Meanwhile, Rafiki tries to work on his paintings of the Lion Guard. Tamka challenges but is pinned down by the cub. Nduli watches as Kiburi insists they spread out and find their own water because they're crocodiles. After the cub suggests speaking with his father, Makuu leaves to speak with and orders his float to stay put until his return. Soon, even Kion has to admit that the Zimwi may really exist. Scar reveals himselfIn the Outlands, Kiburi finds Ushari coiled up asleep.
Eventually, Kion realizes that Makuu wants to change from his trouble-making ways in order to become a better leader for his float and the Pride Lands. When they find Dhahabu and her herd they discover that she is a rare. NegotiationsWhile Makuu speaks with Simba, Ono feels guilt over his actions. Meanwhile, Goigoi tries to keep the Lion Guard from going to Hakuna Matata Falls to see how Bunga is getting on. Rafiki recognizes it from the paintings of the past as a sign of terrible evil, and goes off to consult the paintings to be sure. Meanwhile, Raha and Starehe want to be by their leader's side and do everything they can to help by taking on Goigoi on the first attack and the second attack with Reirei's Pack and Kiburi's float members at a watering hole.
After hearing that a nice hyena named who has been ruining all of Scar's plan by settinng up a. He is quick to leap into a mud pool, but in doing so, he accidentally showers his teammates with mud. The Lion Guard plays the original Guard which was led by a named Askari. Kiburi then comes up with a plan to use Hodari to find out all of Makuu's fighting moves and to get past the Lion Guard. Though Shupavu is dubious of her minion's claims, the skink insists that they must trust him, and the group follows him into a cavern. After battling Scar's army of Outlanders, Makini and the Lion Guard make it back to Pride Rock with the ash. Makuu is still grateful for the compromise, and states that that was their share of water, but Kiburi challenges him to a for leadership.
Makuu assures Simba that he had no knowledge of their plan, and banishes not just Kiburi, but also Tamka Nduli and the croc from the float, handing their punishment over to Simba. And something that's kind of a great thing to me is that Makuu is officially a good guy now, which I like. But when Beshte gets his leg hurt while helping the Lion Guard defend Basi's pod of against Janja's clan, Reirei's pack, and Kiburi's float, Shujaa comes to his aid and helps defeat the Outlanders. Scar orders his minions, the hyenas, to eliminate Beshte while he is isolated from the rest of the Lion Guard Elsewhere, the Lion Guard struggles to pick up Beshte's scent due to the water having washed it away. But Ushari is also listening and reports it to Scar they're still able to talk to in the volcano in the Outlands and he suggests using a plan to trick Kibari into calling for a mashindano like we saw Makuu doing to Pua. To cheer everyone up, Kion decides to make Makini's mpando mpya a big event and invites all of the Pride Landers to witness it, and asks Timon and Pumbaa to put on a show to entertain them. He admits his worries about the sunlight, and Shupavu offers to lead him to an area of shade.
But, my point is that ever since, probably, the episode The Trail to Udugu to the Rise of Scar, there hasn't been an episode that super stuck out as anything that great. So he does and he and the other crocs, except for Makuu, make a plan for this to be a distraction while they kill Simba while no one's looking. Astounded, Ono asks what he just said, and Makuu replies that he heard what he said. Due to the Tsetse flies' dislike of zebra stripes, the Lion Guard escorts Thurston's herd and Mbeya the to a source of water. And he's even worse than Makuu because he's trying to get rid of him and the king. Having seen this, Shupavu and Njano slither away to report their new findings. Kion decides to have more birds take on the vultures, so he sends Ono to collect Hadithi, with Anga following him.
On the way, Bunga tells the story of how he met Timon and Pumbaa. After he and his followers are kicked out of Makuu's float upon Kiburi losing the Mashidano, and banished from the Pride Lands upon the attack on Simba being thwarted by the Lion Guard, Kiburi joins Janja's clan and Ushari in working for Scar, who plans to unite all the animals of the Outlands and get them under his leadership as part of his plot to take over the Pride Lands. They come back later and start to sneak up on some. Meeting ScarAs the Mashindano ends, Kiburi announces that King Simba has been taken down by his crocs, but is shocked when the King reveals himself. Jasiri tells Janja that he and his clan are welcome to join the resistance to help defeat Scar. Eventually, Ono spots Beshte's tracks and leads the team into the cavern through which Beshte had followed the skinks. After the training doesn't go well, Kion asks Makuu to help train the Pride Landers, but Makuu soon becomes frustrated and abandons them.
They find out that Badilli has been driven out of his home by the mean leopard Mapigano who has taken over his territory in Mirihi Forest in the Back Lands. Kion briefly witnesses Scar's spirit before it vanishes, but is unsure of what to make of it. Ushari is relaxed and, when Kiburi asks why he shouldn't eat him, the calmly persuades the crocodile to let him show him something very, very special. Hearing the commotion behind him, Simba wanders over, and soon realizes what they were up to. Ono attempts to search for Beshte from above, but to no avail, and the team worries over Beshte's safety under the intense heat of the sun. After Kion reminisces about how Zazu once saved him and Bunga from Makuu and Pua's crocodile float when he was a little cub, the Lion Guard finds out that Zazu has been kidnapped by Janja's clan and head to the Outlands to save him.
Tamka witnesses a mild dispute between his leader, and fellow float member , as the pair argues over the next step, concerned about being awake during the. When they save Kion's sister Kiara from a herd of stampeding and defeat a clan led by Janja and Mzingo the , Simba realizes that Kion has protected the Pride Lands and is indeed ready to lead his new Lion Guard. With some convincing from Mufasa and Nala, Kion gains the confidence to use the Roar when he confronts Makuu. At the same time, Ono scours the Outlands from above, but finds no traces of Beshte. There was one exception like the Savannah Summit. Hodari already knows about the , and Kiburi calls forth Tamka to challenge him, while he and the other float members watch. Kion initiates his to send them back to the Outlands.