"So, it begins again...Moving, always moving, never knowing, following impulses...Then they appear. The Monsters, the creatures, pitiful misfits in the schemes of nature. And again I am here...For such is my destiny...the destiny of Ulysses Bloodstone!"
― Ulysses Bloodstone (Marvel Presents #1)
"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 about the BPRD (Hellboy)
"Saving people, hunting things. The family business."
― Dean Winchester to his brother, Sam (Supernatural)
"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?"
― Eric Brooks/Blade (Marvel Comics)

The ability to possess the traits and powers of a supernatural hunter. An advanced form of Horror Survivor. Not to be confused with Paranormal Expertise.

Also Called

  • Champion of Mankind/Humanity
  • Grimm Physiology (Grimm series)
  • Monster Hunter Physiology
  • Slayer Physiology (Buffyverse)
  • The Huntsman/Huntress

Properties

The user possesses 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, werebeast's infection, demon's possession, witch's magic, divine influences, etc.).

Associated Powers

Variations

Relationships

Limitations

  • May be unable to hunt transcendent supernatural creatures without the aid of divine, demonic or any other supernatural weaponry.
  • If users are empowered by supernatural forces they may be bound to supernatural laws and rules.
  • May only be a hunter of a specific supernatural creature (vampire, demons, spirits, etc.)
  • Powers may be dormant until the user has an encounter with the supernatural.

Example Characters

See Also: Hunter of Monsters.

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

Cartoons

Comics

Movies

  • Gretel (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Hansel (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)
  • Kaulder (The Last Witch Hunter)
  • Gabriel Van Helsing (Van Helsing)

Literature

Live Television

RPGs

  • Inquisitors (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • Nightmare Hunters (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • Heroes (Chronicles of Darkness/Beast: The Primordial)
  • Hunters in Conspiracies (Chronicles of Darkness/Hunter: The Vigil); via Endowments
  • Rangers (Pathfinder)
  • Slayers (Pathfinder)
  • Anti-Monsters (Rifts)
  • Celestial Chorus (World of Darkness/Mage: The Ascension)
  • Imbued (World of Darkness/Hunter: The Reckoning)
  • Shih (World of Darkness/Kindred of the East)

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