The power to absorb electricity and utilize it in some way. Sub-power of Electricity Manipulation. Variation of Energy Absorption and Elemental Absorption.

Also Called

  • Electric/Electrical/Electrokinetic Absorption
  • Electrical Energy Absorption


Users can absorb electricity, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.




  • Can't absorb self-generated electricity.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be constantly active.

Known Users

  • Cole MacGarth (inFAMOUS)
  • Teenage patient (Heroes)
  • Benjamin Franklin (Heroes)
  • Blackout (The Flash)
  • Virgil Hawkins/Static (DC Comics)
  • Black Lightning (DC Comics)
  • Livewire (DC Comics)
  • Lamprey (DC Comics)
  • Surge (Marvel Comics)
  • Electro (Marvel Comics)
  • Zzzax (Marvel Comics)
  • Juju Junior (Skylanders)
  • Killowat (Teen Titans)
  • Overload (Teen Titans)
  • Penny (Zatch Bell!)
  • Amperis (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • AmpFibian
    • Ra'ad
  • Crystalsapiens (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Chromastone
    • Sugilite
  • Conductoids (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Feedback
  • Nosedeenians (Ben 10/Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Buzzshock
  • Shock Rock (Ben 10 Reboot)
  • Mozzler (Thunder of Gigantic Serpent)
  • Sinduramon (Digimon)
  • Galian (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Magnemite (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with the abilities "Volt Absorb", "Motor Drive", and "Lighting Rod" (Pokémon)
  • Volta (Ai de las Alas)
  • Tina (Wansapanataym Episode 99: "Kuryentina")
  • Tomoki Sakurai (Sora no Otoshimono)
  • Tengu Brunch/Buranchi (Toriko)
  • Skrill (Dragons: Defenders of Berk)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Nora Valkyrie (RWBY)
  • Mon-El (Supergirl)
  • Matoombo (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Psychotick (Power Rangers Megaforce)
  • Prince Solaris (My Little Pony The Movie)
  • Quick Charge (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Ultimate Kevin (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Newtralizer (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)