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This technique allows the user to literally split their body into two exact and entirely independent parts. Unlike Clone Techniques that only appear to be similar, the ability is instead a physical separation and so does not require hand seals to activate, making it faster in comparison as a result. This also means that even if one is incapacitated, the other remains completely unaffected and as neither can truly be regarded as the original, the duplicates cannot be dispelled like normal clones. However, after splitting, the user's power is halved.
- It should be noted that if one of the halves is subject to a sealing technique, the two halves cannot reunite.
- ↑ Naruto chapter 558, page 6