Original name



Sheet of cloth attached to carrier




Claymore warriors

First appearance

Scene 1, Anime Scene 1

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Unmentioned by characters in manga and anime.

Description[edit | edit source]

Light gray material of unknown composition. Size varies—waist-[1] to thigh-length.[2] Actual function unknown. Fan-reader speculations range from bedding to a hooded cloak.

History[edit | edit source]

Initial Male Era[edit | edit source]

Claymore warriors are capeless. The Claymore sword is held by one of two hooks attached to the back brace, which is part of the buckle and spaulders array.[3]

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Sword hooks on back bracket

First Generation[edit | edit source]

With the first female generation, the sword carrier appears. Protruding from the carrier are a pair of horns on which the cape is attached.[4]

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First carrier and cape

References[edit | edit source]

Tankōbon Claymore volumes cited are VIZ Media (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted. Manga scenes (chapters) not yet translated cite Shueisha tankōbon (ja) editions. Manga scenes not yet published in tankōbon form cite Jump SQ (ja) editions. Fragments of Silver Omnibus (総集編 銀の断章 Gin no Danshou) 1–3, Shueisha, are only available in Japanese. Anime scenes (episodes) cited are FUNimation (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted.

  1. Claymore 1, Scene 1, p. 20
  2. Claymore 5, Scene 25, p. 110
  3. Jump Square 19, May 2012, p. 420
  4. Jump Square 19, May 2012, p. 422
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