"It takes an idiot to do cool things. And that's why its cool."
― Haruhara Haruko (FLCL Progressive and Alternative)
"It's amazing what one can accomplish when one doesn't know what one can't do."
― Garfield after Odie somehow climbs a tree (Garfield)
"To be honest, I'm not sure myself. Have I slashed a hole to another universe? Or to the distant past or future? Maybe it's a physical manifestation of the anger stewing in my own divine consciousness. All I know now is that my strength surpasses my own understanding. Its summit is higher than man or god has yet explored! Hahahahahahaha!"
― Goku Black after tearing a hole in reality (Dragon Ball Super)

The power to do the impossible by being too crazy or stupid to know it is. Variation of Paradox Inducement and Reality Dreaming.

Also Called

  • Magnificent Idiocy/Stupidity


The user can violate the laws of reality such as logic by virtue of not understanding them or thinking they are proscriptive and not descriptive and breaking them as if they were, achieving feats that should not be possible specifically because they aren't.




  • Requires the user being stupid and/or crazy enough to use it.
  • Restoring the user's sanity or intelligence may cause the power to fail.
  • The user can be easily fooled into hurting themselves with the power.
  • If the user is under the effect of Law Inducement or Jinx, the result can be spectacularly bad.
  • While the user could be immune to the ill effects of their idiocy, those around them would still be vulnerable to the consequences. 

Known Users

See Also: Runs On Ignorance.

  • Fighter (8-bit Theater)
  • Red Mage (8-bit Theater)
  • Black Belt (8-bit Theater)
  • Bloody Stupid Johnson (Discworld)
  • Yulia Chardiet (Endro~~!)
  • Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
  • The Harpell Family (Forgotten Realms)
  • Thermians (Galaxy Quest)
  • Minmax (Goblins)
  • Issei Hyoudou (Highschool DxD)
  • Hitomi Mishima (Hinamatsuri)
  • Pinkie Pie (My Little Pony Series)
  • Pandora (Monster Strike)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Cave Johnson (Portal)
  • Ruki (Senyu)
  • Kronk (The Emperor's New Groove)
  • Ed (Senyu)
  • Harold (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy)
  • Mort (The Penguins of Madagascar)
  • Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)
  • Caboose (Red Vs Blue)
  • Super Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Goku Black (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Stanley Laurel (Laurel and Hardy)


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