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Volten (ボルテーン, Borutēn, VIZ: Boltane) is a Martial Artist and user of the Thunder Thunder Fist.

After eating Monster Cells, offered by Gouketsu, Volten became a Mysterious Being and a member of the Monster Association.


Volten S2

Volten's previous appearance as a human.

Volten is a man with sunken cheeks, and round eyes with dark markings around it. He keeps his black hair slicked back and wears a high collared olive green outfit with golden decorative buttons.

After he became a monster his hair became spikey and he took on an appearance resembling that of a Raiju.


Volten was struck by lightning as a child, which turned him into a superb fighter.[1]


Human Monster SagaEdit

Monster Raid ArcEdit

Suiryu attacks Volten

Suiryu hammers Volten by using Benpatsu's body

Volten is participating in the Super Fight Tournament in C-City at the C-City Super Stadium. This is the fourth time Volten has participated in the tournament.[2] While watching the match between Lightning Max and Suiryu, he was shocked by the latters strength, easily defeating his opponent.[3]

Volten defeats Bazuzu during the first round of the tournament.[4] In his second round, he defeats Gatlin, but suffers some minor injuries.[5] He was later defeated by Suiryu during the semi-final in 3 seconds with one single kick.

Super Fight ArcEdit

He becomes a monster after eating a monster cell, enhancing his power. However, even after becoming a monster, he was no match for Suiryu and was immediately defeated when Suiryu uses Benpatsu's body to pummel him like a nail being hammered by a big mallet.

Abilities and PowersEdit

Not much is known about Volten's strength. He easily defeats Bazuzu and Gatlin in their matches with only receiving real trouble from the latter.

After eating a Monster Cell, Volten's strength increased immensely, but he was still no match for Suiryu.

Physical AbilitiesEdit

Electricity Manipulation: Volten is described as having a super conductor body.[6] After becoming a monster, his electrical ability seems to have increased drastically.

Fighting StyleEdit

Expert Martial Artist: Volten is capable of beating many other martial artists with relative ease.

  • Thunder Thunder Fist (雷々拳, Rairai Ken): Volten can deliver an electrical shock through his attacks.
  • Super Thunder Thunder Fist (スーパー雷々拳, Sūpā kaminari Rairai Ken): An improved version of his martial arts that was attained when he became a monster.[7] His electricity is significantly enhanced with monsterization.[8]

Major BattlesEdit

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Volten, Benpatsu, Choze and Hamukichi vs. Suiryu 72 20 Loss


  • Due to his electrical powers, Volten is currently the only known martial artist with powers besides superhuman strength and agility.
  • He is also the first human turned mysterious being in the series to have elemental powers, the other known example of this being Hellfire Flame.


  1. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 4
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 4
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 62, page 15
  4. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 63, page 13
  5. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 67, page 2
  6. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 4
  7. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 30
  8. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 23


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