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Flapper is a dwarf from Tontatta Kingdom who first appeared on Green Bit, when he stopped Leo from taking Robin's clothes.[1]

AppearanceEdit

Flapper, like all the other dwarves, is small and has a large fluffy tail and a pointy nose. He has a light red polka dotted cap, a red sweater, gray pants and yellow boots. [1]

Flapper as a Toy

Flapper after being turned into a toy.

When transformed into a toy, he became a small black bear, like all of the other dwarves who were transformed after attempting to attack Sugar. He was given a hat with vertical stripes, as well as a sword and shield.[2]

PersonalityEdit

Flapper appears to be just as gullible as the other dwarves as he believed Usopp's lie about being a legendary hero.[1]

Abilities and PowersEdit

It can be assumed that Flapper possesses the same abilities as the rest of his people such as great strength, agility, and the ability to cultivate any plant.[1]

HistoryEdit

Dressrosa ArcEdit

After Usopp and Nico Robin were captured and taken to Tontatta Kingdom, Flapper was convinced that Usopp is the legendary hero who came to help the dwarves. He later stopped Leo from taking Robin's clothes, because she is a friend of Usopp.[1]

While Usopp and Robin have a feast, Flapper commented on how he was moved to tears when Usopp claimed to be the descendant of Montblanc Noland before the other dwarves requested Usopp to lead them in the battle against the Donquixote Family.[3]

The dwarves, Usopp, and Robin later traveled to the underground base in the Flower Field and rendezvous with Thunder Soldier in preparation for a decisive operation to overthrow Donquixote Doflamingo. They planned to attack the underground world and their top priority was defeating Sugar, the Devil Fruit user who transforms humans into toys. When they finally commenced Operation SOP, they infiltrated the underground world through a secret tunnel and arrived at the trade port.[4]

After Thunder Soldier separated from them to go to the royal palace, the dwarves prepared to go to the central tower where Sugar was located. When Usopp was spotted by two of Doflamingo's men, the dwarves stripped them and knocked them out. Flapper was amazed at how Usopp "pretended" to be scared in order to lure in the enemy. After Usopp and Robin put on disguises, the dwarves continued on to the central tower.[5]

SOP Dwarves

The SOP team: Cotton, Pellini, Inhel, Leo, Bomba, Flapper, and Bobomba.

After they entered the tower, Robin and Bian lured Trebol away so that Leo's group could knock out Sugar with the Tatababasco grape. The dwarves charged into the room and rushed at Sugar. Their attack failed and some of the dwarves, including Flapper, were transformed into little black bears. Sugar then put them under her control and ordered them to kill everyone in the tower. Flapper's and Leo's groups lunged at each other with their weapons raised.[2] They were interrupted when a ship thrown by Trebol crashed into the tower.[6]

When Sugar forced the Tatababasco into Usopp's mouth after he was subdued by Trebol, Usopp made a horrible expression that terrified Sugar to the point of losing consciousness. With Sugar's power undone and the primary objective of Operation SOP completed, the toys returned to their original forms and the dwarves wept over Usopp's success.[7]

Flapper and the other dwarves then carried Usopp away from an enraged Trebol while Robin held him back. They were surprised when Hajrudin picked up Usopp. When the former slaves declared their allegiance to their savior, Usopp ordered his newfound followers to destroy the SMILE Factory and the dwarves shout out Usopp's name.[8]

Doflamingo later trapped Dressrosa in his "Birdcage" and forced everyone imprisoned into a survival game. During the chaos, Flapper's group was reunited with Wicca and Kyros' dwarf group when Kin'emon arrived at the underground trade port. Doflamingo also placed a price on the heads of twelve people. The dwarves were surprised when Doflamingo not only included Usopp in his hit list but also placed the highest price on his head. With Usopp's new followers turning into enemies, the dwarves, Usopp, Robin, Rebecca, Sabo, Koala, Hack, and Bartolomeo fled to the surface.[9]

After running through the stands of Corrida Colosseum, they reached the top of the old King's Plateau. The dwarves were then reunited with Riku Dold III and Viola. While Leo and Kabu volunteered to go with Rebecca to find Monkey D. Luffy, the rest of the dwarves decided to go to the SMILE Factory to assist Franky.[10]

Once they arrived at the factory, the dwarves used Pink Hornets to display a message to the dwarves inside the factory, informing them of Doflamingo's trickery.[11] After the dwarves inside revolted and unlocked the doors, Franky and Flapper's group entered.[12]

While Franky battled Senor Pink, the dwarves at the factory were contacted by Viola and they were worried when they heard that Mansherry was being forced to use her healing powers on the defeated Donquixote Pirates' officers. They were then overjoyed when Leo and Kabu successfully rescued Mansherry.[13]

They continued watching Franky's battle as he and Senor Pink took each other's blows. They cheered when Franky emerged victorious.[14] With Senor Pink defeated, the dwarves proceed with the destruction of the SMILE Factory.[15]

After exiting the destroyed factory, Flapper and the other dwarves carried Franky outside and looked in unison towards the city, much to Franky's confusion. Flapper told Franky that his heart felt lighter, but the cyborg responded by telling them to stop staring and run away from the shrinking Birdcage instead.[16]

While fleeing, they ran into Roronoa Zoro, Kin'emon, and Kanjuro. When Zoro informed them of his plan to stop the Birdcage, the dwarves were awestruck.[17] Since the factory could not be cut by the Birdcage, the dwarves and Franky used it to push the Birdcage back.[18]

When Luffy finally defeated Doflamingo and brought the Birdcage down, the dwarves rejoiced with tears of joy as Luffy's victory was announced to Dressrosa.[19] During the aftermath, the dwarves gathered in front of Kyros and saluted their commander.[20]

Three days after Doflamingo's defeat, the Marines were mobilized to pursue Luffy and his allies. The dwarves hindered the Marines by stealing their weapons.[21]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 71 Chapter 711 and Episode 641.
  2. 2.0 2.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 74 Chapter 738 and Episode 671, Flapper is transformed into a toy.
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 72 Chapter 713 and Episode 643.
  4. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 74 Chapter 732 and Episode 664.
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 74 Chapter 733 and Episode 665.
  6. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 74 Chapter 739 and Episode 672.
  7. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 75 Chapter 743 and Episode 677.
  8. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 75 Chapter 744 and Episode 678.
  9. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 75 Chapter 746 and Episode 681.
  10. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 75 Chapter 750 and Episode 686.
  11. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 76 Chapter 753 and Episode 690.
  12. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 76 Chapter 755 and Episode 692.
  13. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 77 Chapter 774 and Episode 714.
  14. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 77 Chapter 775 and Episodes 715716.
  15. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 78 Chapter 779 (p. 4-5) and Episode 720, The Dwarves destroy the SMILE factory.
  16. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 78 Chapter 782 (p. 18) and Episode 724, The Dwarves suddenly look towards the city.
  17. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 78 Chapter 785 (p. 5-6) and Episode 727.
  18. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 79 Chapter 787 and Episode 730.
  19. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 79 Chapter 791 and Episode 734.
  20. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 79 Chapter 793 and Episode 736.
  21. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 798 and Episode 742.

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Dwarves: Gancho  •  Mansherry  •  Leo  •  Bomba  •  Rampo  •  Kabu  •  Bian  •  Flapper  •  Bobomba  •  Maujii  •  Nubon  •  Pellini  •  Wicca  •  Inhel  •  Cotton  •  Baxcon  •  Daikon  •  Grabar  •  Chao
Organizations: Tonta Corps
Allies: Riku Dold III  •  Viola  •  Kyros  •  Rebecca
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Devil Fruits Based: Nui Nui no Mi  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Kabutomushi  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Suzumebachi  •  Chiyu Chiyu no Mi
Fighting Style Based: Tontatta Combat
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Devil Fruit Based: Bari Bari no Mi  •  Buki Buki no Mi  •  Nui Nui no Mi  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Kabutomushi  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Suzumebachi
Fighting Style Based: Haki  •  Hasshoken  •  Tontatta Combat  •  Jao Kun Do
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Story Arcs: Dressrosa Arc  •  Zou Arc
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