Asuma indulging in one of his habits, lol.
- Notable Facts
- Son of Hiruzen Sarutobi, the 3rd Hokage
- Uncle of Konohamaru Sarutobi
- Lover of Kurenai Yūhi
- Has a child he never got to see
- A former member of the Twelve Guardian Ninja
- Had a bounty of 35,000,000 ryō on his head
- Teacher of Ino, Choji, and Shikamaru
- Helped Naruto learn more wind-natured chakra, thus aiding him in inventing the Rasenshuriken
- Skilled in the use of Chakra blades.
- Nature Type: Fire and Wind.
- Fire Release: Ash Pile Burning
- Flying Swallow
-Wind Release: Dust Cloud Technique
Died at the hands of Hidan, never got to see his child, but died an amazing teacher to 3 great ninja of the leaf, carrying on the Will of Fire. Helped Naruto create the Rasenshuriken, the very jutsu used to kill Hidan's partner Kakuzu. Is later Resurrected and forced to fight his students during the 4th Great Ninja war, he is beaten, making his students stronger.