AP Shot (徹甲弾 (A・P・ショット) Ei Pī Shotto?, literal meaning "Armor-Piercing Shot") is a Super Move performed by Katsuki Bakugo using the Explosion Quirk. It was developed during his training at the Gamma Gym.


By focusing his Explosion path into a single point, rather than his whole palm, Katsuki is able to produce a concentrated blast that can successfully pierce through solid concrete.

Katsuki performs AP Shot by forming his hand into a circle and places it on his other palm. He then shoots his explosion through the circle in order to keep the attack focused on a fixed point. [1]

Related Techniques


  1. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 101 (p. 15) and Episode 52.

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