One Piece is a fantasy anime series with the context built around the Pirate era. Before being executed, the pirate king declared that he had buried his vast wealth in a place far off the coast and named it One Piece. Immediately after his announcement, people with life-changing ambitions began their path to becoming pirates to conquer the treasure of One Piece.
After 23 years of broadcasting, up to now, One Piece has released nearly 1000 episodes to the audience. The anime series penned by author Eiichiro Oda possesses a large number of character lines that make it difficult for fans to remember all the names of the characters in One Piece and their characteristics.
The most important details regarding the One Piece characters will be provided in this article to assist you in understanding the subject of Piece characters.
Table of Contents
- 1. Monkey D. Luffy
- 2. Roronoa Zoro
- 3. Nami
- 4. Usopp
- 5. Vinsmoke Sanji
- 6. Tony Tony Chopper
- 7. Nico Robin
- 8. Franky
- 9. Brook
- 10. Jinbe
- 11. Portgas D. Ace
- 12. Boa Hancock
- 13. Shanks
- 14. Blackbeard – Marshall D. Teach
- 15. Whitebeard – Edward Newgate
- 16. Big Mom – Charlotte Linlin
- 17. Kaidou
- 18. Donquixote Doflamingo
- 19. Dracule Mihawk
- 20. Bartholomew Kuma
- 21. Buggy
- 22. Edward Weevil
- 23. Crocodile
- 24. Gekko Moriah
- 25. Trafalgar D. Law
- 26. Sabo
- 27. Monkeу D. Dragon
- 28. Akainu/Sakazuki
- 29. Aokiji/Kuzan
- 30. Kizaru/Borsalino
- 31. Sengoku
- 32. Monkey D. Garp
- 33. Issho
- 34. Charlotte Katakuri
- 35. Eustass Kid
- 36. Kong
- 36. Gol D. Roger
- 37. Scratchmen Apoo
- 38. Capone Bege
- 39. Basil Hawkins
- 40. X Drake
- 41. Killer
- 42. Jewelry Bonney
- 43. Urouge
- 44. Smoker
- 45. Enel
- 46. Nefertari Vivi
- 47. Silvers Rayleigh
- 48. Vinsmoke Reiju
- 49. Bepo
- 50. Rob Lucci
1. Monkey D. Luffy
Monkey D. Luffy is the main character in our entire story. As a child, due to his greedy nature, Luffy mistakenly ate the Gomu Gomu Devil Fruit – giving him the ability to stretch like rubber. With dreams of becoming the Pirate King and conquering the One Piece treasure, Luffy set sail and searched for like-minded teammates.
2. Roronoa Zoro
Roronoa Zoro is one of the most popular characters in the One Piece series. Zoro had a close childhood friend who suffered from a severe illness. He had decided to fulfill his friend’s dream of becoming the strongest swordsman. To do that, Zoro must defeat Dracule Mihawk – the strongest Swordsman of his time. The chance to meet with Luffy made him the second member of the Straw Hats.
Right after Zoro, Luffy realized the crew needed a navigator. Nami – a beautiful girl with a super talent for petty theft, was targeted by Luffy for that position. This girl’s dream is to complete the world map, but because of the invasion of the Arlong mermaid race, she has to earn money to redeem the freedom of her compatriots and put her dream on hold. With the help of Luffy and Zoro, the Arlong clan is defeated, and Nami decides to join Luffy’s group to fulfill his unfinished dream.
The following person Luffy invited to join the main squad was Usopp. Usopp’s role is the sniper of the Straw Hats. His dream was to become a “brave warrior” – because Usopp’s nature at that time was so cowardly that he was disappointed in himself. Usopp’s ability is marksmanship, but his personality is incredibly cowardly.
5. Vinsmoke Sanji
After having sworders, navigators, and marksmen, Luffy decided that the team needed a chef. And when he met Vinsmoke Sanji, Luffy wanted him to return to the Straw Hat Pirates as a chef. Like the other members, Sanji also has his dream of finding the legendary “All blue” sea. Sanji’s skill is fighting with his feet. Sanji’s trait is that he is extremely fond of beautiful women, even though he doesn’t want to hurt his enemies if they are women.
6. Tony Tony Chopper
The doctor is an indispensable position on the pirate ship, and Tony Tony Chopper is the “person” to take that position. He was initially a green-nosed reindeer because he mistakenly ate the Hito Hito Devil Fruit that gained the ability to evolve the Beast type. Because Nami was sick, Luffy’s crew had to go to Drum-Chopper’s hometown to find a cure. During that time, they also helped the villagers fight the Bliking gang and befriended Chopper.
7. Nico Robin
Nico Robin is the second female member of the Straw Hats with the ability to grow and control multiple arms by eating the Hana Hana Devil Fruit. Before that, she and her mother lived and worked with Ohara archaeologists. However, those close to her were all murdered. To avoid the world’s clutches because of his ability to decipher the Poneglyph, Robin fled everywhere and did not trust anyone until he met Luffy and his teammates.
Franky is a cyborg – half human, half machine with the ability to build ships. After the Straw Hat Pirates’ old ship was wholly damaged, Franky helped them create a new pirate ship, the Thousand Sunny. With the dream of building the most durable ship, able to go to the end of the world, Franky joined the Straw Hat Pirates.
Soul King Brook joins the Straw Hats as a musician. He was initially a pirate, but his crew members all died long ago. Brook is still living as a skeleton thanks to the one-time revival of the Yomi Yomi Devil Fruit. He has a dream to meet his whale Laboon again – now living in Reverse Mountain. During the meeting and side by side at the Thriller Bank event, Brook decided to join the Straw Hat Pirates.
Jinbe is a character that appears quite late and is also the 10th member of the pirate crew. He possesses a prominent appearance, like a shark. Jinbe’s unique feature is being a pirate, but… doesn’t like pirates. He used to be an extremely powerful Shichibukai member before that. As the train’s driver, Jinbe joins the team.
11. Portgas D. Ace
Although Portgas D. Ace died early, this character is still considered to have the largest fandom in the series. As Monkey D Luffy’s cousin, Ace died while saving Luffy from the battle to rescue Robin. His death awakened Luffy and was a milestone for the Straw Hat character to become more mature.
12. Boa Hancock
Boa Hancock appeared late after Nami and Robin but is considered one of the top beauties of One Piece. In the world of this series, she is also named the most beautiful woman. Besides that, Boa is also a mighty pirate, one of the seven members of the Shichibukai. Boa is currently fascinated with Luffy and has given him much support two years after the Thriller Bark war.
Appearing from the first chapter of the series, many viewers will be surprised because later on, Shanks’ identity is extremely terrorist – one of the Yonko – the masters of the sea. Despite being very strong, Shanks sacrificed one hand to save Luffy and became one of the most influential people in his life.
14. Blackbeard – Marshall D. Teach
Blackbeard or Marshall D. Teach is considered one of the biggest villains at the moment and possesses two Devil Fruits of extraordinary strength. The first is the Yami Yami no Mi, which has the ability to consume everything, and the second is the Gura Gura, which can be earned by murdering and robbing Whitebeard and has the ability to tremble. With this vast power, Blackbeard is expected to be the last villain of this cult anime.
15. Whitebeard – Edward Newgate
Whitebeard or Edward Newgate is at the top of the list of characters in One Piece; he is respected by many people and acknowledged as the most powerful Great Pirate in the world. He has a vast pirate gang with 1600 members and numerous allies in other seas. Whitebeard died after the battle at Marineford with Ace, making many viewers regret it.
16. Big Mom – Charlotte Linlin
As the only queen character in the Yonko, Big Mom’s real name is Charlotte Linlin, has a large body, a strong fondness for sweets, and an erratic, angry personality. Big Mom’s Devil Fruit, Soru Soru no Mi, allows her to control spirits. Big Mom also gave birth to 85 children, named the woman with the most children among One Piece characters.
Kaidou, also known as “Kaido Of The Beasts”, has a fierce and brutal personality; he can transform into a mighty dragon thanks to the devil fruit Ou Ou no Mi, making opponents even afraid. Kaido also has a powerful army that possesses the artificial Zoan Devil Fruits provided by Doflamingo and the Donquixote Pirates.
18. Donquixote Doflamingo
The head of the underworld with the moniker Joker is Donquixote Doflamingo, captain of the Donquixote Pirates. Doflamingo is the one who created artificial Zoan Devil Fruits to sell to Kaido’s crew. He and his accomplices are currently held on the 6th floor of Impel Down after being defeated by Luffy in Dressrosa.
19. Dracule Mihawk
Dracule Mihawk is the first Shichibukai introduced in the series and is also the strongest swordsman in the world to date. During the Timeskip, it was Dracule Mihawk who taught Zoro swordsmanship. Mihawk was an equal competitor to the Red-Haired Yonko Shanks when they were both young. He possesses the sword Yoru, one of the 12 strongest swords in the world.
20. Bartholomew Kuma
Formerly the king of Sorbet and also joined the Revolutionary Army. When he was a pirate, Bartholomew Kuma was nicknamed “Tyrant”. Currently, he is a rental slave of the Nobles. Kuma possesses a Paramecia-type Nikyu Nikyu no Mi Devil Fruit. It allows him to push any object and create bubble balls. These spheres will generate powerful shock waves if they touch any object.
Buggy is a former student of the Roger Pirates. After the Battle of Marineford, he became one of the seven members of the Shichibukai and organized his pirate crew called “Buggy Delivery”. Buggy is the possessor of the Paramecia-type Bara Bara no Mi Devil Fruit. It allows him to resist slashes and cuts by splitting his body into pieces and controlling it at will.
22. Edward Weevil
The self-proclaimed son of Edward Newgate. Commodore Bran new mentioned this One Piece character when discussing the Shichibukai organization with some Navy officers. Admiral Kizaru once remarked that Edward Weevil possesses the same strength as Whitebeard in his youth. Even though they weren’t weak anyway, he was the one who decimated the Whitebeard-era pirate crews. This demonstrated his capacity. The second son of the Charlottes.
Crocodile was once the leader of a mysterious criminal organization called Baroque Works. He was the first opponent to defeat Luffy. Later, with Luffy’s help, he escaped from Impel Down and was one of the participants in the Battle of Marineford. At the war’s end, Crocodile and Daz Bones decided to go to the New World. Crocodile possesses the Logia-type Suna Suna no Mi Devil Fruit. It helps turn his body into sand.
24. Gekko Moriah
Gekko Moriah is the Thriller Bark Pirates’ captain. After the Battle of Marineford, he was stripped of his Shichibukai title. Gekko possesses the Kage Kage no Mi Devil Fruit of the Paramecia type. It allows him to control shadows. Thanks to that, he was able to build an army of zombies by implanting other people’s shadows into dead bodies.
25. Trafalgar D. Law
Trafalgar D. Law is the captain and doctor of the Heart Pirates. After allying with the Straw Hats and taking down Donquixote Doflamingo, Law was stripped of his Shichibukai title. Law is the owner of the Ope Ope no Mi Devil Fruit. It helps him create a light blue hemisphere; Law can split and move anything within this sphere. Thanks to it, Law can also move instantaneously.
Sabo is a character in the show who hasn’t yet had enough screen time. He was once one of Ace’s close pals, and later, he became close friends with Luffy to the point where people began to refer to the three of them as brothers. Sabo shares Ace and Luffy’s desire to leave the Gray Terminal and join the ranks of the pirates. And he allegedly decided to launch his business at the age of 17.
27. Monkeу D. Dragon
Known as the supreme leader of the Revolutionary Army, Monkey D. Dragon is also Luffy’s biological father – the main character in One Piece. Although he has been separated from his son for a long time, Mr. Dragon still remembers her and cares about him. His nickname is “The Revolutionary Dragon” or “The World’s Most Dangerous Criminal”.
Admiral Akainu is Sakazuki’s assumed name in the Navy; he is presently the Marine Admiral of the Marines. In the entire series, Akainu likely pursues Absolute Justice the most. In addition, Akainu is cruel, stern, heartless, and strict in character. Akainu can wield lava with ease because he possesses the deadly power of the Magma Magma no mi.
Admiral Kuzan, sometimes known as Aokiji, is a former Marine. Kuzan is a laid-back, compassionate individual who is constantly at ease. He received Sengoku’s nomination for Fleet Admiral as a result. He quit the Navy, nevertheless, because things did not turn out as he had hoped. Kuzan possesses the ability to make and transform into ice thanks to the Hie Hie no Mi, a type of Devil Fruit similar to the Logia.
Admiral Borsalino, also referred to as Kizaru, serves in the Navy. He is among the world’s strongest military and governmental warriors. He is really quick and strong, yet he also tends to be unmotivated or lethargic all the time. The Logia-type Pika Pika no Mi Devil Fruit gave Kizaru the power of the element of light, making it impossible for him to be touched and allowing him to rejuvenate his body using light rays.
Sengoku is a former Navy Fleet Admiral. Sengoku once shared a time period with formidable figures like Whitebeard, Shiki, and Monkey D. Garp. He is one of only two persons in One Piece who owns the rare Devil Fruit Hito Hito no mi, Model: Daibutsu Mythical Zoan type. Sengoku can become Daibutsu thanks to the Devil Fruit; in Buddha mode, he can destroy the death penalty station in the famous Battle of Marineford or unleash swift attacks with a hulking body.
32. Monkey D. Garp
As the Vice-Admiral of the Marines, he is regarded as one of the most illustrious Marines ever! Monkey D. Garp is the grandpa of Monkey D. Luffy and Portgas D. Ace and the father of Monkey D. Dragon. Garp was a courageous warrior who was strong from a young age. Even Marco, in phoenix form, falls victim to Garp’s physical prowess, which enables him to pummel infamous pirates until they sob.
Issho, a Marine admiral known as the Purple Tiger Fujitora, bears this moniker. As a kind man who despises evil, Fujitora always looks out for those in the Navy or even the general populace. Though both of his eyes are blind, he has extremely keen senses that enable him to immediately engage powerful foes. Fujitora is in possession of the Zushi Zushi no Mi, a Devil Fruit of the Paramecia variety that grants him dominion over gravity.
34. Charlotte Katakuri
Charlotte Katakuri is the Charlotte Family’s second child. Katakuri is very cold, but in particular, he respects his opponents, fights with all his might without looking down on anyone, and also cares about his family. Katakuri possesses all three types of Haki and is also a skilled user of Observation Haki to the point of seeing the near future. He ate the Mochi Mochi no Mi, a particular Paramecia-type Devil Fruit that allows him to create, control, or transform into mochi at will.
35. Eustass Kid
The Kid Pirates’ leader and captain, Eustass Kid, is a fearsome pirate, just like the rest of the crew. Besides, he has a fierce personality towards ordinary people, or when mocked or insulted, Kid can kill his opponent mercilessly or brutally torture him. Kid possesses a magnetic Devil Fruit ability, which manifests in the two abilities to repel and attract surrounding metal to turn them into weapons.
Kong is the Commander-in-Chief of the World Government. He served as Admiral of the Navy during the Edd War 27 years ago and during the execution of Gol D. Roger 24 years ago. Everyone considers Commander-in-Chief Kong to be one level stronger than Admiral Sengoku, he never once showed his prowess not because he had no power but because there was no one yet worthy of being his opponent.
36. Gol D. Roger
Gold Roger, also called Gol D. Roger, was the Pirate King in his heyday. Additionally, he was the most fearsome pirate ever and was in possession of the storied One Piece treasure. This person succeeded in taking control of the Grand Line and rose to the position of total authority inside the One Piece universe. His talents and abilities were unmatched, and he had an overbearing and relentless attitude toward the Grand Line.
37. Scratchmen Apoo
Scratchmen Apoo, also known as “The Roar of the Sea,” is the leader of the On Air Pirates and a member of the long arm tribe. Apoo and his crew originate from the Grand Line. He is one of twelve pirates known as the “Worst Generation”. After the Timeskip, Apoo’s bounty was increased from 198 million Belly to 350 million Belly.
38. Capone Bege
Capone “Gang” Bege is a mafia-turned-pirate and the Fire Tank Pirates captain. He is also one of twelve pirates known as the “Worst Generation”. Bege’s gang comes from the West Sea, where Bege is one of the heads of the Five Families of the West, the mafia clans at the top of the underworld. In Time Skip, Bege becomes a subordinate of Charlotte Linlin, aka Big Mom, and marries her child, Charlotte Chiffon. The couple has a son named Capone Pez.
39. Basil Hawkins
Basil Hawkins is a notorious pirate from the North Sea with the nickname “The Witch” and the Hawkins Pirates captain. He is one of the “Worst Generation” of twelve pirates. The Devil Fruit Hawkins possesses unknown, only knows that thanks to the power of the Devil Fruit, Hawkins can create magical dolls, allowing him to transfer all attacks directed at him onto another substitute.
40. X Drake
“Red Flag” X Drake is the Captain of the Navy Secret Service – SWORD and the captain of the X-Drake Pirates. X-Drake gave up his position in the Navy to become a pirate, secretly serving the Navy. Currently, X-Drake is affiliated with the Beasts Pirates, a giant pirate crew led by Yonko Kaido. X Drake acts as one of the gang’s leaders and a member of Tobiroppo, the six strongest leaders under Kaido.
“Massacre Soldier” Killer is a South Sea pirate and a Kid Pirates member. After his confrontation with Kaido, strange events occurred, which resulted in Killer eating a defective SMILE fruit and taking the alias of the Killing Machine in Wano Country. The Killer was secretly acting as an assassin, serving the Shogun, Kurozumi Orochi, until the Shogun abandoned him after failing in his mission to kill Toko.
42. Jewelry Bonney
Jewelry Bonney, also known as “Big Eater”, is a pirate and captain of the Bonney Pirates. She and her crew are from the South Sea. Bonney has a slim, plump body. She has long pink hair and brown eyes. Thanks to her Devil Fruit abilities, she can change her appearance and physique with age, such as turning into a child. In her childish form, she looks similar but shorter and more childish.
Urouge, also known as Mad Monk, is known as one of the pirates from sky island. He serves as the Fallen Monk Pirates’ captain or leader. They were rated as one of the bandits worthy of being named among the 12 robbers called the worst generation. Urouge is under the influence of a Devil Fruit, which allows him to change the size and execute punches that damage things.
His appearance may help to explain why he is referred to as The White Hunter. Smoker is a member of the Marines and serves as the vice-admiral, subsequently commodore, of the same. He was a commanding Marine at his first introduction, which took place in Loguetown. Additionally, he has a terrifying physical presence. Smoker quickly establishes himself as one of the most striking Marines in the series because of his bulky physique and sturdy demeanor.
Enel is a member of Enel’s Warriors, an organization of influential people like him. He takes his position as a god and is also the God of Skypiea. He views himself as some type of fantastical creature with incredible abilities. He has what is known as the God Complex, in other words. And it’s particularly intriguing given that his Devil Fruit, Goro Goro no Mi, or The Rumble Fruit, is quite a mouthful.
46. Nefertari Vivi
Nefertari Vivi, commonly called Miss Wednesday, belonged to The Straw Hat Pirates. She was the Princess of Alabasta and belonged to the same group. When our primary character crossed the Grand Line, she first appeared in the series as a villain. In the episode, she goes by the name Nefertari. Additionally, this name is not meaningless. According to legend, it is connected to the Egyptian text’s words “The Most Beautiful” or “Most Wonderful.”
47. Silvers Rayleigh
Silvers Rayleigh, or “Dark King”, was once the first mate of the Roger Pirates, also known as “The Pirate King’s Right Hand”. After Roger died and the Pirates disbanded, he became a shipbuilder in the Sabaody Archipelago. Rayleigh has been teaching Luffy how to use Haki for two years. Silvers Rayleigh has incredible physical strength, strong enough to kill several Sea Kings with his bare hands while swimming through the Calm Belt.
48. Vinsmoke Reiju
In the series, this stunning woman is known as Poison Pink. And it would account for her distinctive character and appearance in the anime. The sole known descendant of the Vinsmoke Family is Vinsmoke Reiju . She is, therefore, the leader of the military organization known as Germa 66 and a princess of the Germa Kingdom. Being a Vinsmoke, it goes without saying that she is Sanji and Yonji’s elder sister. She also appears to have a very dominant demeanor.
We have Bepo arriving from the Heart Pirates. He is a prominent member of the cast member’s group subject to Trafalgar Law. He is a talking best who is very human-like inside and out, just as his outward look suggests. It is noteworthy that he is a character because he seems resistant to combat techniques and Haki. His ability to battle like Sanji’s allowed him to defeat Haki Powers of Silvers Rayleigh.
50. Rob Lucci
This gentleman is a member of the Galley-La Company’s Dock One! To be more precise, he is one of five forman from that group. Rob Lucci employs a pigeon named Hattori to communicate. Additionally, this pigeon doesn’t seem to have anything special about it or its presence. All in all, it serves just the purposes of message and communication. Also, Lucci is a master shipbuilder with extraordinary combat abilities.