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How Did Kakashi Get His Sharingan?

Prepare your ninja headbands, folks, because we’re about to talk about the coolest character in Naruto: Kakashi Hatake! This guy has more secrets than we can keep up with, but one of the biggest head-scratchers is the Sharingan in his left eye.

We do know he got his first Sharingan from his buddy Obito Uchiha in episode 120 of the anime. Knowing Kakashi lost his left eye a while back, Obito was like, “Wanna borrow one of mine?” What a friend!

But later on, things took a darker turn during a mission when Obito got fatally injured. While dying, he offered Kakashi his other eye – including the Sharingan and chakra.

So, what can Kakashi do with this new eyeball? Let’s just say it gives him some serious powers. Keep reading to get the lowdown on all the juicy details, including whether he loses it and answers to other fan FAQs.

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How Did Kakashi Get Sharingan In Both Eyes?

Let’s jump to Episode #473 of Naruto: Shippuden, when Obito sacrificed himself to save the day.

You see, Obito used his Kamui powers to transfer his chakra into Kakashi. And as luck would have it, that chakra made it possible for Kakashi to have Sharingan in not one, but both eyes.

And before taking his final breaths, Obito bequeathed Kakashi with two Mangekyo Sharingan to celebrate Kakashi’s promotion to Jonin.

Obito even shared his dream of seeing Kakashi become a Hokage. Kakashi made that dream a reality in honor of his fallen friend.

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How Did Kakashi Lose His Sharingan?

Madara Uchiha snatched Kakashi’s precious Sharingan during the 4th Ninja War. At that time, Kakashi only had one Sharingan – which was probably for the better, because he could have had both stolen instead!

Madara came along and swiped it faster than you can say “Katon: Goukakyuu no Jutsu!” He needed it to use Kamui and enter the Kamui dimension, where Obito was hanging out. His sights were set on snagging the Rinnegan from him.

But Naruto came to the rescue with the power of Sage of Six Paths. He healed Kakashi and even created another eye for him!

So, if you’re wondering how Kakashi lost his Sharingan, now you know. It’s like a ninja version of a pickpocketing story with a happy ending.

Why Can’t Kakashi Turn Off his Sharingan?

It’s simple, really. It’s not his Sharingan to turn off in the first place!

You see, the Sharingan belonged to Obito, not Kakashi. And only an Uchiha can activate and deactivate the Sharingan.

Another possibility? The way the Sharingan was attached to Kakashi’s eye socket. Obito yanked that thing out of his skull with force, leaving poor Kakashi with damaged nerves and a wonky attachment process. It’s like trying to install a new arm with only a rusty screwdriver and a can-do attitude.

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Did The Sharingan Make Kakashi Weaker?

The answer is a resounding no! In fact, it gives him a whole new bag of tricks to play with. It’s the reason why Kakashi is known as the copy ninja and is as powerful as he is today. Thanks to the Sharingan, Kakashi was able to learn a wide variety of jutsus, making him a versatile and formidable opponent.

Some people think that the Sharingan can weaken Kakashi because he can’t turn it off, and that can be a real drain on his chakra in longer fights. It’s like having a phone with no battery saver mode – it’ll run out of juice eventually.

But Kakashi’s proven time and time again that he’s one of the strongest ninjas out there with or without the Sharingan. He knows how to manage his chakra, making him one of the toughest opponents to crack.

Why Is Kakashi Called The Copy Ninja?

Kakashi Hatake is not just a regular ninja: he’s the master of copying techniques and the one and only “Copy Ninja”. With over 1000 jutsus copied and mastered, he’s like a walking encyclopedia of jutsu techniques. And what’s his secret? None other than his Sharingan.

The Sharingan allows Kakashi to copy any ninjutsu he sees, so he can easily add new tricks to his already impressive bag of techniques. And with his extensive knowledge of jutsus, Kakashi can show any opponent how he earned his reputation.

But let’s not forget that even without the Sharingan, Kakashi is a skilled ninja, and his abilities speak for themselves. He’s the leader of Team 7 and one of the strongest shinobis the Leaf Village has ever seen!

Is Kakashi An Uchiha?

Sorry to disappoint, but he’s not! He’s not even distantly related to the clan. The only connection he has with the Uchiha is through his Sharingan, which he received as a gift from his friend and Uchiha teammate, Obito.

Why Does Kakashi Cover His Left Eye?

Kakashi Hatake’s infamous eye patch is not a fashion statement – it’s a necessity. You see, Kakashi’s left eye possesses the Sharingan, which can drain a ninja’s chakra faster than you can say “Rasengan.”

Unfortunately, Kakashi is not an Uchiha, so he can’t just turn it off like a light switch. So, he covers it up to minimize the usage and prevent it from tracking every object in his environment like a crazed hawk.

Who Has Seen Kakashi’s Face?

it seems like everyone in the Leaf Village is clueless when it comes to recognizing Kakashi’s face. The guy has been in disguise for so long that nobody can tell it’s him! It wasn’t until episode #469 that Kakashi finally revealed his face.

This was a filler episode where Team 7 members played pranks on him to catch a glimpse of his face. And the face reveal had a bigger impact on the Naruto fandom than a jinchuriki transformation. Fans are still talking about it!

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Who Has The Strongest Sharingan?

The one and only, the prodigal son of the Uchiha clan, Sasuke Uchiha, has the strongest Sharingan. It’s reached the ultimate level: the Eternal Mangekyo Sharingan. Plus, it’s never going to go blind, even if Sasuke spends all day playing video games like the rest of us.

With his Sharingan, Sasuke can burn his enemies to ashes with Amaterasu, a black flame that’s hotter than a summer day in the Hidden Sand Village. Not to mention, it never harms its user. So it’s safe to say that Sasuke’s Sharingan is the strongest of them all.

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