Rocks D. Xebec, commonly known as Rocks, is a posthumous antagonist of One Piece. He was the captain of the legendary pirate crew called the Rocks Pirates. He was the very first rival of the Pirate King, Gol D. Roger.
His death was a reason that Monkey D. Garp became a hero of the Marines.
Rocks was a violent and sadistic pirate who loves killing and creating massacre. His dream was to become the King of the World. He is not terrified of the Celestial Dragons and killing most of them and their slaves.
Abilities and Powers
As a pirate captain of the ancient Rocks Pirates, Rocks has fully commands over his crew. Among his crew, Rocks has Whitebeard, Kaido, Big Mom, Shiki and John as his subordinates.
As the first rival of Roger, Rocks is more powerful even that of Whitebeard as he fought Roger countless times before his death at the hands of both the alliance of Roger and Garp.
In the past, Rocks was a violent pirate and the captain of the Rocks Pirates that consisted of Whitebeard, Big Mom, Kaido, Shiki the Golden Lion, John, Ochoku, and Silver Axe. Rocks was feared for his violence and for the power of his crew. He was very interested in studying history especially subject matters that were taboo to the World Government. Rocks and his pirate crew once invaded an island in the New World called God Valley. Rocks attacked and killed many Celestial Dragons and their slaves. The Rocks Pirates got into a major battle against Gol D. Roger and Monkey D. Garp. The result of the battle left God Valley sinking into the ocean and Rock's death. According to Sengoku and others, Rock's died from the incident and God Valley disappeared without a trace.
With Rock's death, it ended his age of piracy until Gol D. Roger found the One Piece and became the Pirate King. Because of the battle Garp participated in, he earned the title, "Hero of the Marines". With the death of their captain, the Rocks Pirates dissolved. Despite of his death and his crew dissolution, Rock's former crew members became very powerful captains of their own crews. His former subordinates Kaido and Big Mom formed an alliance to take over the world as Rocks once attempted by seeking out the Ancient Weapons and the One Piece to wage war against the World Government.