The term absolute defence refers to any defensive technique that provides protection for the user to the point that is considered near impenetrable. Techniques that are considered to be such include:
- Eight Trigrams Palms Revolving Heaven, the secret technique of the Hyūga clan.
- Shield of Sand, the automatic defence of Gaara.
- Ultimately Hard Absolute Defence: Shield of Shukaku, Gaara's ultimate defensive technique.
- Susanoo, a spectral being composed of the user's chakra, manifested by their Mangekyō Sharingan.
- Summoning: Rashōmon, a massive metal gate capable of intercepting nearly any attack.