Displays the battle status. The information that appears depends on the rules. Your team is indicated by the blue square and the enemy team by the red square.
Secret Technique Ninjutsu Gauge
You can use Secret Technique Ninjutsu when the gauge is full. Using it empties the gauge, but it will fill back up as time passes, whenever your attack scores a hit, and whenever an enemy attack strikes you.
The gauge lowers when you suffer damage from enemy attacks, and you will be knocked out if it completely empties.
Substitution Jutsu Gauge
You can use Substitution Jutsu when the gauge is full. Using Substitution Jutsu empties the gauge, but it will fill back up as time passes and whenever your attack scores a hit.
Ninja Tool Gauge
The gauge fills as time passes, and once it is completely full, the yellow icon(s) starts flashing. (The number of icons differs by Ninja Tool.) One yellow icon disappears each time you use a Ninja Tool.
The left gauge is for Ninjutsu 1 and right for Ninjutsu 2. The Ninjutsu Gauge fills back up as time passes, but you can make it fill faster by holding down or .
When the time reaches 00:00, the battle is over.