Usopp decides to keep his story of pirates attacking Syrup Village a lie by making sure none of the Black Cat Pirates reach it. Luffy, Zoro, Nami and Usopp then try to keep the pirates at bay.
The episode starts with a recap of the previous episode and opens with Kuro returning to Kaya's mansion. He watches the sea at night, patiently waiting for his crew to arrive tomorrow morning. Meanwhile, on the slope, Luffy, Zoro, Nami and Usopp discusses about a plan to stop the Black Cat Pirates on the slope before they reach Syrup Village. Luffy, Zoro and Nami reveals their strong points. Usopp reveals also his "strong" point, in which the crew doesn't like at all.