Amaterasu Limits

Topic started by Nightflash on Dec. 31, 2012. Last post by sickVisionz 2 years, 2 months ago.
Post by Nightflash (6 posts) See mini bio Level 5

With Amaterasu Sasuke is able ignite and manipulate black flames but what are the limits. Can he form them into any shape and sizie? If he sees it he can ignite fire on it so could he burn a whole mountain. What if he's looking through opticals like binoculars, telescope or microscope could he ignite something through it. Could he alter the size for germs or plantes through micro and telescopes? If he's looking through binoculars does that increase his range? Can he ignite something when he is looking through a window or reflection from mirror. All it says is he can alter shape and size but no to what limits. In theory he could be a GOD. What do you think?

Post by taichokage (17,856 posts) See mini bio Level 20
Amaterasu is overhyped and not that great. Sasuke's use of it couldn't even burn fodder Samurai in a timely fashion and it didn't even burn through their armor after several seconds. The Raikage also ignored it for a time.
Post by The Stegman (154 posts) See mini bio Level 7
Agreed with above post, the best part about Amateratsu is the fact that it apparently can't be put out, except by the user (however, even this might be false, seeing as how no one put out the burning land after Itachi battled Sasuke, yet, since the entire place isn't in ashes, it has to be assumed it burned itself out) Amateratsu burns ridiculously slow, and has been countered quite a bit. 
Post by 321zigzag1 (650 posts) See mini bio Level 9

Amaterasu best feats often involved with Itachi's usage although Sasuke's is supposed to be better.

Itachi's instantly burned through a fire retardant toad stomach.

It also eliminated the Cerberus Dog summon despite its ridiculous durability (even survived a rasenshuriken casually)

It also prevented Nagato from regenerating strangely enough.

So yes AMaterasu is overhyped but its best feats tended to involve when Itachi uses it but when Sasuke uses it not as great despite his superior spatial control.

Basically when its focused it burns much faster but it burns much slower than normal when left alone. The danger is that you will be dying a slow painful death because it can't be put out by normal mean. Another words a long term one hit KO.

Post by sickVisionz (4,332 posts) See mini bio Level 24

Based off of how much pain and bleeding results from making a handful of blasts to target human sized targets, Sasuke making a mountain sized Amaterasu would probably result in death or instant blindness and him being in a state where he needs serious and immediate emergency care.

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