- "You can't fool THIS nose!"
- ― Wolverine (X-Men TV series)
The power to have an extremely keen sense of smell. Sub-power of Enhanced Senses.
- 1 Also Called
- 2 Capabilities
- 3 Applications
- 4 Levels
- 5 Associations
- 6 Limitations
- 7 Known Users
- 8 Known Objects
- 9 Gallery
- Enhanced/Increased Olfaction, Olfactory
- Hyper/Increased Sense of Smell
- Hyper/Increased Smell
- Enhanced Smelling
User can detect specific persons, objects, substances or even places, locate their origin ,and track targets with nothing but their nose. Some may even be able to detect lying, sicknesses, or tumors by which hormones/smells a target excretes.
- Empathy: by detecting the pheromones related to emotions
- Enhanced Tracking
- Illusion Awareness - it's amazing how many people forget to add the smell.
- Invisibility Awareness - not being seen doesn't fool other senses.
- Lie Detection - by smelling chemicals released during a lie.
- Pregnancy Perception - by smelling pregnant´s pheromones.
- Shapeshifting Awareness - most shapeshifters keep at least a trace amount of their own scent.
- Supernatural Detection
- Animal Imitation/Animal Morphing
- Enhanced Senses
- Sense Manipulation
- Telekinetic Smell
- Scent Shifting
- Sensory Overload
- Does not work when someone masks their scent.
- Does not work on odorless materials.
- Ability is nullified if the user's nostrils are clogged.
- Hard to find someone if the user doesn't know their scent firsthand often requiring an object touched by the other person to get their scent.
- Other scents from an area that has a large number of people such as a battlefield can make it harder to find a specific scent.
- Inodorosity and Deodorization nullify this ability.
- May be sensitive to stronger smells or foul odors.
- Both smell and taste work in conjunction with each other so a user may become nauseous after smelling something and tasting it.
See Also: The Nose Knows.
- Taho Snout (Xiaolin Chronicles)