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Characters: Naruto - Other Characters
aka: Naruto-Characters From Other Villages

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Pre-Leaf Village Senju Clan

    Itama Senju 

The brother of Hashirama, Tobirama, and Kawarama Senju.
  • Child Soldiers: He was a young boy fighting in an eternal war.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: His death caused Tobirama to become jaded and cynical.
  • Doomed by Canon: Despite many chapters devoted to backstory, a third Senju bro was never mentioned. Predictably, he dies in the chapter he first appears in.
  • Mauve Shirt: Has a bit of characterization before biting the dust. But not much.
  • Multicolored Hair: One side white, the other side black.
  • No Kill Like Over Kill: How he died, cornered and slaughtered by five adults.
  • Posthumous Character: Been dead since long before the story began.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: You know all the other guys who supposedly triggered the plot of Naruto? Well, as long as the flashbacks go further back in time, we keep getting earlier and earlier causes for the plot. At one point before Black Zetsu was revealed as The Chessmaster it was Itama who triggered the plot. His death caused Tobirama to become jaded, which caused him to kill Izuna, which caused Madara to go crazy, which caused him to do a bunch of evil stuff and make Obito into his evil successor.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Died in a flashback without getting any real characterization.

    Kawarama Senju 

The brother of Tobirama, Hashirama, and Itama Senju. Died a pointless death in the war. His arm was sent back to his family.

    Butsuma Senju 

The father of Hashirama, Tobirama, Kawarama, and Itama Senju. Leader of the Senju Clan in the past.
  • Abusive Parents: He hit his son for suggesting that another son had died a pointless death.
  • Arch-Enemy: There was no one he hated more than Tajima Uchiha.
  • Blue and Orange Morality: Believes that turning his sons into emotionless killing machines, to be sent off and die in war is the greatest form of love a parent can show.
  • Dangerously Genre Savvy: Knew his son was seeing someone so he sent his other son to spy on him; when he found out it was an Uchiha he then set up an ambush, and in the following Battle he purposely attacked the enemy's son in order to dishearten him and create an opening in his defense.
  • Family Honor: A firm believer in this.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Whilst abusive, he does love his children, and would falter in battle if he saw one of them die.
  • The Leader: He led the Senju Clan in the past.
  • Meaningful Name: The first character used in writing his given name is also used to write that of Buddha.

Land of Waves Arc

    Gato 

Voiced by: Naoki Bando (JP), Fred Tatasciore (EN)

The founder of Gato Shipping and Transport. A multi-billionaire who is said to be the richest man in the world. However, he makes most of his money with his shady business deals. Gato is the first major villain to appear in the series.
  • Anime Hair: He has an utterly crazy hairstyle.
  • Arc Villain: Gato is the central antagonist of the Land of Waves arc, but he is of no importance to the overarching story and is just there to be the first villain.
  • Bullying a Dragon: He subjects the ninja he hires to much abuse because he thinks the money he offers them will keep them in check.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: He's an evil businessman.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Frequently hires top dollar assassins to take people out for him, then uses mobs of grunts to take those assassins out so he doesn't have to pay them.
  • Dangerously Genre Savvy: He knows how long Shōnen fights tend to drag on for, so he just waits until the combatants are tired and then wipes them all out with mobs of grunts.
  • Evil Old Folks: He's fairly old, and also a monster who kills people to make money.
  • Greed: He is willing to assassinate people and force whole countries into poverty just to make more money.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Unintentional, but he does look like his voice actor in the English dub, Fred Tatasciore.
  • Karmic Death: In the backstory of the Land of Waves arc, he chopped off both of Kaiza's arms and then killed him. At the end of the arc, he is killed by Zabuza, who is unable to use his arms.
  • Kick the Dog: His execution of Kaiza is there just to show that he's a bad guy. He later kicks Haku's corpse just to further hammer in how much of a complete scumbag he is.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: He's the villain of the Land of Waves arc, but his power comes from his money, not his physical strength. When he does enter the final battle, Zabuza kills him with one blow.
  • Off with His Head!: Zabuza kills him by chopping off his head in the manga, slitting his throat in the anime.
  • Smug Snake: Acts completely full of himself.
  • Starter Villain: He's the first major antagonist that Team 7 faces in the story.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: His heart is white, but make no mistake, he's an evil bastard.
  • You Have Failed Me: Subverted. He is constantly angered when his assassins fail to kill Tazuna, but while he does show up to kill Zabuza, he was going to do that anyway.

    Tazuna 
"I am Tazuna, a bridge builder of ultimate renown."

Voiced by: Takeshi Aono (JP Pre-Time Skip), Shigeru Ushiyama (JP Post-Time Skip), Kirk Thornton (EN)

A famed bridge builder. He's working on a bridge that will connect the Land of Waves to the mainland. However, he is threatened by Gato, a businessman who wants to stop him so that he can make money by holding a monopoly over the shipping and transport industry in the Land of Waves. Tazuna decides to hire a group of ninjas to defend him.
  • The Bus Came Back: He and Inari briefly reappear after the Pain arc to help Konoha.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may pick on Naruto and lie about missions, but he's a genuinely good guy just trying to help his country.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Justified and lampshaded. Kakashi says that by lying about the nature of the mission he gave them, he risked the lives of the whole team. Tazuna responds by pointing out that he had to say it was a "C" rank mission, because the Land of Waves was so poverty-stricken that he couldn't afford to pay the "A" rank fee.

    Tsunami 

Voiced by: Misa Watanabe (JP), Cindy Robinson (EN)

Tazuna's daughter, who lives with him.
  • Berserk Button: She gets mad when Tazuna mentions Kaiza in front of Inari, because she knows how much it upsets her son.
  • Stepford Smiler: She's pretty broken, what with losing her husband, then losing Kaiza. However, she tries to remain cheerful.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: Tazuna isn't seen as attractive, but she is.

    Inari 
"'Hero?' You're dumb. There's no such thing."

Voiced by: Shizuka Ishikawa (JP), Mona Marshall (EN)

Tsunami's jaded and cynical son. Inari's biological father died shortly after he was born, so he always considered Kaiza to be his father. However, after Kaiza's public execution he was overcome with grief and believed that all attempts to stop Gato would fail. Naruto helps him become a hero.
  • The Bus Came Back: He and Tazuna briefly return after the Pain arc.
  • The Cavalry: Shows up with all of the villagers from the Land of Waves to stop Gato's group of renegades.
  • Character Development: When first introduced, he is cynical and cries a lot. Naruto helps him grow out of it and become a hero.
  • The Cynic: When first introduced, he bitterly says that Naruto will be killed by Gato and claims that heroes don't exist. However, he grows out of it thanks to Naruto.
  • Hope Bringer: Eventually helps to inspire hope among the citizens of the Land of Waves.
  • In the Blood: He becomes a bridge builder like his grandfather.

    Kaiza 
"If something is precious to you, no matter how painful or how hard it seems, no matter what it may cost you, you have to hang in there and protect it with all the strength that you've got, even at the risk of your own life. If you do that, then even if you die in the attempt, at least the world will be left with proof that a man worth living had died."

Voiced by: Akimitsu Takase (JP), Wally Wingert (EN)

A man who saved Inari from some bullies and quickly became part of his family. Inari always considered him his father. Was executed by Gato before the events of the Land of Waves arc.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Gato had both his arms chopped off before killing him.
  • Bully Hunter: Absolutely despises those who pick on the weak.
  • Determinator: No matter what it costs him, he will protect what is precious to him.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: He has an x-shaped scar on his chin.
  • Parental Substitute: Inari always thought of him as his father, because his biological father died shortly after he was born.
  • Posthumous Character: Was killed before the Land of Waves arc, but still had a character as clearly defined as the other characters from said arc.
  • Second Love: Implied to be this for Tsunami, who lost her first love shortly after their son was born.

    Akane 
"Well if Poochie means so much to you, you better go save him."

Voiced by: Yuko Sato (JP), Julianne Buescher (EN)

A kid who tried to steal Inari's dog Poochie when he was young, and nearly killed both Poochie and Inari.
  • The Bully: He picks on Inari for no reason.
  • If I Can't Have You: If he can't have a dog, it must drown.
  • Kids Are Cruel: Steals Inari's dog, then tries to drown it when Inari chases after him. He then throws Inari into the river, and leaves Inari there even though it's apparent that Inari can't swim. When one of his fellow bullies voices an objection, he threatens to drown the kid.

    Gi'ichi 

Voiced by: Ryuji Mizuno (JP), Wally Wingert (EN)

A man working on Tazuna's bridge. He quits for his own safety, but Inari later inspires him to come back and help fight Gato.
  • The Cavalry: He's a member of the group of civilians that appear to save the day at the end of the Land of Waves arc.
  • Took a Level in Badass: At first he was terrified of Gato, but Inari inspires him and he joins the charge of civilians who come to stop Gato.

Land of Rain

    Hanzo 
Voiced By: Ikuya Sawaki (JP), Richard Epcar (EN)

The long-lived and legendary leader of Amegakure ("The Hidden Rain Village"). The reason the Sannin are recognized as the Sannin is the fact that they were able to fight this guy to a draw. Pain later kills him and takes over Amegakure for his own goals, not that it prevents Kabuto from bringing him back to life with Edo Tensei.
  • Asshole Victim: Pain destroyed him and everything ever connected to him. He personally had it coming, though maybe not everyone else connected to him.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He was the leader of Ame and a ninja of legendary power, so much so that he was the one that named the Sannin such.
  • Crazy Survivalist: Paranoid and frequently takes extreme measures to neutralize anything he sees as a threat. Antagonizes a group of very powerful but non-violent ninja out of paranoia they might try to usurp him. This eventually comes back to bite him when he and everyone he's ever known gets killed in revenge for his Moral Event Horizon.
  • The Dreaded: Again, the reason the Sannin are revered throughout the world is because they were able to survive - that is, not win, but survive - a battle with him.
  • Fallen Hero: Hanzo used to believe in peace, and wanted to unite the Five Great Ninja Villages, but then he got cynical around the Second Shinobi World War, and became only interested in protecting his nation, and specifically himself, and maintaining his power. Even Nagato used to respect him, but after the Akatsuki hostage situation which killed Yahiko, he returned (in Yahiko's body, no less) dismissing him as a coward, and killed him.
  • Lowered Monster Difficulty: Mifune even notes that his attack isn't as sharp as it used to be.
  • Playing with Fire: His one jutsu shown (which uses exploding tags), other than his salamander summon, is stated to be a fire release.
  • Poisonous Person: Implanted the venom sac of a rare and dead black salamander into his body, giving him resistance to poison and making his entire body toxic.
  • Poisoned Weapons: The kama of his kusari-gama is coated with salamander poison.
  • Posthumous Character: At least he was one until Kabuto revived him, anyways.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Having been revived by Kabuto and then lost to Mifune, who lectured him about his lost faith, he regains his faith in peace and decides to cut open the salamander venom sac implanted in his body so he can be sealed, preventing Kabuto from taking control of him.
  • Scars Are Forever: Has one across his right cheek.
  • Seppuku: He cuts open his own stomach after his second fight with Mifune. However, the actual reason isn't suicide, but to cut open the salamander venom sac implanted in his body, thus allowing him to be sealed.
  • Sinister Scythe/Epic Flail: His weapon of choice is a kusari-gama.
  • Sparing The Aces: He used to spare the lives of enemies strong-willed enough to give him a good fight; he did this with both the Sannin (a Red Baron he coined) and Mifune.
  • Super Speed: His speed was said to be unsurpassed over water.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: While he was interested in uniting the Great Ninja Villages, Nagato mentioned that Hanzo's war efforts are part of the reason the Land Of Rain became such a hellhole in the first place. Once Hanzo gave up on peace, his people continued to suffer because of him until Nagato took him down. Hanzo is a case of this trope not being played sympathetically, as we've seen that the good intentions Hanzo had starting out did not make him any less of a bastard later in life.
  • The Worf Effect: While he managed to fight the Sannin to a draw and once fought [[spoiler:and won against Mifune, he is killed off-panel by Pain, to show how dangerous he is. Then when he is resurrected by Edo Tensei, he is beaten by Mifune to give the series' samurai some credit. However, it's justified when you consider that Pain is a Six Man Army who pretty much worfs everyone, including the entire Hidden Leaf Village. Mifune also implies that Hanzo's been somewhat out of practice since his prime.
  • Worthy Opponent: To Mifune.

Land of Iron

    Mifune 
Voiced By: Katsumi Chou (JP), Kirk Thornton (ENG)

The general in charge of the Land of Iron, which is a neutral country with its own culture. It is unique among the countries, in that it is protected by samurai instead of hired ninja. He is a veteran soldier and a master swordsman, with a skillset that focuses on the use of Iai; the art of quickly drawing a sword for a slash before sheathing the sword again. He is so skilled with this technique that he is capable of interrupting ninja hand seals before they can be completed. As befitting a samurai, he is a poetic and philosophical man, and is not shy about sharing his ideals during fights with a Worthy Opponent.

He acts as host and mediator during the Kage Summit that the Raikage calls forth in response to the threat of Akatsuki. During this summit, he puts forth the idea of forming an alliance between the Great Ninja Villages in response to the Akatsuki threat. He suggests Danzo be appointed leader of the alliance, as his village has the last remaining tailed-beast host, but when Ao accuses Danzo of using a Mind Control technique (which he admits to) he is outraged. When Sasuke invades the meeting room, he's the first to try to attack Sasuke, though Sasuke blocks it and runs after Danzo. After hearing of Madara's plan, he agrees to have his nation join the alliance against him. In the war against Madara, he is the commander of Division 5 AKA the Special OPS Division.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Hanzo may have taken on all three Sannin by himself, but he can't even touch Mifune in their battle. Granted, Hanzo was much, much stronger and the Sannin much weaker back then, but it still shows how good Mifune is.
    • There's also the very important factor of Hanzo having lost the drive he had in life.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: Mifune goes helmetless for the Fourth Shinobi World War while still wearing armor.
  • Four-Star Badass: General of the samurai and a more than capable fighter himself.
  • Iaijutsu Practitioner: A master of the technique and fast enough with it to intercept a ninja about to perform hand-seals.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: A samurai in a series about ninja where swords of any kind are pretty rare.
  • Laser Blade: Not completely straight, but the chakra surrounding their blades have essentially the same qualities as one.
  • Mage Killer: Sort of, in that he doesn't have ninjutsu or genjutsu, but just plain uses his mastery of Iai to stop enemy ninja from performing jutsu.
  • Master Swordsman: Specifically known as a master of Iai, he's shown to be one of the best swordsmen in the series.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: His name comes from the actor Toshiro Mifune, who is famous for his numerous roles as samurai and ronin. As well as that, his sword Meitou Kurosawa is named after the director Toshiro Mifune frequently worked with, Akira Kurosawa.
  • Named Weapons: His katana is named Meitou Kurosawa.
  • Old Master: He's old but still strong enough to go mano e mano with Hazo.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Mifune is a calm and wise leader with a neutral viewpoint upon the conflicts of the ninja villages. During the Kage Summit, in which he is host, he suggests the Kages form an alliance against Akatsuki. He also decides to join this alliance with his samurai after hearing of Tobi's plans.
  • Single-Stroke Battle: Mifune and Hanzo engage each other in one twice. Once in the distant past, where Hanzo won, and now in the current time, where Mifune wins.
  • Spellblade: He and the other samurai are capable of channeling chakra through their swords into various shapes.
  • Super Mode: Gains a chakra cloak thanks to Naruto giving him chakra which greatly increases his power.

    Okisuke 
Voiced By: Hidenori Takahashi (JP), Kyle Hebert (EN)

Okisuke (オキスケ, Okisuke) is a samurai from the Land of Iron and one of Mifune's right-hand-men and bodyguards alongside Urakaku.
  • Satellite Character: His character revolves almost completely around serving Mifune.
  • Scarf of Asskicking: A dark red one which almost completely obscures his mouth and neck.
  • Spellblade: He and the other samurai are capable of channeling chakra through their swords into various shapes.
  • The Stoic: Shows little to no emotion in all of his appearances.
  • Sword Beam: The chakra can be used against foes for a devastating ranged attack.

The First Shinobi

    Hamura Ōtsutsuki 

  • Badass: Fought the Ten-Tails alongside his brother.
  • Famous Ancestor: He's the ancestor of the Hyūga clan.
  • Horned Humanoid: Inherited from his mother, though his are bigger than his brother's.
  • Lineage Comes from the Father: Inverted, same as with his brother; all the emphasis is on his mother.
  • Magic Eye: He inherited his mother's Byakugan.
  • Posthumous Character: Has only been mentioned twice, in passing, by his brother's ghost and his reincarnated mother. Nothing aside from his existence is known so far, except his name.

    Kaguya Ōtsutsuki 

The very first Chakra user, as a result of eating a fruit from the world tree, and the mother of Hagoromo Otsutuski, aka, The Sage of Six Paths.

  • Abusive Precursors: Her son at least meant well. She outright views everyone but her as tools.
  • Ambiguously Human: Her place of origin is unknown even to her son and her Horned Humanoid appearance coupled with Monochromatic Eyes suggests she might have been an alien unless she gained those traits from consuming the Shinju's fruit.
  • Antagonist Abilities: Via Energy Absorption, she gains All Your Powers Combined from the Shinobi Alliance. She is also a Reality Warper capable of bending space and time to place her opponents into near-instant-death scenarios.
  • The Assimilator: Her ultimate aim is to collect the chakra from everyone in the world into herself and convert them into White Zetsu soldiers under her control.
  • Badass: Single handedly stopped all conventional war.
  • Bad with the Bone: Like Kimimaro, she can manipulate her skeletal structure. Her bones, however, also immediately kill whatever they hit.
  • Ballistic Bone: Can fire bone arrows out of the palms of her hands. That, combined with her Portal Network, greatly expands her Instant Death Radius.
  • Battle Aura: She can conjure forth massive chakra arms. She and Naruto went JoJo's Bizarre Adventure on each-other, which she ended up winning, and later on she uses it to completely demolish Sasuke's Perfect Susanoo..
  • Berserk Button: Flip-flopped. Reminding her of her sons seems to set her off at some times, though at other times it seems to awaken what humanity she has left.
  • Big Bad: She becomes directly involved in the plot after usurping Madara's scheme and using his body to retake physical form.
  • Can't Kill You, Still Need You: The only reason she doesn't immediately kill her opponents is because she wants to absorb their chakra. In the case of weaker opponents like Sakura and Kakashi, it appears she simply doesn't consider them worth the effort.
  • Clipped Wing Angel: She tries to transform into the Ten Tails after Naruto hits her with his Tailed Beast Rasenshuriken, but it backfires due to the beasts' chakra being destabilized by the attack and she transforms into an amorphous mass instead. She's still dangerous due to being able to project chakra-draining tentacle-arms. Unusual for this trope, however, is that she changes back to normal of her own accord after this form proves less than effective.
  • Combo Platter Powers: She's basically a walking natural disaster.
  • Cry Cute / Death Glare: Not cute, but the soft face she has when Naruto and Sasuke briefly remind her of her sons could count and the change in her demeanor is noticeable. Then she declares she hates them, making good use of all three of her eyes.
  • Defeating the Undefeatable: Subverted, Hagoromo and Hamura could only seal her at best in the past and once she appears in the present, Naruto and Sasuke never even mention the possibility of coming up with a strategy to ultimately defeat her with; they immediately decide that the only way they can win is by sealing her again.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: She seems more distracted by the oddness of the technique than the technique itself, but Naruto's Reverse Harem Jutsu distracts her long enough for him to successfully land a punch on her.
  • The Dreaded: Kaguya was originally hailed as a goddess for stopping all wars around the world, but since her tactics involved sheer power and violence and she could cast natural disasters upon her foes she became feared as a demon.
  • Dull Surprise: Noticeably averted. Due to her status as The Quiet One, her expressions do a lot of her talking for her. Kishimoto's pretty good about this in general, but seems to have taken extra care with Kaguya.
  • Energy Absorption: She's capable of draining chakra from jutsu as well as people. Because of this, she can easily No Sell ordinary jutsu, including the likes of Amaterasu.
  • Evil Matriarch: Of the dramatic variety. She and her first two sons had a... falling out over her methods of achieving peace. It came to blows when she grew jealous of the power they inherited from her and she transformed into a monster to take it back.
  • Fallen Heroine: It's unknown how good her intentions were when she began using chakra to pacify humanity but she surely slid down over time to influence Madara into committing all the stuff he did.
  • Familiar: Black Zetsu is this to some extent, containing Kaguya's will and orchestrating her resurrection. He hides in her left sleeve, providing pointers and using his power to drain chakra when he gets the chance.
  • Femme Fatalons: Her nails are shown to be quite long and pointed at the tips.
  • Final Exam Boss: Shaping into one for Naruto requiring not only all his newfound tailed beast and Ashura powers, but a lot of call backs to his earliest techniques. specifically the Sexy Jutsu, the first technique we ever saw him use, and Naruto Uzumaki Barrage
  • Flash Step: She moves from several meters away from Sakura to right next to her in the time it takes for her to turn around.
  • Flechette Storm: She can fire her individual hairs as a barrage of needles, which, coupled with her Byakugan, allows her to strike and disrupt people's chakra points from long range.
  • Foreshadowing: During Madara's fight with Naruto, a mysterious voice tells him to absorb the Shinju and when he does, we're treated to a black panel showing only a pair of Byakugan and a Sharinnegan eye. Once the Infinite Tsukuyomi is activated, her grinning silhouette appears to overlook the entire landscape. This foreshadows the fact that she had far more to do with the plot than simply being a Neglectful Precursor.
    • Arguably foreshadowed even earlier. When the Ten-Tails finished its maturation and its rage towards Naruto manifested, or when Obito lost control over the beast and bloated up like Madara did until he overpowered Kaguya's will.
  • Grand Theft Me: Kaguya uses Black Zetsu and the Ten Tails to take over Madara's body.
  • Gravity Master: She can locally increase gravity, though she is just as vulnerable to it as her opponents. Combined with her ranged bone attacks, however, that drawback is minor.
  • Heroic Lineage: The Hyuga, Senju, Uchiha, Uzumaki, and Kaguya clans are all descendants of hers.
  • Hijacking Cthulhu: It's revealed that she merged with the God Tree and became the Ten-Tailed Beast.
  • Humanoid Abomination: She looks superficially human but possesses horns, the Byakugan, and a Third Eye combining the Rinnegan and Sharingan, and enough chakra to dwarf the Ten Tails. Plus, she lived during a time when humans were without chakra and was thus viewed as a Physical God and demon. She also transformed into the Ten-Tailed Beast in order to reclaim the chakra she'd passed on to her sons.
  • It's All About Me: She thinks that all Chakra should belong solely to her. Even her beloved sons were not exempt from her greed.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Honestly, after all the shit he pulled over the years while having his hissy fit killing Obito doesn't come off as an unforgivable sin. And neither does evidently killing Madara.
  • Light Is Not Good: Just like Jinchuriki!Obito and Jinchuriki!Madara before her, she's dressed in a white robe. This does not make her saintly in the slightest.
  • Like a God to Me: Some revered her as the "Rabbit Goddess" for her power.
  • Magical Eye: She has the Byakugan for her regular eyes, and a Third Eye like that of the Ten-Tails.
  • Make Them Rot: being struck by her bones has this effect
  • Mana Drain: Her hair can drain chakra, and she can also use Black Zetsu to drain those her hair can't.
  • Meaningful Name: She is named after the moon princess of Shinto legend, Kaguya. One of her monikers was even Rabbit Goddess.
  • Mook Maker: She used the Infinite Tsukuyomi and Ten Tails to create an army of Zetsu.
  • Moon Rabbit: Named for the moon princess of Shinto legend, and has horns that appear like a rabbit's ears on her head. She's revered as the "Rabbit Goddess" by some ages past. Interestingly, she existed before her son created the moon, and was sealed inside the moon as the Ten-Tails.
    • Her mutated form resembles a giantic rabbit attached to a floating sphere, fulfilling her namesake.
  • My Beloved Smother: At least part of her motivation for trying to take back her sons' chakra was because she hated the idea of her boys becoming independent. Naruto calls her out on it.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Despite (temporarily) ending all war, her consuming of the World Tree's fruit would eventually lead to ALL of the suffering found in the ninja world, after conventional weapons gave way to chakra-based fighting.
  • Nightmare Face: Sports one when she reaffirms her desire to kill Naruto and Sasuke and consume their chakra. After being presented as a completely in-control Perpetual Frowner, it's a bit jarring to see that she really could be insane.
  • Nonstandard Character Design: Her ancient noblewoman-esque look, horns and third eye make her stand out from the cast in general, but she especially stands out in comparison to other women in the series; despite having a more classically feminine appearance, she's drawn more sharply and with a colder look about her than other female characters, including other villains.
  • One-Winged Angel:
    • When she realized just how much power she'd passed on to her sons, she merged with the God Tree and turned it into the Ten-Tails to take her chakra back.
    • When she's hit by nine Rasenshurikens, each empowered by one of the nine beasts, she mutates into a massive amalgam of the nine with a fanged rabbit head and the Third Eye of the Ten-Tails.
  • Outside-Context Villain: Nobody saw her coming, not even Madara himself, who knew of her, but not of her significance. Even Hagoromo never realized that she was the will of the Ten-Tails, something Black Zetsu mocks. Interestingly, this actually works both ways: She initially mistook Naruto and Sasuke for being her own sons' reincarnations, rather than her grandsons' via Hagoromo. She doesn't appear to be fully up on recent events.
    • Justified, because Black Zetsu, who is a brilliant enough Chess Master to have orchestrated all of ninja history, deliberately erased almost all records of her to ensure that nobody was prepared to fight her.
  • Parts Unknown: She came from some distant, unheard of, foreign land. Not even her son knows where she's from.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Except for the time she sported a Slasher Smile.
  • Physical Goddess: Like her son the Sage of Six Paths, she was incredibly powerful. Unlike him, she was also variously worshipped as a goddess or considered a demon. She was also the only person who had chakra at first, which put her way above the rest of humanity in general.
  • Posthumous Character: Like her son, is only referred to in past tense. Unlike him, she re-attains her body in the flesh.
  • Power Floats: Like Obito and Madara. Unlike them, she seems to prefer floating over standing. We've yet to actually see her legs because of this.
  • Prehensile Hair: Not only is it prehensile, it can drain chakra. Naruto and Sasuke avoid this fate thanks to the powers they got from the Sage.
  • The Quiet One: The majority of her dialogue consists of her making brief statements to other characters, and she only once acknowledges a question she receives.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is over twice as long as she is tall.
  • Readings Are Off the Scale: Up to Eleven, as ridiculous as that sounds. Naruto, who had previously confirmed that it was pointless to attempt to meassure the Ten Tails' chakra levels due to it being, quite simply, immesurable states that Kaguya's chakra levels are even greater than the Ten Tails'... Which kinda makes sense since she has the chakra of both the Ten Tails and the entire shinobi alliance.
  • Red Baron: She was either worshipped as the Rabbit Goddess, or feared as the Demon.
  • Reality Warper: Kakashi compares her manipulation of dimensions with Genjutsu but they are all real.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Her sons sealed her away a long time ago.
  • She Who Fights Monsters: She put an end all the wars that plagued her world. Unfortunately, her power was too much and she eventually lost control and became corrupted.
  • Shock and Awe: She's been shown to bring down lightning storms in a flashback.
  • Slasher Smile: Her silhouette sports one as she ominously overlooks the landscape once Madara activates the Infinite Tsukuyomi. This particularly stands out, as she's otherwise a Perpetual Frowner.
  • Spikes Of Doom: Juts out of her as she uses her Dead Bone Pulse techniques.
  • Spotting the Thread: After getting fooled by Naruto's shadow clones, she quickly deduces how to locate the real one among them. Naruto gets around this by deliberately moving his truth-seeking orbs to one of his clones, making her think it's the real one..
  • Story Breaker Power: The only reason the manga isn't over is because she needs Naruto and Sasuke's chakra. See Superpower Lottery down below.
  • Summon Magic: She has six personal dimensions she can either summon or teleport to at will. The ones shown so far include a volcano, a glacier, a desert, a sea of acid, and a tundra which serves as the Hub Level for the other five. This allows her to either completely change the environment on a whim, or dodge attacks by moving between dimensions. She can also send her opponents to different dimensions to keep them from coordinating.
  • Super Power Lottery: Being the source of all chakra, she essentially has every single power anyone in this series has ever had, and can do it far better than they can. Specifically, she's got the Sharingan, the Rinnegan, the Byakugan, the original chakra from the Shinju's fruit plus the combined chakra of basically the entire Shinobi Alliance and the Juubi, Weather Manipulation powers, Summon Magic so powerful it's just one step away from reality warping, untraceable and instant teleportation, a Battle Aura even better than Naruto's and just as versatile, and finally has One-Hit Kill bone attacks. Kaguya didn't just win the lottery, she won a jackpot on every slot machine in Vegas, bet on the right horse in every race, and won some sort of uber-golden ticket on top of getting a trillion dollar inheritance.
  • Thinking Up Portals: She can open and move through portals.
  • Third Eye: She has a combined Rinnegan and Sharingan on her forehead identical to the Ten Tails' eye.
  • Thought-Controlled Power: Her powers do not require hand seals nor does she need to call her attacks, nor is there any channeling time for any of her abilities.
  • Transformation Of The Possessed: When she steals Madara's body, she converts it into her own form.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Her power is so great that the thought of actually needing to apply it wisely is alien to her. She's almost completely reliant on Black Zetsu to give her pointers in battle, uses her vast power without care or concern for how much of it she's wasting, and falls prey to simple tricks Naruto invented back when he was a Genin.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: See Nice Job Breaking It, Hero above... although recent revelations suggest her actions were deliberate.
  • Villainous Glutton: In a sense. After they survive the volcano, the only reason she doesn't straight up kill Naruto and Sasuke is because she thirsts for their chakra.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her entire existence is this.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: According to one of her sons, the Sage, this is what happened to her due to being so disproportionately powerful compared to everyone else. She initially used her power to pacify conflict through brute force, and with time, it got far worse. Her sanity eventually descended so far that she ultimately tried to make all of humanity into Empty Shells to serve as her toy soldiers.
    • And then it got much worse when she realized how much chakra she had passed on to her sons. To get back her power, she merged with the Holy Tree and together they became the Ten Tails, with her consciousness driving it's rampage. That's right, this woman turned into a truly insane, absolutely berserk Eldritch Abomination to get back her power from her sons.
  • Woman Behind The Man: After Madara absorbs the Shinju upon direction from a mysterious voice, a blacked out panel shows a pair of glaring Byakugan and a third eye that looks like a combination of the Sharingan and Rinnegan, and when he activates the Eternal Tsukuyomi a spectral image of her sporting a Slasher Smile can be seen with the moon itself as her Third Eye. This is cemented when Black Zetsu is revealed to be a manifestation of her will, and literally stabs Madara in the back, transfers itself to him, and transforms him into Kaguya herself.
  • Worlds Strongest Woman: She's stated by her son to be the most powerful person that ever lived, and she doesn't disappoint when she shows up in person. And even then she is holding back, as she is trying to absorb their chackra: if she weren't, she'd have killed them in seconds.

    Ashura Ōtsutsuki 

The youngest son and successor of the Sage of Six Paths, and the ancestor of the Senju and Uzumaki clans.

  • Animal Battle Aura: Was capable of conjuring one with a strong resemblance to Naruto's Tailed Beast Mode, only with six arms and three faces.
  • BFS: Wielded a nodachi, although he also took up a khakkhara like his father's.
  • Cain and Abel: Started out as the Cain to Indra's Abel, but they swapped later in life.
  • Eternal Hero: His charka was so potent that even after his physical death it persisted and was reincarnated several times.
  • Heroic Lineage: Was the ancestor of the Senju and Uzumaki clans.
  • Irony: Despite being known as someone who lacked natural talent, he eventually grew in status and his descendants were the Senju and Uzumaki clans; both would be renowned for their vast array of skills in in ninjutsu and sealing methods.
  • Meaningful Name: His Animal Battle Aura had six arms, and his brother's name was Indra, after the leader of the Deva in Hinduism. Hindu mythology holds that the Devas and Ashuras are perpetually at war.
  • The Power of Friendship/The Power of Love: Initially lacked his brother's power, but through fostering camaraderie and alliances he eventually unlocked the power within himself and kickstarted the Will of Fire.
  • Spell My Name with an S: "Ashura" is the phonetic translation from hiragana, whereas the Naruto wiki has decided to go with "Asura", which makes more sense all things considered.
  • The Unfavorite: Was initially this, although his hard work impressed his father and led him to be named the Sage's successor.
  • Walking Spoiler: If only for one major reason: Hashirama and Naruto are his reincarnations.

    Indra Ōtsutsuki 

The eldest son of the Sage of Six Paths, and the ancestor of the Uchiha clan.

  • BFS: Wielded a nodachi.
  • Broken Ace: According to Hagoromo himself, Indra was an Ineffectual Loner who had the power to accomplish anything he put his mind to by himself, and as a result couldn't comprehend The Power of Friendship and was ultimately consumed by hatred.
  • Cain and Abel: Became the Cain to Ashura's Abel.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: What is presumably his Mangekyo Sharingan took the form of a spiral similar to the insignia of the Uzumaki clan.
  • Eternal Hero: His chakra was so potent that even after his physical death it persisted and was reincarnated several times.
  • Famous Ancestor: He's the founder of the Uchiha Clan.
  • Instant Armor: Was the first to call upon Susanoo and achieve its perfect form.
  • Magical Eye: Was the first to possess the Sharingan and Mangekyo Sharingan.
  • Meaningful Name: In Hinduism Indra is a warrior-god and the leader of the Devas. Naruto's Indra was the founder of the Uchiha Clan and the opponent of his brother Ashura. Hindu mythology believes that the Devas are always at war with Ashuras.
  • The Power of Hate: Was the one who started the Uchiha Clan's Curse of Hatred.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: He and Madara look very similar to each other.
  • Unwitting Pawn: It turns out he was one to Black Zetsu, who manipulated him into attacking his younger brother Ashura and starting the feud between their descendants in his pursuit to revive the brothers' grandmother.
  • Walking Spoiler: If only for one major reason: Madara and Sasuke are his reincarnations.

Other

    Masashi Kishimoto 

The guy who wrote the Naruto manga (but only in Real Life). In chapter three of the manga, a billboard with him on it is shown in Konoha.
  • Creator Cameo: His face appears on a billboard.
  • Famed in Story: Judging from the billboard, he's quite famous.
  • The Ghost: He never actually appears. All we see of him is the billboard.

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