"Red-Haired" Shanks also typically referred to as "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the 4 Emperors that guideline over the New World He is also a former member of the famous Roger Pirates, the only group to effectively dominate the Grand Line, where he started as a pirate as an apprentice. Notably, he is the pirate who influenced Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux found the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was inadvertently consumed by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a fairly high guy (simply under 2 meters), sturdy, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the Four Emperors past and present he stands apart as the tiniest, most normal-sized without a doubt, the others being different degrees of inhumanly proportioned. True to his epithet, Shanks has distinctly red hair: generally illustrated throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Worthwhile of note is that, uniquely amongst all characters yet seen, even ones with equivalent hair tone, Shanks' hair is the sole one filled with grayscale in the black-and-white manga (instead of inked black or left white). His first-seen hairstyle was a straight, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later on looks (at ten years older), he is revealed with a little longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to other than for some few hairs he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed further sideward than stated prior bangs.
On his face lives a secondary hallmark: a triple set of vertically parallel, direct scars that pass at an angle over his left (untouched) eye, Additional info revealed to have been provided to him by Blackbeard some unknown time prior to the start of the series. In addition, Shanks' left arm is missing out on from listed below the deltoid, a result of him conserving Luffy from a Sea King when Luffy was a child.
As did his hair, Shanks' face modifications as the manga's art style advances: initially, it appeared more vibrant, a soft jawline tapering down to a little, pointy chin. Its features were likewise milder than later depictions and, conserve for his little nose, likewise bigger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin eyebrows.  Later appearances reveal him more considerably countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower set of eyes, and the chiseled, more plainly bridged nose providing him a manlier appearance. More constant stays the man's facial hair, nevertheless, that he has constantly kept in a neatly thin connection of beard and mustache bristle, forming the starts of a circle beard.
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Clothes-wise, Shanks utilized to use a particular straw hat acquired from Gol D. Roger (his former captain) that was associated with his image till he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his attire constantly consists of a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray inside), and under it an easy, white shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. Furthermore, Shanks is always seen using pants cut listed below the knee, collected midway up the shin. Initially (Chapter 1) the set was a slightly loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the outer leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his t-shirt tucked inside. Later on, he is seen using a different, slightly baggier pair of pants with a green-yellow, indiscernible flower pattern (now revealing plenty leg hair), and his t-shirt is overlooked of his sash, which is now shown holding his saber at his ideal side. Lastly, his footwear consists of basic brown shoes, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen wearing different trousers yet again, light-colored with a rose pattern.