The power to evoke extreme fear and horror in others. Sub-power of Fear Manipulation. Variation of Emotion Inducement. Opposite to Courage Inducement.

Also Called

  • Bogeyman Effect
  • Fear Induction
  • Intimidation
  • Panic Inducement
  • Terror Inducement


The user can evoke and increase fear and horror in others causing the target’s brain to release fear-inducing chemicals.

The victim’s perception may be altered, causing them to see their environment as ominous and the user as dark and foreboding, or even seen as a monster.




Known Users

  • Hades/Pluto (Greco-Roman Mythology)
  • Phobos (Greek Mythology)
  • Äs Nodt (Bleach)
  • Kuudo Hinokage (Medaka Box)
  • Mongor (Thundercats)
  • Alma Wade (F.E.A.R. Series)
  • Ronnie Schiatto (Baccano)
  • Haoshoku Haki users (One Piece)
  • Impel Down Level 6 Prisoners (One Piece)
  • Many Bishokuya (Toriko)
  • Batman (DC Comics)
  • Raven (Teen Titans/DC Comics)
  • Parallax (DC Comics)
  • Spin (DC Comics)
  • Sinestro Corps (DC Comics)
  • Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • Turahk (Bionicle)
  • Barbas (Charmed)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street Series)
  • Scarecrow (Marvel Comics)
  • The Lizard (Marvel Comics)
  • Mr. Fear (Marvel Comics)
  • Alexander Aaron (Marvel Comics)
  • Phobos (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Blackheart (Marvel Comics)
  • Caliban (Marvel Comics)
  • Turahk (BIONICLE)
  • SCP-959 (SCP Foundation); involuntary
  • SCP-303 (SCP FOundation); involuntary
  • Tyrant Morax/Moloch (Shin Megam Tensei: Strange Journey)
  • Pennywise the Dancing Clown/It (Stephen King's It)
  • Jeggorabax Energy Entity (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • Gachnar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Golden Fear Serpent (Skylanders)
  • Thesulac Demons (Angel)
  • Chaos (Sonic the Comic)
  • Cluster Gems (Steven Universe)
  • Cynder (The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon)
  • Boggart (Harry Potter); via shapeshifting
  • Jericho Cross (Darkwatch)
  • Maury Parkman (Heroes)
  • Guillame (Heroes)
  • Nurarihyon (Nurarihyon no Mago)
  • Nura Rihan (Nurarihyon no Mago)
  • Nura Rikuo (Nurarihyon no Mago)
  • The Dragoborn (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim); via Dismay Shout, rout, Hysteria and fear spells and various fear poisons and fear enchanted weapons
  • Shadow Selves (Persona Series)
  • Shinobi that use Killing Intent (Naruto)
  • Darkrai (Pokémon)
  • Pitch Black (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Toepick (Ben 10: Omniverse)
  • The Fear (Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater)
  • The Thing (The Thing Series)
  • Gaz (Invader Zim)
  • Mandy (The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • Terror Dopant (Kamen Rider W)
  • Fluttershy (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Phoenix Ikki (Saint Seiya)
  • Fuyuki Hinata (Sgt Frog); only when truly angry
  • Redjac (Star Trek)
  • Tomokui Kanata/Rou (Re:Monster)
  • Nobody Owens (The Graveyard Book)
  • Frightgeist (Slugterra)
  • Tara (Michael Vey)
  • Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • Slenderman (Slenderman franchise)
  • Ring Wraiths/Nazgul (LoTR)
  • Glenda (The Haunted Hathaways)
  • Monsters (Girl vs. Monster)
  • Buruburu (Supernatural)
  • Huwara (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Myrddraal (The Wheel of Time)
  • Padan Fain (The Wheel of Time)
  • Cravex (Visionaries), via personal spell
  • Dragons (Dungeons and Dragons)
  • Diablo (Diablo)
  • Gremloblin (Gravity Falls)
  • Holo (Spice and Wolf); via her Wolf Form
  • Fungus Humongus (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2012 TV series)
  • Bones (Power Rangers Dino Charge)

Known Objects

  • The Soul Shredder (Danny Phantom)
  • Phobia Mask (Chaotic)
  • Various fear poisons and fear enchanted weapons (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Scarecrow's Fear Toxin (DC Comics)
  • King Sombra's Magic Door (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)


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