Jiraiya is one of the most important characters in all of the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series. He is the one who trained not only Naruto but also his father, Minato, who later become Fourth Hokage. Even though he can’t make it till the end, but he made Naruto strong enough to defeat baddies and can save his village Konoha. Jiraiya was one of the legendary Sanin alongside Orochimaru and Sundae and the disciple of Third Hokage.
Jiraiya carried the will of Toad Sage and mastered multiple sage Jutsus. He was the guy with a clean heart. His perverted nature sometimes becomes trouble for the people around him, but eventually, he was the one who couldn’t see anything bad with his eyes. Even Itachi acknowledged him in his first encounter with Sasuke. Instead of calling him Sensei, Naruto used to call him Edo-Sennin or Purvy Sage. In this article, we will see some of his unheard facts, which might even surprise you. So make sure to read this article till the end.
Naruto and Naruto Shippuden is one of the most popular shonen that exists on this planet. The series is written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. The story revolves around a young boy Naruto Uzumaki, who used to get alienated by his own villagers because of the demon nine-tailed fox that sealed inside him. Nine-Tailed fox caused so much chaos in Leaf Village and took many innocent lives. Minato, the Fourth Hokage, Sealed the fox in himself and toddler Naruto. Even after getting too much hate and ignorance, Naruto never gave up and always walked on his Nindo( Ninja Way). In the end, he became the Seventh Hokage of the Leaf Village and gets acknowledged by everyone. Now move to our main topic.
There are very few Shinobis in the series who graduated at this early age. Jiraiya may look Goofy in his younger days, but he was quite talented and had too much potential. Most students enroll in the academy at the age of Eight, But Jiraiya cleared the academy much before anyone else. Later he teamed up with Tsunade and Orochimaru and became the disciple of The Third Hokage, Hiruzen Sarutobi.
2. Jiraiya Is Not Buried In The Hidden Leaf Village
We have seen many times that there is a place where Jiraiya’s memorial has been set up. We have also seen Naruto many times at that place. But that was not his actual grave. Jiraiya died in the Village Hidden in Rain by the hands of Pain. His body got submerged in the water and couldn’t be found even by the Kabuto for the purpose of reanimation Jutsu. It is very sad, but even his body couldn’t get traced till now.
3. Jiraiya Can Use Four Chakra Types
This fact might surprise you, but Jiraiya was quite exceptional. He mastered four types of Chakra transformation. In the shinobi world, there are five types of Chakra Nature, Fire, Wind, Earth, Lightning, and Water. In order to perform any Ninjutsu, One needs to master any one kind of Chakra Nature. Some Jutsus require the usage of multiple chakras, and some don’t. Every shinobi has a different Chakra type, and it is very important to know which one it is before starting the training of Ninjutsu.
4. He Only Had One Scar On His Body
Jiraiya was the supreme Shinobi. He fought countless wars and defeated many bad shinobis. But he never gets any deep scar on his body. His only scar on his body comes from his student Naruto himself when he transformed into Nine Tails and lost his control. Jiraiya was teaching Naruto how to control the powers of Nine Tails. However, in the end, Naruto finally befriended Kurama and controlled all of his powers.
5. He Extinguished The Eternal Black Flames Of Itachi
Itachi’s Amaterasu is one of the most powerful jutsu in the whole of the Naruto Shippuden Series. Those black flames can burn anything and can’t be extinguished. However, Jiraiya understood the whole thing at first sight and wrap up all the flames in a ninja scroll. Even Itachi praised Jiraiya and considered him the only threat for Akatsuki. Since it is very controversial to discuss the power levels of Jiraiya and Itachi because both have a massive fandom.
6. Jiraiya’s Last Words Signifies Life:
At the time of his death, Jiraiya said some sentences which signify the meaning of Utter violence in this world. Jiraiya expected Naruto to become the guy who bring Peace to this world. Pain, his former student, couldn’t understand this, but Naruto gets up everything. Naruto successfully explained to Nagato about Jiaray’s life, and Nagato becomes a good guy in the end. He revived everyone whom he killed as Pain and sacrificed his life for a good cause.