"A true teacher misses no opportunity to learn."
― Koro-Sensei (Assassination Classroom)

The ability to copy a power by learning how to use it. Variation of Claircognizance and Power Replication. Opposite to Ability Teaching.

Also Called

  • Ability Training
  • Ability Understanding/Comprehension/Sensibility/Discernment/Sagacity/Percipience/Cognizance
  • Power Learning/Training


Users can copy other powers simply by learning how to use them. By observing the desired ability and focusing upon it, the user will be able to copy it.





  • Learning a new ability may take a long time, be extremely difficult, and/or require observation/study.
  • May be limited to a certain number of powers:
    • Soft limit: acquiring too many abilities, or the wrong ability, can make the user stressed or unstable.
    • Hard limit: user must discard an old ability to learn a new one, or else can't learn new powers at all.
  • May be restricted to certain powers/types of power and is unable to learn others.

Known Users

  • Skylor (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Sylar (Heroes); via Intuitive Aptitude
  • Sharingan Users (Naruto)
  • Ludger (Alive: The Final Evolution)
  • Takitsubo Rikou (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Force Sensitives (Star Wars)
  • Black Swan (Marvel Comics)
  • Protege (Marvel Comics); Sight
  • Amazo (DC Comics)
  • Twenty-Fifth Baam/Jyu Viole Grace (Tower of God)
  • Alpha Stigma Bearers (The Legend of the Legendary Heroes)
  • Blue Magicians (Final Fantasy)
  • Yuujiro Hanma (Baki the Grappler)
  • Medaka Kurokami (Medaka Box)
  • Masaru Saiga (Karakuri Circus)
  • Ryota Kise (Kuroko no Basket)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball Series)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball Series)
  • Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Future Warrior (Dragon Ball Xenoverse)
  • King Dedede (Kirby)
  • Kazane Aoba (Keijo!!!!!!!!)
  • August (Fairy Tail)
  • Rufus Lore (Fairy Tail)
  • Nanami Yasuri (Katangatari)
  • Mukyou Reiko (Denpa Kyoushi)
  • Edajima Heihachi (Sakigake Otokojuku)
  • Keare (The Redo of a Healing Magician)
  • Dr. Animo (Ben 10)
  • Danny Fenton/Phantom (Danny Phantom)
  • Blanka (Street Fighter)
  • Team Rocket's Meowth (Pokémon)
  • Detective Pikachu (Pokémon)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Claude C. Kenni (Star Ocean Ex)
  • Sakura (Street Fighter)
  • Number Four (The Lorien Legacies)
  • John Doe (UnOrdinary)
  • Leonardo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Garo/Garou (One Punch Man)
  • Touya Mochizuki (In Another World With My Smartphane)
  • Carol (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
  • Rando (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Chomp Kitty (Glitch Techs); via Power Ups
  • Remy (Ratatouille)
  • Marivel Armitage (Wild Arms 2)
  • Po (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Various unicorn ponies (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)


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