| (香取, Katori)
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
|Academy Grad. Age||12|
|Chūnin Prom. Age||12|
Katori (香取, Katori) is a jōnin shinobi from Sunagakure.
Katori before becoming a ginin was exceptional proficiency in all general skills. During the Chūnin Exams he demonstrated his moderate, but extremely versatile prowess in the three basic types of techniques: ninjutsu, genjutsu and taijutsu.
Chakra Control and Physical Prowess
He has great chakra control. This allows him to perform a jutsu with maximum efficiency without wasting much chakra. He is also very proficient with the Body Flicker Technique, capable of surprising even highly-skilled shinobi with it.
He is a ninjutsu expert. He is skilled in Bukijutsu and Fūinjutsu as well as proficient in the nature transformations of Wind, Earth, Water, along with Yin and Yang Release. He is also a skilled sensor and medical-nin.
He can also use Water Release. She commonly applies this skill to supplement his medical skills. With it, he can treat poison-related injuries or act as a contingency plan against enemy attacks, healing himself and others. In actual combat, he can form giant water pinchers to attack his opponent from a greater distance.
He is a taijutsu expert. He is skilled in nintaijutsu a fighting style that incorporates the use of ninjutsu and taijutsu as well as in gentaijutsu a fighting style that incorporates the use of genjutsu and taijutsu. Katori's low tolerance for alcohol gives him a natural predisposition for the Drunken Fist style. When he consumes alcohol, he becomes an unpredictable and nearly unstoppable force, with considerably greater speed and dexterity, allowing him to strike and effectively dodge from various positions.
He is a genjutsu expert. His great chakra control, makes him well-suited for genjutsu. He is skilled in genninjutsu is a fighting style that incorporates the use of genjutsu and ninjutsu. In battle, he is very adept at making it difficult for his opponents to figure out which of his attacks are not illusions. He frequently able to quickly identify when genjutsu is being used, and then release himself and others from it.
Despite his seeming disregard for any strategy, Katori is very adept at finding and exploiting weaknesses in his opponents' techniques, and likewise at adjusting to his opponent's attack patterns and battle methods to better counter them. He is also deceptively insightful, able to notice subtle traits in people and see what drives a person's actions. He possesses sharp intuition towards incoming danger, which allows him to swiftly dodge his opponent’s attacks.