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{{Dialogue a-b-a|Angel|You can't [[Telepathy|get into my mind]].|Buffy|How did you... Why not?|It's like [[Vampire#Reflections|the mirror]]; the thoughts are there, but they cast no reflection in you.|[[Earshot]]}}
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{{Dialogue a-b-a|Angel|You can't [[Telepathy|get into my mind]].|Buffy|How did you... Why not?|It's like [[Vampire#Reflections|the mirror]]; the thoughts are there, but they cast no reflection in you.|[[Earshot]]}}[[File:318_Earshot3.jpg|thumb|As a [[vampire]], [[Angel]] is immune to [[telepathy]].]]
[[File:318_Earshot3.jpg|thumb|As a [[vampire]], [[Angel]] is immune to [[telepathy]].]]
 
   
 
'''Immunity''' is a creature's resilience or total impervious nature to supernatural powers, objects, effects, or forces that affect other members of its species. It appears that a creature's age, power level, and/or rank within its species hierarchy dictates if it is immune to its species' weaknesses and to what degree it is immune.
 
'''Immunity''' is a creature's resilience or total impervious nature to supernatural powers, objects, effects, or forces that affect other members of its species. It appears that a creature's age, power level, and/or rank within its species hierarchy dictates if it is immune to its species' weaknesses and to what degree it is immune.
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===Other===
 
===Other===
 
* Angel was immune to [[Billy Blim]]'s power to induce misogyny in men. He later explained to [[Cordelia Chase|Cordelia]] that this was because he had given up on hate a long time ago; even as Angelus, he killed out of sport or pleasure, and never felt any anger or hate towards his victims<ref>"[[Billy (episode)|Billy]]"</ref>. As Angelus, he was unaffected by the Judge's incinerating touch, as unlike his ensouled self, he had no humanity for the Judge to burn out<ref>"[[Innocence]]"</ref>.
 
* Angel was immune to [[Billy Blim]]'s power to induce misogyny in men. He later explained to [[Cordelia Chase|Cordelia]] that this was because he had given up on hate a long time ago; even as Angelus, he killed out of sport or pleasure, and never felt any anger or hate towards his victims<ref>"[[Billy (episode)|Billy]]"</ref>. As Angelus, he was unaffected by the Judge's incinerating touch, as unlike his ensouled self, he had no humanity for the Judge to burn out<ref>"[[Innocence]]"</ref>.
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==Related pages==
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* [[Daywalking]]
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:15, October 11, 2018

Angel: “You can't get into my mind.
Buffy: “How did you... Why not?
Angel: “It's like the mirror; the thoughts are there, but they cast no reflection in you.
Earshot
318 Earshot3

As a vampire, Angel is immune to telepathy.

Immunity is a creature's resilience or total impervious nature to supernatural powers, objects, effects, or forces that affect other members of its species. It appears that a creature's age, power level, and/or rank within its species hierarchy dictates if it is immune to its species' weaknesses and to what degree it is immune.

Examples

Vampires

  • Vampires' minds are like their reflection in a mirror; thus, they are immune to telepathic probing. However, more powerful telepaths, such as Splenden Beasts, can bypass this.
  • Due to their undead bodies, vampires do not generate life force; the Root monster tried to drain life force from Angel, and killed itself in the process[1]. Non was also unable to drain life energy from Spike[2].
  • Vampires are immune to the effects of werewolf bites.
  • Vampires are immune in the effect produced by pheromones of certain creatures such as the She-Mantis. It was demonstrated when Claw tried to attack the She-Mantis in her human disguise: he was immediately frightened by her, implying that, unlike the human males who were smitten by her presence, pheromones either alerted vampires or (at least) made them perceive her true nature[3].
  • Spike was immune to the mystical shroud that prevented humans from discovering that Glory and Ben were one and the same[4].
  • As vampires grow older and more powerful, they become more resistant to weaknesses such as sunlight and holy items. The Master was able to touch a cross directly despite it burning his hand[5], and Spike bludgeoned Angel with a large cross during their fight for the Cup of Perpetual Torment[6].

Demons

Other

  • Angel was immune to Billy Blim's power to induce misogyny in men. He later explained to Cordelia that this was because he had given up on hate a long time ago; even as Angelus, he killed out of sport or pleasure, and never felt any anger or hate towards his victims[9]. As Angelus, he was unaffected by the Judge's incinerating touch, as unlike his ensouled self, he had no humanity for the Judge to burn out[10].

Related pages

References

  1. "Couplet"
  2. "Spike: After the Fall, Part Four"
  3. "Teacher's Pet"
  4. "The Weight of the World"
  5. "Nightmares"
  6. "Destiny"
  7. "Same Time, Same Place"
  8. "In Pieces on the Ground"
  9. "Billy"
  10. "Innocence"
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