"That Which Must Be Protected" (守るべきもの Mamoru beki Mono ) is the twenty-fourth and final episode of the anime series Shakugan no Shana Second.
The Statue of Pride is about to be born. When Yuji picks his sword up, he screams the name of the one he desires to protect, Shana. After a fierce battle with the members of Bal Masqué, Shana is eventually able to break through and enter the Statue of Pride. She meets up with Yuji, and they run to fight The Silver at the heart of the Statue of Pride. Shana and Yuji fight together and eventually manage to defeat it when it hesitate with Konoe's feelings within it, and Yuji regains the Reiji Maigo. With the heart destroyed, the Statue of Pride collapses and Bal Masqué retreats.
Characters in Order of Appearance
* denotes if the character debuts in this episode