After a narrow victory against an eye creature, Antauri tells the monkeys to create new techniques by tomorrow. Chiro stumbles upon a monkey helmet and monkey glove which makes a shield. Antauri tells him of the original leader and that the glove used to belong to him. Meanwhile, in space, a strange creature finds the other glove, and brings it to the Skeleton King. He is then revealed to be an orange monkey named Mandarin, the original leader of the Hyperforce.