"This Guy's incredible...!! He's stopping my sword with a Goddamn Log!! And his movements ain't even technique!! They're...He's doin' it all by pure reflex!!"
― Guts on Wyald during their first duel (Berserk)

The ability to be a hand-to-hand combat genius. Combination of Martial Arts Intuition and Combat Perception.

Also Called

  • Combat Experience/Intuition/Proficiency
  • Exceptional Fighting Prowess
  • Fighting Genius
  • Hand-To-Hand Combat Expert
  • Martial Arts Genius


The user has an encyclopedic knowledge in hand-to-hand fighting styles; therefore understanding and analyzing opponents style of combat and flaws in the opponent's attack and defense. They can also use attacks that can automatically knock down the opponent or use the strength of the opponent to his favor.

The user has a vast knowledge of the opponent's body and their limitations, have an incredible perception of opponents and the users surrounding areas using it to his or her advantage, and can copy or mix several types of martial arts and movements and understand how a special attack works in matter of minutes. This power can be enhanced by the users experience and improvement of skill. Masters of this abilities can counter or detect flaws on opponents Special Attacks.




  • Useless against opponents who are completely unaffected by physical attacks.

Known Users

  • Yuroichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Wyald (Berserk)
  • Kenshin Himura (Ruroni Kenshin/Samurai X)
  • Ichijou Aoi (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!)
  • Jokkyuu Kunotoshi (AIKI)
  • Agito/Lind (Air Gear)
  • Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
  • Portgas D. Ace (One Piece)
  • Mink Tribe (One Piece)
  • Yukino Aguria (Fairy Tail)
  • Byro Cracy (Fairy Tail)
  • Garou (One Punch Man)
  • Kilik (Air Gear)
  • Hiko Seijuro (Ruroni Kenshin/Samurai X)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Kakashi Hatake (Naruto)
  • Might Guy (Naruto)
  • Neji Hyuga (Naruto)
  • Makoto Shishio (Ruroni Kenshin/Samurai X)
  • Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shao Kahn (Mortal Kombat)
  • Shinnok (Mortal Kombat)
  • Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat)
  • Kung Lao (Mortal Kombat)
  • The Great Kung Lao (Mortal Kombat)
  • Bo' Rai Cho (Mortal Kombat)
  • Kazuya Mishima (Tekken)
  • Heihachi Mishima (Tekken)
  • Jin Kazama (Tekken)
  • Jun Kazama (Tekken)
  • Lars Alexssanderson (Tekken)
  • Wang Jinrei (Tekken)
  • Marshall Law (Tekken)
  • Ryu Hoshi (Street Fighter)
  • Ken Masters (Street Fighter)
  • Juri Han (Street Fighter)
  • Gouken (Street Fighter)
  • Akuma (Street Fighter)
  • Gen (Street Fighter)
  • Oro (Street Fighter Alpha series)
  • Sherlock Holmes (Holmes series)
  • Zeno Zoldyck (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Killua Zoldyck (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Kurapika (Hunter × Hunter)
  • Ryuzanpaku Masters (HSDK)
  • Yami Members (HSDK)
  • Jack (Samurai Jack)
  • Earl Shi (Kingdom)
  • Shin (Kingdom)
  • Kyou Kai (Kingdom)
  • Mou Ten (Kingdom)
  • Ou Hon (Kingdom)
  • Kou Yoku (Kingdom)
  • Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball)
  • Nappa (Dragon Ball)
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball)
  • Whis (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Wamuu (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part II Battle Tendency)
  • Scathach (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Mackiel Roy "Macroy" (A.R.Hicks Series)
  • Envoys (Altered Carbon)
    • Takeshi Kovacs