"It's not the size of the body that counts, it's the size of the heart!"
― Belldandy (Ah! My Goddess)

The power to gain strength from hearts. Technique of Cardiology Manipulation. Variation of Organic Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Heart Affinity


Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they come in contact with or are near the heart of oneself and/or others, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able draw sustenance from the hearts or even slow or stop aging.




  • Anything that could impede function of the heart in question (trauma, drugs, etc.) could impede the user.
  • Type of heart may depend based on medical or mystical qualities and worth.

Known Users


  • Dark Magic Users (Once Upon a Time)
    • Regina Mills/The Evil Queen
    • Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin
    • Cora/The Queen of Hearts
    • Zelena/The Wicked Witch of the West
    • Malcom/Peter Pan
  • Chernabog (Once Upon a Time)

Video Games

  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Demons (Shadows of the Damned)
    • George Reed
    • Elliot Thomas

Known Objects

  • The Stymphalian (Appleseed XIII)
  • Keyblade of Heart (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Organization XIII's Kingdom Hearts (Kingdom Hearts II)
  • Joy Can (The Venture Bros.)