"There's a devil and an angel on your shoulder, it's true,
they're always fighting, making a fool out of you."
― The Underscore Orkestra, "Blue Draggish"

The power to use the abilities of genius.

Also Called

  • Genius Form/Mimicry
  • Qareen/Qarin Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Shoulder Angel/Devil


User with this ability either is or can transform into a genius (Latin: "inborn nature"; plural geniī), sprit/spiritual being which follows their target from the birth to death and encourages their charge to live virtuous (or sinful) life and/or records their deeds. As spirits they are generally invisible, immaterial and may indeed dwell inside their charge, but they may be able to take visible/physical form.

Beings that perform similar duties include shoulder angel/devil and Qareen.





  • May have to answer to higher power.
  • Shoulder Angel may fall, and Shoulder Devil may Ascend.

Known Users

See Also: Good Angel, Bad Angel.

  • Qareen (Islamic Mythology)
  • Genius (Roman Mythology)
  • Shoulder Angel/Devil (Various Media)


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