The most recent chapter of One Piece confirmed that Luffy can now truly manipulate reality, as shown in his battle with Rob Lucci on Egghead Island.
One Piece fans were shocked recently when the series confirmed that Luffy can manipulate reality thanks to his Gomu Gomu no Mi awakening, Gear Fifth. It's revealed in Wano Kuni arc that Luffy's Gomu Gomu no Mi is actually Hito Hito no Mi: Model Nika, which allows him to transform into any creature he wants. This unique power allows him to gain the powers and abilities of his chosen form, making him an even more powerful warrior, but the latest chapter in the series takes it to a whole new level.
For those unfamiliar with One Piece, Gomu Gomu no Mi is a devil fruit that grants the user the ability to stretch their body like rubber. This unique power makes Luffy a formidable fighter, taking down enemies with powerful punches and acrobatic moves. However, it wasn't until the recent Wano Arc that fans knew that Luffy could use his Devil Fruit awakening to use his imagination in almost unimaginable ways. It turns out that Awakening of Gomu Gomu no Mi/Hito Hito no Mi allows users to manipulate their environment in any way the way they like it. Examples of this include Luffy running through the air, stretching on solid ground, and even burrowing holes in Kaido's eyeballs so they fly out of his nostrils... Clause that gives things a rubbery quality, but §1070 Chapter proves otherwise.
In the most recent One Piece Chapter 1070, fans got another glimpse at Luffy's ability to warp reality. During a fight with Rob Lucci, Luffy was able to use his hair to make goggles. It might seem like a small feat, but it clearly shows that Luffy can manipulate reality in ways that were previously unimaginable. His ability to create objects out of thin air demonstrates that he is not limited by the laws of physics and can bend the world around him to his will. During the same battle, he turned into a giant again and started eating the floor of Vegapunk's lab. Then he started spitting chunks of rubble out of his mouth like a machine gun shot, never taking their fight seriously.
Luffy Can Literally Will Objects Into Existence
This revelation had a huge impact on the series, and The theme fits the protagonist, who represents the ultimate freedom of expression. Obviously, Luffy's strength has reached a whole new level, and he is likely to encounter stronger enemies in the future. The reveal also makes total sense given the background of his previous Gear switch. Strictly speaking, absolutely none of them make as much sense as One Piece itself. Blowing air into bones or muscles shouldn't have any effect on a person's strength, but it's obvious now that Luffy is stronger... because he imagines himself getting stronger through these things. Once it's confirmed that he can manipulate reality, it's clear that he's truly unstoppable and can achieve whatever he sets his mind to.
In summary, the revelation that One Piece's Luffy can manipulate reality through fifth gear and his Gomu Gomu no Mi awakening was a game changer for the series and had a huge impact on One Piece's future. It's an apt representation of One Piece's entire character and message, demonstrating the power of determination and turning Luffy into the ultimate symbol of freedom.
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