Best One Piece Characters

The Top Ten

1 Roronoa Zoro Roronoa Zoro Roronoa Zoro, nicknamed "Pirate Hunter" Zoro, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

The most bad-ass swordsman in the history of anime. Both him and Luffy had shown moments of pure Heart, Soul and Friendship. But lets forget that this bad-ass took the pain Luffy passed out from and took it in with no regret, the after effects was bad-ass of the most bad-ass character standing in a pit of his own blood. Last man standing when the crew go's down.

The man is an op badass killing machine destined on becoming the worlds greatest swordsman. He ate the badass-badass fruit and is so badass that he can swim... Like a Vegeta and Chuck Norris combo.

People. He has green hair and he get lost more than I DO. He sleeps through anything and he�s a damn swordsman. What more do you want? I love Luffy, so sometimes it�s hard to chose between the two and Ace will always held a special place in my heart.

Luffy is an annoying bitch

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2 Monkey D. Luffy Monkey D. Luffy Monkey D. "Straw Hat" Luffy is a fictional character and the protagonist of the One Piece manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

Luffy is one of a kind. He is strong and enthusiastic all the time. He makes the story more interesting. A not so ordinary boy trying an impossible dream of becoming the King of the Pirate inspires me to continue my own dream in reality..

He is ELASTIC, I always wanted to be elastic and man he is epic.
He is so cool and he's strong, Since the first episode I know he's gonna be the next King of the pirates.
But the best thing with him is that the most important thing for him are his friends.
Monkey D. Luffy should be first be first place. I think his epic look made me love One piece.

Luffy is the best strongest and most inspired of all pirates I ve seen in the whole series alright he should be on top 1 and no one ever more right bros Luffy is the coolest of all them and didn't anyone of you ever noticed that luffy is the most abdomeninable and he is good with making friends can't you believe it that boa the snake princes's heart is turned to its soft side bacuz of luffy protecting everyone and her sister

Well of curz he never let his friends down even if his friends was almost to be killed (obviously they were) ha amazing right so you people watch this alright because its the best and make it number one people

LUFFY is definitely the best character here. He's the captain.

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3 Sanji Sanji Vinsmoke Sanji, most commonly known by his moniker "Black Leg" Sanji, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

Sanji rules! He's really all-around a great quality character. Both personality wise and storyline wise, he's awesome! Humorous, yet serious when needed, a flirt but still values women above all, an amazing chef and dedicated to his nakama! I love to see him every time he appears in the manga. Always will be my favorite character!

Mellorine! Mellorine! HE TOTALLY RULE! He is the cook, and I like his way to girls (Y)and everytime he appear out of nowhere, he always give funny names to the situation! Eg: Ordeal of love(Skypiea arc) Mr prince(Alabasta) The hunter (Enis lobby arc)

Sanji can be funny or epic, or both at the same time. Easily one of the funniest characters in the series and part of the BA Monster trio.

If you were asked to describe One Piece characters by their defining traits, the qualities where they stand out among their pairs, some would be badass/strong, others hot, others funny, others smart, others kind, etc. However, I can count on one hand the characters who are all of the above. Sanji is one of them. What more is there to say?

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4 Portgas D. Ace Portgas D. Ace Portgas D. Ace, born as Gol D. Ace and nicknamed "Fire Fist" Ace, is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda.

Love Him! He's caring older brother, loyal subordinate, kick-ass strong and sometimes really funny! The best One Piece Character for me

I still miss him after all this time. He had the coolest look among the younger generation. He's my favorite character. When I think about One Piece, I think about Ace. I don't care if he wasn't the strongest. He was strong enough. And had a short time as a pirate - just 3 years. Gone too soon, Ace.

He is gold rogers son and he eat the mera mera no mi fruit protected luffy from admiral akainu 550 million beli bounty


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5 Nami Nami Nami is a fictional character in the One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. She is based on Ann and Silk, two characters from Oda's previous manga Romance Dawn.

Although weaker in physical battles. People like Nami are much harder to come by; she is intelligent and indeispensible with her ability to navigate and not to mention, her looks often get her what she wants. Haha. And she deserves a place in the top of the list as she is mentally strong and driven like Luffy and Zoro.

She uses her mind in fights. She doesn't like fighting but developed a way to do it so she can still be useful. Her fights are always interesting to watch. Besides, she's irreplaceable as a navigator with an interesting past. She's funny because of her love of money, but it isn't a very major trait. Also, she's pretty and the first female crew member. I also love how her name means wave.

My favorite are Zoro, Ruffy and Sanji but then comes Nami, seriously she is so cool she can't be n. 9. She's better than Usopp, Tony and Brook And she was the third member of the crew so she is special. - dianajorge2

If Luffy is the foundation of the Straw Hats, Nami is the glue holding them together. Without Nami the Straw hats would have no order whatsoever.

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6 Trafalgar Law Trafalgar Law

He's just so damn epic! I love him to death! He should be the best 'cause he's badass, smart, strong and one of the hottest guys in One Piece! He's also so funny and he saved Luffy before their alliance, so he's obviously a good guy too. I just adore him to death! My favourite guy in One Piece! Love ya, Law!

He is a badass doctor. He'll make can make people into freakshows and saved luffy's life. He also took down smoker.

If it wasn't for Law I wouldn't watch this show, Luffy's antics are really starting to get tiresome and it frustrates me how slow this show is... BUT... There is one character who is just so awesome that I have to keep coming back to see if he is doing anything, that is Law!

People call Luffy " Monkey D Luffy" because its his full name but they don't say "Talfargar D Water Law" when that's his full name

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7 Shanks Shanks

First of all, he's the one to inspire Luffy to be a pirate! Second he's a yonko (one of the 4 greatest Pirates ever) and did I mention he ended the great war by just showing up! No contest that he's one of the best characters in One Piece.

Shanks is an absolute boss. He ended the war at marine ford by showing up. Have I said that his crew is almost as awesome as him? Kizaru, wielder of one of the greatest devil fruits a logia, was shaking in his boots when looking down the barrel of shanks's crew. No argument shanks should be higher on this list for his awesomeness and his crew

Shanks is so awesome. From the first chapter he literally defines what Luffy will become, and to top it all, ten years later he's one of the four most powerful pirates in the world! Favorite quote "an arm is not much compared to having you alive" - with his irresistible smile.

Stopped a blow from whitebeard and a blow from akainu and all with one arm

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8 Nico Robin Nico Robin

How can I deny that I'm loving this hot female character so much? Nico Robin makes me fell in love with One Piece at the first sight! Go upper, Robin-san!

I freakin love her morbid theories and carefree attitude. And the most badass girl from the series she's good looking. I like eye-candys

Another role model! My mom hates her because she betrayed people, but it was all so she could carry out her mom's last wish: Live. I cried the most about Robin's past. Plus, her slightly dark aura is just epical.

Robin is still a cool character but yes I agree that she hasn't been used a lot lately. Oda focus more on the monster trio and Nami... So Robin seemed to fade into the background. But I'm sure as they get close to Raftel she'll become a bit more relevant than she is now.

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9 Usopp Usopp

Although not as powerful as some of the other straw hat pirates, Usopp is what makes One Piece great, as a normal human he was thrown into a world of pirates, exploration, and dreams. He may not be brave, but among the straw hat pirates, he displays some of the most fun, and greatest willpower among them, using brains over brawn, and putting his own friends above his own pride.

I love Usopp a lot as a SH member. Every other Straw Hat member has some unique power or ability (even Nami, whose navigation skills are crucial), but Usopp entered the story with skills no different from a normal person. And yet, this man held on through the harshest times, and withstood obstacles that tested his loyalty and intelligence. He always felt inferior to the other SH members, but he still held on and forced himself beyond his limits for the sake of his friends. Even when his nose was crushed and face tainted with blood... even when fear made it hard for him to stand up... He tried his best.

In conclusion, even though he may not be the bravest or the strongest, Usopp has the heart of a true Straw Hat pirate.

"Personally, I think some people don't give him enough slack. When I first saw him in the crew, I wasn't sure what to think-really? A liar? But on that very first episode of his appearance, I realized there was more than just his lies. He's humorous, caring, and extremely loyal to his friends. I believe Luffy and partners have a great friend with them on their journey, and his name is Usopp!

Although he is not the strongest one and not one of the strongest three but without him one piece will be nothing because of his funny character and his great sharpshooter.

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10 Tony Tony Chopper Tony Tony Chopper

Thinking he's the best character doesn't make him happy, you bastard!

He is the funniest Character and just the sight of him makes me laugh.. Especially when he is told that he is cute: He blushes ironically...

The funniest and cutest one piece character who actually made me watch and read one piece. Chopper is funny because he can't hold his feelings in and is an awesome span user with 7 firms. Plus a doctor who loves cotton candy.

So cute and one of best sad story lines.

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The Contenders

11 Franky Franky

How is Franky, one of the main crewmates this damn low? I think he's awesome, and he has the best theme out of all the straw hats.

Funniest character, great personality, made the best ship (thousand sunny) and have just anything in his robotic body, lights, heavy weapons, laser beam, he's just awesome, He had become one of the most powerful characters, amazing!

Franky is MY FAVE One Piece character! (Next to Chopper) He's so cool how he is strong, funny, and metal. If anything, he should be the king of the pirates!

Franky is funny, cool, and SUPER! His personality has so much flavor~

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12 Gol D. Roger

Gol D. Roger, the Former Pirate King and owner of the One Piece- the greatest treasure ever! He is the one who started the Pirate era and made most people desire to be like him, to be the Pirate King! He smiled during his execution and it was then that he announced about the One Piece, The treasure of untold riches! He was definitely one of the strongest pirates ever and was equally matched or better than Whitebeard! There is no doubt that Gol D. Roger was a Badass!

The only pirate to sail the whole world without backing down and the owner of One Piece - The treasure of untold riches?! Dude! He was smiling when he was executed and literally knows everything WE want to know... And the mustache is on point!

Former pirate king. Considered one of the strongest pirates ever, he was the owner of One Piece. He knew what happened in the Void Century, he knew what the will of the D. is also.

Pirate Jesus you guys

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13 Dracule Mihawk Dracule Mihawk

He is one hell of a badass Swordsman.He makes himself clear at almost all the times.He is quiet, strong and merciless but also has a sense of Justice and a bit of compassion in the depths of his heart.

The guy cut down all of Don's ship at the grand line. Who else could do that and plus has awesome hawk eyes

Destroys entire armadas of ships with just a few flicks of Yoru, doesn't look down on Zoro for wanting to take him down (and actually encourages it! ), he's an antagonist, but not necessarily a bad guy, up there for strongest characters in the show, and THE EYES.

From the first time I saw Mihawk I loved him just for how awesome he is

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14 Marco

What could be cooler than a phoenix that is whitebeard pirates 1st division commander

Marco is definitely has to be one of the strongest Pirates ever and I just love his power and strength!

Basically, HE CAN'T DIE unless their is sea prism stuff or sea water touching him but I mean HE CAN'T DIE!

He is the most laid back, cool guy ever plus he is definitely the strongest I mean he can't die

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15 Monkey D. Dragon

He is Luffy's father, the legendary marine's son, leader of the Revolutionary Army and the most wanted man alive. He is very powerful and very cool.

A revolutionary waging against the corrupt world government, son of one of the strongest marines ever and father of the future pirate king.

He is Luffy's father, Garp's son and leader of the Revolutionary Army. He's also the most wanted man alive. He is also very strong and very cool


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16 Kuzan (Aokiji)

I expect to see Aokiji back as a rev. Army official. There is no way Aokiji is gone for good. He played a huge role in the series and they can't just take him out after all he has done without telling us what happened to him. Also we see him wearing the attire of the rev army, Coincidence? I think not!

Most epic guy in One Piece, has one of the strongest DF-and he's cool as ice! He's new role in the anime will be great, can't wait to see more of him!

He's alright

17 Edward Newgate

The Great Pirate, Edward "Whitebeard" Newgate, was the captain of the Whitebeard Pirates and was revered to be the strongest Pirate ever after Gol D. Roger! He was very caring and more of like a father figure to his Pirate crew. He cared for them deeply like a family and vice vera. He had amazing strength, ability and stamina! He was so badass that when having numerous injuries and even being shot multiple times, he was still standing and stood till his death! That is how Badass he was!

The Great Pirate, Edward "Whitebeard" Newgate, is one of the best characters in One Piece. I mean he's a caring father, a monster in combat, and just a general bad ass. Even though we only saw him a few times before Marineford he always had that, why is he the strongest or what's so special about him feel, then we actually got to see why he was the strongest after Roger.

Still standing after death! Enough said

He died after receiving a total of 468 injuries at Marineford. 1 laser beam from Kizaru, 2 giant smoldering magma holes in his torso which charred his organs from Akainu, 267 sword wounds, 152 gunshot wounds, and 46 wounds from cannonballs. Not a single wound on his back and his will and pride were so strong that he died standing upright and holding his spear. And he never once cried or complained about his own pain only the pain of his “sons.” MOST BADASS CHARACTER IN THE HISTORY OF ONE PIECE. - PapaDragon69

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18 Silvers Rayleigh

Oh my god rayleigh is so cool. He trained luffy during the time skip and he was The Pirate Kings first mate

One of the best moments in One Piece when Rayleigh literally flies in and saves Zoro from Kizaru

The first mate above the captain? Poor roger. And zoro above Luffy? What's going on?

Original badass right here. He's appearance was a showstopper. Who on this planet can claim that they can teach others how to use Conqueror's haki at will? (that's effectively what he did to Luffy)

19 Enel

Really cool character, like he's thunder powers and the way he lighting moves almost to teleport, would really like to see him back in One Piece.

I think that he is one of strongest characters in one piece easily he can kill anyone without touch him

The BEST devil fruit so far

A dick but at least kept skypiea slightly interesting

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20 Brook Brook

This guy is cool. I wish I could see him face to face. Eye to eye. Oh wait he doesn't have any eyes. YOHOHOHOHOHOH

He has an extremely memorable and sad back story that really shows he has a lot more depth then his happy go lucky exterior usually shows which does not often show

Brook, is the funniest character, in my opinion. He's always laughing, polite, making jokes, and playing music. I want him as my friend

Why at 20 brook is life of crew yohohoho

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21 Arlong Arlong Saw-Tooth Arlong is a sawshark fishman. He was the pirate captain of the all fishman crew, the Arlong Pirates and a former member of the Sun Pirates. He is known for being the main villain in the Arlong Arc and had the highest bounty in East Blue before being defeated by Monkey D. Luffy. Like many other more.

Arlong is my favorite one piece villain. He's a greedy, two-faced S.O.B. , but he's good at it. And Being part fish, he has a great advantage underwater. He definitely makes a kick ass villain.

Laugh out loud Luffy's usage of this guy's teeth was kinda entertaining. Loved their fight.

Arlong to me is the archetype of early one piece

22 Smoker

I feel like Smoker is actually a really sweet guy. He may be have a tough exterior and may often butt heads with the Straw Hats, but he has a strong sense of justice that is not tainted by corruption. I love the one brief scene when Zoro saves him at Luffy's orders, and he blushes (in anger/embarrassment) when Luffy calls him a pretty cool/sweet guy. HA ha ha ha.

One thing that I especially love about Smoker is that under his gruff exterior, he's a nice and caring man. In his very first appearence, a little girl accidentally bumped into him and spilled her ice cream on his pants. Instead of getting angry and scolding the girl for not paying attention, he kneel down, told the girl he was sorry that his pants ate her ice cream and gave her enough money to buy herself a 5 scoops cone! So cute!

Such a sick and awesome character! Really gets underappreciated for being a Marine. It's awesome how he has that awesome sense of justice that comes in at all the right moments, just in time to save the day! Sanji might be my all time favorite, but Smoker will always be my all-time favorite marine. Not to mention he's built like a tank. And, ironically, smoking is a huge turn on for me.

My favorite marine

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23 Crocodile

One of the greatest. Beat luffy a good 2 times before his weakness of water was discovered... He is just such a badass character that is almost invincible in deserts... Did I mention he can suck water out of bodies! Damn awesome character!

Crocodile has squirmed his way into my favorite character slot. If we're talking about cuteness, then Chopper wins. But this guy is the best in almost every way in my opinion. He is so cunning, he lead an evil plot while making himself a hero in the eyes of the people, before becoming the first villian to give Luffy a good beatdown... twice! And his Suna Suna no mi powers are at their peak, for example, he can cause dense sandstorms and suck the moisture out of almost anything. I love him. I'm even being him for Halloween this year.

In the manga, the sky turns black when he's mad. Who else can accomplish that? Croc was the first villain to beat Luffy. - bishop.moore07

He is awesome because he fought 2of the most powerful warlords. And he/she is badasss

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24 Donquixote Doflamingo Donquixote Doflamingo

Doflamingo is a very interesting villain. Twisted, with a well-written past. His design is funny and freaky at the same time and his power is very interesting.

Has charisma, and is lovably twisted, his string abilities are awesome

Probably one of the main villains since the beginning, so twisted, charismatic and calm, hence why I love him so much.

Best Villain and a character with loads of charisma

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25 Sabo

Sabo should be higher on the list! He's a very kind older brother, very pretty, wears pretty damn on spot suits and is the chief of the revolutionary army. He's kind and the living example of the 'beware the nice ones' quote, because if you are a racist ass he'll mess you up while smiling the entire time. Also, he was a cutie little kid and Oda gave everyone a heart attack by bringing him back.

Sabo is SO AWESOME! He's hot, he's sweet, he's so cool! He's so AMAZING! He could be the next Ace! (please don't kill me I'm only a child! ) How is he not higher? Damn those Zoro, Sanji and Ace fans! *raises fist in air and shakes it* (please don't kill me I'm only a child! )

Now Sabo is the badass mera-mera user after ace, awesome, and he is handsome too

He should be top ten with his brothers luffy and ace!

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26 Nefertari Vivi

Second (Unofficial) crew member that's a girl. It makes me sad that she's gone for good, :'( sometimes I wish they'd make an excuse to bring her back, but that would ruin the great storyline they had with her and Alabasta so I know it's but a fantasy :'(

This girl was really sweet and I feel like there were hints of character development I would have LOVED to see in her had she stayed as an official SH crew member. But alas, she has duties as a princess, and the country needs her. :-)

After two years, she's coming back! Reverie, here we come!

The original one piece damsel in distress but I love her for some reason

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27 Fire Fist Sabo

Oh my god! This guy...UGH HE IS SO AWESOME! I can't even! Everything about him is so cool! He could be the next Ace! (please don't kill me! I'm only a child! ) there is not much to say but...I LOVE SABO!

Sabo is like the perfect new leader for dragon's army... He is too cool and so awesome

I look like sabo and my cousins who are also fans look like luffy and ace and I find that so cool

For me is the next Ace... Just awesome... I love him so so sooo much... I just... Just... Just... Love Sabo..

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28 Cabaji
29 Boa Hancock Boa Hancock Hancock has a well proportioned figure compared to the abnormal and huge appearance of her sisters. She is a very tall, slender woman with long black hair that extends past her waist with locks of hair that frame her face down to her chin, pale skin, large breasts, a high forehead, and dark brown (dark more.

Pretty, badass, and powerful! She's amazing! I can't believe how little people realize how relatable she is when she screws stuff up because of Luffy!

Long legs, Pale, long hair, tall, skinny, blue eyes, long fingers, small feet, big booty, curvy, strong, smart, pretty

She's the most beautiful anime girl I've ever seen to be honest.

Super hot and really powerful. She is irresistible and she turns you into stone. Wish I was her husband

Sexiest girl ever.

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30 Siam
31 Admiral Fujitora

Okay so lets get something straight. Fujitora is a very powerful and bold character in one piece. He may be an admiral but he has heart. He let luffy go when luffy asked who he was and simply said "I think it's better for both of us you don't know". I mean come on people has nobody thought of fujitora? He is the most intelligent admiral in my eyes and I think he will be the admiral to destroy the warlord system.

One of the best marines alongside Smoker because he fights for justice but is not willing to compromise his morals for it.

Best admiral in my opinion

32 Monkey D. Garp

He is so strong! With devil fruit power he competed against the strongest pirates in the world. He is a great man that can hide his feelings for justice.

Unlike dragon he actually resembles luffy

33 Butchie
34 Bartholomew Kuma

Without him, the Strawhat crew would be dead. Even though it was probably Dragon who told him to save them.

The best and one of the most mysterious characters in the One Piece World. He had relations with the Revolutionaries, the Marine and the pirates and we don't know his intentions

Has the best personality, and he is probably the most fan of luffy and his crew.

He had a cool twist and he's a weird guy. So I guess he's ok

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35 Miss Wednesday

This was Vivi right? Vivi is higher on here

36 Choo
37 Buggy

How Buggy can possibly be so low on this poll? Buggy is the greatest character ever. He is our messiah and the future king of the pirates. He is so hot! All hail Buggy-sama!

I always laugh when Luffy forgets who he is and calls him booger and Big Nose. He gets so mad!

I'm glad we still see him around. A cool twist to the unbeatable pirates he's just a simple pirate who with some luck is going pretty far

Buggy D. "Pirate King" Clown

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38 Bartolomeo

I have to say, at first, I disliked him... But the more of him I saw, the more I liked him. He is a fan of the Straw Hats! He's one of us!

Honestly, I didn't like Bartolomeo at first glance, but when he peed during the coliseum during the middle of the battle and fangirled over Luffy the Straw Hats, he became one of my favorites. I mean like, come on people, he fangirls over the straw hats, he's one of us.

He is new in the show and is very cool at the coliseum

His personality is unique and funny, he never fails to help his idols the straw hats!

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40 Kuroobi
41 Coby

He's an inspirational character with more morals than any other character in the series. He loves others and is humble yet determined at the same time. In caring, I don't think anyone compares.

Puberty. Coby did it right. It hit him like a truck.

Coby is awesome he was a kid whiteout any badassery now he is a cool marine who uses haki what is het not doing in top 20

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42 Kizaru

Really Awesome Charackter he haves a lot of cool powers and is insanely fast
I like his style even if it looks like he have smoked a lot of W.. D :D

He is such a bad ass with his pika-pika fruit

His mouth is always curved but LOVE HIM

Cool powers and when he appeared in sabaody I went oh. His face is annoying though...

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43 Eustass Kid

He's awesome not the best but at least should be a recognized a little.

I don't think we'll ever get much of him now that law is pretty major

A great rival of Luffy

His magnetism is pretty boss, he could be seen as a huge threat in the anime and he defeated a pacifista which the straw hats couldn't do.

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44 Don Krieg

Nothing special about this freak

Golden guy

The most powerful character in all of one piece history to defeted zeff

45 Garp

He is a cool old man and is luffys grandpa and dragons father.

This guy is a Monster!

Turned Don Chinjao's head into an ass with one punch

Two garps in this list

46 Whitebeard

The most powerful pirate ever

Two whitebeards in this list

Most Coolest character

47 Charlotte Pudding

Best One Piece girl. I really want her and Sanji to get together.

48 Pell

Bird guy died but then didn't die. W o w

49 Pearl
50 Laboon

This is the only anime departure that made me cry...

No the best character in one piece is not a whale

He waits for Brooke FOREVER! That is a true sign of nakama which is what One Piece is all about!

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