Helen jamming Insectile


Muscular strength, shapeshifting

Original name

膂力[1] Ryoryoku


Muscular capability—strength and extension



Primary user

Sophia, Helen, Ophelia, Undine

Associated baseline

Yoma power


Sorry, but for a little'll have to deal with this ugly face.[2]

First appearance

Scene 18, Anime Scene 7

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Unofficial translation. 膂力 translates as "strength," "muscular strength," "brawn."

Description[edit | edit source]

Baseline that determines strength and extension (shapeshifting) of muscle/body. Yoma power release can temporarily increase performance above baseline.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Levels[edit | edit source]

For usage, see sword chart under "Sword Attack" (horizontal axis).

Dangers[edit | edit source]

Yoma power release accompanied by danger of awakening.

Class[edit | edit source]

Ability[edit | edit source]

Strength baseline enables: Winged Power, Limb Stretching, Overwhelming Slash, Slashing Blow, Slashing Distortion.

High baseline warriors[edit | edit source]

Rated A or higher:

History[edit | edit source]

First mention by Ilena, where referring to Sophia's main asset.[3]

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 46, p. 26
  3. Claymore 4, Scene 20, p. 148; Claymore, Anime Scene 7

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