The power to perceive and read the auras. Sub-power of Aura Manipulation and Electromagnetic Vision. Variation of Enhanced Vision. Not to be confused with Aura Detection. Opposite to Aura Concealment.

Also Called

  • Aura Perception/Sense/Sight/Vision
  • Ecto-Vision
  • Kirlian Eye


The user can perceive and read auras, normally invisible fields of energy that surround every living thing, this can be used to sense emotions, health status, power levels, or the target's moral alignment. They may also be able to sense auras surrounding inanimate objects under special circumstances.




  • Some users rely on being within physical visual range.
  • Could be limited on how many auras one can see at a time.
  • Some could be limited on how long an aura can be seen due to risks of headaches.
  • Users of Aura Concealment are immune.

Known Users


  • Luna (Marvel Comics)
  • Waverider (DC Comics)
  • Black Lantern Corps (DC Comics)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Charmcaster (Ben 10)
  • Bloom (Winx Club)
  • Dawn (Total Drama)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Trevor Hawkins/Eyeboy (Marvel Comics)
  • Justice (Marvel Comics)
  • Rui (Pokemon Colosseum)
  • Dame Tara (El Goonish Shive)
  • Static (DC Comics)
  • Jacob (UN Comics)


  • Nen Users (Hunter X Hunter); Gyo
  • Sōichirō Sakurada (Castle-Town Dandelion)
  • Lucario (Pokémon)
  • Riolu (Pokémon)
  • Sir Aaron (Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew)
  • Hyuga clan (Naruto)
  • Karin (Naruto); via Mind's Eye of the Kagura
  • Coco (Toriko)
  • Observation/Kenbunshoku Haki users (One Piece)
    • Monkey D. Luffy
    • Usopp
    • Fujitora/Issho


  • Bridge Carson/S.P.D. Green Ranger (Power Ranger S.P.D.)
  • Linda Tavara (Heroes)
  • Margaret Isobel Thoreaux (Smallville)
  • Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Lorne (Angel)
  • Vanessa Brewer (Angel)
  • Tara Maclay (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Geordi La Forge (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Xenomorphs (Aliens vs. Predator)
  • Miraluka (Star Wars)
  • Grimlocks (Charmed)
  • Sykes (Being Human U.K)
  • Annie Sawyer (Being Human U.K)
  • Phoebe Buffay (Friends)
  • Freya Beauchamp (Witches of East End)
  • Wendy Beauchamp (Witches of East End)
  • Darryl (Just Like Heaven)
  • Succubus (Lost Girl)
    • Bo Dennis
    • Aife


  • Rayne (BloodRayne)
  • Leena (Warehouse 13)
  • Users of Eagle Vision/Eagle Sense (Assassin's Creed)
  • Ever (Evemore)
  • Meisters (Soul Eater)
  • Ivy Walker (The Village)
  • Others (Night Watch)
  • Nikodemos (Thieves' World)
  • Luna (Incarnations of Immortality)
  • Nick Scryer (Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype); via Infected Vision
  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous); via Radar Pulse
  • Vampire Lords (Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim); Via Detect All Creatures
  • Last Dragonborn (The Elder Scrolls Skyrim); via Aura Whisper shout and Detect life/dead spell


  • Miranda Kane (Shadow Falls)
  • Lissa Dragomir (Vampire Academy)
  • Adrian Ivashkov (Vampire Academy)
  • Sonya Karp (Vampire Academy)
  • Avery Lazar (Vampire Academy)
  • Karoli (The Subject No. 1)
  • David White (ONSET)

Known Objects

  • Aura Visualizer Machine (Adventure Time)



Static Shock

Static Shock

Static demonstrating Aura Sensing