He needs to pay for what he's done, and I intend to make him." Goku informs Piccolo that Buu killed Babidi, as he cannot sense the evil wizard's energy anymore. King Piccolo's reincarnation, Piccolo Jr., mostly referred to as just Piccolo, ultimately turns good and joins Goku in protecting the Earth. In this state, he has obtained his full potential. Before Goku arrives, Piccolo must assist in protecting Monaka's secret. Piccolo and the others are joined by a fully recovered Gohan and Kibito, and then hide on a mountain top near Babidi's ship and watch as he destroys the two human pawns as "their job was done". While greatly resembling his father/incarnation, he is noticeably shorter and somewhat thinner. He stays on the sidelines for most of the battle but speaks up when Goku, after first battling then yielding to Perfect Cell, volunteers Gohan to fight. Additionally, the Evil Egg was discovered that same year born from the evil within the hearts of Namekians who had moved to Earth. "Hmm...Who would have thought, Vegeta comes through in the clutch." Percel mentions that in his Time Patrol mission he has been sent to an altered timeline where King Piccolo has absorbed Kami, and his army of demons are clashing with the Red Ribbon Army's androids. Asked by Tien, who could not move, Chiaotzu attempts to make a wish himself to prevent King Piccolo from doing so, but is killed by a Makosen from King Piccolo before he can finish his sentence, allowing King Piccolo to wish for eternal youth, becoming much more powerful than before since he is returned to his physical prime. The Nameless Namek meditated, and in Age 461, found a way to use a technique called fission, which would expel the evi… — "King Piccolo's Wish". [5], A young King Piccolo, as seen in one of Master Roshi's flashbacks. Piccolo does not need to explain to Kami why he has come, Kami having already read his thoughts that Piccolo wishes to fuse with him and become whole once again. At first, the name "Piccolo" was a reference to the wind instrument, but then a revelation by Mr. Popo to Bulma meant it translated to "different world" in Namekian. When Future Trunks gets involved with the fight after Vegeta receives a serious kick that breaks his arm, Piccolo also charges in, but both are quickly swatted down by Android 17. Main article: Golden Frieza Saga Dr. Rota wants to reveal his ability, however before he can do so, he is taken out by a powerful Ki Blast. 1 History 2 Members 2.1 Allies 3 Gallery 4 Navigation The clan was founded byKing PiccoloonEarthafter he was split apart from theNameless Namekian. Super Buu is able to detect ki and quickly arrives at Kami's Lookout, looking for the stronger person who Goku said would fight with him. When Android 17 arrived at the Capsule Corporation after agreeing to participate in the tournament, Piccolo told him that he had noticed that the android had become much stronger than before and tried his hand to thank him for his help In the tournament. Later, when Namekians are recognized as a true race within the series and not a simple demon clan as initially suspected, their blood is portrayed as purple, even though Drum's blood was seen as purple before the, In the English dub of the anime, when questioning how Goku could withstand his power, he remarks that he had fought all over the universe and never met anyone who could match his strength. — "Buu Against Buu", Piccolo and Dende sensing Super Buu's first appearance. — Piccolo on Frieza. Piccolo hears Whis mentions that Monaka is just an amateur and he is simply motivation for Goku and Vegeta, and is shocked. Relatives Gotenks immediately insults Piccolo for this decision, and tells him of his plan to surprise Buu with a powerful attack pretending all is lost. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, Piccolo singing on stage at Bulma's birthday party. This knowledge leads to the birth of "Poko Priest" class which specialize in the use of King Piccolo's Pokopen technique to create their own mutated Namekians spawn such as Poko Land Dragons and Poko Sky Dragons. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’. Gotenks then turns Super Saiyan and, with a powerful Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack, blows Super Buu to tiny fragments. During the Golden Frieza Saga, Piccolo is easily overpowered by Frieza's strongest soldier, Tagoma. In anger, Piccolo finishes Raditz off with one final blow rather than making him suffer, an action noticed by Kami who suspects that Piccolo is changing. Used by Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Shin Saiyajin Zetsumetsu Keikaku - Chikyū-Hen, Piccolo uses the Bansho Fan to quell a storm near a volcanic area. Piccolo was also able to knock Xiangca out of the arena with a single ki blast. When Fu appears and makes everyone aware of his plans to create a new universe, Piccolo and the rest offer to search for the source of the tree in another direction right when Goku, Vegeta and Xeno Trunks search elsewhere. Piccolo then witnessed Goku's noble sacrifice as he teleported himself and a self-destructing Cell (who tried to blow himself up along with the Earth) to King Kai's Planet, which was destroyed along with everybody who was present at the time (Goku, King Kai, Bubbles, and, in the anime, Gregory). King Piccolo's Successor | Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle Wiki | Fandom. One explanation to this could be His demon origins are much larger and less sleek than the Namekians, as shown from Grand Elder Guru and his humongous size Namekians can probably control their size at will. On Namek, Gohan, Krillin, and Dende, a young Namekian who Krillin and Gohan had previously saved, gather the Namekian Dragon Balls and summon the Namekian Dragon, Porunga. Piccolo continues investigating unusual circumstances on Earth, discovering the forces of the Red Pants Army, Paella Gang, Frieza Force remnants, & Time Breakers. This conflict has almost caused the destruction of the Earth and Percel is having difficulties fixing it. Piccolo agrees and walks Vegeta through it and is able to convince him to do it. He was then seen babysitting Pan when Gohan and Videl went out shopping. In the sequel video game Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2, Piccolo goes under the influence of Babidi, increasing his power above Super Buu's as well, and later absorbs Super Buu's power, becoming much stronger. He is later seen after the battle, sitting on a rock in the ocean with Vegeta, facing opposite each other. At this time Future Trunks shows up and states that Android 20 is not one of the Androids which caused such devastation in the future, having already seen the lifeless head that 19 was reduced into by Vegeta earlier. After the time span of ten minutes, Piccolo passes the exam but Good Buu fails, the only one, and Piccolo even yells at him for spelling his name wrong but Buu has not done anything like it before. Goku laughs and tells Piccolo that is fine but informs him that he is part of Plan B. Goku teleports to Piccolo with Vegeta a bit later and asks for Senzu Beans. Piccolo (now the "Nameless Namekian") challenges Imperfect Cell. Roshi procures the fifth dragon ball, but drops it down a canyon. When Goku is having his energy drained, Piccolo asks Vegeta if he is able to use his Forced Spirit Fission in reverse by giving energy to Goku. King Piccolo's outfit is later revealed in the Namek Saga as being of Namekian Clothing with Demon Symbols, rather than actually having much to do with martial arts, though his kanji is something he added when he came into being which was meant to be the opposite to Kami's kanji. Regardless, Kami is not opposed to the idea of fusing with Piccolo, but he wants to observe the situation for a while longer to be sure that his last decision is made for valid reasons. Gohan helped Piccolo by shooting a blast at Tagoma to get him away. Piccolo was eventually knocked away by Broly to Vegeta's location. When King Piccolo senses that Cymbal has been killed, he orders Tambourine to hunt down the assassin. — Piccolo in "Junior No More". 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During Frieza's Revenge, due to Towa's meddling and impersonation of Chronoa, Whis and Beerus travel to the Time Nest in Age 852, preventing Whis from saving Goku and his friends from Frieza's Earth Breaker, which kills Piccolo and all those saved by Whis. Piccolo after fusing with Maima, Tsumuri, and Dende. King Piccolo is a playable character in Dragon Ball Heroes, where both his Aged and young variants were added in the fourth mission of the God Mission series (GDM4). When Goku joins Gohan and Piccolo's side he praises the strength they had obtained over the last two months, and watches as Goku battles Saganbo which eventually results in his death after being given more energy by Moro than his body could handle. Android 17 shook hands with pleasure. Drained, Piccolo and the others are beaten by Shimorekka and Yunba until they ordered to return by Saganbo. When Perfect Cell manages to grab Gohan in a bear hug and begins crushing him, Piccolo blames Goku for his actions, and prepares to enter the battle, even though it likely means his death. King Piccolo seeks the Dragon Balls so that he can wish to regain his youth and full power from his first war on Earth. In his Great Namekian form, he is classified as a S-Rank boss character. In need of the Dragon Radar located there, Goku quickly changes plans, and orders Trunks to fly home and retrieve the radar before Babidi reaches the city. This creates the first death for Gohan, Goten, and Trunks. After a brief exchange of blows, Frieza transforms into his third form and assaults Piccolo with a large barrage of invisible and virtually unavoidable shots, crippling the Namekian. I am The Namek. 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. He teleported back to Earth (he learned how to use the Instant Transmission technique), and after killing Future Trunks, ensued in a Kamehameha duel with Gohan, who Cell had already weakened when Gohan attempted to save Vegeta from Cell's Death Beam. The bug-like creature claims that he is Piccolo's "brother", which shocks Piccolo, and the two engage in battle. Piccolo is then reduced to the sidelines, watching as a strengthened Vegeta attacks and falls against Frieza, helpless to intervene. After two hours and forty-five minutes of traveling, they arrive on the Nameless Planet. Piccolo asks the Warrior to help Goku keep Raditz busy while he prepares to charge up on last Special Beam Cannon. However Gamelan tries to seek support from the Time Breaker Namekian Week, however Week betrays and kills him for allowing Chocolay Tower to fall. 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. Goku tells Piccolo it's all up to him now, and the boys need to have Fusion mastered by tomorrow and Piccolo agrees. Like his father, Piccolo was a challenging opponent for Goku, who barely managed to defeat him with a flying headbutt. Piccolo was soon revived, along with the Earth and all its inhabitants, by wishes granted by Porunga. As Goku was forced to do after his noble death, Piccolo travels down the winding Snake Way to King Kai's Planet. Piccolo transforms into a Great Namekian when he battles against Goku in the finale of the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament. During the tournament, Piccolo and Goku both rated Piccolo's power as insufficient to stand a chance against Frost, but Piccolo proved strong enough to hold his own, as well as possessing enough raw strength to hold Frost in place with one extended arm. When Kami learns of the recent arrival of a danger from the future far greater than the Androids, he realizes he has no choice. However Piccolo determined he could not resolve the situation presented by the existence of his mutated demonic kin on his own. King Piccolo (ピッコロ 'Pikkoro Daimaō', lit. Without needing Gohan to explain himself, Piccolo immediately understands why he came to him and agrees to train Gohan back to his powerful self before the Tournament of Power. It's always the sentimental ones who are my favorite to destroy! Piccolo is injured by Frieza, though Goku manages to take Frieza's Killer Ball attack inside of dodging it, thus the Warrior doesn't have to shield Gohan and Piccolo like the original Future Warrior did. He is mistakenly referred to as "Kamiccolo" by Goku just after the merger. A state taken on by Piccolo when he is under the control of Dr. Kochin and Dr. Wheelo, in this form Piccolo wears a gold device on his head and his eyes turn red. "Great Demon King") is a Namekian who once precipitated the Earth into utter mayhem and pandemonium,[4] spawning an army of animal-like Demon sons and converting a peaceful planet into a living hell. When Vegeta and Nappa arrive on Earth, they are met by Gohan, Goku's friends Krillin, Chiaotzu, Tien Shinhan, and Yamcha, and Piccolo. Being the concentrated evil that lived within the Nameless Namekian, King Piccolo's personality is the exact opposite of his good counterpart, Kami; as he is presented as a cold, ruthless, sadistic, and power-hungry villain with little to no sense of compassion whatsoever. In Age 762, the Warrior joins the other Z Fighters in taking on Nappa and Vegeta. King Piccolo tries to block Goku's Penetrate! Piccolo and the others waiting for the Androids to appear. Finally, Trunks returns to The Lookout with the Dragon Radar. After Vegeta defeats Frost, Piccolo watches the next match between Vegeta and Magetta. With this power up, he is able to fight against Android 17 evenly for a short period of time. Even after being backed up by Vegeta and Future Trunks, they cannot do any damage and are all taken down by a single energy blast. Ironically, Piccolo seems to have become a protector of Hell, as he is shown defeating a giant monster who was causing trouble, while the watch-keeper ogres from Hell cheer him on. Dragon Ball Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. "I asked what are you doing here!? In this state Piccolo is referred to as Giant Piccolo. Working together with Android 17, their cooperation and analytical thinking allowed them to overpower Kamioren despite being weaker than it. Piccolo helps Goku and Gohan during their battle against the Ghost Warriors. After Gotenks fusion times out, Piccolo and the Warrior take on Super Buu, buying enough time for Ultimate Gohan to arrive. When Gohan coaches the two, Krillin remarks to Piccolo on Gohan's dependability although Piccolo says he is "still too weak", leading Krillin to note Piccolo was still the strict master. Piccolo pushes him off as Gohan powers up to his Ultimate state and tells Piccolo he can handle both of them no problem but wants Piccolo to focus all his power. After the Androids explain that they have been watching Goku since he defeated the Red Ribbon Army up until his battle with Vegeta, Goku attacks Android 19. Manga Debut Others include: Oolong, Yamcha, Krillin, Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu, then Vegeta, Androids 16, 17 and 18, Majin Buu, and finally, Piccolo was the youngest villain in the series, being only three years old when he fought Goku (despite having the physical and mental maturity of a teenager). Goku says that he probably has only an hour left of his remaining time on Earth to the boys. "Piccolo the Great Demon King"), sometimes referred to just as the Daimao ( 'Daimaō', lit. After the Saiyans are beaten by Goku and the remaining fighters, and Vegeta retreats, Gohan, Krillin and the brilliant inventor Bulma head to Namek and to locate the Dragon Balls so that they can wish Kami, Piccolo, Yamcha, Tien, and Chiaotzu back to life and restore the Dragon Balls of Earth. The day before the tournament, Piccolo saves a kid from falling rubble, but then people run away after they see him. Soon after Frieza and his father, King Cold, land they are confronted by a mysterious youth, who reveals himself to be a Super Saiyan and almost effortlessly destroys the father-son duo along with their minions. When it's Piccolo's turn to fight, he faces the alien as his first opponent and finds that he is extremely reluctant to attack him, causing him to question just who this being is. Vegeta then kicks Goku out of the battle and Piccolo catches him, setting him down so Yamcha can take him home and give him the heart medicine that Future Trunks gave them. He headed to the area where he detected they would land, and was soon joined by Vegeta, Yamcha, Puar, Bulma, Tien, Chiaotzu, Krillin and Gohan. Son Goku and His Friends Return!!. Piccolo follows Raditz to Kame House, where Goku and his child Gohan went to meet up with old friends, Piccolo learns of Raditz's plan to destroy humanity by hiding behind the house and listening in to the conversation with his strong hearing abilities. King Piccolo then throws rocks at Goku with great force, costing the young hero the use of his legs and left arm. He battles against Turles but is beaten with ease as he blocks Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon with his hand. Vegeta became shocked to find that the Namekian that Nappa killed with ease mere months ago had become so powerful. She gave birth without incident to four healthy little ones. Gohan's heart stopped so Piccolo restarted it with a Kiai Defibrillation. Before dying, however, Raditz tricked Piccolo into telling him about the Dragon Balls, and reveals that two other, more powerful Saiyans, Nappa and Vegeta, will be arriving on Earth in one year. This allows to match Super Buu in combat. He easily dodged Dyrasem's assault; when fighting Rubalt, the two seemed to be evenly matched, but Piccolo managed to instantly knock Rubalt out of the arena with his Hellzone Grenade. This prompted Frieza to kill Gohan with one blow. Piccolo only has four fingers with black nails in the Dragon Ball manga, but five fingers with white nails in the anime series. "Enter King Piccolo" The fragments of the barrier dart around. In the anime Mutaito and Roshi instead track Piccolo down for the final confrontation, which by this time the majority of Earth's population had been slaughtered. The outfit's neckline becomes more low-cut like Goku's outfit, minus Goku's own undershirt. They are the main antagonists of the King Piccolo Saga in Dragon Ball. Demonic Namekian However, starting with the first saga of Dragon Ball Z, the Raditz Saga, he began to lose all villainous traits, and when he started training Goku's son Gohan during the Vegeta Saga which led to the two developing a strong bond with each other, he became a permanent member of the Dragon Team and eventually one of Earth's greatest heroes. After Baby transfers bodies to Gohan, Piccolo arrives on the scene to save Goten. Just as our heroes rejoice, Frieza towers above them revealing to still be alive, and shoots a powerful beam meant for Goku (in the anime only, for in the manga he intended to finish Piccolo and the others first all along, and as such aimed at him immediately), but Piccolo bravely takes the hit for his former rival and falls to the ground on the verge of death. Later in the battle, when Nappa attempts to finish off Krillin with a final blast, Piccolo saves him just in time with a small hand blast launched at Nappa's back. Pasta then proceeds to fall some stones within Piccolo's vicinity and having infused the stones with his ki proceeds to explode them around Piccolo. Please tell me you haven't died again! The first number he randomly picks is 29, which is West City. Gohan apologizes and says he will get serious now and asks Piccolo to do it again as it will work. Super Buu was distracted though, and the appearance of Gohan, now massively more powerful than he had been before was the reason. He is also startled by how much more powerful Goku became with his mastery over the Super Saiyan form. By Age 990, Piccolo and Dende are forced to watch as the Earth's peace deteriorates; various villainous organizations emerge including the surviving Frieza Force remnants, a new incarnation of the Red Ribbon Army called the Red Pants Army founded a year later, and a new incarnation of the Pilaf Gang lead by Pilaf's descendant Paella, as a result of the turmoil surrounding the monstrous wild animals and demonic beasts roaming the Earth. Despair sets in on the group as they realize that there's little they can do to oppose such powerful foes. In the years that followed Piccolo's power was well behind that of Goku and Vegeta, though his diligent training did allow him to get to the point where he could face powerful foes such as Frost. King Piccolo makes his wish and becomes younger, regaining the strength he once had during his peak. While training Goku's young son, Gohan, while originally only for to prepare for the coming Saiyans, Piccolo's heart and motives quickly begin to change as the boy takes his time to talk with Piccolo and have normal discussions that do not result in a violent outbreak, this stemming from Gohan agreeing on Goku's views of Piccolo now being more grumpy than truly evil. It occurs after the Tien Shinhan Saga and precedes the Piccolo Jr. Saga. "The Death of Kuririn" This was shown during his battle with Goku in the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament, where he shows almost no mercy for his opponent, breaking all of Goku's limbs while laughing sadistically, believing it was necessary after what Goku had done to his father. Nail offers Piccolo to join with him, as the option of merging with his counterpart Kami could not be realized here (nor did Piccolo even want to be one with him, at this point). Birth Date Debuts In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 what if scenario, Destined Rivals, Piccolo is able to defeat Shin in battle without even having to take off his weighted clothing. Piccolo ends up saving Gohan from Cooler's Armored Squadron, hitting Dore in the back with a ki blast just as Dore was going to crush Gohan's head with his right hand. In World Mission, it is called Giant Piccolo Jr. and appears as a transformation for Piccolo Jr. Piccolo increases his size even further from before, taking on the "Super Giant-Form". Piccolo before his battle with Android 17. Dende has Popo Stones installed all over the world, with the future of Earth's next generation of heroes in training in mind, Dende requests help from Fortuneteller Baba to install these stones in every region. Piccolo throws Krillin on the ground and ends up forfeiting saying that he thought he was there for a tournament and not a freak show before flying away. Piccolo had sensed Broly's immense power, as well as Broly's severe insanity from Kami's Lookout. Relatives However, the current Guardian at that time felt a horrible evil lurking deep within the Nameless Namek and would not allow him to claim the throne until all of that evil was expelled. Piccolo then extends his arms out of the cloud of smoke and grabs Ghetti and Penne, throwing them toward Pasta who they hit and weakening all 3 individuals once they fall down. Their first mission is to deal with another alteration to Age 761, in which Raditz manages to dodge Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon, though Goku survives. List of characters killed by King Piccolo. Weight 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. Additionally at some point, Piccolo encounters the Dark Namekian General Gamelan who currently leads the Dark Namekians. Piccolo says that even if Vegeta were alive, he would never have done this, and Goku isn't sure why. Piccolo, Android 18, and Tien Shinhan vs. Piccolo, Master Roshi, Gohan, Tien Shinhan, Krillin, and. True Namekian Fusion Level 1 is unlocked after fusing with Kami while Level 2 and Level 3 can be unlocked through the Super Attack Skill Tree. Android 20 is taken off guard by Piccolo's speed, and he quickly hits the android with several powerful blows, which surprises the Android because he did not expect for Piccolo to be this powerful. Against the likes of Ultimate Kamioren and Fused Zamasu however he proves ineffective. He explains thoroughly. Movie Debut 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. As Earth is divided into pieces among the villainous factions, each party with sinister goals of their own due to the Time Breakers, the Time Patroller Future Trunks is sent to Age 1000 to recruit Earth's current generation of young heroes to join the Time Patrol in order combat Time Breakers alterations of history and to aid Piccolo and Dende in restoring peace to the Earth. A picture of Piccolo, Kid Gohan, Goku, Krillin, Master Roshi at Kane House with the Time Patrollers recruited in Age 1000 from Chapter 1 of the Dragon Ball Online chronicals. After a long fight, Goku is left severely beaten and near death, with King Piccolo's Makosen stopping Goku's heart momentarily. He can also be seen eating at times in. Address Later near the end, with Goku's Spirit Bomb finally destroying Turles along with the Tree of Might, Piccolo is seen once again meditating near the waterfalls with peace once again restored. Sometime after the titanic battle with Majin Buu, Piccolo is first seen scoping Gohan and Videl from a distance when they were leaving a book store. The battle between Tien and this new son, Drum, is in the Namekian's favor, with Tien landing only one punch, but with no damage.