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|caption = As the Monk Of Perception, Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach) knows and can manipulate the true names of nearly everything.
 
|caption = As the Monk Of Perception, Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach) knows and can manipulate the true names of nearly everything.
 
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{{Template:Quote|The name is the thing, and the true name is the true thing. To speak the name is to control the thing.|Ursula K. Le Guin, The Rule of Names|}}
 
{{Template:Quote|The name is the thing, and the true name is the true thing. To speak the name is to control the thing.|Ursula K. Le Guin, The Rule of Names|}}
 
The ability to '''manipulate the true names'''. Sub-power of [[Linguistic Manipulation]].
 
The ability to '''manipulate the true names'''. Sub-power of [[Linguistic Manipulation]].
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*[[Nonexistence]] - by erasing targets name from reality.
 
*[[Nonexistence]] - by erasing targets name from reality.
 
*[[Power Negation]] - by causing targets to lose their name.
 
*[[Power Negation]] - by causing targets to lose their name.
*[[Shapeshifting Negation]] -- speaking a shapeshifted being's true name may restore them to their true form.
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*[[Shapeshifting Negation]] - speaking a shapeshifted being's true name may restore them to their true form.
   
 
==Associations==
 
==Associations==
*[[Linguistic Magic]]
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*[[Incantation]]
 
*[[Linguistic Manipulation]]
 
*[[Linguistic Manipulation]]
 
*[[Vocal Augmentation]]
 
*[[Vocal Augmentation]]
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*Beings with [[Nonexistent Physiology]] have no true names.
 
*Beings with [[Nonexistent Physiology]] have no true names.
 
*Beings with [[Identity Dominance]] can turn this power against the user.
 
*Beings with [[Identity Dominance]] can turn this power against the user.
*Beings suffering from [[Identity Loss]] may be immune.
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*Beings suffering from [[Identity Erasure]] may be immune.
 
*Users of [[Nameless Existence]] are immune.
 
*Users of [[Nameless Existence]] are immune.
   
 
==Known Users==
 
==Known Users==
''See Also: [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/IKnowYourTrueName I Know Your True Name]''
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''See Also: [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/IKnowYourTrueName I Know Your True Name]''.
 
*Ged (''Earthsea'')
 
*Ged (''Earthsea'')
 
*[[w:c:bleach:Ichibē Hyōsube|Ichibē Hyōsube]] (''Bleach'')
 
*[[w:c:bleach:Ichibē Hyōsube|Ichibē Hyōsube]] (''Bleach'')
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*Asmodeus (''Planescape'')
 
*Asmodeus (''Planescape'')
 
*[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-992 SCP-992 - Gaia's Emissary] (''SCP Foundation'')
 
*[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-992 SCP-992 - Gaia's Emissary] (''SCP Foundation'')
*Rinnosuke (''Touhou'')
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*Powerful magicians (''Inheritance Cycle'')
*Galbatorix (''Inheritance Cycle'')
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*Isis (''The'' ''Kane Chronicles'')
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*Mr Bliss (''Skulduggery Pleasant''); when he manipulates Laudigan.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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King Galbatorix.jpeg|After learning the true names of Murtagh and his dragon, Thorn, Galbatorix (Inheritance Cycle) enslaved them to his will.
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Shadeslayer.JPG|Ensuring that Sloan would remain punished for everything he's done, Eragon (Inheritance Cycle) used the butcher's true name so he'd never be able to speak to his daughter, Katrina again.
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[[Category:Powers]]
 
[[Category:Powers]]
 
[[Category:Supernatural Powers]]
 
[[Category:Supernatural Powers]]
 
[[Category:Conceptual Powers]]
 
[[Category:Conceptual Powers]]
 
[[Category:Fighting Power]]
 
[[Category:Fighting Power]]
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[[Category:Rare power]]
 
[[Category:Rare power]]

Revision as of 01:08, June 2, 2020

"The name is the thing, and the true name is the true thing. To speak the name is to control the thing."
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Rule of Names

The ability to manipulate the true names. Sub-power of Linguistic Manipulation.

Capabilities

The user can manipulate true names - the metaphysical representations of sentient being - which grants them certain amount of power over the target being able to find, control, summon and banish them among others.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

See Also: I Know Your True Name.

  • Ged (Earthsea)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Truenamer (Planescape)
  • Asmodeus (Planescape)
  • SCP-992 - Gaia's Emissary (SCP Foundation)
  • Powerful magicians (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Isis (The Kane Chronicles)
  • Mr Bliss (Skulduggery Pleasant); when he manipulates Laudigan.

Gallery

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