Obito uchiha or tobi when he was hiding his identity from the other members of the akatsuki organization possesses the sharingan the rinnegan and the power of the ten tails. Tobi was a secret founder of the group but he didn t officially join the akatsuki until sasori s death and for the most part he seemed like a nitwit who couldn t be harmed by traditional means.
Members of nagato s akatsuki wear long black cloaks with red clouds a red interior and a chin high collar.
Akatsuki members tobi. Although five akatsuki members are lost tobi claiming their sacrifices were worth winning sasuke s loyalty the organisation takes more drastic measures to make up for diminished numbers. When he joined akatsuki as tobi replacing sasori he was partnered with deidara revealing himself as madara after deidara s death. Madara uchiha うちはマダラ uchiha madara who posed as tobi トビ when first introduced is a co founder of konohagakure akatsuki and was once the leader of the uchiha clan.
The red clouds represent the rain of blood that fell in amegakure during its wars and were viewed as a symbol of justice by its original members. Tobi and the members of taka wear a similarly marked hooded mantle. In the anime nagato goes to capture the six tails the beast having been caught at some earlier point in the manga.
This gives him a myriad of abilities including intangibility mastery over the six elements of chakra access to all of nagato s abilities and the ability to destroy nearly anything with the truth seeking balls technique. It turns out that tobi was actually obito uchiha kakashi s former squad member and he helped to form and control the akatsuki in order to fulfill madara uchiha s goal of plunging the earth into a permanent dream world.