Sasuke easily blocks the attack and asks for Naruto's whereabouts; Hinata, Naruto's wife, tells him Naruto is still at the Hokage's office.
Despite not bearing the title of Hokage, Sasuke is referred to as the "Shadow Hokage" by Naruto because Sasuke protects the village from the outside whereas Naruto, as the Seventh Hokage, protects it from the inside. This works and the Kage are freed, but an earlier injury prevents Naruto from fighting. When she is stabbed by Madara's rode, Sasuke uses Chidori Sharp Spear to cut off the rode and allow Naruto to get her away.
Enraged, Naruto insists he will be Hokage, not Sasuke, because Sasuke is still going against what Itachi wanted for him and they start fighting. Midway through Part I, Kishimoto drew a new costume for Sasuke featuring a number of belts strapped around his arms and legs, but because it took too long to draw, he returned to Sasuke's original costume design. Tactically, he can use techniques like hiding a second shuriken in the shadow of the first and control the path of them using wire strings to ensnare an opponent with the strings.
In the last stage of the Chūnin Exams, he wore a black, one-pieced version of this outfit with many small arm-belts adorning his left arm and similar bands around both legs.
Sasuke doesn't understand this and accuses Tobi of lying to him, but Tobi insists that everything he says is true: that Itachi killed the Uchiha clan on orders of Konoha's leadership in order to protect Sasuke. Sasuke loses consciousness from the application and by the time he wakes up the preliminaries are already over. Unseen outside of the Animal Path, Sasuke can also summon a second animal species: hawks. Sasuke and the Raikage prepare to attack each other yet again, but are stopped by Gaara, now the Kazekage. In the anime, Sasuke meets one of Orochimaru's test subjects, Yūkimaru, who was picking white camellias. He arrived to see his allies facing a transformed Urashiki. He may even have a strategy in mind that he can work towards throughout a fight, as when he spends part of his fight with Itachi creating conditions for Kirin, even relying on Itachi's own jutsu to facilitate in its use. In El Anime como elemento de Transculturación, Sasuke's corruption from a friend of the main character to his antagonist is considered as one of the major interests in the narrative as it causes Naruto a dilemma about whether or not he will have to kill him during his growth as a ninja, making it one of the best written storylines presented in the narrative. Sasuke leaving Konoha with the Sound Four. Sasuke approves of this demeanour and notes that Boruto is finally starting to carry himself like a true shinobi. As Konoha-nin in the stadium start engaging the invading Suna and Oto forces, the exam proctor, Genma Shiranui, sends Sasuke after the escaping Gaara. Due to his brother's death, Sasuke's Sharingan has evolved into a Mangekyo Sharingan (万華鏡写輪眼, Mangekyō Sharingan, lit. After defeating Shin and his clone children, Sasuke bonds with his daughter for the first time and resumes his mission. Sasuke decided to do what Itachi had instructed and dedicated his life to vengeance, having no other interest than bringing about Itachi's death.  He also views anyone outside of the clan wielding its dōjutsu as an insult, as the eye is representative of the Uchiha clan's powers, showing disgust towards Danzō Shimura who had ten Sharingan embedded in his arm, and an eleventh one in his right eye socket and stated that Kakashi should feel grateful to the Uchiha for the power of his Mangekyō Sharingan. Fugaku stellte die Ideale und das Wohlergehen seines Clans über die des Dorfes, während Itachi das Dorf wichtiger war. , Reviewers were more enthusiastic about Sasuke's character in the second part of the series. With it, he can perceive distortions in the flow of time, able to see events that happen as normal, although it is unknown if he can negate the effects on himself. When Naruto arrives shortly afterwards, Sasuke reprimands him for bringing children like Sarada and Chōchō Akimichi along.
He has also demonstrated the ability to increase the lethal properties of shuriken by rigging the blades to disconnect and launch them into separate directions. Sasuke stars in a spin-off manga created by Masashi Kishimoto's assistant, Sasuke means 'help' or 'assistance'. Tactics-wise, he can use techniques like hiding a second shuriken in the shadow of the firstand control the path of them using wire strings. Main article: Sasuke Recovery Mission Sasuke goes in by himself and finds Itachi waiting for him. Sasuke noticed an inconsistency in Amado's explanation over the mechanics of Kāma, noting that Jigen still bore his despite having been taken over by Isshiki already. 012606  As an adult, despite losing his left arm, his performance has shown no signs of impediment, as he could fight on par with Kinshiki Ōtsutsuki. Als Fugaku von seinem ältesten Sohn getötet wurde, meinte er trotzdem, dass er stolz auf ihn sei, weil er seinen Idealen treu blieb. Trotzdem waren die Erwartungen von Fugaku an seinen jüngsten Sohn sehr hoch und Sasuke versuchte diesen Erwartungen gerecht zu werden.
The following day, after Sasuke used his Sharingan to erase the memories of everyone in the past they made contact to protect the timeline, the master and student used Karasuki to return to the time.
By the time of the Fourth Shinobi World War, Sasuke was able to conjure his Susanoo in a considerably larger size and complete with a lower body and legs. Whenever Sasuke appears in the anime, slow acoustic guitar music titled "Wandering" (.
Upon receiving his "Eternal Mangekyō Sharingan", Sasuke's cruelty seemingly reached a new level when he killed White Zetsusimply to test out his new powers. Sasuke rescues Sarada from falling debris but is confronted by Kinshiki while he tries to get her to safety. Tobi offers to help Taka destroy Konoha, but in exchange first asks that they help Akatsuki by going to Kumogakure to capture the Eight-Tails.