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  • Orochimaru's application of the technique.
  • Sasuke's application of the technique.
  • Ryūzu Hōzuki's application of the technique.
Kanji 殺気
Rōmaji Sakki
Viz print media Intention to Kill
English anime Murderous Intent
Appears in Anime, Manga, Game, Movie
Classification General Skill
Class Offensive
Derived jutsu

Killing Intent is simply the user exuding pure killing intention, and having it affect their opponent, themselves, and others around them, up to the point of paralyzing them with fear. When the Killing Intent is particularly strong, it can even give the victim visions of their own gruesome death. This can cause killing intent to be confused with a genjutsu, despite it not being a technique at all.

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