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Infrared Vision
Alex Mercer Infrared
Alex Mercer using infrared vision.

Power/Ability to:

See heat signatures

The power to perceive heat signatures. Variation of Enhanced Vision.

Also Called

  • Body Heat Vision
  • Thermal Vision


The user is able to perceive the infrared spectrum, allowing them to see any and all kinds of heat signatures. This ability is incredibly useful for observation purposes as the user is able to see the heat presences of any living targets.



  • Body Heat Camouflage renders the ability useless.
  • Too much heat can blind a user from seeing their target, if the target hides near or within a major heat source. (Such as setting the surrounding area on fire)

Known Users

  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Shalimar Fox (Mutant X)
  • Wildmutt (Ben 10)
  • Predators (Aliens vs. Predator)
  • Hot Spot (DC Comics)
  • Gekkos (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)
  • Werewolf by Night (Marvel Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • The Falcon (Marvel Comics)
  • Aleera (Van Helsing)
  • Mr. Hyde (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid Prime); via Thermal Visor


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