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Sword of Kusanagi: Chidori Katana[1]

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Name
Kanji 草薙の剣・千鳥刀
Rōmaji Kusanagi no Tsurugi: Chidorigatana
Literal English Grass Cutting Sword: One Thousand Birds Katana
English TV Chidori Light Blade
Other Chidori Blade
Debut
Manga Chapter #308
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #52
Appears in Anime and Manga
Data
Classification Ninjutsu, Chakra Flow, Kenjutsu
Type
Rank B-rank
Class Supplementary
Range Short-range
Other jutsu
Parent jutsu
Derived jutsu
Users

This technique allows Sasuke to channel the Chidori through his chokutō. This makes it nearly unblockable as the radiating and chirping blade can easily cut through steel. Furthermore, if an opponent is stabbed, their body goes numb due to an electrical current which causes the muscles to go numb, making it impossible for the opponent to move. However, it can be countered by other weapons that also utilise Lightning Release chakra flow, such as Killer B's swords.

References

  1. Third Databook, page 248

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