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The Sabi Sabi no Mi is a Paramecia-type Devil Fruit that allows the user to cause metallic items to rust and come apart, making the user a Rust Human (サビ人間 Sabi Ningen?).[2] It was eaten by Shu.[3][2]


  • "Sabi" (さび?) means "rust" in Japanese.
  • In the Viz Manga and FUNimation dub, it is called the Rust-Rust Fruit.

Strengths and WeaknessesEdit

The major strength of the fruit, so far seen, is that the user is able to rust and pull apart metallic weapons such as swords. Doing so apparently gives the user somewhat of an advantage against sword wielding opponents.[1]

Shu Rusts Zoro's Sword

Shu demonstrates his immunity to metal weapons in the anime.

In the anime, it has been shown the powers of the fruit give the user a permanent defense against swords and other metal weapons. A sword simply touching the user's body will immediately rust and come apart before a cut can be made. It has also been shown in the anime that powers of the fruit can also affect the human body, probably by rusting the iron in the blood.[4]

However, its powers will not protect the user from non-metallic objects, like pachinko shots. Furthermore, if used on a living thing, the rusting effect seems to be reversible for as long as it does not entirely oxidize the entity in question, since Zoro was seen reverting quickly back to normal after Shu's grip on him was thrown off by Usopp's projectile. Apart from that, the fruit so far does not seem to have any specific weaknesses outside the standard Devil Fruit weaknesses.


The fruit's bestowed powers, as used by Shu, have so far been used for both defensive and offensive purposes. Shu has used the powers of the fruit to rust the Yubashiri of Zoro after catching it in his bare hands.[1] He was then able to pull apart the sword as if the sword was nothing.

Anime and Manga DifferencesEdit

Sabi flesh

Shu using his Devil Fruit powers on Zoro's flesh.

In the anime, this ability causes the rusted metal to dissolve into nothingness instead of falling apart. Also, Shu was able to use the powers to unconsciously defend against one of Zoro's attacks with a cutlass. Right after that, Shu demonstrated that he was also able to use the powers as an attack on living targets, which is also not in the manga; by touching Zoro's arm, Shu was able to rust Zoro's own flesh. Fortunately, Shu was knocked out by one of Usopp's attacks before Zoro's body could become completely covered in rust. After being separated from Shu, Zoro's body was able to return to normal.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 44 Chapter 426 (p. 13) and Episode 309, Zoro vs. Shu
  2. 2.0 2.1 SBS One Piece MangaVol. 47, Chapter 451, fan question: what are the names of the Devil Fruits the Marine HQ captains and commanders, that fought the Straw Hats in Volume 44, had?
  3. One Piece Yellow: Grand Elements - Shu's and his fruit's names are revealed.
  4. 4.0 4.1 One Piece AnimeEpisode 309, Filler part of Zoro vs. Shu

External linksEdit

  • Rust - Wikipedia article about rust.

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Canon: Gomu Gomu no Mi  •  Bara Bara no Mi  •  Sube Sube no Mi  •  Kilo Kilo no Mi  •  Bomu Bomu no Mi  •  Hana Hana no Mi  •  Doru Doru no Mi  •  Baku Baku no Mi  •  Mane Mane no Mi  •  Toge Toge no Mi  •  Supa Supa no Mi  •  Ori Ori no Mi  •  Bane Bane no Mi  •  Ito Ito no Mi  •  Noro Noro no Mi  •  Doa Doa no Mi  •  Awa Awa no Mi  •  Beri Beri no Mi  •  Sabi Sabi no Mi  •  Shari Shari no Mi  •  Yomi Yomi no Mi  •  Kage Kage no Mi  •  Horo Horo no Mi  •  Suke Suke no Mi  •  Nikyu Nikyu no Mi  •  Ope Ope no Mi  •  Shiro Shiro no Mi  •  Mero Mero no Mi  •  Doku Doku no Mi  •  Horu Horu no Mi  •  Choki Choki no Mi  •  Gura Gura no Mi  •  Woshu Woshu no Mi  •  Fuwa Fuwa no Mi  •  Mato Mato no Mi  •  Buki Buki no Mi  •  Guru Guru no Mi  •  Beta Beta no Mi  •  Hobi Hobi no Mi  •  Bari Bari no Mi  •  Nui Nui no Mi  •  Giro Giro no Mi  •  Ato Ato no Mi  •  Jake Jake no Mi  •  Pamu Pamu no Mi  •  Sui Sui no Mi  •  Ton Ton no Mi  •  Hira Hira no Mi  •  Ishi Ishi no Mi  •  Nagi Nagi no Mi  •  Chiyu Chiyu no Mi  •  Soru Soru no Mi  •  Mira Mira no Mi  •  Pero Pero no Mi  •  Bisu Bisu no Mi
Non-Canon: Goe Goe no Mi  •  Hiso Hiso no Mi  •  Kama Kama no Mi  •  Kachi Kachi no Mi  •  Nemu Nemu no Mi  •  Mini Mini no Mi  •  Atsu Atsu no Mi  •  Noko Noko no Mi  •  Ami Ami no Mi  •  Kopi Kopi no Mi  •  Modo Modo no Mi  •  Mosa Mosa no Mi  •  Peto Peto no Mi  •  Moa Moa no Mi  •  Kyubu Kyubu no Mi  •  Nito Nito no Mi  •  Hore Hore no Mi  •  Gutsu Gutsu no Mi  •  Nuke Nuke no Mi  •  Koro Koro no Mi  •  Jara Jara no Mi  •  Iro Iro no Mi  •  Goru Goru no Mi  •  Raki Raki no Mi
SBS: Samu Samu no Mi  •  Gero Gero no Mi
Canon: 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
Non-Canon: Tori Tori no Mi, Model: Eagle  •  Inu Inu no Mi, Model: Bake-danuki  •  Batto Batto no Mi, Model: Vampire
Related: Rumble Ball  •  Artificial Devil Fruit  •  SMILE
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
Non-Canon: Zuma Zuma no Mi

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