"I warned you not to misread it. Hozukimaru isn't a spear. It's a Sansetsukon."
― Ikkaku Madarame to Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
The power to
possess great skill in wielding a halberd. Variation of Enhanced Polearm Proficiency.
Naginatajutsu ( Art of the Halberd)
Users are able to demonstrate a natural aptitude in the way of halberds. The user is able to wield any kind of halberds with great speed, power, and skill. As one of the largest (or at least longest) classes of weapon that can be carried by normal humans, users of this ability excel in keeping enemies at bay and maintaining a superior position in combat, having a great advantage, at a distance, over opponents wielding smaller melee weapons.
Less conventional techniques employed by masters halberdier include stopping large incoming objects, breaking through any number of obstructions with powerful thrusts, using the tip as a precise long-range slicing tool and blocking incoming attacks with the shaft.
If the user possesses energy capabilities, they may be able to perform:
Ikkaku Madarame ( Bleach)
Hoshiyomi ( Inuyasha)
Hakudoshi ( Inuyasha)
Bankotsu ( InuYasha)
Tsubaki Shinra ( Highschool DxD)
Hannyabal ( One Piece)
Charlotte Oven ( One Piece)
Tao Ren ( Shaman King)
Various Podao Users ( Kingdom)
Momiji ( Ninja Gaiden 3)
Momiji ( Ninja Gaiden series)
William Adams ( Nioh)
Lu Bu ( Record of Ragnarok)
Ikkaku Madarame's (Bleach)
Hozukimaru Shikai takes the form of a Naginata which he wields with great skill.
Charlotte Oven (One Piece) is a brutal fighter in wielding his massive Naginata which he combines with his
Heat-Heat Fruit/Netsu Netsu no Mi powers for vicious flaming slashes.
The Monsterous Bird of Qin' (Kingdom) wielded his treasured Podao with the prowess and valor of a Great General of the Heavens...
...slaying Gi Kou, despite his mounted advantage, with ease...
...shows off his impressive speed to Shin's neck...
...split Shou Mou of
Destruction and his horse in half...
...and kill entire Zhao army battalions with every swing of his blade...
...and even surpass Hou Ken,
the Bushin during their brief duel.
With tremendous mastery, Hou Ken of Zhao's
Three Great Heveans's (Kingdom) wields his podao with vicious results...
...slicing through multiple armored soldiers with one swing...
...and shows off his speed as he deflects mulitple thrown spears.
Great General of the highest caliber, Ren Pa (Kingdom) demonstrates his prowess with his podao...
...killing mounted soldiers and their horses with ease...
...and destroys Qin infantry with each swing of his blade.
Shin of the
Hi Shin Unit (Kingdom)
Ran Bi Haku, Right Hand Man of Rei Ou (Kingdom)
Gai Mou of the
Wei Fire Dragons (Kingdom)
Ki Sui of
Armed with ferocious strength, Ba Nan Ji the
Iron Hammer of Ganmon (Kingdom) wields his podao with powerful mastery as he...
...kills mulitple soldiers of the Akou army.
Gyou' Un (Kingdom) demonstrates his prowess with his podao as he kills mulitple Qin soldiers with ease...
...matching Ba Nan Ji in speed and power during their attack on A Kou.
King of the Quanrong (Kingdom) wielded his podao with brutal strength and feraciousness...
...easily destroying the powerful Feego Tribe...
...and duels their king, Danto.
Momiji (Ninja Gaiden) is a master in combining Naginatajutsu and Ninjutsu, easily cut down Black Spider Ninjas and Greater Fiends with the Heavenly Dragon Naginata.
Bankotsu (Inuyasha) has slayed entire armies of samurais and also powerful Youkais with his signature halberd
Though he could not fully control the Kenkon Naginata, Hoshiyomi (Inuyasha) displayed great combat skill with it...
...using one half of it to easily overpower Inuyasha.
Tsubaki Shinra (Highschool DxD) is a versatile master in naginatajutsu, able to combat master swordsman such as Yuuto with a normal Naginata.
Lu Bu (Record of Ragnarok) splitted the skies with a halberd by using his Sky Piercer tecnique.