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"So get this..."
― Sam Winchester's signature phase after doing research. (Supernatural)
"This whole trip might just prove the kid shouldn’t eat nachos before bed."
"Peanut butter sandwiches."
"How did – What, do you go through my trash?!"
"Please... I go through
everyone’s trash."
― Green Arrow, Question and Supergirl (DCAU)

The ability to possess unnaturally great and finely-tuned investigative prowess.

Also Called

  • Expert/Skilled/Master Detective/Investigator
  • Expert/Skilled/Master Sleuther
  • Mistress Detective/Investigator/Sleuther
  • Conspiracy Intuition/Solving
  • Deduction
  • Detective Intuition
  • Investigation Intuition/Expertise
  • Investigation Proficiency/Mastery
  • Investigative Prowess
  • Journalist Intuition
  • Mystery Intuition
  • Riddler Intuition/Solving
  • Sleuth/Sleuthing Intuition


The user possesses unnaturally high skills in investigation and can uncover even the most elusive of secrets with enough effort. The user of this power can solve various mysteries and conspiracies that are considered almost impossible to solve under normal circumstances.



Known Users


  • Ben Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Gameboy (Captain N: The Game Master)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Eradicator (DC Comics)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Mystery Analysts of Gotham City (DC Comics)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Finesse (Marvel Comics)
  • Hannibal King (Marvel Comics)
  • Jessica Jones (Marvel Comics)
  • Marc Spector/Moon Knight (Marvel Comics)
  • Sage (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Jack Danner/Hawk-Owl (Marvel Comics)
  • D.A.V.E. (The Batman/DC Comics)
  • Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon (DC Comics)
  • Ace Savvy (The Loud House)
  • Logan Wayne/Dark Claw (Amalgam Comics)

Video Games

  • Various Characters (Danganronpa)
  • Fi (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Commander Shepard (Mass Effect)
  • Detective (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Cole Phelps (L.A. Noire)
  • Dana Mercer (Prototype)
  • Ashley Robbins (Another Code/Trace Memory)
  • Cluefinders (Cluefinders)
  • Norman Jayden (Heavy Rain)
  • Katrielle Layton (Professor Layton Series)
  • Professor Hershel Layton (Professor Layton Series)
  • Team Chaotix (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Cowled Knight (AAM/Markosia)
  • Anthony Wayne/Dark Knight (DeviantArt)
  • Consigliere (Town of Salem)


  • Sarutobi Shinobu (Choyoyu! High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World)
  • Shinichi Kudo/Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan/Case Closed)
  • Masumi Sera (Detective Conan/Case Closed)
  • L (Death Note)
  • Near (Death Note)
  • Mello (Death Note)
  • Jun Aikawa (Kubikiri Cycle)
  • Jiraiya (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto/Boruto)
  • Uchiha Clan (Naruto); via Sharingan
  • Leone Abbacchio (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo); via Moody Blues
  • Ri Boku (Kingdom)


  • Richard B. Riddick (The Chronicles of Riddick)
  • Erika Furudo (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)
  • Nancy Drew (Nancy Drew Series)
  • The Hardy Boys (Hardy Boys Series)
  • The Secret Seven (Secret Seven Series)
  • The Famous Five (Famous Five Series)
  • Several characters (Geronimo Stilton series/Thea Stilton series)
    • Geronimo Stilton
    • Thea Stilton
    • Thea Sisters

Live Television/Movies

  • The Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
  • River Tam (Firefly/Serenity)
  • Crowley (Supernatural)
  • The Ghostwriter Team (Ghostwriter)
  • Ryan Wilder/Batwoman (Arrowverse)
  • Caliban (X-Men Movies)
  • Carl Lucas/Luke Cage (Marvel Cinematic Universe)