Chapter 272 of My Hero Academia left fans speechless, and it's not hard to understand why. Between awakenings, destruction and chaos, many readers may have overlooked it an important detail on the last page of the chapter, inherent in Izuku Midoriya's appalling growth in power.
Chapter 272 mainly shows the escape of the heroes, desperate to be able to escape from the fury of the "new" Tomura Shigaraki. The leader of the Union of Villains immediately makes two important victims, and the fate of some Pro Heroes such as Endeavor and Mirko is still shrouded in shadow.
Deku, frightened and surprised by the strength of his opponent, strives to cover the escape together with the other 1-A students, but the strength of the Quirk Decay of the Tomura Shigaraki Plus Ultra it is truly unstoppable. Deku, however, does not want to remain with his hands and tries, with his eyes injected with anger, to slow down the effects of Shigaraki's ability by hitting the rubble with his kicks.
On the last page the protagonist activates the One for All at 45%, hitting the debris with the very strong St. Louis Smash he invented. The aspiring hero's legs remain intact, and as a result it is revealed that Izuku has more than doubled its strength, going from 20% a few months earlier to 45%.
And what do you think of it? Is Midroiya ready to face his nemesis? Let us know with a comment! In case you haven't done it yet, we suggest you take a look at our brief study on the imminent clash between Deku and Shigaraki.
Deku 5% for the first time: Chapter 30
Deku 8% for the first time: Chapter 119
Deku 20% for the first time: Chapter 154
Deku 45% for the first time: Chapter 272
Took almost 300 chapters for him be halfway trough with the one for all mastery pic.twitter.com/HWIyIBgVeb- Alan 🦁 (@RealisticSK) May 24, 2020