Van Auger is the sniper of the Black Beard Pirates. His aim is nearly beyond compare.
Van Auger is an antagonist in the One Piece series that was created by Eiichiro Oda. The series first began serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump on August 4, 1997. He first appeared during the Jaya Arc that began in Volume 24.
His first appearance was in One Piece Volume 24 CH. 222 "Big Time Rookies", and his first anime appearance was in One Piece - Episode 146 "Quit Dreaming! Mock Town, the Town Of Ridicule!". His character in the Japanese series is voiced by Tetsu Inada, and the U.S. dub produced by FUNimation is performed by Phil Parsons.