Since their Chidori and Rasengan have somewhat equal power, Sasuke and Naruto are separated. Sasuke is angry that Naruto can match him, while Naruto is disappointed that Sasuke actually intended to kill him. As he tries to come to terms with this, he is attacked by Sasuke, who wants to end the battle quickly. Naruto dodges and reflects on his long rivalry with Sasuke and how he has always been secretly jealous. When Sasuke catches Naruto and prepares a final blow, Naruto, wondering if they were ever real friends, begins to use the Nine-Tail’s chakra.