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I'm strong to the finich, 'cause I eats me spinach. I'm Popeye the Sailor Man! (Toot! Toot!)
~ lyric from "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man", Popeye's theme song

I yam what I yam an' tha's all I yam
~ Popeye

Saitama: Amazing! This is amazing! How did you get so strong!?
Popeye: I eats me spinach!

~ Popeye's answer to Saitama regarding his strength

Popeye is the main protagonist of the same title franchise, originally debuting in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre.

He previously fought Saitama in the 155th episode and Season 8 Finale of DEATH BATTLE!, Saitama VS Popeye.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far[]

Battles Royale[]

Battle Record[]

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 7
  • Losses: 5
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents[]


Death Battle Info (Official)[]


  • Known as Popeye the Sailor
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 5'8" | 167 cm
  • Weight: 158 lbs. | 71 kg
  • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
  • Hero of the US Navy
  • Heavyweight Champion Boxer
  • Likes spinach, Olive Oyl, & more spinach


  • Superhuman physique
  • Can summon spinach
  • Matter reconstruction
  • Physical malleability
  • Fourth wall awareness
  • Spinach Powers
    • Flight
    • Increased strength
    • Invisibility
    • Invulnerability
    • Shapeshifting
    • Unlimited stamina


  • Punched Bluto very hard
    • ...around the world
    • the Moon
    • tilt the Earth's axis
  • Gave the sun a black eye
  • Punched out lighting bolts
  • Knocked a boxer into the real world
  • Appeared in two places simultaneously
  • Survived the universe being turned off
  • Defeated Bluto, Sinbad, The Man Upstairs, his own animator

Death Battle Info (Fanon)[]


  • Aliases: Popeye the Sailorman
  • Age: 42
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Occupation: Sailor, Boxer, Carpenter, Spinach Farmer, Restaurant Owner, Actor/Performer, Gym Instructor, Black Smith, etc.
  • Affiliation: The Navy, Sweethaven (Hometown)
  • Likes: Spinach, Olive Oyl, Sweet Pea, fighting, sailing, fishing, adventure, animals, freedom, the USA, and Superman comics


  • Absurd feats of strength
    • Punched Bluto so hard that he circled the Earth (Blow Me Down!: 1933)
    • Punched a ship's mast so hard that it turned into clothing pins
    • Punched a fish so hard that it turned into food cans
    • Punched a High Striker game so hard that the weight knocked off the bell and continued to fly into the sun, giving the sun a black eye.
    • Can throw baseballs with precise accuracy simply by flexing his bicep
    • When Bluto cut down a bridge, Popeye simply dragged the landmass towards him to close the gap.
    • Punched a tree so hard it turned into a coffin for Bluto
    • Destroyed an oncoming train with one punch
    • When he ate his spinach, he turned invisible and proceeded to uppercut 32 ghosts one at a time. (Spooky Swabs: 1957)
    • Able to drill through a brick wall with his bare hands, without eating any spinach! (Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor: 1936)
    • Even without spinach, he is still insanely powerful:
      • Fought and defeated a lightning bolt; a feat so impressive that it scared away the storm clouds.
      • Sunk a whaling ship with "the force of a torpedo". He was also compared to a tsunami.
      • Split a pirate ship in half with a single chop.
      • Casually lifted a house.
      • Physically bent a shotgun.
      • Punched out a building-sized sea monster.
      • Caught bullets.
      • Took over 50 rounds of rapid-fire bullets while already critically harmed and didn't suffer from any added injuries.
      • Killed a great white shark with his bare hands.
      • Survived the explosion of a factory.
      • Defeated an entire building of armed men without a scratch on him.
  • Virtually invincible
    • An iron maiden's spikes bent when trying to crush him.
    • A sniper tried to headshot Popeye; only for the bullet to bounce back and hit the sniper.
    • While walking under a Pile Driver the machine struck Popeye directly onto his crown. But the recoil of the impact destroyed the machine while Popeye was oblivious to the event.
    • Unharmed by lightning strikes to the head
    • After getting completely vaporized by a laser, Popeye re-materialized by eating spinach: SOMEHOW.
  • Has fought higher dimensional beings on more than one occasions
    • Has fought and beaten ogbert from the seventh dimension


  • Before eating his spinach; Popeye's strength is significantly weaker. Some depictions of Popeye are not superhuman without spinach.
    • The effects of the spinach are temporary; (although there is no constant time limit).
  • His spinach can power-up his opponents as well; any enemy able to steal his spinach will be able to mimic Popeye's absurd feats of power.
  • Popeye's later depictions are not as absurd as his original cartoons/comics.
  • Popeye is very aggressive and is willing to pick a fight, even against obviously stronger opponents.



The official words to Popeye's song can be found at: [1]