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The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

The enigmatic Gorosei, commonly referred to as the “Five Elders,” graced the world of “One Piece” with their presence in episode 151. From that moment on, they’ve been shrouded in a veil of intrigue, leading fans to ponder ceaselessly about their true identities, their strength, their intentions, and numerous other facets about them. As the expansive tale of “One Piece” has continued, unfolding over countless chapters and episodes, we have gradually begun to peel back the layers surrounding these shadowy figures.

Lets dive deeper to discover the individual names and esteemed titles of the Five Elders, their ultimate goals, the unique powers they wield through their devil fruits, and so much more within the vibrant universe of “One Piece.”

Imu-Sama & Five Elders

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

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The Gorosei, better known to us fans as the Five Elders, are basically the top dogs in the “One Piece” world. They’ve got the whole show running, controlling massive powers like the Cipher Pol, the Marines, and those unpredictable Warlords of the Sea. You might even think of them as the ultimate Celestial Dragons, but how they got to these positions is still one of Oda’s best-kept secrets.

Everything took a wild turn during the Levely arc. I mean, we all thought these five were the biggest players on the board, right? But then Oda threw in a curveball named Imu. Suddenly, it looked like the Gorosei were just the frontmen, with the real boss, Imu, pulling the strings from the shadows. It’s clear these five are all-in for Imu, serving and following every command. Just when you think you’ve got “One Piece” figured out, it throws another twist at you!

In a classic Oda-style revelation from “One Piece” manga Chapter 1086, we finally got a deeper dive into the roles of our mysterious Gorosei. Each of them is named after a planet in our very own solar system. Crazy, right? I mean, there’s this buzzing theory floating around about why Oda would choose such names, and trust me, it’s got me diving deep into fan forums at 3 AM. Here’s the rundown:

1. St. Jaygarcia Saturn –Warrior God of Science and Defense 

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

In the ever-evolving saga of “One Piece”, Saint Jaygarcia Saturn stands out, especially with his distinct facial scar. Holding an authoritative position in Science and Defense, he’s been a central figure in the Egghead Island arc, which has quickly become a highlight in the series.

In Chapter 1094, an intriguing scene unfolds with Saturn stepping onto the battlefield. Intriguingly, the Marines were given explicit instructions not to look at him, a testament to his formidable presence. Those daring to defy this command would face severe consequences directly from Saturn himself.

As for his devil fruit power, while all the specifics haven’t been unveiled, initial glimpses are compelling. Saturn’s transformation into a creature bearing resemblance to the Ushi-oni from Japanese folklore has spurred discussions among the fandom. Speculations are rife, suggesting his devil fruit could possibly be the Ushi Ushi no Mi, positioning him as a Mythical Zoan user. With a power as overwhelming as causing harm with just a gaze, readers are eagerly anticipating further revelations in the upcoming chapters.

2. St. Marcus Mars – Warrior God of Environment

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

Following Saint Jaygarcia Saturn, we delve into the enigma that is Saint Marcus Mars, the elder responsible for overseeing the environment. Little is known about his temperament, but from the glimpses provided, Mars exudes calm, maintaining an unruffled demeanor, and notably stands as the tallest figure among the Five Elders. While the full spectrum of his devil fruit power remains shrouded in mystery, a shadowy reveal occurred when Sabo confronted the Gorosei in Mary Geoise.

Mars’s abilities are undeniably rooted in a devil fruit, allowing him to metamorphose into an imposing bird-like creature, distinguished by a prominent ring encircling its form. Mirroring the speculations surrounding Saturn, Mars is believed to wield the power of a Mythical Zoan fruit. It’s whispered among fans that each of the Five Elders harnesses Mythical Zoan devil fruits, drawing inspiration from yōkai of Japanese lore. If the rumors hold water, Mars’s abilities likely resonate with the Yosuzume yōkai.

3. St. Topman Warcury – Warrior God of Justice 

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

Next on the list is the formidable Saint Topman Warcury, often revered as the Warrior God of Justice. Easily identifiable by his striking long mustache and a noticeable scar on his forehead, Warcury epitomizes the sternness and gravitas befitting his title of Justice among the Five Elders. The extent of his powers remains an enigma, but there was a hint of it when his silhouette was showcased, much in the vein of Saint Marcus Mars.

In that fleeting moment, Warcury’s transformation hinted at a creature, perhaps beast-like, equipped with distinguishing features like a tusk, potential wings, and notably elongated ears, seemingly manifestations of his devil fruit abilities. Drawing parallels with the others, his power is speculated to be rooted in a yōkai. However, the exact nature of this devil fruit is yet to be unveiled.

4. St. Ethanbaron V. Nusjuro – Warrior God of Finance

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

Saint Ethanbaron V. Nusjuro, affectionately dubbed by fans as the “Samurai Gandhi” due to his uncanny resemblance to India’s icon, Gandhi, holds the reins for the Department of Finance within the World Government. Besides his distinctive look, something else that catches the eye is the long sword he often carries. Whispers in the fan community suggest that this might be the Shodai Kitetsu, a name synonymous with formidable strength in the world of One Piece swords. The resemblance it bears to other Kitetsu swords only adds fuel to this theory. Furthermore, his nuanced understanding of the Wano Country and its ties with Zou and Zunesha has led to speculations of his origins being from Wano.

When it comes to his devil fruit powers, Nusjuro unveiled a hint, transforming into an imposing humanoid beast with a notable head. And as seems to be the theme with the elders, his power too is rumored to take inspiration from a yōkai. The specifics of his devil fruit, both its type and name, remain a tantalizing mystery.

5. St. Shepherd Ju Peter – Warrior God of Agriculture

The Five Elders (Gorosei) of One Piece | Everything we know

Saint Shepherd Ju Peter, entrusted with the crucial domain of Agriculture within the One Piece world, stands tall – second only to Saint Marcus Mars in height among the Gorosei. What strikes most about Shepherd isn’t just his stature but his insatiable curiosity. He’s consistently shown probing, questioning, and seeking clarity – even daring to question his peers and the elusive Imu-sama about the perplexing erasure of the Lulusia kingdom.

Drawing parallels with Saint Ethanbaron V. Nusjuro, Shepherd’s devil fruit transformation offers a glimpse into a humanoid entity, distinguished by a strikingly expansive mouth reminiscent of a wild beast. As with many elements in the One Piece narrative, the specifics of Shepherd’s abilities tease and tantalize, leaving fans eagerly anticipating revelations in the concluding saga of One Piece.



Wrapping it all up, diving into the depths of the Gorosei and their intertwined mysteries has been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride for “One Piece” fans. From Saint Saturn’s eerie powers to Shepherd’s beastly transformation, every tidbit keeps us on the edge of our seats. It’s crazy to think how much there’s still left to uncover about these bigwigs of the World Government. Can’t wait to see how Oda-sensei unravels the rest of their tales in the chapters ahead. Here’s to more epic “One Piece” moments! 🍻🏴‍☠️

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