Kurapika is a level-headed and intelligent individual, possessing vast knowledge. Of sound judgment, his focused analyses have saved his friends from the brink of death many times.Kurapika has proven to be a balanced fighter on several occasions. During the Hunter Exam story arc, he uses two large tanto hidden below his overshirt as weapons. These however, are broken during his exam duel against Hisoka. In the Yorknew City arc, he uses a set of chains on his right hand materialized from his nen.