Orochimaru is weakened and Sasuke absorbs him.
Sasuke forms Hebi.
The Akatsuki seal the Four-Tailed Beast.
Sasuke vs. Deidara. Deidara dies.
Jiraiya infiltrates Amegakure. He finds Pain and realizes that they are six separate people from his past. The Pains kill Jiraiya.
Sasuke vs. Itachi. Orochimaru absorbed into Susanoo, Itachi dies.
Madara explains everything about the Uchiha clan to Sasuke.
Hebi's name is changed to Taka. They join Akatsuki. Taka hunts & kidnaps Killer Bee.
Word of Jiraiya's death reaches Konoha. Naruto learns senjutsu.
Akatsuki attempts to seal the Eight-Tails but he turns out to be a tentacle.
Konohagakure is mostly destroyed during an attack by the Akatsuki. Danzō is appointed as Sixth Hokage by the Daimyō of the Land of Fire.
Responding to the threat of the Akatsuki organization, the leaders of the greatest hidden villages, the Five Kage, hold a summit in the neutral Land of Iron. Madara Uchiha declares war on the Five Kage, beginning the Fourth Shinobi World War.
Kisame faces off against Killer Bee and A. Sasuke faces off agaisnt Danzō and Danzō dies. Sakura pursues Sasuke. Kakashi stops Sasuke from killing Sakura. Naruto saves Sakura from death. Madara & Zetsu arrive & take Sasuke. Sakura treats Naruto's poison.
Sasuke states he wants Itachi's eyes.
Kakashi takes Karin back to Konohagakure.
A Zetsu clone is revealed to be Kisame; who is thought to have died and the real Kisame is still alive.
(Real) Kisame infiltrates Kumogakure as Samehada. Kabuto infiltrates Takigakure and kills three Taki-nin.
The Five Daimyō agree to the Shinobi Alliance. The Five Kage return to their respectful villages.
Sai hears word of Danzō's death.
Just when Kakashi was about to be named (Candidate) Sixth Hokage, Tsunade, the Fifth Hokage wakes from her comatose state.
Madara transplanted Itachi's eyes into Sasuke. Sasuke feels Itachi's power flowing within him.
Ibiki interrogates Karin.
Sakura passes the word that Tsunade has woken up.
The Konoha Council holds a War plan.
Fukasaku reverse summons Naruto. The Great Toad Sage tells Naruto his future. Gamatora gives Naruto the seal to the Fourth's Seal; with this he will be able to use an unnamed jutsu.
Konoha ninja hunt Kabuto. Kabuto confronts Madara. Kabuto then resurrects: Itachi Uchiha, Sasori, Deidara, Kakuzu and Nagato. Kabuto states wants to join forces with Madara Uchiha. Than Kabuto summons another, sixth, coffin and Madara is visibly disturbed by by the unidentified person. Madara and Kabuto join forces. Anko tracks them down.
A holds another, minor, war meeting.
Killer Bee and Naruto are relocated to an island outside of Kumogakure. Naruto asks Killer Bee for training on how to control the Kyūbi; he's rejected because he insulted him by singing enka/rap. Motoi takes Naruto and Yamato to the Falls of Truth. Naruto sits in the middle and a darker version of himself appears in front of him. Naruto vs. Dark Naruto. Naruto wakes up. Motoi says he must defeat his evil side in order to control the Nine-Tails. Motoi explains some of Bee's background. He states he tried to kill him. He than explains an event that happened 30 years ago. Naruto sits in the middle of the Falls of Truth. He sees his inner self and they battle but (non Dark) Naruto loses.