Dark Magic    

Dark Magic (also known as Black Magic or Dark Arts) is magic involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes.

Users' Abilities

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  • Mystokinesis - The user can create spells, bend supernatural forces, and possess objects. It is both offensive and defensive, being that Clouse was able to protect himself from Garmadon. Also, users can use magic spells to attack or defend.
    • Transmogrification - This allows the user to alter the appearance of objects, shown when Clouse transforms some of the training objects in his fight with Garmadon, and when the Anacondrai Warriors were transformed into Anacondrai, or when Nadakhan manipulated the element of Form to transform into the Ninja and frame them by using their powers with his Magic.
    • Dark Magic Blast - The user can release dark magical energy over a specific target causing great damage or delivering great shock waves of force.
    • Dark Magical Beam Emission - Some users of magic can create a potent beam composed of concentrated magical energy.
    • Dark Magical Creation - Allows the user to create dark creatures and other dark technology from their own imagination and put it to life under their control.
    • Dark Elemental Manipulation - Allows the user to manipulate all the elements/powers/abilities into a strong darker version.
    • Dark Magic Animation - Allows the user to animate statues, sculptures, drawings into very powerful dark creatures under their control.
    • Wish Granting - Allows the user, usually a Djinn, to grant wishes to another or his/herself by yellow sparks or blasting magical energy ball.
    • Realm Travel - As displayed by the Realm Crystal, it has the power to travel through any realms, some magical rituals allow the user to travel freely through all of the realms.
    • Teleportation - This allows to the user to teleport whenever and wherever they desire via magical smoke/dust/mist or teleporting quickly. The Oni are also known to manipulate their Destruction and Dark Magic in a form of black clouds to teleport.
    • Shapeshifting - This allows the user to shapeshift into any creature via magical smoke/dust/mist.
    • Dark Magic Enchantment - It allows the user to conjure a powerful spell by chanting in an ancient tongue as demonstrated by Clouse as he repeatedly chants incantations to cast powerful spells.
    • Dark Portal Creation - This was seen when Clouse chanted a foreign incantation to open a portal to the Cursed Realm in an attempted to banish Garmadon but ended up being banished there himself by the latter. A user can also open up portals to other realms by use of incantations.

Via the users' True Potential

Notable Users

Book of Spells


Oni Masks







Promotional media


Elemental Powers

Elemental essences

Creation · Darkness · Destruction · Energy · Golden Power

Elements of Creation

Earth (Earth Punch) · Fire · Ice · Lightning

Other elements

Air · Amber · Balance · Creation · Darkness · Form · Golden Power · Gravity · Light · Metal · Metamorphosis · Nature · Poison · Shadow · Smoke · Sound · Speed · Storm · Time · Voids · Water · Wave · Wind

Movements of elements

Cryo Blast · Forward Movement of Time · Pause Movement of Time · Reversal Movement of Time · Slow-Mo Movement of Time · Time Punch

Miscellaneous elements

Frozen Water · Fury of the Storm · Imagination