"Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men?"
Well, yes, obviously me. I just wondered if there was anyone else."
― Death and Death of Rats (Discworld)
"My gods, Luthor's calm and uncaring, like an insects...but shielding such passionate malice and selfishness."
― Saturn Girl (DC Comics)
"What is it Nagungo?"
"Evil, is coming!"
"What shall we do Nagungo?"
"You are Nagungo now!" (runs away)"
― Tribesmen and Nagungo (The Simpsons)

The power to identify evil in oneself or others. Opposite to Goodness Sense.

Also Called

  • Detect Evil
  • Evil Awareness
  • Evil Intent Sensing


Users are capable of recognizing evil or negative intent in themselves or others. The user can tell how much evil is within the essence of others and decide how threatening they are based on the amount they sense.



  • Might need to be in contact with the person in order to perform this ability.
  • Could be corrupted from how much evil is in oneself or another person.
  • May come in the form of pain.

Known Users


  • The Obnoxiouse Offender (Citizen Toxie - The Toxic Avenger IV)
  • Leviathan (Hellraiser II: Hellbound)
  • Force Sensitives (Star Wars); via Force Empathy
  • Gabriel Van Helsing (Van Helsing)
  • The Toxic Avenger (The Toxic Avenger)
  • Master Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)


  • Captain Planet (Captain Planet)
  • Uncle (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Master Eon (Skylanders Academy)
  • Yan Lin (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Master Monk Guan (Xiaolin Showdown)



  • Kay (Fables)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Miko Miyazaki (Order of the Stick)
  • Durkon Thundershield (Order of the Stick)


  • Astro (Astro Boy)
  • Bearers of the Brand of Sacrifice (Berserk)
    • Guts
    • Casca
  • Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Namekians (Dragon Ball)
  • Orb of Caldia (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Misty Hajdu (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Kurama the Nine-Tails (Naruto)
  • Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto); via Nine-Tailed Form
  • Mito Uzumaki (Naruto)
  • Sailor Mars (Sailor Moon)
  • Sixth Sense users (Saint Seiya)
  • Ikuro Hashizawa (Baoh: The Visitor)
  • Robert E.O. Speedwagon (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I Phantom Blood)

Video Games

  • Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Lucario (Pokémon)


  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls)

Tabletop Games

  • The Dark Powers (Ravenloft)


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