"Naruto vs. Itachi!!
, Naruto Bāsasu Itachi!!
) is chapter 549 of the original Naruto
Gaara is shocked by the Fourth Kazekage's revelations about his mothers love for him. Gaara breaks down in tears and as his father notes that Gaara has surpassed him and that he entrusts the village to him as he is being sealed. Meanwhile the Third Raikage and the Second Mizukage escape from Gaara's sand and are confronted by the Fourth Division to whom they divulge their abilities. Ōnoki and Mū continue to fight with Ōnoki telling Mū not to underestimate him as he creates several rock clones. Elsewhere Naruto and Killer B encounter Nagato and Itachi Uchiha.