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Ninjutsu

Rankings in entries from Official Databooks, other data from Databook and source material.

A - B | C | D - E | F - G | H | I - J | K - Kak | Kam - Ke | Ki - Ko | Ku - L
M | N - P | Q - R | S - Se | Sha - Sho | Shu - Sou | Sui - Suz | T | U - Z


Ninjutsu (Secrecy and Skill Techniques)
Music Ninjutsu are the secrecy and skill techniques of a ninja. Ninjutsu normally require hand seals of some form.

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Makyou Hyoushou - Demonic Ice Crystal Mirrors
Makyou Hyoushou Character Use: Haku
Rank: -
Note: Special Bloodline Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack

Makyou Hyoushou
Makyou Hyoushou is a Ninjutsu unique to Haku's bloodline. After forming the necessary hand seals, nearby water forms long flat mirrors 360 degrees around the target. Haku himself then places himself inside one of the mirrors. Once inside the mirror, Haku can then using the mirror reflections to confuse his target. Utilizing the reflections, Haku can then almost instantaneously move from one mirror to the other. Due to the speed, his target will appear to be moving in slow motion. Because of this he can then unleash numerous needles into his opponent with little difficulty. Using this technique for long periods of time however, will quickly use up Haku's chakra.






Makyou no Ran - Disorder of Demonic Haunts
Makyou no Ran Character Use: Tayuya
Rank: B
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack

Makyou no Ran
Makyou no Ran is a Ninjutsu utilized by Sound kunoichi Tayuya. After summoning her Doki, Tayuya will play a melody which causes them to emit an etheral ghost of chakra from their mouths. These ghosts are basically chakra imbued with mental energy, they starve for physical energy and only have a desire to feed on the chakra of anyone close. If they manage to consume the chakra of someone close, it will limit her opponent's ability to create any more chakra of their own. This can prove very valuable in Tayuya's battles.






Mandara no Jin - Myriad Snake Net Formation
Mandara Character Use: Orochimaru
Rank: B
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack, Defense
Details: "Mandara" is a play on the Buddhist schema of an enlightened mind.
Mandara no Jin
Mandara no Jin is a Ninjusu technique utilized by the Sannin Orochimaru. Using his ties to snakes, Orochimaru will release a torrent of serpents from his mouth. This wave will rise and rush towards his target. These snakes can also open their mouths to extend Kusanagi blades. A powerful enough chakra wave can stop the network and destroy the snakes.

Masui Shijutsu - Anasthesia Operation
Masui Shijutsu Character Use: Kusuna
Rank: -
Range: -
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Movie Four Only

Masui Shijutsu
Masui Shijutsu is a paralyzing Ninjutsu. To utilize this technique, Kusuna will first be under the influence of Yomi's evil medically enhanced chakra. This will allow him to expel the chakra snakes inhabiting his body. When one of the slugs bites the victim, they will become paralyzed and die unless an antidote is administered.

Mateki • Genbusoukyoku - Magic Flute • Phantasm Warrior Manipulation Melody
Genbusoukyoku Character Use: Tayuya
Rank: B
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Genbusoukyoku
Mateki • Genbusoukyoku is a Ninjutsu utilized by Sound kunoichi Tayuya. After summoning her Doki, Tayuya will play a melody on her flute which allows her to direct their movement. When needed, she can form a handseal and disperse the spirits.






Meisai Gakure no Jutsu - Camouflage Concealment Technique
Meisai Gakure no Jutsu Character Use: Taiseki, Jibachi, Kurobachi, Suzumebachi
Rank: A
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Meisai Gakure no Jutsu
Meisai Gakure no Jutsu is an advanced Ninjutsu used by Rock ninja. After forming the needed handseals, the ninja can grant themself near invisibility. So far only the Sharingan eye and its revelation abilities has been shown to pierce the veil and see the hidden ninja. It is unknown if the Byakugan can penetrate the jutsu and see the user's chakra circulatory system.






Menma's Chakra Enhancing Music (Unnamed)
Menma Character Use: Menma
Rank: -
Range: -
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only

Menma
This unnamed Ninjutsu is used by Rice Field Country ninja Menma. By playing a melody on his flute, Menma is able to stimulate the tenketsu of his target and grant them a boost of chakra.





Mini Rasen Shuriken - Mini Spiral Shuriken
Mini Rasen Shuriken Character Use: Uzumaki Naruto
Rank: S
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack

Mini Rasen Shuriken
Mini Rasen Shuriken is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Wind Element. After Uzumaki Naruto enters his Kyuubi Chakra Mode state, he will extend small Kyuubi chakra arms from his index finger. He will then generate a small Fuuton Rasen Shuriken which he can launch at his target. Like the large version, the miniature will disrupt the cells of the target it strikes. This is useful to pin the victim in place while a follow up jutsu is launched, like a crushing Kuchiyose.

Mikadzuki no Mai - Dance of the Crescent Moon
Mikadzuki no Mai Character Use: Gekkou Hayate
Rank: A
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack

Mikadzuki no Mai
Mikadzuki no Mai is an advanced Ninjutsu used by the Leaf ninja Gekkou Hayate. As the ninja charges at his opponent, he creates mutiple shadow copies to confuse his opponent. Using the confusion, the real ninja will attack from the opponent's blindside.






Mizuame Nabara - Starch Syrup Capture Field
Mizuame Nabara Character Use: Kamizuki Izumo
Rank: C
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Supplementary

Mizuame Nabara
Suiton • Mizuame Nabara is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. After forming the needed handseals, Izumo will expel a sticky liquid from his gullet. This liquid can cover approximately 20 square meters. If the target runs on top of the liquid, their feet will become glued to its sticky surface. If the ninja focuses chakra to their feet before touching the surface, they can hover above and move over it without hindrance. This allows Izumo or a comrade to charge and attack without fear of becoming bogged down as well.






Mizu Bunshin no Jutsu - Water Clone Technique
Mizu Bunshin Character Use: Momochi Zabuza, Hatake Kakashi, Hoshigaki Kisame, etc.
Rank: C
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Mizu Bunshin
Mizu Bunshin no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu that utilizes water to create a Bunshin clone. Unlike a normal Bunshin, the Mizu Bunshin has the ability to interact more with the environment due to it having physical substance. This allows the clone to carry out limited attacks on its target. The range of the clone is limited however, it can not travel very far from the original body. If the Mizu Bunshin is injured, the clone will usually revert back into its natural water state.






Mizudeppou no Jutsu - Water Pistol Technique
Mizudeppou Character Use: Houzuki Clan, Nidaime Mizukage
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack

Mizudeppou
Mizudeppou no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. After making their hand into the shape of a pistol, the user will fire a powerful bullet of water from their extended index finger.

Mizukagami no Jutsu - Water Mirror Technique
Mizukagami Character Use: Yagura
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack, Supplementary

Mizukagami
Mizukagami no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. Yagura will first create a reflective disk of water. This disk will reflect his oncoming opponents on its surface, then using his hook he will swipe aside the disk, leaving an identical mirror image of the oncoming attacker. This mirror clone will then counter the enemy down to their weapons and chakra, effectively neutralizing their current attack when the mirror clone and original clash.






Mizu Kamikiri - Rising Water Cutter
Mizu Kamikiri Character Use: Shizuku
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack
Special Note: Movie Four Only

Mizu Kamikiri
Suiton • Mizu Kamikiri is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. To utilize this technique, Shizuku will first be under the influence of Yomi's evil medically enhanced chakra. This will grant him Water chakra. He will then slam his foot to the ground, causing water to rise up and travel towards his target as a slicing jet.






Mizu Kawarimi - Water Replacement
Mizu Kawarimi Character Use: Shizuku
Rank: -
Range: -
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Movie Four Only

Mizu Kawarimi
Ninpou: Mizu Kawarimi is a Ninjutsu used by Shizuku under the influence of Yomi's evil medically enhanced chakra. While in his enhanced form, Shizuku can freely transform his body into liquid. This form allows him to avoid taking direct damage from many physical attacks.

Mizukiri no Yaiba - Sword of Draining
Mizukiri no Yaiba Character Use: Shibuki, Suien
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack
Special Note: Anime Only (OVA #2)

Mizukiri no Yaiba
Taikigakure Ryuu: Mizukiri no Yaiba (Hidden Waterfall Style: Sword of Draining) is a Ninjutsu that utilizes water to create a sword. The sword can be wielded in the normal fashion, allowing the ninja to cut and stab like a normal blade.






Mizu no Muchi - Whip of Water
Mizu no Muchi Character Use: Kirisame, Hisame, Murasame
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack, Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only (OVA #2)

Mizu no Muchi
Mizu no Muchi is a Ninjutsu that utilizes water to create a whip. The ninja can also send an electric current through the whip to electrocute their opponent. The whip will function in the normal fashion, such as allowing the ninja to whip the crap out of little kids.





Mizu no Tatsumaki - Tornado of Water
Mizu no Tatsumaki Character Use: Shibuki
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack, Defense
Special Note: Anime Only (OVA #2)

Mizu no Tatsumaki
Mizu no Tatsumaki is a Ninjutsu that utilizes water to create a spinning water vortex around the ninja. The water acts both as a barrier and attack mechanism. The power of the vortex is enough to knock an opponent unconscious.






Mizurappa - Violent Water Wave
Mizurappa Character Use: Yahiko
Rank: C
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack

Mizurappa
Suiton • Mizurappa is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. After forming the needed handseals, Yahiko will expel a strong jet of water at his opponent.

Mizurappa - Water Trumpet
Mizurappa Character Use: Kurotsuchi
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack
Details: Kurotsuchi's version of this jutsu uses rappa "喇叭" meaning trumpet where as Yahiko's uses "乱波" meaning violent wave.

Mizurappa
Suiton • Mizurappa is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. After forming the needed handseals, Kurotsuchi will expel a strong jet of water at her opponent.

Mizuteppou - Water Pistol
Mizuteppou Character Use: Gamariki + Jiraiya, Gamatatsu
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Attack
Special Note: Anime Only

Mizuteppou
Suiton • Mizuteppou is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Water Element. After forming the needed handseals, the user will emit a jet of water capable of slicing its target into many divisions. Gamariki used this jutsu in conjunction with Jiraiya through (Korabo) Collaboration Ninjutsu, greatly increasing its power.

Moguragakure no Jutsu - Mole Hiding Technique
Moguragakure Character Use: Deidara, Tobi
Rank: C
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Moguragakure
Doton • Moguragakure no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Earth Element. This technique allows the ninja to burrow into the ground and hide out of sight. This allows them to avoid attack or travel underground. Tobi used this jutsu to place Deidara's C2 Doragon spheres underground.

Moku Bunshin no Jutsu - Wood Clone Technique
Moku Bunshin Character Use: Yamato
Rank: -
Note: Special Bloodline Technique
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Moku Bunshin
Moku Bunshin no Jutsu is a unique Ninjutsu used by Yamato. Using his ability to utilize Mokuton (wood release) techniques, Yamato will form handseals and cause beams of wood to emerge from his body. This wood will morph and form a clone of Yamato, capable of utilizing all the same Mokuton techniques as the original.






Mokujin Hitsugi - Wooden Men Coffin
Mokujin Hitsugi Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m)
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only

Mokujin Hitsugi
Ninpou: Mokujin Hitsugi is a Ninjutsu used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will place charms on the heads of the dummies to attack their target. When the target is sufficiently surrounded, the clan members will break the wooden men down into their base parts and then combine them into long rows. These rows will stack and combine to surround their target and isolate them from the outside world. The wooden parts will be imbued with the clan member’s chakra and be greatly strengthened as a result. If enough power is placed against the structure however, it can come crashing apart.






Mokujin Hyoui Tenshin Soujutsu - Wooden Men Possessed Body Transfer Manipulation Technique
Hyoui Tenshin Soujutsu Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only

Hyoui Tenshin Soujutsu
Mokujin Hyoui Tenshin Soujutsu is a Ninjutsu used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will create a large fortress. After drawing their targets into the building, Genshou will form the needed hand seals to begin the technique. For each target inside, a corresponding wooden training dummy will be in use. Each dummy will copy the movements of the other ninja. Because the victims are separated, they will simply think they are fighting a wood training man, rather than one copying the moves of their comrade. Since each victim is fighting their comrade in the form of the training dummy, the only way to "win" is to defeat your comrade.

Unfortunately, for the Ryuudouin, the jutsu relies on Genshou's ability to track the movements of the victims. If they possess more speed and power than the wooden mean can copy, the dummies will shatter and cause the technique to backfire.






Mokujin Jutsu - Wooden Men Technique
Mokujin Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary, Attack
Special Note: Anime Only

Mokujin
Ninpou: Mokujin is a Ninjutsu used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will place charms on the heads of the dummies. The charms contain simple attack instructions. If a target comes close, the chakra imbued dummies will begin to attack in various ways. The wooden men are "dumb", in that they are not able to respond to their opponent's counterattack. If the charm on the wooden man is removed, the dummy is rendered useless.






Mokujin Soujutsu - Wooden Men Manipulation Technique
Mokujin Soujutsu Character Use: Ryuudouin Clan
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary, Attack, Defend
Special Note: Anime Only

Mokujin Soujutsu
Ninpou: Mokujin Soujutsu is a Ninjutsu used by the Ryuudouin clan. Using their vast army of wooden training men, the three brothers will place charms on the heads of the dummies. Because these men are "dumb" and only attack randomly, a target can easily defeat them with time. This technique allows specific men to become puppets to the clan members, and obey their will. This allows the puppets to better attack and defend themselves against their target.






Moku Jouheki no Jutsu - Wood Barrier Technique
Jouheki Character Use: Yamato
Rank: -
Note: Special Bloodline Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack, Defense

Jouheki
Mokuton • Moku Jouheki no Jutsu is a unique Ninjutsu used by Yamato. Using his ability to utilize Mokuton (wood release) techniques, Yamato will form handseals and cause beams of wood to emerge from the ground. The beams can converge to form a half spherical barrier to deflect an incoming blast.





Mokuton • Henge - Wood Element Transformation
Mokuton Henge Character Use: Yamato
Rank: -
Note: Special Bloodline Technique
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Mokuton Henge
Mokuton • Henge is a unique Ninjutsu used by Yamato. Using his ability to utilize Mokuton (wood release) techniques, Yamato will form handseals and cause beams of wood to emerge from the ground. The beams will converge around his body to form the shape or individual he wishes to transform into. Unlike regular Henge which just transforms ones appearance, Mokuton Henge creates a physical material to hide ones appearance. This technique works best when the copied person is at least partially made out of wood.






Mokusatsu Shibari no Jutsu - Smothering Binding Technique
Mokusatsu Character Use: Yamato
Rank: -
Note: Special Bloodline Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Defense, Supplementary

Mokusatsu
Mokuton • Mokusatsu Shibari no Jutsu is a unique Ninjutsu used by Yamato. Using his ability to utilize Mokuton (wood release) techniques, Yamato will form a handseal and extend a beam of wood from his body. This beam will split into multiple branches which can surround and bind a large target. Once bound, another ninja may unleash another jutsu upon the vulnerable being.

Monju's Wire Binding (Unnamed)
Samedare Kekka Character Use: Monju
Rank: Unknown
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only

Samedare Kekka
This unnamed Ninjutsu is used by Shinobazu member Monju. After forming the needed hand seals, Monju can manipulate his string into a rope which can bind his target. Though said to be stronger than steel, the wire becomes weakened when it becomes wet. This provides one means of escape.

Mugen Sajin Daitoppa - Infinite Dust Great Breakthrough
Mugen Sajin Daitoppa Character Use: Gaara
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m), Mid (5m ~ 10m), Far (10m+)
Type: Attack, Defense

Mugen Sajin Daitoppa
Fuuton • Mugen Sajin Daitoppa is a Ninjutsu utilizing the Wind Element. While in his partially transformed Shukaku form, Gaara can inhale a large amount of air into the Shukaku chest cavity. He can then exhale the air in a large gust capable of turning back an incoming attack.





Mushi Bunshin no Jutsu - Insect Clone Technique
Kikaichuu Bunshin Character Use: Aburame Shino
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Kikaichuu Bunshin
Mushi Bunshin no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilized by the Aburame clan of Leaf village. Using the destruction bugs living in their body, the clan host uses the bugs to form a Bunshin copy of themself to trick their opponent. Once damaged by an attack, the technique ends and the clone disperses back into the bugs which formed it.





Mushi Dama - Insect Sphere
Mushi Dama Character Use: Aburame Shino
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: -
Type: Supplementary

Mushi Dama
Hijutsu • Mushi Dama is a Ninjutsu utilized by the Aburame clan of Leaf village. Using the destruction bugs living in their body, the clan host will disperse his bugs over a wide area surrounding the target. These bugs will then coalesce into a sphere that will envelope the target. The bugs can then feed off the target's chakra.




Mushi Jamingu no Jutsu - Insect Jamming Technique
Mushi Jamingu Character Use: Aburame Muta
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: -
Type: Supplementary
Details: The mingu "民具" in the name refers everyday Japanese objects now seen as folk art.
Mushi Jamingu
Mushi Jamingu no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilized by the Aburame clan of Leaf village. To hide their presence from sensor ninja, the Aburame clan member will disperse their insects through the air and the surrounding area. Because these insects will share similar chakra to their host, the numerous multiple chakra targets with confuse the sensor to hide the Aburame's true location.

Mushi Kabe no Jutsu - Insect Wall Technique
Mushi Kabe Character Use: Aburame Shino
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Defense
Special Note: Anime Only
Mushi Kabe
Mushi Kabe no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilized by the Aburame clan of Leaf village. After forming the needed handseals, the clan user will expel the destruction bugs living in their body. The bugs will surround the member and fly at a high rate of speed forming a protective wall vortex. The vortex will be strong enough to destroy incoming bug attacks. The vortex can be disrupted and the clan members inside rendered vulnerable if sufficient explosive force is expended outside the protective shell.






Mushikui - Bug Bite
Mushikui Character Use: Fuu + Shichibi
Rank: -
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Attack

Mushikui
Mushikui is a Ninjutsu utilized by Shichibi Jinchuuriki Fuu. After entering her Version 2 state, Fuu will fly through the air and deliver a quick bite to her target.

Mushi Yose no Jutsu - Insect Gathering Technique
Mushi Yose Character Use: Aburame Shino
Rank: -
Note: Secret Clan Technique
Range: Close (0m ~ 5m)
Type: Supplementary
Special Note: Anime Only
Mushi Yose
Mushi Yose no Jutsu is a Ninjutsu utilized by the Aburame clan of Leaf village. After forming the needed handseals, the clan user will place their hand to a surface and extend a web-like chakra lure to insects in the surrounding area to their location. Running this web over the area will cause any nearby bugs to walk up into it and follow it back to the source.



A - B | C | D - E | F - G | H | I - J | K - Kak | Kam - Ke | Ki - Ko | Ku - L
M | N - P | Q - R | S - Se | Sha - Sho | Shu - Sou | Sui - Suz | T | U - Z