"When I defeat you, I'll be a man who can even cut steel."
― Roronoa Zoro to Daz Bones/Mr.1 (One Piece)

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

Also Called

  • Armor Piercing
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Trafalgar D. Water Law (One Piece)
  • Edward Newgate/Whitebeard (One Piece)
  • Vinsmoke Sanji (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • Hasshoken Practitioners (One Piece)
    • Don Chinjao
    • Sai
    • Boo
  • Charlotte Linlin/Big Mom (One Piece)
  • Futae no Kiwami Practitioners (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Levi Kazama (Trinity Seven)
  • Byakko (Yu Yu Hakusho)


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

Live Television

  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)

Video Games


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

Web Animation

  • Adam Taurus (RWBY)

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)



Video Games


Live Television

Web Animation

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