The Uzumaki clan was once one of the most prominent ninja clans in the world of Naruto. They are the distant relatives of the Senju, making them descendants of Asura Otsutsuki, the youngest son of the Sage of the Six Paths.
Members of the Uzumaki clan are known to have great vitality and are also extremely skilled in Fuinjutsu, which makes them special. Sadly, only a handful of members of this clan are alive at the moment and much of it has to do with the tragedy that its members suffered.
8 The Uzumaki clan was envied by other peoples
The Uzumaki clan once had its own village, known as Uzushiogakure, and it was known to be one of the strongest clans in the entire world. The members of this clan possessed incredible vitality and large reserves of chakra, which made them very powerful. This made the other nations envy his power, and together, they began to plan ways to thwart this powerful clan before it became too difficult to deal with.
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7 Everyone wanted the sealing jutsu that the Uzumaki clan had
Fuinjutsu, or Sealing Jutsu, is one of the most powerful techniques that exist in the world of Naruto. Unlike other Jutsu, these techniques can take on things that one cannot defeat, making them invaluable. In fact, even the First Hokage of Konohagakure, Hashirama Senju, was unable to face some creatures and sought the help of this clan. Most of their techniques remain hidden, but the skill they carried in this art was simply unmatched. Obviously, the Uzumaki clan’s jutsu was too powerful, and this only increased their problems, as many villages had their eyes on them.
6 The Uzumaki clan was destroyed by neighboring nations
As the power of the Uzumaki Clan grew, so did its reputation. Little by little, they were becoming as strong as any major shinobi village, and due to their Fuinjutsu, possibly even stronger. This alerted neighboring nations and made them band together to stop his growing power. Eventually, a massive war broke out and Uzushiogakure, the home of the Uzumaki clan members, was completely destroyed. Most of the clan members died in this war and the country was never discussed in history. This brutal massacre was undoubtedly something that should never have happened as it wiped out a talented group from the world.
5 The survivors of the Uzumaki clan were forced to disperse around the world
The attack by neighboring nations on Uzushiogakure caused its complete destruction, but not all of its members were killed. A handful managed to survive and escaped to other nations.
While some were already in Konohagakure, others, like Nagato’s mother, scattered across Amegakure. Meanwhile, Karin grew up in Kusagakure and Naruto Uzumaki grew up in Konohagakure. The attack on the Uzumaki clan erased their identity and most of the members went into hiding. Others did not even know that they belonged to the clan and the only way to distinguish them was by their characteristic red hair.
4 The Uzumaki Clan Members Lost Their True Strength
One of the greatest strengths of the Uzumaki clan members was undoubtedly their vitality. Being descendants of the Asura Otsutsuki, they possess an incredible life force that cannot be easily extinguished, their chakra reserves are enormous and they were feared for their immense ability in Fuinjutsu. With the destruction of Uzushiogakure, his talent became a lost art for the most part. The remaining members of the Uzumaki clan have very little skill in Fuinjutsu compared to that possessed by the clan elders.
3 The possible Kekkei Genkai of the Uzumaki Clan members remains a mystery to this day
Although all clans with a Kekkei Genkai have all the necessary information about their powers, the same cannot be said for the Uzumaki clan. The women of this clan seem to possess the ability to produce chains of chakra from their bodies that are incredibly powerful. Karin was able to pierce through Wood Release with her power, and Kushina Uzumaki was able to bind the Nine Tails despite being in a near-death state.
With the destruction of Uzushiogakure, all the secrets of this power were lost as well. History hardly explains how this power is awakened and what is its secret.
2 Members of the Uzumaki Clan became Jinchuriki of the Nine Tails
The Nine Tails have had four Jinchuriki in history, three of whom belong to the Uzumaki clan. This is because members of this clan are better suited to become this Tailed Beast’s Jinchuriki, probably due to their incredible vitality. Hashirama Senju married Mito Uzumaki and eventually became the first Jinchuriki of the Nine Tails. After Mito, Kushina Uzumaki was brought from Uzushiogakure to become his Jinchuriki, and she was followed by her son, Naruto Uzumaki. The Jinchuriki lead a very difficult life, but the Uzumaki bloodline forced them to fulfill this duty.
1 The Uzumaki clan is on the verge of extinction
After the destruction of Uzushiogakure, the Uzumaki clan became part of Konohagakure. Currently, the Uzumaki family, led by Naruto Uzumaki, lives there. Very few members of the Uzumaki clan are alive at this time. Including those not in Konohagakure, a total of four members are alive. Therefore, the clan is very close to extinction. Before Naruto formed his own family, he was the last Uzumaki of Konoha, Karin being another whose true identity remained hidden for a long time.