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(much like Invasion of Pain showed Rasenshuriken as long range, I think that chapter 611 does the same to this)
 
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The Mind Body Switch Technique is the signature ability of the [[Yamanaka clan]]. Originally, this ninjutsu was suited for intelligence-gathering missions rather than battle.<ref name="DB1"/> With it, a ninja sends his mind into a target's body supplanting the target's mind with their own. The user transfers their consciousness to the target, giving them complete control of the body for a short period of time. While in control of the body, the user is able to communicate with the target.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 533, page 7</ref> As the user propels all of their mental energy, the shooting range and number of hits are considerably limited.<ref name="DB1"/> It is also possible for the user to switch bodies with the target. This has great strategic value when used on a team-mate as neither body is left incapacitated and they may also make use of the user's abilities as well as their own while doing this.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 523, page 8</ref> To remain inconspicuous when spying, the user can perform this technique on an animal, such as a hawk, which they can use to do aerial reconnaissance.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 332, page 7</ref>
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The '''Mind Body Switch Technique''' is the signature ability of the [[Yamanaka clan]]. Originally, this ninjutsu was suited for intelligence-gathering missions rather than battle.<ref name="DB1"/> With it, a ninja sends his mind as spiritual energy into a target's body supplanting the target's mind with their own. The user transfers their consciousness to the target, giving them complete control of the body for a short period of time. While in control of the body, the user is able to communicate with the target.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 533, page 7</ref> Since the user is in another body, they are also able to use that body's chakra. As the user propels all of their mental energy, the shooting range and number of hits are considerably limited.<ref name="DB1"/> It is also possible for the user to switch bodies with the target. This has great strategic value when used on a team-mate as neither body is left incapacitated and they may also make use of the user's abilities as well as their own while doing this.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 523, page 8</ref> To remain inconspicuous when spying, the user can perform this technique on an animal, such as a hawk, which they can use to do aerial reconnaissance.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 332, page 7</ref>
   
 
Normally, their original body is left defenceless while this technique is active, leaving it susceptible to attack until they return. The mind transfer moves in a straight direction and takes some time to return to the user's body if it misses. Because of these reasons, it should only be used on immobilised targets. Similarly, if the opponent's will is strong enough, they can force the user from their body, as [[Sakura Haruno]] did to [[Ino Yamanaka]] during the Chūnin Exams.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 73, page 8</ref> Lastly, should any physical injury befall the victim's body while the mind-link is active, it would cause the user's body to also receive those same injuries. This can be rectified if user cancels the technique before the victim's body receives the damage.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 471, page 7</ref>
 
Normally, their original body is left defenceless while this technique is active, leaving it susceptible to attack until they return. The mind transfer moves in a straight direction and takes some time to return to the user's body if it misses. Because of these reasons, it should only be used on immobilised targets. Similarly, if the opponent's will is strong enough, they can force the user from their body, as [[Sakura Haruno]] did to [[Ino Yamanaka]] during the Chūnin Exams.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 73, page 8</ref> Lastly, should any physical injury befall the victim's body while the mind-link is active, it would cause the user's body to also receive those same injuries. This can be rectified if user cancels the technique before the victim's body receives the damage.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 471, page 7</ref>
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* In ''[[Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire]]'', Ino uses a different hand seal to perform this technique.
 
* In ''[[Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire]]'', Ino uses a different hand seal to perform this technique.
* In the spin-off series ''[[Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden]]'', Ino uses a variation of the technique called {{Translation|'''Mind Reverse Body Technique'''|心逆身の術|Shingyakushin no Jutsu}}, which switches the minds of two separate targets, instead of her own.
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* In ''[[Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden]]'', Ino uses a variation of the technique called {{Translation|'''Mind Reverse Body Technique'''|心逆身の術|Shingyakushin no Jutsu}}, which switches the minds of two separate targets, instead of her own.
* In the anime, [[Ino Yamanaka]] was not able to use this technique on [[Sora]] when he was in his [[Sora's Jinchūriki Forms#Version 1|one-tailed form]].<ref>''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 69</ref> However, in the manga, during the [[Fourth Shinobi World War]] she was able to use it on [[Kinkaku]] who was in his [[Kinkaku's Jinchūriki Forms#Version 2|six-tailed, Version 2]] form.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 529, page 16</ref> Both characters are classified as [[pseudo-jinchūriki]].
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* In the anime, [[Ino Yamanaka]] was not able to use this technique on [[Sora]] when he was in his [[Version 1|one-tailed form]].<ref>''Naruto: Shippūden'' episode 69</ref> However, in the manga, during the [[Fourth Shinobi World War]] she was able to use it on [[Kinkaku]] who was in his [[Version 2|six-tailed, Version 2]] form.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 529, page 16</ref> Both characters are classified as [[pseudo-jinchūriki]]. It is possibly because unlike Sora, Kinkaku was in complete control of his actions.
   
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
* [[Spirit Transformation Technique]]
 
* [[Spirit Transformation Technique]]
* [[White Snake Possession]]
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* ''[[White Snake Possession]]''
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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[[Clan::Yamanaka clan| ]]
 
[[Clan::Yamanaka clan| ]]
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[[ru:Искусство Ниндзя: Техника переноса сознания]]

Latest revision as of 05:19, April 13, 2014

Mind Body Switch Technique[1]

  • Ino using the seal for the technique.
  • Ino having taken control of Sakura.
Name
Kanji 心転身の術
Rōmaji Shintenshin no Jutsu
Literal English Mind Body Switch Technique
Viz manga Art of the Valentine
English TV Ninja Art: Mind Transfer Jutsu
Debut
Manga Chapter #42
Anime Naruto Episode #24
Movie Naruto Shippūden 3: Inheritors of the Will of Fire
Game Naruto: Ninja Council
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game and Movie
Data
Classification Ninjutsu
Rank C-rank
Class Supplementary
Range All ranges
Hand seals Technique specific hand seal
Derived jutsu

Users

The Mind Body Switch Technique is the signature ability of the Yamanaka clan. Originally, this ninjutsu was suited for intelligence-gathering missions rather than battle.[1] With it, a ninja sends his mind as spiritual energy into a target's body supplanting the target's mind with their own. The user transfers their consciousness to the target, giving them complete control of the body for a short period of time. While in control of the body, the user is able to communicate with the target.[2] Since the user is in another body, they are also able to use that body's chakra. As the user propels all of their mental energy, the shooting range and number of hits are considerably limited.[1] It is also possible for the user to switch bodies with the target. This has great strategic value when used on a team-mate as neither body is left incapacitated and they may also make use of the user's abilities as well as their own while doing this.[3] To remain inconspicuous when spying, the user can perform this technique on an animal, such as a hawk, which they can use to do aerial reconnaissance.[4]

Normally, their original body is left defenceless while this technique is active, leaving it susceptible to attack until they return. The mind transfer moves in a straight direction and takes some time to return to the user's body if it misses. Because of these reasons, it should only be used on immobilised targets. Similarly, if the opponent's will is strong enough, they can force the user from their body, as Sakura Haruno did to Ino Yamanaka during the Chūnin Exams.[5] Lastly, should any physical injury befall the victim's body while the mind-link is active, it would cause the user's body to also receive those same injuries. This can be rectified if user cancels the technique before the victim's body receives the damage.[6]

Trivia Edit

See Also Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First Databook, page 200
  2. Naruto chapter 533, page 7
  3. Naruto chapter 523, page 8
  4. Naruto chapter 332, page 7
  5. Naruto chapter 73, page 8
  6. Naruto chapter 471, page 7
  7. Naruto: Shippūden episode 69
  8. Naruto chapter 529, page 16

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