Top 10 Strongest Bleach Characters


The Top Ten

1 Ichigo Kurosaki Ichigo Kurosaki Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

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

He is truly the strongest because the captains of the soul society were indeed strong and trained for years and had skills but ichigo didn't have a lot of training but manages to surpass most of them in no time. He also has hollow powers of his own, also every battle he's fought he becomes stronger and could have defeated Aizen if not for the hogocu's powers merging with his.

He is just too powerful simple

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2 Genryusai 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.

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

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! - SuperSnake7

The only reason he didn't stomp everyone is because of plot.

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3 Sosuke Aizen Sosuke 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

He's the strongest. That's it

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4 Kenpachi Zaraki Kenpachi Zaraki Kenpachi Zaraki is a fictional character and an antihero in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo.

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. - Shaantar

What this guy is insane, you guys have seen his bankai for crying out loud!

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5 Kisuke Urahara Kisuke Urahara

Feat 1: He made the hogyoku which other powerful captains said contained, by relation, limitless spiritual pressure. "Limitless" to a captain class is absurd. But then Aizen states, "What Kisuke doesn't realize is... When the hogyoku comes in contact with a spiritual pressure twice its own power, it can be activated in its full potential for a short while."

Feat 2: A lot of people claim to have never seen Kisuke's bankai, but we get an in-depth view of it in the manga. His bankai is so powerful that it can literally unweave and re-stitch material by his will. What this means is that if his arm is cut off, his 'Red Princess' can sew it back onto him. Or if he needs access to a barrier, he can have her sew an opening through the barrier itself. This is why there's a few moments where he tells Ichigo and Chad that he is unable to help them train further, as "my bankai is not nice/ not suited for this type of training."

Feat 3: Intellect. Long ...more

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.

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. - SuperSnake7

Ichigo would have been killed by Aiken if not for him

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6 Yhwach

What the...? He certainly is not my favorite bleach character but I at least recognise the fact that he is stronger than everyone else... Kisuke, Kenpachi, Aizen and even Ichigo and Yama are NOT on the same level as him...

Basically no one can beat him not kenny not yama and ichigo can't do anything about the quincy stuff in him so no one even knows what he's gonna do next!

With the almighty only Ichigo and Aizen together stood a chance. And that's only when you factored in his hubris.

Strongest character out of the Big 3

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7 Shunsui Kyoraku Shunsui 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. - SuperSnake7

Just the most mysterious Captain, and almost the strongest.

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.


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8 Byakuya Kuchiki Byakuya 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

God he should be first because of his immense speed and attitude!

He is strong and his fast and deadly

My favourite

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9 Aizen

Who the hell put this guy on here twice?

In the end he is immortal making him a god, he can be defeated but not killed as shown when he was hit by ichigo's mugetsu at full power. His zanpakto its self made the whole soul society it self fear him saying "that he can not beaten by any of the captains".

10 Retsu/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. - SuperSnake7

Smart. Well-rounded powers, able to heal and hurt. Psychotic, but still intelligent. Power is being well-endowed in every aspect, and Unohana knows her stuff.

I love unohana, she was always my favorite character even before her reveal of being a crazed serial killer, but she is extremely powerful, being the first kenpachi and all. Besides being sweet and motherly she is sensible versatile and has enormous amounts of reishi, I don't think kubo should have killed her of for zaraki's spotlight... she had such good development going on :(

Ok people how is ken chan higher then unohana she killed him muultiple times and then she was like whateves and died ON PURPOSE!

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The Contenders

11 Ichibei Hyosube

Everything black that exists iin this world bends to his whim.

12 Jugram Haschwalth Jugram Haschwalth

Cut ichigo banks in half enuff said

13 Ulquiorra 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?!

He should be in the top 10 because he beated Ichigo :^

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14 Coyote Starrk Coyote 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. - SuperSnake7

Hi lost only because he do not want to fight really.

I thought he had more potential than he showed.

He got immense reiatsu and he can power cero using any body parts which makes him bloody strong
As many claims that ulquiorra is stronger than starrk at his 2nd ressurection, I'll prove them wrong because he made it out alive going toe-to-toe with four captain level combatants and even defeat two of them and died in the end only because he's a laid back person

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15 Yoruichi Shihoin Yoruichi 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

Mysterious, and with abilities no one else has anything similar to.

Shes fast,can beat most captain and most importantly she's hot

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16 Oetsu 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. - SuperSnake7

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

Severely overrated, and is of no real use. He sliced only thtough element of surprise, and later just got stomped not one but two times.

Apart from creating the zanpakuto, his defeat of the elite guard was flawless, they never saw him coming despite their obvious strength. His strength was proven there. He also displayed intelligence when he quickly figured out how to get past Askin's technique and also take him out. Had it not been for Ju Bach, the Elite Guard had been taken out by a single member of Squad Zero.

17 Renji Abarai Renji Abarai

His monkey is a beast, that's all. And I'm a troll.

He deserves better - AnimeLover11

Giant snake sword duh

As much as y'all aizen fan...boys? I'm presuming y'all are male considering aizen is a pedophile. Anyway! It has been stated that
Renji=Kenpachi=aizen=ichigo=byaki(uya)... maybe with byaki and kenny a little bit lower thn that. Besides, (this time for the fan girls) Renji defeated mask de maculine quite easily... and Mask had lready curbstomped two captains (kensei and rose, who're no joke) And... dare I say it... *gets out fangirll rocket launcher* your beloved shuhei hisagi. Yup, get renji uup there on this list!

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18 Shinji 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. - SuperSnake7

Should be higher

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!

Shinji is actualy the strongest, IF and that's a big IF, its in the game and not in the series. In the game his Vanguard form really is op as f

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19 Isshin 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

It is said by himself that he has not used his powers for 20 years and yet he easily blew away Aizen. Imagine if he trained a bit how strong he would be. We don't even know the full extent of his powers.

We barely know anything of his powers! I have a feeling he is so strong, imagine when we see his bankai


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20 Juushirou Ukitake

Come on guys... He is one of the first captains, on par with kyoraku... Should be at least in top 10

I don't agree with this list at all. Ichgo yes. Yamato yes. But the rest is so mixed up. Yoruichi, Rinji, and Rukia definitely should have been in the top ten. Some of the strongest are in the top twenty when they should be on the top ten and the weakest compared to them are in the top ten when they should be top twenty. Azien was named twice. Yes he was strong but not strong enough to be named twice.

Dude is sick never needs his bankai I think he would be the head captain if he wasnt so ill

21 Uryu Ishida Uryu Ishida Uryū Ishida is a fictional character and major figure in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo.

Antithesis is very strong and cool

He deaf eaters captin in the 3rd season and almost even killed him he should be top 10

Is Yhwach's heir,survived fighting all night long in BASE against haschbrown while the latter was using ALMIGHTY

So underrated... after the Quincy arc he practically could defeat and captain/espada/sternbringer
Think about it, he defeated Haschwalth, and his power practically makes him better then many of the various shinigami. Not to mention his strategic knowledge and the fact he's actually really well versed in all his weapons.

22 Lille Barro Lille Barro

No need to explain, this guy is the best quincy ( without considerating haschwalth and yhwach ), his power is insane, still alive after being striked by shunsui's bankai, nearly-perfect spiritual weapon, strange but dope vollstandig, Kubo should put forward lille and the others

23 Arturo Plateado

To be honest I don't know anything about bleach my cousin showed me this website

He can become stronger by draining zanpakutous his potential is limitless he was so strong he had to be sealed up because they couldn't kill him just like aizen besides look at those wings

24 Hitsugaya Toshiro

He is smart while battles he is more stronger in this age itself then think about future

Severely overrated due to huge fan base, and is the weakest captain there is.

This dude is one of the strongest captains and should at least be in the top twenty. COME ON!

His Banzai is still at a minimum because he is young. Yet look how strong he is. Once he gets older, he will probably be one of the strongest Captain there is.

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25 Soul King

He should be the strongest because he is the one who invented the soul society

It's in the name soul KING

He is the soul king

26 Tenjiro 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. - SuperSnake7

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27 Kugo Ginjo

[SPOILER ALERT] He's definitely smart, as you can see in the fullbring arc, making Ichigo believe everything and then show whose side he's really on...

28 Ikkaku Madarame Ikkaku Madarame

He's bald... That's all. He should be the strongest -Keigo's Sister

-only non-captain to have a bankai

29 Bazz B

ı thınk he is stronger than hıtsugaya and ıkkaku :D

30 Naruto Uzumachi

He is god. He slaughtered everyone in bleach

Naruto is better than every bleach character

He isn't even in bleach

Can solo Bleach universe without breaking a sweat

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31 Gerard Valkyrie Gerard Valkyrie

Obviously, I think he will be the last sternritter to be defeated, and the last is always the strongest. Come on guys "The miracle", his power ( still unknown ) could easily ( I think ) rank him at least in the top 20. He's gonna be the quincy's version of kenpachi

32 Askin Nakk Le Vaar

When I saw him, I already thank this guy was going to make some trouble and I was right, the character himself is one the best creations of tite kubo. His power is totally cheated, one single hit to defeat grimmjow and nearly kill the royal guard who invented zanpakuto, it's not luck if he's still alive, it's justified. like valkyrie we are waiting to see their vollstandig who could rank them at the top, even higher than lille

33 Torshiro Hitsugaya

I didn't came here to fight, I came here to violently kill you!

Only "The Boss" Would say that

Peace out

34 Grimmjow Grimmjow

He defeated ichigo 2 times and is damn awesome

Grimmjow destroyed Ichigo round 1 and in round 2.

Deserves to be 30, after all the talk about being the strongest he got stomped by askin

What guys he should ast least be 20. If ichigo wasnt the posterboy of bleach he would have been stomped by grimmjow

35 Shukuro Tsukishima

He almost defeated Byakuya Kuchiki, and lost only due to arrogance. The only person to make even Ichigo cry, And the master of psychological damage.

36 Kensei Muguruma

He is just awesome, his bankai is beast and he has the best hollowfication also he sent ichigo flying as a hollow while he was just normal

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

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37 Barragan Luisenbarn

Did you guys forgot him? He should be in my opinion in the top ten. He can rot everything around him without effort!

Barragan has one of those powera that are almost unbeatable in about all the one on one battles, and his reign over time, especially old age makes him very scary.

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39 Kurosaki 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.

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40 Kuchiki Rukia Kuchiki Rukia

She is severely underrated. She's probably the 7th strongest character by now

She is awesome have you guys forgotten. Sode no Shirayaki is great and powerful

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42 Goku

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

He is the strongest in dragon ball and you say Naruto you nuts

He could've been in their universe. Goku beats all - Got6steelers

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43 Komamura Sajin

What he should at least be near the top tens! He just threw tousen! Listen he can kill yamamoto...ever tried burning ground? He is the most underrated captain of all time! Also his new bankai is badass!

44 Captain Teemo

He was there from the beginning to the end, you never saw him, he was just watching and waiting for a time to strike with deadly darts.

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46 Uchiha Madara

This guy is more best than ichigo

He is no match. Why is he even in the list

47 Kon

He's a teddy bear, what doesn't scream OP about that?

Why is Kon even here

Why Kon out of all people


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48 Kaname Tosen

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

Awesome has devil arms bro. Should be like in the 30s

49 Gremmy Thoumeaux Gremmy Thoumeaux

Has the ability to make illusion reality. Despite losing for the sake of plot progression, he has undoubtedly the most powerful ability. All he has to do is imagine your death and it becomes reality. Even if there is someone possibly stronger he could just imagine himself more powerful/imagine they were weak.

The most powerful person if he uses his power correctly. He is like a god, and can bend reality. He could've wished kenpachi dead if not for his wish to actually win

50 Mayuri Kurotsuchi Mayuri Kurotsuchi
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