Hello once again everyone and welcome back to yet another theory for your entertainment. This time I shall diving into the plans and ironic lives of Blackbeard and his crew.

This may sound generic, but Blackbeard’s plan is to take the world for himself as its most powerful being. It becomes more complex when you realize that the world of OP rightfully belongs to the Marshall D. family.
-Its because of the Marshall D. family that the Tenryubittos are in control
-Its because of the Marshall D. family that the D clan almost went extinct.
-Its because of the Marshall D. family that Devil Fruits exist
-The Yami Yami no mi was the first DF to exist and it is the treasure of the Marshall D. family
-Instead of being rewarded for their assistance, the Marshall D. family was betrayed by the 2o kingdoms.
-Marshall D. Teach is simply taking his world back

Oda seemingly loves the number 3; from BB having 3 skulls one his jolly roger, to 3 winged races, to 3 ancient weapons and to 3 trees.

Pluton is linked to Treasure Tree ADAM. It is the power to take lives. It also represents men and the wood form the Adam tree is used to make strong and durable ships.

Poseidon is linked to Sunlight Tree EVE. It is the only living ancient weapon and power to control life while the tree linked to it sustains life. It represents women. Also, noticed how Poseidon can seemingly only be women?

Uranus is linked to the DEVIL fruit tree. It is the power to give life and the power of god(it where haki and DFs came from). The fruit of the DF tree gives those who eat it god-like power. Know what else is power? Knowledge. This is obviously a reference to the Tree of Knowledge in Christianity that was created by God. Who fooled Adam and Eve into eating the fruit of the tree? The Devil. Remember when I said that the Yami Yami no mi was the first fruit to exist? The first fruit was the spawn of the devil.

For the Marshall Ds, D means Devil.


Now DFs and Haki came from the same source, which is why haki can be embedded over DF abilities and once again, the yami fruit was the fruit DF to exist so naturally, wouldn’t it have superiority over that DFs that came after it?

The Yami Yami no mi is a black hole and it is the power of gravitation.


The Yami fruit also has the power to suck in EVERYTHING including devil fruit powers.


Guess what? The Yami fruit can only suck in haki and also because of the Yami fruit, Blackbeard himself cannot use haki. I’ll get more into this later.

Blackbeard’s plans are entirely luck based and went through many changes as time went on. His original plan was a follows:
1-Join WB’s crew as it gave him the best chances of finding the Yami fruit. BB joined WB at age 13.


2. Find strong and capable crew members and have them wait until its time to rise to the top
3. Poison WB to make him weak so it’ll be easy to replace him.

Blackbeard collaborated with Doflamingo in taking out Blackbeard. Dont you find it weird that Doflamingo was so certain that a new era was approaching(this was in Mock Town before Ace was even captured)? Its a little reference to Greek mythology. Heaven(Doffy) and the Abyss(Teach) worked together to take out Gaia the Earth(WB).

Notice the familiar looking women and Doffy’s jolly roger on the IV to the left.

4. After obtaining the Yami fruit, he would join the shichibukai to gain access to Impel Down and recruit more strong people into his crew.
5. Kill off a weakened WB and replace him as a yonko

Of course, not everything goes according to plan or what BB likes to call it, fate. Thatch found the Yami fruit first so BB had to kill him and flee and BB called it a twist of fate.


Of course, Ace tracked down BB and thy had a duel. It was during this fight that BB realized that because of the Yami fruit, he could not uses haki. Every time we saw Teach, he got hit over n’ over n’ over again. He was just a punching bag.


Blackbeard was f*cked.

The Yami fruit removes his intangibility and increases the amount of pain he feels. Without haki, BB would be no match for the big dogs of the New World. Ace was laying unconscious by his feet and at that moment, BB thought of a new plan that depended entirely on luck/fate; stealing WB’s devil fruit. Taking WB’s fruit was a last minute decision.

BB tried to make Ace his nakama tell the very end; a clear indication that BB thinks of things on the fly.


Due to the nature of his own DF, Teach believed it stealing WB’s fruit possible but as I said before, it was gamble. However, we all know how lucky BB was.


With this, Blackbeard knew how to steal DFs and his and his crew engaged in DF hunts over the timeskip. Speaking of his crew…

The BB pirates parallels with the SH pirates. All of BB’s recruits ran into a wall and BB helped build a tunnel for them. Luffy’s recruits were doing fine and pursuing their dreams, only getting into trouble when Luffy showed up.

All of the BB pirates are heavy believers in fate.


1st ship captain
Burgess means “a person with municipal authority or privileges or an inhabitant of a town or borough with full rights of citizenship.” It also means castle or fort.

Past: Burgess has a championship belt and there are underground fighting arenas. Burgess loves to prove his strength but because his habit of getting the audience involved in his matches, Burgess was banned from the underground arenas. Such an unfortunate fate. Fortunately, Burgess meet Blackbeard who offered him a chance to show his strength off to the entire world as his subordinate.

Irony: Burgess is a champion who gets his ass kicked…a lot…..he looks like a wrestler but goes the audience killed during his matches as seen in Dressrosa.

3rd ship captain
‘Auger’ is a tool used for boring holes in wood/in the ground(shooting holes in people with his gun)
‘Van’ means a winnowing fan, a bird’s wing(he shot down a bird in Mock Town) and forefront.

Past: Van Auger was a sniper assassin. He was called “supersonic” due to his foot speed and ability to hid his presence. However, he was different from your normal/typical assassin.


Auger shot at Ace and SMILED because Ace LIVED.

Irony: Being a sniper assassin means he’ll kill his targets quickly with no hassle, but Auger loves the thrill of the hunt and hates when his hunts are boring. Seriously this guy’s skills is all about ending things quickly before it escalates….what did he expect…..such an unfortunate fate. Fortunately, Auger meet Blackbeard who offered Auger lots off fun hunts as his subordinate.

4th ship captain

Doesn’t Doc Q look like Dr. Hiliuk?


Past: Doc Q is from Drum Kingdom and he had some form of relationship with Dr. Hiliuk. Because of Doc’s DF ability that deals with death, Doc is always sick so he became a doctor to relieve his pain and became interested in testing the vitality and luck of others hence his apples rigged with explosives. Always being sick despite being a doctor is such an unfortunate fate. Fortunately, Fortunately, Doc Q meet Blackbeard who offered him a chance to test the true fate and luck of the world and relive himself of his pain as BB’s subordinate.

Irony: He is a doctor who is always sick…..his nickname is the grim reaper when he should be more of an angel being a doctor n’ all…..

Blackbeard Pirate’s Navigator
“Demon Sheriff” Lafitte
5th ship captain

‘Lafitte’ means “a dweller at a boundary point or marker.”

Lafitte is a mythical Siren zoan.


A Siren can uses many different types of songs which includes hypnosis and removing sound. It also explains Lafitte’s giant wings in Impel Down and using hypnosis on its guards.

Past: Lafitte was a former police officer in West Blue who was exiled for torturing criminals which gave him the epithet “Demon Sheriff.” Why was Lafitte torturing criminals? Because he is a criminal thief who hates those who disgraced the way of the thief.

Lafitte was exiled from his kingdom and lost his motivation to pull of heists. Such an unfortunate fate. Fortunately, Lafitte meet Blackbeard who offered him a chance to perform the ultimate theft as his subordinate; stealing the world itself.

Irony: He was a criminal who had a job as an officer, who tortured criminals for being bad criminals and was exiled for punishing criminals……damn….

2nd ship captain
‘Shiryu’ means “Death Dragon”

Past: Shiryu was a samurai from Wano who got his hands on a cursed sword and only wanted to spill blood.

Irony: Shiryu was imprisoned for killing low-life prisoners on death row by someone with the authority to kill off any prisoner whenever he wants….such an unfortunate fate. Fortunately, Shiryu meet Blackbeard who gave him the opuurtinity to slaughter anyone he wants with no consequences.

BB Pirate’s Shipwright
“Corrupt King” Avalo Pizarro
6th ship captain

Avalo is short for avalon(means apple in Welsh) and it means 2 things:
1-(in Arthurian legend) the place to which Arthur was conveyed after death.
2-the Chinese Azure Dragon of the East

Past: Avalo was a king with an ambition of cybernizing his people.

Irony: Avalo was a king who lost his prestige and was ent to prison as dog, but lived like a king anyways.

“Crescent Moon Hunter” Catarina Devon
7th ship captain


Catarina means Pure
Devon is a breed of red beef cattle
The Crescent moon is a holy symbol and it is believed to be where monsters and witches are at their weakest.

Past: Catarina was a holy hunter punishing sinners. So brutality was so great that she was deemed the most evil woman in piracy.

Irony: She killed in the name of all that is holy but was imprisoned for being an evil sinner……

“Heavy Drinker” Vasco Shot
8th ship captain


Vasco is name taken from Vasco de Gama
Shot refers to a gun(which Vasco used against WB) and to take a shot(alcohol).
Trivia: Vasco da Gama(Vasco Shot) married Catarina de Ataíde(Catarina Devon), daughter of Álvaro de Ataíde(Avalo Pizzaro)

Past: Vasco is a fishman who only cared about drinking. Without his booze, he would go on murder sprees(withdrawal symptoms) and the murders he commited were so gruesome that his existence was erased when imprisoned.

Irony: Vasco can only function properly and ne rational when he is drunk. When he is sober, he is very irrational and violent.

“Great Battleship” San Juan Wolf
9 ship captain(he probably IS a ship….)

Oda said Wolf is the same kind of giant like other giants we’ve seen but just abnormally large.

Juan is a Spanish/manx version of John, means the lord is gracious and means beautiful and graceful in chinese.
San is an honorific and also means three, sun, to cut down, acid, the last one and direction.

Honor? Elbaf giants believe in honor. The last one? Saul is probably the last of his kind. To cut down? Elbaf giants are warriors. Lord? Elbaf giants believe in a god that watches over Elbaf.

Past: Many have speculated that Wolf is an Elbaf giant who was defeated by the leader of Elbaf with the shrink shrink fruit.

Irony: Wolf was the largest creature where seemingly no cage could was big enough for him, yet he was actually shrunk and put n a cage…..maybe…..probably….I dont know…..

The Blackbeard Pirates are relying on DFs to be big dogs and are the very opposite of the Red Hair Pirates who are all non-DF users. Each BB pirate will represent “the strongest.”
BB- strongest man
Shiryu- strongest swordsman
Burgess- strongest hand to hand fighter
Van Auger- strongest sniper
Doc Q- strongest doctor
Lafitte- strongest navigator
Avalo- strongest king/royalty
Catarina- strongest woman
Vasco- strongest fishman
Wolf- strongest giant

Who will be their opponents?

*Theory by Vandenreich


  1. BB- strongest man fight luffy
    Shiryu- strongest swordsman fight zorro
    Burgess- strongest hand to hand fighter fight sanji
    Van Auger- strongest sniper fight usop
    Doc Q- strongest doctor fight brook
    Lafitte- strongest navigator fight nami
    Avalo- strongest king/royalty fight franky
    Catarina- strongest woman fight robin
    Vasco- strongest fishman fight???? the 10th SH crew??
    Wolf- strongest giant fight chopper

  2. Carpintero D Gallegos

    BB- strongest man fight luffy
    Shiryu- strongest swordsman fight zorro
    Burgess- strongest hand to hand fighter fight sanji
    Van Auger- strongest sniper fight usop
    Doc Q- strongest doctor fight brook
    Lafitte- strongest navigator fight nami
    Avalo- strongest king/royalty fight franky
    Catarina- strongest woman fight robin
    Vasco- strongest fishman fight/Jinbe the 10th nakama
    Wolf- strongest giant fight chopper

  3. BlackBeard fight Luffy (Captain)
    Shiryu fight Zoro (Swordsman)
    Burgess fight Sanji
    Van Auger fight Usopp (Snipper)
    Doc Q fight Chopper (Doctor)
    Lafitte fight Robin (Asassins)
    Vasco fight Franky (Cola vs Alcohol)

    I can’t think a rival for Nami… so the remaining BB pirates will fight the division comanders !!

    Wolf, Avalo and Catarina vs Cavendish, Bartolomeo and Sai.

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