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{{translation|'''Fugaku Uchiha'''|うちはフガク|Uchiha Fugaku}} was a [[jōnin]]-level shinobi of [[Konohagakure]] and leader of the [[Uchiha clan]] as well as the [[Konoha Military Police Force]].
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{{translation|'''Fugaku Uchiha'''|うちはフガク|Uchiha Fugaku}} was a [[jōnin]] and head of both [[Konohagakure]]'s [[Uchiha clan]] and [[Konoha Military Police Force]].
   
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
[[File:Uchiha's.PNG|thumb|left|Fugaku with his family.]]
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When Itachi was four, Fugaku decided to take Itachi to see mountains of corpses resulting from the [[Third Shinobi World War]], hoping it would help his son mature quickly. While he succeeded in his goal, Itachi's maturity took a different route than Fugaku hoped.
With the [[Nine-Tails' attack on Konoha]], the village accused the Uchiha clan of orchestrating the attack (during the attack, Itachi noted that Fugaku and his wife were noticeably absent before the beast struck — what they were doing is currently unknown). This belief caused a rift between the village and the Uchiha clan. Fugaku, out of spite, conspired a coup d'etat that would allow the Uchiha clan to take control of the village. Eventually, Fugaku placed Itachi as a spy in the [[ANBU]] to pass information back to the clan. However, Itachi secretly betrayed the Uchiha and took the role of a double agent, leaking information right back to the village.
 
   
As [[Itachi]] was the eldest of his sons and hence the successor of the clan, Fugaku focused most of his attention on him, even defending Itachi when he was suspected of killing [[Shisui Uchiha]]. However, the two had a falling out when Itachi lost hope in the clan and Fugaku shifted his attention to [[Sasuke]], even teaching him how to use the [[Fire Release: Great Fireball Technique]], and was impressed at how Sasuke was able to master the technique after just one week. Sasuke was finally able to enjoy his father's company, but Fugaku advised him not to follow in Itachi's footsteps. During the [[Uchiha clan massacre]] when Itachi confronted his parents, Fugaku and [[Mikoto]] told Itachi that they were still proud of him and to promise to take care of Sasuke before they let Itachi kill them.<ref name="chpt590">''Naruto'' chapter 590, pages 12-13</ref> Fugaku was later found laying dead on top of his wife's corpse.
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In the anime, when [[Minato Namikaze]] was chosen as the Fourth [[Hokage]], Fugaku was among the shinobi present atop the [[Academy]], suggesting he was a highly respected individual amongst the village.<ref>''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 349</ref>
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With the [[Nine-Tails' attack on Konoha]], the village accused the Uchiha clan of orchestrating the attack (during the attack, Itachi noted that Fugaku and his wife were noticeably absent before the beast struck — what they were doing is currently unknown). This belief caused a rift between the village and the Uchiha clan. Fugaku, out of spite, conspired a coup d'etat that would allow the Uchiha clan to take control of the village. Eventually, Fugaku placed Itachi as a spy in the [[Anbu]] to pass information back to the clan. However, Itachi secretly betrayed the Uchiha and became a double agent, leaking information right back to the village.
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[[File:Fugaku and mikoto before dying.png|thumb|left|Fugaku and Mikoto's last moment before they are killed by Itachi.]]
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As [[Itachi]] was the eldest of his sons, and hence, the successor of the clan, Fugaku focused most of his attention on him, even defending Itachi when he was suspected of killing [[Shisui Uchiha]]. However, the two had a falling out when Itachi lost hope in the clan, leading Fugaku to shift his attention to [[Sasuke]], even teaching him how to use the [[Fire Release: Great Fireball Technique]], and was impressed at how Sasuke was able to master the technique after just one week. Sasuke was finally able to enjoy his father's company, but Fugaku advised him not to follow in Itachi's footsteps. During the [[Uchiha Clan Downfall]], when Itachi confronted his parents, Fugaku and [[Mikoto]] did not resist and told Itachi that they were still proud of him and to promise to take care of Sasuke before they let Itachi kill them.<ref name="chpt590">Chapter 590, pages 12-13</ref> Fugaku was later found laying dead on top of his wife's corpse.
   
 
== Personality ==
 
== Personality ==
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{{ImgRight|Uchiha's.PNG|Fugaku with his family.}}
 
As leader of the Uchiha, Fugaku was focused on the clan's interest and welfare and had a strong sense of responsibility.<ref name="d2"/> His son, Sasuke, saw him as a stern and uncaring man (though his wife revealed he cared deeply for his youngest child) while he was seen as a father figure to the rest of the clan. As Itachi was his successor as head of the clan, Fugaku spent much of his time focusing on the development of his eldest and little time with his youngest. Sasuke trained constantly in order to get his father's attention and approval. Near the end of his life, Fugaku had switched his attention to Sasuke, having lost hope in the wayward Itachi. He was only impressed by great feats and rarely praised anyone, having high expectations. Fugaku was very serious, hardly smiling most of the time. He also had a short temper, easily getting angry at Itachi for trying to deny an important mission in exchange for attending Sasuke's Academy initiation, and for refusing to attend an important clan meeting.
 
As leader of the Uchiha, Fugaku was focused on the clan's interest and welfare and had a strong sense of responsibility.<ref name="d2"/> His son, Sasuke, saw him as a stern and uncaring man (though his wife revealed he cared deeply for his youngest child) while he was seen as a father figure to the rest of the clan. As Itachi was his successor as head of the clan, Fugaku spent much of his time focusing on the development of his eldest and little time with his youngest. Sasuke trained constantly in order to get his father's attention and approval. Near the end of his life, Fugaku had switched his attention to Sasuke, having lost hope in the wayward Itachi. He was only impressed by great feats and rarely praised anyone, having high expectations. Fugaku was very serious, hardly smiling most of the time. He also had a short temper, easily getting angry at Itachi for trying to deny an important mission in exchange for attending Sasuke's Academy initiation, and for refusing to attend an important clan meeting.
   
Despite his outward attitude of desiring to strengthen the bonds between the Uchiha clan and [[Konohagakure]], Fugaku was in truth resentful of how the village did not trust and shunned the clan mistakely for the [[Nine-Tails' Attack on Konoha]]. His anger for that had taken as far as to plan a coup d'etat, which would lead to a potential [[Fourth Shinobi World War]].
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Despite his outward attitude of desiring to strengthen the bonds between the Uchiha clan and Konohagakure, Fugaku was in truth resentful of how the village did not trust and shunned the clan mistakenly for the Nine-Tails' Attack on Konoha. His anger for that had taken as far as to plan a coup d'etat, which would lead to a potential [[Fourth Shinobi World War]].
   
While outwardly Fugaku seemed strict and neglectful towards his eldest and youngest sons respectively, coupled with his devotion and focus of his clan's supremacy and welfare leading him to seem hateful and non-negotiable (which led Sasuke to see him as stern and uncaring), he was still a very caring individual to his sons (as his wife correctly stated to Sasuke) as he told Itachi despite the fact he took Konoha's side over the Uchiha's, he was still proud of him and asked Itachi to protect Sasuke before letting Itachi kill him and Mikoto.<ref name="chpt590"/>
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While outwardly Fugaku seemed strict and neglectful towards his eldest and youngest sons respectively, coupled with his devotion and focus of his clan's supremacy and welfare leading him to seem hateful and non-negotiable (which led Sasuke to see him as stern and uncaring), he was still a very caring individual to his sons (as his wife correctly stated to Sasuke) as he told Itachi despite the fact he took Konoha's side over the Uchiha's, he was still proud of him .<ref name="chpt590"/> According to Mikoto, when she and Fugaku are alone, Fugaku would mostly, if not only, talk about Sasuke.
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Despite Fugaku's love for his wife and children, he was apparently unable to overcome his clan's [[Curse of Hatred|curse]], which ultimately led to his death. Stemming from this, when Itachi attempted to persuade his father to stop the coup d'tact, the cries fell on deaf ears and he simply told Itachi he was being arrogant.
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Fugaku did seek to motivate Sasuke despite not realising Sasuke wanted him to acknowledge he was his son instead of telling him he'll be a splendid shinobi like his brother, which actually hurt Sasuke rather than making him happy. He loved both his sons dearly and rather than resist death, he and his wife willingly allowed Itachi to execute them and asked Itachi to take care of Sauske.
   
 
== Appearance ==
 
== Appearance ==
[[File:Fugaku-KMPFU.png|thumb|left|Fugaku in his uniform.]]
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[[File:Fugaku-KMPFU.png|thumb|left|Fugaku in his jōnin attire.]]
Fugaku had short, black hair that reached to his shoulders and onyx-coloured eyes, with visible creases below them made more pronounced whenever he adopted a stern look (both of which [[Itachi]] inherited from him). He wore a simple kimono with grey pants which had the clan's symbol on the back when not on duty. While on duty, he wore the standard [[flak jacket]], along with a black shirt with the [[Konoha Military Police Force]] symbol on the shoulders, shin-guards and a black, open-front apron with white diamonds on the bottom.
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Fugaku had short, brown hair that reached to his shoulders and onyx-coloured eyes, with visible creases below them made more pronounced whenever he adopted a stern look (both of which Itachi inherited from him). He wore a simple kimono with grey pants which had the clan's symbol on the back when not on duty. While on duty, he wore the standard [[flak jacket]], along with a black shirt with the Konoha Military Police Force symbol on the shoulders, shin-guards and a black, open-front apron with white diamonds on the bottom.
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== Abilities ==
 
== Abilities ==
{{ImgRight|Fugaku-Sharingan.png|Fugaku's Sharingan activated.}}
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[[File:Fugaku produces a Fireball.png|thumb|right|Fugaku teaches Sasuke the clan's signature technique.]]
As the leader of the Uchiha clan, it is likely that he was well-versed in all the clan's techniques. He taught Sasuke the clan's signature technique, the [[Fire Release: Great Fireball Technique]], demonstrating great mastery of the technique. He also wielded the [[Sharingan]], similar to most members in his clan. Also, being the leader of the Konoha Military Police Force, it can be said that he was very intelligent and a formidable opponent in battle. He also had some knowledge about the [[Mangekyō Sharingan]], after telling Sasuke that it needs a great sacrifice to awaken.
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As the leader of the Uchiha clan and the Konoha Military Police Force, Fugaku was likely a formidable shinobi and well-versed in all of his clan's techniques. His intelligence was noted by [[Danzō Shimura]] as one of the greatest in generations.<ref>''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 357</ref> Fugaku's skills were held in high regard by his fellow clansmen as they felt Fugaku should have been a contender for the Fourth [[Hokage]] alongside [[Minato Namikaze]] and [[Orochimaru]].<ref>Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light</ref>
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=== Ninjutsu ===
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Fugaku was supposedly quite skilled with [[shuriken]], as Sasuke noted that Itachi was very skilled with shuriken, even more so than their own father.<ref>Chapter 223, page 17</ref> As an Uchiha, he had a natural affinity for [[Fire Release]], showing great mastery of the clan's signature [[Great Fireball Technique]], which he taught to Sasuke.
   
He was supposedly very good with shuriken, as Sasuke said that Itachi was very skilled with shuriken, with Sasuke stating that Itachi was best with such tools, even more so than their own father.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 223, page 17</ref>
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=== Dōjutsu ===
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==== Sharingan ====
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[[File:Fugaku Sharingan.png|thumb|left|Fugaku's Sharingan.]]
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Like most members of his clan, Fugaku possessed the [[Sharingan]]. The dōjutsu granted him the ability to see chakra, predict movements, and place victims under genjutsu with a single glance. His accomplishments during the Third Shinobi World War earned him the nickname of {{translation|'''Wicked Eye Fugaku'''|兇眼フガク|Kyōgan Fugaku}}, presumably for his prowess with the Sharingan. He also had some knowledge about the [[Mangekyō Sharingan]], after telling Sasuke that it needs a great sacrifice to awaken.
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* Fugaku is another name for [[Wikipedia:Mount Fuji|Mount Fuji]].
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{{Youthwiki|Fugaku Uchiha}}
* In the character introduction of volume 25, he is credited as "Sasuke's Father" rather than "Fugaku Uchiha".
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* {{translation|"Fugaku"|富岳}} is another name for [[Wikipedia:Mount Fuji|Mount Fuji]].
* At the end of ''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 252 in an omake called ''Rock Lee's Silly Chronicles'', Fugaku can be seen standing next to his wife and Itachi, watching Sasuke and other characters play a game of baseball.
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* In the character introduction of [[Itachi and Sasuke, Brothers (volume)|volume 25]], he is credited as "Sasuke's Father" rather than "Fugaku Uchiha".
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* At the end of ''[[The Angelic Herald of Death|Naruto: Shippūden]]''[[The Angelic Herald of Death| episode 252]] in an [[omake]] called ''Rock Lee's Silly Chronicles'', Fugaku can be seen standing next to his wife and Itachi, watching Sasuke and other characters play a game of baseball.
   
 
== Quotes ==
 
== Quotes ==
* (To [[Itachi]]) "''That's my boy. You've got this far in just half a year since you've become a chūnin.''"<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 220, page 15</ref>
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* (To Itachi) "''That's my boy. You've got this far in just half a year since you've become a chūnin.''"<ref>Chapter 220, page 15</ref>
* (To [[Sasuke]]) "''I will say one thing… From now on walk your own path not in the footsteps of your brother.''"<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 223, pages 15-16</ref>
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* (To Sasuke) "''I will say one thing… From now on walk your own path not in the footsteps of your brother.''"<ref>Chapter 223, pages 15-16</ref>
* (To Itachi) "''The way we think is different, but I'm still proud of you… You truly are a gentle child.''"<ref name=chpt590pg13>''Naruto'' chapter 590, page 13</ref>
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* (To Itachi) "''The way we think is different, but I'm still proud of you… You truly are a gentle child.''"<ref name="chpt590pg13">Chapter 590, page 13</ref>
* (To Itachi about Sasuke) "''Itachi, promise me that you will take care of Sasuke.''"<ref name=chpt590pg13/>
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* (To Itachi about Sasuke) "''Itachi, promise me that you will take care of Sasuke.''"<ref name="chpt590pg13" />
   
 
== References ==
 
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うちはフガク Uchiha Fugaku

  • Wicked Eye Fugaku (兇眼フガク, Kyōgan Fugaku)
Debut
Manga Volume #17, Chapter #145
Anime Naruto Episode #84
Novel Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light
Game Naruto: The Broken Bond
Appears in Anime, Manga, Novel, Game
Voice Actors
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English
Personal
Birthdate Astrological Sign Leo August 16
Gender Gender Male Male
Age
  • Part I: 40
Status Deceased
Height
  • Part I: 175.3 cm1.753 m
    5.751 ft
    69.016 in
Weight
  • Part I: 63.1 kg139.112 lb
Blood type AB
Kekkei Genkai
Occupation
Affiliation
Team
Clan
Rank
Ninja Rank
Ninja Registration 004086
Family
Nature Type
Jutsu

Fugaku Uchiha (うちはフガク, Uchiha Fugaku) was a jōnin and head of both Konohagakure's Uchiha clan and Konoha Military Police Force.

Background Edit

When Itachi was four, Fugaku decided to take Itachi to see mountains of corpses resulting from the Third Shinobi World War, hoping it would help his son mature quickly. While he succeeded in his goal, Itachi's maturity took a different route than Fugaku hoped.

In the anime, when Minato Namikaze was chosen as the Fourth Hokage, Fugaku was among the shinobi present atop the Academy, suggesting he was a highly respected individual amongst the village.[3]

With the Nine-Tails' attack on Konoha, the village accused the Uchiha clan of orchestrating the attack (during the attack, Itachi noted that Fugaku and his wife were noticeably absent before the beast struck — what they were doing is currently unknown). This belief caused a rift between the village and the Uchiha clan. Fugaku, out of spite, conspired a coup d'etat that would allow the Uchiha clan to take control of the village. Eventually, Fugaku placed Itachi as a spy in the Anbu to pass information back to the clan. However, Itachi secretly betrayed the Uchiha and became a double agent, leaking information right back to the village.

Fugaku and mikoto before dying

Fugaku and Mikoto's last moment before they are killed by Itachi.

As Itachi was the eldest of his sons, and hence, the successor of the clan, Fugaku focused most of his attention on him, even defending Itachi when he was suspected of killing Shisui Uchiha. However, the two had a falling out when Itachi lost hope in the clan, leading Fugaku to shift his attention to Sasuke, even teaching him how to use the Fire Release: Great Fireball Technique, and was impressed at how Sasuke was able to master the technique after just one week. Sasuke was finally able to enjoy his father's company, but Fugaku advised him not to follow in Itachi's footsteps. During the Uchiha Clan Downfall, when Itachi confronted his parents, Fugaku and Mikoto did not resist and told Itachi that they were still proud of him and to promise to take care of Sasuke before they let Itachi kill them.[4] Fugaku was later found laying dead on top of his wife's corpse.

Personality Edit

Uchiha&#039;s

Fugaku with his family.

As leader of the Uchiha, Fugaku was focused on the clan's interest and welfare and had a strong sense of responsibility.[1] His son, Sasuke, saw him as a stern and uncaring man (though his wife revealed he cared deeply for his youngest child) while he was seen as a father figure to the rest of the clan. As Itachi was his successor as head of the clan, Fugaku spent much of his time focusing on the development of his eldest and little time with his youngest. Sasuke trained constantly in order to get his father's attention and approval. Near the end of his life, Fugaku had switched his attention to Sasuke, having lost hope in the wayward Itachi. He was only impressed by great feats and rarely praised anyone, having high expectations. Fugaku was very serious, hardly smiling most of the time. He also had a short temper, easily getting angry at Itachi for trying to deny an important mission in exchange for attending Sasuke's Academy initiation, and for refusing to attend an important clan meeting.

Despite his outward attitude of desiring to strengthen the bonds between the Uchiha clan and Konohagakure, Fugaku was in truth resentful of how the village did not trust and shunned the clan mistakenly for the Nine-Tails' Attack on Konoha. His anger for that had taken as far as to plan a coup d'etat, which would lead to a potential Fourth Shinobi World War.

While outwardly Fugaku seemed strict and neglectful towards his eldest and youngest sons respectively, coupled with his devotion and focus of his clan's supremacy and welfare leading him to seem hateful and non-negotiable (which led Sasuke to see him as stern and uncaring), he was still a very caring individual to his sons (as his wife correctly stated to Sasuke) as he told Itachi despite the fact he took Konoha's side over the Uchiha's, he was still proud of him .[4] According to Mikoto, when she and Fugaku are alone, Fugaku would mostly, if not only, talk about Sasuke.

Despite Fugaku's love for his wife and children, he was apparently unable to overcome his clan's curse, which ultimately led to his death. Stemming from this, when Itachi attempted to persuade his father to stop the coup d'tact, the cries fell on deaf ears and he simply told Itachi he was being arrogant.

Fugaku did seek to motivate Sasuke despite not realising Sasuke wanted him to acknowledge he was his son instead of telling him he'll be a splendid shinobi like his brother, which actually hurt Sasuke rather than making him happy. He loved both his sons dearly and rather than resist death, he and his wife willingly allowed Itachi to execute them and asked Itachi to take care of Sauske.

Appearance Edit

Fugaku-KMPFU

Fugaku in his jōnin attire.

Fugaku had short, brown hair that reached to his shoulders and onyx-coloured eyes, with visible creases below them made more pronounced whenever he adopted a stern look (both of which Itachi inherited from him). He wore a simple kimono with grey pants which had the clan's symbol on the back when not on duty. While on duty, he wore the standard flak jacket, along with a black shirt with the Konoha Military Police Force symbol on the shoulders, shin-guards and a black, open-front apron with white diamonds on the bottom.

Abilities Edit

Fugaku produces a Fireball

Fugaku teaches Sasuke the clan's signature technique.

As the leader of the Uchiha clan and the Konoha Military Police Force, Fugaku was likely a formidable shinobi and well-versed in all of his clan's techniques. His intelligence was noted by Danzō Shimura as one of the greatest in generations.[5] Fugaku's skills were held in high regard by his fellow clansmen as they felt Fugaku should have been a contender for the Fourth Hokage alongside Minato Namikaze and Orochimaru.[6]

Ninjutsu Edit

Fugaku was supposedly quite skilled with shuriken, as Sasuke noted that Itachi was very skilled with shuriken, even more so than their own father.[7] As an Uchiha, he had a natural affinity for Fire Release, showing great mastery of the clan's signature Great Fireball Technique, which he taught to Sasuke.

Dōjutsu Edit

Sharingan Edit

Fugaku Sharingan

Fugaku's Sharingan.

Like most members of his clan, Fugaku possessed the Sharingan. The dōjutsu granted him the ability to see chakra, predict movements, and place victims under genjutsu with a single glance. His accomplishments during the Third Shinobi World War earned him the nickname of Wicked Eye Fugaku (兇眼フガク, Kyōgan Fugaku), presumably for his prowess with the Sharingan. He also had some knowledge about the Mangekyō Sharingan, after telling Sasuke that it needs a great sacrifice to awaken.

Trivia Edit

Youth symbol
The Springtime of Youth wiki has an article about this topic:
  • "Fugaku" (富岳) is another name for Mount Fuji.
  • In the character introduction of volume 25, he is credited as "Sasuke's Father" rather than "Fugaku Uchiha".
  • At the end of Naruto: Shippūden episode 252 in an omake called Rock Lee's Silly Chronicles, Fugaku can be seen standing next to his wife and Itachi, watching Sasuke and other characters play a game of baseball.

Quotes Edit

  • (To Itachi) "That's my boy. You've got this far in just half a year since you've become a chūnin."[8]
  • (To Sasuke) "I will say one thing… From now on walk your own path not in the footsteps of your brother."[9]
  • (To Itachi) "The way we think is different, but I'm still proud of you… You truly are a gentle child."[10]
  • (To Itachi about Sasuke) "Itachi, promise me that you will take care of Sasuke."[10]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Second Databook, page 52
  2. Fourth Databook, page 57
  3. Naruto: Shippūden episode 349
  4. 4.0 4.1 Chapter 590, pages 12-13
  5. Naruto: Shippūden episode 357
  6. Itachi Shinden: Book of Bright Light
  7. Chapter 223, page 17
  8. Chapter 220, page 15
  9. Chapter 223, pages 15-16
  10. 10.0 10.1 Chapter 590, page 13
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