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Its canonicity is in question but was once considered canon.
In 4th Edition, enhanced senses are represented by a large grouping of antennae which autopsies have shown to have created areas of neural meshing which indicates that the Tyranid is almost becoming a subordinate to its own weapon.
In 2nd Edition, enhanced senses mean that the creature has highly developed and sensitive sight, smell and hearing. This enables it to locate hidden units much more effectively, often finding those even with special equipment designed to make them invisible.
- 1: Codex: Tyranids (4th Edition), pg. 32
- 2: Codex: Tyranids (2nd Edition), pg. 66
- 3: Warhammer 40,000: Wargear, pg. 46