Using a rusty metal rod, Shinich is able to injure Gotou, by aiming for the gap in his armor. Enraged, Gotou attacks Shinichi ferociously, leaving him no room to escape. As Gotou prepares his finishing blow, Shinichi who has accepted death, is saved by Migi. Due to his body becoming poisoned, Shinichi and Migi watch as Gotou's own body begins to rebel against him and explode. Though Shinichi initially wants to leave Gotou's fate up to luck, he decides he must kill him, and heads home.