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Earth Release Hardening Technique
Kanji 土遁・硬化術
Rōmaji Doton: Kōka Jutsu
English anime Earth Style: Petrifying Jutsu
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #196
Movie Naruto Shippūden the Movie
Appears in Anime, Movie
Classification Ninjutsu
Class Offensive, Defensive, Supplementary
Range Short to Mid range
Derived jutsu

By utilising earth-based chakra, the user encases their body in surrounding rock creating an armour. This casing can also be used to create extendible weapons to strike a target with.

Sadai has demonstrated that he could use the armour to alter his physical appearance, akin to a costume and mask, giving himself a larger physique and different face. However, his usage also adds weight to him, slowing him down.

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