Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 1 Depicts a Vibrant Past... and an Already-Dated Future? 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. Ok, Blackbeard and Luffy are two sides of the same coin. I started reading manga five years ago. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. His devil fruit allows him to control and manipulate mochi at will. He is known as the "Strongest Creature Alive." If one of these is true, and I think it is, then the BB Pirates would have 1 more member than the Red Hair Pirates. Press J to jump to the feed. Dragon is the most sought after man in the world. Monkey D. Dragon is the leader of the Revolutionary Army. It is pretty simple to understand whyS Shanks won't be able to beat Whitebeard in a fight. Yup. Messages: 10,907 Likes Received: 126,107 Trophy Points: 30,530 If this was still the pre-timeskip half of One piece,I would say that it is without the doubt Shanks. Luffy has become a lot more powerful since he last met Shanks. That day may be closer than we think cough* cough* Elbaf but that's a whole other can of theory worms cough* cough*. Shanks learned that Blackbeard has an inability that keeps him from sleeping. Charlotte Katakuri is one of the Three Sweet Commanders of Big Mom Pirates. A one-stop shop for all things video games. He also has Advanced Observation Haki that allows him to look into the future. He says "Bring it on, we'd be happy to fight you", however Blackbeard says that he isn't there, nor ready to fight Shanks … 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. 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. We still got some ways until all hell breaks loose my friend. Think about it, in the very beginning we see Shanks get his scar from Blackbeard. Shanks Vs Akainu. Welcome to r/OnePiece, the community for Eiichiro Oda's manga and anime series One Piece. Motivation: IC, Motivated to kill. The two of them had their first encounter after a scuffle between the Roger pirates and the Whitebeard pirates. relationships” in the new era. Luffy is able to use all three types of Haki and after his fight with Katakuri, Luffy is able to use Advanced Observation Haki to look into the future. Oda rarely ever introduces things and never follows up on them. Katakuri has insanely strong Armament Haki. In this post, we will discuss five characters that are capable of beating Shanks and five that aren't. He knows that Luffy will bring about change in the world. Why? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The SHs get there, the fanbase is expecting a nice Davy back fight and then they find Blackbeard waiting for them with the Red Hair pirates slain. I just scrolled by this and saw your headline and the spoiler tag. Kaido possesses a mythical zoan devil fruit that allows him to turn into an Eastern Dragon. It feels so predictable at this point that I’m almost sure Oda won’t do it. Click to expand... We'll be* I'm coming too! in General. But I'm here to tell you why Shank's death makes sense thematically. Because of that devil fruit, the Yomi-Yomi no Mi, Blackbeard managed to start another war and..... everyone died." 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. He is the captain of the Red Hair Pirates. His subordinates are called the "Ten Titanic Captains" and that doesn't appear to include Blackbeard himself, as Jesus Burgess is the Titanic Captain of the 1st Division (a role that presumably would be saved for Blackbeard himself if he were one of the Titanic Captains) Akainu is the user of the Magu Magu no Mi, which allows him to… They are FOILs of each other. He says "Bring it on, we'd be happy to fight you", however Blackbeard says that he isn't there, nor ready to fight Shanks yet. Circumstance: Shanks tries to kill gildarts for his bounty. Kaido is one of the Four Yonko, just like Shanks. Can BlackBeard kill shanks:No. 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. However, there is a massive difference in the power of a Yonko and a first mate. Here is where Dracule Mihawk comes into play. That if Blackbeard were to get to Laugh Tale he would plunge the world in ruin. He fought against the likes of Whitebeard, Marco, Vista, etcetera. 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. 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 was an apprentice on Roger's crew He was the man who became the Pirate King after reaching Raftel. 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. 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. His rise to fame has been astonishingly quick. At Marineford, we finally got to see what Whitebeard is capable of doing. Vol. Katakuri has a bounty of over 1 billion beris. That old world being the one we are reading/watching now. Oh well, maybe I'm just reading a little too much into things. One Piece is filled with skilled fighters, including Shanks. He had enough skill to be trusted by Big Mom for several missions. The final character on the list is Fleet Admiral Akainu. Gol D. Roger was the captain of Roger Pirates. 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. Both are Ō Wazamono grade swords. The devil fruit allows Kizaru to manipulate light freely. Naruto who was exhausted sat down and shouted at Shanks Whitebeard ate the Gura Gura no Mi, which gave him the power to destroy the world. 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. By mid-1718, Blackbeard was the most feared pirate in the Caribbean and possibly the world. 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. RELATED: One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can Defeat Rocks D. Xebec (& 5 Who Can't). Blackbeard himself + 10 Captains would be 11 members. He is the son of Garp and the father of Monkey D. Luffy. Kozuki was a division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates before he left for Roger Pirates. I remember reading this chapter and Reddit had like no idea who he was. Mihawk will (possibly join Shank’s crew given that he is now on the run from the world government) also be there for Zoro to have his final battle. He is also known as the "Fifth Yonko." It will make perfect sense. Today we’re gonna theorize about what possibly happened in the Shanks vs Kaido skirmish before the Marineford war.. We all know that when Kaido heard that Whitebeard was going to attack Marineford to rescue Ace, he wanted to go there as well and wreak havoc.. Shanks is without a doubt one of the strongest characters in the series. The King kills Dragon. Blackbeard Goes Legit . Kaido took one Luffy with just one swift strike. There are some characters who can't beat him and others who would win against him easily. Here they are more likely similar to each other but shanks better so 1 point for Shanks. Dragon is a very enigmatic character and very few things are known about him. Bobbin… He is a thread from the Roger Era to the Pirate Era (After Roger dies and ushers in a new age). Deleted member 5199, Mar 17, 2015 #23. It is still too early for Luffy to meet Shanks, nevermind fighting him. How would everyone feel about Blackbeard's crew defeating the Red Hair pirates offscreen or before Luffy gets a chance to reunite with Shanks? He also has an extreme thirst for adventure, regularly traveling from plac… 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. "In that war, the giant old man died and Blackbeard stole his devil fruit power. All this seemingly intentional buildup with no pay off or perhaps the wrong payoff (Shank's winning in a fight against Blackbeard - HOT TAKE). However, he is still way behind in power when it comes to facing a Yonko. Over the years, I have grown very fond of it and, now it is my passion. Then YET THE NEXT TIME we see Shanks in a prevalent role it is in front of the five Gorosei. Whitebeard was a Yonko just like Shanks. Asadora! It is fair to say that when you have got the entire World Government on strings, you must be pretty powerful. There is no need to have the same “D. Blackbeard has already got some history with Shanks, but it is still a mystery. Then he stole Whitebeard's devil fruit and beat the remnants of the Whitebeard Pirates. Kizaru is one of the three Marine Admirals. … This ability was also used in the Pacifista system. Luffy is Luffy, not Gol D. Roger. There are two problems that arise from this situation. While he was still alive, Whitebeard was considered the "Strongest Man Alive." Shanks sense the bad in Blackbeard, and knows that he is parallel to Luffy. When the balance pin known as Shanks falls, that’s when the world will descend into chaos. A huge feat that Oden has to his name is that he managed to wound Kaido, who is supposedly trying his hardest to get himself killed and he might have achieved that if he hadn't turned Oden into Oden soup. Shanks meets both Luffy and Blackbeard and his reactions are somewhat similar. We haven't seen Roger fighting in the series so far, but the people who have watched Roger fighting label him as a monster. It'd be crazy if Blackbeard kills Shanks during Wano. We still need to get to Elbaf where Ussop will finally his his arc. RELATED: One Piece: 5 Marines Who Can Become An Admiral (& 5 Who Can't). Shanks senses the good in Luffy, which is why he gives him the straw hat. On one half of the island the crews battle it out. 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. I'm sure everybody knows this already and also shares my sentiment that Blackbeard will in fact fight Shanks. Marshall D. Teach AKABlackbeardis the captain of the pirate crew, Blackbeard Pirates, and a recurring villain in the manga/anime, One Piece. In the manga panel only his left side was shown, not the side of the scar. Big Mom and Kaido both wiped the floor with him. Naito. Preparation N/A. Shanks would easily wipe the floor with Kizaru. Blackbeard will start the greatest war ever, not Kaido, nor Luffy or Monkey D. Dragon. As a Yonko, very few people are capable of matching his strength. 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. Both his devil fruits— Yami Yami no Mi and Gura Gura no Mi are insanely powerful. Akainu is the user of the Magu Magu no Mi, which allows him to freely manipulate magma. Think about it, in the very beginning we see Shanks get his scar from Blackbeard. If shanks had killed whitebeard this would cause a … 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. Trafalgar Law's Death. Shanks:Teach, or should i say Blackbeard. Anyway, Oden is a powerful character, but he would have fallen short of defeating Shanks. Almost all the Yonko are equal in strength and it wouldn't be at all surprising that if Kaido can defeat Shanks. Dango, Mojito, Vlad and 3 others like this. Kozuki Oden is probably one of the luckiest guys in One Piece. NEXT: One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can See The Future (& 5 Who Will Gain This Ability). My favorite manga is Berserk. Roger dies and passes the straw hat onto Shanks, oh hmmm what did Shanks already do to Luffy? However, Akainu is still not close to the power of a Yonko. Blackbeard's crew actually probably has 11 people at this point, and we just haven't seen the most recent addition. After anchoring off the southern tip of Ocracoke Island the night before, Maynard ordered his two ships to advance on Blackbeard … *Theory by Monkey_D_Bufford TAGS Shanks' conversation and clash with Whitebeard made it clear that Shanks knows more about Blackbeard than anyone else. If you've just set sail with the Straw Hat Pirates, be wary of spoilers on this subreddit! At some point in his life, Teach once fought Shanks and gave him the scars on his left eye, with Shanks admitting that the injury did not occur because of carelessness. Sword Art Online: 5 Anime Swordsman Stronger Than Kirito (& 5 Weaker), One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can Defeat Shanks (& 5 Who Can't), One Piece: 5 Characters Who Can Defeat Rocks D. 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He used to be a rival of Dracule "Hawk Eyes" Mihawk before he lost his arm. This is also why I think Blackbeard will kill Shanks. He sailed with two of the most powerful pirates ever to roam the seas. Luffy is the proxy for Gol D. Roger. Time is a flat circle. He and Shanks can be considered good friends, and he would never stand still while Shanks is in great danger. I mean fair (sort of), but I just feel like these things are being set up that way. The final character on the list is Fleet Admiral Akainu. It is a theory. On the other half, the two captains meet again. During the … Monkey D. Luffy is the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. He possesses the Pika Pika no Mi, which is a logia type devil fruit. Kizaru is able to launch laser beams from his fingers. Blackbeard will kill Shanks. I am not reading what u are writing. Blackbeard is taking the place of Rocks D. Xebec with his rogues gallery of high profile villains that hate each other. Oden is undoubtedly a very strong swordsman. It’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Character arcs will be completed on Elbaf. Shanks hasn't displayed his true power either, but it probably won't be enough to beat the Pirate King. Like bruh it's obviously Blackbeard. Shanks connection to Blackbeard. He possesses the Mochi Mochi no Mi, which is a special paramecia type devil fruit. Luffy is good and Blackbeard is bad, I don't need to get into the meat and potatoes you know the deal. Only two people are known to be on Roger's level— Whitebeard and Rocks D. Xebec. He is there to discuss a CERTAIN INDIVIDUAL. He became a Shichibukai after capturing Ace. Sabo and Luffy beat the King together. Blackbeard has two devil fruits making him the only person in One Piece to do so. 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