The power to
deflect forms of attack
. Related to
The user is capable of deflecting attacks, normally projectiles or blunt force, away from themselves. While usually a defensive method, it can be utilized as an offensive technique by redirecting the deflected attacks against others, or even against the original attacker.
May only be able to deflect projectiles with their hands.
May not work on attacks from behind if at a low level.
Sword of Light ( Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
ISO Field Generator Rings ( Batman Beyond)
Ascalon ( Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
The Mirror Card ( Cardcaptor Sakura)
Reflect Card ( Card Captor Sakura: Clear Cards)
Bracelets of Submission ( DC Comics)
Power Rings ( DC Comics)
Mirror Shield ( The Legend of Zelda)
Aegis/Aegis Breastplate ( Marvel Comics)
Paw-Paw Fruit/Nikyu Nikyu no Mi ( One Piece)
Dragon Shield ( Power Rangers)
Lightsabers ( Star Wars)
The Reaper's Scythe ( The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
Processor Suit ( To aru Majutsu no Index)
Wushu Helmet ( Xiaolin Showdown)
For fan-fictional to non-canon characters, see
Sonic (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog) using the Sword of Light to deflect Ixis Naugus' magical attacks.
Using special ISO field generator rings, Repeller (Batman Beyond) possesses an impenetrable aura that allows him to deflect anything.
The blade of Ascalon (Ben 10 series) is powerful enough to block or reflect energy blasts.
Wonder Woman's (DCAU)
Bracelets of Submission are often used to deflect gunfire, small missiles, and other projectile weaponry.
"Shirley" (The Jimmy-Timmy Power Hour) manifests laser-deflecting bracelets via
Wushu Helmet (Xiaolin Showdown) protects the user's head by deflecting attacks.
Loki (Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose) was able to deflect every form of magic thrown at him.
Those such as Master Yoda (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) who are skilled in lightsaber combat can utilize
Form V to deflect blaster fire back at their opponent.
Mace Windu (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) utilizing
Lantern Power Rings (DC Comics)
Kavaxas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012) deflecting oncoming missiles.
Experiment 608 "Slugger" (Lilo & Stitch)
The Argyre (Aldnoah.Zero) deflects bullets with "Beam Katana".
Inoue Orihime (Bleach) uses Shiten Kōshun against Kūgo.
Nianzol Weizol (Bleach) using
The Wind to bend any and all attacks, thus shifting the directions of the enemies' blade stabs to harmlessly slide away, or even cause his victims to twist and split apart.
Yuta (Code:Breaker) reflecting all special abilities back at his enemies.
Omnimon (Digimon) sending back the Diaboromon copies' Web Wreckers with a swing of his Transcendent Sword.
Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z) deflects Zarbon's
Son Goku (Dragon Ball Z) deflects a barrage of Frieza's
Death Beam ki Blasts...
...doing the same as a
Super Saiyan during his fight with Meta Cooler.
Future Trunks (Dragon Ball Z) deflects a Frieza Soldier's attack.
Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z) deflects Cell's
Makankosappo/Special Beam Cannon.
Janemba (Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn) opening portals in front of himself to...
...redirect any incoming attacks.
Lucy (Elfen Lied) deflecting bullets with her vectors.
Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail) deflecting his opponents magical energy back at the Alvarez soldiers.
Zaku (Naruto) increasing the air pressure to 100% and reducing sound waves to 0% to create blunt air blasts that can deflect kunai.
Madara Uchiha (Naruto) using
Uchiha Return to...
...absorb an attack with his gunbai and convert it into wind for deflection.
The Ten-Tails (Naruto) deflects Gyūki's Tailed Beast Ball with a single finger.
Dracule "Hawk-Eye" Mihawk (One Piece) gracefully deflects oncoming gunfire.
Skilled swordsmen like Roronoa Zoro and Wano Samurai, Kine'mon (One Piece) can easily deflect gunfire.
Bartholomew Kuma (One Piece) using
...a defensive posture that uses his paw pads to repel and counter enemy attacks.
Guile Hideout's (Pokemon Manga) sword, Instant, can deflect all physical and special attacks in an instant slash.
Demonic Wind Deity - Hyuga/Kazejin (Yu-Gi-Oh!) using "Storm Barricade" to deflect attacks.
Demonic Water Deity - Suga/Suijin (Yu-Gi-Oh!) using "Water Wall" to deflect attacks.
Mewtwo (Pokémon) deflects Gyarados' Hyper Beam.
Ri Shin's (Kingdom) skill with his
King's Sword swordsmanship enables him to deflect arrows, even ones fired by a member of the Ten Bows of China.
Stands, illuso's Man In The Mirror (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo) could deflect projectiles.
Prue Halliwell (Charmed) deflecting Rodriguez's
Paige Matthews (Charmed) orbing a
to deflect it.
Piper Halliwell (Charmed) explodes a fireball in the air to deflect it.
Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed) deflecting two fireballs via
Vivian (Charmed) deflects a fireball back at Eames.
Darth Vader (Star Wars) deflects blaster shots from Han Solo's blaster with
The Force using his right hand and taking it with his left hand.
Link (The Legend of Zelda) is able to deflect projectiles such as energy blasts via a technique widely known as the "Dead Man's Volley."
Link (The Legend of Zelda) can use the Mirror Shield to reflect attacks, magic, and light.
Silver the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog), using psychokinesis to reflect attacks.
Mario (Super Mario/Super Smash Bros.) deflects an attack with his cape.
Sora and Riku (Kingdom Hearts) deflecting all of Xemnas lasers with everything they've got.
Genji (Overwatch) can deflect projectile attacks such as Pharah's rockets
Kyle Katarn (Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II) utilizing
Heihachi Mishima (Tekken) deflects incoming missiles with powerful punches and kicks.
Vergil (Devil May Cry) was fast enough to deflect and catch the bullets fired from Dante's Ebony and Ivory but sent them all back toward his younger brother.