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"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)
"Captain America is an astounding warrior...He has never fought under these conditions before but already he adapts...Mastering the form more completely than many who've trained for decades! It is what makes him such a worthy foe."
― Kang the Conqueror to his son, Marcus (Marvel Comics)

The ability to be a hand-to-hand and melee combat genius. Combination of Martial Arts Mastery and Combat Perception.

Also Called

  • Combat Experience/Intuition/Proficiency
  • Combat Genius
  • Exceptional Fighting Prowess
  • Expert Fighter/Melee Combatant
  • Fighting Genius/Intuition/Strategies
  • Hand-To-Hand Combat Expert
  • Martial Arts Genius
  • Master/Skilled Fighter/Melee Combatant


The user has intuitively/instinctively understanding of combat and an innate 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 can easily get into Combat Mode and have 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' Special Attacks.




  • Useless against opponents who are completely unaffected by physical attacks.
  • May be at disadvantage against ranged weapons/attacks.

Known Users


  • Jokkyuu Kunotoshi (AIKI)
  • Agito/Lind (Air Gear)
  • Kilik (Air Gear)
  • Claire Stanfield (Baccano!)
  • Various Characters (Baki the Grappler)
    • Yuuichiro Hanma
    • Yuujiro Hanma
    • Baki Hanma
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Nosferatu Zodd (Berserk)
  • Skull Knight (Berserk)
  • Wyald (Berserk)
  • Various Characters (Black Clover)
  • Yuroichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Various Characters (Chrono Crusade)
  • Satou Pendragon (Death March to Parallel World Rhapsody)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Ichijou Aoi (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!)
  • Yukino Aguria (Fairy Tail)
  • Byro Cracy (Fairy Tail)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Members of the Yato tribe (Gintama)
    • Abuto
    • Housen
    • Umibouzu
    • Kagura
    • Kamui
  • Gabimaru (Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku)
  • Zeno Zoldyck (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Killua Zoldyck (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Kurapika (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter x Hunter)
  • Lee Jaha (Return of the Mad Demon)
  • Wamuu (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
  • Upper Moons (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Various Demon Slayers (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Various Characters (Kingdom)
  • Ryuzanpaku Masters (Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple)
  • Yami Members (Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple)
  • Shigusa Takachiho (Medaka Box)
  • Various Characters (Naruto)
  • Various Characters (One Piece)
  • Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)
  • Garo/Garou (One-Punch Man)
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Genos (One-Punch Man)
  • Bang/Silverfang (One-Punch Man)
  • Suiryu (One-Punch Man)
  • Speed-o’-Sound Sonic (One-Punch Man)
  • Kenshin Himura (Ruroni Kenshin/Samurai X)
  • Hiko Seijuro XIII (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Makoto Shishio (Ruroni Kenshin/Samurai X)
  • Ikki Kurogane (Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Cid Kagenou (Minoru Kagenou) (The Eminence in Shadow)


  • Mackiel Roy "Macroy" (A.R.Hicks series)
  • Various Batman Family members (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • Mrs. X (The X's)
  • Ted Grant/Wildcat (DC Comics)
  • Midnighter (DC Comics/Wildstorm)
  • Peter Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Meg Griffin (Family Guy )
  • Chris Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Peter Parker/Spider Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Oroku Saki/The Shredder (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Leonardo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)


  • Deities (Mythologies)
  • Various Warriors (Mythologies)


  • Sherlock Holmes (Holmes series)
  • Keill Randor (Last Legionary)
  • Felix (The Twilight Saga)

Live Television

  • Envoys (Altered Carbon)
    • Takeshi Kovacs
  • Various Characters (Supernatural)

Videos Games

  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shao Kahn (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat)
  • Kung Lao (Mortal Kombat)
  • The Great Kung Lao (Mortal Kombat)
  • Bo' Rai Cho (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ryu Hoshi (Street Fighter)
  • Ken Masters (Street Fighter)
  • Juri Han (Street Fighter)
  • Gouken (Street Fighter)
  • Akuma (Street Fighter)
  • Gen (Street Fighter)
  • Oro (Street Fighter Alpha series)
  • Kazuya Mishima (Tekken)
  • Heihachi Mishima (Tekken)
  • Jinpachi Mishima (Tekken)
  • Jin Kazama (Tekken)
  • Jun Kazama (Tekken)
  • Lars Alexandersson (Tekken)
  • Wang Jinrei (Tekken)
  • Marshall Law (Tekken)
  • Nathan Drake (Uncharted)
  • Scathach (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Comics/Original

  • Roy Greenhlit (Order of the Stick)
  • Belkar Bitterleaf (Order of the Stick)
  • Tarquin (Order of the Stick)
  • Tarquin (Order of the Stick)




Video Games