"We will leave a massacre so glorious, it'll stain the annals of history for all time!!"
― Honest (Akame ga Kill)
"What am I doing here? In this miserable place? This isn't worth risking my life for. Am I fight for Casca? No, that can't be it. This isn't the time for thinking. I should only be thinking about wielding my sword, and how I'll kill them. Nothing more."
― Guts (Berserk).
"From today, I'll decide who needs to die."
― Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
"I sing for the slaying of a thousand evil men, I celebrate the massacre of ten thousand goblins. Thou will perish by my own demonic blade. Wake up the slumbering Rakshasa of the bloodthirsty blade."
― Tobio Ikuse (Highschool DxD)
"I lived my entire life waiting for this moment. I trained, I killed just to get here. I killed in America, Afghanistan, Iraq... I took life from my own brothers and sisters right here on this continent! And all this death just so I could kill you."
― Erik Killmonger (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"Let's dispense with the introductions, and get straight to the kill!"
― Regent of the Mask (Ninja Gaiden)
"We don't need to say "I'll kill you"... because by the moment those words come into our minds... our target's already dead and the deed's done!"
― Prosciutto (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
"Crush their skulls. Pierce their throats. Silence their breaths. Forever."
― Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
"But whether you are an impostor who took his name or the real one. Someday, I'll kill you."
― Red Eye Xaxa (Sword Art Online)

The power to have an extreme urge and ability/instinct to kill.

Also Called

  • Bloodlust
  • Bloodshed
  • Dark Determination (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • The "Dark Passenger" (Dexter)
  • The Hunger (Heroes)
  • Killer Instinct
  • Killing Addiction
  • Murder/Murderous Instinct
  • Thirst for Blood

Capabilities

User possesses the capability that enables them to be the "ultimate killing machine". They have instincts to kill by any means and in the most effective ways possible, use anything at hand to do so and, have no mental/emotional issues or moral dilemmas either before, during or ,after the deed. They are, in short, cold and merciless killers. They are focused on nothing except killing their enemies and how they should do so, putting all of their efforts into making sure whatever they kill is good and dead. They can also give off a murderous aura, inducing fear into their opponents.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May be constantly active.
  • May emerge/activate involuntarily.
  • May activate in certain situations (e.g. feeling emotions of anger).
  • Extended suppression of their urge might result in a mental/emotional/psychological meltdown.
  • Instincts can be uncontrollable.
  • Without a strong moral compass and a strong sense of who and who not to kill, the user may be a danger to everyone around them, friend or foe.

Known Users

Anime/Manga/Manhwa/Manhua

  • Esdeath (Akame Ga Kill)
  • Nagisa Shiota (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)
  • Kenny Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
  • Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan)
  • Eren Yeager (Attack on Titan)
  • Azumi (Azumi)
  • Claire Stanfield (Baccano!)
  • Yujiro Hanma (Baki the Grappler)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Revy (Black Lagoon)
  • Roberta (Black Lagoon)
  • Balalaika (Black Lagoon)
  • Sawyer The Cleaner (Black Lagoon)
  • Shenhua (Black Lagoon)
  • Ginji (Black Lagoon)
  • Hansel & Gretel (Black Lagoon)
  • First Generation Shinigami Captains (Bleach)
    • Genryusai Yamamoto; formerly.
    • Yachiru Unohana
  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach); as Hollow Ichigo.
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • White Blood Cells/Neutrophils (Cells at Work!)
    • U-1146
  • Various Characters (Chainsaw Man)
  • Claymores (Claymore)
    • Clare
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Light Yagami (Death Note)
  • Belphemon X (Digimon)
  • Launch (Dragon Ball); via Transformation.
  • Mercenary Tao Tao Pai (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball series)
    • Bardock
    • Nappa
    • Raditz
    • Vegeta (Formerly)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball series)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball Z); formerly.
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Dr. Gero/Android 20 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • The Ginyu Force (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball Z Bojack Unleashed)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball Z Revenge of Cooler)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Hit (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Goku Black/Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Demons (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Kang Han Soo (FFF-Class Trashero)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • Zeref (Fairy Tail)
  • Haulia Tribe (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World); via Hajime's Training.
  • Nagumo Hajime (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World)
  • Eri Nakamura (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World)
  • Hiyama Daisuke (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World)
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Gasai Yuno (Future Diary)
  • Various Characters (Gamaran)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)
  • Members of the Yato tribe (Gintama)
    • Abuto
    • Housen
    • Kankou/Umibouzu
    • Kouka
    • Kagura
    • Kamui
  • Gedomaru (Gintama)
  • Various Characters (Golden Kamuy)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer); limited to goblins
  • Duke Togo (Golgo 13)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • VariousFelias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Alucard (Hellsing)
  • Alexander Anderson (Hellsing)
  • Various Characters (Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Kurapika (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Killua Zoldyck (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Gon Freecs (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha); in full demon form.
  • Sesshomaru (Inuyasha)
  • Naraku (Inuyasha)
  • Hiro Shishigami (Inuyashiki)
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • DIO Brando (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Pillar Men (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II: Battle Tendency)
    • Kars
    • Esidisi
    • Wamuu
    • Santana
  • Gray Fly (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Centerfold/J. Geil (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Yoshikage Kira (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable)
  • Yoshihiro Kira (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable)
  • Anjuro "Angelo" Katagiri (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable)
  • Diavolo/Vinegar Doppio (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Bruno Bucciarati (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Giorno Giovanna (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Guido Mista (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Narancia Ghirga (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Leone Abbacchio (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Pannacotta Fugo (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • La Squadra Esecuzioni/Hitman Team (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
    • Risotto Nero
    • Ghiaccio
    • Formaggio
    • Illuso
    • Prosciutto
    • Pesci
    • Melone
    • Sorbet
    • Gelato
  • Cioccolata (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Secco (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V/5: Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Curses (JUJUTSU KAISEN)
    • Sukuna
  • Shamans (JUJUTSU KAISEN)
  • Meguro Masaki (Kengan Ashura)
  • Muteba Gizenga (Kengan Ashura)
  • Various Characters (Kingdom)
  • Kumoko (So I'm a Spider, So What/Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?); via Predator Instinct
  • Felix Aaron Thenardier (Madan no ou to Vanadis)
  • The Chess Pieces (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Alviss (Marchen Awakens Romance); while under the influence of the Zombie Tattoo.
  • Kilobots (Medabots)
  • Kei Munakata (Medaka Box)
  • Koumori Kuroko (Murcielago)
  • Chizome Akaguro/Hero Killer Stain (My Hero Academia)
  • Himiko Toga (My Hero Academia)
  • All For One (My Hero Academia)
  • Gaara (Naruto); formerly
  • Gatō (Naruto)
  • Jūgo (Naruto); in his berserker state.
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Kurama (Naruto)
  • The Kaguya Clan (Naruto)
    • Kimimaro
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Akatsuki (Naruto)
    • Itachi Uchiha
    • Obito Uchiha
    • Kisame Hoshigaki
    • Hidan
    • Kakuzu
    • Deidara
    • Nagato/Pain
    • Konan
    • Zetsu
  • Hidden Mist Ninja (Naruto)
    • Mei Terumi
    • Zabuza Momochi
    • Haku
    • The Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist
    • Yagura Karatachi
    • Utakata
    • Suigetsu Hozuki
  • Deepa ("Boruto: Naruto Next Generations")
  • Baroque Works (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Capone Luke Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba.
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Enel (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • Mink Tribe (One Piece)
  • Don Krieg (One Piece)
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • The Arlong Pirates (One Piece)
  • Kaido (One Piece)
  • The Beast Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Big Mom Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Black Cat Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Blackbeard Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Rocks Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Donquixote Pirates (One Piece)
  • The New Fishman Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Vinsmoke Family (One Piece)
  • Kurozumi Orochi (One Piece)
  • Wiper (One Piece); formerly
  • Deep Sea King (One-Punch Man)
  • Garo/Garou (One-Punch Man)
  • Members of Nazarick (Overlord)
    • Ains Ooal Gown
    • Albedo
    • Demiurge
    • Shalltear Bloodfallen
    • Sebas Tian
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Mikoshiba Ryouma (Record of Wortenia War)
  • Kyoshiro Mibu/Demon Eyes Kyo (Samurai Deeper Kyo)
  • Hao Asakura (Shaman King)
  • Tao Ren (Shaman King)
  • Various Characters (Solo Leveling)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
    • White Star
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Gabriel Miller (Sword Art Online)
  • Demon Lords (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
    • Clayman
    • Milim Nava
    • Rimuru Tempest
  • Yakumo "Yamori" Oomori (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Kaneki Ken (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • All Hassan-i-Sabbahs (TYPE-MOON)
    • King Hassan
    • Hassan of the Cursed Arm
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)

Cartoons/Comics

  • Various Characters (American Dad!)
    • Roger Smith
    • Stan Smith
    • Francine Smith
    • Avery Bullock
  • Various Characters (Archer)
    • Sterling Archer
    • Malory Archer
    • Cheryl Tunt
    • Lana Kane
    • Barry Dillon
  • Doomsday (DC Comics)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Roman Sionis/Black Mask (DC Comics)
  • Damian Wayne/Robin (DC Comics)
  • Floyd Lawton/Deadshot (DC Comics)
  • Harvey Dent/Two-Face (DC Comics)
  • James Gordon Jr. (DC Comics)
  • Jason Todd/Red Hood (DC Comics)
  • Jean Paul Valley/Azazel (DC Comics)
  • Wayland Jones/Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • League of Assassins (DC Comics)
  • Lobo (DC Comics)
  • Victor Fries/Mister Freeze (DC Comics)
  • Oilver Queen/Green Arrow (DC Comics)
  • Onomatopoeia (DC Comics)
  • Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy (DC Comics)
  • Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin (DC Comics)
  • Edward Nygma/The Riddler (DC Comics)
  • Victor Zsasz (DC Comics)
  • Midnighter (DC Comics/Wildstorm)
  • John Constantine (DC/Vertigo Comics)
  • Vril Dox I/Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Vril Dox II/Brainiac 2 (DC Comics)
  • Lyrl Dox/Brainiac 3 (DC Comics)
  • Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Clark Kant/Kal-El/Superman (DC Comics: Injustice)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Evil Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Alastor (Hazbin Hotel)
  • Savage Dragon (Image Comics)
  • Albert Simmons/Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Thragg (Image Comics)
  • Nolan/Omni-Man (Image Comics)
  • Mark Grayson/Invincible (Image Comics)
  • Oilver Grayson/Kid Omni-Kid (Image Comics)
  • Victor von Doom/Doctor Doom (Marvel Comics)
  • Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Philippe/Fantomex (Marvel Comics)
  • Kraven the Hunter (Marvel Comics)
  • Frank Castle/Punisher (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel Comics)
    • Johnny Blaze
    • Danny Ketch
  • James "Bucky" Barnes/Winter Soldier (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Laura Kinney/X-23 (Marvel Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Neena Thurman/Domino (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Lonnie Lincoln/Tombstone (Marvel Comics)
  • Mary Walker/Typhoid Mary (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Alkhema (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Raven Darkholme/Mystique (Marvel Comics)
  • Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
  • Silas Burr/Cyber (Marvel Comics)
  • Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin (Marvel Comics)
  • Mark Milton/King Hyperion (Marvel Comics)
  • Edward "Eddie" Brock/Venom (Marvel Comics)
  • Cletus Cassidy/Carnage (Marvel Comics)
  • Noodle (Gorillaz)
  • Murdoc Niccals (Gorillaz)
  • Saint of Killers (Preacher)
  • Jesse Custer (Preacher)
  • Proinsias Cassidy (Preacher)
  • Tulip O'Hare (Preacher)
  • Klaus Starr (Preacher)

Max Damage (Incorruptible); Formerly

  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Evil Morty (Rick and Morty)
  • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
  • Morty Smith (Rick and Morty)
  • Summer Smith (Rick and Morty)
  • Beth Smith (Rick and Morty)
  • Eric Cartman (South Park)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Rowdyruff Boys (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Saviors (The Walking Dead comic)
  • Toyo Harada (Valiant Entertainment Comics)

Movies

  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Brandon Breyer/Brightburn (Brightburn)
  • Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray (Child's Play)
  • Tiffany Ray (Child's Play)
  • Chester V (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)
  • Prince Hans (Frozen)
  • Bill Sykes (Oliver & Company)
  • Roscoe & DeSoto (Disney's Oliver and Company)
  • Shere Khan (Disney's The Jungle Book)
  • Nuka (The Lion King)
  • Scar (The Lion King)
  • Zira (The Lion King)
  • Bellwether (Zootopia)
  • Ashley J. "Ash" Williams (The Evil Dead franchise)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Jennifer Hills/Angela Jitrenka (I Spit On Your Grave)
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Rudy (Ice Age)
  • Soto (Ice Age)
  • Zeke (Ice Age)
  • Lipstick-Face Demon (Insidious)
  • The Man Who Can't Breathe (Insidious)
  • Parker Crane (Insidious)
  • Erik "Killmonger" Stevens/N'Jadaka (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Koba (Planet of the Apes)
  • The Ghostfaces (Scream series)
  • Indominus rex (Jurassic World)

Live Television

  • Various Characaters (Arrowverse)
    • Malcom Merlin/Dark Archer
    • Ras al Ghul
    • Damien Dhark
    • Leonard Snart (Formerly)
    • Gengis Khan
    • Malus
    • Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash
    • Hunter Zolomon/Zoom
    • Savitar
    • Anti-Moniter
    • Clifford Devoe/Thinker
    • Joseph Carver
    • Orlin Dwyer/Cicada
    • Future Grace Gibbons/Cicada
    • Deathstrokes
      • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke
      • Grant wilson
      • John Diggle Jr.
  • Dexter Morgan/Moser (Dexter)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Diana Stockman (Game of Silence)
  • Gil Harris (Game of Silence)
  • Ray Carroll (Game of Silence)
  • Red Tyson (Game of Silence)
  • Terry Bausch (Game of Silence)
  • Grimms (Grimm)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes); formerly.
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
    • Castiel
  • Archangels (Supernatural)
  • Demons (Supernatural)
    • Cain
    • Crowley
    • Lilith
  • Hunters (Supernatural)
    • Bobby Singer
    • Mary Winchester
    • John Winchester
    • Dean Winchester; via Mark of Cain.
    • Sam Winchester; via soullessness.
  • Violent Spirits (Supernatural)
  • The Darkness/Amara (Supernatural)
  • Nick (Supernatural)
  • Alaric Saltzman (The Vampire Diaries); formerly.
  • Niklaus Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Rippers (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Damon Salvatore; formerly.
    • Lilian Salvatore
    • Stefan Salvatore

Literature

  • Tom Riddle/Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter)
  • Bellatrix Lestrange (Harry Potter)
  • Bartemius "Barty" Crouch Jr. (Harry Potter)
  • Lucius Malfoy (Harry Potter); formerly.
  • Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
  • The Gaunt Family (Harry Potter)
  • Career Tributes (The Hunger Games)
  • President Alma Coin (The Hunger Games)
  • President Coriolanus Snow (The Hunger Games)
  • Durza (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Galbatorix (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Shruikan (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Cranks (The Maze Runner)
  • It/Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Stephen King's It)
  • Hannibal Lecter (Silents of the Limb)
  • Mr. Harvey (The Lovely Bones)
  • Cyber Shadow/Brick Baxter (The Young Guardians)

Folklore/Mythology

  • Ares, The God of War (Greek Mythology)
  • Redcaps (Celtic Folklore)
  • Demons (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Vampires (Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Folklore)

Video Games

  • Dahlia Hawthorne (Ace Attorney)
  • Revenant (Apex Legends)
  • Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
  • Scissorman (Clock Tower)
  • Subordinates (Clock Tower 3)
  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Devil Hunters (Devil May Cry series)
    • Dante
    • Lady
    • Nero
    • Trish
    • Vergil
  • Vaas Montenegro (Far Cry 3)
  • Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Protagonists (Grand Theft Auto series)
  • Various characters (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Ein, Zwei and Drei (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Zahlenschwestern (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Nemesis-T Type (Resident Evil 3)
  • Mold infected (Resident Evil 7)
  • HK-47 (Knights of the Old Republic)
  • Various Characters (Twisted Metal)
    • Khorne (Warhammer 40,000)
  • Anki Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assassin (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Spade (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Animations/Comics/Series/Originals

Known Objects

  • Demon's Extracts (Akame ga Kill)
  • Lazarus Pit (DC Comics)
  • Azrael's Blade (Lucifer)
  • Calypso Serum (Marvel Comics)
  • Light Sphere (Re:Zero)
  • Mark of Cain (Supernatural)

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