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"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 power to manipulate technology. Sub-power of Science Manipulation. Variation of Object Manipulation.

Also Called

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

Capabilities

Users can manipulate technology, the sum of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives. However, most users only can exert control over technological constructs, such as computers, robots, hardware, and other devices that can be termed as "technology", in any way. 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.

Most users 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.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • 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 crash 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

Comics

  • Tecna (Almost Magical)
  • Iron Queen (Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Blue Beetle (DC Comics)
  • Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Cyborg (DC Comics)
  • Lexiac (DC Comics)
  • Various Metahumans (DC Comics)
  • Qubit (Irredeemable)
  • Robot (Image Comics)
  • Various Mutants (Marvel Comics)
  • 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)
  • Tomoe/Techno Golem (Marvel Comics)
  • Tyrant (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • The Drummer (Planetary)
  • Jami the Assembler (The 99)
  • Chris Bradley ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine")
  • Monica Green (Witch Girls)

Anime/Manga

  • Janie (A Certain Scientific Railgun S)
  • Sora Takeuchi (Air Gear); via Sky Regalia
  • Katai (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Fujiwara Toki (Code: Breaker)
  • God (Denma); via A.N.G.E.L.
  • Turbo Norimaki (Dr. Slump)
  • Weisz Steiner (Edens Zero); via Machina Maker
  • Hermit (Edens Zero); Programming
  • 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)

Live Television/Movies

  • Ramsey Deacon/Kilg%re (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014)
  • Clifford DeVoe/The Thinker (Arrowverse/The Flash 2014)
  • Briareos Hecatonchires (Appleseed)
  • Moloch the Corruptor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Brandon Breyer/Brightburn (Brightburn)
  • 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)
  • Jake Foley (Jake 2.0)
  • 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)
  • Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin (Once Upon a Time); via Witchcraft
  • The Evil Queen/Serum (Once Upon a Time); via Witchcraft
  • Venjix (Power Rangers RPM)
  • Gwen Grayson/Sue Tenny/Royal Pain (Sky High)
  • Tyler Jessop (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High); one off
  • Indigo/Brainiac 8 (Supergirl)
  • Querl Dox/Brainiac 5 (Supergirl)
  • Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver)
  • Jones (X-Men Movies)
  • Baron/"TC" Technocrat (Black Lightning)
  • Ashley Rayburn/Primer (DC Comics)

Cartoons

  • 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
  • Kevin's Flashback Mutation (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • 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)
  • Technopathy Users (Danny Phantom)
    • Nicolai Technus
    • Danny Fenton/Phantom
    • Dark Danny/Dan Phantom
  • Megavolt (Darkwing Duck)
  • Ali Bin Ghazali (Ejen Ali)
  • 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)
  • Lady Wifi (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir); phones, projectors and television screens only
  • Aeon/Uncanny Valley (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • Harold Humdinger (Paw Patrol); via meteor power
  • Hack (Pixcodelics); via Super Remote Control
  • Horde Prime (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)
  • The Diamonds (Steven Universe)
  • Peridot (Steven Universe); via Limb Enhancers
  • Evil Glumshanks (Skylanders)
  • Tech Spell Punks (Skylanders)
  • The Darkness (Skylanders)
  • Ritchie Foley/Gear (Static Shock)
  • 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.)

Video Games

  • Many characters (Bioshock series)
  • Netrunners (Cyberpunk series)
  • Ik'ez Dragon (Dragon Mania Legends)
  • 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
  • Ghost (Iron Man Vr)
  • 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
  • Valenty ("Seven Deadly Sins: Gran Cross")
  • Shin ("Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross")
  • Monika (Doki Doki Literature Club!)

Literature/Web Original

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)
  • Purple Meta-Nanite (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

Gallery

Comics/Cartoons

Others