- "I've struck the "toui", one of your 708 pressure points! You'll die 7 seconds after I pull out my fingers. Spend those 7 seconds thinking about your sinful ways!!"
- ― Kenshiro to Spade (Fist of the North Star)
The power to delay the effects of anything.
- Delay Effect
- Effect Lagging
- Stall Effect
The user can delay the effect of anything to a later time, for example striking target, but the impact of the strike would not occur until later.
- Attack Powers
- Causality Manipulation
- Control Manipulation
- Critical Impact
- Effect Stacking
- Enhanced Strike
- Heavy Strike
- Spell Casting
- May only apply to certain effects/attacks.
- May not be able to control when the effect eventually occurs.
- May not change the amount of damage done.
- Blush (Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus)
- Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
- Yue Ayase (Negima)
- Users of Delay Spell (Pathfinder)
- Pokémon with Future Sight or Doom Desire (Pokémon series)
- Garchomp (Pokémon anime); Destruction caused by Hyper Beam is briefly delayed
- Users of Delay Damage (Shadowrun)