The power to absorb memories and utilize them in some way. Sub-power of Memory Manipulation. Variation of Absorption.

Also Called

  • Memory Theft


The user can absorb memories selectively or not, 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.





  • Users of Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
  • May depend on the target to be weak and/or asleep to be vulnerable in this state.

Known Users

  • Eiji Hoshimiya (Big Order); via Illegal Digger
  • Aruhamel (Breath of Fire)
  • Collectors (Charmed)
  • Blindspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Rogue (Marvel Comics)
  • James Madrox/Multiple Man (Marvel Comics); via clones
  • Babel (Monster Strike)
  • Cole McGrath (Infamous); via Psychic Vision
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Enrico Pucci (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean); via Whitesnake
  • Daiya Higashikata (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Jojolion); via California King Bed
  • Wizards and Witches (Harry Potter); via use of a Pensieve
  • Brain Bugs (Starship Troopers)
  • Hazama/Yuuki Terumi (BlazBlue)
  • Osmosians (Ben 10)
  • Scyphozoa (Code Lyoko)
  • Xion (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Guardian Forces (Final Fantasy VIII); via Junction
  • Black Shadow (F-Zero)
  • Users of the Shadow Clone technique (Naruto)
  • Nagato (Naruto); via Human Path
  • Valeriana (Enchanted Garden TV Series - Echofantasia)
  • Miles LeComte (Heroes)
  • R (Warm Bodies)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies)
  • Bec McConn (The Demonata)
  • Azazel (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Asmodeus (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Ingrid (Once Upon a Time); via Magic Stones
  • Delsin Rowe (Infamous: Second Son)
  • Olivia Moore (IZombie)
  • Headsucker (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Cyber Virus (Kaijudo Rise of the Duel Masters)
  • Charlotte Pudding (One Piece)
  • Wazzat (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Gedächtnis Esser (Grimm)
  • Raem (Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles)
  • Chaos (Sora No Otosimono)
  • Lester Crawley (Totally Spies); via blob-shaped creatures

Known Objects

  • Memory Extractor (Mr. Pickles - Brain Download)
  • Memory Stone (My Little Pony Equestria Girls)
  • Rock Troll Stones (Once Upon a Time)

Known Locations

  • Stygia (AD&D)