Tobi continues to prevent the Konoha ninja from reaching Sasuke. Naruto is not deterred. In Amegakure, Pain notices that Jiraiya managed to inscribe a message onto Fukasaku's back before dying. Pain tries to kill Fukasaku, but Fukasaku escapes. Jiraiya sinks into the waters of the village with a smile, having decided to name the sequel to his story after Naruto. Zetsu remarks on how impressive Jiraiya's fight with Pain was, then decides to go see Sasuke's fight with Itachi.