A Cursed Corpse ( (じゅ) (がい) Jugai?) is a nonliving object that has been endowed with a curse, allowing it to gain self-control. They can appear naturally as hostile creatures, but more often used as dolls and puppets for sorcerers.


Description

Cursed corpses are defined as inanimate objects possessed by a curse that is capable of standing on its own. These type of curses that appear naturally are hostile to humans.[1] Cursed corpses created by sorcerers have a core that acts as their heart, allowing them to act independently from their creator.

Usage

Masamichi Yaga, the foremost practitioner of puppet jujutsu is capable of using his cursed technique to create a number of cursed corpses. Each of which are capable of following a set of pre-determined commands.

He was also able to develop the Abrupt-Mutated Cursed Corpse: Panda, who was born sentient and possesses three cores. Each of Panda's cores possesses unique traits, allowing him to switch modes at will, making him the most complex cursed corpse to exist.[2]

Kokichi Muta, a sorcerer granted the ability to control cursed corpses over a wide range can utilize them as remote controlled proxy's for himself. Unlike Yaga's cursed corpses, Kokichi's puppets are operated directly through a cursed energy link and do not appear to possess cores.[3]

List of Cursed Corpses

Image Creator Description
Panda's cores.png Masamichi Yaga Panda is an "Abrupt-Mutated Cursed Corpse" that was born sentient and possesses three cores. He is the masterpiece of Masamichi Yaga, the foremost practitioner of puppet jujutsu. By switching between cores, Panda can change the shape of his body and augment his abilities.
Yaga disqualifies Yuji.png Masamichi Yaga Cathy is one of Principal Yaga's many dolls. It is extremely resistant to attack, able to absorb the blow, and use its kinetic energy to bounce around the area from the recoil.
Gojo cursed doll.png Masamichi Yaga Tsukamoto is another one of Yaga's dolls used by Gojo to help train Yuji to control his cursed energy. The doll sleeps when cursed energy is used on it, but attacks whenever it awakens.
Mechamaru reveals he is Semi Grade 1.png Kokichi Muta Ultimate Mechamaru is Kokichi's puppet of choice. He used Mechamaru as his proxy while attending Kyoto Jujutsu High since he was physically unable to do so himself. It is armed with a wide array of abilities and attacks generated from Kokichi's cursed energy.
MechamaruAbsoluteP.png Kokichi Muta Ultimate Mechamaru Mode: Absolute a gigantic armored puppet version of Mechamaru that is manned directly by Kokichi using the cockpit area hidden in Mechamaru's head. Capable of discharging years' worth of cursed energy at a time with special grade levels of output. Also has a technique charge function that allows the user to upload cursed techniques.

References

  1. Jujutsu Kaisen Manga: Chapter 4 (p. 19).
  2. Jujutsu Kaisen Manga: Chapter 38 (p. 10).
  3. Jujutsu Kaisen Manga: Chapter 38 (p. 14).

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