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The {{translation|'''Six Paths of Pain'''|ペイン六道|Pein Rikudō}} is an [[Outer Path]] technique devised by Nagato after being crippled by [[Hanzō]] and rendered emaciated from the numerous [[chakra receivers]] embedded in his back by the [[Demonic Statue of the Outer Path]]. By piercing corpses with chakra receivers, a wielder of the [[Rinnegan]] can manipulate the bodies as though they are their own.
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The {{translation|'''Six Paths of Pain'''|ペイン六道|Pein Rikudō}} is an [[Outer Path]] technique that allows a [[Rinnegan]] user to manipulate up to six bodies as though they are their own.
   
As Pain, Nagato mainly used the [[Yahiko|Deva Path]] in presenting himself to the Akatsuki, while using it along with the others in battle. Though he controlled the bodies as extensions of his will, Nagato still saw his vessels as separate individuals from himself.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 443, page 3</ref> [[Obito Uchiha]] would later adopt this fighting style and create his own Six Paths of Pain during the [[Fourth Shinobi World War]] using the [[Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation|reincarnated]] [[jinchūriki]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 544, pages 16-17</ref>
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== Usage ==
 
== Use ==
 
 
[[File:Nagato Chakra.jpg|thumb|left|Nagato transmitting his chakra to the Six Paths of Pain.]]
 
[[File:Nagato Chakra.jpg|thumb|left|Nagato transmitting his chakra to the Six Paths of Pain.]]
Each of the six bodies used for the technique are pierced with chakra receivers, which allow the user to transmit chakra to them from afar. Nagato who used corpses as his Six Paths, transmitted chakra to them from the large [[chakra receivers|black rods]] protruding from his back. Tobi seemingly did not need to implant the receivers into his body as his Paths were reincarnated individuals. The chakra being transmitted is then picked up by the chakra receivers that each body possesses, which can be fashioned into body piercings or completely hidden from view. To make full use of the bodies, the user would ideally control them from the highest and closest point possible, so that they could have the best possible range.<ref name="chpt428">''Naruto'' chapter 428, pages 14-15</ref> With Nagato's usage of the Six Paths, certain techniques, such as [[Chibaku Tensei]], were only available for use through the bodies when they were within a certain range of him.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 438, page 17</ref> He was also able to increase the power of one of the Six Paths by focusing solely on it, although this would leave the others vulnerable and slow to recover.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 429, page 10</ref> [[Inoichi Yamanaka]] compared this technique to the [[Yamanaka clan]]'s unique [[Mind Body Switch Technique]], albeit on a greater scale.<ref name="chpt428"/>
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The user embeds one or more [[chakra receiver]]s into a body, allowing them to channel their chakra into it from great distances. To make full use of the body, the user ideally transmits their chakra from the highest and closest point possible so that they can have the best possible range.<ref name="chpt428">Chapter 428, pages 14-15</ref> Once their chakra enters the body they are given complete control of it, allowing them to decide all of its actions, its use of [[jutsu]], and even speak through it. As a representation of this control the controlled bodies' eyes take on the same appearance as the user's.<ref>Chapter 544, pages 16-17</ref> [[Inoichi Yamanaka]] compared this technique to the [[Yamanaka clan]]'s [[Mind Body Switch Technique]], albeit on a greater scale.<ref name="chpt428"/>
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When multiple bodies are controlled together the user is able to see through all of their eyes, thus registering six separate fields of vision at the same time. With this shared vision, the user can coordinate their attacks and provide defences for their blindspots. For this reason the Six Paths of Pain are strongest when used together, employing combination tactics, the element of surprise, and/or sheer overwhelming power to defeat their enemies.
   
 
== Nagato's Paths ==
 
== Nagato's Paths ==
[[File:New Six Paths Anime.jpg|thumb|Nagato's Six Paths of Pain (with a new Animal Path).]]
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[[File:Six Paths Pain.png|thumb|right|Nagato's Six Paths of Pain (with a new Animal Path).]]
Because of the fact that he was crippled, Nagato channelled the abilities of the Six Paths into six different bodies (one ability per body). The only common features shared by these bodies were the Rinnegan they gained from this technique, the chakra receivers each were pierced with and their bright orange hair, which had been dyed to match the Deva Path's natural hair colour. Each body seemed to serve a specific purpose in battle, such as summoning, repair, and defence, rendering them open in other areas. This did not hold true for the Deva Path, however, which was imbued with several capabilities. Each Path, with the possible exception of the second Animal Path, was in some way affiliated with [[Jiraiya]] when they were alive.
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[[Nagato]] created the Six Paths of Pain after he was left crippled during a battle with [[Hanzō]]. Unable to move or act on his own, he controlled six corpses to carry out his will as part of his "Pain" identity.<ref>Chapter 443, page 3</ref> His first and favorite of these six was the body of his childhood friend [[Yahiko]]; in the anime, the other Paths' hair was dyed to match Yahiko's orange hair. Unbeknownst to Nagato, his first Six Paths of Pain were all composed of individuals that met [[Jiraiya]] when they were alive. Nagato implants their chakra receivers all over their bodies as body piercings.
   
[[File:Rinnegan Eyes.jpg|thumb|left|Pain's Rinnegan, a common characteristic of all six Pains.]]
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In theory, each of the Six Paths of Pain can be used to perform any technique that Nagato himself is capable of. In practice, however, he limits each body to one branch of the [[Six Paths Technique]]s, the exception being Yahiko's body (the [[Deva Path]]) through which he performs a number of miscellaneous jutsu; the [[King of Hell]] and the creatures summoned by the [[Animal Path]] are part of his shared vision. Nagato refers to each body by the Path it embodies and has them serve specific purposes, be it offensive or defensive, reconnaissance or repair. Each of the Paths has its own importance in a fight – the [[Naraka Path]]'s ability to restore all the other Paths making it the most valuable – and therefore, Nagato will sacrifice other Paths to protect those further up the hierarchy.
When the Paths were active together in battle, Nagato was able to see through their eyes, thus registering six separate fields of vision at the same time. Essentially working as shared vision for the Paths, this allowed Nagato to coordinate their attacks and to provide defence for them without a blind spot. His vision was also linked with the [[King of Hell]] and the creatures summoned by the [[Animal Path]]. Although they were limited to only one of the Rinnegan's Six Paths techniques, as well as its ability to see chakra, all of the Paths demonstrated incredible speed, strength and the ability to create [[chakra disruption blades]], which were used to incapacitate opponents. The Paths were strongest when together, using combination tactics and the element of surprise to defeat their enemies; both Jiraiya and Kakashi fell victim to this technique. In the anime, it was shown that the Paths do not feel pain, and have cold skin. When the Paths were lined up in formation, the Deva Path was always in the centre, while the Naraka Path stayed in the back. This was to protect it, so it could revive the others who had fallen. However, his technique, although powerful, had a flaw: each of the Paths had a primary function or ability. With prior knowledge about the technique and each Paths' abilities, one stood a better chance of defeating them, as witnessed in Pain's battle against Naruto.
 
   
[[File:Pein's Body Room.jpg|thumb|The room where the bodies are kept.]]<!-- please do NOT remove, the manga image is used because the anime image is too dark-->
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Because of his lack of mobility, Nagato requires a great deal of preparation time to use his Six Paths of Pain, especially when moving outside his usual residence in [[Amegakure]]. Some of the Six Paths Techniques are very chakra-demanding, and in order to use them Nagato must either bring the respective body closer to his position<ref>Chapter 438, page 17</ref> or alternatively cut off control of the other five Paths and focus all of his chakra into the one.<ref>Chapter 429, page 10</ref> The greatest weakness of his Six Paths of Pain is that each body has only one primary ability; if an enemy has prior knowledge of what body does what, they stand a better chance of defeating the Paths.
When not in use, the bodies were stored in a hidden chamber within [[Amegakure]]'s [[Pain's Tower|tallest tower]]. Within the room are six "pods", in which the bodies rested; each pod is connected to the wall via pipes or wires, and has a sliding cover that appears to feature the symbol of Amegakure, which conceals the face of the inactive body. The pods are also numbered from one through six using ''daiji'' characters, and are ordered counter-clockwise around the room with a numbering scheme that corresponds with the ordering of the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation:
 
* {{translation|壱|1}} - Deva Path.
 
* {{translation|弐|2}} - Asura Path.
 
* {{translation|参|3}} - Human Path.
 
* {{translation|四|4}} - Animal Path.
 
* {{translation|五|5}} - Preta Path.
 
* {{translation|六|6}} - Naraka Path.
 
   
=== Deva Path ===
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[[File:Deva Path.png|thumb|right|upright|Pain's Deva Path.]]
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[[File:Pein's Body Room.jpg|thumb|The room where the bodies are kept.]]
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=== Asura Path ===
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When not in use, Nagato stores the bodies in a hidden chamber within Amegakure's [[Pain's Tower|tallest tower]]. Within the room are six "pods", in which the bodies rested; each pod is connected to the wall via pipes or wires and has a sliding cover that appears to feature the symbol of Amegakure, which conceals the face of the inactive body. The pods are also numbered from one through six using ''daiji'' characters and are ordered counter-clockwise around the room with a numbering scheme that corresponds with the ordering of the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation:
[[File:Asura Path.JPG|thumb|right|upright|Pain's Asura Path.]]
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* {{translation||1}} - [[Deva Path]].
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* {{translation|弐|2}} - [[Asura Path]].
=== Human Path ===
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* {{translation|参|3}} - [[Human Path]].
[[File:Human Pain.png|thumb|right|upright|Pain's Human Path.]]
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* {{translation||4}} - [[Animal Path]].
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* {{translation|五|5}} - [[Preta Path]].
=== Animal Path ===
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* {{translation|六|6}} - [[Naraka Path]].
[[File:Animal Path.JPG|thumb|right|upright|Pain's first Animal Path.]]
 
{{main with-include|Animal Path}}{{-}}
 
=== Preta Path ===
 
[[File:Preta Path.JPG|thumb|right|upright|Pain's Preta Path.]]
 
{{main with-include|Preta Path}}{{-}}
 
=== Naraka Path ===
 
[[File:Naraka Path.JPG|thumb|right|upright|Pain's Naraka Path.]]
 
{{main with-include|Naraka Path}}{{-}}
 
=== Outer Path ===
 
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== Obito's Paths ==
 
== Obito's Paths ==
[[File:Tobi Six Paths.png|thumb|left|Obito's Six Paths of Pain.]]
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[[file:Obito's Paths Transform.png|thumb|left|Obito's Six Paths in partial transformations.]]
During the [[Fourth Shinobi World War]], [[Obito Uchiha]], using the alias "Tobi", created his own version of this technique, utilising the six reincarnated jinchūriki. He customised them to fit his own taste, giving them each a [[Rinnegan]] and [[Sharingan]] in place of their left and right eyes respectively, mirroring those of his own.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 544, pages 16-17</ref> Unlike Nagato, Obito controlled his Six Paths using just a single [[chakra receiver]] embedded into the left side of each of their chests, which were hidden from view. He was also able to transmit chakra to his Six Paths without being pierced by chakra receivers as Nagato was.
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[[Obito Uchiha]] creates his own Six Paths of Pain during the [[Fourth Shinobi World War]] using the [[Summoning: Impure World Reincarnation|reincarnated]] [[jinchūriki]].<ref>Chapter 544, pages 16-17</ref> Obito controls his Six Paths using a single chakra receiver embedded into the left side of each of their chests, which were hidden from view. He also seals their respective [[tailed beast]] back into their bodies, which he maintains control of through the [[Demonic Statue of the Outer Path]].<ref>Chapter 570, pages 2-4</ref>
 
Each of the reincarnated jinchūriki could use the abilities they had during their life, such as [[Rōshi]]'s [[Lava Release]] and [[Utakata]]'s [[Soap Bubble Ninjutsu]]. However, thanks to Obito's augmentations, their skills were increased to beyond what they ordinarily were.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 565, page 9</ref> With the Sharingan, they could now see through the most minute details of enemy movements, allowing for more precise attacks, and using the shared field of vision granted by the Outer Path of the Rinnegan, the user could coordinate these enhanced attacks in the most effective way possible.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 565, pages 5-6</ref>
 
   
The jinchūriki also had their respective tailed beasts [[Demonic Statue Chains|temporarily resealed]] within them using the chakra receivers, while the beasts' chakra still remained under Obito's control through the [[Demonic Statue of the Outer Path]].<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 570, pages 2-4</ref> Although Obito could force the jinchūriki to transform into their full tailed beasts, a large amount of chakra was required to fully control the beasts, significantly increasing the risk of them subverting his commands.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 567, pages 7-9</ref> As a consequence of this, coupled with the fact that the abilities and their weaknesses were already known to his opponents, Obito did not have his Paths use the abilities of the Six Paths Technique.<ref>''Naruto'' chapter 567, page 14</ref>
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[[File:Biju full transformation.png|thumb|right|Obito forcing the jinchūriki into their full tailed beast forms.]]
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Obito can force the jinchūriki to transform into their full [[Tailed Beast Mode]]s, but this carries an increased risk of the beasts subverting his commands.<ref>Chapter 567, pages 7-9</ref> Because of how much effort it requires to keep six tailed beasts under his control at once, Obito does not channel the Six Paths Techniques into his Six Paths of Pain.<ref>Chapter 567, page 14</ref> Rather, his use the same abilities that they had when they were alive, such as [[Rōshi]]'s [[Lava Release]] and [[Utakata]]'s [[Soap Bubble Ninjutsu]]. However, with Obito's [[Sharingan]] through which he sees what his Paths see, he is able to more precisely synchronize and deploy their abilities.<ref>Chapter 565, page 9</ref>
   
 
== Influences ==
 
== Influences ==
Based upon the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation, each body was named after one of the different "Paths": Deva, Asura, Human, Animal, Preta, and Naraka. Each of these Paths, or realms, represents one of the realms a being is reborn into after death, determined by the accumulated karma of their past lives. While the two lower Paths, Preta and Naraka, are hellish, and the two higher Paths, Deva and Asura, are heavenly, all six are considered to be Paths of suffering because they perpetuate the cycle of Reincarnation; the only way to break it and ascend to a higher state of existence is to attain enlightenment.
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Based upon the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation, each body was named after one of the different ''[[Wikipedia:Desire realm|Paths]]'': Deva, Asura, Human, Animal, Preta, and Naraka. Each of these Paths, or realms, represents one of the realms a being is reborn into after death, determined by the accumulated karma of their past lives. While the two lower Paths, Preta and Naraka, are hellish, and the two higher Paths, Deva and Asura, are heavenly, all six are considered to be Paths of suffering because they perpetuate the cycle of Reincarnation; the only way to break it and ascend to a higher state of existence is to attain enlightenment.
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== Trivia ==
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* In the anime, Nagato's Six Paths spoke in Yahiko's voice. However, Nagato's second Animal Path spoke with its own voice, due to the body being female.
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* Three of Nagato's Six Paths of Pain are playable in ''[[Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3]]'', while the other three appear as support characters. All six are able to appear simultaneously in three-versus-one match-ups. The playable ones are Deva, Asura and Animal, the ones whose primary function is battle, rather than support.
   
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
* [[Dead Soul Technique]]
 
* [[Dead Soul Technique]]
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* [[Nine Masked Beasts]]
== Trivia ==
 
* Despite Nagato being a [[sensor]], none of the Six Paths he created seemed to share this ability; even the Deva Path, which was the only Path through whom Nagato used techniques unrelated to its abilities.
 
* All of Nagato's Six Paths of Pain, except the second Animal Path, had interacted with Jiraiya during his journey, while they were still alive.
 
* All of Nagato's Six Paths of Pain had the same hair colour as Yahiko, except for his Asura Path, which was bald.
 
* In the anime, Nagato's original Six Paths all spoke in Yahiko's voice, although each of them had voices of their own in life. Nagato's second Animal Path, however, spoke with its own voice.
 
* Three of Nagato's Six Paths of Pain are playable in ''[[Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3]]'', while the other three appear as support characters. All six are able to appear simultaneously in three-versus-one match-ups. The playable ones are Deva, Asura and Animal, the ones whose primary function is battle, rather than support.
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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[[Contract::Nagato| ]]
 
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[[id:Enam Jalan Pain]]
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[[ru:Шесть Путей Пейна]]

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This is the article on the technique which uses different bodies. If you are looking for the article on the original technique granted by the Rinnegan, head to Six Paths Technique.
Six Paths of Pain
  • The technique used on corpses.
  • The technique used on reincarnated bodies.
Name
Kanji ペイン六道
Rōmaji Pein Rikudō
Literal English Six Paths of Pain
Games Rinne Six Paths
Debut
Manga Chapter #379
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #132
Movie Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie
Game Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
OVA Naruto x UT
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game, Movie
Data
Classification Rinnegan Kekkei Genkai, Fighting Style, Ninjutsu, Dōjutsu
Class Offensive, Defensive, Supplementary
Range All ranges
Other jutsu
Parent jutsu
Derived jutsu
Related jutsu
Six Paths Technique
Users

The Six Paths of Pain (ペイン六道, Pein Rikudō) is an Outer Path technique that allows a Rinnegan user to manipulate up to six bodies as though they are their own.

Usage Edit

Nagato Chakra

Nagato transmitting his chakra to the Six Paths of Pain.

The user embeds one or more chakra receivers into a body, allowing them to channel their chakra into it from great distances. To make full use of the body, the user ideally transmits their chakra from the highest and closest point possible so that they can have the best possible range.[1] Once their chakra enters the body they are given complete control of it, allowing them to decide all of its actions, its use of jutsu, and even speak through it. As a representation of this control the controlled bodies' eyes take on the same appearance as the user's.[2] Inoichi Yamanaka compared this technique to the Yamanaka clan's Mind Body Switch Technique, albeit on a greater scale.[1]

When multiple bodies are controlled together the user is able to see through all of their eyes, thus registering six separate fields of vision at the same time. With this shared vision, the user can coordinate their attacks and provide defences for their blindspots. For this reason the Six Paths of Pain are strongest when used together, employing combination tactics, the element of surprise, and/or sheer overwhelming power to defeat their enemies.

Nagato's Paths Edit

Six Paths Pain

Nagato's Six Paths of Pain (with a new Animal Path).

Nagato created the Six Paths of Pain after he was left crippled during a battle with Hanzō. Unable to move or act on his own, he controlled six corpses to carry out his will as part of his "Pain" identity.[3] His first and favorite of these six was the body of his childhood friend Yahiko; in the anime, the other Paths' hair was dyed to match Yahiko's orange hair. Unbeknownst to Nagato, his first Six Paths of Pain were all composed of individuals that met Jiraiya when they were alive. Nagato implants their chakra receivers all over their bodies as body piercings.

In theory, each of the Six Paths of Pain can be used to perform any technique that Nagato himself is capable of. In practice, however, he limits each body to one branch of the Six Paths Techniques, the exception being Yahiko's body (the Deva Path) through which he performs a number of miscellaneous jutsu; the King of Hell and the creatures summoned by the Animal Path are part of his shared vision. Nagato refers to each body by the Path it embodies and has them serve specific purposes, be it offensive or defensive, reconnaissance or repair. Each of the Paths has its own importance in a fight – the Naraka Path's ability to restore all the other Paths making it the most valuable – and therefore, Nagato will sacrifice other Paths to protect those further up the hierarchy.

Because of his lack of mobility, Nagato requires a great deal of preparation time to use his Six Paths of Pain, especially when moving outside his usual residence in Amegakure. Some of the Six Paths Techniques are very chakra-demanding, and in order to use them Nagato must either bring the respective body closer to his position[4] or alternatively cut off control of the other five Paths and focus all of his chakra into the one.[5] The greatest weakness of his Six Paths of Pain is that each body has only one primary ability; if an enemy has prior knowledge of what body does what, they stand a better chance of defeating the Paths.

Pein&#039;s Body Room

The room where the bodies are kept.

When not in use, Nagato stores the bodies in a hidden chamber within Amegakure's tallest tower. Within the room are six "pods", in which the bodies rested; each pod is connected to the wall via pipes or wires and has a sliding cover that appears to feature the symbol of Amegakure, which conceals the face of the inactive body. The pods are also numbered from one through six using daiji characters and are ordered counter-clockwise around the room with a numbering scheme that corresponds with the ordering of the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation:

Obito's Paths Edit

Obito&#039;s Paths Transform

Obito's Six Paths in partial transformations.

Obito Uchiha creates his own Six Paths of Pain during the Fourth Shinobi World War using the reincarnated jinchūriki.[6] Obito controls his Six Paths using a single chakra receiver embedded into the left side of each of their chests, which were hidden from view. He also seals their respective tailed beast back into their bodies, which he maintains control of through the Demonic Statue of the Outer Path.[7]

Biju full transformation

Obito forcing the jinchūriki into their full tailed beast forms.

Obito can force the jinchūriki to transform into their full Tailed Beast Modes, but this carries an increased risk of the beasts subverting his commands.[8] Because of how much effort it requires to keep six tailed beasts under his control at once, Obito does not channel the Six Paths Techniques into his Six Paths of Pain.[9] Rather, his use the same abilities that they had when they were alive, such as Rōshi's Lava Release and Utakata's Soap Bubble Ninjutsu. However, with Obito's Sharingan through which he sees what his Paths see, he is able to more precisely synchronize and deploy their abilities.[10]

Influences Edit

Based upon the six Buddhist Paths of Reincarnation, each body was named after one of the different Paths: Deva, Asura, Human, Animal, Preta, and Naraka. Each of these Paths, or realms, represents one of the realms a being is reborn into after death, determined by the accumulated karma of their past lives. While the two lower Paths, Preta and Naraka, are hellish, and the two higher Paths, Deva and Asura, are heavenly, all six are considered to be Paths of suffering because they perpetuate the cycle of Reincarnation; the only way to break it and ascend to a higher state of existence is to attain enlightenment.

Trivia Edit

  • In the anime, Nagato's Six Paths spoke in Yahiko's voice. However, Nagato's second Animal Path spoke with its own voice, due to the body being female.
  • Three of Nagato's Six Paths of Pain are playable in Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3, while the other three appear as support characters. All six are able to appear simultaneously in three-versus-one match-ups. The playable ones are Deva, Asura and Animal, the ones whose primary function is battle, rather than support.

See Also Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Chapter 428, pages 14-15
  2. Chapter 544, pages 16-17
  3. Chapter 443, page 3
  4. Chapter 438, page 17
  5. Chapter 429, page 10
  6. Chapter 544, pages 16-17
  7. Chapter 570, pages 2-4
  8. Chapter 567, pages 7-9
  9. Chapter 567, page 14
  10. Chapter 565, page 9

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