Dave (デーブ, Dēbu) is a Martial Artist and user of the Giant Style Crushing.


Dave is a very large, obese man with slick back dark hair. He wears a white shirt that barely covers his stomach, revealing his navel slightly. He also wears black pants with suspenders.


Human Monster SagaEdit

Monster Raid ArcEdit

Dave is participating in the Super Fight Tournament in C-City at the C-City Super Stadium. This is the third time Dave has participated in the tournament.[1] While watching the match between Max and Suiryu, he was shocked at the strength of the latter, easily defeating his opponent.[2] He defeats Rosie almost as soon as the match begins, flattening him with his Giant Style Crushing.[3] In his second fight, he proves to be no match against Choze, as the latter beats him near death.[4]

Super Fight ArcEdit

As he was being taken to the hospital, The Three Crows took him hostage and brought back to the stadium, along with Rosie and Bazuzu.[5] After Rosie becomes a monster, he beats up Dave as payback for their match.[6]

Abilities and PowersEdit

Thunderous Body Blow

Thunderous Body Blow

Not much is known about Dave's strength. Dave has sent many people to the hospital.[7] He easily defeated Rosie in their match before Rosie could react.

Physical AbilitiesEdit

Enhanced Leap: Dave can jump very high.[8]

Fighting StyleEdit

Giant Style Crushing (巨漢流圧殺法, Kyokan-ryū Assatsu-hō; Viz: Crushing Giant Method): Dave uses his massive weight to crush his opponent.

  • Thunderous Body Blow (ボディプレスが炸裂, Bodi Puresu ga Sakuretsu): The technique uses Dave's weight to crush his opponent. The blow is strong enough to cause a small crater.

Major BattlesEdit

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Dave vs. Rosie (Off screen) 63 None Win
Dave vs. Choze (Off screen) 67 None Loss


  • Dave's name is a pun on debu, which means "fat" in Japanese.


  1. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 6
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 62, page 15
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 63, page 4
  4. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 67, page 2
  5. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 71, page 38-41
  6. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 14-15
  7. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 6
  8. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 6