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"Air is the element of freedom."
― Iroh to Zuko, Avatar: The Last Airbender

The power to manipulate air/wind. Variation of Elemental Manipulation and Gas Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Aerokinesis
  • Airbending
  • Air Control
  • Air Element Control
  • Anemokinesis
  • Atmosphere Control/Manipulation
  • Atmospheric Gas Manipulation
  • Spirarekinesis
  • Wind Control/Manipulation
  • Wind Release/Fūton

Capabilities

User can create, shape and manipulate air, the common name given to the layer of atmospheric gases and various compounds (mostly oxygen and nitrogen) surrounding the planet Earth that is retained by Earth's gravity, and wind, movement of air relative to the surface of the planet. It is an important factor in determining and controlling climate and weather, and the generating force of most ocean and freshwater waves. Wind occurs because of horizontal and vertical differences in atmospheric pressure, and include breezes, squalls, gusts, whirlwinds, zephyrs, gales, tempests, and hurricanes.

Since air cannot be seen by conventional methods, neither can the attacks and derivatives formed by/from it, making it an invisible and versatile weapon that is very difficult to block and dodge.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

As one of the classical Elements, Air is associated with:

Limitations

  • Aerokinetic Immunity
  • May be unable to create air/wind, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user, and their power's natural limits.
  • Ineffective in a vacuum: atmosphere must be present.
  • Variations in air-pressure may complicate things for beginners.
  • May be weak against Fire Manipulation, as fire is fueled by the oxygen in the air, thus making the flames stronger.
  • Higher level Electricity Manipulation users can use electrons to detonate the various compound molecules within the air, which may overwhelm the user.

Known Users

See Also: Blow You Away.

Manga/Anime

  • Vento of the Front (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Archangel Uriel (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Ikki Minami (Air Gear)
  • Sora (Air Gear)
  • Nike (Air Gear)
  • Team Sleipnir (Air Gear)
  • Takumi Yura (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Kenichirou Morio (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Ventus Bakugan (Bakugan)
  • Leon Elliott (Black Cat)
  • Suì-Fēng (Bleach)
  • Kensei Mugurama (Bleach)
  • The Windy (Card Captor Sakura)
  • Kouji (Code: Breaker)
  • Luco (Darker then Black)
  • April (Darker than Black)
  • Kazemon-Zephyrmon (Digimon)
  • Mystogan (Fairy Tail)
  • Wendy Marvel (Fairy Tail)
  • Ren Akatsuki (Fairy Tail)
  • Aria (Fairy Tail)
  • Erigor (Fairy Tail)
  • Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail); via Wind God Armor
  • Sherria Blendy (Fairy Tail)
  • Fuuko Kirisawa (Flame of Recca)
  • Erden Grevark (Infinity Vikings)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha)
  • Kazuma Yagami (Kaze no Stigma)
  • Wamuu (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2: Battle Tendency)
  • Stray Cat (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable)
  • Doobie Wah! (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: JoJolion)
  • Fuu Hououji (Magic Knight Rayearth)
  • Leolo (Mirmo Zibang)
  • Inasa Yorashi (My Hero Academia)
  • Wind Release users (Naruto)
  • Tornadotwister (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • Windbeat (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • All Aero Dragons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • All Aero Mustangons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Cure Windy (Pretty Cure Splash Star)
  • Ram (Re;Zero)
  • Crusch Karsten (Re;Zero)
  • Aquila Yuna (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Andromed Shun (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Gemini Paradox (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Capricorn Ionia (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Kazehana (Sekirei)
  • Howzer (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Elaine (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  • Spirit of Wind (Shaman King)
  • Gale (Sidekicks)
  • Cure March/Nao Midorikawa (Smile Precure)
  • Keith Goodman/Sky High (Tiger and Bunny)
  • Rumina Asagi (Tokyo Underground)
  • Setsuno (Toriko)
  • Harpy (Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
  • Jin (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Hyde and Eido (Zatch Bell!)

Video Games

  • Ashtarth (Bomberman: 64 The Second Attack)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Ivan (Golden Sun)
  • Sheba (Golden Sun)
  • Karis (Golden Sun)
  • Sveta (Golden Sun)
  • Xaldin (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Janna (League of Legends)
  • Yasuo (League of Legends)
  • Harpuia (Mega Man Zero)
  • Wind Man (Mega Man 6)
  • Tornado Man (Mega Man 9)
  • Fujin (Mortal Kombat)
  • Musashi (Musashi: Samurai Legend)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Flying type Pokémon (Pokemon)
  • Gale (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Law Hero/Yuji (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Jet-Vac (Skylanders: Giants)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Espio the Chameleon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Jet the Hawk (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Talim (Soul Calibur)
  • Wind Dragons (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Dovahkiin (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim)
  • Leopold Goenitz (The King of Fighters '96)
  • Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Demise (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker); via Wind Waker
  • Vaati (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Aya Shameimaru (Touhou Project)
  • Sanae Kochiya (Touhou Project)
  • Kanako Yasaka (Touhou Project)
  • Hresvelgr (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Jinn (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Plantain Fan (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • [w:c:valkyriecrusade:Ariel_(Dark)|Ariel (Dark)]] (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Therapoda dinosaurs (Dinosaur King)
    • Ceratopsauridae dinosaurs
    • Megalosauridae dinosaurs
    • Coelophysoidea dinosaurs
    • Dilophosauridae dinosaurs
    • Abelisauridae dinosaurs
    • Allosauridae dinosaurs
    • Metriacanthosauridae dinosaurs
    • Neovenatoridae dinosaurs
    • Ornithomimidae dinosaurs
    • Troodontidae dinosaurs
    • Dromaeosauridae dinosaurs
  • Nora (Islands of Wakfu)
  • Cynder (The Legend of Spyro: A New Dawn)
  • Tengu (Yo-kai Watch)
  • General Gong the Hawkeye (Patapon 1/2)
  • RottenLee Ravenous (Patapon 3)
  • Airbrands (Masquerada: Songs and Shadows)
  • Witchers (The Witcher Series) via using the Aard sign

Comics

Television

Cartoons

Movies

  • Fast-flying fairies (Disney Fairies)
    • Vidia

Literature

  • Damien Maslin (House of Night)
  • Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Valkyrie Cain (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Ghastly Bespoke (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Nicci (Sword of Truth)
  • Wizards and Sorceresses with Addictive Magic (Sword of Truth)
  • Jason Grace (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • Josh and Sophie Newman (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Witch of Endor (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Virginia Dare (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Users of Air Magic (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Joshua Rauje (The Young Guardians)
  • Air-using Moroi (Vampire Academy)
    • Kenneth
    • Rhonda
    • Lee Donahue
  • Marko Collins (The Eidolon Saga)
  • Windweavers (Red Queen)
    • Oliver Laris

Merchandise

  • Lehvak-Kal (Bionicle)
  • Toa of Air (Bionicle)
    • Toa Lewa (Bionicle)
    • Toa Matau (Bionicle)
    • Toa Kongu (Bionicle)
    • Toa Lesovikk (Bionicle)
  • Glatorian Gresh (Bionicle)
  • Glatorian Vastus (Bionicle)
  • Jessica (Gormiti)
  • Air Gormiti (Gormiti)

Mythology/Folklore

  • Deities of wind, sky, weather, etc. (Mythology)
    • Thor (Norse Mythology)
    • Zeus/Jupiter (Greco-Roman Mythology)
    • Aeolus (Greek Mythology)
    • Hera (Greek Mythology)
    • Anemoi (Greco-Roman Mythology)

Known Items

  • Sword of the Storm (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Sword of Lucida (Xiaolin Chronicles)

Known Spells

  • Galeas Zipuctus (Ben 10)
  • Aard (The Witcher Series)

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