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. With Brice Armstrong, Mitsuko Horie, Ben Jeffery, Stephanie Nadolny. Dragon Ball Z and in the Budokai Tenkaichi video game series. In the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi video game series, Mercenary Tao's version of the Dodon Ray is called "The Original Dodon-Pa". Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It also creates a much bigger explosion upon impact. The Dodonpa is an assassin's technique, crafted by Tsuru-Sennin himself for the sake of killing, and seems to be his own secret technique in response to the Kamehameha created by his rival. By concentrating ki in their fingertips, the user releases a thin, concentrated beam of ki, similar to an arrow. As shown by Gokū during his fight with Taopaipai, if a target is stronger than the user of the Dodonpa, they can deflect it with merely their palms. The Super Dodonpa is an enhanced version of Dodonpa upgraded by Taopaipai. However, in the video game Dragon Ball Z: Budokai, the Dodonpa is also shown to be capable of exploding upon impact, as shown when Tien uses it. "Boom Wave") is a special attack used by Mercenary Tao and the members of the Crane School. Dodon Ray (どどん波, Dodonpa; lit. The Super Dodonpa is an enhanced version of Dodonpa upgraded by Taopaipai. The technique was first used in Dragon Ball by Mercenary Tao, brother of Master Shen, the founder of the Crane School, while Tao was fighting Goku. Master Shen is also shown being able to use the technique in the movie Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure. Once the technique fires, Taopaipai ensures it will always hit the mark due to locking onto the target with his technology.  This, however, seems to burn their hands, hinting the Dodonpa is also a blast of super-heated energy.. Goku flies along on Kinto-Un, and wonders if the next Dragon Ball being Grandpa's Four-Star Ball. For the technique originally used by Chiaotzu that also appears in Dragon Ball Fusions, see Super Dodon Blast. This stronger version of the Dodon Ray requires the user to charge up as much power as possible and then fire it at the opponent, rather than shoot multiple, weaker Dodon Rays. However, there are much more powerful adaptations of the attack that exist. The technique was first used in Dragon Ball by Mercenary Tao, brother of Master Shen, the founder of the Crane School, while Tao was fighting Goku. It is definitely more powerful than an average Kamehameha, but unlike the Kamehameha, it doesn't seem to require much charging, but will definitely be much more powerful when doing so. With Brice Armstrong, Hiroko Emori, Tôru Furuya, Mami Koyama. The Super Dodonpa is an upgraded version of the Dodonpa, utilized by Taopaipai after he became a cyborg. This chapter's synopsis lacks a formal tone. Also unlike the Kamehameha, which relies more on brute force to blast an enemy away, the Dodon Ray is more concentrated in piercing through a specific point on the body. In his cyborg state, Tao removes one of his metal hands to fire one fueled by both his mechanical and organic components, which lands a heavy amount of damage. Dodonpa どどん波 English TV Dodon Wave Games Dodompa Bang Beam Dodon Ray First Appearance Manga Debut Volume 8, Chapter 86 Anime Debut DB060 Game Debut Dragon Ball 3: Legend of Gokū Data Type Ki Manipulation Technique Sub-Type Concentration type Class Offensive Range Long range Other Parent Kikōha from the Fingertips Derived technique(s) Super Dodonpa Users Chaozu Taopaipai Tenshinhan Tsuru-Sennin (Inventor) https://dragonballuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Dodonpa?oldid=116774. It is the Tsuru-Sennin's answer to Kame-Sennin's Kamehameha. "Boom Wave") is a special attack used by Mercenary Tao and the members of the Crane School. You can help Roshipedia by rewriting it. Everyone watches as Tenshinhan stands firm and bounces the Kamehameha back Yamcha's way. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Dragon Ball v06 ch086 – Taopaipai’s Certain-Kill Dodonpa There it is!! Bora tells Goku the … In Dragon Ball Online, a variation called the Dodon Barrage is invented in which many Dodon rays are fired in quick succession. Except for one page in the extras, there’ll only be black/white pages for the rest of the volume (which would be 3 … You can help Roshipedia by rewriting it. Tien Shinhan, however, dispersed it in mid-air with a simple kiai when Tao launched it after cutting Tien's chest with a concealed knife. Once the technique fires, Taopaipai ensures it will always hit the mark due to locking onto the target with his technology. According to Master Roshi, the Kamehameha is inferior to the Dodon Ray. Chiaotzu uses this in his match against Krillin after Master Shen orders him to kill Krillin during their match. The Super Dodonpa is an upgraded version of the Dodonpa, utilized by Taopaipai after he became a cyborg.