Tiger D. Monkey (タイガー・D・モンキー, Taigā D. Monkī), also known as Pirate Adventurer (冒険家海賊, Bōkenka Kaizoku), is the father of Luffy D. Monkey, Adoptive father Ace D. Portgaz, younger brother of the infamous Revolutionary leader, Dragon D. Monkey, and the son of Garp D. Monkey. He is the pirate who inspired Ace and Luffy to go on his journey and the captain of the Spade Pirates. The World Government fears him much as Whitebeard, they gave him the reputation as The World's Most-Dangerous Pirate (世界最悪の海賊, Sekai Saiaku no Kaizoku). He found the Gum-Gum Fruit which was accidentally consumed by Luffy. He is also shares the title of the Four Emperors with his friend, Shanks.
Tiger is always wears a blue and yellow captain's coat over his shoulders, black haired, and, until Luffy was born, wore a straw hat obtained from his mother before she died while he was younger that he had worn for many years beforehand, and of which was synonymous with his image. He wears wore long light black pants and a pair of sandals and is unshaven with a short mustache.
The most striking thing about Tiger is he looks a lot like his sons, Ace and Luffy.
The Young Past DaysEdit
Before the TimeskipEdit
In all his appearances so far as captain of his own crew, Tiger has worn an open buttoned black shirt, leaving his X-shaped scar covering most of his chest exposed, which were revealed to have been given to him by Blackbeard.
After the TimeskipEdit
- Roger Pirates
- [[Straw Hat Pirates
- Whitebeard Pirates
- Revolutionary Army
- Unnamed wife
- Luffy D. Monkey (son)
- Ace D. Portgaz (adoptive son)
- Dragon D. Monkey (older brother)
- Garp D. Monkey (father)
Abilities and PowersEdit
- Main article: Haki