Yahiko had short spiky orange hair and blue eyes (depicted as brown in the anime). The various members of Nagato's Akatsuki. Enraged by Yahiko's death, Nagato summoned the Demonic Statue of the Outer Path and used it to slaughter their attackers, though Hanzō himself escaped. It also had three piercings on each wrist, at least one on its upper wrist and some just under his neck. The Deva Path was held in higher regard during combat, as some of the other bodies were unhesitatingly sacrificed to ensure its survival. Studio Pierrot's Settei sheets of Yahiko show that he was 150 cm around the time he was attacked by the Iwa chūnin, and 165 cm when Jiraiya left Amegakure. According to the Naruto series, Yahiko founded Akatsuki, which at first consisted of him, Nagato and Konan. 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. 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. Nagato sought out Obito, under the guise of Madara Uchiha, and accepted his earlier offer of support, which he provided in secret. Each Akatsuki tended to have multiple lairs across the world, inaccessible either due to their remoteness or the various security measures that protected them. The Ame OrphansYahiko was orphaned during the Second Great Shinobi World War, and, thus, he started fending for himself, stealing food from others. 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. If it should happen that a plank is turned on to the white side yet the person is in the hideout it could mean that an enemy has transformed into said person and has infiltrated the hideout. Later in the anime, after Taka joins forces with Akatsuki, Kisame states there are three tailed beasts remaining. Despite being such a popular and successful group, Akatsuki was largely a mystery to those outside the organisation, with many (incorrectly) coming to believe they operated out of Kirigakure. Sasuke does not perform as well against the Five Kage as Obito wished, as he had hoped they would be weakened enough to be forced to negotiate. Deidara, unaware of Tobi's true identity, takes him on as a sort of disciple, instructing him on the ways of the world and how to succeed in Akatsuki. Obtain enough money to support their organisation. Orochimaru attempted to steal Itachi Uchiha's body after the latter joined the organisation, and when that failed he was forced to defect. He first sends Kisame to capture B and then sends Taka to attack the Five Kage Summit. 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. In addition to its core members, Akatsuki has several affiliates spread across multiple countries. Even though Yahiko was seen as the leader of the Akatsuki, he himself had always known it would be Nagato who guided the Akatsuki to "true peace". While preparing for war, Obito is approached by Kabuto Yakushi, a former subordinate of Sasori and Orochimaru. Yahiko's personality was similar to Naruto Uzumaki's, albeit with a few darker differences. Sealing Technique: Phantom Dragons Nine Consuming Seals, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, https://naruto.fandom.com/wiki/Yahiko?oldid=1379523, The name "Yahiko" is made up of the kanji for "complete/full" (. The two sometimes argue, but it never interferes with their duties: spying, evidence disposal, and resource acquisition. Members of Nagato's Akatsuki wear long, black cloaks with red clouds, a red interior, and a chin-high collar; Tobi and the members of Taka wear a similarly-marked hooded mantle. Yahiko's body was desecrated by Nagato and became Nagato's favourite Path. Once all other major shinobi forces have dissolved, Akatsuki will be able to quickly conquer all the countries of the world. 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. 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. He was defensive of the village, saying that it was his dream to stop the endless rain, which he compared to tears, and protect the nation's citizens. The group was first started by Yahiko and his two close friends, Nagato and Konan with the purpose of bringing peace to their war-torn nation, Amegakure. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Like Naruto, his dream was to be a leader of his village, and he never gave up no matter what. He then declared that it was time for training to which Yahiko responded to enthusiastically claiming that one day he would get stronger and change the country before running outside. If one of them were to leave the hideout they would simply have to flip their plank to the white side. It would be a consistent error, however, since the "gai" kanji has been used in every instance the ring's kanji has been shown. At one point, Nagato saved Yahiko after an Iwagakure chūnin attacked them. When travelling, members sometimes wear conical straw hats with small ornamental torques and tassels hanging down over their faces, possibly to go unnoticed by the general population as most are S-class criminals.[11]. Yahiko wanted to become the ruler of the world so there wouldn't be any more wars. When they were about to leave and flip over their "Hop-In" planks, a ninja squad attacked the hideout creating an explosion which resulted in a hole in the roof which they used to infiltrate the hideout. 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. Another trend started with Nagato is for members to cross out the symbol on their forehead protectors to symbolise the severed ties with their former villages, though some opt not to wear a forehead protector at all. 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. Akatsuki was originally founded by Yahiko during the Third Shinobi World War, alongside his childhood friends Nagato and Konan. This retcon was put in place to allow an, Despite a maximum of ten members being possible under Nagato's leadership, that number is never reached before Part I; even when Orochimaru was part of the group, they only totalled nine. Though each iteration is viewed as either subversives or criminals, all seek to make the world a better place through their own means. 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. You must first be a member of the Kunai Chronicles for at least a period of 4 months time. This will make countries increasingly dependent on Akatsuki's services, corner the entire market for shinobi. But as a Path of Pain, the Deva Path possessed Nagato's Rinnegan, bore six piercings, a metal bar through each ear, three studs through the side of its upper nose, and one spike stud on each end of the bottom lip. They are afterwards sent to Konoha to capture the Nine-Tails, and in the course of the resultant Pain's Assault the village is destroyed. The two partners had an unique system of formations in order to better synchronise with each other. Under Nagato, each member of Akatsuki is given one of ten rings, to be worn on a specific finger. Akatsuki (暁;; Literally meaning "Dawn" or "Daybreak"; ) was initially an organisation created by Yahiko and his two comrades Konan and Nagato in an effort to fight against the tyranny and oppression that their home village Amegakure was facing during the Third Great … Obito is reluctant until Kabuto blackmails him by reviving the real Madara Uchiha, on whose name Obito has been banking the credibility of his threats against the hidden villages. Over the following years, the Deva Path is used for a number of different purposes: shortly after Yahiko's death it and the other Six Paths of Pain were used to overthrow and kill Hanzō; when Jiraiya infiltrates Amegakure in order to find out more about Akatsuki, the Deva Path fights him and ultimately contributes to his death; in the anime, the Deva Path assists in the capture of the Six-Tails; during Pain's Assault, it is used to destroy Konohagakure and is the last of the Six Paths of Pain to be defeated by Naruto. [1] Akatsuki was originally founded by Yahiko during the Third Shinobi World War alongside his childhood friends, Nagato and Konan. Yahiko shared his birthday and blood type with his former team-mate, Konan. Instead, he must approach them diplomatically, asking that they help him complete his Eye of the Moon Plan by surrendering the Eight-Tails and Nine-Tails. Yahiko (after Konan flipped her plank and just before he was about to flip his), noticed the attack in time and used the escape route just before ninja entered the hideout.[12]. [4] Nevertheless, Tobi would later claim that it was he who encouraged Yahiko to form Akatsuki, unbeknownst to Konan.[5]. [10] Later, gathering many supporters who shared their ideals, Yahiko established the Akatsuki, though Obito claims to have played a role in the group's creation. Whereas other teams at least have moments of cooperation, Hidan and Kakuzu actively hate each other: Hidan believes Kakuzu's obsession with money is sacrilegious and Kakuzu desperately wants to kill Hidan because his habits constantly waste Kakuzu's time. https://naruto.fandom.com/wiki/Akatsuki?oldid=1379285. Yahiko is a supporting minor character in the Naruto series. Join Facebook to connect with Yahiko Akatsuki and others you may know. While Nagato goes after the Nine-Tails, Obito sends Taka after the Eight-Tails, the only other remaining tailed beast. Yahiko's eyes are shown to be a light blue in the manga. With their ranks so diminished and with the Five Great Shinobi Countries finally starting to mobilise against Akatsuki, both because of the attack on Konoha and the botched capture of Killer B, Obito is forced to start taking drastic actions. Yahiko, however, viewed himself as merely a facilitator for Nagato, who would ultimately be the actual source of world peace because of his Rinnegan. With Yahiko's dying breath he entrusted the pursuit of peace to Nagato. Deidara attempts to kill Tobi several times out of irritation, but never manages to succeed, or at least follow through. Madara, having escaped Kabuto's influence, lends a degree of support, eventually leading Obito to become the Ten-Tails' jinchūriki. Yahiko and his Akatsuki. Obito is the founder of the third order of the Akatsuki, having been a disciple of Minato, the Fourth Hokage. Having mistaken them to be enemy ninja, the Konoha ninja killed his parents. Overall, his body's appearance gave the impression that he was in his mid-twenties to thirties despite physically being fifteen.[15]. Yahiko was orphaned during the Second Shinobi World War, forcing him to steal food in order to survive prior to teaming up with a fellow war orphan named Konan. Sealing Technique: Phantom Dragons Nine Consuming Seals, Akatsuki Hiden: Evil Flowers in Full Bloom. With Yahiko and Nagato gone, Konan opts to leave Akatsuki. [3] However, Yahiko eventually accepted Nagato and his dog Chibi into his group. In the anime, after the sealing of the Two-Tails, Pain states there are four tailed beasts remaining. 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 They refuse, prompting Obito to initiate the Fourth Shinobi World War. Orochimaru and Itachi joined for their own reasons, while Kisame and Zetsu joined to secretly ensure the Eye of the Moon Plan. Sasori held a grudge against Orochimaru after he defected from Akatsuki and took a personal interest in his activities afterwards. Blessed with the legendary Rinnegan that Madara spent decades creating, Nagato took on the name Pain when he turned the… Yahiko Jun 9, 2019 - Yahiko was a ninja of the Hidden Rain Village and founder of the original Akatsuki organisation. Many of these traits were adopted by Nagato after Yahiko died. [11] Akatsuki spread their beliefs to stop war without violence, and news of their actions would reach Jiraiya from time to time. Yahiko Oct 8, 2019 - Yahiko was a ninja of the Hidden Rain Village and founder of the original Akatsuki organisation. 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. The original Akatsuki with Yahiko as the leader. Among the three orphans, Yahiko seemed to act as the leader of the group. Yahiko was the founder of the Akatsuki, albeit he founded it with hopes that were ultimately dashed. After hearing his words Konan blushed at him to which Yahiko responded with a perverted smile reminiscent of that of his master's. Hostilities tend to exist even between members who aren't partners, though they so rarely meet that this is rarely an actual problem. On his right thumb, he wore a purplish-grey Akatsuki ring that bore the kanji for "zero" (零, rei). He had faith in Nagato, when he got older. Over time the three would train to be talented shinobi and it is hinted that Yahiko and Konan developed romantic feelings for each other. Yahiko (弥彦, Yahiko) is a shinobi from Amegakure and founder of the original Akatsuki. In his grief, Nagato awakened his Rinneganand killed the assailants. Once Akatsuki recruited its target of ten members, Akatsuki began following a three-step process to achieve this stated objective:[6]. He hated the way Amegakure was looked at by the rest of the world, and hated what it had become. He was also seen wearing red nail polish. Although some pairs get along better than others, few seem to actually like each other; Sha no Sho notes that members always have separate rooms when staying at hotels. Around this time, during the Third Shinobi World War, the trio met Obito Uchiha, who was acting under the guise of Madara Uchiha, and Zetsu. In the anime, his eyes are depicted as brown. While he… 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. During Shin's attempt to revive the organisation, he is the only individual to wear the robe, as none of his clones wear it. Almost all of them associate only with specific members rather than the entire organisation. History Part I - Part II. Yahiko has short spiky hair. He also carried a relatively large sword during this time. [3] Tobi claimed Nagato was the reincarnation of the Sage of Six Paths and offered to teach him to control the power of his Rinnegan, though Yahiko distrusted him and prompted Nagato to turn down his offer. 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. Sensor Type Shinobi. When Tobi replaces Sasori in Akatsuki he also becomes Deidara's new partner. He also had good leadership skills, as he was respected by all Akatsuki members of his time, and although he viewed Nagato as the bridge of peace, everyone else viewed him to be the person who would lead them to true peace. It was later desecrated by Tobi who stole Nagato's body. Despite this, Deidara claims that the previous owners of the first two tailed beasts captured by Akatsuki (indicated in the anime to have been the Five-Tails and the Seven-Tails) were glad to be rid of them. One day two Konoha shinobi broke into their home looking for food, unaware that the place was still inhabited. He composes Akatsuki with numerous clones of himself and seeks to start moving forward with Akatsuki's revival. 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 he finally locates and meets with the Nine-Tails' jinchūriki, Naruto Uzumaki, Nagato begins to doubt the direction he has taken Akatsuki in since Yahiko's death. In addition, Shin goes so far as to adopt Akatsuki's name, believing its former goal of endless warfare is the perfect evolutionary tool, weeding out the weak and promoting strength for all of humanity. Following Yahiko's death and Nagato's subsequent immobility, Nagato, using his Rinnegan and chakra receivers, incorporated Yahiko's corpse into his Six Paths of Pain technique. 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. The Akatsuki has had wildly different purposes over the course of its existence. Zetsu typically helps transport a jinchūriki to one of Akatsuki's hideouts for extracting the Tailed Beast. [14] Teams travel the world pursuing Akatsuki's goals, only convening when summoned by Nagato, typically to seal a tailed beast. Following Deva Path's defeat and Nagato's death, Konan took both of their bodies back to Amegakure and created a shrine for them, placing their bodies on a bed of paper flowers. Deidara pays some deference to Sasori since he's more experienced, but is very disappointed by Sasori's death. 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. To make up for all the missteps he took, Nagato gives his life to revive the Konoha villagers that died during his attack, using his last breath to encourage Naruto to achieve the peace that he was never able to. Even before Nagato's death, Obito takes a growing role in Akatsuki's activities, due in large part to Itachi Uchiha's death. [10] Kaguya is restored using Madara as a medium but, with Obito's and Team 7's efforts, she and Black Zetsu are defeated by Naruto and Sasuke, after which Madara succumbs to having the Tailed Beasts extracted, and the Infinite Tsukuyomi is ended by the combined efforts of Naruto and Sasuke. Over the course of several decades, Akatsuki took different forms and was led by different individuals. However, when he was alive, Yahiko had strong "eye for an eye" and "survival of the fittest" philosophies. Each view themselves as an artist, though has little respect for the other's preferred art form: Sasori believes art is eternal, as in a puppet, while Deidara believes art is fleeting, as in an explosion. Tobi approached Akatsuki in order to get close to Nagato, whose Rinnegan he needed to complete the Eye of the Moon Plan. Jiraiya had also built a trapdoor hidden among the floorboards leading to an hidden room and emergency escape route, just in case. Yahiko dies, entrusting the future to Nagato. Because Nagato is Akatsuki's leader, Konan tends to defer to him, doing as he instructs even when she personally disagrees. Shin uses drastic measures to counter Naruto and Sasuke, such as sending his clones to unsuccessfully kidnap Sasuke's daughter, Sarada Uchiha and forcefully take his wife, Sakura. As the Deva Path, Yahiko's body acted as Pain's main body, it being the one he most commonly used and spoke through; this is because Nagato and Konan still saw Yahiko as the leader of Akatsuki and used his body to symbolise this. With Ken'yû Horiuchi, Junpei Morita, Atsuko Tanaka, Naoya Uchida. Jūzō and Itachi worked very well with each other, being involved in at least three missions together, which involved assassination and sabotage. In addition to the control of gravity that is central to the Deva Path's abilities, Yahiko's body is used for many of the miscellaneous techniques that Nagato performs for Akatsuki meetings. 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