"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
― Vishnu (Bhagavad-Gita)
"No. One death isn't gonna do it. You have to do something that will get everyone's attention, something huge."
"How about if you blow up the Earth?"
"Too huge. But you're thinking. I like that."
― Death and Chris Griffin (Family Guy)
"He is the cosmic conqueror, the destroyer of worlds."
― Wong (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

The power to destroy planets. Sub-power of Destruction and Planetary Manipulation. Opposite to Planetary Creation.

Also Called


The user can destroy an entire planet and everything on it.





  • May be limited to a certain size.
  • May be limited to a certain type of planet, such as terrestrial planets or gas giants.
  • Kills everything on/near the planet, including friends and allies.
  • Can be reversed by World Healing.

Known Users

See Also: Earth Shattering Kaboom.


  • Celestialsapiens (Ben 10)
    • Alien X
    • Galactic Gladiator
  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet and the Planeteers)
  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Superboy Prime (DC Comics)
  • Godzilla (IDW Publishing)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics)
  • Beta Ray Bill (Marvel Comics)
  • Terrax (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Gladiator (Marvel Comics)
  • Dr. Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Bolt (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Technarchy and Phalanx members (Marvel Comics); via "techno-organic virus"
  • Phoenix Force and her avatars (Marvel Comics)
  • Living Tribunal (Marvel Comics); pre-retcon
  • Cromulons (Rick and Morty)
  • Pumpkinator (The Fairly OddParents: Scary Godparents)
  • Dr. Solar (Valiant Comics)

Live Television

  • Species 8472 (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Many alien civilizations and powerful characters (Doctor Who)


  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
    • Frieza
    • Kid Buu
    • Broly
    • Beerus
    • Champa
    • Vados
    • Vegeta
    • Goku
    • Ultimate Shenron
  • The Phoenix (Fairy Tail: The Phoenix Priestess); via the process of rebirth
  • Sailor Saturn (Sailor Moon)
  • Sailor Galaxia (Sailor Moon)
  • Boros (One-Punch Man); anime only version
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man); anime only version
  • Angol Mois (Sgt Frog)
  • Ikaros (Sora no Otoshimono); via the Hephaestus Cannon
  • Lucy (Elfen Lied)
  • Nono (Diebuster)
  • Seraphs (Bastard!!); Stated, but not shown
  • Quat Nevas (Pysren)
  • Hellstar Remina (Hellstar Remina)
  • Bellcross (Heroic Age)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Chakravartin (Asura's Wrath)
  • The Destroyer (Legend of Spyro)
  • Dark Gaia (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sephiroth (Compilation of Final Fantasy VII)
  • Vegnagun (Final Fantasy X-2)
  • Bhunivelze (Final Fantasy)
  • Planet Buster (Spore)
  • Pyron (Darkstalkers)
  • Laharl (Nipponverse)
  • Grey Goo (Tasty Planet)
  • Collapse (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Demise (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Kirby (Kirby)


  • Herman the Planet Smasher (Devin Townsend Project)

Known Objects

  • Leviathan (Destiny)
  • Black Star Dragon Balls (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Planetary Annihilator (Futurama)
  • Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator (Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run)
  • Deplanetizer (Ratchet & Clank)
  • Eclipse Cannon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Planet killer (Star Trek)
  • Anubis' Superweapon (Stargate)
  • Project Arcturus (Stargate)
  • An overloaded ZPM (Stargate)
  • The Death Star (Star Wars)
  • The Second Death Star (Star Wars)
  • Various Superweapons (Star Wars Legends)
    • Galaxy Gun
    • World Devastators
  • Starkiller Base (Star Wars)
  • Conquest Ray(Ben 10: Alien Force)
  • Planetomic missiles (Fireball XL5)
  • Shi'Ar Empire Nega Bombs (Marvel Comics)
  • Anihilation Wave "Harvester of Sorrow" (Marvel Comics)
  • Nova Bombs (Halo)
  • Asgardian Destroyer Armor (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Knife Flying Fortress via missiles (Marvel Comics)
  • The Cluster (Steven Universe)
  • Gourmet Cells (Toriko)
  • High-Tier Longinus (Highschool DxD)