A databook is a book containing statistics for manga or anime characters. This is usually done to provide extra info and backstory to characters and is usually done for shounen manga. Most databooks are considered secondary canon and as such are no match against manga scans.

Some databooks are unreliable because it's either not written by the author or contain info disproven by scans and manga. Case in point: the Naruto Databook. Various Naruto fans rely on it too much.

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  • Should we be using the databooks for determining tiers?

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    • Antvasima wrote:Well, regardless whether the reflexes are exaggerated or not, he still cannot move his body as quickly as they react. St...
    • Well, he is generally shown to be able to dodge bullets only by help from his precognition, and that's it. We cannot use too extreme outliers.