Jean-Pierre Polnareff

Jean-Pierre Polnareff is a anime/manga character in the JoJo's Bizarre adventures franchise
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The stand-user of Silver Chariot. A man from France who tries to avenge his murdered sister who have been killed by a stand user with 2 right hands.

Origin

Jean Pierre Polnareff was born with his Stand Silver Chariot and became very lonely after his mother died. When he was 21 years old, his sister Sherry was raped and murdered by J. Geil. He then began to constantly train his Stand to seek his vengeance. He then encounters Dio in Egypt and he uses his Hermit Purple to look into his heart and show him the image of J. Geil. He then uses his flesh bud to brainwash him.

Creation

Jean Pierre Polnareff was created by Hirohiko Araki, the author and illustrator of series, as a major character of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's third arc, Stardust Crusaders. His name is a reference to the racer French Jean-Pierre Jarier and the French musician Michael Polnareff.

Character Evolution

Apperance

Polnareff is a tall, muscular man with silver hair that stands straight up on his head. During Part 3, he wears a black sleeveless top with two black bands on his arm, a white pair of pants and a pair of black shoes. He also wears two half heart earrings and two pouches near the sides of his pants.

During Part 5, Polnareff mainly uses the same outfit. He lost his right eye and both of his legs during his battle with Diavolo and his Stand King Crimson. He uses a wheelchair for movement and wears an eye-patch.

Personality

Polnareff is a jovial man who has no problem sharing his feelings with his friends. He also holds a deep sense of honor within him even near death. However, he is also rash and impulsive especially when his feelings are strong and is willing to give everything in order to avenge his friends. This often causes him to overestimate his own capabilities leading for those around him to be hurt trying to protect him.

Relationships

Mohammed Avdol- Although they were originally enemies, Polnareff shows his respect for Avdol and even tries to avenge him when he his nearly killed by Dio’s servants.

Iggy- Initially, Polnareff disliked Iggy’s attitude and attacked him during their first meeting. However, the two eventually become good allies who even risk their lives for one another.

Joseph Joestar- Polnareff is stated to have a great deal of respect for Joseph due to the amount of time they traveled together.

Jotaro Kujo- Polnareff is mainly friendly towards Jotaro although he hardly returns the friendliness.

Story Arcs

Stardust Crusaders

After Jotaro, Avdol, Joseph and Kakyoin arrive in Hong Kong to take a boat, Polnareff intercepts them at a restaurant in order to get a translation of the menu. He soon reveals himself to be the next enemy and challenges Avdol to a fight. He tells Avdol that he will defeat him with his own power and even gives him an advantage when he moves the fight to an open space. Although he tried to overwhelm Avdol with his relentless sword jabs, he is soon hit by a statue of Avdol’s Stand Magician Red that he had made in order to mock him. The hit proves ineffective against Polnareff as his Stand Silver Chariot’s armor mitigates most of the damage while drastically increasing his speed. Despite the overwhelming advantage Polnareff had against Avdol, he was quickly knocked out by an attack Avdol had sent underground. Polnareff is then offered a knife by Avdol to prevent him from burning to death. After a few moments, he decides to put the knife down and lay on the ground to die as his punishment for being arrogant. Avdol then withdraws his fire from Polnareff and Jotaro removes his flesh bud. While at the port to find a boat, Polnareff alerts the group for his quest to find the man with two right hands that killed his sister Sherry.

While travelling to Cairo, the group encounters many of Dio’s servants. Polnareff falls for many of the traps that the enemy has set for them. This nearly cost the life of his friend Avdol who tried to save him during their battle with Hol Horse and his Stand the Emperor and the man who killed his sister J. Geil and his Stand the Hanged Man. Polnareff defeats many of this opponents through a combination of his own skill and help from his allies. He is eventually relived to find out that Avdol survived his encounter in Calcutta and welcomes him back to the group. On their way to Cairo, the Speedwagon Foundation eventually brings the group their last ally; a dog named Iggy and his Stand the Fool. Polnareff quickly gets into a fight with Iggy after the dog attacked him but is quickly overpowered by his Stands ability to control sand. However, Iggy soon proves to be an ally they can rely on after their fight with N’Doul and the group continues to Cairo to find Dio’s mansion.

After arriving at Dio’s mansion, Joseph, Jotaro, and Kakyoin are quickly separated from the rest of the group by Terence T. D’Arby. After ten minutes, Polnareff, Avdol and Iggy continue inside the mention and quickly defeat the Stand User Kenny G. However, they are soon ambushed by Vanilla Ice and his Stand Cream who instantly erases Avdol with his ability Void. During their fight with Vanilla Ice, Iggy dies from exhaustion from trying to constantly save Polnareff from being devoured. Polnareff soon defeats Vanilla Ice by throwing him out into the sun where he breaks apart. After tending to his injuries, Polnareff meets Dio on the stairwell and he uses his Stand the World to mess with Polnareff’s mind. When Polnareff begins to engage Dio, Jotaro, Kakyoin and Joseph arrive through a hole in the wall which causes Dio to retreat. The group begins to chase after him using Nukesaku as their guide.

After his disagreeing with Joseph’s strategy of retreating, he leaves the group in order to find and chase down Dio. He is soon joined by Jotaro who appears to be worried about him. Polnareff then saves Jotaro from being killed by Dio while he was playing dead but he is soon injured in return. Jotaro then saves him in return by attracting Dio’s attention. After a long battle, Jotaro manages to defeat Dio. Polnareff then bids Joseph and Jotaro farewell as he returns to France.

Vento Aureo

Prior to the events of Vento Aureo, Polnareff and Jotaro were traking the location of the man who sold the Stand Arrows Diavolo. After learning his identity, Polnareff attempted to kill him but was quickly overpowered by Diavolo’s stand King Crimson and almost killed. He managed to survive this encounter but he lose both of his legs and his right eye. While he lived out in seclusion, he accidentally discovered the Requiem of Stands that was pierced by the arrow. He then patiently waited for someone who desired to stop Diavolo. Years later, he stumbles upon the Buccellati’s gang who is trying to uncover the identity of their boss Diavolo. He then requests for them to meet him in the Coliseum.

While moving towards Polnareff’s location, Buccellati unknowingly brings Diavolo directly to him. Diavolo then quickly kills him before he can become a bigger problem. However, Polnareff pierces his Stand with the arrow upon his death causing it to become mindless and live on even after his death. After using Silver Chariot Requiem’s Sleeping Slave ability, Polnareff soul switches with the turtle Coco Jumbo. He uses this to communicate with Giorno, Trish Buccellati and Mista even after his body dies. After Girono defeats Diavolo and the souls return to their original bodies, his soul remains inside Coco Jumbo due to the power of its Stand. He then works for the Italian mafia group Passione which is now led by Giorno Giovanna.

Powers and Abilities

Stands

Silver Chariot

Destructive PowerC
SpeedA
RangeC
DurabilityB
PrecisionB
Developmental PotentialC

Appearance

A thin, robotic humanoid Stand with a thin waist. It is clad in silver armor and has a silver rapier.

Abilities

  • Super Speed- Silver Chariot is able to leave behind after images due to being too fast for human eyes to comprehend. At its max speed, it is capable of moving faster than light.
  • Removable Armor- Silver Chariot armor can protect from fatal attacks with only minor injuries. When the armor is removed, Silver Chariot’s speed also increases drastically.
  • Shooting the Sword- Silver Chariot can shoot its sword at a target in order to attack from a range. However, this attack leaves it vulnerable since its shoots its main form of offense.

Silver Chariot Requiem

Destructive PowerE
SpeedE
RangeA
DurabilityA
PrecisionE
Developmental PotentialA

After being pierced by the Stand Arrow, Silver Chariot transforms into its Requiem form. It is described as living soil or black coal although its appearance only appears as a silhouette. It seems to wear a witch hat and a jester’s outfit. The stand seems to walk forward mindlessly only wanting its ability to take affect and guard the arrow it holds.

Abilities

  • Sleep Slaving- Silver Chariot Requiem can put nearby organisms to sleep and cause their souls to switch with another organism upon waking up. An organism can return to their body if the current organism inhabiting it dies or Silver Chariot Requiem is destroyed. After a certain amount of time, the bodies of those souls that got switched begin to fuse with spirit which appears like mutations. Stand Users also have their Stands strengthen.
  • Forceful Attack- Anyone who attacks Silver Chariot Requiem will be attacked by their Stand almost immediately. The affect wears off after moving away or stopping the attack.
  • Shadow Hearts- Silver Chariot Requiem creates a “light” behind a person’s head which causes his shadow to be in a different location for each person. If the “light” behind a person is attacked by them, Silver Chariot Requiem becomes injured. If enough people attack their “light”, Silver Chariot Requiem will die.
  • Regeneration- Silver Chariot Requiem is capable of reattaching it severed limbs.

Mr. President

Destructive PowerE
SpeedE
RangeE
DurabilityA
PrecisionE
Developmental PotentialE

Originally belonging to the turtle Coco Jumbo, Polnareff uses this stand to sustain his spirit after he is killed by Diavolo.

Abilities

  • Hidden Room- After placing a special key inside the depression in its shell, Mr. President can create a room with furniture, a Television set and a refrigerator. It is also strong enough to prevent Polnareff soul from going to the afterlife.

Other Media

Video Games

  • Famicom Jump II: Saikyo no Shichinin (Supporting Role) on the Famicon
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Playable) on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future (Playable) on the Playstation, Sega Dreamcast and Arcade.
  • GioGio’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Whirlwind (Playable) on the Playstation 2
  • Jump Super Stars (Supporting Role) on the Nintendo DS
  • Jump Ultimate Stars (Supporting Role) on the Nintendo DS
  • Jojo's Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle (Playable) on the Playstation 3
  • Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Shooters (Playable) on IOS/Android

Light Novel

  • Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: The Genesis of Universe (Major Character)
Voiced by
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Fuminori Komatsu
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General Information Edit
Name: Jean-Pierre Polnareff
Name: ジャン=ピエール・ポルナレフ
Romanji: Jan Piēru Porunarefu
Gender: Male
Birthday:
1st manga book: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure #14
1st anime episode: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders #4
1st anime movie: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Aliases Silver Chariot
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The OVA for Part 3 of JJBA.

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