The ability to absorb magical energy and utilize it in some way. Sub-power of Magical Energy Manipulation. Variation of Absorption and Energy Absorption.

Also Called

  • Magic Absorption/Siphoning
  • Magical Power Absorption/Siphoning
  • Mana Absorption/Siphoning
  • Mystic Dissipation
  • MP/E Drain/Drainage


The user can absorb magical energy, power and other forms of magic, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.




  • Can't absorb self-generated energy.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
    • Exceeding limit may cause various problems from discomfort to self-harm, or even death.


While not a limitation on its own, magic may return to the user's previous victim's/opponents once they are defeated/killed, or if their own magic-absorbing object is demolished.

Known Users

  • Bella Noche (Adventure Time)
  • Disenchanter (AD&D)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Malucia (Barbie and the Secret Door)
  • Michael Morningstar/DarkStar (Ben 10 Series)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10 Series)
  • Odin (Beauchamp Family Series)
  • Dark Willow (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Severin (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine)
  • Slime Demon (Charmed)
  • Black Alice (DC Comics)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Horrors from the Dungeon Dimensions (Discworld)
  • Juniper "June" Kim Lee (The Life & Times of Juniper Lee)
  • Arcane ooze (Eberron)
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Daolon Wong (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Suzuho Hasegawa (Macademi Wasshoi!)
  • Negi Springfield (Mahou Sensei Negima!); via Magia Erebea: Sim Fabricatus Ab Incendio
  • Takeshi Nanase (Mahou Sensou)
  • Baron Mordo (Marvel Comics)
  • Dr. Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Sise-Neg (Marvel Comics)
  • Adam Warlock (Marvel Comics)
  • Lord Tirek (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Storm King (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); via Staff of Sacanas
  • Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony Equestria Girls); via her pendant-shaped device
  • Cosy Glow (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); via artifacts
  • Ancient Dragon (Little Witch Academia)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • The Darkness (Skylanders)
  • Ancient Elementals (Skylanders)
  • Octomus (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Maxim Horvath (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
  • Astarte (Strike the Blood
  • Heretics (The Vampire Diaries)
    • Malachai Parker
    • Valerie Tulle
    • Beau
    • Mary Louise
    • Nora
    • Malcolm
    • Oscar
  • Siphoners (The Vampire Diaries)
    • Josie Saltzman
    • Lizzie Saltzman
  • Lord Darkar (Winx Club)
  • Ogron (Winx Club)
  • Valtor (Winx Club)
  • Toffee (Star vs. the Forces of Evil)
  • Asta (Black Clover)

Known Objects