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The power to gain strength from moon. Variation of Affinity. Opposite to Solar Empowerment. Not to be confused with Night Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Lunar Affinity
  • Luna-Photosynthesis
  • Lunar Photosynthesis
  • Moon Affinity/Empowerment
  • Moonlight Affinity/Empowerment


User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they come into contact with moon, moonlight, or lunar energy/substance, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the moon or even slow or stop aging.




  • May be weaker during the day.
  • May only absorb energy from certain phases of the moon.
  • May depend/be connected to/on the lunar cycle (i.e, being weak at a new moon, while being the strongest at full moon).
  • Could be impeded by user so Moon Blocking.

Known Users

  • Werewolves (Folklore); when under a full moon
  • Vampires (Folklore)


  • Enshin's (Akame Ga Kill!)
  • Saiyans with their tails (Dragon Ball)
  • Engi Threepiece (Dream Eater Merry)
  • Werewolves (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon)
  • Dead Apostles (TYPE-MOON)
  • True Ancestors (TYPE-MOON)

Western Animation/Comic Book

  • Stella (Winx Club)
  • Waterbenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Moon Knight (Marvel Comics)
  • Julio & Julia/Jules & Julie (The Twins of Destiny)
  • Eivana (Red Moon); under a red moon
  • Hawken (Red Moon); under a red moon
  • Vandheer Lorde (Red Moon); under a red moon
  • Wolfbloods (Wolfblood)


  • Zen-Aku (Power Rangers: Wild Force)
  • Mermaids (H2O: Just Add Water)
    • Cleo Sertori
    • Charlotte Watsford
    • Emma Gilbert
    • Rikki Chadwick
    • Bella Hartley
  • Mermaids and Mermen (Mako: Island of Secrets)
    • Maya
    • Sirena
    • Aquata
    • Lyla
    • Nixie
    • Zac Blakely
    • Rita Santos
    • Evie McLaren
    • Erik

Video Games

  • Umbra Witches (Bayonetta)
  • Harle (Chrono Cross)
  • Red XIII (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Arlon the Serene (Kid Icarus Uprising)
  • Saïx (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Diana (League of Legends)
  • Luna Child (Touhou Project)
  • Youmu Konpaku (Touhou Project); via "Paschal Moon-Reflecting Satellite Slash" spell card


  • Werewolves (Shadow Falls); the strength of their powers vary with the moonphases
    • Lucas Parker
    • Clara Parker
    • Mrs. Parker
    • Mr. Parker
    • Fredericka
    • Sky Peacemaker
    • Selynn
    • Will
    • Monique
    • Evert
  • Chameleons (Shadow Falls)
    • Kylie Galen
    • Roberto Esparza

Known Objects

  • Moonstone Bracelets (Ah! My Goddess)
  • Moon Rings (Mako: Island of Secrets)
  • Trident (Mako: Island of Secrets)
  • Moon Pool (H2O: Just Add Water/Mako: Island of Secrets)
  • Saïx's Claymores (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Silver Crystal (Sailor Moon)
  • Moon Tiara (Sailor Moon)
  • Arethusa (Valkyrie Crusade)