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"A shaft of energy shot out from the eye, bathing him in its glow. The next instant, Carapar shattered into fragments as if he had been made of crystal. Then there was nothing left of him but a pile of glittering dust on the stone floor."
― Narrator, Federation of Fear
"My mouth is a portal into a dark dimension. Even I ignore where it leads. I sent your friend in here... and you are next."
― Vanilla Ice (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)

The power to collapse objects into dust. Not to be confused with Death Inducement, Dust Transmutation or Ash Transmutation.

Also Called

  • Deconstruction
  • Dissociation
  • Matter Disintegration

Capabilities

The user cause targets (whether organic or inorganic material) to lose cohesion in various means. Some can make matter fall apart, wipe away their target on a molecular/sub-molecular level or even revert matter into pure energy. Regardless of the means, the target is reduced to either molecular/sub-molecular dust or energy but not absolutely annihilated.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Reforming
  • Requires concentration or focus to properly aim.
  • Ambient Resource Construction can reverse the effects on inorganic objects.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be triggered involuntarily.
  • Full deconstruction may take a long time.
  • May only work to destroy, making reassembly difficult or impossible.
  • Users may not be immune.
  • May only be able to disintegrate organic or inorganic materials.

Known Users

  • The Lich (Adventure Time)
  • Enerjak (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Thanos (Avengers: Infinity War); via Infinity Gauntlet
  • Alpha (Ben 10-Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • Tren Krom (BIONICLE)
  • Guurahk (BIONICLE)
  • The Shadowed One (BIONICLE)
  • Makuta (BIONICLE)
  • Rahkshi (BIONICLE)
  • Kraata (BIONICLE)
  • Baraggan Louisenbairn (Bleach)
  • Nizer Bruckheimer (Black Cat)
  • Sephiria Arks (Black Cat)
  • Piper Halliwell (Charmed); via Molecular Manipulation
  • Swallow Cratsvalley (Chaos Dragon)
  • Gideon (Charmed)
  • The Crone (Charmed)
  • Harvest (Darker than Black)
  • Mano (DC Comics)
  • Plasmus (DC Comics)
  • Users of Shockwave Quanx ability (Denma)
  • Users of Energy Ball Quanx ability (Denma)
  • Gatsu (Denma); via BangQuanx ability
  • Myotismon (Digimon)
  • Tom Miller (Heroes)
  • Sylar/Gabriel Gray (Heroes)
  • Felicia Brooks (Heroes)
  • Desert Ghost (Marvel Comics)
  • Carrion (Marvel Comics)
  • Wither (Marvel Comics)
  • Rictor (Marvel Comics)
  • Vogan (The Young Guardians)
  • Byakkko (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Takuma Ichijo (Vampire Knight)
  • Dark Phoenix (X-Men: The Last Stand); via Telekinesis
  • Clive Yorkin(The Flash)
  • Dust Release Users (Naruto)
    • Mu
    • Onoki
  • Clear Note and Vino (Zatch Bell!)
  • Barr (Image Comics)
  • Marko (Image Comics)
  • Lindsey Harrison (Smallville)
  • Hades (Fairy Tail); presumably
  • Scar (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Limelight (Steelheart)
  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)
  • Eknodines (Doctor Who)
  • Tyler Randall (Smallville)
  • August (Fairy Tail)
  • Gildarts (Fairy Tail)
  • Vanilla Ice (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders); via Cream
  • Okuyasu Nijimura (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Unbreakable); via The Hand
  • Remy LeBeau (Marvel Comics); As the horsemen of Death
  • Lash (Marvel Comics)
  • Shiba Tatsuya (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Striders (Half-Life 2 Series)
  • Jonathan Phaedrus (The Reckoners Series)
  • Vaarsuvius (The Order of the Stick)
  • Redcloak (The Order of the Stick)
  • Laurin Shattersmith (The Order of the Stick)
  • The Darkness/Amara (Supernatural)
  • Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen/DC Comics)
  • Jafar (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Rumplestiltskin (Once Upon a Time)
  • Zelena (Once Upon a Time)
  • Tomura Shigaraki (My Hero Academia)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Copycat (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Gods of Destruction (Dragon Ball Super); via "Destruction"
  • Sonia Bean (Magical Girl Raising Project: Limited)
  • Margaret Mitchell (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Gamma Jack (The Incredibles)

Known Objects

  • Telecephaloscope (Blake and Mortimer)
  • Cosmic Diving Rod (DC Comics)
  • The Alien Disintegrator (Fallout 3)
  • The Batsaber (Team Fortress 2)
  • The Disintegrator (Saints Row IV)
  • The Beacon (Angel)
  • The Cow Mangler 5000 (Team Fortress 2)
  • The Dark Matter (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • The Energy Balls (Half-Life 2 Series)
  • The Kuzuzu Atom (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • The Disintegrators (Larry Niven: Known Space)
  • The Light Grenade (Mom and Dad save the World)
  • The Trident (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • The Leichenfaust 44 (Wolfenstein: 2009)
  • The Tenloss DXR-6 Disruptor Rifle (Star Wars: Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast)
  • The Type 7 Particle Cannon (F.E.A.R.)
  • The Gungnir (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • The Little Doctor (Ender's Game)
  • The Pomson 6000 (Team Fortress 2)
  • The Righteous Bison (Team Fortress 2)
  • Laser Weapons (Fallout Series)
  • Boneduster (Bulletstorm); via Charged shot
  • Abronath (Star Trek)

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