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Desert wave
Kanji 砂漠波
Rōmaji Sabakuha
Viz print media Sand Wave
Manga Volume #24, Naruto Chapter #216
Anime Naruto Episode #127
Game Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Impact
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game
Classification Ninjutsu
Class Defensive, Supplementary
Range Short-range

The user shapes their sand into a wall to protect against attacks or to block an enemy's path. While initially appearing more curved, Gaara's usage eventually was shaped to appear more structured like a stonewall.

Shinki's utilises Iron Sand to perform this technique, which has proven to be capable of withstanding the Sickle Weasel Technique with ease.[2]


  • Although Gaara first used this technique against Kimimaro, the technique was not revealed in the second databook (as many other techniques of that time were), but instead in the fourth (long after its introduction).


  1. Fourth Databook, page 319
  2. Boruto episode 60