After leaving Battleship Island the Going Merry is now towards the Grand Line, and the crew now returns to the Great Adventure.
Upon entering the Grand Line, the ship is swallowed by a giant whale, inside of which they discover a strange place. In addition, they're not the only ones there.
Crocodile appears to stop rampaging pirates. Luffy and his crew meet Mr. 2 Bon Clay who shows off his devil fruit power and Vivi sees a shocking sight.
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.
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.
Ace fights Smoker while the Straw Hats run for their ship. Luffy reunites with his brother, and together take down agents of Baroque Works.
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.
After leaving Erumalu, the Straw Hats plus Vivi & Ace continue through the desert, facing the many dangers of it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zoro, Chopper and Luffy manage to get themselves lost and stumble across some huge underground ruins.
Baroque Works plan starts to take effect, and for that, the Number Agents gather to meet Mr. 0. Meanwhile, crew finds out that the Rebel Army has moved out of Yuba and headed to Katorea, and the rebel leader Khoza is determined to attack.
Vivi and Luffy disagree in how to stop the rebel army and Baroque Works, leading to a fight.
The crew travels to the city of Rainbase to take down Sir Crocodile and Baroque Works, but run afoul of Smoker and Tashigi.
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.
Baroque Works' plan to take over Alabasta is set in motion. The king is kidnapped and framed for a crime, and the rebel army begins to move.
Most of the Straw Hats are helplessly trapped, but Crocodile is contacted by "Mr. Prince".
Chopper distracts Crocodile while Sanji frees the rest of the crew, but find themselves trapped yet again. Smoker's view on Luffy changes a little.
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 left for dead by Crocodile, but is helped by the mysterious Miss All-Sunday. The rest of the Straw Hats reach Alubarna.
The revolution is on the verge of starting and the crew comes out with a plan that could stop it.
Vivi's attempts to stop the rebel army go to waste, and she is attacked by Mr. 2 Bon Clay, but manages to escape. Meanwhile, the battle of Usopp and Chopper vs. the Mr. 4 team begins.
The discovery of a small girl adrift in an abandoned life boat interrupts Luffy and his crew's voyage to the Grand Line.
After escaping the clutches of the Marine fleet, the Straw Hats soon find themselves in an equally dangerous predicament - stranded in the Calm Belt!
The Straw Hats want to return Apis's dragon to his nest, but the Marines have them surrounded. Looks like it's time for another daring escape!
Even for Nami, finding the dragon's lost island proves to be tougher than looking for a needle in a haystack - or at the bottom of the ocean.
Nami discovers a map to the true location of the dragon's nest, and Zorro puts his steel to the test against Eric the Whirlwind.
The Straw Hats sail headfirst into Commodore Nelson and his Marine armada. While Luffy, Sanji, and Zoro dodge cannon balls, Eric the Whirlwind prepares a sneak attack!
With their rescue mission taking on water, the Straw Hats get some surprising help from the great blue yonder.
After unlocking the secrets of the dragon's nest, Luffy does battle with Eric the Whirlwind to ensure the safety of the island. Don't mess with the rubberman!
The Straw Hat crew takes a wild ride up and down a mountain only to end up in the belly of a giant whale that's on the lookout for pirates!
Luffy trades blows with Laboon the whale, and Nami is distressed to learn that navigating the Grand Line is no easy feat.
A violent snow storm batters the crew of the Going Merry, but once the Straw Hats arrive at Whisky Peak, the locals invite them to a raucous celebration.
There are bounty hunters on the prowl, and most of the Straw Hats are dead drunk. Only Zoro is still sober enough to hoist a sword.
There's a mysterious princess that needs protection from a nose-picking assassin, but Luffy and Zoro are too busy duking it out to worry about explosive boogers.
The Straw Hats depart Whisky Peak on a mission to return the Princess of Alabasta to her kingdom while protecting her from an army of vicious assassins.
While the crew heads for Little Garden with the princess, Luffy and Zorro's old nemesis, Axe-Hand Morgan, escapes from a Marine prison ship.
Colby and Helmeppo train day and night to prove they're tough enough to be Marines. A violent showdown with Vice-Admiral Garp will determine if they're worth their salt.
Luffy's gang is running low on supplies, so they stop at Little Garden to find something to eat. Unfortunately for them, it might end up the other way around.
Not only are there dinosaurs running wild on the island of Little Garden, but the Straw Hats soon find themselves in the middle of a gargantuan grudge match.
Usopp and Luffy are fascinated by the endless battle waged between Dorry and Broggy; however, fascination turns to outrage when Monkey catches a whiff of treachery.
Luffy's blood boils for revenge against the assassins who sabotaged Dorry and Broggy's battle, but he's currently trapped between a rock and a hard place.
While Luffy struggles to free himself, his friends fall into the hands of Baroque Works. Though the odds are against them, the Straw Hats will never give up!
Nami, Zorro, and the Princess are in danger of becoming exhibits in a fiendish artist's collection, and only Luffy can save them. But he's busy having a cup of tea.
With his friends about to be permanently entombed in wax, Usopp is provided with the perfect opportunity to be brave and make his father proud.
After narrowly avoiding death, Luffy's crew and the Princess set sail for Alabasta, but something large and dangerous looms in their path.
Nami comes down with a terrible fever and the Straw Hats don't know what to do. Looks like the Grand Line might claim another victim.
The Straw Hats continue their quest to find a doctor for Nami. Along the way, they deal with a ravenous invader and get a chilly reception from local islanders.
Luffy and Sanji make a bold trek up a snow-covered mountain in search of a witch who might hold the key to curing Nami.
Ferocious, giant, snow rabbits slow Luffy and Sanji's progress up the mountain. Meanwhile, the former king Wapol returns to the town he abandoned.
Nami hovers near death while Luffy and Sanji fend off the abominable rabbits. Back at the village, Dalton leads a revolt against the dastardly Wapol.
An unlikely source acts as a roadblock to give Luffy some climbing room, and Zorro emerges from a snow bank cold, cranky, and ready to rumble!
After a long journey up the mountain, Nami finally receives much-needed medical attention, but Sanji and Luffy are more interested in eating the doctor!
Luffy recruits Tony Tony Chopper to join the Straw Hat crew as the ship's doctor.
Chopper's first friend was a quack doctor who couldn't cure a cold, but the old man still managed to teach the little reindeer how to care for people.
Luffy unleashes the full force of his Gum Gum furry on Wapol, and Chopper is amazed by the rubberman's fierce devotion to the pirate flag.
When Wapol orders his goons to attack the Straw Hats, Chopper shows off a little something he calls the Rumble Ball!
Wapol attacks Nami in her weakened condition, but Monkey D. Luffy is quick to step in and even the odds.
After an explosive battle with Wapol, Luffy begins the tiring process of convincing Chopper to join his pirate gang.
Chopper sets sail for Alabasta with his new friends, and Dalton thinks back to his first meeting with Princess Vivi.
The Straw Hats rescue a man of many faces as they approach Alabasta. Sure, he's good for a laugh, but they may regret pulling him out of the drink.
The Straw Hats arrive in Alabasta with precious little time to stop the rebellion. Sanji and Chopper are sent to gather supplies for a dangerous trip across the desert.
Captain Smoker has Luffy in his grasp until a fiery stranger creates a diversion, giving the Straw Hats a chance to make a break for it.
Ace and Luffy's happy reunion is crudely interrupted by the Billions of Baroque Works. They may be outnumbered, but these brothers are no ordinary pirates!
Before they can start their trek across the desert, Luffy and the Straw Hats are stopped at the shore by the cute - but formidable - Kung Fu Dugongs.
Luffy's crew encounters treacherous birds and man-eating foliage on its desert odyssey, and just when they think the coast is clear, a great disturbance emerges from beneath the sand!
The Straw Hats cross paths with the Barbar Sand Pirates, and Ace runs into big trouble when he gets separated from the group.
Princess Vivi devises a plan to test the hearts of a gang of so-called rebels. They talk a good game, but will their bite measure up to their bark?
The Straw Hats continue their journey to Yuba, where a bittersweet reunion with a childhood friend awaits Princess Vivi.
Fire Fist Ace is hired by two young boys to hunt down and capture a lethal bounty hunter known only as the Scorpion.
Chopper, Zoro, and Luffy get separate from the others. When the heat makes Luffy act even stranger than usual, his friends wonder if they joined the right pirate gang.
The assassins of Baroque Works gather at Spider's Cafe, and the Straw Hats arrive at Yuba only to find it buried in sand.
Crocodile reveals himself to the Baroque Works assassins and discloses his dastardly plan for Alabasta. After departing Yuba, Luffy takes a stand that forces Vivi to rethink her mission.
Vivi takes Luffy's advice, and the Straw Hats head towards Rainbase for a confrontation with Crocodile. Karoo finally reaches the palace with Vivi's warning for King Cobra.
Luffy leads a daring - but foolish - raid on Crocodile's casino. His poor planning lands him behind bars with Captain Smoker - and more importantly, leaves Vivi unprotected.
While the Straw Hats are stuck in the clink, King Cobra addresses the starving people of Nanohana. Will his unbelievable revelation drive his subjects past the brink of rebellion?
A royal impostor has the rebel army hell-bent on bringing Cobra's reign to a violent end. Meanwhile, Luffy and his mates find themselves in deep trouble and even deeper water.
Sanji shows up in the nick of time to make the crocs cough up the key to Luffy's freedom, but the ravenous reptiles spit up something else instead.
Crocodile snatches Vivi off the back of a giant crab, but Luffy's not having it. The rubber-man goes toe-to-toe with the sandman in a battle that will end in bloodshed.
Crocodile puts Luffy down for a never-ending dirt nap, and the Straw Hats get a lift from a crabby ally in their race to stop the looming rebellion.
Vivi arrives in Alubarna with just enough time to stop the rebellion, but the agents of Baroque Works lurk in every corner, waiting to sabotage her plans for peace.
Sanji buys Vivi some time by mixing it up with a foe of many faces. Outside Alubarna's walls, Chopper and Usopp tangle with Miss Merry Christmas and her slugging sidekick.
Usopp finally shows some courage by using a five-ton hammer to play whack-a-mole with Miss Merry Christmas. He may be bluffing, but the distraction lets Chopper zero in on the enemy's weakness.
Chopper's Rumble Ball could be the difference between life and death in the mole ballgame. Elsewhere, Sanji has trouble kicking a pretty enemy, and Vivi proposes something unthinkable.
Vivi continues preparations to blow up the palace; Zorro puts his steel to the test against a lethal blade-man; and Sanji tries to overcome his inability to kick a foxy lady!
Things don't look good for the prettiest Straw Hat. Nami's about to tangle with a thorny adversary, and the weapon Usopp built her is only good for party tricks!
Crocodile reveals his sinister motives for attacking Alabasta, and Nami tries to end her duel with Miss Doublefinger by unleashing the Clima Tact's ultimate weapon: a devastatingly lethal tornado!
Zoro hopes to attain a new level of strength when he fights a foe with a body made of blades. The Straw Hat sword-slinger is determined to become a man who can cut steel - or die trying.
Koza - the leader of the rebel army - finally discovers the evil mastermind behind Alabasta's drought, but is he too late to prevent further bloodshed?
When Koza is mysteriously shot, the rebellion is reborn, but Vivi's cries for a cease fire fall on deaf ears until a long-overdue hero swoops to the rescue!
Luffy finally discovers the secret to knocking out a sandman, but it won't matter unless Vivi and the rest of the Straw Hats can locate the Baroque Works bomber.
While his mates search for a bomb, Luffy narrowly survives his second scrape with Crocodile. Across town, Nico Robin strong-arms Cobra into revealing his country's greatest secret.
With the walls crumbling down around them, Crocodile attacks Luffy with a poisoned pirate hook. Meanwhile, Vivi draws a bead on the bombers, but can she stop them in time?
The Straw Hats team up to give Vivi one last shot at disarming the bomb that threatens to destroy her city. She succeeds in cutting the fuse, but Crocodile has a backup plan.
Pell's sacrifice spares his beloved city, but only an act of god can stop the rebellion. With Crocodile's poison coursing through his body, Luffy musters a final attack against Alabasta's oppressor.
Crocodile is defeated, the rain has returned to Alabasta, and Vivi's people are eager to rebuild their kingdom. As for the Straw Hats, they have a fleet of marines breathing down their necks.
Now that the rebellion is over, Vivi must make an important decision about her future. The Straw Hats are ready to hoist the anchor, but an ambiguous villain has stolen the Going Merry!
Mr. 2 is a man of many faces, but he finally shows his true colors when the marines attack the Straw Hats. Elsewhere, Vivi has a scheme up her sleeve, and it involves Igaram wearing a dress.
Luffy and his crew watch Alabasta fade into the distance, but there's no time for reminiscing. The marines are in hot pursuit, and there's a stowaway aboard the Going Merry!
Fresh off their adventure Alabasta, the Straw Hats discover an isolated island where they can restock their food supply. Chopper is left to guard the ship, but he and Nico spend the afternoon exploring instead!
When a mail-order salesman gets lost at sea, Nami finds the paper she needs to start making maps. If the Straw Hat crew can somehow manage to survive a deadly cyclone, she might actually get some use out of it!
Heavy fog leads to a close encounter of the culinary kind when Nico fishes a marine out of the drink. The aspiring chef is concerned about the quality of his curry, and Sanji is just the guy to refine his recipe!
A break in the rain provides the perfect opportunity for Usopp to help a young girl fulfill her dream of launching the world's largest firework.
Money troubles force Zoro to tangle with Dick the Bandit and his treacherous gang of thugs. These gun-toting outlaws are terrorizing a peaceful village, and the Straw Hat swordsman aims to stop their reign of terror!
A barrage of Marine cannon balls forces the Straw Hats to seek refuge on an uncharted island. Once ashore, the crew encounters a strange old man living amongst a herd of goats.
Old man Zenny made a fortune lending money to scallywags, but he always dreamed of becoming a pirate himself. When the marines set out to trap the Straw Hats, the wily hermit may finally get his wish!
Zenny gets more than he bargained for when he embarks on his maiden pirate voyage. The Straw Hats may have made a friend for life, but what are they gonna do about those pesky marines?
The Straw Hats stop for supplies at a harbor town plagued by a mayor who taxes anything and everything. Over lunch, Luffy and Nico befriend a kooky scientist who's obsessed with the Rainbow Mist.
Luffy, Usopp, Nico, and Zoro get trapped in the Rainbow Mist along with Henzo. The aging scientist is looking for answers, the Straw Hats want treasure, and the ghosts who haunt the mist want them all to leave!
Luffy and his crew search for a way out of Ape's Concert, but the Rainbow Mist is an inescapable maze of madness. Back on shore, Nami, Chopper, and Sanji face a lifetime of hard labor for failing to pay their taxes!
Nami enters the mist on a mission to save her mates - and maybe hunt for treasure while she's at it. The local mayor wants her dead, but the Straw Hats are being protected by a mysterious marine.
The showdown with Mayor Wetton builds towards an explosive finale as the Straw Hats scramble to escape the Rainbow Mist - or be trapped inside forever.
The Straw Hats are nearly crushed by the falling wreckage of a ship that's over 200 years old. Could rumors of a floating island in the sky be true? Luffy, Zoro, and Sanji go scuba diving to find out!
Luffy struggles to stay a step ahead of a prison patrol made up of hungry lions and poisonous scorpions! Meanwhile, Ace spends what could be his final hours swapping stories with a pirate who hates pirates.
While the guards struggle to squelch a violent prison uprising, Luffy and his fellow fugitives try to keep their cool in a level of Impel Down known as Starvation Hell!
Boa Hancock uses her ample assets to buy some private time for a clandestine chat with Ace. Meanwhile, Luffy needs help from a graceful friend to escape the jaws of a hungry Sphinx!
Luffy and Bon are on the verge of reaching Level 4, but they didn't count on fighting a demonic, lightning-fast, devastatingly powerful Minotaur! To defeat this beast, they'll need help from a human candle and a deranged clown!
Warden Magellan is a monster of a man with a penchant for poisoning prisoners. To rescue Ace, Luffy must go toe to toe with this toxic terror, but how do you defeat a foe who's deadly to the touch?
Zoro's attempt to reunite with his friends leads him a massive tomb and a host of shadowy swordsmen. Elsewhere, Brook uses his status as Satan to get an eyeful of undergarments!
Flashbacks reveal the agonizing sacrifice made by Ace's mother in order save his life - and the secret behind his connection to Luffy. Back in the present, Whitebeard makes a unexpected entrance!
A gift from Boa Hancock and Ivan-san's Galaxy Wink get Luffy closer to Ace than ever, but a sword-wielding foe from the past threatens to derail the rescue mission!
Luffy runs into a lethal roadblock in the form of Hawk-Eye Mihawk. The legendary swordsman is determined to halt Luffy's onslaught, but Ivan-san, Boa Hancock, and Jimbei aren't ready to give up the fight!
The battle rages on and the bodies pile up as Whitebeard squares off against an Admiral, Luffy gets knocked cold, and the legendary Vice-Admiral Garp finally enters the fray!