When is Haki First Introduced In One Piece?

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Haki is an internal spiritual power of a person in the series One Piece. Although Haki is a unique and special technique, it can be performed by both Devil Fruit users and Non-Devil Fruit users. Haki can be performed by lots of users around the Grand Line. There are also many different types of Haki that can be seen from ordinary to conquered levels.

With so many power reveals and the introduction of new powerful characters, it is hard for some users to find out when actually was Haki introduced into the series for the very first time, especially after the two-year time skip, it makes it even hard to know, because of the sudden increase in powers of almost every character in the show. But don’t worry, here we will find out the first introduction of the Haki in the show One Piece.

Any living thing in the world of One Piece can learn and use Haki. But most of the time, people do not notice the presence of Haki in them or fail to awaken the Haki. The Haki users can be Humans, Giants, Minks, Fish-Men, or dwarves. Haki can be used as a protection, to sense other people, to heal someone, and maybe some other things that are still unknown.

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One Piece – Shanks’s Haki

One Piece is a Japanese Anime and Manga series, the story is written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. Eiichiro Oda is famous a Japanese manga illustrator and story writer. He is very famous around the world for his work in One Piece. 

When Was Haki First Introduced In The Show One Piece

When it comes to the topic of Haki, every One Piece fan in the world will visualize the use of Haki by Silvers Rayleigh. It is not the case that He uses Haki for the first time in One Piece, but because he introduces the concept of Haki to our main character Monkey D. Luffy with some crazy cool attacks using his Haki. Rayleigh is the one who teaches how to use the Haki to Luffy and how to awaken it.

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One Piece – Jaya

After the death of Luffy’s Brother Portgas D. Ace, Luffy loses all hope and energy in sadness and sorrow. Then Jimbe takes care of Luffy, and Rayleigh decides to train him. Rayleigh defines Haki to Luffy by saying that Haki is the power that lies in every creation of the world, Just like a human sense, Haki is the same. And this is the time when we get to know Haki in more detail, but this is not the first time when Haki is Introduced in One Piece. 

Haki was unknown for very long in the series. It was first introduced in the very beginning, but it was not named. In Manga, Haki was first introduced in the very first chapter, but in Anime, they skip the back story of Luffy and shift it into the fourth episode. In the backstory of Monkey D. Luffy, when he eats the Devil Fruit unintentionally. It was Shanks who used Haki for the first time to save Luffy from a Sea Monster called Lord of the Coast. During this, Shanks uses Haki to scare the sea monster.

But at this time, we didn’t know that the power that Shanks used was Haki. After this, Haki was not shown until episode 151. In episode 151, it was again Shanks who used Haki against the crew members of Shirohige.  The name Haki was first introduced in Jaya when Kurohige comments on the Bounty of Luffy. And then, after a long wait, we got to know more about the concepts of Haki when Rayleigh decided to train Luffy.

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Monkey D. Luffy from One Piece

Haki is not easy to master. According to Rayleigh, it takes more than two years to learn only the basics of Haki. But still, many of the Straw Hats like Luffy, Sanji, and Zoro manage to learn Haki in the time skip of two years after the incident with Kuma. Other than Straw Hats, some other characters like Smoker, Koby, Bellamy, and Tashigi are also shown using Haki after the time skip period.

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