|“||Listen, I know how you feel… the three of us, Team Ten… We went on a lot of missions with Asuma-sensei. Shikamaru and I don't want to fight him either. But it's because we know him so well that we can stop him with the least risk to the army. Don't you remember what those earrings are supposed to represent Chōji?||„|
|~ Ino to Chōji, right before they fight Edo Asuma|
Ino Yamanaka (山中いの, Yamanaka Ino) is a kunoichi of Konohagakure's Yamanaka clan. She and her fellow members of Team Asuma are their generation's Ino–Shika–Chō Trio. She later marries Sai and together they have a son called Inojin.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 8-C with explosives | At least High 8-C with explosives | At least 7-C
Name: Ino Yamanaka
Age: 12-13 (Part 1), 16-17 (Part 2) | Around 32 (Boruto)
Classification: Human Ninja
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Acrobatics, Chakra Manipulation, Extrasensory Perception, Mind Manipulation, Telepathy, Healing, Possession, Earth Manipulation, Water Manipulation, Duplication (Can create illusionary clones with no substance), Shapeshifting (Can transform into animate and inanimate objects), Statistics Amplification (Can enhance her physical capabilities with chakra), Speed Enhancement with Shunshin, Surface Scaling, can replace herself with inanimate objects to avoid damage, Paralysis Inducement (via paralysis jutsu)
Attack Potency: Large Building level with explosives via power-scaling to Shikamaru (Both don't focus on physical damage, but is capable of fighting opponents who could harm her like Sakura during the Chūnin exams) | At least Large Building level with explosives | At least Town level (Fought with Sai)
Speed: Supersonic (Foughtly evenly against Sakura) | Massively Hypersonic+ (Can keep up with Hidan and Kakuzu, although she did have some difficulty) | Massively Hypersonic+ (She's capable of fighting a shinobi encased in Tailed Beast Chakra alongside Sai)
Lifting Strength: Class 10 | Class 10 | At least Class G
Durability: Large Building level scaling to Shikamaru | At least Large Building level | At least Town level
Stamina: Very high (Did not get significantly tired throughout the great ninja war)
Range: Standard melee range, several meters with thrown weapons, higher with her clan's signature techniques.
Standard Equipment: Kunai, shuriken, wire, standard ninja tools.
Intelligence: Ino has displayed some cunning and deceptiveness in battle, fooling her opponents into dropping their guard.
Weaknesses: If she misses her Mind-Body Switch technique, she won't be able to return to her body for some time making her vulnerable.
Key: Pre-Timeskip | Post-Timeskip | New Era