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The power to gain strength from sin. Sub-power of Sin Manipulation. Variation of Affinity. Opposite of Virtue Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Sin Affinity
  • Vice Affinity/Empowerment


Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. by sins, vices, etc. (Pride, Envy, Lust, Wrath, Gluttony, Sloth, Greed, etc) of oneself and others, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing their existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the sins or even slow or stop aging.





Known Users

  • Demons (Mythology/Folklore/Religion)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Mephisto (Marvel)
  • Sabbac (DC)
  • Trigon (DC)
  • Spawn and/or his costume Leetha (Image Comics)
  • Extirpon (Dozerfleet Comics); uses the prideful emotions of others to fuel his reality warping, which he then utilizes to exact punishment poetically fitting to the crime.
  • Maenads (Greek Mythology/True Blood)
  • The Seven Deities (Asura's Wrath)
  • Azmodan (Diablo)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)