Top 10 Strongest Bleach Characters


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The Top Ten

Ichigo Kurosaki
Ichigo defeated Aizen so he should be at least near the top 5 not only that he can defeat all the captains and everyone in the soul society. He is always getting beat up but he always finds a way to win. Coyote stark should be numer 6 because 1 he has a very obvious weakness and got defeated by a captain. So if coyote stark espada 1 and got taken out by a captain imagine what ichigo can do! If there is a way to put ichigo in the top 5 please bring him up.
He is the main character so its obvious he should be number 1 and he beat every single enemy he had
Ichigo never had access to his full potential and still he was more powerful than a captain only using a fraction of his power, although he got beat up by nnoitra and ulquiorra he's skill is not the equivelent of a captain only his reiatsu ( is more of an experience issue rather than power) and also ehe became stronger than both of them combined when he fought aizen
[Newest]He destroyed a country

2Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto
Aizen said it himself Yamamoto would have beat him if it wasn't for wonderweis. Juha Bach only beat him using cheap tricks their is no way he would lose to Juha Bach. Also Yamamoto was blamed by mayuri kurotsuchi for not killing juha bach a 1000 years ago hinting he beat him before. Juha Bach even stated he is much weaker than what he was a 1000 years ago. The only people who may beat him are the royal guards. The only person capable of beating him is the SOUL KING himself.
Yamamoto is the Captain Commander of the entire Gotei 13. He's been around for 1000 years. His Shikai burns everything. His Bankai wipes everything out of existance, burning it all, having the power to destroy the entire Soul Society!


Aizen stabbed him straight through the stomach and he didn't even flinch, he sacrificed an attack to be sure aizen won't trick him.badaas

3Sosuke Aizen
He's such a troll, but I love him. I don't even know why Ichigo is in the top ten. One minute he's getting his ass kicked and the next, he's randomly powered up out of nowhere. If it wasn't for him being the main character, he would have died way in the beginning during the Soul Society Arc when Aizen stopped his zanpakutou with one finger and then nearly cut him in half. Also, we all know if it wasn't for Urahara's surprise appearance, Aizen would have totally beat Ichigo.
Obliterating nearly the whole soul society. HOW THE HECK CAN YOU NOT CALL THAT STRONG?!
Aizen is the strongest. he defeated many captains without even breaking a sweat even ichigo had second thoughts on fighting him because he knew it was impossible to defeat him
[Newest]I think he should be second just because of his hypnosis and his max form

4Kisuke Urahara
Kisuke Urahara is extremely powerful. I only ranked him eighth because we haven't seen his full power. Without a doubt the most intelligent person in the entire series, and a master of Kido second only to Unohana, Kisuke Urahara is immensely powerful.


Shouldn't vote because we haven't seen him at his best. We know he can fight without breaking a sweat, he made it to captain easily, but he is the smartest character and most deceiving. He seems to pull all the strings and always comes out on top.
While I vote for him, I don't think we can put him or Ichigo on this poll for one reason. They haven't shown or reached their full potential. Let's be honest, Kisuke is known to be a master at everything and Ichigo is still very young and inexperienced. Kisuke hasn't even shown his bankai yet, and he only used his shikai against Aizen and managed to claim victory by setting up a plan that would have used Ichigo to weaken Aizen shows that he's also a pure genius. While I may be wrong, this is my opinion on this badass man.
[Newest]He is the badass and he thought that he can beat ichigo. ichigo doesn't lose to urahara

5Kenpachi Zaraki
Zaraki Kenpachi IS the strongest in all of Soul Society. Look at it this way: In the beginning when he fought Ichigo, he could've killed him with not a sweat at all! The only reason for him losing to the main Character is because he loves to pro-lounge a good fight. He also took down Nnoitra, Espada 5. He even took down his own Clone who was apparently "stronger" with not much of a sweat, really. And he's the only one in the Anime I've seen do a one hit kill on TWO strong guys, stating the one boring. He also had three Quincy's dead on his back and the Zanpakuto through them, which not even Byakuya or any other Captains could deal with. Final, He did kill the first Kenpachi and heard his Zanpakuto speak for the very first time. What we might even know, is that he got a Shikai by now, maybe even Bankai. If not now, he will gain the rank for the strongest Shinigami/Bleach character after we learn about his Zanpakuto.
Dude this guy's INSANE, I don't know how he didn't at least make it into top five. He's already super overpowered as it is, but to make things even more insane, he won't ever stop fighting because he loves it so much. You cut him, he laughs. Definitely strong dontcha think?
He defeated the first Kenpachi when he was just a kid who didn't even know his own swords name.


[Newest]The guy is awesome

Creator of the quincy race as well as the slayer of the strongest shinigami possibly of all time. Yamamoto may have been stronger in a fair fight but now that he possesses zanka no tachi he alone may possibly possess more power than the gotei 13 in it's entirety. He also leads the army that was able to decimate soul society and poses a great enough threat to the dimensions that the zero squad will be forced to participate in the upcoming battles. Unlike aizen he tends to kill his opponents swiftly and leaves little room for a miscalculation in his plan.
This is Juhabach your talking about. The one who killed Yammamoto like he was trash. He is Obviously the strongest until Ichigo surpasses him
Completely decimated Yamamoto and is more strategic with his battles than Aizen was. I don't think anyone can surpass him besides Ichigo.

7Byakuya Kuchiki
Senbonzakura has the potential to destroy a building with just one swing. Besides, it's hinted all throughout the series that he's on equal strenght with Kenpachi Zaraki, differences are their intellect. I bet these two will form the future "Elite of the Elite" like Shunsui, Unohana and Ukitake do right now.

Besides, he has an army of squealing fangirls
His moves are fast and deadly
God he should be first because of his immense speed and attitude!
[Newest]He beat his own clone and hitsugaya almost at the same time...

8Retsu/Yachiru Unohana
Unohana is one of the founding members of the Gotei 13, the first Kenpachi. She's the only person Kenpachi ever admired. She's strong enough to make even Shunsui and Ukitake scared. Being the most diabolical criminal in Soul Society's history, the inventor of "the art of killing" and being the greatest Kido Master in Soul Society's history makes Unohana truly someone to be feared.


She is very powerful
Two Words: Bad. Ass.

9Shunsui Kyoraku
Shunsui Kyoraku is probably the third strongest person in Soul Society. The first student taught by Yamamoto, he's one of the strongest Shinigami alive. He defeated Coyote Starrk, the first Espada and arguably the strongest, with only his Shikai, whereas Soifon, Hitsugaya, Ichigo and Byakuya had to go into Bankai to defeat their Espada opponents, with the first two still not being able to beat their foes.


Ukitake did nothing but absorb a few ceros and Love and Rose dealt no damage onto Stark even though they got a few hits in... Starks hierro was that strong. Kyoraku was the only one who dealt significant damage.
Actually it took three other captain level characters to defeat Coyote Shunsui only delt the final blow
[Newest]Such a sassy badass 😍

10Coyote Starrk
Coyote Starrk is the strongest Espada, who fought four captains. He took down two ex-Captain Visoreds at the same time, and proved to be an equal to Shunsui. According to him, Shunsui would've had to use Bankai to stop Starrk if not for Ukitake.


Sassy cowboy there 😉

The Contenders

11Ulquiorra Cifer
Dude. He killed ichigo. And would be the number 1 espada if aizen seen his second form. Come on now
How isn't he in the top ten if ulquiorra is so strong
How id he, Ulquiorra, ULQUIORRA CIFER, THE ULQUIORRA CIFER, not, NOT, in the top 10?! I... Can't believe it?! Are you kidding me?! You must be insane?!
[Newest]Ulquiorra should be number 1

12Isshin Kurosaki
With a flick of his fingers he sent Aizen flying... Plus he hasn't even recovered all his lost shinigami powers yet, the guy is terrifying
We barely know anything of his powers! I have a feeling he is so strong, imagine when we see his bankai

13Shinji Hirako
Shinji is the leader of the Visoreds. If not for the fact that we really haven't seen a lot from him, I would've put him at about Tenjiro's position. He manipulates the senses in a way that makes sword fighting impossible, and would confuse even the greatest swordsmen, like Yamamoto and Kenpachi.


We haven't even seen his bankai, nor have we seen him combine his mask with any of his sword abilities. Aizen made him seem weak, but you guys all forget that Aizen is the biggest troll with the biggest HAX ability. On any other opponent, Shinji's shikai itself would have been enough to crush ANY opponent, captain or not. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE of your senses is inverted. It'd be insanely hard just to walk forward. You might think you're walking forward, but for all we know you're walking backwards. You can't coordinate attacks, defense, timings, anything!
We haven't seen him at his best and his bankai but his shikai ability is over power. He apparently seems week, but he's captain of 5th squad on the leader of the Vaizards.

14Oetsu Nimaiya
Oetsu Nimaiya is a member of the recently revealed Royal Guard. He's the inventor of the Zanpakuto. If that doesn't scream that he's one of the strongest, I don't know what does.


This guy should be in the top 6. Took down 2 of the quincies with no trouble.

15Yoruichi Shihoin
I actually agree with most of this list surprisingly its spot on except I believe that Yoruichi should be somewhere in the top 10 just not sure where.
Yoruichi is definitely stronger than any eight out of ten captains... She cracked Aizen heiro with her fist and no weapon
Yoruichi is also faster than Byakkun! It's amazing. No reason why Soifon loves her


16Hitsugaya Toshiro
He is smart while battles he is more stronger in this age itself then think about future
As good as Urahara in my opinion
A child prodigy who holds the title for being the youngest shinigami to reach captain rank. It was stated by Shunsui himself, one of the strongest shinigami in history, that in time Toshiro could even surpass him.

17Naruto Uzumachi
He is god. He slaughtered everyone in bleach
Naruto is better than every bleach character
He isn't even in bleach
[Newest]Dude! R you stupid why Naruto out of all person

18Renji Abarai

19Soul King
He should be the strongest because he is the one who invented the soul society
It's in the name soul KING

20Tenjiro Kirinji
Another member of the Royal Guard, I really think he's tied with Unohana. He taught her everything she knows about healing, and was fast enough to surprise Soifon, the fastest person in Soul Society, excluding Yoruichi.


21Yamamoto Genryūsai
Founded the Shin'ō Academy and Gotei 13 over 1,000 years ago; corralled a band of powerful criminals and turned them into weapons of justice, to protect Sereitei. Reputed to have the most powerful bankai of all. Once defeated Yhwach but allowed him to live (unfortunately). Probably defeated Unohana at some point in time during recruitment. When engaging Kyōraku and Ukitake in battle (two very powerful captains), they were burdened with an intense reiatsu "so abyssal and encompassing as the depths of the sea". Killed by Yhwach, but ONLY after having his bankai stolen.

22Kensei Muguruma
This is so disappointing he is not in the top 5, He is probably the strongest visored. Even shinji and the others were nervous while fighting kensei. He easily broke through hachi's kido. He is probably also faster than byakuya yoruichi and soi fon as he was able to catch upto wonderweiss to save mashiro in just a fraction of a second. Vote for him

23Ikkaku Madarame

24Arturo Plateado

25Uryu Ishida

26Kugo Ginjo

27Barragan Luisenbarn
Did you guys forgot him? He should be in my opinion in the top ten. He can rot everything around him without effort!
Without kido, I think barragan is unbeatable

He defeated ichigo 2 times and is damn awesome

29Juushirou Ukitake
Come on guys... He is one of the first captains, on par with kyoraku... Should be at least in top 10
No matter how sick you are, you're still one of my favorite characters 😉😍😙
Dude is sick never needs his bankai I think he would be the head captain if he wasnt so ill

30Shukuro Tsukishima

31Kuchiki Rukia

32Jerome Guizbatt

33Torshiro Hitsugaya

Yeah why is he even in the list. Since your are talking about Goku he can even beat Naruto
He is even stronger then ichigo
Haha powerful with super saiyan 4

35Baraggan Louisenbairn

36Gin Ichimaru
Dude. He played with ichigo like a toy in karakura war. don't forget. And I believe that he is the most deadly character in Bleach.
Gin will beat till top 15


38Ogichi Ikasoruk
He also has instantaneous healing, hollow powers as well as a more instictive fighting style, if only Ichigo wouldn't reject him...
Hollow Ichigo, most likely stronger than Ichigo.
Hollow ichigo man, he's stronger than everyone!

39Uchiha Madara
He is no match. Why is he even in the list

40Kurosaki Hiruzen

He's a teddy bear, what doesn't scream OP about that?
Why is Kon even here
Why Kon out of all people

42Jin Karlya

Progenitor of the respected Quincy race who slew Hollows for centuries. Defeated Yamamoto, founder of the Academy and commander of the Gotei 13 for over 1,000 years. He possesses the most powerful Bankai of all, after stealing it from Yamamoto. Has the ability to lend his power to whoever he likes, and absorb it upon that person's death. Currently at war with (and decimating) Sereitei, proceeding to the Reiōkyū, presumably to defeat the Royal Guard and face the Soul King himself with an unknown agenda.
He was able to defeat yamamato with a single strike he should be on top

44Oosutsuki Kaguya

45King of Death
It's the strongest even ichigo is afraid..
He can slice the world with his finger

This is hilarious laugh out loud
Haha even if he isn't in bleach he can defeat ichigo easily all he ever does is swing the sword around and it killes every one he meats eventually

47Kurosaki Ichigo
At his peak (Getsuga) he was easily able to defeat Aizen Sosuke, a transcendental being at the time. His power grows exponentially, with the recent realization of his 'true' bankai.

Dude may be you forgot about nel she can beat most of the captain very easiLY, she is super fast and strong character




52Kaname Tosen
Can beat many guys on this list even though he is blind

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