To compensate, Luffy thus adapts to the situation and turns his disability into an advantage instead.

In the Viz manga, all of Luffy's Devil Fruit based attacks begin with Gum-Gum instead of Gomu Gomu.

After that, all of the shadows within Luffy returned to their original owners. This is usually due to an attack inflicted by an enemy on him that leaves him at a disadvantage. However, some of these forms are simply cosmetic and do not involve his Devil Fruit powers in any way, such as Afro Luffy, giving him no actual physical advantages whatsoever. Gomu Gomu no Pisutoru Shotto or Shottogan. [80] Because one of the shadows belonged to a swordsman, Luffy also gained the ability of fighting with swords, something he never knew before. In the anime, Luffy displays some more unique uses of his rubbery body. This form however only lasted for ten minutes. One Piece Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community.

While in this form, Luffy was capable of using the combined strength and skills of the shadows within him. The majority has a gun and artillery concept theme name, with the difference that they also have a reference to a specific animal. The known normal Devil Fruit based attacks so far that are named after guns and various other artillery, that Luffy has used, are as follows: 1. This naming pattern originates from the claim that Luffy made to Shanks that his fist is as strong as pistol fire. Additionally, he made an even stronger version of his original counter technique, as well as an interesting method of fighting which allows him to hover and attack at the same time. For this reason, he sometimes adopts certain "forms" aside from his "Gear" forms intended to enable him to defeat those enemies.

The known Devil Fruit attacks that Luffy uses in this form are as follows: During the Long Ring Long Land Arc, Luffy had to face Foxy the Silver Fox in the final event, Combat. The Odex dub often translated "Gomu", making attacks begin with "Rubber" for the first 56 episodes and "Rubber Rubber" for 57 and up. During certain situations, Luffy is sometimes forced to adapt in his use of his Devil Fruit powers in order to fight an enemy.

Fists, Rubber body, Haki. Throughout the series, Luffy is often faced with opponents that require unusual methods to defeat. This attack can be used from short to long range. The majority of them are named after guns and various other firearms.

When Foxy tries to get his ship and crew back, he is forced to ask for Luffy's help.

Official English Name: [81] He also appears to be able to move at an incredible speed, having safely snatched up both Nami and Usopp away from a rampaging Oars and it was only when Luffy made his presence known did Oars and Moria learn about it. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat.

With this Luffy could coat his appendages with water and use water-supported attacks against Crocodile along with a plan to soak Crocodile completely with water. As Luffy possesses the Gomu Gomu no Mi, he is made of rubber and is thus able to stretch his fists to increase his range and attack momentum.

This enabled Luffy to become Nightmare Luffy (ナイトメア・ルフィ, Naitomea Rūfi?). Luffy is a brawler and merely uses his favorite techniques on the spot sporadically and experiments with new moves in between arcs and during the two years spent training on Rusukaina with Rayleigh. While donning the afro, Luffy also donned boxing shorts, boxing gloves, some type of straps on his feet, and had a temporary tattoo of a flaming skull and cross-bones on his chest. While wearing the afro, Luffy also tends to say things such as "Hell yeah!".

Techniques In One Piece: Unlimited Cruise, he was also shown to use archery, as well as being able to spit out fireballs by drinking Sake. Though at first glance the form looks idiotic and somewhat flawed as he had trouble keeping the water down (to the point of causing even the enemy Nico Robin to burst out laughing), it allowed Luffy to safely store the water and spit it out at Crocodile for use. Usopp claims that the afro gives Luffy extra power. Monkey D. Luffy always begins his attacks by saying "Gomu Gomu no..." and finishes with an attack-specific word, either in Japanese or English, such as Gatling or Yari.

Gum-Gum Fruit

With this strength, Luffy was even capable of stopping a giant Gomu Gomu no Rifle attack delivered by Oars with one hand and delivering massive attacks onto the zombie behemoth.

Although only Nami and possibly Zoro think that it does not help anything, the others say "Because of the afro..." is how he gets more powerful (but they might be joking or just playing along).

Statistics In the fight with Crocodile, the leader of Baroque Works, Luffy used a barrel filled with water, in order to weaken Crocodile and make him vulnerable by disabling his ability to use his sand-morphing ability. Gomu Gomu no Mikata Robo used on a Marine.

From the Decks of the World: The 500,000,000 Man Arc, The Stories of the Self-Proclaimed Straw Hat Grand Fleet, In other words, it is a standard straight punch, augmented with stretching.

In the 4Kids dub, Luffy's attacks also begin with Gum-Gum.


The known normal Devil Fruit based attacks so far that are named after guns and various other artillery, that Luffy has used, are as follows: The known normal Devil Fruit based attacks so far that are named after other weapons other than guns, that Luffy has used, are as follows: The known normal Devil Fruit based attacks so far that are named after other concepts other than weapons, that Luffy has used, are as follows: Luffy finishes off Crocodile with Gomu Gomu no Storm. By being further augmented by the 100 shadows, all of his normal techniques are further increased, enough to topple even Oars.

When doing so, he hands over the afro he had before, and Luffy uses it to fight. Luffy as Mizu Luffy, spitting water bullets at Crocodile. [1] Other known attacks were named after various other aspects such as physical objects to mental stupidity. However, the gun references are completely renamed for censorship reasons. User(s):

Interestingly, Nightmare Luffy resembles Gear Fourth form. Japanese Name: Oars was also able to utilize some of these techniques while under the effect of Moria's Kage Kakumei technique.

The known named regular Devil Fruit techniques that are exclusive to the anime are as follows: In the several One Piece video games, Luffy was given several techniques and moves, the known named techniques that are exclusive to the video games are as follows: This is a list of attacks used by Luffy, that were not seen pre-timeskip, and are also not Haki enhanced. It is important to note that this isn't a martial art. Luffy stayed in this form until he was completely dried up by Crocodile.[76].

Fighting Style Focus: was born.[77].

Thus, Afro Luffy (アフロルフィ, Afuro Rufi?) [78] With Luffy's strong spirit, he was able to contain one hundred shadows within him when most normal people could only contain two or three.

Beforehand, he got to choose what he would wear for the fight. In the FUNimation dub, they begin with Gum-Gum and the gun references are kept in.

Before his fight against Gecko Moria and Oars during the Thriller Bark Arc, the Rolling Pirates helped Luffy become temporarily stronger by infusing him with the power of one hundred shadows that were separated from their owners by Moria's use of the Kage Kage no Mi. Although this form only appears once in the original manga, Afro Luffy returns again in a filler episode. [79] He was roughly the same size as Moria and his body was similar to Chopper's post-timeskip Heavy Point.

In this form, Luffy was several times bigger than his normal self and his skin turned completely blue. Luffy also talked differently, losing his usual carefree tone and instead speaking with a grim seriousness. However upon realizing the barrel and it's contents were in too much danger from Crocodile's attacks, Luffy later drains the entire barrel of water, becoming Mizu Luffy (水ルフィ, Mizu Rufi?, literally meaning "Water Luffy"). Monkey D. Luffy Gomu Gomu no Pistol (ゴムゴムの銃(ピストル), Gomu Gomu no Pisutoru?, literally meaning \"Rubber Rubber Pistol/Gun\"): This is Luffy's signature attack; he stretches his arm back then throws a devastating punch.

Usopp, who was with him, spotted a big black afro, and had Luffy wear it.