King gets his mask injured after Zoro fights him in a one-on-one battle. He’s revealed to be a Lunarian whose friendship with Kaido is explored in a heartbreaking flashback.
Later, we see King and Zoro battle it out in a fight till death. Here’s everything you might want to know about One Piece Chapter 1036.
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About One Piece
The plot revolves around the exploits of Monkey D. Luffy, a young kid whose body acquired the qualities of rubber after mistakenly eating a Devil Fruit. Luffy traverses the Grand Line with his pirate crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, in pursuit of the world’s greatest treasure known as “One Piece” in order to become the next Pirate King.
One Piece Chapter 1035 Recap
Chapter 1035, titled “Zoro VS King”, begins with Sanji defeating Queen. That’s a good start to any chapter.
Sanji Defeats Queen: Chuji Is Safe
Sanji defeats Queen, who gets blown away from the sheer amount of force till Onigashima. He then approaches O-Some and gives her back Chuji, who he was keeping safe all along in his suit. He faints before he can ask O-Some if she’s alright.
Zoro Reveals King’s Weakness
Zoro, armed with his acute observation of King’s weakness, has managed to wound King severely. His mask breaks as his identity as a member of the Lunarian tribe is revealed. The weakness of King’s powers is that his defense skills take a hit when he speeds up.
King Is Betrayed and King’s Rage
As the Beasts Pirates find out that King is a Lunarian with his black wings, dark brown skin, and his white hair. One of them informs the group that they could get 100 Million Belly on merely informing the Government about his whereabouts.
King gets enraged and burns all of them alive with his destructive Karyudon attack.
King’s Pteranodon form
Zoro is shocked and asks him why he killed his own subordinates. He also enquires what he and/or his tribe did for the Government to invest so much resources into capturing them.
King responds by activating his Pteranodon form and replies he need not know for he’ll be dead anyway.
King Declares, “Kaido Can be The Only Pirate King”
King flies right at Zoro, and the two of them resume their aerial battle. Zoro concedes that if this struggle lasts too long, his blade would drain him empty. King admits that he, too, has reached his limit.
Zoro informs King that it is time for a new Pirate King to seize the throne. But King refuses and proclaims that only Kaidou has the power to be the Pirate King.
One Piece Chapter 1036: The Friendship Between King and Kaidou
King recalls meeting Kaidou for the first time at Punk Hazard, while he was a helpless Guinea pig for unethical experiments there. Kaidou found out that he was a Lunarian and that the Government would never release him.
When Kaidou invites King to join his Pirate Crew, King questions if he can alter the world, to which Kaidou readily agrees. The two flee, setting fire to the facility while King identifies himself as “Alber”. King is renamed as “King”, a name which has stuck.
Intense, Adrenaline-Filled Fight Between King and Zoro
Zoro employs the Three Sword Style: Rengoku Oni Giri from King of Hell. Karyudon is used by King to create a fire dragon. While they lock blades with each other, he unsuccessfully attempts to take Zoro’s swords using the slots in his sword.
King then reacts quickly, and despite kicking Zoro in the face, Zoro cuts him again with One Sword Style: Yakkodori. King discloses to Zoro that he has discovered his vulnerability, and Zoro discovers that King is now blocking his strikes.
As he releases Omori Karyudon, King soars back into the air, stating that a plain human cannot defeat him, but Zoro utilises a new move called King of Hell, Three Sword Serpent: Ippyaku Sanjo Hiryu Jigoku to cut through King’s dragon, sword, and part of his right wing.
One Piece Chapter 1036 Preview and Upcoming Expectations
According to our sources, we can expect the raw scans of One Piece Chapter 1036 to be revealed on December 23rd, 2021. We’ll get to see Zoro reaching his potential in Chapter 1036.
One Piece Chapter 1036 Release Date
One Piece Chapter 1036 will get released on January 2, 2022. Unfortunately, there will be a two-week break that producers and the crew members will take a break for Christmas and New Year.