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The '''Lightning Cutter''' is an enhanced and concentrated form of the [[Chidori]] with the same effects and drawbacks. According to [[Might Guy]], it gained its name after Kakashi split a bolt of lightning with it.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 114, page 3</ref> Because the Chidori is already powerful on its own, the Lightning Cutter requires better chakra control, which is exemplified in its appearance. The Chidori appears as simply a mass of white electrical chakra in the user's hand, while the Lightning Cutter is more focused (and blue in the anime). In Part I, Kakashi is limited to using it four times in one day,<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 128, page 11</ref> but by Part II, he can use it at least six times in one day.
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The '''Lightning Cutter''' is an enhanced and concentrated form of the [[Chidori]] with the same effects and drawbacks.
   
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== Overview ==
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According to [[Might Guy]], it gained its name after Kakashi split a bolt of lightning with it.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 114, page 3</ref> Because the Chidori is already powerful on its own, the Lightning Cutter requires better chakra control, which is exemplified in its appearance. The Chidori appears as simply a mass of white electrical chakra in the user's hand, while the Lightning Cutter is more focused (and blue in the anime). In Part I, Kakashi is limited to using it four times in one day,<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 128, page 11</ref> but by Part II, he can use it at least six times in one day.
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== Usage ==
 
Kakashi has shown different ways of forming and using the Lightning Cutter. During his confrontation with [[Orochimaru]] in Part I, he creates it without using hand seals.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 70, page 1</ref> In Part II, he is able to form a Lightning Cutter in both of his hands to counteract [[Kakuzu]]'s [[Lightning Release: False Darkness]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 334, page 16</ref>
 
Kakashi has shown different ways of forming and using the Lightning Cutter. During his confrontation with [[Orochimaru]] in Part I, he creates it without using hand seals.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 70, page 1</ref> In Part II, he is able to form a Lightning Cutter in both of his hands to counteract [[Kakuzu]]'s [[Lightning Release: False Darkness]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 334, page 16</ref>
   
 
Kakashi later demonstrated the ability to [[Chakra Flow|imbue]] a projectile weapon, such as a [[kunai]], with his Lightning Cutter, granting the technique long-range capabilities. In this instance, the kunai was capable of piercing through multiple large rocks with ease, without any loss of momentum or change in trajectory.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 595, pages 16-18</ref>
 
Kakashi later demonstrated the ability to [[Chakra Flow|imbue]] a projectile weapon, such as a [[kunai]], with his Lightning Cutter, granting the technique long-range capabilities. In this instance, the kunai was capable of piercing through multiple large rocks with ease, without any loss of momentum or change in trajectory.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 595, pages 16-18</ref>
   
In ''[[Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire]]'', when this technique was copied by [[Hiruko (missing-nin)|Hiruko]], he used the electrical energy to surge around the area, increasing the range of damage, allowing him to attack [[Naruto]]'s [[Shadow Clone Technique|clones]] at a mid-range distance.
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== Six Paths Influence ==
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[[File:Six_Paths_Raikiri.png|thumb|left|Kakashi's Lightning Cutter infused with Six Paths Chakra.]]
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After obtaining both of [[Obito]]'s Sharingan and some of his [[Six Paths Chakra]], Kakashi was able to imbue the Lightning Cutter with it. By utilising its enhanced power, [[Kamui Lightning Cutter|in unison]] with [[Kamui]], Kakashi was able to effectively harm [[Kaguya Ōtsutsuki]], nearly severing her right arm.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 689, page 10</ref>
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* The name Raikiri comes from a story about famous samurai {{translation|[[Wikipedia:Tachibana Dōsetsu|Tachibana Dōsetsu]]|立花道雪|Tachibana Dōsetsu}} (22 April 1513–2 November 1585). Tachibana was in possession of a famous sword called {{translation|Chidori|千鳥|lit meaning=A Thousand Birds}}. One day, while he was still a young man, he was taking shelter under a tree, as it was raining. Suddenly, a bolt of lightning struck him. However, Tachibana used his Chidori to cut the [[Wikipedia:Raijin|Thunder God]] inside the lightning bolt, allowing him to survive. After this incident, he renamed his Chidori to {{translation|Raikiri|雷切|lit meaning=Lightning Cutter}}.
 
* The name Raikiri comes from a story about famous samurai {{translation|[[Wikipedia:Tachibana Dōsetsu|Tachibana Dōsetsu]]|立花道雪|Tachibana Dōsetsu}} (22 April 1513–2 November 1585). Tachibana was in possession of a famous sword called {{translation|Chidori|千鳥|lit meaning=A Thousand Birds}}. One day, while he was still a young man, he was taking shelter under a tree, as it was raining. Suddenly, a bolt of lightning struck him. However, Tachibana used his Chidori to cut the [[Wikipedia:Raijin|Thunder God]] inside the lightning bolt, allowing him to survive. After this incident, he renamed his Chidori to {{translation|Raikiri|雷切|lit meaning=Lightning Cutter}}.
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* In ''[[Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire]]'', when this technique was copied by [[Hiruko (missing-nin)|Hiruko]], he used the electrical energy to surge around the area, increasing the range of damage, allowing him to attack [[Naruto]]'s [[Shadow Clone Technique|clones]] at a mid-range distance.
   
 
== See Also ==
 
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Lightning Cutter[1]

Lightning Cutter
Name
Kanji 雷切
Rōmaji Raikiri
Literal English Lightning Cutter
English TV Lightning Blade
Debut
Manga Chapter #30
Anime Naruto Episode #17
Movie Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow
Game Naruto: Clash of Ninja
OVA Finally a clash! Jōnin vs. Genin!! Indiscriminate Grand Melee Tournament Meeting!!
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game and Movie
Data
Classification Ninjutsu
Type
Rank S-rank
Class Offensive
Range Short-range
Hand seals Ox → Rabbit → Monkey
Other jutsu
Parent jutsu
Derived jutsu

Users

The Lightning Cutter is an enhanced and concentrated form of the Chidori with the same effects and drawbacks.

Overview Edit

According to Might Guy, it gained its name after Kakashi split a bolt of lightning with it.[2] Because the Chidori is already powerful on its own, the Lightning Cutter requires better chakra control, which is exemplified in its appearance. The Chidori appears as simply a mass of white electrical chakra in the user's hand, while the Lightning Cutter is more focused (and blue in the anime). In Part I, Kakashi is limited to using it four times in one day,[3] but by Part II, he can use it at least six times in one day.

Usage Edit

Kakashi has shown different ways of forming and using the Lightning Cutter. During his confrontation with Orochimaru in Part I, he creates it without using hand seals.[4] In Part II, he is able to form a Lightning Cutter in both of his hands to counteract Kakuzu's Lightning Release: False Darkness.[5]

Kakashi later demonstrated the ability to imbue a projectile weapon, such as a kunai, with his Lightning Cutter, granting the technique long-range capabilities. In this instance, the kunai was capable of piercing through multiple large rocks with ease, without any loss of momentum or change in trajectory.[6]

Six Paths Influence Edit

Six Paths Raikiri

Kakashi's Lightning Cutter infused with Six Paths Chakra.

After obtaining both of Obito's Sharingan and some of his Six Paths Chakra, Kakashi was able to imbue the Lightning Cutter with it. By utilising its enhanced power, in unison with Kamui, Kakashi was able to effectively harm Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, nearly severing her right arm.[7]

Trivia Edit

  • The name Raikiri comes from a story about famous samurai Tachibana Dōsetsu (立花道雪, Tachibana Dōsetsu) (22 April 1513–2 November 1585). Tachibana was in possession of a famous sword called Chidori (千鳥; Literally meaning "A Thousand Birds"). One day, while he was still a young man, he was taking shelter under a tree, as it was raining. Suddenly, a bolt of lightning struck him. However, Tachibana used his Chidori to cut the Thunder God inside the lightning bolt, allowing him to survive. After this incident, he renamed his Chidori to Raikiri (雷切; Literally meaning "Lightning Cutter").
  • In Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire, when this technique was copied by Hiruko, he used the electrical energy to surge around the area, increasing the range of damage, allowing him to attack Naruto's clones at a mid-range distance.

See Also Edit

References Edit

  1. First Databook, page 225
  2. Naruto chapter 114, page 3
  3. Naruto chapter 128, page 11
  4. Naruto chapter 70, page 1
  5. Naruto chapter 334, page 16
  6. Naruto chapter 595, pages 16-18
  7. Naruto chapter 689, page 10

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