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* StationaryBoss: Non-video game example; [[spoiler:Muzan spends the majority of the final battle standing in one place while wildly flailing his CombatTentacles around in a MultiDirectionalBarrage.]]



* InstantRunes: When Akaza gets in stance to use his power, a rune in the form of a compass manifests below his feet, representing his ability to tell which direction that all attacks with deadly intent are coming from.



* CreepyChild: Mitsuri finds his Hatred emotion to be very unnerving, being in the form of a boy who displays plenty of TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior.



* ThunderDrum: His Hatred emotion has a ring of taiko drums on his back, resembling the thunder god Raijin. He also has an attack that rains down lightning strikes with every strike of the drums.

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* ThunderDrum: His Hatred emotion has a ring of taiko drums on his back, resembling the thunder god Raijin. He also even has an attack that rains down lightning strikes with every strike of the drums.


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* BrokenPedestal: Zenitsu used to deeply admire Kaigaku's talents despite his nasty behavior and even developed his own Thunder Breathing form to one day fight at his side as an equal, but that is shattered once he becomes a demon and drives their master to suicide. Kaigaku's petty insults towards their master's death only cement Zenitsu's hatred for his former rival.


* TheSociopath: Confirmed in Chapter 158. Kanao calls Doma out for all his attempts at emotion being farcical. Doma feels no emotions and ''can't'' feel them to where Kanae states she would feel sorry for him if she did not hate him so much. He's so detached [[spoiler:that even while beheaded and dying, he doesn't really feel anything and doesn't mind]]

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* TheSociopath: Confirmed in Chapter 158.157. Kanao calls Doma out for all his attempts at emotion being farcical. Doma feels no emotions and ''can't'' feel them to where Kanae states she would feel sorry for him if she did not hate him so much. He's so detached [[spoiler:that even while beheaded and dying, he doesn't really feel anything and doesn't mind]]


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!!! '''Voiced By''': Creator/JunichiSuwabeCreator/JunichiSuwabe (JP), Creator/SteveBlum (EN)


* BigEater: A dark example. Doma loves to eat human beings, especially women and devours them in large numbers, which is why he's so powerful. [[spoiler:Shinobu exploited this so he would eat her, consuming a huge dose of wisteria poison in her body in the process.]]

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* BigEater: A dark example. Doma loves to eat human beings, especially women and devours them in large numbers, which is why he's so powerful. [[spoiler:Shinobu exploited this so he would eat her, consuming a huge dose of wisteria poison in her body in the process. Since wisteria is toxic to demons, it's pretty much guaranteed that eating Shinobu will kill Doma.]]

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* BadPeopleAbuseAnimals: [[spoiler:In case you needed another example of why Muzan is a bad guy, he is shown coldly and brutally killing Tamayo's cat familiar Chachamaru and one of Kiriya's Kasugai crows during the final arc.]]

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* PoisonousPerson: Muzan embues all of his attacks with lethal amounts of his blood, creating a poisonous effect if an opponent even suffers one scratch while fighting him. [[spoiler:During the final battle, he overwhelms all of the present Hashira using this attribute, with them only being saved by an antidote that Tamayo had created.]]


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* TornadoMove: One of his attacks has him spin his whip-like appendages with enough force to create small vortexes that can suck in enemies and cut them even if the original spin of the appendage misses. [[spoiler:He first uses this move against Mitsuri during the final battle, with her dodging the first strike but getting caught off guard and sucked in by the ensuing vortex, sustaining critical injuries.]]


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* LosingYourHead: [[spoiler:During the Upper Kizuki meeting following the deaths of Gyuutarou and Daki, Gyokko speaks out of turn while Muzan is talking and swiftly gets his head torn off for it. Muzan holds Gyokko's head in his hand while reminding him of his place, before releasing it and allowing him to regenerate. Gyokko considers what happened to be a great honor.]]


** He gets spectacularly blindsided by [[spoiler:Ubuyashiki's suicide trick, which leads to the ''entire'' Demon Slayer Corps getting the drop on him. Tamayo ''also'' blindsides him with a perfect cure for demonism which, while not successful at reverting him right away, still makes him unable to fight. and forces him to summon his Demon Fortress in a desperate escape attempt, which promptly gets besieged by the full force of the Corps.]]

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** He gets spectacularly blindsided by [[spoiler:Ubuyashiki's suicide trick, which leads to the ''entire'' Demon Slayer Corps getting the drop on him. Tamayo ''also'' blindsides him with a perfect cure for demonism which, while not successful at reverting him right away, still makes him unable to fight. and And forces him to summon his Demon Fortress in a desperate escape attempt, which promptly gets besieged by the full force of the Corps.]]



* WiseBeyondTheirYears: [[spoiler:Deconstructed. As a child, his parents created a religion with him as the leader because of his unique eyes and hair. Because of his disbelief in Gods, he looks down on them and his followers, only played along out of pity.]]

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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: [[spoiler:Deconstructed. As a child, his parents created a religion with him as the leader because of his unique eyes and hair. Because of his disbelief in Gods, he looks down on them and his followers, followers. He only played along out of pity.]]



* MookMaker: She can create miniature [[{{Oculothorax}} eyeballs]] to scout and spy around an area. [[spoiler:This is how the Muzan was able to find the headquarters of the Demon Slayers in search of Nezuko, who can walk in the sun currently.]]

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* MookMaker: She can create miniature [[{{Oculothorax}} eyeballs]] to scout and spy around an area. [[spoiler:This is how the Muzan was able to find the headquarters of the Demon Slayers in search of Nezuko, who can walk in the sun currently.]]

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* BondVillainStupidity: [[spoiler:After seemingly succeeded in defeating the Demon Slayers, instead of quickly finishing them off, Gyuutarou give Tanjiro TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and offer him a chance to become a demon, giving Tanjiro and others enough time to recover and defeat him and Daki.]]


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* YouAreWorthHell: [[spoiler:Daki follows Gyuutarou to hell despite he tells her that she should go to the brighter side. She doesn't care and states that she will always be his little sister no matter how many times they reborn.]]


* AffablyEvil: His Joy form is very cheerful in battle and even compliments his opponents when they get a hit on him.

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* AffablyEvil: His Joy form is very cheerful in battle and even compliments his opponents when they get a hit on him.him, much to the ire of Anger and Sorrow who both take fighting very seriously.



* {{Keet}}: Joy is incredibly cheerful and rather friendly towards his opponents while fighting, much to the ire of Anger and Sorrow.



* TearsOfFear: He constantly sheds tears when he is cowering. His normal body even becomes Fear when the other emotions split off.

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* TearsOfFear: He constantly sheds tears when he is cowering. His normal body even becomes the Fear form when the other emotions split off.



* ImprobableWeaponUser: Gyokko's entire fighting style is centered around the use of ''pottery'', and it doesn't make him any less deadly.
* LightningBruiser: After transforming, his fighting style becomes centered around using blinding speed to strike his opponents with diamond-hard fists, as opposed to using his pots and sea creatures to attack.

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* ImprobableWeaponUser: Gyokko's entire main fighting style is centered around the use of ''pottery'', and it doesn't make him any less deadly.
* LightningBruiser: After transforming, his fighting style becomes centered around using incorporates the use of blinding speed to strike his opponents with diamond-hard fists, as opposed to using his pots and sea creatures to attack.



* MultiarmedAndDangerous: Sort of. While he has several arms, both on his torso and face, they are all baby-sized at best.

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* MookMaker: Gyokko can create giant, man-eating fish monsters from his pots that he sends out to act on their own, using them to terrorize the Swordsmith Village while he confronts Muichiro.
* MultiarmedAndDangerous: Sort of. While he has several arms, both on his torso and face, they are all baby-sized at best. He manifests his pots from the arms and can use up to ten of them simultaneously, one for each hand.



* SculptedPhysique: His ultimate form has an unrealistically muscular upper body, a body he claims to have perfected by strengthening it to the hardness of diamonds.

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* SculptedPhysique: His ultimate form has an unrealistically incredibly muscular upper body, a body he claims to have perfected by strengthening it to the hardness of diamonds.


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* TheQuietOne: Nakime doesn't say much.


* AnimalMotifs: Genya refers to his standard form's minuscule body as like that of a rat's, which is a very apt description of Hantengu. He has large pointed ears, is seen moving around on all fours at times, and cowers at anything he perceives as a threat before running away. The source of his power is even an embodiment of the old Japanese proverb "the cornered rat will bite a cat."

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* AnimalMotifs: Genya refers to his standard Fear form's minuscule body as like that of a rat's, which is a very apt description of Hantengu. He has large pointed ears, is seen moving around on all fours at times, and cowers at anything he perceives as a threat before running away. The source of his power is even an embodiment of the old Japanese proverb "the cornered rat will bite a cat."



* ComboPlatterPowers: Hantengu's emotions have a very wide variety of elemental abilities that don't really follow a specific theme, much more than any other demon in the series. It's implied that Hantengu himself could use every single one of his emotions' powers, but doesn't because he is too much of a coward.



* DirtyCoward: Spends most of his fights whining and crying in terror while his 'emotions' do the fighting. His normal body runs away from combat and hides, being protected from danger by his emotion forms. [[spoiler:In the end, he even dies like a coward, getting cut down while running away as the sun rises.]]

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* DirtyCoward: Spends most of his fights whining and crying in terror while his 'emotions' do the fighting. His normal body runs away from combat and hides, being becoming an embodiment of Fear that is protected from danger by his other emotion forms. [[spoiler:In the end, he even dies like a coward, getting cut down while running away as the sun rises.]]]]
* DragonsAreDemonic: Hatred's main form of attack is to summon giant dragons made of wood.



* EmotionalPowers: The emotions that Hantengu feels are a main component of his fighting style, as they split off into physical embodiments of a said emotion when he is in danger. The stronger the emotion that he feels, the stronger the physical emotion becomes.



* {{Keet}}: Joy is incredibly cheerful and rather friendly towards his opponents while fighting, much to the ire of Anger and Sorrow.



* LiteralSplitPersonality: Splits into multiple versions of himself when cut, each having a different attitude. His main four emotions are Anger, Joy, Sorrow, and Pleasure, but also has forms for Hatred and Resentment.
* MadeOfIron: His normal form becomes incredibly durable when it shrinks down to a minuscule size, taking sword blows to the neck and blasts from Genya's nichirin shotgun pellets without sustaining damage. [[spoiler:He is only damaged by Tanjiro using Dance of the Fire God techniques.]]

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* LiteralSplitPersonality: Splits into multiple versions of himself when cut, each having a different attitude. His main four emotions are Anger, Joy, Sorrow, and Pleasure, but also has forms for Fear, Hatred and Resentment.
* MadeOfIron: His normal form becomes incredibly durable when it shrinks down to a minuscule size, size and becomes Fear, taking sword blows to the neck and blasts from Genya's nichirin shotgun pellets without sustaining damage. [[spoiler:He is only damaged by Tanjiro using Dance of the Fire God techniques.]]



* NervousWreck: Hantengu is always in a state of anxiety, even when not in combat.



* SizeShifter: His body can shrink down to a very small size when it becomes Fear, and grows to a rather massive size when it becomes Resentment.



* TearsOfFear: He constantly sheds tears when he is cowering.

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* TearsOfFear: He constantly sheds tears when he is cowering. His normal body even becomes Fear when the other emotions split off.


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* UndignifiedDeath: [[spoiler:Hantengu is cut down in the back while he is pathetically running away from his opponents as the sun begins to rise.]]


* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: ''Muzan'' means miserable, atrocity, cruelty, cold-bloodedness, tragic, pitiful, and merciless, while ''Kibutsuji'' begins with the kanji for "{{Oni}}".

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: ''Muzan'' means miserable, atrocity, cruelty, cold-bloodedness, tragic, pitiful, has a number of negative meanings such as "miserable", "pitiful", and merciless, while "merciless". ''Kibutsuji'' begins with the kanji for "{{Oni}}"."{{Oni}}", which is what the series' titular "demons" are known as in Japanese.


* {{Hypocrite}}: He kills any of his demons if they’re scared of fighting Demon Slayers and yet Muzan is the one terrified of Demon Slayers to the point he refuses to ever come out of hiding. [[spoiler:Which is likely due to his fight with Yoriichi, where Muzan almost died.]]



* {{Hypocrite}}: He kills any of his demons if they’re scared of fighting Demon Slayers and yet Muzan refuses to fight the Demon Slayers himself [[spoiler: because his fight with Yoriichi, a Demon Slayer, was the closest he’s ever been to dying. Muzan refuses to even appear before any Demon Slayer and runs away if one finds him.]]


* {{Hypocrite}}: He kills any of his demons if they’re scared of fighting Demon Slayers and yet Muzan refuses to fight the Demon Slayers himself [[spoiler: because his fight with Yoriichi, a Demon Slayer, was the closest he’s ever been to dying.]]

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* {{Hypocrite}}: He kills any of his demons if they’re scared of fighting Demon Slayers and yet Muzan refuses to fight the Demon Slayers himself [[spoiler: because his fight with Yoriichi, a Demon Slayer, was the closest he’s ever been to dying. Muzan refuses to even appear before any Demon Slayer and runs away if one finds him.]]


* BreakTheHaughty: Muzan was throughly humiliated during his match with [[spoiler: Yoriichi. Despite all his strength and the many precautions he took to prevent being beheaded, Muzan was nothing more than another demon to be slain before Yoriichi’s skill.]]



* DirtyCoward: Tamayo believes everything he does is out of fear of anything that could hurt him. [[spoiler:This also plays into his new demonic form, where he prioritizes long range in all of his Blood Arts to keep the Demon Slayers away from him.]]

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* DirtyCoward: Tamayo believes everything he does is out of fear of anything that could hurt him. [[spoiler:This also plays into his new demonic form, where he prioritizes long range in all of his Blood Arts to keep the Demon Slayers away from him. It’s even implied the reason he doesn’t fight the Demon Slayers himself is because he’s actually terrified of them, thanks to his one encounter with Yoriichi.]]


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* {{Hypocrite}}: He kills any of his demons if they’re scared of fighting Demon Slayers and yet Muzan refuses to fight the Demon Slayers himself [[spoiler: because his fight with Yoriichi, a Demon Slayer, was the closest he’s ever been to dying.]]


* AllYourPowersCombined: His Hatred form's wooden dragons are capable of using all the abilities of his weaker emotions, as it is created by absorbing them all. It can be seen using Anger's [[ShockAndAwe lightning attacks]], Joy's [[BlowYouAway gusts of wind]], Pleasure's [[MakeMeWannaShout sonic scream]] and Sorrow's [[RazorWind piercing blows of air]].

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* AllYourPowersCombined: His Hatred form's wooden dragons are is capable of using all the abilities of his weaker emotions, as it is created by absorbing them all.all, usually channeling the powers through the wooden dragons it forms. It can be seen using Anger's [[ShockAndAwe lightning attacks]], Joy's [[BlowYouAway gusts of wind]], Pleasure's [[MakeMeWannaShout sonic scream]] and Sorrow's [[RazorWind piercing blows of air]].



* DirtyCoward: Spends most of his fights whining and crying in terror while his 'emotions' do the fighting. His normal forms runs away from combat and hides, being protected from danger by his emotion forms. [[spoiler:In the end, he even dies like a coward, getting cut down while running away as the sun rises.]]

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* DirtyCoward: Spends most of his fights whining and crying in terror while his 'emotions' do the fighting. His normal forms body runs away from combat and hides, being protected from danger by his emotion forms. [[spoiler:In the end, he even dies like a coward, getting cut down while running away as the sun rises.]]



* LastDitchMove: This is what his Resentment emotion amounts to, being a large version of his normal body summoned as a last resort to protect his pathetically meek normal form.

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* LastDitchMove: This is what his Resentment emotion amounts to, being a large version of his normal body summoned as a last resort to protect his pathetically meek pathetic and cowardly normal form.



* DesignatedGirlFight: Daki is the first demon that Nezuko truly has a one-on-one fight against, and it is an incredibly brutal fight at that.



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: [[spoiler:Daki suffers an absolutely brutal beatdown from Nezuko once she gives in to her demonic nature. Daki goes from effortlessly dealing with Nezuko to getting literally stomped and set on fire, with all of her attacks having no real effect.]]



* PowerFloats: Daki is shown suspended high in the air as she taunts the oiran Koinatsu before kidnapping her, but she never displays this ability again after this scene.

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* PowerFloats: Daki is shown suspended high in the air as she taunts the oiran Koinatsu hostess Mitsu before kidnapping her, dropping her to her death, but she never displays this ability again after this scene.

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