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Orochimaru-Style Body Replacement Technique
Orochimaru-Style Body Replacement Technique
Kanji

大蛇丸流の変わり身の術

Rōmaji

Orochimaru-Ryū no Kawarimi no Jutsu

Type
Classification

Ninjutsu

Users
Media
Manga Debut

Volume 2, Chapter 8

Orochimaru-Style Body Replacement Technique (大蛇丸流の変わり身の術, Orochimaru-Ryū no Kawarimi no Jutsu) is a unique form of substitution that was created by Orochimaru.

Used primarily after sustaining massive injury or as a means to elude a seemingly inescapable attack, this technique allows the user to materialise a new body — typically by regurgitating it from their mouth — in a manner that somewhat resembles how a snake sheds its skin. After emerging, the user's clothing and injuries are completely restored.

TriviaEdit

  • The technique and its nature of normally negating near-fatal injuries play with the cultural symbolism of snakes as symbols of immortality and rebirth via the shedding of their skin.