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Shoto Todoroki
Shoto Todoroki, the Son of Endeavor.png
Series My Hero Academia
Age 15 (First appearance)

16 (Currently)

Birthday 11 January (Capricorn)
Sex Male
Species Unknown
Height 176 cm (5'9")
Weight Unknown
Alignment Neutral Good
If you wanna stop this, then stand up! Because I've just got one thing to say to you! Never forget who you want to become!
~ Shoto Todoroki

Shoto Todoroki is one of the main protagonists of My Hero Academia, a manga series written by Kohei Horikoshi.

Background

Shoto is the son of Enji Todoroki, better known as the Flame Hero Endeavor. In an attempt to create a child that would be strong enough to surpass the strongest Hero in the world, All Might, Endeavor forcefully married a woman with a Quirk that allowed ice manipulation, hoping that their child would possess both her ice Quirk and his fire Quirk. After several attempts in the past, Shoto was born with both of his parents' Quirks. While Endeavor tried to train him to surpass All Might, Shoto's mother didn't want that life for him and tried to raise him with love. Unfortunately for Shoto, so much abuse from Endeavor led to his mother going crazy and pouring boiling water over his left eye, calling the left side of his body unbearable because of how it reminds her of his father. Endeavor then had Shoto's mother locked up, and since he knew that his father was to blame for his mother going insane, Shoto decided to rebel against Endeavor and become a Hero without using his fire Quirk. In his teenage years, Shoto managed to get into U.A., a prestigious Hero academy. While there, he met Izuku Midoriya, All Might's successor, and the new wielder of his Quirk, One For All. While no one else knew about Izuku and All Might's connection, Shoto noticed the similarities between their Quirks and deduced that they had some connection. During U.A.'s Sports Festival, where students compete to earn publicity and attract the attention of Pro Heroes to hire them, Shoto explained his past to Izuku and declared that if he beat someone with powers like All Might's without using his flames, he'd show his dad that he didn't need him to become a Hero. However, when the two of them did end up fighting in the tournament, Izuku managed to get Shoto to use his fire, showing Shoto that even though the Quirk came from his dad, what matters is how Shoto uses it.

Powers & Abilities

  • Half-Cold Half-Hot: Shoto's Quirk is a combination of his mother's ice Quirk and Endeavor's fire Quirk, allowing him to generate and control ice and fire using the right and left sides of his body, respectively. Using his right side, Shoto can generate freezing temperatures and freeze anything he touches. His freezing is incredibly precise, going from freezing entire buildings and giant robots with one motion, to carefully plugging up engines with ice to block them up. He can also create walls of ice for defense, and freeze the ground to trip up opponents or move faster. Using his left side, Shoto can drastically increase his body temperature to generate scorching flames and heat. However, he lacks the same control over his flames than his cold, due to holding off on using them in battle for years. By releasing heat from his body without generating flames, Shoto can hold off frostbite caused by overusing his right side, or melt ice to free people he's frozen.
    • Heaven Piercing Ice Wall: Shoto's only named technique. Using his ice power, Shoto creates a massive wall of ice that either freezes the opponent solid, or blocks them with its sheer size. With this attack, Shoto was able to freeze a large part of a stadium in seconds. However, it also lowers Shoto's body temperature to dangerous levels, forcing him to use his fire to warm himself back up.
      • Smaller Ice Wall: Todoroki can also perform a smaller variation of this technique. While the Heaven Piercing Ice Wall is just more for creating an extremely large barrier to prevent enemy attacks - the smaller variation can be used to stop someone’s momentum as shown when he slowed down Kishirama. It can also be used to block attacks as shown when he blocked pillars from hitting Deku/All-Might as well as be used as a movement method when during his fight against Bakugou - Shoto created a Ice Wall variant called a Ice Track in order to prevent himself from getting knocked out of the ring.
    • Wall of Flames: Wall of Flames is one of Todoroki’s super moves that utilizes his control over the element of fire. He uses his left side to generate a burst of flames that’s big enough to cover a large area, acting as both a defensive and offensive attack. It can also be used to attack multiple opponents and create space between Shoto and his target.
      • Smaller Wall of Flames: Shoto can create a smaller wall of fire in order to prevent enemies from escaping as shown when he stopped an escaping motorcycle.
    • Flashfreeze Heatwave: Another one of Shoto’s super moves. To use it, Shoto first has to cool the air around him with his ice powers. Then, by switching to his fire, Shoto rapidly heats and expands the air around him. This allows him to create a superheated blast.
    • Flashfire Fist - Jet Kindling: Shoto concentrates his flames into a white-hot point on his fist and punches his opponent. On contact, a violent explosion of flames burst out of Shoto's arm, severely burning his target.

Equipment

  • Hero Costume: Shoto's costume that he wears while performing heroics. It was designed specifically for Shoto, and optimizes the use of his Quirk to diminish its drawbacks. The jacket was made to resist intense heat, so Shoto doesn't burn it up when using his flames, and its collar senses Shoto's body temperature and either cools down or heats up to keep it regulated. The belt has small capsules that contain water, pain medication, and disinfectant, and the boots have small spikes on the soles to make it easier for Shoto to walk on frozen ground.

Feats

Strength

  • Can carry someone on his back for a large amount of time.
  • Dragged around an unconscious villain by himself.
  • Created a massive ice wall over the Sports Festival Stadium (11.72 megatons of TNT)
    • He also melted the wall of ice using his fire.
  • Created another ice wall in a forest (7.06 megatons of TNT)
  • Harmed Nomu with his ice
  • Comparable to Bakugou, who destroyed multiple steel cubes (1:25:01) (500 kilotons of TNT)
  • Froze an entire lake and its surroundings during his fight with Chimera (194.64-230.6 tons of TNT)
  • Froze an entire building.
  • Created ice to block a hole made by Dark Shadow (10.26 kilotons of TNT)
  • Froze water in order to stop a mall from collapsing 
  • Froze a water geyser.
  • Superior to Cementoss, who could make cement walls (44.93 tons of TNT)
  • Comparable to Deku, who can destroy large steel structures
  • Can freeze Wolfram’s manipulated metal.
  • Nearly melted Tetsutetsu.
  • His flames should be comparable to Dabi’s flames, which can melt massive ice structures
  • His flames are stated to be comparable to Endeavor’s own flames. Endeavor is powerful enough to split clouds.

Speed

  • Can create ice walls in seconds.
  • Partially dodged a knife thrown at point-blank range.
  • Dodged a blow from Iida, who's Quirk grants him super speed.
  • Kept up with Stain.
  • Completed a villain-defeating challenge within 14 seconds
  • Should be comparable to giants moving fast enough to catch fire
  • Dodged a fire attack from Dabi
  • Has kept up with Deku, who can dodge Bakugou’s nitroglycerin-like explosions (Mach 15.1)
  • Can dodge Wolfram’s attacks
  • Superior to Tokoyami, who can react quick enough to block Kaminari’s electricity (Mach 478 assuming comparability to natural lightning, though this is debatable)
  • Produced his ice fast enough to protect Kirishima from an attack
  • Comparable to Deku, who can dodge automatic fire
  • Launched his ice quick enough to intercept Wolfram’s attack, which were moving at Mach 6.7

Durability

Skills

  • Roughly considered to be one of the most powerful students in UA, and comprises the unofficial “Big Three” of Class 1-A alongside Izuku and Bakugou
  • Was enrolled in U.A. from official recommendation.
  • Froze the inside of a building.
  • Assisted in the defeat of the Artificial Human Nomu.
  • Froze a giant robot solid.
  • Defeated most of his tournament opponents without using his fire.
  • By using his fire, defeated Izuku Midoriya.
  • Easily beat Tenya Iida.
  • Alongside Izuku and Iida, defeated the Hero Killer Stain.
  • Defeated Aizawa, a Pro Hero with help.
  • Came runner-up in the U.A. Sports Festival tournament, first by leading the winning team in the Cavalry Battle, and then defeating his classmates Hanta Sero, Izuku Midoriya and Tenya Iida before losing to Katsuki Bakugo in the finals
  • Rescued Bakugo from the League of Villains.
  • Defeated the villain Chimera, whom the other members of 1-A had extreme trouble with
  • Damaged the 12th ranked hero, Gang Orca, albeit with the help of Inasa 
  • Defeated Seijin High. 
  • Defeated the villain Ending 
  • Drew against 1-B in the Third Round of the Joint Training Exercise
  • Fought Tetsutetsu, one of the strongest 1-B Students 

Weaknesses

  • Overusing one side of his Quirk without using the other side will cause his body temperature to either lower or rise to dangerous levels.
  • Hesitant to use his fire powers, due to Endeavor abusing him.

Fun Facts

  • Shoto's name contains the kanji for both "burning" and "freezing".
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