One of the most important characters in Eiichiro Oda One pieceBlackbeard started out as an apprentice on the legendary Whitebeard’s ship and strove to achieve greatness. In time, he surpassed Whitebeard’s place as one of the Yonko and emerged as one of the greatest antagonists in history.
Although Blackbeard has immense significance in the story, very little has been revealed about him so far, which opens up room for tons of theories and speculations that fans have been avidly discussing for years.
10 Blackbeard is connected to Rocks D. Xebec
Chapter 957 of One piece, titled “Ultimate”, mentions Rocks D. Xebec, a character from the history books who terrorized the seas even before the era of the Pirate King, Gol D. Roger. This pirate made Hachinosu Island his home and ruled the seas alone.
Interestingly, Blackbeard has made that very island his home, and even named his flagship “Saber de Xebec”, implying that there could be a connection between the two pirates.
9 Blackbeard will eat a third Devil Fruit
Blackbeard is the only person in One piece known to have eaten two devil fruits. Even the Gorosei, who are said to know everything when it comes to strange events, admit that Blackbeard is the first person in history to do so. So far, he has the strongest Paramecia-type Devil Fruit, along with the strongest Lodge-type Devil Fruit. It would be very fitting for him to hold the strongest Zoan-type Devil Fruit in his hands and declare himself the strongest of all time.
8 Blackbeard has other people living in his body
During the Enies Lobby arc, it was established that a person can only consume one Devil Fruit. It has also been established that Blackbeard has a rather strange body, which is why he can eat two Devil Fruits, unlike everyone else.
With these facts in mind, it has become a popular belief that Blackbeard has other people living inside his body, probably due to some experiments that were carried out on him.
7 Blackbeard will come to the country of Wano
Blackbeard is searching for the strongest Devil Fruits to create a powerful crew and rule the seas. Already possessing the strongest Paramecia and Lodge abilities, it is quite possible that Blackbeard will come for the strongest Zoan ability, which belongs to none other than Yonko Kaido.
Much like he did at Marineford, Blackbeard could reach the end and take down a defeated Kaido by taking away his Devil Fruit power.
6 Blackbeard can read poneglyphs by himself
Not all pirates in One piece They are searching for Gol D. Roger’s treasure, but Blackbeard certainly is. To get to Laugh Tale, one has to be able to decipher the Road Poneglyphs somehow.
Interestingly, Oda revealed to fans that archeology is one of Blackbeard’s favorite hobbies, meaning that he could possibly have the power to read the stones himself and find his way to Laugh Tale.
5 Blackbeard has a member of the tribe of the three eyes in his crew
Another well-known way to read the Poneglyphs is to use the power of the Three-Eyes Tribe. Although none of its kind has been introduced into One piece So far, a member of the Three Half-Eyes Tribe, Pudding, has appeared in the Whole Cake Island arc.
Jesus Burgess, the commander of Blackbeard’s 1st Division, always wears a mask. Hidden beneath his mask could be a third eye, allowing him to help Blackbeard find Laugh Tale.
4 Blackbeard will fight Shanks and kill him
Shanks is one of the Yonko of the Sea, as is Blackbeard himself. The two have a lot of history, as hinted at when Shanks met Whitebeard and later when the two met face to face at Marineford.
Blackbeard hinted that the two would fight at some point in the future, and given Blackbeard’s inevitable setup as one of the final antagonists on Luffy’s journey, killing Shanks makes perfect sense.
3 Blackbeard can absorb haki with the Yami Yami no Mi
Haki is an incredible power that can help a person circumvent the defensive abilities that a devil fruit offers. One would assume that with Haki, Blackbeard’s Yami Yami no Mi can be countered. However, Blackbeard explicitly stated that his fruit absorbs everything in the world, including light.
This implies that Haki could also be absorbed into his powers and is supported by the fact that he fought Ace, Whitebeard, Sengoku, and Garp, all of whom were powerful Haki users.
two Blackbeard will exceed Roger’s bounty
Blackbeard is one of the strongest characters in the world of One piece and already has one of the highest active rewards ever. Among the Yonko, his bounty is ranked last at 2,247,600,000 berries.
However, that certainly won’t be your final reward. Since Blackbeard will be one of the biggest obstacles in Luffy’s path, his bounty is likely to skyrocket, especially if he acquires another Devil Fruit. Exceeding even Roger’s numbers is entirely possible.
1 Blackbeard wants to rule the whole world
Much of Blackbeard’s character remains unknown in the story until now and his goals are also largely unknown. While fans know it points to One Piece, there is certainly more to its story.
Blackbeard is widely believed to have inherited the will of the legendary Rocks D. Xebec, who wanted to become King of the World. By acquiring the greatest powers, Blackbeard could become someone capable of achieving this.
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