"People always say if you fight one-on-one, Kaido will win. Because by land, air, or sea... he is the strongest creature alive!"
― Narrator (One Piece)
""Why, precisely, do you think I have served as Captain-Commander of the Gotei 13 for a thousand years? Because in all those thousand years, no Shinigami was born strong enough to challenge me."
― Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach)
"You could say he's pure to a frightful extent. A crystallization of martial skill."
― Shou Bun Kun (Kingdom) on Hou Ken.

The ability to reach the ultimate pinnacle of combat proficiency. Variation of Zenith. Ultimate form of Supernatural Combat.

Also Called

  • Absolute Combatant/Fighter
  • Combat Mastery
  • Grand Martial Artist
  • Master Combatant/Fighter
  • Perfect Fighter/Warrior
  • Supreme Martial Artist
  • Transcendent Fighter/Warrior
  • Ultimate Fighting Master/Warrior
  • Ultimate Fighter


Users of the ability have achieved the highest level of combat proficiency (armed and unarmed) and are capable of performing superhuman/supernatural feats beyond normal boundaries. Masters of this ability have acquired a state of mental, physical, and spiritual balance, making them capable of defeating enemies only with their mere presence. Their combat skills are completely unmatched by anyone who came before or who will come afterwards, making them one of the most powerful opponents and a force to be reckoned with.






  • May be limited simply by their own existence. For example, an ultimate human fighter may not be able to defeat an ultimate demon fighter.

Known Users

See also: World's Best Warrior and World's Strongest Man.


  • Narukami Sakaki (Absolute Duo)
  • Akatsuki Ousawa (Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero)
  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Levi Ackerman (Attack on Titan); Humanity's strongest soldier
  • Yujiro Hanma (Baki the Grappler)
  • Kamito Kazehaya (Bladedance of Elementalers)
  • Nosferatu Zodd (Berserk)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Skull Knight (Berserk)
  • Wyald (Berserk)
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach)
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto (Bleach)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Thor (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Heihachi Edajima (Charge! Men's Private School)
  • Ichijou Aoi (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!)
  • Hong En-Lai (Daybreak!! Men's Private School: Young Men, Embrace the Great Death)
  • Hero (Demon King and Hero)
  • Masters of Ultra Instinct (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Jiren (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Kenshiro Kasumi (Fist of the Blue Sky)
  • Jin Mori (God of High School)
  • Jin Taejin (God of High School)
  • Dogko Ryong (Gosu)
  • No.37564 "Mob Combatant" (Hariyama-San)
  • Hayato Furinji (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Belzard (Highschool DxD)
  • Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Kanoh Agito (Kengan Ashura)
  • Hou Ken (Kingdom)
  • Iihiko Shishime (Medaka Box)
  • Badigadi (Mushoku Tensei)
  • Meliodas (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Hashirama Senju (Naruto)
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Otsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Evangeline A.K. McDowell (Negima!)
  • Jack Rakan (Negima!/UQ Holder)
  • Nagi Springfield (Negima!)
  • Negi Springfield (Negima/UQ Holder)
  • Saitama (One-Punch Man)
  • Dracule Mihawk (One Piece); World's greatest swordsman
  • Edward "Whitebeard" Newgate (One Piece); World's strongest man
  • Kaido (One Piece); World's strongest creature
  • Charlotte Linlin/Big Mom (One Piece)
  • Rubedo (Overlord)
  • Touch Me (Overlord)
  • Edelweiss (Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)
  • Lady Kyra (Ronin Warriors)
  • Hiko Seijuro (Rurouni Kenshin)
  • Jin Toujou (The Testament of Sister New Devil)
  • Shinobu Sensui (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Raizen (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Haimura Moroha/Kensei Flaga (Seiken Tsukai no World Break)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • The Doom Slayer (Doom)
  • John-117/Master Chief (Halo)
  • Arbiter Thel 'Vadam (Halo)
  • Maz Koshia (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild)
  • Commander Shepard (Mass Effect)
  • Urdnot Wrex (Mass Effect)
  • Talion (Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor/War)
  • Galen Marek/Starkiller (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)
  • James Heller (Prototype Series); after consuming Alex Mercer.
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Akuma/Oni (Street Fighter); after consuming Satsui no Hado
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Strider Hiryu (Strider)
  • Li Shuwen (TYPE-MOON)
  • Sigrun (Valkyrie Crusade)


  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Sheev Palpatine/Darth Sidious (Star Wars)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars)
  • Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader (Star Wars)
  • Mace Windu (Star Wars)
  • Luke Skywalker (Star Wars)
  • Rama (The Raid)
  • Mad Dog (The Raid: Redemption)


  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)
  • Thargg (Image Comics)
  • Looma (Ben 10 Omniverse); Strongest Tetramand
  • Val Armorr/Karate Kid (DC Comics)
  • Lady Shiva (DC Comics); One of the world greatest martial artists
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics); Master of over 127 forms of combat
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics); One of the world's deadliest mercenary and assassin
  • Agent Six (Generator Rex); the World's sixth deadliest person
  • Julia Diggers (Gold Digger)
  • Danney Rand/Iron Fist (Marvel Comics)
  • Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
  • Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Champion of the Universe (Marvel Comics)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • The Guardian (Samurai Jack)
  • Ashi (Samurai Jack)


  • Gilgamesh (Epic of Gilgamesh)
  • Sun Wukong (Journey to the West)

Tabletop Games

  • Drizzt Do'Urden (Forgotten Realms)


  • An Ling (Charmed)
  • The Zen Master (Charmed)
  • Yen Lo (Charmed)




Video Games