Demon Slayer Facts

Snake Breath

Snake Breath (蛇へびの呼こ吸きゅう Hebi no kokyū?) is a style of breathing derived from water breathing.

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Snake Breath is a Breathing Style that uses the user’s movements, techniques, and talents to emulate snakes/snakes, particularly their gliding motions. The techniques involve bending the sword just like the movements of a snake; attacks are not direct and always a snake. allowing strikes to be made anywhere. Users of Serpent’s Breath are also manifested white serpents that accompany them when triggering its techniques.

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Because Obanai Iguro is the only one who knows about this method, it can only be utilised with a twisted blade that looks like an Indonesian Kris sword and is shaped like a snake’s body.

Known users


Obanai Iguro

Known techniques

Serpent’s Breath has at least 5 known techniques and forms.

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  • First Form: Winding Serpent Slash (壱いちノ型かた 委い蛇だ斬ぎり Ichi no kata: Idagiri?) – The user moves like a crawling snake, kicking many times with coiled snake kicks.
  • Second Form: Venom Fangs of the Narrowhead (弐にノ型かた狭きょう頭ずの毒どく牙が Ni no kata: Kyōzu no Dokuga?) – The user moves blindingly behind their opponent, aiming to immediately cut off his head.
  • Third Form: Coil Choke (参さんノ型かた 塒とぐろ締じめ San no kata: Toguro Jime?) – The user rotates around their opponent, slicing them in all directions with their sword.
  • Fourth Form: Twin-Headed Reptile (肆しノ型かた 頸けい蛇じゃ双そう生せい Shi no kata: Keija Sōsei?) – The user rushes forward and pierces the target with a horizontal blade.
  • Fifth Form: Slithering Serpent (伍ごノ型かた 蜿えん蜿えん長ちょう蛇だ Go no kata: En’en Chōda?) – The user slices their opponent with their sword in several directions, allowing them to decapitate multiple adversaries at once.

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