Jujutsu Kaisen: What are they and how many types of cursed techniques are there?

in the universe of jujutsu kaisen, shamans are capable of developing extraordinary abilities, called cursed techniques. East anime It is one of the most popular of the moment, and it is not for nothing that it is gaining more followers every day, that is why many of you have asked us to make an article explaining everything about the cursed techniques.

In the great war that was lived in the past, the shamans left everything to be able to defeat the king of curses, the great Ryōmen Sukuna. After this incredible war, the shamans went underground, but continued to develop their cursed skills and techniques that we have come to know through the Jujutsu Kaisen anime and manga.

To date, a total of 5 different types of cursed techniques are known. Each of these cursed techniques make their users stand out, and just as you suspect, not all shamans, nor all curses (demons) can use the same cursed techniques in Jujutsu Kaisen.

Jujutsu Kaisen: What are Cursed Techniques?

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Cursed technique refers to the use or manipulation of cursed energy through a certain technique. As we have already mentioned, the cursed techniques are very diverse and require very different and disciplined training.

Each cursed technique in Jujutsu Kaisen will depend on the innate ability of each user. The key lies in being able to manipulate the cursed energy that is born from people’s negative thoughts. Almost all human beings are capable of emitting this energy, but not all are capable of controlling it.

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The main characteristics of cursed techniques in Jujutsu Kaisen

  • Inherited and innate techniques usually manifest between 4 and 6 years of age.
  • Inherited techniques have the advantage that they usually come with instructions to ensure their learning.
  • The downside is that legacy techniques can seep into the enemy and make shamans weak.

The Uses of Cursed Techniques in Jujutsu Kaisen

The uses are usually quite diverse, ranging from the manipulation of curses, through the manipulation of space, cursed bodies, blood, puppets, all of them through offensive and defensive techniques. In Jujutsu Kaisen, the only characters unable to use cursed techniques are Toji Fushiguro Y Maki Zeninalthough they can use cursed weapons combined with combat techniques.

Maki Zenin Jujutsu Kaisen
Maki Zenin.

These are the different cursed techniques that exist in Jujutsu Kaisen

The innate cursed techniques

They are all those techniques that are formed if the user is born with the ability to use them. In short, when the user has an innate ability to control those powers from birth. Within this type of techniques, there are other damn su-techniques:

extension techniques

They are those techniques derived from the innate technique of the user.

maximum techniques

They are those techniques, which are more powerful than innate techniques, as they can be used outside of territorial expansion.

hereditary techniques

As the name suggests, they are techniques that are passed down from generation to generation. Normally, they are passed between the clans of the same family of shamans, and are engraved on a person in a hereditary way.

barrier technique

In this case of cursed techniques that users with a certain level of cursed energy can learn. They must learn the spell from scratch in order to have a chance to know how to execute this type of technique. They are usually in common use among the great shamans.

reverse curse technique

A type of cursed technique in Jujutsu Kaisen that requires enormous cursed energy control. That is why very few shamans can use it. These types of techniques are often used to heal wounds and even regenerate limbs. Although, I don’t technically know a cursed technique per se.

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new style shadow technique

They are a type of technique quite similar to the barrier technique. 100% user effort is required. You have to learn these techniques from scratch, and not everyone has the bloody energy to learn them.