Namigakure (波隠れの里, "Namigakure no Sato) is the hidden village within the Land of Islands. In terms of naval travel and power, Namigakure has stood in the forefront of the world. The village is known for it's innovative uses for vessels typically used for sea travel for both practical and combative use. The village occupies a single large island, utiizing the water around it almost like a weapon to both defend and attack. Namigakure is a beautiful oasis, known for it's lush greenery, crystal clear waters and sunny weather. Despite it's sunny exterior, Namigakure's shinobi are known for their brutal and strict ways, much like it's neighboring village hidden in the water once was in the past.