It is capable of mimicking the surroundings it can see very clearly through its unique, W shaped pupils. Using the chromatophores, leucophores and iridophores that change the color of their skin, this creature is capable of a full spectrum of colors. They can even change the texture of their skin, and raise bumps as seen here.
First the cuttlefish tries blending in with his surroundings to sneak up on its prey. If that doesn’t work, it tries to stun its prey with a dazzling light show reminiscent of a Vegas marquis.
So it got me to thinking... what if our characters had these capabilities? What if our hero could make himself appear invisible by blending in with his surroundings? Or dazzle his prey with a stunning lightshow using unique cells in his skin? (or her skin, of course).
Now that would be an interesting character.