A broad term covering the abilities of superheroes (such as Superman or Spider-Man), mutants (X-Men or telepaths), and magical users (witches and wizards). Can be arrived at in a number of ways - natural talent or learning (magic), being an alien (Superman), radiation (Fantastic 4), or other.

This tag is for questions related to special powers, superpowers, psionic powers and supernatural abilities possessed by characters in works of science fiction and/or fantasy.

Questions that merely mention a special power do not need this tag—only questions that are about special powers.