Shanks isn't above Rocks pirates
He reinforces whitebeard/ Kaido > Shanks and everyone in sbs and manga
New Gen leading New Era. They cant lose easily anymore and have high chances of winning any future battles now.
Oda again :
You know...shanks might actually be > kaido cause well...
Oh yeah NewGen doesn't work on Shanks. He may be OldGen but he's gonna win easily.