Shulk (Japanese: シュルク, Shuruku; English dub: /ˈʃʊlk/) is the main protagonist of Xenoblade Chronicles. He likes to think things through and is very methodical in his approach to most situations. He was one of the only known survivors on a previous expedition to retrieve the Monado, and as a young man has become a budding researcher set on unlocking the sword's secrets. He first wields the sacred weapon when his home, Colony 9, is attacked by Mechon.

Powers and Stats

Tier: High 8-C | 5-C | 5-C | Low 2-C

Name: Shulk

Origin: Xenoblade

Gender: Male

Age: 18

Classification: Homs, God

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Reality Warping, Weapon Mastery, Can boost his stats with the Monado, Can create shields, Can seal auras/energy attacks from the opponent, Can strip away enemy's buffs, Can heal, Precognition (Clairvoyance)

Attack Potency: Large Building level (Due to killing low-mid level Mechon, because those can take artillery fire with no problem) | Moon level (It's the same Monado that the Bionis used) | Moon level (Defeated Dickson, but he needed help from the other party members) | Universe level+ (Defeated Zanza, Alvis stated the Monado could disrupt the very fabric of existence, both the material and immaterial, warped reality on a universal scale)

Speed: Superhuman with Supersonic+ reactions | Massively Hypersonic | FTL+ (He was running around the solar system and covering absurd distances like running from the moon to Mars in seconds) | FTL+

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Large Building Class | Moon Class | Moon Class | Universal+

Durability: Large Building level (Fought low-mid level Mechon) | Moon level (Comparable to Bionis) | Moon level (Tanked blows from Dickson) | Universe level+ (Tanked blows from Zanza, who created his own universe)

Stamina: High (Can run for entire days without tiring)

Range: Extended melee range. Tens of meters with Monado to Universal+ with Monado III.

Standard Equipment: Monado, various clothes and boots.

Intelligence: High

Weaknesses: None notable

Notable Techniques/Attacks:

Monado Arts:

  • Buster: Powerful attack with a larger blade. Deals double the damage to Mechon and Machina.
  • Enchant: Strengthens the weapons of the party. Allows normal weapons to damage Mechon.
  • Shield: Generates a barrier that protects the party from enemy talent arts of the same level or lower.
  • Speed: Gives the target a greater chance to dodge physical attacks.
  • Purge: Ranged ether blast that inflicts Aura Seal and nullifies Spike effects.
  • Armour: Reduces physical and ether damage taken. Percentage (30%-75%) depends on this Art's level.
  • Cyclone: Damages all enemies around the user and inflicts topple on enemies suffering from break.
  • Eater: strips away enemy buffs and causes bleed damage in a frontal cone.

Normal Techniques:

  • Slit Edge: Damages single target. Attacking the target's side will reduce Physical Defence
  • Back Slash: Damages single target. Attacking the target's back will cause double damage (also generates aggro)
  • Light Heal: Restores HP
  • Shaker Edge Damages single target, Dazes if target is Toppled
  • Air Slash: Damage and inflict Break on a single target. A side hit may inflict Slow
  • Shadow Eye: Reduces aggro and increases damage of next physical arts
  • Battle Soul: Sacrifices half of Shulk's HP to refill a portion of his talent gauge
  • Stream Edge Damages multiple enemies in front of Shulk, inflicts Break and fills talent gauge

Key: Monado | Monado II | Replica Monado | Monado III

Note: Alvis is the Monado itself. "I am Monado. I was here at the beginning. And I will proclaim the end."



Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Son Goku (Dragon Ball) Goku's Profile (Both were Low 2-C, and speed was equalized)

Inconclusive Matches:

Start a Discussion Discussions about Shulk

  • Ness vs Shulk

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    • I vote for Ness as stated for the reasons above, also Bump...
    • Going have to go with Shulk FRA.
  • Shulk (Monado III) Vs. Rosalina

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    • Shulk is above baseline; he's superior two Zanza wielding both monados, who is superior to both the true selves of Zanza and Meyn...
    • Foxthefox1000 wrote: Given Rosalina is at least Universal+ ), implying more power while we have Shulk at a definite baseline Universal+ lends...