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Muscular (マスキュラー, Masukyurā) is a villain affiliated with the League of Villains and also part of its Vanguard Action Squad. He and the rest of his team serve as the main antagonists of the School Trip Arc.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least High 8-C normally, 8-A with Muscle Augmentation

Name: Muscular

Origin: My Hero Academia

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: Villain, League of Villains member

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Muscle ManipulationStatistics AmplificationHand-to-Hand Combat

Attack Potency: At least Large Building level normally (Should be stronger than most fodder villains), Multi-City Block level+ with Muscle Augmentation (Effortlessly stomped Deku. Overpowered Deku's 100% Detroit Smash and killed two veteran heroes)

Speed: Subsonic+ normally, likely Supersonic+ with Muscle Augmentation (Clashed with Deku 100%)

Lifting Strength: At least Peak Human normally, Class M with Muscle Augmentation (Overpowered Deku 100%)

Striking Strength: At least Large Building level normally, Multi-City Block Class+ with Muscle Augmentation (Able to overpower Deku's 100% Detroit Smash)

Durability: At least Large Building level normally, Multi-City Block level+ with Muscle Augmentation (Easily tanked Deku's 100% Detroit Smash)

Stamina: Very High (Easily withstood several of Deku's Detroit Smashes and never seemed to tire until he was finally knocked unconscious)

Range: Extended melee range with Muscle Augmentation

Standard Equipment: Various prosthetic eyes with unknown capabilities.

Intelligence: Muscular is rather brutish and single-minded, caring only for the rush of battle and seeing his opponent's blood. As a result, he has a rather one-track mindset, simply trying to overpower his foes with sheer brute force. Regardless, he is a frighteningly skilled brawler, managing to kill two famous veteran heroes (Albeit with extreme scarring and the loss of an eye) and easily overpowering Deku for much of their fight.

Weaknesses: Muscular is a bloodthirsty, single-minded sadist to the core and is thus very much a berserker in combat with little regard for strategy, Confident in his abilities to the point of arrogance at times.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Muscle Augmentation (筋肉増強 Kin'niku Zōkyō): Muscular's Quirk allows him to augment the muscle fibers that are beneath the skin, increasing the power and speed of his movements. He has also been shown to use this Quirk for defense, covering his whole body in muscle fibers to use as makeshift armor.


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Inconclusive Matches

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