The user is an extremely skilled strategic genius and apply this skill to several objectives, able to create strategies and plans several steps ahead of the opponent. They can elaborate complex plans/strategies and apply them not only in battle, but all activities that involve cunning intellect, e.g. strategic games. They can anticipate all of the possible obstacles/opportunities and know what the best actions to take in any situation, allowing them to adapt and prepared for future events in advance by considering a large number of scenarios/outcomes/options/paths, and plan ahead for them, to be ready for any that might occur.
Most of the users of this ability are very analytical and can understand or anticipate the enemies' moves, and always be two steps forward in any situation.
Adaptive Mind: to be able to adapt mentally to any situation or event.
Roger Smith (American Dad!) resourcefully (and brutally) killing 24 prison guards in order to use their corpses to build a boat to escape Bang Kwang Prison.
Azula (Avatar) was a cunning strategist and highly studious girl. Since childhood, she was well-versed in her nation's military history as she successfully recounting Fire Lord Sozin's strategy in an old battle.
Karnak's (Marvel Comics) serves as the tactile advisory to the Inhuman community of Attilan.
Admiral Trench (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) was one of the most feared separatist commanders of the clone wars, his tactics and maneuvers on the battlefield causing the destruction of many Republic fleets.
Marco (Star vs. The Forces of Evil) has talent for coming up with strategies, as demonstrated in "St. Olga's Reform School for Wayward Princesses".
Esdeath (Akame ga Kill) is a brilliant general and a master of psychological warfare.
Suì-Fēng (Bleach) has shown to be insightful and crafty, capable of quickly understanding any situation that presents itself and adjusting to it effectively.
Yamamoto (Bleach) is a very intelligent general.
With an IQ of over 200, Shikamaru (Naruto) can quickly figure out his opponents weaknesses, and see a flaw in their battle style.
Capone Gang Bege (One Piece) is a highly skilled master strategist, with tactical genius so great…
…he can defeat infamous pirate captains in the Grand Line with strategies alone.
While normally viewed as simple minded idiot, Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) is an unorthodox genius in battle, with resourceful ingenuity he can outsmart the most cunning enemies.
Jinbe (One Piece) is an expert military strategist.
Captain Kuro (One Piece) truly lives up to his epithet, "Kuro of a Hundred Plans".
Shishio Makoto (Rurouni Kenshin) saw the Ryu Shou Sen before, so he was able to tactically nullify it.
Lelouch vi Brittannia is second only to his brother Schneizel in strategic thinking.
In addition to being the 2nd strongest Knight, Peta (Marchen Awakens Romance) possesses incredible intellect and is in charge of advising the battle strategies for the Chess Pieces.
Kiyo's (Zatch's Bell!) intelligence and quick decision making make him an excellent tactician. His quick thinking has saved his mamodo Zatch's book from being burned on numerous occasions as well as help them overcome several stronger mamodo.
Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer) is a highly skilled strategist able to come up with ingenious and effective tactics to fight even an army of goblins.
Takehito Morokuzu/Gakuto (Prison School) is a calculating and intelligent strategist.
Sona Sitri (Highschool DxD) is a highly intelligent strategist with incredible foresight.
Seekvaira Agares (Highschool DxD) is a skilled technician on the same level as Sona.
Kai Watari (Shinju no Nectar) is a extremely resourceful tactician, his tactical genius is described as the wisdom of a War God.
Joseph Joestar (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures) may be a reckless hot-head, but with his wits and keen intellect, he was able to outsmart the Pillar Men.
Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) is able to outsmart the most cunning Stand Users.
after taking NZT-48, Eddie Morra (Limitless) become strategic mastermind, resourceful tactician and highly skilled planner, able to see and focus on the ultimate goal in any situation, and take the optimal actions to reach it.
John "Hannibal" Smith has earned his nickname from his unorthodox, but genius plans. Similarly to the original Hannibal.
The Hardy Boys
Athena (Greek Mythology) Goddess of Strategy.
Annabeth Chase (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series) is a demigod daughter of Athena and a tactical genius.
Epsilon/Church (Red vs Blue) being the best A.I. around and the collective memories of all the other A.I. fragments gives him mastery of tactical planning.