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The Pero Pero no Mi is a Paramecia-type Devil Fruit that allows the user to create and manipulate candy at will, making the user a Candy Human (キャンディ人間 Kyandi Ningen?). It was eaten by Charlotte Perospero.[1]

EtymologyEdit

  • Peropero (ぺろぺろ?) is the Japanese onomatopoeia for licking.
  • In the English sub, it is called the Lick-Lick Fruit, coming from the action one would use to eat candy.

Strengths and WeaknessesEdit

Perospero restrains Vinsmokes

Perospero using his candy to immobilize modified humans.

This fruit allows the user to create and control seemingly limitless amounts of candy, even being able to make it move as if it was a mechanical construct, as shown when Perospero created a candy escalator that functioned like a real one, and later use his own ability to construct a prosthesis for his lost right arm. The candy created by the user is edible, as Perospero stated that the wedding guests could eat it when he was done with it.[2] When hardened, the candy becomes incredibly strong and resilient, able to hold down the superhuman children of the Vinsmoke Family[3] and even an entire moving castle,[4] as well as block cannon fire[5] and a Gear Third punch from Luffy.[6]

The candy conjured by the fruit's powers will melt after a certain time.[7] Similarly, intense heat being applied with force can cause the candy to shatter or melt away.[8][9] If the user dies or is severely injured enough, all the candy conjured will vanish.[10][11][12] Other than that, the fruit is susceptible to the standard Devil Fruit weaknesses.

UsageEdit

Perospero has displayed the fruit's powers by crafting an escalator out of candy during the opening of one of Big Mom's tea party.[2] He also threatened to turn Caesar Clown into candy should the scientist fail to complete his gigantification research.[1] He has been seen using hardened candy as a binding mechanism, including to restrain the Vinsmoke Family[3] and to hold down Bege's Big Father.[4]

After losing his arm due to an explosion caused by Pedro, Perospero used his ability to replace his lost limb with a prosthetic made of candy.[13]

TechniquesEdit

Chopper and Brook are Candyfied

Perospero turning Chopper and Brook into candy men.

  • Candy Man (キャンディマン Kyandi Man?): Perospero coats an opponent with candy, which will then slowly seep into their body. After three minutes, the candy will completely fill their insides and stop their breathing, killing them. It was first mentioned to threaten Caesar Clown in case he did not finish his Gigantification project.[1] It was first used against Brook and Chopper as they tried to take back the Thousand Sunny, where it managed to stop even Chopper from shifting forms.[14]
  • Candy Escalator (キャンディエスカレーター Kyandi Esukarētā?): Perospero waves his candy cane and conjures a massive spiraling candy escalator that works like a regular one. It was first used to carry the Underworld emperors to the rooftop of the Whole Cake Chateau, where Sanji and Pudding's wedding was being held.[2]
  • Candy Wave (キャンディウェイブ Kyandi Weibu?): Perospero binds a target with candy, immobilizing them. It was first used on the Vinsmoke Family[3] and later on Bege's Big Father form,[4] but was only named when used on the Thousand Sunny to prevent the Sanji Retrieval Team from setting sail.[15]
  • Candy Wall (キャンディウォール Kyandi Wōru?): Perospero creates a large wall of candy to block attacks. The wall is sturdy enough to block cannon fire from Capone Bege's Big Father, as well as a Gear 3rd-enhanced punch from Luffy. It was first used to protect Big Mom from Bege's attack.[5]
Candy Maiden

Perospero uses a Candy Maiden against the Sanji Retrieval Team.

  • Candy Maiden (キャンディメイデン Kyandi Meiden?): Perospero creates a giant iron maiden out of candy and attempts to trap his opponents inside it. It was first used in an attempt to prevent the Sanji Retrieval Team from reaching the Thousand Sunny. However, it was melted by the flames of Luffy's Gomu Gomu no Red Hawk before it could trap any of the Straw Hats.[16]
  • Candy Armor (キャンディアーマー Kyandi Āmā?): Perospero protects himself from harm with candy, presumably by covering himself with it like an armor, considering the technique's name. This technique has never been shown, only being mentioned by Perospero after he survived Pedro's attack, with him being surprised that it was not strong enough to protect him from the explosion, as he still suffered grievous injuries.[12]
Candy Sea Slug

The Candy Sea Slug before being brought to life.

  • Candy Sea Slug (アメウミウシ Ame Umiushi?, literally meaning "Candy Seaslug"): Perospero creates a large blob of candy with two tentacles on the front (resembling a sea slug, hence the name) and uses it as a means of maritime transportation, moving it across the water and allowing people to simply walk on top of it. It was first used to carry Big Mom across the sea to chase the Thousand Sunny and it was later brought to life with Big Mom's power in order to use it to attack the Thousand Sunny.[17] When Perospero used it to charge at Luffy on land, he called the technique Candy Slug (アメナメクジ Ame Namekuji?).[18] In the anime, after it was animated by Big Mom's Soru Soru no Mi, it was voiced by Atsushi Imaruoka.

Non-CanonEdit

  • Candy Maiden Decoration: Perospero gathers the remains of Candy Maiden and creates a massive, monstrous head out of the candy, with a mouth lined with dozens of spikes that can fire off at his foes, while quickly regrowing. In the anime, this attack was first used after Candy Maiden was destroyed by Luffy, Jinbe, and Pedro, but was itself neutralized by Luffy's Gomu Gomu no Red Hawk.[19]

TriviaEdit

  • Although it is non-canon, this fruit is very similar to Gasparde's Ame Ame no Mi, both can manipulate and somewhat produce candy.
  • The fruit bears similarities to Galdino's Doru Doru no Mi, as both fruits allow the user to produce and manipulate a substance that can be hardened, act mechanically, and are both very resilient but still cannot withstand great amounts of damage.
    • Both Devil Fruits are weak to fire and heat.
    • Both Devil Fruit users are high-ranking members of a huge organization antagonistic to the Straw Hat Pirates.
    • Both users also have a deadly attack that can turn the victim into a living statue of their own element.
  • Perospero being able to replace a lost limb with a prosthesis made from his ability is similar to how Kuzan has replaced a destroyed leg with a replica made of ice thanks to his own Devil Fruit power.
  • In the anime, Perospero is able to turn his candy into many different colors.

External linksEdit

  • Amezaiku - A Wikipedia article about candy craft artistry.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 83 Chapter 834 (p. 16) and Episode 795, Perospero is revealed to have eaten the Pero Pero no Mi, and he threatens to turn Caesar into candy.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 860 (p. 10-12), The Pero Pero no Mi's power is first demonstrated.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 864 (p. 12-13), Perospero detains the Vinsmoke Family
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 869 (p. 16), Perospero binds down Bege's Big Father fortress.
  5. 5.0 5.1 One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 869 (p. 14), Perospero protects Big Mom with a wall of candy.
  6. One Piece Manga — Vol. 88 Chapter 885.
  7. One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 861 (p. 2), The Candy Escalator melting after a while.
  8. One Piece Manga — Vol. 86 Chapter 865 (p. 15), Sanji uses Diable Jambe to free his family from the candy.
  9. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 877 (p. 9), Luffy's Red Hawk easily smashes through the Candy Maiden.
  10. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 877 (p. 16-17), Pedro tries to kill Perospero, knowing that it would cause the candy to disappear.
  11. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 878 (p. 6-7), The entrapping candy dissolve from the Thousand Sunny.
  12. 12.0 12.1 One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 878 (p. 14), Perospero emerge from the smoke.
  13. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 879 (p. 8), Perospero recreates his missing arm.
  14. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 877 (p. 2-4), Perospero uses Candy Man.
  15. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 877 (p. 15), Perospero names Candy Wave.
  16. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 877 (p. 8), Perospero uses Candy Maiden.
  17. One Piece Manga — Vol. 87 Chapter 879 (p. 7-8), Perospero uses Candy Sea Slug to transport Big Mom across the sea.
  18. One Piece Manga — Vol. 88 Chapter 885 (p. 12), Perospero pursues Luffy with Candy Slug.

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SBS: Samu Samu no Mi  •  Gero Gero no Mi
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Canon (Natural): Ushi Ushi no Mi, Model: Bison  •  Hito Hito no Mi  •  Tori Tori no Mi, Model: Falcon  •  Inu Inu no Mi, Model: Dachshund  •  Mogu Mogu no Mi  •  Inu Inu no Mi, Model: Jackal  •  Uma Uma no Mi  •  Neko Neko no Mi, Model: Leopard  •  Zou Zou no Mi  •  Inu Inu no Mi, Model: Wolf  •  Ushi Ushi no Mi, Model: Giraffe  •  Hebi Hebi no Mi, Model: Anaconda  •  Hebi Hebi no Mi, Model: King Cobra  •  Hito Hito no Mi, Model: Daibutsu  •  Kame Kame no Mi  •  Sara Sara no Mi, Model: Axolotl  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Kabutomushi  •  Mushi Mushi no Mi, Model: Suzumebachi  •  Zou Zou no Mi, Model: Mammoth
Canon (Artificial): Artificial Devil Fruit  •  SMILE
Non-Canon: Tori Tori no Mi, Model: Eagle  •  Inu Inu no Mi, Model: Bake-danuki  •  Batto Batto no Mi, Model: Vampire  •  Tori Tori no Mi, Model: Nue
Logia
Canon: Moku Moku no Mi  •  Mera Mera no Mi  •  Suna Suna no Mi  •  Goro Goro no Mi  •  Hie Hie no Mi  •  Yami Yami no Mi  •  Pika Pika no Mi  •  Magu Magu no Mi  •  Numa Numa no Mi  •  Gasu Gasu no Mi  •  Yuki Yuki no Mi
Non-Canon: Toro Toro no Mi  •  Pasa Pasa no Mi  •  Ame Ame no Mi
Undetermined Class
Canon: Tama Tama no Mi
Non-Canon: Zuma Zuma no Mi  •  Meta Meta no Mi
SBS: Ero Ero no Mi
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Charlotte Family
Parents: Charlotte Linlin  •  Pound 
Sons: Charlotte Perospero  •  Charlotte Katakuri  •  Charlotte Daifuku  •  Charlotte Oven  •  Charlotte Opera *  •  Charlotte Counter  •  Charlotte Cadenza  •  Charlotte Cabaletta  •  Charlotte Gala  •  Charlotte Cracker  •  Charlotte Nusstorte  •  Charlotte Basskarte  •  Charlotte Noisette  •  Charlotte Moscato  •  Charlotte Mont-d'Or  •  Charlotte Saint-Marc  •  Charlotte Dacquoise  •  Charlotte Snack  •  Charlotte Bavarois  •  Charlotte Kato  •  Charlotte Brownie  •  Charlotte Raisin  •  Charlotte Mascarpone  •  Charlotte Yuen  •  Charlotte Decuplets  •  Charlotte Anglais  •  Charlotte Dolce  •  Charlotte Dragée  •  Charlotte Dosmarche
Daughters: Charlotte Compote  •  Charlotte Amande  •  Charlotte Brûlée  •  Charlotte Smoothie  •  Charlotte Citron  •  Charlotte Cinnamon  •  Charlotte Galette  •  Charlotte Poire  •  Charlotte Praline  •  Charlotte Chiffon  •  Lola  •  Charlotte Myukuru  •  Charlotte Joconde  •  Charlotte Joscarpone  •  Charlotte Decuplets  •  Charlotte Pudding  •  Charlotte Flampe  •  Charlotte Anana  •  Charlotte Marnier  •  Charlotte Broyé
In-Laws: Aladine  •  Capone Bege
Grandchildren: Capone Pez
Groups: Big Mom Pirates  •  Rolling Pirates  •  Sun Pirates   •  Fire Tank Pirates   •  Vinsmoke Family  (Germa 66)  •  Sheep's House 
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Devil Fruit Based: Soru Soru no Mi  •  Pero Pero no Mi  •  Mochi Mochi no Mi  •  Hoya Hoya no Mi  •  Netsu Netsu no Mi  •  Kuri Kuri no Mi  •  Bisu Bisu no Mi  •  Buku Buku no Mi  •  Mira Mira no Mi  •  Shibo Shibo no Mi  •  Memo Memo no Mi  •  Shiro Shiro no Mi 
Fighting Style Based: Haki  •  Fishman Karate 
Weapons Based: Napoleon  •  Prometheus  •  Zeus  •  Shirauo  •  Pretzel  •  Walker  •  Mogura
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Captain: Charlotte Linlin
Sweet Commanders: Charlotte Cracker  •  Charlotte Smoothie  •  Charlotte Katakuri
Charlotte Family: Charlotte Perospero  •  Charlotte Daifuku  •  Charlotte Oven  •  Charlotte Opera *  •  Charlotte Counter  •  Charlotte Cadenza  •  Charlotte Cabaletta  •  Charlotte Gala  •  Charlotte Nusstorte  •  Charlotte Basskarte  •  Charlotte Noisette  •  Charlotte Moscato  •  Charlotte Mont-d'Or  •  Charlotte Saint-Marc  •  Charlotte Dacquoise  •  Charlotte Snack  •  Charlotte Bavarois  •  Charlotte Kato  •  Charlotte Brownie  •  Charlotte Raisin  •  Charlotte Mascarpone  •  Charlotte Yuen  •  Charlotte Decuplets  •  Charlotte Dosmarche  •  Charlotte Compote  •  Charlotte Amande  •  Charlotte Brûlée  •  Charlotte Citron  •  Charlotte Cinnamon  •  Charlotte Galette  •  Charlotte Poire  •  Charlotte Myukuru  •  Charlotte Joconde  •  Charlotte Joscarpone  •  Charlotte Pudding  •  Charlotte Flampe  •  Charlotte Marnier  •  Charlotte Broyé
Combatants: Capone Bege   •  Pekoms  •  Tamago  •  Bobbin *
Other Members: Streusen  •  Diesel  •  High-Fat  •  Zuccotto  •  Mobile  •  Tablet  •  Kanten  •  Laurin  •  Compo  •  Custard
Homies: Napoleon  •  Zeus   •  Prometheus  •  Queen Mama Chanter  •  Nitro  •  Chess Soldiers  •  Rabiyan  •  Randolph  •  Noble Croc  •  King Baum *  •  Ame Umiushi  •  Candy Sea Toad
Subordinates: Fire Tank Pirates   •  Sun Pirates 
Allies and Affiliates: Caesar Clown   •  Germa 66 (Vinsmoke Family
Ships: Queen Mama Chanter  •  Tartes  •  Nostra Castello 
Abilities
Devil Fruit Based: Soru Soru no Mi  •  Mochi Mochi no Mi  •  Shibo Shibo no Mi  •  Bisu Bisu no Mi  •  Pero Pero no Mi  •  Hoya Hoya no Mi  •  Netsu Netsu no Mi  •  Kuri Kuri no Mi  •  Buku Buku no Mi  •  Mira Mira no Mi  •  Memo Memo no Mi  •  Kuku Kuku no Mi  •  Kame Kame no Mi  •  Tama Tama no Mi  •  Shiro Shiro no Mi   •  Gasu Gasu no Mi 
Fighting Style Based: Haki  •  Electro  •  Fishman Karate 
Weapons Based: Mogura  •  Pretzel  •  Shirauo  •  Walker
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Other Locations: Sheep's House   •  Whole Cake Chateau  •  Mirro-World
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