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Speed is a Shinuchi of the Beasts Pirates who is stationed in Bakura Town.[2] However, she is currently subordinate to Tama due to the latter's Devil Fruit powers.[3]

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Speed is a tall woman who, due to her Devil Fruit, resembles a centaur, with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse. The right half of her hair is white while the left half is dark-blue. She has purple eye irises, and a furry tail that is white on the left-side, and dark-blue on the right-side. She also has a light-pink piercing on her left long horse ear, and light-pink goggles on her head. She wears a half-white, half-light-blue jacket that exposes her cleavage, with dark-blue shoulder pauldrons, a short black feather cape, a light-pink pearl-like necklace wrapped around her neck, three sets of light-blue bead bracelets on her left and right wrists, two sets of silver metal armbands on her left and right forearms, white gloves on each hand, and has a saddle on the back of her horse body that has a variety of accessories on it.[1] Whenever she smiles, her mouth resembles that of a horse.[4]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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A close up of Speed's face.
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Anime Concept Art of Speed.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Speed smiling like a horse.

Speed is a serious woman who cares about her duties and can get annoyed if she sees others goofing around. She is also proud because she does not like being given orders.[5] Despite this, she seems cheerful when she is praised and will smile like a horse in a humorous fashion when complimented or treated well. She seems to like explaining her powers to other people, as seen when she boasted about her great range of vision.[1]

After being tamed by Tama, Speed began to affectionately call her "Master".

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Beasts Pirates[edit | edit source]

As a Shinuchi, she was put in charge of low ranking members of the Beasts Pirates who caused nothing but test her patience when it came to doing their jobs competently. She became enraged at them when they were goofing off instead of putting out a burning building, causing her to lose her temper. Her subordinates seem to hold her in high regard, often showering her with compliments.[6]

Tama[edit | edit source]

Upon Tama using her Devil Fruit abilities, she was able to fully tame Speed, who went from very stern to carefree and happy once Tama becomes her new master. Speed became very protective over Tama, letting her sit on her back and letting her ride her.[7] She even went so far as to defy Kaido in order to protect Tama, putting her life in jeopardy to save her.[8]

Monkey D. Luffy[edit | edit source]

Speed first encountered Luffy when he was rampaging in Bakura Town, earning her wrath. She was further enraged and shocked at Luffy attempting to ride her like a regular horse. She did not tolerate Luffy touching her until she was tamed by Tama, who changed her demeanor. After this, she grew to tolerate Luffy riding on her back. After Luffy found her injured in Okobore Town, Luffy made sure she was out of harm's way before fighting Kaido.

Abilities and Powers[edit | edit source]

As a Shinuchi in the Beasts Pirates, Speed holds a high position in the crew and has authority over the lower-ranking members, and she is one of the top authorities in Bakura Town along with Holdem and Basil Hawkins.[2]

Devil Fruit[edit | edit source]

Speed is a Horse SMILE (ウマのSMILEスマイル Uma no Sumairu?) user, giving her the lower body and ears of a horse. Her field of vision is greatly increased as well, with her claiming it to be 350 degrees.[1] Her horse legs make her a very fast runner, and she is also capable of carrying people on her back.

However, since she is part horse, she is susceptible to Tama's animal-taming Devil Fruit power.[9]

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Speed carries a bow on her back, although she has not been seen using it.[1]


The following events are Non-Canon and therefore not considered part of the Canon story.


She is shown using it in the anime, and was skilled enough to launch a barrage of arrows quickly.[10]

Haki[edit | edit source]

In the anime, she is shown to be capable of Busoshoku Haki, imbuing her arrows with it to boost their power.[10]


Concludes non-canon section.


History[edit | edit source]

Four Emperors Saga[edit | edit source]

Wano Country Arc[edit | edit source]

Speed went into the Paradise Farm to collect provisions for her and her crewmates stationed in Bakura Town. She heard the fire bell ringing, and ensured that the fire was put out as she arrived at the recently destroyed remains of Holdem's house. She then brought the Treasure Ship of Provisions to Holdem as she asked him what was going on, and watched as her fellow Shinuchi and some of her subordinates were suddenly taken out by Monkey D. Luffy and Roronoa Zoro.[1]

Speed is tamed by Tama and Luffy.

Speed was shocked at Holdem's defeat when Luffy, thinking she was a horse, tried to ride on her back. Speed got angry, but when Tama offered some kibi dango made from her body, she ate it and became subservient to Tama, carrying her and Luffy out of Bakura Town as they made their way to Okobore Town.[9] After Tama ate some food from the Treasure Ship of Provisions, Speed escorted her back to her home.[3]

On the way, both Speed and Tama were attacked by Kaido when the Emperor discovered them. Speed was unable to protect Tama and she was greatly injured. She then traveled back to Okobore Town and collapsed. When Luffy found her, Speed told him what happened. He then put her out of harm's way as he fought Kaido.[11]

Major Battles[edit | edit source]

Filler Battles[edit | edit source]

Anime and Manga Differences[edit | edit source]

The anime gave Speed more scenes than in the manga. At Bakura Town, she puts up a fierce fight, firing volleys of Haki-infused arrows at Zoro and Kiku, who are able to push through her arrow shots and escape.[10]

Also in the anime, Speed is shown putting up a desperate stand against her former leader Kaido, who greatly injures her and Tama with a fire blast.[12]

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Speed using arrows imbued with Busoshoku Haki
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Speed fighting Kaido

Merchandise[edit | edit source]

Video Games[edit | edit source]

Playable Appearances[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Speed is possibly named after the card game of the same name, fitting with the Beasts Pirates' playing card naming theme.
  • Speed is the first named SMILE Devil Fruit user who possesses a fruit that has the ability of another already existing Devil Fruit, the Uma Uma no Mi.
  • Speed's subordinates describe her as "horse-like". The word they use is 馬並 (uma-nami?). It is colloquially used to describe a man who is "hung like a horse".

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 917 (p. 4-5, 10, 14) and Episode 904, Speed makes her debut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 914 (p. 15) and Episode 901, Speed is mentioned.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 919 (p. 2-3) and Episode 908.
  4. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 917 (p. 5) and Episode 904.
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 918 (p. 5) and Episode 906.
  6. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 917 (p. 4) and Episode 904.
  7. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 918 (p. 4) and Episode 905.
  8. One Piece Manga and Anime — Chapter  923 (p. 5,6,9) and Episode 914.
  9. 9.0 9.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 918 (p. 3-5) and Episode 906.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 One Piece Anime — Episode 905, Speed fires Haki-imbued arrows.
  11. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 92 Chapter 923 (p. 5-6, 9) and Episode 914.
  12. One Piece Anime — Episode 914.

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