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"You can't fool THIS nose!"
― Wolverine, X-Men TV series.

The power to have an extremely keen sense of smell. Sub-power of Enhanced Senses.

Also Called

  • Enhanced/Increased Olfaction
  • Hyperosmia
  • Hyper/Increased Sense of Smell
  • Hyper/Increased Smell

Capabilities

User can detect specific persons, objects, substances or even places, locate their origin and track targets with nothing but their nose. Some may even be able to detect lying, sicknesses, or tumors by which hormones/smells a target excretes.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • May be sensitive to stronger smells or foul odors.
    • Both smell and taste work in conjunction with each other so a user may become nauseous after smelling something and tasting it.
  • Does not work when someone masks their scent.
  • Does not work on odorless materials.
  • Ability is nullified if the user's nostrils are clogged.
  • Hard to find someone if the user doesn't know their scent firsthand often requiring an object touched by the other person to get their scent.
  • Other scents from an area that has a large amount of people such as a battlefield can make it harder to find a specific scent.
  • Inodorosity nullifies this ability.

Known Users

See Also: The Nose Knows.

Manga/Anime

  • Hana (Akame ga Kill)
  • Tokaku Azuma (Akuma no Riddle)
  • Mike Zacharius (Attack on Titan)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Majora (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki (Fairy Tail)
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail)
    • Natsu Dragneel
    • Gajeel Redfox
    • Wendy Marvell
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Kenshiro Kasumi (Fist of the Blue Sky)
  • Gluttony (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Pride (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood); after absorbing Gluttony
  • Heinkel (Fullmetal Alchemist); via Chimera form
  • Darius (Fullmetal Alchemist); via Chimera form
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha)
  • Sesshomaru (InuYasha)
  • Yuya Fungami (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Unbreakable); via Highway Star
  • Iggy (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Nin-Dogs (Naruto)
  • Inuzuka clan (Naruto)
  • Burami (Naruto Shippuden)
  • Tony Tony Chopper (One Piece)
  • Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Swinub/Piloswine (Pokemon)
  • Slurpuff (Pokémon)
  • Sapphire (Pokémon Adventures)
  • Hayama Akira (Shokugeki no Soma)
  • Toriko (Toriko)
  • Zatch Bell (Zatch Bell)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Werewolves (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Vampires (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Giants (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Witches (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Trolls (Folklore/Mythology)

Literature

  • Sergeant Angua (Discworld)
  • Count Dracula (Dracula)
  • Vampires (Shadow Falls)
  • Werewolves (Shadow Falls)
  • Chameleons (Shadow Falls); via Species-Shifting
  • Celia Burrows (Tunnels)
  • Akasha (The Vampire Chronicles)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies)

Videogames

  • Rayne (BloodRayne)
  • Statesman (City of Heroes)
  • Beowulf (Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening)
  • Deathclaws (Fallout Series)
  • Demons/Fiends (Quake Series)
  • Viera (Final Fantasy)
  • Antlion Guards (Half-Life 2 Series)
  • Antlion Guardian (Half-Life 2: Episode Two)
  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Wolf Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear Series)
  • Vamp (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Crying Wolf (Metal Gear Solid 4: Sons of the Patriots)
  • Baraka (Mortal Kombat Series)
  • Pokémon who can use "Odor Sleuth" (Pokémon)
  • Rottweilers (Quake Series)
  • Blind Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Boars (S.T.A.L.K.E.R Series)
  • Fleshes (S.T.A.L.K.E.R.S 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)
  • Ferret (Static Shock)
  • Clawgrip (Super Mario Bros. Series)
  • Mouser (Super Mario Bros. Series)

Cartoons/Comics

  • Rolly (101 Dalmatians)
  • Durham Red (2000 AD)
  • Dark Claw (Amalgam Comics)
  • Goblins (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Vulpimancers (Ben 10 Series)
    • Wildmutt (Ben 10)
    • Ultimate Wildmutt (Ben 10)
    • Kevin 11
  • Loboans (Ben 10/Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Blitzwolfer
    • Yenaldooshi
  • Incursions (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ben 10: Ultimate Alien/Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Bullfrag
    • Attea
  • Numbah 3 (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
  • Daxamites (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Lobo (DC Comics)
  • King Shark (DC Comics)
  • Wayland Jones/Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • Timber Wolf (DC Comics)
  • Arthur Curry/Aquaman (DC Comics)
  • Crimson Fox (DC Comics)
  • B'wana Beast (DC Comics)
  • Bubba the Caveduck (Ducktales)
  • Ming (Legend of the Dragon)
  • Captain Chantel DuBois (Madagascar')
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Laura Kinney/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • One-Above-All (Marvel Comics)
  • Tigra (Marvel Comics)
  • Werewolf by Night (Marvel Comics)
  • Robert Reynolds/Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • T'challa/Black Panther (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolfsbane (Marvel Comics)
  • Rocket Raccoon (Marvel Comics)
  • Dormammu (Marvel Comics)
  • Squirrel Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Puma (Marvel Comics)
  • Chase (PAW Patrol)
  • Marshall (PAW Patrol)
  • Blunk (W.I.T.C.H)
  • Sticks the Badger (Sonic Boom

Television/Movies

  • Skinwalker (Supernatural)
  • Werewolves (Supernatural)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Dirty Rat (Ace Lightning)
  • Rachel Pirzad (Alphas)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
    • Angel
    • Spike
  • Werewolves (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
    • Nina Ash
    • Oz Osbourne
  • Demonic Healer (Charmed)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
    • The Doctor
  • Raxacoricofallapatorians (Doctor Who)
    • Slitheen
  • Werewolf (Doctor Who)
  • Bella Bailey (Evermoor Chronicles)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Blutbads (Grimm)
  • Mary Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
  • Rat Esmeralda (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Winnie (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Chase Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Vulcans (Star Trek)
  • Wampas (Star Wars)
  • Lycans (Underworld)
  • Michael Corvin (Underworld)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)
    • Various animals (Zootopia)
    • Nick Wilde
    • Wolves

Known Objects

  • Taho Snout (Xiaolin Chronicles)

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