"You'd think after all this time I'd be ready. But look at me. Stretching one moment out into a thousand... just so that I can watch the snow.""
― The Ancient One (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"However a slow progression can be just as dangerous. Different Power but as equally as effective. One Master of Time was bad enough but like the hands on a clock, there are two "
― Wu explaining Acronix's power to slow Time and introducing Krux (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)

The ability to slow down time and continue to move normally. Sub-power of Time Manipulation. Variation of Reduction. Opposite to Time Acceleration. Not to be confused with Molecular Deceleration.

Also Called

  • Bullet Time
  • Slow Motion
  • Temporal Deceleration
  • Time Plodding/Slow-Down


The user can slow time down to various degrees, while being able to move normally, either slowing time for a certain targets or affecting everything but the user. They can slow down opponents to avoid attacks and dampen movements.




  • May be a limit for how long the user can slow time.
  • May not be able to interact with things in different time streams.
  • The user may age normally relative to themselves but appear to age faster than everyone else.
  • Moving objects may retain the same amount of force.
  • May affect the user might to various levels.
  • Temporal Immunity

Known Users

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Time Eater (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Clockwork (Ben 10)
  • Freya (DWP)
  • Tokisada (Saint Seiya Ω)
  • Umbra Witches (Bayonetta); via Witch Time
    • Bayonetta
    • Jeanne
    • Rosa
  • Lumen Sages (Bayonetta); via Light Speed
    • Balder
  • Dante (Devil May Cry); via Quicksilver Style
  • Hammy (Over the Hedge); when he drinks a fizzy drink
  • Tick Tock/Time Keeper (Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Jak/Light Jak (Jak and Daxter); via Flash Freeze
  • Jack Marston (Red Dead Redemption); via Dead Eye
  • John Marston (Red Dead Redemption); via Dead Eye
  • Arthur Morgan (Red Dead Redemption 2); via Dead Eye
  • Red Harlow (Red Dead Revolver); via Dead Eye
  • Acronix (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Merlin (Merlin)
  • Shogun Heavy (TF2 Freak)
  • Spyro/Purple Dragons (Legend of Spyro); via Dragon Time
  • The Dragonborn (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim); via Slow Time Shout
  • Faceless Void (Dota 2)
  • Cole Turner (Charmed)
  • Horace Diaz (Mighty Med)
  • Zoom/Eobard Thawne (DC Comics)
  • Zoom/Hunter Zolomon (DC Comics)
  • David Haller/Legion/Time-Sink (Marvel Comics); persona of Legion
  • Danny Cooper (The New Heroes/Quantum Prophecy)
  • Jack Joyce (Quantum Break)
  • Anachronos (World of Warcraft)
  • Nozdormu (World of Warcraft)
  • Hiro Nakamura (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Arthur Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Thomas Ward (The Wardstone Chronicles)
  • The Fiend/Old Nick (The Wardstone Chronicles)
  • Kiritsugu Emiya (Fate/Zero)
  • Tomoyo Kanzaki (Inō-Batoru wa Nichijō-kei no Naka de)
  • Roidmudes (Kamen Rider Drive)
  • Cirronians (Tracker)
  • Krace (Tracker); via Hypertime Simulator
  • Ren Fujii (Dies Irae)
  • The Sole Survivor (Fallout 4) via Jet, VATS, Nerd Rage, or legendary items.
  • Tracer (Overwatch)
  • Amenadiel (Lucifer)
  • Manny (Constantine TV Series)
  • Pharaoh (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Time Man (Mega Man: Powered Up)
  • Aiden Pearce (Watchdogs)
  • Corvo Attano (Dishonered)
  • Clank (Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction)
  • The Player (Superhot)
  • Louisa May Alcott (Bungou Stray Dogs), makes time pass at 1/8000 of its original speed when thinking alone
  • Baraggan Louisenbairn (Bleach)

Known Objects

  • Time-slowing watch (Clockstoppers)
  • Time Stop Hat (A Hat in Time)
  • Slow-Mo Time Blade (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Omega Morpher (Power Rangers SPD)
  • Quantum Repulsor (Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus)
  • Time Orb (Skylar and Plux)
  • Slow-Mo Gloves (X-Ray and Vav)

Known Locations

  • Avalon (Gargoyles)

Known Powers

  • Sands of Time (AD&D)
  • Time (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)


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