Using this technique, Karin manifested chakra-based chains from her body which she can use to attack and pulverise a target. Despite the Adamantine Attacking Chains being an incomplete version of the Adamantine Sealing Chains, Karin was able to use this technique to destroy most of Tobi's giant wooden statue and its many hands.
While stated to be incomplete, in the anime Karin later showed the ability to not only attack with the chains but neutralise her target by binding and nullifying their chakra with the chains. When used against Suigetsu Hōzuki, it sent him flying some distance away, leaving him incapacitated and his body in its jelly-like state. Karin also seems capable of manipulating the size of her chains to fit the situation.