Barragan survives the Soi Fon’s bankai although half his face has been destroyed. In anger he fires out his Respira attack until he rots away Hachigen’s hand. However, Hachigen removes his hand via kido and places it in Barragan’s body, causing him to rot away. Barragan shouts how he will kill Aizen, and in a flashback it is revealed he was once the self-proclaimed ruler of Hueco Mundo until dethroned by Aizen. In his final moments, Barragan tosses his axe at Aizen but it disintegrates and Barragan dies. Stark shows distress at his death and vows to avenge him.