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account. Tobacco was not smoked since its odor could easliy be detected by an enemy. Ninja also refrained from eating leeks, spring onions, and garlic. Nor did ninja eat animal meat since it polluted the blood, making it easier to fall ill. Moreover, eating meat could impair intuition. Staples were millet, other cereals, and potatoes. Ninja also ate pigeon wheat, brown rice, vegetables, pickled plums, tofu, and miso. Such foods were low in calories, low in fat, and abundant in protein. Ninja tried to keep their weight below 60 kilograms so that they could move lightly and quickly. Highly nutritious pine nuts were said to sharpen the five senses and rejuvenate the body. Black-colored foods, such as black rice, black soybeans, and black sesame, were among ninja favorites. Ninja way of life * 2 Emergency rations Occasionally, in able to accomplish his mission, a ninja would not drink or eat for long periods of time. However, ninja did prepare emergency rations to stem their thirst or hunger. Hyorogan Hyorogan was made of ground sesame, brown rice, buckwheat, and dried bonito. Sugar and honey were added and the mixture was kneaded into small balls with sake, steamed, and the dried in the sun. Hyorogan was very high in nutrition, and eating several of these balls would be enough to sustain the body. Kikatsugari
he would not be thirsty for several days. It was small. However. sterilization.Carrots. and only three pieces a day could relieve tiredness. They undertook special training in how not to get drunk on sake. there were times when ninja drank sake to warm a cold body or to overcome fear. Ninja way of life * 3 Sake and Drinking Ninja did not enjoy drinking. and flour were soaked in sake for three years. Sake could also be used as a disinfectant on an injury. It was said that when a ninja ate some of this. and the prevention of tiredness. buckwheat flour. The sober ninja then carried out his mission after the enemy was dead drunk. glutinous rice. Pickled plum Pickled plums or umeboshi are presently a very popular salty food. Ninja way of life * 4 Bathing . They used medicine that prevented them from getting drunk. crystal sugar. Polly seed Polly seed was highly nutritional food that consisted of organic linoleic and amino acids. This mixture was then dried and made into small pieces. and dried fungus. Pickled plums were indispensable and helped support the harsh life led by ninja with their powers of detoxification. yams. Suikatsugan Suikatsugan was a fine mixture of pickled plum. easy to carry and maintained a ninja's physical strength. This food could temporarily alleviate hunger. pigeon wheat.
Many pharmaceutical companies are now found in Koka and Iga. Mint and ginger baths improved circulation of blood and were effective in addressing fatigue. stiff shoulders. Koka in particular has been a famous center for the production of medicinal herbs ever since olden times. The kakidoushi bath was effective in curing inflammation. hallucinogens. and purified the spirit. Herbal baths eliminated body smells. and the secretions of toads could be used as an antidote for paralysis. Aconite was a poison that caused paralysis in the limbs and hindered consciousness. helped heal wounds. Senburi was a well-known medicine for stomach-aches. the ascetics who trained in the mountains where many different types of medicinal herbs could be found. and then converted them into powder. Lagt inn av crom kl. dissolved tiredness. Ninja way of life * 5 Pharmacology Iga and Koka ninja were well versed in pharmacology since they were friendly with yamabushi. and neuralgia. insect bites. Other plants provided chemicals for poison. dried them. dyes.Ninja always washed their clothes and bathed to keep their body clean as enemies could detect body odors. and gunpowder. Ninja collected medicinal herbs in the hills and fields.03 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja Ninja Mission Equipment secret ninja information #6 Mission equipment * 1 Weapons (Ningu) . Hemp leaves were used as an anesthetic. Ninja applied this poison to the sharp tips of their shuriken. 19. The yomogi bath was good for wounds.
so ninja used a shakuhachi or bamboo flute as blowgun at times. easy to hide. inserted into the mouth. The shinobi-gatana were used not only as weapons. The cord attached to the square-shaped sheath. which were about one meter in length. but they were inconvenient and conspicuous to carry. Ninja could gain information concerning the layout of a room by firing darts into it. Darts were often convenient because they were small. If an enemy had been wounded. or listening device. Each of these implements had various applications. a ninja would smear mud or horse manure in his wounds. Shinobi-gatana: Ninja sword The swords used by ninja were called ninja-gatana or ninto. even a mere scratch could surely put an enemy down. but also as footholds when climbing a wall (and later pulled up using the sageo). Shuriken : Thorwing star or ninja star A shuriken is a typical weapon made from wrought iron and has hardened. but if poison. Messages could also be rolled up and sent this way. the saego. Poison darts had fletchings to give them accuracy. Ninja sometimes kept a few darts in their mouth. and could be used in many ways. sharp-tipped blades. Throwing a burning shuriken was occasionally used for lighting or arson. the sheath could also be used to breathe underwater. and were shorter than samurai swords. such as that from monkshood was applied. using them to attack an enemy who was close by. or "sword knot". It could also be used as kikizutsu. leading to incapacitation or possible death from tetanus or other diseases. The shuriken alone does not have the power to kill.The ninja mastered many tools and weapons. The forms of shuriken are 40 to 50 that are reflected various different schools of ninja. Blowgun and darts Blowguns with long shafts could hit targets more accurately and shoot greater distances. When the eyes . was especially long.
Furthermore. They were made of bamboo. these were called tabiyumi. Shikomizue : Sword cane Shikomizue were swords. and was easy to carry. the shikomizue was used as a bamboo sword. or sickles that were hidden in a length of bamboo or wooden stick. This weapon could also aid a ninja scaling an earthen wall by using it as a grappling hook. Bow and arrow Besides the standard bow. Kusarigama Kusarigama was a heavy weight connected to a sickle. or a shoulder grew stiff. striking him down. Makibishi Makibishi were small three-pointed pyramids that were scattered on the ground to injure the feet of a pursuer. a dart could be used as an acupuncture needle. Short bows could be made half their size by using a hinge. Kurumabishi were a type of makibishi used against horses. and help a ninja regain his energy. so it had power over short distances. Though not good for long distance. and a specialized bow. ninja developed and used half-bows. wood. at checkpoints. sharp iron sticks. .grew tired. Ninja utilized bows and arrows in a variety of ways. or water chestnuts. iron. Ninja always hid their weapons. and the weight would wrap around the enemy's body. they were not simply weapons for shooting enemies. Sometimes bows were hidden outside. the velocity of a short bow was strong. To use it. spears. one threw it at an enemy. by a lenght of a chain. a ninja could pretend to be an elderly person using the shikomizue as a cane. ready to fire if tripped. a common farming tool. or a mixture to blind enemy eyes. Arrows could be arranged radially inside a sugegasa or amigasa (sedge hat or braided hat). When fighting. even if they were iron balls with chains. The sickle was then used to kill him. short bows.
by typing a length of string to the arrow beforehand. uchikagi. allowing ninja to get a good look into interior spaces. marshes. and ponds. fort. to find out the width of a castle moat or river. thick nails were also used. Ningu . kagibashigo. . and kaginawa (grappling hooks). tobibashigo. Yabumi: A special arrow that carried communiques when shot. Ninja used a great variety of ladders: musubibashigo. and takabashigo. kumobashigo. but if a rope was attached to it then it could be used for climbing. for it was used to poke peepholes in walls. Ningu to pass over water (suiki) Moats surrended castles as a defensive measure against enemy invasion. one side was used to cut bamboo.tools for climbing the touki was used to get over the high walls of castles or residences in enemy territory. Shikoro was a double-edged saw. the other to cut trees. Itoya-no-ho (string arrow): A method to measure distance. When climbing stonewalls and the like. The tsubokiri was indispensable for infltrating an enemy castle. or residence. Suiki reffered to equipent that was used by ninja to cross moats.Hiya-no-ho (fire arrow): A method for arson or special communication using a burning arrow and gunpowder. Tataminomi was a foldable file that was used to cut through doorposts and door locks. All of them could be easily be assembled on the spot. Other climbing equipment employed kasugai. makibashigo. Ningu for infiltration A kunai was a tool for making a hole in a wall.
It was also useful to hide the face. a grappling hook Uchitake .an umbrella for rain. Tenugui . insect repellents. The jar could be substituted by a pot. but there have been various opinions disputing its existence since it seems so impossible.salves. and hypnoticor poison potions Amigasa .items for survival. Reliable sources indicate that the mizugumo were perhaps small round floats that were strapped to the feet and with the aid of a pole enabled the user to "walk" accross a marsh. as a headband.Ukibashi was like a ladder made from cut bamboo and two ropes.a tool to scale heights. or other vessel. The necessities that ninja are said to have taken with them are called shinobi rokugu or the "six tools". Kame-ikada was a kind a raft that was constructed by placing a water jar between eight bamboo poles or spears. Mission equipment * 2 The Six Tools (Shinobi Rokugu) Ninja used many kinds of equipment. Mission equipment * 3 . Used to record information. but when traveling they took as little as possible so as not to raise suspicion at borders and checkpoints. Tsuzura-ikada was a raft that was essentially an emptied tsuzura. tub. for making fires Medicine . Mizugumo was equipment that enabled ninja to walk onn water. a storage box for kimono made from bamboo. Sekihitsu . Kaginawa .writing materials made of clay. or belt. it could float on water and ninja could walk across it. Muddy water could be filtered through a tenugui and drunk.a cotton towel for hiding the face.
Gunpowder was made of moxa(a caustic burning herb). a ninja would out both hands together in front of his or her face. Lagt inn av crom kl. This was called kuji-goshinho. Therefore it was only natural for ninja also to study it.01 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja Ninja Mind Control secret ninja information #5 Ninja control of mind * 1 Kuji-Goshinho When cornered by an enemy. champhor. Two hundred different kinds of kajutsu could be drawn upon depending on the situation. In Iga and Koka. This kind of mental concentration moderated temper. and so on. plants were used as an ingredient for making gunpowder. Ninja also practiced mental concentration before a fight or mission. and it originated from a Chinese Taoist magic spell. noroshi (for the transmission of intelligence). a pose that if often repeated in movies or novels. The ingredients were made into a fine powder using a grinder or yakugen and then preserved. 19. .The Art of Fire Ninja were skilled at kajutsu. taimatsu (torches for lighting). The Iga school of ninjutsu practiced kuji-goshinho twice every day and night. and captured the energies of nature. and horse manure. the art of fire. and this technology was highly developed. After being imported to Japan.Kajutsu . hiya (burning arrows that were fired into enemy camps to create commotion). The weapons and equipment ninja used for kajutsu were called kaki. improved willpower. the kuji-goshinho became part of esoteric Buddhist and Shugendo training. uzumebi (bombs similar to land mines). and included teppo (guns).
as well as the looks. Ninja control of mind * 2 Satsujinjutsu Ninja were skilled at observing people. the fingers are interlocked. (byo) . (kai) .The left hand rests in the right hand easily.The hands are clasped together.The hands are clasped together and all fingers are interlocked and tucked in except for the two forefingers. (retsu) .Thumbs are tucked in. (zai) . the two forefingers and the two thumbs touch. language. They could infer economic conditions by the appearance of a house or by the fragrance a kimono gave off. The Five Emotions . However the thumbs are tucked in and the two little fingers are touching and raised. fingers interlinked with the two forefingers touching and raised straight outwards. which are raised and touching.The hands are clasped together. but touching.The hands are open with palms exposed. (to) . the thumb on the left hand touches its forefinger. and gestures of a person.All ten fingers are interlocked on the inside. (zen) . but with the thumbs hooked under the two touching and raised forefingers.to manipulate a person. but not tucked in. (sha) .All ten fingers are interlocked on the outside. ninja used gojo goyoku-no-kotowari .the ptinciple of the five emotions and five desires . (Jin) . Moreover. and the hands are made into fists with the right hand above the left.(rin) .The hands are clasped together.
Anger . Property .The other party is manipulated through their favorite foods. Five Desires Food .The other party's sympathy is invited.Take advantage of and control through the sense of fear.Manipulation with money.05. 18. Fame . Elegance .The other party is easily manipulated by pleasure.Give enjoyment and the fighting spirit is lost.The other party is made angry and controlled through their upset mood.Pleasure . Sex . Enjoyment . Fear .Manipulation through the promise of promotion or becoming famous. Lagt inn av crom kl.45 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja 09.09 Ninja Knowledge secret ninja information #4 Ninja knowledge * 1 Study of Sleep Since ninja often carried out missions in the middle of the night.Manipulation by appealing to a hobby or telling an interesting story. they had to be well informed about sleeping habits. Sorrow . .Manipulation by using the opposite sex.
1. Ninja could also tell time by the pupils in the eye of a cat. It is also doubtful if a person is asleep if his joints make sounds when he tosses and turns.The Bansenshukai deatiled the different states of sleep in each season. Ninja tried to perceive wether a person was sleeping well by such methods. ninja confirmed the time by the positions of the sun or the Big Dipper. This was used behind walls. a special device for listening. It is said that ninja sometimes inserted the kikizutsu through a window. and how to distinguish a deep sleep from sham sleep by the quality of snoring. character. If the person were in a deep sleep the ash would not affect him.Telling time In an age with no clocks. An unnatural high accent. a powdered ash was blown over the face of the sleeping person with a blowgun. 2. A feigned sleep could be detected if the ninja became still and listened to the snoring. or below the floorboards of a house. This useful outdoor knowledge was called sattenjutsu. and snores mixed with sighing all indicate a feign sleep. the swallowing of saliva. ninja used a kikizutsu. Ninja knowledge * 2 Orienteering . methods for determining the depth of a sleep by the age. To analyze a person's snoring.Sattenjutsu Ninja often worked outdoors. Knowing the weather . When it was not possible to determine if a person was asleep or not. from the floor above a ceiling. and physique of a person. and so were intimately familiar with the movements of the moon and constellations. because their size changed with brightness. the separation of breathing between snores.
Telling directions Ninja were able to judge directions from the Polestar and the Big Dipper. Information flowed quickly and secretly. When setting fire to an enemy castle.red. Cipher text Shinobi-iroha were characters that contained a cipher and could only be read following special rules. the moon. such as "go ahead" or "I will go to the west". mountains. information was transmitted directly from person to person. Signs Ishioki was leaving a stone in a certain location as a signal to meet a contact. 3. Such knowledge could be very valuable. and black. Secret jargon . blue. yellow. Goshikimai was a mehod of passing information to a contact by using a certain number and combination of dryed rice grains . for example. Ninja knowledge * 3 Information Processing In olden times. a day with strong wind is good. Nninja used various methods of transmission that only their contacts would understand.Ninja forecast the weather by observing clouds. On a dark night when they lost their way. Yuinawa was a knotted rope that was hung under the eaves as a signal. ninja could find the direction by using magnetic needles. a rainy day would be good for infiltration since the rain would help cover up any sound. purple. which already excisted in Japan at the time. Jindamoji were characters that had been used in Japan before the importation of Chinese characters. and the color of the sky. The shape of the knots indicated messages.
The paper was then taken off the stick. Simple passwords could be "moon and sun". The message could then be easily read once the other party wrapped it around the second stick. When droppings were mixed with the gunpowder. . and "mountain and forest". Noroshi (Signal fire) The dry droppings of Japanese wolves were mixed with gunpowder to make thick smoke what was used to impart information from mountain to mountain. "fire and smoke". Passwords Ninja employed many kinds of passwords. A letter was rolled into a paper string. "sea and salt". "snow and Fuji". such as "flower and Yoshino". Passwords were changed daily. or sewing it into the collar of the kimono. which then could be carried by tucking it into straw sandals.Ninja who infiltrated enemy territory used secret jargon with contacts so that their true colors would not be discovered. smoke would become easier to manipulate and thus avoid sending hard-to-read signals. Flags were also used as a method for signaling during the Edo period. Secret letters It was often necessary for a person to show documents and have their belongings searched at checkpoints in enemy territory. Another kind of password was called warifu. "valley and water". so many methods were invented for these situations. The board was split into two pieces. Insho hitoku-no-ho was a method of writing characters on a thin strip of Japanese paper after it had been rolled around a stick. and "smoke and Asama". a braided hat. rendering it unreadable unless the party it had been passed to had a stick of the same size. Passwords could also be literary. It consisted of a wooden board upon which pictures and characters were written.
the hair was allowed to grow back. leaving scar tissue that could be later read. In this art. 22. and when they died. hard labor. his hair was cut. in which ine remembered something by associating them with body parts or foods. scars made from cuts on a shaved head with a dagger could serve as a secret message. This was the age when large kofun (tomb mounds) were made for clan leaders.15 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja 04. Ninja developed many ways to use the art of the associatice memory. After the characters had been carved on a clean-shaved head. and they ruled over land and vassals in accordance to the regulations of their province. In the late seventh century. and military service required by law. Lagt inn av crom kl. seven years after the Taika-no-Kaishin (the Taikia Revolution of 645) all land and vassals were put under the rule of the chotei (central government). To never forget something of utmost importance the ninja relied on the secret art fubo-no-jutsu. thus revealed the message.09 The Birth of Ninja secret ninja information #1 The Appearance of Shoen and Samurai Powerful clans or gozoku held power in each province in old Japan.When a stricter check was expected. When the ninja reached his destination.04. It was painful and required a string will. . the farmland was returned to the government. many farmers abandoned their kubunden and fled because of heavy tax burdens. Fubo-no-jutsu The safest and surest way to carry top-secret information was to memorize it all and transmit the message directly. information was cut directly on to the body. However. Farmers worked on personal field allotments or kubunden. but ninja lived in times when death was only a moment away. This law was called handenshuju-no-ho.
not military power. the method of using spies to collect information on an enemy's military potential or using spies to destroy that military potential is one strategy that is outlined in this book. continue maneuvers that are destructive to the enemy. These landed estates were called "shoen". Later. the predecessors of ninja). Moreover. Before long. one should first assess the potential of both sides and try to foresee victory or defeat. Minamotono Yoshitsune. At that time the large Buddhist temple. reported all useful information they came across. a regent to the Imperial Court. and therefore took it upon themselves to defend their estates. larger groups of bushi were created. eventually clashed a large battle with the Heike clan losing out. the Hata Clan. For example. bushi groups naturally emerged to serve their aristocratic lords. is the preferred way to achieve victory. in essence the very beginnings of the bushi class. Therefore. thus helping to usher in the golden era of the Soga Clan. Around this time. Many strategies are outlined in this book. There is evidence that Sogano Umako of the Soga family assassinated his enemies by using kan (a spy. a Chinese book of military strategy entitled Sonshi. especially relying on Hatano Kawakatsu. written by Sonbu around 400BC during the Sei dynasty of China. who presided over the guilds of entertainers and street vendors who traveled around the country to work local festivals. Two of the largest of these groups. created a vast network to collect intelligence. This led to the creation of specialized groups for defense. the war has to be avoided and the conflict resolved by diplomacy. Amidst this background.Because of this central government enacted a new law that allowed farmers to reclaim uncultivated rice fields and use them for three generations. Their descendants. In addition. Sonshi. . has been handed down to us today. and fight only after the enemy's capabilities to wage war have been weakened. the story of one great swordsman who participated in this war. the Heike and Genji clans. The Soga Clan first attained and used the Sonshi along with its adoption of Buddhism. and when it is apparent that the enemy has the potential to win. Sonshi says to give priority to victory with wisdom. which was granted the office of overseeing the temples and shrines of Ise and Iga. One should aim at the improvement of one's military potential. Shotoku Taishi. Shinto shrines. and using wisdom. powerful owners emerged who believed that they could not rely solely upon the central government for protection. when generally engaging in war. Book of Strategy. and aristocrats in Kyoto and Nara had the financial power to employ farmers who lived nearby and who had reclaimed uncultivated fields. As the lord and retainer relationship evolved. and at this time. was introduced as well. the Hattori Clan. and the Birth of Ninja It is commonly held that Buddhism was introduced to Japan around 538. the government enacted an even more progressive law in which cultivated land could become privately owned on a permanent basis.
by the middle of the Heina period. the yamabushi came to be seen as a force that could be used for protection. Moreover. the yamabushi. an idea referred to as honchisuijaku. the ability to see through objects. They would eventually give birth to ninja. the founder of Shugendo. Since Sahito had many informants Taishi often consulted him about incidents. literally to "enter the mountain") could walk on fire or blades and perform other esoteric skills. Taishi was close to Ohotomono Sahito. had now become completely adept in the martial arts and ninjutsu. In the Heian era. Since Gyoki's sect of Buddhism continued to grow without abate among the populace. It is said that Sahito's activities became one of the cornerstones of the Koka School of Ninjutsu. At the same time. Thus they were able to obtain information about all kinds of things. medicine. Ennogyoja. the yamabushi of the Kinki region belonged to the Tendai or Shingon sects of Buddhism. and trials. Yamabushi were also known as shigenja and those who finished mineiri training (special religious practice. the government also recognized the yamabushi as legitimate. a shinobi. Yamabushi formed a formidable intelligence-gathering network because they were constantly traveling between regions on mountain trails. These men were able to shatter their opponent's composure by simply using a kiai or a forceful. Alarmed by this new development. the government was finally forced to accept his activities. they supposedly were able to manipulate the powers of nature and transcend the limits of their own bodies. Ninjutsu and the Martial Arts Buddhism belonged to the aristocrats at first. or a gatherer of intelligence. and they learned magic. blood-curdling yell. armed with the Shugendo belief in sacred mountains. and also kengo-master swordsmen. As previously mentioned. Yamabushi had acquired great spiritual strength through their strenuous mountain training. the government suppressed Gyoki and his new followers. However. and the yamabushi defended Gyoki and his followers. 08. However. the defenders of the many estates around Kyoto and Nara were the early origins of the bushi. when on a spy mission ninja wore dark. At this time. martial arts and so on. the natural forces they acquired by training were best applied in the martial arts. fortune telling. investigations. Lagt inn av crom kl.founded the Iga School of Ninjutsu. but the monk Gyoki propagated that Buddhism among the general populace with the simple idea that the native gods and the Buddha were one and the same. Shugendo. These ascetics who trained in mountains were especially skilled in guerilla warfare. and as yamabushi temples were built.38 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja Ninja Transformation secret ninja information #3 Ninja Transformation * 1 Clothing Ninja generally wore the same attire as bushi. In a word. . Finally.
Shinobi syozoku don't interfere with the movement of the body. However. The long and slender pockets in the leggings could obtain a cylinder-shaped shuriken. Hokashi (street performer) 5. and colors were made to match the tones of the surroundings. yamabushi. ninja used the arts of "henso (disguise)". Ninja were able to gather information without suspicion by employing these disguises with flexibility. komuso. Using fish scales as contact lenses. Sarugakushi (comedic actor) 6. A white costume was used in snow. and Japanese paper were placed in the chest area for protection. mouse gray or navy blue. A common farmer or samurai It was not possible to cross a border during the Edo period unless one had a proper traveling pass. The jacket had many pockets inside and in the collar. They also were adept at acqiring the tools. The inside and outside of the costume were made with different colors and patterns. ninja used seven different disguises called shichihode. Long and slender objects. Komuso (mendicant Zen priest) 4. was made from tea and persimmon dyes. hentai (abnormality)". The ninja costume could also be transformed into a tool for defense or attack. Ninja Transformation * 2 Art of Disguise To hide their identity. a mirror. ninja applied smells suitable to their appearance. oiled paper. such as shikoro (a small double-edged saw) were hidden in pockets. Buddhist monk 2. Merchant 7. The color of ninja wear. Moreover. nor do they stand out. to fool the other party. Pretending to be sick or handicapped In places where strict precautions were necessary and many acquaintances might be found. Henso-no-jutsu Ninja altered the color of their face with special paints. the vocabulary. Yamabushi (mountain ascetic) 3. Contrary to expectations. People usually think of the ninja costume as pitch-black with a typical ninja mask. so it could be turned inside out and worn twice. tanned paper. but in reality ninja clothing was not black. their face would become swollen. .close-fitting clothes. and merchants were exempt from this system and were able to move freely about the country. and "hensei (altered voices)". the ninja style of shinobi syozoku that is so commonly depicted on television period dramas and in movies. black clothing stands out in darkness. and when they applied pigments made from a poisonous plant. and the gestures suitable for each disguised occupation. The seven disguises were: 1.
the object didn't move at all and so the guard left. enduring the pain from the spear wound to his belly. pulling the hands and feet into sleeves and pant legs. no name. Hentai-no-jutsu Ninja also altered their physique. "the art of quail hiding") Uzurakakure-no-jutsu is the art of making oneself invisible in full view. Tanuki (asian raccoon-dog) hiding When hunted. or dislocating a shoulder to appear to be physically handicapped. When chased by an enemy. crouching and breathing quietly. 08. wo has "no sound. which may appear comical from the perspective of modern people. This is the essence of the art of ninjutsu . he bacame suspicious and poked it with his spear. Uzurakakure-no-jutsu (literally. However. When a guard came across this strange object. Imitating animals Ninja observed animals and employed their behavior to ninjutsu.to take advantage of an enemy's inattention. becoming silent and perfectly still. Ninja applied the clever behavior of raccoon-dogs to their arts. According to a famous tale. Ninja could climb large trees quickly by using equipment like a kaginawa. The purpose of pretending to be sick or handicapped was to make the other party relax their guard. Hensei-no-jutsu Ninja were able to use many kinds of voices and were skilled in ventriloquism. a kind of grappling hook. no smell. the injured ninja still managed to set fire to the castle and succeed in what ha had set out to do. or leave som clue or object for the pursuer to find to misdirect him. After the guard left. one ninja who had snuck into an enemy castle in Iga and encountered a guard. The ninja kept still. Tanuki escaping A ninja will wait for a pursuer and then send him in the wrong direction. Lagt inn av crom kl. This simple skill. But an excellent ninja.they could feign an eye disease.23 0 kommentarer Etiketter: Ninja . growing long hair and long fingernails the ninja could appear to be sick or in a bad way." was able to erase any sign of his existence completely. was used to deceive enemy eyes by burying the face in the sleeve. for example using a walking stick to feign a bad foot. which was really the ninja. a tanuki will climb a tree and hide himself in its leafy branches. Fox hiding When a fox flees from hounds he will enter water to erase the scent of his trail. momentarily employed the uzurakakure-no-jutsu. or by fasting. a ninja would sometimes hide underwater and use a bamboo pipe to breathe.
but the image clearly illustrates its effects. I have to use more chemicals to interpret the signs in the background. I hope to understand what sort of formula it takes to summon this sort of Evil. I reached about 9 metres under the ground when I discovered this Ancient Scroll of Summoning. I was digging up bushes and a lot of dirt.09 Ancient Scroll One of the forgotten arts of the human world is the Art of Summoning Evil Things. removing old roots from fallen trees. In time.02. I found some sort of forgottten artifact. When I was a child. .04.
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