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"The name is the thing, and the true name is the true thing. To speak the name is to control the thing."
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Rule of Names

The ability to manipulate the true names. Sub-power of Linguistic Manipulation.


The user can manipulate true names - the metaphysical representations of sentient being - which grants them certain amount of power over the target being able to find, control, summon and banish them among others.




Known Users

See Also: I Know Your True Name.

  • Ged (Earthsea)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Truenamer (Planescape)
  • Asmodeus (Planescape)
  • SCP-992 - Gaia's Emissary (SCP Foundation)
  • Rinnosuke (Touhou)
  • Powerful magicians (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Isis (The Kane Chronicles)


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