"Omae Wa Mou Shindeiru/You Are Already Dead."
― Kenshiro's signature phrase (Fist of the North Star)
"He hits you with his fingertips at five different pressure points on your body. And then he lets you walk away. But once you’ve taken five steps, your heart explodes in your body, and you fall to the floor, dead."
― Bill (Kill Bill) describing Pai Mei's legendary Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique.
The ability to
infuse Pressure Point Intuition into physical combat
. Variation of
The user can utilize their pressure point knowledge with physical combat.
Must be able to hit the specific nerve-clusters/pressure points, so anything that prevents this (armor, thick enough skin/fat, unusual nervous system) reduces or nullifies this power's effectiveness.
Chelsea (Akame Ga Kill!) stabs Kurome with a needle with lethal precision at her vital pressure point, which would have killed her were it not for her drugs.
Ty Lee (Avatar: The Last Airbender) strikes a pressure point in her opponent, blocking his chi and essentially paralyzing him.
Leonardo (Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) using a pressure point strike to take out Ra's al Ghul.
Daiman Wayne/Robin (DC Comics)
Mercenary Tao Tao Pai (Dragon Ball) striking a fatal pressure point in General Blue's temple, killing him instantly.
The Operative's (Firefly) signature move is paralyzing his opponents by striking a nerve cluster near their waist.
Atla (Rising of the Shield Hero) is natural skilled in striking her opponent's pressure point, capable of killing a large beast with a simply jab to the head.
Xena (Xena: Warrior Princess) uses "
the Pinch" to trigger a pressure point near a victim's neck, cutting off blood flow to the brain.
Oboro (Gintama) using
Hakkei to strike Gintoki's pressure points, causing a disruption of the meridian flow, which leads to internal damage.
Utsuro (Gintama) using
Hakkei to strike Kagura's pressure points, causing a disruption of the meridian flow, which leads to internal damage.
Haku (Naruto) is a master of acupuncture, using his Thousand Needles of Death to precisely strike all his enemies's pressure points to kill them.
Neji Hyuga (Naruto) using
Gentle Fist to strike precisely internal points to disable his opponents.
Minoru Kamiya (Yu Yu Hakusho) utilizing his knowledge as a doctor with his new powers to strike Kido's pressure points to paralyze him.
Spock (Star Trek) using the
Vulcan Nerve Pinch on an Enterprise Crewmember.
Master Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012) paralyzing Shredder's arms with a few pressure points.
Hokuto Shin Ken/Big Dipper God Fist (Fist the Blue Sky/Fist of the North Star) use their knowledge of the human body's 708 Keiraku Hikō/Hidden Points...
...to destroy their opponents with internal rupturing.
Using his mastery of
Earth Sage Fist
of pressure points, Lao G (One Piece) can attack the various pressure points in his opponent's body with extreme precision.
Mattew Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics) striking the solar plexus of his "Guardian Angel".
Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics) was able to strike pressure into Batroc the Leaper's leg to prevent from attacking him.