Originally Posted by Shino'sDad
Combat Attributes are sort of the same as Characteristics now, in the sense that they don't divide them anymore unless they are specifically talking about one versus the other (Sand vs Sand Combat Attribute). Which is why Liger Bomb for example has Requirements: Taijutsu, rather than Requirement: Taijutsu Combat Attribute.
but the card actually says you may search your Deck for a Ninja card with any of those Characteristics, there are no ninjas with a mind, shadow, or food as characterstics. I know the intent was to search out the other parts but still.