Scorch Release (灼遁, Shakuton, Viz: Scorch Style) is a combined nature transformation kekkei genkai made up of techniques that mix fire and wind-based chakra to create scorching heat which is capable of heating up an enemy to the point where all the liquid inside their body evaporates, killing the victim and leaving them as a desiccated corpse.
|Literal English||Scorch Release|
|English TV||Scorch Style|
|Manga||Volume #55, Naruto Chapter #522|
|Anime||Naruto Shippūden Episode #265|
|Appears in||Anime, Manga|
|Classification||Kekkei Genkai, Ninjutsu|
- During the Fourth Shinobi World War, while trying to attack theTen-Tails' main body, Sasuke Uchiha and Naruto Uzumakicombined their fire and wind-natured techniques at the same chakra ratio; resulting in a technique which was called "Scorch Release" by Minato Namikaze. This was due to the fact that fire and wind nature transformations make up the kekkei genkai.
- In the anime, this chakra nature was shown to be weak againstWater Release techniques.