The ability to penetrate shield based abilities. Sub-power of Defense Break.
- Barrier Break/Breaking/Destroying/Penetration
- Shield Break/Breaking/Destroying
User possesses the perfect counter ability for any shield based powers and are able to distort, penetrate, or completely destroy the target's shields/defenses whether they are elemental shields/exoskeletons, energy shields, force-fields, one's armor, aura, or even skin and leave them open for attack.
This can be done with brute strength, a form of magic or super science, a powerful item, advanced technology, supernatural weapons, or even a type of transformation.
- May require certain methods or objects to break the shield.
- May be limited to breaking only certain types of shields.
- The Sword Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
- Elder Wand (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)
- Fused Shadow (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
- Gae Dearg (TYPE-MOON)
Ichigo Kurosaki's (Bleach) Bankai is so powerful, that simply releasing it caused Yukio's Chatroom dimensional barrier to split and shatter, which shouldn't be possible by normal means.
Inuyasha (InuYasha) can use the Diamond Tessaiga's Adamant Barrage technique to penetrate barriers that the Red Tessaiga cannot.
Naraku (InuYasha) using the Yōmeiju's branches to dissolve the Infant's barrier.
Whenever he becomes Super Sonic, Sonic (Sonic The Hedgehog series) is powerful enough to break through powerful barriers.
Renesmee Cullen (Twilight) can penetrate both mental and physical shields via touch.
Using the Shock Gloves, Batman (Batman: Arkham Origins) can effortlessly pierce through riot shields and body armor.
After acquiring a full-powered Master Sword, Link (Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker) was able to destroy the magic barrier around the Hyrule Castle created by Ganondorf.
Using the Fused Shadow, Midna (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) was able to destroy the magic barrier Ganondorf placed around Hyrule Castle.
Lucina's (Fire Emblem/Super Smash Bros.) Shield Breaker attack can easily pierce through enemy shields when fully charged.
Voldemort (Harry Potter) uses the Elder Wand to penetrate the shield around Hogwarts.
Kei and Yumi (Ape Escape 3), when morphed as the Fantasy Knight, posses immense strength with their weapons that allows them to break the armor of monkeys.
Gabriel Belmont/Dracula (Castlevania: Lords of Shadow) can use his Chaos Claws to penetrate enemy shields and armor through brute force and heat.
Piccolo (Dragon Ball) piercing through Babidi's Wizard Barrier.
The Zeekeeper (Mario & Luigi: Dream Team) fires his Wakebeam to penetrate the barrier around Neo Bowser Castle.
Zatch Bell and Kiyo (Zatch Bell!) can use Zakeruga to fire a concentrated beam of lightning with the force to pierce armor.