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The ability to gain abilities that are related to a target's fears.

Also Called

  • Fear Exploitation
  • Phobia Exploitation

Capabilities

The user can gain abilities that are related to a target's fears. The shift may just be aesthetic or the user will gain all the powers and the form of the feared being/object.

Examples

Variations

  • Illusion Manipulation - some users cause only illusionary effects, but they might learn to create illusions affecting larger areas.
  • Meta Summoning - some users may be able to summon the most feared beings.
  • Nemesis Form - to assume the shape/form of other's fears.

Associations

Limitations

  • May only be able to gain different forms.
  • Users of Apathy, Fear Masking or Fearlessness are immune or highly resistant.
  • May need to know about the persons' fears in order to make this power work.
  • Powers may be temporary.
    • May lose powers gained upon person conquering their fears.

Known Users

  • Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • Boggarts (Harry Potter)
  • Experiment 300 "Spooky" (Lilo and Stitch)
  • Danielle Moonstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Terrance Ward/Trauma (Marvel Comics)
  • Arachne (Soul Eater)
  • IT (Stephen King's IT)
  • Aonan (Nanatsu no Taizai)

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