"Those who have strong bond give off the scent of trust! But all I'm picking up from you two is the scent of fear, hatred and repulsion!"
― Tanjiro Kamado (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
"You can smell all that!? You have a gift."
― Emile (Ratatoulie)
"You can't fool THIS nose!"
― Wolverine (X-Men TV series)

The power to have an extremely keen sense of smell. Sub-power of Enhanced Senses.

Also Called

  • Enhanced/Increased Olfaction, Olfactory 
  • Hyperosmia
  • Hyper/Increased Sense of Smell
  • Hyper/Increased Smell
  • Enhanced Smelling


User can detect specific persons, objects, substances or even places, locate their origin, and track targets with nothing but their nose. Some may even be able to detect lying, sicknesses, or tumors by which hormones/smells a target excretes.





  • Scent Shifting
  • Sensory Overload
  • Does not work when someone masks their scent.
  • Does not work on odorless materials.
  • Ability is nullified if the user's nostrils are clogged.
  • Hard to find someone if the user doesn't know their scent firsthand often requiring an object touched by the other person to get their scent.
  • Other scents from an area that has a large number of people such as a battlefield can make it harder to find a specific scent.
  • Inodorosity and Deodorization nullify this ability.
  • May be sensitive to stronger smells or foul odors.
    • Both smell and taste work in conjunction with each other so a user may become nauseous after smelling something and tasting it.

Known Users

See Also: The Nose Knows.


  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Burami (Naruto Shippuden)
  • Darius (Fullmetal Alchemist); via Chimera form
  • Dragon Slayers (Fairy Tail)
  • Hana (Akame ga Kill)
  • Tokaku Azuma (Akuma no Riddle)
  • Mike Zacharius (Attack on Titan)
  • Tanjiro Kamado (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball series)
  • Majora (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Road Kamelot (D.Gray-man)
  • Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki (Fairy Tail)
    • Natsu Dragneel
    • Gajeel Redfox
    • Wendy Marvell
  • Kenshiro Kasumi (Fist of the Blue Sky)
  • Ramon Kasumi/Ryuken (Fist of the Blue Sky)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Gluttony (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Heinkel (Fullmetal Alchemist); via Chimera form
  • Pride (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood); after absorbing Gluttony
  • InuYasha (InuYasha)
  • Sesshomaru (InuYasha)
  • Iggy (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Yuya Fungami (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable); via Highway Star
  • Warwick (League of Legends)
  • Nin-Dogs (Naruto)
  • Inuzuka Clan (Naruto)
  • Tony Tony Chopper (One Piece)
  • Sanji (One Piece)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Swinub/Piloswine (Pokémon)
  • Slurpuff (Pokémon)
  • Sapphire (Pokémon Adventures)
  • Kagetora Hyodo (Psyren)
  • Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Hayama Akira (Shokugeki no Soma)
  • Zatch Bell (Zatch Bell)


  • Werewolves (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Vampires (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Giants (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Witches (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Trolls (Folklore/Mythology)


  • Sergeant Angua (Discworld)
  • Count Dracula (Dracula)
  • Vampires (Shadow Falls)
  • Werewolves (Shadow Falls)
  • Chameleons (Shadow Falls); via Species-Shifting
  • Celia Burrows (Tunnels)
  • Akasha (The Vampire Chronicles)
  • Zombies (Warm Bodies)

Video Games

  • Armadillos (Crypt of the NecroDancer)
  • Bats (Crypt of the NecroDancer)
  • Rayne (BloodRayne)
  • Statesman (City of Heroes)
  • Beowulf (Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening)
  • Deathclaws (Fallout series)
  • Viera (Final Fantasy)
  • Antlion Guards (Hλlf-Life 2 series)
  • Antlion Guardian (Hλlf-Life 2: Episode Two)
  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Wolf Link (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear series)
  • Vamp (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Crying Wolf (Metal Gear Solid 4: Sons of the Patriots)
  • Baraka (Mortal Kombat series)
  • Pokémon who can use "Odor Sleuth" (Pokémon)
  • Rottweilers (Quake series)
  • Demons/Fiends (Quake series)
  • Blind Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Boars (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Fleshes (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Pseudodogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Psy Dogs (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Rodents (S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series)
  • Clawgrip (Super Mario Bros. series)
  • Mouser (Super Mario Bros. series)


  • Rolly (101 Dalmatians)
  • Durham Red (2000 AD)
  • Dark Claw (Amalgam Comics)
  • Goblins (American Dragon: Jake Long)
  • Appoplexians (Ben 10: Reboot)
    • Rath
  • Vulpimancers (Ben 10 series)
    • Wildmutt (Ben 10)
    • Ultimate Wildmutt (Ben 10)
    • Kevin 11
  • Loboans (Ben 10 series)
    • Blitzwolfer
    • Yenaldooshi
  • Incursions (Ben 10 series)
    • Bullfrag
    • Attea
  • Sir Horace (The Big Knights)
  • Numbah 3/Kuki Sunbun (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
  • Daxamites (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
  • Martians (DC Comics)
  • Lobo (DC Comics)
  • King Shark (DC Comics)
  • Wayland Jones/Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • Timber Wolf (DC Comics)
  • Arthur Curry/Aquaman (DC Comics)
  • Crimson Fox (DC Comics)
  • B'wana Beast (DC Comics)
  • Ferret (Static Shock)
  • Bubba the Caveduck (Ducktales)
  • Kipo Oak (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Ming (Legend of the Dragon)
  • Captain Chantel DuBois (Madagascar 3)
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Laura Kinney/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Blade (Marvel Comics)
  • One-Above-All (Marvel Comics)
  • Tigra (Marvel Comics)
  • Werewolf by Night (Marvel Comics)
  • Robert Reynolds/Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • T'Challa/Black Panther (Marvel Comics)
  • Hulk 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolfsbane (Marvel Comics)
  • Rocket Raccoon (Marvel Comics)
  • Dormammu (Marvel Comics)
  • Doreen Allene Green/Squirrel Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Puma (Marvel Comics)
  • Chase (PAW Patrol)
  • Marshall (PAW Patrol)
  • Wolfy Kids (PJ Masks)
  • Catra (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)
  • Trolls (Tales of Arcadia)
    • Jim Lake Jr. via as a troll
  • Sticks the Badger (Sonic Boom)
  • Raymond Connor/Daredevil (Ultimate Marvel)
  • Blunk (W.I.T.C.H)

Live Television/Movies

  • Dirty Rat (Ace Lightning)
  • Rachel Pirzad (Alphas)
  • Illyria (Angel)
  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
    • Angel
    • Spike
  • Werewolves (Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel)
    • Nina Ash
    • Oz Osbourne
  • Demonic Healer (Charmed)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
    • The Doctor
  • Raxacoricofallapatorians (Doctor Who)
    • Slitheen
  • Werewolf (Doctor Who)
  • Bella Bailey (Evermoor Chronicles)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla)
  • Blutbads (Grimm)
  • Mary Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
  • Rat Esmeralda (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Winnie (Hotel Transylvania)
  • Chase Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Experiment 158/Finder (Lilo and Stitch)
  • The Cat (Red Dwarf)
  • Skinwalkers (Supernatural)
  • Werewolves (Supernatural)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Vulcans (Star Trek)
  • Wampas (Star Wars)
  • David (The Upside Down Show)
  • Lycans (Underworld)
  • Michael Corvin (Underworld)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)
  • Various animals (Zootopia)
    • Nick Wilde
    • Wolves

Known Objects

  • Taho Snout (Xiaolin Chronicles)




Live Television/Movies

Video Games

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