Originally Posted by kael03
The only one we've seen do this is Zetsu. Merging with the ground is a basic doton technique, though. Even Kakashi can do it, and Earth is his weakest element.
As you said merging with the ground is easy. As Yamato possesses both Water and Earth Techniques.
Yamato merging within the wood to seek out the base of Oro.
Earth Release: Hiding in Rock Technique
Am I mistaken that he cannot merge with the earth and what not?