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"Listen Up, Koichi. Observing doesn't simply mean to look. It means to look carefully. It doesn't mean to just listen, but to listen well."
― Jotaro Kujo to Koichi Hirose JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable)
"Perception is a tool that's pointed on both ends."
― Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs/Hannibal)
"And even though I never met him, that guy is a total dink."
― Francis Wilkerson (Malcolm in the Middle)

The power to possess perception beyond that of a normal member of the user's species. Sub-power of Enhanced Condition.

Also Called

  • Cold Reading
  • Enhanced Analysis/Insight/Observation
  • Observation Intuition
  • Spider/Spidey-Sense (Marvel Comics)


The user has advanced analytical and observational skills as well as a keen eye for details. They are quick to spot the most minuscule of details which others would overlook, and can assess people and situations alike and effectively turn them all into their own advantage and always see the optimal way to deal with anything properly.

The user is also well-aware of their surroundings and perceptive/insightful of anyone/anything that they observe/analyze, allowing them to see through the behavior of any observed subjects, and gain clear understanding of details that others are hardly noticing from said subjects. For example, the user can predict or anticipate the outcome of an individual's behavior/actions, no matter how subtle or complex, making the user a perfect planner.




  • Users will need to be careful/wary of whatever unfavorable thing(s) they might end up encountering as a result of the perceived details.
  • Enhanced Intelligence is a recommended and vital element for the users and their perceptive/observational abilities.

Known Users

See Also: Sherlock Scan and Hyper Awareness.

  • Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Yuujiro Hanma (Baki the Grappler)
  • Kiriyama Kazuo (Battle Royale)
  • Kisuke Urahara (Bleach)
  • Shunsui Kyōraku (Bleach)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez (Bleach)
  • Ulquiorra Cifer (Bleach)
  • Shinichi Kudo/Conan Edogawa (Detective Conan/Case Closed)
  • Schneizel el Britannia (Code Geass)
  • Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass)
  • L (Death Note)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Ubuyashiki Family (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
    • Kagaya Ubuyashiki
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Minato Namikaze (Naruto)
  • Shikamaru Nara (Naruto)
  • Sakura Haruno (Naruto)
  • Sage/Tessa (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Matthew "Matt" Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Sergei Kravinoff/Kraven The Hunter (Marvel Comics)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Panther (Marvel Comics)
  • Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Danny Ketch/Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Callisto (Marvel Comics)
  • Essix (Spirit Animals)
  • Mal (Total Drama)
  • l Lawliet (Death Note)
  • Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)
  • Jason Bourne (Bourne Series)
  • Lady Tremaine (Cinderella)
  • Nicole Watterson (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)
  • Robert McCall (The Equalizer)
  • Various Characters (Kingdom)
    • Ou Sen
    • Ri Boku
    • Ou Ki
    • Yo Tan Wa
    • Ka Rin
    • Shun Sui Ju
  • Duke Togo (Golgo 13)
  • Sans (Undertale)
  • Kazuki Hayashizaki (Magika no Kenshi to Shōkan Vasreus)

Known Objects

  • Calypso Serum (Marvel Comics)
  • Heart-Shaped Herb (Marvel Comics)
  • Super-Soldier Serum (Marvel Comics)