"An attack that I've seen once will not work against me."
― Shishio Makoto (Rurouni Kenshin)

The ability to neutralize/nullify any attack/technique one has seen before. Variation of Power Negation.

Also Called

  • Attack Repetition Nullification
  • Only Works Once


The user can neutralize/nullify any attack/technique they have seen before. This makes the user incapable of being damaged by attacks they have seen and unharmed by an opponent's trademark abilities.




  • Users are vulnerable to damage by attacks they have never witnessed.
  • Attacks that don't have visible clues may counter this ability.
  • If the user cannot see the attack, they won't know how to counter it.
  • Absolute Attack cannot be nullified or blocked even if the user has seen the attack before.

Known Users

  • Szayel Apporo Granz (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach); via "The Almighty"
  • Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball series)
  • Shishio Makoto (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Saints (Saint Seiya)
  • Cynne (Star Ocean: The Second Story)
  • Mackiel Roy "Macroy" (A.R. Hicks Series)
  • Anubis (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III Stardust Crusaders)
  • The Ancient Dragon (Seiken Tsukai no World Break)


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