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{{Quirk Infobox
 
{{Quirk Infobox
 
|name= Fat Absorption
 
|name= Fat Absorption
|image= Fat Absorption (Manga).png
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|image= Fat Absorption.png
 
|japanese= 脂肪吸着
 
|japanese= 脂肪吸着
 
|romaji= Shibō Kyūchaku
 
|romaji= Shibō Kyūchaku
 
|user= [[Taishiro Toyomitsu|Fat Gum]]
 
|user= [[Taishiro Toyomitsu|Fat Gum]]
|quirk type= Mutant
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|quirk type= Transformation
 
|quirk range= Contact
 
|quirk range= Contact
 
|debut= [[Chapter 132]]
 
|debut= [[Chapter 132]]
|anime debut=
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|anime debut= [[Episode 68]]
 
}}{{Nihongo|'''Fat Absorption'''|脂肪吸着|Shibō Kyūchaku}}{{Ref|name=c134|chap=134|page=8}} is the [[Quirk]] used by [[Taishiro Toyomitsu|Fat Gum]].
 
}}{{Nihongo|'''Fat Absorption'''|脂肪吸着|Shibō Kyūchaku}}{{Ref|name=c134|chap=134|page=8}} is the [[Quirk]] used by [[Taishiro Toyomitsu|Fat Gum]].
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
Fat Absorption grants Taishiro's body fat the ability to adhere to any objects that enter in contact with it, causing them to sink into his body afterward.{{Ref|chap=132|page=12}}
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Fat Absorption grants Taishiro's the ability to adhere any objects to his body and make them sink into his body fat upon contact with it.{{Ref|chap=132|page=12}}
   
[[File:Fat Gum absorbing energy.png|thumb|200px|left|Fat Gum absorbs the energy of Rappa's punches.]]
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[[File:Fat_Gum_absorbing_energy.gif|thumb|left|220px|Fat Gum absorbs the energy of Kendo's punches.]]
This fat provides a high degree of protection, making Taishiro very resistant to blades and bullets. Those who attempt to physically strike him may end up getting stuck to his body, allowing Taishiro the opportunity to restrain them.
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This Quirk provides a high degree of protection, making Taishiro very resistant to blades, bullets, and attack-heavy Quirks. Those who attempt to physically strike him may end up getting stuck to his body, allowing Taishiro the opportunity to restrain them.
   
Fat Absorption also lets Taishiro absorb the force behind enemies' attacks and then release it back in a singular counterattacking punch; however, utilizing this technique requires him to burn down his fat as he stockpiles said force, weakening his defense in the process and leaving him practically powerless if the counterattack doesn't bring down the target.{{Ref|chap=143|page=10-11}}
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Fat Absorption also lets Taishiro absorb the raw force behind an enemies' attacks and then release it back in a singular counterattacking punch; however, utilizing this technique requires him to burn down his fat as he stockpiles said force, weakening his defense in the process and leaving him practically powerless if the counterattack doesn't bring down the target.{{Ref|chap=143|page=10-11}}
   
As a prerequisite for this Quirk to work, Taishiro requires to gain extra mass by conventional means, or eating, in other words. This Quirk has no effect on an user with a slim build.
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===Weaknessess===
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As a prerequisite for this Quirk to work properly, Taishiro requires a high level of body mass, achieved via gluttonous eating. This Quirk will not work if the user has a slim build.
   
 
==Usage==
 
==Usage==
 
[[File:Fat_Gum_absorbs_explosion.png|thumb|214x214px|Fat absorbs explosion with his Quirk.]]
 
[[File:Fat_Gum_absorbs_explosion.png|thumb|214x214px|Fat absorbs explosion with his Quirk.]]
Taishiro uses Fat Absorption as an effective way of restraining criminals in his line of work, enveloping them with his large figure. Despite his size, Taishiro makes sure to subdue targets as quickly as possible. In combat, Taishiro frequently acts as a human shield for his allies, since most attacks barely faze him anyway.
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Taishiro uses Fat Absorption as an effective way of restraining criminals, enveloping them with his large figure. Despite his size, Taishiro makes sure to subdue targets as quickly as possible. In combat, Taishiro frequently acts as a human shield for his allies, since most attacks barely faze him anyway.
   
 
Should he find himself against an enemy that is able to bypass his defenses through sheer power alone, Taishiro has the option of trading his fat away for a counterattack powered up by the sum of all the impact energy dealt by the foe on his body.
 
Should he find himself against an enemy that is able to bypass his defenses through sheer power alone, Taishiro has the option of trading his fat away for a counterattack powered up by the sum of all the impact energy dealt by the foe on his body.
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==Trivia==
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*The process Taishiro goes through to regain weight is briefly depicted in [[Volume 19/Extras#Meanwhile -Fat Gum-|Volume 19]]'s extras.
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*{{Wikipedia|Fat}} - Wikipedia article about the nutrient that composes Fat Gum's Quirk.
 
*{{Wikipedia|Fat}} - Wikipedia article about the nutrient that composes Fat Gum's Quirk.
*{{Wikipedia|Adsorption}} - Wikipedia article about the process Fat Gum's Quirk revolves around.
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*{{Wikipedia|Absorption}} - Wikipedia article about the process Fat Gum's Quirk revolves around.
   
 
==Site Navigation==
 
==Site Navigation==
{{Quirks Navibox}}
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{{Quirks Navibox}}[[pl:Fat Absorption]]
 
[[Category:Pro Hero Quirks]]
 
[[Category:Pro Hero Quirks]]

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Fat Absorption (脂肪吸着 Shibō Kyūchaku?)[1] is the Quirk used by Fat Gum.

Description

Fat Absorption grants Taishiro's the ability to adhere any objects to his body and make them sink into his body fat upon contact with it.[2]

Fat Gum absorbing energy

Fat Gum absorbs the energy of Kendo's punches.

This Quirk provides a high degree of protection, making Taishiro very resistant to blades, bullets, and attack-heavy Quirks. Those who attempt to physically strike him may end up getting stuck to his body, allowing Taishiro the opportunity to restrain them.

Fat Absorption also lets Taishiro absorb the raw force behind an enemies' attacks and then release it back in a singular counterattacking punch; however, utilizing this technique requires him to burn down his fat as he stockpiles said force, weakening his defense in the process and leaving him practically powerless if the counterattack doesn't bring down the target.[3]

Weaknessess

As a prerequisite for this Quirk to work properly, Taishiro requires a high level of body mass, achieved via gluttonous eating. This Quirk will not work if the user has a slim build.

Usage

Fat Gum absorbs explosion

Fat absorbs explosion with his Quirk.

Taishiro uses Fat Absorption as an effective way of restraining criminals, enveloping them with his large figure. Despite his size, Taishiro makes sure to subdue targets as quickly as possible. In combat, Taishiro frequently acts as a human shield for his allies, since most attacks barely faze him anyway.

Should he find himself against an enemy that is able to bypass his defenses through sheer power alone, Taishiro has the option of trading his fat away for a counterattack powered up by the sum of all the impact energy dealt by the foe on his body.

Trivia

  • The process Taishiro goes through to regain weight is briefly depicted in Volume 19's extras.

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 134 (p. 8).
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 132 (p. 12).
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 143 (p. 10-11).

External Links

  • Fat - Wikipedia article about the nutrient that composes Fat Gum's Quirk.
  • Absorption - Wikipedia article about the process Fat Gum's Quirk revolves around.

Site Navigation

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