"When the breath is unsteady, all is unsteady; when the breath is still; all is still. Control the breath carefully. Inhalation gives strength and a controlled body; retention gives steadiness of mind and longevity; exhalation purifies body and spirit."
― Goraksasathakam
"Breath deeply, until sweet air extinguishes the burn of fear in your lungs and every breath is a beautiful refusal to become anything less than infinite."
― D. Antoinette Foy
"Do not be afraid, Ryoku Sui. Direct me with your Azure Divine Chi. Deeper and deeper, stronger and stronger... With this. There is no one that may prove a match for me!!"
― Kyou Kai (Kingdom)

The power to gain strength from breathing. Technique of Breath Manipulation. Variation of Affinity. Not to be confused with Air Empowerment.

Also Called

  • Breath Affinity/Augmentation/Empowerment
  • Breathing Affinity/Augmentation
  • Total Concentration Breathing (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)


The user become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. from the breathing of oneself or others, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing existing powers. Some users may be able to draw sustenance from the breath or even slow or stop aging.




Known Users

  • Rin Onigawara (Armed Girl's Machiavellism)
  • Demon Hunters (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Wendy Marvel (Fairy Tail)
  • Chelia Blendy (Fairy Tail)
  • Gajeel Redfox (Fairy Tail); via Dragon Force Mode
  • Shira (Naruto)
  • Four Heavenly Kings (Toriko); after consuming AIR
  • Ripple/Hamon Users (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Clan Shiyuu (Kingdom)
  • Bushins (Kingdom)
  • Lana (Using My God Skill Breathing to Level Up, I Will Challenge the Dungeon of the Gods)


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