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Blenheim is the commander of the 9th division of the Whitebeard Pirates.[4][2]

Appearance

Blenheim Anime Concept Art

Blenheim's concept art from the anime.

Blenheim is a huge, muscular man who is not much smaller than Whitebeard. He is large enough to carry a normal-sized human on his shoulder. He has a large mouth, small eyes, a downward pointed nose, high cheekbones, and thin, arched eyebrows. He also has dark hair pulled back in a braided ponytail, a gray beard, and chest hair. He wears a gray vest, and has purple tattoos of Whitebeard's Jolly Roger on both of his deltoids, right over two pairs of yellow armbands he wears. He has loose grayish pants tucked inside standard boots.

Twenty-years before the start of the series, Blenheim wore the same kind of outfit but had a black beard.[5]

Personality

Blenheim is quite loyal to the Whitebeard Pirates and Whitebeard, as he was willing to risk his own life in order to save Ace from execution during the war at Marineford. Compared to some of his more expressive comrades, Blenheim is rather stoic, and he often responds to crises more with anger and frustration than alarm or grief. This was the case when Squard stabbed Whitebeard.[6]

Though he often maintains composure when things go awry, he shows more emotion when things good happen, as seen when he cheered and pumped his arms when Ace was freed.[7] Additionally, he was saddened and upset at his captain's decision to make Marineford his final battle, showing that he more so represses his emotions rather than being less feeling by nature.[8]

Abilities and Powers

As the commander of the 9th division of the Whitebeard Pirates, Blenheim has authority over the lower-ranking subordinates. Physically, Blenheim is quite strong, as he was able to carry a frozen and unconscious Jozu back to the escape ship.[4] Otherwise, his actual fighting skills are yet to be seen.

Weapons

Near the start of the battle, Blenheim was seen carrying a huge sword, but his proficiency is unknown.[9] Twenty-years before the series started, during the meeting of Whitebeard and Golden Lion Shiki, he already had this sword.[5]

History

Past

Shiki's Visit

When Shiki dropped by Whitebeard's ship after escaping from Impel Down two years after Gol D. Roger's execution, Blenheim was seen in the background, behind the Golden Lion and Marshall D. Teach.[5]

Summit War Saga

Marineford Arc

With one of his crewmates on his shoulder, Blenheim and the rest of the Whitebeard Pirates charging onto the frozen bay Marineford in their attempt to save Portgas D. Ace from execution.[1] Later, when Luffy was confronted by Kizaru, Blenheim and the other Division Commanders helped him push through.[10] Blenheim watched in anger as Squard stabbed Whitebeard in the chest.[6] After Whitebeard forgave Squard and joined the battle himself, Blenheim stood alongside his comrades as they held their weapons to the sky, shouting their affirmation to save their friend.[9]

Blenheim Carrying Jozu

Blenheim, while carrying Jozu, witnesses Akainu's attack on Ace.

When Luffy and Galdino freed Ace, Blenheim stood next to Kingdew and Jinbe, cheering for their friend's liberation.[7] Whitebeard decided to that Marineford would be his final battle, and Blenheim and his crewmates listened in shock and grief to their captain's declaration.[8] Blenheim and the others refused to let Whitebeard sacrifice himself, but he demanded that they follow orders and let him. Blenheim was then asked by some other Whitebeard Pirates members to help lift an unconscious and frozen Jozu.[4]

While carrying Jozu to safety, Blenheim witnessed Admiral Akainu impale Ace.[11] He appeared alongside his fellow Whitebeard division commanders to stop Akainu from getting to Luffy.[12] Upon the arrival of Shanks and Sengoku calling the war to a close, he and the rest of Whitebeard's crew stood down.[13]

Post-War Arc

Blenheim, along with the rest of the crew, attended the funeral of Whitebeard and Ace at an undisclosed location somewhere in the New World.[14]

During the Timeskip

One year after the war at Marineford, the remnants of the Whitebeard Pirates fought against the Blackbeard Pirates but ultimately lost. They went into hiding and have not been seen since their defeat.[15]

Major Battles

Merchandise

One Piece World Collectable Figure One Piece Volume 33

Blenheim in World Collectable Figure Volume 33

Blenheim is featured in Volume 33 of the One Piece World Collectable Figure series alongside his fellow Division Commanders.

Video Games

Playable Appearances

Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 57 Chapter 553 (p. 9) and Episode 461, Blenheim makes his debut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 SBS One Piece MangaVol. 58, The names of the 16 division commanders revealed.
  3. One Piece Blue Deep: Characters World (p. 155), Blenheim's birthday is given
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 573 (p. 3, 8) and Episode 482, Some Whitebeard Pirates ask Blenheim to help carry Jozu out of the battlefield.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 0 Chapter 0 (p. 19) and Episode 0, Blenheim is seen on the Moby Dick when Shiki was visiting.
  6. 6.0 6.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 563 (p. 2) and Episode 472, Blenheim witnesses Squard stab Whitebeard.
  7. 7.0 7.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 571 (p. 16) and Episode 480, Blenheim cheers after Ace is freed.
  8. 8.0 8.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 572 (p. 14) and Episode 481, Blenheim listens to Whitebeard make his final declaration.
  9. 9.0 9.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 566 (p. 18) and Episode 475, Blenheim joins Whitebeard in his cry to save Ace.
  10. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 57 Chapter 562 (p. 10) and Episode 471, Blenheim and the Division Commanders help Luffy push past Kizaru.
  11. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 574 (p. 2) and Episode 483, Blenheim witnesses Akainu impale Ace.
  12. 12.0 12.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 578 (p. 17) and Episode 487, Blenheim and the Division Commanders stand up to Akainu.
  13. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 580 (p. 12) and Episode 489, Blenheim and the Whitebeard Pirates stand down at the war's conclusion.
  14. 14.0 14.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 60 Chapter 590 (p. 8-9) and Episode 505, The Whitebeard Pirates and Red Hair Pirates hold a funeral for Whitebeard and Ace.
  15. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 82 Chapter 820 (p. 11-12) and Episode 773, Nekomamushi and the Straw Hat Pirates discuss the Payback War.

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