Hiruzen Sarutobi attacks with the Fire Element technique, which the Second Hokage suppresses with the Water Element technique. The First Hokage follows him with one of his signature Element of Wood techniques, immobilizing Sarutobi. Sarutobi summons Enma and orders him to transform into a staff. Sarutobi attacks Orochimaru with this staff, but Orochimaru deflects his blow with his Kusanagi Blade. In the midst of the battle, Sarutobi places explosive seals on the First and Second. Though he destroys their legs, they begin to regenerate because of the technique used to resurrect them. Seeing that normal combat will do nothing and that he is already tired, Sarutobi prepares for his death.