The user can drain health from other targets and add it to the user's own, allowing them to heal one's wounds or cure their own sickness with the stolen health.
- Health drain affects anything in its path - may cause damage to allies.
- Sylph (Final Fantasy IV)
- Ikameijin (Kaiju Combat)
- Robin (Super Smash Bros.)
- Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
- Users of Nosferatu (Fire Emblem)
- Trolls (Age of Mythology); gain HP equal to the damage they inflict.