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"Haw!! No rays can hurt the Absorbin' Man!! I absorb the properties of whatever I touch, so it just makes me as strong as it is!!!"
― Crusher Creel (Marvel Comics)

The power to be empowered by absorbing. Combination of Absorption and Affinity.

Also Called

  • Absorption Affinity

Capabilities

Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they absorb a certain object, event, or emotion, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able draw sustenance from their affinity or even slow or stop aging.

Applications

Associations

Variations

Limitations

  • May be limited by only a single type.

Known Users

  • Michael Morningstar/Darkstar (Ben 10 Series)
  • Superman (DC Comics); via Solar Energy Absorption
  • Cell (Dragon Ball)
  • Kapellmeister (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Administrator (Marvel Comics)
  • Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Sebastian Shaw (Marvel Comics); via Kinetic Energy Absorption
  • Toneri Ōtsutsuki (The Last: Naruto the Movie); via Organic Absorption
  • Meltlilith (Nasuverse)
  • Certain Pokémon (Pokémon); via Certain Skills
  • Famine (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Castiel (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Amara/The Darkness (Supernatural); via Soul Absorption
  • Julius (Sword of Mana)
  • Acacia (Toriko); via consuming NEO
  • Mecklord Empeoros (Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 20 (Dragon Ball Z)

Known Objects

  • Nethicite (Final Fantasy XII)

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