The ability to charge up special attacks and powers to increase their effectiveness.
- Attack Augmentation
- Charging Attacks
- Empowered Attacks
- Powered Attacks
The user is able to build up power in order to make their standard and special attacks stronger and deal more damage. They can also charge any powers they may have.
- May only be able to charge up a limited amount of energy without harm.
- May become more susceptible to damage while charging.
- Interruption during charging may result the loss of charged energy.
- Once the charging process has begun, the user may be unable to halt it until it finishes.
- Charged attacks force depends on the user's body condition.
Ikkaku (Bleach) charging his Bankai, Ryūmon Hōzukimaru.
Alighiero (Dante's Inferno) uses his charged attack on Dante.
Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom) charges his Ghost Ray into a massive beam.
Superman (DC Comics) charges his Heat Vision
with enough power to incinerate an entire planet.
Goku (Dragon Ball series) can charge his ki in his standard Kamehameha to fire his Super Kamehameha.
Frieza (Dragon Ball series) can charge his ki into his Death Ball to increase its already destructive power, creating the 100% Death Ball.
Sting (Fairy Tail) utilizing his White Dragon Slayer Magic to cast Holy Nova which gathers a large amount of light and releases it into a concentrated attack.
Users of Model X (Mega Man ZX series) can fire X's Charge Shot.
By charging his fully upgraded stun arm, Venom Snake (Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain) can unleash lightning bolts.
Samus Aran (Metroid series) using her Charge Beam.
Sly Cooper (Sly Cooper series) can charge his cane to increase the power of his Jump Attack, Spin Attack, or Push Attack.
Ryu (Street Fighter series) can charge the Denjin Hadoken in order to increase the amount of hits, damage, and stuns, it will inflict on the opponent.
Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) charging a Spin Dash.
Starfire (Teen Titans 2003) charging her Starbolt to unleash a more powerful blast.
Link (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker) can charge his Magic into his sword to charge for his Hurricane Spin.
Yusuke Urameshi (YuYu Hakusho) can charge his Spirit Energy into his Spirit Gun to increase its already destructive power and fire his Spirit Gun Mega.