The ability to steal the skill/talent from others. Technique of Talent Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Skill/Specialty Theft
  • Talent/Skill/Specialty Absorption


The user can steal the physical and mental skills, talents and specialties of another person. In some cases, the user gains that skill or talents for themselves while in other cases they simply remove the talent from someone else.




  • May only be temporary.
  • May only be able to take a specific type of talent.
  • User may not have the physical, mental or emotional capabilities to put their stolen talents to use.

Known Users

  • Lord Shyamalan (Channel Awesome)
  • Nerdlucks/Monstars (Space Jam)
  • Rogue (Marvel)
  • Bryan (Thunderstruck)
  • Talent Suckers (Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi)
  • Starlight Glimmer (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Tinker Bell (World of Winx)
  • Talent Thief (World of Winx)
  • Meltlilith (Nasuverse)
  • Victor (Worm)