Will there be an Elbaf ‘One Piece’ arc?


As we sail deeper into the vast seas of the One Piece universe, the looming specter of its eventual conclusion casts a shadow over our adventures. With the opening salvo of the final saga upon us, the reality of One Piece’s eventual end is becoming increasingly palpable. Yet, amidst the bittersweet emotions stirred by this realization, there is an undeniable sense of anticipation pulsating through our veins, igniting our imaginations with the promise of what lies beyond.

In our exploration of Egghead, the depths of the lore have unfurled before us like never before, surpassing even the legendary Skypiea saga in its revelations. This phase marks merely the prologue to the epic conclusion awaiting us. Soon, we shall embark on a journey that will lead us inexorably towards the final bastions of mystery and adventure, where the threads of destiny shall be woven into a tapestry of resolution. Since the halcyon days of Little Garden, our hearts have yearned for one particular destination: Elbaf, the land of giants, beckoning to us with its storied allure.

While the confirmation of an Elbaf arc remains elusive, the signs point to its imminent arrival as a pivotal chapter in the Final Saga. Over two decades of storytelling have woven a narrative tapestry wherein the Straw Hat crew’s odyssey converges upon this fabled island. With the recent reintroduction of giants into the narrative fold within the Egghead arc, the stage is set for a grand reunion with Brogy and Dorry amidst the towering spires of Elbaf.


The announcement by Shonen Jump of a forthcoming collectible figure bearing the name “Elbaf,” slated for release in November, has set the fandom ablaze with speculation. Could this herald the commencement of the long-awaited Elbaf arc in tandem with its figurative counterpart? While certainties elude us, it seems inconceivable that Eiichiro Oda would overlook such a pivotal moment in the annals of One Piece lore.

Should the conjectures of fans prove prophetic, our voyage through Egghead promises a tantalizing countdown towards the fateful arrival at Elbaf’s shores. With approximately twelve chapters remaining until the speculated commencement in November—roughly three installments per month—the anticipation swells within us, eager to witness Usopp’s ascension as a valiant warrior of the Sea upon the hallowed grounds of Elbaf.