By: naveen mehta
Gear Second Inspired by CP9's Soru, Luffy uses his Devil Fruit to increase blood flow. Gear Third Inflates bones to create giant limbs for more power. Gear Fourth Pumps air into muscles, enhances with Haki for increased strength. Gear Fifth Awakened state, a result of Luffy's mind embracing his powers' full potential.
Toei Animation announces Gear 5 debut on August 6, 2023, in One Piece Episode 1071.
minor spoilers ahead!
Unlike previous Gears, Luffy's Gear 5 is an awakened state of his Hito Hito no Mi, Model: Nika.
Gear 5 transformation grants Luffy fiery hair and a white color scheme.
Luffy can turn his surroundings into rubber, countering attacks and affecting opponents.