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The power to manipulate the vectors of matter and its related energy. Sub-power of Physics Manipulation. Variation of Velocity Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Direction Manipulation
  • Geometric Vector Alteration
  • Redirection Manipulation
  • Refraction Manipulation
  • Regokinesis
  • Spatial Vector Transformation

Capabilities

The user can change the magnitude and the direction properties (vector) of an object to achieve a desired result.

Vectors are properties that each exist as either one of two types: position (location) and momentum (velocity). Position is distance (or coordinate) and direction in relation to something (orientation), such as an object or a region in space. Momentum is speed and direction of motion (trajectory). Manipulating momentum enables the alteration of motion, whilst controlling position allows for the alteration of location. Even if the magnitude of an object's vector was zero, it would still count as a vector as it still has a magnitude and a direction.

All forms of matter can be described as either having or being vectors, and by exploiting this fact, a user of this power can theoretically create an "absolute defense" that prevents any harmful vectors from bypassing its boundary (possibly doing so by reversing the direction of kinetic vectors or displacing position vectors as to send the associated object to alternate regions in space).

Applications

Basic Level

  • Acceleration by increasing the magnitude and the direction of force vectors.
  • Attack Reversal by reflecting the vectors of any attack or opposing force.
  • Deflection by inverting/reversing the direction of momentum vectors.
  • Inertia Negation by nullifying all vectors that are related to inertia.
  • Motion Reversal: by reversing the direction of vectors in movement.

Advanced Level

Master Level

Ultimate Level

Associations

Limitations

  • May have limited range.
  • May only be able to affect vectors related to physical objects.
  • If the user is required to perform calculations to use this ability, Enhanced Intelligence may be needed.
    • If the user lacks Enhanced Endurance, their performance of calculations to use this ability may cause them to suffer from exhaustion and other negative side effects.
  • May only be able to manipulate a certain number of vectors at a time; distraction may put user at risk.
  • May be vulnerable to any harmful effect that is unrelated to vectors.
  • If the ability is used to form an automatic reflection field, the opponent can take advantage of it by reversing their attack at the exact moment of contact with the field's area of effect, which tricks it into drawing the attack towards the user and thus allowing it to harm them.
  • If user does not possess Enhanced Lung Capacity or Oxygen Independence, they will become vulnerable to Deoxygenation.

Known Users

Manga/Anime

Video Games

  • Add (Elsword)
  • Vector (Valkyrie Crusade)

Comics

Television/Movies

  • Weilan (Mako Mermaids)

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