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Power Negation
Imaginebreaker
Tōma Kamijō (A Certain Magical Index) using his "Imagine Breaker" to dispel a magical attack.

Power/Ability to:

Cancel powers/abilities

The power to nullify the powers of others. A sub-power of Superpower Manipulation. Variation of Negation.

Also Called

  • Ability Cancellation/Negation/Neutralization/Suppression
  • De-spell
  • Dilate Powers
  • Nullify
  • Potentiprohiberis
  • Power Blocking/Cancellation/Dilation/Neutralization/Suppression

Capabilities

The user can cancel out the powers of others, making them unable to utilize their powers as long as they are under the user's affect.

Applications

  • Weaken or nullify powers.
  • The user may be surrounded by a nullification zone; those with powers have them canceled out as long as they stay within the user’s proximity.
  • Could nullify powers just by touch.
  • Unleash a wave that nullifies any attacks.
  • Pass by any force-fields.
  • The user's presence can render a person powerless.
  • Attacks couldn't harm the user as the user can surround themselves around a force-field
  • Remove mental alterations of victims.

Variations

  • Barrier Negation: The user has a force-field around them in which no superpowers can work. Can be permanent or retractable.
  • Capability Suppression: also known as Faculty NegationFaculty DiminutionFaculty Suppression, Clumsiness Inducing. The ability to reduce subjects’ instrumental memory (a subject’s skill in an area). This ability could deplete, decrease, or delete abilities and their tied memories of how to ordain occasional skills, i.e. drive a car, crack/hack codes, perhaps even a subject’s knowledge of how to use and control abilities). As the ability develops, it could even be used to delete rudimentary skills, like walking and speaking, making foes extremely clumsy.
  • Control Negation: The power to nullify mind control or subordination.
  • Demonic Power Negation: The power to negate the powers of demonic beings.
  • Divine Power Negation: The power to negate the powers of divine beings.
  • Elemental Negation: The power negate elemental powers.
  • Energy Negation: The power negate energy powers.
  • Form Restoration: The power to negate Transmutations.
  • Healing Factor Nullification: The power to negate healing factors.
  • Immortality Negation: The power to deny the immortality of immortal beings, and kill them. 
  • Intangibility Cancellation: The power to nullify the power of intangibility, allowing to hit the person's physical body.
  • Invisibility Cancellation: The power to nullify the power of invisibility.
  • Invulnerability Negation: The power to nullify the power of invulnerability.
  • Magic Negation: The power to nullify the magical powers of others.
  • Mental Shield Penetration: The power to penetrate a person's psychic shield, allowing to invade a person's mind.
  • Physical Negation: The ability to make the victim unable to use any of their special abilities as long as the user touches them.
    • A faculty of Power Negation in which the user can still negate abilities, but they can only negate certain superhuman abilities, i.e. Danger-Sense Negation, Super-strength Negation, Perspicuity Negation. However, sometimes it is more broad nullification, only canceling out certain types of superhuman abilities, i.e. Mental Ability Negation, Physical Ability Negation.
  • Power Negation Field: Create a field that negates powers.
  • Probability Stabilization: Negate probability-altering powers.
  • Reality Alteration Negation: Negate reality-altering powers.
  • Resurrection Negation: Negate resurrection powers.
  • Shapeshifting Negation: Negate the usage of shapeshifting.
  • Telepathic Negation: Negate the usage of telepathy.
  • Teleportation Negation: Nullify teleportation.

Associations

Limitations

  • May be constantly active.
    • May be uncontrollable.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.
  • Some powers may not be negated.
  • Unlike Power Erasure, effects are mostly temporary, only effective as long as the targets are within range.
  • May be a one-shot effect, powers being negated only at the instant of the attack, and will reactivate right after.
  • May be constantly active.
  • This power affects only abilities beyond "normal" ones (i.e. the sort that only mortals are capable of putting up with).
    • Ineffective against those who do not utilize supernatural powers in combat.
  • Could be dangerous in situations where supernatural powers are required to resolve.
  • May be limited to "dampening" or weakening powers.
  • Cannot affect users of Negation Immunity and Power Anchoring.
  • Negating acquired abilities via Power Replication or Power Absorption may prove harder, depending on the amount copied/absorbed.

Known Users

Manga/Anime

  • Desir (Karakuri Dôji Ultimo)
  • Tōma Kamijō (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Oboro (Basilisk)
  • Shūsuke Amagai (Bleach)
  • Rare Kinds (Code:Breaker)
  • Byro Cracy (Fairy Tail)
  • Obra (Fairy Tail)
  • Yuka Suzuki (Fairy Tail)
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Sakura Mikan (Gakuen Alice)
  • Diehauser Belial (Highschool DxD)
  • Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Cruz (Needless)
  • Marshall D. Teach (One Piece)
  • Users of Busoshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Yamato (Naruto)

Video Games

  • Noob Saibot (Mortal Kombat)
  • Archwitchs (Valkyrie Crusade); via Archwitch Field

Comics

  • Nemesis Kid (DC Comics)
  • Alex (Marvel Comics)
  • Anti-Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller/The Nazi Doctor (Marvel Comics)
  • Leech (Marvel Comics)
  • Mister Negative (Marvel Comics)
  • Iron Man (Marvel Comics)
  • No-Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Scrambler (Marvel Comics)
  • Vulcan (Marvel Comics)
  • Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic the Comic Online)
  • Crystal (UN Comics)
  • Vaarsuvius (Order of the Stick)
  • Red Cloak (Order of the Stick)
  • Mother Dragon (Order of the Stick)
  • Laurin Shattersmith (Order of the Stick)

Literature

  • Lucifer (Guardian Archangels)
  • Miranda (Shadow Falls)
  • Purge (The Young Guardians)
  • Ella (The Lorien Legacies)
  • Nyss Nenn (Star Wars)
  • Syll Nenn (Star Wars)

TV Series

  • Ty Lee (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Chi blockers (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Tangeans and Tangean Grounders (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • Fitzy Feakins (Generator Rex)
  • René/The Haitian (Heroes)
  • Avatars (Charmed)
  • Wyatt Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Neena (Charmed)
  • Mord-Siths (Legend of the Seeker)
  • Eve (Supernatural)
  • Moro Hunter (Los Unicos)
  • RaKais (Super/Lette)
  • Monsieur-Folie (Super/Lette)
  • Steven Universe (Steven Universe), via Rose's shield
  • King Crab (The Thundermans)

Known Objects

  • The Shanti Virus (Heroes)
  • Star of Threbe (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Rose Quartz's shield (Steven Universe)

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