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Top 20 strongest characters in Naruto Shippuden, ranking!

The Naruto series is one of the most famous franchises in the world. Even after the original Naruto story ends, the fan base continues to grow.

The series is currently continuing with Naruto's son Boruto as the protagonist in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.

While we were introduced to extremely powerful antagonists in Boruto, some of whom can even compete with Kaguya Otsutsuki, are there still fans who believe Naruto and Sasuke would surely be more than enough to beat them?

With so many new characters, each stronger than the others, I've made a list of the 20 strongest characters in Naruto.

Let's get into that in a moment. After all, a little nostalgia doesn't hurt anyone!

20. Orochimaru

Signature attack - Damn seals

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, wood, yin and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure (broken), Otogakure (founder), Akatsuki

Orochimaru is one of Konohagakure's legendary sannins who defected after being caught doing unethical experiments on humans.

He's a natural child prodigy and the best of his generation while under the tutelage of the Third Hokage. Hashirama Senju even praised his skills and abilities during the Shinobi War.

Orochimaru has spent his life mastering every type of jutsu imaginable and creating his own. Because of this, he has various skills and techniques hidden in his arsenal.

After finding a way to transfer his soul into different vessels to stay alive, he is practically immortal.

If we look at his ability to resurrect great shinobis of all time, he is one of the most feared shinobi of all time and therefore ranks 20th.

19. Shisui uchiha

Signature attack - Body fibrillation technique, Kotoamatsukami

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, wind

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Shisui Uchiha was a Anbu of Konoha's Uchiha clan and one of the most talented members they have ever had.

Because of his extraordinary mastery of the body flicker technique, he was nicknamed "Shisui of the Body Flicker". When he used this technique, he disappeared from sight and left no trace of his presence.

Shisui had also mastered Sharingan's use to the point where it was supposedly better or equal to Itachis.

He later woke the Mangekyou Sharingan, who gave him access to a powerful technique called Kotoamatsukami.

This technique allowed him to enter a person's mind and manipulate them while the victim did not even notice that they were being controlled. He is 19th on this list.

18. Jiraiya

Signature attack - Rasengan, wild lion's mane

Nature type - Release of fire, earth, water, wind, yin and yang.

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Jiraiya was one of Konohagakure's legendary sannin under the guidance of the Third Hokage. He was also the teacher of Minato, Naruto, Nagato, Konan and Yahiko, among others.

His power and skills were so great that after Hiruzen's death he was selected as Hokage, but refused and instead suggested Tsunade take over the cloak.

Jiraiya was also known as the toad sage because of its belonging to the toads of Mount Myoboku.

He could use sage chakra to improve his strength and speed, and by merging with the frog lords, Jiraiya was able to achieve the powerful sage mode.

He was also trained in Taijutsu and various other skills, but his most powerful technique was the one he had learned from Minato, Rasengan. All of this made him an extremely powerful shinobi.

Itachi once mentioned that he wasn't sure he would win a one-on-one against the Sannin. Although Jiraiya eventually died in a fight with his former disciple Nagato, his power was extolled and respected by all. Therefore, it ranks 18th on this list.

17. Sakumo Hatake

Signature attack - White light chakra

Nature type - strangers

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Sakumo Hatake was known throughout the shinobi world as Konoha's White Fang and had a fame that even overshadowed that of the sannin.

Sakumo was hailed as a genius and praised for his talents by Minato Namikaze, the future fourth Hokage. In battle he was really powerful and his powers are said to be equal to those of Sannin.

He was very good at kenjutsu, as his nickname as "Konoha's white catch" was based on his impressive use of the white light chakra saber. He is 17th on this list.

16. Kakashi Hatake

Signature attack - Chidori

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Kakashi, nicknamed "Kakashi of the Sharingan" and "Copy Ninja", became one of the most powerful shinobi under the guidance of Minato Namikaze. He was also Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura's teachers.

Kakashi is proficient in Taijutsu and can even open one of the gates. However, he primarily relies on his great skills and knowledge of ninjutsu.

Through his sharingan, he has gained a huge arsenal of over a thousand jutsus over the years. That being said, he also created Chidori after failing to infuse the Rasengan with his lightning-like nature.

After Kakashi woke the Mangekyou Sharingan because of Rin's death, he was able to use Kamui and even became competent at it. After Obito lost his sharingan, he temporarily inhabited his body and allowed him to use both of Obito's Mangekyou.

Because of this, Kakashi was able to manifest Susanoo, to which the untouchability of Kamui was extended. In this state, Kakashi was incredibly strong and was able to hold his own against Madara and Kaguya for a while. Because of this, it ranks 16th on this list.

15. Tobirama Senju

Signature attack - Reincarnation of the unclean world, technique of the flying god of thunder

Nature type - Water, wind, fire, lightning, earth, ying and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Tobirama Senju was Hashirama's younger brother and the second Hokage of Konohagakure.

Known as one of the most powerful shinobi in history, he was the founder of many techniques such as space-time ninjutsu, resuscitation jutsu, etc.

He was also known as the fastest shinobi of his time and was then surpassed by Minato Namikaze.

Tobirama was extraordinarily proficient in conjuring techniques, his most infamous of which was that Impure reincarnation of the worldwho returned the souls of the dead to immortal, regenerating bodies.

He mastered Taijutsu and could also control most of the nature types. He was also the one who killed Izuna Uchiha, known to be as strong as Madara herself. For this reason he is 15th on this list.

14. Minato Namikaze

Signature attack - Flying Raijin, Flying Thunder God technique

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, yin and yang.

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Minato was the fourth and youngest Hokage of Konohagakure and Naruto's father. Thanks to its speed and deadly strength, it was known worldwide as Konoha's Yellow Lightning.

He was extremely adept at space-time ninjutsu and was able to protect a full-tailed, nine-tailed beast bomb and all allied Shinobi forces from harm with Kurama's help.

Minato was the one who created the Rasengan after three years of trainingthat his teacher Jiraiya passed on to Naruto.

Minato's other signature ability was the Flying Thunder God technique. over which he achieved great mastery. Just like Jiraiya, he was also able to use Senjutsu thanks to his enormous chakra reserves.

Minato was hailed as the fastest shinobi of his time and was able to defeat three powerful Kage level shinobi with minimal effort. Because of his power and achievements, he ranks 14th.

13. Nagato Uzumaki

Signature attack - Samsara of the heavenly life technique

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water and yang

Affiliation - Amegakure, Akatsuki

Nagato was one of Jiraiya's disciples and the founder of Akatsuki, along with Yahiko and Konan. After Yahiko's death, Nagato took the nickname Pain and began running a new Akatsuki.

As a pain, Nagato was considered unbeatable. He defeated Jiraiya and destroyed Konohagakure's entire village while losing only one of his paths in battle. Before he was defeated by Naruto, he had never lost a single fight.

Nagato was one of the few characters on the series to wear Rinnegan. The most significant benefit of the Rinnegan was that Nagato had access to all six-way techniques.

He often used the outer path to summon and control the demonic statue and make black receivers to use the technique of samsara of heavenly life. Nagato's overwhelming power puts him in 13th place.

12. Could Guy

Signature attack - Eight goals

Nature type - Fire, lightning

Affiliation - Konohagakure

A jonin from Konohagakure, Might Guy is an extremely powerful shinobi whose skills have been recognized by the likes of Itachi Uchiha.

While he can use ninjutsu, he mainly focuses on taijutsu. Before you get wounded Guy was able to open eight gates and controlled them completely.

He was able to open the first seven gates immediately without having to open previous gates.

With every gate he opened, various physical and mental properties were fully set free. Improves Guy's Speed, Strength, and Chakra Scores by significant amounts.

During the fourth shinobi world war Guy fought the six-tails alone, and when he opened all eight chakra gates, he almost defeated Madara Uchiha, who had become the jinchuriki of the ten-tails. Because of his performance and strength, he ranks 12th on this list.

11. Obito uchiha

Signature attack - Kamui

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, wood, water, yin and yang.

Affiliation - Konohagakure (broken), Akatsuki

Obito Uchiha was a member of the Uchiha clan of Konohagakure, who later inherited Madara's plan to create an ideal world. Under his guidance, Obito improved his skills dramatically, becoming one of the most powerful characters in the series.

Thanks to the white zetsu made from Hashirama's cells, He could also do wood release and control ten-tails when connected to his body.

As Uchiha, Obito had awakened his Sharingan and even Mangekyou, which allowed him to perform Kamui, which served as a gateway to another dimensional space.

After Obito took the Rinnegan from Nagato, he implanted it in his left eye and was able to perform all of the six-way techniques.

Later, after becoming the Ten-Tails Jinchuriki, his power even surpassed that of Hashirama Senju as he could fight three powerful Hokage with ease, overpowered both Naruto and Sasuke Uchiha several times, and had the ability to destroy the whole of Allied Shinobi -Armed Forces.

Because of this, he is in 11th place.

10. Itachi Uchiha

Signature attack - Tsukuyomi

Nature type - Fire, wind, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure (broken), Akatsuki

Itachi Uchiha was Sasuke's older brother and one of the strongest members of the Uchiha clan. He later murdered his entire clan and joined Akatsuki.

Itachi was a child prodigy who unlocked his Sharingan at a young age and activated his Mangekyo Sharingan when he was young.

Thanks to his eye skills, Itachi was able to create powerful illusions, dissolve his body into a flock of crows, and was one of the strongest Fire Style users on the series.

But, His true power came from his Mangekyo Sharingan, who gave him access to three legendary techniques: Tsukuyomi, Black Fires of Amaterasu, and Susanoo.

It should be noted that Itachi never lost a fight on purpose and was so powerful that even Naruto's creator called him the strongest. Therefore, it ranks 10th on this list.

9. Hashirama Senju

Signature attack - Sage Art Wood Release: Right, several thousand hands:

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin.

The village - Konohagakure

Hashirama Senju was one of the founders of Konoha and its first Hokage. He is also considered the god of shinobi.

While extremely powerful and having mastered all of nature's clears, he was best known for his wood-releasing which gave him a method of overcoming and controlling the tail beasts.

He could also use Senjutsu and switch to Wise Mode. During this time, Hashirama was able to use powerful seals to bind targets, even those as large as ten-tails, and greatly increase his wood release.

As a matter of fact his Sage Art Wood publication: True Several Thousand Hands Could Even Rid Susanoo Of The Nine Tails.

Even Madara openly admitted his inferiority to Hashirama, As in all of her life, he could not defeat him even with the Eternal Mangekyou Sharingan and the Nine Tails. Due to its great strength, it ranks 9th in this list.

8. Indra Otsutsuki

Signature attack - Hinokagutsuchi

Nature type - Fire, lightning, yin.

Affiliation - strangers

Indra Otsutsuki was the first son of Hagoromo and was recognized as the creator of ninjutsu and the ancestor of the Uchiha clan.

He was highly qualified in Taijutsu and had a particularly strong chakra and just as large reserves. Indra was the one who developed various techniques such as the first cloning technique and the body replacement technique.

Like Kaguya, he owned the Sharingan, which he awoke after saving his brother's life. Over time, after Indra killed his close friends, he woke the Mangekyou Sharingan and unlocked the ability to use Susanoo as a full body.

Despite his talent, he was not selected to be heir to Hagoromo and therefore fought against his brother Asura.

Their feud continued through their inheritance. Indra is one place lower than his brother because he and his followers have lost to Asura and his followers.

7. Asura Otsutsuki

Signature attack - Kunitsukami

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, wood, yin and yang

Affiliation - strangers

Asura was the younger son of Hagoromo Otsutsuki. He continued to inherit and receive his father's powers and teachings. Because of this, he was able to use all five basic nature transformations as well as the yin and yang release.

When Asura fought against Indra, he was able to free wood and create gigantic structures to attack.

With Wood Release in conjunction with the Six Paths Senjutsu, he was able to manifest a huge three-faced, six-armed avatar, Six Paths: Kunitsukami.

He could also create nine truth-seeking balls that could be shaped into various tools to combat Indra's Susanoo.

After Asura and Indra died, the descendants of both brothers continued their feud for centuries. Both Hashirama and Naruto contained Asura's chakra. Due to its immense power, Asura ranks 7th on this list.

6. Madara Uchiha

Signature attack - Infinite tsukuyomi

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, wood, yin and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure (formerly)

Madara co-founded Konohagakure with Hashirama and one of the most powerful shinobi that ever lived. By implanting his brothers' eyes in his own, Madara unlocked the Eternal Mangekyo Sharingan, who gave him access to a perfect susanoo.

Even without his Susanoo, Madara's regular Sharingan was so powerful that he went single-handedly against the Allied Shinobi forces. He also mastered the Edo Tensei and was able to recover to his full life.

By combining his Sharingan with the cells of the First Hokage, he was able to unlock the Wood Style and the Rinnegan. In addition to his dojustsu and ninjutsu, he was also an experienced user of taijutsu.

Together with that and his perseverance, he was able to prevail against Might Guy, who had all eight gates open.

During the fourth great ninja war, he became the Jinchuriki of the Ten Tails and obtained the forces of escape and the truth-seeking bullets.

While Madara was initially weaker than Hashirama after becoming the Jinchuriki of the Ten-Tails and the Rinnegans, he outdid him and became almost invincible. Because of this, it ranks 6th.

5. Hamura Otsutsuki

Signature attack - Chibaku Tensei

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - unknown

Hamura Otsutsuki was Kaguya's son and Hagoromo's twin brother. He was the ancestor of the Hyuga clan and the founder of the Shinobi of the Moon.

As one of the most powerful characters in history, Hamura, along with his brother, was able to defeat the Ten-Tails and Kaguya in battle.

Like Hagoromo, He could use the six paths and manifest nine truth-seeking balls. With this power he could use Chibaku Tensei to seal the tail animals.

At some point Hamura woke the Tenseigan, an evolved version of the Byakugan in his own eyes.

While his strength is believed not to have faded much compared to his brother, not much information is available about him. Because of this, he is in 5th place.

4. Sasuke Uchiha

Signature attack - Amaterasu, Amenotejikara, Chidori

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin.

Affiliation - Konohagakure, Akatsuki (formerly)

Sasuke is a member of the former team seven and the strongest member of the Uchiha clan.He was under the guidance of Kakashi, who taught him chidori and other essential skills.

Due to his thirst for revenge, he left Konoha and joined Orochimaru, where he improved his skills and was efficient with curse marks.

After receiving the Mangekyou Sharingan and later the Eternal Mangekyou, he could use his special ability Amaterasu. Even after his eyes developed into Rinnegan, he retained his previous skills.

In addition to his extraordinary dojutsu, he has an excellent command of Taijutsu as he has proven to be a physical match with Naruto, the seventh Hokage.

After receiving the chakra of the six paths during the fourth great ninja war, Sasuke unlocked the Rinnegan in his left eye, which gave him access to the six paths.

It granted him one too special space-time technique called amenotejikaraallowing him to instantly switch places with a goal.

His most powerful move, however, is Indira's arrowshooting demonic chakra lightning from Sasuke's full-bodied susanoo, which has enough power to easily break a tail animal's attack.

It is believed that Naruto and Sasuke will be powerful enough to destroy the world if they team up. Due to his immense power, he takes 4th place.

3. Naruto Uzumaki

Signature attack - Rasengan, Kage Bunshin

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - Konohagakure

Naruto is the main character in the series and is overwhelmingly powerful. So great is his strength that he can make thousands of copies of himself, each of which can work on its own.

Naruto can also use Sage Mode, which allows him to use the physical fighting technique of Frog Kata as well as the deadly turf shuriken.

After making friends with Kurama, Naruto is able to surround himself in a boiling aura of chakra that gives him animal-like abilities, stretching his limbs, and allowing him to use the devastating tail-animal-bomb.

When this form is expanded through the Six Paths Chakra, he can use the Truth Seeker Orbs, fly, access the Six Paths and hold the power of all nine tail animals in his body at the same time.

Naruto Uzumaki is the strongest shinobi in the entire series of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, as his strength is at God's level. With the Chakra of Kurama and the Sage of the Six Paths, he was able to fight against and defeat Kaguya Otsutsuki.

With the Nine-Tailed Fox, Sage Mode, Six Paths Chakra, and adept Taijutsu knowledge, few characters can ever hope to keep up with him.

However, he is still not invincible when faced with literal heavenly beings like Kaguya and her son Hagoromo. Therefore, it is third on this list.

2. Hagoromo Otsutsuki

Signature attack - Six-way technique

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - unknown

Hagoromo was the son of Kaguya and was therefore born with the same powerful chakra as her. He was known as the Sage of the Six Paths and created the original form of the ninja arts.

Hagoromo is widely considered the most powerful figure in history, second only to his mother defeated the Ten-Tails and sealed Kaguya with Hamura's help.

His power and power transcended time itself and became able to keep watching the world and meeting people long after his death. He occupies the 2nd place.

1. Kaguya Otsutsuki

Signature attack - Expansive truth seeker sphere

Nature type - Fire, wind, lightning, earth, water, yin and yang

Affiliation - unknown

Kaguya Otsutsuki is the strongest character in the Naruto series as her strength is above the others. S.He is a heavenly being able to devour the entire chakra of the world.

Kaguya Otsutsuki became the first chakra bearer after eating from the forbidden god tree. She turned out to be the ultimate evil and the strongest character in the Naruto universe and was the most formidable enemy that Naruto and the rest of the shinobi world had to face.

Even Hagoromo, the Sage of the Six Paths, could only defeat them after combining his power with Hamura and fighting against her for several months.

Kaguya had the ability to change space and time, read the minds of others, and cross dimensions. She could also pick up any technique she came across and was able to use the Expansive Truth-Seeking Orb.

In addition, she was known to practice all three major eye jutsus, i.e. Byakugan, Sharingan, and Rinnegan.