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The power to manipulate the five elements of Wu Xing. Combination of Earth Manipulation, Metal Manipulation, Water ManipulationWood Manipulation, and Fire Manipulation. Variation of Elemental Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Five Elements/Phases/Agents/Movements/Processes/Steps/Stages
  • Wu Xing Control


User can create, shape and manipulate any of the five elements of Wu Xing, a fivefold conceptual scheme that many traditional Chinese fields used to explain a wide array of phenomena, from cosmic cycles to the interaction between internal organs, and from the succession of political regimes to the properties of medicinal drugs. The "Five Phases" are Wood (木 mù), Fire (火 huǒ), Earth (土 tǔ), Metal (金 jīn), and Water (水 shuǐ), and in which this order of presentation is known as the "mutual generation" sequence. In the order of "mutual overcoming" (相克 xiāngkè), they are Wood, Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal.


Elements Combined (Wu-Xing):

See Elemental Recomposition



See Also: Classical elements in popular culture

Wu Xing Associations:

See Also: Wu Xing In Wu Xing, each of the five elements are associated with several unique associations. The user, depending on skill and experience in Wu-Xing, may manipulate one or more these known association sub-powers in addition to the elements of Wu Xing:

The Wood Element

The Fire Element

The Earth Element

The Metal Element

The Water Element


  • User may be unable to create elements, being limited to manipulating already existing ones.
  • User may not be able to control all five elements and/or unique associations within Wu-Xing.
  • May not be able to tap into the combined elements made through Wu-Xing.
  • Control, discipline, and restraint are extremely important. Unconscious, emotion-influenced, impulsive, or reckless use of this power can be catastrophic.
  • Distance, mass, precision, max power, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user.

Known Users


  • Magicians (Magic to Win)
    • Charlie
    • Macy Cheng
    • Ling Feng
    • Professor Kang
    • Bi Ye Wu
    • Gu Xin Yue
  • Emperor Han/Qin Shi Huang (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)


  • Strata/Gaia Dragoon (Beyblade G-Revolution)
  • The Four Sacred Bit Beasts (Beyblade V-Force)
  • Voltron/The Robot Lions (Beast King GoLion/Voltron)
  • Mai Kawakami (Myriad Colors Phantom World)
  • Hao Asakura (Shaman King)
  • Five Great Families (Highschool DxD)

Video Games

Known Objects

  • The Four Symbols (Chinese Mythology)