"Plug in, online, the datastream linking our minds. Circuits, entwined, we'll dream of Neo-Tokyo tonight!"
― Scandroid - Neo Tokyo
"The machines are coming, and along with them comes the face of death. But it is not the machines you must fear, it is the men who had controlled them."
― The Enigma TNG - Mecha Gun

The ability to manipulate technology. Sub-power of Science Manipulation. Variation of Object Manipulation. Not to be confused with Mechanical Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Cyberkinesis
  • Electronic Manipulation
  • Electromechanical Manipulation
  • Machine Manipulation
  • Mechanical Manipulation
  • Mechanokinesis
  • Technokinesis
  • Technological Control/Manipulation
  • Technology Control
  • Technopathy
  • Tech Manipulation/Control
  • Telemechanics


User can create, shape and manipulate technology and technological constructs, computers, robots, hardware and other devices that can be termed as "technology." Manifested as a special form of electrical/telekinetic manipulation, a special form of "morphing" which allows physical interaction with machines, or even a psychic ability that allows mental interface with computer data.

User can control the flow of intricate machinery, and assemble or disengage their programming at will and operate most technology at distance. A variation of Electricity Manipulation, they control specific electrons and instructs them which items to engage or disengage and may be able to use the electric impulses to gently control smaller metal parts.






  • Can’t control purely mechanical objects which possess no electronic or ferrous components.
  • Usually requires close proximity to the object being manipulated.
  • The user may also only levitate machines/technology.
  • May be left powerless away from modern society.
  • May be weakened by users who can nullify technological powers.
  • May not manipulate the technological device if it's broken, damaged or too old.
  • Cannot be detected by Technological Invisibility and Technological Intangibility.

Known Users

See also: Technopath


  • Tecna (Almost Magical)
  • Jami the Assembler (The 99)
  • Iron Queen (Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Blue Beetle (DC Comics)
  • Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Cyborg (DC Comics)
  • Lexiac (DC Comics)
  • Qubit (Irredeemable)
  • Apocalypse (Marvel Comics)
  • David Bond/Hijack (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Box (Marvel Comics)
  • Forge (Marvel Comics)
  • Genesis (Evan) (Marvel Comics)
  • Iron Man (Marvel Comics); via Extremis Serum
  • J.A.R.V.I.S./Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (Marvel Comics)
  • Jones (Marvel Comics)
  • Karima Shapandar (Marvel Comics)
  • Madison Jeffries/Box (Marvel Comics)
  • Misty Knight (Marvel Comics); via bionic right arm (limited)
  • Network (Marvel Comics)
  • Tyrant (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Chris Bradley ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine")
  • The Drummer (Planetary)
  • Monica Green (Witch Girls)
  • Robot (Image Comics)


  • Janie (A Certain Scientific Railgun S)
  • Sora Takeuchi (Air Gear); via Sky Regalia
  • Fujiwara Toki (Code: Breaker)
  • God (Denma); via A.N.G.E.L.
  • Turbo Norimaki (Dr. Slump)
  • Nessa (Fractale)
  • Berg-Katze (Gatchaman Crowds)
  • Goku Furinji (Goku Midnight Eye)
  • Yasuho Hirose (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VIII: Jojolion); via Paisley Park
  • Takane "Ene" Enomoto (Kagerou Project); via Opening Eyes
  • Guy Shishioh (King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL)
  • Nozomu Hatori (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Innovades (Mobile Suit Gundam 00); via Quantum Brainwaves
  • Cyber-newtypes (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam/Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ/Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn); via Psycommu
  • Primo (Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds)
  • Weisz Steiner (Edens Zero); via Machina Maker
  • Hermit (Edens Zero); Programming

Live Television/Movies

  • Briareos Hecatonchires (Appleseed)
  • Moloch the Corruptor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Bruce Nolan (Bruce Almighty)
  • Dex (Charmed)
  • Cybergirl (Cybergirl)
  • Klaatu (The Day the Earth Stood Still)
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who); via Sonic Screwdriver
  • Chucky (Child's Play 2019)
  • Echo (Earth to Echo)
  • Mitchell Hundred (Ex Machina)
  • Micah Sanders (Heroes)
  • Akira Date/Kamen Rider Birth (Kamen Rider OOO)
  • Gentaro KIsaragi/Kamen Rider Fourze (Kamen Rider Fourze)
  • Lucy (Lucy)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Ryan Walker (Mech-X4)
  • William Dennett (Mutant X)
  • Sarah, "Electroclash" (No Heroics)
  • Venjix (Power Rangers RPM)
  • Gwen Grayson/Sue Tenny/Royal Pain (Sky High)
  • Tyler Jessop (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High); one off
  • Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver)
  • Ramsey Deacon/Kilg%re (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014)
  • Clifford DeVoe/The Thinker (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014)
  • Jake Foley (Jake 2.0)
  • Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin (Once Upon a Time); via Witchcraft
  • The Evil Queen/Serum (Once Upon a Time); via Witchcraft
  • Indigo/Brainiac 8 (Supergirl)
  • Querl Dox/Brainiac 5 (Supergirl)
  • Brandon Breyer/Brightburn (Brightburn)


  • Ali Bin Ghazali(Ejen Ali)
  • The Internet (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Virus (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Cerebrocrustaceans (Ben 10)
    • Brainstorm
    • Dr. Psychobos
  • Cooper Daniels (Ben 10)
  • Galvanic Mechamorphs (Ben 10)
    • Upgrade
      • Techno-Bubble
    • Baz-El
    • Ship
    • Malware
    • Bootleg
  • Kevin 11 (Ben 10)
  • Kevin 11,000 (Ben 10)
  • Kundo (Ben 10)
  • Nosedeenians (Ben 10)
    • Buzzshock
  • Transylians (Ben 10)
    • Frankenstrike
      • Lightning Volt
    • Viktor
    • Viktoria
  • Chronians (Ben 10: Race Against Time)
  • Alpha (Ben 10-Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • Nos-4-A2 (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • X.A.N.A (Code: Lyoko)
  • Nicolai Technus (Danny Phantom)
  • Megavolt (Darkwing Duck)
  • Robot Ghosts (Futurama)
  • Rex Salazar (Generator Rex)
  • .GIFfany (Gravity Falls)
  • Alastor (Hazbin Hotel)
  • Digital Overlord (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Mallory Mastermind (Loonatics Unleashed)
  • Makino (Max Steel)
  • Robostus (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Harold Humdinger (Paw Patrol); via meteor power
  • Hack (Pixcodelics); via Super Remote Control
  • The Diamonds (Steven Universe)
  • Peridot (Steven Universe); via Limb Enhancers
  • Evil Glumshanks (Skylanders)
  • Tech Spell Punks (Skylanders)
  • The Darkness (Skylanders)
  • Circuit-Steam (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Fixit (Teen Titans animated series)
  • TX (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines)
  • Sari Sumdac (Transformers Animated)
  • Tecna (Winx Club)
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Ritchie Foley/Gear (Static Shock)
  • Kevin's Flashback Mutation (Ben 10: Omniverse)

Video Games

  • Many characters (Bioshock series)
  • Netrunners (Cyberpunk series)
  • Appli Monsters (Digimon); only over their own apps.
  • Eve (Elsword)
  • Adam/Nasod King (Elsword)
  • Add (Elsword)
  • Protagonist Characters (Fallout series); via Science Skill and various perks
  • Didact (Halo)
  • Corrupters (Horizon Zero Dawn)
  • Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn); via Focus and Override Tool
  • Sergei Molotov (Nexus Wars)
  • Sombra (Overwatch)
  • Morgan Yu (Prey)
  • Technopath (Prey)
  • Megabyte (ReBoot)
  • Nilin Cartier-Wells ("Remember Me")
  • Lyric the Last Ancient (Sonic Boom)
  • Blue Diamond (Steven Universe)
  • Yellow Diamond (Steven Universe)
  • Aiden Pearce (Watch Dogs); via smartphone and ctOS


  • Dex Dizznie (Keepers of the Lost Cities)
  • Sam Goode (I am Number Four)

Known Objects

  • I.R.I.S (Ejen Ali)
  • I.R.I.S Neo (Ejen Ali the movie misi:neo)
  • Sky Regalia (Air Gear)
  • A.N.G.E.L. (Denma)
  • Sonic Screwdriver (Doctor Who)
  • Meta-Nanites (Generator Rex)
  • Techno Blades (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Kimoyo Beads (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Psycommu headset controller (Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
  • Meteor (Paw Patrol)
  • Mask of Biomechanics (BIONICLE); depends on machine complexity and cannot control other biomechanical beings without consent, but can slow them down.
  • Dex, Keeper of the Lost Cities




Start a Discussion Discussions about Technology Manipulation

  • high level Technology manipulation vs low level reality warper

    3 messages
    • Low level reality warper, unless being a high technology manipulator gives you absolute control of nanites then I'd go with that (cyberpptence)
    • High level technology manipulation, because you can use download to get the powers of highest forms of reality warping.
  • Technology manipulation

    4 messages
    • Does the power become useless when the device does not use any electricity at all?
    • So...only for machines that operate with eletricity. can control cars?The work with gas but have electircity too. You can cause the car to move...
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