Here's the Complete List of Every One Piece Story Arc (So Far!)

Here's The Complete List of Every One Piece Story Arcs
Credit: Toei Animation

Here's The Complete List of Every One Piece Story Arcs
Credit: Toei Animation

In the Fall of 1999, Luffy emerged from a barrel to kick the Alvida Pirates from a passenger ship. We didn’t expect that Luffy would still be around, following his dream of becoming the next Pirate King. It has been more than two decades, but here’s the list of all One Piece story arcs to date!

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Here Are All the One Piece Arcs in Order

For more than two decades, Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates have been through a lot of story arcs in One Piece.

We have seen them laugh and cry, in addition to the number of times the characters have fought from one island to another.

With this, it is implied that the story arcs in One Piece start the moment the Straw Hat Pirates land on a particular island and end the moment they leave.

These story arcs are grouped into larger sagas, and they are as follows:

  1. The East Blue Saga

    The East Blue Saga is divided into six story arcs: Romance Dawn, Orange Town, Syrup Village, Baratie, Arlong Park, and Loguetown Arc.

    • The Romance Dawn Arc marks the beginning of One Piece, following Shanks’ influence on Monkey D. Luffy to become the next Pirate King. Along with the young and awkward Koby, Luffy set out for Shells Town to recruit Roronoa Zoro. They also encounter Axe-Hand Morgan and his son, Helmeppo.
    • The Orange Town Arc introduces Buggy the Clown at Orange Town. This is where Luffy teamed up with Zoro and Nami to free the town’s citizens from Buggy’s rule.
    • The Syrup Village Arc takes us to Usopp as Luffy, Nami, and Zoro search for a ship to use. After Usopp gets into trouble, the Straw Hats face the Black Cat Pirates. They also obtained Going Merry.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Romance Dawn
    Orange Town
    Syrup Village
    Arlong Park
    45, 48-53
    • The Baratie Arc takes us to Sanji, who was working as a cook in a seaside restaurant called Baratie. At the time, Don Krieg attacks the Baratie to use the ship to go back to the Grand Line. This arc also introduces Mihawk and, of course, the Seven Warlords of the Sea.
    • The Arlong Park Arc reveals Nami as a member of the Arlong Pirates. She led the Straw Hats to the Fish-Man pirate called Arlong. But at the end of the arc, Nami officially joins the Straw Hat Pirates, and Luffy finally gets a wanted poster!
    • The Loguetown Arc takes us to Gol D. Roger’s birth and death place—Loguetown. This is where the Straw Hats encounter Smoker, a powerful marine captain. Also, Logia-type devil fruits were introduced to the story in addition to Monkey D. Dragon’s existence. Zoro also obtained two graded swords: the Sandai Kitetsu and the Yubashiri.
  2. The Arabasta Saga

    The Arabasta Saga is divided into five story arcs: Reverse Mountain, Whisky Peak, Little Garden, Drum Island, and the Arabasta story arc.

    • The Reverse Mountain Arc takes the Straw Hat Pirates to the Grand Line. But as soon as they entered its borders, the Straw Hats encountered a giant whale called Laboon, along with its caretaker, Crocus.
    • The Whisky Peak Arc is where Nefertari, Vivi, and Karoo unofficially join the Straw Hat Pirates. The crew also found themselves in Whisky Peak, where they were celebrated by the townspeople, thanks to Mr. 9 and Ms. Wednesday.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Reverse Mountain
    Whisky Peak
    Little Garden
    Drum Island
    • The Little Garden Arc gives the spotlight to the Giants. The story arc also follows the Straw Hats on a prehistoric island called Little Garden, where they encounter two giants as well as the four high-ranking members of Baroque Works, the criminal syndicate created by Crocodile.
    • The Drum Island Arc takes us to Tony Chopper and his mentor, Kureha. This is where the Straw Hats land on Drum Island to take care of Nami’s fatal illness. The Zoan-type devil fruits were also introduced, as was, most importantly, the Will of D.
    • The Arabasta Arc gives us the showdown between the Straw Hats and Crocodile, the leader of the Baroque Works. Nico Robin also joins the crew. The introduction of Portgas D. Ace, Poneglyphs, and Vivre Cards has also been established, as has the concept of Ancient Weapons such as the Pluton.
  3. The Sky Island Saga

    The Sky Island Saga is divided into two story arcs: Jaya and Skypiea.

    • The Jaya Arc introduces some important figures in the story: Whitebeard, Bartholomew Kuma, Donquixote Doflamingo, Marshall D. Teach, and the Five Elders. The Straw Hats also wound up on Jaya Island, where they encountered their helpful ally Mont Blanc Cricket and the pirate Bellamy the Hyena.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Jaya Arc
    Skypiea Arc
    • The Skypiea Arc introduces the cruel god Enel, Poseidon, and how the Haki was first hinted at by Mantra. This story arc also takes the Straw Hats to an ocean in the sky called the "White Sea".
  4. The Water 7 Saga

    The Water 7 Saga is divided into four story arcs: Long Ring Long Land, Water 7, Enies Lobby, and the Post-Enies Lobby Arc.

    • The Long Ring, Long Land Arc takes on the Straw Hat Pirates in a series of games called "Davy Back Fight" against the Foxy Pirates. But after their win, the Straw Hats encountered Aokiji (Kuzan) and learned about the strength of the Admirals.
    • The Water 7 Arc leads the Straw Hat in Water 7 in search of a shipwright. Robin and Usopp left the crew, but the latter returns as Sogeking to help rescue Robin. The Cipher Pol has also been introduced.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Long Ring Long Land
    Water 7
    Enies Lobby
    264-390, 293-302, 304-312
    Post-Enies Lobby
    • The Enies Lobby Arc marks the declaration of war by the Straw Hat Pirates against the World Government. Teaming up with the Franky family and the Galley-La Company, the Straw Hats move to rescue Robin, avenge Iceburg’s death, and save Franky from CP9 in the Enies Lobby.
    • The Post-Enies Lobby Arc gives the battle between Ace and Blackbeard, as well as the fight between Shanks and Whitebeard. Usopp also rejoins the crew, and they finally obtain Thousand Sunny. The Four Emperors as well as the New World have also been introduced.
  5. The Thriller Bark Saga

    The Thriller Bark Saga leads the crew to the haunted island of Thriller Bark, where they are welcomed by Gecko Moria, along with the number of ghosts and zombies on the island.

    Brook also joined the Straw Hat Pirates, while Zoro obtained Shusui. What’s more, Nami also obtained her mother’s Vivre Card thanks to Charlotte Lola.

    In addition, the Pacifistas and Dr. Vegapunk were also introduced. The saga also mentioned Kaidou and Wano.

    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Thriller Bark
  6. The Summit War Saga

    The Summit War Saga is divided into five story arcs: Sabaody Archipelago, Amazon Lily, Impel Down, Marineford, and the Post-War Arc.

    • The Sabaody Archipelago Arc gives us a taste of Luffy’s haki for the very first time. However, the Straw Hats are separated after they find themselves cornered by Borsalino, Bartholomew Kuma, and some officials of the World Government. The arc also introduced the 11 Supernovas, the Celestial Dragons, Rayleigh, and the Voice of All Things ability.
    • The Amazon Lily Arc takes Luffy into Amazon Lily, where only women live. He encounters the island’s leader, Boa Hancock, one of the Warlords of the Sea.
    • The Impel Down Arc takes Luffy into the prison of Impel Down after Hancock falls in love with him. Luffy hopes to save Ace from his execution in order to prevent an all-out war between the World Government and the Whitebeard Pirates. The story arc also introduces Ivankov and Jinbe.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Sabaody Archipelago
    Amazon Lily
    Impel Down
    422-425, 430-452
    490-491, 493-516
    • The Marineford Arc takes the lives of both Portgas D. Ace and Whitebeard. Blackbeard also stole Whitebeard’s devil fruit. The existence of the One Piece treasure has also been confirmed by Whitebeard.
    • The Post-War Arc revolves around the aftermath of Whitebeard’s death. Sabo is also introduced in the story, along with all three forms of Haki. The Straw Hats also began their two-year training.
  7. The Fish-Man Island Saga

    The Fish-Man Island Saga is divided into two story arcs: The Return to Sabaody and the Fish-Man Island arc.

    • The Return to Sabaody Arc reunites the Straw Hat Pirates after two years of training. They finally regrouped to continue their journey.
    • The Fish-Man Island Arc is jam-packed with mystery, starting with the existence of Joy Boy. The story arc also revealed that Princess Shirahoshi is the present Poseidon. In addition, Big Mom’s name also came to light. Luffy was also able to hear the Voice of All Things.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Return to Sabaody
    Fish-Man Island
    523-541, 543-574
  8. The Dressrosa Saga

    The Dressrosa Saga is divided into two arcs: The Punk Hazard and the Dressrosa Arc.

    • The Punk Hazard Arc follows the Straw Hats in the New World, where they became allies with the Heart Pirates in order to take down Kaidou. The Straw Hats also set to capture Caesar Clown, as part of their plan. They also encounter the father-and-son duo of Kin’emon and Momonosuke.
    • The Dressrosa Arc officially introduces Kaidou, as well as Luffy’s Gear Fourth. The Straw Hat Pirates also head to Dressrosa, along with Law, Kin’emon, Momonosuke, and a captive Caesar as part of their plan to destroy Doflamingo’s Smile factory and free Kanjuro.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Punk Hazard
    579-589, 591-625
  9. The Whole Cake Island Saga

    The Whole Cake Island Saga is divided into three story arcs: the Zou, Whole Cake Island, and Levely Arcs.

    • The Zou Arc takes Sanji away from the Straw Hat Pirates after he is abducted by the Big Mom Pirates. Also, a new alliance has been formed. The crew also sets out to rescue Sanji and go to Wano. They also find their very first Road petroglyphs.
    • The Whole Cake Island Arc takes Luffy to Whole Cake Island in order to save Sanji from an arranged marriage between the Vinsmoke and the Charlotte families. But still, Jinbe couldn’t join the Straw Hats due to his subordinates, despite cutting ties with the Big Mom Pirates. The Straw Hats also obtained Big Mom’s Road Poneglyph etching.
    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Whole Cake Island
    • The Levely Arc unofficially declares Luffy the Fifth Emperor. Royalty from around the world gathers at Mary Geoise for the Levely while the Revolutionary Army plans to make a move. As this happens, Big Mom meets with Kaido to talk about Luffy. Sanji also obtains a Raid Suit, in addition to the introduction of Im.
  10. The Wano Country Saga

    The Wano Country Saga officially declares Luffy and Buggy emperors after they replace Kaidou and Big Mom.

    The Straw Hat Pirates also gained a lot of powerups: Zoro obtains Enma in addition to his Haoshoku Haki awakening; Sanji awakens his genetic abilities, including his superior vision of Diable Jambe, Ifrit Jambe; Nami’s Clima-Tact is merged with Zeus; and Luffy awakens his Devil Fruit.

    Moreover, Gol D. Roger’s discovery of the One Piece treasure and its connection with Joy Boy has been revealed!

    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Wano Country
    890-894, 897-906, 908-1028, 1031-present
  11. The Final Saga

    So far, the Final Saga of One Piece has been revolving around the Egghead Arc. The Egghead Arc takes the Straw Hat Pirates to Egghead Island, where they encounter Dr. Vegapunk and his different satellites.

    The saga also clears up the news of Sabo killing Nefertari Cobra. This is after Sabo reunites with Dragon and Ivankov, where they talk about the reality behind one of the biggest headlines in the world of One Piece.

    Manga Chapters
    Anime Episodes
    Egghead Arc

    In addition, we also see Koby being rescued by Garp and the Sword members in Hachinosu.

    What's more, St. Jaygarcia Saturn is the first of the Gorosei to have shown his powers to not only Luffy and the Straw Hats but also to Bonney and Dr. Vegapunk.

    Besides this, Shanks also fought with the Eustass Pirates, while the Heart Pirates struggled against the Blackbeard Pirates.

    The One Piece anime recently released a new visual trailer for the upcoming Egghead Island Arc after the show finished the Wano Saga:

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