Luffy is not afraid to criticize her outlook on the world as he got into an argument with her that ended in a fistfight as he tried to get her to understand that she cannot carry the burden of saving her kingdom on her own, and to let him and his crew aid her in defeating Crocodile as that was the best way to save her kingdom. Some members would talk to Luffy about their previous life, such as Yasopp, who would talk to Luffy about his own son, Usopp, back on Syrup Village, who would eventually join Luffy's crew. She was present when Luffy formed an alliance with Trafalgar Law,[25] again with Capone Bege and the Fire Tank Pirates,[130] and comically offered up her negotiating skills during the formation of the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai alliance. When he discovered that he had assaulted, and possibly killed, Tama, he chose to continue fighting Kaido, instead of retreating, in order to avenge her. Franky was later attacked by CP9 whilst with Usopp and the two were taken hostage, along with Robin. His admiration for Shanks began when he first met him as a kid, eagerly wanting to join his crew and even stabbed himself underneath his eye just to prove he is tough enough to become a pirate which got him his first notable scar. Although he is not as brave as Zoro, he is not as cowardly as Usopp either, having shown he is a capable fighter despite his bounty only being 100. When he read the newspapers that Luffy was now the fifth Emperor of the seas, he grinned with delight but stated it was still too soon for him to be called that yet. Anime pre-timeskip In order to surpass Bullet, who believes only in himself and wants to become King of the Pirates, he puts all of his strength into unleashing the Gum-Gum King Kong Gatling. [115] When on Thriller Bark, he emphatically stated to Kuma that Luffy would become the Pirate King. Luffy dislikes the Big Mom Pirates and believes them to be a cruel and vicious crew. Luffy met Burgess again whilst in Dressrosa when he was competing for the Mera Mera no Mi and briefly talked with Blackbeard over a Den Den Mushi. [84] However, upon discovering that he would be receiving a dishonorable death at the hands of a corrupt Marine he agreed to Luffy's offer if it meant being saved. Katakuri was by far Luffy's toughest opponent since he arrived in the New World, having been completely outmatched against the Sweet Commander. Although the two are nothing but enemies, their relationship is comedic. He loves his crew members and is willing to give his life protecting them. [140] Since the time skip Nami has become less strict with Luffy. They also respect each other’s positions, with Luffy being the captain and Brook being the musician and the second swordsman of the crew, after Zoro. When Katakuri asked him if he would come back to defeat Big Mom one day he proudly told him that he will because he will become the Pirate King and was left surprised by his words of encouragement as he fell onto his back for the first time in his life. The series focuses on Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who, inspired by his childhood idol and powerful pirate "Red Haired" Shanks, sets off on a journey from the East Blue Sea to find the titular treasure and proclaim himself the King of the Pirates.In an effort to organize his own crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy rescues and befriends a swordsman named Roronoa Zoro, and … Luffy, himself, views Queen as his enemy but does not hold any notable contempt for him, nor is intimidated by his power as a member of the All-Stars, as he openly challenged him for a fight. The two share a somewhat comedic relationship, with Luffy always getting frustrated by Shanks' refusal to let him join his crew and for pulling small pranks on him, such as tricking him into drinking juice to prove he is not actually a man. Despite genuinely liking Charlotte Pudding, who was his betrothed, he refused to marry her so he could return to Luffy and the crew. $21.95. This was notable when Luffy overheard the details of Nami's new compass and how it points to the most dangerous island, causing Nami and Usopp to panic once they realized Luffy understood what had been said and even threatened to break the compass. Paramecia[23]. Brook will often play songs for Luffy and the crew with piano, violin, or guitar. [210] She is very loyal to Luffy and has become a firm believer in his quest to become the Pirate King, slapping Sanji for assaulting her captain and disrespecting his dream. In the case of Sanji, she was much more distressed and angry at the beating Luffy was getting, as he refused to fight back, and furiously slapped Sanji in retaliation. After losing Ace in the Summit War, he fell into depression, finally recovering thanks to Jinbe's strong encouragement. [90] At the risk of his own life, he attempted to cut down Giant Jack when Luffy and Nami requested him, and the others, to do so, which led to him being directly attacked by Enel. He does not tolerate anyone upsetting her, standing by the promise he made to Genzo back on Cocoyasi Village. Speed watched as her fellow Shinuchi, Holdem, was soundly defeated by Luffy and was shocked that he was defeated with a single blow, pondering who Luffy is. Big Mom was furthered enraged that her festivities with the Beast Pirates were ruined because of the raid on Onigashima, to which she admitted she had gotten tired of Luffy ruining the festivities she was trying to enjoy. Chopper has become a faithful admirer of Luffy and is constantly astounded by his impressive feats, especially when he goes beyond his human limitations, however, the excessiveness of how far Luffy pushes himself can irritate Chopper as a doctor. Initially, Luffy had no personal grudge against the crew or even their captain, as he simply wished to defeat them as part of his alliance with Trafalgar Law. However, they can differ when deciding what routes to take, as Nami prioritises safety and Luffy desires danger as its more fun and adventurous. [228] When testing the cannon on the Going Merry, he greatly impressed Luffy with his accuracy and was made the gunner of the Straw Hats. It also appears that Luffy holds the most trust in her out of all the crew members as she is the only person he consistently surrenders all of his authority to when it comes to sailing the ship and follows her orders to the letter. He ridiculed his younger sister and decided to impale himself so he could fight Luffy evenly. Whilst fighting Big Mom he praised his captain highly to her, informing the emperor that there isn’t a wall that Luffy cannot break through in the pursuit of his ambitions. He expressed his desire for Luffy to continue fighting him and was eager when he foresaw some of Luffy's unique attacks, telling him to bring it on with a smile. Chopper has copied Luffy's party trick of sticking two chopsticks up his nose and into the bottom of his mouth. When Haredas pointed out her "fake tears" were still flowing she became embarrassed and punched him. She is not at all irritated by his stupidity, recklessness, or carelessness, unlike the rest of the crew, and in fact, seems to admire these qualities. [118] He has shown to have complete faith in his captain such as when, after Luffy stayed behind to fight Crocodile, he ordered Chopper to keep the crab they were riding on moving and reassured a worried Vivi that Luffy will be fine.[119]. Part of Luffy's ability to succeed is him being able to have absolute faith in his crew members' abilities in any situation they find themselves in. The two met during the Battle of Marineford and, although their time was short, had come to respect each other. His hatred for them grew when he discovered they had attacked the Revolutionary Army's headquarters, Baltigo, where his father and sworn brother, Sabo, are based. Throughout the battle, Luffy indirectly led the charge to save Ace whilst Whitebeard offered up as much support as he could muster from his crew to help the Straw Hat captain. Following the time skip, he was shocked and saddened at the revelation that they were defeated by the Blackbeard Pirates and wished to thank them for saving him when he fell unconscious after Ace's death. As noted earlier, Luffy does not have a preference when recruiting someone, not on sex, race, age, or even strength. When Dobon arrived, he was furious to see that all but three dumplings were available for him and thus tried to attack Luffy and Kid. Premise. After he had discovered that Sanji had been taken away to Big Mom's territory his determination for Sanji was put on full display. [55] When the Franky Family had assaulted Usopp, Luffy stormed their home along with Zoro, Chopper, and Sanji and defeated them all to avenge their crewmate. He is one of Luffy's most loyal crew member. [275] He has proven to be extremely valuable to Luffy and has taken on some of the strongest opponents such as Kuroobi, Bon Clay, Jabra, Absalom, Vergo, Donquixote Doflamingo, Charlotte Daifuku, and X Drake. [173] When she read that Luffy witnessed Ace get killed before his very eyes she became distraught and tried to escape Weatheria whilst telling herself she needs to get to him before his heart completely shatters as she knows full well what he is going through. [266], The two first met during the Baratie Arc when Luffy was caught up in a dispute with the Head Chef, Zeff, for damaging the Baratie. Brook and Luffy enjoy some milk to repair their bones and teeth. Luffy told Tama to tame her with her Devil Fruit powers and, once it worked, rode out of town on her back. [27] None of his crew members refer to him as ‘captain’ and instead call him by his name, a sign of how close they are. [60] After receiving Luffy's message to wait two years, he decided to forgo his pride and begged Mihawk to train him in order to become stronger for Luffy's sake. Luffy defeated Urashima and sent the sumo wrestler flying into Holdem’s home, crushing him. Luffy finds Brûlée annoying and does not like her for trying to harm his friends, however, he comes to tolerate her presence and acts jovial with her. Due to his child-like mentality, he is easily amazed by Franky's cyborg modifications, something Franky happily indulges him in, and is left dumbfounded by some of the weapons and constructions he makes, especially General Franky. [63] After hearing the news of Ace's death during the Battle of Marineford he desperately tried to escape the island he was trapped on as he felt he needed to be there for Luffy. [175][176] Luffy was determined to have Nami back in his crew and completely disregarded her request to leave her village, despite angering her,[177] and chose not to listen to Nojiko tell the story of Nami's past as nothing she could tell him would change his mind. Kaido had heard of Luffy as a member of the Worst Generation well before his transgressions against him. Shanks saves Luffy at the cost of his left arm. 1 Devil Fruit 2 Friend 3 Major Battles 4 Major Battles 5 Enemies 6 Story 6.1 History Part-1 6.2 History Part-2 6.3 Future Part-1 6.4 Future Part-2 Mainarticle: Elemental … He then forced Luffy, along with Hyogoro, to participate in a theatre fight called the Sumo Inferno. Height: Luffy confronted them and had his first interaction with Big Mom, who he threatened and proceeded to claim Fish-Man Island from. [58], Robin's faith in Luffy is absolute, like most of the crew, and she is often impressed by the actions of her captain. Queen also seemed to get offended when Luffy would refer to him as "Balloon" and when he attempted to punch him. 4Kids English VA: He was reluctant to aid Luffy in his mission to retrieve Sanji and was forcibly taken by the Straw Hat captain. He was furious by Cracker’s comments over Sanji's loyalty and attacked the Sweet Commander for saying Sanji would prefer to live a life of luxury with his new family than to comeback to his crew. Materials N/A Due to his position as vice-warden of the prison, he was incredibly antagonistic as he saw Luffy as just another prisoner. One Piece Anime T Shirt Monkey D. Straw Hat Luffy Shirt Size S-6XL. [95] He traveled to the emperor's territory,[289] gatecrashed the wedding,[290] fought against Big Mom,[291] her army[292] and Sweet Commanders Charlotte Cracker[293] and Katakuri,[294] for an extensive amount of time against both of them, just to make sure he could get Sanji to return. [144] She was overjoyed when Luffy had come to save her after Enel had taken her to his ship. [74] He becomes greatly upset whenever he loses it[75] or it has been damaged,[76] with the hat having to be repaired by Nami. Luffy hates Big Mom for trying to take Sanji away from him and believes her to be an extremely cruel and petty person. [229] When he tried to recruit Chopper, Luffy chastised Usopp after he scared him off by calling him a "monster". [92] Their friendship immediately recovered following his return and they continued with their shenanigans aboard their new ship, the Thousand Sunny. [61] Their dedication to Luffy has been a consistent theme of their friendship and was best shown when they all, in unison, bluntly refused Kuma's offer to save their own lives in exchange for their captain's. He is the fifth member to join the Straw Hats, the first Devil Fruit user, and is the crew’s doctor. One Piece : New World. Aokiji seems to have a begrudging respect for Luffy and is impressed by his leadership qualities and fighting abilities, as well as his tenacity. Once he noticed that Luffy was on course to attaining the same advanced Kenbunshoku Haki as him, he expressed his shock and became determined to defeat Luffy before he becomes too dangerous. When she fell sick with a mysterious illness she sided with Luffy when he wished to carry her to the doctor who lives on top of the mountain on Drum Island and openly stated her complete faith in him getting her there safely, despite the extreme risks. Due to his lustful desires, Sanji has been seen from time to time getting jealous of Luffy, such as when he discovered that he had been sent to Amazon Lily by Kuma, an island inhabited by the Kuja Tribe that are made up of exclusive women, and for having gained the affection of the Pirate Empress, Boa Hancock. Luffy dominantly dislikes their captain, Kaido, but also views the rest of the Beasts Pirates as his enemies. [310] After his victory over Lucci, he called out to Robin and told her that they will all leave Enies Lobby together, causing her to cry. Upon arrival he got into a multiple fights with members of the Beasts Pirates, such as some kidnappers that were after Tama, his fellow Supernova, and newest Shinuchi of the Beasts Pirates, Basil Hawkins, another Shinuchi, Holdem, and eventually their captain, Kaido. Anime Straw Hat Monkey D. Luffy Skull Pirates crew T Shirt. He would occasionally get annoyed when they laughed at him whenever Shanks played a trick on him or when he made an outlandish claim. [116][117] He was pleased to see Luffy was able to use Haoshoku Haki on Fish-Man Island to knock out 50,000 of Hody Jones's crew, jokingly remarking that if he was not capable of doing that much he was not worthy of being his captain. [127] Following his victory over Don Krieg,[128] Luffy traveled to Nami's village and freed her and her village from Arlong's rule. However, it is apparent that Blackbeard and his crew view Luffy as their enemy, with Luffy sharing the sentiment. [162], Despite her faith in him she is regularly concerned for Luffy and tries to look out for him. [282] Knowing where Luffy would be exiting, he waited patiently for his captain’s return from his fight with Charlotte Katakuri[283] and proceeded to carry an unconscious Luffy from Cacao Island back to the Thousand Sunny, fighting through hoards of Big Mom’s crew and suffering numerous injuries along the way. Luffy hates Kaido and believes him to be a cruel person. [43] When she was bedridden he spent most of his time in her room to try and cheer her up. Luffy then passionately demanded her to say she wants to live and when Robin responded by saying she does, and begged him to take her out to sea with him and his crew, he became even more determined to save her. [143] This moment showed Nami's great trust in Luffy, as up to this point she had refused to ever ask for help from anyone. [207] When she received Luffy's message to wait two years she was notably the only one frustrated by this decision[208] but decided to spend her time to get stronger and become a more capable navigator for Luffy's sake, believing she owed him so much for all he has done for her. Chopper and Luffy indulge themselves by eating a café. He refused Luffy's offer to eat the Mera Mera no Mi as he did not wish to give up his ability to swim but encouraged Luffy to go and retrieve his deceased brother’s Devil Fruit, despite being aware that it is probably a trap, as this might be his only chance and if it slips away he will regret it. After Nami and Luffy were captured, Pudding turned up at their cell and revealed her true nature to the pair whilst taunting them. Once her identity as an undercover agent, as well as her history, were revealed to Luffy and the crew they agreed to help her. He is confused by Hawkins’ abilities, as he witnessed him using his unusual sword on the lizard he had thrown at him, and became more confused when he saw Zoro had slashed him but the damage transferred to one of his subordinates instead. One Piece T-Shirt. Straw Hat Pirates captain. Holdem is a Shinuchi of the Beasts Pirates and is a minor antagonist to Luffy during the Wano Country Arc. [178] Even though Nami has no talent for fighting he does not hesitate to have her by his side in battle, such as when they worked together to defeat Buggy[123] and again to defeat the Sweet Commander, Cracker. [253] He had no reservations with Usopp being involved in the Tontatta's plans, alongside Franky, as he believed he would be of great use to them. He is also very fond of the song, Binks' Sake, as the Red Hair Pirates would always sing it during their parties. Charlotte Brûlée is an officer of the Big Mom Pirates, the eighth daughter of Big Mom, and an antagonist, as well as a forced ally, to Luffy and the Straw Hats. She has since followed Luffy to Wano with the intent of working with Kaido to kill him. He has faith in her abilities as a fighter and trusts her whenever she goes out on her own to complete tasks. Bella Hudson Monkey D. Luffy Japanese Name: Unlike many others, he did not panic when it was revealed that Luffy had assaulted a World Noble and decided to act in accordance with his Tarot Cards. However, his opinion changed when he first encountered some of her crew members on Fish-Man Island and realized just how much of a danger she is. From the Decks of the World: The 500,000,000 Man Arc, The Stories of the Self-Proclaimed Straw Hat Grand Fleet, One Piece - Defeat Him! [92] He regularly enforces Luffy's rights as captain and reminds his fellow crewmates that a captain’s words are absolute. Chuck Powers He was surprised by Luffy's Snakeman form and found the speed of his attacks impressive, pushing him to his limits. 91 cm (2'11¾) (debut)[4]172 cm (5'7¾") (pre-timeskip)[13][14]174 cm (5'8½") (post-timeskip)[12][15] See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. He came to have massive respect for Charlotte Katakuri after his fight and parted on much more positive terms with him than when they met. However, despite his concern for Luffy's progress, he became extremely angry on his behalf when he realized his younger sister, Charlotte Flampe, had interferred in their fight and was the reason why he was able to impale Luffy. The first crew member to join the Straw Hats, and the second friend Luffy made out at sea, Roronoa Zoro is a former bounty hunter that hunted down pirates. Whenever food goes missing his first suspect is always Luffy. However, he also developed great respect for him and sees him as someone he must surpass. When he first met him he wished to protect Whitebeard from Crocodile as he was an important person to Ace, however, he was not happy when Whitebeard talked down to him and angrily told the Emperor to shut up whilst boldly telling him that he would be the one to become the Pirate King. He, himself, came to the aid of Luffy when Admiral Aokiji attempted to attack Luffy. Luffy seems to respect Aokiji's strength but is often hostile around him due to him being a Marine Admiral and for trying to take Nico Robin from him and his crew. Despite the fact that they can all be frustrated by some of Luffy's reckless decisions, they all share an undying loyalty to him and will follow his orders without question whenever he is serious. [53] However, when Luffy used Haoshoku Haki whilst unconscious he was both impressed and extremely annoyed. When he arrived in Wano he discovered just how badly the people are mistreated there because of Kaido’s rule and became even more determined to defeat him. モンキー・D(ディー)・ルフィ 1,500,000,000[16]500,000,000[17][18]400,000,000[19]300,000,000[20]100,000,000[21]30,000,000[22] After she rejoined the Straw Hats, following the Enies Lobby Arc, she has continued being a reliable and devoted friend to Luffy. Because of this, she intentionally misled Luffy and his crew throughout the early parts of the arc. Despite his respect, he has underestimated Luffy, as when he fought the Straw Hat captain in Impel Down he was surprised at just how strong he actually is. It was here that Katakuri fully stated to Luffy that he no longer thinks he is below his level. On Punk Hazard, Luffy reunited with Trafalgar Law and joined him in an alliance with the express goal of taking down Kaido. [215] However, she has since toned down this habit as it once inadvertently led to Luffy destroying their food supplies when he tried to cook in Sanji's absence because she would not cook for free. He has also fought the strongest opponent on occasions, such as Buggy, Mihawk, Enel, Kuma, Hody Jones, and Admiral Fujitora. Despite rarely taking him seriously, they all acknowledged his claim to become a great pirate, with the first mate of the crew, Benn Beckman, telling Shanks that Luffy will make it big some day. He was overjoyed when Mihawk delivered Luffy's first wanted poster to him and celebrated Luffy's success. He was happy to hear Katakuri tell him that he no longer believed he was below his level. Franky proudly declared to Nami that they are a member of the crew that will make Luffy the Pirate King when he faced the emperor, Big Mom.[324]. He saved Luffy from Katakuri's attack by throwing tea on the Sweet Commander’s leg which nullified his Devil Fruit abilities. He first met Vivi during the Reverse Mountain Arc whilst she was undercover as "Miss Wednesday", when she and her partner, Mr. 9, tried to kill Laboon for his meat but failed due to the intervention of Luffy and his crew. She initially brushed his threats aside but now despises him for his actions against her. Related Pages. [235], Usopp holds great admiration for Luffy and often lies about himself in the mold of him, falsely claiming credit for some of his achievements. He managed to defeat Cracker with Gear Fourth Tankman, violently sending him back to Sweet City, however, this victory eventually led to Luffy's capture by the Big Mom's army.[46]. They both also possess a strong sweet tooth, as shown when they arrived on Cacao Island and ate Charlotte Pudding's cafe. For the brief moment they were enemies, Speed was extremely hostile to Luffy and was annoyed by him, however, after Tama tamed her with her Devil Fruit powers, she becomes tolerable of Luffy but is still rude and disrespectful towards him. At one point, he openly disagreed with his own men that Luffy and Hygoro would die, as he sees Luffy as a genuinely capable fighter. He was chased by Luffy when he was hungry as he was tempted to eat Chopper, but in reality he wanted to ask him to join his crew. From the Decks of the World: The 500,000,000 Man Arc, The Stories of the Self-Proclaimed Straw Hat Grand Fleet, One Piece - Defeat Him! She was eventually defeated and captured by Carrot and was forced to aid Luffy and his team's efforts to sabotage Sanji and Pudding’s wedding. However, despite his general dislike towards the Big Mom Pirates, he is more than willing to make friends some of them. The two are often seen arguing due to Nami getting frustrated by Luffy's antics and stupidity and Luffy being annoyed at Nami for being overbearing and ruining his fun. Hawkins sees Luffy as a serious troublemaker and felt the need to try and stop his rampage on Wano. [58] This experience crushed Luffy as he lamented himself for not being able to save a single one of his friends. His trust in Brook is so high that he allowed him to join Pedro to recover the Road Poneglyph that is in Big Mom's possession, an extremely important task that is fundamental to finding Laugh Tale where One Piece is allegedly located. Luffy and Zoro prepare to do battle with Basil Hawkins. Monkey D. Luffy is the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates, a crew that hails from the East Blue of the One Piece world. He was able to convince Luffy to work with Capone Bege despite Luffy's strong dislike of him for trying to kill Pekoms, and was able to keep the peace at their meeting. Luffy yells at Nami when he decides the crew to go a dangerous island. Epithet: 4.8 out of 5 stars 199. Though Luffy is a goofy fictional character, there are many crucial life lessons we can learn from the Captain of the Straw Hat Pirates and take to the real world with us. She was not at all upset when she discovered Nico Robin, a former ally of Crocodile, has joined Luffy's crew, instead choosing to trust his judgement. He has become extremely grateful for the family Luffy has given him and the confidence to interact with people again. Luffy mostly saw Pekoms as a friend after they had met again on Zou. Age: [52] This did not affect their genuine concern for each other, however, as upon discovering the situation with Nico Robin, and his desire to help but knowing he could not face Luffy, he disguised himself as 'Sogeking' in order to help. Like their captain, they seem to share the opinion that Luffy is "fated", noting that he was lucky that Ace unwittingly took his place as their prize for the World Government. [96] Whilst on his way to Enies Lobby, Luffy casually asked Zoro to cut an oncoming train cart in half, which left the Franky Family stunned, as he knew Zoro was more than capable of such a feat. Furthermore, her loyalty to Kaido caused her to become angry by Luffy's open declaration that he will be the Pirate King. Fictional Character. Like his captain, he took a shinning to Luffy, finding him to be a very impressive pirate and soon came to respect him. He's quite a powerful pirate who, just like countless others, is looking for the treasure of Gol D. Roger; the One Piece. [216] Another gag is Nami being one of the very few people who can hurt Luffy at will despite him being made of rubber, and for the most part Luffy tolerates it. Japanese Name: Despite an initial, intense, confrontation, Luffy understood the extreme power Whitebeard possessed and how important he was to Ace. He is not at all fazed by her strength and unabashedly states he will defeat her, along with every other Emperor, in the New World. The crew met a young Luffy in his hometown of Foosha Village where they befriended him. Luffy's fight with Aokiji was a watershed experience for Luffy, having taken the defeat as a sign of things to come and thus worked to push his body to its limits and ultimately become stronger, this eventually led to him attaining Gear Second and Gear Third. By the end of the battle, whilst still distraught over Ace's death, they rallied together under Marco to protect Luffy from Admiral Akainu, recognizing him as all that remains of Ace's spirit and wanting to make sure Ace's sacrifice was not in vain. When Zoro met Luffy for the first time in Shells Town he was initially completely against his offer to join his crew, finding the idea laughable due to the nature of his work. [162][206] Usopp is the only other member of the Straw Hats, alongside Nami, to have worn Luffy's hat, very briefly doing so during the Long Ring Long Land Arc after he made Luffy wear an afro for his fight with Foxy. When he found out that Sanji had been forcibly taken by the Big Mom Pirates he was furious and ventured into Totto Land just to get him back. "Monkey D. Luffy" has been featured, meaning it was chosen as an article of interest. She then turned up on the Going Merry as the Straw Hats sailed away from Arabasta and argued that Luffy had forced her to live and thus should take responsibility by letting her join his crew, with Luffy accepting this proposal without hesitation, shocking everyone with the exception of Sanji.[37][302]. The two first meet on Long Ring Long Land and start off rather cordial. Brook accepted and went to their ship and explained his past, and current, situation. The Big Mom Pirates despise Luffy for varying reasons. However, Luffy immedaitely decided to get Brook’s shadow back so he could join. He is the founder and captain of the increasingly infamous and powerful Straw Hat Pirates, as well as one of its top four fighters. Holdem was not aware of who Luffy was and so had no predisposition towards him.