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For the chapter of the same name, see Chapter 576.

Edward Newgate,[13] more commonly known as "Whitebeard", was the captain of the Whitebeard Pirates and widely known as the "Strongest Man in the World" and the "Man Closest to One Piece" after Gol D. Roger's death.[8]

Before forming his own crew, he was a member of the legendary Rocks Pirates and later in life he became a member of the Four Emperors that rule over the New World,[4][5] before his death in the Summit War of Marineford.[6]

In his prime, Whitebeard was a rival to Gol D. Roger, and following Roger's death, was widely recognized as the strongest man in the world, a fact complimented by having the highest active bounty whilst alive, and the second highest bounty of any pirate in history.

Appearance

In his younger days, he wore an open dark gray vest and a black bandanna, and his trademark mustache was nonexistent.[14] Later in his life, he grew the prominent crescent-shaped mustache, which would spawn his epithet, "Whitebeard". When he was 52, he wore a white and yellow pirate hat with his jolly roger on it over a black bandana with black and red, both worn over long, blond flowing hair he had back then.[15]

Whitebeard was an abnormally large man, with a height of 666 cm (21'10"). Unlike other large-sized humans, however, he was well-proportioned. He had a long face, ploughed because of the advanced age with many wrinkles around his eyes, and many scars running along his chest, and was very muscular.[1] The muscles on his biceps seemed to grow bigger whenever he used his quake-based powers.[16][17][18] Like all of his men, he had his own Jolly Roger tattooed on his back.[19] In the manga, his eyes are brown,[20] but in the anime, his eye color is seen to be yellow.[1]

He wore a black bandanna around his head and adorned himself with a white captain's coat, which hung loosely from his broad shoulders and bore his Jolly Roger symbol. He was always seen bare-chested, and wore light, loose pants tucked inside his large black boots, and a dark pirate sash around his waist. While not in battle, Whitebeard was typically on oxygen and attached to several medical sensor machines, due to health issues concerning his age.[1]

In the manga, after Akainu melted off a portion of his head, Whitebeard lost his left eye and the left side of his mustache[21] (this was changed to just losing the left side of his mustache in the anime)[22] as well as a massive hole in his torso[23] (a second, bigger hole in the stomach was also dealt by Akainu in the anime).[24] However, for the entire 72 years that he lived, he had never once received a wound on his back because he never ran away from his battles.[19]

As a child, he wore a light colored sleeveless shirt with the word "Power" (力 Chikara) written on it. He also wore shorts and a white bandanna. He had bandaged scrapes and cuts from his fights.[25]

Gallery

Main

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Whitebeard's wanted poster.
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Whitebeard's color scheme in the manga.
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Whitebeard's color scheme as depicted initially in the manga.
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Whitebeard's color scheme in the manga at age 48.
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Edward Newgate as a child.
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Whitebeard in comparison to Marco, an average sized human.
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Edward Newgate, before he became known as "Whitebeard".
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A full view of Edward Newgate when he was a young pirate.
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Silhouette of Newgate when he was a member of the Rocks Pirates.
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Whitebeard at age 44.
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Whitebeard at age 44 without his hat on.
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Whitebeard at age 52.
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Close up of Whitebeard's face at age 52.
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Close up of Whitebeard's face at age 72.
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Whitebeard's back tattooo.

Video Games

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Whitebeard in One Py Berry Match.
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Artwork of Whitebeard in One Piece: Burning Blood.
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Artwork of Whitebeard in his Myth outfit from One Piece: Burning Blood.
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Whitebeard in One Piece: Burning Will.
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Whitebeard in One Piece Thousand Storm.
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Young Whitebeard in One Piece Thousand Storm.
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Whitebeard with animal coat in One Piece Thousand Storm.
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Whitebeard's New Year outfit in One Piece Thousand Storm.
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Whitebeard's Sea's Strongest Man outfit in One Piece Thousand Storm.
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Whitebeard in Jumputi Heroes.
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Other

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Whitebeard's silhouette in Buggy's memories.
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Whitebeard with brown hair in his anime debut.
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Whitebeard's concept art from the anime.
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Whitebeard's attire from One Piece Log Collection.
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Whitebeard's portrait in One day.
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A younger Whitebeard in One Piece Film Z.
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Whitebeard's wax figurine built by Diego.
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Whitebeard's wax figurine built by Regis.
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Whitebeard in the Red-Hair of Class 3 omake.
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Whitebeard on the cover of the disc One Piece Nippon Judan! 47 Cruise CD.
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Whitebeard and Ace in the A-ra-shi: Reborn video.
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Newgate in the Hungry Days advertisement campaign.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 25 Chapter 234 (p. 12-13) and Episode 151, Whitebeard is introduced.
  2. One Piece: Grand Adventure's in-game profile of "Trace" (also present in the manual) refers to Whitebeard as "Ward Newgate." It remains unknown if this was a typo or a planned renaming.
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 18 Chapter 159 (p. 10) and Episode 95, As Ace discusses the idea of the Straw Hat Pirates joining the Whitebeard Pirates, Usopp envisions a shadowy image of Whitebeard. In the anime, Ace discusses this with Luffy alone, and envisions the image himself.
  4. 4.0 4.1 One Piece Manga — Vol. 95 Chapter 957 (p. 6), Sengoku talks about the Rocks Pirates.
  5. 5.0 5.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 45 Chapter 432 (p. 7) and Episode 314, Garp says that Whitebeard is one of the Four Emperors.
  6. 6.0 6.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 576 (p. 15) and Episode 485, Whitebeard dies.
  7. One Piece Manga — Vol. 90 Chapter 909.
  8. 8.0 8.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 25 Chapter 233 (p. 13) and Episode 151, Whitebeard's epithets are revealed by Buggy.
  9. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 577 (p. 3) and Episode 486, Whitebeard's age at death is revealed.
  10. SBS One Piece Manga — Vol. 57, fan question: When is Whitebeard's birthday?
  11. 11.0 11.1 Vivre Card - One Piece Visual Dictionary (Card #0270), Information about Whitebeard is revealed.
  12. One Piece Manga — Vol. 95 Chapter 957, Whitebeard's bounty is revealed.
  13. One Piece Green: Secret Pieces , Whitebeard's name is romanized.
  14. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 576 (p. 15) and Episode 485, Whitebeard comments on his desires as a young man.
  15. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 0 Chapter 0 (p. 23) and Episode 0, Whitebeard speaks with Shiki after the latter's escape from Impel Down.
  16. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 57 Chapter 552 (p. 4) and Episode 461, Whitebeard prepares to create shockwaves with his Devil Fruit powers.
  17. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 564 (p. 6) and Episode 473, Whitebeard uses his Devil Fruit powers to "pull" the air.
  18. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 565 (p. 8) and Episode 474, Whitebeard attempts to destroy the siege wall with a shockwave.
  19. 19.0 19.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 59 Chapter 576 (p. 17) and Episode 485, Whitebeard's back is seen.
  20. Whitebeard's eyes are colored brown on the cover of Volume 57.
  21. One Piece Manga — Vol. 59 Chapter 575 (p. 7), Akainu takes off part of Whitebeard's head with Meigo.
  22. One Piece Anime — Episode 484, Akainu only blasts off part of Whitebeard's mustache in the anime.
  23. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 58 Chapter 568 (p. 12) and Episode 477, Akainu impales Whitebeard with his magma hand.
  24. One Piece Anime — Episode 484, The wound dealt to Whitebeard by Akainu's Meigo is changed in the anime.
  25. SBS One Piece Manga — Vol. 70, Whitebeard is seen as a child.

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