"This Guy's incredible...!! He's stopping my sword with a Goddamn Log!! And his movements ain't even technique!! They're...He's doin' it all by pure reflex!!"
― Guts on Wyald during their first duel (Berserk)
"Doesn't matter if it's up against a Bushin or whoever, if it comes down to a short term clash then there's no one you cannot defeat."
― Kyou Shou to her sister, Kyou Kai (Kingdom)
The ability to
be a hand-to-hand combat genius. Combination of Martial Arts Intuition and Combat Perception.
Exceptional Fighting Prowess
Hand-To-Hand Combat Expert
Martial Arts Genius
The user has an encyclopedic knowledge in hand-to-hand fighting styles; therefore understanding and analyzing opponents style of combat and flaws in the opponent's attack and defense. They can also use attacks that can automatically knock down the opponent or use the strength of the opponent to his favor.
The user has a vast knowledge of the opponent's body and their limitations, have an incredible perception of opponents and the users surrounding areas using it to his or her advantage and can copy or mix several types of martial arts and movements and understand how a special attack works in a matter of minutes. This power can be enhanced by the user's experience and improvement of skill. Masters of this abilities can counter or detect flaws on opponents
Useless against opponents who are completely unaffected by physical attacks.
May be at disadvantage against ranged weapons/attacks.
Due to his immortal life, Nosferatu Zodd (Berserk) has learned a large variety of fighting styles and tactics throughout his centuries of battle...
...fighting masterfully with nearly any weapon he finds on the battlefield,...
...when facing Guts in their rematch duel on the Hill of Swords,...
...he was able to inspect within seconds that his horse slaying sword is damaged by the
Dragon Slayer's massive swings...
...quickly discarding it and adopting a new battle style from his new weapon on the spot.
Wyald of the
Black Dog Knights (Berserk)
Yoruichi Shihoin (Bleach) is one of the greatest martial art masters in Soul Society.
Sōsuke Aizen (Bleach) is a tremendously powerful master warrior in both
Zanjutsu style swordsmanship...
Ichijou Aoi (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!) is the greatest martial art master in the world.
The Mink Tribe (One Piece) are all born as gifted fighters.
the Hi Shin Unit (Kingdom)
Having survived over a thousand bloody battles with nothing but his spear, Earl Shi of the Wei Fire Dragons (Kingdom) was a supreme specialist in the art of
...his mastery with the spear is said to be so skilled that he is able to deal grievous blows to the point his enemies are incapable of noticing that they've been struck...
Ryuu Shi, a high-level technique, without any long term training.
Although still young and arrogant, Kou Yoku of the
Thunder (Kingdom) is an incredibly skilled swordsman combatant...
...while enraged by his General's death he fought
Great General Tou, an extremely capable swordsman himself...
...forcing the man to not only block his strike but to use both of his hands to do it.
Scathach (Valkyrie Crusade) the goddess of melee and magic.
Raiden (Mortal Kombat) is the God of Thunder and Lightning and has mastery of over 700 distinct fighting styles.
The Shredder (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) is a powerful ninja combat specialist who is equaled to only...
...his enemy, Master Splinter.
Meg and Chris Griffin (Family Guy) were able to kill every student in the school during one fight.
A veteran of the Amanto Wars, Gintoki Sakata, the
White Yaksha (Gintama) is a powerful samurai combat specialist,...
...wielding full-length katanas one-handed with fair wide but quick and speedy chops...
...and combines his
brawling skills with agile feats of his unique swordsmanship.
Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)
Despite being an F-Rank Ikki Kurogane (Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan) is a powerful martial artist who honed his sword and combat skills to a superhuman level…
all his opponents' techniques and perfect them using his sword skills…
his opponents' next moves after figuring out their tendencies, letting him perceive an invisible opponent.