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25 Strongest Chainsaw Man Characters Of All Time (Ranked)

Hey there! Have you heard about Chainsaw Man? Yes, I’m talking about one of the best manga out there. If you don’t know this, Chainsaw Man anime was announced, and people are already going crazy for it. 

That’s why today we are here with the strongest Chainsaw Man characters of all time.

For starters, Chainsaw man has a unique concept, and its art style is quite mesmerizing. The upcoming series will be animated by MAPPA known as one of the best animation studios which brought us Attack on Titan, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Banana Fish to name a few. 

As for the story, This is based on a guy named Denji who later turns into a devil, The Chainsaw Devil. Though we have a strong protagonist, There are many other characters with different abilities and powers who are as crucial as Denji. 

Every character in the series is unique, and believe me, some jaw-dropping plot twists can actually surpass AOT’s hype. 

Keeping everything in mind, this blog is essential so you can know who are the most robust characters in Chainsaw Man, and also did I mention we have added the best moves for all characters? Sounds interesting?

So, Without wasting any more time, Let’s get into the strongest chainsaw man characters of all time.

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#25 Kobeni Higashiyama

#25 Kobeni Higashiyama

Type: Devil Hunter/Waitress

Best Move: Unknown Devil contract, She has a contract with an unknown powerful devil which makes her a total mystery.

Kobeni Higashiyama was a member of the experimental squad under Makima, and a Public Safety Devil Hunter. 

She is a beautiful girl with short hair and a slim body. Even though she has potential, We can see her being frightened by the devil and often getting scared while fighting them. 

However, Kobeni can be very dangerous sometimes. Besides her contract with an unknown devil, This girl’s physical skills are insane. I mean she even made Katana man retreat when she fought him. But after the Darkness Devil arc, She resigned as the devil hunter.

Abilities:

  • Unknown Devil Contract
  • Enhanced Agility
  • Driving 
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#24 Nakamura

#24 Nakamura

Type: Devil Hunter

Best Move: Fox Devil Contract, It means that a Fox devil will follow his orders and fight by his side.

Nakamura is one of the side characters in the manga who was a devil hunter from the second division unit. 

In the international assassination arc, when Denji was revealed in front of the whole world and assassins from different places were after him, Makima assigned Nakamura as one of his bodyguards. 

He had a contract with the fox devil, meaning he could summon this devil anytime by pointing his hands towards the enemy and by saying ‘Kon.’

Abilities:

  • Fox Devil Contract

#23 Kusakabe

#23 Kusakabe

Type: Devil Hunter 

Best Move: Petrification, A move by which he can turn his enemy into stone, and they won’t be able to become normal again.

Similar to Nakamura, Kusakabe is also was one of Denji’s bodyguards in the International Assassination Arc.

Kusakabe was also a Public Safety Devil Hunter. He has a harsh personality and is always attentive and ready for battle. Add to that, This guy has a contract with the Stone Devil, and he can summon him during battle.

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Abilities:

  • Stone Devil Contract
  • Petrification

#22 Prinz

#22 Prinz

Type: Devil 

Best Move: Summoning, As the term says, She can summon anyone anywhere by opening the zip present on her body.

Prinz, aka Spider Devil, is one of the devils of Public Safety Devil Hunter and is a member of special division 4. 

She has all the features of a spider which includes eight legs that are sharp enough to cut through human flesh easily. 

Besides this, She looks like a young woman but has a zip on her face. 

For most of the time, Prinz is in her human form, So she could normally live among humans and is usually friendly. But she won’t hesitate to kill any human. 

She also has several abilities. One of her unique abilities is called “Summon” which allows her to summon Makima anywhere when she opens the zip on her body. And yes, she is an immortal devil, when she dies, she revives again in hell.

Abilities:

  • Contract Creation
  • Revival
  • Spider Like Features
  • Blood Consumption: 

#21 Beam

#21 Beam

Type: Devil 

Best Move: Shark Transformation. Beam can take shark form by which he becomes a devil who is tenfolds stronger.

Beam is one of the devils who works at the Public Safety Devil Hunters organisation. Also, He is a member of special division four. He is an energetic individual, who loves to enjoy his work to the fullest. Beam can also take human form, and in his human form, he is a tall, muscular man, but his eyes are not visible. 

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When he takes his devil form, his face starts looking like any other shark, but he has multiple eyes on his face. In his complete transformation, he looks just like a shark but has many fins that function as his legs. 

Denji and Beam both share a good time in the manga. They both are pretty good fun, and Beam was always there to protect Denji. As a devil, he is also immortal.

Abilities:

  • Intangibility
  • Blood Consumption
  • Revival

#20 Galgali (Violence Fiend)

#20 Galgali (Violence Fiend)

Type: Devil/Fiend 

Best Move: Shapeshifting, This is a unique ability that allows him to increase the power of any particular body part. 

Galgali, or Violence Fiend, is one of the members of special division four who works as a Public Safety Devil Hunter. 

If you don’t know when a devil takes over someone’s body or corps, they become Fiend. They are not entirely devils or humans. 

Galgali doesn’t remember anything related to his past, but he respects Makima and follows her order as she was the one who saved him. He can be seen wearing a mask that hides his facial features, but when he removes it, he instantly becomes taller and more muscular with a notable four hollow eyes on his face. 

As said above, The shapeshifting ability allows him to change any part of his body and gain more muscle and power at that particular instant.

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Abilities:

  • Hand-to-Hand Combat
  • Shapeshifting
  • Revival
  • Blood Consumption

#19 Himeno

#19 Himeno

Type: Devil Hunter 

Best Move: Ghost Arm. Because of a contract with the ghost devil, Himeno can summon the ghost devil’s arm and use it in a fight.

Himeno was a member of a special squad that was led by Makima and was also the Public Safety Devil Hunter.

As the former partner of Aki Hayakawa, She is a beautiful woman with short hair and wears an eye patch on her right eye. 

As for her personality, She is a calm and collective individual who can handle all kinds of situations without rushing. She cares for her other devil hunters and doesn’t want to lose any of them. When someone is feeling down or is not in the right mood, she cheers them up and sometimes even offers a French kiss as she offered to Denji. 

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Now don’t go thinking you can score a free kiss here. This woman is dangerous as well. She has a contract with Ghost Devil and has many abilities that can overpower people and devils.

Abilities: 

  • Ghost Devil Contract

#18 Akane Sawatari

#18 Akane Sawatari

Type: Former Devil Hunter 

Best Move: Controlling Katana Man. This isn’t a special move but she can make Katana Man follow her orders and fight for her.

Akane Sawatari is one of the antagonists in Chainsaw Man. She was a Civil Devil Hunter but one day, she became evil and started destroying. 

She is a young woman with snake-like eyes which is probably because of her contract with Snake Devil. Akane also replaced Katana Man’s heart with Katana Devil and made him a half-human, half-devil. 

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Even though she is calculated, she can panic in situations when her subordinates’ lives are in danger because of Makima. 

Akane tried to take Denji’s heart when Katana Man defeated him, but other Devil Hunters helped Denji.

Abilities:

  • Snake Devil Contract

#17 Cosmo

#17 Cosmo

Type: Fiend 

Best Move: Blood Consumption. This is an ability which makes her stronger when she consumes the blood of a human or devil.

Cosmo is one of the Fiends in the series and is in love with Quanxi. She is a Fiend, which means she has taken over someone else’s body. 

As for appearance, her pupils are shaped like a heart, and one side of her head is missing. Even though she looks beautiful, Some part of her brain is visible and the missing piece of her head makes her look deadly. 

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Wait till this gets animated.

She obeys all the commands given by Master Quanxi. Well, she is her girlfriend so it makes sense. 

Most of the time, We can see her repeat only one word “Halloween,” but she understands everything and can explain anything to her master with a deep tone and a straight face.

Abilities:

  • Blood consumption 
  • Total Understanding 
  • Revival 

#16 Typhoon Devil

#16 Typhoon Devil

Type: Devil

Best Move: Storm Creation. Since he is a typhoon devil, it’s not a surprise he can summon storms/typhoons at once.

Typhoon Devil is one of the devils in the series which was introduced during the Bomb Girl Arc. His appearance is unique. By stating the term unique, This devil’s head looks like a baby, his overall body is covered around a typhoon, and his brain is visible. 

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He is pretty afraid of Reze. That is why he always follows all her orders. He even apologized to her when he attacked her without knowing. 

Typhoon devil likes to scare his opponent or any other being. It’s like he plays with him and then kills them.

Abilities:

  • Revival 
  • Contract Formation 
  • Storm Creation
  • Blood Consumption

#15 Eternity Devil

#15 Eternity Devil

Type: Devil  

Best Move: Time Stop. One of the best moves of Eternity Devil is he can trap an individual in one place, and it seems like he has stopped all of time itself.

Eternity Devil is the main antagonist of Eternity Devil Arc. To be honest, His appearance is quite confusing. 

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His core is made of flesh which looks like the number 8 which also has a mouth and eyes on both sides and two mugs in the centre.

Quite a looker if you ask me.

Anyway, This devil has multiple abilities. He can stop time by making a person stuck in any place for a lifetime. 

He will form a contract with anyone if he seems to have a benefit from it. 

Besides, he likes to make fun of others by toying with and making them suffer before killing them. He shamefully managed to capture the Special Division Four Hunters on the 8th floor when they went to kill him and got a chunk of Gun Devil’s flesh.

Abilities:

  • Time Stop
  • Avatar Creation 
  • Pocket Reality Creation
  • Revival 
  • Blood Consumption 
  • Contract Creation

#14 Angel Devil

#14 Angel Devil

Type: Devil/Devil Hunter 

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Best Move: Thousand Years. By storing a thousand years of life, Angel Devil can create a weapon that can kill anyone.

Angel Devil is one of the members of special division four and a Public Safety Devil Hunter. 

Even though he is from hell, he is a half-devil and a half-angel, and still considers himself devoted to the angel. 

He hates humans and believes they deserve a gruesome death, but he is often seen apologizing to some humans which might be because of his half-angel self.

He doesn’t like to be bossed around but he is still one of Makima’s dogs as she was also the one who found him and used his powers against the community he used to live with earlier. 

Keeping everything aside, he has the most exciting set of abilities. Angel Devil can absorb anyone’s life span provided he can get a physical touch. Another awesome skill of his is weapon creation that can defeat anyone with a single hit by a spear he manifests.

Abilities:

  • Life-Force Absorption
  • Contract Creation
  • Revival
  • Blood consumption 
  • Swordsmanship
  • Weapon Creation

#13 Katana Man

#13 Katana Man

Type: Hybrid 

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Best Move: Sword-Draw Dash. After taking a proper stance and focusing on his swords, he can dash so fast that no one will be able to see it.

Katana Man, aka Samurai Sword, was a human until Akane Sawatari replaced his heart with Katana Devil. 

The reason why he became a devil was that he wanted to take revenge on Denji. This is because Denji killed his grandfather, the boss of the criminal group called the “Yakuza.” 

He teamed up with Akane so he could get his long-awaited revenge. He can handle both human form and his devil form because he is a hybrid. 

In his human form, he looks like a tall man with short black hair, but in his devil form, swords come out from both his hands, and his face starts looking like a demon with no skin on it. Did I mention that another blade grows on his forehead?

He doesn’t care about anything or anyone other than his revenge and will kill anyone who gets in his way.

Katana Man is so fast sometimes his speed seems like teleportation, his swords are sharp enough to cut through anything, and most importantly, He is a great swordsman. 

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Even in his human form, he is good at using guns and hand-to-hand combat. Another thing to note about a hybrid is he cannot be revived once he dies.

Yeah, That happens a lot in Chainsaw Man. You’ll get used to it.

Abilities:

  • Blood Consumption 
  • Hybrid Transformation 
  • Sword Draw Dash
  • Enhanced Strength
  • Swordsmanship 

#12 Hirofumi Yoshida

#12 Hirofumi Yoshida

Type: Private Devil Hunter

Best Move: Ink, Hirofumi can make his devil create a smokescreen. It’s so dark that the other person can’t see anything. This could blind the enemy and lead to a surprise attack.

Unlike many others on this list, Hirofumi Yoshida is a private devil hunter and is not a part of the official devil hunter organization. 

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That means they have to hire him for specific jobs. 

Hirofumi is a handsome guy with black hair and dark eyes who usually wear casual outfits like jackets and jeans. He also has eight piercings on his ears and a beauty mark near his lips. 

When Denji’s life was in danger because his identity was revealed, Makima hired Yoshida as his bodyguard for one month. 

He is a calm person who always keeps a smile on his face. This guy is a force to reckon with as he keeps a smile on his face while killing your ruthlessly. 

Abilities:

  • Hand to Hand Combat
  • Octopus Devil Contract
  • Tentacle Summoning 
  • Ink

#11 Reze

#11 Reze

Type: Hybrid 

Best Move: Explosive Propulsion. It doesn’t matter if it’s sky, land, or water, Reze can create explosives anywhere, and they’ll explode anytime, whenever she wants.

Reze is the main antagonist of Bomb Girl Arc. She is a hybrid, which means she is a half-human and half devil. 

In her human form, she is a cute-looking girl with black hair and green eyes, and most of the time, she can be seen blushing. 

To transform into her devil form, she has to take out the grande pin on her neck. She looks terrific in her devil form. Her head starts looking like an atomic bomb, and her apron is made of dynamite sticks. 

In the manga, Reze was attracted to Denji and likes him, but later it turned out everything was a part of her grand plan. On the contrary, She doesn’t like to harm or kill innocent people which is quite rare in Chainsaw Man.

Abilities:

  • Hybrid Transformation
  • Torpedo Transformation
  • Explosive Skin
  • Explosive Propulsion
  • Blood Consumption
  • Hand to Hand Combat 
  • Augmented Durability
  • Enhanced Speed/Strength 

#10 Kishibe

#10 Kishibe

Type: Devil Hunter 

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Best Move: Claw Summoning, A technique used to summon the hand of the Claw Devil or make the claw devil fight for him.

For starters, Kishibe is the strongest devil hunter in special division four. Even Makima appreciates him as one of the most muscular Devil Hunter and is worthy of being the captain of special division four. 

Though Kishibe is 50 years old, he is still strong enough to bring anyone down on their knees. He is a professional hunter and looks like one as well. 

This guy wears an outfit with a long coat and hat. He has ear piercings, and he smokes a ton. 

Kishibe has formed a contract with not one but three devils. However, the price is still unknown, but according to him, all three devils are ruthless and powerful. Also, He is the one who trained Denji and Power later in the series.

Abilities:

  • Knife Devil Contract 
  • Needle Devil Contract
  • Claw Devil Contract 
  • Hand to Hand Combat 
  • Knifemanship
  • Enhanced Strength 
  • Enhanced Reflex 
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  • Enhanced Speed
  • Enhanced Durability

#9 Aki Hayakawa

#9 Aki Hayakawa

Type: Devil Hunter

Best Move: Curse. This is a deadly move when Aki successfully stabs his opponent three times with a needle, He can summon the Curse Devil.

First of all, Aki Hayakawa is one of the most loved characters in Chainsaw Man. He is a Public Safety Devil Hunter, a part of Makima’s special squad and the guardian of Denji and Power. 

He is a handsome-looking guy with ear piercings and often carries his sword. He might seem cold but is soft inside. He even cries when any of his friends are in trouble. 

Aki holds a grudge against Gun Devil because he killed his family right in front of his eyes and wants to take revenge. However, Gun Devil took over his body during the Gun Devil Arc, and he became a Fiend, which means Aki started killing other hunters causing destruction.

Abilities:

  • Future Devil Contract
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  • Fox Devil Contract 
  • Curse Devil Contract
  • Curse
  • Stab
  • Precognition
  • Summoning 
  • Blood Consumption 
  • Swordsmanship
  • Bullet Projection 

#8 Quanxi

#8 Quanxi

Type: Private Devil Hunter 

Best Move: Bow and Arrow Arms. She can shoot arrows from her hand at both close and long ranges.

Quanxi, also known as The First Devil Hunter, is a private hunter from china. She is a hybrid, which means she is half human and half devil. 

And hey, This girl is not interested in guys. Instead, she is into fellow chicks. She even has her harem filled with Fiend girls. Like WTF…?

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Quanxi is a beautiful woman who always wears a patch to hide one of her eyes. When Denji’s identity as Chainsaw Man was exposed, she came to take his heart. However, she couldn’t get it. Quanxi is a formidable opponent, and in her devil form, She becomes untouchable and deadly. 

For someone with a cold heart, She still cares for her girlfriends.

Abilities:

  • Bow and Arrow Arms
  • Hybrid Transformation 
  • Blood Consumption 
  • Hand To Hand Combat 
  • Swordsmanship

#7 Power

#7 Power

Type: Fiend/Former Devil 

Best Move: Blood Manipulation, Power can create a weapon by using just her blood.

Power is a former devil from hell known as the Blood Devil. After an incident, She became a Fiend. 

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Later, She became a Devil Hunter and a member of Makima’s special squad. 

She has strawberry blonde hair and visible horns on her head in her fiend form, but in her devil form, she looks like a humanoid with four hands and a completely white body. 

Honestly, Her nature is one of a kind. This girl doesn’t think there’s anyone superior to her. Yeah, She often acts childish and blames things on others. Later in the series, It’s evident that Power cares for her new friends, Denji and Aki.

Abilities:

  • Blood Manipulation
  • Thousand Tera Blood Rain
  • Blood Transfer
  • Power Enchantment
  • Blood Consumption
  • Revival

#6 Hell Devil

#6 Hell Devil

Type: Devil

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Best Move: Hell Connection. Since he is the Hell Devil, he can summon or send anyone to hell in no time.

Hell Devil is without a doubt, one of the strongest devils in the series. His personality is still unknown, but he is someone every devil fears.

As his name says, he lives in hell and doesn’t come to the human world until someone sacrifices something for him. In the International Assassination Arc, Santa Claus offered three children and one of his perfect dolls to use the Hell Devil. 

Guess what? He sent everyone in the building to hell. Later in the series, he was summoned by Kishibe and was ordered to kill Makima.

Abilities:

  • Contract Creation 
  • Hell Connection 
  • Revival
  • Blood Consumption 

#5 Santa Claus

#5 Santa Claus

Type: Private Devil Hunter 

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Best Move: Perfect Doll Creation. This ability can add emotions to a doll, and they’ll work exactly like humans. 

So, Santa Claus is the main antagonist of the International Assassination Arc. If you don’t know this, She is a woman but has a contract with the Doll Devil, which means she may be the actual body or a fake. 

It was revealed that any human touched by one of her dolls could become Santa Clause. 

As for her appearance, she is a young woman with dark black hair and beautiful eyes. In her devil form, her hands and legs are made of doll heads which makes her overall body looks like a skeleton. 

She is a ruthless individual with a big brain. This woman even has human dolls throughout the world and can make them do anything. More importantly, Santa Claus doesn’t care about anyone. All she cares about is getting the Chainsaw Heart. 

As if that wasn’t enough, During the night, Her devil form becomes even more powerful. Yep, She can totally take on most devil hunters and their devils all by herself.

Abilities:

  • Doll Devil Contract 
  • Doll Creation
  • Perfect Doll Creation 
  • Mind Transfer 
  • Curse Devil Contract:
  • Hell Devil Contract 
  • Curse
  • Teleportation 
  • Darkness Devil Contract

#4 Gun Devil

#4 Gun Devil

Type: Devil 

Best Move: Bullet Projection. Gun Devil can shoot unlimited bullets from the guns present in his body.

Gun Devil is one of the most feared devils in the Chainsaw Man world. When he first appeared in Japan, he killed around 58,000 people in under 26 seconds including Aki Hayakawa’s family. 

Besides Japan, He went to many different countries and killed approximately 1.2 million people in just 5 minutes. 

Now that’s something else.

Gun Devil has an array of abilities. One of his most useful skills is that he can regenerate from one piece of his body.

I won’t get into any more details as it spoils the fun for you.

Abilities: 

  • Bullet Flesh
  • Bullet Projection 
  • Contract Creation 
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  • Passive Regeneration
  • Blood Consumption 

#3 Darkness Devil

#3 Darkness Devil

Type: Devil

Best Move: Death-Stare. Without even touching, just by staring at them, the Dark Devil can kill or cause a considerable amount of damage to anyone.

Even in the manga, Darkness Devil wasn’t entirely revealed, but he has never experienced death, and all the other devils a frightened by him.

His whole appearance can make anyone tremble in fear. His body is made up of many various human parts. 

For example, his legs are made of two human bodies, his torso is made up of 4 humans with different faces, and he also has longhorns which make him look like a demon king. 

Darkness Devil was first introduced in International Assassination Arc. In this arc, He gave a small piece of his body to Santa Clause, and she became a deadly being. Besides, when other devil hunters like Denji, Quanxi, and Beam were in hell, Darkness Devil overpowered everyone without even moving. 

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Abilities:

  • Sword of Darkness
  • Darkness Manipulation
  • Death-Stare
  • Limb Removal 
  • Revival
  • Contract Creation 
  • Blood Consumption 
  • Superhuman strength/speed

#2 Makima

#2 Makima

Type: Devil & Devil Hunter

Best Move: The ability to control others. She can brainwash anyone and make them follow her orders without even forming any contracts with them.

Makima is the main antagonist of the series. At first, She was a high ranking official and one of the most potent devil hunters, but it was revealed that she is the Control Devil. 

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Makima is also one of the most beautiful girls in the whole series. Her appearance is of a 20-year-old girl with reddish hair colour and yellow eyes with multiple red rings. 

As for her personality, she is pretty manipulative. Makima even made Denji her dog and made every other character obey her orders. All she wants is to create a world where no one fears death and a world with no bad movies. To do so, she needs to control the Chainsaw Devil. 

This chick is also powerful that we don’t even have any official names for her abilities and hey, Do not piss her off as she is strong enough to kill anyone at any other place while being in any part of the world.

Abilities:

  • Control Devil Ability 
  • Unknowability 
  • Unknowability 
  • Unknowability 
  • Unknowability 
  • Contract Creation 
  • Revival 
  • Blood Consumption  

#1 Denji

#1 Denji

Type: Devil Hunter/ Hybrid

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Best Move: Chain Entanglement. He can remove the chainsaw from his hand and wrap it around his opponent’s body.

Denji is our main protagonist, and to be honest, his life is full of twists. His father was in debt to Yakuza, and when he died, Denji started paying this debt by becoming a personal devil hunter who worked only for the Yakuza. 

Pochita was a devil from hell who became friends with Denji and helped each other. However, when Yakuza betrayed both of them and tried to kill them, Pochita became Denji’s heart, and that’s how he became the Chainsaw Man. 

He is a simple guy who wants a normal life, a house, and good food to eat. Besides, he also wants to touch some boobs, and I don’t know why I mentioned that. 

In the manga, Makima made him join a Public Safety organization and promised to provide him with everything. He lived with Aki and Power, but things changed so fast, that his life became a living hell.

Abilities:

  • Hybrid Transformation
  • Chainsaw Manifestation
  • Chain Entanglement
  • Chainsaw Retraction
  • Devil Transformation 
  • Revival

So, this is it. That’s our countdown of the strongest characters in Chainsaw Man, but few characters deserve some spotlight.

Honourable Mentions

  • Bat Devil 
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  • Long
  • Tsugihagi
  • Future Devil 
  • Curse Devil

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