Battle aura

Other (objects, etc.) concept

Characters gain an aura, a halo, or a generic glow whenever they're preparing, charging or simply holding ready their powers, be those of martial fighting, magic or science.


Alternate name: Power glow

The first video game about Battle aura was released in 1988.

Electronic Arts and Microsoft Game Studios has published most of these games

See also: auras (for cases that are more functional than visual, even if the visual part is also there)
Especially common with anime/manga styled products as well as anything involving any variety of magic.

This tag is applicable regardless if the aura actually does or signifies anything, all is required that it exists.