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

Also Called

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


User possesses a deadly power that enables them to be the "ultimate killing machine". They have instincts to kill by any means and the most effective ways possible, use anything at hand to do so and have no mental problems 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.




  • Could emerge/activate involuntarily.
  • Could activate in certain situations (e.g. feeling emotions of anger).
  • Could be a force for good and constantly fights their urge to kill each day.
  • 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, user becomes a danger to everyone around them, friend or foe.

Known Users


  • General Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Nagisa Shiota (Ansatsu Kyōshitsu)
  • Azumi (Azumi)
  • Kira Yoshikage (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • DIO (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Pillar Men (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Claymores (Claymore)
  • Guts (Berserk); when under the influence of the Beast of Darkness
  • Deep Sea King (One Punch Man)
  • Zaraki Kenpachi (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach); as Hollow Ichigo
  • Most Hollows (Bleach)
  • Yhwach (Bleach)
  • Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach) formerly
  • First Shinigami Captains (Bleach)
  • Retsu Unohana (Bleach)
  • Esdeath (Akame ga Kill)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Gasai Yuno (Future Dairy)
  • The Ginyu Force (Dragon Ball)
  • General Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Goku Black (Dragon Ball)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball)
  • Lunch (Dragon Ball); as the blonde Kushami
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball); formerly
  • Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball)
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • The Chess Pieces (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Alviss (Marchen Awakens Romance); while under the influence of the Zombie Tattoo
  • Felix Aaron Thenardier (Madan no ou to Vanadis)
  • Koumori Kuroko (Murcielago)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Akatsuki (Naruto)
  • The Kaguya Clan (Naruto)
  • Zabuza Momochi (Naruto)
  • Gaara (Naruto); formerly
  • Jūgo (Naruto); in his berserker state
  • Gatō (Naruto)
  • Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
  • The Blackbeard Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Beast Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Vinsmoke Family (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • The Charlotte Family (One Piece)
  • The Big Mom Pirates (One Piece)
  • Capone Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Krieg (One Piece)
  • The Black Cat Pirates (One Piece)
  • The New Fishman Pirates (One Piece)
  • The Arlong Pirates (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • The Donquixote Pirates (One Piece)
  • Baroque Works (One Piece)
  • Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece)
  • Caesar Clown (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Enel (One Piece)
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Wiper (One Piece); formerly
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Most Felias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Kei Munakata (Medaka Box)
  • White Star (Soul Eater)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha); in full demon form
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)


  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Roger Smith (American Dad!)
  • Stan Smith (American Dad!)
  • Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray (Child's Play)
  • Tiffany Ray (Child's Play)
  • Chester V (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)
  • Dexter Morgan (Dexter)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Evil Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Prince Hans (Frozen)
  • 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)
  • Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance)
  • Michael Myers (Halloween)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes); formerly
  • Sylar (Heroes)
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Rudy (Ice Age)
  • Soto (Ice Age)
  • Zeke (Ice Age)
  • Lipstick-Face Demon (Insidious)
  • Parker Crane (Insidious)
  • The Man Who Can't Breathe (Insidious)
  • Mr. Pickles (Mr. Pickles)
  • Bill Sykes (Oliver and Company)
  • Roscoe and DeSoto (Oliver and Company)
  • Koba (Planet of the Apes)
  • Evil Morty (Rick and Morty)
  • Evil Rick (Rick and Morty)
  • HIM (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • The Rowdyruff Boys (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural); via soulless body
  • Violent Spirits (Supernatural)
  • Shere Khan (The Jungle Book)
  • Nuka (The Lion King)
  • Scar (The Lion King)
  • Zira (The Lion King)
  • Rippers (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
    • Damon Salvatore; Formerly
    • Lilian Salvatore
    • Stefan Salvatore
  • Alaric Saltzman; Formerly (The Vampire Diaries)
  • Niklaus Mikaelson (The Vampire Diaries/The Originals)
  • Yamori Oomari (Tokyo Ghoul)
  • Bellwether (Zootopia)


  • Death Eaters (Harry Potter)
    • Lord Voldemort/Tom Riddle
    • Bellatrix Lestrange
    • Bartemius "Barty" Crouch Jr.
    • Lucius Malfoy; formerly
  • Fenrir Greyback (Harry Potter)
  • The Gaunt Family (Harry Potter)
  • Redcap (Folklore)
  • Vampires (Folklore)
  • Werewolves (Folklore)
  • Durza (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Galbatorix (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Shruikan (Inheritance Cycle)
  • Brick Baxter/Cyber Shadow (The Young Guardians)
  • Career Tributes (The Hunger Games)
  • President Alma Coin (The Hunger Games)
  • President Coriolanus Snow (The Hunger Games)
  • Cranks (The Maze Runner)


  • The Joker (DC Comics)
  • Victor Zsasz (DC Comics)
  • Loki (Marvel Comics)
  • Sabretooth (Marvel Comics)
  • Thanos (Marvel Comics)
  • The Winter Soldier/James Barnes (Marvel Comics); via mind control
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • The Saviors (The Walking Dead)

Video Games

  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Ein, Zwei and Drei (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Zahlenschwestern (Phantom of Inferno)
  • Anki Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Assassin (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Spade (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects

  • Mark of Cain (Supernatural)
  • Azrael's Blade (Lucifer)


TV Series/Cartoon