Minato vs Gaara

#21NurupoooPosted 12/29/2011 1:23:53 PM

From: foxenboy99 | Posted: 12/29/2011 9:15:34 PM | #020
garra can just bury everything around him

Minato will teleport away, so that won't work
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#22Jaded_MemoryPosted 12/29/2011 1:30:09 PM
Where will he teleport to? If he teleports to Konoha then tries to teleport back, surely he'll end up trying to teleport underground, as presumably his kunai would have been buried? He'd teleport away and then have to walk back.
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#23NurupoooPosted 12/29/2011 1:34:04 PM
Remember Minato's SUNS2 Ultimate? He could throw Kunai to teleport himself away multiple times in a row into safety. And using huge-area attacks would give Minato the opening he needs to kill Gaara, wouldn't it?
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#24Tenchu_MasterLDPosted 12/29/2011 1:39:19 PM
Minato has more fanboys so he wins.
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#25NurupoooPosted 12/29/2011 1:39:39 PM
that too
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#26Sambo93Posted 12/29/2011 1:46:39 PM
Minato could add his seal to Gaara's sand or gourd and just teleport to that so that could make him victorious
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#27StaticnovaPosted 12/29/2011 2:13:41 PM
A kunai can only travel through the air so fast, I would expect Gaara's sand could deal with a kunai, as it has multiple projectiles throughout the story.

Now keeping up with Minato himself? Maybe not.

Having said, if they're fighting in a desert, Gaara could surely just seal himself inside a solid ball of sand while he turns the desert outside into quicksand like he did for a portion of it on Kimimaro, burying him. Minato could only avoid this if he could somehow teleport away from the battle and onto safe terrain. He'd need to not touch the floor somehow. I'm not sure how well a Rasengan would fair against Gaara's defenses either.
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#28MindslicedPosted 12/30/2011 2:50:10 PM
Jaded_Memory posted...
To teleport to the gourd or Gaara, he first has to get close enough to place a seal, or get a kunai close enough. If he can do that, he can win. If not, the sheer size and omni-directional nature of Gaara's attacks in a desert will take him down eventually.

It seems that sometimes people forget Minato doesn't have free-form teleportation like Tobi does. To teleport anywhere there needs to be a specific seal there for him to teleport to.

If hes tricky enough such being able to have prep time yeah he can get there.

I dont think I see anywhere preptime is or is not factored in.

Sorry Jaded.

All Minato needs is to bump shoulder or stash the tag prior to fight and trigger it. I dont think Gaara is Kage material to figure it out.
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#29xTacticalSniperPosted 12/30/2011 4:29:19 PM(edited)

From: Sambo93 | #026
Minato could add his seal to Gaara's sand or gourd and just teleport to that so that could make him victorious

They're in the middle of a desert, I don't think it'll matter much. But I give this one to Minato.
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