"I have eyes that can see, right through lead..."
― Metro Man (Megamind)

The power to see through practically everything. Variation of Visual Powers. Not to be confused with X-Ray Vision.

Also Called

  • Classical X-Ray Vision
  • Practically Vision


The user can see through practically anything, including smoke, stone, rock, wood, bone, metal, skin, water, walls, etc.

Unlike in X-Ray Vision where the user has to see x-radiation in order to see through almost everything in their field of vision, the user of Penetration Vision can see straight through all of that while only seeing in visible light, allowing them to still see color while penetrating whatever is in their point of view.


  • See-through any/all forms of solid objects.
  • See-through all forms of matter while in visible light and still see color.




  • There may be things that the user probably would not wish to see with this power.

Known Users


  • Lynceus (Skulduggery Pleasant)
  • Saracen Rue (Skulduggery Pleasant)


  • Lynceus the Argonaut (Greek Mythology)


  • Howlers (Animorphs)
  • Homelander (The Boys)
  • Witches, werewolves, shape-shifters, faes, warlocks, hybrids, vampires and chameleons (Shadow Falls); can only see the brain patterns of another creature
  • Nurse Spex (Sky High)
  • Randall Cooper (X-Files)
  • Malcolm (Charmed)
  • Jess (Misfits)
  • Wendy (Chica Vampiro)
  • Poli Truper (Supertorpe)
  • Lucas Randall (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High); one off via his glasses


  • The Powerpuff Girls (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Toa Kopaka (Bionicle); via Akaku
  • Toa Whenua (Bionicle); via Ruru
  • GIR (Invader Zim)
  • Zoe Walker (Super Monsters)
  • Zane Walker (Super Monsters)
  • See-More (Teen Titans)
  • Captain Hero (Drawn Together)
  • Toothiana/The Tooth Fairy (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Kat (Kid vs Kat)


  • Kryptonians (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
    • Kal-El/Superman
    • Kon-El/Superboy
    • Kara Zor-El/Supergirl
  • Daxamites (DC Comics); via yellow sun radiation
    • Lar Gand/Valor/Mon-El
    • Laurel Gand/Andromeda
    • Sodom Yet
  • Bizarro (DC Comics); Has the reverse of Superman's powers (i.e. Lead-only vision)
  • Martians (DC Comics)
    • Miss Martian
    • Martian Manhunter
  • Ultra Boy (DC Comics)
  • Thomas Monaghan/Hitman (DC Comics)
  • Refrax (Marvel Comics)
  • David Haller/Legion (Marvel Comics); via Specs personality
  • Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Marvel Comics)
  • Marcus Milton/Hyperion (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain Dynamo (Image Comics)


  • Isen (UnOrdinary)
  • Richard Buchanan/Hoteye (Fairy Tail)
  • Tohru (Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid)
  • Users of Byakugan (Naruto)
  • Violet/Viola (One Piece)
  • Kenbunshoku Haki users (One Piece)
    • Monkey D. Luffy
  • Luxray (Pokémon)
  • Astro Boy (Astro Boy)
  • Shiki (Tsukihime)
  • Kusuo Saiki (Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan)
  • Yoriichi Tsugikuni (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)

Video Games

  • Samus Aran (Metroid); via X-Ray Scope or X-Ray Visor
  • Adam Jenson (Deus Ex: Human Revolution)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (Arkham Series); via Detective Mode
  • Tim Drake/Robin (Arkham Series); via Detective Mode
  • Users of Eagle Vision & Eagle Sense (Assassin's Creed)

Known Powers

Known Objects

  • Falcon's Eye (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Peeping Tom (Bioshock: Burial At Sea)
  • Glare Glare no Mi (One Piece)
  • Full Control Of The I.R.I.S. Override Mode (Agent Ali The Movie)
  • I.R.I.S. Neo (Agent Ali The Movie)


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