"It's... the...
Great Big Book of Everything with everything inside!
See the world around us! This book's the perfect guide!"
― Harry and Elsie, Stanley
"That is the Book of Life. All the world is made of stories, and all of those stories are right here."
― The Candlemaker (The Book of Life)

The ability to have encyclopedic knowledge of all recorded material in existence (even ideas for plays, novels or manuscripts, etc.). Sub-power of Literary Manipulation. Variation of Nigh Omniscience.


User has an encyclopedic knowledge of all written, scribbled, typed or otherwise recorded material in existence, including computers and the internet (possibly including visual forms of material/media as well), so as humanity's knowledge grows, so does the user's. They have access to knowledge written down thousands of years ago and in a different languages simply by their connection to the written and typed word, including the ability to understand idioms, symbolic words and phrases.




  • This ability may be mistaken for Omniscience, but is not nearly as powerful.

Known Users

See also: Great Big Book of Everything.

  • Golden Grimoire (AD&D)
  • Dantalion (As Miss Beelzebub Likes It)
  • Nia Honjou (Date A Live)
  • Kurumi Tokisaki (Date A Live); after extracting Nia's Qlipha Crystal from her body
  • Library of Limbo (DC)
  • The Archive (Dresden Files)
  • Carolinus (Flight of Dragons)
  • Deneir (Forgotten Realms)
  • Metatext (Forgotten Realms)
  • Freakazoid (Freakazoid!)
  • John (John Doe)
  • Philip (Kamen Rider W)
  • Stellar Memory (Rave Master)
  • Meteora Österreich (Re:Creators)
  • Aqualord Ragradia (Slayers)
  • Clair Bible (Slayers)
  • Mujiba the Responder (The 99)
  • The Akashic Records (Theosophy)

Known Objects

  • Nether Scrolls (Forgotten Realms)
  • The Book of Sand (The Book of Sand)
  • Notes of the First Ancestor (Marchen Maedchen)
  • Gods Encyclopedia (The Strongest Wizard Who Makes Full Use of the Strategy Book)


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