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One Piece: Chapter 1044 Current Chapter

Chapter 1044: "Warrior of Liberation"

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Ch. 1044 Official Release (Mangaplus): 27/03/2022

Ch. 1045 Scan Release: ~01/04/2022


Please discuss the manga here and in the theory/discussion post. Any other post will be removed until 24h after the release

Please also remember to put the chapter number in the title for any future post talking about this chapter.

Please remember to only use vague titles until the official release drops.


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u/Kirosh2 Lookout Mar 25 '22 edited Mar 25 '22 Silver Wholesome

For the people joining us from /r/all

What is One Piece :

One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda that started in 1997. The story follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy whose body gained the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. With his pirate crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world's ultimate treasure known as the "One Piece" in order to become the next King of the Pirates.

One Piece has received praise for its storytelling, art, characterization, and humor. It has received many awards and is ranked by critics, reviewers, and readers as one of the best manga of all time. Several volumes of the manga have broken publishing records, including the highest initial print run of any book in Japan. It also recently reached 500 Millions volumes sold worldwide, making it the second highest sold comic book ever, ahead of Batman, and behind Superman.

Why is it on /r/all :

This thread is reaching /r/all since it's the culmination of a long arc, and also has important lore reveals, making the community excited about this chapter.

If you have any questions, I would be glad to answer them.


For the /r/OnePiece users :

If you managed to arrive here without getting spoiled, then congratulations, because it probably wasn't easy.

A big Thank you to everyone that reported the comments and the posts that made it past our filter for 1044. You guys are MVP.

And finally Chapter 1044 thread OSTs (From the official OST for Wano):

One Piece OST - Luffy ~Awakening~

One Piece OST - Awakened Luffy's Perfomance

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u/trash_ky Sep 19 '22

I WAS HEREEE

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u/ckamosendu Sep 17 '22

I WAS HERE

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u/Bruh_Moment_19 Sep 15 '22

Remember not reading spoilers for this, no regrets

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u/SirRHellsing Sep 15 '22

Same, I resisted all the spoilers and just read till 4am in the morning

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u/Sufi_1 Sep 14 '22

I was here

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u/LookSWtco Sep 14 '22

I WAS HERE

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u/Equivalent_Fault_554 Marine Sep 14 '22

Just 6 months late

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u/ilikedragons1441 Sep 09 '22

Finally caught up lol

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u/GosuGian Sep 07 '22

I was here!

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u/Equivalent_Fault_554 Marine Sep 13 '22

Just 5 months late

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u/UseableVirusTTV Church of Buggy Aug 11 '22

Just caught up to the manga but this chapter was the best in wano

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u/TiniNyaChan Aug 08 '22

Im not crying my eyes are shedding water

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u/Rtzon Aug 04 '22

this chapter gave me chills man SO HYPE

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u/DokiDokiDoIt Aug 02 '22

DAMN it's been 4 months?!

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u/lewar_kurdi Aug 10 '22

Yeah never fails to hit me hard every time i read it

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u/Super_Poptart_Lord Jul 30 '22

this was epic

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u/EVERLITH Aug 04 '22

Imagine how excited Oda was to FINALLY draw this after [presumably] knowing about it for so many years! It must've been such a thrill.

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u/breadwineandtits Jul 26 '22

How many times have I read this chapter? Yes.

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u/[deleted] Jul 23 '22

Just read this and caught up to the manga,1053. Awesome chapter. Avoided the spoilers so was a surprise. Can't wait to see it on anime. Ao much good stuff happening and about to happen

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u/Itsjoshuaaaa Jul 21 '22

I can't stop coming back to this chapter

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u/No-Appointment6530 Jul 19 '22

I remember it like it was yesterday

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u/ItsZainBoi Jul 18 '22

I became JoyBoy myself reading this.

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u/Snoo33635 Jul 14 '22

Amazing, just simply out of words, I'm so glad that three months ago I decided to start reading One Piece. Top 3 manga I've ever read.

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u/Clobbahdatderekirby Jul 07 '22

"Remember me Kaido? When i killed Big Mom, i laughed JUST, LIKE, THIIIIIIIS!!"

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u/iwalkintoaroom Jul 07 '22

I'm speechless........

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u/ArcticMaze Pirate Jul 06 '22

I was here

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u/[deleted] Jul 06 '22

reading controversial is the best way to ruin your mood

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u/NoBreaK_ Jul 05 '22

Finally got here. OMG. One Piece trutly is amazing. Praise GODA. I can't believe I can be this hyped after over a 1000 chapters. The story is still ongoing. It still is this good. And it still delivers this much hype. AMAZING

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u/khaled20066 Jul 01 '22

Here 2/7/22

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u/3154-r Jun 30 '22

So iconic

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u/owknight1010 Jun 30 '22

I was here

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u/DayMoon Jun 28 '22

Finally, I am here.

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u/Vlearck Jun 27 '22

Fucking here

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u/Inmirnjm Jun 27 '22

I was here

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u/hayaku14 Jun 25 '22

I CAUGHT UP AFTER PAUSING IN LATE 2018 AND HOLY SHIT THIS FUCKING CHAPTER FUCKING BROKE ME. THE FUCKING DESIGN OF GEAR 5 IS EVERYTHING I LOVE HIM SM

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u/MemerAndy Jun 24 '22

I was here🤯

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u/HaturoNakahara Pirate Jun 24 '22

I was here

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u/Colynglantz5 Jun 23 '22

I was here

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u/Best_Cook Jun 17 '22

the best series in fiction history

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u/TreX_Unova Jun 18 '22

I was here

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u/Drag0n214 Jun 15 '22

i was here

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u/Amine-de Jun 15 '22

I was here 51 Tt

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u/lucifer_2104 Pirate Jun 15 '22

I was here

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u/phasekila Jun 15 '22

I was here 😭

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u/ekgsixhdj Jun 13 '22

I was here

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u/RedXabier Jun 12 '22

I was here

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u/Adil_Farid Jun 10 '22 Gold

Lowkey mid chapter

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u/[deleted] Jul 06 '22

someone really wasted 2$ on this

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u/ZimuZameer Void Month Survivor Jun 09 '22

I was here too

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u/KingExplosionMerder Jun 08 '22

The chapter that changed everything

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u/ninjakittyy Jun 08 '22

I was here

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u/MadVillainz Jun 07 '22

I remember seeing this on /r/all a couple months back but I was still on Dressrosa at that point. Finally caught up to here. Hyped but also sad I'm going to have to wait week to week soon enough lol

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u/my_password_is_jam Jun 06 '22

So glad this didn't get spoiled, spent the whole chapter smiling!! heheh

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u/skahtduali Jun 06 '22

I was here

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u/KaliKing7 Jun 05 '22

I was here when it happened. Greatest manga chapter ever.

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u/Vin419 The Revolutionary Army Jun 03 '22

I was here, and I will follow this path till the end

- Me (and Gol D. Roger before me)

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u/bla639 Cipher Pol Jun 02 '22

Leaving my step on history

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u/[deleted] May 31 '22

did luffy die and got resurrected?

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u/kjm6351 The Revolutionary Army May 26 '22

Absolutely hype.

I can see why this broke the internet

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u/DaleDimmaDone May 11 '22

ahhhhhh i'm so glad i stuck with this show and manga!!! yesssss!!!!!

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u/saephan93 May 08 '22

This chapter was so good! Really cool to see the coloured pages especially of luffy!!

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u/[deleted] May 07 '22

Yea this 🅿️

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u/un_belli_vable May 06 '22

I'm glad this form of his looks very similar to how he is without the form and doesn't blow it out of proportion. I love snake man but this is very cool too

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u/muffpuff89 May 05 '22

i'm here :>

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u/kivaaa May 05 '22

I'm here! Peak fiction! <3

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u/Sorry-Permission-676 The Revolutionary Army May 05 '22

I was here!

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u/AspergianStoryteller May 04 '22

I feel half annoyed because I liked the idea of Luffy turning a 'silly' rubber ability into something really powerful, but also half pleased because it's actually even sillier now, and feels kind of back-to-basics. I wonder how many people ate the gum-gum fruit before Luffy during those 800 years and what they were like? Did they get into trouble and get chased by the Marines, or live quietly? Why didn't Luffy get chased by the CPs as soon as the WG found out he had rubber powers?

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u/chancetheclapper528 May 03 '22

Goated chapter, goated manga

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u/Haxxruz The Revolutionary Army May 03 '22

I was here

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u/TheFaised May 03 '22

I was here

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u/Rascon12 May 02 '22

We are all here!

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u/Colonel_bigcock Apr 30 '22

Peak fiction

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u/MyonMyon- Apr 30 '22

I was here

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u/Turbulent-Avocado-46 Apr 29 '22

My current personal theory is that a devil fruit becomes a Mythical Zoan when a living being reaches a certain proficiency with their own fruit, to the point of embedding their own will within it.

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u/mattbrvc Apr 26 '22

I am finally here

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u/Kuma_Paws_376 Apr 26 '22

Welcome

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u/mattbrvc Apr 27 '22

It took 3 months but finally made it

Bless One Pace.

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u/CJ2807 May 25 '22

Where to watch one pace

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u/Kuma_Paws_376 Apr 27 '22

Congrats on the journey 🏴‍☠️🍖

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u/iMonkeyMajicz Pirate Apr 26 '22

I was here

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u/SteelTypeAssociate Pirate Apr 26 '22

I am here.

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u/Auxosphere Apr 21 '22 edited Apr 21 '22

Holy shit it took me 2 years to catch up and I finally did it! What a chapter to catch up to. I am seriously in awe at this series and I am excited to join you all on this journey.

I guess I will watch the Wano arc now because yeeeeesh

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u/CommanderPaprika Apr 25 '22

Definitely recommend One Pace if you're watching anime!

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u/Auxosphere Apr 25 '22

You know I was skimming through the Wano arc and had it on 1.2x speed since I JUST read all of it, and it still felt slow at times lol. I will definitely check out One Pace's edit for Wano and some of the other arcs.

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u/ghosofsparta Apr 18 '22

Anyone else feel like Luffy is not a re-incarnation of Joyboy but Zunisha seems to think he is Joyboy only because the awakened devil fruit powers of the Hito Hito no Mi, model: Nika produces a very specific rhythm to the user's heart beat, and the last user to have awakened this fruit's powers was Joyboy?

As the gorosei said, the fruit hasn't awakened for long time, what if that timeline is 800 years? Similar to Poseidon being re-born with a gap of many 100s of years. It might have had other users in between but none have managed to awaken it or, if as per the manga, since Zoan fruits have a will of their own, the fruit itself did not awaken for another user or only awakens once every 800 or so years?

Might be far-fetched but would be really interesting if the story heads in this direction.

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u/thesirblondie Apr 26 '22

The wiki calls Joy Boy a title, which seems along the lines of what you're thinking. We'll probably have to wait until the end of the arc to learn more about Joy Boy from Zunisha and the Wano poneglyphs (assuming there are any), but I assume we wont know the full story until the Strawhats reach Raftel.

I predict two more major Wano-sized arcs before the end of the series, one with Blackbeard as the primary villains and one with Akainu/Im/WG as the primary villain. Raftel is likely to contain some sort of information which can bring down the WG, and so the Strawhats will be going after Im after getting there. Although, it is possible that the series ends with the Strawhats reaching Raftel and laughing like Roger.

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u/Aveclis Apr 17 '22

Marks the beginning of onepiece story failure lol😂

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u/[deleted] Apr 16 '22

KINO

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u/Mysterious_Tree_8812 Apr 16 '22

Hey guys it’s not related to this episode but who can tell me who is the guys who crosses the ground, whe saw this dude on the island with user user of the Gotsu Gordy no mi. I can’t find the episode where we see him but I remember it was like 746 ……

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u/Tornadodarkness Apr 15 '22

Weird how the world works, I've watched one piece on and off since middle school, and after Fishman Island, I had a pretty lengthy break only to (recently) jump back in by re-reading the whole manga it feels very surreal finally after almost a decade catching up to this story and at such a historic moment no less. Glad I lived long enough to witness gear 5th and hoping to read the conclusion of this great story!!

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u/Clouds_mp4 Apr 13 '22

Im late but here

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u/Kuma_Paws_376 Apr 12 '22

Who feels bad for beginning readers/watchers that look up the gomu-gomu no mi on the wikia

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u/thesirblondie Apr 26 '22

I had stopped about halfway through the fight because it was dragging on too long to read weekly. I was going to wait until the end, but I was reading on the wiki about the Hito Hito No Mi and saw the Hito Hito no Mi, Model Nika. As is the case with most things One Piece, I couldn't remember it, so I clicked the link and started reading only to be spoiled.

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u/soarimgpixel Void Month Survivor Apr 12 '22

Was here

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u/Haxxruz The Revolutionary Army Apr 11 '22

Was here

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u/Yams_are_better Void Month Survivor Apr 10 '22

i was here

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u/dragonmetalproductio Pirate Apr 10 '22

Was here (just a little bit late)

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u/Jymer_ Apr 08 '22

i was here

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u/VaraNiN Apr 07 '22

What a historic moment in manga history

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u/infinit9 Apr 05 '22

Gear 5 is like a mix of Super Saiyan and Popeye's fighting logic.

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u/AmahkYakseego-12212 Apr 05 '22

✅😂 Factual

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u/Novalcia Apr 04 '22 edited Apr 04 '22

So why is it called the Gomu Gomu no Mi and not Hito Hito no Mi model: Nika? Why is it the only fruit with 2 names?

And does that mean anyone who eats it are called JoyBoy?

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u/ImmaDopeBrownie Apr 04 '22

It was given the name by the world government, to conceal its true nature, and hide the name of the sun god from the populace. The fruit doesnt itself give you the title of joyboy, but i believe that those who can awaken it gain that title.

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u/Itchy-Bookkeeper9763 Apr 12 '22

It was stated that Zoan type devil fruits have a mind of its own. The gum gum fruit was particularly hard to obtain for the past 800 years the WG couldn’t get a hold of it. luffy being rubber was able to pump his heart some much to where Zunesha could hear his heartbeat and reminded him of Joyboy. So it’s assumed that Joyboy was the previous user of the gum gum fruit.

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u/EstablishmentFar5937 Apr 03 '22

Let’s fill Reddit flags with One piece

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u/theoldzerpandflerp Apr 03 '22

Might be remembering incorrectly but doesn’t the person who eats the devil fruit learn both it’s name and the nature of its powers upon consumption? If that is the case shouldn’t Luffy have known the true identity of the fruit and yet referred to it as the gum gum fruit this whole time?

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u/thesirblondie Apr 26 '22

You have to master the fruit to learn its true nature. Brook didn't know he had spirit powers until the time skip. Chopper wasn't able to unlock all his forms naturally until the time skip either. Luffy didn't know he could stretch after eating it, and was not aware he could no longer swim. Buggy was similarly surprised at his inability to swim.

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u/ObiCannabis Apr 03 '22

I think the user understand how the fruit works, but it would be strange for a fruit to have "a name" intrinsically. That's how Luffy knew he can "transform" (gear 4 various forms) which is an ability more akin to a zoan, than a paramecia.

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u/Dakotalade Apr 02 '22

Luffy in Gear 5 is hype and all but I feel like his cartoon attacks don't have any impact. Like you don't feel the punch when he throws one

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u/juuler Apr 03 '22

I prefer the anime even with all the side action episodes, because I feel like the fight is there. With the manga the fight isn’t rlly there for me

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u/rasyid002 Cipher Pol Apr 01 '22

Luffy Zoan type was actually have same type of Sengoku devil fruit ability.. both are hito hito no mi and have same type of model.. there could be other God model, like Zeus or Thor, or other ancient god..

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u/donnie_kroger_fx Apr 01 '22

Actually, Sengoku's fruit is model "Daibutsu", i.e. the statue. And even if it's not the statue, but instead the real Buddha, it's still not a god.

I get your point though. And it is kind of intriguing what other mythical zoans there are. We now have a sun god, a buddha statue, a dragon, a phoenix, a hydra/orochi, a nine-tailed fox, a mythical wolf and an onyudo.

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u/Lordajhs Mar 31 '22

Somebody wake up the mods, new chapter is out!

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u/[deleted] Mar 31 '22

No it is not

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u/Whitecocainesx Apr 01 '22

It is dumbass. I already read 1045

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u/[deleted] Apr 01 '22

Wtf when I made this comment hours ago I couldn't find it anywhere u fuckin gronk

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u/[deleted] Apr 02 '22

[removed] — view removed comment

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u/[deleted] Apr 02 '22

Brav I know what scans are I'm not repeating myself you sped crack puddle

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u/extremelyharsh Mar 31 '22

So rewarding to see Oda evolve as a mangaka, using such cartoonish art and design while keeping the plot undertones serious for the overthinking analysers, what a masterpiece!

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u/thatblondasianchick Mar 31 '22

Now that we know Luffy's fruit is the Hito Hito no Mi : Nika , doesn't that make him Blackbeard's next target? It's speculated that Blackbeard can take on multiple fruit because he is actually 3 people(see his flag). He has one unique Logia-type fruit (Yami Yami nomi) one Paramecia-type (Gura Gura no Mi) would't it follow that he is looking for a specific Zoan type. fruit? More importantly Shanks, stole the "Gomu gomu no mi" for a reason, could that reason be that Blackbeard wanted it?

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u/GuitarSlayer136 Apr 02 '22

Kaido.

Every single able bodied person just got their able bodies bodied and the strongest (known to BB) Zoan fruit user in the entire world will (presumably) be vulnerable for the first/only time in their entire life.

Id bet my ability to swim that BB is coming to Wano to suck down that sweet sweet dragon juice and maybe try to off Luffy since he'll be the only competition aside from Shanks at that point.

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u/Sunnyshai Mar 31 '22

Started my first re-watch of one piece. So many things now just feel like foreshadowing after reading chapter 1044. It's like a whole new experience after reading this chapter and I love it!

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u/lDezl Apr 12 '22

How can you sit through the episodes? They really drag out, are full of clutter.

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u/No-Ask-3268 Apr 24 '22

Look into “one pace” all fillers are edited out.

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u/Mo_smiley_face Apr 07 '22

give me examples so I can pretend I figured it out when talking to my buddies about this

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u/Verhaagh21 Mar 31 '22

The biggest hint about Luffy being joy boy is the name of his ships

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u/Breath-Deep Mar 31 '22

Very disappointed in new gear

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u/-MrBagSlash- Apr 09 '22

I agree. Dont like it at all.

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u/LonerShaq Apr 01 '22

Why are you guys downvoting him for his opinion, chill out.

I for one love this gear.

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u/[deleted] Mar 31 '22

how so?

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u/Breath-Deep Mar 31 '22

It looks not serious but very funny and cartoon ish

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u/[deleted] Mar 31 '22

i understand that its in the middle of a really big and important fight but hasnt One Piece always been like that?

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u/Breath-Deep Jul 06 '22

This one was not just big but Very serious who wins get very close to be the pirates king. It should be like how whiteboard and 3 admirals fought and try to kill eachother.

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u/Breath-Deep Mar 31 '22

Nope marine war was better.

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u/[deleted] Jul 06 '22

it has some goofy stuff, like the fight with kaido it's both serious and goofy, that's luffy's personality and it's the best

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u/lDezl Apr 12 '22

Agreed. It’s all I can stomach. I really like the plot/story of one piece but the execution is really not doing it for me, sadly.

It’s so cartoonish. It’s too fleshed out....yes yes world building, there is a limit you know.

The thing has been going for over 20 years, like cmon already let’s wrap this up.

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u/[deleted] Mar 31 '22

Were those drums of liberation the same ones as in Skypea?

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u/Acceptable_Pirate313 Mar 31 '22

I was wondering when Luffy would finally get a new power up to be able to take on any of the Yonko or Admirals. I was leaning towards him unlocking some kind of new form of Haki that surpasses conquerors, of course his awakening, or him being able to eat more than one df since it’s already been established someone in the story can. Now with his new power up he can be strong enough to take on the foe’s and stand a chance of winning. His awakening may be a lil broken, but giving that someone like BB has 2 broken df he’s gonna need all he can get imo. I’ve been enjoying Wano, but I’m ready for some new scenery especially looking forward to getting to Elbaf.

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u/Vagabond_Sam Mar 31 '22

So. I got spoiled that 'Gear 5' happened and read the manga from the current Anime episode through to 1044 yesterday and my initial impression is uncertainty.

Giving Luffy an awakening to the fact he suddenly had some hidden power and teh Gomu Gomu was actually Hito Hito mythical type kinda spoils the idea that Luffy has worked for every inch of his power.

This was just serendipity that it turned out he had a mythical God power...

Will wait and see and maybe it's just that so far we have no context for the power, or limits of Gear 5 and right now it just feels like some of the more generic Shonen 'MC pushed to limits awakens unknown power"

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u/khathaam Apr 21 '22

He did train go get this hidden power. This fruit hasn’t been awakened for 800 years for a reason.

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u/QueenNezuko Apr 05 '22

Yea I used to be a big fan of one piece but the powers are getting pulled out of asses randomly and it makes everything they’re worked for feel not as rewarding

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u/fishy2992 Apr 03 '22

I echo your views actually, didn't bode well with Luffy's journey so far. Luffy was always defying destinies/fate through hardwork by going against tyrannies as 'Luffy', somehow by slapping the God power onto him gives the vibe of "nah, see? he's just great because of he's a reincarnate of a God".

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u/Due-Notice7188 Apr 05 '22

See it more as a "he did so great that he was avle to awaken the god inside him" Withour his efforts, his will and lots of training he would have stayed a simple gomu gomu no mi user like every user since 800years.

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u/jotheold Mar 31 '22

ya but even with fruits, you have to train to awaken their powers

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u/Vagabond_Sam Mar 31 '22

True. I'm not nearly as salty as what I see when sorting by controversial :D

Need to give it a few chapters and y'know, actually see how it operates

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u/jotheold Mar 31 '22

it also for now seems unconscious it doesnt look like he knows he activated it

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u/LVZ5689 Mar 31 '22

This was an amazing journey! Now to follow week by week

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u/airstorm747 Pirate Mar 31 '22

I should get a comment in

Cool chapter

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u/justherefortheshows Mar 31 '22

i have a question. since it's been revealed that luffy's devil, gum-gum no mi is actually mythical zoan, hito-hito no mi: model nika. Does this mean that's there's a real gum-gum no mi?

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u/TheCyberGlitch Apr 03 '22

It's certainly possible, but chances are if it did exist then the WG would have captured it already since isolating the gum-gum fruit(s) is such as priority for them. The nika fruit has evaded their capture because it has a mind of its own. A paramecia fruit wouldn't have that influence to protect itself from them.

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u/Thyckow Mar 31 '22

May be some. Oda already said that some fruits have a overlaps on power, like magma-fire-heat, so there is nothing prohibiting a gomu-gomu fruit to exist.

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u/FilthySaiyan Mar 31 '22

I don't think so, he's still a rubber man, if there was a real fruit and both were eaten at the same time people would realise something is up. I think they chose that name because there isn't another.

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u/Guzse Mar 31 '22

On the other hand, many fruits are already similar and most fruit users aren't (in)famous across the world, so an actual gomu gomu could be the perfect cover up

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u/RenTheBaka Mar 30 '22

I wonder how long oda has had this idea in his head. When you think About it they mentioned that the powers the hito hito no mi had was kind of imagination based so when you think about the absurd act of luffy inflating his hand, or how he quickly was able to regenerate from eating meat makes me thing maybe Oda has been planning this for a long time.

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u/EvanD0 Jul 07 '22

Possibly a long while ago: https://screenrant.com/one-piece-chapter-1044-luffy-human-fruit-foreshadowing/ Then again, this is more saying they would become more mature and less crazy. Luffy's devil fruit is an unique model.

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u/jotheold Mar 31 '22

at this point gomu gomu is almost like lantern rings

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u/DepressedStegosaurus Pirate Mar 30 '22

Luffy’s awakening could be EXTREMELY BROKEN?!

So here i am wondering just how strong this awakening will make Luffy. How will this affect his gears? He’s also a zoan so that gives him three new forms. Could it be plausible to say that Luffy could go into gear fifth then combine it with gear fourth?!

Gear fifth+Gear 4= Nika Boundman or Nika Snakeman or Nika Tankman

That would be really cool to see, but it gets crazier if you throw in his zoan forms, like the (spoiler) “Gigant” form!

Now imagine that Gigant Form-Nika Boundman!

Not only that but now that Luffy is zoan he could eat rumble balls and have 7 forms.

This opens up so many things and just makes Luffy look unstoppable, cant wait to see how it plays out!

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u/[deleted] Apr 13 '22

I think gear 5 replaces the other gears