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Surprise-Attack Plum (奇襲梅, Kishū Ume) was a Mysterious Being who monsterized after being arrested by the police. He was killed by Saitama.[2]


While human, his appearance was rather average, with short black hair and glasses. After monsterizing, his body became taller in stature and became rounder and more muscular. Multiple dimples appeared on his body.


Surprise-Attack Plum had a vindictive character, seeking revenge against the police after they arrested him for drug possession.


Surprise-Attack Plum was arrested as a human for drug possession, which caused him to lose his job and his family. He became a monster to exact revenge on the police.[2]

Appearances in Other Media[]


Pork Cutlet Bowl[]

Surprise-Attack Plum's corpse

Surprise-Attack Plum begins attacking Z Police Station after shedding his delivery man disguise, stating his hatred and assault on the Law is out of revenge for busting him earlier in his life. With the disaster at hand, Chief Kuma has to be dragged away from the questioning room to observe the threat. Surprise-Attack Plum is later killed by Saitama.

Abilities and Powers[]

Physical Abilities[]

As a Demon-level threat, Surprise-Attack Plum was a powerful Mysterious Being. He had been shown to possess impressive physical strength, speed, and agility. He was bulletproof and possessed a seed that he could fire out of his face for ranged attacks, with impressive ricochet ability.

Surprise-Attack Plum knocks out a policeman

Enhanced Strength: Surprise-Attack Plum was very powerful. He could knock out a policeman in one hit and create a noticeable crater.

Enhanced Durability: Surprise-Attack Plum was very durable, able to withstand gun bullets without any damage.

Shock Absorption (衝撃吸収, Shōgeki Kyūshū): Surprise-Attack Plum was capable of absorbing the power of the attacks that he receives.[1] However, there's a limit to how much power he can take, as Saitama's extremely powerful punch managed to kill him.

Plant Manipulation: Surprise-Attack Plum was capable of generating plum seeds and shooting them as projectiles.

Mimicry Ability (擬態能力, Gitai Nōryoku): Thanks to his elasticity, Surprise-Attack Plum could take the appearance of a normal human, and recover his original appearance. He could also take on the appearance of any human.[1]

Fighting Style[]

Marksman: Surprise-Attack Plum used projectiles to attack his opponents.[1]

  • Seed Launch (種発射, Tane Hassha): Surprise-Attack Plum launches a plum seed from his face that ricochets multiple times.[2][1]


  • "Kishū" is a homonym of surprise attack (奇襲, Kishū), and Japanese place name (紀州, Kishū). This is an area famous for production of the plums.
  • Surprise-Attack Plum is among the few monsters of human origin who can access their human form, the others being Gale Wind, Hellfire Flame and Haragiri.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 One-Punch Man Encyclopedia; One-Punch Man: Hero Encyclopedia, page 186
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 One-Punch Man Bonus Manga; Pork Cutlet Bowl


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