The Hidden Sand ninja celebrate Gaara’s revival. Temari and Kankuro thank Naruto for saving his brother, but he says that they should thank Chiyo instead when she “wakes up. They then correct him by explaining that Chiyo gave her life to resurrect Gaara. Naruto reflects on her last words and realizes that Chiyo, like the Third Hokage, sacrificed herself for the next generations. All present salute Chiyo’s grandmother with a moment of silence. At this time, Deidara, who eluded Kakashi and the others, sets out to find his hand with the Akatsuki ring. Zetsu and Tobi also search for Sasori’s ring, which the latter takes in order to join Akatsuki. Later, Tobi begins to play with the ring before it accidentally slips out of his hand.