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Instant Severance
Instant Splitting Cutter
瞬間裂斬 Shunkan Retsuzan
First Appearance
Manga Debut Chapter 17 (Super)
Anime Debut DBS055
Game Debut Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2
Type Ki Manipulation Technique
Class Offensive
Range Close
Parent God-Splitting Cutter
Related technique(s)

The Instant Splitting Cutter is a Ki Manipulation Technique, and an offensive tactic used with the God-Splitting Cutter.


Instant Severance consists of one single, focused slash. The blow is delivered from the head downwards, used to bifurcate the opponent for instant death. The ki within the technique cauterizes the wound, leaving a bloodless finish.[1]

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In Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2, Zamasu of the future utilizes this technique. When using it, he rushes at the target, immersed in a crescent aura of energy. Making contact with the opponent initiates the signature slash from the anime and manga.


  • This technique was not named in the anime or the manga, but it was named in Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2.
  • In Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2, it is the Zamasu of the future who utilizes this technique as one of his Ultimates.


  1. Dragon Ball Super episode 55