Name: Genjutsu: Encoding Skill
Activation Cost: C (+ genjutsu)
Upkeep Cost: C-A
Skill: Genjutsu, Ninjutsu, Chakra Flow
Requirements: Requires "Genjutsu" Skill
Parent Technique: N/A
Hand Seals: Dragon, Bird, Rat, Snake, Dragon, Rooster
Description: The Genjutsu Encoding Skill allows the user to turn a material or object into a trigger for a predetermined illusion. Once someone makes contact, the tactile sensation of the object transmits the Genjutsu and acts as the trigger by utilizing the principles of chakra flow and emission. “Encoding” enables the user to turn ordinary objects into illusory traps, create diversions, and carry out deception. Encoding Power is dependent upon the the applied genjutsu, with the associated Upkeep cost attached to the Encoded object, with the cost of Encoding attached.
Weaknesses: Once a Genjutsu has been encoded onto an object, the resulting trigger is indiscriminate, and will impart itself onto whomever contacts it next—friend or foe. Once an object is destroyed, so too is the illusion. Encoded objects can be detected directly by appropriate Doujutsu and Sensory techniques.
Name: Lightning Release Genjutsu: Scorchlight (A.k.a "My eyes!!")
Activation Cost: D
Upkeep Cost: D
Range: 0-50m(or within line of sight)
Element: Lightning Release
Skill: Genjutsu, Ninjutsu
Requirements: Genjutsu skill, light-source (e.g. flashbang)
Parent Technique: -
Hand Seals: Rat, dog, dragon, bird, tiger
Description: A fairly simple technique, somewhat versatile in use, and one that will almost certainly elicit the same "MY EYES!!". Irui's signature "Scorchlight" technique, that would form the light motif of his techniques, is a brutally efficient flashbang technique. Scorchlight first requires a light source, either generated by the caster, tool, or other method, and specifically attacks the sense of sight, and exploits the brain's eagerness to process sources of light. When triggered by that light source the Scorchlight technique both blinds, and emulates the sensation of intense heat, flame, and boiling liquid as the victim(s) eyes will appear to burn and sizzle; blinding them.
By attacking Sight, especially with an artificial light (e.g. flashbangs), Irui can turn even ocular abilities against the opponent, by ruthlessly exploiting the fundamental hardwiring of the human body. The intensity of the technique cannot be bypassed by simply closing the eyes, as the retina will process the chakra-imbued light.
Increase the Power of this technique by +1 Rank if used in a dark/low light environment. Decrease the power of this technique by -1 Rank if used in broad daylight.
Weaknesses: Naturally, by using Light, the genjutsu is thwarted by solid obstructions like walls, and obstacles that will impede the line of sight, and shield the eyes from the light.To further reiterate, just like the real world, closing the eyelids does not fully obstruct light.
Most effective in low-light conditions.