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Light Manipulation
The Sentry
The Sentry (Marvel) has the ability to generate, control, and emit photon particles of light.

Power/Ability to:

manipulate light

The power to manipulate light. Sub-power of Electromagnetism Manipulation and EM Spectrum Manipulation. The opposite of Darkness Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Light Control
  • Photokinesis
  • Photon Manipulation

Capabilities

User can create, shape and manipulate visible light, commonly referred to simply as light, is electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye, and is responsible for the sense of sight.

Primary properties of visible light are intensity, propagation direction, frequency or wavelength spectrum, and polarisation, while its speed in a vacuum (299,792,458 meters per second/186,000 MPS) is one of the fundamental constants of nature. Visible light, as with all types of electromagnetic radiation (EMR), is experimentally found to always move at this speed in vacuum.

In common with all types of EMR, visible light is emitted and absorbed in tiny "packets" called photons, and exhibits properties of both waves and particles. This property is referred to as the wave–particle duality. The study of light, known as optics, is an important research area in modern physics.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • May be unable to create light, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • Users light is affected by everything that all light is, unless they are powerful/skilled enough to overcome these limits:
  • May be overwhelmed by Darkness Manipulation.
  • Since light is a constant the user will have to be able to control any light constructs to keep them from going on forever.

Known Users

See Also: Light 'em Up

Mythology

  • Aether (Greek Mythology)
  • Iris/Arcus (Greco-Roman Mythology)

Literature

  • Children of Apollo (Percy Jackson series)
  • John Smith/Number Four (Lorien Legacies)
  • Sam Temple (Gone)

TV Series

  • Lost Galaxy Rangers (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy); via Lights of Orion Armor
  • Antonio Garcia (Power Rangers Samurai/Super Samurai)
  • Whitelighters and Elders (Charmed)
  • Leo Wyatt (Charmed)
  • Paige Matthews (Charmed)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Sookie Stackhouse (True Blood)
  • Lexa Pierce (Mutant X)
  • Fairies (True Blood)
  • Luminax (Krsytala TV Series)

Comic Books

  • Kiran aka Solstice (DC Comics)
  • Dr Light (DC Comics)
  • Lanter Corps. (DC Comics)
  • Ion (DC Comics)
  • The Predator (DC Comics)
  • The Butcher (DC Comics)
  • Parallax (DC Comics)
  • Ophidian (DC Comics)
  • Adara (DC Comics)
  • Proselyte (DC Comics)
  • The White Entity (DC Comics)
  • Lucifer Morningstar (DC/Vertigo Comics)
  • Luz (Marvel Comics)
  • Northstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Aurora (Marvel Comics)
  • Dazzler (Marvel Comics)
  • Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Mandarin (Marvel Comics)
  • Genis-Vell (Marvel Comics)
  • Polearis (Marvel Comics)
  • Living Laser (Marvel Comics)
  • Photon (Marvel Comics)
  • The Angelus (Top Cow Comics)
  • Chase (UN Comics)
  • Noora the Light (The 99)

Manga/Anime

  • Maya Yotsuba (Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Makarov Dreyar (Fairy Tail)
  • Sting Eucliffe (Fairy Tail)
  • Regulus (Fairy Tail)
  • Kizaru/Borsalino (One Piece)
  • Maki Ichinose (Bleach)
  • Kars (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Battle Tendency); via Light Mode
  • J. Gail (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders); via Hanged Man
  • Lobomon/KendoGarurumon/Beowulfmon/MagnaGarurumon (Digimon)
  • Angel Digimon (Digimon)
  • Masaomi Heike (Code:Breaker manga)
  • The Light (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Sartorius/"The Light of Destruction" (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX)
  • Moonlight (Soul Eater)
  • Deng Dinka (Soul Eater)
  • Cure Heart/Mana Aida (Doki Doki Precure)
  • Sailor Venus (Sailor Moon)
  • Sekirei Number 8: Yume (Sekirei)
  • Haos Bakugan (Bakugan)
  • Fairy Type Pokémon (Pokemon)
  • Cure Happy/Miyuki Hoshizora (Smile Precure)
  • Cure Sunshine/Itsuki Myoudouin (Heartcatch Precure)
  • Cure Dream/Nozomi Yumehara (Precure 5/Yes! Precure 5 GOGO!)
  • Masaki Kurusu (Getbackers)
  • Rano (LESSA)
  • Pegasus Kouga (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Sagittarius Seiya (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Aria (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Athena (Saint Seiya Omega)
  • Uriel (Bastard!!')

Video Games

  • Roxas (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Ventus (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Aqua (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Terra (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Mickey Mouse (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Queen Minnie (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Eraqus (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Princesses of Heart (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry); via Beowulf Gauntlets
  • Vergil (Devil May Cry); via Beowulf Gauntlets
  • Beowulf (Devil May Cry)
  • Palutena (Kid Icarus Uprising)
  • Jak via his Light Jak form (Jak and Daxter series)
  • Warrior of Light (Final Fantasy/Dissidia)
  • Tsubaki Yayoi (Blazblue)
  • Sunny Milk (Touhou)
  • Lux (League of Legends)
  • Shana (Legend of Dragoon)

TCG

  • Light-Attribute Cards (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Fairy-Type Cards (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Light Cards (Duel Masters)

Western Animation

  • Takua/Takanuva (Bionicle)
  • Av-Matoran (Bionicle)
  • Teridax (Bionicle);The Melding Alternate Universe
  • Elyon Brown (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Stella (Winx Club)
  • Iridessa (Disney Fairies)
  • Light Fairies (Disney Fairies)
  • Raava (The Legend of Korra)

Other

  • Cynthia Andrews (The Young Guardians)
  • Byun Baekhyun (EXO-K)

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