"It's... the...
Great Big Book of Everything with everything inside!
See the world around us! This book's the perfect guide!"
― Harry and Elsie, Stanley

The ability to have encyclopedic knowledge of all recorded material in existence (even ideas for plays, novels or manuscripts, etc.). Sub-power of Literary Manipulation. Variation of Nigh Omniscience.


User has an encyclopedic knowledge of all written, scribbled, typed or otherwise recorded material in existence, including computers and the internet, so as humanity's knowledge grows, so does the user's. They have access to knowledge written down thousands of years ago and in a different languages simply by their connection to the written and typed word, including the ability to understand idioms, symbolic words and phrases.




  • This ability may be mistaken for Omniscience, but is not nearly as powerful.

Known Users

See also: Great Big Book of Everything

  • Golden Grimoire (AD&D)
  • Nia Honjou (Date A Live)
  • Carolinus (Flight of Dragons)
  • Deneir (Forgotten Realms)
  • Metatext (Forgotten Realms)
  • Freakazoid (Freakazoid!)
  • Library of Limbo (DC)
  • The Archive (Dresden Files)
  • John (John Doe)
  • Stellar Memory (Rave Master)
  • Meteora Österreich (Re:Creators)
  • Aqualord Ragradia (Slayers)
  • Clair Bible (Slayers)
  • Mujiba the Responder (The 99)
  • The Akashic Records (Theosophy)

Known Objects

  • Nether Scrolls (Forgotten Realms)
  • The Book of Sand (The Book of Sand)