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Blackbeard’s original appearance in One Piece is very different from what fans know

Did you know that the appearance of the character Blackbeard in One Piece is now completely different from Eiichiro Oda’s original ideas?

Initially, Oda imagined Blackbeard in a different way than the dark, scheming character we know today. This original concept would have given a different direction to the series, not only changing Blackbeard’s fate but also influencing the development of the entire plot of the series. “One Piece”.

Blackbeard's original appearance in One Piece is very different from what fans know - Photo 1.

Original sketch of the iconic One Piece villain.

The reveal of Blackbeard’s early sketches makes us ponder how a creator’s first ideas can grow and transform, thereby creating characters and stories that appeal to millions of fans. graves around the world. Oda’s ability to adapt and perfect ideas is certainly one of the driving factors “One Piece” Be special and loved.

Talking more about this character, Marshall D. Teach, also known as Blackbeard, is the central character in “One Piece”. He stands out as one of the Four Emperors and is the only person in the history of the pirate world to possess the power of two devil fruits.


Official image of the character Blackbeard in the One Piece anime.

Blackbeard’s journey begins with the Whitebeard pirates, as an apprentice, gradually becoming a member of Division 2. However, the betrayal and murder of Thatch, commander of Division 4, to Obtaining the Yami Yami no Mi of Darkness marked the beginning of his dark rise.

Blackbeard had a fight with Portgas D. Ace – captain of the 2nd team of the Whitebeard gang because of his betrayal. However, Ace was defeated and was handed over to the Navy by Blackbeard in exchange for the title Shichibukai (Seven Winged Sea) for a short time. Later Teach abandoned his title, recruiting dangerous criminals he freed from Impel Down naval prison to strengthen his crew. Gradually, he rose to become one of the Four Emperors, replacing Whitebeard’s position.

Not only did Blackbeard play a key role in Ace’s departure and the events leading up to the timeskip in the series, but he also became one of the main antagonists in the second half of the series. “One Piece”. His influence extends to several arcs, including being one of the main antagonists of the Marineford arc, along with characters such as Sengoku and Sakazuki, as well as being the main antagonist in Marineford War Saga and Final Saga.

Furthermore, taking over Whitebeard’s territories after the death of the Godfather contributed to his reputation and spread terror to his name. The world government placed a bounty on his head with a huge bounty of 3,996,000,000 Berry after the Wano Kingdom part.

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