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The power to steal the powers of others by killing them. Death-based variation of Power Absorption.

Capabilities

The user can steal the powers of others by killing them. Once they are dead, their powers will be absorbed into the user as their own. Powers that allow one to kill can help the user.

Applications

Associations

  • Absorption - Can steal the powers of others and kill them as well
  • Biological Absorption - By consuming others with powers, they absorb their powers.
  • Life-Force Absorption - Absorbing another's life-force completely can kill the target as well as absorb their power.
  • Post-Mortem Shapeshifting - Some users can also steal the appearance of the person they killed after they absorb their power.
  • Soul Absorption - Some users are able to absorb a person or being's power by absorbing their very soul.
  • Magic - Some magic users may be able to do this.

Limitations

  • May lose powers that were absorbed if the person they took said power from is Resurrected.
  • Cannot absorb powers from what wasn't alive to begin with.
  • May have to be near the victim or in physical contact.
  • Like Power Absorption, it is useless with no powers around.
  • Cannot absorb powers from the living.
  • May need time to absorb the powers, this may mean eating the whole corpse, taking time to digest the target/power, etc.

Known Users

Literature

Live Television/Movies

  • Warlocks (Charmed)
    • Jeremy
    • Nigel
    • Devlin
    • Nicholas
    • Eames
    • Jane Franklin
    • Malcolm
    • Hogan
  • Titans (Charmed)
    • Cronus
    • Demitrius
    • Meta
  • Marceline (Adventure Time)
  • Immortals (Highlander)
  • Werewolves (Teen Wolf)
    • Peter Hale
    • Derek Hale
    • Deucalion
    • Kali
    • Ennis
    • Ethan
    • Aiden
    • Theo

Comics

  • Switchblade the Demogorge (Marvel)
  • David Haller/Legion/The Fiend/“Charles Xavier” (Marvel)
  • Alexander Luthor (DC Comics)

Manga/Anime

  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Blackbeard (One Piece)
  • Kyoko (Kore Wa Zombie Desu Ka)
  • Subaru Natsuki (Re:Zero); limited to Sin Authorities
  • Ancient Dragon (Seiken Tsukai No World Break)
  • Chaos (Sora No Otoshimono)

Video Games

  • Evolved (Prototype series)
    • Alex Mercer 
    • James Heller
  • Mega Man (Mega Man Series)
  • Riku Replica (Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories)
  • Monsters (Saga Frontier)

Web Original

  • Cinder Fall (RWBY)

Known Objects

  • Chrome Disaster (Accel World)
  • Athames (Charmed); used by warlocks to steal powers
  • Dark One's Dagger (Once Upon A Time)

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