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* While the kanji in the term {{Translation|'rinpun'|鱗粉}} literally mean 'scale powder', the term refers specifically to insect [[Wikipedia:Scale (Lepidopteran anatomy)|scales]] (such as the 'dust' on moth wings). According to old wives' tales, that dust causes blindness.
 
* While the kanji in the term {{Translation|'rinpun'|鱗粉}} literally mean 'scale powder', the term refers specifically to insect [[Wikipedia:Scale (Lepidopteran anatomy)|scales]] (such as the 'dust' on moth wings). According to old wives' tales, that dust causes blindness.
 
* This technique can be effectively countered if the target's eyes are protected for the duration of the technique, or otherwise possess [[Sensor|sensory abilities]] to compensate for the loss of sight.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 564, page 8</ref>
 
* This technique can be effectively countered if the target's eyes are protected for the duration of the technique, or otherwise possess [[Sensor|sensory abilities]] to compensate for the loss of sight.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 564, page 8</ref>
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* In [[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3|some]] video games, it appears as though the powder created by this technique can [[Scale Powder Blasting|explode]], when exposed to sparks.
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 19:21, February 3, 2013

Hiden: Hiding in Scale Powder Technique

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Name
Kanji 秘伝・鱗粉隠れの術
Rōmaji Hiden: Rinpungakure no Jutsu
Literal English Secret: Hiding in Scale Powder Technique
Viz manga Secret Tradition: Scaled Sneak Jutsu
Debut
Manga Chapter #564
Appears in Manga only
Data
Classification Hiden, Ninjutsu
Class Supplementary
Range Short to Mid range
Derived jutsu
Users

The user exhales a large quantity of fine powder from their mouth, which due to its luminous quality, shines so brightly that it can temporarily blind multiple targets within its area of effect. This momentary handicap can be utilised either by the user or their allies to attack the opposition whilst their vision is still impaired.

Trivia

  • While the kanji in the term 'rinpun' (鱗粉) literally mean 'scale powder', the term refers specifically to insect scales (such as the 'dust' on moth wings). According to old wives' tales, that dust causes blindness.
  • This technique can be effectively countered if the target's eyes are protected for the duration of the technique, or otherwise possess sensory abilities to compensate for the loss of sight.[1]
  • In some video games, it appears as though the powder created by this technique can explode, when exposed to sparks.

References

  1. Naruto chapter 564, page 8

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