"A born reaper"
― Najenda (Akame ga Kill)
"We will leave a massacre so glorious, it'll stain the annals of history for all time!!"
― Honest (Akame ga Kill)
"From today, I'll decide who needs to die."
― Deathstroke (DC Comics)
"Let's dispense with the introductions, and get straight to the kill!"
― Regent of the Mask (Ninja Gaiden)
"Do you pay attention to the cries of a cow before it shows up on your plate as steak? Kukuku! Sluuuuurp~ Die. Die and become our flesh and blood, Germa 66!"
― Charlotte Perospero (One Piece)

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

Also Called

  • Bloodlust
  • Bloodshed
  • Killer Instinct
  • Killing Addiction
  • Murder Instinct
  • The "Dark Passenger" (Dexter)
  • The Hunger (Heroes)
  • Thirst for Blood


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 issues or moral dilemmas either before, during or after the deed. They are, in short, cold and merciless killers. They can also give off a murderous aura, inducing fear into their opponents.




  • Could emerge/activate involuntarily.
  • Could activate in certain situations (e.g. feeling emotions of anger).
  • Could be a force for good and constantly fights their urge to kill each day.
  • Extended suppression of their urge might result in a mental/emotional/psychological meltdown.
  • Without a strong moral compass and a strong sense of who and who not to kill, user becomes a danger to everyone around them, friend or foe.

Known Users


  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Nagisa Shiota (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)
  • Azumi (Azumi)
  • First Shinigami Captains (Bleach)
  • Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach); formerly
  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach); as Hollow Ichigo
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Claymores (Claymore)
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Light Yagami (Death Note)
  • Lunch (Dragon Ball); via Transformation
  • Mercenary Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • 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)
  • Frieza (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)
  • Goku Black/Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Gasai Yuno (Future Dairy)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Most Felias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha); in full demon form
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • DIO (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I Phantom Blood & Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • Yoshikage Kira (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Forever)
  • Pillar Men (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part II Battle Tendency)
  • Meguro Masaki (Kengan Ashura)
  • Muteba Gizenga (Kengan Ashura)
  • Kyoukai (Kingdom)
  • Shin (Kingdom)
  • 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
  • Kei Munakata (Medaka Box)
  • Koumori Kuroko (Murcielago)
  • Gaara (Naruto); formerly
  • Gatō (Naruto)
  • Jūgo (Naruto); in his berserker state
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Akatsuki (Naruto)
  • The Kaguya Clan (Naruto)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Baroque Works (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Capone Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Eneru (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • Don Krieg (One Piece)
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • The Arlong Pirates (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 Charlotte Family (One Piece); except Chiffon, Lola & Praline
  • The Donquixote Pirates (One Piece)
  • The New Fishman Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Vinsmoke Family (One Piece)
  • Wiper (One Piece); formerly
  • Deep Sea King (One-Punch Man)
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Hao Asakura (Shaman King)
  • Tao Ren (Shaman King)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
    • White Star (Soul Eater)
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Mr. Harvey (The Lovely Bones)
  • Yamori Oomori (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)


  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray (Child's Play)
  • Tiffany Ray (Child's Play)
  • Chester V (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)
  • Dexter Morgan/Moser (Dexter)
  • Prince Hans (Disney’s Frozen)
  • Bill Sykes (Disney’s Oliver and Company)
  • Roscoe and DeSoto (Disney’s Oliver and Company)
  • Shere Khan (Disney’s The Jungle Book)
  • Nuka (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Scar (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Zira (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Bellwether (Disney’s Zootopia)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • 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)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes); formerly
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • 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)
  • Parker Crane (Insidious)
  • The Man Who Can't Breathe (Insidious)
  • Koba (Planet of the Apes)
  • Ghostface (Scream)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Archangels (Supernatural)
  • Hunters (Supernatural)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural); via Mark of Cain
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural); via soulless body
  • Demons (Supernatural)
  • Violent Spirits (Supernatural)
  • Ashley J. Williams (The Evil Dead)
  • 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


  • Death Eaters (Harry Potter)
    • Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
    • Bellatrix Lestrange
    • Bartemius "Barty" Crouch Jr.
    • Lucius Malfoy; 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)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians)


  • Redcaps (Celtic Folklore)
  • Demons (Folkore)
  • Vampires (Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Folklore)


  • Roger Smith (American Dad!)
  • Stan Smith (American Dad!)
  • James Gordon Junior (DC Comics)
  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • Victor Zsasz (DC Comics)
  • Regime Clark Kant/Superman (DC Injustice Comics)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Evil Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Bucky" Barnes/Winter Soldier (Marvel Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Evil Morty (Rick and Morty)
  • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Rowdyruff Boys (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Saviors (The Walking Dead)

Video Games

  • Dahlia Hawthorne (Ace Attorney)
  • Scissorman (Clock Tower)
  • Subordinates (Clock Tower 3)
  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • 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)
  • Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal)
  • Anki Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assassin (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Spade (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects


TV Series






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