The ability to
absorb emotions and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Emotion Manipulation. Variation of Emotion Empowerment and Absorption.
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.
Pearl and Nash (Angel & Faith) draw strength from primal emotions (hate, pain, fear, etc.).
On Earth, Sadao Maou (The Devil is a Part-Timer!) is able to restore his magic by absorbing negative emotions such as fear.
Lorophage Demons (Angel & Faith) feed on the traumatic memories and experiences of humans.
Mother Mae-Eye (Teen Titans) draws strength from feelings of affection.
Zombozo (Ben 10) draws strength from happiness.
Evronians (PK) feed on emotions, leaving their victims mindless and docile.
Lilitu (Angel: Auld Lang Syne) draws strength from the sorrow of men.
Astaroth (Valkyrie Crusade) is a demon lord that can steal, drain, eradicate and negate all love, be it pure love, friend, etc.
Queen Chrysalis (My Little Pony Friendship is Magic), feeding on Thorax's love.
Terumi Yuuki (BlazBlue) can increase his power and fuel his immortality by absorbing the hatred and despair of others.