Isn't the second half of this post exactly the fallacy you point out in the first half?
The first part of my post if pointing out the quality of people you lose to has no bearing on your strength if you lose in a single hit.
The second half of my post you run into the problem that neither bm nor akainu lost....
So if me and you get knocked out my different level fighters, but we are both clearly defeated, we have no clue where either of our durability ranks. Zoro getting defeated by mihawk right before sanji got defeated by gin didnt make zoro the strongest sh.
Now if we both survive incredibly different ammounts of punishement...... i hardy see how it would make sense to compare us.
"Wow, captain kidd got shot 8 times and lived, but oben stubbed his toe and lived, they are both unbelivable tanks"
"Captain kidd died in the nuclear blast on hiroshima during WW2, but oben only died to a gun shot, clearly captain kidd is the stronger"
Do you understand the difference? I understand how it was confusing after rereading it.
The key is that golden rifle and G4 shouldn't be too far from eachother in power level, added to the fact crackers described his tanking skills as horrible.
If Oda was ever a pro, he would gave us cover story as side story chapters, but he is just a fat cat.
Cover stories are 10x more interesting(even Cavs) than actual chapters.
Ya in the last chapter i was not excited at all for the chapter, then i saw bartolomeo's cover story and was excoted, then my excitement slowly died as i read the chapter i was hopping alot to see a few more Bartolomeo before switching to sai...
doesn't matter. ture. he traded blows with luffy once upon a time. now adays though, he'd get fodderized by the kind of fights luffy participates in regularly. and on top of it all, he'll never be yonko tier because he doesn't have the crew to put him there either.
And BM does? Wb did? I think we both know in OP the crew is an after thought.
I agree by current standards enel's durability isnt good, but as crackers showed us, durability is apperently optional. He had his armor, enel has his speed and unmatched coo.