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"This is the guy who said he couldn't live up to his myth. He's wrestling an angel."
― Wally West/The Flash on Superman. (DC Comics)
"With superior physical power and technique, we can weaponize our own bodies, to have the combined might of a hundred men."
― Rob Lucci describing the Rokushiki (One Piece)
"A fist... is the first and most powerful weapon that men can have in their entire lives. It is a man's soul in material form, the ultimate melee weapon!"
― Douren, Sengoku Youko Chapter 68
"You were at Galidraan… tell me, how did one mere man kill so many of your kind? With his bare hands."
― Darth Sidious and Count Doku/Darth Tyranus, about Jango Fett (Star Wars)

The ability to possess great skill in unarmed combat. Sub-power of Enhanced Combat.

Also Called

  • Enhanced/Superhuman Hand-to-Hand Combat
  • Enhanced/Superhuman Martial Arts
  • Master Martial Artist
  • Superhuman Unarmed Combat

Capabilities

The users excel in melee attacks without wielding weapons. Rather than relying on weapons or equipment, they draw on their own strength and skill to fight. Users are able to use different styles of martial arts, they can also perform many different combination strikes, counters, and disarm their foes with their bare hands.

Applications

  • Martial Arts Intuition - A user can intuitively understand either a form or all forms of martial arts, utilizing them like they've trained in them for years.
    • Boxing Intuition - A user has the ability to have innate knowledge about boxing.
    • Countering Intuition - A user possesses immense knowledge of counterattacks, able to use the opponent's momentum, strength, and size against them.
  • Multi Strike - The user can generate multiple attacks repeatedly/numerous times and the enemy has no way of defending against the attacks, from any direction.
  • Power Fists/Megaton Punch
    • Enhanced Strike - The user possesses enhanced skills of strikes and attacks, defined in many different forms of combat, punches, kicks.
    • Enhanced Mauling - The user possesses the ability to rip their enemies to shreds with just pure force alone or with just a powerful strike.
    • Speed Strike - The user can enhance physical attacks by moving at great speeds, gaining momentum.
    • Heavy Strike - The user is able to increase the effects of their strikes.
  • Power Legs/Megaton Kick
  • Power Headbutt - The user possesses great physical strength and speed in their head, skull, and neck allowing them to use a powerful headbutt.
  • Enhanced Catch
  • Enhanced Violence - The user is incredibly skilled in harming others with their bare hands.

Levels

  • Enhanced Unarmed Combat
  • Supernatural Unarmed Combat - The users excel in melee attacks without weapons on supernatural levels. Users are able to perform counters, techniques, and combination strikes with such skill, speed, and prowess that far surpasses their regular counterparts. (Example: Yujiro Hanma, Baki the Grappler)
  • Absolute Unarmed Combat - The users has reached the pinnacle of hand-to-hand fighting prowess. They know everything about bare hand fighting and surpass any and all masters of combat of any form. (Example: Kenshiro, Fist of the North Star)

Associations

  • Combat Adaptation - The user's fighting style and abilities can adapt automatically to be equal or superior to the opponent's style of fighting, whether armed or unarmed.
  • Combat Perception - A user can instantly understand an opponent's method of thinking and fighting, allowing them to anticipate the moves of the opponent.
  • Combat Specialist - The user has intuitively/instinctively understanding of combat and innate encyclopedic knowledge in hand-to-hand fighting styles.
  • Thoracickinetic Combat - The user can use their own chest to help them in combat, may apply to users or overweight users only.
  • Ventrikinetic Combat - The user can use their belly in physical combat, using their large belly as both an offensive and defensive advantage against the opponent.

Limitations

  • May take time to learn new combat skills.
  • Lack of a weapon usually puts the user at a disadvantage against armed opponents.

Known Users

See Also: This Index Knows Kung-Fu.

Anime/Manga/Manhwa

  • Lugart Won (Black Cat)
  • Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach)
  • Yasutora Chad Sado (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Urahara Kisuke (Bleach)
  • Yoruichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Sui Feng (Bleach)
  • Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
  • Tsukasa Mikogami (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!)
  • Takeshi Goda (Doraemon)
  • Various Characters (Dragon Ball series)
  • All Might (My Hero Academia)
  • Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)
  • Gearless Joe (Megalo Box)
  • Six Powers/Rokushiki Users (One Piece)
    • CP9 members
    • Various High Ranked Navy Officers
  • Fishman Karate Users (One Piece)
    • Jinbe
    • Hack
  • Monkey D. Garp (One Piece)
  • Zeff (One Piece)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Sanji (One Piece)
  • Franky (One Piece)
  • Charlotte Oven (One Piece)
  • Jesus Burgess (One Piece)
  • Lao G (One Piece)
  • Garo/Garou (One-Punch Man)
  • Genos (One-Punch Man)
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Expert Taijutsu Ninja/Shinobi (Naruto)
    • Madara Uchiha
    • Tsunade
    • Might Guy
    • Neji Hyuga
    • Rock Lee
    • Naruto Uzumaki
    • Sakura Haruno
  • Kawaki (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations)
  • Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
  • Elfman Strauss (Fairy Tail)
  • Shiki Granbell (Edens Zero)
  • Tokumori Saigo (Gintama)
  • Various Characters (Ranma ½)
  • Aoi Sakurai (Rail Wars)
  • Shizuma Kusanagi (Real Bout High School)
  • Natsuki Subaru (Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World)
  • Issei Hyodou (Highschool DxD)
  • Vali Lucifer (Highschool DxD)
  • Sairaorg Bael (Highschool DxD)
  • Koneko Toujou (Highschool DxD)
  • Tsubasa Yura (Highschool DxD)
  • Ruruko Nimura (Highschool DxD)
  • Ri Shin (Kingdom)
  • Various Characters (Kengan Ashura)
  • Various Characters (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Sung Jin-Woo (Solo Leveling)
  • Thors (Vinland Saga)
  • Thorfinn (Vinland Saga)
  • Mori Jin/Dan (The God of High-School)
  • Taejin Jin (The God of High-School)

Cartoons/Comics

  • Sonar the Fennec (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Ty Lee (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Ray Palmer/Atom (DC Comics)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Batgirl (DC Comics)
  • Batwoman (DC Comics)
  • Benjamin Turner/Bronze Tiger (DC Comics)
  • Black Canary (DC Comics)
  • Cassandra Cain (DC Comics)
  • Big Barda (DC Comics)
  • Constantine Drakon (DC Comics)
  • Connor Hawke (DC Comics)
  • Val Armorr/Karate Kid (DC Comics)
  • Wayland Jones/Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • Lady Shiva (DC Comics)
  • Mon-El (DC Comics)
  • O-Sensei (DC Comics)
  • Power Girl (DC Comics)
  • Richard Dragon (DC Comics)
  • Robin (DC Comics)
    • Richard "Dick" Grayson
    • Jason Todd
    • Damian Wayne
  • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman (DC Comics)
  • Stargirl (DC Comics)
  • Lobo (DC Comics)
  • Jo Nah/Ultra Boy (DC Comics)
  • Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Harley Quinn (DC Comics)
  • Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • Ted Grant/Wildcat (DC Comics)
  • The Batman Who Laughs (DC Comics)
  • Joker (DC Comics)
  • Grail (DC Comics)
  • Betina Beakley/Agent 22 (Ducktales 2017)
  • Webbigail Vanderquack (Ducktales 2017)
  • Angela (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Widow (Marvel Comics)
  • Gamora (Marvel Comics)
  • Matthew "Matt" Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Scott Summers/Cyclops (Marvel Comics)
  • Davos, The Steel Serpent (Marvel Comics)
  • Misty Knight (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
  • Sam Wilson/The Falcon (Marvel Comics)
  • Robert Reynolds/The Sentry (Marvel Comics)
  • Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Marvel Comics)
  • Luke Cage (Marvel Comics)
  • Power Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Sable (Marvel Comics)
  • Hellboy (Hellboy/BPRD)
  • Allen the Alien (Image Comics)
  • Brit (Image Comics)
  • Savage Dragon (Image Comics)
  • Viltrumites (Image Comics)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (Image Comics)
  • Brock Samson (The Venture Bros.)

Video Games

  • Yang (Final Fantasy IV)
  • Ursula (Final Fantasy IV: The After Years)
  • Souichirou Kuzuki (TYPE-MOON)
  • Bazett Fraga McRemitz (TYPE-MOON)
  • Akihiko Sanada (Persona)
  • Chie Satonaka (Persona)
  • Roberto Frois (Onimusha)
  • Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Sengoku Basara)
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu (Sengoku Basara)
  • Farah Oersted (Tales of Eternia)
  • Grappler (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lilith (Vanguard Princess)
  • Mii Brawlers (Super Smash. Bros.)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Liquid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Big Boss (Metal Gear)
  • Venom Snake (Metal Gear)
  • The Boss (Metal Gear)
  • Quiet (Metal Gear)
  • Revolver Ocelot (Metal Gear)
  • Liquid Ocelot (Metal Gear)
  • Liza (Saga Frontier)
  • Claude C. Kenni (Star Ocean: The Second Story)

Web Animation/Comics/Series

  • Joe (Planet Land Comic's Blood Rush)
  • Kung Fury (Kung Fury)
  • Gooseman (Greasy Moose)
  • John (unOrdinary)

Live Television/Movies

  • Queen Maeve (The Boys)
  • Ip Man (Ip Man Series)
  • Cheung Tin-Chi (Ip Man Series)
  • Frank (Ip Man Series)
  • Hung Chun-nam (Ip Man Series)
  • The Twister (Ip Man Series)
  • Sadi (Master Z: Ip Man Legacy)
  • Barton Geddes (Ip Man Series)
  • General Miura (Ip Man Series)
  • Wong Fei-hung (Once Upon a Time in China)
  • Kham (The Protector Series)
  • Svetlana Belikova (Resident Evil: Damnation)
  • Frank Martin (Transporter series)
  • George Chambers (Undisputed series)
  • Danny the Dog (Unleashed)

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