The ability to shut down a person's brain functions, rendering them unconscious. Sub-power of Mental Manipulation and Psionic Inundation.
- Brain Asphyxiation
- Faint Inducement
- Mental Overload/Shutdown
- Mind Freeze
- Neuro Shutdown
- Unconsciousness Inducement
The user can cause the target's upper brain functions to shut down temporarily, causing unconsciousness.
- Users of Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
- May be limited on how many targets at a time, even one at a time or a certain time.
- May have long-term, if not fatal, effects on a target.
A victim of Ilya Sokoloff's (Darker than Black) ability.
Invel Yura (Fairy Tail) uses Ice Sleep by creating Ice objects that have different effects such as mind bending.
Anna Korolenko (Heroes) uses her ability here to shut down a person's mind ...
... and here on two frenzied guards to protect Claire Bennet.
Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) uses Haoshoku Haki to knock out an angry mob attacking him.
Huang Long's (Valkyrie Crusade) presence can cause others to faint.
Bonnie Bennett (The Vampire Diaries) uses her magic to burst the blood vessels in her enemies' brains, disabling them.
Martian Manhunter (DC Comics)
Professor Xavier (Marvel Comics)