A Quirk (個性 Kosei?, lit. "Individuality"), also known as a Meta Ability (異能 Inō?) by the Meta Liberation Army,[1] is a special, superhuman ability that a person can have.

Along with being unique to each user, Quirks are compartmentalized into multiple categories. Quirk users are also limited to one ability and are thus unable to achieve any other.


The first Quirk.

The first ever person in the world to manifest a Quirk was a newborn baby in Qing Qing City, China; the baby had the ability to emanate light from their body.

After that phenomenon, many people around the world began to manifest different kinds of superpowers. While the cause of the Quirk phenomenon is unknown, it has been theorized that the development of Quirks was caused by the spread of a virus carried by mice. These superpowers were first referred to as Meta Abilities before later being called Quirks.[2][3]

The dawn of this extraordinary era was marred by a breakdown of society caused by the sudden onslaught of criminals empowered by their newfound "superpowers" and ordinary people being prejudiced against the Quirk users.

The era of Vigilantes.

As chaos and unrest ensued due to the outbreak of Quirks, ordinary civilians with their own Quirks decided to take matters into their own hands to bring order to society and thus the first "Heroes" appeared in the form of Vigilantes and thus beginning the Vigilantes Era.[4]

During this time period, All For One became a symbol of unity in society. He used his Quirk to remove Quirks from those who did not want them and give Quirks to those that did. His actions under the guise of returning society to its prior state of humanity, when in reality, he was gathering followers who were loyal to him, allowing him to act out his ulterior motives.[5]

As society adapted to the new status quo, the Police Force moved to prioritize leadership and to maintain the status quo, and as such, decided not to use Quirks as weapons. To fill that void, the profession of crime-fighting Quirk users, Pro Heroes, began to exist which caused the Vigilantes to slowly disappear. Authorizing the use of powers that could so easily kill, however, was a greatly criticized decision at first.

Over time, it came to garner public support due to the fact that the first people to work professionally as heroes acted morally and upheld the law.[6] However, some members of society were not happy with the governments' regulations on Quirk usage as they believed that the free use of their superhuman abilities should be a basic human right.[7]

A group of Quirk users known as the Meta Liberation Army, led by Destro, had tried to stop the passing of regulations that would restrict Quirk usage. They rebelled against the governments of a number of nations for several years before ultimately suffering defeat.[8]

Currently, roughly 80% of the people who make up the global population possess a Quirk.[9]


Quirks are said to be the next stage of evolution in the human race. It is possible to diagnose a person as possessing or lacking a Quirk by analyzing the presence or absence of an extra joint in their pinky toe. People with only one joint will develop a Quirk while having two joints indicates that the person is Quirkless.[10]

A person's Quirk will normally manifest around the age of four years old, although, it is possible for a child to be born with their Quirks already manifested, such was the case with Present Mic[11] and the very first person to manifest a Quirk, the Luminescent Baby.[9]

Shoto's overuse of his Quirk gives him frostbite.

Although easy to forget, the fact is that Quirks are physical abilities. As such, they can be trained and worn out. When a person works out their muscles, the muscle fibers are destroyed and new, stronger ones grow back; this same rule applies to Quirks. However, should a Quirk be overused, the user could suffer any of a variety of drawbacks, depending on the nature of the Quirk. These drawbacks are usually simple ailments, such as dry skin or nausea; however, in some cases, the drawback can be much more severe.

There are also instances where a Quirk doesn't suit the user's body and the body can't handle it. Some people, such as Yuga Aoyama, suffer from birth defects that cause the victim to have difficulties controlling their Quirk. Such conditions can be bypassed through the use of support equipment, such as Yuga's belt. Similarly, Nine suffers from chronic pain and cellular degeneration due to the massive strain of his Quirk, Weather Manipulation.

Quirk levels can be measured, though only Toshinori Yagi's have ever been shown, being at 15,000 AP at his peak and reaching a low point of 2,500 AP in the present.[12]

Although very rare, it is also possible for animals to possess Quirks, such as Nezu having a Quirk that gives him above-human intelligence.[13]

Every Quirk contains an echo of the consciousness of its wielder; if a person's Quirk is transferred to someone else, the consciousness of the previous wielder will appear in the new user's mind, either as voices in dreams or manifestations in a mental mindscape. If further transferred to yet another new user, then that new user will experience the consciousnesses of all of the previous users. Though, these consciousnesses will disappear if the new user loses the transferred Quirk.[14]

Quirk Factor

The term "Quirk Factor" (個性因子 Kosei Inshi?, lit. "Individuality Factor") refers to the collective physical and genetic traits that compose a person's Quirk. This includes the primary Quirk power as well as all the biological mechanisms that allow said primary power to function properly. Quirk Factors also contain a person's consciousness.[14]

Under special circumstances, a second Quirk can be added to a person's genetics. However, gaining multiple Quirks often puts immense strain on the inheritor, rendering them as mindless living dolls incapable of speaking. A person can tolerate two Quirks at most, should they be physically fit, as in the case of One For All users. Presently, there are only four known people alive who can wield multiple Quirks without suffering from the Quirk overload. There is a rare chance that the two Quirks may merge, becoming a new Quirk, as was the case with One For All.[15]

Certain Quirks, such as Erasure, are capable of temporarily halting the expression of the Quirk Factor, rendering the Quirk unusable for a short period, but not affecting the Quirk Factor otherwise. There are other Quirks, however, that are able to directly damage the Quirk Factor of a target, preventing the Quirk from being activated until the user manages to naturally recover. It's also possible that a Quirk Factor can be damaged beyond recovery, causing the Quirk to be permanently suppressed.

The first instance was when Eraser Head was severely injured by the U.S.J. Nomu. Eraser Head’s body sustained a large amount of damage, especially his face and head, and this caused his Erasure Quirk to have a much shorter time limit, as he has to blink more often because of the damage he took.


An example of Quirk heritage of two families.

Quirks are inherited genetically through what appears to be Mendelian inheritance. A child will either inherit the father's Quirk, the mother's Quirk, or a new composite Quirk formed by a fusion of the two. This composite Quirk may sometimes give the appearance of the person having two separate Quirks, such as Shoto Todoroki's Half-Cold Half-Hot.

Much more rarely, in the case of Eri's Rewind and Tomura Shigaraki's Decay, a child may manifest a Quirk that is entirely unrelated to their genetic lineage, akin to a mutation.

Physical abnormalities caused by Quirks can be passed on to the next generation, even if the Quirk that causes the abnormality is not passed on; Fumikage Tokoyami has a bird-like head that has nothing to do with his shadow monster Quirk, Koji Koda has a jagged, rock-like head that has nothing to do with his power to talk to animals, and Mina Ashido has a pair of horns and eyes with black sclera instead of white, that has nothing to do with her power to produce acid.

There is also a possibility that two people with Quirks will have a Quirkless child, such was the case with Izuku Midoriya.

Quirk Marriage

Since Quirks are passed on from parent to child, some people choose a marriage partner based on their Quirk. This is what's known as a Quirk Marriage.

The idea is for the child to have a powerful Quirk that combines the parents' Quirks. A popular example of this is Shoto Todoroki and his Quirk, Half-Cold Half-Hot which is a combination of his father's Quirk, Hellflame and his mother, Rei Todoroki's ice Quirk. Powerful combinations are not guaranteed, even from strong parents - Shoto was the only one of four siblings to have a powerful combination of the parental quirks without downsides.

Quirk Frequency

Some Quirks are very common, in that many people possess Quirks that fall in that particular classification. Known classifications of common Quirks include:

  • Gigantification: Quirks that allow the user to increase the size of ones self.

Other Quirks are very rare, in that not many people possess Quirks of that nature. Known classifications of "Rare Quirks" include:

  • Warping: Quirks that allow the user to teleport themselves, other people, and/or objects to a different location.
  • Regeneration: Quirks that allow the user to heal from severe damage quickly.


After initial Quirk manifestation, it is possible for the user to undergo an "Awakening". The right catalyst can cause Quirks to evolve on the spot.[16] This results in ones Quirk gaining a new level of strength and/or new aspects to its nature that were previously not possible.

An example of this phenomenon is demonstrated when Himiko Toga's disguise Quirk evolved in a life-or-death situation, giving her the ability to duplicate the Quirks of the people she transformed into, shown when she used Zero Gravity while she had taken the form of Ochaco Uraraka.[17] It is also said that Geten's Quirk evolved when Re-Destro burned himself, from solely the manipulation of ice to being also able to change its temperature.[18]

Quirk Singularity

The next generation possessing stronger Quirks.

The theory of "Quirk Singularity" is a popular line of thinking that suggests that Quirks will continue to mix together and deepen, growing in both strength and complexity with every new generation. Eventually, Quirks will develop to a point where no one will be able to control them anymore.[3]

This idea was first theorized by Kyudai Garaki, who started to see early signs of this phenomenon among the fourth generation of Quirk users. However, with the exception of All For One, no one believed his theory, and he was ostracized from society as a result.[19]

This theory is first mentioned by Seiji Shishikura when Present Mic notes how the Masegaki Primary School students have very powerful Quirks and have much better control over them than he did at that age.

As mentioned by Present Mic, in the current era, this theory is viewed as fringe thinking, and is followed by some cultists.[20]

Quirk Restriction Laws

In an effort to preserve order in the superhuman society, there are several laws and procedures in place to ensure the conscientious use of Quirks. Public display of Quirks is against the law,[21] except in cases of self-defense, such as when one is under attack or preventing someone else from being attacked.[22]

During elementary school, children receive Quirk counseling in order to learn how to use their powers responsibly.[23]

Aspiring Pro Heroes undergo special education during their high school careers and receive licenses that give them the authority to use their Quirks freely.

Quirk Types

Known Quirk Types


Emitter (発動 Hatsudō?, lit. "Activation")-type Quirks are abilities that allow the user to generate and possibly control certain things, or alter existing things around them in certain ways. The emissions of Emitter-type Quirks can have a wide variety of properties and abilities.

Denki Kaminari emitting electricity.

Emitter-type Quirks, such as Brainwashing, Explosion, and Half-Cold Half-Hot usually require a conscious effort to activate, and some, such as Erasure, even require large amounts of concentration in order for them to remain active.

Emitter-type Quirks can also have various ranges. While some users require physical contact to use them, while others can have much longer ranges with no distance restrictions.

While most Emitter-type Quirk users generally have a handle on their own "emissions", it's also possible for users to hurt themselves from coming into too much contact with their Quirk. In the case of generating substances, making too much too fast or for too long can harm the user as they are using reserves from their own body, or gradually lose their natural resistance to their own harmful Quirk.

While some things produced by Emitter-type Quirks, such as the loud sound produced by Voice, have common properties, some are unique to the user, and thus have special properties, such as the ectoplasm produced by Clones. Those who alter the properties of things around them can also widely vary in effects, from molecular alteration to molecular destruction.

Some Emitter-type Quirks cause the user's body to take on a temporary alternation. While such Quirks would normally fall into the Transformation class, the difference is that these powers require the user to take in an outside resource in order for the Quirk to activate. Such Quirks are Sugar Rush, which requires the user to ingest sugar, and IQ, which requires the user to drink tea.

Emitter-type Quirks are, by a wide margin, the most common type of Quirk.


Transformation (変形 Henkei?)-type Quirks are abilities that cause the user to take on a temporary alteration of some kind. Transformation-type Quirks allow the user to temporarily "transform" their body in a variety of manners, sometimes enhancing existing features, removing features, or adding new features to the body altogether.

Setsuna Tokage transforming her body into pieces.

Transformation-type Quirks usually require a conscious effort by the user to "activate", though most users can be trained to initiate them reflexively, depending on the conditions required for activation, and practice to initiate their Quirks with greater intent and precision, such as with Edgeshot and his Quirk; he's mastered it to a point where he can change in an instant.

Transformation-type Quirks usually require a close-range proximity in order to fully utilize them in combat due to them only affecting the user's body. While Transformation-type Quirks are often quite powerful, their biggest weakness is that their effects are often temporary, and over-exertion usually leads to negative repercussions on the user's behalf. Transformation Quirks can also be limited based on the user, how resilient their body is, and the resources they have available to them (Ex. Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu describes that his Steel Quirk softens if he doesn't consume enough Iron, and suffers from Iron Fatigue if he maintains it for too long). Some users condition their body in certain ways so that their Quirks can operate more effectively.

Transformation-type Quirks are the only known type of Quirk that can bestow the user attributes they do not normally exhibit by default. Because this type of Quirk combines the activation time and mutant-shape aspects of the other Quirk types, it is also often known as Hybrid or Composite.

Transformation-type Quirks generally affect the user exclusively, the only known exception being Seiji Shishikura's Meatball.

Transformation seems to be the least common type of Quirk.


Mutant (異形 Igyō?)-type (also called Heteromorphic-type) Quirks are abilities that cause the user a permanent "abnormality" directly related to their power. Mutant-type Quirks create bodily structures that grant the user more complex abilities that Emitter and Transformation Quirks cannot safely provide. Often times they will bestow prehensile appendages that the user can control or add structures to pre-existing limbs to enhance pre-existing abilities. Mutant-type Quirks even have the ability to channel certain aspects of their user through them in a similar manner to Emitter-type Quirks.

Mezo Shoji's mutation gives him extra arms that he can transform into other body parts.

Mutant-type Quirks are also the only known type of Quirk which can be passed down through generations without necessarily bestowing the corresponding ability, such as with Fumikage Tokoyami and his bird-like head that has nothing to do with his Dark Shadow, or Koji Koda's rock-like head which speaks nothing of his Anivoice Quirk. As a result of this, while it's uncertain how common mutant Quirks are, it can be safely assumed they are the most commonly inherited.

While not necessarily a weakness, Mutant-type Quirks cannot be turned off, and sometimes cause the user inconvenience due to their malformations. Such is the case with Mashirao Ojiro and his Tail Quirk, which makes it difficult for him to sit or lay down, as well as Toru Hagakure and her Invisibility Quirk, which makes it impossible to see her reflection or show up in photos. Though because these Quirks are passively-active, they are partially immune to Quirk-disabling effects such as that of Shota Aizawa's Erasure Quirk. Since Mutant Quirks are passively active they are the most identifiable at a glance.

Known Quirk Sub-Types


Accumulation-type Quirk's are powers that, in order to function properly, require the user accumulate something ahead of time, such as power, energy, mass, or a particular resource. Some such Quirks are One For All, Stress, Rewind, and Fat Absorption.[24]

List of Quirks

Quirk Usage User(s) Type
Acid Acid.png Mina Ashido Emitter
Acid Sweat NoPicAvailable.png Masaru Bakugo Emitter
Air Cannon Air Cannon.gif Unknown former user

All For One

Air Walk Air Walk.gif Unknown former user

All For One

All For One All For One's Quirk.png All For One

Tomura Shigaraki

Amplivolt Amplivolt.png Unnamed Paranormal Liberation Front Commander Emitter
Anivoice Koji and Animals.png Koji Koda Emitter
Anthropomorph Anthropomorph.png Skeptic Emitter
Arbor Arbor.png Kamui Woods Transformation
Assault Dust Assault Dust.gif Unnamed Masegaki student Emitter
Barrier Barrier (Anime).png Hekiji Tengai Emitter
Bat Bat Villain 1.png Bat Villain Mutant
Beast Beast.png Jurota Shishida Transformation
Beams From His Eyes Beams From His Eyes Quirk.png Ichimoku Samazu Emitter
Bendy Fingers Bendy Fingers.png David Shield Transformation
Big Horn Daikaku presenting the news..png Daikaku Miyagi Mutant
Binging Ball Binging Ball (Anime).png Tamashiro Emitter
Big Fist Big Fist.png Itsuka Kendo Transformation
Black Black.png Shihai Kuroiro Emitter
Black Hole Black Hole Anime.gif Thirteen Emitter
Blackwhip Daigoro explains Blackwhip is perfect for capture.png Lariat

Izuku Midoriya

Blade-Tooth Blade-Tooth.gif Moonfish Transformation
Blast Sensoji Hero Costume.png Sensoji Emitter
Blood Control Blood Control.gif Vlad King Emitter
Bloodcurdle Bloodcurdle.gif Hero Killer Stain Emitter
Boomerang Boomerang.gif Itejiro Toteki Emitter
Brainwashing Brainwashing.png Hitoshi Shinso Emitter
Bubble Bubble.gif Bubble Girl Emitter
Cell Activation Cell Activation.gif Katsuma's father (Formerly)

Katsuma Shimano

Cemedine Cemedine.png Kojiro Bondo Mutant
Cement Cement.png Cementoss Emitter
Centipede Centipede (Anime).png Centipeder Mutant
Cephalopod Octoid prepares to finish off Aizawa.png Octoid Mutant
Chimera Chimera (Quirk).gif Chimera Mutant
Chronostasis Hari uses Chronostasis.png Chronostasis Mutant
Clones Clones.gif Ectoplasm Emitter
Cloud Cloud Quirk.png Oboro Shirakumo Emitter
Comic Comic.png Manga Fukidashi Emitter
Compress Compress.png Mr. Compress Emitter
Confession Confession.gif Shin Nemoto Emitter
Copy Copy.gif Neito Monoma Emitter
Cow Cow.png Cow Lady Transformation
Creation Creation Anime.gif Momo Yaoyorozu Emitter
Crystallize Crystallize.png Yu Hojo Transformation
Danger Sense Danger Sense.png Fourth Wielder of One For All

Izuku Midoriya

Dark Shadow Dark Shadow Anime.png Fumikage Tokoyami Emitter
Decay Decay.png Tomura Shigaraki Emitter
Double Double Manga.png Twice


Dragon Ryukyu Dragon Form Anime.png Ryukyu Transformation
Dragon Breath Dragon Breath.png Drunk Lee Emitter
Dupli-Arms Dupli-Arms.png Mezo Shoji Mutant
Eagle NoPicAvailable.png Takahiro Mutant
Earphone Jack Earphone Jack.png Kyoka Jiro

Mika Jiro

Earth Flow Earth Flow.gif Pixie-Bob Emitter
Eel Eletric Eel.png Teruo Unagisawa Transformation
Elasticity Elasticity (anime).gif Gentle Criminal Emitter
Electricity Generation Electricity Generation.gif Electoplant Emitter
Electrification Electrification.png Denki Kaminari Emitter
Electromagnetic Bullets Electromagnetic Bullets.gif Unnamed Masegaki student Emitter
Engine Engine Boost.gif Tenya Ida

Tensei Ida

Erasure Erasure.gif Eraser Head Emitter
Explosion Explosion.gif Katsuki Bakugo Emitter
Extend-o-Hair Extend-o-Hair.png Nagamasa Mora Mutant
Fat Absorption Fat Absorption.png Fat Gum Transformation
Fiber Master Fiber Master.png Best Jeanist Emitter
Fierce Wings Fierce Wings.gif Hawks Mutant
Flame Flame (Quirk).png Moyuru Tochi Emitter
Flight Flight.png Captain Celebrity Emitter
Float Float Quirk.png Nana Shimura

Izuku Midoriya

Fly Swatter Fly Swatter Quirk.png Shoko Haimawari Emitter
Foldabody Foldabody.gif Edgeshot Transformation
Food Food.png Soramitsu Tabe Mutant
Forced Quirk Activation Forcible Quirk Activation.gif Unknown former user

All For One

Foresight Foresight.gif Sir Nighteye Emitter
Frog Frog.gif Tsuyu Asui Mutant
Gas Sleep Gas.png Mustard Emitter
Gatling Gunhead anime.png Gunhead Mutant
Gecko Gecko Quirk.png Spinner Mutant
Gigantification Gigantification.png Mt. Lady Transformation
Glamour Glamour.gif Camie Utsushimi Emitter
Glide and Slide Glide and Slide Quirk.png Three Sturm und Drang Brothers Emitter
Glycerin NoPicAvailable.png Mitsuki Bakugo Emitter
Good Ear Good Ear.png Sirius Mutant
Gyrate Sen Kaibara Hero Costume.png Sen Kaibara Transformation
Hair-Raiser Hair Pluck.png Mr. Brave Emitter
Half-Cold Half-Hot Half-Cold Half-Hot.png Shoto Todoroki Emitter
Hardening Hardening.png Eijiro Kirishima Transformation
Heal Heal.gif Recovery Girl Emitter
Hellflame Hell Flame anime.png Endeavor Emitter
High Spec My Hero Academia S3 Principal's Office 2.png Nezu Mutant
Hologram Hologram.gif Mahoro Shimano Emitter
Homing Homing.gif Snipe Emitter
Horn Cannon Horn Cannon.png Pony Tsunotori Mutant
Hula Hoop Hula Hoop.gif Unnamed Masegaki student Emitter
Hypertrophy All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown former user

All For One

Impact Recoil Impact Recoil.gif Unknown former user

All For One

Incite Koku Hanabata War Cry.png Trumpet Emitter
Infrared NoPicAvailable.png Unknown former user

All For One

Invisibility Invisibility.png Toru Hagakure Mutant
IQ IQ.png Saiko Intelli Emitter
Iron Claws Higari Maijima Hero Costume (Anime).png Power Loader Mutant
Jet Jet.gif Gran Torino Mutant
King Slam King Slam.gif Unnamed Masegaki student Emitter
Landmine Landmine.png Curious Emitter
Larceny Larceny.gif Toya Setsuno Emitter
Laser X-Less uses his Quirk Laser.png X-Less Emitter
Leafipulation Leafipulation.gif Unknown Yakuza Thug Emitter
Leap Leap.png Pop☆Step Emitter
Life Force All For One anime debut.png Kyudai Garaki

All For One

Liquification Liquification.png Woman Transformation
Lizard Rapt Tokage.png Rapt Tokage Mutant
Lizard Tail Splitter Lizard Tail Splitter.png Setsuna Tokage Transformation
Lock Down Lock Down.gif Rock Lock Emitter
Longleg Longleg Quirk.png Unknown Thief Transformation
Love Love.gif La Brava Emitter
Magic Magic Quirk.png Majestic Emitter
Magnetism Magnetism.gif Magne Emitter
Manifest Manifest.png Tamaki Amajiki Transformation
Meatball Meatball.png Seiji Shishikura Transformation
Metal Manipulation Metal Manipulation.gif Wolfram Emitter
Mimicry Mimicry Quirk.png Mimic Emitter
Monster Cat Merged Monster Cat.png Monster Cat Transformation
Muddiness NoPicAvailable.png Giran Emitter
Multiplier All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown former user

All For One

Mummification Mummification.gif Mummy Emitter
Muscle Augmentation Muscle Augment thumb.png Muscular


Mushroom Mushroom.png Kinoko Komori Emitter
Navel Laser Navel Laser Thoom.png Yuga Aoyama Emitter
Octopus Octopus.png Innsmouth Mutant
One For All One For All.png All For One's brother (First holder)

Four unknown holders
Lariat (Fifth holder)
Nana Shimura (Seventh holder)
All Might (Eighth holder)
Izuku Midoriya (Ninth holder)

Orcinus Orcinus.png Gang Orca Mutant
Outburst Outburst.png Ms. Joke Emitter
Overhaul Overhaul Disassemble.gif Overhaul Emitter
Overclock Number 6 defeats Police Force.png O'Clock (Formerly)

All For One (Formerly)
Number 6

Permeation Permeation.png Mirio Togata Transformation
Physical Enhancement Physical Enhancement.png Unnamed Pro Hero Emitter
Plastic Transformation NoPicAvailable.png Mr. Plastic Transformation
Pliabody Pliabody.png Tiger Transformation
Pointer Pointer (Quirk).png Compass Kid Emitter
Poison Gas Poison Gas (Quirk).png Takeshi Bushijima Emitter
Poltergeist Poltergeist.png Reiko Yanagi Emitter
Polygraph Polygraph.png Makoto Tsukauchi Emitter
Pop Off Pop Off Anime.gif Minoru Mineta Mutant
Power High-End throws Endeavor through a building.png Unknown former user

All For One (Formerly)

Quad Arms Four Arms.png Fourth Kind Mutant
Queen Beam Queen Beam.gif Unnamed Masegaki Student Emitter
Queen Bee Queen Swarm.png Kuin Hachisuka


Rabbit Mirko confronts Dabi.png Mirko Mutant
Radio Waves Radio Waves.png Tomura Shigaraki Emitter
Razor Sharp Sharp Edge.png Togaru Kamakiri Transformation
Rewind Rewind (Anime).png Eri Emitter
Rivet All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown former user

All For One

Rivet Stab Rivet Stab.gif Unknown former user

All For One
Tomura Shigaraki

Rocket Thrust Rocket Thrust.png Mazinger Brothers Mutant
Rupture Rupture.png Woman Emitter
Saber Saber.png Unnamed Pro Hero Transformation
Scales Scales.png Hiryu Rin Transformation
Scissors Scissors.png Monika Kaniyashiki Emitter
Search Search.png Ragdoll (Formerly)

All For One
Tomura Shigaraki

Self-Detonation Tokyo Sky Egg Collapse.png Bombers Emitter
Serpentress Snake Hair.png Uwabami Mutant
Shame Teruo Hazukashi Quirk.png Teruo Hazukashi Emitter
Shield Shield.png Crust Transformation
Shock Absorption Shock Absorption.png Unknown former user

All For One (Formerly)
U.S.J. Nomu

Shoulder-Mounted Jets Shoulder-Mounted Jets.png Possible Unknown former user


Size Size.png Yui Kodai Emitter
Slice Slice (Quirk).png Slice Transformation
Slide and Glide Slide and Glide Quirk.png Koichi Haimawari Emitter
Sloshed Sloshed.gif Deidoro Sakaki Emitter
Soccer Emperor Yotsuura Quirk Soccer.png Emperor Yotsuura Unknown
Softening Softness Anime.gif Juzo Honenuki Emitter
Solid Air Solid Air Anime.gif Kosei Tsuburaba Emitter
Somnambulist Somnambulist.gif Midnight Emitter
Spearlike Bones All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown former user

All For One

Spike Spikes.png Soga Kugizaki Transformation
Spirit Possession NoPicAvailable.png Nyikang Emitter
Spotted Seal Spotted Seal.png Selkie Mutant
Springlike Limbs Springlike Limbs.gif Unknown former user

All For One

Steel Steel.png Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu Transformation
Stiffening Stiffening.png Shikkui Makabe Emitter
Stock Stock.png Garvey Emitter
Stress Stress Quirk.png Re-Destro Transformation
Strongarm Strongarm.png Kendo Rappa Emitter
Sugar Rush Sugar Rush Anime 2.gif Rikido Sato Emitter
Suicide Bomb Suicide Bomb Quirk.png Suicide Bomber Mutant
Super Regeneration Super Regeneration.gif Unknown former user

All For One
U.S.J. Nomu
High-End Nomus
Tomura Shigaraki

Swan Swan Quirk.png Unnamed Criminal Mutant
Tail Tail Anime.png Mashirao Ojiro Mutant
Tape Tape.png Hanta Sero Mutant
Telepath Telepath.gif Mandalay Emitter
Telescopic Telescopic.png Tatami Nakagame Transformation
Toho Godzillo.png Godzillo Mutant
Tongue Tank Tongue Tank (Anime).png Unnamed Masegaki Student Transformation
Traject Traject.png Kido Emitter
Transform Himiko Quirk.png Himiko Toga Transformation
Transforming Arms Transforming Arms.gif Possible Unknown former user


Twin Impact Twin Impact.png Nirengeki Shoda Emitter
Vibrate Vibrate.gif Yo Shindo Emitter
Vines Ibara defeats Denki.png Ibara Shiozaki Mutant
Viral Cosmos Viral Cosmos.gif Unnamed Masegaki student Emitter
Vitality Stealing Vitality Stealing.gif Rikiya Katsukame Emitter
Voice Voice.gif Present Mic Emitter
Warp Gate Warp Gate.gif Kurogiri Emitter
Warping Warping Katsuki.gif Unknown former user

All For One

Water Gun Water Gun (Anime).gif Kota Izumi Emitter
Wave Motion Gring Wave.gif Nejire Hado Emitter
Weather Manipulation Weather Manipulation.gif Nine Emitter
Weld Weld.gif Yosetsu Awase Emitter
Whirlwind Whirlwind.gif Inasa Yoarashi Emitter
Whiteline Whiteline.png Ending Emitter
Whole-Body Lens Whole-Body Lens.png Taneo Tokuda Transformation
Wooden Swords From His Hands Sword Quirk.png Jube Namimaru Emitter
X Ray NoPicAvailable.png X Emitter
Yell Amplifier.png Amplifier Emitter
Zero Gravity Zero Gravity.png Ochaco Uraraka Emitter
Zoom Zoom Anime.gif Mei Hatsume Mutant

List of Unnamed Quirks

Quirk Usage User(s) Type
Absorption and Release Absorption and release.png Four-Eyed Nomu Emitter
Air Wall Izuku and Katsuki attack Nine in unison.png Unknown Hero (Formerly)
Attraction of Small Objects Attraction of small objects.gif Inko Midoriya Emitter
Bullet Laser Nine - Lightning Bolt attack.gif Unknown Hero (Formerly)
Control Horn Cow Cowboy.png Cow Cowboy Mutant
Cremation Cremation.gif Dabi Emitter
Fire Breath NoPicAvailable.png Hisashi Midoriya Emitter
Glass Manipulation NoPicAvailable.png Starservant Emitter
Hydra Hydra.png Unknown Hero (Formerly)
Ice Manipulation Ice Manipulation Quirk.png Geten Emitter
Kinetic Booster All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown User
All For One
Object Gigantification Shoto Todoroki blocks Size Changing Quirk.gif Student in red (of Seijin High School) Emitter
Paralysis Paralysis.gif Habuko Mongoose Emitter
Power Stockpiling Origin of One For All.png Unknown User
All For One
All For One's Brother
Sandstorm Tomura Shigaraki vs Sand Hero Snatch.png Sajin Higawara Transformation
Scanning Nine - Scan Quirk.gif Unknown Hero (Formerly)
Sludge Form Sludge Villain Incident.png Sludge Villain Mutant
Smoke Robber Villain Smoke.png Robber Villain Emitter
Storage Storage.gif High-End Emitter
Strength Enhancer All For One using multiple Quirks.png Unknown User
All For One
Tongue Web Nomu using a tongue attack.png Four-Eyed Nomu Transformation
Tool Arms Tool Arms.png Chainsaw Nomu Transformation

List of Non-Canon Quirks

Quirk Usage User(s) Type
Brown Bear Bearhead Portrait.PNG Bearhead Mutant
Chart Chart.png Kashiko Sekigai Emitter
Cleaning NoPicAvailable.png Zookeeper Emitter
Dust Konako Haizono profile.png Dusty Ash Emitter
Eruption Maguma Iwata profile.png Volcano Emitter
Fan Tsumuji Kazetani profile.png Gust Boy Mutant
Flash Bang Sweat Flash Bang Sweat salvo.gif Dadan Tadan Emitter
Whale Whale.png Curator Transformation
Zombie Virus Zombie Virus.png Romero Fujimi Emitter


  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 218.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 218 (p. 6).
  3. 3.0 3.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 166 (p. 6).
  4. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 12.
  5. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 193.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 56 (p. 15).
  7. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 218 (p. 10).
  8. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 218 (p. 11).
  9. 9.0 9.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 1 (p. 4).
  10. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 1 (p. 19).
  11. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 66 (p. 12).
  12. My Hero Academia: Two Heroes.
  13. My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 3, Omake
  14. 14.0 14.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 287.
  15. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 59 (p. 11).
  16. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 234 (p. 8).
  17. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 227.
  18. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 230.
  19. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 246.
  20. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 270.
  21. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 70 (p. 7).
  22. My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 9, Omake
  23. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 22 (p. 4).
  24. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 217.

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