|Fire Release: Phoenix Sage Fire Technique|
|Rōmaji||Katon: Hōsenka no Jutsu|
|Viz print media||Fire Style: Art of the Dragon's Breath, Phoenix Technique|
|English anime||Fire Style: Phoenix Flower Jutsu|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga, Game, Movie|
|Hand seals||Rat → Tiger → Dog → Ox → Rabbit → Tiger|
This technique creates a volley of small fireballs, which are sent flying in an unpredictable manner assaulting the enemy. In addition, the flames are controlled one by one with chakra, so avoiding them all is extremely difficult. Shuriken can also be concealed within the flames, creating an unexpected secondary surprise attack. Like the flames, the shuriken can be controlled with chakra. For the most part, however, this technique is used as a distraction.
Kenji Kayuga has attained total mastery over this technique, to the point where he does not need to form hand seals to perform it, as well as having created a large-scale, far more destructive version; the Fire Release: Phoenix Sage Fire Destruction Technique
Kagerin Nara taken this technique to the next level not only by making it higly explosive, but also by doing it with white fire. He has even mastered the thecnique to an extent where only 3 handsigns is needed.
Sylvi Omaki able to charge the fire with lightning to make the technique more effective.