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Shikigami (式神) are a kind of spirit summoned to serve a practitioner of onmyodo, similar to a western witch's familiar. Shikigami cannot be seen by most people. Although invisible, shikigami could take a variety of human or animal forms, possess or bewitch people, or even cause harm or bodily death.

In InuYasha, Shikigami came in the form of Tsubaki's Hebi (snake/serpent) and Kikyō's two girl-shaped attendants, Kochō and Asuka.

They were used by Momiji and Botan to send small paper-sized men towards Inuyasha and his crew. When they returned with a hair strand from Inuyasha, the priestesses were able to transforms them into larger versions of Inuyasha and replicate his powers. However, the transformed Shikigami were unable to replicate the powers of items the person was carrying.[1]

In InuYasha: Secret of the Cursed Mask, this is the main power of Kaname Kururugi and Michiru Kururugi.

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Species
Yōkai Daiyōkai  •  Kappa  •  Kitsune  •  Nekomata  •  Ōmukade  •  Bakeitachi  •  Bakeneko  •  Bat yōkai  •  Bull yōkai  •  Crow yōkai  •  Bird yōkai  •  Demon birds  •  Flea yōkai  •  Inu yōkai  •  Wolf yōkai  •  Spider yōkai  •  Mantis yōkai  •  Moth yōkai  •  Turtle yōkai  •  Rat yōkai  •  Tiger yōkai  •  Tree yōkai  •  Saimyōshō  •  Oni  •  Parasite  •  Steel Wasps  •  Yōkai moth
Other Hanyō  •  Human  •  Dragon  •  Shikigami  •  Shinidamachū


ReferencesEdit

  1. InuYasha anime; Episode 63

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