"When I defeat you, I'll be a man who can even cut steel."
― Roronoa Zoro to Daz Bones/Mr.1 (One Piece)
"It burns!!! I-I got burned!! Even my bones feel hot! They're broken!! Iron Body isn't working at all!! What's with that kick?! Dammit!!"
― Jabra (One Piece) after taking a hit from Sanji's Diable Jambe.
"There is no such thing as true invulnerability. Struck with enough skill and strength, even a steel man can be brought down."
― Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger to Stalnoivolk (DC Comics)

The ability to bypass any kind of defenses. Sub-power of Defense Manipulation and Absolute Attack. Opposite to Attack Break.

Also Called

  • Armor/Defense Piercing


The user is able to bypass an opponent's defenses and does equal damage no matter how strong, durable, magically-enhanced or seemingly impenetrable the defense is.





Known Users


  • Baraggan Louisenbairn (Bleach)
  • Moe Shishigawara (Bleach)
  • Bambietta Basterbine (Bleach)
  • Lille Barro (Bleach)
  • Ibuki (Chaos Dragon)
  • Wei Zhijun (Darker than Black)
  • Normas (Cross Ange)
  • Yajirobe (Dragon Ball)
  • Nappa (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball series)
  • Laxus Dreyar (Fairy Tail); via Mercury Fulminate: Thunder God
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Oboro (Gintama)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Issei Hyoudou (Highschool DxD)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha); via Meido Zangetsuha
  • Anubis (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Gaara (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Users of Dust Release (Naruto)
  • Might Guy (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Aruka Schild (Needless)
  • Users of Busoshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Marshal D. Teach/Blackbeard (One Piece)
  • Rob Lucci (One Piece)
  • Bartholomew Kuma (One Piece)
  • Scratchman Apoo (One Piece)
  • Trafalgar D. Water Law (One Piece)
  • Edward Newgate/Whitebeard (One Piece)
  • Sanji (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • Hasshoken Practitioners (One Piece)
    • Don Chinjao
    • Sai
    • Boo
  • Charlotte Linlin/Big Mom (One Piece)
  • Kumoko/Shiraori (So I'm a Spider, So What?)
  • Futae no Kiwami Practitioners (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Levi Kazama (Trinity Seven)
  • Direct Attackers (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Byakko (Yu Yu Hakusho)


  • Ghostly Wail Users (Danny Phantom)
    • Danny Fenton/Phantom
    • Dark Danny/Dan Phantom


  • Bruce Banner/Hulk (Marvel Comics)
  • Sean Cassidy/Banshee (Marvel Comics)
  • Ninjak (Valiant Entertainment Comics)

Live Television

  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)

Video Games

  • Stun Thrust (Alter Echo)
  • Batman (Batman: Arkham); via Beat Down
  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Nortrom (DOTA)
  • Cloud (Final Fantasy)
  • Kain (Legacy of Kain); via Fury
  • Mega Man X (Mega Man X8)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear)
  • Mario (Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door); via Defense-piercing attacks
  • Pokémon capable of using Chip Away, Feint, Phantom Force or Shadow Force (Pokémon)
  • Pokémon with the Ability Infiltrator, Mold Breaker, Teravolt or Turboblaze (Pokémon)
  • Hoopa (Pokémon); via Hyperspace Hole and Hyperspace Fury
  • Spyro (Spyro series); via Superflame
  • Galeem (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)
  • Metal Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Culex (Super Mario RPG)
  • All PLayable Characters (Elsword)


  • Voldemort (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2)
  • Death Eaters (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2)

Web Animation

Known Weapons

  • Cutter of Creation: Extase (Akame Ga Kill!)
  • Shock Gloves (Batman: Arkham Origins)
  • Orichalcum Bullet (Black Cat)
  • Shieldbreaker (Book of Swords)
  • Chaos Claws (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow)
  • Light Arrow (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Pile Bunker (Lost Planet)
  • Judas Bullet (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Blunt Blade the Helmet Splitter: Kabutowari (Naruto)
  • Lance of Longinus (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • True Dragon Sword (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Blade of the Archfiend (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Impact Dial (One Piece)
  • Reject Dial (One Piece)
  • Houtengageki (TYPE-MOON)
  • Gáe Dearg (TYPE-MOON)
  • Gae Bolg (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • Piercing Crossbow (Minecraft)




Live Television

Video Games

Web Animation

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