Obanai anime

Demon Slayer Mark Obanai

I want to die defeating Muzan, and I pray that it will purify my filthy blood. Then, if I am reborn as a human being in a peaceful world without Demons, I will tell you of my feelings for you.
~ Obanai about his feelings for Mitsuri Kanroji


Obanai Iguro (伊い黒ぐろ小お芭ば内ない Iguro Obanai) is a Demon Slayer and the Snake Pillar of the Demon Slayer Corps.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 8-C, at most 8-B, likely 8-B with Demon Slayer Mark

Name: Obanai Iguro

Origin: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Gender: Male

Age: 21

Classification: Human, Snake Pillar of Demon Slayer Corps

Powers and Abilities:

Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Acrobatics (Is highly agile), Master Swordsman (Is one of the best swordsmen in Demon Slayer Corps, during Pillar training he taught sword skill revision training to other Demon Slayers), Hand-to-Hand Combatant, Elasticity (Applicable only to his blade. Can control it to bend and extend it), Body Control, Regeneration (Low. With breathing, one can stop blood hemorrhages), Statistics Amplification (Breaths increase the strength of humans to match Demons. Also has Demon Slayer Mark that increases his power and speed), Regeneration Nullification (Up to High-Mid), Perception Manipulation, Information Analysis, Enhanced Sight (See-Through-World makes his perception of time slow down and makes user see directly opponent's muscles, blood flow and movements which allows them to predict their next moves)

Resistance to Fire Manipulation, Water Manipulation, Heat Manipulation (Demon Slayer Corps Garbs protect against fire, water and cold), Fear Manipulation, Paralysis Inducement (As a Pillar, he should same as Giyuu be unaffected by the aura of Lower Moons like Rui. Rui's aura was implied to be similar to Shinobu’s, which caused intense shuddering and lack of air. Also is resistant to Muzan's aura that made Akaza bleed and paralyzed him in fear), Enhanced Senses, Analytical Prediction, Extrasensory Perception (With See-Through-World, his intent becomes completely concealed and impossible to detect)

Attack Potency: At least Building level, at most City Block level+ (Should be comparable to Base Gyomei), likely City Block level+ with Demon Slayer Mark (Stronger than before. Cut Muzan's arm whip, something only Gyomei who's the strongest Demon Slayer in his era was previously able to do. Cut Muzan's neck twice, only failing to do lasting damage due to his regeneration. Helped Tanjiro parry Muzan's arm whips alongside his snake)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic+ (Superior to Zenitsu, who could do this), higher with Demon Slayer Mark (Can parry hits from Muzan alongside Tanjiro, continuing to do so even when he was blinded, using only his snake to guide him), even higher with See-Through World

Lifting Strength: Unknown (He was stated to be a little weak when it comes to arm-wrestling, though he is strong enough to pin Tanjirou to ground with Tanjirou stating that he is not able to move)

Striking Strength: At least Building Class, at most City Block Class+, likely City Block Class+ with Demon Slayer Mark

Durability: At least Building level, at most City Block level+, likely City Block level+ with Demon Slayer Mark (Could take a very casual hit from Muzan. Stopped Muzan from eating his head off)

Stamina: Very high. Comparable to Giyuu, after being hit by Muzan's attack and being influenced with by his blood he could still fight, unlike his fellow Pillar Mitsuri who was greatly affected by the same attack, Pillars can train for months through training that almost puts them on verge of death. Continued fighting Muzan even when both his eyes were cut out.

Range: Extended melee range with his blade

Standard Equipment: His Nichirin Blade and friend snake, Kaburamaru

Intelligence: Above average (As a experienced Demon Slayer, he is quite analytical and intelligent in battle)

Weaknesses: None notable

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

Breath of the Serpent (蛇へびの呼こ吸きゅう Hebi no kokyū): A breath style that focuses on twisting and bending the sword like how a serpent slithers.

  • First Form: Weaving Slash (Ichi no kata: Ida giri) - Obanai rotates and releases a circular slash in front of him.
  • Second Form: Venom Fangs of the Narrow Head (弐にノ型かた 狭きょう頭ずの毒どく牙が Ni no kata: Kyōzu no Dokuga): Obanai goes behind his opponent at blinding speed and lops off their head.
  • Third Form: Obanai curves his sword like a slithering snake and quickly decapitates his opponent.
  • Fifth Form: Slithering Serpent (伍ごノ型かた 蜿えん蜿えん長ちょう蛇だ Go no kata: Enen Chōda): Obanai using his bending sword, curves it right to left at incredible speeds. This technique is capable of decapitating multiple targets at once.


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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