The ability sense and read souls. Sub-power of Soul Manipulation. Not to be confused with Soul Sight.

Also Called

  • Soul Diagnostic/Perception/Seeing/Sense
  • Soul Sensory Perception
  • Spiritual Connecting Power


The user can sense and read the souls of others, whether free (ie. dead, astral projection, etc) or in body. By reading souls, they can see/feel the being's characteristics, personality, feelings, memories, whether they even have a soul, damage others' souls have endured, and whether or not another entity is possessing or influencing the person on a spiritual level.




  • May have limited range, including touch only.

Known Users

  • Castiel (Supernatural)
  • Archangels (Supernatural)
  • Vengeance demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Mok'tagar demons (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Azmaria Hendric (Chrono Crusade); via the Astral Line
  • Hades (Kid Icarus Uprising)
  • Maka Albarn (Soul Eater)
  • Death The Kid (Soul Eater)
  • Lord Death/Shinigami-Sama (Soul Eater)
  • Dr. Franken Stein (Soul Eater)
  • Joe Buttataki (Soul Eater)
  • Feodor (Soul Eater)
  • Quinella (Sword Art Online); via Synthesis Ritual
  • Ro Ryou (The Outcast)
  • Relius Clover (BlazBlue); Seen in Makoto Nanaya's 'bad ending'
  • Zorin Blitz (Hellsing)
  • Bickslow (Fairy Tail)
  • The Source of All Evil (Charmed)
  • Telence T. D'Arby (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Harry Potter (Harry Potter)
  • Nagini (Harry Potter)
  • Takeru Tenkuji (Kamen Rider Ghost)
  • Allen Walker (D.Gray-man)
  • Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)

Known Objects

  • Soul Gem (Marvel Comics)