Luffy’s allies are able to sense he is still alive from the loud sound of his heartbeat. Sanji regains consciousness. Hyogoro can use Kenbunshoku Haki. The Five Elders reveal amongst themselves that the “real name” of the Gomu Gomu no Mi is the Mythical Zoan, Hito Hito no Mi, Model: Nika.
Did Luffy awaken his Devil Fruit 1044?
The action then shifts to Luffy in One Piece Chapter 1044. He appears to reveal that his Fruit has Awakened and that he now feels it is fully his. He also reveals that this Awakened form is his Gear Fifth, and that it represents the pinnacle of his power.
Is Luffy a Joyboy?
Luffy awakens his powers and becomes the next Joy Boy.
Who is Joyboy?
Joy Boy (of which there may be more than one, we’ll get to that) is a messianic figure in the One Piece universe. He’s basically Pirate Jesus.