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The ability to absorb emotions and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Emotion Manipulation. Variation of Emotion Empowerment and Absorption.

Also Called

  • Emotion Devouring/Theft
  • Empathic Absorption/Ingestion


The user can fully or partially absorb emotions, 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. Targets of the draining often lose motivation due to the sudden loss of intense emotions.





  • May be limited to the emotions that are on surface.
  • May cause user to feel/be affected by the emotion they are absorbing.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.

Known Users

  • Polymorph (Red Dwarf)
  • Emohawk (Red Dwarf)
  • Alien Brains (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
  • Evronians (Disney's PK)
  • Zombozo (Ben 10)
  • Clem (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Loose-Skinned Demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Pearl (Angel & Faith)
  • Nash (Angel & Faith)
  • Vanitas (Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep)
  • Unversed (Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep)
  • Mother Mae-Eye (Teen Titans)
  • Lorophage Demons (Angel & Faith)
  • Lilitu (Angel: Auld Lang Syne)
  • Xellos (Slayers)
  • Shuppet (Pokemon)
  • Knox (Heroes)
  • Dark Kahn (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe)
  • Dementors (Harry Potter)
  • No Face (Spirited Away)
  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Raven (DC Comics)
  • D'Spayre (Marvel Comics)
  • Vigo the Carpathian (Ghostbusters II)
  • Vampires (Anita Blake)
  • Wraiths (Supernatural)
  • Rinshi (Power Rangers Jungle Fury)
  • Thesulac Demons (Angel)
  • Gachnar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Barbas (Charmed)
  • Fair Folk (Exalted)
  • Darkhood (Dungeons & Dragons)
  • Dark Gaia (Sonic Unleashed)
  • Kogasa Tatara (Touhou Project)
  • Hata no Kokoro (Touhou Project)
  • Penelope Spectra (Danny Phantom)
  • Astaroth (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Sadao Maou (The Devil is a Part-Timer!)
  • Changelings (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic); only love


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