After Dio sends a zombie named Doobie to attack Poco's sister, JoJo saves her, despite the fact that Doobie's head is filled with poisonous snakes. JoJo's compatriot sacrifices himself, teaching JoJo that he can damage Dio using the sword he received from Bruford. But Dio freezes the sword, followed by JoJo heating it with a torch. Finally, JoJo sets his fists on fire and breaks through Dio's defenses with an Overdrive attack. As his body melts and he falls into the abyss, Dio launches a final attack that pierces JoJo's hand.