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"He only had two punches that made contact... Then why am I s-so damaged?!"
― Cell after getting hit by Gohan's Soaring Dragon Strike. (Dragon Ball series)

The ability to deal crippling attacks to opponents. Combination of Weakness Detection and Enhanced Combat.

Also Called

  • Critical Damage/Hit/Strike
  • Super Effective Hit
  • Serious Damage


The user is able to deal extremely damaging attacks to the enemy dealing double the damage or causing very lethal pain or fatal wounds. This can be done with an effective or a precise strike to an opponent's body, or with a special ability that happens to be the enemy's weakness. Highly advanced users can take down their opponent in one attack.




  • May have to be timed just right.

Known Users

See also: Critical Hit and Critical Hit Class.


  • Yuujiro Hanma (Baki the Grappler)
  • Digimon (Digimon)
  • Various Fighters (Dragon Ball series)
  • Shizuo Heiwajima (Durarara!)
  • Hokuto Shinken Practitioners (Fist of the Blue Sky/Fist of the North Star)
  • Sloth (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Various Characters (Gintama)
    • Sakata Gintoki
    • Oboro
    • Sakata Gintoki
      • Members of the Yato tribe (Gintama)
      • Abuto
      • Housen
      • Kankou/Umibouzu
      • Kagura
    • *Kamui
  • Gyou'Un (Kingdom)
  • Jotaro Kujo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure); via Star Platinum
  • Various Shinobi/Ninja (Naruto)
    • Naruto Uzumaki
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Eric (Ryu Han-Bin) (Survival Story of a Sword King in a Fantasy World)
  • Cid Kagenou (Minoru Kagenou) (The Eminence in Shadow)
  • Younger Toguro (Yu Yu Hakusho)


  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Midnighter (DC Comics/Wildstorm)
  • Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Marvel Comics)
  • Karnak (Marvel Comics)
  • Shredder (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Various Characters in RPG games (Video Games)
  • Ted Asher (Alphas)
  • Assassins (Assassin's Creed series)
  • The Lone Wanderer (Fallout)
  • Yang (Final Fantasy IV); via Deadly
  • Gladiator Class (Final Fantasy V)
  • Marth (Fire Emblem series)
  • Antlion Guards (Hλlf-Life 2 series)
  • Antlion Guardian (Hλlf-Life 2: Episode Two)
  • Terra (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Keyblade Wielders (Kingdom Hearts series)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda series)
  • X (Mega Man X series)
  • Zero (Mega Man X series)
  • Bio-Metal Model H (Mega Man ZX series)
  • Pokémon (Pokémon); via critical hits
  • Pokémon capable of using Storm Throw or Frost Breath (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with the Merciless ability (Pokémon); only against poisoned opponents
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series)
  • Various Characters (Soul series)
  • Kazuya Mishima (Tekken)
  • Mario (Super Mario)

Web Animation

  • Yang Xiao Long (RWBY)




Video Games