Breath of Stone Style ( (いわ) () (きゅう) Iwa no Kokyū?): Is one of the five main Breath Styles derived from the Breath of the Sun. It is not known who the primary Cultivator is for the Demon Killing Corps.


  • First Form: Serpentinite Hydra ( (いち) (かた) 蛇紋岩・双極 Ichi no kata: ?)[1] -
  • Second Form: Upper Smash ( () (かた) (てん) (めん) (くだ) Ni no Kata: Tenmen Kudaki?)[2] - Gyomei throws both his axe and spiked flail for a pincer move before smashing down on the chain to cause the flail to then rebound and smash his target from afar.
  • Third Form: Stone Skin ( (さん) (かた) (がん) () (はだえ) San no Kata: Ganku no Hadae?) [3] - Himejima unleashes a series of slashes with his sword deflecting nearby attacks.
  • Fourth Form: Volcanic Rock - Rapid Conquest ( () (かた) (りゅう) (もん) (がん) (そく) (せい) Shi no Kata: Ryūmongan・Sokusei?)[4] Gyomei manipulates both the flail and axe weapons at both ends of the chain by swing the chain on both sides in order to strike his opponents using a two pronged wide ranged attack.


Gyomei Himejima


  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 171 (p. )
  2. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 169 (p. 8)
  3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 139 (p. 8)
  4. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 169 (p. 15-16)

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