The Pillars are the strongest members of the Demon Slayer Corps. And, although everyone in this group is skilled, there are some who stand out more than others.
In the manga universe of Kimetsu no Yaiba (demon slayer), those in charge of facing the demons are the Demon Slayer Corpswhich was founded by the ubuyashiki family more than 1,000 years ago. Within this organization, we can find many skilled swordsmen, with great talent and who risk their lives every day to kill the demons created by Muzan Kibutsuji.
This organization of Demon hunters is divided into ranks, which determines not only the user’s skill, but also the salary that he will charge for his services. Currently, the ranks are, from lowest to highest:
The more demons they kill and the better they perform on missions, the Hunters can rank up. However, the most outstanding of all, although they do not appear on this list, are the Hashirs or pillars.
What are Hashira (Pillars) in Demon Slayer?
The Hashira (Pillars) They are the elite group within the organization of Demon hunters. This team is made up of the most skilled swordsmen, with a lot of talent and combat skills, which have allowed them to defeat many demons and even, in some cases, even Lower Moons and Upper Moons.
In the period covered by the manga Kimetsu no Yaibawe know 9 pillarswhich possess special features and abilities that go beyond ordinary swordsmen. Also, these have unique personalities.
To become Pillara Hunter must slay a total of 50 demons. Although there is another way to join this group and it is eliminating any of the 12 Demon Moons created by Muzan, which is not a simple task at all.
Who is the strongest Hashira?
The pillars are the Demon hunters most talented and capable within the organization, you already know that. However, within this small group, also there are some members more powerful than others. And if you have seen the anime, you may have wondered which is the strongest of all.
Next, we will tell you which is the hashira stronger, since we have ordered them from smallest to largest. It should be noted that within this group, none is weak, but there are members more powerful and with more skills than others. And it is important to note that this post contains spoilers for the manga.
Shinobu Kocho – The Insect Pillar
To begin with, we must talk about Shinobu Kocho, who serves as the Insect Pillar. He is very skilled with the sword, being able to execute all kinds of pirouettes. However, due to his lack of physical strength, is not able to cut off the heads of demons. But this doesn’t mean that she can’t beat them, since she has imbued his sword with poison made from wisteriathe deadly plant for all demons.
So even though Shinobu cannot cut off the heads of demons, he can poison them, causing them much suffering and then death.. In addition, it is extremely fast and intelligent, since it is capable of creating antidotes for poisons very quickly. Although, her greatest feat was have contributed to the murder of the Second Upper Moonthrough a strong poison.
Mitsuri Kanroji – The Pillar of Love
Then we have Mitsuri Kanroji, the pillar of love. This girl is not only a pretty face, but she hides superhuman strength, able to compete against various members of this list. Also, he uses a sword with a peculiar design, so by being able to wield it in battle, he shows us that he has great skill.
Due to the design of his sword, like a kind of whip, Mitsuri is ideal for combat that requires a long range. What’s more, can strategize under pressure. She not only faced a Upper Moon during the Villa de los Herreros Arcbut stood up until the end, during the battle against Muzanin which he woke up his Hunter Marks.
Iguro Obanai – The Pillar of the Serpent
Iguro Obanai, the Serpent Pillar. East not only does he have a tragic past which justifies his personality and how heavy it can be, but it also has a lot of technique. Iguro is able to ambush enemies with stealth techniques due to its Breathing, which also accompanies its flexibility.
However, One of Iguro’s biggest weaknesses is that he lacks sufficient physical strength, as well as being quite fragile. compared to others pillars. But despite this, he was able to fight the final battle against Muzan, awakening the Hunter Marks.
Muichiro Tokito – The Pillar of Mist
It’s time to talk about Pillar youngest of all and He is recognized as one of the fastest to join this elite group., in just a few months. Muichiro Tokyo, the Pillar of the Mistwith only 14 years, possesses great skill and natural talent with his sword. This he demonstrated in his battles against various Upper Moons.
However, his big problem is that, being so young, lacks the battle experience that other older members have. the pillars. But, if he were older, he would undoubtedly be higher on this list. Although at his young age, was able to wake up Hunter Marks. Much of his talent is due to her being a descendant of Yoriichi Tsugikuni, also known as Kokushibo, the Upper Moon One.
Tengen Uzui – The Pillar of Sound
There is much debate regarding Tengen Uzui, the Pillar of Soundgiven that some people consider him weak for having suffered a lot of damage in his battle against Upper Moon Six. However, during the Red Light District Arc, Tengen showed us his great skill for combat.
First of all, the self-proclaimed “god of festivitieshas a high resistance to poison, so he may have been able to delay its advance when Gyuutaro attacked and poisoned it. Despite this handicap, he was able to keep up with her and continue fighting. As well has great physical strength, second only to Gyomei Himejima in this regard. What’s more, it is extremely fast and can react in a matter of milliseconds. Finally, Tengen has a great ability to analyze the situation and make plans, aided also by his ability to “Marker”which allows you to find weaknesses in your opponent.
Kyojuro Rengoku – The Pillar of Flame
The Pillar of the FlameKyojuro Rengoku. His main characteristic is a very cheerful personality, with a strong sense of justice and responsibility.. He is also quite fast and possesses considerable physical strength. As for his technique with the sword, this was able to withstand a battle against the Upper Third Moonalthough he lost in the end.
While it is true that Akaza, the Upper Third Moonhe didn’t use his full power in battle, Rengoku demonstrated a great display of destructive techniques. However, its main weakness is that this was not able to thoroughly study all the postures of the Flame Breathsince some pages were torn out, so this one does not have known defensive postures.
Giyuu Tomioka – The Pillar of Water
The actual Pillar of Water and successor to Sakonji Urokodaki. Giyuu is a very calm young man, with a serious and responsible personality. However, he has also shown to have great swordsmanshipdeveloping for himself an additional posture to water breathingwhich It allows him to repel all kinds of attacks and it helped him in his battle against Akaza.when they were in the Infinity Castle of Muzan.
Giyuu is very skilled with a sword. Besides that It has a wide range of attacks and movements, both offensive and defensive and the Breathing he uses gives him versatility in the face of all kinds of disadvantageous situations. And, to top it off, he was able to awaken his Hunter’s Mark.
Sanemi Shinazugawa – The Pillar of the Wind
Sanemi Shinazugawa, the Pillar of the Wind, is considered to be the second strongest member within the Pillars, being surpassed solely by one person. When we met this character, he had a strong argument with the protagonist, since he repudiates demons and did not trust Nezuko. Although later, we know his story and everything that led him to be who he is today.
In combat, Sanemi possesses many destructive and also defensive techniques.. This was able to awaken their Hunter Marks During his battle against the Upper Moon One and survived the fight to later charge against Muzan. He is an impulsive young man, with a lot of talent, skill, strength, intelligence and ability to create strategies.
Gyomei Himejima – The Pillar of Stone
indisputably, the strongest Hashira of all is Gyomei Himejima, the pillar of stone. And he is recognized as such by everyone within the group. this not only possesses great physical strength, but also has a lot of fighting experience and talent to wield his weapon, which is not a sword, but an ax attached by chains to a spiked ball.
gyomei faced against the Upper Moon One. While it is true that he had help from other Pillars, such as Sanemi and Muichiro, he was the one who performed best against Kokushibo and who could be close to matching him. Also, Himejima woke up and managed to overcome the curse of the Hunter Marksbecause once they are activated, users will not be able to live beyond 25 years.
Despite being blind Himejima has trained the rest of his senses. He has quick reflexes, great strength, a talent for battles, he is intelligent. In short, Gyomei has everything you need to be regarded as the strongest pillar of his generation. He even got accolades from the Upper Moon One and Muzan himself.
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