The ability to absorb water and utilize it in some way. Technique of Water Manipulation. Variation of Elemental Absorption.

Also called

  • Hydrokinetic Absorption
  • Hygroscopicity
  • Water Consumption


The user can absorb water in all its forms from the atmosphere, bodies of water or living creatures, while removing it from the source, into their body and use it in various ways, gaining some form of advantage, either by enhancing themselves, gaining the drained power, using it as power source etc., either temporarily or permanently.





  • May not be able to control the absorption.
  • May be limited to how much one can absorb.
  • May have limited range, including touch only.

Known Users

  • Hama (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Katara (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Water Hazard (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Eliade (D.Gray-Man)
  • Sandtrout (DUNE)
  • Suu (Monster Musume)
  • Crocodile (One Piece)
  • Ikaros Much (One Piece); via his spears.
  • Pokémon with "Dry Skin" (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with "Storm Drain" (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with "Water Absorb" (Pokémon)
  • Aisha (Slimy Thief)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • Ramlak (Thundercats 2011)
  • Sere (Worm)
  • Toa of Water (BIONICLE)
  • Tentacruel (Pokémon)
  • Hydro Hog (Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers)