The self-proclaimed, greatest Earthbender of all time, Toph Bei Fong is another example of the trope of the Blind Seer. Blind from birth, Toph uses her connection to the earth to "see" anything that is on the ground with more clarity that those who see with their eyes. This gives her the ability to also perceive the emotional state of those around her and see through their deceptions. These traits cause the protagonist, the Avatar Aang, to seek her out as an instructor for Earthbending. In the same manner as Tiresias, Toph continues to serve as a guide to others throughout generations and Aang's reincarnation, Korra needs her assistance as well.
The X-Men series is a staple of any modern day comic collection, and its mutant characters draw inspiration from several archetypes throughout its run. One such opponent is Destiny. Although she is blind, her mutant ability allows her to see possible outcomes of the future. Throughout the different media in which the X-Men have been published, she is sought out for guidance and knowledge of the future.
The Blind Seer (O Brother Where Art Thou)
In the 2001 film, O Brother, Where Art Thou, the protagonists encounter an old blind man moving a railroad car down the tracks. This unnamed man then gives them a cryptic prophecy of things to come, all of which inevitably occur. As this film draws inspiration from Homer's Oddysey, this character is meant to be the parallel to the