The power to possess supernatural abilities to compensate for disabilities. Not to be confused with Handicapability.
The user possesses or can develop supernatural powers as a compensation for a disability; for example, if the user is blind, their other senses are enhanced.
See also: Disability Superpower
- Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
- Peyton Westlake (Darkman)
- Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
- Kenshi Takahashi (Mortal Kombat)
- Usui Uonuma (Rurouni Kenshin)
- Clark Kent (Smallville)
- Miraluka (Star Wars)
After losing his sense of touch, Peyton Westlake's (Darkman) body overproduces adrenaline, granting him superhuman strength and immunity to pain.
After being blinded by Shang Tsung, Kenshi Takahashi (Mortal Kombat) developed telekinetic powers and enhanced senses.
After being blinded by Shishio, Usui Uonuma (Rurouni Kenshin) learned how to compensate using his hearing and spiritual senses.
Clark Kent's (Smallville) super-hearing initially manifested to compensate after he was temporarily blinded.
Having lost their eyes, the Miraluka (Star Wars) have learned to "see" through the Force.
Despite being blind, Toph(Avatar) is capable of 'seeing' by sensing vibrations.