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The power to sense and identify supernatural phenomena.

Also Called

  • Insight
  • Magical Awareness/Detection/Sensation
  • Paranormal Awareness/Detection/Sensation
  • Supernatural Awareness/Detection/Sensation
  • Supernatural Sense
  • Supernatural Sensitivity


The user can sense the presence of supernatural beings and identify them as such on sight.



  • May only be able to detect particular supernatural activity/beings
  • May be limited in range
  • Detection may come in the form of a physical pain sensation

Known Users


  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • Polyphemus (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Monasterenser Magnaserms (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Will Vandom (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Madame Xanadu (DC Comics)
  • Danny Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Dani Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Dark Danny (Danny Phantom)
  • N'Kantu the Living Mummy (Marvel Comics)


  • Glory (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Vampire Detectors (Angel)
  • Slayers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Lukas Bahn (Heroes)
  • Alice (Resident Evil films)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Margaret Isobel Thoreaux (Smallville)
  • Brad Alcerro (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch); sensed a witch's magic
  • Witches (The Vampire Diaries); could detect vampires by touch


  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha) via smell
  • Kazuma Kuwabara (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Shizuru Kuwabara (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Reiko Mikami (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Several Madougu (Garo)
  • D (Vampire Hunter D)
  • Madarao (Kekkaishi)
  • Hakubi (Kekkaishi)
  • Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Syaoran Li (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Toya Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Eriol Hiiragizawa/Clow Reed (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Yue (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Cerberus/Kero (Cardcaptor Sakura)


  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous 2: Festival of Blood)
  • Shepherds (Tales of Zestiria)
  • Squires (Tales of Zestiria)
  • Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)


  • All supernaturals (Shadow Falls); scan another's brain pattern to recognize its species identity
  • Descendants of gifted Native Americans (Shadow Falls); physically drawn to supernaturals
    • Mrs. Galen
  • Ghost-whispering individuals (Shadow Falls); sense and see spirits
    • Kylie Galen
    • Francyne
    • Holiday Brandon
    • Burnett James
    • Elf Bus Driver
    • Della Tsang


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