"Calhoun had always had something of a sixth sense for danger. ... He'd even been tested for it at Starfleet Academy, and researchers had found nothing in particular. Calhoun's contention was that there was nothing to find because, during the research, no danger was present."
― Star Trek: New Frontier: Martyr
"I get these chills up and down my spine, and all of the sudden, it's as clear as day. That if I stay put, I'm dead."
― Kabuto (Psyren)
"No one-including my own wife-can sneak up on me, or ambush me from behind!"
― Peter Parker/Spider-Man to Mary Jane (Marvel Comics)

The power to detect impending threats.

Also Called

  • Dairokkan (Japanese)
  • Danger Detection/Reacting/Sense/Sensing
  • Gut Feeling
  • Hazard Detection/Intuition/Reacting/Sense/Sensing
  • Instincts
  • Intent Detection/Intuition/Reacting/Sense/Sensing
  • Mantra/Kenbunshoku/Observation Haki (One Piece)
  • Sixth Sense
  • Spider/Spidey-Sense (Marvel Comics)
  • Threat Detection/Intuition/Reacting/Sense/Sensing
  • Thundersense (The Thundermans)
  • The Gitchy Feelin' (Bone Comics)
  • The Willies


The user can sense nearing danger, acute danger, potential immediate danger, or impending danger and sense unwanted or hectic threats to their well-being and evade it. The intuition usually regards themselves, but may include their surroundings (like a distant car-wreck).




  • Usually unable to shut off ability.
  • Could be fooled by someone you trust, (i.e. best friend literally stabs you in the back).
  • May be unable to sense distant dangers.
  • May be unable to divert oneself from assaults.
  • May become paranoid after continuous attacks.
  • Reflexes may be hindered due to user's normal capabilities.
  • May be hard to decipher the impending danger until it happens.

Known Users

See Also: Spider-Sense.


  • Airbenders (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • Tohru (Jackie Chan Adventures); Oni only
  • Uncle Chan (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony Series); via Pinkie Sense
  • SheZow (SheZow)
  • Blossom (Powerpuff Girls)
  • April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2012 series)


  • Rose Harverstar (Bone); via the "Gitchy Feeling"
  • Aquaman (DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Rex the Wonder Dog (DC Comics)
  • Vixen (DC Comics)
  • Rose Wilson (DC Comics)
  • Zealot (DC Comics)
  • Captain Mar-vell (Marvel Comics)
  • Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
  • Deathlok (Marvel Comics)
  • Lifeguard (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Ricochet (Marvel Comics)
  • Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Users of Spider-Sense (Marvel Comics)
    • Peter Parker
    • Ben Reilly
    • Miles Morales
    • Gwen Stacy
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • The Shredder (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Miyamoto Usagi (Usagi Yojimbo)


  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Morpheus (The Matrix)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Force Users (Star Wars)
  • Toxic Avenger (The Toxic Avenger)


Live Television

  • Purlec (Alphas)
  • Faith Lehane (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Paul Metcalfe/Captain Scarlet (Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons/Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet); Mysterons only
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Kyra (Charmed)
  • Zankou (Charmed)
  • Dexter Morgan (Dexter)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Evan Davis (Heroes)
  • Angela Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Shalimar Fox (Mutant X)
  • Saru (Star Trek: Discovery)
  • Lorenzo Espinosa (The Promise Of Forever)
  • Users of Thundersense (The Thundermans)
  • Ian Archer (Tower Prep)
  • Lydia Martin (Teen Wolf)
  • Meredith Walker (Teen Wolf)


  • Kakeru Satsuki (11eyes); via Eye of Aeon
  • Koichi Kamiya (Babel II: Beyond Infinity)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Tomori Yamanashi (DDD)
  • Pochi (Death March to The Parallel World Rhapsody)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball)
  • Ramiel (Evangelion)
  • King Bradley/Wrath (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Choppy (Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star)
  • Flappy (Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star)
  • Rushuna Tendo (Grenadier)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Muhammad Abdul (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures Part III Stardust Crusaders); via Life Detector
  • Jean Pierre Polnareff (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Souta Hatate (Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara)
  • All Vongola Bosses (Katekyou Hitman Reborn!)
  • Tigrevrumud Vorn (Madan no Ou to Vanadis)
  • Takeshi Nanase (Mahou Sensou)
  • Newtypes (Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • Byakugan Users (Naruto)
  • Senjutsu Users (Naruto)
  • Sharingan Users (Naruto)
  • Users of Kenbunshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Sixth Sense users (Saint Seiya)
  • Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen (Strike Witches); via Foresight ability
  • Laura Toth (Strike Witches); via Sense Acceleration ability

Video Games

  • Ezio Auditore da Firenze (Assassin's Creed); via Eagle Vision/Sense
  • Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad (Assassin's Creed); via Eagle Vision
  • Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed); via Eagle Vision
  • Claudette Morrell (Dead by Daylight)
  • Dwight Fairfield (Dead by Daylight)
  • Jake Park (Dead by Daylight)
  • Meg Thomas (Dead by Daylight)
  • Nea Karlsson (Dead by Daylight)
  • Grey Wardens (Dragon Age); Darkspawn only
    • Alistair
    • The Warden
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Psycho Mantis (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Sniper Wolf (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Kenshi (Mortal Kombat)
  • Leon S. Kennedy (Resident Evil)
  • Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Spider-Man 2099 (Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions)
  • Turok (Turok: Dinosaur Hunter)
  • Assassin (TYPE-MOON)
  • Berserker (TYPE-MOON)
  • Saber (TYPE-MOON)
  • Shulk via the Monado Monado (Xenoblade Chronicles)

Known Objects

  • Horcruxes (Harry Potter)
  • Nebula Chain (Saint Seiya)
  • Bracelets (Super Doll Licca-chan)
  • Millennium Puzzle (Yu-Gi-Oh!)