On two separate occasions, Shinji is unable to destroy Ren even though he had found a reason to fight until his hesitation forces him to refuse to fight. Shinji had to pretend to be cheerful, much to Ren and Yui's concern over Shinji's sudden overacting of joyfulness. Shuichi collapses from his illness. Reiko returns from New York with the documents which contain the information about Shiro Kanzaki. A savage Destwilder is slain by Shinji and Ren after killing a couple. Continuing from the previous battle, Shinji fights Ren once again. The multiplying Sheerghosts curl into a pool and later hatch into Raydragoons.