One Piece may have hinted that the Dragon’s Devil Fruit is a mythical Zoan modeled after the lightning bird, explaining his ability to control not only wind but also thunder, lightning, and storms. References to Native American culture and thunderbirds can be found in the symbols of the Freedom Fighters and Revolutionary Army, as well as Dragon tattoos, further supporting the theory. The Thunderbird has clearly appeared in One Piece before, suggesting that it may exist as a legend in the series, making the possibility of the Zoan Devil Fruit being modeled after it plausible.
A piece may have left behind all the clues about the Dragon’s Devil Fruit, and it may actually be the Mythical Zoan instead of the Wind Logia as many believe. Furthermore, the evidence may have caught fans’ attention and could potentially explain many of Dragon’s biggest mysteries.
According to a popular theory proposed by X users @writingpanini and @break2good, The Dragon’s Devil Fruit may be a mythical Zoan modeled after the lightning bird, a mythical creature of great power that can control not only thunder but also wind and storms. The Thunderbird is an important aspect of Native American culture and mythology, and the possibility of the Dragon possessing a Devil Fruit modeled after it would further explain several instances where Dragons have been seen influencing time. weather in general, as opposed to the wind-based Logia fruit. .
It may sound far-fetched, but One Piece appears to make discreet references to lightning birds and Native American culture, with hidden clues in the symbols of the Freedom Fighters and the Military. revolution, as well as the Dragon tattoo, has this tattoo. has left fans confused for a long time.
Thunderbird has appeared many times in One Piece
The symbol that appears on the sails of the Freedom Fighters ship in chapter #1097 bears a striking resemblance to the thunderbird often seen on totem poles. If Dragon really does have the theoretical ability to transform into a mythical creature, then it would make sense for the Freedom Fighters’ symbol to be modeled after it as it sees Dragon as the group’s leader. Furthermore, this bird motif also seems to have been transferred to the symbol of the Revolutionary Army.
The Revolutionary Army’s logo, especially the one in the middle, appears to be an image of a thunderbird with similar wings sprouting from the sides. The icon’s art style also resembles that of Native American illustrations, further hinting at Native American culture as the inspiration behind the Dragon’s Devil Fruit. Most importantly, Thunderbird itself is not a foreign concept in One Piece and has clearly appeared as one of Enel’s attacks in Skypiea. Therefore, it is possible that the lightning bird exists as a legend in the series, making the existence of a Zoan-type Devil Fruit modeled after it also possible.
One Piece confirms the main theory about Luffy’s father
After years of being in the dark, One Piece has finally revealed an important detail about Dragon, confirming one of the biggest theories about him.
Dragon tattoos are associated with Thunderbird
Interestingly, the Native American origin of the thunderbird may also explain the mystery of the Dragon’s peculiar tattoo, which has been the subject of many theories since its introduction. As @writingpanini pointed out, Dragon’s tattoo appears to be inspired by the tattoo style of the Algonquian people, who also believed in thunderbirds. That said, as Dragon got his infamous tattoo at some point during the eight years after Kuma joined the Freedom Fighters and before Ginny was captured, it’s hard to say for certain how significant it was. it or how it could be tied to his Devil Fruit. .
The dragon’s power can surpass the ability to control the wind
Although it has been popularly theorized by fans that Dragon’s Devil Fruit is Logia-type, the simple fact that Dragon can control not only wind but also rain and lightning seems to contradict the assumption there. Luffy was saved by a well-timed lightning strike in Loguetown, and it seems unlikely that a wind-based Logia would allow Dragon to gain that ability. Additionally, with the mythical Zoans now dominating the series, there couldn’t be a more suitable power for the formidable leader of the Revolutionary Army. Still, A piece always with a penchant for the unpredictable, there’s no telling what the series will bring.
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Created by: Eiichiro Oda
First movie: One Piece: The Movie
First TV show: A piece
Cast: Kazuya Nakai,Akemi Okamura,Kappei Yamaguchi,Hiroaki Hirata,Ikue Ôtani,Yuriko Yamaguchi
Figure): Monkey D. Luffy, Roronora Zoro, Nami (One Piece), Nico Robin, Usopp (One Piece), Vinsmoke Sanji, Tony Tony Chopper, Franky (One Piece), Jimbei (One Piece)
Video games): One Piece: Thế giới không giới hạn RED, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4, One Piece: World Seeker, One Piece Odyssey