Naruto Manga Series: Top Opponents Faced By Itachi Uchiha

Naruto is a Japanese manga series. The story revolves around Naruto Uzumaki. He wishes to become the Hokage, the leader of the village. The story is narrated in two-fold, first is set in Naruto’s pre-teen and the other part shows his teens. Today, we’ll focus on another character of the series i.e. Itachi Uchiha. Itachi was shinobi of Konohagakure’s Uchiha clan. He is the older brother.

He is guilty of murdering all the members of his clan, sparing only his brother.

Naruto Manga Series: Let’s have a look at the top opponents faced by Itachi Uchiha.

  • Kakashi Hatake

Kakashi was the very first opponent of Itachi. They had a face-off in Konoha after the death of Hiruzen Sarutobi. Hatake outshone in battle in every term. Even after having more strength and shrewdness than Itachi, he fell prey to his Tsukuyomi.

  • Deidara

Deidara was recruited by Itachi from Iwagakure. Despite being strong enough to be ranked as an S-ranked criminal but he was unable to stand in front of Itachi. He was defeated by his genjutsu even before the fight began.

  • Sasuke Uchiha

Sasuke has to seek revenge from Itachi, and when he found a perfect moment, he didn’t even think for a second. Sasuke gave him a tough battle but after the battle, he came to know that the battle was all planned. Itachi lost from his brother on purpose.

  • Yagura Karatachi

Yagura became the target of Akatsuki soon after Itachi joined the clan. They had a tough battle. Itachi’s partner, Juzo Biwa dies in the fight.

  • Shisui Uchiha

Naruto Manga Series Top Opponents Faced By Itachi Uchiha

Shisui was the childhood friend of Itachi. He was the only person Itachi could rely on. Shisui was much powerful than Itachi as he had the awakened Mangekyo Sharingan at a very young age. Shisue entrusted Itachi with the Uchiha clan’s future and committed suicide.

  • Jiraiya

Jiraiya gave a tough fight to Uchiha, he trapped him in the frog’s belly from which the escape was nearly impossible. However, he was able to escape the trap using Amaterasu.

  • Kabuto Yashuki

Yasuki had a showdown with Itachi and Sasuke in his final battle. Kabuto was trapped in Izanami, it is a genjutsu that would repeat itself until the end of time.

  • Nagato Uzumaki

During the Fourth Great Ninja War Nagato was reanimated by Kabuto. Nagato was very powerful, he gave a blow to Naruto and Killer Bee. Itachi with his wit was able to take down Nagato. This proved that Uchiha was a genius in his work.

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