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7 Swordsmen of the Mist: Meet the Original Members

Learn a little about each member of the legendary group of Swordsmen who were decimated by Might Duy

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In Naruto we were introduced to the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist, however these characters with a rich and promising history were not taken forward. With that in mind, get to know now who are the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist, and a little bit of the team's history.

Who are the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist

The 7 Swordsmen of the Mist in short is a team composed of the most skilled ninjas, assassins from the village of Kirigakure (Village Hidden in the Mist). Over the years, various ninjas have been members of the team, and whenever a generation died, a new one emerged.

The name Seven Swordsmen is not for nothing, after all there are always 7 ninjas, no more and no less. This is because as soon as a ninja achieves the title of Swordsman of the Mist he receives a special sword, which are 7 in total. Each of these swords has unique abilities, from which they see the fear of this team of ninja, in addition to being extremely skilled, they have swords with dangerous abilities.

Origin of the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist

The team originated when Uchiha Obito began to manipulate Yagura, the Fourth Mizukage and the Three-Tails' jinchūriki. Under Obito's influence, Yagura transformed the Village Hidden in the Mist into the Village of the Bloody Mist, with changes to the Village Ninja academy's graduation form taking effect.

With these changes, to pass the academy test, ninjas needed to pass a test in which they had to participate in a fight to the death. The ninjas who managed to survive and excel in these trials eventually came to be known as the seven swordsmen of the mist, receiving special swords forged in the village itself and becoming Yagura's guard.

The First Generation of Mist Swordsmen

The first team of the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist, the most popular and strongest team composition. One of the first villains faced by Naruto is also the first member of the Mist Swordsman team to be featured in the anime and manga, zabuza, although not of the first generation. Meet now all the members of the first swordsman formation.

Ameyuri Ringo

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Ameyuri Ringo

The only female among the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist, though often mistaken for a male due to her clothing and manner of acting. original carrier of Kiba, the dual swords able to generate and control the element raiton (lightning), these lethal abilities combined with his power of suiton (water element). She mentored Raiga Kurosuki, who inherited the swords after his death from an incurable disease.

Fuguki Suikazan

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Fuguki Suikazan

The right hand of Yagura and trainer of Kizame, he was granted the legendary sword Semehada. The most striking thing about him was his large body, and his hair skills, similar to the one shown in the anime by Jiraya. In the future, Fuguki was betrayed by Kizame, who killed him and took Samehada for himself, staying with her until the events of Naruto Shippuden.

Jinin Akebino

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Jinin Akebino

The oldest and most experienced of the original team members, but not experienced enough. bearer of Kabutowari known for having the greatest offensive power, considered impossible to defend. As he thought himself a lot, he had the habit of underestimating his opponents, something that is considered a fatal mistake in the ninja world. Jinin met his end on a mission in Konoha, at the hands of Might Day.

Jinpachi Munashi

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Jinpachi Munashi

One of the bloodiest members of the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist. He was responsible for fulfilling several cruel and bloody missions at the behest of the village. But he was not satisfied with just orders, he often killed to satisfy his desires, even his brother was one of his victims. He was the original bearer of the shibuki the Explosive sword, and in the same way that Jinin and Kushimaru died for Might Day.

Juzo Biwa

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Juzo Biwa

Although there is not much information about Juzo, he is the predecessor of Zabuza Momochi as the bearer of Zambatou. Zabuza was the first member of the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist to be featured in both the Naruto anime and manga. Juzo was one of the most skilled of his team, being one of the only 3 to come out alive from the confrontation against Might Guy in the third Ninja War.

After the group's near extermination, Juzo becomes a missing-nin and becomes part of akatsuki, where he then becomes Itachi Uchiha's partner. On a mission in the land of waters, Juzo and Itachi are ambushed and in confrontation with the Mizukage Juzo does not survive. Although Itachi defeated the Mizukage, Juzo regrets dying soon in that country, with his death the Zambatou sword returns to Kirigakure's possession. Later in the story, it ends up in Zabuza's hands.

Kushimaru Kuriarare

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Kushimaru Kuriarare

The tallest and most agile member of the original 7 Swordsman lineup, this package of physical attributes then made him the ideal wielder of the sword. Nubari, the needle-shaped sword. He was a true assassin, and took great pleasure in impaling his opponents, including his sensei. His death, like that of several members of the legendary swordsmen, was at the hands of Might Guy's father. During the third ninja war where the genin used the 8 inner gates.

Mangetsu Houzuki

7 Swordsmen of the Mist - Mangetsu Houzuki - Edo Tensei
Mangetsu Houzuki

The appearance may look familiar although Mangetsu may not be. His appearance is familiar because Mangetsu Houzuki is the brother of the well-known Suigetsu, a member of the group formed by Sasuke to achieve his goals, the Taka group. Mangetsu was the leader of the 7 Swordsmen of the Mist, therefore the only one capable of wielding all 7 swords, as well as summoning them through a scroll. Although he could wield all swords, his official sword was the Hamirikarei.

His brother Suigetsu later also became a Swordsman of the Mist, but of the second generation with the sword. Zambatou, aiming to gather all 7 swords.

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Anyway, did you know the original lineup of the legendary 7 legendary swordsmen? Although they are such interesting characters, they didn't get due recognition in the anime. Only during the fourth war where they were summoned by Edo Tensei by Kabuto, but still without much use.

Student of Information Systems, a lover of games, anime and technology in general. In addition to being a writer for News Geek, I also write for other sites, which belong to Grupo SED.

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