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The '''Body Flicker Technique''' is a high-speed movement technique, allowing a ninja to move short to long distances at an almost untraceable speed.<ref name="Chapter 395">''Naruto'' chapter 395, page 9</ref> To an observer, it appears as if the user has teleported. A puff of smoke is occasionally used to disguise the user's movements. It is accomplished by using chakra to temporarily vitalise the body and move at extreme speeds. The amount of chakra required depends on the overall distance and elevation between the user and the intended destination.
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The '''Body Flicker Technique''' is a high-speed movement technique, allowing a ninja to move short to long distances at an almost untraceable speed.<ref name="Chapter 395">''Naruto'' chapter 395, page 9</ref> To an observer, it appears as if the user has teleported. A puff of smoke is occasionally used to disguise the user's movements. It is accomplished by using chakra to temporarily vitalise the body and move at extreme speeds. The amount of chakra required depends on the overall distance and elevation between the user and the intended destination.
   
The different hidden villages have variations of the Body Flicker Technique, all of which involve some extra element aside from the movement itself. The extra element is usually some sort of substance used to distract the opponent, such as leaves or sand. [[Gaara]], for instance, uses the {{translation|Sand Body Flicker|砂瞬身|Suna-Shunshin}}, which uses sand to cover his movements. Other varieties include the {{translation|Mist Body Flicker|霧瞬身|Kiri-Shunshin}}, {{translation|Water Body Flicker|水瞬身|Mizu-Shunshin}}, and {{translation|Leaf Body Flicker|木ノ葉瞬身|Konoha-Shunshin}}. The [[Fourth Raikage]] combined the Body Flicker Technique with the [[Lightning Release Armour]] which allowed him to dodge even [[Amaterasu]] in a split second. When his [[Third Raikage|father]] utilised the technique, it looked like a bolt of lightning appeared and disappeared from the area, and he could avoid the [[Wind Release: Rasenshuriken]] twice despite the technique's immense speed.
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== Usage ==
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Different hidden villages usually have variations of the Body Flicker Technique, all of which involve some extra element aside from the movement itself. The extra element is usually some sort of substance used to distract the opponent, such as leaves or sand. [[Gaara]], for instance, uses the {{translation|Sand Body Flicker|砂瞬身|Suna-Shunshin}}, which uses sand to cover his movements. Other varieties include the {{translation|Mist Body Flicker|霧瞬身|Kiri-Shunshin}}, {{translation|Water Body Flicker|水瞬身|Mizu-Shunshin}}, and {{translation|Leaf Body Flicker|木ノ葉瞬身|Konoha-Shunshin}}.
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[[Shisui Uchiha]], who was renown for his use of this technique, was feared as {{translation|"Shisui of the Body Flicker"|瞬身のシスイ|Shunshin no Shisui}}. Whenever he employed this technique, Shisui would fade away from sight, leaving no trace of his presence.
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The [[Fourth Raikage]] often combined the Body Flicker Technique with the [[Lightning Release Chakra Mode]] which allowed him to dodge [[Amaterasu]] in a split second. When his [[Third Raikage|father]] utilised the technique, it looked like a bolt of lightning appeared and disappeared from the area, and he could avoid the [[Wind Release: Rasenshuriken]] twice despite the technique's immense speed.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* There has been some confusion in some translations between this and [[space–time ninjutsu]], but these are indeed different techniques, as this technique isn't teleportation, just an extremely swift movement.<ref name="Chapter 395"/>
 
* There has been some confusion in some translations between this and [[space–time ninjutsu]], but these are indeed different techniques, as this technique isn't teleportation, just an extremely swift movement.<ref name="Chapter 395"/>
* [[Shisui Uchiha]] was feared as {{translation|"Shisui of the Body Flicker"|瞬身のシスイ|Shunshin no Shisui}}, which was likely a reference to this technique.
 
 
* The [[Swift Release]], a [[kekkei genkai]] that allows the user to [[Swift Release: Shadowless Flight|move at high speeds]], is similar to the Body Flicker Technique.
 
* The [[Swift Release]], a [[kekkei genkai]] that allows the user to [[Swift Release: Shadowless Flight|move at high speeds]], is similar to the Body Flicker Technique.
   
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
* [[Flying Thunder God Technique]]
 
 
* [[Swift Release: Shadowless Flight]]
 
* [[Swift Release: Shadowless Flight]]
   

Latest revision as of 05:46, December 16, 2014

Body Flicker Technique[1]

  • Smoke being used…
  • …to mask the ninja's movements.
Name
Kanji 瞬身の術
Rōmaji Shunshin no Jutsu
Literal English Body Flicker Technique
English TV Teleportation Jutsu
Debut
Manga Chapter #1
Anime Naruto Episode #1
Movie Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison
Game Naruto: Clash of Ninja
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game and Movie
Data
Classification Ninjutsu, General skill
Rank D-rank
Class Supplementary
Hand seals Tiger
Derived jutsu
Users

The Body Flicker Technique is a high-speed movement technique, allowing a ninja to move short to long distances at an almost untraceable speed.[2] To an observer, it appears as if the user has teleported. A puff of smoke is occasionally used to disguise the user's movements. It is accomplished by using chakra to temporarily vitalise the body and move at extreme speeds. The amount of chakra required depends on the overall distance and elevation between the user and the intended destination.

Usage Edit

Different hidden villages usually have variations of the Body Flicker Technique, all of which involve some extra element aside from the movement itself. The extra element is usually some sort of substance used to distract the opponent, such as leaves or sand. Gaara, for instance, uses the Sand Body Flicker (砂瞬身, Suna-Shunshin), which uses sand to cover his movements. Other varieties include the Mist Body Flicker (霧瞬身, Kiri-Shunshin), Water Body Flicker (水瞬身, Mizu-Shunshin), and Leaf Body Flicker (木ノ葉瞬身, Konoha-Shunshin).

Shisui Uchiha, who was renown for his use of this technique, was feared as "Shisui of the Body Flicker" (瞬身のシスイ, Shunshin no Shisui). Whenever he employed this technique, Shisui would fade away from sight, leaving no trace of his presence.

The Fourth Raikage often combined the Body Flicker Technique with the Lightning Release Chakra Mode which allowed him to dodge Amaterasu in a split second. When his father utilised the technique, it looked like a bolt of lightning appeared and disappeared from the area, and he could avoid the Wind Release: Rasenshuriken twice despite the technique's immense speed.

Trivia Edit

See Also Edit

References Edit

  1. First Databook, page 197
  2. 2.0 2.1 Naruto chapter 395, page 9

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