- "The World's true power, as its name suggests, is to reign supreme over the entire world!!!"
- ― DIO Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
- "He can even control time to the point of halting it. Of course... he didn't halt himself."
- ― Master Wu describing Krux's power, LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjtzu
- "Time flows like a river. In Tolaria we practice the art of building dams."
- ― "Rewind" Flavor Text, Magic: The Gathering
The power to stop time while still being able to move around normally. Sub-power of Time Manipulation. Not to be confused with Inanimation or Molecular Immobilization.
- Temporal/Time Freeze/Freezing/Immobilization/Stasis/Stopping
User can stop time while being unaffected themselves, or may also allow others to be unaffected. If the user moves before this ability ceases, it would appear to everyone that the user teleported.
- Temporal Immunity
- Electrical equipment may not work.
- May affect how the user perceives their environment.
- May have a limited range.
- The effects could wear off after a while, even if users don't restart time.
- User may not be able to interact with physical objects.
- User may still age while time is stopped.
- Users of Spatial-Temporal Lock and Temporal Lock may be immune.
- Temporal Slicing and Space-Time Slicing can cut apart the frozen time.
- May cause pain or discomfort if used for a prolonged time.
- May not work on deities or anyone who has been affected by time alterations.
- Air may not move in stopped time, requiring an oxygen tank in order to breathe.
See Also: Time Stands Still.
Nigel (Charmed) stopping time.
Melanie "Mel" Vera (Charmed 2018)
Dante (Devil May Cry) performing the Quicksilver Style.
Ivar Zurka (Witches of East End) cast a spell to stop time.
Merlin (Merlin) stops the natural flow of events.
Stephen Jameson (The Tomorrow People) stops time.
Lucy Miller (Lucy) stops time.
Kurumi Tokisaki (Date A Live) can freeze time.
Krux (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu) pausing the Elemental Master of Ice with his powers.
Homura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) stops time in order to save Madoka.
Esdeath (Akame Ga Kill!) using her Mahapadma to extend her ice abilities to freeze time and space. It's taxing nature allows her to do it only once a day.
Kronika (Mortal Kombat 11) can stop time itself.
THE WORLD (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders) is the Stand of DIO, which grants him the ability to freeze time itself.
Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) using Star Platinum: THE WORLD to stop time.
The Light Bomb (Bomberman 64: The Second Attack) stopping time of anything caught within the blast.
Jadis (The Chronicles of Narnia) using her magic to freeze Narnia for 100 years, causing eternal winter and Christmas to never arrive.
In addition to powerful telekinesis, Guldo (Dragon Ball Z) has the power to stop time by holding his breath.
Hit (Dragon Ball Super) can use his Time-Skip technique to stop time...
and after evolving his powers further, Hit developed the Time Freeze technique, allowing him to freeze those who could nullify his Time-Skip before.
Dimaria Yesta (Fairy Tail) using Time Sealing Magic: Age Seal to utterly stop the fabric of time and can do anything while in "her" Temporal World.
Tenma Yato's (Kajiri Kamui Kagura) Law, once completed, stops time in all of creation, which allowed him to halt Hajun's Law from being completed for over 8,000 years.
Link (Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild) use the Stasis Rune.
The Pause Time Blade (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
When Pryce (Pokemon Adventures) forced Celebi to travel back in time, it adversely caused temperature dropping to absolute zero and the world completely freezing.
Irori (Unbreakable Machine-Doll) can freeze time with her ice ability.
Golden Finger (Xiaolin Showdown) allows the user to freeze in place for a short time.
Amber (Darker than Black) uses her power to stop time allowing her to move freely throughout the frozen time stream.
Urashiki Ōtsutsuki (Naruto/Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) uses Palace of the Dragon King to freeze time by petrifying the target keeping them alive for ten-thousand years.
Kang the Conqueror (LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2) using Time Crystal to stop time.
The Hourglass of Time (The Smurfs) freezes time when being broken.
Jack Joyce (Quantum Break) using Time Rush.
Professor Paradox (Ben 10)
Skylar Storm can freeze someone in suspended animation and freeze energy, as she stopped a laser fire from hitting her as well
Horace Diaz can freeze time which allows him to move so fast no one see him or switch clothes with other people faster than a blink of an eye, but when it is weakened he can only slow it down.
Sakuya Izayoi (Touhou Project)
Kamen Rider Tsukuyomi (Kamen Rider Zi-O) can stop time at will.
Setsuna Attack - Time Stop
Sailor Pluto (Sailor Moon) stops time to save her comrades.