"In the absence of light, darkness prevails. There are things that go bump in the night; make no mistake about that. And we are the ones who bump back."
― Professor Broom (Hellboy), about the BPRD.
"Saving people, hunting things. The family business."
― Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
"You're the monster under the bed! You're not real! You're a scary story we tell our kids! Be good or a Grimm will come and cut your head off..."
― Monroe, a Blutbat (Grimm)
"I am the thing that monsters have nightmares about. And right now you and me are gonna show 'em why. It's time."
― Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
"So, how many times do I have to put you in the ground?"
― Blade (Marvel Comics)

The ability to possess the traits and powers of a supernatural hunter. Not to be confused with Paranormal Expertise.

Also Called

  • Demon/Devil Hunter/Slayer
  • Champion of Mankind/Humanity
  • Grimm Physiology (Grimm series)
  • Monster Hunter Physiology
  • Slayer Physiology (Buffyverse)


The user possess the powers of a supernatural hunter, having the innate ability to hunt down supernatural creatures. They are able to physically match and fight off most of the creatures they hunt, have innate combat abilities and information about the paranormal world, ability to detect supernatural creatures and know how to kill and trap them. They may have immunity towards the creatures they hunt (immune to vampire's compulsion, demon's possession, witch's magic, divine influences, etc.).





  • May be unable to hunt transcendent supernatural creatures without the aid of divine, demonic or supernatural weaponry.
  • May only be a hunter of a specific supernatural creature (vampire, demons, spirits, etc.)
  • Powers may be dormant until user has an encounter with the supernatural.

Known Users

See Also: Hunter of Monsters.





  • Heroes (Chronicles of Darkness/Beast: The Primordial)
  • Hunters in Conspiracies (Chronicles of Darkness/Hunter: The Vigil); via Endowments
  • Imbued (World of Darkness/Hunter: The Reckoning)
  • Shih (World of Darkness/Kindred of the East)


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