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"Every attack has an intent and presence, you must learn to sense it."
― Silvers Rayleigh to Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
"I can hear your attack."
― Erik/Cobra's signature catchphrase (Fairy Tail)
"King Crimson has already seen through it. Your movements in the future. The trajectory of your movements in the future."
― Diavolo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)

The power to predict and interpret others' attacks. Sub-power of Attack Manipulation, Combat Perception, Enhanced Reflexes and Causality Perception. Opposite of Defense Prediction.

Also Called

  • Battle Prediction
  • Combat Clairvoyance
  • Kenbunshoku/Mantra/Observation Haki (One Piece)
  • Preflex


The user can interpret and predict enemy attacks and react to the incoming attack, brush off or avoid the incoming attacks even from a dead angle. If they possess defensive powers and the attack is coming from behind, the defense power can activate on its own to block the attack.





  • The ability only allows one to predict attacks however does nothing to offset the difference in physical capabilities between combatants. The ability is ineffective against opponents who are either too fast or strong to adequately defend against or avoid. Put simply, the ability is of little use if the user cannot properly defend or avoid the attacker in spite of knowing their next move.
  • May not be able to dodge multiple attacks coming from every direction.
  • May not be able to dodge Homing Effect attacks or attacks that cannot be dodged.
  • Users are unable to predict movements from opponents with Unpredictability.
  • May be dependent on the user's state of mind and concentration.
  • Doesn't directly provide defense from the attack.
  • May not be able to cope if the predicted attack is perfectly attuned with the actual assault or if the user reacts slower and unable to do so in time.

Known Users

See Also: Combat Clairvoyance.


  • Kakeru Satsuki (11eyes); via Eye of Aeon
  • Kamijou Touma (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Joukkyu Kunotoshi (Aiki)
  • Various Characters (Baki the Grappler)
    • Yuujiro Hanma
    • Baki Hanma
    • Gouki Shibukawa
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Washio (Buso Renkin)
  • Sakunosuke Oda (Bungo Stray Dogs)
  • Users of the "See-through World" (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Karatenmon (Digimon)
  • Janemba (Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn)
  • Super 17 (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Erik/Cobra (Fairy Tail)
  • Inca Kasugatani (Fire Force)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Roah (Fist of the North Star)
  • King Bradley (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Lute (Gun-ota ga Mahou Sekai ni Tensei Shitara)
  • Diavolo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo); via Eulogy/Epitaph
  • Lugh (Kenichi History's Mightiest Disciple)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Akaza (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Various Characters (Kingdom)
  • Takeshi Nanase (Mahou Sensou)
  • Sharingan Users (Naruto)
  • Kenbunshoku Haki Users (One Piece)
  • Tomokui Kanata/Rou (Re:Monster)
  • Kenshin Himura (Samurai X/Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Sung Jin-Woo (Solo Leveling)
  • Eiji Nochizawa (Sword Art Online)
  • Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen (World Witches/Strike Witches); via Foresight ability
  • Laura Toth (World Witches/Strike Witches); via Sense Acceleration ability
  • Apollo Genesis (Zatch Bell!)
  • Answer Talker Users (Zatch Bell!)
  • Momon (Zatch Bell!)


  • Cassandra Cain (DC Comics)
  • Clock King (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Tony Masters/Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
  • Charlie Cluster 7/Fantomex (Marvel Comics)
  • Ann Marie LeBeau/Rogue (Marvel Comics); via Seventh Sense
  • Trevor Hawkins/Eye-Boy (Marvel Comics)
  • Predicto (Sonic the Comic)
  • Turtlebot (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
  • Midnighter (Wildstorm/DC Comics)
  • Ozymandias (Watchmen)
  • Mackiel Roy "Macroy" (ARHicks Series)
  • Party Crasher (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir)
  • X Robot (Sonic X Comics)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)

Live Television/Movies

  • Vanessa Brewer (Angel)
  • Ian Archer (Tower Prep)
  • CJ Ward (Tower Prep)
  • Dr. Cal Lightman (Lie to Me)
  • Freya McAllister (Thoughtcrimes)


  • Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)
  • Percy Jackson (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
  • Anyone burning Atium, such as Mistborn and Seers (Mistborn)
  • Rezkin (King's Dark Tidings)

Video Games

  • Malthael (Diablo)
  • Pokémon that can use "Detect" (Pokémon)
  • Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad (Assassin's Creed)
  • Ezio Auditore da Firenze (Assassin's Creed)
  • Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed)
  • Dark Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Vamp (Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty)
  • Apollo Justice (Ace Attorney Series); via Justice Bracelet
  • Yahg (Mass Effect)
  • Shadow Broker (Mass Effect 2)
  • Shadow Rise (Persona 4)
  • King Arthur (TYPE-MOON)
  • Archer (TYPE-MOON)
  • Emerl (Sonic the Hedgehog)

Web Original

Known Objects

  • Sword of Sanctuary (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Full Control Of The I.R.I.S. Override Mode (Agent Ali The Movie)
  • I.R.I.S. Neo (Agent Ali The Movie)




Video Games

Live Television/Movies