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"Have you finally woke up to your senses? You who averted your eyes from the truth...is indeed a more deplorable imitation than anything else ...Best you part from that aspect of yourself! Let us now forge a contract...I am thou, thou art I...The world is filled with both beauty and vice of truths and lies...It is time you teach people which is which!""
― Goemon (Persona 5)

The ability to force a person to tell the truth. Sub-power of Truth Manipulation. Variation of Mental Inducement. Opposite to Lie Inducement.

Also Called

  • Contact Persuasion
  • Honesty Inducement
  • Truth Serum
  • Veritas

Capabilities

The user can force/induce others to tell the truth, guaranteeing that the person is telling the truth to the best of their ability.

Variations

Associations

Limitations

  • Users of Psychic Shield (highly resistant) and Psychic Immunity (impervious).
  • May need to know if the person is lying in order to activate this power in the first place.
  • Only guarantees the person is telling the truth to their knowledge. If they are misinformed, the truth may be misleading or they may know nothing about the subject at all.

Known Users

  • Issa Williams (Black Lighting)
  • Veritas (Roman Mythology)
  • Phoenix Wright (Ace Attourney series); via Megatama
  • Witches (Charmed); via Truth Spell
  • Alicia (Los Protegidos)
  • Wonder Girl (DC Comics)
  • April Skouris (The 4400)
  • Captain Universe (Marvel Comics); via Uni-Vision
  • La Lumière Bleue (Marvel Comics)
  • White Pantera (El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera); via Bronze Boots of Truth
  • Yorick (The Skull of Truth)
  • Jack (Supernatural)
  • Veritas (Supernatural)
  • Shin Nemoto (Boku no Hero Academia)
  • Esmeralda (Chica Vampiro)
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville); temporarily
  • Lucifer Morningstar (Lucifer); can make others tell their secret desires
  • Lliana (Every Witch Way)
  • Dynamite Watkins (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes); via microphone fueled by attention
  • Tattletell (Yo-Kai Watch)

Known Objects

  • Truth Potion (Charmed)
  • Truth Serum (Charmed 2018)
  • Lasso of Truth (DC Comics)
  • Truth Serum (Divergent)
  • Bronze Boots of Truth (El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera)
  • Floss Lasso (Fairly Odd Parents)
  • Truth Telling Teeth (Gravity Falls)
  • Veritaserum (Harry Potter)
  • Tea of Truth (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Truth Talisman of Tonatiuh (My Little Pony Series)
  • Microphone (Round the Twist); via lightning strike
  • Truth Salt (The Replacaments)
  • Mortal Sword (The Shadowhunter Chronicles)
  • Truth Root (Witches of East End)

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