"A born reaper"
― Najenda (Akame ga Kill)
"From today, I'll decide who needs to die."
― Deathstroke (DC Comics)
"Do you pay attention to the cries of a cow before it shows up on your plate as steak? Kukuku! Sluuuuurp~ Die. Die and become our flesh and blood, Germa 66!"
― Charlotte Perospero (One Piece)

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)
  • 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)
  • Guts (Berserk); when under the influence of the Beast of Darkness
  • Claymores (Claymore)
  • Akito Hyuuga (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled)
  • Light Yagami (Death Note)
  • Android 17 (Dragon Ball)
  • Android 18 (Dragon Ball); formerly
  • Android 19 (Dragon Ball)
  • Baby (Dragon Ball)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball)
  • Bojack (Dragon Ball)
  • Cell (Dragon Ball)
  • Cooler (Dragon Ball)
  • Dr. Gero (Dragon Ball)
  • Frieza (Dragon Ball)
  • General Tao (Dragon Ball)
  • Goku Black/Zamasu (Dragon Ball)
  • Kid Buu (Dragon Ball)
  • Lunch (Dragon Ball); as the blonde after sneeze
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • The Ginyu Force (Dragon Ball)
  • Diclonii (Elfen Lied)
  • Acnologia (Fairy Tail)
  • Future Rogue (Fairy Tail)
  • Homunculi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Gasai Yuno (Future Dairy)
  • Utsuro (Gintama)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
  • Koichi Shido (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Saeko Busujima (Highschool of the Dead)
  • Most Felias (Hitsugi no Chaika)
  • Hisoka Morow (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Inuyasha (Inuyasha); in full demon form
  • Kyoko (Is This A Zombie?)
  • DIO (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Kira Yoshikage (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • Pillar Men (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure)
  • 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)
  • 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 Bege (One Piece)
  • Caribou (One Piece)
  • Cavendish (One Piece); as Hakuba
  • Cipher Pol Agents (One Piece)
  • Enel (One Piece)
  • Eustass Kid (One Piece)
  • Germa 66 (One Piece)
  • Gild Tesoro (One Piece)
  • Impel Down staff (One Piece)
  • 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)
  • Renko Hikawa (Psycho Love Comedy)
  • Akua Shuzen (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Giriko (Soul Eater)
  • Star Clan (Soul Eater)
    • White Star (Soul Eater)
  • Members of Laughing Coffin (Sword Art Online)
  • Shiki Tohno (TYPE-MOON)
  • Zarc (Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V)
  • Various Mamodo and Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell!)


  • 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)
  • Prince Hans (Disney’s Frozen)
  • Dianne Simmons (Family Guy)
  • Evil Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Stewie Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • Pamela Voorhees (Friday the 13th)
  • 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)
  • Daleks (Doctor Who)


  • 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)


  • James Gordon Junior (DC Comics)
  • 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


TV Series