The ability to perform special attacks and/or abilities after meeting certain conditions. Variation of Special Attacks.


The user is capable of using powerful attacks and/or techniques after they fulfill certain requirements, such as channeling enough power or being near-death.




  • Limit breaks can only be used when said conditions are met.

Known Users

  • Inuyasha (InuYasha)
  • Most characters (Final Fantasy)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry series)
  • Kratos (God of War series)
  • Spyro (The Legend of Spyro); via Elemental Furies
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Kamen Riders (Kamen Rider series)
  • Limit Break Units (Cardfight! Vanguard)
  • X (Mega Man X series)
  • Organization XIII (Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days)
  • Riku (Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days)
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Conduits (inFAMOUS franchise)
    • Cole MacGrath
    • Deslin Rowe
    • Abigail "Fetch" Walker
  • Yugi (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Valkyries (Valkyrie Drive series)


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