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East Blue Saga

    Mountain Bandits 
A group of bandits lead by Higuma, a man with a bounty of 8 million berries. They live on Dawn Island and taunt the Red Hair pirates. However when they're eventually engaged in combat, they suffer a massive defeat.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Ben Beckman takes care of the whole gang using a cigarette and his rifle. As a bludgeon.

    Black Cat Pirates 
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The former crew of Captain Kuro, now led by Jango, is composed of pirates wearing cat ears. Their purpose in Kuro's plan is to attack the village and kill Kaya, so that Kuro can get his hands on her goods, though he actually plans to get rid of them as well.

For Jango see his entry on the Marines page.
For Kuro, Siam, and Butchie see their entries on the Major Villains in East Blue page.

  • Drop the Hammer: One of the members delivers a bloody beating to Usopp.
  • Oh, Crap!: Several, especially when Kuro appears...
  • Unwitting Pawn: Nugire Yainu was hypnotized by Jango into believing he was Kuro, which led to being killed by the Marines who thought he was Kuro.
  • The Worf Effect:
    • The Meowban Brothers manages to trouble Zoro, but are proved to be no match for Kuro.
    • Though they were trouble because he only had one sword to fend off their synchronized attacks. Once he gets back his three swords, he defeats them in one blow.

    Baratie 
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The chefs that cook for the ocean-going restaurant Baratie. Headed by the eatery's founder, the ex-pirate Red Leg Zeff, these cooks dish out food for their customers... and pain for any trouble-making pirate. In fact, most people come to the Baratie just to watch the cooks and pirates duke it out. Among the staff are two cooks, Patty and Carne, who seem to act as a comedy duo when together. Sanji himself used to work here, until Zeff convinced him to go join the Straw Hats and follow his dreams in the Grand Line.

For Zeff see his entry on the Civilians and Non-Pirates page.

  • Badass Crew: They're not pirates, but let's face it, these are the most badass salarymen in the East Blue. They might as well be the precursors of the Galley-La.
  • Bash Brothers: Patty and Carne.
  • BFG: Patty's lobster-shaped cannon, whose projectile is called "Meatball of Doom".
  • Blade on a Stick: All the staff uses oversized forks and knives as weapons. Patty and Carne are later shown with giant spoons on their attempted last sneak attack on Sanji.
  • Chef of Iron: The entire kitchen staff.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Pattynote  and Carnenote .
  • Those Two Guys: Patty and Carne, again.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Patty and Carne, Sanji and Zeff, Sanji and the other cooks. They may argue, fight, and make threats, but when the chips are down, they come together against any attacking pirate.
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    Krieg Pirates 
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The most numerous pirate crew of East Blue, composed of fifty warships. Their attempt to conquer the Grand Line was crushed by Mihawk, who destroyed the whole fleet by himself. They manage to beat the Baratie cooks by sheer numbers but are easily bested by Sanji and Luffy.

For Krieg and Gin see their entries on the Major Villains in East Blue page.

  • Berserk Button: The crew is pissed when Luffy states that they're just the most numerous crew in the East Blue, not the strongest.
  • Foreshadowing: Krieg and his Armada have many similarities with Whitebeard himself: both are very large and feared fleet, the captains wields polearms, their second-in-charge is nicknamed after a mythological creature and Pearl's abilities are a weaker mix of those of Ace and Jozu.
  • Red Shirt Army: Fifty ships. 5000 men. The East Blue calls it an invasion force. The Grand Line (Mihawk in particular) calls it target practice.
  • Zerg Rush: The main strategy for the crew. Luffy calls them out on this.

    Arlong Pirates 
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A crew composed of fishmen and in effect a splinter crew of the Sun Pirates, once under the rule of Fisher Tiger and later Jimbei. This small portion of the crew was led by Arlong who settled in the East Blue in order to start an empire of Fishmen. The most important members include Momoo the Sea Cow, Kuroobi the Manta Ray fishman and Choo, an Archerfish fishman. To keep the heat off them, they regularly bribe a corrupt Marine Captain named Nezumi. They are the main antagonists of the Arlong Park Arc.

The crew was subsequently defeated by the Straw Hats and scattered, either arrested or free.

For Arlong, Choo, and Kuroobi, see their entries on the Major Villains of the East Blue page.
For Hatchan see his entry on the Major Allies page.

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Mohmoo is a gigantic sea cow.
  • Badass Crew: Being fishmen, they are pretty damn strong; on average, their race is ten times stronger than humans, and even more so underwater.
  • Big Bad: Arlong, being the captain and strongest of the crew and the antagonist of his titular arc.
  • The Cameo:
    • They make a cameo in Hatchan's mini-arc and in a flashback on Sabaody. Momoo is seen with the Caribou Pirates and has a nasty shock as he recognized Luffy and Sanji.
    • Have a more extensive one during the Fishman Island arc which more or less is their Start of Darkness.
  • Dirty Cop: Nezumi. Not only does he disregard that a village is being oppressed by Arlong, but he gleefully takes the money that would buy back their freedom. What's more, the only reason that he got Luffy wanted was because he humiliated him.
  • Fantastic Racism: Nearly all of them share Arlong's hatred of humans with the exception of Hachi who probably just followed Arlong on a whim, Nami even admitted he wasn't as bad as the others.
  • A House Divided: Arlong pirates were the violent faction of the Sun pirates.
  • Jerkass: With the exception of Hachi, the whole crew is really unpleasant.
  • Meaningful Name: Nezumi means rat.
  • Moral Myopia: They kill, blackmail and enslave humans because it is their "divine right". If a human hurts them, it's unforgivable. They basically (un)knowingly act like Celestial Dragons.
  • Oh, Crap!: Momoo, whenever he meets the Straw Hats... or is threatened by Arlong.
    • Nezumi had an epic one after Arlong's defeat, where he states that he'll take the credit for defeating Arlong and take over Cocoyashi Village.... only to be grabbed by Zoro from behind. Violent and well deserved beatdown ensues...
  • Species Loyalty: They, especially Arlong, are really against hurting each other.
  • Technical Pacifist La Résistance: used to be this when the crew was part of the Sun pirates.
  • We Were Your Team: The Sun pirates split up after the death of their leader.

Alabasta Saga

    Wapol Pirates 
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This crew is actually composed of the former soldiers of Drum Kingdom under Wapol's rule. Its elite members are Chess and Kuromarimo who were former advisors. In the ninth movie, Musshuru, Wapol's elder brother is introduced. Later, Chess and Kuromarimo are "merged" by Wapol in the warrior Chessmarimo.

After the timeskip, Wapol's pirate crew has given way to the Evil Black Drum Kingdom.

For Wapol see his entry on the Major Villains in Paradise page.

  • Achilles' Heel: Chessmarimo's chin.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Chess, and Kuromarimo. According to Dr. Kureha, this trope is the only reason the people of Drum couldn't rebel when the great doctor hunt began.
  • Dual Wielding: Chessmarimo wields 4 axes at once.
  • Funny Afro: Weaponized by Kuromarimo.
  • Fusion Dance: Chessmarimo, from Chess and Kuromarimo being eaten by Wapol and then walking out of Wapol's "body door".
  • Gonk: Chess barely looks human at all with his attire and face.
  • Kick the Dog: During Dalton's attack, Chess willingly shoots a volley of arrows at some incoming villagers, knowing well that Dalton will shield them.
  • Multi-Melee Master: Chessmarimo was shown using bows, hammers and axes in battle.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Chess is certainly an odd looking fellow dressed as a jester, but he's definitely one of the more serious minded people on board Wapol's crew. When he, Kuromarimo, and Dalton were serving as advisors to Wapol pre-banishment: Kuromarimo would drink, but Chess would give Dalton an unemotive speech on how the people are inherently weak and deserve to be oppressed.
  • Playing with Fire: Chess often uses fire arrows.
  • Razor Wind: Chessmarimo can do this with axes.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Crosses with Dirty Coward. Once the Blackbeard pirates came a knocking, they all fled Drum Island. They returned later.
  • Terrible Trio: Wapol, Chess and Kuromarimo fashioned themselves as these.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Chessmarimo delivered one to Chopper but it didn't work.
  • Voice of the Legion: Chessmarimo's voice sounds like Chess and Kuromarimo talking together. In the manga, this effect is given through the use of overlapping letters.

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Skypiea Saga

    Bellamy Pirates 
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A crew of "new age" pirates who no longer believe in dreams and adventures, but only in loot and gold. They were once part of Doflamingo's crew.

For Bellamy see his entry on the Major Villains in Paradise page.

  • All There in the Manual: A databook later revealed the other member's names, but they still aren't important enough to warrant their own entries.
  • BFS: Sarquiss' "Big Knife", which earned him his nickname.
  • Bus Crash: It's implied that the rest of the crew, besides Bellamy, did not survive the trip to Skypeia. Recall Gan Fall's remarks that unlike the all-or-nothing Knock-Up Stream route, the other ways to Sky Island always take a few lives...
  • The Dragon: Sarquiss, for Bellamy.
  • Dumb Muscle: Bellamy. To be fair, though, no one in the crew seems particularly bright.
  • The Hyena: Bellamy's epithet is this, and he likes to cackle and laugh. Not so much post-Timeskip, though.
  • Jerkass: Every single pirate in the crew are assholes just like their captain.
  • Kick the Dog/Curb-Stomp Battle: They utterly destroyed the poor members of the Saruyama Alliance.
  • Kukris Are Kool: Sarqueiss' Weapon of Choice
  • Mugging the Monster: They mock the Straw Hats, call them weak and pathetic, and even rob their new friends. Big mistake on that last one.
  • Red Baron: Bellamy The Hyena and Big Knife Sarquiss.
  • Smug Snake: All of them think way too high of themselves for their own good.
  • Stupid Evil: The entire crew, but especially Bellamy. It's precisely what causes him to run afoul of Donquixote Doflamingo.
  • Too Dumb to Live:
    • See the Mugging the Monster example above.
    • Also, did Bellamy honestly think that being a sociopathic jackass wasn't eventually going to attract the attention of and piss off his boss?
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After being attacked by Doflamingo, their status is currently unknown.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Sarquiss literally has blue hair in the anime.

    Saruyama Alliance (Monkey Mountain Allied Force) 
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A small alliance composed by two pirate crews and a former pirate, Montblanc Cricket, the descendant of the legendary seafarer Montblanc Noland, whose supposed "lie" about an island full of gold led to his execution by his king and the continuous shaming of his descendants. Cricket is allied with Masira and Shoujou, two brothers and fans of Noland's tales stick out with the old man who wants to prove that his ancestor was right. Their main activity is to look at the bottom of the sea to retrieve treasures in the hope of finding the gold, but Noland eventually understands that the gold may have been sent upward.

After Eneru's defeat, the sound of the bell heard on the island proves that he was.


  • The Atoner: Cricket wants to prove that his ancestor was not a liar.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Masira and Shoujou who were fans of the Noland tale. So helping his descendant was a dream come true
  • Berserk Button: Masira at first is quite friendly towards Luffy and co, but goes (literally) apeshit when he finds out that they were already looting the sunken ship they were on.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Masira is strong enough to one shot a sea monster with one blow.
  • Cool Old Guy: Cricket.
  • Combat Pragmatist: After going melee on Sanji and having his punch blocked, he swiftly pulls out a pistol and shoots.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Inflicted one on Bellmay's crew, but where on the receiving end of a particularly painful one from Bellamy himself. However, they did fought like lions before going down.
  • Gonk: Masira and Shoujou both look more like apes than they look like humans. However, they enjoy looking like that.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: All of them, though Montblanc Cricket stands out.
  • Like a Son to Me: How Cricket came to view Masira and Shoujou over time. Indeed they do act like a father and sons.
  • Made of Iron: All of them took an absolute ass-kicking courtesy of the Bellamy Pirates, but as soon as they were bandaged up, they started working on the Going Merry again. Usopp lampshaded this.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Shoujou can use his voice as a sonar and can wreak havoc on the surroundings with his sound waves.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: Shoujou discuss this trope when he wonders how could someone as small and skinny as Luffy kick the ass of someone big and strong like Masira.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Shoujou claims to have never had a haircut in his life. It shows.
  • Retired Badass: Cricket, who managed to fight on equal grounds against Sanji before succumbing to his illness.
  • Taking the Bullet: Masira shields Cricket from Sarquiss' Big Chop attack.
  • Visual Pun: Masira's name comes from the old word for monkey (mashira), and both him and Shoujou (Orangutan) resemble their respective animals, and at Shoujou's sail there's written a word "morinohito" which translates to "manusia hutan" or "orang hutan" (yes, that's where the name of the ape came from) in Indonesian.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Shoujou's hair is green (and super long).

Water 7 Saga

    Foxy Pirates 
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The huge pirate crew serving Foxy, many of its members were former pirates who lost at the Davy Back Fight game. The relevant members are Porche, Hamburg, Pickles, Capote, Monda and Big Pan. The anime adds other members.

Their main activity seems to be stealing members from other crews by challenging them to several Davy Back Fight games, games at which they outrageously cheat, too bad the referee is a crew member of them too.

For Foxy and Porche see their entries on the Major Villains in Paradise page.

  • Affably Evil: They can barely be called bad guys! Except of course for the fact that they play dirty even by Pirate standards, and have bad attitudes. Plus they have no qualms about splitting up friendships of other groups for their own ambitions, which, given how Luffy's group works, makes them bad enough guys.
  • As Lethal as It Needs to Be: One of the filler fishman members has large curved blades coming out of his arms. Despite their nasty look, they're actually blunt.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Big Pan is a Wotan (half giant half fishman hybrid), and is very large (not as big a real giant though).
  • Beast Man: Chiqicheetah, who probably ate the Cat-Cat Fruit Model Cheetah.
  • Co-Dragons: Porche and Hamburg are Foxy's trusty right-hand people.
  • Fanservice Extra: The large collection of pretty women Foxy has in his crew get just a little of screentime and absolutely no characterization whatsoever. Their main mission is to distract the men of the opposing crew during the Davy Back Fights so they waste time or mess up.
  • Gag Nose: Justified with Capote, a swordfish fishman.
  • Goldfish Poop Gang: Foxy, Hamburg and Porche in the anime.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Big Pan is part giant and part fishman.
  • Making a Splash: Capote can use Fishman Karate to send a massive tidal shock wave at an enemy vessel.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Juubei the squid fishman, whose limbs and neck are also very elastic.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: As lighthearted as the arc they're featured in is, we see before even meeting them that suddenly depriving crews of vital members while they're in the middle of the Grand Line can have lethal consequences. Given the crew's enormous size, Foxy's continuous Davy Back Fights have in all likeliness resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people.
  • Punny Name: Hamburg, Pickles and Big Pan. Also Juubei (juu means Ten, and he has ten arms.)
  • Sorting Algorithm of Evil: Power-wise, the Foxy Pirates are much weaker than Eneru's group. Threat-wise, they prove to be not so harmless as the Groggy Monsters give Zoro and Sanji a truly brutal beatdown and Foxy gives Luffy a much harder fight than Eneru, one of the strongest characters of the series. Of course, once Zoro and Sanji quit messing around and actually worked together they destroy the Groggy Monsters, and Luffy was immune to Eneru's powers due to being a Rubber Man while Foxy's powers pretty much inconvenienced him, on top of his dirty tactics.
  • Team Pet: Monda the Star Shark is their pet shark.
  • Terrible Trio:
    • At least in the anime, Foxy and his Co-Dragons Porche and Hamburg.
    • The "Groggy Monsters", consisting of Hamburg, Pickles and Big Pan for playing the Groggy Ring matches.
  • The Starscream: Kiba, The former Captain of the Fanged Toad pirates, attempts to take over the Foxy Pirates in an anime filler arc.
  • Wacky Wayside Tribe: Oda has admitted this crew in canon has no bearing on the plot and was a fun time to goof around (especially after the Skypiea Arc) till Aokiji showed up.

    Franky Family 
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A bunch of thugs from Water Seven led by Franky. They work as bounty hunters in order to keep pirates at bay and also dismantle ships. They first appear as enemies, where they steal the crew's money and lynch Usopp, but are soundly beaten to a pulp by the Straw Hats. When Franky is kidnapped by Cipher Pol 9, they allie with the Straw Hats to rescue Franky and Robin in Enies Lobby. The most notable members include Zanbei and the Square Sisters. They also have two huge King Bulls called Sodom and Gomorrah at their service.

After Franky left them to join the Straw Hats, the Franly Family has begun a new career as legitimate ship wreckers.


  • Action Girl: The Square Sisters are quite good with their swords, and even play a key role in stopping a pair of giants.
  • Anime Hair: The Square Sisters, so much that whenever there's a strong wind they have to walk sideways like crabs.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Sodom and Gomorrah are huge sea creatures that are comparable in size to actual giants.
  • Bare Your Midriff: The Square Sisters. Of course, since one is wearing a top and the other a bikini.
  • BFG: Zanbei wields a bazooka which doubles as a club for melee fight.
  • Delinquent: Pretty much all of them, which is how Franky came into contact with them in the first place.
  • Gentle Giant: Sodom and Gomorrah are giant, friendly horses.
  • Giant Mook: The Mighty Destroyers, three huge humans armed that compose the elite force of the family.
  • Heel–Face Turn: They were at first forced to work with the Straw Hats and Galley-La Company to save their leader from the clutches of CP9. Then, when this is all over, they're all recruited by Iceburg so they can have proper jobs.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Mozu and Kiwi, the Square Sisters, barely wear enough to cover their naughty parts, leaving everything else exposed.
  • Mugging the Monster: They find out the hard way that stealing money from Usopp and leaving him beaten to a pulp in from of their base was not such a hot idea.
  • The Worf Effect: The Mighty Destroyers are one-shotted by the true giants Oimo and Kashi.

    Galley-La 
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The best company of shipwrights of the world, originating from Water Seven and led by the famous and talented Iceburg. Galley-la Company is a huge organization divided into seven docks with their own workers, and they have contracts from pirates to the World Government, such is their skill at making and repairing ships.

Despite their profession, most of the shipwrights are also hardened fighters who can beat up clients who thinks they can boss Galley-la around, and some of its members allied with the Straw Hats and the Franky Family and fought the World Government and Marines to get even with Cipher Pol 9, who infiltrated their ranks and worked against Iceburg. Notable members include Paulie, Lulu and Tilestone.

For Iceburg see his entry on the Civilians And Non-Pirates page.

  • Badass Crew: Part of the job requirement of being a Galley-La worker is also being a badass, especially since they might deal with pirates.
  • BFG: Tilestone has a huge cannon with him.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: All of them. It's even official policy that Galley-La doesn't care about anything other than carpentering skill.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Lulu's strategy consist in using his weird hair-spike to distract his enemies and catch them off guard.
  • Comic-Book Fantasy Casting: Lulu bears a resemblance to Freddie Mercury.
  • Dual Wielding: Lulu tend to fight with two weapons at once, being them handguns, saws or katanas.
  • Improbable Hairstyle: Lulu has a spike of hair that can appear anywhere... including on his arm, from his moustache and from someone else's nose! Lulu's hairdo goes especially haywire when he's asleep, resulting in a crazy bedhead of multiple spikes.
  • Improbable Weapon User: They often use saws, scalpels and wooden beams as weapons. Paulie fights with ropes and knots.
  • Mr. Vice Guy: Paulie owes a lot of money to a lot of people.
  • No Indoor Voice: TILESTONE. Dude shouts a lot of his lines. He even shouts in his head!
  • Telephone Polearm: Tilestone can use his cannon as a large club.

Summit War Saga

    Flying Fish Riders/Rosy Life Riders and the Macro Fishman Pirates 
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A Gang of kidnappers from the Sabaody Archipelago. The members are dressed like bikers and rides huge Tobio (Flying Fish). Their boss, Duval, is a huge masked man who holds a grudge against Sanji, because he looks exactly like his badly drawn wanted poster. They're briefly allied with a trio of fishmen kidnappers, the Macro Fishman Pirates (composed by Macro, Tansui and Gyaro). After their defeat and after Sanji's operation on Duval's face they join sides with the Straw Hats.

For Duval see his entry on the Major Allies page.

  • Badass Biker: They are about the closest thing to a gang of bikers, but they are not very Badass.
  • Berserk Button: Prior to their Heel–Face Turn, just mentioning Sanji was enough for Duval to get really pissed.
  • Black Sheep: Macro was among the big brothers (dubbed the cruelest) of the Fishman District, which included Fisher Tiger, Jimbei and Arlong. You know you are a Black Sheep when Arlong is better than you morally.
  • Brutal Honesty: Tansui and Gyaro often remarks that Duval is a oaf and similar stuff. Macro usually call them out on this.
  • Carry a Big Stick: Many of them uses large iron clubs as weapons.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: After the Straw Hats defeat them and Sanji rearranges Duval's face, they become their allies.
  • Dumb Muscle: Tansui and Gyaro. The latter would have let Hachi go in exchange for some takoyaki.
  • Easily Forgiven: Even that they are involved in the morally bankrupt slave trade, once they back out, Duval and Co are treated as normal allies.
  • Guns Akimbo: Macro's main weapons during his days as a Sunny Pirate.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Both groups. Macro's gang isn't sympathetic at all, though.
  • Informed Ability: Macro, Tansui and Gyaro all brag about their skills (strength, fishmen karate and fencing style) before being one-shotted by Hacchan's Takoyaki Punch attack.
  • Jerkass: Macro isn't quite a Complete Monster (Mostly because he's so minor in the grand scheme of things), but the fact that he used to a Fishman Pirate and is involved in the slave trade before and after joining the Sunny Pirates, something his former captain Fisher Tiger hated, is quite low.
  • Making a Splash: Tansui is apparently a Fishman Karateka. Probably not a good one, though.
  • Master Swordsman: Subverted with a ton of bricks. Gyaro thinks he is with his Goldfish Fencing style, but isn't even close to being in Hatchi's league.
  • Terrible Trio: The Macro Fishman Pirates, which doubles as a Oddly Small Organization.

    Newkama Landers 
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The followers of Emporio Ivankov, they were once prisoners of the Great Gaol of Impel Down that were "spirited away", while actually they were just freed by Ivankov or had found a way to reach him. They resides in the hidden level 5.5, built by a prisoner with tunneling Devil Fruit powers where they constantly party and keep an eye on the situation in the prison. After Luffy's outburst, they evade with their leader. After the Marineford saga, they finally reach Kamabakka Kingdom, where they joined the local Okama subjects.

For Inazuma see his entry on the Revolutionary Army page.
For Caroline see his entry on the Anime-Only page.

  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Apparently, when a male Newkama is turned in a female he instantly becomes a hottie, it's more glaring when nearly all the males are quite gonky.
  • Badass Crew: They're all martial arts masters in Okama Kenpo and Newkama Kenpo, you better believe they're badass.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Think a bunch of gender-switching, easy-going, partying guys is harmless? Think again. The same goes for the inhabitants of Momoiro.
  • Chef of Iron: All the high-level masters of Okama and Newkama Kenpo can use the "Attack Cuisine", which can strengthen the human body from inside. Sanji is the only person who managed to master it without becoming an Okama.
  • Distaff Counterpart: The Newkama are a sort of counterpart to the Kuja Pirates.
  • Fan Disservice: While at least the Newkama in Impel Down can be quite pleasant, the crossdressers of Kamabakka are straight awful.
  • Gender Bender: Basically any single member may have or not change sex at least once, courtesy of Ivankov's Horm-Horm powers. The Newkama philosophy is that a person should be whatever makes them happiest, whether it's a man, woman, or okama.
  • Gonk: Many of the male Newkama are plain ugly. Ditto for "Caroline" and all the other Okama on Kamabakka Kingdom.
  • Humiliation Conga: One of the members: he was once a prince whose father was turned into a Okama after visiting Ivankov's Kingdom, then he lost everything, became a pirate and was imprisoned. To cup it all, when he tried to take revenge on Iva he had his own bullet reflected back at him and then was turned into a woman.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: And dresses, skirts and bloomers too. Momoiro literally means "Pink".
  • Refuge in Audacity: Pretty much everything they do are made crazy and over-the-top as much as possible.
  • Seashell Bra: One of the male Newkama sports one.
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Justified as the poor sop was just turned into a naked chick in front of a whole room of people. Also the Okama tends to have "girlish-sounding" voices.
  • Stocking Filler: All the Newkama wear these.
  • Training from Hell: The "Bride Training" required for the Attack Cuisine. Sanji managed to skip it in exchange for another, harder training.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Averted by the Impel Down denizens. The people of Kamabakka may look more like Creepy Crossdresser type, but they're actually really good natured.
  • Zerg Rush: While escaping from Impel Down.

    Bluejam Pirates 
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A pirate band from Luffy's flashback, they were a pirate crew living nearby the Grey Terminal just outside Goa kingdom's capital. They take Sabo back to his father and also forcefully hire Luffy and Ace for some Dirty Business. They're ordered by the King of Goa to burn down the Grey Terminal in exchange for noble titles, but he had other plans. Their captain is Bluejam, and the other notable member is his right-hand man Porchemy.

For Bluejam see his entry on the Historical Figures and Flashback Characters page.

  • The Dragon: Porchemy is Bluejam's right hand man.
  • Drop the Hammer: Porchemy tries to make Luffy talk by smashing him with a massive wooden maul. It's ineffective.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Some of the lower ranks pirates couldn't stand looking at the brutal No-Holds-Barred Beatdown Porchemy gave Luffy.
  • Gonk: Bluejam and Porchemy.
  • Kill It with Fire: They're ordered to put several barrels of oil and gunpowder around the Grey Terminal in order to burn it all down, along with his inhabitants. It backfires when the king leaves them outside to die in the inferno.
  • Sinister Scimitar: Porchemy's sword, which he use to scalp his enemies alive!
  • Taking You with Me: After being betrayed by the king, the crew realize they're going to die, so upon running into Ace and Luffy, they figure they might as kill them before they perish. Even Ace noticed that they've lost their minds at that point.
  • Tempting Fate: Before facing Ace and Sabo, Porchemy boasts that if he lose he'll give up piracy. Guess who's lying on the floor with a hole in the forehead in the next page?
  • Would Hurt a Child: Porchemy interrogates Luffy by using him as a punching ball. While wearing spiked gloves to boot. For a whole day!.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: On the receiving end of this when the king leaves them all to die in the Grey Terminal fire.

    Goa Kingdom 
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The country and political body of Dawn Island from where Foosha Village resides and where Luffy, Ace, and Sabo grew up. Outwardly, it appears peaceful, but it has a sinister side. The crux of its entire existence is just nothing more than a shameless attempt to brown-nose and curry favor with Celestial Dragons. The decadent nobles which populate its extravagant part try to cover up the existence of their unscrupulous people and Gray Terminal, a dumping ground full of squalor. In the present day, upon the suspicious deaths of the king and prince, it is now ruled and represented at the Reverie by Queen Sarie Nantokanette and her husband, King Sterry, the onetime adopted brother of Sabo.

For Stelly see his entry on the Civilians And Non-Pirates page.

  • Apathetic Citizens: HOT. DAMN. With the exception of Sabo, there is nobody among the Nobility there who bats an eyelash at the thought of a genocide of the destitute. Sabo happens to come across only one person- an old man at that- who shows even a touch of remorse. The kicker? It's a scene added in the anime. Yes, the production found it so cruel that they actually inserted a non-canon piece just to take the edge off how utterly irredeemable this place is.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: The nobles there worship their globally influential counterparts at Mariejois to the point that they are almost their Bastard Understudies.
  • Decadent Court: The nobility of Goa fits this on the spot.
  • Moral Myopia: So bad, that they would BURN their "scum" to ashes rather than let a Celestial Dragon see that impression of their "fine" kingdom. All they want are brownie points in the end. And if you aren't playing for their team, get ready to suffer.
  • The Purge: Committed a vile atrocity by having the entire noble class willingly plan and coordinate the destruction of Gray Terminal, sending countless people to their deaths all for the sake of superficiality and a lot of rancid values. They essentially repeated the massacre of Flevance Kingdom, not even giving the people a chance for mercy or opportunity to reason and show them they weren't harmful or toxic at all. Nope- just all scrubbed out, and with that, Sabo abandoned his homeland.
  • World of Jerkass: Almost as bad as Mariejois, which, fittingly, they are trying to emulate. Calling it the land of the spoiled douchebags is a compliment. Dragon despises this place, as does Sabo, even more so. Sabo came to hate this place so badly that Dragon took him in as one of his Revolutionaries, and was shocked that this kingdom was the one behaving badly enough to finally make a kindhearted person proclaim they hated their roots.

Fishman Island Saga

    Fake Straw Hat Pirates 
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A relatively new (well, to being impersonators, that is) crew led by "Three Tongued" Demalo Black, this small and very weak crew took advantage of the disappearance of the Straw Hat Pirates and impersonated them (minus Brook, who was not known as a member until recently) and used their reputation to recruit 100+ members, including 10 people with bounties over 70,000 and three whole crews, the captains of which are "Gashed" Albion, "Lip Service" Doughty & the new-age Supernova brothers "Wet Hair" Caribou" & "Blood Splatterer" Coribou.

The crew is now effectively dismantled. Black was captured by Sentomaru, the fake Robin (Cocoa) & the fake Chopper were kidnapped by mysterious agents, the fake Zoro, Nami, Sogeking, Sanji & Franky were buried alive by the brothers, Doughty was also either captured by Sentomaru or, judging from a large pile of bodies, killed & the brothers & Albion defected and escaped.

For Demalo Black see his entry on the Major Villains in the New World page.

  • All There in the Manual: The Fake Straw Hats' names, except for Fake Luffy (Demalo Black), Fake Robin (Cocoa) and Fake Sanji (Drip).
    • As well as the fact that Albion escaped being arrested.
  • Boss in Mook's Clothing: Switched around, they are actually Mooks in Boss' Clothing.
  • Buried Alive: The final fate of the fakes Zoro, Nami, Sogeking, Sanji & Franky.
  • Butt-Monkey: They're all hardly threatening, such that they're even made into jokes.
  • Cowardly Lion: The fake Sogeking has some shred of bravery though, as tried to save the fake Sanji from being suffocated by Caribou.
  • Criminal Doppelgänger: They're posing as the Straw Hats. Extends to a Casting Gag in the anime, with the Straw Hats' seiyuu being mixed around and providing voices for the Fakes. For example Hiroaki Hirata (Sanji) is voicing Demalo Black.
  • Dirty Coward: The moment there's trouble, they immediately lose their cool and run away the moment their con is exposed.
  • Dumb Muscle: The fakes aren't very bright, unable to tell that they were at several points threatening the real Straw Hats. This even extends to the recruits who didn't realise they were being played by fakes with Paper Thin Disguises until Sentomaru exposed the con.
  • Entitled Bastard: Black seems to think Luffy's rep can make him get away with everything.
  • Fat Bastard: The fake Luffy, Zoro & Sogeking & Doughty are all fat and all pirates.
  • Flat Character: Albion & Doughty don't have much screen time or lines.
  • Flunky Boss: Black/Fake Luffy was aiming to be one, but did not succeed. In some ways, he was a weaker & unlucky Buggy.
  • Gag Lips: Lip Doughty is famous in-universe for this.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: That infamous scene where fake Robin offers Chopper a cucumber.
  • Gonk: Every single freakin' member except Fake Chopper.
  • Kick the Dog: Black is a utter prick, shooting people when he wants with no regret. Caribou & Coribou are even worse.
  • Knife Nut: Albion is seen wielding three daggers and a large knife.
  • Meaningful Name: "Three Tongued" is a old British term for someone who lies to multiple people at once.
  • Mugging the Monster: You would think the impostors would know how the people they copy look like.
  • Oh, Crap!: Several...one satisfying reaction from them is when they saw the Marines after their ass.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise:
    • They are middle-aged Gonks. The real deals are teenagers and young adults. Do the math.
    • Chopper is a reindeer. Fake Chopper is a fox.
    • In their defense, the concept of people looking radically different in a relatively short amount of time isn't exactly uncommon in the One Piece universe.
  • Red Shirt: Many of them, expecially Lip Doughty and Albion.
  • Smug Snake: They're all extremely smug and act like complete bastards, leeching off the Straw Hats reputation within any strength to back it up.
  • The Starscream: Caribou & Coribou only joined so they could kill the Straw Hats on the inside for fame.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Oh yeah, passing yourself off as a legendary pirate crew to recruit Ax-Crazy pirates and letting them do your dirty work isn't going to backfire at all.

    New Fishman Pirates 
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Another group of Fishman pirates hailing from Fishman Island and lurking within the Fishman district. They are led by Hordy Jones, the Great White Shark Fishman. They are the main antagonists of Fishman Island Arc.

Having an intense hatred for humans, the New Fishman Pirates become downright monstrous in their own enslavement of captured sailors and pirates, assassination and oppression against anyone who doesn't hate humans as much as they do, and plan to usurp the throne of Fishman Island to attend the reverie and slaughter the kings of the surface.

The crew possesses many advantages, being Fishmen fighting at the bottom of the sea, and are 100,000 strong, with 70,000 fishmen and 30,000 slaves. Moreover, their higher-ups use a special Energy Steroid to boost their strength. Nonetheless, they are easily decimated by the Straw Hats, freshly out of a two years long training.

The crew was successfully dismantled and its leaders imprisoned, rendered harmless and extremely old due to the overuse of steroids.

For Hody Jones, Dosun, Zeo, Daruma, Ikorus Much, and Hyouzou see their entries on the Major Villains in the New World page.

  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: A very intense hatred for humans largely due to the negative influence of the environment they were living in. Arlong as well as countless human hating fishmen filled their heads with anti-human propogada, making them believe that it was their duty to deliver punishment to humans and human supporters. To really drive the point home, a part of their flashback reveals them burning down a house of a fishman who had donated blood to save a human while wearing black masks.
  • Ascended Fanboy: The crew used to look up to Arlong and Fisher Tiger.
  • Bad Boss: Unlike Arlong, the leaders of the New Fishman Pirates have no qualms about harming their own men.
  • The Beastmaster: The Crew seems to employ several massive sea monsters, even Surume the Kraken.
  • Berserk Button: They hate it when fishmen have a positve opinion on humans. Especially Hody.
  • The Bus Came Back: Hammond finally reappeared in chapter 642, riding the Slave Tank.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander/Nightmare Retardant: Ohh boy, where to start... Dosun's Verbal Tic changes depending on his strength, Zeo is trampled by his own underlings and yet dismiss the accident as if it didn't happened, Ikaros Much is scared shitless of fires (a friend of his came to close to the sun and burned) and on the top of his spears has moist-draining squids. Last but not least, when Hyouzou is drunk he slices anyone in his way.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: None of the officers really manage to land a hit on the Straw Hats save for some minor inconveniences and, at best, are just able to keep up with them. Once the SH stopped playing around however and broke out the finishers, it was pretty much over in an instant.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Surume, who was beaten and tamed by Luffy.
  • Defiant to the End: Even after Hody's defeat they weren't willing to give up. Even after aging rapidly they still won't give up.
  • Dramatically Missing the Point: Chapter 622 reveals that the crew was originally just a bunch of impressionable youths who were friends with each other, cheering when they heard of Fisher Tiger's exploits in Marejoia. They believed he did it to show the Fishmen's retribution to how they are treated by humans. While that's partly true, they also didn't get that Tiger actually freed the human slaves since he felt he couldn't just leave them in captivity, and was fighting oppression in general, not just the humans. Still, they then swore to dedicate themselves to violence towards humans wherever they find them when they grow up. Jones, in particular wanted to be Arlong's First Mate, even though Tiger often reprimanded Arlong for his brutality towards humans.
  • Elite Mooks: The one-shot character Harisenbo, porcupinefish and leader of the Sea-Urchin Armor Spine Squad.
  • Evil Old Folks: What chomping down on E.S. like it was candy did to them.
  • Fantastic Drug: They seem to use E.S. (Energy Steroid) to boost their strength big-time.
  • Fantastic Racism: They hate humans even more than Arlong, although they do employ a few. They tried to bring Luffy in, and they had at least Gyro as a unwilling member. Their Jolly Roger even has a decapitated human on it. A flashback went into detail about this, showing that the crew having grown up in the Fishman District, learned to hate humans from the residents there.
  • Inescapable Net: Hammond's weapon of choice is a net-shooting cannon. Not so inescapable to Robin, though.
  • Irrational Hatred / Feeling Oppressed by Their Existence:
    Fukaboshi: What the hell did those humans do to you!!?
    Jones: ... Nothing.
  • Jerkass Knight Templar: While being as much of a monster as Arlong, they do genuinely seem to believe in a cause of hope for Fishmen than Arlong's passing rhetoric where money comes first over helping other Fishmen, but they are still massive assholes with little regard for humanity, their own kind when they thinks they betrayed them, or even their own crewmates.
  • Nice Hat: Daruma & Much's helmets.
  • No Name Given: To the fishman to the right of Hammond during their introduction in the manga. He was named "Kasagon" in the anime.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond: The officers are clearly more dangerous than anyone on Fishman Island, with Hyozou holding the title of strongest swordsman. They dream of conquering the world as soon as they 'reform' the island. Right after defeating the Neptune Army, they get clobbered by the Straw Hats very easily.
  • Poisoned Weapons: The Deadly Poison Squad is composed by fishmen armed with extremely venomous weapons.
  • Power at a Price: Energy Steroid works a lot like Gear 2nd.
  • Punny Name: Many of them.
    • Hammond is a Daggertooth Pike Conger Eel, the Japanese name of which is "hamo".
    • So is his laugh style.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: Emphasis on "Quirky". Ikaros is pyrophobic, Zeo acts as if he plans everything, Dosun has a varying Verbal Tic depending on his power, and Daruma is an Ax-Crazy person who likes to threaten people with being eaten.
  • Rapid Aging: All of them go through this when the Energy Steroids take effect.
  • Red Shirt Army: After capturing the royal family they whip out an army of 70.000 fishmen and 30.000 human pirates. In chapter 634 Luffy halved their numbers with a shot of Haki.
  • Slasher Smile: Well, most of them are sharks or eels, so it's kind of unavoidable. Except for Zeo, who has no visible mouth.
  • Slave Revolt: After seeing the Straw Hats take down most of the Red Shirt Army and the easily handling the Quirky Miniboss Squad and the arrival of the Neptune Army taking down the weaker Fishmen, the slaves realized this is an ideal time to revolt and escape.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: They talk big, and can somewhat back it up, but they're not much compared to a New World-ready pirate crew.
  • Spikes of Villainy: In chapter 635 the Sea-Urchin Armor Spine Squad is composed by spiked fishmen wearing armors full of spikes.
  • Stupid Evil:
    • Their cause has no real substance as unlike Arlong, they don't have any experience to hate humans over. They were just told as kids to hate humans and grew up on that philosophy. Thus all their actions are just purely out of ignorance.
    • Then there's the way they maintain their arrogance and believe they'll be able to defeat the Straw Hats, despite it obviously being a Curb-Stomp Battle.
  • Take Up My Sword: They seem to have embraced Tiger's "negative" politics and Arlong's.
  • Tattooed Crook:
    • All of them have modified "Mark of the Sun" tattos (their version has a decapitated human crossed off) of the original Fishman Pirates on them, and some have Arlong's Jolly Roger, too.
    • Some minor Foreshadowing there considering their "mark of the sun" tattoos have blank spaces in the center, which for the originals hid the slave brands that some of the crew had. This absence indicates none of the New Fishman Pirates were slaves, hinting at their Irrational Hatred.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Delivered by Hody, Hyozou, and Decken to Hatchan.
  • Threatening Shark: Four of them, to be precise:
    • Hody Jones the Great White.
    • Dosun, the Hammerhead.
    • Zeo, the Japanese Wobblegong/Carpet Shark. (Although he looks more like Zoidberg).
    • Daruma the Cookiecutter.
  • Tunnel King: Daruma, by using his teeth.
  • Verbal Tic: Dosun seems to inject their names into their sentences.
    • And Hammond's laugh of "Hamohamohamo!".
    • Chapter 630 revealed that Dosun's tics depend on his current power level.
  • Villain Team-Up: With the Flying Dutchman Pirates.
  • We Have Reserves: The crew's attitude towards their human slaves. Seen with their weapon "Slave Tank" (a tank-like structure carried around by a bunch of chained slaves).
  • The Worf Effect: The New Fishman Pirates in general seem to be this, as their main purpose really is to show how much the Straw Hat crew has improved over the time skip.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: To Hachi.
  • Younger Than They Look:
    • We saw young Hachi back in Chapter 0, which was 20 + years ago, and Jones mentions he's his senior, so he probably around 20-21ish, despite looking older than even Arlong.
    • Even so, in actuality, Hatchan and Jones are really roughly the same age, though Hatchan might be slightly older. Jones was 15 when Fisher Tiger raided Marejoia, so that would make him 30.
    • Taken Up to Eleven in chapter 650. The drugs the leaders have been using to fight have taken their toll, causing them to become withered old geezers.

    Neptune Army 
The Royal army of Ryuuguu Kingdom, lead by Neptune's three sons. It was created recently to contrast the threat of the vicious Van Der Decken IX, who is harassing Mermaid Princess Shirahoshi and wants to marry her.

For Fukaboshi and Shirahoshi see their entries on the Major Allies, Part Two page.
For King Neptune see his entry on the Civilians And Non-Pirates page.
For Queen Otohime see her entry on the Historical Figures and Flashback Characters page.

  • Armor-Piercing Slap: Parodied. In a flashback Queen Otohime puts so much force into slapping a mugger that she breaks her hand. And starts crying because she feels sorry for his desperation. And then she hits him again for breaking the law.
  • Big Fun: Mamboshi is rather fat and he's a Fun Personified person who likes dancing.
  • Big Good: They serve as this for the Fishman Island Arc.
  • Blade on a Stick: The Minister of the Right wields a huge trident-shaped Halbeard.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Ryuuboshi & Mamboshi are rather eccentric compared to their serious big brother.
  • Cerebus Retcon: Ever wondered why the two princes, Ryuuboshi and Manboshi act goofy like that? It turns out it's a way to cheer their sister up - right after their mom was murdered, right in front of them.
  • Cool Old Guy: The Minister of the Right, who looks like a warrior. King Neptune hiself also qualifies.
  • Cool Pet: Shirahoshi owns a pet shark named Megalo.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Ryuuboshi and Manboshi appear to be this. It's definitely shown when the two took out giant sea beasts alongside Fukaboshi.
  • Dual Wielding: Ryuuboshi carries two swords with him.
  • Gonk: The Three Princes and Neptune aren't exactly attractive. Princess Shirahoshi however is very beautiful, although absolutely gigantic!
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: Their troops, the Ammo Knights. Ammo is a short-hand word for "Ammonite", i.e. fossilized snails, which their armor looks like. Also, Neptune's Whale mount "Hoe" means Whale in Japanese.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: The "Ultramarine" attack, as used by Neptune and Fukaboshi. And it is awesome.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!:
    • Fukaboshi took Jones' decision of forcing his subjects to commit Fumi-e (stepping on a image) on Otohime's image really badly. Later, Manboshi and Ryuuboshi decided to stop playing Mister Nice Guy.
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter: Otohime was prone to fits of crying, like Shirahoshi is now.
  • Meaningful Name: Fuka means shark or dogfish, fitting Fukaboshi's race. Also Ryuuboshi, Manboshi and Shirahoshi's names contain a pun on their fish race.
  • Missing Mom: Otohime, due to her death.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Queen Otohime's story, up to her assassination, is surprisingly similar to that of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Non-Action Guy: The Minister of the Left.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Shirahoshi is has the same power as the previous mermaid princess, which is to command the various Sea Kings. The previous mermaid princess, and by extension, Shirahoshi, is the legendary ancient weapon Poseidon.
  • Posthumous Character: Otohime died before the series started.
  • Power Trio/Bash Brothers: The Three Princes.
  • Prongs of Poseidon: Fukaboshi wields a large trident and Neptune wields and even bigger one. And all the members of the Ammo Knights, too.
  • Punny Name: Manboshi likes to do the Mambo dance.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Fukaboshi & probably Neptune.
  • Rousing Speech: Otohime's specialty. Fukaboshi made one at his mother's funeral to keep the spirit of the subjects high.
  • Royal Rapier: Ryuuboshi's swords are revealed to be those.
  • Stepford Smiler: Ryuuboshi and Mamboshi, whose "dancing and singing" routine comes from their last attempt to cheer up their little sister RIGHT AFTER seeing their mom shot and dying.
  • Taking the Bullet: When Hody is attacking his soldiers, Neptune throws himself in the way of Hodi's water arrows. Hody calls him a fool for doing this.
  • Verbal Tic: Ryuuboshi and Manboshi has these. Ryuuboshi speaks in scale, while Mamboshi talks... well, like he's in a Mambo.
    • It should be noted that these two created their own tics, acting happy while they were miserable about their mother's death, to stop young Shirahoshi from potentially destroying Fishman Island with her latent powers by cheering her.
  • Warrior Prince: The three brothers.
  • The Worf Effect:
    • Neptune is defeated and bound offscreen by Zoro. Justified since he states that he's quite old and that the princes are stronger than him.
    • The princes themselves are subjected to this in chapter 632. Apparently all 5 officers of the New Fishman Pirates drugged and at once were too much to handle.
    • The princes' major role during Luffy's undersea fight with Hody was to give Hody someone that he could still overpower to look threatening in between getting smacked around by Luffy while he was stuck in a bubble.

    Flying Dutchman Pirates 
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A band of Pirates that sail around the area near Fishman Island, their Captain is Vander Decken IX, a Japanese Bullhead Shark fishman. The main members thus far are Decken, Oonyuudou Wadatsumi, a Umibozu or "Sea Giant", but is actually just a Giant Tiger Blowfish fishman & Ankoro, a huge Anglerfish. They sail on the titular ship, a mysterious ship said to be cursed by the gods and forced to roam the depths of the ocean which is actually just a decrepit old ship that got Shrouded in Myth & inaccuracies. Vander Decken is wanted by the Neptune Army for his harassments toward the beautiful Mermaid Princess Shirahoshi. Recently he had allied himself with Hody Jones to take over Ryuugu Kingdom, but toward the end of the battle, Hody (seemingly) killed Decken.

For Vander Decken IX see his entry on the Major Villains in the New World page.
For Wadatsumi see his entry on the Seven Warlords Of The Sea Crews page.

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Wadatsumi the "Umibozu"/ giant fishman.
  • The Beastmaster: Not as much as Jones's crew, but they at least have a giant Anglerfish alone to help them.
  • Carpet of Virility: Wadatsumi. It's one way of making him look older when his mannerisms prove otherwise.
  • The Dragon: Wadatsumi, the only other (so far) named member of the crew.
  • Gonk: Wadatsumi has a nut-shaped head and goatee, and he's also disproportionately built, being very wide.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Wadatsumi ends up joining Jimbei's crew after getting exiled from Fishman Island.
  • Ghost Ship: The Flying Dutchman, in actuality, it's just an old, beat-up but still normal ship.
  • Legacy Character: The Vander Decken in the myths is actually the Grandfather of the current Captain.
  • Meaningful Name: Vander Decken from Van Der Decken, legendary captain of the Flying Dutchman. Wadatsumi is also the name of a Japanese Sea God, born when Izanagi washed himself after his trip to hell.
  • Put on a Bus: Because Wadatsumi is too big for any dungeon to hold, the Neptune Army has Surume take him away from Fishman Island.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Wadatsumi acts and talks childishly despite being a gigantic blowfish fishman, and he's a member of a pirate crew. Subverted in Jimbei's side story where he's shown trying to be helpful, if misguided (he thought the underwater ruins he found belonged to the city of the people that gave him food, so he brought them up as gratitude, not knowing that the sea monsters live there, angering them).
  • Shrouded in Myth: From them having a Ghost Ship to their captain Vander Decken being a very old person.
  • Size Shifter: Wadatsumi, being a giant blowfish can increase his own size at will by inflating himself.
  • Team Pet: Ankoro, a giant Anglerfish.
  • Villain Team-Up: With the New Fishman Pirates. Vander Decken wants to marry Shirahoshi, while Hody Jones wants to take over the kingdom; allying with each other will help the each others' goals. Lampshaded by Jones in that, while he refuses to be anybody's subordinate, an alliance is okay.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Despite being an insanely huge man, Wadatsumi has a high, childish voice in the anime. It's actually pretty fitting.

Pirate Alliance Saga

    Punk Hazard Denizens 
The weird inhabitants of the deserted island. They all appear to be mythological creatures of some sorts, including centaurs and satyrs. They're working for Caesar Clown, a former colleague of doctor Vegapunk.

For Monet and the Yeti Cool Brothers see their entries on the Major Villains in the New World page.
For Brownbeard see his entry on the Major Allies, Part Two page.

    Corrida Coloseum Tournament Participants 
The various gladiators and other fighters participating in the Corrida Coliseum Tournament to get their hands on the Flame-Flame Fruit.

For Cavendish, Bartolomeo, Don Chinjao, Sai, Ideo, Hajrudin & Orlumbus (as well as other notable participants) see their entries on the Straw Hat Grand Fleet page.
For Rebecca and King Elizabello II see their entries on the Major Allies, Part Two page.
For Ricky see his entry on the Civilians And Non Pirates page.

  • Action Girl: Rebecca and Acilia can more than hold their own; even more when they're teamed up.
  • A Load of Bull: The Fighting Bull, aka "the Brutal Bull". He manages to take down everyone he rams into, until he meets the giant Hajrudin.
  • Annoying Arrows: When Luffy dodges all of Jean Ango's projectile weapons with Observation Haki, they end up lodged in Chinjao's gut. All this does is make him mad; bye, Jean.
  • Badass Cape: A good number of them wear'em, like Rebecca, Cavendish (Though his is a Coat Cape), Sai and Elizabello.
  • Baleful Polymorph: The failed contestants gets abducted and turned into toys by Trebol and Sugar.
  • Bear Hug: Rolling Logan from D Block crushes 2 opponents' bones this way, being a huge man.
  • Berserk Button: Kelly Funk hates it when somebody makes fun of his height to the point that he will continue to beat his opponent even after they're unconscious.
  • Big Dumb Body: Bobby Funk's entire purpose is just to be possessed by Kelly's powers, because Bobby is ridiculously durable even if he can't fight.
  • Big Little Brother: Bobby is the younger of the Funk Brothers and yet he's the taller one (Kelly's height only reaches Bobby's chest).
  • Bounty Hunter: Jean Ango.
  • Coats and Jackets: Kelly Funk ate the Jacket-Jacket Fruit (Jake Jake no Mi), which allows him to turn into a jacket that humans, animals and even monsters can wear. He uses it to compensate for his Glass Cannon status by letting his brother "wear" him.
  • Condemned Contestant: It's revealed that every loser in the battle gets dumped underground with broken toys after they're tricked with "medical operation".
  • Cross Counter: Happens with Ideo and Sai once.
  • Deadly Dodging: Luffy effortlessly dodges Jean Ango's thrown weapons... which all fly into Chinjao's gut. He then knocked Ango out of the ring.
  • Equippable Ally/Fusion Dance/Grand Theft Me: Kelly of the Funk Brothers. He has the power of the Jacket-Jacket Fruit (Jake Jake no Mi), which turns him into a jacket. Anyone who wears him is possessed by him, giving Kelly all of their abilities.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: While some of them are evil, the big named participants would never betray Usopp and his friends for freeing them from their toy curse and they attacked the ungrateful participants who would try to capture them.
  • Evil Genius:
    • Dagama seems to amount to this, being a very unpleasant strategist who is not above cheating his way to victory.
    • Later on he proves his strategic prowess in the invasion in Doflamingo's palace where he gathers and commands all of the other combatants to stay on guard to ensure that Luffy can pass safely after they fought Doflamingo's forces with seemingly no cooperation.
  • Evil Sorcerer: The gladiator Mummy from Block D is introduced as a "Sorcerer". The exact nature of said "sorcery" has yet to be revealed.
  • Expy: Kelly and Bobby Funk are based on actual, famous wrestling brothers. In this case, Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr.
  • Fluffy Tamer: As usual for him, Luf- er, Lucy manages to tame The Fighting Bull.
  • Fluffy the Terrible: Lucy nicknames him "Ucy" (a pun for the Japanese word for bull, ushi).
  • Glass Cannon: Kelly Funk also easily goes down from Boo's Hasshouken punch.
  • Gonk: Dagama again. He also happens to resemble Eggman.
  • Ki Attacks: The Chinjao Family employs Haki, aside from Hasshouken.
  • Kick Them While They Are Down: Kelly, when angered, tends to attack whoever angers him even after they're unconscious.
  • King of Beasts: The Fighting Lion, one of the fighters of the D Block. Orlumbus easily defeats him, though.
  • Made of Diamond: Bobby Funk. He took an Armament Haki-imbued axe to the back and stays intact, with the axe's hilt snapped in two in the process.
  • Mugging the Monster: Spartan, the star of the colosseum, upon seeing Luffy, thought he was a puny runt that didn't belong in the tournament and angrily attacked him. You can probably guess what happens.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed:
    • Abdullah and Jeet are very much inspired by real life pro wrestlers, Abdullah the Butcher and Tiger Jeet Singh. The Funk Brothers, Bobby and Kelly, are also based off Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr., but less so in appearance.
    • Meanwhile Orlumbus is a pun on Christopher Columbus, him being an adventurer and captain of the Yonta Maria (again, a pun of Santa Maria, Columbus' ship) and Suleiman may be a reference to Suleiman Reis, a pirate from Ottoman Empire.
  • Oh, Crap!:
    • Jean Ango's expression when Chinjao's about to attack him.
    • Bellamy's expression when King Elizabello's about to launch his King Punch.
    • Heck, the audience and commentator do this many times. Many unexpected things happen here, after all.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Taken to hilarious extremes when all of them insist that they will personally kill Doflamingo.
  • Pyro Maniac: Damask is described as this, what with his strange ability to breathe fire.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: Kelly Funk after anyone triggers his Berserk Button.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: It seems like the Funk Brothers were aiding Luffy when they gave him directions to a shortcut in the tunnels but it led to a dead end. It turns out they intended to betray Luffy and his allies but Doflamingo's string clone comes along and incapacitates the Funk Brothers which ironically saves Luffy.
  • Stone Wall: Bobby Funk may be a minor character, but he has the intriguing distinction of being the first character seen who can resist Haki with his natural defenses; he's simply that tough.
  • This Means War!: Dagama declares this after he's trapped in the underground with the rest of the tourney losers.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: Abdullah and Jeet, and the Funk Brothers.
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: How Jean Ango fights.
  • Ungrateful Bastards: At first they all worship Usopp for freeing them from Sugar's toy powers but once Doflamingo puts a price on his head they all seemingly go after him. Seriously guys you couldn't wait ten minutes even? Turned out that only the no-name ones on-panel went after him. Many named ones were off-panel at the time and later prove to still be loyal, except for the Funk Brothers; and even then, many of those who went after him changed their mind and ended up helping Luffy anyway, thanks to Gatz.
  • Vibroweapon: The Chinjao family know a martial art called Hasshouken that makes their fists and kicks into vibroweapons that can bypass armor and shields.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Ucy was last seen under the care of Jeet and Abdullah after it was injured by Doflamingo's String Clone. The two eventually leave to help the other gladiators and Ucy is not seen again, leaving its fate unknown.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: They (well, most of them) all rally together to hold Doflamingo's forces and executives so Luffy (and Cavendish, and Law, and Kyros) can continue to go to Doflamingo's place, courtesy of Dagama. Later he does a personal version of this where, after getting gored by Dellinger, he holds the latter in place and tells Luffy and co to go forward.

    Tontatta Tribe 
A hidden tribe of Dwarves that live on the island Green Bit just off of Dressrosa. Being so small they fit in someone's palm yet faster than the eye can see, they can remain unseen by the people of Dressrosa and are believed to be fairies. They are lead by Gancho and their warrior Leo. Despite their freakish strength, the Dwarves are incredibly gullible and the Donquixote Pirates have used that to exploit some of them as well as captured their Princess Mansherry. Thus their comrades are working to rebel against Doflamingo.

For Leo, Bian, Kabu, and Wicca see their entries on the Straw Hat Grand Fleet page.
For Princess Mansherry see her entry on the Civilians And Non-Pirates page.

  • Badass Adorable: Cute little people capable of beating up characters several times their size with their Super Speed and Super Strength.
  • Big Damn Heroes: They all hold the Marines back in Chapter 798 from trying to capture the fleeing pirates.
  • Blade on a Stick: Most of them use small lances as weapons.
  • Elmuh Fudd Syndwome: They speak like this in the English version of the manga.
  • The Fair Folk: They are regarded as fairies and known for stealing people's belongings.
  • Green Thumb: Green Bit's lushness is due to their nigh-supernatural ability to tend any plant they come across, and it's that very skill that has them enslaved to grow SMILE trees.
  • Gullible Lemmings: Their hats, naturally. Also a Deconstructed Trope as their naive nature can be exploited by enemies in order to reveal secret info.
  • Keigo: They all speak like this, but say "resu" instead of "desu".
  • Meaningful Name: Tonta is Spanish, Italian, and Catalan for 'foolish'. And these dwarves happen to be very gullible. They not only believed one of Usopp's lies, but the dwarves that are enslaved in Doflamingo's SMILE factory think they're making medicine for the imprisoned Mansherry.
  • Older Than They Look: Despite their child-like appearance and behavior, Leo, Kabu and Inhel have been around since Viola and Scarlett's childhood, indicating that Dwarves have longevity.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: These little people are strong enough to toss an ordinary human around like a rag doll...problem is, their main enemies, the Donquixote Family, are run by humans that are anything but normal.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same/Lilliputians: They're tiny humanoids with pointy noses and bushy tails.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: Despite being small enough to fit in your hands they are strong enough to smash concrete with their fists. So you can forget about the city block and the architecture occupying it.
  • Shrouded in Myth: Invoked - As an apology for the oppression of their tribe, the King of Riku (about 800 years ago) allowed them to steal anything they want from the kingdom and he'd label them as "fairy's hijinks". Said myth continues to the present day.
  • Tail Slap: They can do a technique called "Tail Hammer" that is strong enough to knock down a grown man.
  • Thanks for the Mammaries: When they're investigating Robin for hidden items, they go so far as to dive into her mini dress. Later on, Gancho somehow managed to hide in between her breasts, without her or Usopp noticing until he speaks.
  • This Means War!: They were overjoyed when they learned that Doflamingo's resigned from being king. But when they learned that the information was false, this drives them to finally rebel against Doflamingo and go to war against him.

Four Emperors Saga

    Mink Tribe 
Also sometimes referred to as "Minkmen", they are a tribe of Petting Zoo People who lived a mostly isolated life on the moving island of Zou for over a millennium. Exactly how animalistic they are varies between individuals. They are led by two leaders, Inuarashi and Nekomamushi who couldn't stand each other and thus ruled at different times of the day.

Gifted with superhuman strength and other transforming abilities, the Minks are born fighters. Nonetheless, there are two types of warriors who protect the civilians: the Musketeers, led by Shishilian, and the Guardians, led by Pedro.

The Mink have recently warred against a fleet of the Beast Pirates because of their allegiance to the late lord Oden Kozuki from Wano, and they protected the life of the ninja Raizou. They subsequently befriend the Straw Hats and allied with other parties to fight Kaidou.

For Wanda see her entry on the Civilians and Non Pirates page.
For Duke Dogstorm, Boss Cat Viper, and Carrot see their entries on the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance page.
For Pedro see his entry on the Major Allies, Part Two page.

  • Awesome, but Impractical: As lampshaded by Jimbei, their untrained Sulong form is this trope, as the Minks become a danger to friend, foe and themselves alike due to becoming feral and using so much stamina. With proper training, minks can learn to control the form and chuck the "impractical" part out the window.
  • Badass Adorable: It turns out all Minks are this, even the toddlers. They are literally a race of born warriors. Half of them are cute, the other half just look badass.
  • Badass Grandpa: Monjii is an old Monkey Mink, but powerful as hell.
  • Berserk Button: One that formed shortly after the Dressrosa arc is mentioning the Wano Country, ninja or samurai. This is due to Jack ravaging the island in his search for Raizo. It's eventually subverted when it's revealed that the Mink Tribe and Kin'emon's clan go way back; the Minks were protecting Raizou, and their reactions to hearing about samurais were not of anger, but worry.
  • Bull Seeing Red: Notably averted with Roddy. He attacks a piece of cloth not because it's red, but because it's fluttery, which is truth in Real Life.
  • Carnivore Confusion: When Usopp asked about what kind of meat they're serving in this island, Carrot answers that they eat "those without fur", i.e crocodiles, hippos and the like. They also apparently domesticate them, if Wanda's crocodile-boar steed is any indication.
  • Cast from Lifespan: Their Sulong form drains their stamina, to the point that they can die the very night they transform if left unchecked. Even when they do learn to use it, they must do it sparingly.
  • Cat Folk: Cat Viper, the other king of Mokomo Dukedom. There are also other feline (and panthera) persons on the place.
  • Cute Monster Girl: Female minks in general.
  • Everyone Is a Super: Every Mink can use Electro.
  • Fantastic Racism: Subverted. They are said to hate humans, but that's just a rumor. In truth, they only hate people based on their actions as opposed to their race, and some of them even like humans, due to them being not that different from minks.
  • The Glomp: They tend to show affection to others in the form of "minkship" by cuddling, hugging or licking them while saying "Garchu."
  • Killer Gorilla: Blackback, a Mink based on a gorilla. He's a fierce guardian normally but can be tamed with bananas.
  • King of Beasts: Shishilian, a musketeer Lion Mink. He's also a military leader.
  • Large Ham: Shishilian likes to go over-the-top with everything.
  • A Load of Bull: Roddy, a Mink based on a bull.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Mink females tend to look much more human-like, but with animal attributes.
  • A Lizard Named "Liz": Many minks have names related to their species. The "Wan" in Wanda is the Japanese onomatopoeia for "bark", the "shishi" in Shishilian means "lion", the nurse's name, "Tristan" plays off "risu" the Japanese word for squirrel, and the "yagi" in the goat doctor Miyagi's name means "goat."
  • Lunacy: Every Mink has the ability to transform into a "Sulong" under the light of a full moon. From what's been seen of Carrot's transformation, they become much more dangerous and powerful and are able to generate significant quantities of electro. The catch is that the form drains the minks' stamina fast, and normally causes them to lose their mind and become feral; an unchecked Sulong attacks friend and foe alike and can die from exhaustion the very night they transformed. However, it is possible for them to learn how to control the form.
  • Martial Pacifist: They're an entire race of this. They wish to avoid unnecessary violence if they could help it and they'll warn their potential opponent that fighting is useless, but when they have no other choice they'll show that they are not "cuddly and harmless" as people think. Even then, their use of "Electro" are mostly limited to subduing enemies with less-than-lethal force. The Musketeers also make a point of disarming their enemies. Cat Viper, however, seems to be more violent than the rest.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Minks tend to be this to those they're friendly to. They call it "minkship".
  • Petting Zoo People: They're anthropomorphic animals, not unlike Zoan fruit users' hybrid forms (though limited to mammals, as the "Mink" in their name refers to their fur). Some are just a Little Bit Beastly, others are downright talking animals.
  • Shock and Awe: Minks appear to be able to use an ability called Electro, that allows them to use electricity during fights.
  • Son of an Ape: They view humans as Monkey Minks with less hair. Unlike most examples of this trope, it's not meant to be insulting.
  • Spell Blade: They can channel "Electro" through their weapons.
  • Stock Animal Behavior: Most of them have quirks related to the animal they are based on. Rody, a Bull Mink, attacks fluttery objects; Blackback, a Gorilla Mink, loves eating bananas; and Wanda, a Dog Mink, licks people's faces. All the Dog Minks love bones too with their behavior around Brook. Even Dogstorm calls him "delicious-looking".
  • Stock Animal Diet: Averted for the most part as Minks mostly eat fish, reptiles and hippos (with the latter being weird, since hippos are mammals). However, you've got the banana-loving gorilla, the bone-loving dogs and a rabbit called Carrot, so it's alluded in a way.
  • Super Mode: Their "Sulong" form, which happens under the light of a full moon, greatly increases their already-impressive strength, speed, and electro production to the point Big Mom's children warn their soldiers to be wary about facing one of them.
  • Testosterone Poisoning: Shishilian - he hates sweet words such as "honey", "love" etc and he throws his subordinates down the trees for saying them, calling them "having no backbones", and then he makes them promise to never say that again in his presence. He also likes to over-express himself.
  • Underestimating Badassery: The Hundred Beasts Pirates that invaded the kingdom think that all minks are cuddly and harmless. They're quickly proven wrong. If it wasn't for the gas bomb that they bought from Caesar Clown, they would have been pulverized.
  • Undying Loyalty: They were willing to let their entire civilization be destroyed by Jack rather than give up Raizo's location on Zou... because he's Kin'emon's friend, and Kin'emon's clan is the Minks' friends. Talk about True Companions.
  • Verbal Tic: When using pronouns, the males will add "-gara" as a suffix while the females will add "-teia".
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: It's hinted that unless they are properly trained to control it, when Minks change into their Su Long forms, they become feral and dangerous.

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