It is unknown who Blackbeard wants to give Mero Mero no Mi’s power to, because the problem is that his pirate crew doesn’t have anyone suitable for this Devil Fruit in One Piece.
One Piece chapter 1059 reveals that what Blackbeard needs is Boa Hancock’s power. We know that he can take Devil Fruit powers from others. Teach possesses Whitebeard’s Gura Gura no Mi. He can also get the Suke Suke no Mi from Absalom, and Shiryu is using it.
Fortunately, before Blackbeard killed Hancock, Rayleigh arrived. He accepted to withdraw without obtaining the Mero Mero no Mi.
The problem is that even if Blackbeard succeeds, who will he want to give this power to?
1. Mero Mero no Mi can have great influence, but the victim must be seduced by the user of this fruit
We’ve already seen how Mero Mero no Mi works through Boa Hancock. It allows her to turn enemies with dirty thoughts to her into stone.
Those who have lust, or are seduced by Hancock’s appearance, will be in trouble. Characters who don’t care about love and romance like Luffy are unaffected.
The problem is that most members of the Blackbeard Pirates do not possess an attractive appearance. Maybe Jesus Burgess will successfully attract those who like burly men, while Van Augur’s cool demeanor may suit some, but the effect is certainly not as good as Hancock.
Therefore, who does Blackbeard want to give Mero Mero no Mi’s powers to?
2. Potential members empowered by Blackbeard
The following are members of the Blackbeard crew who are known to have not eaten Devil Fruits: Jesus Burgess (cannot get Mera Mera no Mi in Dressrosa), Van Augur, Avalo Pizarro, Vasco Shot, Doc Q.
3. Actually, Catarina Devon can be quite scary if she eats Mero Mero no Mi, but she has another Devil Fruit
Out of all the known members of the Blackbeard Pirates, the one suitable to wield the Mero Mero no Mi is Catarina Devon. Because she can change her appearance into someone else. If Devon turns into a character like Boa Hancock, it’s too perfect for Mero Mero no Mi.
The problem is that she ate the devil fruit again. Devon’s transformation comes from Hito Hito no Mi, Model: Kyubi no Kitsune.
Until now, only Blackbeard could eat two Devil Fruits. Maybe Devon can’t do that.
4. Would Blackbeard want to give Vasco Shot?
The two characters who went with Blackbeard to Amazon Lily are Catarina Devon and Vasco Shot. Devon ate a devil fruit, and Vasco doesn’t know.
This situation raises the question: is Blackbeard trying to empower Vasco Shot? Is that why he went with Teach, not Shiryu, Avalo Pizarro or Van Augur?
Vasco Shot is not suitable for Mero Mero no Mi. But his strength so far remains a mystery. It is not impossible that Vasco Shot wants to own the Mero Mero no Mi.
5. Blackbeard wants to get Mero Mero no Mi for himself?
It would be scary if Blackbeard could suddenly turn so many enemies to stone. So does he want to use this fruit himself?
There is a theory that Blackbeard can use three Devil Fruits. So it’s not impossible that he’s looking for a third fruit to use.
But is Blackbeard a good fit for Mero Mero no Mi? The remarkable thing about Teach is that he is the one who will carefully research the fruit he wants to get. So Blackbeard knew that what Thatch had was Yami Yami no Mi.
Is he even knowing things we don’t know about Mero Mero no Mi? Is this Devil Fruit able to affect people with things other than lust?
6. There’s a Captain from the Blackbeard Pirates that we don’t know yet
The Blackbeard Pirates have a total of ten captains. Even so, we only know nine of them.
There is a theory that Kuzan was the last captain. But so far, no one has confirmed this. While Kuzan is now partnering with Teach, exactly what his role is is still unclear.
Perhaps this mysterious captain of the Blackbeard Pirates could use the powers of Mero Mero no Mi?
7. So who is the most capable?
Based on the above, it’s not impossible that Blackbeard is aiming for Mero Mero no Mi for himself. He probably knew more about how to use this fruit, aside from taking advantage of his opponent’s lust.
If not Blackbeard, then Catarina Devon is really suitable to use Mero Mero no Mi. The problem is that she already ate the devil fruit. It is unknown if Catarina Devon can eat two of the same fruit as Blackbeard.
Vasco Shot was brought to Amazon Lily by Teach. Maybe it’s because he’s about to possess the Mero Mero no Mi? Vasco’s power is very mysterious, so it is not impossible that he will use this fruit.
Another theory is that Mero Mero no Mi is for the mysterious captain of the pirate crew. And that is the theory of who Blackbeard wants to give the power of Mero Mero no Mi to in One Piece.
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