The power to control decomposition and things to do with decomposition. Opposite to Freshness Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Decay Manipulation
  • Rot Manipulation
  • Taphokinesis


User can manipulate decomposition, the process by which organic substances are broken down into simpler forms of matter. They can increase or decrease the rate of rotting, or stop, prevent or even reverse the effect.

They are able to control all things/beings connected to decomposition such as vermin, worms and maggots. Some users may be able to control scavengers, such as coyotes, dogs, wolves, foxes, rats, crows and vultures or take their forms.




Known Users

  • Kiseki Kusanagi (Anti-Magic Academy 35th Test Platoon)
  • Medusa (Fate/Stay Night); via Blood Fort Andromeda
  • Tatsuya Shiba (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Spawn (Spawn)
  • Baraggan Louisenbairn (Bleach)
  • Ray Carrigan/Blackout (Ghost Rider: Spirits of Vengeance)
  • Mukae Emukae (Medaka Box); Via Raff-Rafflesia
  • Sesshomaru (InuYasha); via Bakusaiga
  • Shiina (Sekirei)
  • Pollux and Cartor (God of War)
  • Kid Rot (Grossology)
  • Tomura Shigaraki (My Hero Academia)
  • The Dying Man (Fear Mythos)