By interfering with the natural energy using its immeasurable amount of chakra, the Ten-Tails is able to simultaneously create a variety of natural disasters that devastate the surrounding area, with itself acting as their epicentre. The phenomena involved in this technique include: earthquakes, floods, thunderstorms, and tornadoes. These concurrent events result in a blast akin to a nuclear explosion, even forming a vast mushroom cloud.
Tenpenchii (天変地異) is a Japanese four-character idiom, comprised of two shorter words referring to natural disasters affecting the sky, tenpen (天変), and the earth, chii (地異). The idiom is often translated simply as "cataclysm".
- The Demonic Statue of the Outer Path is shown producing individual disasters from its body: a lightning strike and a shockwave. In the manga, the shockwave resembles flames.
- In a flashback during chapter 670, Kaguya Ōtsutsuki is shown seemingly casting a lightning storm on the landscape, similar to the Tenpenchii.