Who is Dr. Vegapunk?
The new Egghead arc lays the foundation for a major future and closes some of the most significant gaps in One Piece’s world’s history. After years of anticipation, Dr. Vegapunk finally makes his official series debut, and it seems the scientist has been hatching his secret intentions the whole time. To accomplish this, he begs Luffy and the others to help him get off the island before they leave.
When it comes to Luffy, what exactly is Dr. Vegapunk after?
In Chapter 1067 of One Piece, Dr. Vegapunk gives a comprehensive background to himself and his activities on the island. Not only is he explaining how all of his clones receive information, but he has also revealed his regrets over the outcomes of several of his most well-known studies (such as crafting the fake Devil Fruit that gave Momonosuke Oden his power). That appears relevant to his future intentions.
When CP0 shows up, Vegapunk is already planning to repel the incursion. When he asks Luffy for a favour, he tells him that fate ultimately brought them to the island. It’s meant to facilitate his departure from the island, and it’s sparked a plethora of speculation about the scientist’s true intentions, given that he’s trying to evade the military’s grasp in this way.