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Yamato’s Desire to Face Kaido

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When the Beasts Pirates try to recruit her to assist them, she states that she’s not on their side anymore. Without remorse, she declares “Let my Father die”:

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When Luffy says that he didn’t come to beat Kaido, she questions him:

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She had offered her assistance to Luffy under the impression that he came to defeat Kaido, declaring that she will fulfil Oden’s unfinished will to open up Wano:

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She expresses worry for Luffy and declares that she wants a chance to beat Kaido as well:

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Chapter 1012 was named “Itch”:

Momonosuke comments that Yamato was itching to fight (Kaido):

Yamato inquires about Luffy’s condition. Momonosuke replies that he is weakened but still in good shape. He notifies her that Luffy is facing Kaido by himself. Upon realising that it’s a One vs One, Yamato comments that she must hurry to assist him:

Conclusions

Yamato appears to have multiple reasons for her desire to face Kaido:

  • She wants payback for decades of abuse.
  • She’s disowned him as a Father because he was willing to kill her.
  • She wants to fulfill Oden’s will to open up Wano.
  • She wants to assist Luffy on the Rooftop.

Given the extensive build up for Yamato to face Kaido in combat, I think her battle with Kaido is more or less set in stone.

*Theory by Cinera

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