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Event recording
Manga Volume #43, Naruto Chapter #396
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #139
Appears in Anime, Manga
Classification Ninjutsu
Class Supplementary

This is an unnamed ability possessed by Black Zetsu that allows it to record events that it has personally witnessed.


When used in conjunction with its signature Mayfly technique, Black Zetsu can gather data from battles without being detected. In order to show these recordings to others, it must first merge with the recipient. Black Zetsu, over the centuries, claims it was able to record the entire history of shinobi to later show its creator, Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, after her revival.[1]

Known Events Recorded


  • In the anime, Black Zetsu was also capable of showing events that its creator Kaguya witnessed.[7]

See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Naruto chapter 681
  2. Naruto: Shippūden episode 456
  3. Naruto chapter 234, page 19
  4. Naruto chapter 396, page 7
  5. Naruto chapter 487, page 13
  6. Naruto chapter 676, page 13
  7. Naruto: Shippūden episode 460