Registered User英雄メンバー / Eiyuu Menbaa / Hero Member
- Jun 16, 2015
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So true, I am hyped too. I was so happy when Luffy and Zoro were reunited in wano and kicking ass together only for Zoro to get lost again and just wander around aimlessly...Well, they have different goals so it doesn't necessarily mean that either of them will be in the shadow of the other. Luffy will never be able to compete with Zoro for the title of the world's strongest swordsman and Zoro's aim is for his name to be known even in the heaven's so that speaks volumes for his fame.
Being WSS is already giving fuel to speculations about Mihawk being able to beat a Yonko, whether it's true or not remains to be seen. So based on that, whoever Mihawk is able to beat it would be safe to assume that Zoro will be capable of more when he surpasses him, especially if Oda works in some additional power from cursed swords and Zoro's demonic aura.
The Zoro hype is over 9000 and I can't wait to see what Oda has in store for him, I just hope he doesn't sideline him considering how much sub plots he invested in Zoro.
As you said Zoro's dream involves him fighting strong swordsman one after the other but in 8-9 years of new world he has fought none (unless you count Monet and Pica )
Now after all the hype and a superb begining (slicing a building with a small hara kiri knife and cutting two lives out of hawkins effortlessly) he is now once again doing nothing...
When will Zoro catch a break?
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White beard was not just any yonko, he was the strongest man in the world, capable of destroying the earth if he wanted.I agree that saying "in his shadow" is a bad choice of words, they have different goals.
But I'll say full stop that no, being WSS doesn't make you stronger than a Yonko. Mihawk said to Luffy quite clearly that his goal of being "Pirate King" is even harder than Zoro's goal of being WSS. To be the pirate King you have to defeat the other Yonko. Also, when facing a Yonko, Mihawk even said that he wanted to see how far apart in power they were, fully acknowledging that White Beard was more powerful.
edit: "I just want to measure the true distance between that man and us". Those were Mihawks words http://mangaseeonline.us/read-online/One-Piece-chapter-553-page-14.html. WSS or not, that does not sound like the statement of a man who thinks he is at the level of the Yonko, let alone above him.