InuYasha
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I'm surprised you allowed yourself to be distracted by that abomination. How pathetic.

—Kikyō to Inuyasha[src]

A clone of the priestess Kikyō was created to free the Shitōshin's Spheres of Power from the jeweled comb box in which they were trapped.

History

Ryūra: "She's a replica made from blood that Gōra sucked out of Kikyō 50 years ago."
Inuyasha: "What?"
Ryūra: "And it was all done to get this box back, so we could regain our stolen spheres. Except we can't break the barrier surrounding the box on our own."
―Ryūra and Inuyasha[src]

When Inuyasha and Kikyō visited Hōraijima for the first time, they were ambushed by the Shitōshin. A replica of Kikyō from her blood that was sucked out by Gōra. It hibernated nude in an artificial womb for 50 years until Ryūra decided to test her combat abilities. It confronted Inuyasha in order to steal the jeweled comb box that was in his possession. She descended from the Cauldron of Resonance on a vine and came at him. She was able to push him back with one swing of her sword. She obtained the comb box and fled by jumping over the cauldron. Inuyasha pursued the clone while remaining unaware that it was not the real Kikyō.

She met up with Ryūra, Kyōra, and Jūra and presented them the comb box. She was about to break the seal on it before Inuyasha arrived in the hopes of reasoning with her. He was confronted by Ryūra and was told that she was a clone of the real Kikyō. She was successful in opening the box and restoring the true powers of the Shitōshin. They all attacked Inuyasha and pushed him back to the Hōraijima's shoreline. He was then approached by the clone and continuously attacked by her. Inuyasha did not want to fight her and would dodge her attacks.

She continued her pursuit of Inuyasha while the Shitōshin were battling his friends. She was able to pin him down and nearly struck her sword through his head. The two of them briefly locked swords with each other, and Inuyasha was able knock her sword out from her hand. He was prepared to kill her, but could not bring himself to do it since she looked like Kikyō. The clone suddenly hugged Inuyasha to catch him of guard. She revealed her fangs and was prepared to bite down on him. It was then that the real Kikyō shot a sacred arrow in its back and the clone burst into flames. Kikyō berated Inuyasha for nearly succumbing to such an easy trick.

Powers & Abilities

  • Enhanced Speed & Agility: The clone is able to move at incredible speeds and is able to effortlessly jump great distances. She is able to keep up with Inuyasha while she is fighting him.
  • Spiritual Powers: She inherits her power from the real Kikyō. It allows her to break the seal on Kanade's comb box that contains the Spheres of Power.

Weapons

  • Sword: The clone carries a double-edged straight sword that she uses as her primary weapon.
    • Kenatsu (剣圧, けんあつ, "Sword Pressure"): The clone is able to create a massive force with a swing of her sword. It is powerful enough to push Inuyasha back.

Trivia

  • The clothing that the fake Kikyō is wearing looks very similar to Midoriko's clothing.
  • Strangely, just before her death, it is revealed that the clone possesses a pair of fangs. This hints that she may have been partially demonic, which would possibly explain her unusual show of superhuman agility and strength when she fights Inuyasha. Whether this is an intentional modification by the Shitōshin or an unexpected side effect brought on by the unique process that leads to her conception is unknown and never explained.

References

InuYasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island
Hōraijima: Cauldron of Resonance  •  Mount Hōrai  •  Village
Objects: Jeweled comb box
Shitōshin
War Gods: Gōra  •  Jūra  •  Kyōra  •  Ryūra
Weapons: Crimson Demon Fan  •  Fūjinga  •  Raijinga  •  Thunder Cannon
Miscellaneous: Kikyō clone  •  Spheres of Power
Island Natives
Hanyō: Ai  •  Asagi  •  Dai  •  Moegi  •  Roku  •  Shion
Humans: Lady Kanade
Marked by the Four War Gods
Outsiders: Inuyasha  •  Sesshōmaru
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