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Chivalrous Hero: Fourth Kind (任侠ヒーロー フォースカインド Ninkyō Hīrō Fōsu Kaindo?)[2] is a Pro Hero.

Appearance

Fourth Kind is a large, wide-set man with, as a result of his Quirk, four big arms. He has a buzzed, grayish-brown hair and small but wide eyes with no eyebrows, although the skin where they’d be is notably heavy and defined. His teeth are prominently straight, and he also has a stitched scar running diagonally over his left eye.

His hero costume consists of a plain black suit (altered to include four sleeves) with a cyan-colored tie, three yellow diamonds patterning it down the centre, and a thick gold ring on each of his twenty fingers. His jaw also appears to be made of metal, or at least have a metal casing, as with his neck.

Personality

Fourth Kind is a strict professional who didn't cut Eijiro Kirishima or Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu any slack during their internships.[3] Any small infraction deeply upset Fourth Kind, who would reprimand the young men by hitting them.[4] Tetsutetsu feared Fourth Kind's impatience would lead to punishment when Eijiro made them late one day.[5]

Synopsis

Vs. Hero Killer Arc

Fourth Kind first appears when Eijiro and Tetsutetsu meet at his agency for their Hero Agency Internships. The Chivalrous Hero explains his agency put in two offers because he was impressed with the guts they both showed at the sports festival. He informs them that they can't be heroes with force alone, but they interrupt him while he's talking so he yells for them both to be quiet. Then he goes on to explain the mechanisms of his salary and they're his office's practical operations.[6]

Fourth Kind punishment

Fourth Kind harshly mentors Eijiro and Tetsutetsu

Later on, he has both of them make him tea. When he tastes that it's too warm, Fourth Kind gets angry and punches both of them while their Quirks are active. He tells them that the tea needs to impress their clients, and then says it's satisfying to hit the interns' Quirks while hiding that his hands hurt due the bonk.[4]

After the incident in Hosu, Fourth Kind catches Eijiro and Tetsutetsu coming in late. He angrily hits them and reminds them of the importance of punctuality.[7] He also takes the boys to do community service by cleaning up a local park because he considers that part of being a hero. Seeing the little enthusiasm of his trainees, Fourth Kind admonishes them, which makes Eijiro and Tetsutetsu work more intensely.[8]

Shie Hassaikai Arc

He is mentioned by Eijiro, who attempted to intern under him again, but he was busy.

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

Fourth Kind is requested to participate in the raid, being part of the team in charge of storming the Gunga Mountain Villa.[9]

Abilities

Close Quarters Combat: Fourth Kind is good at close quarters combat by bringing foes into range.[10]

Quirk

Quad Arms ( (よん) (ほん) (うで) Yonhon'ude?): Fourth Kind's Quirk is that he has four arms, increasing his strength.[10]

Stats

Power
 
5/5 A
Speed
 
3/5 C
Technique
 
3/5 C
Intelligence
 
4/5 B
Cooperativeness
 
3/5 C
Fourth Kind's stats, according to the Ultra Archive Book

Equipment

Katana: A katana is seen in his office, but it is unknown how proficient he is with it. It is likely that his katana is purely decorative in nature.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Chapter Appearances

Vs. Hero Killer Arc
45. Time to Pick Some Names Absent
46. Bizzarre! Gran Torino Appears Absent
47. Struggling Absent
48. Getting the Knack Debut
49. Midoriya and Shigaraki Absent
50. Kill'Em Dead Absent
51. No, Knock it Off, Iida! Absent
52. Hero Killer Stain vs. U.A. Students Absent
53. From Todoroki to Iida Absent
54. Re: Ingenium Absent
55. Conclusion?! Absent
56. Conclusion Absent
57. The Aftermath of Hero Killer Stain Appears
58. Internship's End Absent
59. Listen Up! A Tale From the Past Absent
Shie Hassaikai Arc
122. A Season for Encounters Absent
123. Unrivaled Absent
124. Trouble Ahead!! Episode: Work Studies Absent
125. Overhaul Absent
126. Open Up, World Absent
127. Sir Nighteye and Izuku Midoriya and Mirio Togata and All Might Absent
128. Boy Meets... Absent
129. Eri Absent
130. Listen to the Truth Absent
131. Fighting Fate Absent
132. The Plan Mentioned
133. Catch Up, Kirishima Absent
134. Let's Go, Gutsy Red Riot Absent
135. An Unpleasant Talk Absent
136. Close at Hand!! Absent
137. Restraint!! Absent
138. Go!! Absent
139. Shudder! The Underground Labyrinth Absent
140. Suneater of the Big Three Absent
141. Hassaikai: Behind the Scenes Absent
142. Shield and Shield, Spear and Shield Absent
143. Let’s Rumble, Rappa!! Absent
144. Red Riot, Part 1 Absent
145. Red Riot, Part 2 Absent
146. Temp Squad Absent
147. Twoga!! Absent
148. The Anguish of Young Twoga Absent
149. Don't Get Mad, Irinaka Absent
150. Mirio Togata Absent
151. Mirio Togata!! Absent
152. Lemillion Absent
153. Transform! Absent
154. Unforeseen Hope Absent
155. Saviors, the Saved and a Hero's Place Absent
156. The Power of Those Saved Absent
157. Infinite 100 Percent Absent
158. Chisaki's Warped Compassion Absent
159. It's Over!! Absent
160. Expressway Absent
161. Bright Future Absent
162. Suitable One 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 Absent
259. A Quiet Beginning Appears
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 Absent
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...? Appears
278. Disaster Walker Absent
279. League of Villains vs. U.A. Students Absent
280. Red Riot Absent
281. Plus Ultra Absent
282. Footfall of Destruction Absent
283. 75 Absent
284. Deep Blue Battle Absent

Trivia

  • Fourth Kind shares his birthday with Mika Jiro.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 My Hero Academia Official Character Book Ultra Archive.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 48 (p. 2).
  3. My Hero Academia Anime: Episode 27.
  4. 4.0 4.1 My Hero Academia Anime: Episode 28.
  5. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 57.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 48 and Episode 27.
  7. My Hero Academia Anime: Episode 41.
  8. My Hero Academia Anime: Episode 32.
  9. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 259.
  10. 10.0 10.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 6, Omake

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