Offensive type


Attacker (anime)

Original name

攻撃型[1] Kōgeki-gata (pronounced ko-ge-key ga-tah)


Strong killer instinct. Regeneration ability inferior to Defensive Type. May have higher fighting potential than Defensive



Associated baseline

Agility, strength, mental, sensing, leadership


You stare straight at even the strongest opponents.[2]

First mention

Scene 35, Anime Scene 13

Etymology[edit | edit source]

攻撃型 translates as "offensive type." 攻撃 = offensive, 型 = type.

Description[edit | edit source]

Fighting instinct is stronger than the survival instinct. May have higher fighting potential than the Defensive type.

Examples are Teresa, Priscilla, Ilena, Sophia, Noel, Clare.

Ability[edit | edit source]

Regeneration ability inferior to the Defensive type. The regeneration is above average humans, they can also survived an regenerate wounds that would be fatal for humans. A completely regenerated limb is equal in strength to human, different from the Defensive type.[3] Can sometimes regenerate other warriors injuries.

Offensive abilities include:

History[edit | edit source]

One of three types of warriors. "Offensive" is first mentioned by Ophelia.[4] The FUNimation anime uses the term "Attacker" instead.[5]

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 7, Scene 35, p. 62
  3. Fragments of Silver 1, "Yoma War Record I," p. 501
  4. Claymore 7, Scene 35, p. 62
  5. Claymore, Anime Scene 13

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