one piecethe manga written and illustrated by the Japanese mangaka Eiichiro Oda, which began to be published in the Japanese magazine Weekly Shonen Jump on July 22, 1997 and to date 103 volumes have been published, is the best-selling in history worldwide and has Vegapunk as one of its most interesting characters.
Doctor Vegapunk is the main scientist of the Navy, being in charge of the Special Group of Sciences (SSG). His work includes discovering the secrets and applications of the sea stone, the secrets of exactly how the devil fruit powers work, the co-discovery of the lineage factor and its applications, the making of the Pacifista and Seraphim and others. many scientific improvements.
As a report published on the website of EspinofAs we near the end of the manga in a few years and with the Wano Country Saga ending and an upcoming one coming, more details about this elusive scientist have been revealed.
What you should know about Vegapunk
The world’s most brilliant scientist often works in the shadows for the World Government. For a long time, there has been speculation about her appearance, but in chapter 1,061 of the manga she was shown as a young woman.
However, this female identity was not real: the scientist created seven different versions of himself and, specifically, the young woman was identified as “Punk 02” or Lilith.
Additionally, Vegapunk created six more bodies that he uses as satellites, each with their own designation and also associated with a different emotion. For example, Atlas is associated with anger, while Lilith is associated with evil.
The image above, on the right, shows his real appearance: a mad scientist reminiscent of Albert Einstein. Interestingly, in a flashback in chapter 1066, it has been shown that his head used to be enormously large, so it seems that he decided to modify his brain and split it to create these satellites.
Vegapunk is 63 years old and is an expert on the Void Century, one of One Piece’s greatest mysteries. Also, thanks to his research on Karakuri Island, he was able to learn more about the Great Kingdom and use his technology for his inventions.
Currently, Vegapunk resides in Egghead, the so-called Island of the Future. Right now and despite all the years that he has been moving in the shadows, Vegapunk has become one of the great allies of the Straw Hats in this section.