Calm and wise, mutant rat Splinter acts as the instructor or sensei of philosophy and martial arts to the teen Turtles. He is also the one who gave the brothers their Renaissance-inspired names.

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A master in “Ninjutsu,” Splinter strives to teach the team the Bushido Code (also called The Way of the Warrior) of honor and loyalty, as well as the secrets of the stealthy Ninja.

A ninja master at the height of his abilities, Splinter is determined to protect his "family" at all costs!

He's also remarkably in tune with the universe; he can literally feel its vibrations, allowing him to sense the energies and intentions of others.