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"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 Spinjitzu
"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.

Also Called

  • Chronoprohiberis
  • Temporal/Time Freeze/Pausing/Freezing/Immobilization/Stasis/Stopping
  • Za Warudō (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)


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 and/or Temporal Walking are the perfect counter.
  • 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.
  • Temporal Slicing and Space-Time Slicing can cut apart the frozen time.
  • May cause pain or discomfort if used for a prolonged time.
  • Users of Temporal Lock are immune.
  • Air may not move in stopped time, requiring an oxygen tank in order to breathe.
  • Light and sound may not move in stopped time, so the user may be deaf and blind.
  • Activation may strain the user's body depending on the nature of this ability.

Known Users

See Also: Time Stands Still.


  • Jeremy "Prock" Awesome (The Awesomes)
  • Professor Paradox (Ben 10)
  • Chronosapiens (Ben 10)
    • Clockwork
    • Maltruant
  • Clockwork (Danny Phantom)
  • Kevin Keene (Captain N: The Game Master)
  • Krux (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Iris (Lolirock)
  • Ronk (My Giant Friend)
  • Raven (Teen Titans)
  • Nox (Wakfu)


  • Zatanna (DC Comics)
  • Wally West/The Flash (DC Comics)
  • The Phantom Stranger (DC Comics)
  • David Haller/Legion/Time-Sink (Marvel Comics); persona of Legion
  • Reader (Marvel Comics)


  • Fairy Queen (Balala Fairies)
  • Hot Rod (Transformers: The Last Knight)
  • Dr. Strange (Dr Strange)
  • Sayuri (The Real Exorcist)


  • The Alien (All The Time In The World)
  • The Fairies (Artemis Fowl)
  • Kronos (Camp Half-Blood Chronicles)
  • Lena Duchannes (The Caster Chronicles)
  • Jadis (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Death (Discworld)
  • Clover (Star Darlings)
  • Clockblocker (Worm)
  • Master Hora (Momo); by falling asleep

Live Television

  • Angels of Destiny (Charmed)
  • The Cleaners (Charmed)
  • Nigel (Charmed)
  • The Triad (Charmed)
  • Melanie "Mel" Vera (Charmed 2018)
  • Lucy Miller (Lucy)
  • Merlin (Merlin)
  • Morgause (Merlin)
  • Grunhilda (Merlin)
  • Zaira Vangoria (Chica Vampiro)
  • Watchers (Ghost Whisperer)
  • Leo (Los Protegidos)
  • Joe Miller (The Lost Room); via a supernatural comb
  • Harold Stritzke (The Lost Room); via a supernatural comb
  • Skylar Storm (Mighty Med)
  • Horace Diaz (Mighty Med)
  • Evie Garland (Out of this World)
  • Zack Morris (Saved by the Bell)
  • Fate (Supernatural)
  • Reapers (Supernatural)
  • Poli Truper (Supertorpe)
  • Force Stasis Users (Star Wars)
  • Pause Girl (The Thundermans)
  • Stephen Jameson (The Tomorrow People)
  • Roger Price (The Tomorrow People)
  • Patrick T. McNulty (Twilight Zone)
  • Ivar Zurka (Witches of East End); via spell.
  • Ranger (Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street); temporary, subconsciously.
  • Kamen Rider Cronus (Kamen Rider Ex-Aid)
  • Time Jackers (Kamen Rider Zi-O)
  • Tsukuyomi (Kamen Rider Zi-O)
  • Daiki Kaito (Kamen Rider Zi-O)
  • Sougo Tokiwa (Kamen Rider Zi-O)


  • Regulus corneas (Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu)
  • Ainz Ooal Gown (Overlord)
  • Esdeath (Akame Ga Kill)
  • Celica Arfonia (Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor); via The World
  • Amber (Darker than Black)
  • Heinrad (Beast Wars Neo)
  • Abraham Louis Fran (Big Order)
  • Sylph (Black Clover)
  • The Time (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Yuna D. Kaito (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Cards)
  • Chrono (Chrono Crusade)
  • Joshua Christopher (Chrono Crusade)
  • Aion (Chrono Crusade)
  • Control (Corrector Yui)
  • Kurumi Tokisaki (Date A Live)
  • Eyebrow hair (Denma); via Time Stopping Quanx ability
  • Users of Planar Constraint Quanx ability (Denma)
  • Timemon (Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters)
  • Clockmon (Digimon)
  • Guldo (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Hit (Dragon Ball)
  • Dimaria Chronos Yesta (Fairy Tail)
  • Mavis Vermillion (Fairy Tail); via Fairy Sphere
  • Zeref Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
  • Urashiki Ōtsutsuki (Naruto/Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Gasper Vladi (Highschool DxD)
  • Rias Gremory (High School DxD); via the Forbidden Invade Balor the Princess
  • Hanyū (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni)
  • Erika (Hime-chan's Ribbon)
  • George Kurai (HUGtto! Pretty Cure)
  • Yume Furusuna (Instant Bullet)
  • Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders); via Star Platinum: The World
  • DIO (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders); via The World
  • Diego Brando from Another Universe (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VII: Steel Ball Run); via THE WORLD
  • Pentagon (Kinnikuman)
  • Lord Sullivan (Mairimashita! Iruma-Ku)
  • Merlin (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Aun Freya (Photon: The Idiot Adventures)
  • Homura Akemi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  • Sailor Pluto (Sailor Moon)
  • Mephistopheles Yōma (Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas)
  • Saturn and the Pallasites (Saint Seiya Ω)
  • Monk (Sidekicks)
  • Demon Bird Jean (Star Ocean Ex)
  • Irori (Unbreakable Machine-Doll); via ice ability
  • Kirie Sakurame (UQ Holder); via breaking her save point and dying at the same time
  • Tena Vita (UQ Holder)
  • Aoi Akane (Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun)
  • Jiro (Toriko)
  • Acacia (Toriko) via Backchannels
  • Being X (Youjo Senki)
  • Tsuyuno Yatsumura (Magical Girl Site)
  • The founder (Kokkoku)
  • Rimuru Tempest (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
  • Chloe Aubert (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
  • Guy Crimson (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
  • Yūji Sakai (Shakugan no Shana)
  • Shiori Kaburagi (There Was No Secret Evil-Fighting Organization (srsly?!), So I Made One MYSELF!)
  • Sullivan (Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun)
  • Sho Kusakabe (Fire Force); via pyrokinesis
  • Kuzuno Sekai (Time Stop Brave); via controller

Video Games

  • Hat Kid (A Hat in Time); via the Time Stop Hat
  • Bomberman (Bomberman 64: The Second Attack); via the Light Bomb
  • Dante (Devil May Cry); via the Quicksilver Style & Bangle of Time
  • Corvo Attano (Dishonored)
  • Daud (Dishonored)
  • The Outsider (Dishonored)
  • Faceless Void (Dota 2)
  • Dali's Clock (EarthBound/Mother 2)
  • The Dragonborn (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ); via Slow Time Shout
  • Herrscher of the Void (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Saiki (The King of Fighters XIII)
  • Veran (The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages)
  • Witches/Warlock (The Sims 2), via Tempus Interruptus spell.
  • Maxine Caulfield (Life is Strange)
  • Bass (Mega Man series); via certain Spacetime weapons
  • Mega Man (Mega Man series); via certain Spacetime weapons
  • Certain Spacetime Robot Masters (Mega Man series)
    • Bright Man
    • Centaur Man
    • Clock Men
    • Flash Man
    • Saturn
  • Dark Dizzy (Mega Man X5)
  • X (Mega Man X5); via his Dark Hold attack.
  • Zero (Mega Man X5); via his Dark Hold attack.
  • Kronika (Mortal Kombat 11)
  • Celebi (Pokémon)
  • Jack Joyce (Quantum Break)
  • Paul Serene (Quantum Break)
  • Beth Wilder (Quantum Break)
  • Sayuri (Senran Kagura)
  • Ren Fuji/Tenma Yatou (Shinza Bansho series)
  • Fiona (Shrek 2 game)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Time Eater (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The New Kid (South Park: The Fractured but Whole); via TimeFart Pause
  • Prelate.Zeratul (Storm of the Imperial Sanctum)
  • Izayoi Sakuya (Touhou Project)
  • Gaunter O'Dimm (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)
  • The Bronze Dragonflight (World of Warcraft)
  • Megumi Kitaniji (The World Ends With You)
  • Limbo (Warframe); via 2nd ability named Stasis
  • Kang the Conqueror (LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2)
  • Blinx (Blinx: The Time Sweeper); via TS-1000 Vacuum Cleaner
  • Saint Germain (Castlevania: Curse of Darkness)
  • Mage Type Innocent Devils (Castlevania: Curse of Darkness)
  • Tatsuya Suou (Megami Tensei)
  • Mario ("Super Mario"); via Stop Watch
  • Link (Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild); via Sheikah Slate Stasis Rune

Web Comics

  • Sarda the Sage (8-bit Theater)
  • Sophie (Live with Yourself!)

Known Objects

  • Demon's Extract (Akame Ga Kill)
  • SCP-5510 - Universal Remote (SCP Foundation)
  • Mortimer J. Denning Von Kronecker/Blackbird/The Black King/The Fifth Overseer/O5-5 (SCP Foundation)
  • Armageddon Device (Spy Kids: All the Time in the World)
  • Time Bombs (Spy Kids: All the Time in the World)
  • The Watch (Bernard's Watch)
  • The Time Clow Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Kuan's Fridge (Denma); via Time Stopping Quanx ability
  • The glass clock of Bad Schüschein (Discworld)
  • Time Button (Futurama); only when broken
  • Take-Five Bomb (Girl Genius)
  • Time Stone (Marvel Comics)
  • Stasis Rune (Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
  • Pause Time Blade (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Miracle Watch (The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XIV: Stop the World, I Want to Goof Off)
  • Kairosect (Trollhunters)
  • Time Stop Lollipops (Just Add Magic)
  • Special Stone (Kokkoku)
  • Relic of Knowledge (RWBY)
  • Golden Finger (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Stop Watch (various)
  • Remote Control (various); via "stop" or "pause" button
  • Universal remote control (Click)
  • Horaria Porticus (UQ Holder)
  • Tsuyuno's smartphone wand (Magical Girl Site)
  • Kang's Time Crystal (LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2)
  • The Hourglass of Time (The Smurfs)
  • Hyperchron Devices (Aaron Stone)