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The ability to manipulate technology. Sub-power of Science Manipulation. Variation of Object Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Cyberkinesis
  • Electronic Manipulation
  • Electromechanical Manipulation
  • Machine Manipulation
  • Mechanical Manipulation
  • Mechanokinesis
  • Technokinesis
  • Technological Control/Manipulation
  • Technology Control
  • Technopathy
  • Tech Manipulation

Capabilities

User can create, shape and manipulate technology and technological constructs, computers, robots, hardware and other devices that can be termed as "technology." Manifested as a special form of electrical/telekinetic manipulation, a special form of "morphing" which allows physical interaction with machines, or even a psychic ability that allows mental interface with computer data.

User can control the flow of intricate machinery, and assemble or disengage their programming at will and operate most technology at distance. A variation of Electricity Manipulation, they control specific electrons and instructs them which items to engage or disengage and may be able to use the electric impulses to gently control smaller metal parts.

Applications

Techniques

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Can’t control purely mechanical objects which possess no electronic or ferrous components.
  • Usually requires close proximity to the object being manipulated.
  • May be left powerless away from modern society.
  • May be weakened by users who can nullify Technological powers.

Known Users

Comics

  • Jami the Assembler (The 99)
  • Nicole the Holo-Lynx (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Iron Queen (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Karima Shapandar (Marvel Comics)
  • Iron Man (Marvel Comics); via Extremis Serum
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Apocalypse (Marvel Comics)
  • Genesis (Evan) (Marvel Comics)
  • Forge (Marvel Comics)
  • Network (Marvel Comics)
  • Jones (Marvel Comics)
  • Madison Jeffries/Box (Marvel Comics)
  • J.A.R.V.I.S./Just A Rather Very Intelligent System (Marvel Comics)
  • David Bond/Hijack (Marvel Comics)
  • Misty Knight (Marvel Comics); via bionic right arm (limited)
  • Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Lexiac (DC Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Blue Beetle (DC Comics)
  • Cyborg (DC Comics)
  • The Drummer (Planetary)
  • Monica Green (Witch Girls)

Manga/Anime

  • Janie (A Certain Scientific Railgun S)
  • Sora Takeuchi (Air Gear); via Sky Regalia
  • Fujiwara Toki (Code: Breaker)
  • Turbo Norimaki (Dr. Slump)
  • Nessa (Fractale)
  • Berg-Katze (Gatchaman Crowds)
  • Goku Furinji (Goku Midnight Eye)
  • Takane "Ene" Enomoto (Kagerou Project); via Opening Eyes
  • Guy Shishioh (King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL)
  • Innovades (Mobile Suit Gundam 00); via Quantum Brainwaves
  • Cyber-newtypes (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam/Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ/Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn); via Psycommu
  • Primo (Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds)

Live Television/Movies

  • Briareos Hecatonchires (Appleseed)
  • Moloch the Corruptor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Adam (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Bruce Nolan (Bruce Almighty)
  • Dex (Charmed)
  • Cybergirl (Cybergirl)
  • Klaatu (The Day the Earth Stood Still)
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who); Via Sonic Screwdriver
  • Echo (Earth to Echo)
  • Mitchell Hundred (Ex Machina)
  • Micah Sanders (Heroes)
  • Akira Date/Kamen Rider Birth (Kamen Rider OOO)
  • Gentaro KIsaragi/Kamen Rider Fourze (Kamen Rider Fourze)
  • Sarah, "Electroclash" (No Heroics)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Ryan Walker (Mech-X4)
  • William Dennett (Mutant X)
  • Venjix (Power Rangers RPM)
  • Gwen Grayson/Royal Pain (Sky High)
  • Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver)

Cartoons

  • The Internet (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Virus (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Galvanic Mechamorphs (Ben 10)
    • Upgrade
      • Techno-Bubble
    • Baz-El
    • Ship
    • Malware
  • Nosedeenians (Ben 10)
    • Buzzshock
  • Kevin 11 (Ben 10)
  • Transylians (Ben 10)
    • Frankenstrike
      • Lightning Volt
    • Viktor
    • Viktoria
  • Cooper Daniels (Ben 10)
  • Cerebrocrustaceans (Ben 10)
    • Brainstorm
    • Dr. Psychobos
  • Kundo (Ben 10)
  • Alpha (Ben 10-Generator Rex: Heroes United)
  • Nos-4-A2 (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command)
  • X.A.N.A (Code: Lyoko)
  • Nicolai Technus (Danny Phantom)
  • Mega Volt (Darkwing Duck)
  • Robot Ghosts (Futurama)
  • Rex Salazar (Generator Rex)
  • Giffany (Gravity Falls)
  • Mallory Mastermind (Loonatics Unleashed)
  • Makino (Max Steel)
  • Digital Overlord (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Hack (Pixcodelics); via Super Remote Control
  • Peridot (Steven Universe); via Limb Enhancers
  • Evil Glumshanks (Skylanders)
  • Tech Spell Punks (Skylanders)
  • The Darkness (Skylanders)
  • Lyric the Last Ancient (Sonic Boom)
  • Circuit-Steam (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)
  • Ananda (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
  • Doc Dome (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
  • Fixit (Teen Titans animated series)
  • TX (Termiantor 3: Rise of the Machines)
  • Sari Sumdac (Transformers Animated)
  • Tecna (Winx Club)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Nerissa (W.I.T.C.H.)

Video Games

  • Many characters (Bioshock series)
  • Appli Monsters (Digimon); only over their own apps.
  • Eve (Elsword)
  • Adam/Nasod King (Elsword)
  • Add (Elsword)
  • Protagonist Characters (Fallout series); via Science Skill and various perks
  • Didact (Halo)
  • Corrupters (Horizon Zero Dawn)
  • Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn); via Focus and Override Tool
  • Sergei Molotov (Nexus Wars)
  • Sombra (Overwatch)
  • Morgan Yu (Prey)
  • Technopath (Prey)
  • Megabyte (ReBoot)
  • Aiden Pearce (Watch Dogs); via smartphone and ctOS

Literature

  • Dex Dizznie (Keepers of the Lost Cities)

Known Objects

  • Sonic Screwdriver (Doctor Who)
  • Sky Regalia (Air Gear)
  • Techno Blades (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Psycommu headset controller (Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
  • Mech-X4 (Mech-X4)

Gallery

Start a Discussion Discussions about Technology Manipulation

  • Technology manipulation

    4 messages
    • Does the power become useless when the device does not use any electricity at all?
    • So...only for machines that operate with eletricity. can control cars?The work with gas but have electircity too. You can cause the car to move...
  • high level Technology manipulation vs low level reality warper

    2 messages
    • you think who has better superpower and why?
    • Low level reality warper, unless being a high technology manipulator gives you absolute control of nanites then I'd go with that (cyberpptence)