The power to hide within the shadows of others. Technique of Darkness Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Hiding in the Shadows
  • Shadow Submergence


The user can hide themselves within the shadows of others and remain undetected from whoever's shadow they happen to be hiding in. They can use this technique to spy on individuals without leaving behind physical evidence.




  • Must be able to touch or be near shadow or darkness to hide within it.
  • Useless in the absence of shadows cast by others.
  • Users can be detected if they speak or make noises while hiding.

Known Users


  • Rogue Cheney (Fairy Tail)
  • Shinobu Oshino (Monogatari Series)
  • Jiraya (Naruto)
  • Shijima (Ninja Scroll)
  • Gengar (Pokémon)
  • Marshadow (Pokémon)
  • Sarutoru (Ranma 1/2: Nihao My Concubine)
  • Makora (Samurai Deeper Kyo)
  • Chernobog (Shakugan no Shana)
  • Wall Shadow (Yu-Gi-Oh!)

Video Games

  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Terra (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Mitsuki Konishi (The World Ends With You)
  • Midna (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Mephiles The Dark (Sonic The Hedgehog)

Western Series

  • Ebon (Static Shock)
  • Shadowland Beings (Twitches)