The ability to power up or suppress the power sources of oneself or others. Sub-power of Superpower Manipulation. Technique of Life-Force Manipulation
- Power Increasing and Masking
- Power Increasing and Decreasing
- Powering Up and Suppressing
The user can manipulate the power sources of themselves and/or others, allowing such feats as increasing their attack power or suppressing their power to avoid being detected.
- May only be able to control the power levels of oneself or others, not both.
- Raising the user's power level too much may be fatal.
- User's power level may raise involuntarily, typically via their emotional state.
Asura (Asura's Wrath) powers up.
Goku (Dragon Ball) powering up.
Using his dark magic, Demigra (Dragon Ball Xenoverse) not only corrupts his victims, but also raises their power levels.
Auta Magetta (Dragon Ball Super) powers up using geothermal power rather than Ki.
Lexaeus (Kingdom Hearts) constantly increases his power level during his fight with Sora.
The Hulk's (Marvel Comics) power levels increase and decrease in proportion to his anger.
Using his Kombat Rage, Dark Kahn (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe) was able to alter the power levels of the various Mortal Kombat and DC Universe characters, making some stronger and others weaker.
Rock Lee (Naruto) powers up by unlocking five of the Eight Gates.
Little Mac (Punch-Out!!/Super Smash Bros.) can continually increase his power level until he releases it all at once as the KO Uppercut.
Tsukune Aono (Rosario + Vampire) powers up, emitting a massive column of light.
Abel Nightroad (Trinity Blood) controls his power level by releasing it in three stages: 40%, 80%, and 100%.
Younger Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho) can freely manipulate his own power, ranging from 0% to 100%...
...and when pushed beyond his limits, he goes even further into 120%.
Younger Toguro's power levels in the order of 30%, 45%, 60%, 80%, 100%, and 120%.
Using Chaos Boost, Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog) can access up to three higher levels of power, each one granting him different Chaos Powers.
Using Limit Charge
, Cloud Strife (Final Fantasy VII/Super Smash Bros.) charges up his power level until he reaches Limit Break
status, increasing his physical abilities and powering up his attacks.