- He can cloud men's minds so that they cannot see him (making him invisible)! This power is a part of every Shadow episode, but we learn some background information in Death House Rescue and The Temple Bells of Neban.
- He can see the thoughts of others as if he were watching a TV show. (Death House Rescue)
- He can make others see things that are not really there. (The Three Ghosts)
- He can place himself in suspended animation so as to appear dead. (Can The Dead Talk)
- Lamont Cranston can fly an airplane. (Black Rock)
- He has medical training and can perform operations. (The Shadow Returns)
- He has extensive knowledge of African animals. (The Leopard Strikes)