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Blackbeard Pirates

The small yet mighty pirate crew led by the evil pirate Marshall D. Teach, aka Blackbeard, and one of the main antagonist groups in the series. Despite their small size, they're powerful enough to take on a whole kingdom, like the Drum Kingdom (now known as the Sakura Kingdom). First introduced in Jaya, they later reappear on Banaro Island where they capture Ace. After the events of Impel Down, several legendary criminals strengthen the crew. Blackbeard's initial crew members are Van Augur the marksman, Jesus Burgess the helmsman, Doc Q the doctor and his horse Stronger, and Lafitte the navigator. Following the crew's breakout from Impel Down, they recruit Shiryu the swordsman, Catarina Devon, Avalo Pizarro, Vasco Shot, and San Juan Wolf, all former Level Six prisoners and highly feared individuals.


After the Time Skip, Blackbeard has replaced Whitebeard as one of the Four Emperors as confirmed in Chapter 650. He has expanded his crew greatly, to the extent that it is divided into ten divisions, each led by one of his Ten Titanic Captains. They have also established a headquarters on Fullalead, a pirate island community similar to Jaya, where Blackbeard lures powerful pirates with the intent of recruiting them or killing them and stealing their powers should they refuse.

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    In General 
  • Badass Crew: Half of its members are criminals so dangerous and infamous that they have been put in Level 6 of Impel Down, and this is before it gets so big to have entire divisions. During the Time Skip, they even defeat Whitebeard's former crew, enforcing how strong they are to the rest of the world.
  • Because Destiny Says So: They're all a bunch of fatalists and believe that their actions are already written, making a nice contrast with the Screw Destiny attitude of the Straw Hats.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: When the Straw Hats reach the Drum Kingdom, it's explained to them that the kingdom has been recently attacked by a group led by a certain Blackbeard. The Straw Hats will meet this group much later in Jaya. Over the course of the story Blackbeard and his pirates become more important until they become one of the four most dangerous crews in the world and a candidate for the main group of villains of the story.
  • The Dreaded: All of the new recruits from Impel Down are infamous for having committed atrocious crimes and considered among the most dangerous people of the world. After the Time Skip, all of the crew gains this status by default after Blackbeard becomes an Emperor.
  • The Fatalist: Along with nihilism, the crew has a consistent belief that everything that happens is predetermined as the result of fate.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Indeed, while they have skills when we first meet them they're relative unknowns and doesn't even have a proper pirate ship (just a raft tied together with heavy logs and a sail). But after Blackbeard manages to pull off his gambit and kill Whitebeard, they're taken seriously as a threat and after the time skip, are now even The Dreaded since Blackbeard is now a Pirate Emperor.
  • Gang of Hats: Despite being a manga about piracy, most pirate crews in One Piece are not at all like the pop culture image of pirates (The Big Mom Pirates for example are an Alice themed totalitarian government that runs on the souls of its inhabitants). The Blackbeard Pirates, on the other hand, stand out for having a distinct "pirate" theme, which reflects in both their appearance and in their actions.
  • Gonk: Most of them are deliberately drawn to be ugly, in contrast to the Straw Hat Pirates, who are either pretty, cool, or cute. The only exceptions being Van Augur (who's simply average looking) and Lafitte (who's more creepy-looking than ugly). This is actually meant to be a character trait by Oda, who believes that real pirates should be rough and ugly-looking.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: When the Straw Hats reach the Drum Kingdom, it's recently been invaded and pillaged by the Blackbeard Pirates, at the time still relatively unknown. This mean they are the catalysts of the situation at the beginning of the Drum Arc. However, they don't appear and interact with the Straw Hats until much later.
  • Made of Iron: After Sengoku delivers a mighty shockwave to them in his Buddha form and sends them flying, all of them, including the frail-looking Doc Q and freakin' Stronger, get up almost immediately.
  • Quantity vs. Quality: Blackbeard only lets the best of the best join his crew. Even among the terribly strong Impel Down's Level 6 criminals, he lets them fight to the death for freedom to recruit only the four last standing ones.note  He also says that Jewelry Bonney is too weak for his crew, but offers to let her tag along as his "woman". After Blackbeard becomes an emperor, it seems the crew has gotten many more members, as it's now composed of multiple divisions.
  • Superpower Lottery: At the end of the Fishman Island Arc, Jimbei tells Luffy the Blackbeard Pirates are hunting powerful Devil Fruits to increase their powers to the top. Some of the powers that the Blackbeard Pirates attain during the Time Skip are indeed among the strongest, including the abilities of Invisibility, the ability to create diseases, Teleporation and Super Strength.
  • Un-person: The crimes of the Impel Down recruits were horrific enough for the World Government to turn them into this, storing them in a secret level of the prison to be forgotten from history.
  • Villainous Valor: Averted; at least Shiryu would split up if Blackbeard's plans regarding the Tremor-Tremor Fruit would have failed.
  • We Have Reserves: In chapter 904, after the Whole Cake Island Arc, Belo Betty tells Peachbeard that Blackbeard doesn't care about the well-being of his subordinate crews. Given the fatalist belief of the crew and the size of their crew being large enough to require multiple divisions, the loss of a small subordinate crew is likely affordable to them.


    Marshall D. Teach — "Blackbeard" 
Commodore of the Blackbeard Pirates and one of the Four Emperors. See his page here.

The Ten Titanic Captains

The ten leaders of each of Blackbeard's divisions after he becomes an Emperor of the Sea and his most powerful subordinates. Four of the captains (and the pet horse of one of the captains) are the original members of the crew besides Blackbeard and five are former Level 6 prisoners from Impel Down.
  • All There in the Manual: A fair bit of information, including which of the known members are captains, is revealed through the Vivre Card collection.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: Their silhouettes from Dalton's memory are different from their debut; among other things, two characters have bicone hats rather than just Augur, there appears to be a swordsman in the crew and Blackbeard has a captain's hat before he gets one in canon.
  • Everyone is a Super: Invoked. At the end of the Fish-man Island arc, Jimbei tells Luffy the Blackbeard pirates actively hunt for powerful Devil Fruits to own. In Dressrosa, Burgess attempts to get the Flame-Flame Fruit and, after he loses to Sabo, desperately tries to kill weakened Luffy to get the Gum-Gum Fruit.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Part of the Jaya Arc serves to establish all the original five members of the crew, specifically their different abilities and their fatalist attitude.
  • Evil Counterpart: Nearly every member is a direct evil counterpart to one of the Straw Hat pirates. To make the contrast more apparent, they're all ugly while the Straw Hats are all good-looking.
  • The Ghost: While the identity of the first nine captains, the various members of the Blackbeard Pirates pre-Time Skip, was revealed thanks to supplementary materials, the identity of the Tenth Titanic Captain is left unknown.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: Many of the Titanic Captains are named after famous real-world pirates:
  • Psycho Rangers: The crew serves as evil counterpart to the Straw Hats. To wit, there are similarities between Luffy and Blackbeard (similar belief in dreams, the Will of D. and aspiring to become Pirate King), Zoro and Shiryu (both are master swordsmen who were released from imprisonment), Chopper and Doc Q (doctors), Usopp and Van Augur (snipers), and Nami and Lafitte (navigators).
  • Took a Level in Badass: Many of the Titanic Captains acquire powerful Devil Fruits after the Time Skip. By the Egghead Arc, all ten of them are Devil Fruit users, as confirmed by Blackbeard himself in chapter 1064.
    • Shiryu gains Absalom's Clear-Clear Fruit after his death, which allows him to turn himself invisible.
    • Doc Q gains the Sick-Sick Fruit, which allows him to create his own illnesses and infect people with them. Likewise, his horse Stronger gains the Horse-Horse Fruit, Model: Pegasus, which grants him the ability to turn into a pegasus and fly with wings.
    • Van Augur gains the Warp-Warp Fruit, which allows him to teleport objects or people.
    • Jesus Burgess gets the Strong-Strong Fruit, which increases his already immense strength to the point where he can lift entire mountains.

    "Champion" Jesus Burgess 

"Champion" Jesus Burgess

Voiced by: Tetsu Inada (JP), Phil Parsons (EN), Leornado García (Jaya Arc, Netflix LatAm), Alejandro Mayén (epi. 235, Netflix LatAm)

Age: 27 (Pre-Timeskip), 29 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 222 (Manga), Episode 146 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Strong-Strong Fruit

One of the original five members of the Blackbeard Pirates and the helmsman of the crew, Burgess is a large, muscular man and a powerful hand-to-hand fighter with a love of combat. Burgess would become a member of the Ten Titanic Captains and the Captain of the Blackbeard Pirates' 1st Ship upon their ascension to Emperor-hood, and arrived at Dressrossa with the intention of winning the Flame-Flame Fruit for his crew in the Corrida Colosseum tournament.

Before the timeskip, his last known bounty is 20,000,000 berries.

After Dressrosa, he's given the Strong-Strong Fruit (Riki Riki no Mi), which boosts his already massive strength to monstrous levels.

  • Blood Knight: He loves fighting to the point he basically spends his free time in Jaya challenging anyone strong there to a fight. He also relishes the chance to fight Luffy in the Corrida Colosseum.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He's a very loud and cheerful brawler prone to flashy displays and poses.
  • Boring, but Practical: His Devil Fruit ability is to make himself stronger. It's not a complex power but is a perfect fit for a brutish hand-to-hand fighter like Burgess.
  • Brown Bag Mask: During his first match in the Corrida Colosseum tournament, Burgess wears a brown mask with "HAPPY STORE" written on it to disguise himself. He takes it off after the match ends.
  • The Brute: He's physically the strongest of the Blackbeard Pirates and more dimwitted compared to the other members, though he's capable of cunning and deceptive feats of intelligence. With the Strong-Strong Fruit, this trait is enhanced.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Given his looks and his boisterous Blood Knight personality, one might mistake him for a simpleton. However, on more than one occasion he's shown to be quite canny, with the biggest example so far being sneaking aboard a Revolutionary Army ship and giving Blackbeard and his comrades a way to find the Revolutionary Army's home base.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: He throws buildings around like sandbags in his crew's battle with Ace and doesn't have a Devil Fruit power, only his natural strength. Subverted after the events of Dressrosa, as since he eats the Strong-Strong Fruit, he uses the fruit's supernatural strength instead of his own.
  • Combat Pragmatism: In spite of his love for fighting, when the situation calls for it, Burgess is all too willing to put honor aside for the bigger picture. Examples include his use of guns when the Blackbeard Pirates kill Whitebeard, when he watches and waits during Luffy and Doflamingo's fight for Luffy to be left vulnerable before leaping out and trying to kill him, and, as mentioned below, using Sabo's guilt over Ace's death to try to get him to act irrationally and leave an opening for him to attack with a dagger.
  • Cool Mask: He wears a particularly badass-looking luchador-esque mask, hinting at his hand-to-hand fighting style and love of combat.
  • Determinator: Despite Sabo utterly destroying him after their battle (a bone is sticking out of one of his legs!), he still manages to board Sabo's ship and reach the Revolutionary's headquarters in Baltigo, where he manages to remain hidden and conscious for ten days.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's very strong, as he can lift and throw buildings and he stomps all the other gladiators of the Block A of the Corrida Colosseum tournament quickly, but being smart is not among his qualities, although he's quite pragmatic.
  • Establishing Character Moment: In his first appearance he stands on top of a house shouting and looks for a fight.
  • Evil Counterpart: His position as helmsman and attribute as a powerful hand to hand fighter puts him as an evil foil to Jimbei, though his Boisterous Bruiser attitude more greatly echoes Franky.
  • Hidden Depths: He may be a violent brute, but when Shiryu calls the crew out for traveling on a raft, he says the raft had sentimental value.
  • In a Single Bound: He can leap down several hundred meters without difficulty.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: A weird variant; Burgess has a technique called "Shockwave Elbow" where he fires a shockwave out of his elbow.
  • Ki Manipulation: He's shown to have learned Armament Haki over the Time Skip, though his Haki still isn't as powerful as Sabo's which destroys his armor.
  • Line-of-Sight Name: To enter the Dressrosa gladiatorial tournament, Burgess puts a paper bag on his head emblazoned with the words "HAPPY STORE." The name he enters into the tournament under: Mr. Store.
  • Made of Iron: While his second battle with Sabo doesn't go too well for him, he takes a huge amount of punishment before going down. In the anime, he even shrugs off a direct hit from Garp.
  • Nerves of Steel: In the anime, he faces down Garp and Sengoku without fear.
  • One-Man Army: Burgess defeats all the other gladiators of Block A in the Corrida Colosseum in an instant. After revealing that he's the commander of an Emperor's division, this is expected.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: The only disguise that Burgess wears when fighting in the Corrida Colosseum tournament is a paper bag that he wears over his head. Remarkably, nobody at the Corrida Colosseum manages to recognize him based on his body structure until he reveals himself.
  • Power Fist: An elbow variation. He wears armor on his right arm, which helps him make really strong attacks from his elbow. However, Sabo destroys it with ease.
  • Razor Wind: His Galleon Lariat technique is a unique variant in that it's his forearm that causes a massive slice rather than a blade.
  • Signature Laugh: "Wi-hahaha!"
  • Slasher Smile: His default expression, particularly when he is about to enter combat, is that of a bloodthirsty smile that shows his eagerness to fight.
  • Schmuck Bait: In Dressrosa, Burgess mocks Ace in front of Sabo to make him mad enough to get close while he prepares for a sneak attack to take his fruit. Unfortunately, Sabo is quick to react and Burgess eats a Fire Fist to the face.
  • Super Strength: Burgess is the physically strongest of the Titanic Captains, being strong enough to chuck buildings around on his own. He gets even stronger after acquiring the Strong-Strong Fruit, as he's able to lift and throw a mountain.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: He's so ripped that his legs look tiny in comparison and this difference in proportion gets even bigger after the Time Skip.
  • Villainous Valor: He drags Doc Q and Stronger away from the battle between Ace and Blackbeard to save them from being caught in the crossfire, and he is fiercely loyal to Teach.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: He is topless in the Corrida Colosseum tournament.

    Shiryu "of the Rain" 

Shiryu "of the Rain"

Voiced by: Takayuki Sugo (JP), Matt Thurston (EN)

Age: 42 (Pre-Timeskip), 44 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 538 (Manga), Episode 440 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Clear-Clear Fruit

"It's obvious what the future holds for me here. I've been waiting to meet someone like you!"
Chapter 549

Shiryu was once the Head Jailer of Impel Down. A skilled swordsman, he wields a nodachi named Raiu. He was stripped of his rank, was sentenced to execution, and was placed in Level 6 of Impel Down. Magellan, desperate for help, temporarily releases Shiryu to crush the riot. Instead, Shiryu attacks the workers and cuts off communications. Shiryu saves the Blackbeard Pirates from Magellan's poison and promptly joins the team, eventually becoming the Titanic Captain of the Blackbeard Pirates' 2nd ship.

He possesses the powers of the Clear-Clear Fruit (Suke Suke no Mi), having stolen it from Absalom after killing him, allowing him to turn himself or anything he touches invisible.

  • Ax-Crazy: He's very much prone to murderous violence considering that during his time as Head Jailer, he killed prisoners for his own pleasure. One wonders how someone this psychopathic earned this position of the most important prison in the world to begin with.
  • BFS: His sword Raiu is a type used to kill cavalry, but he wields it like a normal sword. Of course, he's much, much taller and larger than normal humans, so for him, it probably is a normal sword. It's one of the Famous Swords (Meito), the legendary swords.
  • Cape Wings: Subverted. He is seen sporting devil wings when confronting Magellan, but they are not present afterward as they are part of his Impel Down's uniform.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He's mentioned several times in the Impel Down Arc as the psychotic former Head Jailer imprisoned on Level 6 before he's eventually freed by Blackbeard and joins his crew, becoming one of its most prominent members.
  • Cigar Chomper: He's never seen without a cigar.
  • Covert Pervert: According to Oda, he uses his Clear-Clear Fruit powers to spy on women in the bath.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Shiryu is powerful enough to be Head Jailer of the world's most important prison, to the point of being considered equal with Magellan, even before nabbing himself the Clear-Clear Fruit.
  • Establishing Character Moment: He cuts down all of his old coworkers as "thanks" for freeing him before siding with Blackbeard, which says everything that needed to be said about his selfishness and relentlessly violent nature.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Zoro. Note his swordsmanship, being put on death row prior to joining Blackbeard, and calling Blackbeard out after Magellan's crushing attack. The fact that he used to be a jailer nicely parallels Zoro's past as a pirate hunter, too, as does the fact that both their stated reasons for becoming pirates was the fact that their only other option was death.
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: Shiryu delivers a sarcastic Bond One-Liner after killing the guards who released him.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Played with. He used to work for the World Government, which is quite corrupt, as the Head Jailer of Impel Down. But after being imprisoned for his cruelty and given a death sentence, he defects and joins Blackbeard. Still, his personality doesn't change at all.
  • The Fatalist: Seems to be a reason for joining Blackbeard.
  • Foreshadowing: A very subtle example from Expanded Universe material. In Ace's novel, Thatch jokingly brings up the Clear-Clear Fruit during a discussion about Devil Fruit, to which Teach says he'd like it. Sure enough, the power ends up in the hands of the Blackbeard Pirates after they kill Absalom.
  • From Bad to Worse: What's worse than an ultra-violent, mass-murdering, openly treacherous psychopath? An invisible ultra-violent, mass-murdering, openly treacherous psychopath. The Clear-Clear Fruit was the absolute last thing that Shiryu needed.
  • Gag Nose: As seen in the picture above, he has a rather abnormal nose, although he's far from the worst offender.
  • Godzilla Threshold: The only reason why Magellan orders him to be released is because Magellan cannot handle Impel Down's prison riot, especially when Blackbeard and his crew suddenly arrive. It works out real well for Magellan.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: He smokes a large cigar almost all the time, which denotes his villainy compared to the more protagonistic characters using cigarettes.
  • Invisibility: Chapter 925 reveals that he is the new user of the Clear-Clear Fruit, having killed Absalom off-screen.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: He kills Absalom and steals his Devil Fruit power for himself. But since Absalom was a loathsome pervert who all but tried to rape Nami while she was taking a shower, Shiryu's murder of him isn't necessarily one of his biggest sins.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Well, he once believed in Justice before being imprisoned. See Gag Nose for his massive features.
  • Large and in Charge: He's not as tall as Magellan, but he's still much bigger than normal people. He was also formally the Head Jailer of Impel Down before being imprisoned for his cruelty.
  • Lawman Gone Bad: Shiryu was a former head jailer who got locked up for torturing and killing prisoners for fun. When Magellan asks him for help in dealing with Blackbeard during the riot, Magellan makes it clear that he's only postponing his inevitable execution and won't receive anymore chances. This gives Shiryu no further incentive to continue working for the World Government and defects to the Blackbeard Pirates as his only other option was death.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He killed prisoners for fun, claiming them to be "just trash". Then, he gets arrested and sent to Level Six where the worst criminals are kept.
  • Master Swordsman: He's an extremely skilled swordsman, killing several Impel Down officers in a split second.
  • Mistreatment-Induced Betrayal: A downplayed case, but still present. Upon Magellan freeing him to deal with Blackbeard, he tries to gain sympathy from Magellan by explaining how horrible his imprisonment was, then cautiously asks him if he will be a free man after he fulfills his job. Magellan coldly responds that he will only postpone his death sentence and won't receive any more chances. After that response, it's unsurprising Shiryu would join Blackbeard, lampshading his only other option was death.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: His name translates to "Death Dragon".
  • Only Sane Man: Shiryu has the least amount of eccentricities among the Blackbeard Pirates and thinks further ahead than his newfound comrades, even chastising them for impatiently wanting to engage in drinking and buying new clothes after the battle for Marineford and for their lack of preparedness for the New World.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Shiryu is always seen with a relaxed smile.
  • Putting on the Reich: Like all who work at Impel Down. His uniform seems to look more like the SS, which fits his personality.
  • Psycho for Hire: It's implied that he took the job as Head Jailer of Impel Down to torture and kill prisoners.
  • Samurai: After cutting down the guards that free him, he says "Kiri-sute gomen" ("authorization to cut and leave [the body of the victim]") as a Bond One-Liner, referring to the samurai's right to kill commoners for perceived affronts.
  • Smoking Is Cool: When Impel Down's guards release him from jail, the first thing he asks for is a lighter so he can smoke his cigar.
  • Spell My Name with an S: Even the manga flip-flops on this as he's called "Shiliew" in previous chapters but "Shiryu" in chapter 925.
  • Still Wearing the Old Colors: Two years after escaping Impel Down and defecting from the World Government, Shiryu still wears his jailer outfit, although he has replaced the Impel Down emblems with skulls.

    Van Augur "the Supersonic" 

"Supersonic" Van Augur

Voiced by: Masaya Takatsuka (JP), Barry Yandell (EN), Eduardo Ramírez (Jaya Arc, Netflix LatAm), Alberto Bernal (epi. 235, Netflix LatAm)

Age: 25 (Pre-Timeskip), 27 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 222 (Manga), Episode 146 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Warp-Warp Fruit

One of the original five members of the Blackbeard Pirates and the group's marksman, Van Augur is a masterful sharpshooter who lives up to his role and epithet, sniping with his large ornate rifle Senriku. Augur is typically reserved and stoic and defers to his Captain. After the Time Skip, he becomes one of the Ten Titanic Captains and the captain of the Third Ship.

Over the Time Skip, he acquires the Warp-Warp Fruit (Wapu Wapu no Mi), allowing him to teleport himself and others at will.

Before the Time Skip, his last known bounty is 64,000,000 berries.

  • BFG: Van Augur has a very big, long rifle named Senriku.
  • Cold Sniper: He's calm, stern, and deeply believes in fate. He's also a very capable sniper, able to shoot down seagulls from miles away.
  • Cool Gun: He carries Senriku, a large rifle with detailed carvings on it that is as long as he is tall (and Augur is very tall).
  • Dull Surprise: The typical expression of Van Augur is that of stoicism except for a tiny instance of a Slasher Smile while fighting Ace.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Van Augur is introduced sniping seagulls too far away to be seen by the naked eye and letting those who survive his shots live on as he believes this is the path fate has chosen for them.
  • Evil Counterpart: He seems to be being set up as one for Usopp as the sniper of their respective crews. His stoicism and belief in fate contrasts against Usopp's cowardice and his personal dream of being a great warrior of the sea.
  • The Fatalist: He chalks up the result of his sniping to fate in Jaya.
  • Homage: Van Augur is way too similar to Adolphus from The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: Van Augur can snipe down seagulls when they're not even in sight and can easily tell if the shot is immediately fatal or not. In the anime during his crew's invasion of Impel Down, he's able to shoot down the barrels of the prison guards' guns to destroy them.
  • Quick Draw: His ability to fire his gun quickly is considerably impressive since he does this with a long bulky rifle. He shoots Ace in the forehead and heart the moment he turns down Blackbeard's offer to join their crew, although as the latter is a Logia user it has no effect. In the anime, it's shown when invading Impel Down he could also shoot through the bullets shot off by some of the prison guards to destroy their guns.
  • Slasher Smile: The only time he ever changes his stoic demeanor is when he gives Ace a devilish smile during their fight.
  • Spell My Name with an S: "Van Augur" is how his name is spelled in the original manga, while the Viz and edited Funimation versions use "Van Ogre" and the uncut Funimation release uses "Van Auger". The Viz translation later uses the "Van Augur" spelling.
  • The Stoic: He's the quietest and least emotive member of the original Blackbeard Pirates. He shows only a hint of a smile once when fighting Ace.
  • Super Speed: He displays his fast speed when dodging Ace's attacks.
  • Villainous Valour: He genuinely praises and admires Ace's ability to continue fighting Blackbeard even with the latter's ability to nullify his Devil Fruit.
  • Villain Teleportation: Van Augur gets the power of the Warp-Warp Fruit sometime during the Time Skip, allowing him to teleport Burgess to a nearby island.
  • Weapon Across the Shoulder: He's usually seen holding his rifle across his shoulder, presumably due to its size.

    "Corrupt King" Avalo Pizarro 

"Corrupt King" Avalo Pizarro

Voiced by: Kazunari Tanaka (JP), Greg Silva (EN)

Age: 40 (Pre-Timeskip), 42 (Pre-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 575 (Manga), Episode 484 (Anime)

One of the criminals sentenced to Level 6 of Impel Down, Pizarro was a king of a country in the North Blue but was overthrown by his subjects due to his corruption. He's the most cheerful of the Blackbeard Pirates and desires to become the leader despite none of the crew wanting to be his subordinates. He becomes a member of Blackbeard's crew after winning a fight to the death between Level 6's prisoners along with three other prisoners. After the Time Skip, he still seems to be loyal to Blackbeard as the Titanic Captain of his fourth ship.

  • 0% Approval Rating: According to the Vivre Card he was once the king of a country in North Blue. However, he was such a corrupt and twisted ruler that he was overthrown by his people.
  • Animal Motifs: Cats, as demonstrated by his Verbal Tic, bushy hairstyle resembling a lion mane and general feline appearance.
  • Beast Man: With his narrow irises, his whiskers-like mustache and his habit of saying "nya", he seems to be some sort of cat-man hybrid.
  • Cool Crown: After the Time Skip, he wears an elaborate crown, a reference to his epithet and his former title as king of an island in the North Blue.
  • Institutional Apparel: Averted. Despite being among the Level 6 prisoners that joins Blackbeard's crew from Impel Down, he's not seen wearing the striped prisoner outfit.
  • Insult Backfire: In this anime-exclusive exchange after Bonney rejects Teach's offer to join their crew as his "woman" with a kick to the face:
    Teach: Women ought to have more decency! This lousy crew is indecent enough to begin with!
    Pizarro: That's nice of you to say, Captain! *laughs*
  • Perpetual Smiler: He's constantly seen smiling in what borders on a Cheshire Cat Grin with all his similarities to a cat, although he lacks some teeth.
  • The Starscream: Played with. He asks Blackbeard if he can be the captain, although he might not be serious, but has never shown any actual intention of usurping him. Besides, the other crewmates have made clear that they would remain loyal to Teach.
  • Verbal Tic: He usually ends his sentences with "Nya", the Japanese onomatopoeia for a cat's meows.

    "Demon Sheriff" Lafitte 

"Demon Sheriff" Lafitte

Voiced by: Taiki Matsuno (JP), Christopher Bevins (EN), Javier Olguín (Netflix LatAm)

Age: 39 (Pre-Timeskip), 41 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 234 (Manga), Episode 151 (Anime)

One of the original 5 Blackbeard Pirates. The crew's staff officer, Lafitte is also the navigator, a master infiltrator, and one of the more enigmatic members. An effeminate man resembling a mime, he seems to possess powers of hypnosis and has wings that make him capable of flight just like a Skypeian. He used to be a sheriff in the West Blue before being exiled for his brutality and cruelty. He is the man responsible for sneaking into the high-security Marijoa and recommends Blackbeard as the next Warlord. He's also the one who hypnotizes the guards to allow for their infiltration into Impel Down. After the Time Skip, he's granted the position of Titanic Captain of the crew's fifth ship.

Before the Time Skip, his last known bounty was 42,200,000 berries.

  • Affably Evil: He's calm and mostly polite, but he was also fired from his job as a policeman for viciously beating suspects and civilians and is a member of the highly destructive Blackbeard Pirates.
  • Agent Peacock: He's very camp compared to the rest of the Blackbeard Pirates, though that's not a reason to underestimate him considering his original position as the crew's staff officer.
  • Cane Fu: Wields a long cane that, like Nami's, one would assume factors into his combat ability.
  • Catchphrase: "We are called the Blackbeard Pirates. Please remember that." This was first used to inform Sengoku they were going to be highly significant in the future and next to warn Avalo Pizzaro not to overstep his bounds.
  • Charm Person: Lafitte is capable of hypnotizing people, which he uses to allow the Blackbeard Pirates to infiltrate Impel Down.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: When Blackbeard and Ace threaten to bring island-wrecking carnage on each other, the other Blackbeard Pirates scramble for their lives, meanwhile, Lafitte is just strolling away.
  • Dirty Cop: Lafitte was a policeman in West Blue until he was thrown off the force for his brutality and sadism.
  • The Dragon: He's confirmed to be Blackbeard's Staff Officer in the Vivre Card databook. Lafitte is the man Blackbeard appoints with the most important and dangerous tasks and the one who threatens to kill anyone in the crew who would challenge Teach's authority.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: His looks are based off a Bifauxnen musician. In other words, he's a guy that looks like a girl that looks like a guy that looks like a girl.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Lafitte first appears during a meeting to determine a new member for the Seven Warlords uninvited, sneaking past the security of Marijoa and remaining unnoticed by either the Fleet Admiral or the three Warlords there until he reveals himself.
  • Evil Counterpart: He seems to be being set up as one for Nami as the navigator of their respective crews. Like Nami, he is one of the most intelligent members of the crew and is a sneaky individual, although in Lafitte's case it's in infiltration instead of thievery. Additionally, Lafitte is a former sheriff who was exiled for his brutality. Nami, by contrast, is a thief who was victimized by corrupt authorities like himself.
  • Fur and Loathing: After the Time Skip, he's added a cape to his attire, collared with fur.
  • Good Wings, Evil Wings: Subverted. Despite having angelic wings, he is a core member of the core antagonist pirate crew in the series.
  • Insistent Terminology: After the Time Skip, he insists that Burgess refers to Blackbeard as "admiral" instead of as "captain".
  • Noiseless Walker: He's incredibly stealthy despite wearing tapping shoes, best shown when he infiltrates the capital of the World Government in the middle of a meeting and wasn't noticed until he decided to speak despite the Fleet Admiral and three Warlords taking attendance.
  • Police Brutality: Originally he was a police officer somewhere in the West Blue, but his career ended in a scandal when it was revealed that he engaged heavily in violence and cruelty.
  • Sissy Villain: His mannerisms and appearance compared to the rest of his crew comes off as effeminate. Heck, he's even wearing makeup!
  • Stealth Expert: He's able to sneak into Marijoa, the capital of the World Government, and infiltrate one of its meetings without being detected until he decides to reveal himself. Even more impressively, attending that meeting is the Fleet Admiral Sengoku and three Warlords and with most of the meeting's attendees having Observation Haki. And he manages to do this while wearing tap dance shoes!
  • Undying Loyalty: His catchphrase makes his loyalty to Blackbeard and Blackbeard alone explicit. He threatens to kill Avalo Pizzaro when he jokingly suggests usurping Blackbeard. Keep in mind Avalo is one of the most feared Level 6 criminals in history.
  • Winged Humanoid: Downplayed. He can turn his arms into giant bird-like wings to fly.

    "Crescent Moon Hunter" Catarina Devon 

"Crescent Moon Hunter" Catarina Devon

Voiced by: Kimiko Saito (JP), Natalie Hoover (EN)

Age: 34 (Pre-Timeskip), 36 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 575 (Manga), Episode 484 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Dog-Dog Fruit, Model: Nine-Tailed Fox
Click here to see her Post-Time Skip appearance 

The most dangerous female pirate ever to be imprisoned in Impel Down, Devon is infamous for hunting and decapitating beautiful women to add their heads to her collection in her twisted pursuit of beauty. She has a sense of fashion, as she dislikes her prisoner outfit. She joins Blackbeard's crew after she emerges as one of the four victors of a duel to the death amongst the Level 6 prisoners that Bleackbeard frees, and after the Time Skip, she has become the Titanic Captain of his sixth ship.

She has eaten the Dog-Dog Fruit (Inu Inu no Mi), Model: Nine-Tailed Fox, a Mythical Zoan Devil Fruit that allows her to transform into a nine-tailed fox, granting her the abilities of the legendary beast, one of which is shapeshifting.

  • Asian Fox-Spirit: She has eaten a Mythical Zoan fruit that allows her to turn into a nine-tailed fox spirit and take the appearance of other people.
  • Ax-Crazy: She's quite possibly the most psychotic and outright evil member of Blackbeard's crew. Unlike Shiryu, who at least limited most of his carnage to condemned prisoners, Catarina slaughters innocent women out of nothing more than petty envy.
  • Badass Cape: Catarina wears a bright pink cape on her prison uniform as she has a sense of fashion.
  • Boobs of Steel: Catarina Devon is said to be the most dangerous female criminal in the world, and her bust is surprisingly big even by this stories' standards.
  • Butter Face: Catarina Devon has a wonderful body, with an especially large bust, but is coupled with a hideous face with a long nose. Despite this, she has many women who fawn and cheer for her at Pirate Island.
  • Classy Cravat: She wears a huge dark cravat after the Time Skip.
  • Creepy Souvenir: She collects the severed heads of beautiful women who catches her attention, and she's collected enough of them to the point of being locked up in Impel Down's darkest level to be forgotten.
  • Dark Action Girl: Catarina Devon is the crew's only female member, and she was imprisoned in Level 6, reserved only to the most dangerous pirates.
  • Dead Person Impersonation: She uses her Devil Fruit powers to briefly impersonate Absalom to play a cruel trick on Moria, making him believe his crewmate is alive while he's been killed for his devil fruit.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She tells the Marines that she "likes them too" upon being recognized.
  • Dressed to Plunder: As you can see, her post-timeskip outfit is that of a traditional pirate captain.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: Against all odds, her appearance before Moria on Beehive island is welcomed by a cheer from a group of women, with the anime adding plenty of hearts.
  • The Fashionista: Despite being a pirate, Catarina has a sense of fashion, as she wears a cape and pink pants to make her prisoner uniform more fashionable and complains that she wants to get rid of her uniform as quickly as possible. After the Time Skip, she sports a new classy pirate look.
  • Gag Nose: Just to make her even uglier, Catarina has a long witchlike nose.
  • Institutional Apparel: Like the other Level 6 escapees, she still wears her prison uniform, although with some changes. She doesn't like it and asks when she can steal some new clothes. In her post-Time Skip appearance, she has some new clothes.
  • Kavorka Man: Rare Female Example. Despite her hideous face, Katarina has a lot of female suitors.
  • Kick the Dog: She mockingly tells Moria that he should be pleased that she and Shiryu murdered Absalom due to his "liking" corpses.
  • Multi-Melee Master: During her introduction, she uses a spear to finish off Whitebeard with the rest of the crew, then post timeskip she's ready to take on Moria with a cutlass. That being said, according to the Vivre Card her main weapon is a whip.
  • Off with His Head!: She's infamous for decapitating beautiful women and adding their heads to her collection.
  • Of Corsets Sexy: Her pirate outfit has a corset that highlight her hourglass figure, although Catarina is far from sexy.
  • Pirate Girl: Catarina Devon's appearance after the Time Skip is like that of a stereotypical pirate.
  • Psycho Lesbian: Devon has a disturbing pastime of collecting the heads of beautiful women, but she also seems to enjoy the company of pretty ladies, as seen by her fawning fangirls on Fullalead. When she joins her captain in a raid on Amazon Lily, Boa Hancock's ability petrifies her along with Vasco Shot and most of the men present.
  • Red Baron: Her title is "Crescent Moon Hunter" due to killing beautiful women for their heads.
  • Signature Laugh: Her laugh is a lady-like "Murunfuffuffu!"
  • The Smurfette Principle: Catarina Devon is the only female member of Blackbeard's Titanic Captains. She's also the only (known) female prisoner seen in Impel Down (though only in the manga as there is another female prisoner seen in the anime).
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Having eaten the Dog-Dog Fruit, Model: Nine-Tailed Fox, she can transform into other people, and is shown impersonating the dead Absalom to taunt Moria.

    "Great Battleship" San Juan Wolf 

"Great Battleship" San Juan Wolf

Voiced by: Kenichi Ono (JP), Jason Bunch (EN)

Age: 97 (Pre-Timeskip), 99 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 575 (Manga), Episode 484 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Unnamed Gigantification Fruit

A member of the giant race, and one of the infamous criminals sentenced to Level 6 of Impel Down. He has eaten an unknown Devil Fruit that makes him enormous, even bigger than other giants. Despite his absurd size, he's very shy, to the point of being embarrassed when the Marines notice him hidden behind Marineford's base, and he has a mind like a child's. After being one of the four victors of a duel to the death between the Level 6 prisoners that Blackbeard frees, he becomes a member of the Blackbeard Pirates, later becoming the Titanic Captain of the crew's seventh ship.

He has eaten a Devil Fruit that makes him larger than normal giants.

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: San Juan Wolf really earns his nickname Great Battleship, as he even towers over the already gigantic Oars. He's so big that the only place where he can hide is behind Marineford's base! This is due to having eaten a Devil Fruit, so much that he isn't in danger of drowning due to his sheer size.
  • Foreshadowing: A very subtle one following the Marineford War. While sitting in the water, Wolf complains that he's exhausted. At first it seems like he was tired from walking from Marineford to the New World, but it's actually due to his Devil Fruit weakness.
  • Institutional Apparel: After escaping from Impel Down, he wears a black and white striped prison suit. One has to wonder where they found a suit larger than a sailing ship's canvas.
  • Irony: The raft only had room for four more people, hence why Blackbeard only recruited the four survivors in his battle royale. One of said survivors, Wolf, is a giant who does indeed break the raft by being too big.
  • Our Giants Are Bigger: Remember how big Oars is? San Juan Wolf towers over him. The guy is so huge that he is roughly the same size as the Marine headquarters' tallest building. In fact, he's introduced in the flesh hiding behind that building. Afterward, being too big for the Blackbeard's ship, he decides to stand in the Grand Line. Literally. He can walk on the bottom of the ocean and have his head still above water.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: He does not seem to have much of a grasp on reality, and when he strands himself in the sea because of his sheer size damaging Blackbeard's ship, he keeps complaining like a child.
  • Shrinking Violet: When the Marines spot him, he feels embarrassed and remains "hidden" behind Marineford's base without taking part in the assault with his crewmates.
  • Superpower Lottery: He has a Devil Fruit ability that allows him to increase his size. Combined with his already large size due to being a giant, he's able to grow so big that he makes even giants look a gecko in comparison. What's truly significant about this power, however, is that it allows him to bypass the standard Devil Fruit weakness of the inability to swim since he can become huge enough to walk on the ocean floor with plenty of his body still above water. Because of this, he is not rendered immobile, allowing him to traverse the ocean waters freely without a ship, and he's more than huge enough that even the largest and most ferocious sea monsters would likely be little more than pests to him. However, being in water still saps him of his strength as he notes that he's exhausted walking from Marineford to the New World.

    "Heavy Drinker" Vasco Shot 

"Heavy Drinker" Vasco Shot

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta (JP), Clint Ford (EN)

Age: 36 (Pre-Timeskip), 38 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 575 (Manga), Episode 484 (Anime)

One of the criminals given a life sentence in Level 6 of Impel Down. True to his name, Vasco Shot is often seen drinking from a gourd he always carries and appears to perpetually drunk. He joins Blackbeard's crew after he emerges as one of the four victors in a duel to the death amongst the Level 6 prisoners that Blackbeard frees, and he becomes the Titanic Captain of the crew's eighth ship.

  • The Alcoholic: Vasco Shot has only been shown drunk so far, and even asks to invade a city when he's running out of booze. They don't call him the Heavy Drinker for nothing.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He looks like a goofy drinker, but he's also a very dangerous criminal who was imprisoned in Level 6 of Impel Down for his brutal crimes.
  • Dumb Muscle: He seems to be quite strong as he's second in size only to San Juan Wolf (who would put an actual giant to shame), but he doesn't look quite smart. The fact that he's constantly drunk doesn't help.
  • Evil Counterpart: He seems to be one for Franky, being a top-heavy Big Guy with Drink-Based Characterization.
  • Fat Bastard: Rather chubby, and is a complete asshole who has no problems with suggesting the rape of captives or targets he finds attractive.
  • Gag Nose: Vasco Shot has a huge nose beginning above his eyes.
  • Guns Akimbo: Surprisingly for a drunk man, he uses two guns to aid the crew in killing Whitebeard.
  • Happy Harlequin Hat: He wears a jester's hat, although his personality doesn't seem Harlequin-like at all.
  • Institutional Apparel: After escaping from Impel Down, besides the gourd and the jester hat, he's seen wearing only the prisoner suit.
  • Maniac Tongue: His tongue is always sticking out, giving him more of a drunk appearance.
  • Meaningful Name: Of course, when your given name is "Shot", you are destined to be an alcoholic.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Unlike his fellow prisoners, relatively little information is given about Shot in the Vivre Card databook. What we do know though is that his crimes were apparently horrifying even by Level 6 standards.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Vasco makes some incredibly unsavory implications about what the Blackbeard Pirates could do with Boa Hancock if they manage to defeat her and steal her power.
  • Signature Laugh: His laugh is "Toputoputopu.". It's one of the strangest ones in the series, too.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: His legs are very short for his large torso.

    "Grim Reaper" Doc Q 

"Grim Reaper" Doc Q

Voiced by: Naoya Uchida (JP), Kenny Green (EN), Daniel Abundis (Jaya Arc, Netflix LatAm), Hugo Navarrete (epi. 235, Netflix LatAm)

Age: 26 (Pre-Timeskip), 28 (Post-Timeskip)

Debut: Chapter 223 (Manga), Episode 146 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Sick-Sick Fruit

"The thing called fate... it's a measure of how much a person's existence is worth..."

One of the original 5 Blackbeard Pirates and the ship doctor, Doc Q is a Deadly Doctor who is constantly sickly and weak, just like his horse Stronger. Like most of the crew, he is a fatalist, believing that fate is the measure of a person's worth. After the Time Skip, he becomes one of the Ten Titanic Captains and the captain of the Ninth Ship.

Over the Time Skip, he acquires the Sick-Sick Fruit (Shiku Shiku no Mi) with which he can afflict enemies with a wide variety of diseases, conventional or not.

Before the Time Skip, his last known bounty was 72,000,000 berries.

  • Deadly Doctor: It's in his damn epithet. What other kind of doctor goes around giving out explosive apples and carries a scythe around anyway? He becomes even more deadly after he acquires the Sick-Sick Fruit, which allows him to inflict diseases on other people.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Doc Q is first seen selling apples in Jaya, most of which are explosive, and he considers Luffy picking a non-explosive apple a sign that he is blessed by fate.
  • Evil Counterpart: He's an evil version of Chopper, being the doctor of the crew and being tied to an animal (though Chopper is an animal while Doc Q just rides one), while having a completely opposite view of medicine. His severe illness also neatly mirrors Hiriluk, strengthening the connection, while his Devil Fruit ability is a very direct contrast to Chopper's dream. Chopper's goal is to become a doctor that can cure any illness whereas Doc Q weaponizes said illesses.
  • Evil Old Folks: Subverted, as while he is definitely as evil as the rest of the Blackbeard Pirates, the Vivre Card collection reveals that he is only 26 Pre-Timeskip. He just looks old because of his illness.
  • The Fatalist: He believes fate to be the measure of a man's existence, which he uses to justify giving out apples, some being explosive and some being normal. When Luffy gets a good apple, he says fate has considered him worthy of survival.
  • Gender Bender: Thanks to his feminization disease, Doc Q can force males to change into females.
  • The Grim Reaper: He wields a Sinister Scythe, rides a pale (and sickly) horse, and his epithet in Japanese is 'Shinigami', the Japanese equivalent of the Grim Reaper.
  • Incurable Cough of Death: He's had a chronic illness since birth, though it hasn't managed to kill him yet and he's still as deadly as the rest of his crew. Stronger, his horse, is just as sick as him.
  • It Only Works Once: If someone overcomes a disease created by the Sick-Sick fruit, they become immune to that particular disease from then on and can even spread antibodies to those around them, immunizing them against the disease as well. Given the myriad of diseases that can possibly be created from the Sick-Sick Fruit, however, this isn’t that much of a problem.
  • Made of Iron: While the other Blackbeard Pirates also survive Magellan's poison and get right back up after taking a shockwave attack from Sengoku in his Buddha form, Doc Q is especially notable since he's had a chronic illness since birth and yet doesn't appear any more inconvenienced than the rest of his crew.
  • Mystical Plague: Doc Q ate the Sick-Sick Fruit, which allows him to create and spread diseases of which are of the more fantastical variety, like a virus that turns the infected into women.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: It should be noted that when the crew captures Jewelry Bonney (someone who worries friggin' Akainu), Blackbeard declares her as too weak for the crew and offers she'd be his woman instead. Bonney, mind you, is one of the Eleven Supernovas with a bounty of 140,000,000 berries. This means that Blackbeard considers Doc Q, a man who's suffered from a chronic illness since birth, more deadly than one of the eleven rookies the WG fears. As well, it is later revealed in a Vivre Card databook that Doc Q had the highest bounty of the original five members of the crew before the Time Skip.note 
  • Odd Name Out: He's the only one of the original crew not named after a real pirate.
  • One-Letter Name: It's unknown what the Q in his name stands for.
  • Personality Power: Fittingly, a sickly and evil doctor ate a Devil Fruit that lets him create any kind of disease.
  • Plaguemaster: Doc Q's Sick-Sick Fruit lets him conjure and spread diseases among his enemies, and given this includes a disease that causes men to instantly transform into women, they don't seem bound by conventional disease concepts either.
  • Sinister Scythe: He carries a large one around with him in a bag, showing that he is indeed capable of combat. It has two blades to boot.
  • Slasher Smile: He packs one when he reveals some of the apples he is giving out are explosive.
  • Tempting Apple: The basis of his 'giving out explosive apples' shtick is that puts some normal apples in them to see who is lucky and who's not. Luffy, of course, picks a normal one.
  • Younger than They Look: He is only 28 (26 before the Time Skip) but he can pass for a man in his fifties! This is because of his chronic illness that he's had since birth.



Debut: Chapter 223 (Manga), Episode 146 (Anime)

Devil Fruit: Horse-Horse Fruit, Model: Pegasus

Doc Q's pet horse. Despite his role to support his master, he's just as sick as Doc himself.

Over the Time Skip, he acquires the Horse-Horse Fruit, Model: Pegasus (Uma Uma no Mi: Model Pegasus), allowing him to turn into a Pegasus and fly.

  • Action Pet: Downplayed. Despite his own sickness, he's capable of running and supporting Doc Q in combat.
  • Cool Horse: He's a sickly horse, but still powerful enough to be a member of the Blackbeard Pirates. He becomes even cooler after he becomes a pegasus and gains the ability to fly.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: During the fight with the Heart Pirates, Stronger gets non-lethally cut in two by Law.
  • Ironic Name: He's not any "stronger" than his master, being just as sick as he is.
  • Pegasus: His Devil Fruit turns him into a pegasus, giving him a pair of wings to fly.
  • Team Pet: As the sole animal of the original Blackbeard Pirates and as Doc Q's animal companion, he serves as the crew's main pet.

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Voiced by: Kotaro Nakamura (JP)

"I work for the operation of Blackbeard, emperor of the sea, and I've taken on the name of Peachbeard!! Remember my name!! Fear Blackbeard!!!"
Chapter 904

Captain of the Peachbeard Pirates, a crew subordinate to the Blackbeard Pirates. He's seen pillaging a town for Blackbeard until the Revolutionary Commanders stop him.

He has a bounty of 52,000,000 berries.

  • Bait the Dog: When Moda explains that the townspeople are poor because they gather gold for an offering to the king and the Celestial Dragons (lest they are killed), Peachbeard appears visibly concerned. Then he slaps Moda and orders his men to look for that offering.
  • Captain Colorbeard: Of all colors, he's named Peachbeard.
  • Dressed to Plunder: His overall appearance is like that of a stereotypical pirate, with a large bicorn, a coat worn as a cape, long hair and a goatee. He makes his debut by plundering a town too.
  • Hate Sink: He hides under Blackbeard's name to commit atrocious crimes, taunts a town that he plunders despite knowing they'll die if they don't give an offering to their king and the Celestial Dragons, and shows no positive qualities. This makes his defeat at the hands of the townspeople and the Revolutionaries all of the more satisfying.
  • Only Known By Their Nick Name: He presents himself as Peachbeard, claiming it's a name he received from Blackbeard, while his true name is never revealed.
  • Red Baron: Blackbeard gave him the name of Peachbeard... although that's far from a scary name.
  • Signature Laugh: His laugh is "Momohahaha", which is a pun on his name in Japanese, Momohige.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He uses the fame of the Blackbeard Pirates to plunder villages in their name. Not only does Blackbeard not care at all for him, but the townspeople with motivation from Belo Betty's Pump-Pump fruit easily overpower the Peachbeard Pirates. More humiliatingly, Moda, a young girl, defeats Peachbeard himself in a single hit.
  • The Worf Effect: The main role of his crew is for the commanders of the Revolutionary Army to easily defeat them and show how strong they are.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He slaps Moda, a young girl, after she begs for him not to steal her town's offering.