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Necromancy
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A Necromancer summoning the souls used to power his craft.

Power/Ability to:

Utilize magic revolving around the dead

The power to utilize magic involving the dead, life-force and/or souls. Practitioners of this trade are known as Necromancers. A form of Magic and Dark Arts. Opposite power of Animancy.

Also Called

  • Necrokinesis
  • Necro Magic
  • Undeath Magic

Capabilities

The user's magical abilities revolve around manipulating the dead, death, the life-force and/or souls for good (i.e., resurrecting the dead), evil (in various ways) or neither. Users can also use communicate with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily – for the purpose of divination, imparting the means to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge.

Many practitioners find a way to cheat death one way or another, whether by becoming some form of undead creature or by bypassing their own ability to die.

Applications

Techniques

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

See Also: Necromancer

  • Sauron (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Keith (Fairy Tail)
  • Eucliwood Hellscythe (Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?)
  • Anubis (Eyptian Mythology)
  • Osiris (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Hades/Pluto (Greek/Roman Mythology)
  • Hecate/Trivia (Greek/Roman Mythology)
  • Hel/Hela (Norse Mythology)
  • Nico di Angelo (Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus)
  • Bianca di Angelo (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
  • Bryce Lawrence (Heroes of Olympus)
  • Kratos (God of War); via Army of Hades, Claws of Hades and Soul of Hades
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Arawn Death-Lord (The Chronicles of Prydain)
  • Anita Blake (Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter)
  • all known Necromancers (The Elder Scroll)
  • Bloodwynd (DC Comics)
  • Necromancer (Castle Crashers)
  • Effron the Sorcerer (DC Comics)
  • Nora Fries (DC Comics)
  • Maya (DC Comics)
  • Merlin (DC Comics/Arthurian legends)
  • Suma-Ket (Marvel Comics)
  • Calypso (Marvel Comics)
  • Walt Stone (Kane Chronicles)
  • Julius Kane (Kane Chronicles)
  • Gorice XII (The Worm Ouroboros)
  • Horned King (The Chronicles of Prydain)
  • Amy Madison (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Magnus Hainsley (Angel)
  • Matereani (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Xbox game)
  • Mozenrath (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Arthas Menethil (World of Warcraft)
  • Mz. Ruby (Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus)
  • Tobirama (Naruto); via Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation
  • Orochimaru (Naruto); via Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto); via Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation
  • Reiko Himezono (Reiko the Zombie Shop)
  • Sabriel (The Old Kingdom Trilogy)
  • Vecna (AD&D)
  • Velsharoon (AD&D)
  • Quan Chi (Mortal Kombat)
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Zarok (MediEvil)
  • Swan (Lollipop Chainsaw)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Count Dracula (Dracula)
  • Pastmaster (Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron)
  • Marie Laveau (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Mortanius (Legacy of Kain)
  • Marnie (True Blood)
  • Antonia (True Blood)
  • Johann George Faust VIII (Shaman King)
  • Necromancers (Skulduggery Pleasant)
    • Lord Vile/Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant)
    • Melancholia St. Clair/ The Death Bringer
    • Valkryie Cain/ Darquesse
    • Solomon Wreath
    • Auron Tenebrae
    • Vandameer Craven
  • The Necromancer (Charmed)
  • Alchemists (Charmed)
  • The Lich (Adventure Time)
  • Marceline the Vampire Queen (Adventure Time)
  • Mumm-Ra (Thundercats)
  • Dark Anubis (Ningutsu)
  • Ash Williams (Evil Dead)
  • Evil Ash (Evil Dead)
  • Doyle (Dark Oracle)
  • Omen (Dark Oracle)
  • Vern (Dark Oracle)
  • Death (Darksiders 2); via Necromancer Tree
  • Wizards from Death School (Wizard101)
  • Welveria the Swamp Witch (Queen's Blade)
  • Necromancer (Island of Lost Souls)
  • Twyla Valentine (The Caster Chronicles)
  • Dr. John Dee (Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel )
  • Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto (Bleach)
  • Michael Jackson/The Maestro (Michael Jackson's Ghosts)
  • Shadow Man (TF2 Freak)
  • Kairi Sisigou (TYPE-MOON)
  • Sayoko (UQ Holder)
  • Sartana of the Dead (El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera)
  • Kurome (Akame ga Kill!); via Imperial Arms Yatsufasa
  • Inquisitors with the 'Necromancer' specialization (Dragon Age)
  • Dorian Pavus (Dragon Age)
  • Sidony (Dragon Age)
  • Necromancer (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Mathias (Fading of the Cries)
  • Randall Flagg (Stephen King)

Known Objects

  • Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead)

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