To help JoJo control his Ripple powers, Caesar takes him to his trainer, Lisa Lisa, in Venice. Lisa Lisa makes JoJo wear a mask to limit his breathing and help him focus. She also orders JoJo and Caesar to ascend the Hell Climb Pillar, a 24-meter pole covered in oil that they can only overcome using the Ripple. JoJo learns how to focus Ripple energy into just his fingertips. After days of effort, they both figure out how to use the Ripple to succeed in the challenge.