"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise frequently referred to as "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the Four Emperors that guideline over the New World He is likewise a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to effectively conquer the Grand Line, where he started as a pirate as an apprentice. Especially, he is the pirate who influenced Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux found the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was mistakenly consumed by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a relatively tall male (just under two meters), sturdy, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the Four Emperors previous and present he stands apart as the smallest, most normal-sized without a doubt, the others being various degrees of inhumanly proportioned. Real to his epithet, Shanks has noticeably red hair: typically illustrated throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Worthwhile of note is that, distinctively amongst all characters yet seen, even ones with equivalent hair tone, Shanks' hair is the sole one filled with grayscale in the black-and-white manga (rather of tattooed black or left white). His first-seen hairdo was a directly, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with much shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later on looks (at 10 years older), he is revealed with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to other than for some couple of hairs he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed further sideward than stated prior bangs.
On his face lives a secondary hallmark: a triple set of vertically parallel, direct scars that pass at an angle over his left (unblemished) eye, exposed to have actually been offered to him by Blackbeard some unidentified time prior to the start of the series. In addition, Shanks' left arm is missing out on from listed below the deltoid, an outcome of him conserving Luffy from a Sea King when Luffy was a child.
As did his hair, Shanks' face changes as the manga's art design progresses: at first, it appeared more younger, a soft jawline tapering down to a little, pointy chin. Its functions were similarly milder than later on depictions and, save for his little nose, also bigger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin brows.  Later on appearances reveal him more significantly countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower pair of eyes, and the sculpted, more prominently bridged nose providing him a manlier appearance. More consistent stays the guy's facial hair, however, that he has actually always kept in a nicely thin connection of beard and mustache stubble, forming the starts of a circle beard.
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Clothes-wise, Shanks used to use a certain straw hat gotten from Gol D. Roger (his former captain) that was associated with his image up until he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his outfit constantly includes a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray within), and under it a simple, white t-shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. Additionally, Shanks is constantly seen wearing trousers cut below the knee, gathered halfway up the shin. At First (Chapter 1) the pair was a slightly loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the external leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his shirt tucked within. Later on, he is seen using a different, slightly baggier pair of trousers with a green-yellow, indiscernible floral pattern (now exposing plenty leg hair), and his shirt is overlooked of his sash, which is now shown holding his saber at his ideal side. Finally, his shoes consists of Additional resources basic brown sandals, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen using different trousers yet again, light-colored with a rose pattern.