[Open] So long and thanks for all the fish!

On the final day before his departure, Aimi gives some final training tips to one of his oldest students Nishiki... and whoever else might happen to wander by.

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Post by Golnax » Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:19 am

This was it. The final day that he had to spend in Kirigakure for an entire year. One year was how long that the Mizukage had given him leave in order to travel the world and to get stronger. A year wasn't much time ultimately and Aimi planned on spending as much of it as possible travelling from one place to the other. In the meantime, though, there was this day. This one last day before he left the village and headed to his first destination: the place where he had stashed Worldslayer. The night before, as he was going to sleep and deciding where to go, he decided that now was the time to reclaim that artifact - that thing - and try to master it. There was no better time than now after all, was there? But before that, there was today.

He had sent word to the Tsukino household that he wished to see Nishiki. With his new status as bannin he highly doubted the request would be refused. Not that it likely would have were he a jounin, either. That wasn't the point. The point was that he had one last thing to give to the pink fox before he left, and it was an important gift to give him. As for himself? Well, Aimi had his own mission to accomplish and there was no better time to start than the present. Aimi stood on the smaller lake's surface that surrounded the island on which Kirigakure sat. The chakra in his feet kept him afloat on top of the water as it always did and he knew that he could maintain this for a long while. He had told Nishiki to meet him on the west beach, but in the meantime? While he waited? Well... there was a reason that he was stood on water.

Aimi was about to do something most would consider crazy, but for him? It was something that was a long time coming. He breathed evenly and tried to prepare himself for his first official task on the road to greater power: Self immolation.

For years he had studied fire. He'd gone over it's properties, tested it's limits, applied it in ways that none other before him had thought of. He had been burned, he had burned things, and people, himself, by all rights and accounts he was an expert of the flame. Being as such, there was one thing he knew to be universally true no matter what; fire burned. Get it hot enough and it would burn through anything and everything. He stood upon the lake as a safety precaution, as an emergency switch for what he was about to do. For he felt that in order to truly master the flame, he needed to get more comfortable with it's embrace.

As such he brought his right hand up and looked down at it. He took in a deep breath and began to channel his chakra. His hand glowed orange with the stuff and he brought his thumb and middle finger together, waiting right there on the edge of ignition as a final step to prepare himself mentally. 'This is going to hurt. This is going to hurt a LOT,' he thought to himself, knowing it to be true. He did not truly fear the pain that was to come, nor did he fear failure. The water would drench him if he could not take the heat of the flame. His body would heal. All that he feared now was time, specifically, how long it would take to get this down.

With a sigh he closed his eyes, took in a final breath, let it out in a huff so that no air was in his lungs, said under his breath, "Fuck it," and snapped his fingers. An ember of flame made manifest by his own chakra appeared directly in front of his chest before bursting outwards in all directions into a raging inferno 32 meters in size! The fire engulfed Aimi at the epicenter of it all, the water beneath him was blown back and hissed in protest from the sudden heat, the air around him flared up with light and fire and Aimi stood at the center of it all burning! He would have screamed if he could, but there was no air with which he could scream. Only fire. Only flame.

The Kaguya hunched over forward in agony as the fire consumed his flesh. The flames around him in the air and on the water were quick to dissipate, but those that clung to his flesh bit and snarled as skin crackled and popped. 'Stick with the pain, don't shut this out,' he thought to the best of his ability. Yet it was hard. The pain was intense and screaming! His hair was burned away to nothing and his body served as fuel for fire! Flames danced skyward off of his charring body and danced in delight!

Yet, despite all of this, Aimi remained and his body fought back! The fire raged but his flesh regenerated and as he stood still he tried to focus not just on the pain but also on healing, on being resistant to these fires. He had been burned countless times in his life, this was nothing new to him. He just needed his body to adjust, to grow accustomed, to rebel against the flame! And, gradually, it did. As he stood still and focused his body worked to heal itself faster, yet all the same the fires were not extinguished. They continued to bite and gnaw at his skin and muscles, yet as Aimi willed it his body rebelled. It rejected the flames, the heat, and grew resilient to them. Slowly his flesh grew back to the best of it's ability with the continuous burning until, after what felt like a small eternity, all that remained were a few sparse flames and angry, pink flesh. The hallmarks of second degree burns, open blisters and dry, cracked skin, covered his body... but that was all there was.

Finally when Aimi could take it no more he let himself fall into the lake and was doused with water. The sudden cold hurt more than the fire to him and he flailed for a few moments before forcing his way back to the surface and gasping strongly for air! He panted and practically shrieked with pain as every part of his naked body was blistered, burned and savaged by his own fire... yet he was alive. Alive and, he felt certain, more a master of flame than anyone ever before him.

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[Regeneration Arts: Soul of Fire]
S-Ranked Taijutsu Discipline
Prerequisite: [Rigid Structure], [Heavenly Body Control] S rank pyramid of Katon ninjutsu, Regenerative ability
Fire is the element of progress, destruction and the human spirit as a whole. Very few have gained a true mastery over this most volatile of elements, but for those who have there is this Discipline. Through repeated exposure to flame of varying intensity the user has gained a tolerance for the lashing tongues of fire that they are so familiar with. This Discipline makes it so that the burn degrees of Katon based ninjutsu are reduced by two degrees, causing fourth degree burns to become second degree, third degree to become first degree, and second and first degree burns to become little more than minor irritations on the skin. Additionally, burn based injuries no longer cause the user's physical capabilities to suffer, meaning neither the impact of their strikes nor their physical speed are reduced by such afflictions.
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Post by WrightJustice » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:01 am

phpBB [video] phpBB [video] Nishiki became full of glee and intrigue when he received notice that Aimi wished to see him not so long after the man had become a Bannin, as such he practically bounced out of the Tsukino compound and was merrily skipping along the Kirigakure streets in his usual outfit with the red kimono with a huge grin spread across his face as he wondered what it could be.

The mist seemed rather delicate on this day and so it was actually quite nice to be out and would certainly be great for training or the like, which was one thing that crossed his mind; perhaps a super cool Bannin level training session that would fill him with greater power beyond what he could ever imagine.
"Your thoughts are so wild... You put too much stock in this dumb brute of a sensei of yours" a menacing, belittling voice spoke up within the boy as Yoshimitsu tried to disrepect the Kaguya as usual.
"Jealous?" Nishiki questioned in his thoughts "Scared he would be way stronger than you?" he mocked
"HA! You jest boy! As if!" the beast laughed at the thought "It is for the very opposite reason why I see no reason to believe in that man's skills... Nor any pathetic human's really... Yet you look to him as if he is a towering, unstoppable beast" the genma spoke, clearly trying to big himself up whilst putting everyone else down "Not likely" it added with great snide.
"Maybe you are more powerful... Well if you where free, shishishi... But he's great and who wouldn't want to learn as much as they can from as many as they can to gain power?" the Tuskino turned it around on the beast, making out that it was probably right but that there was still lessons to be learned from beyond.

As the duo's mental conversation continued they manoeuvred through the crowds of busy people that seemed to get larger and larger the further beyond the walls they got and the lower grading the people where given, up until the untouchable zone which was just a huge mess and probably the biggest blight of Kirigakure as it made the young chuunin wonder why the nobles allowed them to exist at all.

Though, of course, the boy did not truly wish their ultimate destruction and even knew Aimi's original family was from among he poorest and that many slaves where probably gathered from such a sad lot but it seemed like something the nobles would consider to clean up the village; mass genocide of the untouchables and the weak.

Once Nishiki had fully exited the village boundaries, he made his way to the designated west beach where he sensed the heat of fire that had came from the lake itself, though by the time he got there it seemed the lingering heat was all that was left which left him quite curious as he scanned the area for Aimi as his ears twitched and tails swished in great curiosity.

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Post by Golnax » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:42 pm

It always took the most time for his hair to grow back. Any time that Aimi suffered an injury that affected his scalp in some way, it was his hair that was the last to return to what it had been before. It didn't necessarily surprise the Kaguya - his hair was only as long as it was because it had gone uncut since childhood, and thus was years in the making - but it always did annoy him. He was of the opinion that he looked strange with a bare scalp, especially when it had been burned off as it was just now. Such were his thoughts as he floated on the surface of the water, blistered, in agonizing pain but healing. He rolled his head from side to side and searched for the shoreline, finding Nishiki standing far off from where he now lay in a red kimono. He'd arrived, and Aimi had yet to greet him.

Never one to be shy about his body in any state, Aimi grunted in pain and pushed himself up on top of the water, using his chakra to come to a full on standing position. He winced and hissed, looking how far out the shore was from him. Some fifty meters, give or take. It would be terrible to walk all the way there. Instead the bannin gave a push against the water and flitted over in a single bound, closing the distance between the two of them in no time at all and standing before Nishiki on the edge of the water naked, his skin red with irritation and covered with burns that were healing. "Nishiki, you made it," the Kaguya said, trying to smile but finding it too painful to deal with in that moment as his eyebrows began to grow back. "Do me a favor and fetch me my cloak, will you?" he asked, lifting his left arm up and pointing to a small pile that was his white cloak, belt, and the wrappings for his feet. He would wait to heal before putting them on, but he was hardly going to teach his final lesson to Nishiki naked!

Once Aimi had put on his clothes in so much as he was able to stand them he let out a sigh and looked Nishiki in the face. By then most of the burns were gone though the pain wasn't just yet and his hair was starting to come back in a thin buzz cut. "I'm fine, don't worry about it. Just... a bit of training for myself. I'll heal, don't worry about it. Instead I want you to focus on this, my last bit of training for you," he told the young special jounin as he stepped onto the shore fully and ran his hand over his growing hair. He wanted to get the training started right away, partially because he wanted to be off soon in order to pick up Worldslayer, but mostly, in that moment, because he didn't want Nishiki to focus on how weird he looked with short hair!

To that end the Kaguya brought his stinging hands together into a quick stream of seals, breathed in deeply and let the breath out slowly. Out in front of him came a small, dull, ball of blue flame - a ghost-light. "You asked me once if I could teach you this technique, and I think the time has finally come for that. This will be my gift to you before I go, to teach you this and a couple of other jutsu that I've developed over the years..."

Aimi trailed off, thinking back again on what he'd thought of the day before in his apartment. About what sort of legacy he might leave behind... he believed that this could be a part of it. Slowly he sat down on the beach and propped his knees up, resting his arms on top of his knees and looking up at the ghost-light that he'd made. "You know, when I was young, much younger than even you, in the academy we were taught that katon is the element of fire, of destruction. I was - we were told that fire could only spread and consume, that it was perhaps he most difficult elemental ninjutsu to master of the basics because of it's nature to... not be tamed. I always found myself asking the question 'why?', and my answer is this before you."

He gestured up towards the little bouncing ball of blue flame with his right hand before continuing. "Katon is the only elemental ninjutsu that I know," he lied. "I have spent my entire career studying it, mastering it. Tell me, did you ever consider that fire could be cool? Did you ever wonder what it would be like if you could touch it? I did, and so I focused and honed my chakra control until I could make manifest those thoughts into flame. The result is a ghost-light, a small, dull blue fire that doesn't burn and is... well, tricky. Make one of your own," he said, turning and looking at Nishiki as if in challenge.

"You need to not think of fire as something hot and ravenous. Think of it instead as cool, soft and dull. You have to make your chakra make the fire cold while not snuffing it out entirely. It should be fragile, gentle. Then, you have to make it so that if anyone other than you approaches this fragile thing it will vanish and reappear. Let's see what you can do," he said, giving the Tsukino a final sort of challenge. To learn any of his other ghost-light ninjutsu, Nishiki would first have to learn this one. The Kaguya was in fact quite curious to see if Nishiki would - or could - understand what he meant by a fragile, gentle fire.
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Katon • Ghost-Light
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The user makes the handseals and creates a small ball of flame in the air in front of them. The flame doesn't give off much heat at all and is not as hot as other fire. Touching this ball of flame will not burn the person touching it in the slightest. Similarly, the light this flame gives off is incredibly dull in comparison to other flames. When someone other than the user gets within a foot of this flame, it will disappear only to reappear two meters away in front of them. The flame disappears, moves, and reappears at a speed of 5. The flame lasts for 5 posts.
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Nishiki was curiously looking around for Aimi when he felt the vibrations of his approach from the lake causing him to swiftly spin to face the man, though when his eyes did fall upon him he saw quite the terrifying image; burns covered the Kaguya's now bald and naked body and though they appeared to be rapidly healing, it was still quite the shock and yet before the boy could get out any words he was instructed to recover the man's clothes.

After standing, blinking is disbelief for a good moment, Nishiki his head and did as instructed and handed Aimi his clothes with a deep burning curiosity within that was very quickly soothed as the new bannin explained himself.
"Well he is a crazy bastard after all" commented Yoshimitsu within its host's mind, chuckling sinisterly over just how dramatic of a man the Kaguya seemed.
"Shishishi" Nishiki couldn't help but snicker in response, still feeling a little nervous about the situation "Yeeaahh..." he then sort of sighed as he tried to take in what his old sensei had done.

Once the shock had washed over him the young fox sort of tilted his head to the side as he then couldn't take his eyes off all the healing, finding the regenerative ability of his elder to be quite fascinating but his attention would soon be directed elsewhere as handseals where suddenly formed and a dazzling blue flame appeared between the pair.
"Ooohh" the fox sounded quite delighted at seeing his master's special flame once more "OOOHH" he then exclaimed further in excitement as the man started to explain his fiery endeavours and how he wanted to pass them onto the lad.
"Perhaps there is more to him that at first thought" the beast within spoke out in his own style of surprise "Mastering one affinity in your own special way like this... I had always been a little curious about how he had gone about defiling the elements from past times we fought... Not that I couldn't do this if I so pleased" the genma sounded rather intrigued, though pushing it aside due to great pride.
"Then why don't you?" Nishiki replied mentally, though he only felt what could be explained as a piercing, menacing glare in reply and so he turned outwardly back to his sensei.
"Make your special blue fire?" he then questioned as he reached out to it only for it to flicker away.
phpBB [video] "Alright then" Nishiki said with glee, a big grin spreading across his soon to disappear face as he gave a quick nod and pulled back his hand.
With that the seal on the boy's stomach lit up and a rush of magenta chakra flowed out all around his body, though as quickly as it rushed out it also began to condense down and even pull in all loose garments as it rapidly turned grey.
As the chakra pulled in the jinchuruki's form became clear as his body transformed almost in an instant right before the bannin's eyes: the black rods jutting from the boy's wrists elongated; his ribs pushed out and protruded from his skin; his head grew a spike on top and four horns protruded, one horn for each side of the head kind of like a compass, each pushing upwards and looking like a crown when viewed in unison; his hips pushed out along with his elbows and knees, each becoming spiky and bony; a dark black chakra ball formed atop the spike on his head and spat out a flurry of smaller black balls that lined his back, floating behind the fully transformed jinchuuriki like an extra extracted spine.

All in all what was a boy now appeared as a mini replica of Yoshimitsu itself, at least to those that had any inkling of what the genma looked like, even his clothes where pulled taut and his face obscured to the point that no-one would know it was even Nishiki if they did not understand what it meant to use his jinchuuriki powers.
However there was one small difference; the Tsukino's tails.
Though the chakra bound close they where a clear extension compared to any regular seeming person, remaining free but still transformed as they looked thin, bony and spiky like the rest of his body almost like five skeletal whips.

Nishiki hadn't fully paid attention to the handseals that Aimi weaved due to originally being entranced by the man's incredible recovery skills, though he had the gist of it and was well versed in at least the basics of katon and so he went ahead and formed his own as he imagined the blue, cold flames.
After a few quick seals the boy poured his chakra out into the aether, focusing hard to shift the usual properties until a flame suddenly appeared and burst out before the two shinobi.
Unfortunately it wasn't quite right as it remained its true orange colours even if it did somewhat float around similar to the bannin's which was a little disappointing.
"Hmmm..." the transformed boy grunted in disappointment.
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Katon • Ghost-Light
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The user makes the handseals and creates a small ball of flame in the air in front of them. The flame doesn't give off much heat at all and is not as hot as other fire. Touching this ball of flame will not burn the person touching it in the slightest. Similarly, the light this flame gives off is incredibly dull in comparison to other flames. When someone other than the user gets within a foot of this flame, it will disappear only to reappear two meters away in front of them. The flame disappears, moves, and reappears at a speed of 5. The flame lasts for 5 posts.

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Aimi watched as Nishiki transformed, a slight frown forming on his face. The frown was in disappointment. He knew that Nishiki's genma was the Basics genma, meaning that the young Tsukino had access to every base element without having to actually learn how to conjure said element himself. This was the source of his disappointment, however - when Nishiki had expressed interest in his ghost-lights before many months ago, he had assumed that the boy might go and try to learn how to mold his chakra to form katon ninjutsu. To find him transforming for this little D rank was... well, it was a reminder that even though the transformation was swift and smooth, that there appeared to be no difficulty in it whatsoever for Nishiki, he had a long way to go.

For a few moments he remained silent as he continued to watch his student try to mimic his jutsu. The result of Nishiki's efforts was just a common place fireball - small, sudden, ephemeral and hot. By the time that Nishiki had attempted to perform the jutsu for himself his burns had healed but his skin was still sensitive; he could feel the heat from Nishiki's attempt on his bare chest. "Do you not know how to use Katon outside of your transformed state? I would advise you learn how to if you're going to be using these ninjutsu..." He shook his head lightly. "You've got the form down, but you're missing the intention. Look at yours compared to mine," he said, pointing first to Nishiki's fireball then to his own. "Yours is erratic and full of energy. See how it sputters and quivers in the air? Mine is soft, calm, almost joyful. Note the bouncing," he stated, again gesturing towards his own. "This jutsu is not meant to harm anyone... directly at least. It's a tool to guide others when things are dark and treacherous. Now here, watch my hands again."

Aimi brought his hands together and once more performed the hand-seals that went into making his ghost-light. One by one he performed them slowly, showing the exact positioning for his hands that the jinchuriki was meant to do. It was pretty standard fair for most katon ninjutsu, but the one thing that would have stuck out was the addition of two seals that were not normally included alongside each other. They were performed back to back towards the back end of the jutsu. The first was a seal typically used with fuuton ninjutsu. The last was a seal used in suiton ninjutsu. Both were tail ended by more typical katon seals.

"You see? It's all about intent and re-purposing the tools you have at your disposal. These are the basics for my ghost-lights, all of them, and they're all connected to one another Nishiki. Without this basic jutsu, you could not perform the others that I have at my disposal..." The banin let his hands fall back down between his knees. "Ghost-lights are all about subtlety. They're not flashy or hot, they're not meant to be used when you can be seen normally. You have to keep that in mind when performing this - subtle, gentle, calm, playful. Those are the characteristics. Now... go on, try again," he said gently. He didn't expect Nishiki to get the jutsu right on the first try, nor did he expect that it would take him very long. The Kaguya had never tried to explain these jutsu to anyone else before, so he hoped that he was doing a good job...
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Post by WrightJustice » Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:51 pm

What Aimi said stung a little since it wasn't as if Nishiki magically knew how to use the affinities, he still had to learn them like everyone else, just that perhaps there's was some primal innateness to it not unlike an Aisu using their hyouton but either way he was certain he did not wish to argue with the brutish bannin and so he simply held back his grimace and looked on as the man explained further.

Though the Jinchuuriki was certain that he couldn't actually simply use any affinities on his own but suiton as he had felt that ever since he became a host, his chakra alignment had in a way become twisted and blocked them all off, which became clearer and clearer the further he mastered the genma's abilities and the more he managed to open the locked doors with his transformations.

Nonetheless the Special Jounin focused and took in the Bannin's handseals once more, reading the fully this time as he also honed in on the man's explanations which where honestly quite wild sounding and seemed difficult to grasp given Aimi had spent years to master such a thing but he would certainly give it a shot.
Nishiki cleared his mind as he slowly went through each seal himself and imagined his flames twisting much like how he imagined his chakra network twisted as a jinchuuriki, feeling the flames dampen and cool at his core as a grin formed over the the thoughts.
"I suppose this isn't much different than applying all the different ways to perform kinesis" he thought to himself as he thought back to own self taught lessons on how each element behaved differently yet similar in their own ways, how he solved his trouble with pyrokinesis, how he saw similarities in aquakinesis and aerokinesis and how stubborn terrakinesis felt before connecting the dots; it was rather similar to how Aimi had just described the flame and how he seemed to have mixed in signs from other elements.

With the final handseal formed and all those thoughts powered into the jutsu and the focus on his chakra the little monster flowed out his chakra until a small blue ember began to burn, then with a little more concentration the ember grew and burned and yet how it burned did not feel as though it contained heat at all as the flame began to playfully dance and flicker.
"Did it?" the boy blurted in curiosity, glancing up at his master with glee with the expectation that if the man approached to test it then the flame would flicker away as hoped.
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Katon • Ghost-Light
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The user makes the handseals and creates a small ball of flame in the air in front of them. The flame doesn't give off much heat at all and is not as hot as other fire. Touching this ball of flame will not burn the person touching it in the slightest. Similarly, the light this flame gives off is incredibly dull in comparison to other flames. When someone other than the user gets within a foot of this flame, it will disappear only to reappear two meters away in front of them. The flame disappears, moves, and reappears at a speed of 5. The flame lasts for 5 posts.

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Aimi observed his student while he was attempting to recreate his jutsu. He hadn't really taken the time to see Nishiki transformed before. He'd encountered him this way of course, months and months back when Yoshimitsu had taken control and attempted to escape the village. Aimi's sharp eyes took in Nishiki's features. Seeing him now, calm, in control, he came to the realization that he should have been frightened of the boy... but wasn't. His form was terrible, so odd and alien looking, and he could literally see and feel the chakra wafting off of him. It was a testament to just how much chakra the genma had at its' disposal that he could feel it in the open air. Aimi had that capability as well, yes, but he had to focus and channel his chakra into a jutsu in order to achieve that effect. Despite this, the bannin felt no fear in the jinchuriki's presence. He briefly contemplated if it was because he'd been able to overpower Nishiki in the past, but his attention was drawn back to the present moment as Nishiki performed his first Ghost-light.

The Kaguya turned his eyes towards the bouncing blue flame and compared it to his own. The characteristics were all but identical (A discerning sensory ninjutsu would be able to tell the difference!), but there was still one way to be sure. Letting out a small huff Aimi moved his arms from the tops of his knees and pressed his palms down onto the shore beneath him and pushed himself up to a standing position. By that time his hair had mostly grown back to it's full length and his skin was back to it's usual, smooth, pale self. Locking his eyes on the flame, Aimi took a single step forward and watched eagerly what happened next.

The ghost-light vanished! At Aimi's approach the small ball of dull fire blinked out of existence as if it had consumed itself, only to reappear a pair of meters away. A smile broke over Aimi's face as he saw this. He pointed towards Nishiki's ghost-light and said, "That's it, you've got it. The fuuton sign in the jutsu, yeah? That's what gives the light movement. It'll go wherever you lead it, and it will lead whoever you happen to use wherever you want to go..." He paused and turned back towards Nishiki, hesitating for a moment before he continued. "Keep in mind how you're supposed to use this. You can guide others how you like, which means you can lead someone to safety, or danger. An example of this would be leading someone into a swamp, or off a cliff at night... now," he finished, turning away from Nishiki and back towards his own Ghost-light.

Bringing his hands back together Aimi performed another short string of seals, took in a short breath and then let it out, blowing out and creating what appeared like yet another ghost-light directly in front of him. Taking half a step back, Aimi held up his right hand and pointed at the dull blue ball of bouncing fire. "This is a Will-o-the-wisp. It looks exactly the same as the ghost-lights we just made, yeah? That's the point, though. This is a floating landmine waiting for someone who isn't me to approach it. When someone does, it will heat up and expand outwards in a sudden, rapid explosion. It's not very powerful, but the fact that it's identical to a ghost-light is important. Just imagine leading a target through a dark forest with a ghost-light, leading them towards a will-o-the-wisp. They approach, think it's safe, and... boom!" Again Aimi smiled, reaching up with his left hand and rubbing the back of his neck. "It can be very uh... tricky, you know? I figured you'd get a kick out of the possibilities... Here are the seals."

With his explanation finished the bannin lifted his hands up again and once more performed the seals of the jutsu as slowly and as clearly as as he had done before. Aimi found himself actually getting a bit excited explaining all of this to Nishiki! He'd never had the chance to go into detail about the jutsu he'd made with anyone before, which was pretty standard ninja fair all things considered. You wouldn't want your secrets getting out to the enemy - or even your comrades in the case of Kirigakure! But now that he was a bannin and these jutsu were... well, they weren't a gateway to gaining more power as Kasai had mandated, and it felt... good passing on something he had created to someone else. Nice, even...

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The user makes the handseals and creates a small ball of flame in the air in front of them. Visually the same as Ghost-Light, the ball of flame differs in that it is immobile, remaining stationary even if someone aside from the caster approaches it. When someone other than the caster comes within a meter of it, the ball will rapidly heat up and explode outwards with the force of 1 exploding tag. The flame lasts for 4 posts.
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[Open] So long and thanks for all the fish!

Post by WrightJustice » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:33 am

Nishiki grinned happily as he delighted in the fact he had succeeded in creating the flame and grinned even more, now with a cheeky snicker as Aimi put thoughts into his head on how to trick people with such flames which he supposed was big part of his fascination with seeing it in action in the first place.
Once that was sorted the Bannin quickly went into explaining a new technique called a Will-o-the-wisp, which sounded quite devilish and full of even more tricks as the Special Jounin listened intently to every detail and becoming enamoured by the flames of trickery.

Once Aimi had explained it and showed it off he went on to show the handseals in slow motion, in turn allowing Nishiki to truly focus on them and pick out all the minor details as he memorised each one before imagining himself doing them and what moulding the flames would be like.
"Alright..." the young fox spoke out, psyching himself up as he took all the details in and moved to perform the jutsu for himself.
With careful focus the boy copied each handseal as delicately as he could muster and focused on his chakra, feeling the burning flare of katon rush through him then feeling its essence being whipped around with the likeness of fuuton, cooling its monstrous intent but but wholly like before as a hidden spark became wrapped up in the chakra at the centre before it all flowed out a ferocious demon masquerading as a delicate princess.

Unfortunately the flame was a little more tricky than the previous and as it was beginning to form like a pretty, enticing flower, it suddenly errupted and exploded rather prematurely much like an heavily stressed balloon.
"Ugh..." Nishiki was a little speechless over what happened as embarrassment started to fill him, though before anyone could reprimand him he instantly shook it all away and tried again.

Feeling like already knew what he missed the first time, with a deliberate ignorance to the menacing chuckle within, the Jinchuuriki went straight into another set of handseals and focused once again on twisting his katon chakra as it flowed through him; the burning heat cooled and wrapped around a small remaining spark once again but this time he focused hard and locked it in, bringing out the true essence of the blue fire whilst hiding the trickery within as the flames then formed once more before the duo.

This time the blue fire remained an alluring light, enticing those around into it but was certain to explode if anyone did accept such an invitation or it would if one of them was brave enough to test it.
"Shishiiii... Worked that time, right?" Nishiki gave a little delightful snicker as he felt further accomplishment, though lowered himself a little as he posed his words as a question since they still had to see if it would in fact explode.
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Katon • Will-O-The-Wisp
D-Rank Ninjutsu
Prerequisite: Katon • Ghost-Light
The user makes the handseals and creates a small ball of flame in the air in front of them. Visually the same as Ghost-Light, the ball of flame differs in that it is immobile, remaining stationary even if someone aside from the caster approaches it. When someone other than the caster comes within a meter of it, the ball will rapidly heat up and explode outwards with the force of 1 exploding tag. The flame lasts for 4 posts.

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