Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13! Piccolo then sacrifices himself to protect Gohan after Frieza shoots him multiple times. [102] In several games, Piccolo has exclusive forms such as Majin or fusions with Maima, Tsumuri, Dende,[103] Dr. Mashirito, and Piccolo Daimaō,[104] which drastically increase his power. Against the strongest warrior in the Frieza Force, Shisami, Piccolo was able to hold his own, stating to Gohan that he would have won even if Gohan had not stepped in. Recognizing the threat that the Time Breakers represent to Earth, Dende informs the King of Earth. After Beerus adjusts his costume, he forcefully throws Piccolo and Vegeta out of the match and continues the fight. On exiting, Super Buu boasted of his devouring all adult and teenager friends on the lookout, causing Gotenks to finally get serious and fight Super Buu fully. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Universe Mission!! Frost then moves towards Piccolo and shoots an energy blast through Piccolo causing the Namekian's defeat. Sometime after the battle with Golden Frieza, Piccolo is training with Gohan. PiccoloMa JuniorDemon JuniorGreen Man (by Raditz)SatanLittle Green Bug (by Broly)[1] In Age 762, they aid Piccolo during his training of Gohan, by helping subdue Great Ape Gohan when he falls prey to the Time Breaker Mind Control due to the actions of Mira's familiar looking subordinate the Masked Saiyan. Piccolo, fully enraged, roars at them to get going and pick a name, upon which the fusion decides upon "Gogeta" and uses Instant Transmission to return to face off against Broly. After Hermila and Prum are eliminated, Piccolo and Gohan depart together. Piccolo, alongside Gohan encounter Botamo. Goku is surprised to find Goten and Trunks are more obedient and respectful than before, causing Piccolo to comment that it seems Goku's Super Saiyan 3 transformation had been helpful with motivating them into cooperating as well. "Piccolo Junior"), usually just called Piccolo or Kamiccolo and also known as Ma Junior (マジュニア, Majunia), is a Namekian and also the final child and reincarnation of King Piccolo, later becoming the reunification of the Nameless Namekian after fusing with Kami. Piccolo (ピッコロ, Pikkoro) also known as Piccolo Jr. or Ma Junior, was once Gokū's sworn enemy. After fusing with Kami, he could defeat Imperfect Cell (with the population of Gingertown absorbed) while wearing his weighted clothing. Upon being free from the control, he fights against Dr. Wheelo but is easily taken down. Returning from his investigation, Piccolo informs Dende and their allies about Mira posing a threat to Earth. When Majin Buu resumes the attack on a badly wounded Vegeta, Piccolo is unable to prevent Goten and Trunks from rushing into the battle themselves. — Piccolo after powering up against Imperfect Cell. April 1, 1990. He then takes Gohan and teleports back to Kami's lookout. Even after it is revealed Namekians only require water to survive, Piccolo occasionally eats solid food. Drained, Piccolo and the others are beaten by Shimorekka and Yunba until they ordered to return by Saganbo. In Gohan's story, Piccolo is turned evil by a blast from Babidi, and becomes the leader of Buu and Dabura. Piccolo quickly surrenders the match without raising a fist. Toriyama stated that he never thought of making Piccolo an alien until Kami was introduced. Just as the boy predicted, Goku lands and the boy converses with him privately, though Piccolo's superior hearing allows him to listen in. While waiting, he explains to Videl how Super Buu knows about her father and his achievement of taming Mr. Buu. Piccolo has stated that Gohan was the first person to see him not as a monster and was proud to call him his friend. While at The Lookout, Piccolo and Dende both sense something terrible happening on New Namek. Piccolo is among the Z Fighters who traveled to New Namek to aid the Namekians from the new threat of the Big Gete Star. After Piccolo's training in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber for a day, Goku states that Piccolo has become a lot stronger but is still no match for Perfect Cell. Piccolo then asked Gotenks if he had any more special attacks left, which Gotenks falsely denies, stating that all was lost. Piccolo transforms into the Majin form in the Majin Piccolo what-if scenarios in Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2, in the Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team what-if scenario "Majin Piccolo is Born", and in Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road. The name "Piccolo" also means "small" in the Italian language, and, as a surname, was used to denote someone of small stature or height, which is rather ironic given Piccolo's height and build. After realizing both Pirina and Saonel had assimilated many Namekians from Universe 6, Piccolo was still able to fight Pirina on somewhat equal footing (although his Hellzone Grenade is ineffective against the bulky Namekian). While Majin Buu returned to challenge Beerus, Dende senses Beerus's ki as a god's and makes Piccolo aware of it. — Piccolo trying to convince King Yemma to send him from Heaven to Hell, Piccolo trying to open a gate to Hell in order to rescue Goku. Remembering that during his fight with Raditz, Goku pulled and squeezed his tail tightly and had caused him unbearable pain, Piccolo attempted the same feat and got a hold of Nappa's tail (discussed with Krillin and Gohan after having a three-hour break) but the monstrous Saiyan revealed he and Vegeta were immune to that handicap and knocked the Namek unconscious for a short while. He was introduced In the 13th issue of Weekly Shōnen, and later appears in Dragon Ball Fusions. Piccolo tries to stall Buu by saying that the fighter is sleeping and pleads for more time, to which Super Buu angrily refuses. Eventually, when there seem to be no more options, Gotenks reveals that he had something up his sleeve, and turns Super Saiyan 3, with Piccolo once again, in astonishment. Piccolo, along with the other Z Fighters, assisted Gohan in the duel by blasting Cell with various ki blasts, as Piccolo was unwilling to let the person who taught him the value of friendship die all alone against Cell (in the manga, rather than helping Gohan, Piccolo merely curses at his inability to make any difference in the situation, making it more of a surprise when Vegeta finally intervenes). Later when Gohan and Goku arrive to inform Piccolo about the tournament, he accepts and offers to get Gohan back into shape to restore his fighting instincts on Goku's behalf. The Future Warrior honors Piccolo's sacrifice by taking on Nappa while the newly arrived Goku faces off against Vegeta. Piccolo's prediction comes true, as he fires the blast, Raditz manages to side-step the attack, taking off only a small fragment of his Battle Armor. He does not appear again until near the end of the saga when he saves a young boy who was left behind during the evacuation of Earth, as it was moments away from being about to explode. [2] Although Piccolo's transformation from a villain to a hero was considered by Toriyama to be cliché, he still felt excited when drawing him, noting that despite having a scary face, he still looks appealing. Piccolo lost his Demon Clan status around the time of the Raditz Saga as both Goku and Raditz souls went to Other World after being killed by the Full Nelson Special Beam Cannon. Thus, continuing the peace that resided after the defeat of Baby. Goku says they'll have to both do it with "left and right symmetry", but the boys don't know what that means. King KaiCynthia (Driving Instructor) The match between Goku and Hit begins. Piccolo is then reduced to the sidelines, watching as a strengthened Vegeta attacks and falls against Frieza, helpless to intervene. In the middle of the match, Goku leaves with Uub to be his martial arts teacher and train him. When Goku is needs a signal for him to use Instant Transmission, Piccolo along with the others power up to help him. Anime In Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, Piccolo fought against Bojack. When they meet in spectators area, Piccolo asks the alien if he is Grand Kai, the ruler of the Kai's, a set of four gods who each watch over quadrant of the galaxy, the alien's companion responds that he is actually the Supreme Kai, a much higher being who is above Grand Kai. During the Black Star Dragon Ball Saga, it is remarked by Trunks that Piccolo is one of the people on Earth stronger than him. Piccolo is then in a middle of a fight against them where he easily dodges Ghetti's Bind Wave attacks. Piccolo surprised at Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks. "Goodbye, Goku... 'Til the Day We Meet Again". Eventually, he shows up at the Battle Zone to save Gohan, using his Special Beam Cannon to deflect Bojack's Full Power Energy Ball. Piccolo revived Gohan with a kiai to his chest to get his heart beating again and then used their second to last Senzu Bean to get him back on his feet. Piccolo battles Android 20, severing the android's right arm. Piccolo rushes to Ginger Town, the location of this murderous new enemy. In the Baby Saga, Baby openly acknowledged Piccolo as one of the most brilliant fighters in the galaxy. Piccolo has also shown traits of pragmatism, teaming up with his archrival Goku and later the rest of the Z Fighters when the threat of the Saiyans proves to be too much for him alone, citing the aliens' defeat as a shared goal. The Warrior defeats Nappa and aids Goku, Krillin, and Gohan in defeating Vegeta. Kami's willingness to do this showed how little evil was left in Piccolo, trusting that Piccolo would use the extra strength along with Kami's divine powers and centuries-worth of experience for good. During the Golden Frieza Saga, Piccolo is easily overpowered by Frieza's strongest soldier, Tagoma. When Piccolo asks how this is possible, Goku reveals that the Super Saiyan 3 form used up most of his energy and that it is something that should only be used in Other World as it uses way too much energy and exhausts the user completely in a place where time flows like Earth. Main articles: Namekian Fusion and Super Namekian. Piccolo soon arrives on Namek at a random point, since Gohan did not specify where on Namek he should be sent to when he asked Dende to have Porunga grant the wishes. Main article: Dragon Ball: Yo! In Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, it is a transformation called True Namekian Fusion. According to Goku, his overall evil nature became more of a stubborn and angry attitude than flat-out villainous. The efforts of the Z Fighters failed to faze Cell until Vegeta distracted him with an energy blast, which gave Gohan the time he needed to destroy Cell once and for all. Through the rest of the series, he has tended to rank in power below Goku and Vegeta but above Tien and Krillin. In their fight, Krillin eventually gave up, realizing he could not beat Piccolo. Piccolo sets up the Hellzone Grenade around Android 17. Piccolo enters the battle along with Gohan to distract Moro long enough for Goku to pull off the Instant Kamehameha but Moro, using his Piccolo's ability to regenerate, quickly heals from the damage and takes Goku down in brutal fashion followed by Gohan. After the birth of the Black Namekian Nara, many Namekians would later fail to discard their evil thoughts and become Narak-type Namekians themselves. King Piccolo's Demon Clan (formerly)Dragon TeamTeam Universe 7Galactic Patrol Unlike most Namekians, Piccolo has a history of consuming solid food in addition to the Namekian's normally liquid diet of water. Piccolo and the rest soon return to Kame House. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Big Bang Mission!!! The three are taken out with ease without getting hit, but Piccolo gets healed right away by Dende. The Dragon Balls have been scattered to the ends of creation, and if Goku, Pan, and Trunks can't gather them in a … GT Piccolo's death was senseless because the black star balls could have been destroyed, or the Dragon's statue frame as well could have also been destroyed. Piccolo was able to generate an attack with a power level of 1,330 to kill Raditz and Goku after significant charge time. Piccolo quickly shoots down the Marcereni gang's ship and confronts the gang for tricking him but he is told that it is too late as they have already contacted Moro's main forces. Piccolo realize what they did and engage the super powered Namekians. Piccolo reveals that the attacker is looking for their body heat, explaining why the attacker was capable of shooting them even in the dust. Piccolo helping Vegeta protect Monaka's secret. Goku informs him that he'll fend off Buu and Babidi, so they do not reach the city in time. As a child, he is seen catching and eating a fish. [123], Piccolo's character has received praise and criticism by publications for various media. When Beerus is angered by Majin Buu for not sharing any pudding, Piccolo teams up with Tien Shinhan and Android 18 to challenge Beerus. He later fights Frieza's army with Gohan, Tien Shinhan, Master Roshi, Jaco, and Krillin. Still not sensing their opponents, Gohan realized that, being Androids, they have no ki to detect and therefore must be searched for by sight. "It's ironic, isn't it? In order to give Goku time to finish the Large Spirit Bomb, Piccolo (with energy from Gohan and Krillin) fought Frieza in his final form and managed to surprise him with a sneak attack before being overpowered. After Botamo is defeated, Piccolo watches the match between Goku and Frost. Piccolo contacts Gohan (via King Kai's telepathy) and demands he be resurrected with the first wish, be sent to Namek to battle Frieza with the second, and then Gohan could do whatever with the last wish. Son Goku and His Friends Return!! Piccolo stands by Goku and Vegeta as they are approached by one of universe six's warriors, Cabba. Piccolo fakes his death at Rags' attack so that while Android 17 distracts her he can prepare a Special Beam Cannon to destroy her Glass Dragon. However, Super Buu is transformed by Dark Magic to take on his original Kid Buu form, who wastes not time in blowing up Earth killing Piccolo, Gohan, Goten, and Trunks, though Goku manages to save Dende, Mr. Satan, and the Future Warrior and joins him and Vegeta on the Sacred World of the Kai. Piccolo then takes a shot that was meant for Gohan, this time, both of his arms are shot off, however Piccolo regenerates once again. Like many other characters in Dragon Ball, Piccolo has the ability of flight through the technique called Bukū-jutsu (舞空術, lit. In the ensuing fight, Chiaotzu and Tien perish, and the defenders of the Earth are heavily beaten. Also, Piccolo cannot sense the attacker's energy. When the smaller but more powerful Saiyan named Vegeta detects that Goku is arriving, and that he is more powerful than anticipated (being read at 5,000 without powering up, already), he orders Nappa to quickly kill the remaining defenders, as their working with Goku might result in a challenge. Piccolo trains the boys in fighting the evil creature Majin Buu, who finds them and the other heroes. Vegeta quickly declared it was over after a fish jumped out of the water. When the dog nearly catches up to the young Namekian, Piccolo blasts it away in fear with a beam, realizing some of the potentials he has. Piccolo sacrifices himself to save Gohan from a fatal attack by Nappa. His death!" They also assist Piccolo and the Dragon Team of the past by fixing the alterations to history caused by the Time Breakers and their allies. He finds Piccolo and smashes Android 20 off of his mentor. 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