At the Ryugu Palace, Hordy says that he will destroy Neptune's soldiers and realize Arlong's ambitions once again. He proceeds to destroy the palace by flooding it. Zoro confronts Hordy underwater, but the fishman uses his own man to prevent his attack. Zoro has Usopp and Brook untie the guards while he continues to fight Hordy. Meanwhile, while healing Hachi, Sanji and Chopper are cornered by the island's guards again. Just as Sanji says that they have been framed for their crimes, Luffy and Shirahoshi arrive and regroup with the others. The citizens of the island think that Luffy is responsible for the kidnapping. However, Megalo has reached its limit and forces Shirahoshi out. Chopper orders Sanji not to turn around or he will die.