Yumichika is trapped inside Chuhlhourne's briar of darkness. Learning he cannot be seen from the outside world, Yumichika unveils his Zanpakuto's true power. Meanwhile, Izuru Kira is fighting Abirama Redder over at the south pillar. Abirama goes into his sword release state Aguila to attack Izuru from the sky. Izuru makes use of his surroundings and attacks Abirama with Kido. Annoyed by Izuru's cheap tactics, Abirama goes in for the kill.