Buggy and Mr. 3 are hiding from the guards at Level 2. After making sure that the have guards left, they go around opening cells and letting prisoners free so that they can create a riot. At Level 4, New Kama citizens storm up the stairs. The escapees (Luffy, Jinbei, Crocodile, Ivankov, Inazuma, Mr. 2 and Mr. 1) attack the guards, trying to get to Level 3. Ivankov and Luffy throw the guards in the lake of fire. In one of the jailer rooms, Hanyabal freaks out, losing his chances to be Chief Warden.
Meanwhile, Ace is taken into custody by Onigumo, getting his last chance to see the sky. Back at Level 4, the escapees throw more guards into the ocean of flames.
At the main entrance, the Blackbeard Pirates enter Impel Down; sucking down guards and gates, to enter the Great Gaol. At Level 2, many of the rioters are being poisoned by Magellan. Magellan decides to let Shiryuu out of his cell, to defeat Blackbeard and his crew, while Magellan himself gets rid of the escapees at Level 4.