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"Ever since the beginning of time, man has yearned to destroy the sun. I shall do the next best thing: block it out!"
― Charles Montgomery Burns (The Simpsons)

The power to block out sunlight from the sun. Sub-power of Eternal Night Inducement. Technique of Solar Manipulation. Opposite to Moon Blocking.

Also Called

  • Solar Blocking
  • Sun/Solar Obscuring
  • Solar-Eclipse Inducement


The user can block the sun in the sky through different methods, including darkening the sky, placing an object high in the sky that blocks the sun, creating dark clouds to block the sun, causing eclipse, etc., preventing sunlight coming down, which will kill plants over time and prevent solar-powered beings from getting their power.




  • May only cover a certain area.
  • May only be temporary.

Known Users

  • The Beast (Angel)
  • Torak/Child of Dark (Belgarion)
  • Susanoo (Blue Seed)
  • The Sun Eater (DC Comics)
  • Ultraman (DC Comics)
  • Vlad Drăculea (Dracula Untold)
  • Phoebe Frady (Heroes: Reborn); Darkness Manipulation
  • Princess Luna/Nightmare Moon (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Eye Monster (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Nightwielder (The Reckoners)
  • Hades (Saint Seiya)
  • Boss of the Skies (Toriko)
  • Remilia Scarlet (Touhou Koumakyou - the Embodiment of Scarlet Devil)
  • Zorc the Dark one (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Knull (Marvel Comics)

Known Objects

  • Auriel's Bow (The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard); with Bloodcursed Elven Arrows
  • Sidereal Megastructure (Irresponsible Galaxy Tylor)
  • Shroudcaster (Loonatics Unleased)
  • Operation Dark Storm Nanites (The Matrix)
  • Disco Ball (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Sun Blocker (The Simpsons)
  • Egg Moon (Sonic X)