Fandom

Superpower Wiki

Vector Manipulation

7,340pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments111 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

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

Also Called

  • Direction Manipulation
  • Redirection Manipulation
  • Refraction Manipulation
  • Regokinesis

Capabilities

The user can change the magnitude and direction (vector) of an object to maneuver it in the desired way, regardless of preexisting vectors. This also applies to seemingly static or non-moving objects, because technically speaking the object still has momentum as it is moving through space. One could also say that even having a magnitude value of "0" still constitutes as a vector. Since nearly everything in existence has vectors, manipulation of them can essentially grant the user an "Absolute Defense" that prevents the user from being harmed, among many other possibilities.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May have limited range, including physical contact.
  • May be limited to affecting only physical matter or energy.
  • If the user's version of this power is calculation-based, Enhanced Intelligence may be required.
  • If the user does not possess Enhanced Endurance, they may be defeated from exhaustion and attrition of constant calculations to use their power.
  • Users may be limited to controlling certain amount of vectors at a time (e.g can only manipulating gravity vector), and therefore being distracted with one task may leave them open for an attack.
  • Vulnerable to powers that do not have vectors.
  • If the user's ability is automatic and set on reflecting all strikes at all times, the opponent can take advantage of this automatic redirection by attacking, and then quickly pulling away at the exact moment of contact with the redirection field's area of effect. This will "trick" the redirection field, causing the "reverse vector" to instead reverse the direction of the punch and draw it towards the user, and thus bypassing the "absolute defense".
  • If user does not possess Enhanced Lung Capacity or Oxygen Independence, they will become vulnerable to Deoxygenation.

Known Users

Manga/Anime

  • Accelerator (A Certain Magical Index/A Certain Scientific Railgun/A Certain Scientific Accelerator)
  • Rensa (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Father (Fullmetal Alchemist/Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Sale and Kraft Work (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Deep Snow (Rave Master)
  • Medusa Gorgon (Soul Eater)
  • Sale (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure); via Kraft Work

Video Games

Comics

Gallery

Start a Discussion Discussions about Vector Manipulation

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki