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|image name=Kaguya Symbol.svg;The forehead markings present on all known Kaguya.
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|image name=Kaguya Symbol.svg;The forehead markings present on all known Kaguya clan members.
 
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|romaji=Kaguya Ichizoku
 
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[[File:Kirigakure after Kaguya clan's attack.JPG|thumb|left|The Kaguya clan's destruction.]]
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[[File:Kaguya defeated.jpg|thumb|left|The Kaguya clan's destruction.]]
<section begin=summary />The {{translation|'''Kaguya clan'''|かぐや一族|Kaguya Ichizoku}} is a now extinct clan, known to have been very barbaric. Select few, namely [[Kimimaro]], possessed the [[kekkei genkai]] [[Shikotsumyaku]]; this ability was so powerful that even the war-loving Kaguya clan feared it. With the exception of Kimimaro, the clan was killed off when attacking [[Kirigakure]] in a failed attempt to show off their ferocity. The clan was very savage and had no tactics when going to battle, and refused to back down even when surrounded and completely outmatched, preferring to fight to the death for fun.<section end=summary /> Kimimaro would for years live as the last member of the Kaguya clan, but eventually died of a terminal disease.<ref name="chpt216">''Naruto'' chapter 216, pages 14-15</ref>
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<section begin=summary />The {{translation|'''Kaguya clan'''|かぐや一族|Kaguya Ichizoku}} is a now extinct clan, known for their savage battle tactics and archaic values, and descendents of [[Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]], as selected few have inherited [[Shikotsumyaku|a derivative]] of her original ability to [[All-Killing Ash Bones|manipulate one's bone structures]].<section end=summary />
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== Background ==
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The Kaguya clan were descendents of [[Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]], and selective few, namely [[Kimimaro]], possessed the [[kekkei genkai]] [[Shikotsumyaku]] from Kaguya's original [[All-Killing Ash Bones|bone-manipulating ability]].<ref name="chpt684">''Naruto'' chapter 684, page 16</ref><ref name="d4">Fourth Databook, pages 25, 66-69</ref> This ability was so powerful that even the war-loving Kaguya clan feared it.
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The clan was noted for being very savage and battle-hungry, having no tactics when entering battle that they initiated simply to show off their ferocity. It was due to this failed attempt to prove themselves that the entire clan was killed off when attacking [[Kirigakure]]; even when surrounded and completely outmatched, they refused to back down, preferring to fight to the death simply to entertain their own bloodlust to the last.<ref name="chpt216">''Naruto'' chapter 216, pages 14-15</ref>
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Kimimaro was the only one of the clan to survive, as he did not share the same urge for barbaric slaughter as the others, and after being adopted by [[Orochimaru]], he would live as the last of the Kaguya clan for several years, but eventually died of a terminal illness.<ref name="chpt216"/>
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== Abilities ==
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The Kaguya clan was noted for being very savage, relying on raw brute force and no battle tactics, which led the near entirety of them being wiped out when facing the highly organised military forces such as that of Kirigakure.<ref name="chpt216"/>
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=== Shikotsumyaku ===
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The clan descended from Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, which allowed a selected few to inherit the [[Shikotsumyaku]] [[Kekkei Genkai]], a derivative of their ancestor's [[All-Killing Ash Bones]] [[Kekkei Mōra]], which allowed them to manipulate their skeletal structure to weaponise bones for battle.<ref name="chpt684"/><ref name="d4"/> This ability was so powerful, regarded as the ultimate [[taijutsu]] ability, that the other members of the clan feared it.
   
 
Apparently, the members who possess the Shikotsumyaku abilities have a different body structure than others, as when Kimimaro was fatally ill, [[Kabuto Yakushi]] claimed there had been too little information on his body to give any medical treatment.<ref name="chpt216"/>
 
Apparently, the members who possess the Shikotsumyaku abilities have a different body structure than others, as when Kimimaro was fatally ill, [[Kabuto Yakushi]] claimed there had been too little information on his body to give any medical treatment.<ref name="chpt216"/>
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== Trivia ==
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* The clan shares their name with the earliest known user of its kekkei genkai: Kaguya. The marking on their foreheads also seem to be replications of her own shortly cut eyebrows which served as visible sign of her nobility.
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* In an interview with ''Naruto'' creator [[Masashi Kishimoto]], he mentioned that the two markings on the Kaguya clan members' foreheads are based off of the marks on aristocrats during the [[wikipedia:Heian period|Heian Period]].
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Latest revision as of 19:35, December 17, 2014

Please note that this is the Narutopedia's article on the clan. If you are looking for the article on the princess then you should head to Kaguya Ōtsutsuki.

Kaguya Clan

Kaguya Symbol

The forehead markings present on all known Kaguya clan members.

(かぐや一族, Kaguya Ichizoku)

Debut
Appears in Anime, Manga and Game
Kekkei Genkai
Known Members

Kaguya defeated

The Kaguya clan's destruction.

The Kaguya clan (かぐや一族, Kaguya Ichizoku) is a now extinct clan, known for their savage battle tactics and archaic values, and descendents of Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, as selected few have inherited a derivative of her original ability to manipulate one's bone structures.

Background Edit

The Kaguya clan were descendents of Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, and selective few, namely Kimimaro, possessed the kekkei genkai Shikotsumyaku from Kaguya's original bone-manipulating ability.[1][2] This ability was so powerful that even the war-loving Kaguya clan feared it.

The clan was noted for being very savage and battle-hungry, having no tactics when entering battle that they initiated simply to show off their ferocity. It was due to this failed attempt to prove themselves that the entire clan was killed off when attacking Kirigakure; even when surrounded and completely outmatched, they refused to back down, preferring to fight to the death simply to entertain their own bloodlust to the last.[3]

Kimimaro was the only one of the clan to survive, as he did not share the same urge for barbaric slaughter as the others, and after being adopted by Orochimaru, he would live as the last of the Kaguya clan for several years, but eventually died of a terminal illness.[3]

Abilities Edit

The Kaguya clan was noted for being very savage, relying on raw brute force and no battle tactics, which led the near entirety of them being wiped out when facing the highly organised military forces such as that of Kirigakure.[3]

Shikotsumyaku Edit

The clan descended from Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, which allowed a selected few to inherit the Shikotsumyaku Kekkei Genkai, a derivative of their ancestor's All-Killing Ash Bones Kekkei Mōra, which allowed them to manipulate their skeletal structure to weaponise bones for battle.[1][2] This ability was so powerful, regarded as the ultimate taijutsu ability, that the other members of the clan feared it.

Apparently, the members who possess the Shikotsumyaku abilities have a different body structure than others, as when Kimimaro was fatally ill, Kabuto Yakushi claimed there had been too little information on his body to give any medical treatment.[3]

Trivia Edit

  • The clan shares their name with the earliest known user of its kekkei genkai: Kaguya. The marking on their foreheads also seem to be replications of her own shortly cut eyebrows which served as visible sign of her nobility.
  • In an interview with Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto, he mentioned that the two markings on the Kaguya clan members' foreheads are based off of the marks on aristocrats during the Heian Period.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Naruto chapter 684, page 16
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fourth Databook, pages 25, 66-69
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Naruto chapter 216, pages 14-15
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