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This is a page about the current chief of the Shandia. For the chief from 400 years prior, see Coburn.

The Shandia Chief is the leader of the Shandia tribe.


The Shandia chief is an elderly man with a gray beard and mustache, and long hair of the same color. He wears the standard Shandia attire, covered by a long robe, and carries a staff, with a tribal mask on the top, and white fur underneath it. On his head, the Shandia chief wears an canine head as a helmet, decorated with feathers, probably a symbol of his status.[1]


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A full-body view of the Shandia Chief.
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The Shandia Chief in the Digitally Colored Manga.


The chief is depicted as a peaceful and honorable man, respectful enough to be entrusted with the tribe's leadership. He is considered wise enough to make crucial decisions and, although he is not doubted, he often bothers to explain the reasons behind his actions to his people.

Abilities and Powers

As the leader of the tribe, the Shandia chief is responsible of making decisions that concern his tribe and these decisions are not to be questioned. The chief also has enough life experience and detailed knowledge of his tribe's history, which leads him to the correct judgment in crucial cases.

Other than that, it is unknown if the chief has any fighting skills as well.


Sky Island Saga

Skypiea Arc

The Shandia chief told Wyper stories about his ancestor, Kalgara. Through him Wyper learned about his ancestor's good friend Mont Blanc Noland and that he was the sole reason Kalgara continued to ring the golden bell so his friend could find them in the sky.

From the Decks of the World

The Shandia chief was seen next to Gan Fall, enjoying a glass of pumpkin juice and having fun.[3]



  1. 1.0 1.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 29 Chapter 275 and Episode 168, The Shandia Chief is introduced.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Vivre Card - One Piece Visual Dictionary (Card #0314), Information about the Shandia Chief is revealed.
  3. One Piece Manga — Vol. 66 Chapter 649, cover story: From the Decks of the World Vol. 32, Shandia Chief is seen after the timeskip.

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