How Did Madara Die [Everything About Madara Death]

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Madara is a very famous character in the world-famous manga and anime series named Naruto. He was a legendary leader and a powerful shinobi of the Uchina clan.

He is one of the founders of Konohagakure along with his childhood friend Hashirama Senju. Together, they wanted to bring peace and harmony to the village, but due to their egotistical nature, they failed to achieve it. Despite having exceptional combat abilities, intelligence, and various powers such as the Sharingan and Rinnegan, he died.

I know many people are shocked by the death of Madara Uchiha and want to know the reason behind it.

How Many Times Did Madara Die?

Naruto has many twists and turns and that’s why it is tough to understand the secret behind many events. Madara died three times in the series. Let’s try to understand the cause of each death one by one.

Here is a small table that illustrates the death of Madara and all the causes of his death>

Death EncounterCircumstancesEpisode Number In Which Madara Die
Battle with Hashirama SenjuInitially believed to have died during the battle, but he survived and went into hiding.Madara died first time in the 370th episode.
Due to the old ageThis was the natural death of Madara. Madara died 2nd time due to the old age. Madara died for 2nd time due to old age in the 346th episode.
Controlled by KaguyaBecame the vessel for Kaguya Otsutsuki after being released from the Reanimation Jutsu. Lost control over his body and mind.
Final DefeatDefeated by Naruto Uzumaki and Sasuke Uchiha after Kaguya was sealed. Madara’s life force depleted, leading to his death.Madara died the third and last time in the 474th episode.

Also Read: Why Did Madara Turn Evil [5 Reasons]

How Did Madara Die The First Time And Who Killed Him?

First “Death”: The first death was caused due to the battle with Hashirama. When Hashirama was made the first Hokage of the village Madara didn’t like it and took this event as a failure of his clan.

He thought to attack the Konoha and the battle was begin at the Valley of Death. After a long and intense battle, in the end, Hashirama stabbed Madara in the back, and Madara died.

Later he was revived using a forbidden technique.

How Did Madara Die The Second Time And Who Killed Him?

Second “Death”: During the fight with Hashirama, Madara used Izanagi in his left eye and by sacrificing the vision of his right eye vision he was able to come back.

Before laying down on the ground he successfully bites off the very tiny flesh of Hashirama’s body and fused it into his DNA thus awakening Rinnegan. He later increased his life till the 3rd Shinobi battle by summoning Gedou Mazou but he didn’t fight it.

Second time Madara die due to old age. It was his natural death.

How Did Madara Die The Last Time And Who Killed Him?

3rd Death: The fourth Shinobi world war was raging and at this time Kabuto used the reanimation Jastu technique called Edo Tensei to resurrect Madara.

Uchiha Obito and Black Zetsu helped him to revive in his optimal state where he got maximum power and abilities but Black Zetsu betrayed him and his body was used by Kaguya for his purpose.

After that Kaguya was sealed away by Naruto and all the tailed beasts became free, and this whole process made Madara weak and left him near death. He had a little conversation with reanimated Hashirama Senju in his last state.

This was the last time when Madara died.


Madara had immense power and some forbidden techniques to revive that’s why he died and was revived many times in the Naturo anime series.

He usually used three techniques to revive himself after being dead:

  • Reanimation Jutsu
  • Rinne Rebirth
  • Scheduled Izanagi

He died three times in the Naruto anime series, the first time when he fought against the Hashirama in the Valley of Death, the second time he died due to old age, and he faced the final death when Kaguya was defeated and sealed and all the tailed beast was freed.

FAQs Related To Madara’s Death

Q.1 Did Madara die a virgin?

Ans: There is a mix though of people related to the Madara relationship status. Some people believe that Madara married Shirayuki Uchiha who was a Kunoichi, and a member of the Uchiha clan. On the other hand, others believe that He never had an interest in girls, he was only interested in fighting for peace.

Q.2 How did Madara survive?

Ans: During the battle with Hashirama, Madara was stabbed by him and died but later he revived himself by using Izanagi in his left eye. He was resurrected through the use of the Reanimation Jutsu (Edo Tensei) by Kabuto and gained plenty of power. In the end, he was betrayed and used as a vessel and finally died.

Q.3 Who killed Madara Uchiha in the 4th war?

Ans: The fourth war is also known as the Great Ninja War, Madara was not killed during this war, instead he gained immense power and ability through the process of resurrecting. After that, he was betrayed by Black Zetsu and Kaguya used his body as a vessel for his purpose. Madara died when Kugaya was sealed and all the tailed dragons were freed.

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