With the Captains suffering casualties and heavy injuries on their side, all hope seemed to be lost... until Shinji Hirako appeared, along with the rest of the former Shinigami. Though the aid of the Vizards certainly helped to draw the battle in their favor, it seemed Aizen's power alone proved too much for them.
Name: Kodate Number: # 18 Category: Bakudo Incantation: "Take my enemies force and shatter!" Effect: With the tip of the fingers (or sword) the caster forms a circle, which then fills with energy forming a shield. This shield can be taken on the forearm or used by hand. Once it is hit by an attack (kido or physical) it shatters, producing a flash of light.