Kikyo was a very powerful priestess during the Sengoku jidai and, at one time, Inuyasha's main love interest. She was entrusted by the yokai taijiya to guard and purify the Shikon no Tama. Along with her younger sister, Kaede, Kikyo dedicated her life to protecting the jewel, slaying many demons in the process and thus could not live a normal life like other girls.
Powers and Stats
Name: Kikyo (桔梗, "Chinese Bellflower")
Age: 18 (Human), 68 (As a Specter)
Classification: Human Priestess, Specter (Undead)
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Strength and Speed, Immortality (type 7), Regeneration (Mid-Low), Magic (Spiritual) Master Archer, Healing Magic, Purification, Immoblization, Resurrection, Necromancy, Enhanced Eyesight, Spell Reflection, Sealing, Barriers, Soul Absorb and Steal, Nature Manipulation, Molecular Destruction (via purification attacks), Telepathy (in undead and via Mayose), Flight (type 4)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Unknown
Durability: Town level (Comparable to Naraku)
Stamina: Very High
Range: At least several hundred meters
- Saigu-Yumi and Hamaya: a powerful bow and arrows. Capable of reflecting enemy spells.
- Sacred Arrows: empowered arrows, can easily break barriers, destroy spells, obliterate evil, and deal fatal wounds. Kikyo is regarded as the strongest priestest ever seen. Her Sacred Arrows are enchanted with her Purification spell.
- Arrow of Sealing: Arrow that seals enemy in a spell of eternal sleep - can affect entites that are "invincible"
Intelligence: Very High, knowledgable about spiritual entities and demons.
Weaknesses: None notable
Purification: Creates purple balls of energy that purify souls and destroy bodies on a molecular level.
Purification (Touch): Much stronger version of the above ability, requires physical touch, and great evils (like Magatsuhi) are affected by it.
Spiritual Immobilization: Freezes an target in place and can make them inivisible, requires physical touch.
Mayose: The Mayose is a high-level mystical spell cast on a twig that can only be performed by a highly skilled and experienced priestess with exceedingly strong and powerful spiritual power and knowledge. The twig grows into a huge tree that reaches the clouds once it is enchanted with a special spell, works as a form of telepathy.
Shikigami Creation: She is able to create human-like Shikigami that she uses to perform various tasks for her, they can contain any of her power and any of her abilities.
Invisiblity: Can turn herself invisible to those who cannot see the Netherworld (e.g: Monks)
Ressurection: Can revive individuals at the cost of her own life.
Shinidamachu Command: Can command the dead, these snake spirits also increase her power over time and can steal souls of the living to make them mindless slaves. Also allows Kikyo flight, although this drains her spiritual energy quickly.