Sasuke and his team head on in their search to Itachi, while Naruto's team continues their search for Sasuke. Sasuke meets Itachi in a cave, fights an illusion and is told to come to the Abandoned Uchiha Stronghold. On their way, Sasuke's team is interrupted by a shadow clone of Naruto. The real Naruto quickly sends his team after Sasuke, but they are stopped by Tobi. Meanwhile, Sasuke passes on to his brother while his team, especially Suigetsu, faces Kisame.