Konoha civilians notice Isshiki floating above them. Shinobi inform them of an emergency alert and issue evacuation orders. Isshiki looks for Kawaki with his Byakugan. Via Ino, Shikamaru warns all the shinobi that only Naruto and Sasuke are to engage Isshiki in combat. Naruto leaves to fight Isshiki, and tells Boruto he's also to evacuate. Isshiki questions Konoha shinobi about Kawaki's location, threatening to attack civilians. One of them confesses that they don't have the information. Shikamaru wants to leave, Sai grabs the unconscious Kawaki, and suggests hiding in an old, secret Anbu underground facility. Shikamaru wants Amado to come with them, who expresses concern for Isshiki's Byakugan finding them out. Sai reassures him that the facility is protected against such abilities. Shikamaru thanks Sasuke, and tells Boruto to come along. Sasuke wants to have a word with Boruto first. Isshiki is surprised to find Naruto out of his seal. Sasuke confesses to Boruto that he and Naruto barely made any damage to Jigen before. He explains that Sarada told him what happened during the fight against Boro, and having heard Amado's explanation, Boruto knows it was Momoshiki who defeated him. Sasuke raises the possibility of Boruto's Kāma starting to override him. Boruto is prepared to die fighting, even if it scares him, but he is worried about what he might do if his body is taken over.
Omoi and his team-mates approach the genin and question them about the recent events. Konohamaru and Mugino arrive before a fight breaks out. Omoi and Konohamaru compare intel. Omoi recognises the poison and murder weapon used on Sakuya as belonging from shinobi from the Land of Haze. He spirals thinking of worst case scenarios. Knowing that Hashirama's cells are unstable, they determine the route the Haze shinobi are most likely to take. The Haze shinobi go on their way, checking for pursuers. Deepa kills various looters at Fushū Castle as he investigates the whereabouts of the Hashirama Cell. The Haze shinobi alternate carrying the Hashirama Cell and think back about Yoruga.