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The power to have knowledge instilled into the mind by various means, rather than acquiring it through studying or experience. Sub-power of Encyclopedic Knowledge and Knowledge Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Knowledge Assimilation/Bestowal
  • Neural Uploading
  • Psychic Knowledge


The user can instill and infuse vast amounts of knowledge into their mind by various means (supernatural, technological, etc.), rather than acquiring it through normal means such as study, experience, etc. The knowledge can be of any and all kinds, natural, supernatural, the known, the unknown, etc. One with this ability may have instilled knowledge in a specific field of study (like math, literature or a branch of science) or all subjects. The user may even have knowledge about the past, present or future, about alternate realities, the minds of others and knowledge beyond normal comprehension.



Known Users

See also: Neural Implanting

  • The Sisters (A Certain Scientific Railgun); via Testament
  • Charles Gunn (Angel)
  • Xander Harris (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Edison (Wansapanataym Episode 147: OMG - Oh My Genius)
  • Brainiac (DC comics)
  • Prometheus (DC Comics)
  • Dragons (Dragonar Academy); via the DragWeiss
  • The Whispered (Full Metal Panic)
  • Machine made humans (The Matrix)
  • Venom Snake (Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain)
  • Natsuki Subaru (Re:Zero); via Echidna
  • SCP-028 (SCP Foundation)
  • Repository of Knowledge (Stargate Sg-1)
  • Great Teacher (Star Trek)
  • Reginald Barclay (Star Trek: TNG)
  • Mimzy (The Last Mimzy)
  • Leonardo B. Harwey (TYPE-MOON)
  • Smarty Pants (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Tohsaka Rin (TYPE-MOON))
  • Fuyuzora Kogarashi (Yuragi-sou no Yuuna-san)

Known Objects

  • Fountain of Hui (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Redpills (The Matrix)

Known Powers

  • Answer Talker (Zatch Bell)


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