| (にけばなソラ, Nikebana Sora)
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
|Height||179.617,960 cm <br />179.6 m <br />589.239 ft <br />7,070.866 in <br />|
|Weight||45.845.8 kg <br />100.972 lb <br />|
|Academy Grad. Age||1|
|Chūnin Prom. Age||14|
Sora Nikebana(にけばなソラ, Nikebana Sora) is a kunoichi from Kumogakure and later became a member of Ikigai and a kunoichi of Reikaigakure. She is also a inheritor of the royal line of Raikage's being the daughter of the Third Raikage and the sister of the Fourth Raikage.
Not much is known about her birth and academic years but she was given the Black Lightning tatoo at the age of 10, showing that she was training to the secrets of the Third Raikage and such a young age. She was also shown to be a part of the Eight-Tails Subduing Team assisting her father and brother in subduing the eight tails. During a conflict in Kumogakure which involved the Ikigai, A sent Sora as a spy to Ikigai, however Shinzui saw through Sora's behaviour, using his Sharingan to manipulate her thoughts, Sora was made a member of Ikigai and used her knowledge on Kumogakure to steal the Treasured Tools of the Sage of the Six Paths.
Trained by the Third Raikage at the age of 10, Sora is a highly skilled shinobi. Her skill with Nintaijutsu's is so great that she has earned the epithet Lightning Fist(拳固の電光;genko no denkō). She is also well versed in the field of Kenjutsu able to flow chakra into her weapons increasing their lethality. Her abilities in the battlefield were strong enough to help the Third Raikage and Kumogakure to easily subdue the Eight-Tails every time it went berserk.
Sora is a skilled Lightning Release User being able to create unique Black Lightning and also shape it out to create multiple things to electrocute the target. Sora is also capable of releasing a continuous surge of electricity from his body to form the Lightning Release Armour. With the armour in place her strength and speed increase tremendously to a point that even Sharingan can't keep her tracks. Because of this, she has been claimed to be the fastest woman alive. By focus lightning chakra at one part of the body increasing the functioning of that part of the body to a whole new level.
Sora is quite efficient in the use of swords, wielding a katana Kuromakai, through which she is able to imbue her Black Lightning and increase its lethality to a point that it was able to slice through other chakra-imbued weapons with ease. She was also able to use her chakra imbued sword to slice through Susanoo ribs.