"Just as you touch the energy of every life form you meet, so, too, will their energy strengthen you. Fail to live up to your potential, and you will never win."
― Gaspar (Chrono Trigger)

The power to bring out the hidden potential of oneself and/or others. Sub-power of Potential Manipulation and Power Activation. Related to Potential Creation.

Also Called

  • Potential Access/Awakening/Unlocking


The user can bring out the hidden potential/talents of themselves and/or others, including special abilities.





  • May only be able to bring out a portion of said hidden talents.
  • May only be able to bring out the potential of oneself or others, not both.
  • May be limited to specific conditions.
  • Weak against Capability Suppression.
  • Will not work on targets that are already at their full potential.

Known Users

See also: Time to Unlock More True Potential.

  • Heather Tobey (The 4400)
  • Ectonurites (Ben 10)
    • Zs'Skayr
  • Rupert Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Spekkio (Chrono Trigger)
  • Babidi (Dragon Ball series)
  • Guru (Dragon Ball series)
  • Old Kai (Dragon Ball series)
  • Shenron (Dragon Ball Online)
  • Takeru Tenkuuji (Kamen Rider Ghost)
  • Athena (Hayate no Gotoku)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Zone Users (Kuroko no Basuke)
  • Chronicler (The Legend of Spyro)
  • Elemental Masters (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Chatsberry (Adventure Time)
  • Storm (Marvel Comics)
  • Breed (One Piece)
  • Saitama (One Punch Man)
  • Zelda (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Pyrrha Nikos (RWBY)
  • Emerl (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Master Monk Guan (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Omi (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Miranda Kane (Shadow Falls); via Love Empowerment
  • Lann (World of Final Fantasy)
  • Reynn (World of Final Fantasy)
  • Mega Man X (Mega Man X)
  • Hellboy (Hellboy/Dark Horse Comics)

Known Objects

  • Berserker Armor (Berserk)
  • Hogyoku (Bleach)
  • Rebellion (Devil May Cry series)
  • Yamato (Devil May Cry series)
  • Dark Spore (Digimon Adventure 02)
  • Ultra Divine Water (Dragon Ball series)
  • One-Man Army (Juuni Taisen)
  • Keyblade of Heart (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Peto Peto no Mi (One Piece)
  • Gem of Cyttorak (X-Men: Evolution)

Known Powers

  • Awakening (Saga Frontier)