In reality, both of them are ancient and are two of the main offensive weapons that the law enforcing coven has. This is also the case for Bree Tanner, who was abused by her father during mortal life and after she was turned into a vampire ended up with the gift of absorption. Les vampires (appelés aussi les Sang-froid dans les légendes Quileute) sont les créatures surnaturelles primaires de l'univers de Twilight. The vampires in Twilight have powers unique to each of them, and some of them were surprised to learn their abilities had no effect on mortal Bella Swan, especially those involving mind tricks. As impressive as she is, though, she still doesn’t quite match up with some of the other vampires on this list. Marcus can see/sense the emotional ties between people, while Chelsea can manipulate emotional ties. Alice, who is tiny in frame but an agile and capable fighter, has the power to see into the future. He can sense the power and strength of relationships. Although Renesmee is only half-vampire, she still earns a spot in this ranking for how unique she is. When he’s not needed for tracking, though, he mostly stays in the background and is usually seen rather than heard. With the 10th anniversary of Twilight this year, and Stephanie Meyer’s release of a special edition to mark the occasion, we have been revisiting the series and, as such, have all gone a little vampire-crazy once again. Stephanie Meyer's worldwide best-seller about the love triangle between human Isabella Swan, vampire Edward Cullen and werewolf Jacob Black has made billions of dollars at the Box Office. She has been writing professionally since 2013, focusing on politics and pop culture. This is known as “tactile telepathy”, and the longer he touches the person, the more he can see their thoughts. Supernatural Powers. Edward’s story is pretty well-known amongst fans -- he was born at the start of the twentieth century, was changed by Carlisle in 1918 during a Spanish influenza outbreak, and became a moody vampire spending eternal life in high school until he met Bella Swan. Certain powers can be grouped in specific categories, even though it is difficult at times to do so, because no two talents ever work the exact same way. To put it simply for those who have not been maniacally following the books and the films, the Twilight saga is essentially a tale of romance, resilience, loyalty and vendetta. Telepathy: The ability to read the thoughts of others. Jasper has to be careful with this ability as to not create a false reality by making others feel what he wants them to rather than what they are truly experiencing. Guillermo del Toro said “hi” to her once. Chelsea: Volturi guard who can change the emotional bonding of vampires and bind them to the Volturi through loyalty. Unlike Alec, though, her power inspires fear in anyone who hears of her. For example, Caius developed the power of Vitakinesis, because in his human life, he was the son of a tyrannical landlord who regularly abused their servants; whenever Caius would stood up for them against his father, he would receive the same treatment. Even though she already had some psychic abilities before being turned -- which is why she was accused of witchcraft -- they were just strengthened by her transformation into a vampire. Breaking Dawn’s thinly veiled religious allegory, also known as the plot line when the Cullen family has to find lots of vampires to “bear witness” to the fact that Renesmee is not an immortal child, introduced us to a lot of new vampires. This sounds less like a special ability and more like someone who just pays attention to human emotion, but we’ll roll with it. The WHSmith Blog Cookie Policy: To give you the best possible experience, this site uses cookies. The Volturi wanted his power so much that they “replaced” (likely ended the life of) their old tracker to get Demetri instead. As well as possessing superhuman strength, speed, agility, endurance and the ability to heal, Edward’s superpower is – of course – telepathy: he can read the thoughts of those around him. Here is a complete list of the powers of the vampires from various covens: Edward Cullen: "I'm the world's most dangerous predator. Zafrina’s talent is so remarkable that she was offered a place in the Volturi by Aro, the leader, although she turned it down. The final film - 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' - has wrapped up satisfactorily, bringing the curtains down on a franchise that inspired spoofs, television series, comics and merchandise around the world. The Twilight Fanon Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Since she only appears in the series as a child, though, she’s still lower on our list. With a B.A. Jasper has the ability to sense and manipulate the emotions of people around him – a power that is known as ‘pathokinesis’. Community Contributor. Ever wished you had a superpower? Eventually, though, he is overpowered and taken out by Edward and the rest of the Cullens, setting in motion the events of Eclipse. This is so useful in a fight that at the climax of Breaking Dawn, Zafrina is supposed to be one of the Cullens’ main lines of defense against the Volturi. Unlike some of the other vampires, which require touch or a specific focus to enact their abilities, Edward seems to always be able to hear the thoughts of the people around him -- except for Bella’s, of course. Kate has an enhanced sense of remorse, regretting everything she does and feeling guilty for every single person she kills. In New Moon, Aro tries to read Bella’s mind but (like Edward) fails due to her powerful mental shield. It looks like a mist that slowly creeps toward you that you still can’t escape. Marcus: Aro's brother who senses the strength and nature of relationships. Although his power to manipulate emotions is impressive, his willpower could use some work (as we see in New Moon). As a vampire, she’s even more formidable. Kate: This vampire from the Denali coven can produce an electric current over her skin that can incapacitate her attackers. (Their characters were aged up for the movies.). Demetri: A master tracker, the Volturi guard can track anyone by knowing the tenors of their mind. Heidi's incredible beauty is comparable to Rosalie's, supported by her gift to attract people, human or vampire. His physical strength is pretty much comparable to Emmett's. It’s so clear I might possibly believe it, except for the fact that I can still feel you in my arms.” Aro must have thought her power was pretty special; he collected vampires with the best talents, and offered her a place among his guard. Who would have guessed? That lands him at the bottom of our list. A one-stop shop for all things video games. That turned out to be a great decision since Benjamin is the only known vampire to be able to manipulate the natural elements: earth, water, air, and fire. She could easily confuse and disorient the Volturi with her visions, allowing other characters to step in and make quick work of them. Talents are also shown to be genetic, as seen by Bella Swan who inherited her mental shield from her father. There are plenty of people who have probably forgotten about Riley, but Alice Cullen is a fan favorite. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Jane and Alec’s powers, though famous in the vampire world, are rendered useless, and people like Marcus are unable to track her. Both Jasper and Rosalie use the last name Hale because they’re the only ones who can pass as biological siblings. Out of all of them, though, she’s easily one of the best fighters. When she uses her power, the victim normally falls on the floor, writhing around in excruciating pain. Aro: One of the ancient Volturi guards, Aro can read every thought a person has ever had by making physical contact. But also Caps and Leafs), or wondering what life would have been like had Pushing Daisies, Firefly, and Limitless not been cancelled. in English and Spanish, a minor in film studies, and an M.A. Her power might be limited, but she makes up for it with her biggest strength -- her loving and caring nature. California residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data. Once she fully transformed into a vampire, this ability became her power, and she was not only able to protect herself but also those around her, and by the end of the book, she finally let Edward access her mind. Together, they have helped the Volturi take down dozens of other vampires at once when their powers are combined. Some powers are the same but with a different twist to them. Her main superpower is visual projection: she can make most people see whatever it is that she wants them to see. Unlike some other trackers, he didn’t just hunt humans for food. Unnatural Senses – Vampires have uncanny senses. Unlike Aro, who needs to be touching his “target” in order to read their mind, Edward can do it from afar. He’s first introduced in New Moon as the member who was supposed to take down Edward if he’d exposed himself to humans, but he ends up lurking in the background as Aro and Jane play games with Edward and Bella. Edward tries to explain to Bella: “For example, right now I would appear to be alone in the middle of a rain forest. She also has impressive abilities of her own. Opposite to Kresnik Physiology. He’s also the leader of the newborns since Victoria apparently has better things to do. If he needs to manipulate someone into trusting the Cullens, he can inspire feelings of safety. Edward was intrigued by her because he couldn’t read her mind, and Jane was infuriated by her because her psychic torture didn’t work. Some fans are not fully ok with Meyer’s explanation, pointing out that, in that case, Jane could also manipulate the body (for example, the nerve endings to cause pain), though Meyer also insists that Jane’s power is all about the mind, thus why Bella could block her. Carlisle's gift is an elevated sense of compassion that allows him to resist human blood. Edward's gift is advanced speed, running faster than any other member of the Cullens and other vampires. Bella is intimidated by her fierce, animal-like movements; however, she proves herself to be very kind and caring. He is immune to the smell of human blood, unlike any of his other vampire friends and family and has dedicated his immortal life in the service of humans. It’s not that much of a stretch to say that he probably wouldn’t have survived to meet Bella if he didn’t have that ace in his pocket. He is able to create complete sensory deprivation in anyone he focuses on. When Kate hunts, she will go for a human, kill, drink, feel remorse, then switch to an animal. He and Jane were specially recruited by the Volturi for their abilities. (Granted, she was also creepy in the book, we just couldn’t see it for ourselves. Alec can arguably take down any vampire regardless of size or other mental abilities due to his powerful gift. In some cases, a vampire may develop a gift based from their deepest and most repressed emotions rather than their strongest traits or characteristics. These are gifts can counter by either a mental shield or having a strong will. Kate is one of the original Denali coven sisters and is a "vegetarian," like the Cullen clan.