- For a gallery of examples of Cutting, see here.
The power to cut people or objects no matter their hardness.
- Enhanced Bifurcation/Cleaving/Cutting/Dicing/Hacking/Slashing/Slicing/Splitting
The user is able to easily cut almost anything simply by making physical contact with the objects. Individuals who have exceptionally strong proficiencies with weapons are able to use this power.
- Absolute Slicing
- Blade Retraction
- Defense Break
- Enhanced Swordsmanship
- Razor Wind
- Weapon Creation
- Weapon Proficiency
- Weapon Manipulation
- Unlike Severing or specialized versions of slicing, this ability can only cut physical material, not space, time, dimension, and such.
- Ecstasy (Akame Ga Kill!)
- Zanpakuto (Bleach)
- The Sword Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
- Devilish Sword Shimesaba (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)
- Adamantium blades (Marvel Comics)
- Kubikiribocho (Naruto)
- Kabutowari (Naruto)
- Kiba (Naruto)
- Light Sabers (Star Wars)
- Master Sword (The Legend of Zelda)
- Star Saber (Transformers)