The ability to sense any nearby meta-humans. Sub-power of Detection.

Also Called

  • Superhuman Sensing/Detection
  • Meta-Human Sensing
  • Mutant Sensing/Detection
  • X-Gene Detection/Mutant Gene Detection (X-Men Movies)


The user can sense a meta-human that is near by or miles away. They can differentiate between humans and mutants. Some capable of detecting genes within humans who could potentially give birth to mutant children or grandchildren.


Known Users

  • Sentinels (Marvel: X-Men: Day of the Future Past)
  • Caliban (X-Men Movies)
  • Users of the Next gen Watch (Arrowverse)
    • Earth-2 residents
      • Harrison Wells

Known Technology


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