Mashle: Magic and Muscles is a New Anime that has gained immense popularity among the fans of the Shounen Anime and Manga genre. The series is based on a magical world full of mages and magic users.
The main protagonist of the series, Mash Burnedead, is, however, magicless and relies on his muscles to get things done. Dot Barrett alongside Lance Crown, Finn Ames, and Lemon Irvine, are Mash’s closest friends and also the main characters of this story.
Dot Barrett is one of the interesting characters in Mashle: Magic and Muscles. He is a first-year student at the Easton Magic Academy. He has red spiky hair, and red-brown eyes, and is mostly seen in the Easton Magic Uniform. He also wears a black headband on his forehead.
Speaking of his powers, Dot Barrett is introduced as a single-liner mage and excels in Explosion magic. But in the later episodes of the first season of Mashle Anime, we saw Dot Barrett with a hidden ability that is far stronger than his usual.
Dot Barrett possesses a rare unique cross on his forehead known as Ira Kreuz. This was revealed for the first time during his battle against the Fifth Fang of Magia Lupus, Love Cute.
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What Is Ira Kreuz In Mashle?
In Mashle: Magic and Muscles, Ira Kreuz is a special type of rare magic unique to only some characters. Those who are born with an Ira Kreuz sign gain immense magical power when their emotions spike making them battle demons against their opponents.
When there is a huge alteration in a character’s emotion, the Ira Kreuz ability gets activated. Upon the activation of Ira Kreuz, the user gains a magic line in their forehead in the shape of a cross. Also, the world Kreuz in Ira Kreuz is basically Cross in German.
The Ira Kreuz mark is also known as Warding Cross and is a symbol of great power and ability in Mashle Anime and Manga. The design is similar to that of a Christian Cross.
What Is The Cross On Dot Barrett Forehead?
The Cross on Dot Barrett’s Forehead is the Ira Kreuz Mark. Dot gains the Ira Kreuz on his forehead during his battle against Love Cute in the Magia Lupus Arc. When there is a huge spike in emotions, this special power gets activated. Since Dot couldn’t withstand his friend getting downplayed and trashed by Love Cute, his emotions suddenly spiked and the Ira Kreuz within him activated.
Although Dot struggles to control his emotions and the immense power provide by this new mark initially, as the story progresses, he learns to harness Ira Kreuz’s abilities and becomes a very formidable and dependable fighter.
This is very rare magic, and not many users in the Mashle series are seen possessing it. It is believed that the Ira Kreuz is passed through bloodlines. Despite providing a significant advantage to its users in battle, this power is not without drawbacks.
The continuous use of Ira Kreuz can be dangerous, and even more, if the user loses control while using it. Upon losing control while using this power, they can be a danger not only to themselves but also to their friends around them. The Ira Kreuz possesses immense magical powers so the user may suffer from physical as well as mental exhaustion after using it.
Dot manifested the powers of the Ira Kreuz for the first time in Chapter 29 of Mashle: Magic and Muscles, whereas in Episode 10 of the Anime of the same title. In summary, this is very rare and powerful magic in this Mashle story.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Does Cross On Dot Barrett Head Signify?
The Cross on Dot Barrett Head is the Ira Kreuz symbol. When his emotions spike, Dot awakens immense magical powers because of Ira Kreuz making him a battle demon in the process.
Can Lance Crown Use The Ira Kreuz Power?
No, Lance Crown cannot use the Ira Kreuz Power. Ira Kreuz is unique to only a couple of characters in the Mashle series and one of them is Dot Barrett.