Created By: Earnest on July 10, 2010
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Blindfolded Badass

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A character who, while still sighted, wears a blindfold and can still "see" perfectly well. May be due to Psychic Powers or a Charles Atlas Superpower bordering on Super Senses... super!
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  • July 11, 2010
    Arivne
    Compare Your Eyes Can Deceive You, when a Mentor makes their student wear a blindfold while teaching them. A character who successfully completes such training can become this.

    Blindfold Sight?
  • July 11, 2010
    akazilliadenaro
  • July 11, 2010
    billybobfred
    Any Nethack character with telepathy can be one of these. In fact, intrinsic telepathy only works when you're somehow blinded, as if the devteam was trying to invoke this trope.
  • July 12, 2010
    Earnest
    • Kyo'varde in Drowtales fires a bow while blindfolded... of course, said bow has an eye.
    • One episode of Angel has a human psychic ninja assassin who is telekinetic and fights with a blindfold. ... and he's taken down like a chump by a gaggle of vampires during his big entrance.
  • July 12, 2010
    Starry-Eyed
    Akira does this with Go in Hikaru No Go, when upperclassmen trying to haze him force him to play three simultaneous games while blindfold. Akira reads the flow of their games, rather than memorizing their moves, and schools two of them (although the terrible play of the third throws him off until the blindfold comes off.)
  • July 12, 2010
    Desertopa
    Real Life martial artists sometimes do this in close contact combat training, working by sense of touch. A youtube search for "blindfolded chi sao" brings up numerous examples.
  • July 12, 2010
    Superior
    Rider from Fate Stay Night
  • July 12, 2010
    SKJAM
    The Mask of Justice from the Global Guardian PBEM game has vision powers that only work when he has something opaque covering his eyes, such as his eyeholeless mask.
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