What made Geto Suguru turn into a Villain? Was it Gojo? Explained (Part 2)

What made Geto Suguru turn into a Villain

In the previous article, we have seen how both Gojou Satoru and Geto Suguru made their first appearance in the Jujutsu High and quickly became one of the strongest duos. But what led to Geto Suguru turn into a Villain later? Should we blame Gojo for his fall from grace? Let’s find out.

SPOILER ALERT: The following contains spoilers from JJK 0 and the manga. So, read at your own risk.

How did Geto Suguru turn into a Villain from Hero in Jujutsu Kaisen?

What made Geto Suguru turn into a Villain
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It was during the time when the death of Riko Amanai took place, plus the selfish Jujutsu sorcerers and non-sorcerers like Toji made Geto undergo a transformation. This change occurs between 2006 and 2007, and he begins to lose his trust and belief in humanity.

  • After completing their mission, Gojo becomes focused on further enhancing his already strong techniques, and he surpasses his best friend in terms of strength.
  • Shoko and Geto assist him in mastering his Limitless technique. However, while Gojo is making progress, Geto is gradually sinking into a state of sadness and hopelessness.

What made him turn into a Psychopath?

Gojo starts going on risky missions by himself, while Geto becomes more and more isolated. He begins to doubt his own values and beliefs. Initially, he believed that sorcerers had a duty to safeguard non-sorcerers, but now he questions whether they even deserve such protection.

What made Geto Suguru turn into a Villain
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Geto experiences existential thoughts, pondering the meaning of everything, his purpose in life, and the seemingly futile cycle of consuming and banishing curses. His confidence and trust in himself, in sorcerers, and in the worthiness of non-sorcerers crumble completely.

Did Geto have any other negative energy in him?

Things become even more intense for Geto when he encounters Yuki Tsukumo, a powerful Curse User. She expresses her desire to eliminate non-sorcerers, seeing them as the source of cursed spirits due to their negative energy transforming into cursed energy.

The darkness surrounding Geto grows stronger when his junior, Yu Haibara, dies during a mission. He is almost consumed entirely by the despair and negativity he feels.

What made Geto Suguru turn into a Villain
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  • However, the turning point comes when Geto embarks on a mission alone to a village where two young girls are wrongly accused of causing a curse.
  • In a shocking turn of events, Geto mercilessly kills the villagers, taking the lives of 112 people. The only ones spared are the two little sorcerers, Nanako and Mimiko. The only ones spared are the two little sorcerers, Nanako and Mimiko. That is when Geto truly becomes a curse user and formidable villain.

What happens when Gojo meets Geto in JJK 0?

JJK 0 focuses on the Cursed Child arc, which takes place nearly 10 years later. Geto’s previous plan continues, but it becomes more complicated and ambitious as the story unfolds.

In the arc, Geto arrives at Jujutsu High and shares his beliefs with Gojo’s students. He advocates for the killing of non-sorcerers, with a particular focus on Yuta Okkotsu. Geto knows that Yuta possesses the powerful Special Grade Cursed Spirit named Rika.

During the Night Parade on December 24, 2017, Geto had a wish to unleash 1000 cursed spirits throughout Japan. However, his main goal was to use his cursed technique to eliminate Yuta and absorb Rika, hoping to gain more strength.

Did Gojo kill Geto at the end of Jujutsu Kaisen 0?

Gojo acknowledges to Geto that he still held a degree of trust in him, which is why he was confident that Geto wouldn’t harm any of the students. Geto then returns Yuta’s student ID card to Gojo. In their final moments together, the two share a last laugh. Gojo whispers something inaudible to Geto, to which Geto responds:

At least curse me a little at the very end.


That’s everything to know about this iconic relationship and friendship of Gojo and Geto and how Geto Suguru turned into a Villain on the later part. What do you think about it? Do let us know in the comments down below.

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