"We will leave a massacre so glorious, it'll stain the annals of history for all time!!"
― Honest (Akame ga Kill)
"From today, I'll decide who needs to die."
― Deathstroke (DC Comics)
" I sing for the slaying of a thousand evil men, I celebrate the massacre of ten thousand goblins. Thou will perish by mine own demonic blade. Wake up the slumbering Rakshasa of the bloodthirsty blade."
― Tobio Ikuse (Highschool DxD)
"I lived my entire life waiting for this moment. I trained, I killed just to get here. I killed in America, Afghanistan, Iraq... I took life from my own brothers and sisters right here on this continent! And all this death just so I could kill you!"
― Erik Killmonger (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"Let's dispense with the introductions, and get straight to the kill!"
― Regent of the Mask (Ninja Gaiden)
"I simply want a peaceful life. It's just that it's in my nature to kill..."
― Yoshikage Kira (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Unbreakable)

The power to have an extreme urge and ability/instinct to kill.

Also Called

  • Bloodlust
  • Bloodshed
  • Killer Instinct
  • Killing Addiction
  • Murder Instinct
  • The "Dark Passenger" (Dexter)
  • The Hunger (Heroes)
  • Thirst for Blood


User possesses the capability that enables them to be the "ultimate killing machine". They have instincts to kill by any means and in the most effective ways possible, use anything at hand to do so and have no mental issues or moral dilemmas either before, during or after the deed. They are, in short, cold and merciless killers. They can also give off a murderous aura, inducing fear into their opponents.




  • May emerge/activate involuntarily.
  • May activate in certain situations (e.g. feeling emotions of anger).
  • Extended suppression of their urge might result in a mental/emotional/psychological meltdown.
  • Without a strong moral compass and a strong sense of who and who not to kill, the user may a danger to everyone around them, friend or foe.

Known Users


  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Nagisa Shiota (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)
  • Azumi (Azumi)
  • First Generation Shinigami Captains (Bleach)
  • Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach); formerly.
  • Hollows (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach); as Hollow Ichigo.
  • Kenpachi Zaraki (Bleach)
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Guts (Berserk)
  • Claymores (Claymore)
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Light Yagami (Death Note)
  • Lunch (Dragon Ball); via Transformation.
  • Mercenary Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball series)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball Z); formerly.
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Dr. Gero/Android 20 (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball Z)
  • The Ginyu Force (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball Z Bojack Unleashed)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball Z Revenge of Cooler)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball GT)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Goku Black/Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • Haulia Tribe (From Common Job Class to Strongest In The World); via Hajime's Training.
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Gasai Yuno (Future Dairy)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • VariousFelias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha); in full demon form.
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • Pillar Men (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part II Battle Tendency)
  • DIO (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Yoshikage Kira (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part IV Diamonds are Forever)
  • Bruno Bucciarati (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V Vento Aureo)
  • Giorno Giovanna (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V Vento Aureo)
  • Meguro Masaki (Kengan Ashura)
  • Muteba Gizenga (Kengan Ashura)
  • Man Goku (Kingdom)
  • Kyou Kai (Kingdom)
  • Shin (Kingdom)
  • Kan Ki (Kingdom)
  • Zen Ou (Kingdom)
  • Felix Aaron Thenardier (Madan no ou to Vanadis)
  • The Chess Pieces (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Alviss (Marchen Awakens Romance); while under the influence of the Zombie Tattoo.
  • Kei Munakata (Medaka Box)
  • Koumori Kuroko (Murcielago)
  • Chizome Akaguro/Hero Killer Stain (My Hero Academia)
  • Gaara (Naruto); formerly
  • Gatō (Naruto)
  • Jūgo (Naruto); in his berserker state.
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Akatsuki (Naruto)
  • The Kaguya Clan (Naruto)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Baroque Works (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Capone Luke Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba.
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Eneru (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • Don Krieg (One Piece)
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • The Arlong Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Beast Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Big Mom Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Black Cat Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Blackbeard Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Charlotte Family (One Piece); except Chiffon, Lola & Praline.
  • The Donquixote Pirates (One Piece)
  • The New Fishman Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Vinsmoke Family (One Piece)
  • Wiper (One Piece); formerly
  • Deep Sea King (One-Punch Man)
  • Albedo (Overlord)
  • Demiurge (Overlord)
  • Sebas Tian (Overlord)
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Hao Asakura (Shaman King)
  • Tao Ren (Shaman King)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
    • White Star
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Yamori Oomori (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)


  • Roger Smith (American Dad!)
  • Stan Smith (American Dad!)
  • Sterling Archer (Archer)
  • Bane (DC Comics)
  • Black Mask (DC Comics)
  • Damian Wayne/Robin (DC Comics)
  • Deadshot (DC Comics)
  • Harvey Dent/Two-Face (DC Comics)
  • James Gordon Junior (DC Comics)
  • Jason Todd/Red Hood (DC Comics)
  • Jean Paul Valley/Azazel (DC Comics)
  • Killer Croc (DC Comics)
  • League of Assassins (DC Comics)
  • Lobo (DC Comics)
  • Mister Freeze (DC Comics)
  • Oilver Queen/Green Arrow (DC Comics)
  • Poison Ivy (DC Comics)
  • Scarecrow (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • The Penguin (DC Comics)
  • The Riddler (DC Comics)
  • Victor Zsasz (DC Comics)
  • Virl Dox (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Clark Kant/Kal-El/Superman (Injustice Comics)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Evil Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Mark Grayson/Invincible (Image Comics)
  • Nolan/Omni-Man (Image Comics)
  • Oilver Grayson/Kid Omni-Kid (Image Comics)
  • Savage Dragon (Image Comics)
  • Spawn (Image Comics)
  • Akihiro Daken (Marvel Comics)
  • Fantomex (Marvel Comics)
  • Frank Castle/Punisher (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Riders (Marvel Comics)
    • Johnny Blaze
    • Danny Ketch
  • James "Bucky" Barnes/Winter Soldier (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Laura Knney/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Neena Thurman/Domino (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • Typhoid Mary (Marvel Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Victor Creed/Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
  • Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin (Marvel Comics)
  • Saint of Killers (Preacher)
  • Jesse Custer (Preacher)
  • Proinsias Cassidy (Preacher)
  • Tulip O'Hare (Preacher)
  • Klaus Starr (Preacher)
  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Evil Morty (Rick and Morty)
  • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
  • Morty Smith (Rick and Morty)
  • Eric Cartman (South Park)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Rowdyruff Boys (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Saviors (The Walking Dead comic)


  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray (Child’s Play)
  • Tiffany Ray (Child’s Play)
  • Chester V (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)
  • Prince Hans (Disney’s Frozen)
  • Bill Sykes (Disney’s Oliver and Company)
  • Roscoe & DeSoto (Disney’s Oliver and Company)
  • Shere Khan (Disney’s The Jungle Book)
  • Nuka (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Scar (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Zira (Disney’s The Lion King)
  • Bellwether (Disney’s Zootopia)
  • Ashley J. "Ash" Williams (The Evil Dead franchise)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Jennifer Hills/Angela Jitrenka (I Spit On Your Grave)
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Rudy (Ice Age)
  • Soto (Ice Age)
  • Zeke (Ice Age)
  • Lipstick-Face Demon (Insidious)
  • The Man Who Can't Breathe (Insidious)
  • Parker Crane (Insidious)
  • Erik "Killmonger" Stevens/N'Jadaka (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Koba (Planet of the Apes)
  • Ghostface (Scream)

Live Television

  • Dexter Morgan/Moser (Dexter)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)
  • Diana Stockman (Game of Silence)
  • Gil Harris (Game of Silence)
  • Ray Carroll (Game of Silence)
  • Red Tyson (Game of Silence)
  • Terry Bausch (Game of Silence)
  • Grimms (Grimm)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes); formerly.
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Archangels (Supernatural)
  • Demons (Supernatural)
    • Cain
    • Lilth
  • Hunters (Supernatural)
  • Dean Winchester; via Mark of Cain.
  • Sam Winchester; via soullessness.
  • Violent Spirits (Supernatural)
  • The Darkness or Amara (
  • Alaric Saltzman (The Vampire Diaries); formerly.
  • Niklaus Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Rippers (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Damon Salvatore; formerly.
    • Lilian Salvatore
    • Stefan Salvatore


  • Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle (Harry Potter)
  • Bellatrix Lestrange (Harry Potter)
  • Bartemius "Barty" Crouch Jr. (Harry Potter)
  • Lucius Malfoy (Harry Potter); formerly.
  • Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
  • The Gaunt Family (Harry Potter)
  • Career Tributes (The Hunger Games)
  • President Alma Coin (The Hunger Games)
  • President Coriolanus Snow (The Hunger Games)
  • Durza (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Galbatorix (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Shruikan (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Cranks (The Maze Runner)
  • It/Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Stephen King’s It)
  • Mr. Harvey (The Lovely Bones)
  • Cyber Shadow/Brick Baxter (The Young Guardians)


  • Ares, The God of War (Greek Mythology)
  • Redcaps (Celtic Folklore)
  • Demons (Folklore/Mythology)
  • Vampires (Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Folklore)

Video Games

  • Dahlia Hawthorne (Ace Attorney)
  • Scissorman (Clock Tower)
  • Subordinates (Clock Tower 3)
  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII)
  • Protagonists (Grand Theft Auto series)
  • Various characters (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Ein, Zwei and Drei (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Zahlenschwestern (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal)
  • Anki Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assassin (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Spade (Valkyrie Crusade)


Known Objects


Live Television





Video Games