Top 15 Best Naruto Fights (That Are Pure Awesome)

Best Naruto Fights
Sasuke and Naruto brawl to see who is truly stronger!

Ever wanted to see all the best Naruto fights, but did not have the time? Look no further as we have some of the best Naruto fights from the beginning of the series all the way through until the end of Shippuden!

15. Sakura and Chiyo vs. Sasori

The two kunoichi find themselves face to face with the puppet master Sasori after bursting into an Akatsuki hideout to stop the extraction of Gaara’s tailed-beast.

Why we love it:

  • Sakura gets to shine.
  • We see the power of puppets.
  • New and old bonds.

14. Neji Hyuuga vs. Kidomaru

On the mission to save a young troubled Sasuke, Neji is the first to stay behind and face off against the Sound ninja Kidomaru. Neji is faced with an obvious disadvantage but no option for failure.

Why we love it:

  • The power dynamics change for the first time for Neji.
  • Finally, a chance to explore the neglected Byakugan.
  • Made you feel for a real jerk.

13. Gaara vs. Deidara

The Akatsuki infiltrate the sand village to capture the one tail Jinchuriki. Deidara causes chaos in the village until his rampage is stopped by the new Kazekage himself.

Why we love it:

  • First look at an all-new Gaara.
  • Unique long-range ninjutsu clashing.
  • The feels watching the village fight for Gaara.

12. Shikamaru vs Hidan

Shikamaru makes a run for it! Using the shadow paralysis to separate Hidan and Kakazu, the "immortal duo,” but now he is fighting solo against an immortal sadist, no less.

Why we love it:

  • We get a much-needed arc closure. (R.I.P Asuma).
  • Shikamaru shows how a true ninja does combat.
  • Darker turn for the series.
  • Like Sherlock Holmes of Shinobi.

11. Team 7 vs. Zabuza and Haku

This is where Team 7 learns what war is all about. When Kakashi is captured it is up to Naruto and Sasuke to find a way to take down a rogue ninja jonin.

Why we love it:

  • Hand signs were an important part of the show that was lost.
  • Nine-tails‘ epic awakening.
  • High stakes with emotional investment.

10. Minato Namikaze vs Obito Uchiha

This is the battle that started it all. After the nine-tails is unleashed on the village, the fourth Hokage is confronted by a masked man

Why we love it:

  • A rare look at Naruto’s origin.
  • Shows the scale of tailed beasts and how terrifying they are.
  • Heartbreaking to see Minato fight his student.
  • Flying Raijin.


9. Rock Lee Vs Shura

Rock Lee accepts a challenge to a duel by Shira. Gaara’s personal taijutsu teacher is enamored by stories of the taijutsu user who brought Gaara to his knees.

Why we love it:

  • Best taijutsu throwdown in the show.
  • First chance to see Lee fight in his own element.
  • Great animation.

8.  Sasuke Vs Kage

Sasuke crashes the five kage summit in search for Danzo, planning to exact his revenge for Itachi’s exploitation at the hands of the hidden leaf.

Why We love it:

  • We get to see a glimpse of all the Kages power for the first time.
  • Sasuke gets to try out his new Mangekyo Sharingan.
  • An awesome variety of interactions.

7. Taka vs. Killer Bee

The Akatsuki send their newest team Taka to retrieve the eight tails jinchuriki. Sasuke and his team learn firsthand how powerful a perfect host can be.

Why We love it:

  • Awesome Action with fluid combat and intense jutsu.
  • The fear is real as Sasuke finds himself outmatched.
  • First look at a perfect jinchuriki.

6. Gaara vs Rock Lee:

In the series first Chunin exams, the Genin are pit against each other in elimination matches. Rock Lee is matched with Gaara of the sand, a homicidal kid who kills for fun.

Why we love it:

  • First look at the Eight inner gates.
  • Inspirational underdog story.
  • Emotionally invested through good character building.

5. Itachi vs Sasuke

This is a moment that has been anticipated and built up through the entire series. The young Uchiha finally confronts his older brother to take revenge for his clan.

Why we love it:

  • Emotional build-up.
  • Plot twist.
  • Satisfying progression of action.

4. Jiraiya vs Pain

Jiraiya goes on a covert recon mission to the land of rain to investigate the strange reports coming from the village. There he unexpectedly finds the culprits behind the reports to be his old students, Konan and Nagato.

Why we love it:

  • Heartbreaking watching Jiraiya fight his students.
  • Best summoning battle in the show.
  • Constant action and suspense.

3. Naruto vs Sasuke 1

In a mission to save his friend, Naruto and his classmates head out to face the sound ninja to bring Sasuke back to the village.

Why we love it:

  • Battle of rivals.
  • Conflict of interest.
  • Beautiful animation.

2. Naruto Uzumaki vs Pain

The village is in desperate need. The Akatsuki villain destroyed most of Konoha by the time Naruto shows up unable to recognize the crater of destruction. Naruto is determined to defeat pain and save the village.

Why we love it:

  • One of the most action-packed fights in the show.
  • Pushes Naruto to the furthest we have ever seen (Badass six-tails form).
  • Huge scale fight with lightning speed and explosive power.

1. Obito Uchiha vs Kakashi Hatake

Pulled into an alternate dimension, Kakashi struggles with his feelings of loss and regret and must find the resolve to fight his childhood friend to the death.

Why we love it:

  • The feels are real.
  • The flashbacks are smooth.
  • The combat sequence is beautiful.
  • Keeps you on the edge of your seat.

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