|Cloud-Style Crescent Moon Beheading|
|Literal English||Cloud-Style Three Days' Moon Beheading|
|Viz print media||Cloud Style: Crescent Moon Slice|
|Manga||Volume #55, Naruto Chapter #517|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #262|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
The user swings their sword in a single, large, crescent moon-shaped arc, which occurs with such ferocious velocity that the technique can be employed in situations where only a very limited time to react is available. The swing can be used to counter attacks from multiple opponents simultaneously.