"Power...Born out of nature, Coveted by men; Wars rage on, And victors are crowned. But true power can never be lost or won. True power comes from within."
― Emily Thorne/Amanda Clark (Revenge)
"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
― Laozi

The power to unlock the true power and full potential from within oneself and things. Combination of Inner Power, Potential Creation and True Form.

Also Called

  • Absolute Power
  • Enhanced Inner Power Manifestation
  • Enhanced Power Manifestation
  • Self Empowerment
  • The Hidden/Final/Real/Ultimate/Unbound Potential/Power
  • True Inner Potential/Power


User can unleash and amplify their hidden powers and dormant potential abilities to the fullest and greatest extent. This allows the user to unlock the power that lies within their very being, granting them feats that defy logic.

When the user unlocks their true power, they are able to do just about anything that is tied to their abilities to levels unfathomable, and their power is potent that if the user is ever stripped of it, it is never truly gone, but merely locked away again. If users manage to unlock it again, the powers that were lost are regained even stronger than ever before depending on the faith and will of the user.

Note: One's power can be either magical, scientific, divine, etc, but in truth, it lacks any outside based forces/forms except on the user's sheer willpower alone.

Legendary Capabilities

According to most legends, true power is an aspect of one's being, making it nearly impossible to take away, and much like Potential Creation, it's neither random nor chosen, it's the immeasurable unbound internal power with transcending capacity to do anything, that lies dormant from within oneself.

Legends also say that the true meaning of power is that sometimes it's not about mastering supernatural powers, but about mastering oneself. Basically, it means that those who know to unleash and conquer one's true self and nature, they can't be conquered by anyone else. Legends also include that true power can only be found from within, just as much as that it dwells within everyone, but only a few can harness it.

Also, true power is unbound by the laws of magic, science, logic, and divinity, and is independent of such forces, for true power is in it's purest capability unimaginable. The power in legends proved so powerful that it can gain and/or mimic all the traits of magical, scientific and divine properties and transcend them to the legendary capabilities. This makes the power strong enough for the user to transcend their own being and brings their abilities to their truest form.





  • May need to have self-confidence, strong will, and faith in oneself.
  • May need to find one's true self to master this power.
  • The power is dependent on the user alone.
  • The power can be suppressed by self-doubt, denial or lack of will.
  • The only limits to ones true potential is what one can only imagine.
  • Unlocking ones true power on their own can be difficult.

Known Users


  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10); Aliens are at full-power when accessing the Master Control or when he unlocks the Ultimate Forms.
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics); Unlocks his true power with the Quantum Field.
  • Flash (DC Comics); Exceeds the limitations of his Supernatural Speed to Absolute Speed through self-determination.
  • Superboy Prime (DC Comics); Surpass his limits by absorbing Oans energies.
  • Superman (DC Comics); Unlocks his true potential when he stops denying the fact that he is Kryptonian.
  • Rex Salazar (Generator Rex); Most powerful builds come from his Omega-1 Nanite.
  • David Haller/Legion (Marvel Comics); After he merged with all his split personalities to become gestalt
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics); Unlock his Absolute Strength through his limitless rage.
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics); Unlock his true power thanks to the new Super Soldier Serum.
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • Perfect K.O. (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes!); when K.O. and T.K.O. share control over the same body.


  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach); Gaining the true form of his Zanpakutō after coming to terms with his heritage and power
  • Gohan (Dragon Ball series); Unlocks his true power thanks to the Elder Kai
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball series); via his True Golden Form
  • Goku Black (Dragon Ball Super); Unlocks his true power after imprinting Goku's fighting style into his own and mastering his ki.
  • Fused Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super); Unlocks his true power after merging Future Zamasu's and Goku Black's power
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball series); unlocks his true power with his Super Saiyan Blue・Shinka form
  • Goku (Dragon Ball series); unlocks his true power with his Ultra Instinct form
  • Kefla (Dragon Ball Super); unlocks her true power with her Strengthened Super Saiyan 2 form
  • Toppo (Dragon Ball Super); unlocks his true power after fully ascending to God of Destruction
  • Jiren (Dragon Ball Super); unlocks his true power after awakening his latent power
  • Broly (Dragon Ball Super: Broly); unlocks his true power with his Legendary Super Saiyan form
  • Giorno Giovanna (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part V: Vento Aureo)
  • Heaven Ascension DIO (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven)
  • Enrico Pucci (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part VI: Stone Ocean)
  • Johnny Joestar (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part VII: Steel Ball Run)
  • Medaka Kurokami (Medaka Box); Unlocks her true potential upon gaining her End God Mode
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto); Unlocks and transcends the true power of the Sharingan
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto); Unlocks his true power after using the Mangekyō Sharingan and Rinnegan
  • Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto); Unlocks his true power after combining Kurama Chakra Mode and Six Paths Sage Mode
  • Moka Akashiya (Rosario + Vampire); Assumes her true form and power whenever her rosary seal is removed
  • Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya); Unlocks his true potential when he learns the 7th Sense and 8th Sense
  • Virgo Shaka (Saint Seiya); Unlocks his true potential when he achieve Nirvana
  • Meliodas (The Seven Deadly Sins); after regaining his full power
  • Escaonr (The Seven Deadly Sins); at noons peak, as the one
  • Younger Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho); when taking on 100% of his 100% power
  • Silver Crow (Accel World)
  • Kouichi (Digimon Frontier); Unlocks the true power of darkness
  • Rose (Dragon Crisis)
  • Ayato Amagiri (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk); Unlocks his true power after releasing the seal his sister placed on him.
  • Jeanne (Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne)
  • Domon Kasshu (Mobile Fighter G Gundam); Unlocks the True Super Mode and Hyper Mode of his Shining Gundam and Burning Gundam.
  • Makoto Misumi (Moon-led Journey Across Another World); after being transported to the Goddess' World
  • Quon Miduchi (Towa no Quon)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath); The Mantra Reactor allows him to utilize the full power and potential of his wrath.
  • The Four Horsemen (Darksiders series) with their transformations.
  • Samael (Darksiders series)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry series); Unlocks the Majin Form.
  • Cyan Garamonde (Final Fantasy VI); Unlocks his full potential as a swordsman after putting his fears and regrets to rest.
  • Kratos (God of War series); Unlocks the Power of Hope within him.
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts); Unlocks his true potential upon gaining his Final Drive Form.
  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts); Unlocks his true potential when he learns to embrace his own darkness.
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype); Unlocks his true capacity by the more people he consumes to evolve.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series); access his true power only in the most dire of situations.
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series); Unlocks his true power by taking off his inhibitor rings.
  • Emerl (Sonic the Hedgehog series); becomes Ultimate Emeral after harnessing all of the combat data he has collected.
  • Nightmare (Soul series); becomes Night Terror after merging with Soul Edge Complete.
  • M.Bison (Street Fighter series); via his Final Bison form.
  • Akuma (Street Fighter series); via his Oni form.
  • Ryu (Street Fighter series); via the Power of Nothingness.
  • Corrine (Tales of Symphonia); becomes a true summon spirit after sacrificing his life to save Sheena.
  • Fiery Lu Bu The Red (Valkyrie Crusade); Unlocks her true power after becoming one with her sacred steed Red Hare.
  • Fenrir (Valkyrie Crusade); after she broke the chains that restrained her power.
  • Theseus (Valkyrie Crusade); via The Light of Ariadne
  • Shu (Blue Dragon Game); Regains his lost magic and shadow with full self-determination and fury, Summoning his shadow back stronger than ever.

Live Television/Movies

  • Scott McCall (Teen Wolf)
  • Caleb (The Covenant); Full-power unleashes when he ascended, but at a price.
  • Neo (The Matrix); Unlocks his Cyberpotence when he lost all self-doubt.

Known Objects

  • Upgrade Flashlight (Doraemon); turns costumes into actual superhero suits with wearer's potential for power
  • The True Master Sword (The Legend of Zelda series)




Video Games

Live Television/Movies

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