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

Gawain Tori (卿トリ, Tori Kyō) 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 middle brother.

Character Outline



Main Article - Bleach (Kenji Hiroshi).

Part III

Quincy Emergence arc

Powers and Abilities

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

Keen Intellect: Gawain was quickly fit to identify that Adolf was controlling Shinigami of the 8th Division, showing both intelligence and observational skills.

Enhanced Durability: Gawain was capable of surviving an arrow fired by Nagito, the "Snipe" of the Engelhaft Gewitter, whose arrows can demolish entire city streets. However the impact knocked him unconscious.


Karasu (烏, Raven). Gawain's Zanpakutō is sealed in the form of an European longsword which he wears secures at his waist.

  • Shikai: Gawain release his Zanpakutō with the phrase "Scatter the Winds" (散布風, Sanpufū).
Shikai Special Ability: Gawain's Karasu allows him to release large quantities of feathers which are capable of absorbing the spiritual power of targets, including reishi. He can then use this stolen power to sharpen the feathers for potent omnidirectional assaults against his enemies.

Behind the Scenes

  • Gawain is based on the assassins from Assassin's Creed. His first name, Gawain, is of English origin and means "Battle Hawk" 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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