"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."
― Genryūsai 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 have achieved the highest level of combat proficiency (armed and unarmed) and are capable of performing superhuman/supernatural feats far beyond normal boundaries. Masters of this ability have acquired a state of mental, physical, and spiritual balance, making them even capable of defeating enemies 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)
  • Nosferatu Zodd (Berserk)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Skull Knight (Berserk)
  • Kamito Kazehaya (Bladedance of Elementalers)
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach)
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto (Bleach)
  • Ichibē Hyōsube (Bleach)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • 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)
  • Utsuro/Yoshida Shouyou (Gintama)
  • Umibozu (Gintama)
  • Jin Mori (God of High School)
  • Jin Taejin (God of High School)
  • Dokgo Ryong (Gosu)
  • No.37564 "Mob Combatant" (Hariyama-San)
  • Hayato Furinji (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Belzard (Highschool DxD)
  • Sun Wukong (Highschool DxD)
  • Crom Cruach (Highschool DxD) the Strongest Evil Dragon
  • Vasco Strada (Highschool DxD)
  • Indra (Highschool DxD)
  • Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Kanoh Agito (Kengan Ashura)
  • Hou Ken (Kingdom); The Bushin
  • 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)
  • Haimura Moroha/Kensei Flaga (Seiken Tsukai no World Break)
  • Jin Toujou (The Testament of Sister New Devil)
  • Thor (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Shinobu Sensui (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Raizen (Yu Yu Hakusho)

Video Games

  • Asura (Asura's Wrath)
  • The Doom Slayer (Doom)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • 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)
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • James Heller (Prototype series); after consuming Alex Mercer
  • Galen Marek/Starkiller (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)
  • Akuma/Oni (Street Fighter); after being consumed by Satsui no Hado
  • Strider Hiryu (Strider)
  • Li Shuwen (TYPE-MOON)
  • Sigrun (Valkyrie Crusade)


  • Oogway (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Rama (The Raid)
  • Mad Dog (The Raid: Redemption)
  • 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)


  • Looma (Ben 10: Omniverse); strongest Tetramand
  • Val Armorr/Karate Kid (DC Comics)
  • Lady Shiva (DC Comics); one of the world greatest martial artists
  • White Canary (DC Comics)
  • Agent Six (Generator Rex); the world's sixth deadliest person
  • Julia Diggers (Gold Digger)
  • Thokk/Battle Beast (Image Comics)
  • Thargg (Image Comics)
  • Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Marvel Comics)
  • Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
  • Tony Masters/Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor Odinson (Marvel Comics)
  • Champion of the Universe (Marvel Comics)
  • Practitioners of the Hercules Method (The Strange Talent of Luther Strode)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • The Guardian (Samurai Jack)


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

Tabletop Games

  • Drizzt Do'Urden (Forgotten Realms)

Live Television

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




Video Games