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

Also Called

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


User possesses a deadly power that enables them to be the "ultimate killing machine". They have instincts to kill by any means and the most effective ways possible, use anything at hand to do so and have no mental problems 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.

Known Users


  • Azumi (Azumi)
  • Kira Yoshikage (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • DIO (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Pillar Men (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Claymores (Claymore)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Deep Sea King (One Punch Man)
  • Zaraki Kenpachi (Bleach)
  • Hollow Ichigo (Bleach)
  • Most Hollows (Bleach)
  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • The Ginyu Force (Dragon Ball)
  • General Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Zamasu (Dragon Ball)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball)
  • Launch (Dragon Ball); via switch sneezing to blonde
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball); formerly
  • Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball)
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • The Chess Pieces (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Koumori Kuroko (Murcielago)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Akatsuki (Naruto)
  • The Kaguya Clan (Naruto)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Gaara (Naruto); formerly
  • Jūgo (Naruto); in his berserker state
  • Gatō (Naruto)
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • The Blackbeard Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Beast Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Vinsmoke Family (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • The Charlotte Family (One Piece)
  • The Big Mom Pirates (One Piece)
  • Capone Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Krieg (One Piece)
  • Black Cat Pirates (One Piece)
  • The New Fishman Pirates (One Piece)
  • Arlong Pirates (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • The Donquixote Pirates (One Piece)
  • Baroque Works (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Enel (One Piece)
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Wiper (One Piece); formerly
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Most Felias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Them (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Kei Munakata (Medaka Box)
  • White Star (Soul Eater)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • InuYasha (InuYasha); in full demon form
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire Season II)
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)


  • Roger Smith (American Dad!)
  • Stan Smith (American Dad!)
  • Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray (Child's Play)
  • Tiffany Ray (Child's Play)
  • Chester V (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)
  • Dexter Morgan (Dexter)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Prince Hans (Frozen)
  • Gil Harris (Game of Silence)
  • Ray Carroll (Game of Silence)
  • Diana Stockman (Game of Silence)
  • Red Tyson (Game of Silence)
  • Terry Bausch (Game of Silence)
  • Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes); formerly
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Soto (Ice Age)
  • Zeke (Ice Age)
  • Rudy (Ice Age)
  • Lipstick-Face Demon (Insidious)
  • Parker Crane (Insidious)
  • The Man Who Can't Breathe (Insidious)
  • Bill Sykes (Oliver and Company)
  • Roscoe and DeSoto (Oliver and Company)
  • Koba (Planet of the Apes)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Shere Khan (The Jungle Book)
  • Scar (The Lion King)
  • Zira (The Lion King)
  • Nuka (The Lion King)
  • Rippers (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Stefan Salvatore
    • Damon Salvatore; Formerly
    • Lilian Salvatore
  • Alaric Saltzman; Formerly (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Niklaus Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Negan (The Walking Dead)
  • Yamori Oomari (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Bellwether (Zootopia)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural); via soulless body


  • Death Eaters (Harry Potter)
    • Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
    • Bellatrix Lestrange
    • Bartemius "Barty" Crouch Jr.
    • Lucius Malfoy; formerly
  • Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
  • Redcap (Folklore)
  • Vampires (Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Folklore)
  • Galbatorix (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Durza (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Shruikan (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians)
  • President Coriolanus Snow (The Hunger Games)
  • President Alma Coin (The Hunger Games)
  • Career Tributes (The Hunger Games)


  • Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • The Winter Soldier/James Barnes (Marvel Comics); via mind control
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • Victor Zsasz (DC Comics)

Video Games

  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Ein, Zwei and Drei (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Zahlenschwestern (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Spade (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assassin (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Anki Master (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects

  • Mark of Cain (Supernatural)
  • Azrael's Blade (Lucifer)


TV Series/Cartoon






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