One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (2023)

Roronoa Zoro is on a quest to become the best swordsman alive in the world of One Piece. He managed to attract millions of fans along his journey. And now the day is near when Zoro achieves his goal, but he must defeat Dracule "Hawk Eyes" Mihawk, who currently holds the title of Best Swordsman. However, his journey has not been easy and we have seen Zoro wield multiple swords in his battles in the 1000+ One Piece episodes released to date. So if you're wondering how many swords Zoro has used so far or how many swords he has now, you've come to the right place. Read on to discover detailed information on all of the swords in Zoro's arsenal in One Piece.

Zoro's Swords in One Piece (2023)

From fan-favorite swords like Enma and Wado Ichimonji to swords that Zoro used in anime for a temporary period, we've included them all in this article. We've also included a bonus sword that you may have missed. That said, let's dive in!

Spoilerwarnung: This article contains spoilers for Zoro's sword collection featured in One Piece. We recommend watching the anime or reading the manga first so as not to spoil your intended experience.


Who is Roronoa Zoro in One Piece?

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (1)

Roronoa Zoro is a swordsman originally from the East Blue who was a bounty hunter in his early days. So he won thatNickname pirate hunter Zoroin the world of One Piece. Shortly thereafter, Zoro accepted Luffy's invitation to joinStraw Hat Pirates. He joined the crew to pursue his dream of becoming the world's greatest swordsman.

Zoro is the main fighter and swordsman of the Straw Hat Pirates crew alongside Brook and is exceptionally loyal to Luffy. So he is tooRuffy's Right Arm. As a swordsman, Zorro created and perfected the Three Swords (Santoryu) style, wielding one sword in each hand and one in his mouth.

Zoro's sword collection

Throughout the One Piece anime, Zoro was alwaysheld a sword at his side, while using up his fair share of swords battling other pirates. He has wielded multiple swords in his life, from dual katanas to the latest addition, Enma. So let's take a look at Zoro's sword collection in One Piece.

1. Nameless dual katanas

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (2)
  • Meaning:Unknown
  • Typ:Katana
  • Use:Unknown
  • The owner:Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 2, Chapter 5
  • Preis: Unknown

Zoro began his journey in the One Piece anime with two unnamed katanas and the Wado Ichimonji Blade. Zoro invented the three swords technique, so he always carried three swords with him. Not much information is available about these two katanas as they were regular blades. However, we do know that the twin katanas were very valuable to Zoro as they were gifted to him by Wano-born swordsman Shimotsuki Kozaburo as a child.

Now it has to be those dual katanasweaker swordsZoro was already wearing them as they were completely destroyed when facing Dracule "Hawk Eyes" Mihawk in the Baratie arc. Zoro's third sword, the Wado Ichimonji, survived Mihawk's fierce blows, so let's take a look at what makes it special.

2. Wado Ichimonji

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (3)
  • Meaning:Straight line along the Path of Harmony or the Path of Harmony as the crow flies
  • Typ:Katana
  • Use:Big Class (Wazamono)
  • The owner:Shimotsuki Kozaburo, Koushirou, Kuina, Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 2, Chapter 5
  • Preis:Over 10,000,000 bagas

The legendary Wado Ichimonji has been part of Zoro's sword collection since day one. he belongs to21 Great Degree Meito(21 great swords). This sword should have been passed on to Zoro's childhood friend.queen, a girl who has defeated him multiple times in the dojo.

However, due to Kunia's untimely death, Zoro took possession of the Wado Ichimonji from Kuina's father, Koushirou. So he promised himself to become the greatest swordsman in the world. This mighty sword was forged byShimotsuki Kozaburo, Kunia's grandfather. Much information about this blade was recently revealed in the Wano Country arc (see theList of One Piece arcs in orderHere).

As noted above, this was the only sword capable of withstanding Mihawk's highest class Yoru blade strikes. And as he had promised, Zoro would likely carry this blade with him to the end of his journey.

3. Sandai Kitetsu

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (4)
  • Meaning:Third Generation Oni Piercer or Ogre
  • Typ:Katana, cursed sword
  • Use:Grade Blades (Wazamono)
  • The owner:Kozuki Sukiyaki, Ipponmatsu, Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 49, Chapter 97
  • Preis:Over 1,000,000 bagas

Sandai Kitetsu (Kitetsu III) is classified as a Blade Class (Wazamono), a class lower than Zoro's other swords. Kozuki Sukiyaki, a famous blacksmith in the land of Wano, created this sword. When Zoro impressed the weapons dealer Ipponmatsu with his skills in Logue City, he gave Zoro this blade along with the Yubashiri sword for free. This sword is considered cursed (as recognized by Zoro) and said to bring tremendous suffering to its wielder.

However, Zoro tried his luck against this cursed sword, throwing it high in the air and stretching out his arm. He wanted to see if the sword could cut his arm. But in the end Zoro won with his luck as the sword landed softly without hurting him. That's pretty impressive as Sandai Kitetsu isKnown for its sharpness and thirst for blood. Zorro learned to master this sword and carries it with him to this day.

4. Yubashiri

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (5)
  • Meaning:Snow run, snow chaser
  • Typ:Katana
  • Use:Seasoned Blades(Ryo Wazamono)
  • The owner:Ipponmatsu,Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 49, Chapter 97
  • Preis:Unknown

Yubashiri is one of the 50 Ability Class Blades, which are high-end swords but still rank between the 21 Great Blades and 12 Ultimate Blades in One Piece. The sword has belonged to the Ipponmatsu family for generations. Dazzled by Zoro's swordsmanship and luck with the Sandai Kitetsu, Ipponmatsu decided to give Zoro this sword for free as well.

Zoro called the Yubashiri a sword that was very easy to control as it was light but still had the sharpness to cut through a Sea Train carriage without too much effort. As good as this sword looks, it didn't stick with Zorro for long.

unfortunately it wasdestroyed by Shu(a naval captain) in the arch of the Enies Lobby. Shu ate the Sabi Sabi no Mi (rust rust fruit)devil fruit, which gave him the power to rust and damage anything he touched. When Zoro challenged him to a fight, Shu immediately used his Devil Fruit powers to ruin the Yubashiri sword. The burial ground of the Rumbar Pirates on Thriller Bark served as the final resting place for this blade.

5. Shusui

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (6)
  • Meaning:autumn water
  • Typ:Katana
  • Use:Big Class (Wazomono)
  • The owner:Shimotsuki Ryuma, Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 342, Chapter 448
  • Preis:Unknown

Shusui is a black blade and one of the 21 Great Class Swords (The Wazamono). The legendary "Sword God" Shimotsuki Ryuma of the Wano nation once wielded this blade, hence it is considered the sacred treasure of Wano. Ryuma's corpse and sword were stolen by Gecko Moria, who then went to Thriller Bark. This is how Zoro faced and defeated the zombie version of Ryuma in Thriller Bark. The zombie decided to gift Zoro his impressive sword after being blown away by his swordsmanship.

The Yubashiri sword was replaced with this one until Gyukimaru took it away in the land of Wano. Kozuki Hiyori offered thatEnma sword as compensation for Shusuisince it was a national treasure that had been missing for years. Eventually, the Shusui Sword was returned directly to its rightful owner, Ryuma's Tomb, after Zoro accepted the offer.

6. Enma

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (7)
  • Meaning:Enma (Yama)
  • Typ:Katana
  • Use:Big Class (Wazomono)
  • The owner:Shimotsuki Kozaburo, Kozuki Oden, Kozuki Hiyori, Zorro
  • Debut:Episode 955, Chapter 954
  • Preis:Unknown

Enma is also one of the 21 Great Grade Swords (The Wazamono) wielded by Zoro in One Piece. It was wielded by the legendary character Kozuki Oden, and he even slashed Kaido open with that very blade. Enma was given to his daughter, Kozuki Hiyori, who then passed it on to Zoro as compensation for Shusui. So yes, that mighty sword ended up in Zoro's hands, and now he's wielding that blade and causing a storm wherever he goes.

This sword was also made by Shimotsuki Kozaburo of Wano, similar to the Wado Ichimonji. Kozaburo looked at thisto be Emma Your best masterpieceand is among the best swords available in the world of One Piece. Hiyori also called him a worthy replacement for the Shusui in Zoro's collection.

Due to the sudden and significant discharge of the owner's (or Busoshoku) armamentTo the rightThis sword is considered uncontrollable andhard to deal with. This effect was first observed when Zoro used Enma during his training, but he has yet to master this sword. Zoro was able to cut off part of an island with this sword. Pretty scary, right?

temporary swords

As you may have already learned, Zoro is a three-sword wielder in the world of One Piece. If he misses his common swords, he borrows them from a friend, picks them up off the ground, or uses the enemy's weapons, depending on the scenario. Therefore, Zoro used several temporary swords on his journey. We list them all here:

1. Johnny and Yosaku's swords

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (8)
  • Meaning:Legume Slicer Sword
  • Typ:Espada
  • Use:Unknown
  • The owner:Johnny is Yosaku
  • Debut:Episode 19, Chapter 44
  • Preis: Unknown

When Mihawk destroyed Zoro's dual katanas during the duel, he was left with his Wado Ichimonji Blade. He couldn't perform the three swords method because he didn't have two extra swords. As a result, during the Arlong Park arc, he borrows two swords from his friends Johnny and Yosaku to fight Hatchan. He then returns the swords to them after a triumphant victory.

2. Random Marine Cutlass

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (9)
  • Meaning:Unknown
  • Typ:Espada
  • Use:Unknown
  • Owner:unknown sailor
  • Debut:Episode 309, Chapter 426
  • Preis: Unknown

Zoro was ambushed by Marine Captain Shu at the end of Enies Lobby. As mentioned above, Shu has consumed the devil fruit Sabi Sabi no Mi (Rust Rust Fruit), which grants him the ability to rust and ruin things he touches. When Zoro tried to fight him, he immediately used his Devil Fruit powers to destroy Zoro's Yubashiri sword.

To make up for this loss, Zoro grabbed a nearby Marine Cutlass to perform the Three Swords style. But his attempt was in vain as Shu also smashed that temporary Cutlass.

3. Seppuku-Klinge

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (10)
  • Meaning:Unknown
  • Typ:So much
  • Use:Unknown
  • Owner:Unknown
  • Debut:Episode 892, Chapter 909
  • Preis: Unknown

In the Wano Country arc, Zoro was forced to do thisPerform seppuku and offer a sword. He then used this small seppuku blade on his attackers to bring the situation under control. By wielding this small blade so often, he was able to turn a deadly situation to his advantage.

4. Kamazos Sense

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (11)
  • Meaning:Unknown
  • Typ:Sense
  • Use:Unknown
  • Owner:Murderer
  • Debut:Episode 934, Chapter 937
  • Preis: Unknown

In the Wano Country arc of One Piece, Gyukimaru grabbed Zoro's Shusui sword, leaving him with only two blades. Meanwhile, Kamazo the Manslayer (a nickname for Killer from the Kid Pirates, see hisOne Piece Jolly Rogerwhile you're here) confronted him. Zoro snatched a scythe from Kamazo as he is able to turn around the deadly scene on his own. He was then able to use the deadly Onigiri style with 3 swords to defeat Kamazo.

Bonus Sword: Sogeking

One Piece: All swords used by Zoro (12)
  • Debut:Episode 294

Back in the Enie lobby, Zoro finds himself in an unusual situation after being handcuffed to Sogeking. The key to the handcuffs lies with the CP9 members who confront him. In a bad situation, he gets the brilliant idea of ​​grabbing Sogeking and using him as another blade in the fight. Only the greatest swordsman in the world of the future could think of such marvelous innovations.

Roronoa Zoro Swords Frequently Asked Questions

How many swords did Zoro use?

Zoro has used 6 different main swords and 4 temporary swords throughout the One Piece anime.

Does Zoro have 3 or 4 swords?

Zoro usually carries three swords to perform the three swords style at all times. So currently he has Wado Ichimonji, Kitetsu III and Enma with him.

What is Zoro's weakest sword?

Of the swords he currently owns, the Sandai Kitetsu is the weakest blade in his arsenal. If we talk about all the swords he has owned so far, Zoro's dual katanas are the weakest.

List of Zoro's swords in One Piece

That's all you need to know about the Swords of Zoro in One Piece so far. We hope that you not only learned the story behind each sword, but also its awesome abilities. Zoro has come a long way with all of these swords, and we can't wait to see him defeat Mihawk to become the greatest swordsman alive. No doubt Zoro will be getting his hands on new swords in the future, and we'll be updating this article regularly to bring you the latest information. On the other hand, which sword used by Zoro fascinated you the most? Let us know in the comments below.

Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Jamar Nader

Last Updated: 01/15/2023

Views: 5914

Rating: 4.4 / 5 (55 voted)

Reviews: 94% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Jamar Nader

Birthday: 1995-02-28

Address: Apt. 536 6162 Reichel Greens, Port Zackaryside, CT 22682-9804

Phone: +9958384818317

Job: IT Representative

Hobby: Scrapbooking, Hiking, Hunting, Kite flying, Blacksmithing, Video gaming, Foraging

Introduction: My name is Jamar Nader, I am a fine, shiny, colorful, bright, nice, perfect, curious person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.