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The ability to figure out connections in whatever the user is investigating and process them extraordinarily fast.

Also Called

  • Enhanced Deduction
  • Enhanced Detective Skills
  • Enhanced Investigative Skills


Users have amazing deductive and information processing ability of anything they've seen. If they see someone moving their hands to draw something the user can create an image of what they are drawing in their head without being able to see the canvas.



  • Have to be familiar with different languages and text in order to make use of lip reading and writing deduction
  • May required training to master.
  • Might need Enhanced Memory in order to make connections.

Known Users

  • Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes novels)
  • Mackiel Roy "Macroy" (A.R.Hicks Series)
  • Nancy Drew (Nancy Drew Series)
  • The Hardy Boys (The Hardy Boys Series)
  • Britt Reid (Green Hornet)
  • Uchiha Clan (Naruto); via Sharingan
  • Heiji Hattori (Detective Conan)
  • Kudo Shinichi/Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan)
  • Masumi Sera (Detective Conan)
  • Cole Phelps (L.A. Noire)
  • Apollo Justice (Ace Attorney Series)
  • Miles Edgeworth (Ace Attorney Series)
  • Phoenix Wright (Ace Attorney Series)
  • CJ Ward (Tower Prep)
  • D.A.V.E. (The Batman)
  • Batman (DC Comics)
  • Eradicator (DC Comics)
  • Nightwing (DC Comics)
  • Red Robin (DC Comics)
  • Red Hood (DC Comics)
  • Rorschach (Watchmen)
  • Question (DC Comics)
  • Riddler (DC Comics)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Hannibal King (Marvel Comics)
  • Sage (Marvel Comics)
  • Fi (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Richard B. Riddick (The Chronicles of Riddick)
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Ataru/Chokozai (Ataru)
  • Finesse (Marvel Comics)
  • Gameboy (Captain N: The Game Master)
  • Dick Tracy (Dick Tracy)
  • C. Auguste Dupin (Edgar Allen Poe's works)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel)
  • River Tam (Firefly/Serenity)
  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Ashley Robbins (Another Code/Trace Memory)
  • "L" Lawliet (Death Note)
  • Patrick Jane (The Mentalist)
  • Dr. Gregory House (House)
  • Shawn Spencer (Psych)
  • Bossun (Sket Dance)
  • Princess Bubblegum (Adventure Time)
  • Leonardo Da Vinci (Da Vinci's demons)
  • Edogawa Ranpo (Bungou Stray Dogs)



Sherlock Holmes Scene "Dinner with Mary Morstan and Watson"04:09

Sherlock Holmes Scene "Dinner with Mary Morstan and Watson"

Sherlock's amazing deductive skills in action.

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