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edo tensei confirmed to be cast with ability to lessen or limit the power of the summoned. sarutobi indeed fought watered down versions of hashirama and tobirama. case is finally closed!
ive been waiting for orochimaru taking the zetsu to be noticed
glad it was hadhirama because he doesn't seem too worried that oro now has mokuton at his disposal.
i am really curious what can happen even physiologically with hashi and zetsu clones in close proximity.
orochimaru is clearly playing them for fools! he took zetsu, has sasuke and hashirama in the same room.. if madara has the cursed seal then oro woild be about within the final stage of the most epic plan in all of naruto! he now has two options for each bloodline. senju, he has absorbed zetsu and edo hashi in the room. uchiha, sasuke at his side and the possible cursed seal takeover with immortal edo madara. if oro is careful he could pull it off and get all the top power to himself! all the ingredients right where he wants them. the stone tablet is almost within his reach!
wood dragon was epic and it appears to react to bijuu chakra. it became a new energy entirely when it absorbed the bijuudama and a counter being sprung from the mokuton and whalloped the susanoo!
cant wait for next week!
p.s. if uchiha brains produce special chakra at the onset of despair that results in sharingan, what sort of analog occurred for the senju? great chakra boosts at the onset of joy?
Obito is Tobirama's great grandson. The proof is in the pudding.
Am I the only one who found it strange to look into a normal set of eyes of a super-strong shinobi (http://www.mangapanda.com/naruto/620/17). ET-eyes, Naruto's Kurama-eyes, Naruto's sage-eyes, Sharingan (Kakashi, Obito, etc.), MS, EMS, Rinnegan, Byakugan, Guy's white eyes (while he is in Hachimon-Tonkou, third gate/life gate)... It's good to see that normal eyes can be helpful from time to time.
By the way: Does anyone have a good explanation, why Hashirama isn't just immune to Amaterasu (if Madara can use it, what I believe), and perhaps to Tsukyomi (if Madara can use it), but at least to Genjutsu? It was even enough to corner Pain.
Hashirama's immunity is just a guess, however...
Since the Sharingan originates from the Juubi, AND Mokuton can be used to control the Juubi (also it weakens and binds tailed beast which also originate from the Juubi), THEN it's a good guess that Hashirama's Mokuton will also weaken, dissipate, or absorb the Chakra away, from Sharingan techniques like Amaterasu.
Even if it's only a guess, it a pretty logical guess in my opinion.
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@lakritze, i never put into question orochimaru's skills. if my post was confusing then apologies. my point was orochimaru intentionally limited the power of hashirama and tobirama when summoned against sarutobi. it would been too dangerous to give them full power in such tight enclosed space. you do not summon "redraw the maps" type of shinobi into a cupbard! oro was ignorant of a few things then, dds for one, but he was no fool. regulating their power in the barrier was smart and who is to say that once he succeeded in defeating sarutobi as he planned, that he could not then boost their power to their natural levels once outside the barrier and in konaha village proper? that's my understanding and opinion. orochimaru had excellent skills, the dds that sealed his arms and the kages was the perfect trump and couldn't have known it.
@paulbee, zetsu's are weak because they lack a clear will to drive their capabilities. will of fire considerably affects leaf ninjas and their power. zetsu's, having no will or nothing and noone to fight for prevents all sorts of developments. i thought about your question many times after seeing the differences in mokuton behavior after obito's flashback. it takes will and motivation and feelings to develop power. strong feelings cause sharingan and the more powerful feelings become the more powerful sharingan becomes, eventually waking ms. strong will is what brought jiraya back from the dead to carry out one last heroic action, allowed ooniki tsuchikage to get back on his feet for a grand dust jutsu and is what got tsunade toe to toe with madara. of course good old fashioned training and practice is necessary but is zetsu even motivated to do that? zetsu seems to be lacking too many factors that define a shinobi especially a complete will of its own. black zetsu was but a fraction of madara's resigned will and the whites, now seemingly goofy because hashirama was goofy (illustrated past 2 chapters) ..while inheriting some signature hashirama petsonality traits, they dont have all of his personality, ideals, or anything that drives a person to become powerful. they seem to be more like tools of shinobi, ala jutsu, and not shinobi themselves. it was obito's determination and constant training that allowed him to increase mokuton ability, making zetsu a conduit of sorts. the actual hashirama splicing seems different as it behaves as a symbiotic component reflective of hashirama during a certain state of his power (sloppy reasoning) whereas zetsu is not symbiotic but instead more of a true integration. maybe symbiotic is incorrect term but orochimaru/kabuto splices are not true integrations like madara/tobi's gedou bloomed clones.
Obito is Tobirama's great grandson. The proof is in the pudding.
That would also explain why the wood-technique is feared that much. At the very beginning, I thought it's little more than an earth-technique (when it comes to manipulating the ground), and sand seemed even more effective to me than wood. However, if it were known that wood has also chakra-absorbing-capabilities, it would be far more convincing, why it was considered so great.
That makes me wonder whether Kisame was a Senju, too (water-technique as the Tobi-brothers, great chakra-reserves and chakra-absorbing-prowess), but maybe that would stretch it a bit. But, hell, who would have Karin expected to be an Uzumaki. So why not.
Lol this chapter should satisfy all those who were complaining about Hashirama's personality in the last chapter.
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