Yato goes to fight Rabou, but Hiyori accidentally comes along. Realizing she is the reason for Yato’s weakness, he destroys her mind, awakening Yato’s killer instincts.
Bishamon assembles her team to clean up the Vent but can’t seem to put aside her grudge. Yato continues to feel the effects of the blight as Hiyori tries to help patch up his growing rift with Yukine.
Yukine runs off, and starts to give in to temptation. The sins hurt Yato just as he gets in a confrontation with the war god Bishimon. With a wide array of Regalia tools, Yato is put on the ropes. Thinking of no other option, Hiyori rushes to get help.
The team goes through their final prep work before assaulting the Tree using an ingenious mix of diversion and subterfuge.
Yes, Aika is the Mage of Exodus. With this information out in the open Hakaze tells all. Despite the brandished swords of the end of last episode, Aika takes it all a little too well, deciding the only way to make things work is to create her death herself. Unable to let such a tragedy occur, Hakaze attempts to kill Aika herself in a mix of rage and sorrow.
Recap: After waking up, Mahiro finds that Yoshino and Hakaze have gone off on their own. Yoshino’s influence on her worries Samon, to the point that he wants him dead. While rumors of a Mage of Exodus get spun around, the couple happen to find a young man with the powers of the chaotic tree.
Yoshino tries to talk down Mahiro from joining Samon and explaining the paradox. Meanwhile, the Army prepares for its final assault as Evangeline keeps Natsumura busy.