While sailing with the Straw Hat Pirates in One Piece , Monkey D Luffy has faced many enemies. Of all the enemies he faced, of course not all of them he easily defeated. There is the strongest among them. Luffy started his adventure as a pirate when he was 17 years old. He also has a lot of experience dealing with various kinds of enemies so that he becomes a great pirate. Now, he is the leader of his own crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, who sailed aboard the Thousand Sunny. Currently, the World Government placed a 1.5 billion berry bounty on his head. Luffy is known as a pirate who is quite respected and strong. So, who is the strongest enemy he has ever faced? Here’s the review!
Crocodile is a Shichibukai introduced in the Alabasta story arc. He is a powerful pirate who is very intelligent. Luffy suffered two defeats in the match with Crocodile. But, thanks to his determination, Luffy was finally able to defeat Crocodile in their third fight.
Magellan is a former Warden of Impel Down. He is one of the World Government’s strongest soldiers. He is a Doku Doku no Mi type Paramecia Devil Fruit user which allows him to control poison. Luffy and Magellan face off at Impel Down. Even though Luffy stood against him, the Straw Hat captain was unable to defeat him. In fact, the fight left Luffy dying. He was able to survive thanks to Bon Clay.
Lucci is a member of the CP-9. He faced off against Luffy in the Water 7 Saga. The two fought in Enies Lobby. The fight became one of the best fights in One Piece. Thanks to new techniques, such as Gear Second and Gear Third, Luffy manages to balance his level to Lucci’s. Finally, Luffy used all the strength of his body to defeat Lucci.
7. Donquixote Doflamingo
Doflamingo is the captain of the Donquixote Pirates and a former Shichibukai. He is also the King of Dressrosa, a title he stole from the Riku family. Doflamingo is a powerful pirate. He had already beaten the likes of Law and Smoker. In his fight with Luffy, he did everything right until Luffy released Gear Fourth. From there, the fight was on Luffy’s side, the difference in strength between the two was very striking.
6. Charlotte Cracker
Charlotte Cracker is the third strongest Sweet Commander in the Big Mom Pirates. He was the first real threat Luffy faced in the Whole Cake Island arc. He is a skilled swordsman and a high-level Busoshoku Haki user. This fight is quite challenging for Luffy, mostly due to Cracker’s superiority over Haki and Devil Fruit control. Luffy finally managed to defeat Cracker thanks to Nami’s help. Otherwise, it looks like he will lose.
5. Three Admirals
In order to save Ace, Luffy went to fight the entire Marines himself and ended up fighting three Admirals. Even though he wasn’t at their level, the Marine Admirals praised Luffy’s bravery. Unfortunately, because he was so weaker than them, Luffy lost. He also had to be saved by the people around him. Once his allies intercepted the Admirals, Luffy managed to free Ace.
4. Charlotte Katakuri
Katakuri is Big Mom’s second son and the strongest Sweet Commander in the Big Mom Pirates. With a bounty of 1.057 billion for his head, he was clearly a very strong character. Luffy fights Katakuri on Whole Cake Island. The fight was very long, even the longest in the history of One Piece. Katakuri was able to push Luffy to his limits. Luffy even ran away from Mirro-World to recover. Luffy returns and fights Katakuri. Thanks to his strong determination, Katakuri finally admitted defeat.
A former member of the Whitebeard Pirates, Blackbeard created his own crew, named the Blackbeard Pirates, after defecting. His real name is Marshall D Teach. He later became one of the fierce contenders for the title of Pirate King which meant his encounter with Luffy was unavoidable. Luffy met Teach several times. In Impel Down, the two end up fighting for the first time. Even though the battle was short, Blackbeard had enough strength to defeat Luffy without difficulty.
Kaido is the leader of the Beast Pirates. He is also one of the Yonko of the Ocean. He is known as the strongest being in the entire One Piece universe. Luffy and Kaido fight for the first time in the Wano story arc. In the first battle, Luffy suffered defeat. Until now, the battle of these two people is still ongoing.
Luffy initially had help from Yamato and Momonosuke. But, right now, he was in a one-on-one position with Kaido. Since this battle is still ongoing, it is not yet known what the outcome will be. What is clear, at this time, Luffy is superior because Kaido is exhausted.
1. Big Mom
Like Kaido, Big Mom is one of the Yonko of the Ocean. She led the Big Mom Pirates and ruled Totland as her Queen. As a Yonko, he is a very powerful character, often referred to as an unstoppable force of nature. Luffy and Big Mom fought in a short time on Whole Cake Island. In that battle, Big Mom defeated him simply by blocking one of Luffy’s attacks.
Now, Big Mom is also in Wano and allied with Kaido. He was facing a number of Luffy’s allies while the Straw Hat captain was battling Kaido. It is not yet known whether Luffy will face Big Mom again.