Ichigo Kurosaki is one of the most loved characters that comes from one of the most popular Shonen of all time, Bleach. But something that many of the Bleach filler fans don’t know about Ichigo is all the forms that he possesses throughout the series.
If you are one of them, don’t worry because we are here to help you find out everything you need to know about your favorite Bleach character, especially the 10 different forms of Ichigo Kurosaki.
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Different Forms of Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach
I know, I Know everyone knows about Ichigo Kurosaki human form, after all that’s his most basic form. But regardless of his human form, Kurosaki has supernatural abilities, including the ability to perceive and hear ghosts. But that’s not all as he also possesses great strength, speed, and agility.
Basic Shinigami Form
The second form used in the anime is Ichigo’s Shinigami form. First-time fans could see this form was when Ichigo’s soul got stabbed resulting in spiritual powers inside of him. But his abilities were still weak and considered to be temporary and that is the reason why it’s known to be his basic Shinigami form.
Basic Bankai Ichigo
The Bankai is a very powerful form and as it was also mentioned in the series that achieving the Bankai form of Zanpakuto takes years of intensive training. But Ichigo due to his deep desire to save Rukia from the death penalty was able to achieve Bankai in less than 3 days. And fans saw his Bankai, first appeared during his fight with Kuchiki Byakyu on Soukyoku Hill.
The hollow form is one of the evilest and uncontrollable forms Ichigo could achieve. It first appeared during the confrontation with Byakuya’s immense strength when Ichigo’s inner Hollow takes over his body covering it with a devilish hollow mask.
Hollow took over his body and Ichigo couldn’t control himself anymore but thanks to his powerful Hollow form, Ichigo manages to win the fight but right before Hollow could finish Byakuya, Ichigo regains control.
Vasto Lorde Ichigo
Vasto Lorde Ichigo is the only form that completely transforms his whole appearance, it appears to be the completion of the hollow-fication. The only time this form appears is during the fight with Segunda Etapa, who knocks him out.
This form proves to be lethal for his opponents, as Ichigo crushes them both effortlessly and finishes Ulquiorra off with his immense Cero.
Final Getsuga Tenshou
Final Getsuga Tenshou or FGT form is known to be the most skilled art of Zangetsu. Ichigo trains hard to learn this skill as the only way to destroy Aizen. This form changes his appearance but more importantly it costs Ichigo his spiritual powers as a Shinigami.
After losing his Shinigami powers in an attempt to defeat Aizen, Ichigo wanted to get his spiritual prowess back and so he finds out the only way to get his powers back was through fullbring form but to achieve it, he has to go through intense Kugo Ginjou training.
Rebuild Shinigami form
Ichigo goes to the Royal Realm to meet Oetsu Nimaiya, who helps him to master Zangetsu. Ichigo after mastering the Zangetsu is transformed into a new and powerful Shinigami form, with two Zanpakutos in each hand, one representing the hollow form and the other his spiritual Shinigami.
Rebuild Bankai Form
Ichigo Kurosaki gains the ability to transform himself into a new Bankai form by using the power of both his Zanpakatu’s. This new Bankai form changes Ichigo’s appearance as well, one side of his forehead gets covered with black stripes, and also his left eye changes to yellow.
Pure Ichigo Form
Ichigo pure form is revealed during his final battle with Yhwach when he cuts through his body after Uryuu uses an arrow that stuns and takes away Yhwach’s powers.