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The power to sense the coming of death and the actual act of dying. Variation of Precognition. Not to be confused with Death Perception.

Also Called

  • Death Prediction/Vision
  • Shinigami Eyes


The user is capable of sensing the coming of death, able to determine when someone is dead or dying or if others have died in a specific location. At times, this extends to seeing the names and lifespans of those who's faces the user sees.




  • May have limited range depending on the user's proficiency, innate talent or the nature of the power itself.
  • May be always on.
  • May not work on the user's own death.
  • Only works on beings capable of dying.
  • May only work on beings with a soul.
  • May only be able to see natural death.
  • Deaths may always happen despite the user's actions.
  • They may come out as signs or clues.

Known Users

  • Danielle Moonstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Selene (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Prince Wayfinder (Marvel Comics)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Billy Blake (Luke French: Alien Hunter)
  • Angel of Death (Charmed)
  • Rack (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Nico di Angelo (Percy Jackson and the Olympians/The Heroes of Olympus)
  • Bianca di Angelo (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
  • Hazel Levesque (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • Michiru Kita (Zombie-Loan)
  • Black Hand (DC Comics)
  • Bloodwynd (DC Comics)
  • Bloodwynd (DC Comics)
  • Jeannette (DC Comics)
  • Gravekeepers (Sunday without God)
  • Death (Supernatural)
  • Vanessa Stanley (Haven)
  • The Darkness (Witchblade/Top Cow)
  • Characters who cheat death (Final Destination)
  • Ana Cristina Martínez (The Eye)
  • Sydney Wells (The Eye)
  • Absol (Pokémon)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Shinigami (Death Note)
  • Users of the Shinigami Eyes (Death Note)
    • Misa Amane (Death Note)
    • Kyosuke Higuchi (Death Note)
    • Jack Neylon/Kal Snydar (Death Note)
    • Soichiro Yagami (Death Note)
    • Teru Mikami (Death Note)
    • C-Kira (Death Note)
    • Kiyomi Takada (Death Note: The Last Name)
    • Beyond Birthday (Death Note: Another Note)
  • Mei Misaki (Another)
  • Ned Flanders (The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror)
  • Cyclops Race (Krull)
  • Raziel (Legacy of Kain)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha)
  • Grim (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy)
  • River Tam (Firefly)
  • Jackie Estacado (Witchblade/Top Cow)
  • Darth Talon (Star Wars)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • D (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker (Star Wars)
  • Hellboy (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Eric Northman (True Blood)
  • Bill Compton (True Blood)
  • Rukia Kuchiki (Bleach)
  • Mundus (Devil May Cry)
  • Nightmare (Soulcalibur)
  • Yukio (The Wolverine)
  • Laura Sanz (The Subject No. 1)
  • Holiday Brandon (Shadow Falls)
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)
  • Jordan Cross (Smallville); via physical contact with anyone
  • Souta Hatate (Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara)
  • Amane (Mushi-shi); via the Ganpuku Mushi
  • Lydia Martin (Teen Wolf)
  • Meredith Walker (Teen Wolf)
  • Lorraine Martin (Teen Wolf)
  • Jordan Parrish (Teen Wolf)
  • Kururugi Suzaku (Code Geass)
  • Clyde Bruckman (X-Files)