There are a number of the most respected One Piece characters of all time. This respect, of course, cannot be earned easily. They have to show what qualities they really are and also their actions are considered noble. In a world filled with pirates, it was impossible to find a respected character.
Because most pirates only care about loot. Most of the characters in One Piece have committed heinous crimes, which makes it very difficult to honor them. However, this does not apply to some of these characters. They are honorable characters who put principles ahead of materialistic needs. One Piece Characters
Most Respected One Piece Characters of All Time
the most respected earn the respect of the audience and other characters thanks to their noble and unselfish demeanor. Who are the most respected One Piece characters? here’s the review!
Whitebeard is the captain of the Whitebeard Pirates. In the past, he sailed with Rocks D Xebec. However, after the Valley of the Gods Incident, Whitebeard separated himself from the Rocks, like the other members of the pirates. Whitebeard is believed to have enough power to destroy the entire world. Even the Marines admit this fact. Whitebeard is the rival of the Pirate King Gol D Roger. However, they both respect each other very much. Roger even asked Whitebeard to let him borrow Oden. Monkey D Garp and Sengoku have great respect for Whitebeard and regard him as the King of the Ocean. His death shook the whole world. Even people like Silvers Rayleigh cried when they heard the news of his death.
Shanks is one of the Yonko and the leader of the Red Hair Pirates. Shanks met Luffy when the Straw Hat Captain was a child. It was Shanks who inspired Luffy to become the Pirate King. Moments after leaving Luffy, Shanks managed to become the most respected pirate in the world. Shanks only appears a few times throughout the series. However, each appearance always leaves an impression on the audience. After the deaths of Whitebeard and Ace, Shanks appeared at Marineford and stopped the Peak War because the war did not honor the dead. Shanks’ appearance forces Sengoku to stop the war. Sengoku even openly admits that he stopped the war at Shanks’ request. In addition, Shanks also respected the Gorosei, who met him when Shanks came to Mariejois.
3. Monkey D Garp
Revered as a Marine Hero, Garp serves as Vice Admiral. He was offered promotions many times, but always turned them down. Although, serving in the Marines, Garp didn’t want to be a dog for the Celestial Dragon. Garp is one of the few characters who is respected even by his enemies. In the past, he was the enemy of Gol D Roger. However, there is great mutual respect between them. Before he breathed his last, Roger even told Garp about his unborn child. This shows how much Roger trusts him. The child, Portgas D Ace, was eventually cared for by Garp.
2. Dracule Mihawk
Mihawk is a former Shichibukai. He was introduced in the Baratie story arc and fans were immediately drawn to him. During that story arc, he managed to defeat Roronoa Zoro with just a small sword, which helped solidify his reputation as one of the coolest characters in One Piece. Mihawk was also involved in the war that took place at Marineford and was the one who did not suffer any injuries. Mihawk is a very respectable man. He values the talent and determination of others. When Zoro begged to be trained, Mihawk complied even though he knew that Zoro would be a problem for him in the future.
1. Silvers Rayleigh
Also known as the Dark Lord, Rayleigh was a member of the Roger Pirates. He was Gol D Roger’s right-hand man and over the years, Rayleigh became a legendary figure. He debuted in the Sabaody Island story arcwhere he fought Admiral Kizaru. Despite his age, Rayleigh easily kept up with Kizaru. Moreover, Kizaru openly admitted that he couldn’t take down Rayleigh alone. Rayleigh cares about the younger generation and is willing to get involved with the Marines to protect them.