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Electricity Manipulation
Cole Macgrath
After surviving the Ray-Sphere explosion, Cole MacGrath (inFAMOUS series) gained the ability of Electrokinesis and Electromagnetism.

Power/Ability to:

Manipulate electricity.

The ability to manipulate electricity.

Also Called

  • Electric Current Manipulation
  • Electrokinesis
  • Fulgurkinesis
  • Electric Charge Manipulation
  • Lightning Bending/Control/Manipulation
  • Lightning Release/Raiton


User can create, shape and manipulate electricity, a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as electrons or protons) which give the user control over electric fields, electric charges, electric currents, electronics, and electromagnetism.






  • May be unable to create electricity, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • Distance and the amount of energy depends of the strength and skill of the user.
  • Electricity can be insulated by non-conductive mater such as air.
  • Electricity may be redirected by certain materials.
  • May be limited only to the path of least resistance.
  • May become useless if confronted electrical resistant material such as rubber or silicate.
  • May have to find electrical sources of power in order to recharge.
  • Reflection Manipulation could cause a problem since it's unclear if users are immune or not.
  • May have problems using electronics.
  • Users may short circuit if hit with water.
  • Electricity needs a conductor like metal or water too move through.

Universal Difference

In universes such The Avatar series, electricity manipulation requires the user to be mentally stable with the complete absence of emotions and a peace of mind. But physically it requires separating the energies of yin and yang, which in our universe can be interpreted as positive and negative electric potential respectively. When the yin (positive chi) and yang (negative chi energy) collide together to become whole again, lightning is created, essentially its similar to matter and Anti-matter collision. In which when they collide they release pure energy in the form of photon. Supposedly in the Avatar Universe, the combine of yin and yang release the pure energy in the form of electricity.


Fulgurkinesis is often confused with electrokinesis, which should have been caught earlier, considering the lack of Latin prefix.  But it will be continued to be used anyway, considering people's familiarity with the term.

Known Users

See Also: Shock and Awe

Animation (Western)

  • Black Vulcan (Superfriends)
  • Aqualad (Young Justice)
  • Benvicktor (Ben 10)
  • AmpFibian (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • Brainstorm (Ben 10 Alien Force, Ultimate Alien)
  • Buzzshock (Ben 10)
  • Shocksquatch (Ben 10)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10 Ultimate Alien)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H); using Quintessence, the fifth element
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.); using Quintessence, the fifth element
  • Elyon Brown (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Phobos (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Bumblebee (Transformers Animated)
  • Galvatron (Transformers Cybertron)
  • Jolt (Transformers Franchise)
  • Wasp (Transformers Animated)
  • Giffany (Gravity Falls)
  • Iroh (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Ozai (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Azula (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Mako (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Juice (Justice League)
  • Sparky a.k.a. Experiment 221 (Lilo and Stitch)
  • Virgil Hawkins/Static (Static Shock)
  • Soul Power (Static Shock)
  • Starburst (Static Shock)
  • Tecna (Winx Club)
  • Tchang Zu (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • X.A.N.A. (Code: LYOKO)
  • Aphrodite (Class of the Titans)
  • Jay (Ninjago)
  • Lloyd Garmadon (Ninjago: Master of Spinjutsu)
  • Sensei Garmadon (Ninjago: Master of Spinjutsu)


  • Killua Zoldyck (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Suzaku (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Sailor Jupiter (Sailor Moon)
  • Enel (One Piece); via Goro Goro no Mi
  • Lightning Release users (Naruto)
  • Jin Kariya (Bleach)
  • Chōjirō Sasakibe (Bleach)
  • Candice Catnipp (Bleach)
  • Akira Otoishi (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable); via Red Hot Chilli Pepper
  • Ikuro Hashizawa (Baoh)
  • Ginji Amano (Get Backers!)
  • Koon Ran (Tower of God)
  • Lero-Ro (Tower of God)
  • Zatch Bell (Zatch Bell!)
  • Zeno Bell (Zatch Bell!)
  • Mikoto Misaka (To Aru Majutsu no Index & To Aru Kagaku no Railgun)
  • Lambo (Katekyo Hitman Reborn)
  • Nick Hillman (Darker than Black)
  • Nue (Air Gear)
  • Cure Peace/Yayoi Kise (Smile Precure)
  • Black Burn (Air Gear)
  • The Thunder (Card Captor Sakura)
  • Buranchi (Toriko)
  • Laxus Dreyar (Fairy Tail)
  • Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
  • Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail); via Lightning Empress Armor
  • Klodoa (Fairy Tail)
  • Deneb (Fairy Tail)
  • Hei (Darker than Black)
  • Cure White/Honoka Yukishiro (Futari wa Pretty cure/Pretty Cure Max Heart)
  • Misaka clones (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Kishime (Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest)
  • Hitomi (Code: Breaker)
  • Tezuka Jun (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Huang Pao-Lin/Dragon Kid (Tiger & Bunny)
  • Hikaru Shidou (Magic Knight Rayearth)
  • Rage Shenron (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Sasuke Sarutobi (Samurai Deeper Kyo)
  • Lum Invader (Urusei Yatsura)
  • Kojō Akatsuki (Strike the Blood)
  • Cure Black/Nagisa Misumi (Futari wa Pretty Cure/Precure Max Heart)
  • Mui Aiba (Mahou Sensou)
  • Kurousagi (Problem Children are Coming from Another World, Aren't They?)
  • Birthday (Hamatora)
  • Asher Rogarth (Infinity Vikings)
  • Boris Grieshenkief (Infinity Vikings)
  • Lemonsqueeze (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • All Lightning Dragons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • All Lightning Mustangons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • Orion Eden (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Leo Aiolia (Saint Seiya)
  • Leo Mycenae (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Great Sword Gallia (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Taurus Harbinger (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Ophiuchus Shaina (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Matsuru kamijtou (Toaru Byakuya no bankai)
  • Gilthunder (Nanatsu No Taizai)
  • Lightning Flame Users (Reborn)
  • Ginka (InuYasha)
  • Mōryōmaru (InuYasha); via absorption of Ginka

Comic Book


  • Lightning (Big Trouble in Little China)
  • Palpatine/Darth Sidious (Star Wars)
  • Count Dooku/Darth Tyrannus (Star Wars)
  • Sith Lords (Star Wars)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Eric Cartman (South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut) via the malfunctioning V-chip
  • Makuta (Bionicle)
  • Toa of Lightning (Bionicle)
  • Toa, Matoran, and Turaga of Lightning (Bionicle)
  • Phantom Virus (Scooby Doo and the Cyber Chase)
  • Lightning Monster (Lightning Strikes)
  • 10000 Volt Ghost (Scooby Doo)
  • Winifred Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
  • Nebulosa (Mummy, I'm a Zombie)
  • Tejas Rastogi (Alag)
  • Mr. Electric (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl)
  • Ernest P. Worrell (Ernest goes to Jail)
  • Paloma (Dream Warrior)
  • Loz (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children)
  • Bison (1995 Street Fighter movie)

Television Series

  • Sandra (Los Protegidos)
  • Sister Nicci (Legend of the Seeker)
  • Electricals (Mutant X)
  • Elders (Charmed)
  • Leo Wyatt (Charmed)
  • The Source (Charmed)
  • Avatars (Charmed)
  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed) while infected with the Hollow
  • Krell (Charmed)
  • Tracer Demons (Charmed)
  • Sirk (Charmed)
  • Necron (Charmed)
  • Elias Lundy (Charmed)
  • Demitrius (Charmed)
  • Tai (Charmed)
  • Evil Guardian of the Hollow (Charmed)
  • Shakti and Shiva (Charmed)
  • Goddess of War (Charmed)
  • Fritz (Charmed Comic)
  • Tanner Van Parrys (Dream Team)
  • The Master (Doctor Who: End of Time)
  • Mighty Ray (Hero 108)
  • Darren Oswald (The X-Files)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Gwen Raiden (Angel)
  • Thunderbird (Lost Tapes)
  • Rikki Chadwick (H20 Just Add Water)
  • Megahertz (Mighty Med)
  • Joseph Meegar (Fringe)
  • Sky Smith (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • Hydro (Mortal Kombat: Legacy)
  • Tina (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Paul (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Rachel (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Jo (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Hannah (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Bradley (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Jon (Miami 7) upon the chant 'United we stand, divided we fall
  • Cybermen (Doctor Who)
  • Luna Raymundo (Marina Philippine TV Series)
  • Volta/Perla Magtoto (Volta TV Series)
  • Salty/220 (Volta TV Series)
  • Pepper/110 (Volta TV Series)
  • Static Shock (Static Shock TV Series)
  • Electrogenics (Alphas)
  • Ronco Milevich (Los Unicos)
  • Kidlat/Voltaire (Kidlat - Filipino TV5 Series)
  • Ducle (Kidlat - Filipino TV5 Series)
  • Pavloba (Chica Vampiro)
  • Hotwire (The Awesomes)
  • Jay Walker (Ninjago)

Video Games

  • Crono (Chrono Trigger)
  • Lei Shen (Warcraft)
  • Electric-Type Pokémon (Pokémon series)
  • Kessler (Infamous)
  • Cole MacGrath (InFamous)
  • Volt (WARFRAME)
  • Gemini/Gemini Spark (Megaman Franchise)
  • Crown/Crown Thunder (Megaman Franchise)
  • Elecman (Megaman Franchise)
  • Sparkman (Megaman Franchise)
  • Thunderman (Megaman Franchise)
  • Blanka (Street Fighter)
  • Electric mobiles (Gunbound)
  • Larxene (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Donald (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Pulseman (Pulseman)
  • Tentomon (Digimon)
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Jack Ryan (Bioshock); via Electro Bolt Plasmid
  • Splicers (Bioshock); via Electro Bolt Plasmid
  • Atlas/Fontaine (Bioshock)
  • Subject Delta (Bioshock 2); via Electro Bolt Plasmid
  • Subject Sigma (Bioshock 2: Minerva's Den); via Electro Bolt Plasmid
  • Booker De Witt (Bioshock Infinite); via Shock Jockey Vigor
  • Cornelius Slate (Bioshock Infinite); via Shock Jockey Vigor
  • Galen Marek A.K.A Starkiller (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)
  • Darth Thanaton (Star Wars: The Old Republic)
  • Kallig (Star Wars: The Old Republic)
  • Zeus (God of War)
  • Kratos (God of War); via Zeus' Fury, Poseidon's Rage, Cronos' Rage, Nemesis Whip and Lightning of Zeus
  • Poseidon (God of War)
  • Hephaestus (God of War III)
  • Oceanus (God of War III)
  • Trish (Devil May Cry series)
  • Volgin (Metal Gear Solid 3)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear Solid 4/Revengeance) but a low level of it.
  • El Jefe (Sly Cooper)
  • Heroine/Yuka (Shin Megami Tensei)
  • Cielo (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Roland (Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga)
  • Yu Narukami/Izanagi (Persona 4)
  • Zhael (Bomberman 64 The Second Attack)
  • Iku Nagae (Touhou Project)
  • Soga no Tojiko (Touhou Project)
  • Luigi (Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga)
  • Rain (Mortal Kombat)
  • Nightwolf (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ness (Earthbound/Mother)
  • Lucas (Earthbound/Mother)
  • Metal Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Deus (Asura's Wrath)
  • M. Bison (Street Fighter)
  • Demise (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Statesman (City of Heroes)
  • Johnny Ohm (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
  • Ky Kiske (Guilty Gear)
  • Kagetsura (SNK)
  • Kaede (SNK)
  • Kyosuke (Project Justice)
  • Pepe (SNK)
  • Billy Lewis (SNK)
  • Benimaru Nikaido (SNK); Only when his hair is up
  • Kirby (Kirby Series); Via Spark ability
  • Kracko (Kirby Series)
  • Piers Nivans (Resident Evil 6)
  • Phosphora (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Aurora (Child of Light)
  • Finn (Child of Light)
  • Gunvolt (Azure Striker Gunvolt)
  • Lightning (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Raisa Volkova (Castlevania Lords of Shadows 2)



  • Joshua Rauje (The Young Guardians)
  • Tinisha Dolaira via Magic (The Young Guardians)
  • Thalia Grace (Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus)
  • Jason Grace (Heroes of Olympus)
  • Sisters of the Dark (Sword of Truth series)
  • Wizards and Sorcesses with additive magic (Sword of Truth series)
  • Cybomec (Stationery Vogayers) by way of being a Librion
  • Electroclan (Michael Vey)
  • The Elgen (Michael Vey)



  • Lightning mane (Mane-online)
  • Ross Hayes (Head Spys)
  • Matt Omega (Head Spys)


  • Nostalgia Critic (Channel Awesome) only in the Two-Year Anniversary special Kickassia
  • Dr. Insano (Channel Awesome) only in the Two-Year Anniversary special Kickassia
  • Alternate Dr. Insano's (Channel Awesome)
  • Angry Joe (Channel Awesome/Angry Joe Show)
  • Witch Warrior (Channel Awesome) (Suburban Knights)
  • Malachite (Channel Awesome) (Suburban Knights)


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