Asuma's team arrived at the Fire Temple and mourned Chiriku's death. Izumo realized that the Akatsuki must be trying to claim the bounty on his head. Elsewhere, Hidan and Kakuzu continued towards the bounty exchange point. At Ichiraku, Kakashi told Naruto that he had something up his sleeve that would surprise him. Back at the training ground, Kakashi informed Naruto what the true purpose of his new training was, and began his explanation by showing Naruto his own mastery of the Rasengan.