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Tom (Heroes) causes an ornament to shatter

Power/Ability to:

Cause objects or people to lose cohesion

"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
The power to collapse objects into dust. Not to be confused with Death Inducement.

Also Called

  • Deconstruction
  • Matter Disintegration


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





  • May be triggered involuntary.
  • Full deconstruction may take a long time.
  • Ability may only work to destroy, making reassembly difficult or impossible.
  • Users require concentration or focus to properly aim.
  • Users may not be immune.
  • Ambient Resource Construction can reverse the effects on inorganic objects.
  • May only be able to disintegrate organic or inorganic materials.
  • May require physical contact.

Known Users

  • Remy LeBeau (Marvel Comics) As the horsemen Death.
  • Brandish μ (Fairy Tail)
  • Baraggan Louisenbairn (Bleach)
  • The Lich (Adventure Time)
  • Vogan (The Young Guardians)
  • Piper Halliwell (Charmed); via Molecular Manipulation
  • Tom Miller (Heroes)
  • Dark Phoenix (X-Men: The Last Stand); via Telekinesis
  • Felicia Brooks (Heroes)
  • Dust Release Users (Naruto)
  • Tren Krom (BIONICLE)
  • Guurahk (BIONICLE)
  • The Shadowed One (BIONICLE)
  • Makuta (BIONICLE)
  • Rahkshi (BIONICLE)
  • Kraata (BIONICLE)
  • Harvest (Darker than Black)
  • Myotismon (Digimon)
  • Alpha (Ben 10-Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • Carrion (Marvel Comics)
  • Wither (Marvel Comics)
  • Rictor (Marvel Comics)
  • Barr (Image Comics/Saga)
  • Marko (Image Comics/Saga)
  • Lindsey Harrison (Smallville)
  • Swallow Cratsvalley (Chaos Dragon)
  • Gideon (Charmed)
  • The Crone (Charmed)
  • Enerjak (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Scar (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Edward Elric (FullMetal Alchemist)
  • Limelight (Steelheart)
  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)
  • Tyler Randall (Smallville)
  • Gildarts (Fairy Tail)
  • Lash (Inhumans)
  • Shiba Tatsuya (The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Jonathan Phaedrus (The Reckoners series)
  • Vaarsuvius (The Order of the Stick)
  • Redcloak (The Order of the Stick)
  • Laurin Shattersmith (The Order of the Stick)

Known objects

  • The Beacon (Angel)
  • The Dark Matter (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • 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.)


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