Despite transforming into his final form, which is one transformation higher than his brother, he is defeated by Super Saiyan Goku. Master Kusho, Shen, and Zed were responsible for capturing and imprisoning Khada Jhin, but were traumatised by the Golden Demon's actions in the process. Relatives As Master Shen plays no role in Yurin's plot it is implied that he was dead by this point or had given up seeking revenge due to the power Tien and Chiaotzu possessed by this point. Goku defeats Pamput in the last match. In a special mission in the video game Dragon Ball Z: Scouter Battle Taikan Kamehameha - Ora to Omee to Scouter, Mercenary Tao's power level is 200,000,000. When he arrives, Upa throws his small axe at Tao, but Tao dodges his attack and strangles him for information about the location of the Dragon Ball. He then fights Goku, who had been specially trained by Korin after climbing his tower. It warms my own." Dragon Ball Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. At the age of 279, Tao started his career as a mercenary for hire. Seeing the sleeping form of the Palace Master, Shen Jiu took out a vial of poison they got from the demon realm. Roshi forfeits the match, and Tien is ready for the final round. Tao gets over his shock after Goku expresses disappointment at himself for having nothing to offer Tao in return. While Tao is still as dangerous and lethal a killer when it comes to normal people and martial artists weaker than himself, he has apparently learned from his fights with Goku and Tien Shinhan that some opponents are too strong for even him to kill and thus he is more cautious when dealing more powerful fighters than himself. Professional Status Mutaito returned and sealed King Piccolo with the Evil Containment Wave, but died in the process. With the help of his older brother Shen and thanks to the money he gained from his career as an assassin, Tao is rebuilt as a cyborg and is now called Cyborg Tao (サイボーグ桃白白). Tao could only ask if he is still getting paid as he and Vodka could only stare in shock about what happened. Shen instructs his student Tien to kill Goku in the arena to avenge his brother's presumed death, but, thanks to Master Roshi, Tien comes to his senses and ceases his affiliation with the Crane School, with Chiaotzu following him. Mentors After Gohan's book talking about ki control makes the old ways of the Turtle and Crane schools popular, people want to train under Roshi or Shen. He then overwhelms Goku with great ease as well and the only damage he receives from Goku's Kamehameha is to his clothes. A rivalry then grew between them. Seeing that he was still no match for Goku, Tao pretends to surrender, tricking Goku for a split second. Tao meets Goku in the Sacred Land of Korin after nearly hitting Goku with the pillar. In Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure, his chang pao is blue. Available in a range of colours and styles for men, women, and everyone. They began to fight on the smallest things. Seeing that he cannot beat Tien fairly, Tao violates the rules of the tournament by using a hidden knife to cut Tien's chest, scarring him for life. They began to fight over the smallest things and eventually, a simple spilled bowl of rice was enough to break them apart. However Yurin's attack ironically lead to Master Roshi and Tien agreeing to participate in the Tournament of Power to prevent Universe 7 from being erased. In the anime, Crane Hermit appears in Master Roshi's flashback when he and Master Shen narrowly survive King Piccolo and his mutant spawn. Death Date(s) A British agent named Juliette fell in love with him. Despite being disqualified, Tao continues to fight, admitting that he does not really care if he actually wins the match and that he only participated so he could kill Tien and Goku. Crane SchoolMifan Army[4]Red Ribbon Army (hired)Red Pants Army[3] TPP - EX His fear of Goku also prevents him from even trying to attack Gohan after learning that he is Goku's son, choosing to retreat instead. This leads to the main Sub Story: "Familiar Face", where Gohan decides to get rid of the monsters himself to show Tao and Master Shen they don't need their protection. This causes Tien and Chiaotzu to leave the Crane School. Tao was also shown to be quite fast, as when fighting he appeared to be a blur in the eyes of Upa. This completes the Sub Event unlocking Tao and Master Shen's Soul Emblems. Gohan tries to talk to them but Chi-Chi comes outside and tells Gohan to stay back and let her handle the two gangsters as she refers to the brothers fully aware of how dangerous the pair are. This causes Tao to ask what his Father's name is and Gohan confirms his suspicions that it is Goku. Main article: Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure. Shaolin Mantis (Orig. When General Blue, one of the Red Ribbon Army's strongest operatives, arrives at the Red Ribbon Army Headquarters failing his mission, Commander Red gives him a deal. followed outside the door to a school manager familiar to the dean. Interestingly, Mr. Satan (the future World Champion and Savior of the Earth) survived their encounter and it is unknown if Tao simply chose to spare Mr. Satan's life or if it was due a combination of luck and/or Mr. Satan's resilience (as he has humorously survived encounters with other even more powerful villains than Tao). Tao examines him closely and realizes it is indeed the boy who beat him years ago now grown up and Goku tells him that it's good to see even after their rocky past. His rival Master Roshi, disguised as Jackie Chun, and his students Goku, Krillin, and Yamcha also enter the tournament. In the Xenoverse series, there is an accessory called Master Shen's Hat which is based on Shen's hat and hairstyle. Shen and Roshi later became friends and in the anime only, for a time, the creature known as InoShikaCho was their pet. Death Date(s) Mercenary Tao Earthling Fortunately, Future Trunks' partner had previously warned Chiaotzu of the threat posed by Imperfect Cell and convinced Tien that the Time Patrollers were good people. When Sir Denis Smith asked Shang-Chito investigate Cat, Juliete, and some documents that had been stolen from British intelligence, Juliette gave him info on the documents, but refused to tell him Kuei's whereabouts. The second would be. Manga Debut Also like his brother, Shen is extremely confident in his abilities and does not believe himself to be flawed in any manner. Master Shen (鶴仙人, Tsurusen'nin) is the master of the Crane School and Mercenary Tao's older brother. Whilst they both trained at the Mutaito Training Academy, a rivalry quickly grew between Shen and Master Roshi. Whilst they both trained at the Mutaito Training Academy, a rivalry quickly grew between Shen and Master Roshi. The fifth in the family, and seventh young master in the clan. Main article: Universe Survival Saga Master Shen and Mercenary Tao, likewise, began to fight over the smallest things. After finding out the Dragon Balls have been stolen, the Mifan Army attacks Master Roshi and the others. He eventually started the Crane School, whilst Roshi started the Turtle School, and their rivalry continued. 178 cm (5'10")[1] If rendered in Japanese on'yomi, the name would be read as "Tou Hakuhaku". Tao then jumps high into the air to avoid the explosion, Goku kicks the grenade back at him, which detonates and seemingly kills the assassin. In Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure, Tao is known as General Tao, and is one of the main antagonists along with his brother. He is also a rival of Master Roshi at one time they were friends but became enemies after the sealing of Demon King Piccolo. Professional Status Tao introduces himself as Tao Pai Pai, the world's greatest assassin and states he will protect them and for only one hundred thousand Zeni which he calls a small price to pay for peace of mind. Tao's clothes get ruined by a Kamehameha and Tao retaliates with a Dodon Ray, which blows Goku into the distance and all the way to Korin Tower. “Master Shen, look!” Shen Qiao couldn’t see clearly, but Shiwu spotted a broken sword hidden underneath the high grass along the stone path. Gender After Tien shows his new powers (which far exceed Tao's), Tao realizes that Tien is stronger than him and gives him credit. In this state, Tao's power level is 210. One day, at a bar in South City, Tao was made fun of for his hairstyle by Mr. Satan and the master of the Satan Castle, so Tao killed the master and heavily injured Mr. Crane HermitMaster CraneMinister Shen ", he appears with his two students. Characteristics Tien begs for Tao to leave the tournament as he still respects Tao for teaching him how to fight to begin with, and does not want his former master to suffer extreme embarrassment. [2], Main article: Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure, General Tao about to attack the Pilaf Gang. Tien wins the tournament, but Shen is not present at the time. Tao challenges Goku again when the Nimbus crashes into the ground and only manages to do slightly better, not enough to defeat Goku. Eventually, a simple spilled bowl of rice was enough to break them apart. In the Blue Water dub, Tao's "Kill you!" [6] Even though he was younger, Tao was always one step ahead of his older brother and a rivalry then grew between them. During this time, Shen and Roshi are rivals and Shen is as ruthless as in the present timeline, striking Roshi's love interest Fanfan and taking her hostage when she refuses to go out with him. Its capsule is listed in the Vehicle settings as Vehicle Capsule #881. Shen holds the position of Minister of Mifan and appears as one of the main antagonists, with the other being his brother Tao. He is called "General Tao Pei" in the late-1980s. In the present time, he appears three years after King Piccolo's defeat when he returns to the tournament with his rebuilt brother Cyborg Tao. Even though he was older, Mercenary Tao was always one step ahead of him. Furious after hearing this, Shen then angrily orders Chiaotzu to paralyze both Goku and Tien, in order for him to kill them both. Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure Tao Pai Pai (known in the English dub as Mercenary Tao) is an assassin and a major antagonist from the Red Ribbon Army Saga, the secondary antagonist in Piccolo Jr. Saga of the manga and anime series Dragon Ball, and later appears as a minor antagonist inDragon Ball Z. In anime filler it was shown that Shen and Roshi competed over a girl named Fanfan. Even though he was older, Mercenary Tao was always one step ahead of him. Gohan however says he's not going to lose before going off to face the monsters with Krillin. Manga name Master Shen would reappear in the final arc of Dragon Ball. His card is a Berserker type card. When Fanfan rejected Shen's advances he knocked her out and took her hostage with his two friends. In the Japanese version of the anime, the Crane Hermit refers to Tao simply as "Pai Pai", possibly implying that "Tao" is his surname. Although a cyborg, he is not immune to the effects of Ki sense unlike the Red Ribbon Androids, as demonstrated by Goku's managing to track him and Vodka down via Instant Transmission. Chi-Chi realizes this and says she knew she was right about them planning on taking their money and running, as they apparently never planned on protecting them from the monsters and just used their presence as an incentive to accept their services. During the match, Tao easily dodges Blue's flurry of punches, also proving himself to be immune to Blue's telekinesis ability in the anime. Just when Tao prepares to finish off Lao with his Super Dodon Wave, Gohan stepped in the way at the last second, protecting Mr. Lao and himself from the Super Dodon Wave. Due to them both being bad people, they were likely not restored to life.[1]. and probably mercenary tao, who is his younger brother but cant be that much younger. Old Master Shen couldn’t really get used to western style dishes, especially the medium or rare or whatever steaks. Later in the last episode of the saga, "Which Way to Papaya Island? Chi-Chi realizing it is a veiled threat and that they are engaging in a protection scheme, tells them they're not falling for it and that their just trying to take their money and states their money's not earmarked for hoodlums like them. Question. Master Shen fled, while swearing revenge on Tien. During the three days, Tao intimidates the townspeople into obtaining free luxuries such as a hotel room. Master Shen however refuses to listen to reason and brands Chiaotzu a traitor for siding with their enemy causing Tien to reject Master Shen upon realizing his lack of honor. Cyborg Tao and his brother are apparently engaging in a protection racket in the Southeast Mountains Area when Gohan finds them at the front door of Goku's House demanding for the house's sole occupant Chi-Chi come outside. Nariko is the main protagonist of Heavenly Sword and the wielder of the weapon of the same name. Shen Tu would subsequently bring Yang Kai to his personal mansion on Moon Water Star. In the anime, it is revealed that in addition to Tien and Chiaotzu, Master Shen also trained a girl named Yurin who would seek to take revenge on Tien using Witchcraft shortly before the Tournament of Power. Bora - Killed when Tao launched him into the spear of a stature. Master Shen(鶴仙人, Tsurusen'nin) is the master of the Crane School and Mercenary Tao's older brother. Master Roshi states that when King Piccolo defeated Mutaito, he could not deal with the shame of losing in front of his pupils. His heart became dark, and his Master's failure and eventual death weighed heavily on his mind. Characters who cannot die of natural causes, Characters with off-screen deaths who remain deceased, Characters with on-screen deaths who remain deceased, Dragon Ball Z: Scouter Battle Taikan Kamehameha - Ora to Omee to Scouter, Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Shin Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku - Chikyū-Hen, Dragon Ball Z: Idainaru Son Goku Densetsu, Dragon Ball Z: Super Gokuden: Totsugeki-Hen, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyA0IqfnmpM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU5_dG1eMls, https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Mercenary_Tao?oldid=1935504. Occupation Tien is a bodyguard of Mifan's Emperor, Chiaotzu. However, Tao still has the utmost confidence that he will defeat and kill Tien, even if it means using more than just his strength. Tao fights Tien next. The horrified tailor says he does not want anyone dead, so Tao kills him instead with a Pressure Point Attack and returns to the land of Korin to retrieve the missing Dragon Ball. Relatives Korin knows that Tao is a wicked assassin, so he tricks Tao and gives him the useless Sacred Water. Shen and Roshi were both students of Master Mutaito, and they quickly became rivals. Master Mutaito His increased power is still not enough to defeat Tien Shinhan though, who defeats Tao with ease. Master Shen is an elderly man with a long face with sunken cheeks, a thin, pointed nose, a wide-parted "cat whisker" mustache, and medium-length blue-gray hair swept upwards to resemble a bird's wings, with a bald patch on the scalp. Seeing Upa weep over his father's corpse causes Goku to become enraged and attack Tao head on. Anime He is part of a plan with Master Shen and Tien Shinhan to take over the kingdom of Mifan, which is ruled by Emperor Chiaotzu. In his first appearance, he works as a personal bodyguard for Mr. Borbonne, a short man who runs a shelter near Chazke Village which can supposedly protect people from Cell. Both Tao and Master Shen are confident that Gohan stands no chance against the monsters. After … This page contains a list of Master Quests that can be acquired by Masters in the Master and Apprentice System. — Tao to Commander Red, Tao with the tailor, who just asked for money for his services. Though he normally kills for profit, there are times he will kill simply when he feels like it or when people mock him such as when Mr. Satan and the Master of Satan Castle (Mr. Satan's Martial Arts mentor) made fun of Tao's hairstyle, which lead to the death of Mr. Satan's mentor. Chi-Chi however notes they will not fall for any of their brothers' tricks and that they are full of it before telling Gohan to come with her. Mutaito Training AcademyCrane School Shaolin Mantis tells the story of a man who learns martial arts by observing a praying mantis. After Tien breaks Tao's blade, Tao uses the Super Dodon Wave, claiming Tien will stand no chance of survival, only for Tien to nullify it with a Kiai. Tien fights Jackie Chun in the first semifinal, and during this match, Master Shen figures out who Jackie Chun really is and tells Tien by using telepathy. Staying true to his word, he kills Blue only using his tongue on one of Blue's Pressure Points on his cranium, thus proving to Commander Red and Staff Officer Black that his assistance is worth a very high price. Tao takes her refusal calmly before noting that he happened across some monsters in the area earlier that looked rather menacing and that it would be a real shame if they attacked innocent people like Chi-Chi and her son. When Tao is introduced, he is shown to be very powerful at that point in the series. A British agent named Juliette fell in love with him. His martial skill and grace earned him the nickname of Cat. Gohan tells her they think he's lying about defeating the monsters they mentioned. Allegiance Master Shen is the master of the Crane School and Mercenary Tao's older brother. He had a new stylish hairstyle, and the clothes were also matched by the stylist, which made him appear more handsome and fashionable. Alias He has absolutely no qualms in regards to murdering children, as evidenced when he made his sales pitch to the Red Ribbon Army that he was willing to "annihilate any man, woman, and child" as long as the price was right, his attempts at murdering the child Goku and when he states that Upa should be lucky that he even survived shortly after the latter attempted to avenge his father. Tien and Tao both have a long stare down on the tournament arena. Race Tao pretends he suddenly remembers he has something else he has to do and leaves confusing Gohan and causing Master Shen to ask where he is going before stating he better not leave him there before chasing after him. That made the boy's eyes snap open, baffled. "The Rampage of InoShikaCho" In the flashback, he and Roshi are the only pupils of Mutaito shown to survive the battle with King Piccolo's Demon Clan. Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo. 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