The ability to learn the names or other identifiers of people or objects.
The user can learn the targets true name by looking at a person or object, ignoring aliases and other false names.
- May be used to pierce disguises.
- May bypass limitations of other powers.
- May have unusual activation requirements.
- Not particularly useful except in conjunction with another power.
- Does not grant understanding of a name's significance or meaning.
- Some beings like those with Nonexistent Physiology might be nameless.
- Truenamer (Planescape)
- Gods of Death/Shinigami (Death Note)
- Humans with shinigami eyes (Death Note)
- Nodoka Miyazaki (Mahou Sensei Negima!)
- An alternate Minmax (Goblins)
- Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
- Ōetsu Nimaiya (Bleach); only the names of Zanpakutō and Asauchi
- Shinichiro Asano (Isuca)
- The Profiler (Moon Knight)
- Bastian (The Neverending Story)
- Rinnosuke (Touhou)