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"In the frozen land of Nador, they were forced to eat Robin’s minstrels…and there was much rejoicing"
― Narrator (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

The power to gain strength from cannibalism. Variation of Organic Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Cannibal Affinity

Capabilities

User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. from the act of cannibalism: eating the flesh of a member of one's own species, like a human eating another human, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the act or even slow or stop aging.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May require a lot of or the whole of the person the user is attempting to use their abilities on.
  • Cannot be used if the user eats anything other than their own species.
  • Cannot be used if the user refuses to engage in cannibalism.
  • May put a strain on one's physical and mental health. 

Known Users

See also: Monstrous Cannibalism

Comics

  • Everyman (DC Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Zombies)

Films

  • Evil Witches (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Aunt Mei (Dumplings/Three...Extremes)
  • Mrs. Lee (Dumplings/Three...Extremes)
  • Mr. Lee (Dumplings)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Gurgurant (Arthurian Mythology)
  • Jikininki (Japanese Mythology)
  • Wendigo (Native American Folklore)
  • Witches (Various)

Literature

  • Witches (Various)

Live Action TV

  • Rugaru (Supernatural)
  • Wendigo (Supernatural)
  • Sirens (The Vampire Diaries)

Manga/Anime

  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Akuma (D.Gray-Man)
  • Ghouls (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Charlotte Linlin (One Piece); via cannibalizing Carmel

Video Games

Gallery