To fight the demons, the creatures of the night born from the blood of Kibutsuji Muzan, the demon hunters used some techniques known as breaths. The various styles that have emerged from this type of combat over time have been very useful. Which are they all breaths that appeared in Demon Slayer? And who are their users?

All breaths and users are considered, so the following list is spoilers for those who haven't read the end of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.

  • The ancestral breath that produced the others is that Breath of the sun. The users were Yoruichi Tsugikuni and Tanjiro Kamado, but the ancestors of the protagonist could also use it as a dance.
  • One of the direct descendants is the Breath of the Flame used by the Rengoku Kyojuro pillar, his father Shinjuro, and ancestors.
  • Then there is the breath of the rock used by Gyomei Himejima.
  • Another primary breath is the breath of the moon, which Kokushibo takes advantage of.
  • We then move on to the protagonist's first style, the Breath of water, used precisely by Tanjiro, Giyuu Tomioka, Urokodaki Sakonji from Sabito, Murata, and Makomo.
  • There is the breath of the ventg used by Sanemi Shinazugawa.
  • The breath of lightning is used by Jigoro Kuwajima, the master of Kaigaku and Zenitsu Agatsuma.
  • The first of the derivative breaths is the breath of love used by Mitsuri Kanroji.
  • Then there is the Breath of Sound, which was used by Uzui Tengen.
  • From the wind comes the breath of the animal used by Inosuke Hashibira.
  • They always exist as descendants of the same Breath of the Mist from Tokito Muichiro.
  • Finally, three breaths come out of the water. The first is the snake's breath used by Obanai Iguro.
  • The second is the breath of the flower used by Kanae Kocho and Kanao Tsuyuri.
  • From the latter, the breath of the insects is derived, which is exploited by the Shinobu Kocho column.

Did you know that Breath of Water didn't initially exist in the Demon Slayer manga?

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