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Name Altair Tori
Kanji アルタイルリ
Romanji Tori Arutairu
Race Shinigami
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Professional Status
Affiliation Gotei 13, Soul Society
Occupation Hayaiōtōtai Operative
Team 8th Division
Partner Falkner Tori, Gawain Tori
Base of Operations Seireitei, 8th Division Barracks
Personal Status
Marital Status Single
Education Shinō Academy
Family Falkner Tori (Brother)
Gawain Tori (Brother)
Status Active
Shikai Nuedori
Bankai Not yet Achieved

Altair Tori (アルタイルトリ, Tori Arutairu) is a Shinigami of the 8th Division in the Gotei 13, under Captain Erika Fujibayashi. He is also one of the three Falcon Brothers, being the youngest brother.

Character Outline



Main Article - Bleach (Kenji Hiroshi).

Part III

Quincy Emergence arc

Powers and Abilities

High Spiritual Energy: As a fully trained Shinigami, Altair possesses high levels of spiritual power.

Shunpo: Altair has demonstrated skill in Shunpo. He was capable of delivering messages quickly whilst avoiding his possessed squad mates.

Enhanced Strength: Altair was capable of lifting Gawain with only one arm and still perform an impressive Shunpo, despite Gawain being heavier than Altair.


Nuedori (鵺鳥, Golden Mountain Thrush). Altair's Zanpakutō takes the form of a bronze-colored cinquedea with a notched blade.

  • Shikai: Altair releases his Zanpakutō with the command "Give Wing" (与え羽, Ataehane).
Shikai Special Ability: Altair's says that the special power of Nuedori is Reflection (反省, Hansei). It allows him to perfectly match the opposing strength and speed of a spiritual attack instantly and then tip the balance in his favor by adding his own spiritual power. As the spiritual power pushing the strongest wins Altair is always capable of negating his opponents attacks.

Behind the Scenes

  • Altair is based on the assassins from Assassin's Creed. His first name, Altair, is of Arabic origin and means "Flying Eagle" while his last name, Tori, is Japanese for "Avian", which is derived from the Latin word "Aves", which pertains in some way to birds.
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