"Unoka was an ill-fated man. He had a bad chi...."
Chi in use.

In Igbo culture, every one has a chi, which is a personal god. Ones guardian spirit bestowed on him by Chukwu (god). A chi can cause a good or bad fortune, you excel or fail only with the consent of your chi. 


Chi can be expended by powerful Igbo warriors in order to ascend to a higher power level. This is known as "going Igbo-saiyan".