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Dream Manipulation
Dream
Dream of the Endless (DC Comics/Vertigo) controls sleep, dreams, nightmares, and insomnia.

Power/Ability to:

manipulate the dreams of people.

The power to enter and manipulate the dreams of oneself and others.  A sub-power of Sleep Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Dream Control/Power
  • Dreamscaping
  • Oneirokinesis
  • Somnipathy

Capabilities

User can enter and manipulate the dreams of oneself and others, including modifying, suppressing, fabricating, influencing, manifesting, sensing, and observing dreams as well as nightmares, daydreams, etc. Sometimes the user can even unlock their hidden powers, or even commune with the dead. The user can produce and modify dreams, bestow nightmares or lucid dreaming, entrap people in REM, and promote spiritual/emotional healing within dreams.

In some cases, the user's power extends to the real world, such as wounds inflicted on a sleeping victim and even pulling someone from the waking world into the dream world.

Note: Ordinary Human beings can actually achieve through Lucid Dreaming where the person is aware that s/he is dreaming and thus gain control of the dream.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Oneiric Immunity
  • The user can only affect sleeping subjects.
    • Due to this, Users has a limited amount of time while their target is asleep unless the user also has Sleep Inducement.
    • This may be rectified by using "daydreams" or inducing sleep.
  • Users of Psychic Shield are either immune or highly resitant.
  • May be limited to only putting a person in a Nightmare/Dream Realm, not fully controlling their dream.
  • May not be able to warp reality, therefore not being able to damage the target physically.

Known Users

  • The Nightmare Man (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • Bill Cipher (Gravity Falls)
  • Sanjog Iyer (Heroes)
  • Pesky Dust (Ben 10)
  • Max (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • Linus/Minus (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • The Beldam (Coraline)
  • Mumm-Ra (Thundercats)
  • Princess Luna (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Dream Eaters (Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance)
  • Nocturne (Danny Phantom)
  • NiGHTS (NiGHTS)
  • Wizeman the Wicked (NiGHTS)
  • Reala (NiGHTS)
  • Nightmarens (NiGHTS)
  • Makuta Teridax (Bionicle)
  • Karzahni (Bionicle)
  • The Dream Lord (Doctor Who)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare On Elm Street)
  • Kristen Parker (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Alice Johnson/Dream Master (A Nightmare On Elm Street)
  • Jagang (Sword of Truth)
  • Dreamwalkers (Sword of Truth)
  • Jilian (Sword of Truth)
  • Dreamcasters (Sword of Truth)
  • Darkrai (Pokemon), can create nightmares and trap others in them
  • Cresselia (Pokemon), can create pleasant dreams and stop nightmares
  • Several machines that can control dreams.
  • Kotori Monoh (X)
  • Kagyoh Kuzuki (X)
  • Hinoto (X)
  • Kanoe (X)
  • Princess Sakura (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)
  • Syaoran (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)
  • Fei Wang Reed (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)
  • Yuuko Ichihara (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle/xxxHolic)
  • Nightmare (Paradox Saga)
  • Dream (Neil Gaiman's Endless)
  • Morpheus (Greek Mythology)
  • Hypnos (Greek Mythology)
  • Drift (Wolf Wars)
  • Phobiist (Big Wolf on Campus)
  • Road Kamelot (D.Gray-Man)
  • Orsay Pettijohn (Gone)
  • Augustus Cole (The X-Files); able to project dreams into someone's mind while they are awake; the illusion is so realistic that if the illusion "kills" them they will die, apparently from the causes in the illusion
  • Sarah Conroy (Smallville)
  • The Master (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Sineya/The First Slayer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Selmith Parasites (Angel)
  • Dom Cobb (Inception)
  • Ariadne (Inception)
  • Ramona Flowers (Scott Pilgrim); by accident
  • Isabel Evans (Roswell)
  • Izanami (Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4)
  • Nightmare (Alice in the Country of Hearts)
  • The Ethereal (Aladdin: the Animated Series)
  • Pokémon with Dream Eater, or related moves (Pokémon)
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • The Chronicler (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Rhinosnorus (Power Rangers Samurai)
  • Pegasus (Sailor Moon SuperS)
  • Wind Fish (The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening)
  • Void (Sonic Shuffle)
  • The Dream (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Vincent (Alphas)
  • Mirage (Aladdin: The Animated)
  • Venus de Milo (Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation)
  • Star Spirits (Super Mario)
  • Young Xehanort (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Users of the Sheep Talisman (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Yu Yevon (Final Fantasy X)
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)
  • Holiday Brandon (Shadow Falls)
  • Derek Lakes (Shadow Falls)
  • Roberto Esparza (Shadow Falls)
  • Nightmare (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Pitch/Boogeyman (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Sandman (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Alex Russo (Wizards of Waverly Place); via the Dream Helmet
  • Freya Beauchamp (Witches of East End); controls her dreams with a potion
  • Vampires (The Vampire Diaries TV Series)
  • Jayfeather (Warriors)
  • Any member of Starclan or the Dark Forest (Warriors)
  • Nobody Owens (The Graveyard Book)
  • Len (TYPE-MOON)

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