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Soul Eater Episode 48 HD - Lord Death battles Asura (1)
Death Scythe



Desu Saizu


Death's Weapon (死神様の武器, Shinigami-sama no Buki)

Debut Data
Manga Debut

Chapter 0.1

Anime Debut

Episode 1

A Death Scythe (デス・サイズ, Desu Saizu) is a powerful Demon Weapon who is able to be wielded by Death for having consumed ninety nine evil human souls and one Witch soul.[1]


For a weapon to become a Death Scythe, they must hunt and eat ninety-nine human souls that are on Shinigami's List and one witch soul.[2][3] By consuming the final witch's soul, a Death Scythe is granted numerous powerful abilities. This is achieved by the advanced wavelength control gained from the witch's soul obtained, which can bestow "almost magical-like abilities"[4] and manifest additional special abilities.[5] Among these abilities is form manipulation, which allows a Death Scythe to change the shape of their Weapon form. This ability is noted as not only a standard trait but also one of the most basic.[4] However, form manipulation can give rise to powerful and useful techniques, such as when Soul demonstrated the power to create wings of light, for flight, by focusing on achieving the same goal as Maka.[4]

In the anime, there is no list; instead, the weapons have to eat ninety-nine kishin eggs and one witch soul.[6]

List of Death ScythesEdit

Former Death ScythesEdit


  1. Soul Eater Manga: Prologue 1
  2. Soul Eater Manga: Chapter 0.1 (Prologue 1)
  3. Soul Eater Manga:Chapter 6
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Soul Eater Manga:Chapter 63
  5. Soul Eater Manga: Chapter 99
  6. Soul Eater Anime: Episode 1

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