In a bit of exposition, we get Oden's life story told to us in the form of debrief to Kozuki Sukiyaki. Oden is quite akin to Linlin in that he is a naturally born monster with lots of potential. And he realizes it quite early. Accomplishing many inhuman acts, both literally and metaphorically. His reputation is quite mixed all over Wano. Many gathering preconceived notions about the man through rumors and recounts.