"What you feel now is the power of my hypnotic gaze stopping you from making further fools of yourselves!!"
― Sauron to the New Avengers (Marvel Comics)

The power to hypnotize others via eye contact. Variation of Hypnosis.

Also Called

  • Hypnotic Eyes/Gaze


User can use eye contact to affect or directly influence other people's minds to their commands.




  • Users of Indomitable Will/Psychic Shield (highly resistant), Psychic Immunity (immune), and Control Immunity (immune).
  • Direct eye contact may be needed, so breaking it will break the hypnosis.
  • Will not work if the victim is blind.
  • May require close eye contact.
  • Contact lenses or glasses may limit or cancel this power's intensity.
  • Target may have to be physically present, meaning it may not work if the user tries to hypnotize someone on a talk screen.

Known Users


  • Dr. Malocchio (The Awesomes)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy); with a mind controlling device
  • Hypno Toad (Futurama)
  • Dracula (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Hypnobrai (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Experiment 383 "Swirly" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Kieran Valentine (Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love?)
  • Discord (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • See-More (Teen Titans)
  • Sirenia (Lloyd in Space); only boys


  • Despero (DC Comics)
  • Mesmero (Marvel Comics)
  • Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Plan Chu/Yellow Claw (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Von Doom (Marvel Comics)
  • Kly'bn (Marvel Comics)
  • Sauron (Marvel Comics)
  • Skrulls (Marvel Comics)
    • John the Skrull
    • Super Skrull
    • Power Skrull
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)


  • Dracula (Dracula 1931)
  • Kaa (The Jungle Book)
  • Hellhound (The Omen)
  • Sir Hiss (Robin Hood)
  • Slade (Teen Titans Go to the movies); with the doomsday device
  • Slither (Treasure Buddies)
  • Kumboh (The Twilight Storytellers - The Groundskeeper)


  • Dracula (Bram Stoker's Dracula)
  • Asmodeus Poisonteeth (Redwall)
  • Hybrids (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Vampires (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)

Live Television

  • Byron Shelly (The Adventures of Superboy)
  • Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Li H'sen Chang (Doctor Who)
  • The Hood (Thunderbirds)
  • Mummy (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Vampires (True Blood)


  • Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass); via Geass
  • Usobuki Tadashi (Funouhan)
  • Chinoike Clan (Naruto); via Ketsuryūgan
  • Uchiha Clan (Naruto); via Sharingan
  • Kirara (Naruto)
  • Dominique the Cyclops (Trigun)
  • Hiei (Yu Yu Hakusho); via his Jagan Eye

Video Games

  • Tiki Tak Tribe (Donkey Kong Country Returns)
  • Pokemon (Pokemon); who can learn Hypnosis
  • The Contessa (Sly 2: Band of Thieves)
  • Dead Apostle/Vampire, Mystic Eyes users (TYPE-MOON)


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