Backdraft (バックドラフト Bakkudorafuto?) is a Pro Hero. He works at the Musutafu Fire Department.


Backdraft is dressed like a firefighter, sporting a long yellow jacket with high-visibility lines running down the centre, along his sleeve cuffs, hem, and high collar, as well as a red fireman hat. A thin cannon is strapped to his left shoulder which is attached to the red water tank he wears on his back. He wears a white mask with a single orange bead embedded into the centre, which could possibly be his eye. He has taps for hands with circular wrist-guards just behind their openings, red valves over the top, a pair of similar knee-pads on his legs, and yellow sneakers on his feet.



Not much is known about his personality at this time.


Entrance Exam Arc

Backdraft uses his Quirk

Backdraft directs the rescue effort.

Backdraft and several other heroes try to stop the Sludge Villain who is controlling Katsuki Bakugo. Kamui Woods asks Backdraft to stop the villain, but Backdraft says that he cannot do anything because he and another hero are trying put out the fires started by Katsuki's Explosions. Backdraft then demands to know if the fire trucks have arrived yet. He orders the other heroes to keep the damage under control until a hero appears who is able to stop the villain.

Later, he and the other heroes try to stop Izuku Midoriya when he wants to help Katsuki. Luckily, All Might appears and stops the villain with one attack. Backdraft and the other heroes then collect the remains of the villain and deliver them to the Police Force.[1]

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

Backdraft is one of the Heroes assigned to the Hospital Raid Team led by Endeavor.[2] He helps to restrain the High-End Nomu Woman.[3] It is currently unknown if he survived Tomura Shigaraki's Decay destroying the surrounding area.



Unnamed Water Quirk: Backdraft’s Quirk allows him to create water from the hose spigots that he has in place of hands. He has a great level of control over the water, shown when he was able to shape the water into a barricade rail with 'X' shaped warning symbols.[1]


1/5 E
2/5 D
3/5 C
4/5 B
4/5 B
Backdraft's stats, according to the Ultra Archive Book

Chapter Appearances

Entrance Exam Arc
1. Izuku Midoriya: Origin Debut
2. Roaring Muscles Absent
3. Entrance Exam Absent
4. Starting Line Absent
Paranormal Liberation War Arc
253. Shirakumo Absent
254. You Could Be More of a Hero than Anyone Absent
255. Hero Hopeful Absent
256. The High, Deep Blue Sky Absent
257. Pass It Forward, to Whomever Absent
258. Friends Appears
259. A Quiet Beginning Absent
260. Life's Work Absent
261. High-Ends Absent
262. Mirko, the No. 5 Hero Absent
263. I Wanna Be With You Guys!! Absent
264. One's Justice Absent
265. Villains and Heroes Absent
266. Happy Life Absent
267. Flames Absent
268. Scramble! Absent
269. The Three of Us Appears
270. Inheritance Absent
271. Dark Cloud Absent
272. Good Morning! Absent
273. The Thrill of Destruction Absent
274. Search Absent
275. Encounter, Part 2 Absent
276. You Cheated...! Absent
277. Who...? Absent
278. Disaster Walker Absent
279. League of Villains vs. U.A. Students Absent


  1. 1.0 1.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 1.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 258.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 269.

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