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Saint Rosward[2] is one of the World Nobles who reside in the Holy City of Mary Geoise. He is the father of Shalulia and Charlos.[3]

AppearanceEdit

Saint Rosward is an older man with a hairstyle that curls upward, which is shared with his children. He has a curly black mustache and a fluffy gray beard, and wears black shades, which were shattered when Usopp fell on him.

Like all other World Nobles, Rosward wears a thick white suit with medal-like knobs and a bubble over his head to prevent himself from breathing the same air as the commoners. He also wields a walking cane that is revealed to be a rifle.

PersonalityEdit

Rosward is noted to be the most-responsible of his family yet seen; as seen when he scolded his children for their behavior.[3][4] Though he scolds his children and appears concerned, he is merely maintaining the appearance of their power and acts in a misanthropic, elitist manner almost even more so than his children. Although he has "never hit his son", he was livid at Luffy after he assaulted Charlos, for having the gall to directly affront their position.[5] Like his daughter Shalulia, he has deep pride in his ancestry.[6] Of his family yet seen, he is the only one who has not been seen abusing anyone, citizen or slave, though he apparently has a "Pirate Captain collection" (which included Devil Dias and Jean Bart), and does nothing to stop or alter the treatment that his children give others. After the timeskip, Rosward has shown to be extremely cruel and brutal as shown when he enjoyed torturing an enslaved Bartolomeo Kuma refering the latter as a top class slave due to his inability to scream or cry.

Like his children, his belief in his untouchable status as a World Noble seems to render him incapable of realizing the danger around him, even when completely obvious. Despite the fact that Luffy brutally punched his son Charlos across the room, Rosward's only reaction is anger, rather than fear of someone who could and would cause him serious harm if provoked, as if he were somehow incapable of being harmed himself. He shot pointlessly at Luffy several times with his cane-rifle until disarmed by Sanji, at which point he apparently realized that the Straw Hats would not be cowed into submission, instead calling for an Admiral to deal with them. Regardless, he still took the threat head-on instead of acting out of cowardly self-preservation, although its most likely his aforementioned belief in his untouchable nature.

RelationshipEdit

FamilyEdit

CharlosEdit

Rosward gets along well with his son, although he does reprimand him for spending so much money to the point of being considered a "waste". After Luffy punched him, Rosward became furious.

ShaluliaEdit

Rosward gets along well with his daughter, although he does reprimand her for continuously depleting his "Pirate Captain Collection".

EnemiesEdit

Straw Hat PiratesEdit

After Luffy punched his son Charlos, Rosward became furious and attempted to shoot him with his rifle cane. As the Straw Hats fought back against his guards, Rosward summoned an admiral in retaliation.

Abilities and PowersEdit

Being a World Noble, Rosward has the authority to act as he pleases without fear of legal repercussion. He also possesses tremendous wealth, having bought a "Pirate Captain Collection" of slaves that his daughter can manhandle callously, and his son spending Beli500,000,000 on a mermaid. He has tremendous political influence, more so than any royalty of the Reverie, and the power to summon an Admiral of the Marines in the event he feels his authority alone would not inflict submission.

Due to being spoiled his heritage, Rosward has no fighting skills whatsoever, as he could not hit a stationary Luffy with his firearm even at moderate range, and Sanji easily disarmed him. His endurance and durability was very low, as he was taken out when Usopp fell on top of him.[7]

WeaponsEdit

He wields a gun built into his cane, but could not manage to hit Luffy from a mediocre distance, even though Luffy was stationary.[7]

HistoryEdit

Sabaody Archipelago ArcEdit

He is first seen with his daughter, Saint Shalulia, looking down on his runaway-blown up slave, Devil Dias, who was the Captain of the Acumate Pirates. After his dog urinates on the man, his daughter shoots him with a gun, displaying no remorse afterwards.[3] A demon-like man is seen behind him, who is later revealed to be pirate captain Jean Bart.

He is then seen at the Human Auctioning House, with his son Saint Charlos and daughter Saint Shalulia. While claiming that he is merely visiting as an audience, Charlos bid Beli500,000,000 on Keimi, which led Rosward to be displeased with his son.[4]

When his son was attacked by Luffy, he used his cane (which is a concealed rifle) and started shooting randomly around Luffy, then shouted out for someone to call for an Admiral. Sanji kicks the cane out of hand, followed by Usopp knocking him unconscious by accidentally falling down from the rooftop and smashing his face into the floor.[7]

He was later seen unconscious together with his son when Shalulia scolds the marines for being unable to capture the Straw Hat Pirates.[8]

Reverie ArcEdit

Prior to the Reverie, Charlos told Rosward that he spotted a large mermaid.[9] Charlos went to take the mermaid, but Rosward later heard that Mjosgard had beat him up. Rosward rode Bartholomew Kuma, whom he had rented, to the Celestial Dragon Gate where he reunited with Charlos. He talked to Charlos about the abuses he could inflict on his "invincible slave".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. One Piece Blue Deep: Characters World (p. 203), Saint Rosward's birthday is given.
  2. 2.0 2.1 One Piece MangaChapter 908, Rosward's name is romanized.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 51 Chapter 497 and Episode 391, Rosward is introduced.
  4. 4.0 4.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 51 Chapter 502 and Episode 396, Charlos is scolded by his father for wasting money.
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 52 Chapter 503 and Episode 397, Shalulia states "[Charlos] has never even been hit by his own father!".
  6. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 52 Chapter 503 and Episode 397, Rosward arrogantly and angry rant on about his ancestry pride.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 52 Chapter 503 and Episode 397, Rosward is disarmed by Sanji and knocked out by Usopp.
  8. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 53 Chapter 514 and Episode 408, Rosward and his son are shown after the incident.
  9. One Piece MangaChapter 906.

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