For a gallery of Telepathy users, see here.
Professor X by JJusko
Professor X (Marvel) is possibly one of the strongest telepaths ever to have lived.

Power/Ability to:

Mentally receive and/or transmit information.

Power to mentally receive and/or transmit information. Users of this power are often called Telepaths or Mind Readers.

Also CalledEdit

  • Legilimency
  • Mind Reading


The ability falls into two categories, Telepathic Communication, which is the ability to transmit information from mind to another, and Telepathic Perception, which is the ability to receive information from another mind.


Similar to "telekinesis", "telepathy" is an umbrella term for any ability that involves projecting, reading and manipulating thoughts.

Telepathic DefenseEdit

  • Illusion Manipulation: The ability to manipulate what others perceive, such as making them see things that aren't actually present, or not see things that are.
  • Psychic Shadow: The ability to mask psychic presence, hiding from other psychics.
  • Psychic Shield: The ability to erect a psychic shield to protect the minds of oneself or others.

Telepathic OffenseEdit

  • Binding: The ability to restrict the movements of others via the mind.
  • Darkside View: The ability to communicate with and bring out the dark side of a person's personality.
  • Download: The ability to quickly process, store, or download information through another's mind.
  • Emotion Manipulation: The ability to make one feel pleased, happy, pained, or any other emotion.
  • Lightside View: The ability to communicate with and bring out the good side of a person's personality.
  • Mental Projection: The ability to project thoughts into reality.
  • Mind Exchange: The ability to transfer one's mind into another's body, taking control of that body; can be done in inanimate objects as well, telekinetically controlling it.
  • Mindscape Transportation: The ability to teleport objects into of one's mind.
  • Neurocognitive Deficit: The ability to shut down an opponent's higher brain function.
  • Pain Inducement: The ability to cause pain.
  • Psionic Inundation: The ability to launch psi-bolts to cause mental damage.
  • Psychic Constructs: The ability to generate constructs out of mental energy.
  • Psychic Energy Manipulation: The ability to produce and manipulate mental energy.
  • Psychic Inhibitors: The ability to place inhibitors in the mind to limit another's capabilities.
  • Pushing: The ability to implant memories, thoughts, and emotions into others.

Telepathic SupplementaryEdit




  • Does not work on mindless beings (corpses, animated objects, robots,etc.).
  • May be limited to a certain range to work.
  • May be limited to one target at a time.
  • May be unable to "turn off" their power and have to constantly hear thoughts.
    • Since the user constantly hears thoughts, this power becomes ineffective in large crowds.
  • May not be able to read impulsive actions.
  • Psychic Shield users of a higher level are immune to this ability.
  • Sometimes, it's better to not know what others are thinking.
  • Being overwhelmed by so many thoughts can led to headaches.
  • Unless one is multilingual or have the automatic ability to translate and decrypt, ability may not work if the target is thinking in alternate languages or encrypted codes.

Known UsersEdit

  • All Martians (DC Comics)
  • Amperi (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Angel (Maximum Ride)
  • Anodites (Ben 10)
  • Ao (Yozakura Quartet)
  • Aqualad (Teen Titans)
  • Aranea Serket (Homestuck)
  • Archangel Members (Paradox Saga)
  • Aris (The Maze Runner trilogy)
  • Arthur Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Babidi (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Barry The Bellboy (True Blood/The Sookie Stakehouse novels)
  • Betta George (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Black Bolt (Marvel)
  • Black Doom (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Blindfold (Marvel Comics)
  • Bloody Mary (Infamous 2: Festival of Blood)
  • Bradley (The Medusa Project)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer); temporarily
  • Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Chakron (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story)
  • Chamber (Marvel Comics)
  • Charles Deveaux (Heroes)
  • Charles Xavier/Proffesor X (Marvel)
  • Christy Jenkins (Charmed)
  • CJ Ward (Tower Prep)
  • Clark Kent (Smallville) [temporarily]
  • Cobra (Fairy Tail)
  • Daphne Powell (No Ordinary Family)
  • Dr. Tachyon (Wild Cards series)
  • Dr. Toadley (Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story)
  • Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Dufort (Zatch Bell)
  • Ed (The Medusa Project)
  • Edward Cullen (Twilight)
  • Elisa and Ursula (Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops)
  • Elton (Monster Buster Club)
  • Emma Frost/White Queen (Marvel Comics)
  • Ermac (Mortal Kombat)
  • Female Skrall (Bionicle)
  • Fi (The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Furons (Destroy All Humans)
  • G1 Soundwave (Transformers)
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Gary Mitchell (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Giant Lion-Turtle (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Goshinki (InuYasha)
  • Grandma (The Twilight Zone: I Sing the Body Electric)
  • Gregory Kennedy (The Young Guardians)
  • Taranee Cook (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Halinor (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Hiei (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Hunter (True Blood/The Sookie Stakehouse Novels)
  • Jacob Black (Twilight)
  • Jayfeather (Warriors)
  • Jean Grey/Phoenix (Marvel Comics)
  • Jobe Smith (Lawnmower Man)
  • Kamal Re'x (Universe at War)
  • Kazuma Kuwabara (YuYu Hakusho)
  • Kelly Bailey (Misfits)
  • Kessler (Infamous)
  • Kessler (Infamous)
  • King Kai (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kira (Phantom Investigators)
  • Krystal (Star Fox)
  • Lapras (Pokemon)
  • Level 5 or higher Shaman (Scorpius: The Golden Age)
  • Lingering Sentiment (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Listeners (Legend of the Seeker)
  • Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter)
  • M.O.D.O.K. (Marvel Comics)
  • Ma-Ti (Captain Planet)
  • Madelyne Spaulding (Static Shock)
  • Mao (Code Geass)
  • Martian Manhunter/J'onn J'onzz (DC Comics)
  • Matt Parkman (Heroes)
  • Maury Parkman (Heroes)
  • Maximillion Pegasus (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Merrill Young & Patsy LaRue (Vampire High)
  • Mewtwo (Pokemon)
  • Miss Martian/M'gann M'orzz (DC Comics)
  • Mizou Yukuhashi (Medaka Box)
  • Mother Brain (Metroid)
  • Nate Gray/X-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Necromorph Hivemind (Dead Space)
  • Paradox Agents (Paradox Saga)
  • Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Stephen King's It)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Psychic-type Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Psycho Mantis (Metal Gear Solid)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • Ra'ad (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Ra`ad (Ben 10)
  • Rachel Summers/Marvel Girl/Phoenix (Marvel Comics)
  • River Tam (Firefly)
  • Ryan James (Smallville)
  • Sabrina (Pokemon)
  • Sadecki Demons (Angel: After the Fall)
  • Sage (Marvel Comics)
  • Sara (Race to Witch Mountain)
  • Sasha (Infamous)
  • Satori Komeiji (Touhou)
  • Saturen Girl (DC)
  • Scarah Screams (Monster High)
  • Serena Killingsworth (Daughters of the Moon series)
  • Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog/Archie Comics)
  • Sir George (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Sookie Stackhouse (True Blood/The Sookie Stakehouse Novels)
  • Space Jockeys (Aliens franchise)
  • Spock (Star Trek)
  • Stepford Cuckoos (Marvel Comics)
  • Taranee Cook (W.I.T.C.H.)
  • Tavros Nitram (Homestuck)
  • Telepaths (Mutant X)
  • Teresa Agnes (The Maze Runner trilogy)
  • Tezuka Miyuki (Kamen Rider Ryuki)
  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed) via Power Of One
  • The Goblin Queen (Marvel)
  • The Host (Doctor Who: Tooth and Claw)
  • The Master (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • The Ood (Doctor Who)
  • The Vulcans (Star Trek)
  • The Wraith (Stargate Atlantis)
  • Thomas (The Maze Runner trilogy)
  • Toa Kongu Inika (Bionicle)
  • Todd Ingram (Scott Pilgrim VS The World)
  • Tomorrow Woman (DC Comics)
  • Trip (Power Rangers Time Force)
  • Veriel via Topaz Glasses (Guardian Archangels)
  • Vriska Serket (Homestuck)
  • Warren (Fairy Tail)
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Xybrians (Power Rangers)
  • Yellow (Pokemon Adventures)
  • Laura Leander (Laura and the Secret of Aventerra)
  • Mary Morgain (Laura and the Secret of Aventerra)
  • Yugo Gilbert (Project ARMS)
  • Luke Magewood (Charlie Bone)
  • Eustacia Yewbeam (Charlie Bone)
  • Zachary (Charmed)
  • Zorin Blitz (Hellsing)
  • Faes, chameleons, elves, ghost-whispering supernaturals & spirits (Shadow Falls)
  • Poli Truper (Supertorpe)
  • Keira Beltrán (Los Unicos)
  • Nowaki Hotaru (Zettai Karen Children)
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