Naruto attacks Itachi, but realizes that despite his attempts to avoid it, he has been caught in a genjutsu. Meanwhile, Gai is forced to fight Kisame alone; the rest of Team Gai has been trapped. After Kisame conducts an attack, Gaius realizes that he must be more serious in the fight. He opens the sixth of the Eight Gates and attacks Kisame with the Morning Peacock. Neji manages to free himself and his team just in time to see Kisame defeated. They subsequently examine the body, but what they find confuses them.