Water has reached Yuba and Toto is relieved. Another sandstorm is caused by Crocodile. Meanwhile, Crocodile pierces Luffy in his stomach and tells him he failed. Luffy is bleeding some water caused by the one he drank earlier to rehydrate his arm. Luffy grabs his arm heavily and Crocodile is surprised he is still alive.
He throws Luffy into the quicksand and heads to Alubarna. The rest of The Straw Hats are riding on Scissors. Usopp is telling Chopper one of his stories and Zoro is working out by using Eyelashes as a dumbell. Zoro and Sanji argue to each other because Sanji thinks Zoro is scared. Nami hits them and says it's not the time to fool around. Vivi believes in Luffy and says he will meet them in Alubarna. She was the one who was worried the most. Nami bonks her on the head and say she worries about the rebellion.
Smoker orders Tashigi to go to Alubarna. She has the choice to help the Straw Hats or support the rebels while Smoker goes out to sea. Nami and the others have to cross the sea if they want to go to Alubarna. Scissors cannot cross the ocean, so they decide to make him speed up enough to run on the water. Nami motivates Scissors by using her dancing outfit to make him run across the ocean since Scissors likes dancer girls.
They reach 3/4 across the ocean when Scissors sinks down into the sea. They swim back up and they are attacked by a Sea Monster, who is quickly defeated by the Kung-Fu Dugongs. The Kung-Fu Dugongs reply that they would never disobey their master's will (Luffy). They reach shore and see something coming after them in a distant. It is revealed to be Carue and the Super Spot-Billed Duck Squad.
Luffy is stuck in the middle of the quicksand and tries to struggle out, but is being covered in the sand. Nico Robin saves him by using her Hana Hana no Mi powers and asks him about the "Will of the D", also haven retrieved Luffy's hat back.
Pell, still injured, asks Nico Robin what she did to Vivi. She replies that Luffy saved her and that she is safe, telling Pell to aid Luffy. While she leaves, Luffy grabs on Pell while yelling for meat. The Royal Guards are preparing for battle. The King is kidnapped by Mr. 4 and Miss Merry Christmas, not wanting Chaka and Kohza to fight. Igaram is shown to be still alive.