He is there to discuss a CERTAIN INDIVIDUAL. Asadora! He sailed with two of the most powerful pirates ever to roam the seas. We still need to get to Elbaf where Ussop will finally his his arc. At Marineford, we finally got to see what Whitebeard is capable of doing. He is able to use all three types of Haki, which makes him one of the few characters able to fo so. He was destroyed by Whitebeard at Marineford. Shanks is way powerful than BB, during the Marineford, shanks arrived at Marineford after fighting Kaido, if shanks was that weak, he would have killed by Kaido, Shanks Haki is very powerful par with Whitebeard, Shanks crew is very powerful, Kizaru stopped attacking after seeing Benn Beckman, I don’t think Bb crew can handle admirals, as burgess failed to withstand Sabo, Shanks … I started reading manga five years ago. Dragon is the most sought after man in the world. The next time we see him it is at Marineford, where he first meets Blackbeard. Deleted member 5199, Mar 17, 2015 #23. He is the captain of the Red Hair Pirates. From the East Blue to the New World, anything related to the world of One Piece belongs here! Blackbeard is being defeated by shanks or luffy depending on if shanks is evil or good Akainu is likely going to be a warm up fight for luffy before imu, or defeated by Sabo (more likely) As a Yonko, very few people are capable of matching his strength. While he was still alive, Whitebeard was considered the "Strongest Man Alive." One Piece Legendary Q&A CCCXXIII:''Straw Hat Luffy" Anime and Manga - Other Titles This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards. On the other half, the two captains meet again. Kizaru was able to clash with Rayleigh on equal footing, and that is an impressive feat considering that Rayleigh used to be the right-hand man of the Pirate King. Post-timeskip,tho…it is still Shanks,but this time around the fight would be much closer,dare I say that,with small chance of Akainu winning. Monkey D. Luffy is the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. Only two people are known to be on Roger's level— Whitebeard and Rocks D. Xebec. The only thing we really know about Blackbeard from before he ate the Dark fruit is that he cut Shanks and killed Thatch. He has openly challenged the World Government and is trying to liberate the world from their clutches. Big Mom and Kaido both wiped the floor with him. Shanks crew will be there waiting for theme Ussop will meet his father. Motivation: IC, Motivated to kill. It just does not make sense for Shanks to live and see the Roger Era, the Pirate Era, AND the end of the One Piece Era (when Luffy topples the World Government and a new world starts) from a storytelling perspective. Yup. Both are Ō Wazamono grade swords. Think about it, in the very beginning we see Shanks get his scar from Blackbeard. A one-stop shop for all things video games. He knows that Luffy will bring about change in the world. That day may be closer than we think cough* cough* Elbaf but that's a whole other can of theory worms cough* cough*. He was the captain of the Whitebeard Pirates. On one half of the island the crews battle it out. Like bruh it's obviously Blackbeard. The King kills Dragon. Oden is undoubtedly a very strong swordsman. Messages: 10,907 Likes Received: 126,107 Trophy Points: 30,530 Akainu is the user of the Magu Magu no Mi, which allows him to freely manipulate magma. Kaido possesses a mythical zoan devil fruit that allows him to turn into an Eastern Dragon. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Despite his obvious malevolent nature, he is also genuinely merciful towards his crew's well-being and is willing to take assaults intended for his crew. Whitebeard was a Yonko just like Shanks. Almost all the Yonko are equal in strength and it wouldn't be at all surprising that if Kaido can defeat Shanks. Think about it, in the very beginning we see Shanks get his scar from Blackbeard. It is pretty simple to understand whyS Shanks won't be able to beat Whitebeard in a fight. This would have resulted in an even more broad war, between the Whitebeards, Kaido’s crew and the World Government. Kizaru is able to launch laser beams from his fingers. in General. Shanks is a symbol of the old world. Please tell me just with a short yes that this is solely an assumption of yours and an actual spoiler, Yes, this is not an actual spoiler. Shanks sense the bad in Blackbeard, and knows that he is parallel to Luffy. Because of that devil fruit, the Yomi-Yomi no Mi, Blackbeard managed to start another war and..... everyone died." If shanks killed blackbeard it would have been seen as an attack on one of the Whitebeards “sons” and no matter what reason shanks had whitebeard would never allow such ahappen. My favorite manga is Berserk. The final character on the list is Fleet Admiral Akainu. That if Blackbeard were to get to Laugh Tale he would plunge the world in ruin. All this seemingly intentional buildup with no pay off or perhaps the wrong payoff (Shank's winning in a fight against Blackbeard - HOT TAKE). Theory. Shanks would easily wipe the floor with Kizaru. It is a theory. Here is where Dracule Mihawk comes into play. However, there is a massive difference in the power of a Yonko and a first mate. Prediction made by: Imhungry4444 On an unknown island in the New World, a massive battle is unfolding between the Red-hair Pirates and the Blackbeard Pirates. We all know that Luffy will one day have a crew that will overcome Shank's crew. I'm sure everybody knows this already and also shares my sentiment that Blackbeard will in fact fight Shanks. He wielded two swords— Ame no Habakiri and Enma. Blackbeard is taking the place of Rocks D. Xebec with his rogues gallery of high profile villains that hate each other. The two of them had their first encounter after a scuffle between the Roger pirates and the Whitebeard pirates. He is known as the "Strongest Creature Alive." This option has been talked about so many times by the fan base that it has became the most boring outcome possible ,hopefully Oda won't do it, That’s my same exact take. Shanks is one of the few remaining Roger Pirates still in action. RELATED: One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can Defeat Rocks D. Xebec (& 5 Who Can't). It is still too early for Luffy to meet Shanks, nevermind fighting him. Shanks:Teach, or should i say Blackbeard. If you want discussion, please sort the subreddit by New. Bobbin was a member of the Big Mom Pirates. In the manga panel only his left side was shown, not the side of the scar. This ability was also used in the Pacifista system. He also has an extreme thirst for adventure, regularly traveling from plac… It is unknown what happened when the two exchanged blows. Marshall D. Teach is more commonly known as Blackbeard. He is a thread from the Roger Era to the Pirate Era (After Roger dies and ushers in a new age). He used to be a rival of Dracule "Hawk Eyes" Mihawk before he lost his arm. Katakuri's devil fruit adds even more to his power. However, Akainu is still not close to the power of a Yonko. Gol D. Roger was the captain of Roger Pirates. I've been waiting a long time to face you. Shanks is one of the Four Emperors(Yonko) of the New World. Luffy is good and Blackbeard is bad, I don't need to get into the meat and potatoes you know the deal. Shanks is the youngest Yonko as he became a Yonko six years ago. Continuity/Canon: Anime versions for both characters. Naruto who was exhausted sat down and shouted at Shanks He fought against the likes of Whitebeard, Marco, Vista, etcetera. Preparation N/A. Decision Stage 1 point: If we look more logical we can see they are the two are similar both are strong, Shanks is a strong sword man and perfects all types of Haki vs Akainu with the strongest Logia fruit and his durability. Shanks is being killed by Blackbeard most likely, if not, he might become one of the final villains. This solidified his position as the newest Yonko. However, he is still way behind in power when it comes to facing a Yonko. Katakuri has insanely strong Armament Haki. Kizaru is one of the three Marine Admirals. Shanks will also die by the hands of Blackbeard and Blackbeard will be killed by Luffy during the rampage of Gear 5th (Final Gear form) around the end of Raftel arc. Shanks Vs Akainu. Oda rarely ever introduces things and never follows up on them. Shanks' conversation and clash with Whitebeard made it clear that Shanks knows more about Blackbeard than anyone else. Trafalgar Law's Death. They have already clashed once before the battle of Marineford. Dragon is a very enigmatic character and very few things are known about him. NEXT: One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can See The Future (& 5 Who Will Gain This Ability). Both his devil fruits— Yami Yami no Mi and Gura Gura no Mi are insanely powerful. 1 Depicts a Vibrant Past... and an Already-Dated Future? There are some characters who can't beat him and others who would win against him easily. After killing Ace and seeing Whitebeard killed off by Blackbeard and his men, Admiral Akainu went off to finish the rest of the pirates continuing to order his men to pursue the remaining pirate forces that are running away even if it costs heavy casualties but was stopped by Shanks and his superior the honorable villain Fleet Admiral Sengoku. Oh well, maybe I'm just reading a little too much into things. The fruits … Kaido is one of the Four Yonko, just like Shanks. It will make perfect sense. Time is a flat circle. 5 Anime Pets Everyone Wants to Adopt (& 5 To Avoid At All Costs), Naruto: Tsunade's 5 Greatest Strengths (& Her 5 Worst Weaknesses), Hunter X Hunter: 10 Amazing Gon Cosplay You Have To See, Naruto's 10 Strongest Jutsu In Naruto Shippuden, Ranked, 10 Times Shonen Protagonists Needed A Supporting Character For Back-Up, Demon Slayer: 5 Times Tanjiro Saved The Day (& 5 Times He Was Saved), Demon Slayer: 10 Fights That Ended Before They Even Began, Naruto: Sexy Jutsu & 9 Other Jutsu That Barely Serve A Purpose, 10 Things You Didn't Know About Boruto Uzumaki, 10 Anime Villains With More Interesting Backstories Than The Protagonist, Re:Zero ー Every Main Character, Ranked By Likability. Though he betrayed the Whitebeard Pirates, Teach takes comradeship with the crew he formed to a high level, made evident when he was willing to make a trade with the Marines for a battleship big enough to hold all of them comfortably for the sake of one crew member, Sanjuan Wolf. Bobbin… Once Blackbeard was killed, he heard a voice telling that the war should stop, and Akainu began to kill that boy, only to stopped by a new figure, it was Shanks. Luffy is the proxy for Gol D. Roger. I might be very behind on this, but I just heard the theory that the reason why Blackbeard originally fought Shanks (in the battle which gave Shank's the scars on his eye) was because he mistook the Gomu Gomu no Mi for the Yami Yami no Mi. Welcome to r/OnePiece, the community for Eiichiro Oda's manga and anime series One Piece. Blackbeard will start the greatest war ever, not Kaido, nor Luffy or Monkey D. Dragon. Shanks hasn't displayed his true power either, but it probably won't be enough to beat the Pirate King. Blackbeard himself + 10 Captains would be 11 members. Circumstance: Shanks tries to kill gildarts for his bounty. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Shanks senses the good in Luffy, which is why he gives him the straw hat. However, he is not completely undefeatable. If you've just set sail with the Straw Hat Pirates, be wary of spoilers on this subreddit! Shanks was an apprentice on Roger's crew He was the man who became the Pirate King after reaching Raftel. Blackbeard wasn't ready to fight Shanks at Marineford, we can assume that he too will have a crew that will overcome shank's crew. Equipment: Standard. I personally think it is good storytelling. He had a legendary record of never being beaten prior to the Whole Cake Island arc. The devil fruit allows Kizaru to manipulate light freely. Monkey D. Dragon is the leader of the Revolutionary Army. 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