History Characters / BleachEspada

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* BerserkButton: Higly condescending of humans for acting on emotions over logic, seeing Ichigo continue to stand up against his Ressureccion after he clearly displayed that he could NoSell a mask-enhanced Getsuga Tenshou provokes him to yell "I'm telling you that it's useless!", the first time that he's ever raised his voice, and enter his Segunda Etapa form to thoroughly crush Ichigo's will.
14th Sep '17 2:50:36 PM InvadersMustDie
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* AllThereInTheManual: A novel-esque story titled "Nestle To Night" (found in the Unmasked databook) reveals that Harribel and her Fraccion survived the entire Fake Karakura ordeal.

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* AllThereInTheManual: A novel-esque story titled "Nestle To Night" (found in the Unmasked databook) reveals that Harribel and her Fraccion survived the entire Fake Karakura ordeal. Happens again regarding her fate after the manga, in ''Can't Fear Your Own World" which reveals that she was rescued from the Wahrwelt by Neliel at some point and returned to Hueco Mundo.
8th Sep '17 4:08:47 PM CashSloth
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%% * AnimalMotifs: His resurreccion is related to the praying mantis.

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%% * AnimalMotifs: His resurreccion Resurrección, Santa Teresa, is related to the Spanish name for a praying mantis.mantis. His transformation grants him six arms, giving him an insect-like appearance, and his scythes are meant to evoke the image of a mantis' forelegs.



* CombatPragmatist: In his words, a fight is meant to be won, so dirty tactics are fair game. He ambushes Ichigo just after the his intense battle with Grimmjow so that the soul reaper would be too exhausted to fight back, and goes the extra mile by having Tesra take Orihime hostage to further dissuade Ichigo from fighting back. In the past, he also used a device supplied to him by Szayelaporro to trick Neliel into attacking an illusion of himself so he could deal her a grievous wound while [[InTheBack her back was turned]].

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* CombatPragmatist: In his words, a fight is meant to be won, so dirty tactics are fair game. He ambushes Ichigo just after the his intense battle with Grimmjow so that the soul reaper would be too exhausted to fight back, successfully defend himself, and goes the extra mile by having Tesra take Orihime hostage to further dissuade Ichigo from fighting back. In the past, he also used a device supplied to him by Szayelaporro to trick Neliel into attacking an illusion of himself so he could deal her a grievous wound while [[InTheBack her back was turned]].



%% * ImprobableWeaponUser: Um, what is that thing? A reversed [[SinisterScythe scythe]] maybe? He does gain four of them in [[SuperMode Resurrecion]] anyway.

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%% * ImprobableWeaponUser: Um, what is that thing? A reversed His zanpakutou is...odd, to say the least. The best way to describe it would be to call it an enormous crescent shaped [[SinisterScythe scythe]] maybe? He does gain four with an identical crescent blade stacked on top of them in [[SuperMode Resurrecion]] anyway.it, facing the other direction. As a result of it's bizarre design, he's rarely able to hit an opponent with the blades of the weapon except when charging with the zanpakutou pointed forward like a spear, and instead opts to simply swing it like a club. In the past, his zanpakutou had a slightly different, though equally strange appearance, being only one large crescent blade facing upward.
8th Sep '17 1:53:53 PM KOman
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* BerserkButton: Higly condescending of humans for acting on emotions over logic, seeing Ichigo continue to stand up against his Ressureccion after he clearly displayed that he could NoSell a mask-enhanced Getsuga Tenshou provokes him to yell "I'm telling you that it's useless!", the first time that he's ever raised his voice, and enter his Segunda Etapa form to thoroughly crush Ichigo's will.
8th Sep '17 1:44:43 PM KOman
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%% * PunchClockVillain: Despite being a villain, Starrk is hardly evil or malicious.

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%% * PunchClockVillain: Despite being a villain, Starrk opposes Soul Society purely out of gratitude to Aizen for providing him with comrades who won't die from his presence. He even suggests to Shinsui that they just pretend to fight, and when his fighting is hardly evil or malicious.half-hearted when he doesn't feel pressured by his allegiance, attempting to give Rose and Love the opportunity to run.



%% * WalkingWasteland: Before splitting into Starrk and Lilynette, as a Vasto Lorde he was so overwhelmingly powerful that the reiatsu leaking from him alone was enough to kill any Hollow that came near him.

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%% * WalkingWasteland: Before splitting into Starrk and Lilynette, as a Vasto Lorde he was so overwhelmingly powerful that the reiatsu leaking from him alone was enough to kill any Hollow that came near him.him. When Aizen first met him, he was surrounded by mountains of dead Hollows.



%% * TorsoWithAView: Her hollow hole is located on her solar plexus.

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%% * TorsoWithAView: Her hollow hole is located on her solar plexus.



* AnAxeToGrind: His zanpakutō takes the form of a huge double-bearded axe. In his Resurrección form, he can summon a similar jet black axe.

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* AnAxeToGrind: His zanpakutō takes the form of a huge double-bearded axe. In his Resurrección form, he can summon a similar jet black axe.axe called "Gran Caida", which he was shown to have before he ever became an Arrancar.



%% * BadassLongrobe: His Resurreccion cloaks him in a dark purple, furry cloak, a noticeable departure from all the white seen in Las Noches' army.

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%% * BadassLongrobe: His Resurreccion cloaks him in a dark purple, furry cloak, a noticeable departure from all the white seen in Las Noches' army.



* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Hacchi realises that if Barragan is telling the truth about his power being absolute, then Barragan himself is vulnerable to his own power and therefore needs a second power to protect himself from his primary ability.

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* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Hacchi realises that if Barragan is telling the truth about his power being absolute, then Barragan himself is vulnerable to his own power and therefore needs a second power to protect himself from his primary ability.ability, and it only works on the surface of his body, not inside.



%%* LadyLegionnaireWear: Her Resurrección gives her a miniskirt made of bones.

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%%* * LadyLegionnaireWear: Her Resurrección gives her a miniskirt made of bones.



%% * TheSmurfettePrinciple: The only female Espada, though there were at least two others within the group before.

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%% * TheSmurfettePrinciple: The Though some of the Privaron Espada were female, she is only female Espada, though there were at least two others woman within the group before.Espada during the present story.



%% * LeanAndMean: While Ulquiorra is lightly muscular in his base form, his Ressureccion Segunda Etapa leaves him looking rather emaciated.

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%% * LeanAndMean: While Ulquiorra is lightly muscular in his base form, his Ressureccion Segunda Etapa leaves him looking rather emaciated.



%% * NoMouth: As a Hollow, his mask had no mouth opening, leaving him unable to eat.

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%% * NoMouth: As a Hollow, his mask had no mouth opening, leaving him unable to eat.
7th Sep '17 3:53:54 PM Arawn999
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%% * BadassBandolier: Has a pair at the back of it, to complement his lone-wolf-gunslinger-theme. They don't hold bullets however - they let him summon a badass spirit wolf army, and a pair of energy swords if he needs them.

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%% * BadassBandolier: Has As part of the lone-wolf gunslinger theme of his [[SuperMode Resurrección]], he gains a pair at the of black bandoleers that connect his back of it, to complement his lone-wolf-gunslinger-theme. forearms. They don't hold bullets bullets, however - they let him summon a badass spirit wolf army, an army of spectral wolves that explode when they latch onto an opponent, and a pair of energy swords if he needs them.



%% * PowerIncontinence: Could not stop his reiatsu from killing everything around him until he met Aizen.

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%% * PowerIncontinence: Could not stop As a Vasto Lorde, he was so powerful that his uncontrollable reiatsu from killing killed everything around him until he met Aizen.



%% * WalkingWasteland: Before splitting in half, He was so overwhelmingly powerful that the reiatsu leaking from him alone was enough to kill any Hollow that came near him.
%% * WaveMotionGun: His guns fire massive ceros. Massive, ''[[BeamSpam multiple]]'' zeros.

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%% * WalkingWasteland: Before splitting in half, He into Starrk and Lilynette, as a Vasto Lorde he was so overwhelmingly powerful that the reiatsu leaking from him alone was enough to kill any Hollow that came near him.
%% * WaveMotionGun: His guns fire massive ceros. Massive, ''[[BeamSpam multiple]]'' zeros.ceros.



%% * LadyLegionnaireWear: She dons one made of bones in her Resurrección.

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%% * %%* LadyLegionnaireWear: She dons one Her Resurrección gives her a miniskirt made of bones in her Resurrección.bones.



%% * AllThereInTheManual: His backstory is revealed in the ''Unmasked'' datebook.

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%% * AllThereInTheManual: His backstory is not addressed in the manga or anime, but is instead revealed in the ''Unmasked'' datebook.



%% * BrutalHonesty: The guy does not mince words. Makes sense, since he has little to no grasp of emotions and would thus have no tact.

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%% * BrutalHonesty: The guy does not mince words. Makes sense, since he Ulquiorra has little to no grasp of emotions and would thus have has no tact.tact, stating his opinions bluntly and often harshly.



%% * NoMouth: As a Hollow, his mask had no mouth opening.

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%% * NoMouth: As a Hollow, his mask had no mouth opening.opening, leaving him unable to eat.



* TheSpock: He's so analytical that his regenerative powers are even used to aid in his ability to exactly report on something he's witnessed exactly as it happened via crushing his eye. As he says, he doesn't believe in what he can't see and therefore his method of understanding the world is to analyse it as clinically as possible. That makes him both...

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* TheSpock: He's so analytical that his regenerative powers are even used to aid in his ability to exactly report on something he's witnessed exactly as it happened via crushing his eye. As he says, he doesn't believe in what he can't see and therefore his method of understanding the world is to analyse it as clinically as possible. That makes him both...



* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: Struggles with this. He finally begins to understand it in the moment of his death, while Orihime keeps reaching for his disintegrating form.

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* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: Struggles with this.Ulqiorra is initially unable to comprehend abstract concepts and emotions, especially love. He finally begins to understand it in the moment of his death, while Orihime keeps reaching for his disintegrating form.



%% * LeanAndMean: He has an [[NoodlePeople incredibly stringy physique]] (though his torso is still muscular), and is extremely unpleasant, even when compared to his fellow Espada.

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%% * LeanAndMean: He Nnoitra is a misogynistic, battle-obsessed sadist who is among the most-unpleasant of the Espada, and has an [[NoodlePeople incredibly stringy physique]] (though his torso is still muscular), and is extremely unpleasant, even when compared to his fellow Espada.muscular).



%% * AnimalMotifs: That of a [[PantheraAwesome panther]].

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%% * AnimalMotifs: That of As an Adjuchas he strongly resembled a [[PantheraAwesome panther]].panther]], and his Resurrección, Pantera, gives him a number of feline traits .



%% * AxCrazy: His aspect of death is Destruction, embodied by his love of combat.

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%% * AxCrazy: His Grimmjow is a proud BloodKnight who is obsessed with combat, and the aspect of death he embodies is Destruction, embodied by his love of combat.Destruction. Even when fighting alongside the Soul Reapers against the Wandenreich, he claims he is only doing so to have another shot at fighting Ichigo to the death in Hueco Mundo



%% * ThirdTimesTheCharm: The first two times he tried to release his Zanpakuto, he was interrupted before he could do so. Gin made fun of it in an omake.

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%% * ThirdTimesTheCharm: The first two times he tried to release his Zanpakuto, he was interrupted before he could do so. Gin made fun of it in an omake. It is only in his third and final battle against Ichigo that he is able to use his Resurrección uninhibited.



%% * YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Quite literally.

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%% * YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Quite literally. Grimmjow has light blue hair that turns into a long mane in his Resurrección.



%% * ExplainingYourPowerToTheEnemy: Got him killed.

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%% * ExplainingYourPowerToTheEnemy: Got him killed.Explaining the nature of his Resurrección to Byakuya was what enabled the Soul Reaper to pinpoint the weak spots in his technique and kill him.



* AgentPeacock: who will [[TheDandy stop a fight]] just so he can change into a less torn set of clothing and whose entire theme is full of sexual innuendo. As an Espada, he can take on Shinigami captains and he's a leader of Hollows, although he tends to cultivate followers solely to eat them when he needs to power up.
* AmbiguouslyGay: With his pink hair and exceedingly feminine-sounding voice, Szayel also displays rather suspect mannerisms, such as commenting on his opponents' attractiveness, and should his clothes be damaged, he'll stop the fight to change.

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* AgentPeacock: who Szayelaporro will [[TheDandy stop a fight]] just so he can change into a less torn set of clothing and whose entire theme is full of sexual innuendo. As an Espada, he can take on Shinigami captains and he's a leader of Hollows, although he tends to cultivate followers solely to eat them when he needs to power up. \n* AmbiguouslyGay: With his pink hair and exceedingly feminine-sounding voice, Szayel also displays rather suspect mannerisms, such as commenting on his opponents' attractiveness, and should his clothes be damaged, he'll stop the fight to change.



%% * BodySnatcher: If he is eaten while in Resurreccion mode, he will take over his devourer's nervous system.
%% * CampStraight: Is disturbed when he thinks Renji's actions could be considered flirtation.

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%% * BodySnatcher: If he is eaten while in Resurreccion mode, Resurrección, he will take over his devourer's nervous system.
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system, enabling him to control their bodies.
* CampStraight: Is With his pink hair and exceedingly feminine-sounding voice, Szayel also displays rather suspect mannerisms, such as commenting on his opponents' attractiveness, and should his clothes be damaged, he'll stop the fight to change. However, despite his stereotypically flamboyant mannerisms and appearance, he is disturbed when he thinks Renji's actions could be considered flirtation.



%% * CrazyPrepared: Second only to Mayuri.

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%% * CrazyPrepared: Second only Szayel prepares contingency plans and comes up with ways to Mayuri.counteract his enemies on-the-fly, and even if he is defeated has a number of ways to recover and keep fighting.



%% * FourEyesZeroSoul: The second in the series to be revealed as a sick son of a bitch. However, he isn't really wearing glasses. Those are what's left of his mask.

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%% * FourEyesZeroSoul: The second in the series to be revealed as He is a sick son of a bitch. However, he isn't really wearing glasses. Those are what's left of his mask.sadistic MadScientist whose mask remnants resemble eyeglasses.



%% * HypocriticalHumour: Gets creeped out by Pesche taking out his Zanpakuto from his loincloth.
%% -->"Just what are you pulling out of there?!"
* ImAHumanitarian: Well, all hollows eat humans, and many eat other hollows before they're made into arrancar, but Szayelaporro is the only arrancar shown eating ''other'' arrancars. Specifically, his own fracciones are designed to act as powerful healing medicine when he eats them.

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%% * HypocriticalHumour: Gets Despite being laden with innuendo and having a Zanpakuto whose name means "fornicate", he is creeped out by Pesche taking out his Zanpakuto from his loincloth.
%% -->"Just what are you pulling out of there?!"
* ImAHumanitarian: Well, all hollows Hollows eat humans, and many eat other hollows Hollows before they're made into arrancar, but Szayelaporro is the only arrancar shown eating ''other'' arrancars. Specifically, his own fracciones are designed to act as powerful healing medicine when he eats them.



* IntimateMarks: He's one of the few Espada that we've never seen either a Hollow Hole or Espada Tattoo for. WordOfGod is that they're on his ''genitalia''.

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* IntimateMarks: He's one of the few Espada that we've never seen either a whose Hollow Hole or and Espada Tattoo for.are never shown. WordOfGod is that they're on his ''genitalia''.



%% * ShapeshifterGuiltTrip: Uses this on Rukia, but it only works for a bit.

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%% * ShapeshifterGuiltTrip: Uses this on He impersonates Kaien in order to manipulate Rukia, but it only works for a bit.she figures out he's not the real Kaien when he tells her he'll forgive her if she kills her comrades.



%% * ClippedWingAngel: For both his forms. Despite the high strength level, all he really is is a gigantic slow target.

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%% * ClippedWingAngel: For both his forms. Despite the high strength level, all level of his Resurrección's two forms, he really is is a gigantic slow target.was easily defeated by Kenpachi and Byakuya -- who were more intent on fighting each other.



%% * DumbMuscle: Hence why Kenpachi, Byakuya and Ulquiorra don't take him seriously.
* HulkingOut: See that part on this trope's page about growing to twice your size? Yammy does it when he's ''already hugantic''. Then goes on to imply he isn't even close to being done yet. What little good it does him.

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%% * DumbMuscle: Hence why Yammy's brash attitude and low intelligence lead to others -- namely Kenpachi, Byakuya and Ulquiorra don't take -- not taking him seriously.seriously despite his massive strength.
* HulkingOut: See that part on this trope's page about Yammy starts off huge and bulks up enormously in between appearances by gorging himself, growing to twice your size? Yammy more powerful as he does it when so. His two Resurrección forms bulk him up even more, though he's ''already hugantic''. Then goes on to imply he isn't even close to being done yet. What little good it does him.still easily beaten by two Captain-class Soul Reapers.
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* RazorWind: Upon entering her Resurrección state, the first swing of her sword has so much power behind it that the sheer pressure of it cuts right through Tōshirō's ice clone from over a dozen feet away.



%% * TokenGoodTeammate: Like Starrk, she's one of the most morally-centered Arrancar and only fights under Aizen due to [[IOweYouMyLife what he's done for her and her Fraccion.]]

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%% * TokenGoodTeammate: Like Starrk, she's one With her distaste of killing and kindness and caring towards her subordinates, Harribel is by far the most morally-centered Arrancar and only fights under Aizen due to [[IOweYouMyLife what he's done for of the Espada. She also doesn't show any real malice towards the soul reapers at Fake Karakura until Yamamoto [[MamaBear roasts her and her Fraccion.]]fraccion]].



%% * TorsoWithAView: Grimmjow's Hollow hole is in his abdomen.

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%% * TorsoWithAView: Grimmjow's Hollow hole is located in the middle of his abdomen.
7th Sep '17 1:19:05 PM CashSloth
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%% * MsFanservice: She's easily the most shameless of the Arrancar girls, due to her penchant for strutting around in skimpy outfits.

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%% * MsFanservice: She's easily the most shameless of the Arrancar girls, due to her penchant for strutting Let's not beat around in skimpy outfits.the bush, Harribel is drop dead ''gorgeous''. On top of having an extremely curvaceous figure, her clothes greatly show off her figure. Her normal outfit doesn't even fully come down over her chest, giving her a gratuitous amount of [[{{Underboobs}} underboob]], and her hakama has deep slits on either side of her that show off her hips and thighs. And then there's her released state that takes it even further, giving her an extremely {{Stripperiffic}} outfit.



* StatuesqueStunner: She's the fourth tallest lady in ''Bleach'' at 175cm/5'9" and is ''ver'' curvy.
%% * {{Stripperiffic}}: Pretty much the first female in Bleach to have this ''on purpose''. No ClothingDamage; that's an accomplishment.

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* StatuesqueStunner: She's the fourth tallest lady in ''Bleach'' at 175cm/5'9" and is ''ver'' very curvy.
%% * {{Stripperiffic}}: Pretty much the first female in Bleach In her Resurrección form, her shirt disappears, leaving only two thin bones to have this ''on purpose''. No ClothingDamage; that's an accomplishment.cover her breasts. She also gets a DangerouslyShortSkirt, high heeled boots, long gloves, and what looks to be a row of sharks teeth travelling up her navel.
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* BlatantLies: During their second encounter, Ichigo asks Grimmjow what happened to his missing arm. Grimmjow tells him that he cut if off himself, as he doesn't need two arms to beat Ichigo.

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* BlatantLies: During their second encounter, Grimmjow defies Aizen's orders and secretly travels to the human world in an attempt to confront Ichigo and find out how strong he is in combat. Their fight ends when Tousen arrives to drag Grimmjow back to Aizen for punishment. The next time Ichigo and Grimmjow meet, Grimmjow is missing an arm. Aizen's punishment was to permit Tousen to destroy Grimmjow's arm, demoting him from the ranks of the Espada in the process. When Ichigo asks Grimmjow what happened to his missing arm. arm, Grimmjow tells him retorts that he cut if it off himself, as himself because he doesn't need two arms to beat Ichigo.Ichigo. Ichigo doesn't seem fooled by that answer but politely goes along with it.
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