his speed.
Excalibur Rapidly (Highschool DxD) can enhance incredibly the wielders speed and reflexes.
Mega Man (Mega Man 11) enhancing his speed with Speed Gear.
When the wielder shoots at their opponents, the Baby Face’s Blaster (Team Fortress 2) allows the user to upgrade their speed to a limit.
Drinking the Bonk! Atomic Punch (Team Fortress 2) will not only cause the Scout to become temporarily invulnerable
, but also amplifies his speed to a certain extent.
When Cavendish's (One Piece) alter-ego Hakuba takes over, he gains incredible speed as he indiscriminately cuts down both allies and enemies alike.
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In addition to being naturally gifted in melee combat, Ted (Zatch Bell!) uses body enhancement spells to increase the power and speed of his strikes.