Naruto: No one understood White & Black Zetsu! We explain in detail!

Akatsuki only counts strange, bizarre and powerful shinobi. Most of them are extremely dangerous criminals who possess unique Jutsu not found anywhere else in the world. One of the most mysterious members of Akatsuki is a man named Zetsu.. He is rarely seen fighting in the series, but based on his interaction with the other members, it can be assumed that he is a very important member. It is not even an exaggeration to say that he is one of the highest officials in the organization.

What most people don’t realize, however, is that Zetsu is actually not a single person. He’s not even a human being. The Akatsuki member named Zetsu is actually made up of two entities: the White Zetsu and the Black Zetsu. Moreover, each of them has their own story to tell. So here is everything you need to know about the White Zetsu and the Black Zetsu.

The History of Akatsuki Zetsu

Before talking about the two Zetsu, let’s briefly talk about the original Zetsu, the member of Akatsuki, whom we have known and seen for a long time. Unlike the other members who usually travel in duos, Zetsu often works alone. And as we mentioned above, he rarely engages in open battle. On the other hand, he is a past master in the art of reconnaissance and information gathering.

Zetsu has the ability to move through the ground, trees, or any other solid object. This unique ability allows him to sneak into all sorts of places unnoticed by even the best detective shinobi in the world. THE best example of his superb infiltration ability is when Zetsu manages to sneak into the meeting room during the Five Kage Summit, without being detected by all the shinobi experts present in the room.

Like all other members of the Akatsuki, Zetsu also moves as directed by Pain. In addition to its main mission of reconnaissance and information gathering, Pain often sends Zetsu on missions to send and receive messages and information to and from other Akatsuki members.. His unique abilities make him the ideal person for this job. Indeed, the other members of the Akatsuki rely heavily on Zetsu to securely pass important documents or items to each other.

The History of the Black Zetsu

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Black Zetsu is actually one of Naruto’s oldest entities.. After all, he is the manifestation of Kaguya Otsutsuki’s dying will. When Kaguya’s son Hagoromo and Otsutsuki of Hamura managed to seal her away, she unknowingly created Black Zetsu for the sole purpose of bringing her back to life. And that’s what Black Zetsu has been doing for thousands of years. However, despite being created by a pure-blooded Otsutsuki, Black Zetsu doesn’t really have any noticeable physical strength. What he excels at, on the other hand, is in developing a complex and complicated strategy that takes forever to bear fruit.

Black Zetsu knows he won’t be able to touch Kaguya’s son, so he decided to go after his grandson. When Hagoromo, the legendary sage of the Sixth Way, appointed his youngest son, Asura, as his heir, Black Zetsu noticed a dark cloud in the heart of Hagoromo’s eldest son, Indra. He therefore decided to attach himself to Indra and his descendants, the Uchiha. Over the years, he continues to influence the clan and push it down the path that will allow him to resurrect Kaguya.

His greatest and most sinister achievement is manipulating information about the Tsukuyomi Infini which are inscribed on the sacred stone tablet of the Uchiha. Believing the contents of the tablet, Madara Uchiha, the strongest Uchiha in history, begins to devise a plan to perform the Infinite Tsukuyomi (The Infinite Lunar Arcana) to create his dream world, unaware that he is actually acts as the key to resurrecting Kaguya.

Noticing this exciting development, Black Zetsu decides to help Madara and to pretend to be the manifestation of his will instead. After that, Madara orders Zetsu to help Tobi in his attempt to influence Nagato into creating an organization of powerful shinobi to hunt the Tailed Beast, which is a crucial part in resurrecting Kaguya. This is how Black Zetsu becomes a member of the Akatsuki, while pulling the strings from the shadows.

The story of the White Zetsu

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Just before Kaguya Otsutsuki was sealed by her sons, she managed to cast the Infinite Tsukuyomi and capture many people in the God Tree. When Kaguya was finally sealed away, these humans were stored in the Gedo Statue, slowly transforming into Inhuman creatures over the centuries. Through Black Zetsu’s influence and direction, Madara Uchiha was eventually able to summon the Gedo Statue and infuse Hashirama Senju’s DNA into it, thus blending the two ancient bloodlines.

In reaction to this mixing, the corpses of these humans suddenly appeared out of the Gedo Statue as the White Zetsus. These creatures have a certain sensitivity and a personality of their own, but it is not known if they have ambition or free will.. What is certain is that they are under the control of Madara, who gives way to Tobi. Additionally, as White Zetsu has Hashirama’s DNA within him, he gains the ability to manipulate the wood element, which notably allows him to pass through solid objects like wood, dirt, rocks, and more. others.

Before dying, Madara merges the Black Zetsu with the right side of the White Zetsu, becoming the individual known as Akatsuki’s Zetsu. Thanks to this, the cunning Black Zetsu finally got a strong enough physical body. He no longer needs to cling to other human beings. He can finally roam wherever he pleases and execute his evil plans however he sees fit, while remaining absolutely undetectable.