Powers & Abilities The pinnacle of swordsmanship

#7
A story about two swordsmiths:

Legends of Masamune and Muramasa
A legend tells of a test where Muramasa challenged his master, Masamune, to see who could make a finer sword. They both worked tirelessly, and when both swords were finished, they decided to test the results. The contest was for each to suspend the blades in a small creek with the cutting edge facing against the current. Muramasa's sword, the Juuchi Yosamu (十千夜寒, "10,000 Cold Nights") cut everything that passed its way; fish, leaves floating down the river, the very air which blew on it. Highly impressed with his pupil's work, Masamune lowered his sword, the Yawarakai-Te (柔らかい手, "Tender Hands"), into the current and waited patiently. Only leaves were cut. However, the fish swam right up to it, and the air hissed as it gently blew by the blade. After a while, Muramasa began to scoff at his master for his apparent lack of skill in the making of his sword. Smiling to himself, Masamune pulled up his sword, dried it, and sheathed it. All the while, Muramasa was heckling him for his sword's inability to cut anything. A monk, who had been watching the whole ordeal, walked over and bowed low to the two swordmasters. He then began to explain what he had seen.[8]

The first of the swords was by all accounts a fine sword, however, it is a blood-thirsty, evil blade, as it does not discriminate as to who or what it will cut. It may just as well be cutting down butterflies as severing heads. The second was by far the finer of the two, as it does not needlessly cut that which is innocent and undeserving.​

In another account of the story, both blades cut the leaves that went down on the river's current equally well, but the leaves would stick to the blade of Muramasa whereas they would slip on past Masamune's after being sliced. Alternatively, both leaves were cut, but those cut by Masamune's blade would reform as it traveled down the stream. Yet another version has leaves being sliced by Muramasa's blade while the leaves were repelled by Masamune's, and another again has leaves being sliced by Muramasa's blade and healed by Masamune's.

In yet another story Muramasa and Masamune were summoned to make swords for the shōgun or emperor, and the finished swords were held in a waterfall. The result is the same as the other stories, and Masamune's swords are deemed holy swords. In one version of the story, Muramasa is killed for creating evil swords.

While all known legends of the two ever having met are historically impossible, both smiths are widely regarded as symbols for their respective eras.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masamune#Legends_of_Masamune_and_Muramasa
The sword that cuts indiscriminately was called the weaker sword. Enma is that sword! Once Zoro fully tames it, it may be able to cut both everything and nothing and it will be much stronger.
 
#8
A story about two swordsmiths:



The sword that cuts indiscriminately was called the weaker sword. Enma is that sword! Once Zoro fully tames it, it may be able to cut both everything and nothing and it will be much stronger.
Wado is the holy sword in this story while Enma is the evil sword.
We can go full fanfic with this, Enma black blade, Wado clad in white haki and a base supreme grade sword to replace Sandai. :watchout:
 
#10
Zoro won't peak by the end of One Piece.

His journey as the World Strongest Swordsman will continue after the Strawhats disband. He'll be travelling the world, perpetually getting lost and dragged into other people's problems while simply asking for directions.
 
#11
Zoro won't peak by the end of One Piece.

His journey as the World Strongest Swordsman will continue after the Strawhats disband. He'll be travelling the world, perpetually getting lost and dragged into other people's problems while simply asking for directions.
The Strawhats will find the One Piece when Zoro opens his left eye.
 

Le Fishe D. Tomdou

My pronouns are Fish/Yum
#12
It's ZKK
Which is having BOAT that can behead Kaido by cheer Will

No one could do it
Mihawk, Shanks, Roger, WB, Xebec, Rayleigh, Oden and Current Zoro can Kill Kaido

But none of them has BOAT that cuts Kaido
Only EOS Zoro can
None of them tried to cut Crydo stop with the cap

It's mean savages aren't swordsman which why Arbel isn't swordsman
 
#19
I don't sure what talking about than
When Zoro learned BOAT, he can choose to cut a Rock or not Harm a Leaf at will, it's like the target is at the mercy of his Will

Against Kaido however, both Oden and Zoro weren't able to cut Kaido at command, they simply managed the feat by exerting so much Power

They basically forced their way in, their Attacks surpassed Kaido's Defense, and likes of Mihawk, Roger ... etc can do that too

But that's not what BOAT is about, Peak Swordsmanship is when the Target is cut simply at your Will, if you simply power up your Attack then that's just simply creating a Strong enough attack to harm your target and potentially kill them

BOAT "Ignores" the Material and simply cuts it without any resistance. But those who can Kill Kaido aren't ignoring his Defense, they are Beating it

So EOS Zoro must prove his BOAT is Greatest Ever, he can cut anything by just swinging his Sword, no need to go all out
 
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