That's why it is an important part of the One Piece series. He didn't have his hat on the execution platform; sometime before that it ended up in Shanks' hands. Not to mention that in addition to Darkness this fruit also allows Blackbeard to control Gravity as well but that's not all there is to it, this fruit also has a lot of hidden potential that hasn't even been explained yet. W. Wade New Member. "HEY!! … In Chapter 216, Vivi asked the Straw Hats if they will take her as a NAKAMA if they meet one day and the Straw Hat raised their arms with the X mark saying that they would. trigimon Active Member. 233, 507] He was also the original owner of Luffy's Straw Hat which fell into the possession of Shanks after his captain's death, with Shanks eventually passing it on to Luffy. His straw hat was given to him by his idol, Red Hair Shanks when Luffy was a child, and he promised to give the hat back to Shanks once he becomes a great pirate (or in other words, the Pirate King). Japanese VA: Shanks gave Luffy his straw hat with the promise to return it once he had become a great pirate. Blackbeard hid himself under the shadow of the name Whitebeard but now he has started to make the moves needed, to attain greater power. Regular price $30.90 Sale price $26.90. After Luffy makes this statement Shanks gives him the straw hat and tells him to return it after he becomes a great pirate. He did get on the board on the Pirate King’s ship when he was young, but we don’t know how this came to be. GIVE ME BACK THAT HAT!!! It is also through his fault that Luffy will find himself endowed with the powers of one of the devil fruits which will make him elastic and it is also who will bequeath him his famous Straw Hat. He did so to conceal himself. The Straw Hat Grand Fleet currently has seven members: Bartolomeo, … The Red-Hair was, of course, of the Pirate King's original crew, and worthy of every bit of fame that position had brought him. That's how Shanks handed over the hat to Luffy, believing that it is possible for Luffy to achieve that dream. lack of feats) 8 Straw Hats. If you want discussion, please sort the subreddit by New. Shanks' conversation and clash with Whitebeard made it clear that Shanks knows more about Blackbeard than anyone else. We saw Shanks wearing it while he was on Roger's crew with Buggy. Even though he remained a part of Whitebeard's crew for almost 20 years and Whitebeard treated him like a son which is to be expected as Whitebeard referred to all of his subordinates as his sons, Blackbeard never hesitated in killing Thatch in order to obtain the devil fruit called Yami Yami No Mi, which Thatch had accidently discovered. No copyright infringement intended. Definitely joining the Straw Hats!!! Did Roger recruit him or Shanks did beg Roger to allow him on board? The hat that Shanks entrusted to him, the hat that represents him and his crew; The hat that has been through so much with him is faded in color and the red ribbon around it is missing some of the threads. And let’s not forget that this confirms that Shanks was given Roger’s Straw Hat at a very young, which suggests he most probably received it the moment he joined, so I wonder why did Roger give it to him? The most fundamental component of any Shonen anime has always been its main character and even then, wha... LUFFY'S MOM 13 days ago. At that point, he was already wearing the Straw Hat that previously belonged to Roger. LUFFY POWERS As for. It has two red stripes with black outlines that cross diagonally across the skull's left eye socket, representing scars that the captain has. Shanks barely sets foot on the Marineford battlefield that everyone begins to be afraid : the Navy, the Admirals, the Pirates, the Warlords, EVERYONE ! In fact, many fans forgot the exact answer to this simple question : After a deep analysis we know that Shanks got his scar after Roger's death and before he met Luffy. Roger was the first person since the void century who found Raftel and it was also the first time time the ritual was accomplished. When the crew returned, Oden notes that Shanks asked Roger something and then he began crying. Was he respected for having Conqueror's Haki? Now we all know that gum can be modified into anything as we see the straw hat's gears. Teach immediately starts mocking Shanks for the scars that he gave him. That hat could have gone to any one of the Roger pirates, in my opinion. The entire reason it's special is because it's Roger's hat(and to Luffy, it's special because it's Shanks' hat). They never show a specific scene, but it is easy enough to figure out. ». Why was Shanks, who was just an apprentice pirate/cabin boy, so special to Roger? Nov 2, 2010 #10 I called it. Definitely joining the Straw Hats!!! Shanks told him that the straw hat he wears was greater than any gold or jewel in the world. Brook Wants To Reunite With An Old Friend. [ch. Straw Hat Pirates (Blue Ray Effect) Regular price $30.90 Sale price $26.90. Also, many people are asking this question : Well, we don't know and that’s why he’s badass, we hardly ever see him and when we see him he does almost nothing, hardly ever speaks and yet his only presence in any board where it is located is epic. Shanks tells him to stop Ace who was in pursuit of Blackbeard in order to punish him for what he had done to Thatch. While we could talk about the straw hat for as long as we want that isn't the main topic of today's post. Now the boy finally stopped laughing. The main topic is : As far as the matter of time goes, he didn't have the Scar when he was a member of Roger's crew but when he had his first encounter with Luffy, he did have the scar. That’s the reason Roger gave Shanks early on the straw hat and took care of him at his young age. It's possible he just gave the hat to Shanks, we've seen Roger wearing other hats, so it's possible that it wasn't very important to him, but Shanks treasured it because it was a gift from his captain. SPOILERS BELOW UP TO AND THROUGH TIMESKIP. Furthermore, since Shanks was seen with the hat from a young age, I think Roger gave it to him not long after they met, and quite likely before or when Shanks joined his crew. We know that Roger had somewhat planned out his own death and turned himself in. One Piece iPhone Case Zoro and Luffy. These people are the ones who have gained the fear and respect of the world ... choosing a selection results in a full page refresh. Of course, this mocking ended up making Shanks a little angry but that isn't the main point here. Even though he remained a part of Whitebeard's crew for almost 20 years and, This devil fruit is a Logia type that allows the eater to harness the power of Darkness. Discover our collection of clothes, hoodies and phone cases at the effigy of Shanks and without further delay immerse yourself in the world of piracy on Grand Line alongside the most badass character in One Piece ! In the end, Blackbeard's goal is to reach the top, with his own free will. There wasnt "Straw Hat Shanks", not everybody who put straw hat on head will be called like that . The Hat. It has gotten so bad that he practically thinks, he is invincible. We all know that Luffy got his straw hat from Shanks. ... How did Shanks get his scar ? Nov 2, 2010 #9 So the hat was Roger's after all. Shanks is in a way the spiritual father of Monkey D. Luffy, his inspiration, his mentor, it is he who transmitted to him the passion for piracy, his share of trips, adventures and discoveries. I think Roger saw the potential in Shanks because he was a strong person even without a devil fruit. On a closer look, The scars on Shanks left eye also look like they have been slashed with the exact same claw that Blackbeard has always had. The one who gave me this scar was one of yours...Blackbeard, Teach ! ». How can he be strong enough to become a Yonko without a devil fruit ? The more we think about the unanswered questions, the more we began to see how much we don't know about One Piece. Not to mention, these scars also tend to sometimes remind Shanks of the dark old days. Even if he isn't taking any substantial actions at the moment, he still has the devil fruit of the world's strongest man. Story in general isn't stopping once they find the One Piece If you've just set sail with the Straw Hat Pirates, be wary of spoilers on this subreddit! SALE View. After the strawhats victorious battle and Luffy has rescued shanks, he then returns the promised hat. This may be a stretch, but since Roger can hear the "voice of all things" I'm inclined to believe he also had Conqueror's Haki like Rayleigh and Shanks. He didn't have his hat on the execution platform; sometime before that it ended up in Shanks' hands. Some guys look at Usopp as a weak character but let me tell you that his father is the left hand of Yonko Shanks, his father is the strongest sniper in One Piece. During the battle of Marineford, Shanks arrived at the scene a little late but when he did, he immediately flinched at the sight of Blackbeard, he also addressed him in a somewhat tense manner. DISCLAIMER: I do not own the rights to these video, it belongs to its rightful owners. Not to mention the relationship between Luffy and The Clown Buggy over there. Was the hat special before Roger got it, or was he the original owner? Not to mention, these scars also tend to sometimes remind Shanks of the dark old days. Shanks and his men continued to tell stories, and Luffy wanted to have adventures like they did. After listening to all of this, Whitebeard asks Shanks about what he wants him to do, then ? Yonko (Emperor of the sea)  In the end, Whitebeard never listened and we eventually lost two of our dearest characters, both Ace and Whitebeard. Mihawk didn’t kill him when he could. 14 days ago. This brings us to another event, remember when Luffy told Shanks that he is going to be the next Pirate King and Shanks replied :  « Oh you are going to surpass us, then ? And also, I'm sure that like with Shanks and Luffy, Roger saw a bit of himself in Shanks. We can imagine that there is something really obscene that happened between Shanks and Blackbeard that we still don't know about. As Rayleigh is part of his same generation and Shanks was moving on into the next era, he was the logical choice to pass it on to. Do you know Shanks?” Buggy asked suddenly. The reason why he would pass it on is so that this person would want to find Shanks again to return the hat when he was ready, and then Shanks would help him with whatever it is that Roger could not achieve in his lifetime. What we can take away from this information is the fact that the great Red Haired Shanks sees Marshal D. Teach as the biggest potential threat there is. On a closer look, The scars on Shanks left eye also look like they have been slashed with the exact same claw that Blackbeard has always had. Now onto why Shanks went to Foosha to return the Straw Hat to Roger’s grave….I believe it is because, Roger said the same thing to Shanks, that Shanks said to Luffy when he gave him the Hat. He doesn't have a devil fruit but his conqueror Haki is supposedly the most powerful out of all of the One Piece characters that are still alive. He took his deceased captain Whitebeard's devil fruit the Gura Gura No Mi after wrapping a black envelope over himself and the dead body of Whitebeard. The idea behind this gift is so that Luffy will put all of his effort to becoming a great pirate. Gol D. Roger has the highest known bounty in the series, with 5,564,800,000 Berry. When Shanks was a kid he and buggy used to be apprentences on Gol D. Roger's ship. Usopp also is trying to become like his father and be the strongest sniper in the straw hat … That's why, to think that Blackbeard has no limit when it comes to acquiring devil fruits, it might not be a ridiculous theory anymore. He has lived almost all of his life as a pirate. So imagine someone like Shanks with tremendous Haki ability having to be able to use the gum gum power. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The Straw Hat Grand Fleet was formed towards the end of Dressrosa. SALE View. How did Blackbeard gave Shanks his Scar ? Is there a specific reason why Oda hasn’t revealed Luffy’s mother yet ? Some of them are ridiculous, and some of them actually make some sense. That's why it is an important part of the One Piece series. Rayleigh, or heck even Buggy! Welcome to r/OnePiece, the community for Eiichiro Oda's manga and anime series One Piece. What do you guys think? We did an article on the Top 10 Strongest devil fruits in One Piece, click here to check it. It is not something that Shanks usually does as he always tends to keep himself calm and composed. “So that’s how it is, did he give you this Straw Hat, no wonder I look so familiar, it’s really annoying!” Buggy said. Shank's Red Hair Pirates (as of now. I mean we don't even know what the legendary Treasure One Piece actually is, do we ? This goes back to the time when he was still a part of Whitebeard's crew. So that Shanks can find another “D.” and fulfill the ritual another time. Nov 2, 2010 #8 . The two of them had their first encounter after a scuffle between the Roger pirates and the Whitebeard pirates. Shanks wants Luffy to succeed and the hat is supposed to be both a challenge and encouragement from Shanks to Luffy. And thus has no interest in going there again. Shanks himself stated that the scar was given to him by Marshall D. Teach and it is the worst because it reminds him of the dark aspect of his past. I see it as a representation of Roger's will being passed on and being inherited by Shanks. After listening to all of this, Whitebeard asks Shanks about what he wants him to do, then ? While there is a lot of stuff we don't know about him, there are still a few things we do know such as the fact that it was the Pirate King who gave Shanks his straw hat. On the other hand, Blackbeard also got a little surprised at seeing Shanks. The members of the Grand Fleet swore their loyalty to Luffy and vowed to help him in the time of need. In fact, Zoro lost to him and later became his disciple. From the East Blue to the New World, anything related to the world of One Piece belongs here! Did the Strawhat return to Shanks? No other Straw Hat member has this kind of influence on Luffy nor can fill that important role. Perhaps Roger thought Shanks could be that man, or could find him. Press J to jump to the feed. It was his treasure and he could never part with it. In addition to the exact time and place of when Shanks got his scar, there are a few other questions that we still don't know the answers to. As we know, Shanks knew everything about the fruit and its ability of gum. Even though Shanks wasn't sure if this information was actually true or not, he still became a little envious. The main topic is : How did Shanks get his scar ? He has enough power that he has already been recognized as one of the Yonko. All we can deduce from this statement is that the worst is yet to come. Which I'm sure happened for the same reason Shanks got the hat. The guy terrifies the Sea Kings in 1 glance, causes the fainting of a good part of the crew of the Whitebeard pirates without lifting a finger and especially he is known for this incredible badass moment : he stops a devastating war on his own. If we connect the dots then if it weren't for this fruit, Blackbeard would have never been able to devour a second devil fruit in the first place which is something he definitely did. Do you know Shanks?” Luffy asked. Millennium Creed The Alpha and the Omega. We also know how Blackbeard said that he has achieved his goal for now after he had acquired two stupendously strong devil fruits and a loyal crew. It seems that there is an emotional connection between this hat, Shanks, Gol D. Roger and now Luffy. The challenge is to become as great of a pirate as he can be, … IT WAS GIVEN TO ME BY SHANKS!!" It is quite obvious that in the times he met members of Luffy’s crew, his moods against them weren’t exactly hostile. Shanks said something like that : « If you don't stop your bullshit right away, I'll take care of you 1 by 1 »  and presto. One thing that became obvious is that Shanks considered only Blackbeard to be an actual threat, even though there were the Marines as well as the Whitebeard pirates. lack of feats) 8 Straw Hats. SPOILERS BELOW UP TO AND THROUGH TIMESKIP Shanks originally got his straw hat from Spoilers, seriously quit reading this. This devil fruit is a Logia type that allows the eater to harness the power of Darkness. The main point is that Blackbeard was able to give scars to Shanks even before he had those crazy devil fruits. Speaking of Shanks… He holds the straw hat up and looks at the old, battered thing he calls his treasure. As for where did Shanks get his scar or when did Shanks get his scar, all we have are Shanks Scar theories, which are predictions made by fans. FunkyNamu. What follows is a discussion of how and why the hat came to be precious to Shanks in the first place. Depending on the way it is used, it can even be considered as the, If we connect the dots then if it weren't for this fruit, Blackbeard would have never been able to devour a second devil fruit in the first place which is something he definitely did. His relation to the Straw Hats. The Jolly Roger of the Red Hair Pirates has a realistic looking skull with a pair of crossed sabres behind it. Shanks originally got his straw hat from Spoilers, seriously quit reading this. Shanks continued to tell Whitebeard how Blackbeard didn't become his commander to be renowned. What follows is a discussion of how and why the hat came to be precious to Shanks in the first place. We sincerely believe that Shanks went to see the Five Elders (Gorosei) during the Reverie to warn them of the real danger that is Blackbeard. Depending on the way it is used, it can even be considered as the most powerful devil fruit in One Piece. He has been using this weapon ever since. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Crew: Straw Hat Pirates / Role: The sniper. Even after almost a thousand episodes, Red Haired Shanks remains one of the most mysterious characters of the One Piece verse. Luffy, Nami and Shanks are bound by the hat, Luffy’s treasure. So I think Roger passed it on, but I also think that we will learn a lot more about it when we get to the Shanks arc in the show. Please note, comments must be approved before they are published, He has lived almost all of his life as a pirate. Thread starter Kirath; Start date Mar 24, 2010; 1; 2; 3; Next. End of the war, everyone goes home within Red-Haired Shanks is BADASS. About 30 years ago, when he was only 9 years old, he was seen among the Roger pirates together with Buggy. He took his deceased captain Whitebeard's devil fruit the, He has enough power that he has already been recognized as one of the. However, that lasted only a moment. Go with the winners . In Oden’s flashback, we see a young Shanks apprenticing aboard the Oro Jackson with Buggy. Much later, during the Straw Hat Pirates ' departure for Fish-Man Island , it was revealed by Silvers Rayleigh that this straw hat originally belonged to Gol D. Roger . We still don't know how he did it, right ? Let's be honest here guys, whethe... LUFFY YONKO But the Straw-Hat had come a long way since their last meeting: he had trained with Shanks's old first mate, then proceeded to develop … Go with the winners . After listening to everything that Shanks had to say, Whitebeard laughed and even mocked Shanks by saying that he is about 100 years too young to tell him what to do. If like us you are a fan of Luffy's spiritual menthor, we have reserved for you a whole set of goodies bearing the image of youngest Yonko. While we could talk about the straw hat for as long as we want that isn't the main topic of today's post. It has gotten so bad that he practically thinks, he is invincible. She would join the Straw Hat, Luffy and the Crew would accept her. On the basis of these informations, some fans have even made theories on how Blackbeard will eventually kill Shanks and in the end, Luffy would defeat Blackbeard and become the next Pirate King. The reason Shanks got the hat from Roger was simply so he could pass it on to the person that Roger is waiting for (which is somehow related to the void century). You grab the hat and place it on your own head, dagger still at his throat. All in while he earns everyone's love with an amazing display; none of this means Luffy is the strongest or anything like that, he was just the only one who could get close enough to … This was […] We all know that Luffy got his straw hat from Shanks. But based on the fact that Roger gave Shanks his straw hat, it’s more likely the former to be the case. Roger may have liked the hat but I seriously doubt it was as special to him as it is to Luffy and Shanks. I would join Straw Hats of course. After Roger was executed, Shanks did form his own crew. My theory is that Shanks was with Roger on Raftel, he learned the truth about the void century when Roger did. They were just getting to … He liked his spirit, and his attitude, and his ambition, and he wanted to see what that kid could make of himself. There is a lot of stuff about One Piece that we still don't know and from the looks of it, it seems that the series is going to drag on for a couple of years longer. Shank's Red Hair Pirates (as of now. Luffy wanted a musician for a long time, and he finally … I'm sure Roger gave it to Shanks for the same reason Shanks gave it to Luffy; he liked him. When the two met for the first time in over twenty years, Shanks was able to trick Buggy into giving Luffy the Straw Hat back. Whitebeard who had a conversation with Roger mentioned that there is a man Roger is waiting for (most likely a D, as he told Blackbeard that he's not the one). Shanks learned that Blackbeard has an inability that keeps him from sleeping. I believe that for some reason, Shanks was especially singled out by Roger to receive the hat. Blackbeard is nothing but an arrogant and selfish dictator who would stop at nothing to achieve his goal. It seems that there is an emotional connection between this hat, Shanks, Gol D. Roger and now Luffy. Know you know the origin story of the scars that Shanks has on left eye.

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