At the Ryugu Palace, Usopp, Zoro and Brook conceive a plan to escape. Brook reveals that he can remove his soul from his body. Meanwhile, Luffy and Jimbei's argument over who should fight Hordy leads to a struggle between the two. Using her Cuerpa Fleur technique, Robin returns to the Thousand Sunny, where she intervenes with Jimbei and Luffy's duel and tells them not to fight. Meanwhile, Hordy plans to drown Zoro, Brook and Usopp but the cut he received from Zoro makes him take more pills. At the Sea Forest, Sanji reveals that both the other Straw Hats and the island's citizens are in danger, and that the pirates should stay and fight. However, Luffy still insists on rescuing his crew and he and Jimbei resume their duel.