Here’s everything about the Sharingan in Naruto and its non-Uchiha users.
Naruto is an anime about ninjas, but it goes far beyond the typical theme. The chakra plays a vital role in the show, through which shinobis and kunoichis can activate and use various types of jutsus in their favor. There are five main elemental releases in the show, namely Fire, Wind, Water, Earth, and Electricity and elite ninjas can use multiple of these releases. But that’s not it, there are numerous other power sources within the anime, especially the Kekkei Genkai.
What is a Kekkeri Genkai in Naruto?
Kekkeri Genkai in the realm of Naruto relates to a DNA anomaly that very few, select ninjas possess. This allows them to gain and use unique prowess that no one other can handle, except for them. In most cases, these are clan-related, where only the members of that clan wield that specific Kekkei Genkai. One of the most impactful Kekkei Genkai in Naruto is doujutsu.
What is doujutsu in Naruto?
Doujutsu is a part of the kekkei Genkai, a unique trait. It means visual jutsu of eye techniques, where individuals who possess these, wields certain type of eyes that offers unmatched abilities. There is quite a lot of visual prowess in the series, but three dominant and important ones are Byakugan, Rinnegan, and Sharingan in Naruto.
About the Sharingan in Naruto
The Sharingan in Naruto has been one of the original topics of discussion from the early days of the show. It has been the only prominent eye prowess throughout the story, whereas the Byakugan and the Rinnegan come mainly at the crucial moments of the show, the Sharingan had dominated the entirety. It is a certain type of eye that only the clan members of the Uchiha clan possessed. The base Sharingan looks red in color with “tomoe” around the pupil. The full-powered Sharingan contains a maximum of three tomoes and each of them offers users certain abilities, like the ability to see and comprehend fast movements in a split of a second, Copy others’ jutsu, and cast Genjutsu.
What is the next stage of the Sharingan in Naruto?
The Sharingan evolves quite a few times, after having a full, three tomoe Sharingan in Naruto, the next evolution stage is the Mangekyou Sharingan, which gives its users unique abilities in exchange for its light, which is different in everyone’s case. The stage after this is the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan, which allows the use of this eye without worrying about the loss of vision. And under extreme conditions, the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan evolves in the Rinnegan.
Can ninjas except for the Uchiha use the power of Sharingan?
As shown in the show, including Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden, and Boruto: Naruto’s Next Generation, there have been three individuals who had used the power of the Sharingan in the Naruto franchise, despite not being a member or blood related to the Uchiha Clan. Those members are as follows:
3) Shin Uchiha
Shin Uchiha is the product of one of Orochimaru’s old projects where he experimented with the Hashirama cell and the power of Sharingan, as shown in Boruto the show. Despite not actually being a real Uchiha, Shin used the prowess of the Sharingan and took the title of the clan under his fake and distorted ideologies. He produced several clones of himself, that were a part of him and shared how visual link.
2) Danzo Shimura
The classic antagonist who believed his misdoings were for the betterment of the Leaf Village, also wielded the visual prowess of the Sharingan in Naruto. He took away one of Shishui Uchiha’s eyes and implanted it in himself and used its Mangekyou prowess, namely the ‘Kotoamatsukami’. He also, in collaboration with Orochimaru, planted numerous Sharingan in his right arm, to use the Izanagi and sacrifice their light to redraw the reality.
1) Kakashi Hatake
The coolest character in the show and definitely a powerful one. The only difference between Kakashi and the other two on this list is that he didn’t steal or used his Sharingan for any ill means. He received it from an old friend and used its prowess numerous times in the show, mainly to save others. For the majority, he only wielded one Mangekyou Sharingan in his left eye, but at the end of the show, the time came when he received the Double Mangekyou Sharingan (DMS) and activated his Susanoo, the only non-Uchiha to do that ever.
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What are the disadvantages of using the Sharingan in Naruto for the Non-Uchihas?
The true potential of the eyes can only be unlocked by an actual Uchiha. Even Kakashi’s Mangekyou activated because Obito’s did and the eyes were linked. The second part is that these eyes take enormous chakra, especially from non-Uchihas for its use, and they don’t have that much chakra pool or management to consistently use their prowess. Another disadvantage is that the non-Uchihas can not activate or deactivate the eyes, thus their Sharingan always stays on. Which constantly drains their chakra. Be sure to follow us at redjacket.gg for more Gaming, Anime and Hardware related articles.