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"This is the best damn thing that ever happened to me. Well, now that I've learned to control it, I'm like Superman or something. I can hear rain coming from forty miles away. I can even hear someone's moods, the tiniest changes in a heartbeat."
― Dale, Heroes

The power to possess extremely accurate senses. Sub-power of Enhanced Condition and Sense Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Advanced Senses
  • Heightened Senses
  • Hyper-Senses
  • Increased Perceptions
  • Strengthened Senses


The user has extremely accurate senses, allowing them to see, hear, smell, taste, and/or touch more than an average member of their species.


  • Enhanced Synesthesia: Perceive multiple different sensory or cognitive responses at once.
  • Illusion Awareness: Many illusion will affect only certain senses but lack in others, for example an illusion might lack a smell or have no heartbeat.
  • Sense Focusing: Focus senses to look for a particular sight/sound/smell/taste and blocking out all others.


The Five Senses:

  • Enhanced Hearing: Ears pick up every single sound, and can decipher layer upon layer of noise; has the ability to pick up a conversation from a mile away in a busy city. May even mutate into Echolocation.
  • Enhanced Smell: Users can detect specific smells, and locate their origin. Some may even be able to tell if someone is lying by which hormones they excrete.
  • Enhanced Taste: Users may be able to detect poisons or other problems. Some may even be able to do so by simply tasting the chemicals in the air as opposed to using their mouth to making physical contact with an object.
  • Enhanced Touch: Some can feel so acutely that to rub the users hand on a paper would be like reading the page, sensing every bump ripple or wave. Some may even be able to tell of distant occurrences felt through vibrations in the air, ground, and water.
  • Enhanced Vision: Can see with amazing clarity/detail, distance, or color, perhaps even in a different spectrum of light or into other dimensions.

Other Senses:




  • Overloading may be a frequent occurrence.
  • Magic may cause interference.
  • Drugs or other means can negate or remove these senses unless they are reversible.

Known Users

See Also Super Senses.

  • Raqib the Watcher (The 99)
  • Durham Red (2000 AD)
  • Dirty Rat (Ace Lightning)
  • Muhktar (Aladdin: the Animated Series)
  • Xenomorphs (Alien/Alien vs. Predator)
  • Dark Claw (Amalgam Comics)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Rachel Pirzad (Alphas)
  • Vanessa Brewer (Angel)
  • Toby aka Astro (Astro Boy)
  • Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad (Assassin's Creed)
  • Ezio Auditore da Firenze (Assassin's Creed)
  • Haytham Kenway (Assassin's Creed)
  • Edward Kenway (Assassin's Creed)
  • Ratonhnhaké:ton (Assassin's Creed)
  • Shay Cormac (Assassin's Creed)
  • Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed)
  • Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra); not counting eyesight
  • Dark Schneider (Bastard!!); via his Majin Form
  • Vampires (Being Human)
  • Werewolves (Being Human); briefly, before and after transformation
  • Wildmutt (Ben 10)
  • Spidermonkey (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ultimate Alien)
  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Sajin Komamura (Bleach)
  • Rayne (BloodRayne)
  • Ultimate Spidermonkey (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Faith Lehane (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Spike (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Tenpouin Yuuki (Code: Breaker); sound
  • Taeko Nomura (Coppelion)
  • Alonne (Dark Souls 2)
  • Icon (DC Comics)
  • Bizarro (DC Comics)
  • Hawkman (DC Comics)
  • Animal Man (DC Comics)
  • Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Martian Manhunter (DC Comics)
  • Miss Martian (DC Comics)
  • Superboy (DC Comics)
  • Supergirl (DC Comics)
  • Power Girl (DC Comics)
  • Starfire (DC Comics)
  • Darkseid (DC Comics)
  • Timber Wolf (DC Comics)
  • Phantom Stranger (DC Comics)
  • Captain Carrot (DC Comics)
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Pantha (DC Comics)
  • Raxacoricofallapatorians (Doctor Who)
    • Slitheen
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball)
  • Rolf (Ed, Edd, n' Eddy)
  • Cobra (Fairy Tail)
  • Dragons and Dragonslayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Protagonist Characters (Fallout series); via Perception Skill & various perks
  • Jack Carver (Far Cry Instincts)
  • Viera (Final Fantasy)
  • Ling Yao (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Lan Fan (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Fu (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • May Chang (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Dale Smither (Heroes)
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Donna Dunlap (Heroes)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Gon (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Inspector Gadget (Inspector Gadget)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha)
  • Tsunayoshi Sawada (Katekyo Hitman Reborn); via Vongola Super Intuition
  • Saranelle "Sarah" Magalang (Kung Fu Kids)
  • Chase Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Raziel (Legacy of Kain)
  • Superman X (Legion of Super-Heroes/DC Comics)
  • Experiment 626 "Stitch" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Lexi Bunny (Loonatics Unleashed)
  • Elves (Lord of the Ring Series)
  • The Fanalis (Magi)
  • Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Daredevil (Marvel Cinematics Universe)
  • Thornn (Marvel Comics)
  • Stick (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolfsbane (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Sabertooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Wild Child (Marvel Comics)
  • Feral (Marvel Comics)
  • Drax The Destroyer (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Hawkeye (Ultimate Marvel Comics)
  • Beast (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Prince Wayfinder (Marvel Comics)
  • Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolfsbane (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor (Marvel Comics)
  • X-23 (Marvel Comics)
  • Nightcrawler (Marvel Comics)
  • Namor (Marvel Comics)
  • Iron Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Catseye (Marvel Comics)
  • Rocket Raccoon (Marvel Comics)
  • Tigra (Marvel Comics)
  • Sunspot (Marvel Comics)
  • Dormammu (Marvel Comics)
  • Stick (Marvel Cinematics Universe)
  • Calvin Porter (Mutant X); hearing
  • Shalimar Fox (Mutant X)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Mistborn (Mistborn Series)
  • Tineyes (Mistborn Series)
  • Windwhisper (Mistborn Series)
  • Baraka (Mortal Kombat)
  • G-Girl (My Super Ex-Girlfriend)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Dracule Mihawk (One Piece)
  • Saitama (OnePunch-Man)
  • Doggie Cruger (Power Rangers SPD)
  • Many villains (Power Rangers series)
  • Will (Power Rangers Operation Overdrive)
  • Predators (Predator/Alien vs. Predator)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Lory (Red Queen)
  • The Amys (Replica)
  • Lickers (Resident Evil)
  • RoboCop (RoboCop)
  • Rottweilers (Quake Series)
  • Blind Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Pseudodogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Psy Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Rodents (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Cosmo Users (Saint Seiya)
  • Scooby-Doo (Scooby-Doo)
  • Josh and Sophie Newman (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
  • Vampires and werewolves (Shadow Falls)
  • Melina Gold (Silver Moon Chronicles)
  • Swatbots (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Tasmanian Devils (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Wombat Stu (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Black☆Star (Soul Eater)
  • Free (Soul Eater)
  • Spock (Star Trek)
  • Boba Fett (Star Wars)
  • Yoshis (Super Mario series)
  • Turbo Mecha Sonic (Super Mario Bros. Z)
  • Terminators (The Terminator)
  • Little Bunny (TF2 Freak)
  • Clement MacDonald (Torchwood Children of Earth)
  • Toriko (Toriko); smell
  • Coco (Toriko); sight
  • Sunny (Toriko); touch
  • Zebra (Toriko); hearing
  • Vampires (Twilight)
  • Tinisha Dolaira (The Young Guardians)
  • Titan/Arion McGrath (The Guardians Saga)
  • Dovepaw (Warriors)
  • Dovewing (Warriors)
  • Angelface (Wild Cards series)
  • Akasha (The Vampire Chronicles)
  • D (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)
  • Sara Pezzini (Witchblade)
  • Mister Majestic (WildStorm)
  • Maddy Smith (Wolfblood)
  • Rhydian Morris (Wolfblood)
  • Jana Vilkas (Wolfblood)
  • Wolfbloods (Wolfblood)