Yoriichi is the strongest Demon Slayer in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba. He can be called the strongest demon slayer from his time till the current era.

Yoriichi was a calm and polite person who always had a serious look on his face and rarely showed any signs of emotion.

He usually had a calm and low-key personality.

This was clear when he killed demons without changing his face or when Muzan was surprised by his great skill because he didn’t look like he was capable of much.

What did Yoriichi Say When He Met Muzan?

I knew that I had been born for the purpose of defeating him“.

Yoriichi realized his purpose in life when he saw Muzan, the Demon King. Unfortunately, he was not able to realise his life goal and died of old age when he fought with his brother.

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What Episode Does Yoriichi Appear In Demon Slayer?

Yoriichi appears in Episode 8 of the anime in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. He makes a partial appearance here. Yoriichi appears in Muzan’s memories when he sees Tanjiro’s earrings. Yoriichi is yet to make a full appearance in the Anime.

What Manga Chapter Does Yoriichi Appear In Demon Slayer?

Yoriichi first appears in Chapter 81 of the Demon Slayer Manga. He makes a partial appearance here. The full story of Yoriichi is shown in Chapter 99 of the Demon Slayer Manga.

Which Chapter Does Yoriichi Die?

Chapter 178

Yoriichi fights his final battle with Kokushibo. But after striking once, he dies of old age while standing up. Kokushibo gets frustrated that he can’t get into a fair fight with his brother.

What Breathing Style Did Yoriichi Use?

Sun Breathing Style

Yoriichi used the Sun Breathing Style, which he developed by himself. This is the breathing style from which all the breathing styles were derived. Yoriichi was so good at Sun Breathing that he could easily kill demons and even beat the Demon King and the strongest Upper Rank.

Tanjiro said that when Yoriichi used the Sun Breathing techniques, he looked more like a spirit than a man because the forms were so beautiful and stunning.

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Who Is Stronger, Yoriichi or Kokushibo?

Yoriichi was stronger than Kokushibo. Even after Kokushibo became a demon and gained the power of blood demon art combined with his breathing style, he was not able to defeat Yoriichi. He remarked that Yoriichi didn’t lose any of his strength even after getting old.

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Who Is Stronger, Yoriichi or Gyomei?

Yoriichi is definitely stronger than Gyomei. Yoriichi is the strongest demon slayer throughout history, and when Demon Slayers had a peak era. Gyomei was the strongest Hashira and Demon Slayer in the current era but couldn’t compare to Yoriichi’s skills and strength.

Yoriichi was able to single-handedly overwhelm Muzan in a fight. Even while fighting Kokushibo, he was able to overwhelm him. This is a feat that no other demon slayer achieved from his time.

Who can beat Yoriichi / Who is stronger than Yoriichi?

Yoriichi is the strongest demon slayer and possibly the strongest character in Demon Slayer. If not for Muzan’s ability to flee by breaking down into a thousand pieces, he would have died at the hands of Yoriichi.

There was no one who could Yoriichi even after he got old. He died of old age while fighting Kokushibo. He was standing even after his death. This shows that he was extremely powerful, and even Kokushibo was not able to defeat him.

Why Did Yoriichi Didn’t Kill Tamayo?

Yoriichi saw the hatred Tamayo carried in her eyes for Muzan. He understood that Tamayo didn’t mean any harm to the human race and was only a servant to the Demon King. Yoriichi gave Tamayo a chance to redeem herself and even take revenge on Muzan.

What Happened to Yoriichi in Demon Slayer?

After running away from the fight with Yoriichi, Muzan instructed his Upper Rank Demon, Kokushibo to find and kill Yoriichi. Kokushibo found Yoriichi in old age. He thought he was weak, but after Yoriichi took the fighting stance, he could say that Yoriichi wasn’t weak.

After fighting, Yoriichi died while standing due to his old age. Kokushibo, who was there to kill him, got frustrated that even at this old age, he was not able to kill Yoriichi.

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Yoriichi Demon Slayer from Wiki

No. Yoriichi and Tanjiro weren’t related. Tanjiro’s father got the earrings passed from his ancestors. One of those ancestors was Yoriichi’s friend.

Will Yoriichi Die?


Yoriichi dies of old age while fighting Kokushibo. No one in Demon Slayer could even come close to defeating him.

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What Chapter/Episode does Yoriichi fight Muzan?

Manga Chapters: 186

Yoriichi fights Muzan in Chapter 186. He is able to completely overwhelm Muzan, the Demon King. He sees that Muzan has multiple hearts and brain, but Muzan breaks into more than thousand pieces to run away. Eventually, he gets away.

What Chapter/Episode does Yoriichi fight Kokushibo?

Manga Chapters: 178

Yoriichi fights Kokushibo in Chapter 178. This is shown in the flashbacks of Kokushibo. He wishes to have one final fair fight with his brother. But Yoriichi outclasses Kokushibo by cutting his head. But before he could land another blow, he died of old age without even falling to the ground.

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Yoriichi Demon Slayer

Will Yoriichi Come Back in Demon Slayer?

No. Yoriichi won’t be back in Demon Slayer. After his death fighting Kokushibo, he doesn’t revive. Though, we see the whole story through the character’s flashbacks. Yoriichi was one of the most fantastic characters in Demon Slayer.

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