|Trope · Genre|
|Synonyms:||Psychic abilities, special abilities, supernatural powers|
|Related:||Psychics, Vampire, Witch, Werewolf, Superheroes, Magic, mutant, Metahuman, Paranormal, Supernatural|
|See Also:||Psychic Bond, Phony Psychic, Psychic Radar, Psychic Children, Psychic Nosebleed|
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Psychics Powers are often used in stories in fandoms containing canon psychics powers (such as That's So Raven or Harry Potter) or in fandoms with other supernatural elements. They can also appear in stories for canon sources lacking psychics or supernatural elements in general (such as Sherlock BBC). Psychics powers appear regularly in fantasy fictional fandoms.
Psychic powers are considered to be an extra normal senses through extrasensory perception (ESP) which is also known as the Sixth Sense.
List of Common Psychic Powers
Some powers that are often included in characters that are considered psychics are:
- Aura reading
- Astral projection or mental projection
- Channeling (Communicating with spirits)
- Precognition, premonition and precognitive dreams
- Psychoscopy (Obtaining information by touching an the object)
- Retrocognition or post-cognition (Perception of past events)
See Wikipedia's List of Psychic Abilities for more examples.
- Nearer To Thee by Ahestele, rated Mature, Taylor has visions of murders that detective Marshall Mathers is investigating. (Taylor Hanson/Eminem)
- Walls/Roads by Sheryl and Laurie, Zac experiences a psychic connection to his brothers in the second story in the series.
- Quiver by teaandchess, rated Mature, Meg made a mistake of asking Castiel if angels knew any good tricks. (Meg/Castiel, telekinesis)
- Empath!Neal Verse by mithrel, rated General. Neal is an empath and hasn't told anyone. (pre-Neal/El/Peter)