"Your not listening. Your only hearing what you want too hear..."
― Marge Simpson (The Simpsons)

The power to focus hearing to certain area and/or filter out unwanted noise around the area. Sub-power of Enhanced Hearing and Sense Focusing.

Also Called

  • Selective Hearing


The user can focus hearing to certain area and/or filter out everything but the wanted sound.



  • May need to focus.
  • Distraction will have an effect on this power.

Known Users

  • Augustus Freeman IV/Icon (Milestone/DC Comics)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
    • Miss Martian
    • Martian Manhunter
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics)
    • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman
    • Kara Zor-El/Supergirl
  • Judoon (Doctor Who)
  • Dypso (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Titan/Arion Zimmerman (The Guardians Saga)
  • Suzu Mukai (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere)
  • Agatsuma Zenitsu (Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Kyle (Kyle XY)
  • Wina Lightning (Last Exile)
  • Sean Cassidy/Banshee (Marvel Comics)
  • Kirito (Sword Art Online); via Distinguish skill
  • Space Marines (Warhammer 40,000); via Lyman's Ear implant


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