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
- Gordon (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
- Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
- Peyton Westlake (Darkman)
- Philip J. Fry (Futurama)
- Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
- Neo (The Matrix)
- Kenshi Takahashi (Mortal Kombat)
- Usui Uonuma (Rurouni Kenshin)
- Clark Kent (Smallville)
- Miraluka (Star Wars)
- Dark Side Users (Star Wars)
Gordon (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) lost his eyes as a result of undergoing Terrigenesis to activate his powers.
Despite being blind, Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender) is capable of 'seeing' by sensing vibrations.
After losing his sense of touch, Peyton Westlake's (Darkman) body overproduces adrenaline, granting him superhuman strength and immunity to pain.
Due to his lack of a "Delta brainwave," Philip J. Fry (Futurama) is mentally handicapped, but also immune to psychic powers like Telepathy
and Intelligence Reduction
Neo's (The Matrix) eyes was damaged during a fight with Smith, but...
...he developed a new perception of sight.
After being blinded by radioactive waste, Daredevil (Marvel Comics) developed superhuman senses and a radar sense
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.