Phobikinesis is the ability to control fear.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

The Demigod Files

Percy Jackson and the Stolen Chariot

When looking for Ares' War Chariot, Percy Jackson and Clarisse La Rue encount Phobos, the god of fear, and Deimos, the god of terror. Both use this ability through the demigod’s quest for the chariot.

The Last Olympian

Nico di Angelo and Hades both utilize this ability to fight the Titan Army during the final moments of the Battle of Manhattan.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Blood of Olympus

When they are searching for the final ingredient for the Physician's Cure, Annabeth and Piper entered the temple of Phobos. There, they found Mimas, the giant born to challenge Hephaestus guarding the chained god's heartbeat. They managed to kill Mimas by letting a statue of Phobos fall on his head.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

The Hammer of Thor

When facing the jotun in Utgard-Loki’s bowling alley, Sam goes up against the incarnation of fears itself.


  • Create illusions to en masse fear in the public.
  • Know an individual’s fears and use it against them.
  • Generate an aura of fear.


Demigod Abilities: ADHD | Ancient Greek | Aphrodite's Blessing | Ares' Blessing | Artemis' Blessing | Clear Sight | Dreams | Dyslexia | Latin | Superhuman Durability | Superhuman Strength
Object Manipulation: Air | Anatomy | Atmosphere | Bones | Darkness | Dead | Earth | Electricity | Fears | Fire | Healing | Ice | Light | Love | Luck | Machines | Magic | Metals | Plants | Poison | Sleep | Sound | Temperature | Time | War | Water | Weapons | Youth
Other Abilities: Alf Seidr | Charmspeak | Curse of Achilles | Empathy Link | Immunity | Mist Control | Prophecy | Rune Magic | Seasons Alteration | Shadow Travel | Shapeshifting | Telekinesis | Teleportation | Vocal Mimicry | Zoolingualism
Skills: Alf Sign Language | Archery | Greek Training | Horsemanship | Legion Training | Multilingualism | Old Norse | Swordsmanship | Weaving