The power to
be immune against psychic attacks. Psychic equivalent to Invulnerability. Opposite to Mental Shield Penetration. Not to be confused with Psychic Shadow.
The user is immune or highly resistant to any/all mental intrusion, including psychic or empathic powers, hypnosis, illusions, deception, etc.
Mind readers only “hear” static, while mind controllers are incapable of manipulating those shielded.
Doesn't work against physical abilities and/or actual attacks.
May require mental discipline and focus to prevent external penetration.
Mental Shield Penetration may be able to penetrate the shield.
Powerful opponents may still be able to affect the user to some extent.
Shield may have to be consciously activated.
May have weakness against Consciousness Separation and Consciousness Shattering.
See also: .
Psychic Block Defense and Psychic Static
Metebelis Crystal ( Doctor Who)
Magneto's Helmet ( Marvel Comics)
As a Dark-type Pokémon, Umbreon (Pokémon) is completely immune to Psychic-type attacks.
As a vampire, Angel's (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) mind is similar to his reflection in a mirror, rendering him immune to telepathic probing.
Due to his
, Moon Knight (Marvel Comics) is resistant to psychic powers and attacks.
Gene's (Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops) mental shielding is so powerful that not even his psychic henchman, Ursula, can read his mind.
The darkness in Fanoxean's (The Young Guardians) mind is so great that it renders him immune to all forms of telepathic assault.
Daphne Powell (No Ordinary Family)
JJ Powell (No Ordinary Family) can resist his sister's "Telepathic Push" due to his brain functioning more powerfully.
Magneto (Marvel Comics) has trained himself extensively to resist telepathy, and the effect is enhanced by his helmet.
Thanks to his
, Batman (DC Comics) is resistant to mind control.
Solid Snake (Metal Gear) was able to block out Psycho Mantis' mind-reading ability.
Bella Cullen (Twilight Saga) projects her psychic shield to block psychic attacks.
Severus Snape (Harry Potter) an accomplished practitioner of Occlumency.
Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter) is an accomplished practitioner of Occlumency.
Bellatrix Lestrange (Harry Potter) is a practitioner of Occlumency, enough to train her nephew in the art.
Preus's (DC Comics) breastplate both protects him from telepathic penetration
and allows him to eavesdrop on telepathic conversations.
Due to what he describes as an "elastic consciousness," mind control is rarely effective on Mister Fantastic (Marvel Comics) and even when it is, it wears off more quickly than on a normal person.
Superman (DC Comics) is protected from telepathic penetration by a series of psychic blocks.
Blaire Vherestorm (Stupid Mario Brothers) is able to block Ness' telepathy.
Thanks in part due to his suit of armor, Sir George (Ben 10) is immune to mind control.
full demon form
, Inuyasha's (InuYasha) mind is consumed with nothing but anger and primitive bloodlust, rendering him immune to telepathic probing.
Kalimba of the Tiki Tak Tribe (Donkey Kong Country Returns) fails to hypnotize Donkey Kong.
Because of his sheer willpower, Saitama is unaffected by all types of psychic powers, all of which only make his muscles slightly twitch.