FANDOM


Serpent Breathing ( (へび) () (きゅう) Hebi no kokyū?) is a Breathing Style derived from the Water Breathing. It focuses on twisting and bending the sword like how a serpent slithers. The attacks are not direct and constantly meander which can ultimately strike anywhere.

Breathing Style Relationship Chart

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Sun
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Water
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Flower
   
   
Serpent
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Insect

Attacks

  • First Form: Winding Serpent Slash ( (いち) (かた) () () () Ichi no kata: Idagiri?)[1] - Obanai rotates and releases a circular slash in front of him.
  • Second Form: Venom Fangs of the Narrow Head ( () (かた) (きょう) () (どく) () Ni no kata: Kyōzu no Dokuga ?)[2] - Obanai goes behind his opponent at blinding speed and lops off their head.
  • Third Form: Coil Choke ( (さん) (かた) (とぐろ) () San no kata: Toguro Jime?)[3] - Obanai curves his sword like a slithering snake and quickly decapitates his opponent.
  • Fourth Form: Twin-Headed Reptile ( () (かた) (けい) (じゃ) (そう) (せい) Shi no kata: Keija Sōsei?)[4] - Obanai leaps forward and performs a horizontal slash that slices through the target.
  • Fifth Form: Slithering Serpent ( () (かた) (えん) (えん) (ちょう) () Go no kata: En'en Chōda?)[5] - Obanai using his bending sword, curves it right to left at incredible speeds. This technique is capable of decapitating multiple targets at once.

Users

Users
Obanai colored profile
Obanai Iguro

Demonstrations

— Serpent Breathing —


References

  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 183 (Pages 9-10).
  2. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 164 (Page 15).
  3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 190 (Page 14).
  4. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 199 (Page 17).
  5. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 140 (Page 11).

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.