Umbrakinesis or Sciakinesis is the ability to mentally generate and manipulate darkness, deactivated photons mostly in the absence of light. One with this ability can even deactivate and repulse or travel through shadows (see Shadow Travel) by converting deactivated photons into a dark version of a portal.
After the battle, Nico walks into the woods and Percy follows him. Nico tells Percy he has to investigate his past. As Nico walks away, Percy states that the shadows of the forest were reaching out to Nico as if they were embracing him.
- They can surround enemies into lightless space.
- They can use darkness to create portals to travel from one place to the next (Shadow Travel).
- They can use shadows to cover oneself in darkness to become invisible.
- They can possibly see through darkness while your enemies cannot.
- They are able to use black energy to create barriers. Hades was even able to block Zeus' Master Bolt.
- They can control and manipulate the beings that exist there, create and dispel shields and areas of total darkness, create and constructs weapons.
- They can heal themselves or others by using darkness (Minor injuries).
- They can absorb and dissipate shadows.
Users of Umbrakinesis
- Nico di Angelo
- Bianca di Angelo
- Hazel Levesque
- Mrs. O'Leary
- Underworld creatures
|Demigod Abilities:||ADHD | Ancient Greek | Aphrodite's Blessing | Ares' Blessing | Artemis' Blessing | Clear Sight | Dreams | Dyslexia | Latin|
|Object Manipulation:||Air | Anatomy | Atmosphere | Bones | Darkness | Dead | Earth | Electricity | Fire | Ice | Light | Love | Machines | Magic | Metals | Plants | Sleep | Time | War | Water | Weapons|
|Other Skills:||Archery | Charmspeak | Curse of Achilles | Empathy Link | Mist Control | Prophecy | Shadow Travel | Shapeshifting | Vocal Mimicry|