Sword of Nunoboko

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Sword of Nunoboko
Nunoboko no Ken
Kanji ぬのぼこの剣
Rōmaji Nunoboko no Ken
Viz print media Nunoboko
Manga Volume #68, Chapter #651
Anime Naruto Shippūden Episode #384
Game Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4‎‎
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game

The Sword of Nunoboko is a large, double-helix shaped sword, formed from the Truth-Seeking Ball and was originally wielded by Hagoromo Ōtsutsuki.


According to Obito Uchiha, Hagoromo used the sword to shape the world, and the blade was powerful enough to just as easily destroy it by his own hands.[1] While being wielded by Obito, this sword was partially destroyed by Sasuke Uchiha's Susanoo Sword while enhanced by senjutsu and Kurama's chakra.[2]


  • The double-helix shape of the sword is most likely a reference to DNA, a molecule existing in all known living organisms.
  • The sword's name, as well as the legend of it being the tool used by Hagoromo Ōtsutsuki to "shape the world", is likely a reference to the Amenonuhoko (天沼矛, Literally meaning: Heavenly Jewelled Spear). In legend, Amenonuhoko was the spear used to shape the primordial land from the sea. It was later used by Izanami and Izanagi to create the first island, on which they then dwelt.

See Also


  1. Chapter 651, pages 6-7
  2. Chapter 651, pages 14-15

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