The ability to gain insight into a question or situation using an occultic, standardized process or ritual. Sub-power of Magic and Extrasensory Perception.

Also Called

  • Augury
  • Foretelling
  • Fortune Telling
  • Omen Reading
  • Soothsaying


User can employ divination, a method of reading the future, the present and the past and/or provide help to a problem at hand by using an occultic, standardized process or ritual. Divination can be achieved by communicating with the supernatural (i.e. gods, demons, spirits, nymphs) or by reading certain patterns.



See also: Methods of divination

  • Acultomancy - form of divination in which the user uses needles for divination.
  • Agalmatomancy - form of divination by the means of statues or teraphim for divination.
  • Aichmomancy - form of divination by using sharp objects for divination.
  • Astromancy - form of divination in which the user interprets the future through the movement of celestial bodies in certain houses which is believed to affect the future.
  • Bibliomancy - form of divination using books in divination or for advice. The method of employing sacred books (especially specific words and verses) for 'magical medicine', for removing negative entities, or for divination is widespread in many religions of the world.
  • Catoptromancy - form of divination in which the user uses mirrors for divination.
  • Cartomancy - form of divination in which the user uses cards for divination.
  • Crystallomancy - form of divination in which the user uses crystals for divination.
  • Elementomancy - form of divination in which the user uses the elements for divination.
    • Abacomancy - form of divination in which the user uses the patterns in dust, dirt, silt and sand for divination.
    • Aeromancy - form of divination in which the user interprets and reads the future through atmospheric conditions (i.e. cloud formations, wind currents, comets, thunder and lightning). It was said to be one of the seven "forbidden arts" along with geomancy, hydromancy, pyromancy, palmistry, necromancy and scapulimancy (the divination of the bones).
    • Geomancy - form of divination using earth.
    • Hydromancy - form of divination using water.
    • Pyromancy - form of divination using fire.
  • Necromancy - form of divination by speaking to the dead using corpses as conduit.
  • Numeromancy - form of divination in which the user uses the numbers for divination.
  • Oneiromancy - form of divination in which the user uses the dreams for divination.
  • Palmistry/Somatomancy - a form of divination in which the user reads an individual's palm to see their past, present and future.
  • Scrying - reading the future or obtain spiritual visions through translucent or luminescent objects. Sub-methods include crystallomancy/crystal gazing and pyromancy/fire reading.
  • Tasseomancy - form of divination in which the user uses tea leaves for divination.



  • Magic Negation/Magic Destruction
  • All methods take time and space for the ritual.
  • May require supernatural aid to correctly predict the future.
  • Most methods need specific items (i.e. bibliomancy requires a book while I Ching requires many things).

Known Users

See Also: Whatevermancy.

  • Madame Xanadu (DC Comics)
  • John Constantine (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Fate (DC Comics)
  • Traci Thirteen (DC Comics)
  • Klarion Bleak (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • The Wink (Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects)
  • Cana Alberona (Fairy Tail)
  • Seers (Harry Potter)
  • Cassandra Trelawney (Harry Potter)
  • Sybill Trelawney (Harry Potter)
  • Sibyls (Classical Mythology)
  • Oracles (Classical Mythology)
  • Akinator (Akinator)
  • Fortuneteller Baba (Dragon Ball)
  • Kamek (Super Mario)
  • Fortune Teller (The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past)
  • Fanadi (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Sparrot (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Merlon (Super Mario)
  • Madame Clairvoya (Luigi's Mansion)
  • Tia Dalma/Calypso (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Amy Rose (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Gambit (Marvel Comics)
  • Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Witches (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Keitaro Urashima (Love Hina)
  • Kafū Chino (Gochūmon ha Usagi desuka?); Tasseomancy via Cappuccino's coffee grounds
  • Tippy (Gochūmon ha Usagi desuka?); Tasseomancy via coffee grounds
  • Tamamura Tamao (Shaman King)
  • Asakura Yohmei (Shaman King)
  • Rose (Street Fighter)
  • Gypsies (Charmed)
  • Seers (Charmed)
  • Oracles (Charmed)
  • Merlina (Sonic and the Black Knight)
  • Rei Hino/Sailor Mars (Sailor Moon); Pyromancy
  • Warlocks, wizard, witches and witch-chameleons (Shadow Falls)
  • Miranda Reed (Spellbinder)
  • Soothsayer (Kung Fu Panda 2)
  • Devi (Aliados)
  • Evil (Time Bandits)
  • Madame Leizel (Di-Gata Defenders); via The Eye
  • Rachel Elizabeth Dare (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
  • Dantalion (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Cordelia Foxx (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Zoe Benson (American Horror Story: Coven)
  • Lumina (Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow)
  • Iyo (Big Order)
  • Maleficent (Disney's Sleeping Beauty)
  • Carrionites (Doctor Who)
  • Inanna (The Wicked + The Divine)
  • Cassandra Igarashi/Urdr (The Wicked + The Divine)
  • Chihaya MIfune (Persona 5)
  • Joseph Joestar via his Stand, Hermit Purple (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Aiura Mikoto (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.)

Known Objects

  • Rasputin's Reliquary (Don Bluth’s Anastasia)