The ability to detect/diagnose problems. Variation of Detection.

Also Called

  • Diagnostic Scanning
  • Fault Finding


The user can detect/diagnose any/all problems (physical, medical, mental, technical/technological, spiritual, supernatural, etc.) via various means.




  • May be limited to certain types of problems, faults, or fields.

Known Users

  • Sea People (Nagi no Asu); via red-bellied sea slug

Known Objects

  • Weakness Detector Alphas (Alphas)
    • Ted Asher (Alphas)
  • Tricorders (Star Trek)
  • Te Xuan Ze's Bracelet (The Life & Times of Juniper Lee)
  • Scanadu Scout (Scanadu); plausible real Medical Tricorder
  • Problem Light (Venture Brothers)
  • Judoon Scanners (Doctor Who)
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