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"That heartbeat up's like a bass drum!!"
― Matt Murdock/Daredevil on Wilson Fisk/Kingpin (Marvel Comics)

The power to detect heartbeats without being close. Sub-power of Cardiology Manipulation and Vital Scanning. Variation of Detection.

Also Called

  • Heartbeat Awareness
  • Heartbeat Hearing
  • Heartbeat Perception
  • Heartbeat Sensing
  • Heartbeat Surveillance


The user can detect heartbeats without conventional means such as placing their ears to a person's chest. They can achieve this by enhanced hearing, magic, or advanced technology.


  • Lie Detection by listening for irregular heartbeats.
  • Radar by detecting where and how many heartbeats are in the area.
  • Sensory Tracking by focusing a certain heartbeat frequency.



Known Users

  • Toph Beifong (Avatar: The Last Airbender/The Legend of Korra)
  • Baymax (Big Hero 6)
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics)
    • Superboy
    • Superman
  • Daxamites (DC Comics)
    • Lar Gand/Mon-El
  • Werewolves (Folklore)
  • Senritsu/Melody (Hunter X Hunter)
  • DIO Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Pesci (JoJo's Bizarre Adventures Part V: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo) via Beach Boy
  • Deathstalker (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Audino (Pokemon)
  • Homelander (The Boys)
  • Zebra (Toriko)
  • Makoto Naegi (Danganronpa)