Nagato appears as the acting leader of the Akatsuki who wish to capture the tailed beasts sealed into various shinobi around the shinobi world. Ok. Nagato is a member of the Uzumaki Clan, thus making him distantly related to Naruto. While Nagato does not fight in the story, he uses a group of corpses known as "The Six Paths of Pain" (ペイン六道, Pein Rikudō). (This might be due to his ancestry, though it was never fully explained.) Itachi interrupts him with Susanoo, releasing Naruto and B. One day, two Konoha shinobi broke into their home looking for food and Nagato and his parents tried to sneak out unnoticed. After Yahiko's death, Nagato compromised his aversion to killing to a large extent, believing the deaths of specific individuals or even hundreds at a time could be justified if it served a greater and/or long-term purpose. As he leaves, the Asura Path attacks him from behind, severing his arm. this is HOW Naruto will get it.  Tobi desecrates Nagato's resting place to acquire the Rinnegan, which Madara later reclaims once fully resurrected. Nagato (Japanese: 長門), known primarily under the alias of Pain (ペイン, Pein), is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto. So don't say I'm bluffing or anything. Along the way they met Nagato, a fellow orphan with potent ocular powers. Because of his Rinnegan, Nagato easily mastered everything he was taught. When the Fourth Shinobi World War begins, Nagato is mobilised with the rest of Kabuto's collection of reincarnated ninja. Nagato viewed himself as having inherited Yahiko's will to change the world and kept Yahiko's corpse as his most treasured and powerful Path of Pain. The Asura Path uses itself as a shield to take the attack, creating an opportunity for the Deva Path to level everything and everyone in the area. They were orphans who travelled the countryside looking for food. With the Outer Path, Nagato could form what he calls his "Six Paths of Pain". When he was very young, his eyes were covered by his hair, preventing his Rinnegan from being visible. With so many clones, however, the Narutos are able to resist the Shinra Tensei, enabling Naruto to strike with a Rasengan.  Although, it does not seem his sensory skills are strong enough to monitor the entirety of Amegakure, given he uses his rain to sense an intruder and has Konan find them upon detection. Nagato's skill in so many types of ninjutsu was due in large part to his Rinnegan. He likewise did not personally wear any of the typical Akatsuki clothing, having his Paths wear it instead. Pain holds a moment of silence for his passing. The site called him "one of the most philosophically and psychologically complex characters" due to the depth he brought to the series and the impact he had on the story, not only for his crimes but for the way he tried to redeem himself in his final moments interacting with Naruto. Early in the Deva Path's search it is found by Kakashi Hatake, who has guessed the misdirection Pain is employing. So I just read Naruto Chapter 579- Link down there if you want to see for yourself, and Kabuto said she was an Uzumaki clan member. In the anime, he is first sent to Kirigakure to capture the Six-Tails. Although Jiraiya does not recognise the body, Jiraiya assumes that Pain is Nagato because of his Rinnegan. When not handicapped, Nagato could rapidly move around a battlefield, closing the gap between himself and his opponents fast enough to force them to retreat.. Fearing for his friends' lives, Nagato used his Rinnegan to kill the Iwa-nin. This was the single saddest moment in anime history. 43 votes, 16 comments. Nagato wounded following his fight with Hanzō. He forgives Nagato for all the missteps he took during his life, thinking of him with as high a regard as he thinks of Jiraiya. Due to his traumatic experiences related to the conflicts from the ninja village, Nagato aims to create a new world that does not have to suffer from the chaos of wars. Once the series began its "second part", simply referred to as Part II in the manga and Shippuden in the anime, Kishimoto felt the need to create a story arc that would emphasize the tragedy of wars, leading to the final arc which would include a war. Not ready to take Akatsuki public yet, Pain accepts the invitation and sends several teams of genin to keep up appearances. When the Hokage angrily confronts Pain for destroying the village, the Asura Path moves to kill her, but is destroyed by Naruto before it can land a blow.  In order to accomplish this, the three would need to become ninja. In the anime, Kabuto Yakushi reincarnates Nagato to be used against Team 7. Suspecting their shared vision, Jiraiya withdraws. (Except Naruto.) Using Konan as a hostage, Hanzō threatened to kill her if Nagato did not kill Yahiko. Using Sage Mode, Naruto quickly neutralises the Preta Path, the Human Path is destroyed getting the Animal Path out of the way of Naruto's Rasenshuriken, and the Animal Path is shortly afterwards trapped within Gamabunta's mouth and defeated with Spiralling Serial Spheres. After confirming that they do indeed share vision, Jiraiya distracts the Preta Path and immobilises the Human Path, allowing him to fight the Animal Path one-on-one long enough for Shima and Fukasaku to cast Toad Confrontation Singing. Unprepared to fight Naruto in this state, the Deva Path leads Naruto closer to Nagato's location so that it can use Chibaku Tensei. Nagato used the Six Paths of Pain to wreak havoc on the Hidden Leaf. He, along with his partner Konan, and their deceased friend Yahiko, was one of the first students of the legendary Sannin Jiraiya. And against these bad guys, he had to borrow the strength of a friend or friends. Naruto got Minato's blonde, spiked hairstyle instead of his mother's. Following his first fight with Hanzō, Nagato's legs were badly damaged and his body was left frail. Naruto has been thinking about the question he was asked earlier, about how he would accomplish peace. They both are trained by legendary sanin of leaf Jiraya. The Deva Path deals with her easily and apparently kills her. Not directly blood related - but to a certain degree. All Uzumaki clan members have red hair. The full Six Paths of Pain – with the three he defeated restored by the Naraka Path – face Jiraiya. Naruto and Nagato are not directly related. , Critical response to Nagato's role in the series has been positive. Pain immediately detects Kakashi and sends guards to capture him, forcing him to retreat.. The Animal Path follows him, but ends up getting captured; as its last act it stabs him with a black receiver. Nagato's position as the leader of Akatsuki was well-deserved, being regarded as its most powerful member. Nagato is of pure Uzumaki blood & Naruto is half Uzumaki clan blood from her mother, Uzumaki Kushina. He sends Konan to track down whoever it is while he deploys the Animal Path. With his fellow members of Akatsuki, he mourns those who die in the pursuit of Akatsuki's goals and disapproves of name-calling amongst peers. He recognises the Deva Path as Yahiko, causing him to question his assumption that Pain is Nagato. This is due not only to the techniques used by both fighters, but because of their interactions in relation to the chaos of wars. Curious, Nagato indulges him and tells him about the tragedies he experienced in his life and how they drove him to seek peace through pain. His story arc is amazing!! The way Naruto presented his ideals to Nagato brought further depth to the series. Jiraiya expresses his disappointment that Nagato has turned away from his once-righteous path towards peace by leading a criminal organisation like Akatsuki. Konan, his partner and childhood friend, remained his most ardent supporter.  In a manga popularity poll, Nagato was voted the 23rd most popular Naruto character. But Nagato remains very clear in this distinction, as he shows mercy to those willing to cooperate with him and discourages others from defying him because it will only force him to strike them down. After the Naraka Path restores the Asura Path, the other Paths join the Deva Path; Konan withdraws to attend to Nagato. Main article: Fourth Shinobi World War: Countdown  Many of the miscellaneous techniques he was seen performing were used to facilitate Akatsuki's meetings, such as allowing members to meet astrally across great distances, protecting the site of their meetings, and distracting opposing forces. Jiraiya quickly blinds the Human Path then attacks with Sage Art: Goemon, which the Preta Path absorbs. The next day, at a meeting to finalise the arrangement, Yahiko and Nagato were ambushed by Hanzō and his men, with support from Konoha's Danzō Shimura. The Six Paths of Pain eventually cornered and killed Hanzō, earning control of the village, but not before expressing his disgust with how Hanzō had fallen from the man he admired and the fact he cannot even understand how, in his self-preservation, his skill and conviction have diminished. He expresses his hope that Naruto's story will conclude so spectacularly that nobody will remember the disappointment of his own. Main article: Itachi Pursuit Mission  Nagato's actions are also present in the light novel Akatsuki Hiden: Evil Flowers in Full Bloom as a story Sasuke Uchiha learns while wandering across the world. He then summoned the Demonic Statue of the Outer Path and, upon linking with it, used it to slaughter Hanzō's men, though Hanzō himself escaped. Not only that, he could face the entire village of Konohagakure and destroy it single handily, only losing one of his Paths in the various battles with Konoha ninja. Shortly after the Four-Tails is sealed, Zetsu reports the deaths of Deidara and Tobi in a fight with Sasuke. Like many others, he didn’t turn evil. Besides Yahiko, Nagato creates the other Paths from the corpses of five ninja that Jiraiya encountered in the past. Yahiko was particularly passionate about this point, which inspired Nagato to adopt the same goal. -Naruto Pain Quotes Naruto already have Rikudo Sennin sealing system..So, there's a chance that Naruto will have all the 6 of 6 Rikudo Sennin's power (I hope so ^^) btw, it's Rinnegan :) Go Go Naruto, xD Nagato is at least able to sense where Kabuto is controlling them from, which he communicates to Itachi.  This was because the six Paths, as well as the Animal Path's summons and the King of Hell, let Nagato share their vision, allowing him to coordinate their movements with maximum efficiency. One further constant in Nagato's life was the esteem he placed in his childhood friends. Nov 12, 2010 #31 Judecious said: We know . Despite his effectiveness being reduced due to Kabuto Yakushi's direct control, it still required a combined effort of Naruto, Killer B, and Itachi Uchiha to defeat and seal him.  This had a major impact on the writer, and he decided to have Naruto forgive Sasuke during their final fight in a similar manner as he interacted with Nagato. He served as the main antagonist in the Tale of Jiraiya The Gallant Arc, a major antagonist in the Six Tails Unleashed Arc and the main antagonist in the Pain's Assault Arc. As the rest of Akatsuki disperses, Pain instructs Deidara and Sasori to deal with the Konoha ninja that have arrived outside their lair. So how is she related to Kushina, Nagato and Naruto??? HASHIRAMA AND NAGATO COULD BE RELATED. Nagato (in Japanese: 長門), better known as Pain (ペイン), is a recurring antagonist in the Naruto series. Utterly confident in his own abilities, Nagato showed no hesitation in fighting even the strongest opponents, nor in asserting himself against powerful Akatsuki members when need be. He also doesn't know hes related to Karin. With few options to choose from, they approached Konoha's Legendary Sannin and asked to be taught ninjutsu. Typically it is only the Deva Path that is playable, with the other Paths appearing as part of its moveset. She takes Nagato's and Yahiko's bodies back to Amegakure and creates a secret shrine for them, laying their bodies on beds of flowers. As the Outer Path, Nagato could summon and control the Demonic Statue of the Outer Path, produce black receivers into which he can channel his chakra, and use the Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique to revive the dead. Several voice actors have voiced Nagato and the Six Paths of Pain in both the English and the Japanese animated adaptations of the series. In keeping with his "God" theme, his theme-song is "Girei" — a haunting theme that consists of holy chanting. While he declared his godhood to his enemies, Nagato would privately admit that he was never anything more than an ordinary man who was seeking peace through the best means he knew how. Pain replaces the Animal Path Jiraiya captured with a new body in preparation for finally going after Naruto. From absorbing some of the Eight-Tails' chakra, his hair became red again, as well as his frail body reverting to allow him to be more mobile. When leading the Akatsuki, Nagato could also be possessed of a cold, wrathful side. Nagato likewise demonstrated equal esteem and concern for her, with Konan as one of the few who could sway or influence his decisions to the extent that Tobi confided in Zetsu a fear of what Nagato might do without Konan's calming influence on him.. However, with saying that, two people from the same clans don't necessarily mean that they are linked as siblings.  Anime News Network said the major destruction Nagato brought to the village had a great impact, most notably when the area became empty because of one of his techniques. Crack!fic. Jiraiya was more than just a â ¦ (edited by â ¦ After the death of Jiraiya, Naruto was in total disarray. Konan wasn't involved in any major fighting during the arc, she only kept an eye on Nagato and his health, but it would… Both Hashirama, Itachi, Madara and Sasuke were the children of clan leaders who were reputably chosen because of their strength. Pains real name is nagato uzumaki. The Deva Path preparing to destroy Konoha. Tobi instructs him to go after Naruto Uzumaki, the jinchūriki of the Nine-Tails. This led to the creation of the series' final arc, the Fourth Great Shinobi War, where Naruto engages in a bigger fight with the remaining member of the terrorist organization Akatsuki. He then dies by sinking into the sea knowing that he did all of it so the world could have a future hero. Pain asserts that, as a god, his plan to liberate the world through destruction is the definition of righteousness. When he was very young, Madara Uchiha secretly transplanted his Rinnegan into Nagato without his or his parents' knowledge. He served as the main antagonist in the Tale of Jiraiya The Gallant Arc, a major antagonist in the Six Tails Unleashed Arc and the main antagonist in the Pain's Assault Arc. When encountering enemies who disagreed with his philosophy, Nagato would often request their own solution to the problems of the world before almost inevitably being dissatisfied with the response due to his low opinion of human beings as a whole. He then became an orphan straying for his life out in the open. Throughout their quest for peace, Akatsuki's ranks swelled and became known throughout Amegakure, so much so that Hanzō of the Salamander, the village's leader, began to feel Akatsuki threatened his rule. One night during the war, Ise and his family were hiding in their battle-damaged house when Konohaninja broke in looking for food. Then yes they are related. So how is she related to Kushina, Nagato and Naruto??? At one point, he was found by an aging Madara Uchiha, who identified him as the only one who could wield the Rinnegan, the world’s most powerful ability, once wielded by the Sage of the Six Paths, founder of the Ninja World. When the opportunity arose, though, he could shift between the different Paths seamlessly and instantly, performing the many abilities on a level he wasn't capable of when using them through others.. In order to prevent anyone from challenging him, Pain proceeded to eliminate everyone even remotely connected to Hanzō, from members of his family to distant acquaintances. Although the Naraka Path is gone, the Deva Path's powers are restored. 469k members in the Naruto community. Because of the limitations of his real body, Nagato had few chances to use any of these abilities directly. Nagato lived with his parents: Fusō and Ise on the outskirts of Amegakure. After this, unaware that Tobi is manipulating him, Pain begins leading the Akatsuki to force the world into peace using any means necessary. His desired opponent was anyone in order to protect his friends. He is also confused, believing Nagato to have been very firm in his convictions and thus not likely to give up so willingly. He thinks he has an answer finally, but first wants to hear more about Nagato, especially since they both trained under Jiraiya yet turned out very differently.  IGN felt Nagato's battle with Jiraiya was the franchise's second best fight due to his actions against his former teacher, adding it might be one of the best animated fights in anime history. Boruto was simply waiting on shadow clones and the Rasengan so, … Naruto does not know that he's related to Nagato. Kabuto forces Nagato and Itachi to attack them, with Nagato summoning various animals to help him move around.  Sometime later, during the Second Shinobi World War, Nagato and his parents took shelter in their home to avoid the fighting going on around them.  The game Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution shows the organization of the Akatsuki group.  Nagato converts the corpse of a Rain kunoichi named Ajisai (アジサイ, Ajisai) into a new Animal Path before beginning his attack on Konohagakure. The Paths can be used to react to threats in mere seconds and, because they are corpses, the bodies are unfazed by all but the most debilitating types of damage. Nagato (or Pain) was a student of Jiraiya, just like Naruto, who was a determined kid just like his friend Yahiko.  UK Anime Network also praised Nagato's actions during the invasion and the fights for all the damage he caused to the village. Klue The kingdom is gone. &it makes since becuz the uzumaki clan was killed in one of the ninja wars. By embedding black receivers throughout the bodies of six corpses – arranged to resemble body piercings – Nagato was able to control all of them remotely as though they were his own.  The three formed an organisation they called Akatsuki, with Yahiko as its leader, and began advocating an end to war. 10 Nagato Uzumaki Main article: Power Naruto being durable because of his parents. He then sacrifices his life to revive the people he killed in Konohagakure. Upon his revival, Nagato demonstrates a far friendlier side, joking with and praising Naruto. Akatsuki composed itself with S-rank missing-nin and started offering its services as a mercenary group to ninja villages, earning the money necessary to fund its long-term plans. While the series was known for its fight scenes and tragedies, the main characters never experienced a war. 1 Background 2 Powers & Abilities 3 Equipment 4 Feats 4.1 Strength 4.2 Speed 4.3 Durability 4.4 Skill 5 Weaknesses 6 Fun Facts During the Second Great Ninja War, Nagato Uzumaki was an orphan and a resident of the Hidden Rain Village. After he performs Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique his hair turns white as a side-effect of the jutsu, and it remains that colour after Nagato is reincarnated, during which he is donned with a maroon long sleeved cloak. The Konoha ninja killed his parents in self-defence and, upon realising they were only civilians, tried apologising to Nagato. When speaking of Akatsuki's goals, Nagato demonstrated a contemplative side as to the nature of war and peace, matching his belief that war was the inevitable result of the nature of humanity. , Following the battle that ended when Naruto defeated all six Pains after which Nagato interacted with him. As a sign of this faith, Nagato uses Samsara of Heavenly Life Technique over Konan's protests to revive everyone that died during his attack. Before he can set out in search of Naruto, Pain senses an intruder arriving in Amegakure. So, any answers? Naruto was born with his mother's red hair, and, throughout the course of his life, he has the Leader of the Akatsuki desperately trying to convince him that they're related. It also finally succeeded in ending his crying; when Jiraiya left their group it was Yahiko who cried to see him go, while Nagato only thanked him for all the guidance he'd provided. In the anime, two years after the Akatsuki meeting, Amegakure is invited to participate in the Chūnin Exams being held jointly by Konohagakure and Sunagakure. Before leaving to capture Naruto, Nagato engages in a mortal battle with his former mentor, Jiraiya. After it's gone, a badly-injured Kakashi sends Chōji Akimichi to the Fifth Hokage to tell her what they've learned about the Deva Path. Go ••• More options Who Replied? The Deva Path kills Fukasaku and, in the same motion, pins Naruto down with black receivers. As a child that grew up in the middle of other countries' wars, Nagato did not like killing and was horrified by his early acts of violence against those who had harmed his friends and family. Though Yahiko first showed displeasure at Nagato's arrival, none … Pain obliges him, remarking on the state of the world and how Akatsuki plans to capitalise on that to take control. Combined with the numerous examples that Konoha's ninja are starting to understand how the Six Paths of Pain work, Pain decides to destroy the village and show it true pain. They discuss Akatsuki and how little they, particularly Nagato, actually knew about the organisation; both were only pawns kept by Tobi because of their dōjutsu, and now they've been revived so Kabuto can use them for the same reason. Nagato is maybe his cousin? Nagato hides within his chameleon so he can move around undetected and attacks B with Shinra Tensei. Kakashi has already discovered the recharge time the Deva Path needs between attacks and coordinates Konoha's forces to create a window for him to strike. With that being the case, most, if not all, big fights feature a group at either or both sides. All Uzumaki clan members have red hair. Nagato (Japanese: 長門), known primarily under the alias of Pain (ペイン, Pein), is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Naruto created by Masashi Kishimoto.Nagato appears as the acting leader of the Akatsuki who wish to capture the tailed beasts sealed into various shinobi around the shinobi world. As his attack continues, he has numerous disguised shadow clones emerge from the rubble of Chibaku Tensei and attack during the Deva Path's short cooldown, but they don't make it in time and it repels them. Orochimaru offered to kill them in order to end their suffering, but Jiraiya, guilty over his participation in the war, offered to teach them how to look out for themselves.. His past as a child who lost his parents and best friend during war is explored. She breaks away from the Akatsuki that Tobi has corrupted, trying to fight for the ideals that the organisation originally represented. To that end he reincarnates Nagato and four other dead members of Akatsuki as offerings for Tobi's war plans. Nagato was also an adept sensor, able to pinpoint the location of others across great distances, even penetrating beyond barriers erected for the express purpose of blocking detection. They could attack from multiple angles and dodge attacks they couldn't have seen but that occurred within another Path's field of vision. Then you can know pain. Ok. I wouldn't suggest it leans toward Karin/Nagato being more or less related to one another than Naruto. Because of this, Jiraiya changed his mind and began teaching them ninjutsu. He reminds the kid how ninja usually focus on one aspect of the battle: the techniques that are expected.  Nagato desires peace for the world, helping Yahiko to create the Akatsuki to achieve that shared dream. 1.755 m
, In Naruto's Footsteps: The Friends' Paths, 「ナルト………オレは師匠の所へ戻ってお前の物語を見ておくと…するよ…オレから言わせりゃ…お前は三部作目の完結編だ…一部が自来也…完ペキだった…だが…二部作目ってのはたいがい駄作になるオレのようにな……師にも認めてもらってない……シリーズの出来ってのは三作目…完結編で決まる!駄作を帳消しにするぐらいの最高傑作になってくれよ…ナルト!」. As the Preta Path absorbs his senjutsu chakra to immobilise him, it finds itself unable to balance the natural energy and turns to stone. Following the captures of the Two-Tails and Three-Tails (the Three-Tails is captured later in the anime), Pain once again gathers Akatsuki to seal them. Now that all of his Six Paths are defeated, Nagato permits Naruto to come meet with him. Before he faced Naruto, Nagato had never lost a single battle..  Because of Amegakure's already secretive nature, news of Hanzō's death never made it outside of Amegakure and the village was believed to still be divided by the civil war. They eventually hear the signing of Shima and Fukasaku as they ready a genjutsu. Nagato (長門), better known as Pain (ペイン, Pein), was the recognized leader of Akatsuki and Amegakure and was a major antagonist in the series. Hagoromo and Hamura being almost gods because … One of the more noteworthy exceptions to this was the Rain Tiger at Will Technique, which allowed him to use rainfall to monitor everyone moving within Amegakure.