The Demonic Statue of the Outer Path (外道魔像, Gedō Mazō) is a personal summon of Nagato and Tobi. It is also the vessel of the Ten-Tails. During the Third Shinobi World War, Hanzō betrayed Akatsuki, fearing they'd grow too strong, having allied himself with Danzo Shimura and his Root ANBU. The ambush resulted Yahiko's death. Distraught, Nagato summoned the Demonic Statue, which proceeded to pierce his back with a number of black rods, emaciating him. Nagato used the statue to launch a powerful attack, which resulted in the death of all but Hanzō.