356) Precognition

Precognition – The overall ability to perceive the future.  Precognition is also known as Foresight, Future Vision, Fortunetelling, Premonition and Prophecy.  (482) Vision (time) (106) Combat Clairvoyance and (363) Psychometry are specialized forms of precognition.

Literary Critique of Precognition

Bleeding Monk (Valiant) has visions of the future, bleeds constantly and is immortal (Valiant Universe Handbook FCBD, 2014).

Precognition-Bleeding Monk-Valiant Universe Handbook FCBD (2014)

Colonel Future (DC) can see flashes of the future (DC Who’s Who #5).

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Destiny (Marvel) has this power but perceives time lines rather than just one future (Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #3).

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Destiny (DC) is the most powerful precognitive being in the DC universe (The Sandman-Endless Nights TPB).

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Nura Nal (DC) is a superheroine that has this power but does not perceive time lines but just one possible future (DC Who’s Who V1 #7).

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Some fun precognition in World of Fantasy V1 #15 (Atlas).

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Providence (DC) is can see the future in the Wildstorm universe, WildCats-Adventures Sourcebook.

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Slayer (Malibu) can see murders before they happen (1993 SkyBox Ultraverse).

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Warstrike (Malibu) can a few minutes into the future (1993 SkyBox Ultraverse).

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Lovechild (Savage Dragon)


The Shi’ar Imperial Guard includes Delphos (Marvel) who is a Dream Girl (DC) pastiche.


Pilialoha Manawale’a – Aspen Universe – Sourcebook #1 (2016)



Ulysses Cain (Marvel) finds out too much precognition is a bad thing in Ultimates #12.

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Void (Wildstorm) can only see fragments of the future in WildCATs Adventures Sourcebook.


Daydreamer (Marvel) is one of the Young Gods and has limited precognition in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual V1 #8.


Precognition Trading Cards

Judge Dredd – “Crime Prevention” – 2000 AD #87

Save me Pythia V1 (Europe Comics)

Jimmy Olsen (DC) – “The Nostradamus of Metropolis” – Superman’s Pal #83

Jimmy Olsen (DC) – “Oracle’ Olsen’s Future Scoops” – Superman’s Pal #83

Rasputin #3 (Image)

The SeekerFourth Doctor Sourcebook

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