Orochimaru is a mysterious character from Naruto. Orochimaru is linked to the Iburi clan. He got orphaned in his childhood. The Third Hokage, Hiruzen Sarutobi took him under his care in Hidden Leaf Village. Hiruzen taught him every jutsu he knew. When Orochimaru grew up he left the Hidden Leaf village and killed Hiruzen. Orochimaru desired ultimate power and immortality. This page here provides well-researched information about Orochimaru from his birth to death.

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 Orochimaru’s Birth

Orochimaru was born on the 27th of October and is linked to the Iburi ClanZukia Tojiro is Orochimaru’s father. Click here to know about his last name. Well, not much information is available regarding Orochimaru’s parents and his birth. But it is believed that he was born in a small village. He got orphaned in his childhood and shifted to the Konohagukure where his real story started. Hiruzen taught him every jutsu he knew. Even as a child Orochimaru showed exceptional talent in ninjutsu which caught the attention of Hiruzen Sarutobi, the Third Hokage. Under Hiruzen’s guidance, he became one of the most promising students of Konoha’s Ninja Academy.

Orochimaru’s Childhood

Orochimaru’s childhood and his family background are not clearly explained in the series. He grew up in the Hidden Leaf Village and had a difficult past. The show hadn’t provided many details about his family or clan. Orochimaru had a desire for power since his childhood. In order to achieve his goals, he started learning dark experiments and forbidden jutsu at a young age. Due to his parent’s death, he started dreaming of immortality. Click here to know more about his origin.

Revealing Orochimaru’s True Face

Orochimaru’s true form is a giant snake which is made up of many smaller snakes. Orochimaru’s this form is a result of his experiments. He used to perform many dangerous experiments on his body to gain power. Well, these experiments had a lot of side effects on him. His snake-like appearance is also a side effect of these experiments. Click here to know the reason behind his pale skin.

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Orochimaru’s Way to Legendary Sannin

Orochimaru teamed up with Jiraiya and Tsunade and trained under Hiruzen. Hrizen taught them all how to fight. Hiruzen was emotionally attached to Orochimaru, for him, Orochimaru was just like his child. As time passed, Orochimaru became a great shinobi and an undefeatable asset for the Konoha. During his prime days, the Second Great World War started and his team fought with Danzo. Watching the capabilities of the 3 ninjas he called them the ‘Three Legendary Sannin‘. By the end of the war, only Orochimaru’s team was the one who survived the war. Everyone in the village respected their powers and accepted their new title, Three Legendary Sanin.

Orochimaru’s Journey to Akatsuki

As his desire for immortality and power increased, he started experimenting on live humans. He had a secret laboratory in the Hidden Leaf Village where he conducted these experiments. His dark techniques to obtain power demanded human sacrifices. Due to this, he started kidnapping Shinobis from his own village. One day Hiruzen caught him red-handed while he was performing his experiments. Orochimaru somehow managed to get away. He was declared a wanted criminal in all Five Great Shinobi Villages. After leaving Konoha he joined an evil organization known as Akatsuki.

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Orochimaru Students

Orochimaru possessed exceptional talent as a teacher. Sasuke Uchiha, Kabuto Yakushi, and Anko Mitarashi are proof of his exceptional teaching abilities. Sasuke Uchiha stands out as Orochimaru’s most prominent student. After defecting from Konoha, Sasuke sought out Orochimaru to gain power and seek revenge on his brother Itachi.

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Under Orochimaru’s care, Sasuke gained natural abilities to become a formidable ninja and unlocked the potential of his Sharingan. Kabuto Yakushi also benefited greatly from Orochimaru’s teachings. Kabuto became an invaluable asset due to Orochimaru’s guidance. His loyalty towards Orichumaru remained still until he eventually surpassed him in strength. Gradually, Sasuke and Kabuto both overpowered him.

Orochimaru’s Wife and Family

There is no mention of Orochimaru’s relationship in the whole series. But some theories say that he had a crush on Tsunade Senju in the past. He never thought about having a wife due to his obsession with gaining power and immortality. He prioritized his research about the functioning of human bodies over his relationship status which explains why he ended up becoming a lonely figure in Naruto. Click here to know more about his past relationships.

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As for his family, very little is known about his mother. Her name and background remain undisclosed even after all these years. It seems as though Orochimaru preferred to keep his origins hidden from the world. But we do know about his father Zukia Tojiro. Click here to know more about his father and last name.

Orochimaru Son and His Significance

Mitsuki is Orochimaru’s son in the Boruto series. Mitsuki also has pale skin just like his father Orochimaru. Mitsuki is a synthetic human created from Orochimaru’s DNA. Orochimaru created Mitsuki in Hidden Sound Laboratory. He created Mitsuki as a vessel but gradually Orochimaru started caring for Mitsuki as his son.

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Well, Mitsuki played a significant role in changing Orochimaru’s heart from evil to good. Orochimaru’s care for Mitsuki is something that reflects the good side of Orochimaru. Mitsuki possesses incredible abilities inherited from Orochimaru. In Boruto: Next Generations, we see Mitsuki forming close bonds with Boruto Uzumaki and Sarada Uchiha. Mitsuki believes that Boruto is his ‘sun’.

Orochimaru’s Death

Orochimaru died and got revived several times in Naruto Shippuden. He always has been obsessed with immortality and power. He wants to live forever so that he can learn every jutsu. His own former student Sasuke Uchiha killed him. But during Fouth Great World War Sasuke revived him from Anko Mitrashi’s curse mark. Before his death, Orochimaru left some of his consciousness in Anko Mitrashi through his curse mark. In Boruto, Orochimaru was last seen in the Hidden Sound village. But after some time, he left the village as is currently unknown. Click here to know all the mysteries about his death. Orochimaru death and revival made the whole series interesting.

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