The Espada (Spanish for "sword") are the top-ranking Arrancar in Hueco Mundo, the Hollow World, as well as the main rivals of the Gotei 13.
The traitorous shinigami who rules over the Espada.
- Former: Aléjandro Mendez (deceased)
- Baudelio Abasolo (Demoted to a normal numero)
- Carlos Abasolo (deceased)
- Former: Someras Dolor
- Former: Ko
We are the knights of the King, in the service of God.
Special agents that work directly for Von Geister, the King of Hueco Mundo. They are inquisitors, preachers and executioners handpicked by Erscheinung Von Geister and led by his most loyal servants.
Arrancar who were demoted from positions in the Espada and had an additional digit prefaced to their number.
In Death, Tranquility. In Life, Conflict. In Endings, Victory.