The power to gain strength from The Sun. Variation of Stellar Empowerment. Opposite to Lunar Empowerment. Not to be confused with Day Empowerment

Also Called

  • Solar Affinity
  • Sun Affinity/Empowerment
  • Sunlight Affinity/Empowerment


User becomes stronger, faster, more durable, etc. when they come into contact with sunlight, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the sun or even slow or stop aging.




  • May be weakened when not in direct sunlight.
  • May only be able to absorb a certain colored sunlight.
  • Could be impeded by users with Sun Blocking.
  • May be weakened under a certain colored sunlight.

Known Users


  • Firebenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet)
  • Daxamites (DC Comics)
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics)
  • Static (DC Comics); via sunspots
  • Tamaraneans (DC Comics)
  • Karolina Dean (Marvel Comics)
  • Reignfire (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Chuck Scarsdale/Captain Sunshine  (Venture Bros.)
  • Stella (Winx Club)
  • Apogee (The Incredibles)

Live Television/Movies

  • Most Ultramen (Ultraman Series)
  • Diwani Alvera (Enchanted Garden TV5 Series)
  • Jadoo (Koi Mil Gaya)


  • Cheza aka The Flower Maiden (Wolf's Rain)
  • Nuova Shenron (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Escanor (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Mael (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Birdman (Birdman and the Galaxy Trio)

Video Games

  • Sunny Milk (Touhou)
  • Kayko Yako (Ninjutsu series) Via Burst of Phoenix technique
  • Solaire of Astora (Dark Souls)
  • Leona (League of Legends)
  • Pokémon using "Solar Beam" or "Solar Blade" (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon using Fire-type moves (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon wih the "Solar Power", "Flower Gift" and "Chlorophyll" abilities (Pokémon)
  • Kotal Kahn (Mortal Kombat X)
  • Gawain (TYPE-MOON); via Numeral of the Saint
  • Protagonists (Fallout series); via Solar Powered perk

Known Objects

  • Crenshinibon (Forgotten Realms)