Powers and Abilities
Not much is know about Rock's strength, but it is said by Sengoku that during his time, he was so powerful that it took the strength of both Garp and Roger to take him down. He is also acknowledge to be the Pirate King's first and foremost formidable rival, beating even that of Whitebeard.
His crewmembers including Edward Newgate, Charlotte Linlin, and Kaido, who later become three of the Four Emperors. Also in his command are Shiki the Golden Lion, Captain John, the Silver Axe, and Ou Choku.
Thirty-eight years ago, the Rocks Pirates clashed with an unlikely alliance of pirate crew led by Gol D. Roger and Marines led by Monkey D. Garp in an island called God Valley, in an event later named as the God Valley Incident. At the end of the violent conflict, the Rocks Pirates were defeated.