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Shinigami, the Arrancar, and the Visored. The Zanpakutō of low-ranking Shinigami are called Asauchi and do not have names, but the Zanpakutō of high-ranking Shinigami do have names. In its sealed state, a Zanpakutō has the form of a Japanese sword. Such weapons are unique swords generated from their owner’s souls. Its shape differs depending on its owner. Zanpakutō are the trademark weapons of the Shinigami.
Capable of cutting spiritual bodies, they are among the few weapons which can be used to combat Hollows. Each Shinigami carries a Zanpakutō, and each Zanpakutō is unique: the swords are reflections of a Shinigami’s power and soul, and sentient beings unto themselves. The Zanpakutō’s name is the name of the living spirit which empowers the sword and lends its strength to the Shinigami who wields it. A Zanpakutō’s shape and abilities are based on their Shinigami’s soul. Zanpakutō’s name, they can communicate with one another and grow stronger together.