In One Piece anime, there are many instances where Nami has beaten Luffy to a horrible state,

Episode 215

Ep 215

Episode 316

Ep 316

Episode 572

Ep 572

and maybe many more. How is she able to do it? Does she know how to use Haki?

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    Yes she does and she has invented a new form of haki , the comedic haki :D !
    – abkds
    Mar 25 '14 at 15:35
  • Is just for comedic effect.....if this would be a serious anime they would never hurt him :P
    – user8726
    Oct 15 '14 at 16:22
  • @AbKDs but the question is, how can recover so fast? I mean in the manga, he literally recovers in the next panel after he gets bashed. Please explain this, anyone reading.
    – TGamer
    Dec 23 '17 at 22:40

Here's another answer, also on SBS

D: Blows shouldn't hurt Luffy, so why does he get bruises and swelling when Nami and the others beat the crap out of him?! Tell me!!! P.N. Zororin Love

O: When the crew beats up on each other, it's always in admonishment with a strong sense of purpose, which is why it works so well!! It works on his spirit!! I bet Nami is thinking, "It's his spirit that hurts deep down!!" ...right? I guess not.

So Nami and others didn't punch Luffy physically, but they hurt his spirit, and with doing so, his body also get hurts

right? I guess not.

I think Oda doesn't really want to give any logical answer here

  • I wouldn't be surprised to see Nami become a Busoshoku Haki user in the future.
    – makhan
    Oct 16 '14 at 18:28
  • @makhan I want to see the whole crew like that. Just imagining Ussop makes me laugh :D
    – TGamer
    Dec 23 '17 at 22:38

It's most likely some kind of "Fist of Love" like when Luffy's crew met Garp for the first time. Garp suddenly punch Luffy, and he's not using Haki, base on this SBS question

D: In Volume 45 when Garp punched Luffy, why did it work? Was it Haki after all? Or was it "Love"? P.N. Mori-san

O: It is "Love" in this case.

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  • then how would you explain this incident in episode 158 when Luffy was beaten by Sanji on Skypiea for requesting a different gondola? Mar 26 '14 at 13:23
  • I give another answer here, I think both reason are the same, and Love Punch basically also hurt Luffy's spirit, but since it's only my opinion I leave it to you to choose what's the best answer
    – Darjeeling
    Mar 27 '14 at 2:42
  • @AbhilashK the point is, none of them know how to use haki at that time, maybe some of them gain haki power after timeskip but before that, not even luffy has it. (luffy had it but he can't control it)
    – Darjeeling
    Mar 28 '14 at 6:27
  • I disagree with all of you. Nami's Haki (Fist of Love for Life) is one of the first ones shown in the anime. Episode 32, minute 12:00. Watch the "steam" come of Zoro's back.
    – user18327
    Oct 4 '15 at 17:06

It's a combination of cartoonish silliness and the fact that Luffy's really not defending against them.

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    source s'il vous plait
    – ton.yeung
    Mar 12 '14 at 21:44
  • sources to back this up....
    – Gagantous
    Nov 28 '17 at 21:11

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