Power negation

Other (objects, etc.) concept

Player character can somehow negate powers (such as magic) of others, or be subjected to such themselves.


Alternate names: Power dampening, Power nullification, Silencing

The first video game about Power negation was released on August 29, 2003.

Blizzard has published all these games

See also: mana burn (anything that destroys whatever is required to use powers, which is often magical energy [mana]), anti-magic zones (areas that effectively do the same)
Most commonly seen in form of `dispel magic´ or `silence´ magic spells, the latter of which although implies verbal component in the spellcasting, is only there to imply it blocks spellcasting for a while.