Occupation [2], Main article: Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure, General Tao about to attack the Pilaf Gang. Shen and Roshi were both students of Master Mutaito, and they quickly became rivals. 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. The Kanji in Tao Pai Pai's name can be read as meaning "Peach White White", (Akira Toriyama has stated that he wanted to give him a cutesy, Chinese-sounding name as a joke to contrast with his image as a deadly assassin. 178 cm (5'10")[1] Master Shen also known Crane Hermit (鶴仙人) is the older brother of Mercenary Tao and great uncle of Tao Jr. (introduced in Dragon Ball SF). During the three days, Tao intimidates the townspeople into obtaining free luxuries such as a hotel room. Despite turning Tien's Tien-Shin Style Dojo students and Master Roshi into Jiang Shi, they are defeated by Goku and Tien. In the original design, Cyborg Tao had the right side of his face uncovered in metal and appeared bald. During the tournament, Tao is ordered to kill Bora right in the arena: After dodging Bora's attack easily, Tao throws him and Bora gets impaled by a spear held by a statue. Master Shen is the brother of Mercenary Tao and leader of the Crane school. It is implied that his negative pe… In Origins 2, Mercenary Tao appears as Fortuneteller Baba's fifth warrior (replacing Grandpa Gohan) in the bonus level 7-8, where Roshi obliges Goku to fight Fortuneteller Baba's warriors in order to find the location of the Micro Band he dropped in the toilet. A British agent named Juliette fell in love with him. Roshi forfeits the match, and Tien is ready for the final round. Its capsule is listed in the Vehicle settings as Vehicle Capsule #881. Race After a long match, Tien easily defeats Tao with one fell swoop, knocking Tao unconscious. Tao resorts to bringing out his sword, which breaks in a clash with Goku's Power Pole. Due to the dimensional distortion that the Time Patrol is investigating for King Kai, Tien and Chiaotzu are still students of the Crane School despite Goku being a married adult and his son Gohan being a child. Even though he was older, Mercenary Tao was always one step ahead of him. Though it was never stated, Tao must have gained immortality in some sort of way causing him to live for over two hundred years. Likewise, the actual pinyin of his name is actually meant to be read as "Tao Baibai" with the "p" version being a Japanese-butchered version of the said pinyin. When Upa refuses to answer, Tao throws him at the tower, where Goku narrowly saves him, to Tao's surprise. Master Shen and Tao attack the Time Patrol but are defeated. Master Shen fled, while swearing revenge on Tien. Just after shaking Goku's hand saying that he was a worthy opponent, Tao steals Goku's Dragon Ball and flies off in his vehicle, shooting two missiles as he leaves. 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. Shaolin Mantis (Orig. It is implied that his negative personality traits stemmed from disillusionment with his master during the events of King Piccolo's first reign of terror. “Master Shen, look!” Shen Qiao couldn’t see clearly, but Shiwu spotted a broken sword hidden underneath the high grass along the stone path. After finding out that Shen ordered Chiaotzu to constantly paralyze Goku during the match, Tien has an argument with Shen and decides not to be an assassin anymore. 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. He boasts that they won't last ten seconds against them. When Tao is introduced, he is shown to be very powerful at that point in the series. Male "Return to the Tournament" Due to them both being bad people, they were likely not restored to life.[1]. Manga name In the flashback, he and Roshi are the only pupils of Mutaito shown to survive the battle with King Piccolo's Demon Clan. If spoken to, it is revealed he is searching for Tao whom he got separated from. Korin knows that Tao is a wicked assassin, so he tricks Tao and gives him the useless Sacred Water. Whilst they both trained at the Mutaito Training Academy, a rivalry quickly grew between Shen and Master Roshi. During the Intermission after the Saiyan Saga, the Crane Hermit and his brother attempt to start a protection racket in the Southeast Mountains Area. Shen is shown to be roughly the same age as Roshi, who is over 300 years old by the end of dbz, roshi's age is explained in various ways, so shen must have done the same? In the filler episode, "The Time Room", Goku goes back in time and meets a teenaged Master Roshi and Master Shen when they were students under Mutaito. Gohan tells them he can handle the monsters himself. Even though he was older, Mercenary Tao was always one step ahead of him. However, Cat saw the two, and thought she betrayed him. In Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, he implies after unknowingly admitting his "protection racket" was a scam that he most likely could not beat a single Saibaman when Gohan revealed he took all of them out. Tao X (Tao Pai Pai X) is an even more powerful version of Cyborg Tao. He sends Tao back down the tower on the Dark Nimbus to prevent him from gaining any strength from the tower climb. Furious after hearing this, Shen then angrily orders Chiaotzu to paralyze both Goku and Tien, in order for him to kill them both. Master Shen and Mercenary Tao, likewise, began to fight over the smallest things. Gender Tao is the first professional assassin to have been contracted to assassinate Goku. However, Chi-Chi recognizes them from the 23rd World Tournament and sees through their scheme considering them nothing but a pair of gangsters. Tao gained this state around the time of Dragon Ball Online, and his cybernetics appear to have been upgraded (bearing resemblance to those used by the Frieza Force) with these upgrades his strength is enough to fight members of the Time Patrol. He then overwhelms Goku with great ease as well and the only damage he receives from Goku's Kamehameha is to his clothes. The final student of a dying martial arts master is instructed to locate the previous five students and defeat any evil ones among them. Personal Status This results in him no longer wanting to kill Goku. In his youth. In the end, he likes Miss Mu very much, so let him straighten his personal affairs. Additionally, he can also be found near one of the large islands in the Southeast Islands Area (the same area where Kame House is located). Master Roshi states that when King Piccolo defeated Mutaito, he could not deal with the shame of losing in front of his pupils. 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. Question. As Chiaotzu refuses to paralyze either of them, Master Shen then grabs Chiaotzu and tries to kill him. The name "Master Shen" only exists in the Funimation dub. He is called "General Tao Pei" in the late-1980s. Master Shen with his brother, Mercenary Tao. Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo. Whilst they both trained at the Mutaito Training Academy, a rivalry quickly grew between Shen and Master Roshi. He charges a hefty price for his expert services, as he normally charges ten billion Zeni per kill (one hundred million in the Japanese version) but gave Commander Red a 20th anniversary discount of five billion Zeni (fifty million in the Japanese version).[5]. He and Master Roshi were both students of Mutaito, and they quickly became rivals. Upa, Bora's son, tries to attack Tao with a rock, but Tao just blows it back to Upa, hitting him. Master Shen has train in the many years since he last saw Master Roshi and this time Master Shen wants to prove that he is the best student of Master Mutaito by having a death match with Master Roshi. In the dub, the kanji is translated as "Kill You", which carries the same implications of his job. Tien ShinhanChiaotzuYurin. 70 kg (154 lbs)[1] In Budokai Tenkaichi 2, Mercenary Tao battles the Great Saiyaman and Videl when they intend to apprehend him in the Majin Buu Saga chapter. However, Gohan senses a high power level nearby indicating Tao's sighting might be true and asks more about it. Main article: Dragon Ball Online Directory: Characters → Villains → DB villains → DBZ villains → Red Ribbon Army → Crane School, "Pleased to kill you." ", Master Shen Everything is going exactly according to plan until Gohan appears in the village, disrupting the scheme Mr. Borbonne had going. At the age of 279, Tao started his career as a mercenary for hire. He competes in the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament, brutally defeating Chiaotzu in the preliminary rounds. Shen copied him as he listened to him say, "Calm your mind; clear it of all thought." Master Shen dropping the bullets he catches, Master Shen watching Chiaotzu fighting with Krillin, Master Shen finds out Goku killed his younger brother, Tao, Master Shen watching the battle between Krillin and Chiaotzu, Master Shen prepares to attack Goku to avenge Tao's death, Shen carrying an unconscious Tao while flying out of the stadium, Android 14 vs. Chiaotzu and Master Shen in Dragon Ball Heroes. He had a new stylish hairstyle, and the clothes were also matched by the stylist, which made him appear more handsome and fashionable. Shen was able to catch two full rounds of machine gun ammo when he was shot at by Launch. Shen says Tien was always weak so he will kill Chiaotzu himself and powers up a Dodonpa, however, he is sent flying off Mifan Castle by Tien's Tri-Beam first. Master Roshi/Master Shen/Tao Pai Pai age question. Shen orders Tien to kill Chiaotzu but he refuses. They find them on a hillside overlooking Goku's House. The brothers demands to see the homeowner Chi-Chi. 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