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The ability to use Ninjutsu, the historic style of martial arts, tactics, strategy, and espionage of unconventional and guerrilla warfare. Those who practice this style are known as Ninja.

Also Called

  • Ninja Arts/Training
  • Ninpo
  • Nishu
  • Shinobi Arts/Training

Capabilities

User can utilize Ninjutsu, the historic style of martial arts, tactics, strategy, and espionage of unconventional and guerrilla warfare. Contrary to popular culture, real life ninja were mainly spies, saboteurs, and assassins that rarely appeared in the battlefield. Depending on the school and source ninjutsu focuses on different disciplines, the most common of which was the eighteen disciplines of the Bujinkan:

  1. Seishinteki kyōyō (spiritual refinement)
  2. Taijutsu (unarmed combat)
  3. Kenjutsu (sword techniques)
  4. Bōjutsu (stick and staff techniques)
  5. Sōjutsu (spear techniques)
  6. Naginatajutsu (naginata techniques)
  7. Kusarigamajutsu (kusarigama techniques)
  8. Shurikenjutsu (throwing weapons techniques)
  9. Kayakujutsu (pyrotechnics)
  10. Hensōjutsu (disguise and impersonation)
  11. Shinobi-iri (stealth and entering methods)
  12. Bajutsu (horsemanship)
  13. Sui-ren (water training)
  14. Bōryaku (tactics)
  15. Chōhō (espionage)
  16. Intonjutsu (escaping and concealment)
  17. Tenmon (meteorology)
  18. Chi-mon (geography)
  19. Kuji-Kiri (Esoteric Hand-Seal Practice)

Various types of weaponry are also associated with ninja.

Applications

Variations

Fictional ninjutsu puts more focus on traditional and spiritual concepts such as one's life-force, as well as the elements and magic to perform the mystic techniques that were given to ninja in various stories.

Associations

Known Users

See Also: Ninja Tropes.

Literature

  • Nicholas Linnear (Ninja Series)

Live Television/Movies

  • Ninjor (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
  • Shane Clarke (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Tori Hanson (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Dustin Brooks (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Hunter Bradley (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Blake Bradley (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Cameron Watanbe (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
  • Many villains (Power Rangers series)
  • Venus de Milo (Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation)
  • Nobu Yoshioka (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Daredevil (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • April O'Neil (TMNT; 2007 film)

Cartoons

  • Monkey Fist (Kim Possible)
  • Ron Stoppable (Kim Possible)
  • Snake Eyes (G.I. Joe)
  • Forever Ninja (Ben 10)
  • Ninjas (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)
  • Garu (Pucca)
  • Randy Cunningham (Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja)
  • April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles;2003, 2012 TV series)
  • Cody Jones (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2003 TV series)
  • Tarakuto (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Blindstrike (Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters)

Tokusatsu

  • Yousuke Shiina (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Nanami Nono (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Kouta Bitou (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Ikkou Kasumi (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Isshu Kasumi (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Shurikenger (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
  • Kakuranger Team (Ninja Sentai Kakuranger)
  • Ninjaman (Ninja Sentai Kakuranger)
  • Ninninger Team (Shuriken Sentai Ninninger)

Comics

  • Batman (DC Comics)
  • The League of Assassins/Shadows (DC Comics)
  • Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Stick (Marvel Comics)
  • Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Elektra (Marvel Comics)
  • Psylocke (Marvel Comics)
  • The Hand (Marvel Comics)
  • Ninjas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
    • Ninja Turtles
      • Leonardo
      • Raphael
      • Michelangelo
      • Donatello
    • Splinter
    • April O'Neil (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures)
    • Hamato Yoshi
    • Foot Clan
      • Shredder/Oroku Saki
      • Karai
  • Yagyu Clan (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Bride of Rich Nights
    • Yagyu Lord
  • Shinobi Clan (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Bride of Constant Vigil
  • Raiju Clan (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Bride of the Conquering Storm
    • Lightning Lynx
  • Gossamer Clan (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
    • Bride of the Endless Reach
    • Uma Arachnis
  • Tsunami Brigand (Gold Digger)

Manga/Anime

  • Nameless Asura (Hokuto No Ken/Fist of the North Star)
  • Sarutobi Shinobu (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu)
  • Junko Hattori (Demon King Daimao)
  • Ninja Murasaki (Dragon Ball)
  • Shinobi (Naruto)
  • Dragon Yukano (Ninja Slayer)
  • Yamoto Koki (Ninja Slayer)
  • Mizore Shirayuki (Rosario + Vampire)
  • Tenzo Crossunite (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere)
  • Hanzo (Hunter X Hunter)
  • Megumi Oka (Voltron Force)
  • Yukihana (Kanokon)
  • The Ninja (Kinnikuman)
  • All Ninja Dragons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • All Samurai Mustangons (Nindragon: Scale Squad 5)
  • Goemon Hachisuka (Oda Nobuna no Yabou)
  • Hattori Hanzo (Oda Nobuna no Yabou)
  • E-91 Lady Ninja (Sonic X)
  • Yoruichi Shihōin (Bleach)
  • Kirby (Hoshi no Kirby); via Ninja Kirby
  • Suì-Fēng (Bleach)
  • Runmaru (Jibaku-kun: Twelve World Story)
  • Dororo (Sgt Frog)
  • Koyuki Azumaya (Sgt Frog)
  • Raizo (One Piece)
  • Shun Kazami (Bakugan)

Music

  • Ninja Brian (Ninja Sex Party)

Video Games

  • Genji (Overwatch)
  • Greninja (Pokémon)
  • Kuai Liang/Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)
  • Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ermac (Mortal Kombat)
  • Syzoth/Reptile (Mortal Kombat)
  • Bi-Han/Noob Saibot (Mortal Kombat)
  • Tomas Vrbada/Smoke (Mortal Kombat)
  • Cyrax (Mortal Kombat)
  • Sektor (Mortal Kombat)
  • Kitana (Mortal Kombat)
  • Mileena (Mortal Kombat)
  • Jade (Mortal Kombat)
  • Johnny Cage (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ninjas Clan (Mini Ninjas)
    • Hiro; via Ninjato (sword)/Kuji Magic
    • Ninja Master; via Kuji Magic
    • Futo; via Hammer
    • Suzume; via Flute (hypnotic sound magic)
    • Shun; via Bow and Arrow
    • Tora; via Tekko-kagi
    • Kunoichi; via Naginata
  • Gray Fox (Metal Gear)
  • Raiden (Metal Gear)
  • Koopa Bros. (Paper Mario)
  • Princess Zelda/Sheik (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Espio the Chameleon (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Kirby (Kirby Series); via Ninja Kirby
  • Geki (Street Fighter)
  • Vega (Street Fighter)
  • Ibuki (Street Fighter)
  • Ayane (Dead or Alive)
  • Kasumi (Dead or Alive)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Dead or Alive/Ninja Gaiden)
  • Stealth Elf (Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure)
  • Stink Bomb (Skylanders: Swap Force)
  • Lob-Star (Skylanders)
  • Ninja Senseis (Skylanders)
  • Ninja Imaginators (Skylanders)
  • Tae Kwon Crow/Hawkmongous (Skylanders Trap Team)
  • Yuffie Kisaragi (Compilation of Final Fantasy VII)
  • Shadow (Final Fantasy VI)
  • Kat and Ana (Warioware series)
  • Taki (Soulcalibur)
  • Ninja (I-Ninja)
  • Ninja Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lo Wang (Shadow Warrior)
  • Oboro-Maru (LIVE-A-LIVE)
  • Chipp Zanuff (Guilty Gear)
  • Hiryu (Strider)
  • Joe Musashi (Shinobi)
  • Hanzo Hattori (Samurai Showdown)

Other

  • Interpol Ninjas (Ninja the Mission Force)
    • Gordon
    • Cheetah Lee
    • Mrs. Gordon
    • Boss
    • Master/Father Dragonclaw-Punch
  • Santa Clause (Ninja the Mission Force)
  • Hanukkah Ninja (Ninja the Mission Force)
  • Easter Ninja (Ninja the Mission Force)
  • Evil Ninja Empire (Ninja the Mission Force)
    • Bruce
    • Cheese Ninja
    • Pink Ninja
    • Robot Ninja
    • Ninja Scientist
    • Boombox Ninja
    • DJ Ninjazz
    • Pirate Ninja
    • Pimp Ninja
  • Ninja (RPG's)
  • Blake Belladonna (RWBY)
  • Kunoichi (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)

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