Character: Itachi Uchiha Anime: Naruto Scent: Mandarin, black pepper, vetiver, sandalwood, and musk Size: 8.75 oz, 4" tall x 3" wide Burn Time: 55 - 60 hours Wax: Natural Vegan USA Soy Artist: Jean Tumbagahan Artist's Website:https://www.instagram.com/jean_tumba/
"Even the strongest of opponents always has a weakness."
From a young age, Itachi was calm and insightful, showing noticeable maturity for his age and knowledge on how to deal with every situation. At the same time, Itachi was still fairly naïve as a child in many real-world scenarios and as such was willing to learn from his peers on how to differentiate situations. He lived at a distance, observing individuals and ideas without getting directly involved so that he could fully understand them. Although this approach prevented him from becoming close with many people, it enabled him to think and act without prejudice or preconceptions, instead evaluating things strictly on their own merits.
It was Sasuke's safety that ultimately convinced Itachi to go through with killing the rest of the Uchiha, believing his own damnation was worth it if it ensured Sasuke's survival. Even though he did it for Sasuke, Itachi wanted to be punished for his crimes and selected Sasuke as the one to take vengeance against him. To push Sasuke in this direction, Itachi withheld the true reason for his actions and instead took on the persona of a man who had no love for his younger brother. His actions in Akatsuki were meant to reinforce this persona, and whenever he met Sasuke over the years he would taunt his weakness and encourage him to get strong enough to kill him. His plan was that, once he had been killed, Sasuke would be hailed as a hero.
1) The name "Itachi" means "weasel" (鼬), while his family name "Uchiha" is another way of pronouncing "uchiwa" (団扇, paper fan), which is actually the Uchiha clan's symbol. Uchiwa can be used to fan flames, making the flame hotter — referring to the fact that the Uchiha is a clan of Fire Release users.
2) Itachi's nickname "…of the Sharingan" (写輪眼の…, Sharingan no…) is also held by Kakashi Hatake and Sasuke Uchiha.
3) Itachi's favourite word was "peace" (平和, heiwa).