Darkness Manipulation – The ability to manipulate darkness/shadow. Darkness Manipulation is also known as Blackness Control, Blackness Manipulation, Darkness Control, Darkness Element Control, Erebokinesis, Obtenebration, Shadow Bending. Shadow Control, Shadow Element Control, Shadow Manipulation, Shadow Matter and Umbrakinesis.
Literary Critique of Darkness Manipulation
Darkstar (Marvel) has this power (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #3).
Nightshade (DC) can even create create shadow homunculi and has created two ravens out of shadow-matter to serve as scouts for her. (DC Who’s Who #17).
The Shade (DC) is a supervillain that controls a malleable extra dimensional darkness which he uses with deadly effect.
The Flash encounters a lady with two shadows in The Flash V1 #194 (1970).
The Shroud (Marvel) creates a shadow that lacks mass and cannot be used to penetrate or bludgeon opponents (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #10).
Shadow Lass (DC) has powers that are similar to the Shroud (DC Who’s Who V1 #20).
The Shadowman (Zenescope) protects the Satan’s Hollow of urban legend (Satan’s Hollow #1).
The Shi’ar Imperial Guard has Black Light (Marvel) can project black energy from his eyes.
Nightside (Marvel) is a doppelganger of Shadow Lass (Avengers West #81).
Mister Shadowpax – Pantheon #11 (Lone Star Press)
Drendari – Creature Collection I
Cloaker – D&D 3.5 – Monster Manual I
Shadow Lurker – TSR 2158 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 2
Shadow Mastiff – TSR 2166 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 3
Trading Card Games often allow the player to manipulate darkness.
Blanket of Darkness
Darkness Made by Malice
Darkness Shadow Bolt
Hands without Shadow
Shields of Darkness
Skin and Darkness Zealots
Gunnerkrigg Court: Orientation (Archaia)
Shade – TSR 2173 Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume 4
Slaine – “The Treasures of Britain” – 2000 AD #1007
The Sandman – Brief Lives V7 (2011)
Cluracan‘s Nemesis (Vertigo) – “Mirror, Mirror” – The Dreaming #46
“Scared of His Own Shadow!” – Astonishing #26 (Marvel)
Darkwing (Image) is absorbed by darkness in Invincible #144.
The Darkling (Archie) in The Mighty Crusaders #1 (2018).
Dawn Blackthorne (Image) – Noble Causes #37
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