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The power to empathize with animals. Sub-power of Empathy. Variation of Ecological Empathy.

Also Called

  • Animal/Faunal/Zoological Friendship
  • Anipathy
  • Zoopathy


The user can sense and/or understand the emotions of animals and vice versa.




  • Is not a form of mind control, so aggressive, dangerous animals may still attack user.
  • User may be limited to specific animal or animal type (ex. Dogs, Horses, Fish, etc.).
  • If the empathic bond is too strong, the user may act like the animal, and become less human.

Known Users

  • Ruka Nogi alias Ruka Pyon (Gakuen Alice)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Eunice (Ben 10)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Catwoman (DC Comics)
  • Beast Boy (DC Comics)
  • Stranger (Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath)
  • Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Danielle Moonstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Falcon (Marvel Comics); limited to his pet falcon
  • Derek Lakes (Shadow Falls)
  • Hannah Brandon (Shadow Falls)
  • Dr. Whitman (Shadow Falls)
  • Hayate (Jibaku-kun: Twelve World Story)
  • Centurions (Tales of Symphonia)
  • Ratatosk (Tales of Symphonia: Dawn Of A New World)
  • Zak Saturday (The Secret Saturdays); limited to cryptids
  • She-Ra (Princess of Power)
  • Percy Jackson (Percy Jackson & the Olympians); limited to Horses and Sea Creatures
  • Number Four (Lorien Legacies)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Jedi and Sith (Star Wars)
  • She-Ra (Princess of Power)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece); via Haoshoku Haki
  • Users of Haoshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Yellow (Pokémon Adventures)
  • Maya (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy)
  • Ma-Ti (Captain Planet); via the Power of Heart
  • Ripley 8 (Alien Resurrection); limited to the Xenomorphs
  • Shishi Kakeru (Hyaku Juu Sentai Gaoranger)
  • Roxy (Winx Club)
  • Katy (Winx Club)
  • Lord Sidewinder (Sonic the Comic)
  • Andrew Wells (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Fluttershy (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Fluttershy (My Little Pony: Equestria Girls)
  • Fawn (Disney Fairies)
  • Animal Fairies (Disney Fairies)
  • Chocobo Sage (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Rubeus Hagrid (Harry Potter)
  • Newt Scamander (Harry Potter)
  • Ella (Total Drama Pahkitew Island)
  • Devi (Aliados)
  • Kosaki Onodera (Nisekoi)
  • Aruru (Utawarerumono)
  • Beastmaster (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ichigo Momomiya/Mew ichigo (Tokyo Mew Mew); limited to the cats
  • Minto AIzawa/Mew Mint (Tokyo Mew Mew); limited to the birds