Suggested by Sonic Deku is the ultimate close quarters combat fighter in MHA to the point where I’d say he’s currently the strongest fighter alive in that verse. Still, Tatsumaki has had some incredible feats during her recent fights in OPM and should be able to cancel out his attacks with her own long range abilities. Tatsumaki is fast enough to stay out of range and pepper him with psychic blows. I see this being a close battle but Deku can’t break through her defenses. Tatsumaki wins.
This is a pretty bad matchup for Dabi. His fire abilities are strong but Deku can blow them away with pure power. At that point Dabi has no other defenses which can get pretty tricky for him. Deku also has enough power to end this in one punch since Dabi doesn’t exactly have any more durability than an average person. So while Dabi is a pretty important villain, he wouldn’t last more than a few seconds against Deku. Deku wins.
Suggested by Destroyer Lightning McQueen is a very fast car with a lot of determination. This determination allows him to conquer many races along the way to becoming the champ. That won’t be enough against a kid with abilities that can crush whole cities. Deku wouldn’t need his full power to take this guy out. A quick punch or even a shockwave will knock Lightning off the track and at that point he just won’t be able to recover. Deku wins.
Still one of the best fights in all of My Hero Academia, possibly the best fight of them all. Gentle Criminal really gave Deku a hard time and proved himself to be one of the strongest characters in the series. His ability to manipulate the air pressure and bounce himself around is very handy. Still, Deku’s continued to grow since this fight. At maximum power Deku will just be too fast and powerful for Criminal’s tricks to do much more than buy time. Deku is just too much for him and there is always that point where your physical abilities are able to break through any hax that stands in its way. Deku is already at that point. Deku wins.
Deku wants to be the world’s number one hero, but he definitely isn’t ready for that title yet. He would need to aspire to be someone like Goku who has held the mantle for a very long time in his universe. Deku is pretty strong but definitely not in quite the same league. Goku can end whole universes in a single shot while Deku would likely still be country level at the moment. Nothing to sneeze at mind you, but still not on Goku’s level quite yet. Goku wins.
Suggested by iKnowledge Tsutomu is a guy who can use fire at a pretty high level. He’s also decently strong and fast, but that’s nothing new for Deku. Tsutomu is effectively a weaker Bakugo in terms of ability and Deku surpassed him a long time ago. With Full Cowl at his disposal Deku can reach incredibly high levels of ability. It won’t be particularly difficult for him to completely overwhelm Tsutomu in this fight. If anything Deku will have to be careful not to accidentally destroy the guy. Deku wins.
This is a tribute to the recent MHA movie. While Deku may not have been at his best at times, he ultimately stepped up to save the day. His Full Cowl ensures that he is always the strongest guy in the room. His speed is far too great for him to be hit by Mineta. The gap in their abilities is considerable and I don’t expect it to shrink anytime soon. These two are just in two completely different leagues. The sooner Mineta accepts this, the sooner he will be able to move on. Deku wins.
Can you say knee jerk reaction? I lost all possible respect for Deku in the last chapter of My Hero Academia. While he wasn’t quite as disgraceful as Mirio it doesn’t change the fact that he let the villains get away with a kid for more experiments when he could have done something about it. In the end, he was simply too intimidated by the villains and that’s not a problem that a real hero has. Train certainly wouldn’t make the same mistake and he’s come a long way over the years, but even when he was a villain he wouldn’t cross certain lines. Train has a better set of morals than Deku, that’s for sure. Train wins.
Update 8 7 2020 Deku’s strength is too much. Deku wins.