Basic Information Name: Yahiko Myōjin 明神 弥彦 Nickname: Catcher of a thousand blades Gender: Male Age: 21 Clan: Valentine
Yahiko's appearance boasts of the defiant demeanour within with his rebellious "cat-like" eyes and shock of spiky unkempt black hair. He usually wears a green haori patterned along the collar with several sets of short, twin parallel lines and a white undershirt, as well as a dark, or sometimes white, hakama and standard white tabi and zori. Yahiko also wears his sword tied across his back for easy access. He also wears dark blue wristbands. On the back of his haori's collar he has the kanji character aku (悪), which means "evil" in English. While this is an unorthodox look for a Shinobi, Yahiko prefers this attire as he can conceal his ninja tools inside his haori.
He is 170cm tall and has black, neck length, spiky hair. Yahiko also has dark coloured eye that vary between hazel and dark brown. Yahiko is also a very lean person, although his muscles are well toned.
Even when he was the tender age of ten, Yahiko was a short-tempered, violent, bad-mannered and foul-mouthed young man. But, above all else, he is proud - proud of his Valentine lineage. Taught cynicism and rebelliousness by the mean streets of Amegakure and schooled in thievery by the crime syndicates after his parents' deaths, Yahiko is nonetheless driven by his pride and to avoid taking actions that would bring shame to his family name and reviles his days as a lowly pickpocket.
Angrily rejecting the pity and charity of others, Yahiko strives to fix his problems with his own hands and suffers greatly when it appears that his strength is not great enough to protect his ideals. As such, he quickly becomes infatuated with ninjutsu and kenjutsu, training diligently to become strong enough that he needn't rely on anyone else's power. As he grows stronger and stronger under the guidance of his Nindo, to discover his true inner-power, Yahiko becomes driven to take arms for the protection of the precious people around him. He frequently puts his own life in jeopardy to protect others and prove to himself that he is becoming stronger. When his friends have been wronged, he rushes headlong into the fray to enact revenge and see justice done.
Despite his rude countenance and admitted limited intelligence, Yahiko is also quite astute, being able to see inconsistencies and incongruities in the words and actions of other people and point them out bluntly. As time passed Yahiko managed to grow into a level-headed, contemplative, and caring young man, although his rude tendencies tend to emerge now and then.
Valentine Yahiko, as he was first called, was born in Amegakure five years before the Akatsuki took over the village. His parents were unknown to him from birth, both having passed before his birth. Unbeknownst to him, Yahiko was taken in by a crime syndicate without his clan's knowledge and schooled rather thoroughly in the ways of pick pocketing so as to repay his new caregivers, the Myōjin family (thus his new family name), for taking care of him. However, between the shame of becoming a common criminal and the abuse he suffered at the hands of low life thugs, Yahiko quickly soured on his life as a thief.
Ten years later, during a failed pick pocket attempt, Yahiko was nearly beaten to death where he was then saved by an Akatsuki member who noted his natural ability and awareness of natural energy. Suspecting his true origin, the Akatsuki member took Yahiko to meet the Valentine Family and teach him his true history and past. After this encounter Yahiko makes up his mind to sever ties with the Myōjin family and the crime syndicate they where associated with. However, Yahiko kept the Myōjin family name as he was aware of the unwanted attention being a Valentine would bring him. Now bitter about the contradiction of being unable to defend himself whilst being a member of the most powerful clan in Amegakure, Yahiko decided to dedicate his life to become a strong Shinobi worthy of the clan name, opting to travel the world before returning to his clan. During his travels he managed to receive training in the basic ninjutsu arts, returning to Amegakure no Sato with only a few specialised forms to master.
Now at the age of 20, Yahiko, still holding the name Myōjin - returned to Amegakure under the rule of Vincent where he has been receiving training from another Akatsuki member Gobi Gobletsson in Genjutsu. Upon returning to Amegakure, Yahiko has made many friends, some who where only there for a short time and left shortly after like his old friend Mathias, and those who seem more permanent such as ~Korra~ and blaise12 (whom he met during a brief stint in the Hidden Shadow Village), Insane Kitty, Frozenstein, Super 17, Kuroh and Howard. Deciding to now stay in Amegakure, Yahiko still searches for training to become as strong as he can so that he could claim a decent rank in the Valentine Clan and make a name for himself.
After some time, still looking to finish his training, a Shinobi not seen in the world for some time had returned from his travels. For reasons still unknown, this man taught Yahiko Ninjutsu and finished of the basic elements needed to become a competent shinobi. Seeing promise in Yahiko's future, the sensei Kiritsugu, who had already done so much for him decided to teach Yahiko the ways of Kenjutsu and eventually Taijutsu. Kiritsugu eventually bestowed a great honour upon Yahiko, asking him to help teach students the basics elements that all Shinobi wish to learn by becoming a senpai.
With all the good that was starting to follow in Yahiko's life, some not so great times were to follow with some of his friends leaving the village, such as Sindy, and some making themselves scarce such as Sublime and -Yard-. Looking to the future, Yahiko continues to work on his skills so that one day, he can prove himself a strong shinobi, worthy of the the Valentine name in order to protect his friends so they don't feel the need to leave his family of Amegakure. Stepping further into this role of looking after his Family, Yahiko stepped into the role of Amegakure's Jounin Commander, becoming the Sub-officer of the Peace General and in charge of Squad organisation and dispatching in the absence of Howard, the Peace General. Shortly after this, Yahiko seems to have fallen into the group known as Taka. Though not feeling strong enough to be apart of Taka, Yahiko still tries to prove himself, constantly training to improve his skills and become stronger. Through this need to improve, Yahiko found himself the winner of the Amegakure Village Tournament, winning the chance to learn Fuuinjutsu of which his training is now progressing.
To round out his abilities, Yahiko has signed the first contract with the Kingfishers whom he met during his travels of the wider world. Later on, he was given the chance to sign the Snakes contract which he is now progressing through at a steady rate.
Yahiko has gained such great confidence and prowess with the fire element that he can perform all katon jutsu with only a single hand seal and with great speed.
Being the first element Yahiko sought teaching in, it was discovered that his inclination towards lightning was not purely coincidence. Yahiko has proved himself to be very proficient with all Raiton jutsu and as such can perform the required hand seals with great speed.
Being a member of the Valentine Clan, Yahiko has; improved transformation abilities, ability to passively absorb senjutsu (although only sufficient to source the chakra for the modes used for the Clan Techniques), physical strength and durability increase due to the senjutsu chakra regulating around the user at all times (+15 damage to all taijutsu, +10 damage to all ninjutsu), due to training with natural energy, the Yahiko has the ability to detect living things through their life force, and he has also gained a naturally high resistance to toxins and pathogenic matter, as well as a longer lifespan.
Having only recently started his training in the clan's arts, Yahiko is of Squire Rank:
Initiation rank. Squires have only access to the basic modes with a -2 turn penalty on duration of the mode due to being essentially new to the arts.
Will of Rain:
Yahiko has a really strong willpower and carries a strong will to protect Amegakure and prove himself as a competent shinobi of Valentine lineage. Having such strong will means that in a fight, small injuries are not enough to stop him.
Yahiko is the current owner of the Kingfisher summoning contract and as such has a tattoo on his right should to signify his pact with the Kingfishers. Yahiko also carries a scroll with the Kingfisher tattoo on it that he uses for one of the special summons.
Scroll Owner:Shinta Other Users who have signed contract: None so far Summoning Boss if existing: Will be added later Other Summoning Animals tied to contract: Will be added later Description and Background:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingfisher
As with the Toads in the Narutoverse, The Kingfishers will greatly vary in size. Some will be their normal real-world size and others will be large enough to carry one person on their backs and off course some sizes in between.
Some of the Kingfishers will have an affinity for an element and each have there own specialised attacks. They will also be able to communicate using human language and have developed an intricate social structure back in there homeland forest.
The tattoo signifying that Yahiko has signed the contract:
Yahiko carries with him a katana sized Bōken, which he wears on his back. He alternated this with a Sakabatō which he wears on his left hip, which since acquiring it, he favours more than the Bōken. His choice of weapons is a statement the he does not wish to kill his opponents, as he believes that would only worsen the name of the Amegakure and brand himself as a killer.
Yahiko also stores in the sleeves of his haori several kunai and shuriken in specially designed pouches for quick access. He also has a pouch on his back where he keeps more tools and weapons such as flash and smoke bombs, explosive tags, ninja wire and many scrolls.
Yahiko will also wear leather gauntlets that he has grown found helpful in the many Sword encounters in his time.
Snake Summoning Contract:
Having signed a pact with the Snakes, Yahiko wears a Tattoo on his left forearm as well as carrying a summoning scroll as a back-up.
Snake Summoning Tattoo:
As a member of Amegakure, Yahiko has access to its armoury and to a number of weapons contained within...
Umbrella Yahiko will occasionally a battle enhanced Umbrella that can only be operated by a member of Amegakure that he will wear on his back with the Umbrella's handle over his right shoulder:
Senbon Shower: releases a hailing "shower" of senbon. It cannot be dodged by moving away since the needles cover a wide area in all directions, controlled by chakra. Although the needles are said to be able to pierce a five millimetre thick steel sheet, they can still be blocked by a powerful enough shield. Medical ninja can dip their senbon with poison to increase their lethality.
(Jouro Senbon) - Sprinkling Needles
Chakra Cost: 15
Damage Points: 30
Description: After hurling their umbrella into the air, the user will unleash a torrent of needles. Using their chakra they can guide these needles towards their opponent.
Shield: The cover of the umbrella is made up of metallic threads, capable of defending against weak physical attacks and projectiles.
Added Modification: Wires, the rib-cage of the umbrella could be modified to shoot out wires from the end. This could be used to bind targets.
Having been taught the Generic Sealing Technique, Yahiko has placed a number of seals on his body:
- On the back of both Yahiko's hands, are the Kanji "甲" which is the symbol for the first character for Gauntlet. By activating these seals (two in total) Yahiko can summon his both his gauntlets as described above, already on his wrists.
- On the inside of his left palm, the Kanji "刀" which is the symbol for Katana. Using this seal, a spare Katana will be summoned in his hand.
- On the inside of his right palm, the Kanji "傘", the symbol for Umbrella which he keeps a spare Amegakure Umbrella within (Same specs as above).
- In his Ninja pouch, he has four pieces of paper with the Kanji "手", the first character of Shuriken. Each one will summon two giant shuriken to the battle field. Also in his ninja pouch, is a piece of paper with the Kanji for Fan, "団", of which a giant fan will be summoned to battle.
Type: Supplementary , Defensive
Chakra cost: 20
Damage points: N/A
Description: This technique is a standard ninja skill which allows a ninja to summon an assortment of items or weapons that have been stored using Fūinjutsu,typically they are stored within scrolls. When needed, the owner will activate the seals releasing their item or weapon of choice. Scrolls can also be used as ammunition for other weapons. The items themselves are unaffected by time. This Technique allows the user to seal any weapons they wish being their own or opponents.
Note: Cannot seal opponent's custom weapons, or the special weapons of a particular character ( example: Samehada or Kubikiribocho ).
Note: Can only seal corpses, and not injured people regardless of the extent of their injury.
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being a member of the valentine clan, yahiko has; improved transformation abilities, ability to passively absorb senjutsu (although only sufficient to source the chakra for the modes used for the clan techniques), physical strength and durability increase due to the senjutsu chakra regulating around the user at all times (+15 damage to all taijutsu, +10 damage to all ninjutsu), due to training with natural energy, the yahiko has the ability to detect living things through their life force, and he has also gained a naturally high resistance to toxins and pathogenic matter, as well as a longer lifespan.
Having only recently started his training in the clan's arts, yahiko is of squire rank:
initiation rank. Squires have only access to the basic modes with a -2 turn penalty on duration of the mode due to being essentially new to the arts.