The global survey titled “Narutop99 Top 10 Best Battles” has determined the best battle that takes place in the Naruto anime series. Votes poured in from all over the world and the official Pierrot studio YouTube channel announced the results for this survey.
Surprisingly, the battle for first place was between Sakura and Mrs. Chiyo against Sasori. In second place is Naruto and Sasuke’s duel in the Valley of the End. Third place went to Rock Lee vs Gaara’s clash that occurred during the Chunin Exams.
Here are the top 7 best battles of the Naruto series voted by fans:
1. Sakura – Mrs. Chiyo with Sasori
This battle takes place during the Kazekage Rescue Quest arc. Sakura and Chiyo team up to face Sasori, a dangerous puppet master from Akatsuki. The fight was intense, Sakura showed off her improved strength and technique, and Chiyo showed off her puppetry techniques. In the end, they overcame Sasori and won.
This is Sakura’s first major battle without Naruto or any of the other members of Team 7 helping. The battle shows that Sakura has matured and is able to fight head-to-head against even the strongest enemies on her own.
2. Uzumaki Naruto vs Uchiha Sasuke
The first battle between Naruto and Sasuke that took place in the Valley of the End demonstrated the deep rivalry and friendship between the two characters, both of whom pushed their limits. In the end, Sasuke won, but he also acknowledged Naruto’s maturity and potential.
3. Rock Lee vs Gaara
Rock Lee versus Gaara is a memorable battle in the Chunin Exams. Despite Lee’s incredible speed and strength, Gaara’s sand defense is also formidable. Although Lee eventually lost the match, his determination left a lasting impression on friends and opponents alike.
4. Hatake Kakashi vs Uchiha Obito
This emotional battle takes place during the Fourth Great Ninja War. Kakashi clashed with his childhood friend Obito, who became a masked villain. The battle was intense, with both using their respective Sharingan powers. Kakashi eventually defeated Obito, leading to a moment of reconciliation between the two old friends.
5. Naruto Uzumaki vs Pain
During Pain’s invasion of Konoha, Naruto had a chance to confront the leader Akatsuki. This time, Naruto showed off his new abilities after cultivating in Toad Mountain, including using Sage Technique to fight the versions of Pain.
In the end, the victory belonged to Naruto and the villagers of Konoha were revived.
6. Uchiha Sasuke vs Uchiha Itachi
This is a long-awaited confrontation between the Uchiha brothers. Sasuke seeks revenge against Itachi for the massacre of their clan. The intense battle demonstrated the powerful abilities of the Uchiha clan, including the Sharingan and Susanoo.
Eventually, Itachi collapsed from illness and exhaustion, revealing his true motives and love for his younger brother.
7. Might Guy vs Uchiha Madara
In this epic battle that took place during the Fourth Great Ninja War, Might Guy faced off against Uchiha Madara, one of the series’ strongest enemies. Guy opened the Eight Gates to gain great power and fought Madara fiercely.
Despite his brave efforts, Guy was ultimately unable to defeat Madara but left a lasting impact on the battlefield.