One Piece: All The Members Of Straw Hat Pirates (Ranked)

The straw hat pirates are one of the strongest pirates that currently inhabit the world of one piece. Having one of the 4 yonko (4 emperors) as their captain.

Straw hats are one of the most infamous pirate crews according to the world government. On multiple occasions, they have gone against the world government and even declare full war during the Enies lobby arc.

MyAnimeGuru brings you an article on all the members of straw hat pirates while knowing about their personalities and abilities.

The name of the crew is inspired by the iconic straw hat worn by the captain and protagonist, Monkey D Luffy. The hat was given to him by his mentor Shanks (Leader of the Red Hat Pirates).

Straw Hat Pirates Jolly Roger

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The jolly Roger is the flag and pride of the Straw hat Pirates. The design was initially drawn by Luffly and later improved and completed by Usoop. The final design is that of the skull wearing a Straw hat.

This flag is the most recognizable flag for us the fans as we spend the most time with it.

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The Jolly Roger is not only the flag of the ship but also the symbol of the Straw hats. On multiple occasions, it has been used by the crew to mark their territories or their benefactors, like Laboon and fisherman island after they broke the alliance with Big Mom pirates.

List of Straw Hat Pirates.

Let’s look who are the people that make up the straw hat pirates and their strengths and stories.

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Monkey D. Luffy

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Monkey D. Luffy as the main protagonist of this manga series completely satisfies the expectations of its viewers making it one of the most widely well-known Anime characters of all time.

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Monkey D Luffy the captain of the straw hat pirates is the son of the world’s worst criminal Monkey D. Dragon, and the Grandson of the hero of the Marines Monkey D Garp.

If that wasn’t enough his mentor and the person who inspired him to become a Pirate is none other that the captain of the Red Hair Pirates and another emperor of the sea “SHANKS”.

Luffy even though is the captain is extremely dumb often leading his crew into dire situations. He loves to eat and cares about his friends above all else. Devil Fruit- Gum-Gum fruit which was later revealed as the Human-Human fruit model Sun god.

 Luffy’s goal is to find the one piece and become the next pirate king, while we were led to believe that this was his main goal later chapters have left his dream as a mystery for now.


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Known by the title of Pirate Hunter, Zoro is Luffy’s first mate and the second strongest member of the crew. He presents himself as one of the best important characters in the Anime.

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Born in the East Blue his lineage stems all the back to Wano country. Zoro is presented as an elder brother figure as well as a traditional samurai person evidenced by his cool and calm persona and above all being a swordsman.

His most famous attribute is his 3-sword-wielding fighting style. He is considered one of the highly skilled combatants of Straw Hat pirates. When he is accompanied by Luffy and Sanji, they are called Monster Trio.

Zoro’s dream is to become the world’s strongest swordsman and make sure that his captain (Luffy) achieves his goal.


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Nami or infamously known as cat burglar Nami is the navigator and finance manager of the straw hat pirates. She is one of two persons Luffy fears and respects the most second only to his Monkey D. Garp.

Nami is a money-loving but kind person, making sure that Luffy remains under control and does not create trouble for the rest of the crew. Nami is displayed as an ambitious character as one of her dreams was to create a map of the entire world.

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She is not physically strong but covers up for that with her intelligence and clever way of fighting. She joined Straw Hat initially, to rob resources from them to recover her village from Arlong pirates, for whom she worked earlier.

Luffy after knowing about the incident that happened to Nami, went to war with Arlong pirates and was successful in defeating them.

She is extremely skillful and has tremendous capabilities in carrying out attacks. For instance, she was seen manipulating climate while carrying out weather-based attacks.


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Usopp was the third member to join Straw Hat pirates, often easily distinguishable because of his long piece. Usopp was born and raised in Syrup Village. He is the son of Yassop (a Member of the Red hair pirates) and Banchina.

He is often used for comic relief but this does not mean that he is any less important to the crew. Usopp on multiple occasions has saved his fellow straw hats even when they outpower him in strength.

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Usopp’s greatest strength is his excellent marksmanship and high intelligence shown when he made multiple weapons for Nami.

His tremendous luck or bad luck has landed him the title of “GOD” often becoming the face of the revolt like during the Dressrosa arc. Usopp’s dream is to become a brave warrior like the giants of Elbaf.


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Vinsmoke Sanji is the cook of the straw hat pirates. He is very strong even matching Zoro on multiple occasions. He learned cooking from Red Leg Zeff while also learning his fighting style in the process, which is characterized by the use of his legs in combat.

His strength has landed him the title of “black leg “. He is very perverted but will always protect the people he cares about. He is among the top fighters of the crew and is known to be a part of the Monster Trio.

Sanji has been seen taking center stage on multiple occasions like the whole cake island arc. Sanji’s dream is to find the “All Blue” which is where East Blue, West Blue, North Blue, and South Blue meet, along with their rich Sealife. 

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 Chopper is the cutest and sweetest member of the straw hat pirates. Chopper is a reindeer who ate the human-human fruit. His dream is to one day become a doctor who can cure all diseases.

Chopper is the ship’s doctor and has been given the title of “Cotton Candy Lover” and is not seen as a major threat by the world government. He was successful in becoming a doctor because of Doctor Hiriluk and Doctor Kureha.

Even though Chopper does not like fighting, if needed he can use his various modes (points) like kung-fu points and monster points. One such notable ability he has is that he can transform himself into three forms: a human, a human-reindeer hybrid, or his default form.



Introduced to us as a villain (miss all Sunday) Robin has certainly come a long way since the Arabasta saga. Robin is the archaeologist of the straw hats and one of the few people in the world who can decipher the language written on the Poneglyphs.

Robin is the sole survivor of “Ohara” a place destroyed by the world government for trying to find out about the history of the lost century. She was considered a threat by the government, who can destroy the world.

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Robin ate the Hana Hana no mi which gives her the ability to sprout parts of her body from almost anywhere and anything. Robin before joining straw hat was in the Baroque work organization being one of the members of Sir Crocodile’s crew.

Robin has been given many names over the years, her most famous being “Devil Child” and “Light of the Revolution”. Robin developed a good bonding with her crew members after joining the Straw hat pirates.


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Franky is the straw hat shipwright. He is extremely intelligent and quirky. He has installed many enhancements in his body eventually getting the title of “Cyborg”.

Franky was abandoned by his family as a four-year-old after which he was adopted by Tom and became a member of “Tom’s Works”.

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He is the person who designed and created the current Straw hat ship “The Thousand Sunny”.He has often come in clutch and has shown extreme feats of strength. Franky’s dream is to create a ship and circumnavigate the world with it.



Brook is the musician of the straw hats and appears mostly to be playing Violin. Before joining the straw hats, he was a member of the “Rumbar Pirates”, and eventually died but was revived due to the power of his devil fruit the” Yomi Yomi no mi”.

Brook is extremely talented with the sword and has done the impossible a few times like taking on and surviving Big Mom and also making a copy of her Poneglyphs. He has the title of “Soul King”.

He is an extremely skillful musician with various capabilities. His talent as a musician is seen when he makes people fall asleep through his music.

Brook’s dream is to be reunited with his old friend Laboon, at the entrance of the Grand Line the reverse mountain.

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Jinbe is the newest member of the straw hats and is the Helmsman of the crew. Being a fish-man, he is extremely good at swimming and can manipulate water with the help of his mastery over Fish-man Karate.

He was earlier a warlord and was given the title of “First Son Of the Sea”. He also likes many other one-piece characters, who have many abilities. Hcanto manipulate water and was capable of communicating with fish.

He helped Luffy get over the death of his brother “Ace” and has proven himself as a great asset be it during the “whole cake island saga” or the “Wano Saga”. His dream is to create a world where humans and fishermen can coexist on equal terms.


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Yamato in one piece is portrayed as a person having great admiration for samurai Kozuki Oden. She played the character of a strong individual.

After the death of Kozuki Oden, she was influenced by his character so much so that she started impersonating him and wanted to become an Oden.

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Yamato also has immense capabilities and great powers. She was assumed to have exercised equal strength to that Luffy.

Yamato’s power was also seen when he was seen defending the punch from Luffy, resulting in a collision that tend to partially damage the nearby walls and ceiling.

No doubt, this character plays a significant role in the manga series while also acting as an integral part of the straw hat pirates.


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Over the years the Straw hats have boarded 2 Ships namely “The Going Merry” and “The Thousand Sunny”.


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The Going Merry

The Going Merry

The Going Merry also known as Merry was the first ship that was owned by the Straw Pirates. It was gifted to the Straw hats after they defended Syrup Village against the Black Cat Pirates. Merry eventually retired after the Water 7 arc as it became unrepairable.

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After the straw hat pirates escaped Enies Lobby, the ship was given a farewell. The damage that was incurred by Merry was unrecoverable, thus making the pirates abandon the ship.

The Thousand Sunny

The Thousand Sunny

Sunny was the second ship that is used by the straw hat pirates. It is the current ship of Straw hats. It was built by Franky using Adam wood making it extremely durable.

It is twice the size of the going merry ship. Sunny had all the features that the straw hat pirates wanted. It also has extreme durability.



After the end of Dressrosa, many smaller pirate groups came together and pledge their allegiance to Luffy, thus becoming his subordinates and forming the Grand Fleet.

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The Grand Fleet is made up of seven pirate crews becoming the ally of Straw Hat Pirates. The fleet is known as one of the most powerful fleets in the entire world. It consists of a total of 5650 people making it one of the biggest pirate fleets out there.


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Final Words

So, with this, we complete the list of all the members of straw hat pirates. However, it is admirable how each of these characters is portrayed perfectly. It is also notable that the presence of each character from the manga plays an important role in making one piece as popular as it is now today.

If you want to know more about Straw Hat Pirates refer to this article “Straw Hat Pirates | One Piece Wiki | Fandom“.

FAQ Section

Who is the biggest Straw Hat Pirate?

Monkey D. Luffy as the captain of Straw Hat Pirates remains to be the strongest character of the crew.

Does Nico Robin like Luffy?

Nico Robin has shown compassion, care, love, and respect toward Luffy. Nico Robin is very much devoted to her crew.

How many members are there in the Straw Hat Pirates?

Eleven members.

Who Is Nami’s Husband?

Jong-hak Baek is Nami’s Husband.

Who is the weakest Straw Hat Pirate?

Nami in terms of strength seems to be the weakest pirate followed by Usopp and Chopper.


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