Benn Beckman (ベン・ベックマン, Ben Bekkuman) is a supporting character in the One Piece series that was created by Eiichiro Oda. The series first began serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump on August 4, 1997.
His first appearance was in One Piece Volume 1 CH. 1 "Romance Dawn".
Major Story Arcs
Beckman was first seen in Luffy's town along with the rest of the Red-Haired pirates. While at Windmill Village the Red-Haired pirates met a young Luffy, at first the crew were making fun of Luffy because he cannot swim. Later on he along with his crew save Luffy from mountain bandits. His reason for joining the Red-Haired pirates is unknown.
After Luffy and his crew defeated Arlong Ben Beckman can be seen with his crew and Mihawk throwing a party for the Straw Hats.
At the Whitebeard war Ben Beckman can be seen arriving with his crew to stop the war. He stops Kizaru from chasing down Luffy and Trafalgar Law.
Abilities & Powers
He is the first mate of the Yonkou Shanks therefore it is good to assume that he is the second most powerful member of the Red-Haired pirates. He is a fearsome fighter due to the fact that he was able to stop Admiral Kizaru for a while from chasing Luffy and Jinbei by just pointing his pistol at him.
He is also able to utilize Haki and is known to imbue his bullets with them in order to deal more damage and to hit intangible Logia users.
He is a tall man who always has a pony tail, has black hair and always has a cigarette in his mouth and a rifle in his hand. He wears a black shirt and a sash around his waist wherein he puts his rifle like how a pistol should be. He also wears dark green pants but currently he wears grey.