The power to bind, imprison or otherwise stop objects by using water. Sub-power of Hydrokinetic Constructs. Variation of Elemental Imprisonment.

Also Called

  • Hydrokinetic Trapping
  • Water Trapping


The user can bind, imprison and/or otherwise stop object/being by surrounding them completely by using water.





  • Targets may drown unless they are not totally submerged.

Known Users

  • Waterbenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Madoushi (CardCaptor Sakura)
  • Sea Hag (Charmed)
  • Water Dinosaurs/Sauropods and Spinosaurids (Dinosaur King)
  • Juvia Lockster (Fairy Tail)
  • Torafusa (Fairy Tail)
  • Yukina (Girls Bravo)
  • Aqua Volatem charm users (Harry Potter)
  • Kisame Hoshigaki (Naruto)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Ruiga (Naruto)
  • Shizuma Hoshigaki (Naruto)
  • Meduna (The Night When Evil Falls)
  • Whirlpool users (Pokémon)
  • Lapis Lazuli (Steven Universe)
  • Lobsters (Thea Stilton: The Secret of the Crystal Fairies)
  • Cragmont (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Kiyoshi Mitarai (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Hedgehog); only in Chaos 6 transformation
  • Males of Cosmo's species/Metarex commanders (Sonic X); only in first Final Mova transformation and via Planet Aqurius


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