Offensive type


Attacker (anime)

Original name

攻撃型[1] Kōgeki-gata (pronounced ko-ge-key ga-tah)


Strong killer instinct. Regeneration ability inferior to Defensive Type. May have higher fighting potential than Defensive



Associated baseline

Agility, strength, mental, sensing, leadership


You stare straight at even the strongest opponents.[2]

First mention

Scene 35, Anime Scene 13


攻撃型 translates as "offensive type." 攻撃 = offensive, 型 = type.


Fighting instinct is stronger than the survival instinct. May have higher fighting potential than the Defensive type.

Examples are Teresa, Priscilla, Ilena, Sophia, Noel, Clare.


Regeneration ability inferior to the Defensive type. Even high-ranking warriors only recover as well as humans. Regenerated limb equal in strength to human.[3] Can sometimes regenerate other warriors injuries.

Offensive abilities include:


One of three types of warriors. "Offensive" is first mentioned by Ophelia.[4] The FUNimation anime uses the term "Attacker" instead.[5]


Tankōbon Claymore volumes cited are VIZ Media (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted. Manga scenes (chapters) not yet translated cite Shueisha tankōbon (ja) editions. Manga scenes not yet published in tankōbon form cite Jump SQ (ja) editions. Fragments of Silver Omnibus (総集編 銀の断章 Gin no Danshou) 1–3, Shueisha, are only available in Japanese. Anime scenes (episodes) cited are FUNimation (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted.

  1. Fragments of Silver Omnibus 1, "Yoma War Record I," p. 506
  2. Claymore 7, Scene 35, p. 62
  3. Fragments of Silver 1, "Yoma War Record I," p. 501
  4. Claymore 7, Scene 35, p. 62
  5. Claymore, Anime Scene 13

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