Top Ten Current Espada of Bleach

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The Top Ten

1 Ulquiorra Cifer - Espada #4 Ulquiorra Cifer - Espada #4

Now this was on obvious one for me.
Now I thought Ulquiorra was my top 2nd espada.. But then I read his backstory. And let me tell you.

Its some of the most deep and sad stuff Kubo has written. Those who haven't read it, just search Ulquiorra Unmasked in YouTube.

That made me feel so sad for him, and it explains much better other then his inability to understand waht is a " soul" why his aspect of Death is Nihility. As by Ulquiorra's own words :
" If there is such a thing like happiness in this world, it should resemble the endless nothingness. Nihility is having nothing, and having nothing to lose. If that isn't happiness... Then what is? "

The best character Kubo ever wrote, and the best Espada, not for his style, not for his powers, not his rank, but his sad existence, is why Ulquiorra is my Number one Espada.

Ulquiorra is the most strongest and cutest espada in Bleach... Ichigo is the main protagonists in the story so he have to win! So cheating... Ulquiorra is so cool, Ichigo can't even land on a single hit even in him..

I haven't watched or read Bleach in a long time but he's definitely in my top 3 of fave Bleach characters. Why? I really couldn't give a definite reason. There are just some characters that stick with you. Ulquiorra just had a sort of aura around him that made you remember and like him, at least for me. I could never pronounce his name correctly but I can say I enjoyed every episode of the anime he was in because I wanted to know more about him. He made me curious about his life and saddened by his death. I was actually rooting for him to win and live. When you want someone who is a "villan" type to win over the hero that makes for an awesome character in my opinion. - NerdBunny

By far the strongest of arrancars, should have been #1 espada instead of Starrk

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2 Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez - Espada #6

The greatest Espada in Bleach. Tite Kubo should of forgotten about Ulquiorra and given the power of segundo resurrection to Grimmjow. Plus Grimmjow stands for the greatest means of death, destruction. Ulquiorra was the strongest but he also got manhandled by Ichigo's second hollow form. Grimmjow wasn't the strongest but at least he didn't go out like no bitch.

Best. Espada. Ever. Smart, cares about his team, and isn't boring and emo like Ulquiorra. Within minutes of meeting Ichigo, he knows what makes Ichigo tick--and he uses it to manipulate him because he's a psychopath--but still. He's also honorable; he repays Orihime for healing him, albeit roughly. And he refuses to fight Ichigo unless it's fair. Unlike, say, Nnoitra, who didn't think he could beat Nel even when he cheap-shotted her. No, he needed the eighth Espada's help too. In my opinion, the approval of the fan community is wasted on Ulquiorra. He may not be the most powerful, but that really shouldn't be what makes someone "cool."

He's returning anytime soon. Let's hope he'll beat the hell out of some Quincies and save Soul Society with Ichigo before the Captains die!

1.He is a badass
2.His mean of death is destruaction
3.He is the King

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3 Coyote Starrk/Lilynette Gingerbark - Espada #1

Had very cool and versatile powers, didn't blatantly disrespect his opponents, showed a hint of, mercy to rose and love, probably the easiest espada to sympathize with since people have all felt lonely. Not to mention he's displayed the most overall combat skill of all the espada one of the truly great characters kubo has designed.

Laid-back, but strong! He's one of the espadas who can only release their first stage of resurrection but if this guy could release the second, it would be much stronger than ulquiorra's second release

This dude was able to hold his own against Shunsui and two visors, he was a beast. I really hope Tite Kubo lets him live, he would make a great good guy, mainly based on his personality. Coyote Starrk is one of my favorite characters ever in Bleach. The combo of Starrk and Lilynette was great, provided awesome battle with funny scenes. This duo should be at the top of the list.

The best arrancar/espada in existence since he is the only natural one and he is not actually bad he wants just an group of friends as strong as him. - CezarBleaje

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4 Tia Halibel - Espada #3

The only current Female Espada -

I love her calm and collected attitude. She cares for her fraccion as she was very upset when they died and she also wanted to avenge them. She strongly opposes the notion of killing others, especially if done to gain power. Definitely the best espada.

What I love about her is the way she is so calm while fighting toshiro and you know the way toshiro and her faught with them being able to counter each others attacks ice/water. also her story it kind is true and I was sad when aizen slashed her. but I don't know I just think she is cool

Has big boobs she has my vote

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5 Szayel Apporo Granz - Espada #8

If Mayuri wasn't around I'm sure Szayel would have won. In fact, if you pit this guy against Ichigo, I wouldn't be surprised if the Espada won.

Probably stronger than #7 because he joined quite late. -

This guy has awesome abilities

Many sexual references from this guy 😏

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6 Nnoitra Jiruga - Espada #5

He may be the most persistent of all the Espada. Not to mention the fact that he is quite strong and was able to face a fresh Kenpachi while he is himself tired and perhaps a bit wounded (from the fight against Nelliel). He even forced him to fight with both hands.

Regarding the development of the character, he is quite unique : he embodies very well the violent and bad guy whose motivations of fighting are unclear and turn into obsession. I personally find his look very astonishing (not to mention he looks like Shinji &) and paradoxically scary (his shape doesn't fit into his strength, as Ichigo noticed). In fact, he is a weirdly fearsome villain.

Nnoitra grew on me. Thought process went from "oh he's kind of creepy" to "wow what a badass".
I really liked his past with Nel and how it added layers to his character -suddenly Nnoitra isn't just another bloodthirsty brute. He's a guy who has insecurities and flaws, which complicate his actions.

The most Foul-mouthed character in Bleach. -

Pray Santa Teresa

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7 Baraggan Luisenbarn - Espada #2

Strongest espada there is. in terms of power

At least 2 behind Ulquiorra in his 2nd state

I think Baraggan should be at least in the top 3 Espadas. Nothing can hit him, except his own power. He can rot anything around him without no effort. In my opinion, he got the ability to kill Ulquiorra using his powerful sonido and respire.

Aahh baraggan cannot kill ulquiorra because ulquiorra has the ability to regenerate so barragan is nothing to ulquiorra but I guess he must be in the number 2 position

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8 Aaroniero Arrurerie - Espada #9

If he ate aizen he'd be the strongest... Aizen should donate himself to aaroniero


kaienrukia bleach pairing. espada no#9 vs rukia = rukia(winner)!

I think his power is disgusting...

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9 Nelliel Tu Odelschwanck - Espada #3

Does she count I just added her on the list?
Since she was the former 3rd ranked espada.

The cutest arrancar

10 Yammy Riyalgo - Espada #10/#0

Took Kenpachi ages to kill him, and strongest Espada by rank.

Supposedly the Strongest Espada by Rank, one of two Espada alive. -

The Contenders

11 Zommari Leroux - Espada #7
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Ulquiorra Cifer - Espada #4
2. Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez - Espada #6
3. Nnoitra Jiruga - Espada #5
1. Ulquiorra Cifer - Espada #4
2. Coyote Starrk/Lilynette Gingerbark - Espada #1
3. Nnoitra Jiruga - Espada #5
1. Coyote Starrk/Lilynette Gingerbark - Espada #1
2. Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez - Espada #6
3. Tia Halibel - Espada #3

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