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Why bring a knife to a gun fight? Well, it’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it. Kunais are one of the many tools shinobi have at their disposal. While it may seem like a useless weapon at first glance, there have been instances in the series in which the use of a kunai have been proven quite useful. Close Range If I ...


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Let's start with the requirements for awakening the Rinnegan. From the Naruto Wikia, the Sharingan can be evolved into Rinnegan through combination with Hashirama's DNA. In the history of the Naruto anime, the only 2 people who have been able to pull such a feat are Madara and Sasuke. What those 2 have in common is the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan which ...


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He is still a Genin. It was stated by him. (Episode 48) What people most of the time overlook is, that the scene with Kakashi and Naruto isn't actual canon though, it should still be noted that these are the requirements. But we're talking about Naruto here he doesn't do things the normal way, which is important later on with the Kishimoto bit. If we look ...


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The flames of the Amaterasu are inextinguishable by ordinary means and once any organism is caught in it, they will either have to sacrifice that body part, absorb the entire Jutsu (if they posses Rinnengan related abilities), or seal the flames away. In the case of a Snake summon, it could most definitely shed its skin and easily escape the flames of the ...


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There is information about him, albeit his name was never mentioned. In Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light “My dad died in Nine Tails’s attack.” .. “Oh! My dad’s not an Uchiha. My mom’s Uchiha. After my dad died, we came back to the clan, and I became an Uchiha, too,” Izumi told him, as if reading his mind. ...


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Kunai were historical tools/weapons used by ninja in Japan, though their uses have been expanded/fictionalized in Naruto. I think in Naruto, they function as versatile long-distance and close-range weapons that can be used even if someone is low on chakra or trying not to attract attention. One thing to also keep in mind is that Naruto and Sasuke (and the ...


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The part within your title stating if one could easily use Mangekyou Sharingan even without being an Uchiha is not fully accurate. While Kakashi does have the [Mangekyou] Sharingan and can use it's abilities, it is not without a cost. Because Kakashi is not an Uchiha, using the Sharingan takes a huge toll on him. Because he isn't an Uchiha, he can't ...


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The summoned animals live for a long period of time with respect to the human world, but that amount of lifespan is usual in their world (like toads in Mount Myoboku). Mount Myōboku has records of its population in a list, and the name of a Mount Myōboku toad stays there until it dies.[7] I found the above in the wiki page of Mount Myoboku. So its safe ...


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Naruto himself doesn't have much more than the average amount of chakra. The only reason he is seen as having more is because he's using Kurama's chakra for the entirety of the series. Bourto by extension does not have a Tailed Beast inside of him, so he would not have nearly as much chakra as his father.


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The Uzumaki, being descendants of Asura Ōtsutsuki, also shared distant blood relation with the Senju clan. Through the years, the Uzumaki and Senju kept close ties, with members at times marrying between clans, as with Hashirama Senju and Mito Uzumaki. Following the founding of Konohagakure at the end of the Warring States Period, the Senju chose to ...


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At the time of the chunin exams, Konoha was unaware the Sound Village was built by Orochimaru. While Kabuto was infiltrating the exams as a Konoha genin, he mentioned the village was quite young and little was known about it. Naruto Chapter 39 As for why the sound genin were in Konoha, the chunin exams became open to all villages as a result of the ...


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You've answered this one yourself - Obito intervened and teleported Sasuke to the Kamui dimension, thus preventing his death.


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Sand manipulation is not something limited to the Shikaku. Throughout the series we have seen several sand controllers. One of the most notable applications of sand manipulation would be Kankurō's manipulation. Where he masks his puppet as another person, in chapter 42. However, the Shikaku does help. Just as how the nine tails allows naruto to tap into it'...


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No; there's two things going on here, and one is a well-known thing if you've ever been a parent or near a young child. The first thing that's going on is that Himawari was able to subconsiously activate the Byakugan out of anger. This is not contested at all; she's seen with tears in her eyes as it activates due to her favorite stuffed animal being torn ...


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It is true that Homura Otsusuki went over to the moon to watch over the Juubi's husk (Ten-Tails' Gedo Body) but then, he most definitely died around the same time that his elder brother did, and that was long before Madara's time. In The Last: Naruto the Movie, Toneri Otsutsuki spoke about this when he told the story of the clan to Hinata. By the time ...


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Over-reliance and Predictability If the opponent knows that Hiraishin no Jutsu allows the user to teleport to marked kunai and area, it would be "easily" countered. Minato vs Raikage: if Raikage also knew that Minato left his mark on Bee, he (Raikage) could instantly move to Bee (at this point Raikage already spotted almost all of Minato's kunai) and ...


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Naruto first manifested a one-tail chakra in manga Chapter 231, which is Episode 133 A Plea from a Friend in the anime. This is during Naruto and Sasuke's fight as Naruto tries to stop Sasuke from leaving the village. If I recall correctly, there were no other similar occurrences preceding this.


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Because he actually didn't want them. He was trying to relay that information to Sasuke before his death. He gave that information about EMS to Sasuke so that Sasuke could obtain EMS after his death if he wanted. Plus Itachi was on the verge of blindness. So even if Sasuke had normal sharingan Itachi could at least have sight, that's a good excuse.


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Just to clarify, the Mangekyo sharingan unlocked when Rin died. Thus, Kakashi does know that he has the ability to use Mangekyo sharingan the whole time through the series. Thus, he does know he has the Mangekyo. Regarding whether he kept it hidden or not is up to the viewer's discretion. There's another thread that was open a few years ago on When did ...


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Itachi had always known the “fate” of Uchiha brothers. One would always be destined to take the other’s sharingan. The slow approach of Itachi’s fingers are meant to tease at the idea of what he, the stronger brother, is “supposed to do”, which is to take Sasuke’s eye (sharingan) but he just pokes him in the forehead like an older brother will mess with a ...


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It's opinion based, there is not definitive answer to that question. Sakura surely is the best medical ninja in Konaha. It is even stated that she surpassed Shizune making her only second to Tsunade. Interesting post for further readings, from where I got the images As for kabuto, he is one of the greatest medical ninja that we’ve seen in Naruto. He was ...


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The Sharingan sees chakra as color, and Genjutsu works off chakra, so it stands to reason that the built in Genjutsu detection is actually chakra detection. If the Genjutsu caster didn't personally add it, an illusion of a person would to a Sharingan look like a hollow puppet. It would be lacking the chakra network all living people must posses to live (...


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Basically, your Voldemort analogy is right. He is able to put his Chakra into people through the curse mark. This is basically putting a bit of himself in them. You find out later that doing so (as well as other things) has left him weakened. This is why he wants Sasuke's body to regain his full strength.


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The main reason is simply because they did not know he materialized when he "dissapeared". The first time that the Eight man squad ran into tobi, Kakashi along with everyone else hypothesized hat he could erase himself from existence. What your missing out is, the only reason why someone would try to attack him during that split time frame is if they ...


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The substitution jutsu is still used constantly, but as the series progressed and the strength of the characters increased it became more practical to use clones instead as clones serve the same purpose and more. There are notable examples of the substitution jutsu at the end of the series. Kakashi using it against Obito in their final fight Killer Bee ...


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I can't seem to find any official information as to where the Eight Trigrams Sealing Style originated or was based on. However, here's a theory. As you may know, Naruto has many influences from Buddhism and Hinduism: the Multiple Lotus Nonself Connected Cannons, The Six Paths of Pain, Formation of Ten Thousand Snakes and the Chakra, to name a few, were ...


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I am pretty sure Kakashi's code name was never revealed or touched upon as I've seen pretty much the entire series. Fanfics do have names such as Hound but nothing shows that I was ever mentioned in the anime or manga or even any light novel. Kishimoto Sensei might've answered a question in an interview (highly unlikely though) but I haven't seen any ...


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Orochimaru used the bodies of Zaku and Kin to summon the Hokage. The jutsu basically recreates the body of the reincarnated person at the time of their death using the body of the sacrifice. To actually perform the Impure World Reincarnation, the DNA of the person to be reincarnated is smeared on a special scroll. Once the scroll is activated, the remains ...


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If its only the manga series, then the reading order would be according to the release date: Naruto (72 Volumes) Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring (1 Volume) Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (On-going) A Redditor also posted a chronological order guide including the light novels, movies, side stories, etc. You can check it out here. Not ...


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Inshort technically it is possible (see 3rd point for exact process) As I mentioned in my comment not enough information is available as limited use of Kamui was seen only towards the end of the series however following conclusions can be drawn- Using Kamui is the only way to travel to and from its dimension. This means that targets transferred there are ...


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