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S4:E93 Off to the Desert Kingdom! The Rain-Summing Powder and the Rebel Army!

One Piece
12/16/2001 11:42 am EST

Luffy separates from the rest of the crew, right after arriving at Alabasta's port city of Nanohana. The crew dons disguises ...read more Luffy separates from the rest of the crew, right after arriving at Alabasta's port city of Nanohana. The crew dons disguises while Luffy learns of Dance Powder. show less

S4:E94 The Heroes Reunion! His Name is Fire Fist Ace!

One Piece
12/23/2001 11:43 am EST

While in Nanohana, the Straw Hats encounter Smoker and Tashigi. A powerful pirate named Portgas D. Ace appears, and is revealed ...read more While in Nanohana, the Straw Hats encounter Smoker and Tashigi. A powerful pirate named Portgas D. Ace appears, and is revealed to be Luffy's older brother. show less

S4:E95 Ace and Luffy! Hot Emotions and Brotherly Bonds!

One Piece
01/06/2002 11:44 am EST

Ace fights Smoker while the Straw Hats run for their ship. Luffy reunites with his brother, who has joined the Whitebeard ...read more Ace fights Smoker while the Straw Hats run for their ship. Luffy reunites with his brother, who has joined the Whitebeard Pirates after leaving home, and is searching for a former crewmate named Blackbeard who killed a fellow member. The brothers take down agents of Baroque Works, and Ace demonstrates his power by destroying several ships in one attack. show less

S4:E96 Erumalu, the City of Green and the Kung Fu Dugongs!

One Piece
01/13/2002 11:45 am EST

Ace decides to travel with the Straw Hats, as he is hunting for a man known as Blackbeard. The group arrives first at the ...read more Ace decides to travel with the Straw Hats, as he is hunting for a man known as Blackbeard. The group arrives first at the 'Green City' of Erumalu only to find it abandoned to the desert. Vivi and Nami explain what Dance Powder is and what it has done to Alabasta. show less

S4:E97 Adventure in the Country of Sand! The Monsters that Live in the Scorching Land!

One Piece
01/20/2002 11:46 am EST

After leaving Erumalu, the Straw Hats plus Vivi & Ace continue through the desert, facing the many dangers of it.

S4:E98 Enter the Desert Pirates! The Men Who Live Freely!

One Piece
01/27/2002 11:46 am EST

Nami and Vivi found themselves an easier way to travel in the desert and leave all men behind. While trying to catch up with ...read more Nami and Vivi found themselves an easier way to travel in the desert and leave all men behind. While trying to catch up with them, Ace gets lost. Luffy and the rest of the gang find the Desert Pirates, and Vivi meets a figure from her past. She learns that the two met while they were young girls, and despite her father's offer to help if anything happened to the town, the town was abandoned when the drought started and the sandstorms hit. Vivi apologizes and the two reconcile. show less

S4:E99 False Fortitude! Camu, Rebel Soldier at Heart!

One Piece
02/03/2002 11:47 am EST

After hearing that a small village has fake Rebel Army bodyguards that have been keeping peace, Vivi asks the men of the crew to ...read more After hearing that a small village has fake Rebel Army bodyguards that have been keeping peace, Vivi asks the men of the crew to test if they're worthy of staying. While they initially are planning to run at the first sign of a real threat, they stand their ground, and are allowed to stay as the Straw Hats retreat. show less

S4:E100 Rebel Warrior Koza! The Dream Vowed to Vivi!

One Piece
02/10/2002 11:48 am EST

Still trekking through the Alabasta desert, the crew beats up a giant desert scorpion for lunch, while Vivi tells Nami about her ...read more Still trekking through the Alabasta desert, the crew beats up a giant desert scorpion for lunch, while Vivi tells Nami about her past and her friendship with Kohza. When his village faced a drought, he appealed the king for help, and Cobra allowed the villagers to stay in the capital. He and Vivi were initially not on good terms, getting into a fight when they first met, but Vivi became vice-leader of the Sand Sand Clan, and Kohza's group risked their lives to save her from kidnappers. Kohza then left with his father to establish a new town called Yuba. show less

S4:E101 Showdown in a Heat Haze! Ace vs. the Gallant Scorpion!

One Piece
02/17/2002 11:49 am EST

Ace fights against a bounty hunter, who claims to have defeated Blackbeard, although this was a lie to lure Ace out and ...read more Ace fights against a bounty hunter, who claims to have defeated Blackbeard, although this was a lie to lure Ace out and challenge him in order to inspire his children to follow their dreams. Ace finds out that Blackbeard isn't in Alabasta after all, and leaves the group to continue looking for him. He leaves Luffy a mysterious piece of paper, explaining that it will let them meet again. show less

S4:E102 Ruins and Lost Ways! Vivi, Her Friends, and the Country's Form!

One Piece
02/24/2002 11:50 am EST

Zoro, Chopper and Luffy manage to get themselves lost and stumble across some huge underground ruins.

S4:E103 Spiders Caf? at 8 o'Clock! The Enemy Leaders Gather!

One Piece
03/03/2002 11:50 am EST

Baroque Works plan starts to take effect, and for that, the Number Agents gather to meet Mr. 0. Meanwhile, the crew finds out ...read more Baroque Works plan starts to take effect, and for that, the Number Agents gather to meet Mr. 0. Meanwhile, the crew finds out that the Rebel Army has moved out of Yuba and headed to Katorea, and the rebel leader Kohza is determined to attack. show less

S4:E104 Luffy vs. Vivi! The Tearful Vow to Put Friends on the Line!

One Piece
03/10/2002 11:51 am EST

In Yuba, Luffy learns that Toto was entrusted by Cobra to watch over the land and figures out a way to stop the sandstorm. At ...read more In Yuba, Luffy learns that Toto was entrusted by Cobra to watch over the land and figures out a way to stop the sandstorm. At Rain Dinners, the Officer Agents learn that their leader, Mr. 0, is actually Crocodile, and learn that they are going to overthrow the country during the war. Mr. 3 reveals that the Straw Hats are alive. As a punishment, Crocodile dries him up and drops him into a Bananagator pit for failing to kill them. Crocodile has Ms. All-Sunday tell the rebel army to kill everyone on sight. Meanwhile, the Straw Hats depart to Katorea, but Luffy stops. When Luffy tells Vivi of his plan to defeat Crocodile and denounces Vivi's plan to stop the rebellion as naive, the two get into a struggle. During this, Vivi reveals that she will only risk her own life. Luffy, however, says that she should be putting their lives on the line together and to trust her friends, and Vivi is moved to tears by his statement. show less

S4:E105 The Battlefront of Alabasta! Rainbase, the City of Dreams!

One Piece
03/17/2002 11:52 am EST

After the struggle, Vivi decides to go after Crocodile with the Straw Hats. The crew travels to the city of Rainbase, but run ...read more After the struggle, Vivi decides to go after Crocodile with the Straw Hats. The crew travels to the city of Rainbase, but run afoul of Smoker and Tashigi. They run toward Rain Dinners, walking into Crocodile's trap. show less

S4:E106 The Trap of Certain Defeat! Storming Raindinners!

One Piece
03/24/2002 11:53 am EST

Most of the Straw Hats, along with Smoker, are trapped by Crocodile. Vivi reunites with the royal guardian Pell, but is captured ...read more Most of the Straw Hats, along with Smoker, are trapped by Crocodile. Vivi reunites with the royal guardian Pell, but is captured by Miss All-Sunday. Crocodile reveals his invincible Devil Fruit power. show less

S4:E107 Operation Utopia Commences! The Swell of Rebellion Stirs!

One Piece
04/14/2002 11:54 am EDT

Baroque Works' plan to take over Alabasta is set in motion. The king is kidnapped, and Mr. 2 impersonates him, framing him ...read more Baroque Works' plan to take over Alabasta is set in motion. The king is kidnapped, and Mr. 2 impersonates him, framing him for ordering the destruction of Nanohana to cover up the Dance Powder incident there, and the rebel army begins to move. show less

S4:E108 The Terrifying Banana Gators and Mr. Prince!

One Piece
04/21/2002 11:54 am EDT

Most of the Straw Hats are helplessly trapped as Vivi tries desperately to get the key to their cage. but fails. Crocodile is ...read more Most of the Straw Hats are helplessly trapped as Vivi tries desperately to get the key to their cage. but fails. Crocodile is contacted by someone known as "Mr. Prince." show less

S4:E109 The Key to a Great Comeback Escape! The Wax-Wax Ball!

One Piece
04/28/2002 11:55 am EDT

"Mr Prince" is actually Sanji, and lures Crocodile out of the casino. Sanji goes to rescue the Straw Hats, and manages ...read more "Mr Prince" is actually Sanji, and lures Crocodile out of the casino. Sanji goes to rescue the Straw Hats, and manages to open their cage by having Mr. 3, who was swallowed by one of the Bananagators, copy the key with his Wax Wax Fruit powers. The room floods, but the Straw Hats swim to safety. Luffy orders Zoro to save Smoker, and he allows them to escape for the moment as they race to stop the rebellion. show less

S4:E110 Merciless Mortal Combat! Luffy vs. Crocodile!

One Piece
05/05/2002 11:57 am EDT

After escaping from Rain Dinners, the Straw Hats and Vivi cross the desert to Alubarne, where the final battle will take place. ...read more After escaping from Rain Dinners, the Straw Hats and Vivi cross the desert to Alubarne, where the final battle will take place. Crocodile, however, manages to catch Luffy, beginning the first round of their battle. Luffy is unable to land a hit on Crocodile because of his Sand-Sand fruit powers, which enable him to turn into sand to avoid any attack. show less

S4:E111 Dash For a Miracle! Alabasta Animal Land!

One Piece
05/12/2002 11:58 am EDT

Luffy is left for dead by Crocodile, but is helped by the mysteríous Miss All-Sunday. The rest of the Straw Hats reach ...read more Luffy is left for dead by Crocodile, but is helped by the mysteríous Miss All-Sunday. The rest of the Straw Hats reach Alubarna. show less

S4:E112 Rebel Army vs. Royal Army! Showdown at Alubarna!

One Piece
05/19/2002 11:59 am EDT

The revolution is on the verge of starting and the crew comes out with a plan that could stop it.

S4:E113 Alubarna Grieves! The Fierce Captain Karoo!

One Piece
06/02/2002 12:00 pm EDT

Vivi tries to call out to the Rebel Army, but fails because of a Baroque Works infiltrator in the Royal Army interferes. She is ...read more Vivi tries to call out to the Rebel Army, but fails because of a Baroque Works infiltrator in the Royal Army interferes. She is nearly trampled by the incoming army, but Karoo manages to protect her. Meanwhile, Sanji finds out that Mr. 2 defeated Usopp and Eyelashes, and is heading toward Vivi. Vivi sees through Mr. 2's deception when he reveals that he doesn't know Karoo's name or care for him, and when he fails to remove the bandage on his arm. show less

S4:E114 Sworn on a Friend's Dream! The Battle of Molehill, Block 4!

One Piece
06/09/2002 12:01 pm EDT

Usopp & Chopper struggle against the Mr. 4 team's attacks, with Miss Merry Christmas attacking from underground and Mr. 4 ...read more Usopp & Chopper struggle against the Mr. 4 team's attacks, with Miss Merry Christmas attacking from underground and Mr. 4 batting explosive balls. Usopp's plan to use a fake "5-ton" hammer against the two fails after it gets destroyed and revealed as fake, but Chopper manages to trick Lasso into firing into the tunnels. When the two are still standing after that attack, Usopp attempts to flee, but Miss Merry Christmas catches him and taunts him by claiming that Luffy is dead. show less

S4:E115 Big Opening Day Today! The Copy-Copy Montage!

One Piece
06/16/2002 12:02 pm EDT

Usopp is badly injured by a combination attack by the Mr. 4 team, but with Chopper's help, he tricks Mr. 4 into hitting Miss ...read more Usopp is badly injured by a combination attack by the Mr. 4 team, but with Chopper's help, he tricks Mr. 4 into hitting Miss Merry Christmas, then finishes him off by launcing a hammer from a slingshot on Chopper's antlers. Sanji fights with Mr. 2, and while they are evenly matched, Mr. 2 realizes that Sanji cannot attack him if he transforms into Nami, using that to prevent Sanji from fighting back. show less

S4:E116 Transformed into Nami! Bon Clay's Rapid-Fire Ballet Kenpo!

One Piece
06/23/2002 12:02 pm EDT

Sanji manages to figure out that Mr. 2 must transform into his original form to use his Ballet Kenpo, and finally manages to ...read more Sanji manages to figure out that Mr. 2 must transform into his original form to use his Ballet Kenpo, and finally manages to defeat him. Vivi decides to have Chaka blow up the palace to distract the rebels long enough to reveal the truth, but before she can carry out the plan, Crocodile arrives with the kidnapped Cobra. show less

S4:E117 Nami's Cyclone Advisory! Clima Takt Burst!

One Piece
06/30/2002 12:03 pm EDT

Nami faces off against Miss Doublefinger and tries to figure out her new weapon, the Clima Takt (Climate Baton), at the same ...read more Nami faces off against Miss Doublefinger and tries to figure out her new weapon, the Clima Takt (Climate Baton), at the same time. show less

S4:E118 Secret Passed Down in the Royal Family! The Ancient Weapon Pluton!

One Piece
07/14/2002 12:04 pm EDT

While Crocodile reveals to Vivi that he seeks the ancient weapon Pluton, Nami manages to defeat Miss Doublefinger with Tornado ...read more While Crocodile reveals to Vivi that he seeks the ancient weapon Pluton, Nami manages to defeat Miss Doublefinger with Tornado Tempo. show less

S4:E119 Secret of Powerful Swordplay! Ability to Cut Steel and the Rhythm Things Have!

One Piece
07/21/2002 12:05 pm EDT

Zoro struggles against Mr. 1 as his attacks have no effect on his steel body, but Mr. 1's Dice Dice Fruit enables him to ...read more Zoro struggles against Mr. 1 as his attacks have no effect on his steel body, but Mr. 1's Dice Dice Fruit enables him to attack by using any part of his body as a steel blade. After Mr. 1 severely wounds Zoro, he becomes able to sense the rhythm that all things have, enabling to cut or not cut at will, and allowing him to defeat Mr. 1 with a single slash. show less

S4:E120 The Battle is Over! Koza Raises the White Flag!

One Piece
08/04/2002 12:06 pm EDT

When Vivi reveals Crocodile's plan to Koza, he attempts to stop the fighting, but is shot. Crocodile reveals that he has set ...read more When Vivi reveals Crocodile's plan to Koza, he attempts to stop the fighting, but is shot. Crocodile reveals that he has set up a massive bomb in the city. show less

S4:E121 Where Vivi's Voice Gets Heard! The Hero Descends!

One Piece
08/11/2002 12:06 pm EDT

As Koza tries to stop the Rebel Army, both sides are once more fighting due to the intervention of Baroque Works. Vivi is thrown ...read more As Koza tries to stop the Rebel Army, both sides are once more fighting due to the intervention of Baroque Works. Vivi is thrown to her certain death when Luffy saves her and challenges Crocodile to a second round, revealing that he has learned that he is weak against water. show less

S4:E122 Sand Croc and Water Luffy! The Second Round of the Duel!

One Piece
08/18/2002 12:07 pm EDT

Luffy fights Crocodile with more success this time by using water, but is defeated after Crocodile dries up the ground. ...read more Luffy fights Crocodile with more success this time by using water, but is defeated after Crocodile dries up the ground. Meanwhile, the other Straw Hats hurry to locate the bomb before it goes off. Nico Robin forces the king to take her to the tomb where the Poneglyph with Pluton's location is hidden, defeating Tashigi when she tries to stop her. show less

S4:E123 That Looks Croc-ish! Luffy, Run to the Royal Tomb!

One Piece
08/25/2002 12:08 pm EDT

Crocodile joins Robin in the tomb, and orders her to translate the Poneglyph. Robin tells him that Pluton was not mentioned and ...read more Crocodile joins Robin in the tomb, and orders her to translate the Poneglyph. Robin tells him that Pluton was not mentioned and that it was only about history, but Crocodile figures out that she was lying and stabs her in response. When Luffy recovers from the last round of fighting, he chases after Crocodile into the tomb. show less

S4:E124 The Nightmare Draws Near! This is the Sand-Sand Clan's Secret Base!

One Piece
09/01/2002 12:09 pm EDT

Luffy fights with Crocodile by using blood on his fists, but Crocodile reveals that he has a poisonous hook, and plans on ...read more Luffy fights with Crocodile by using blood on his fists, but Crocodile reveals that he has a poisonous hook, and plans on finishing Luffy off once and for all. Meanwhile Vivi finds the bomb, and calls the Straw Hats together, but realize that the Mr. 7 team is guarding the bomb. show less

S4:E125 Magnificent Wings! My Name is Pell, Guardian Deity of the Country!

One Piece
09/08/2002 12:10 pm EDT

Vivi finds the bomb inside of the clock tower, but the Mr. 7 pair of Baroque Works are there to protect it. Vivi defeats them, ...read more Vivi finds the bomb inside of the clock tower, but the Mr. 7 pair of Baroque Works are there to protect it. Vivi defeats them, but she realizes the bomb cannot be stopped so easily. It has a timer, and right before it blows up, Pell shows up and takes it into the atmosphere, where he sacrifices himself to save Alabasta. Meanwhile, the final round between Luffy and Crocodile continues, with Luffy struggling due to Crocodile's use of poison. show less

S4:E126 I Will Surpass You! Rain Falls in Alabasta!

One Piece
09/15/2002 12:10 pm EDT

Luffy defeats Crocodile by punching him through solid bedrock. When Crocodile falls, the rain-drops calm the soldiers.

S4:E127 A Farewell to Arms! Pirates and Different Ideas of Justice!

One Piece
10/06/2002 12:11 pm EDT

Despite the rain falling, some rebels still wish to fight, but Igaram appears with proof of Cobra's innocence, as well as ...read more Despite the rain falling, some rebels still wish to fight, but Igaram appears with proof of Cobra's innocence, as well as Koza telling everything. The Straw Hats meet with Vivi's father, and they collapse from their wounds, but Tashigi orders the marines under her command not to capture them. Tashigi and Smoker both are rewarded for taking on Crocodile, but neither one of them believes that is right, considering the Straw Hat pirates did all the work. show less

S4:E128 The Pirates' Banquet and Operation Escape from Alabasta!

One Piece
10/06/2002 12:12 pm EDT

Luffy is rescued from the collapsed tomb where he fought Crocodile and brought into Cobra's palace to rest. When he awakens, ...read more Luffy is rescued from the collapsed tomb where he fought Crocodile and brought into Cobra's palace to rest. When he awakens, a magnificent banquet is thrown for the pirates, then, the Straw Hats are invited to enjoy the hot spring steam room inside the palace. Igaram receives word that Luffy's bounty has increased to 100 million Berries and Zoro has a 60 million berry bounty. However, the Straw Hats have already left, having been told by Mr. 2 to meet him to pick up their ship and evade the blockade. They tell Vivi that if she wishes to join, she must meet them in twelve hours. show less

S4:E129 It All Started On That Day! Vivi Tells the Story of Her Adventure!

One Piece
10/20/2002 12:31 pm EDT

Bon Clay and his crew attempt to protect the Straw Hats from Hina, and sacrifice themselves to serve as a diversion. Vivi has ...read more Bon Clay and his crew attempt to protect the Straw Hats from Hina, and sacrifice themselves to serve as a diversion. Vivi has Igaram stand in for her at her speech, and tells the Straw Hats that she cannot travel with them, but she hopes she will still be seen as their friend if they meet again. Unable to acknowledge her vocally without her being branded a criminal, the crew shows the marks on their arms as a sign of their friendship. show less

S4:E130 Scent of Danger! The Seventh Member is Nico Robin!

One Piece
10/27/2002 12:32 pm EST

The Marines fail again to catch the Straw Hats. After escaping from the Marines, Nico Robin (Ms. All Sunday) appears from inside ...read more The Marines fail again to catch the Straw Hats. After escaping from the Marines, Nico Robin (Ms. All Sunday) appears from inside of the Straw Hats ship. She manages to persuade the crew to let her join. Pell is seen at the end standing over his own grave. show less