Who Is Portgas D. Ace In One Piece? Powers Explained

One Piece is a manga that is considered one of the best manga and it is mostly placed alongside various top Mangas ever produced till now.

Portgas D. Ace is one of the important characters of the manga and is ranked one of the most popular characters among the one piece characters.

The character receives huge appreciation from one piece viewers and fans from all over the world love and admire the character.

The main reason behind this character from one piece receiving such huge appreciation from people across the globe is due to the versatility that he frequently showed and the personality that he is presented to have possessed.

Portgas D. Ace plays a crucial role in one piece. This article brought to you by MyAnimeGuru will help you to get into discussions of Portgas D. Ace in more detail.

Introduction of Portgas D Ace

Portgas D. Ace

It is incredible that even after Portgas D. Ace’s death, the character still receives huge love and is missed by many of the one piece viewers.

It can also be very easily noticeable how the character was successful in winning over the hearts of many by playing a supporting character in the one piece.

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Portgas D. Ace was the son of the late pirate King Gol D. Roger. He was also known as Fire Fist Ace. Portgas D. Ace was once the captain of the Spade Pirates and was also the 2nd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates.

NamePortgas D. Ace
OriginSouth Blue
Occupation2nd Division Commander, Pirate
Age 20 (at death)
Height185 cm
Devil FruitMera Mera no Mi
DebutChapter 154, Episode 91


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The appearance of Portgas D. Ace

Portgas D. Ace

Portgas D. Ace appeared as a muscular young man in one piece manga. Apart from his other features, one distinctive feature that separated him from the rest of the one piece character was his tattoos.

He had multiple tattoos on his body. One such tattoo he had on his back represented the whitebeard symbol that had a skull with a white mustache and a manji behind it.

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The tattoo that was present on Portgas D. Ace’s left arm was anticipated to articulate many things that created a lot of confusion among the fans.

The Word “ASCE” was written on his left arm. Some assumed the word Ace was mistakenly tattooed ASCE and some even considered that it served as a symbol of his deceased sworn brother Sabo.

Personality of Portgas D. Ace

Portgas D. Ace

It was because of Portgas D. Ace’s personality that made him even more popular and made the viewers connect with the character quite well.

He had utmost care towards people he cared due to which he would never back down from a fight. He was also easily provoked or enraged when someone insulted or harmed people he cared about.

Portgas D. Ace was known to be Intelligent, caring, and loving. Being the son of the late Pirate King Gol D. Roger, he was expected to have a personality like his father’s.

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Whitebeard claimed Portgas had a different personality compared to his father. Portgas D. Ace also likes to party very much. He was also a bit vulgar as he was once seen using a woman’s skirt to wipe his face.


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Powers and abilities of Portgas D. Ace

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Ace had immense powers and abilities and he also had complete authority when he was the commander of the 2nd division of the Whitebeard pirates.

Since he had many abilities and enormous strength, he was considered one of the strongest and a important member of the Whitebeard pirates.

His presence of immense strength was observed when he was seen absorbing Blackbeard’s punches which were very much powerful. He also possessed great stamina and durability which is seen when he fought Jinbe for five days.

Devil Fruit

Ace's Devil Fruit

Mera Mera no Mi was the devil fruit that Portgas D. Ace ate. It is a Logia-type devil fruit that gave him immense powers and abilities.

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It is because of this devil fruit that he could create, control and transform his body into the fire. He used the flames for various purposes.

He was seen shooting fire bullets, releasing powerful fire cannons, and creating massive fires through this devil fruit. He was also seen using his flames as a defense as he would be blocking opponents by creating a massive wall of flames.


Portgas D. Ace is one of the very few one piece characters that is capable is using all three types of Haki. His Haki is extremely powerful and is described as fiery by Shanks and Benn Beckman.

Haoshoku Haki

Portgas D. Ace was only seen using this Haki when he was a child. He had no conscious control over it initially. He acquired knowledge of the power when he saw Luffy using it at the summit War of Marineford.

Busoshoku Haki

It was stated that through Baoshoku Haki he was capable of fighting the vice Admiral Draw. Although, much was seen of him using this Haki, but the novel claimed that he Ace was skilled in it.

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Kenbunshoku Haki

Portgas D. Ace was not seen using Kenbunshoku Haki, but the manga adaptation of the novel has shown him trained by Thatch in the use of Kenbunshoku Haki.

Final Words

So, it is because of almost all the features that are mentioned in this article about Portgas D. Ace which makes him one of the topmost important characters of one piece.

Lastly, I hope you had a great time reading this article and if you did then do let us know in the comments.

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FAQ Section

Who Killed Portgas D. Ace?

Portgas D. Ace was killed by Admiral Akainu.

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Who is Portgas D. Ace’s father?

Portgas D. Ace was the son of the late pirate King Gol D. Roger.

Will Ace come back to life?

No, Ace will not come back to life.

Which arc ace dies?

Ace dies in the Marineford Arc.

Is Ace a villain in one piece?

No, Ace played an important role and was one of the major supporting characters in one piece.


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