"Wah-ha-ha! Did you think a little thing like the end of the world was gonna do me in? The earth tried to swallow me up once or twice, but I just pried its jaws open and climbed back out!"
― Duncan Harcourt (Final Fantasy VI)
"Uninhabited planet. No resources, no supplies. No apparent way home. A lesser man would die here, i'll be home by christmas..."
― Dr. Ivo Robotnik (Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie)

The power to have innate knowledge in surviving. Variation of Intuitive Aptitude.

Also Called

  • Natural Survivalist
  • Survival Instincts/Wits
  • Survivalism
  • Survivalism/Survivalist Intuition


The user has innate knowledge and intuitive understanding in survival and all skills applicable to survival, thus allowing them to easily survive in any and all environments, actively prepare for emergencies, including possible disruptions in social or political order, on scales from local to international. Survivalists often acquire emergency medical and self-defense training, stockpile food and water, prepare to become self-sufficient, and build structures (e.g., a survival retreat or an underground shelter) that may help them survive a catastrophe.

This also includes clusters of natural disasters, patterns of apocalyptic planetary crises, or "Earth Changes", anthropogenic disasters, general collapse of society, financial disruption or economic collapse, global pandemic, or widespread chaos or some other unexplained apocalyptic event.


  • Agriculture Intuition - To have innate understanding of agriculture/aquaculture
  • Animal Intuition - To have innate understanding of animals.
  • Botany Intuition - To have innate understanding of plants and fungi.
  • Combat Intuition - To automatically fight with maximum efficiency in any situation, ensuring optimal success 
  • Craft Improvisation - To automatically use and improvise anything from the surrounding resources as needed
  • Culinary Intuition - To have innate mastery all culinary skills and techniques, able to make all kinds of food
  • Danger Intuition - To automatically detect and evade impending threats.
  • Enhanced Preparedness - To have innate understanding of how to prepare for anything, always be prepared.
  • Hunting Intuition - To have innate understanding of how to track and hunt anything under any conditions
  • Killing Intuition - To have innate understanding of how to kill anything with no guilt or hesitation.
  • Maintenance Intuition - To intuitively know how to groom and maintain hygiene oneself and others.
  • Mechanical Intuition - To have innate understanding of mechanics, make anything out of scrap
  • Medical Intuition - To have innate medical understanding, easily treat injuries and create medicines.
  • Navigation Intuition - To have innate understanding of navigation, users can easily navigate through any area.
  • Poisoning Intuition - To possess intuitive knowledge and/or skill in the use of poisonous substances.
  • Self-Sustenance - To survive without the aid, support, or interaction.
  • Temporal Intuition - To innately know the date and time.
  • Tracking Evasion - To easily avoid detection and evade followers, as needed
  • Trapping Intuition - To have innate understanding of how to create traps for capturing animals or for protection
  • Weapon Improvisation - To have innate understanding of how to use anything as a weapon.



Known Users

  • Everyone from Athas (Dark Sun)
  • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman (DCAU)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Hyakkimaru (Dororo)
  • Courier (Fallout: New Vegas); via survival skill
  • Duncan Harcourt (Final Fantasy VI)
  • Izumi Curtis (Full Metal Alchemist)
  • Yuno Gasai (Future Diary)
  • Chito (Girls Last Tour)
  • Yuuri (Girls Last Tour)
  • Geist (M.D. Geist)
  • Heracles (One Piece)
  • Erin (You're Next)
  • Max Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Cassie Hack (Hack/Slash)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Teon Macik/Primal (Marvel Comics)
  • All White Whistles (Made In Abyss)
  • Lif and Lifthrasir (Norse Mythology)
  • Dwight Schrute (The Office)
  • Jasmine (Total Drama)
  • Shawn (Total Drama); in zombie situations.
  • Survivors of Capital City (Disaster Report)
  • Survivors of Geo City (Raw Danger)
  • The Cannibals and some characters (Wrong Turn series)
  • Sticks the Badger (Sonic Boom)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog Movie)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Heather Mason (Silent Hill 3)
  • Eishirou Sugata (Sora no Otoshimono)
  • Dias Flac (Star Ocean: The Second Story)
  • Mace Windu (Star Wars)
  • Master Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Ken and Mery (Survival Kids)
  • The Mutants (The Hills Have Eyes)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
  • Raphael/Red Stripe (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series); only in the alternative future
  • Mira (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Jim Lake Jr. (Tales of Arcadia)
  • Everyone from Catachan (Warhammer 40k)
  • Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
  • Spear (Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball)


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