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Roddy is a bull mink and a Guardian of the Whale Forest.[2]


Roddy Manga Color Scheme

Roddy's color scheme in the manga.

Roddy is a large, orange-skinned male bull mink with two large horns, a small nose, and long, messy, light orange hair flowing down his back.[3] He wears dark clothing with a light-colored cape draped above his shoulders.[1]


Roddy takes his duty of not letting any intruders into the Whale Forest very seriously,[4] as demonstrated when he attacked Monkey D. Luffy for entering the Whale Forest without permission despite the fact that Luffy was an acquaintance of Bepo.[5]

Similar to a bull, he can easily be distracted and enraged by fluttering objects, such as cloth.[6] He also has the tendency to say "moo" while speaking.[7]

Abilities and PowersEdit

As a mink, Roddy is a natural-born warrior.[8] He is fairly strong and resilient physically, as demonstrated when he clashed evenly with Luffy's Gomu Gomu no Kane technique using Mo Golova while injured.[5]

Like all minks, Roddy can use Electro.[5]


  • Mo Golova (モー頭 (ガラヴァ) Mō Garava?, literally meaning "Moo Head"): Roddy headbutts his opponent while using Electro to shock them. It was first used against Luffy during their clash in the Whale Forest.[5] Golova (голова) is Russian for "head".


He carries a large sword under his cape, but it is unknown how proficient he is with it.[9]



When the Beasts Pirates, led by Jack, invaded Zou in search of Raizo, Roddy and the other Guardians fought against them.[10]

The battle against the Beast Pirates lasted for five days. On the fifth day of the battle, Jack lost his patience and unleashed Caesar Clown's Koro gas, which left the Mink Tribe poisoned and drastically weakened. The following day, Jack left Zou after hearing about Donquixote Doflamingo's defeat and capture,[11] and the minks were later saved when Sanji and his group came to Zou.[12]

When Sanji was taken away from Zou by Capone Bege after giving his crewmates the opportunity to escape, Roddy released the chains restraining Tony Tony Chopper.[13]

Zou ArcEdit

Luffy Fights Roddy

Roddy clashes with Luffy.

When Monkey D. Luffy entered the Whale Forest, Roddy and Blackback attacked him despite Bepo's assurance that he was a friend. As Luffy clashed with Roddy, Blackback wondered why Roddy's Electro did not work on Luffy. After Wanda arrived and pacified Roddy with a floating piece of cloth for him to attack, which ended up leaving him with his horns stuck in a tree, Roddy withdrew on Pedro's command.[14]

That night, when the Straw Hat Pirates came to the Whale Forest to see Nekomamushi after visiting Inuarashi, Roddy and Blackback apologized to Luffy for attacking him.[15]

The following day, as Bariete rang the bell and spoke of the arrival of samurais, Roddy and the rest of the minks rushed to Kurau City. When Kin'emon and Kanjuro revealed themselves, Roddy and the minks welcomed them and revealed that Raizo was on Zou before standing proudly at having kept his presence a secret.[16]

When Inuarashi, Nekomamushi, the samurais, and the pirates returned from the Whale Tree with Raizo, Zou began shaking as Zunisha started crying out, throwing Roddy and the others into a state of panic.[17] Jack had returned and was attempting to destroy Zou by killing Zunisha, who retaliated on Kozuki Momonosuke's command and sank Jack's fleet with one blow, calming down Roddy and the others in the process.[18]

Later on, he requested to go with the Sanji retrieval team because he had fought with Luffy, but was told to stay behind on Zou by Nekomamushi.[19]


  • Although the cloth that Carrot threw to stop Roddy from attacking Luffy is red (at least in the anime), the misconception that bulls are angered by the color is averted as Carrot called out that it's fluttering rather than that it's red. Cattle are actually red-green colorblind, it's the movement of the muleta that provokes the bull in bullfighting.

Major BattlesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 8) and Episode 754, Roddy debuts.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 11) and Episode 754, Roddy is revealed to be a bull mink Guardian of the Whale Forest.
  3. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81, Roddy's color scheme is revealed on the cover.
  4. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 814 (p. 11), Blackback states that he and Roddy cannot let any intruders into the Whale Forest.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 8) and Episode 754, Roddy clashes with Luffy using Mo Golova over his intrusion into the Whale Forest.
  6. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 10-11) and Episode 754, Roddy is distracted by and impales a piece of fluttering cloth.
  7. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 8) and Episode 754, Roddy says "moo" while denying Bepo's plea for him to stop fighting Luffy.
  8. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 808 (p. 9), Monjii states that all minks are natural-born warriors.
  9. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 8) and Episode 754, Roddy's sword is seen on his back.
  10. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 810 (p. 4), Roddy is present for the Guardians' battle with the Beasts Pirates.
  11. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 810 (p. 6-8 & 10-11), Wanda and Inuarashi reveal the outcome of the battle between the minks and the Beasts Pirates.
  12. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 811 (p. 13-15), Sanji's group saves the minks from the effects of the Koro gas.
  13. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 814 (p. 2), Roddy releases the chains binding Chopper.
  14. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 80 Chapter 805 (p. 8, 10-11 & 13) and Episode 754, Roddy clashes with Luffy and is distracted by a piece of fluttering cloth before retreating on Pedro's command.
  15. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 814 (p. 11), Roddy and Blackback apologize for attacking Luffy.
  16. One Piece Manga — Vol. 81 Chapter 816 (p. 16), Roddy is present for the reveal of Raizo's presence and safety on Zou.
  17. One Piece Manga — Vol. 82 Chapter 820 (p. 17), Zou begins shaking, causing Roddy and the others to begin panicking.
  18. One Piece Manga — Vol. 82 Chapter 821 (p. 17), Roddy and the minks calm down after Zunisha wipes out Jack's fleet.
  19. One Piece Manga — Vol. 82 Chapter 822 (p. 10), Roddy tries to join the Sanji retrieval team, but ends up staying behind.

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Rulers: Inuarashi  •  Nekomamushi
Citizens: Bepo   •  Pekoms   •  Carrot  •  Bariete  •  Yomo  •  Wanda  •  Roddy  •  Blackback  •  Pedro  •  Miyagi  •  Tristan  •  Monjii  •  Sicilian
Other: Wany
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Story Arcs: Zou Arc
Locations: Mokomo Dukedom
Others: Zunisha  •  Mink Tribe  •  Inuarashi Musketeer Squad  •  Guardians
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Mink Tribe
Rulers: Inuarashi  •  Nekomamushi
Ruler's Aides: Wanda  •  Carrot
Inuarashi Musketeer Squad: Sicilian
Guardians: Pedro  •  Roddy  •  Blackback  •  Milky
Pirates: Bepo  •  Pekoms
Others: Bariete  •  Yomo  •  Miyagi  •  Tristan  •  Monjii
Affiliated: Wany  •  Zunisha
Fighting Style Based: Electro
Devil Fruit Based: Kame Kame no Mi
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Story Arcs: Sabaody Archipelago Arc  •  Marineford Arc  •  Post-War Arc  •  Zou Arc  •  Totto Land Arc
Locations: Zou  •  Mokomo Dukedom
Allies: Kozuki Family  •  Straw Hat Pirates  •  Heart Pirates  •  Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance

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