Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 – Toji Fushiguro’s scar explained

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 - Toji Fushiguro's scar explained

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 has been an exhilarating experience for the viewers. With Toji Fushiguro making an appearance in just three episodes of the entire series, the antagonist has already managed to win hearts with his personality. Although he is battling against Gojo and plotting alongside the Star Religious Group, he is walking on parallel lines with Gojo when it comes to strength and durability. A villainous sorcerer killer and the father of Megumi, Toji has a lot of secrets to his name than just his blanketed personality.

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2- Toji Fushiguro and the history of his name

Toji actually belongs to the Zenin Clan, who are a group of elite sorcerers. But since childhood, he has been abused and oppressed by his own members of the community. Due to the constant oppression over the years, Toji left home and abandoned his clan, eventually starting to hate the Zenin clan and Jujutsu Sorcerers.

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 - Toji Fushiguro's scar explained
Gojo being stabbed by Toji Fushiguro. (Image credit goes to MAPPA Studio)

Toji married a woman with the last name Fushiguro, which explains his present title and also that of Megumi. After he got married, he abandoned all of his sinister activities and became a sane man.

  • But after the death of his wife, he stayed with her last name but not with the promises.
  • He began to work for evil groups and went rogue like before, earning him the reputation of a killer sorcerer.

What is the secret behind Toji Fushiguro and his scar in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2?

Toji Fushiguro in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 is shown to have a scar on his mouth which cuts across the right side of his lips. It was never revealed in the manga how he got that mysterious and signatory scar, but it was revealed in the Jujutsu Kaisen Official Fanbook.

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 - Toji Fushiguro's scar explained
Toji Fushiguro’s fight with Gojo Satoru. (Image credit goes to MAPPA Studio)

Toji was abused by the Zenin family and during one such episode in his childhood, he was thrown into a disciplinary pit which was filled with cursed spirits.

  • We know from Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 that Toji is not a cursed energy user, but due to his Heavenly Pact, he can summon physical prowess to battle against curses.
  • This disciplinary pit and the punishment involved might also have been a test for Toji, during which he got a mysterious scar on his mouth.

How powerful is Toji Fushiguro in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2?

Toji Fushiguro cannot use cursed energy but due to his Heavenly Pact, he can restrict cursed energy and thus battle against it freely. He is a weapons master specialist and possesses immense physical strength. Using his Inventory Curse, he can also freely store and summon a variety of weapons, and also let his weapons go undetected by cursed spirit users.

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 - Toji Fushiguro's scar explained
Gojo Satoru and Toji Fushiguro. (Image credit goes to MAPPA Studio)

Toji has a set of extraordinary cursed tools, which can even be used to defeat an elite sorcerer like Gojo Satoru. He has a Split Soul Katana which can cut through curses that are elite in their making. He also possesses the Inverted Spear of Heaven which can completely nullify any cursed technique and has been fueled by some sort of foreign cursed energy. Moreover, Toji has the Chain of a Thousand Miles and the Playful Cloud, both of which are mysterious cursed tools and are as powerful as the other ones.

Conclusion

Toji Fushiguro is a man of mysteries and a person with an aura of depth and darkness. His scar represents his childhood trauma and when he smiles through the scar it becomes a representation of how he overcame those battles. Toji is an extremely talented fighter, who fell into the wrong hands of fate and eventually ended up being the Sorcerer Killer.

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