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    Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    If Kakuzu takes the heart of a Kekkei genkei or tota user, could he use his abilities? For example, if he takes Onoki's heart, could he use Jinton?
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    maybe
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    A question for the ages.
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Now that would be interesting...
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Dude that would be awesome five Kekkei tech's would be so beastly
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Very likely, since he gained the elements of the former owner :y KKG's are located in the shinobi's DNA (Kabuto gained Sakon and Ukon's KKG by getting their DNA) so I'd be very surprised if he wouldn't be able to use the KKG if the heart is from a shinobi with one.
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Quote Originally Posted by 6 paths View Post
    Very likely, since he gained the elements of the former owner :y KKG's are located in the shinobi's DNA (Kabuto gained Sakon and Ukon's KKG by getting their DNA) so I'd be very surprised if he wouldn't be able to use the KKG if the heart is from a shinobi with one.
    Nice example with Kabuto. So it means that Kakuzu can really be beast if he does that. Dat Kakuzu :scorps:
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    No; I may mistake this, but it was not either overtly or inverted stated that Kakuzu had this ability. Only Sasori (Minus Kabuto) is capable of such a feature through Hitokugutsu.[1]
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    I don't think so...it made it seem like he uses a heart to simply power the masks so it would just be used to power a mask. Now if he takes the element of the user...well he might have a mask that could use all three of his base elements in one masks....but I don't think he can use KKG
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Quote Originally Posted by Varrah View Post
    No; I may mistake this, but it was not either overtly or inverted stated that Kakuzu had this ability. Only Sasori (Minus Kabuto) is capable of such a feature through Hitokugutsu.[1]
    It's said here by Kakashi that he incorporate the hearts along with their chakra elements
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Quote Originally Posted by Varrah View Post
    No; I may mistake this, but it was not either overtly or inverted stated that Kakuzu had this ability. Only Sasori (Minus Kabuto) is capable of such a feature through Hitokugutsu.[1]
    Still, why wouldn't he be able to do it ? :shrug:

    I mean, when he implanted the hearts he was able to use the chakra nature of the shinobi who had it, why would it be any different with a KKG user ?
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Negative Knight?
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bogard View Post
    It's said here by Kakashi that he incorporate the hearts along with their chakra elements
    Quote Originally Posted by 6 paths View Post
    Still, why wouldn't he be able to do it ? :shrug:

    I mean, when he implanted the hearts he was able to use the chakra nature of the shinobi who had it, why would it be any different with a KKG user ?

    It's identical to the Viz translation.

    Anyway; in theory, Kakuzu can steal other shinobi's Kekkai Genkai, but that element has not been actualized.

    Needless to say, the ability to perform it exist, but has not been realized.

    Kakuzu does possess the ability to do so.

    However; it does not exist.
     
         
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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    no, strictly base 5 elements
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    i mean most likely he was using all the elements already kakazu was actually not that bad of a shinobi Uchiha Inza
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

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    Negative Knight?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Varrah View Post


    It's identical to the Viz translation.

    Anyway; in theory, Kakuzu can steal other shinobi's Kekkai Genkai, but that element has not been actualized.

    Needless to say, the ability to perform it exist, but has not been realized.

    Kakuzu does possess the ability to do so.

    However; it does not exist.
    Ok i see your point, but i think that with the chakra element stolen, i see no reasons why he couldn't perform their techniques
     
         

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    Re: Question about Kakuzu's ability(Jiongu)

    I've thought about this, and the most logical answer is no. Elemental Kekkei Genkai are essentially advanced manipulation of the basic 5 for a desired effect. e.g. Boil Release = Fire + Water. Kakuzu's masks are only capable of using one element, and no more than that.

    Furthermore, his masks are only capable of using their respective elements from the opening in their masks. This puts all non-elemental KG out of the question e.g. Sharingan and Shikotsumyaku

    The only real exceptions i see are Jiton (Magnetism Release), possibly Blast Release and maybe Dust Release.
     
         

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