Kingsley (キングスレー Kingusure) more commonly known as Lieutenant Commander Kong (香港 Honkon) a Marine stationed at the Mount Rokku on Drum Island. Normally partnered with Lieutenant Commander Simba , they both work directly under Rear Admiral Mammon and Knewman O. Lyra.
Kingsley is a tall muscular man with tan skin and eyes. He has short black hair that connects to his signature sideburns which stick out further then his ears. He is normally seen in the average marine uniform underneath a large coat with a fur collar in order to endure Drum Island's weather.
Kingsley is a very macho and straightforward person who follows orders to the nail. He and Nigel are known to see orders through to the end in any situation. But the two are very friendly towards eachother, often laughing and joking. But they can turn the "serious" switch on at any given time when the order is given. He is fiercly loyal to Admiral Lyra Knewman and has devoted his life as a Drum Island Marine.
While in battle Kong can be very intimating and sometimes downright comical. While fighting with Gajeel he constantly taunted the metal man but when Ramon joined the fight and constantly insulted Kong in his gorilla form, he was almost brought to the brink of tears.
Abilities and Powers
Kingsley is a trained Marine, who specializes in tracking and hand to hand combat. He has eaten the Saru Saru no Mi Devil Fruit, allowing him to transform into a Gorilla. This drastically enhances his tracking and fighting ability.
Main Article: Saru Saru no Mi: Model Gorilla
As apart of Mount Rokku's"Jungle Project", several Zoan type Devil Fruits were collected and given to a select few soldiers. Kingsley was given the Ape Ape Fruit which allows him to transform into a Gorilla. This gave Kingsley his nickname as Kong (香港 Honkon).
This gives Kingsley enhanced speed, senses and incredible strength and durability. Even in his human form, Kingsley claims that his animal instincts influence him.