To become a Chunin, a Genin can either be appointed by his\her village leader[3] or participates, with his or her team, in a large examination, known as the "Chunin Exams," hosted twice a year due to the growing number of ninjas. Her skills with medical ninjutsu are top-notch and few can hold their own against her. She can breathe out a poison gas cloud to strike at her opponents as well, and she is very skilled with senbon, which she will also dip in poison. Updated on September 2nd, 2020 by Josh Davison: As Boruto barrels ever-forward, more and more people are beginning to pay attention to this continuation to the Naruto canon. When the franchise began, fans quickly learned how power was disseminated amongst the Leaf Village. Temari achieved the rank of Jonin long before many of the shinobi of Naruto's generation. “So, I guess I am still a genin.”. For those who can't remember, Kurenai was once considered the most powerful genjutsu user in Konoha, and she was even able to use it to catch Itachi off-guard when he and Kisame first invaded the Leaf Village on behalf of the Akatsuki. Known as the Copycat Ninja, Kakashi ended up developing his own brand of ninjutsu as he combined the best aspects of every technique he learned over time to become proficient in all forms of ninjutsu, genjutsu, and taijutsu. In some circumstances, a genin may have the skills of jonin or above, but is not officially considered a chunin or jonin because they have not passed the chunin exams. Most Jonin are able to use two or more types of elemental chakra. When it comes to ANBU, those ninja are forced to keep their elite rank a secret, but the title of Hokage is very public one. Recently, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations released its latest episode, and the update saw one genin team make a documentary about their rank. Genin (下忍?, literally "Lower Ninja", Viz "Genin" and "Junior Ninja") are the lowest level of ninja. Making his entrance in the most over-the-top fashion (by rapping, of all the things), no one could've assumed that this person would be so powerful. The hero might have become a genin Hokage, but that does not mean he has the brains of a newbie. Aside from their medical training, their combat training consists mainly of taijutsu skills, with emphasis placed on evading enemy attacks, as the death of the medic-nin could result in the death of the team, though medical techniques can also be used offensively. Because Danzo is a war hawk and opposed the Third Hokage, the Foundation was disbanded. There are also A-rank missions.

Even after losing his Sharingan, he has found ways to maintain himself as a powerful shinobi of the Leaf, and develop new Jutsus to aid him in battle. A-rank techniques are often very useful, but need extensive training before they can be mastered. [1] The only known example of a C-rank mission was Team 7's assignment to escort Tazuna to the Land of Waves.

Lee is able to use at least seven of the Eight Inner Gates and using them, he gains immeasurable strength which rivals the power of a Kage. Kankuro is a Jonin from Sunagakure and the bodyguard of the Fifth Kazekage, Gaara. He is, without a doubt, one of the greatest assets to the Konohagakure and his mind makes him very reliable in dire situations. While the initial period of Kaguya's rule was pleasant, things soon became chaotic. Really, can you blame him though? His mentorship of Naruto is something that definitely shouldn't be ignored since he helped one of the most powerful ninjas unlock his hidden potential time and time again. Jounin like Kakashi were heralded as top fighters while fresh genin got all of the easy missions. The arch-rival of the series' protagonist who ultimately became his best friend, it doesn't take an expert to state why Sasuke has made this list. Their elite status is also attributed to the tendency for most Kage to have family members who were previous Kage, or be personally taught by a former Kage or student of a former Kage, or some combination of these factors. It is preceded by D-rank and followed by B-rank. A-rank missions pay between 150,000 and 1,000,000 ryō. Naruto Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. This is done to teach the Genin teamwork and experience true ninja life under the supervision and protection of an elite shinobi. Assignments include bodyguard duty and hunting wild animals, all of which will likely pose some risk to the ninja, albeit, according to Kakashi Hatake there generally shouldn't be a chance of combat against other ninja on these missions. It's time to wrap up our talks of the Sannin with the third member of this elite group. They are typically sent either on D-rank missions, which are the lowest rank and are almost entirely risk-free jobs of manual labor, or experienced Genin are sent on C-rank missions, which are a cut above that and begin to verge on real "ninja" work, though they generally have a very low possibility of risk to the ninja involved. At the beginning of the series, the first Chuunin we see are Iruka and Mizuki.

Rock Lee is a former student of Might Guy and one of the strongest Jonin in Konohagakure right now. Tokubetsu Jonin (特別上忍Tokubetsu Jōnin?, literally "Special Higher Ninja" English "Special Jonin", sometimes known as Tokujō for short) are ninja who, rather than all-around Jonin training, have Jonin-level ability in a single area or skill, much like warrant officers of real-world militaries (e.g. Elementary ninja techniques, such as transformation jutsu and clone jutsu, though they vary from village to village, are also taught.

Her skills are what convinced the majority of people that giving her the mantle of being the new Hokage was a good decision to make. The struggle that everyone had to overcome with this incredibly powerful shinobi cannot be put into words.

is the title given to the highest-ranking jonin of Konoha. The idea of placing Naruto above Sasuke in terms of power is something that will always divide hardcore fans down the middle. As of right now, we know very little of the character and his origins.

Once Tobi and Sasuke infiltrate the summit for their own personal reasons, we are finally able to witness the power of Killer B's brother first-hand. We're talking about Obito Uchiha, who served as the antagonist of the series for the most part. Come to think of it, so many things happened and I never took the Chunin Exams,” Naruto told the group with a sheepish grin. Even after his body weakened, he was able to awaken the Six Paths Of Pain who roamed the world in his stead. The grandson of the Third Hokage, Konohamaru became a Jonin sometime during the time-skip and now serves as the Jonin leader of Team 7. She seems mostly retired in Boruto, but she still jumps into action on a few occasions. Chunin (中忍Chūnin?, literally "Middle Ninja", Viz "Chūnin" and "Journeyman Ninja") are ninja who are qualified to watch over and guide other ninja. C-rank techniques are often one of the first techniques a ninja will learn that require some amount of training. Genin are given headbands with their village's symbol on it to represent what village they come from and that they are full fledged ninja. Udon gets a low ranking on this list because his main ninjutsu is centered around Water Release techniques that use the mucus from his own body.

Akatsuchi is a master of Earth Release with which he can trap his opponents. Not many people can accomplish this feat. Though it is as yet unknown what one has to undergo to become a Jonin, it is mentioned in the Naruto Anime Profiles that Jonin are appointed by their village leader when they have proved that they are ready for the responsibilities of Jonin.[4]. Of course, this brings to mind one pressing question — out of the sheer number of characters in this universe, who exactly are the cream of the crop?

It seems that the idea of making Kakashi the Sixth Hokage was pretty much set in stone from the get-go by Kishimoto, seeing as to how the character was developed over time. It is preceded byD-rankand followed byB-rank. The Military Police previously consisted of mostly Uchiha clan members, though now that Itachi has eliminated all but Sasuke this is no longer the case.