The power to enhance the defensive capabilities of oneself and/or others. Technique of Defense Manipulation. Variation of Physical Augmentation.

Also Called

  • Durability Augmentation
  • Defense Increase/Enhancement


The user can enhance the defensive capabilities of themselves and/or others so that they can reach high level mastery and control instantaneously, even reach a level of power that is usually beyond their limits alone. Users cannot steal or give power, only enhance the ones their targets already have.





  • Can be countered by Defense Break.
  • Target effects usually fade over time.
  • May only be able to enhance one's own defense or others.

Known Users

  • Users of Ki (Dragon Ball series)
  • Greed (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Arme (Grand Chase)
  • Sylar (Heroes); via Telekinesis
  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous); via Reduce Damage
  • Eijirou Kirishima/Red Riot (My Hero Academia)
  • Users of Busoshoku Haki (One Piece)
  • Pokémon that can use Defense enhancement moves (Pokémon)