Akatsuki's mission to capture the tailed beasts gradually elevates them from the shadows of the world and, in turn, prompts a growing resistance by the hidden villages. After hearing his words Konan blushed at him to which Yahiko responded with a perverted smile reminiscent of that of his master's. The early years of Nagato's Akatsuki were very successful, as the hidden villages increasingly hired Akatsuki to fight in wars and perform assassinations that the villages themselves were unwilling to get involved in during times of peace. Appears in Anime, Manga, Novel, Game, Movie Team Info Leaders Yahiko Nagato Obito Uchiha Shin Uchiha Team Jutsu Explosive Landmines Sealing Technique: Phantom Dragons Nine Consuming Seals Deidara is forcibly recruited (with help from Itachi) to replace Orochimaru as Sasori's partner. Yahiko (弥彦, Yahiko) was a shinobi from Amegakure and founder of the Akatsuki who would eventually rise to become the leader of the Land of Rain. He also wore a necklace, which was somewhat similar to the one worn by the Sage of the Six Paths. Once Akatsuki recruited its target of ten members, Akatsuki began following a three-step process to achieve this stated objective:[6]. Yahiko could use Water Release to shoot a jet stream of water from his mouth, and in the anime, create pillars of water to protect him. * (Abilities) As the leader of Akatsuki, and one of the two sides of the Amegakure Civil War, Nagato was an extraordinarily powerful shinobi. Akatsuki was originally founded by Yahiko during the Third Shinobi World War, alongside his childhood friends Nagato and Konan. Many of these traits were adopted by Nagato after Yahiko died. Akatsuki experienced some turmoil amongst its members over the years: Kakuzu regularly killed his partners in fits of rage and stole their hearts for his Earth Grudge Fear;[7] only being teamed with the immortal Hidan prevented him from continuing to do this. Yahiko's personality was similar to Naruto Uzumaki's, albeit with a few darker differences. However, he is afterwards betrayed by Black Zetsu, who has been scheming for centuries to revive Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, with first Madara, then Obito, and then Akatsuki itself being mere pawns used in pursuit of that goal. Ame's leader, Hanzō, also became aware of Akatsuki and perceived them as a threat to his rule, a belief encouraged by Danzō Shimura in the anime. Shin's plans start facing complications as soon as the Seventh Hokage becomes aware of him following an encounter between Sasuke and a clone. Obtain enough money to support their organisation. Yahiko also had the elements of Fire and Wind Release at his disposal. He became the Leader of the first Incarnation of the Akatsuki and his death trough Danzō and Hanzo was the cause of the Akatsuki's fall into the darkness. Madara subsequently battles against both Naruto and Sasuke, who gained Six Paths Senjutsu and Rinnegan, respectively, from Hagoromo Ōtsutsuki, during which Madara regains possession of his left eye from Obito. He also convinces Sasuke Uchiha and his team, Taka, to join forces with Akatsuki, an alliance that Obito believes is worth the losses of all the other Akatsuki members. When their group became too big, they were forced to find another hideout, and leave their current one where they once lived with Jiraiya. Though the robes are a standard feature throughout Nagato's tenure (with Konan even continuing to wear it after leaving Akatsuki), the robe falls out of use under Obito's leadership: Kisame stops wearing it owing to circumstances of faking his death, Obito does not replace his when it is destroyed by Konan, and Zetsu ceases using a robe once its two halves begin operating separately. Nagato's true identity is concealed from the rest of the organisation, and instead, the Deva Path is used as his representative. Yahiko was shown to be sharp-witted, having figured out "Madara" was an impostor and knowing his plan was just a ruse, so instructed Nagato and Konan to stay away from him. Akatsuki's early fame was owed largely to Yahiko's leadership and his natural charisma, which kept the group united and motivated them to persevere despite the difficulties of their goal. According to the Naruto series, Yahiko founded Akatsuki, which at first consisted of him, Nagato and Konan. After this, Konan brought another orphan, Nagato, and his dog, Chibi, into the group. Over time the three would train to be talented shinobi and it is hinted that Yahiko and Konan developed romantic feelings for each other. However, this subterfuge was rendered moot by Nagato betraying Obito and using the Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique to revive everyone he killed during his invasion of Konoha. He is defeated by Naruto Uzumaki and Sasuke (who has since sided against Akatsuki) before he can perform the Infinite Tsukuyomi, and as a result Obito stops pursuing the Eye of the Moon Plan. Despite this, the two are arguably the most effective of Akatsuki's teams, variously called the "Immortal Combo" (不死コンビ, Fushi Konbi)[15] and the "Zombie Combo" (ゾンビコンビ, Zonbi Konbi). After Deidara captures the One-Tail, Sasori is killed in battle with the Suna and Konoha forces sent to rescue the One-Tail's jinchūriki. Tobi approached Akatsuki in order to get close to Nagato, whose Rinnegan he needed to complete the Eye of the Moon Plan. Yahiko, however, viewed himself as merely a facilitator for Nagato, who would ultimately be the actual source of world peace because of his Rinnegan. 2. Per the persona he assumes, Tobi regularly annoys Deidara, either through open disrespect or out of apparent ignorance. If and when the fears abated and conflicts renewed, the kinjutsu would be deployed again, creating small periods of peace in an endless chain of hatred. Akatsuki was originally founded by Yahiko during the Third World War and consisted of Amegakure ninja that wished to create peace for their home country, which acted as a battleground for three of the Five Great Nations. [1] Akatsuki was originally founded by Yahiko during the Third Shinobi World War alongside his childhood friends, Nagato and Konan. Background. Following Yahiko's death, Nagato would turn his body into the Deva Path of his Six Paths of Pain, which he used as the continued public image of Akatsuki's leadership. Yahiko Jun 9, 2019 - Yahiko was a ninja of the Hidden Rain Village and founder of the original Akatsuki organisation. When Yahiko, Nagato, and Konan arrived to meet with him, however, they were ambushed by Hanzō's men and members of Danzō's Root, who took Konan hostage and forced Yahiko to commit suicide in order to save her. With Jiraiya's influence on them Yahiko even seemingly started to adopt some of Jiraiya's mannerisms such as his boastful facial expressions. Yahiko Yahiko was a shinobi of Amegakure and the founder of the mercenary and later criminal organization Akatsuki. The two partners had an unique system of formations in order to better synchronise with each other. In the anime, the other members of Akatsuki were tipped off to Hanzō's plan and attempted to provide backup to Yahiko and the others. Yahiko and his Akatsuki. While preparing for war, Obito is approached by Kabuto Yakushi, a former subordinate of Sasori and Orochimaru. Right ring finger: "vermilion", "scarlet" (, Left thumb: "jewel", "ball", also the black king in shōgi (. Afterwards, Yahiko vowed to become strong enough to protect Konan, Nagato, and eventually all of Amegakure. Even before Nagato's death, Obito takes a growing role in Akatsuki's activities, due in large part to Itachi Uchiha's death. If for some reason the red plank was turned yet the person was not there it could alert the others that that member had been kidnapped. [7], Yahiko asked why Jiraiya always tried to force his frog ways on them and that they only tolerated it because he was the "Frog Sage". Yahiko was the founder of Akatsuki, also the leader of its spirit — his dream was to bring p eace and stability to his home country, the Nation of Rain. Jiraiya had also built a trapdoor hidden among the floorboards leading to an hidden room and emergency escape route, just in case. Yahiko is a supporting minor character in the Naruto series. In his grief, Nagato awakened his Rinneganand killed the assailants. 1.765 m
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. You must first be a member of the Kunai Chronicles for at least a period of 4 months time. Because of their shrinking numbers, Tobi pressures Nagato into taking a more active role in capturing the remaining tailed beasts. Akatsuki (暁, literally meaning: "Dawn" or "Daybreak") was a group of shinobi that existed outside the usual system of hidden villages. The Fourth Raikage claims that only Kumogakure never hired Akatsuki, while the Third Tsuchikage in particular became a frequent employer. Sealing Technique: Phantom Dragons Nine Consuming Seals, Akatsuki Hiden: Evil Flowers in Full Bloom. Appearance. He concluded that the only way the world would turn away from its constant warfare would be to experience such catastrophic death and destruction that it could never again stomach the idea of conflict. Akatsuki's desire for an end to war attracted many fellow Ame ninja to their cause and, in time, word of their exploits began to travel beyond Amegakure's borders. 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