Interestingly, his facial features were almost akin to his biological father Gol D. Roger in his youth without his mustache. Throughout the manga, the anime adaptation, and the specials 3D2Y and Episode of Sabo, Ace's death has been somewhat censored and slightly changed. In addition, as one of the top commanders of the Whitebeard Pirates, he was one of the strongest and most highly-regarded pirates on board under Whitebeard himself. The Spade Pirates then headed to Fishman Island, and Ace went off to a cheap cafe. Ace also held a fearsome reputation. Nico Robin | Monkey D. LuffySaboRoronoa ZoroNamiUsoppSanjiTony Tony ChopperNico RobinFrankyBrookJinbeWhitebeardOars Jr.ViviShanksBuggyBoa HancockModaTamaYamato He could also easily break a giant tree with ease. His psyche unable to handle Ace's death, Luffy enters a catatonic state to protect himself from the trauma. Kin'emon | On some occasions they are linked to the scene in which they were worn, like "independence" when the three brothers built their own tree house to live in. One day, they were confronted by a Marine warship battalion, and Ensign Isuka came onboard their ship. Ace's epitaph says: ". When Portgas D. Ace, Luffy's older brother, was captured by the marines and subject to a public execution, the Whitebeard Pirates had essentially declared war on the military since Ace … It was revealed that Ace received an invitation to join the Seven Warlords of the Sea while he was still captain of the Spade Pirates, though he refused the offer. Ace later appears during the Jaya Arc, where he hopped on Buggy the Clown's ship for food and promised to show him the way to Luffy. This change was also done in the Shonen Jump serialization of the English manga, but was left unedited in the actual volumes. Denjiro, Others Ace was also shown to be quite impulsive, much like his younger brother, as he too would make hasty decisions and, in some cases, neglect listening to reason. The two talked about Garp's wish for Ace and Luffy to become Marines, with Ace reflecting on his and Luffy's bloodlines, though mentioning his hatred for his father and how he considers Whitebeard his true father. Sengoku | Because of this, some people believed that Ace had a death wish, but in truth he wanted to prevent people he cared for from getting hurt. When Aokiji stepped in, Ace met the Admiral's ice powers with his fire. Ultimate World-pedia Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. He was adopted and raised by the Marine Monkey D Garp, thus growing up with Luffy and Sabo. Ace quickly turned back to face him, ignoring his crewmates' warnings to not become angered over Akainu's provocations. As a child, Ace is shown to have often worn t-shirts with two-kanji phrases on the front (such as "innocence" and "violence"). Dadan stated that he inherited this tendency from his father, Gol D. Roger, despite loathing him. However, at his grave, Ace's hat and knife were placed at his tombstone — either they were retrieved, or they were duplicates in Ace's possession. Bobbin was a member of the Big Mom Pirates. Jesus Burgess threw part of a hotel at him, but Ace demolished it with a pillar of fire before attacking the two of them and Blackbeard with Fire Fist. His nickname is "Fire Fist" Ace. Admiring Ace's dedication to both his captain and his duty, Whitebeard allowed his "son" to go, later claiming that it was he who told Ace to leave for the sake of Ace's honor. Instead he was 20 because his mother held him in her womb for eleven months past his due date, meaning he spent a total of twenty months inside her womb, instead of the usual nine. To avoid confusion between the two symbols and avoid slander for being a Nazi, this was changed to crossbones in the shape of a "cross" in the original Japanese anime and later in the manga also. Sabo is the Revolutionary Army's chief of staff, recognized as the "No. Trafalgar D. Water Law‡ Afterwards, Bluejam told Ace and Luffy that Sabo was fortunate to live the life of a noble, and kept his agreement to not harm the two by having them move boxes around Gray Terminal. Porchemy captured Luffy, and to Ace's horror, Luffy called out to him. Magellan then came down to transport Ace to Marineford for his execution, and they had gone up to Level 1 when Ace overheard a report of Luffy being subdued with sleeping gas in Level 6. Armed with sublime power and the knowledge of the New World, he could have easily beaten Luffy and the Straw Hats with the aide of Marco and the remaining former Whitebeard Captains. As the son of Roger, he lived in his shadow and is to date the first D. depicted to truly question his own right to exist, while displaying the fewest commonly seen D. related traits. While not portrayed in the main storyline, it was revealed in a flashback that Ace possesses Conqueror's Haki, which at the time he had no conscious control over. Ace then watched in shock as Oars Jr. pushed the Whitebeard Pirates' remaining ship through the wall to let the crew return to the plaza, though at a further cost to the giant. Ace was the 2nd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates and one-time captain of the Spade Pirates. His "politeness" is due to Makino's teaching after Ace asked her how to introduce himself to Shanks (being his brother's savior). However, Ace sent a tree rolling at Luffy, and when Luffy continued chasing him, Ace hit him and sent him plummeting into a chasm. At one point, while being captain of the Spade Pirates, he was even asked to join the Shichibukai but refused. Ace was always seen wearing dark brown, flat, slipper-like shoes, and in the winter, he wore a green cardigan over his normal clothes. Tony Tony Chopper | Bobbin… Inability to Swim: When he was a child, Ace used to be a good swimming. When he turned 17, Ace left to the seas to become a pirate, and founded the Spade Pirates as the captain. Ace was first introduced in the Alabastan city of Nanohana sleeping in the spicebean restaurant. Dragon Ball Z x One Piece. Ace watched in shock as Whitebeard was betrayed and stabbed by Squard, and was still taken aback as Whitebeard handled the injury and joined the battle himself. Outlook III told the pirates to do whatever they wished with Luffy and Ace while he took Sabo away, but Sabo promised to go without a fight if Ace and Luffy were spared. The two shared a dream of becoming pirates, and stole money and treasure in preparation for the day they would set off to sea. This caused Luffy to fight back and get brutally attacked in return, and in desperation Ace shouted at the pirates, unleashing Conqueror's Haki and knocking out all of them except Bluejam. This went back to his younger days with Sabo and Luffy, when they would often dine and dash in the city of Goa, and carried over to adulthood, as shown on three occasions when he was on Drum Island, Alabasta, and another island in the Grand Line while hunting Blackbeard. Monkey D. Garp | He was one of the few people to be able to take a "baptizing" in boiling water in Impel Down without flinching, which is considered an impressive feat. On the brink of death, Ace was offered by Whitebeard to join his crew, becoming one of his "sons". Actually, Ace started his journey 5 years ago and back then Momonosuke would have been only 3 years old. They were then approached by Isuka and Vice Admiral Draw, who gave Ace an official invitation from the World Government to join the Seven Warlords of the Sea. Ace's reason for going after Whitebeard's head was never explained in the manga. We all know the story. Ace watched as his crewmates rushed into battle, but when Little Oars Jr. came onto the scene, Ace told the giant to stop because he was too big of a target. Kuzan‡ | Isuka chased down the Spade Pirates repeatedly, but Ace always easily dealt with her with a casual attitude. But can your strength in the end become your weakness? Ace was a intelligent, polite and caring man. However, in the anime, he is shown lighting a cigarette for Sanji simply by pointing his finger. Afterwards, Ace asked Luffy why he risked death rather than revealing his location, and Luffy revealed that Ace was the only person he had. Aside from the powers granted by the Devil Fruit he consumed, Ace possessed immense physical strength which is attained from the extremely rigorous training in the harsh environment of Mt. After encountering and eluding Isuka again, Ace and Deuce went on the Ferris wheel, but after their first ride, Isuka confronted them in their gondola and they were locked in for another ride. He fought equally with Jinbe in the past; they nearly killed each other in a fight that lasted for five days. Although being freed, he sacrificed his own life to save Luffy's life and died with his inner organism burnt by Akainu. He was adopted by Monkey D. Garp as wished by Roger to him before his birth. Inuarashi | That is all. Even though he managed to escape death on the scaffold thanks to the pirates' and Luffy's efforts at Marineford and was well on his way to freedom, Admiral Akainu got to him by insulting Whitebeard. In the anime, Ace and Luffy's fight against the Marines (after Luffy unlocked Ace's handcuffs) was expanded and Ace showed more of his attacks. With Luffy jumping in the midst of it all, he saw to it that his brother Ace was freed. Ace and Luffy called out to each other when they saw the other, and as Luffy raced from the Moby Dick to the execution platform, Ace told him not to interfere, trying to alienate himself from Luffy to keep him safe. Do-Gooder In fact, in Wano arc we’ll also see Portgas D Ace’s flashback. Ace believed that it was natural if he were to really die as nobody in the world wanted the son of the devil (Roger) to live. He is also in the One Piece Full Color R Gashapon, Anichara Heroes, Ichiban Kuji, One Piece Logbox World Collectable, One Piece Attack Motions, Super Modeling Soul One Piece, Half Age Characters One Piece, Chibi-Arts One Piece, One Piece Super Deformed Figures, Deformeister Petit One Piece, One Piece Gashapon Grand Battle, One Piece Super Effect, One Piece Full Color R Gashapon, One Piece Amazing Log Collection, One Piece Full Face Jr. and CharaColleCan series. Family Sanji | Tashigi | Brook | He wore black boots, black knee-length shorts with an eyelet-studded orange belt, and a blue pouch belted around his left leg. Ace would have been 21 when he died if he was born on time.Template:Qref Instead he was 20 because his mother held him in her womb for eleven months past his due date, meaning he spent a total of twenty months inside her womb, instead of the usual nine. 24. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. During his childhood, Ace would encounter people who voiced their hatred of Roger and any offspring he might have, causing him to feel alone and worthless. Apis | Usopp | Whitebeard told his crew that he alone would be enough, and proceeded to attack Ace's crew. Ace refused again, and brought out a massive fireball as he engaged in a massive final clash with Blackbeard's darkness. However, when they returned to the woods, Ace and Luffy forced Sabo to tell them the truth. Also later on the same day he was shown to easily break a giant tree with ease. Marco | Later, he became the 2nd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates. Ace had a tendency to never back down from a fight, saying that he would never run once facing an enemy. Kozuki Momonosuke | This Article Contains Spoilers - After a fierce battle, Ace got to his feet and cut off Whitebeard fro… Blackbeard admitted that he had killed Thatch, revealing that he had done it to claim the Dark-Dark Fruit. Ace has also featured on several keychains/cellphone straps sets, including the One Piece Desert Kingdom Mascot Keychain/Cellphone Strap collection, alongside his brother Luffy. He was the adopted older brother of Luffy and Sabo, and son of the late King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger and his lover, Portgas D. Rouge. another island in the Grand Line while hunting Blackbeard, One Piece Desert Kingdom Mascot Keychain/Cellphone Strap, Dragon Ball Capsule Neo - Weekly Shounen Jump 40 Years Limited Edition with One Piece, Co-Starring of Dream!! It can be presumed that Toei Animation did this because Ace's actual childhood appearance hadn't been revealed yet in the manga. At the same time, Ace also promotes his tattoo to Luffy, something which is truly considered odd by 4Kids standards. In addition, Ace liked to party as much as his brother does. Whitebeard, who had heard that Ace intended to take his head, arrived with his crew and the Moby Dick just after the battle between Jimbei and Ace. Ace would be later adopted by Luffy's grandfather Monkey D. G… Emporio Ivankov, Marines Upon leaving Dawn Island at the age of 17, he wore an outfit identical to the one he wore when he first met Whitebeard; however, he was less muscular than he eventually grew to be and had rounder, more childlike facial features. Dadan severely burned herself to get Ace through the flames, and Ace raided the town for medical supplies to keep her alive before they returned to the hideout. After reaching the New World, Ace hunted down Shanks in order to fulfill his intention of meeting him. Magellan | Ace's manji is very similar to a swastika. (According to Sengoku, Whitebeard already knew.) He died protecting Luffy. Colubo on Dawn Island. Crocodile‡ | Porchemy took Luffy away to get Ace's location out of him, and Ace and Sabo worked to move their treasure to another location. In addition, Ace liked to party as much as his adoptive little brother does. To protect Ace, Rouge kept him in her womb for an additional 15 months, giving birth to him on Baterilla a year and three months after Roger's death but dying from the exertion immediately afterwards. Some time later, Ace watched as Jimbei, who was in the cell with him, was beaten by the prison guards for defiance, and heard Jimbei's wishes to end the upcoming fighting. It was stated in One Piece novel A that Ace can use Armament Haki. After his father's execution and his mother's death during the childbirth, Ace was taken under Monkey D. Garp's wing as his grandson. Colubo, and Ace told her that he wanted to thank Shanks at some point for what he did for Luffy. The executioners, having returned, raised their blades to try to execute Ace again, but they were suddenly knocked out by Luffy unleashing Conqueror's Haki. The tattoo upon his back that he took so much pride in was later destroyed by the same blow that eventually led to his death. He declared his intention to grow his reputation by bringing down most figures of power, and asked Shanks about the scars Blackbeard had given him before departing from the island. Silvers Rayleigh | Upon awakening it, he was capable of fighting on equal grounds with Vice Admiral Draw with Armament Haki. In the anime, Ace also was covered in less blood than in the manga and the specials. While Ace emerged victorious over enemies he refused to run from, such as Porchemy and Bluejam, his stubbornness hurt him on a number of occasions, particularly when he refused to back down against Blackbeard or Admiral Akainu. With the wall still mostly trapping the Whitebeard Pirates, the Marines prepared to execute Ace ahead of schedule, but Ace watched as Oars Jr. regained consciousness and attempted to rescue him again while Luffy was sent over the wall by a water blast. Portgas D. Ace (ポートガス・D・エース, Pōtogasu D. Ēsu), born as Gol D. Ace (ゴール・D・エース, Gōru D. Ēsu) and nicknamed "Fire Fist" Ace (火拳のエース, Hiken no Ēsu), is both a fictional character and tritagonist of the One Piece series. With this, Ace began his journey to find Blackbeard and finish him off. He asked his crew why they had come, since it was his fault he went after Blackbeard and got captured. Seeing the Whitebeard Pirates' flag, Ace burned it to declare his intention of taking down all the Four Emperors, and he and his crew quickly left Fishman Island for the New World before anyone saw what happened. Benn Beckman | Eventually he gave in, tempted by Marco's description of the crew's father-son relationship with Whitebeard, and accepted Whitebeard's mark on his back. Nefertari Vivi | Donquixote Rosinante† | Ace was much more intelligent, polite, and generally more bearable than Luffy, which prompted the Straw Hat Pirates to question whether he was truly related to their captain. However, Ace refused and leaped out of the Ferris wheel while it was still in motion. Akainu then ambushed an unsuspecting Luffy, and Ace stepped in front of the Admiral, whose magma fist went through his torso and burned up his insides. Ace later met Sabo on Gray Terminal, which Sabo claimed to be from. Straw Hat Pirates Shanks | Ace seemed to have lifelong problems dealing with his parentage, even after denouncing Gol D. Roger and accepting Whitebeard as his only father. Dracule Mihawk‡, Devil Fruit Users He was also a capable navigator, as he was seen wearing a Log Pose on his left wrist, while traveling island to island in search for Luffy and Blackbeard on a simple raft. There, he met a man without a name, and gave the man the pseudonym of Masked Deuce. Goals He was a rambunctious kid who would later befriend Sabo and Luffyas honorary brothers. The battle lasted for five days and ended in a stalemate, with both combatants collapsing from exhaustion. Friends/Allies Later, Dogura came and told Ace and Luffy that Sabo had gone out to sea only for his ship to be blown up by a World Noble. At the age of 17, Ace set out from Mt. After being defeated by Blackbeard, Ace was brought in to the World Government and incarcerated in Level 6 of Impel Down before he was sentenced to public execution at Marineford. He was the major supporting character of One Piece. Later after his death, it was revealed that Ace's burning fists also had the power to annihilate entire cities. Hobby The second was that he did a "dine and dash" routine wherever he went. Figured he needed some time to start over, plus accounting for the 2 year time skip. Ace chasing Teach to kill him to avenge Thatch until ended into a failure and got imprisoned to Impel Down Level 6 with Jinbe (who refused to aid the World Government against Whitebeard) and announced his public execution in Marineford. 54. That should have spent whatever strength he might be holding. Much as Luffy used his Haki to knock out a crowd of Kuja warriors, Ace used his Haki to knock out the attacking members of Bluejam's pirate crew. Monkey D. Garpis aMarinevice admiral, who is the supporting character of One Piece. At age 17, Ace began his pirating actions as captain of the Spade Pirates. Whitebeard told his crew that he alone would be enough, and proceeded to attack Ace's crew. Ace's death also proved to be the final debacle for Luffy's resolve to become stronger, next to his crew's defeat and separation at the hands of Bartholomew Kuma. Ace and Deuce returned to their ship as it left Sabaody, bidding a final farewell to Isuka. As the two continued to clash, Blackbeard began to physically overwhelm Ace and once again offered him the chance to join his crew. Yamato | Kozuki Momonosuke | While saying his last words, Ace sadly admitted to Luffy that he (Ace) wasted away all of his efforts to rescue him. Several days later, Ace was still unsuccessful in getting off Sixis, and prepared to eat a fruit, which unbeknownst to him was the Flame-Flame Fruit. The second was that he did a "dine and dash" routine wherever he went. Choose the right answer: 72. Sengoku then explained how Whitebeard had protected Ace for the latter to become King of the Pirates, despite Ace's denial, but Sengoku said that Ace's bloodline necessitated his death. Despite this, Ace demanded that he go after Teach, saying that Thatch could not rest in peace if his murderer was not brought to justice, and that Teach could not get away with dishonoring his "father". He became infamous and even refusing to become a Shichibukai. As a child, he used a long bo staff made from pipe as a weapon. Sabo revealed that the man was his father and he was the son of nobles, but left that life behind. Ace then put his head down and started weeping as he saw all the pirates in front of him being dedicated to saving his life, which many others had considered worthless, and he watched as Luffy unleashed a great cry after receiving a dose of hormones from Emporio Ivankov. Most of people believes that he was not all that strong because he died early in the series. Jimbei told Ace how Whitebeard protected his homeland of Fishman Island from pirates, but the two heard Crocodile and many other Level 6 prisoners hoping for Whitebeard's death. To start the anticipated event, Sengoku asked Ace who his father was. Leo, Royalties In One Piece: Burning Blood, Ace (Strong World) wields two twin double-barreled firearms (which resemble a cross between a pistol and sawed-off shotgun) which he uses as part of his Twin Gun & Crossfire special attack. Ace also had practical uses for his devil fruit abilities, as he would heat up any fish he would find in the seas for his crew when they had no food to eat. This was first seen in Alabasta when they thought he died in the middle of eating. Boa Sandersonia | Ace is the first known Devil Fruit user to die. He was surprised by his appearance. Edward Newgate† | Portgas D. Ace (ポートガス・D・エース, Pōtogasu Dī Ēsu), also called "Fire Fist" Ace (火拳のエース, Hiken no Ēsu), is the second division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates and Luffy's older brother. However, Blackbeard used his darkness to pull Ace toward him and nullify his Devil Fruit powers, allowing Blackbeard to punch Ace. Ace was trained by Garp, who had hoped to turn him into a fine Navy, Rex, who had hoped to wanting him to have a good and happy life like his son, and possibly Dadan, the three of whom were responsible for training Luffy to the level of power he held before becoming a pirate. Believing that this was the case when Blackbeard broke the iron rule of the Whitebeard Pirates and fled after murdering a crew mate, Ace pursued his traitorous subordinate despite his crew mates' efforts and even Whitebeard's orders to stop him. Many hours later, Jimbei told Ace that Hancock might have been lying, but Ace bitterly replied that this was the kind of thing his brother would do. His overall reputation and abilities had earned him a bounty of 550,000,000 berries prior to his capture and death. Had Ace been a girl, he would have been named "Ann". Late son of the King of Pirates, Gol D. Rodger and his wife, Portgas D. Rouge, Ace was kept inside of his mother's womb and carried for a full twenty months by his mother in fear of the World Government having their hands on Ace, in which they were seeking to destroy Rogder's bloodline. Suddenly, Porchemy of the Bluejam Pirates came in, searching for Ace who had stolen his money. At age 17, Ace began his pirating actions as captain of the Spade Pirates. His knife was also apparently confiscated, as he no longer had it in his next appearance as a prisoner at Impel Down. When Ace asked if Whitebeard would kick him out due to him and Roger being enemies in the past, Whitebeard simply stated that his past does not matter, as everyone is a "child of the sea". He is also immune to normal physical strikes, all of which will simply phase through his fire-composed body. Less than a year after he started sailing, he was shipwrecked on the East Blue island Sixis. Vinsmoke Reiju | While several people who knew Gol D. Roger noted Luffy is quite similar to the late King of the Pirates, Whitebeard himself claimed that Ace's personality was not at all like his father's. (See the end of the chapter for more notes.) One of his subordinates, Marshall D. Teach, and he were on relatively good terms. That night as they prepared to sleep, Luffy wondered if Sabo was all right, but Ace reminded him that they were trying to forget about him. Ace got out of the bed and told his name to "Portgas. Magma: As a Fire Devil Fruit, his greatest weakness is Magma which is more burns everything even fire as a result of his death by Akainu. Kawamatsu | Ace wore an open-front shirt until he received Whitebeard's tattoo - afterwards, he stopped wearing anything over his upper body except when on winter or desert islands due to the weather requirements. Brook | However, Luffy responded that he did not care and would rescue his brother no matter what. After his father's execution and his mother's died for giving him birth, Ace was taken under Monkey D. Garp's wing as his grandson. Boa Sandersonia | Portgas D. Ace, born as Gol D. Ace and nicknamed "Fire Fist" Ace, was the adopted older brother of Luffy, Aika and Sabo, and son of the late Pirate King, Gol D. Roger and his lover, Portgas D. Rouge. However, the duo were confronted by the Bluejam Pirates, who wanted to know the location of the treasure before it went up in flames. Sengoku then prepared to attack Luffy with his Devil Fruit power as Kizaru destroyed the key to Ace's handcuffs, but after regaining consciousness, the nearby Galdino was ordered to protect Ace with a wax barrier while Luffy absorbed Sengoku's punch. He fought equally with Jimbei in the past; they nearly killed each other in a fight that lasted for five days. Also in the anime, Ace stated that he wanted to show the world his power by taking Whitebeard's head. He and Blackbeard exchanged a few words before Blackbeard offered him the chance to join his crew and help him become Pirate King. Fire Fist Ace (named after his signature move Hiken (fire fist)) During his childhood, Ace had a tendency to severely injure anyone who insulted Roger, though he himself disliked his biological father. Ace commented upon his own death that he had never sought fame or fortune - all he had wanted was the answer to his lifelong question of whether or not he should have been born, as this was the only thing preventing him from dying with no regrets as he and Luffy had vowed to do so and the fact he had a younger brother to look out for. Dragon Ball Z x One Piece, One Piece Romance Dawn: The Dawn of the Adventure, https://ultimate-worldpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Portgas_D._Ace?oldid=279, Ace, Monkey D. Luffy, and Sabo vs. a giant tiger, Ace, Monkey D. Luffy, and Sabo vs. Bluejam's men, Ace and Thatch vs. Decalvan Brothers (offscreen), Ace and Monkey D. Luffy vs. Gloriosa | Ace and Luffy then ran off with Jinbe, but Admiral Akainu stepped in, saying that Whitebeard was a failure and that his crew were scum and cowards. Ace refused due to his disdain for the system, and although Draw shared his feelings, the Vice Admiral took the opportunity to kill him. Portgas D. Ace . When Garp came to visit, Ace asked if he should have been born at all, and Garp replied he could only find that out by living. Also, when he turned up on Drum Island, no snow fell at all on the island for an entire day. He left Fuchsia Village three years before Luffy and is the second in command of Whitebeard, Edward Newgate, who is his captain.. Portgas D. Ace has eaten the Devil Fruit Mera-Mera {Flare Flare}, a logia type fruit, giving him pyrokinetic abilities and his reputation as "Fire Fist Ace". You couldn't comprehend what was happening, you couldn't breath. Ace was five when he first saw a dead body. Ben Beckman of the Red Haired Pirates described Ace’s personality to be more naive than his appearance would suggest. However, the brothers were taken aback as Whitebeard proclaimed to his crew that he would stay behind on Marineford while they escaped. Ace had gestated in the womb of his mother, Portgas D. Rouge, for five months when his father, Gol D. Roger, was executed. Draw attacked with flamethrowers on his arms, setting the slums ablaze, which angered Ace as he went to rescue the children there. The executioners began to move their swords to execute Ace, but they were taken out by Crocodile's sand blasts. Pops, my family, and you Luffy. There were two running gags about Ace. Portgas D. Ace† | Ace could be a bit vulgar though as he once used a woman's skirt to wipe his face while he was dining at Spice Bean in Alabasta. Portgas D. Ace is Luffy's adopted brother in the manga series, One Piece. Luffy comments on how he never defeated Ace in a single fight, despite Luffy already having the power of the Gomu Gomu no Mi (Ace did not consume the Mera Mera no Mi until after he left: Luffy was surprised by Ace's new power when Ace stopped Smoker from capturing him in Nanohana). At no point in the manga did Ace show this ambition, and later he would aim to make Whitebeard the Pirate King. 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