The power to manipulate the power of the spirit or creature that dwells within the user's body. Variation of Symbiosis. Energized form of Amalgamation. Not to be confused with Soul-Bound Entity.

Also Called

  • Spiritual Host/Integration


User can concentrate the power of the spiritual being that lies within one's body and manipulate it for various effects, including extra physical strength, mental protection, magical powers, more energy, etc.

The number of spirits sharing the same body can differ under various circumstances. Usually the spirit or spirits take up residence in the user's sub-conscious mind. Some spirits will gladly aid the user while others might seek to take complete control of the user's body, but under some circumstances the relation between the user and the spirit is symbiotic, making them soul-bound to each other.



  • Item Possession: while wielding a particular object the user is possessed.
  • Object Transfer: sometimes the spirit can be transferred into the user’s body via a magical object or a form of technology.
  • Physical Transfer: in this case a person touches the user and thus transfers his spirit into the user's body.
  • Sealed: sometimes a spirit is sealed inside the user's body by either Magic, or other means.
  • Spiritual Item: Some items can carry Spiritual Powers an or abilities. That the user can use or agree to use the item without being under its control. Its more like teamwork or a deal.
  • Weapon Control: If Item Container's Spiritual Energy or Control.



  • User could suffer from mental damage.
  • Sudden flashes from the spirit's original memories.
  • Possibility of the user losing control of his/her body.
  • Sometimes the spirit will possess the user's body like a puppet and take over.
  • Limited on how many spirits at a time.
  • Power of the spirit could drive the user insane.

Known Users

  • Patrick Donovan (The Young Guardians); via Dragon Fire and Taiven
  • Gregory Kennedy (The Young Guardians); via Inquisitor and Taiven
  • Derek Marvin (The Young Guardians); via Grand Golem and Taiven
  • Jinchurikis (Naruto)
  • Yugi Motou (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Yuma Tsukumo and Astral (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal)
  • All Shinigamis (Bleach)
  • Siegfried/Nightmare (Soul Calibur)
  • The Lich King (Warcraft)
  • Green Lantern Alan Scott (DC Comics); uses a lantern ring that possess an entity as opposed to a traditional ring.
  • Visored (Bleach)
  • All Shamans (Shaman King)
  • Wild Card users (Shin Megami Tensei: Persona)
  • Chiro (Super Robot Monkey Team HyperForce Go!)
  • Antauri (Super Robot Monkey Team HyperForce Go!)
  • Zak Saturday (Secret Saturdays)
  • Ashbel Lhant (Tales of Graces); via Lambda
  • All the members of Tokko (Tokko)
  • Jodie Holmes (Beyond: Two Souls)
  • Hotaru Tomoe (Sailor Moon); as the look-alike reincarnation of Sailor Saturn
  • Avatars (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra); via Raava's essence
  • Unalaq (Avatar: The Legend of Korra); via Vaatu's essence
  • Aya Mikage (Ceres: Celestial Legend)
  • Ling Yao (Fullmetal Alchemist); via Greed's Philosopher's Stone
  • Mei Hoshino (Dream Eater Merry)
  • Ren Hinaki (Dream Eater Merry)
  • Those under the effects of a Pact (Ava's Demon); the possessed soul owns the body, and after making a Pact, gains powers depending on the cursed soul they are hosting.
  • Hitomi Tono and Nemissa (Soul Hackers)
  • Samuel Vimes and The Summoning Dark (Discworld)
  • Talion (Middle-earth: Shadows of Mordor); via his connection with Celebrimbor
  • Natsu (Soul Calibur V)
  • Mario (Stupid Mario Brothers)
  • Devilmen (Devilman)