Noel attacks


Dexterity, flexibility

Original name

敏捷[1] binshō (pronounced bean-sho)


Quickness, speed and ease of movement



Primary user

Noel, Miria, Flora, Hysteria

Associated baseline

Yoma power


It's so fast, you can't even see it.[2]

First appearance

Scene 18, Anime Scene 7

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Unofficial translation. 敏捷 translates as "quickness," "speed," "dexterity."

Description[edit | edit source]

Baseline that determines acceleration, top speed and maneuverability. Yoma power release can temporarily increase performance above baseline.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Levels[edit | edit source]

For usage, see sword chart under "Attack Speed" (vertical axis).

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Yoma power release accompanied by danger of awakening.

Class[edit | edit source]

Ability[edit | edit source]

High agility baseline enables: Agile Speed Attack, Instant Attack Speed, Instant Drawn Sword Attack.

High baseline warriors[edit | edit source]

Rated A or higher:

History[edit | edit source]

Baseline named by Ilena, when speaking about Noel's main asset.[3] Also mentioned by Clare in Lautrec while fighting Priscilla.[4]

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. Fragments of Silver Omnibus 1, "Yoma War Record I," p. 506
  2. Claymore 9, Scene 51, p. 169
  3. Claymore 4, Scene 20, p. 148; Claymore, Anime Scene 7
  4. Claymore 18, Scene 101, p. 162

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