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Great Fusion! The Power of Friendship
(Tsuyoki Ai wo! Dekkādoramon Saigo no Sakebi!!)
"A Mighty Love! Deckerdramon's Last Cry!!"
Airdate (Ja:) July 13, 2011
(En:) July 5, 2015
Toei Animation


Christopher and MetalGreymon attack the other members of the Fusion Fighters United Army. Shoutmon believes him to be brainwashed, but Christopher rejects the notion. With the image of his father's disappointment in his ears, Christopher declares they will determine the stronger between the two of them, once and for all. Mikey agrees to handle it after prompting from his allies, with OmniShoutmon facing off against ZekeGreymon. The digivolved Digimon fight to a draw that leaves them both injured. Christopher responds by reloading more Digimon, but Deckerdramon stands against him. Deckerdramon asks Mikey to stand down and instead let him try to connect with Christopher. He tries to have Christopher see how Gravimon's words poisoned him and his strong heart. Christopher disagrees, discarding his emotions in favor of an iron control that would see the Digital World kneel before him. He sees Deckerdramon's actions as a betrayal, much like everyone else has betrayed him, and has his Digimon attack him, to the horror of the United Army and his other Digimon.

Mikey is unable to turn his back on Deckerdramon and demands answers. Christopher rejects Mikey's friendship, saying that friends only result in betrayal. Nene intervenes, recalling Christopher's own words about using strength to overcome sadness but nonetheless supporting Mikey's position that friends can help share that burden. Deckerdramon decides to reveal Christopher's past with a wealthy father who had high expectations for his son, future chairman of the Aonuma Corporation, and a kind mother who comforted him. When his father fell ill however, his company was taken from his family, with his father pleading on his dying breath for Christopher to be stronger than him. Christopher took the opportunity after being drawn into the Digital World to become as strong as his father wanted him to be. Mikey finally understands Christopher but still remains angry with his choices, saying that he was not the Christopher that his father wanted him to be.

Gravimon interrupts with a massive attack, forcing the United Army to take cover beneath Deckerdramon. As the attack crushes them, Shoutmon forces Christopher to realize that the strength he needs is in his army and their loyalty. Christopher has a vision of his father revealing the meaning of his father's words: to look beyond his fear and obtain a heart full of love. He now understands the strength in friendship, just as Gravimon's attack becomes too much for Deckerdramon. Deckerdramon dies, proud of his General's growth. As Gravimon's forces attack, Christopher stands as one with Mikey and Nene, using Great Fusion to form Shoutmon X7. Shoutmon X7 easily wipes out Gravimon's army, leaving the Dark General to stand alone.

Featured characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance. Bolded characters are fought by the protagonists, and italicized characters appear only as a voice or silhouette.)

Humans Rookie Champion Ultimate Mega Armor Xros


6-43 Analyzer-01 JP
Earth-god General

Digimon Data Collection

DataCollection-Agunimon Agunimon
Type: Wizard
Special Moves
Pyro Tornado
Pyro Darts
Agunimon ddc
Mikey: "Agunimon! This Wizard-type Digimon's attacks include Pyro Tornado and Pyro Darts. Guess that's why he's called the Human Spirit of Fire!"
Monitamon 1: "And he's great at weenie roasts. Speaking of which, I tried Pyro Tornado once. It's not bad; tastes a lot like chicken."
Monitamon 2: "Very interesting, but where did you find that ridiculous getup?"
Monitamon 3: "Yeah, they told me mine was one-of-a-kind!"

DataCollection-Agunimon Agnimon
Type: Demon Man
Special Moves
Burning Salamander
Salamander Break
Agunimon ddc
Monitamon 1: "Agnimon. With its Special Move, it can unleash a fire dragon from its fists (Burning Salamander)."
Monitamon 2: "It releases a fire dragon from its fists?"
Monitamon 3: "Get the fire extinguisher ready!"


(Number indicates order of occurrence.)

MetalGreymon 1 ZekeGreymon 4 MetalGreymon 5 ZekeGreymon 7 Shoutmon X7
MetalGreymon (2010 anime) t Arrow R.png ZekeGreymon t Arrow R Red.png MetalGreymon (2010 anime) t Arrow R.png ZekeGreymon t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, Ballistamon,
Dorulumon, Starmon,
Pickmons, Sparrowmon)
Shoutmon 2 OmniShoutmon 3 Shoutmon 5 OmniShoutmon 7 Shoutmon X7
Shoutmon t Arrow R.png OmniShoutmon t Arrow R Red.png Shoutmon t Arrow R.png OmniShoutmon t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ ZekeGreymon, Ballistamon,
Dorulumon, Starmon,
Pickmons, Sparrowmon)
Ballistamon 7 Shoutmon X7
Ballistamon t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, ZekeGreymon,
Dorulumon, Starmon,
Pickmons, Sparrowmon)
Dorulumon 7 Shoutmon X7
Dorulumon t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, ZekeGreymon,
Ballistamon, Starmon,
Pickmons, Sparrowmon)
Starmon 7 Shoutmon X7
Starmon (2010 anime) t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, ZekeGreymon,
Ballistamon, Dorulumon,
Pickmons, Sparrowmon)
Silver Pickmons 7 Shoutmon X7
Pickmon (Silver) t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, ZekeGreymon,
Ballistamon, Dorulumon,
Starmon, Sparrowmon)
Sparrowmon 7 Shoutmon X7
Sparrowmon t Arrow R.png Shoutmon X7 t
(w/ OmniShoutmon, ZekeGreymon,
Ballistamon, Dorulumon,
Starmon, Pickmons)


Deckerdramon: "You have many good friends. The strong bond you have with them will give birth to a new DigiXros."
Taiki: "A new DigiXros?"
Deckerdramon: "Yes. I can see it. The form of a powerful warrior with a deep love. General...thank you."

Deckerdramon prophesies Shoutmon X7 with his dying breath...Gravimon probably should have picked a less popular character to kill.

Other notes

Animation errors

  • Christopher was riding on MetalGreymon's left wing at the end of the last episode, but in the first scene of this episode, he doesn't appear on MetalGreymon until he is dismounting.

Dubbing changes

  • In the American English dub, Christopher's mother is implied to be alive, while his father died of illness. In the Japanese version, both were killed in a sudden accident, which his mother dying before his father.
  • The scene of mourners at the graves of Christopher's parents is removed. The sequence is replaced with flashbacks to Christopher's battles in the Digital World.

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