"He taught me that my blindness wasn't a disability, that sight was a distraction."
― Matt Murdock/Daredevil on Stick (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"Oh, you think darkness is your ally. But you merely adopted the dark; I was born in it, moulded by it. I couldn't see the light until I was already a man, by then it was nothing to me but BLINDING!"
― Bane (Dark Knight Rises)
"Taking away my sight still leaves me with four very sharp senses."
― Son Goku (Dragon Ball GT)
"Oh. My. God. What happened to your eyes?"
"Where we're going, we won't need eyes to see."
― Miller and Dr. William Weir (Event Horizon)
"Is she looking at us?"
"She can't see. Hence, she cannot actually look. So, no."
― Tuffnut and Ruffnut Thorston (Dragons: Race to the Edge)
"Your eyes can deceive you. Don't trust them."
― Obi Wan Kenobi to Luke Skywalker (Star Wars: A New Hope)

The power to interact with one's environment without the aid of vision. Variation of Disability Compensation and Handicapability.

Also Called

  • Blind Sense/Sight
  • Sightless Sensing/Sight


The user can act, fight and navigate while blind, in darkness or otherwise sightless. The user's eyes may or may not have an influence on this power.



  • Negative Vision: See your surroundings by inverting the light absorbed in the eyes, allowing you to "see" darkness



  • Depending on the methods used, may be hard to use in an unfamiliar area.

Known Users


  • Hyōma Muroga (Basilisk)
  • Gennosuke Kōga (Basilisk)
  • Kaname Tōsen (Bleach)
  • Tsukuyo Inaba (Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism)
  • Yin (Darker than Black)
  • Noise Marie (D.Gray-Man)
  • Gyomei Himejima (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Iguro Obanai (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball series)
  • Son Gohan (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Yamada Asaemon Shion (Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku)
  • Lugh (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Suzu Mukai (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere)
  • N'Doul (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Johngalli A. (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VI: Stone Ocean)
  • Daiya Higashikata (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part VIII: JoJolion)
  • Muteba Gizenga (Kengan Ashura)
  • Uzu Sanageyama (Kill la Kill)
  • Ryo Shimazaki (Mob Psycho 100)
  • Kenbunshoku/Observation Haki Users (One Piece)
    • Issho/Fujitora
  • Atla (Rising of the Shield Hero)
  • Usui Uonuma (Rurouni Kenshin)


  • Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender); via Seismic Sense
  • Aang (Avatar: The Last Airbender); via Seismic Sense
  • Wildmutt (Ben 10)
  • Ultimate Wildmutt (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Antroz (Bionicle)
  • Vamprah (Bionicle)
  • Chirox (Bionicle)
  • Jaller (Bionicle); via Great Kanohi Arthron
  • Doctor Mid-Nite (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Madame Xanadu (DC Comics)
  • Blindfold (DC Comics)
  • Astrid Hofferson (How To Train Your Dragon)
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Mayday May Parker/Spider-Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Stick (Marvel Comics)
  • Izo (Marvel Comics)
  • Julia Carpenter/Madam Web (Marvel Comics)
  • Cassandra Webb/Madame Web (Marvel Comics)
  • Zane Temple (Marvel Comics)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • The Snake (Teen Titans)
  • Hattori Tatsu (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Raymond Connor/Daredevil (Ultimate Marvel)
  • Zato Ino (Usagi Yojimbo)

Live Television/Movies

  • Gordon (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
  • Sonic Alphas (Alphas)
    • Dr. Graham Kern (Alphas)
  • Vanessa Brewer (Angel)
  • The Moon King (Kubo and the Two Strings)
  • Slayers (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
  • Bendu (Star Wars)
  • Jedi (Star Wars)
  • Chirrut Îmwe (Star Wars)
  • Aenar (Star Trek)
  • Zatoichi (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi)


  • Dementors (Harry Potter)
  • Iggy (Maximum Ride)
  • Emrys/Merlin (The Lost Years of Merlin)

Video Games

  • Crisanta of the Wrapped Agony (Blasphemous)
  • Lee Sin (League of Legends)
  • Turel (Legacy of Kain: Defiance)
  • Kenshi (Mortal Kombat)
  • Lickers (Resident Evil)
  • Garradors (Resident Evil 4)
  • Flameslinger (Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure)
  • Kreia (Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords)
  • Dezel (Tales of Zestiria)
  • Bloaters (The Last of Us)
  • Clickers (The Last of Us)
  • Medusa (TYPE-MOON)
  • Illidan Stormage (Warcraft)


  • Plutus (Greek Mythology)
  • Terezi Pyrope (Homestuck)
  • Adam Taurus (RWBY)
  • Slender Man (The Slender Man Mythos)

Known Powers





Live Television

Video Games

Web Animation/Comics/Series/Original

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