Piccolo takes a Kamehameha from Super Saiyan Baby Gohan and while he's not able to resist the attack from his possessed pupil, Piccolo was powerful enough the endure the attack even without guarding and while protecting Goten from it. In Dragon Ball Fusions, King Piccolo is classified as a B-Rank fighter. Piccolo resists the wizard's Demon Eye and breaks his Wizard Barrier. Martial artistBabysitterGalactic Patroller (temporarily deputized) Son Goku and His Friends Return!! Piccolo himself provides the Youth and their fellow Time Patrollers with everything he knows about the villain factions and their plans. Main article: God of Destruction Beerus Saga. 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. However Gamelan tries to seek support from the Time Breaker Namekian Week, however Week betrays and kills him for allowing Chocolay Tower to fall. After Baby transfers bodies to Gohan, Piccolo arrives on the scene to save Goten. After removing them, Piccolo proved able to fight on par against the Universe 6 Emperor, dragging out the fight until both fighters were left winded, making Frost resort again to using his needle. Piccolo says that Shin was right to fear Buu, and now the whole universe is in danger. ピッコロ大だい魔ま王おう He also joins in with the rest of the team in attacking Fused Zamasu but is quickly taken down with a single blow. All of a sudden, Babidi transmits another message into the minds of all the people of Earth. King Piccolo appears in one of Bardock's visions where he is battling Goku in their final battle. If initiated by Piccolo himself, the result is a Namekian Ultra Fusion. 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. Birth Date He finds Piccolo and smashes Android 20 off of his mentor. It was said that his power in his youth made his power in his old age look like nothing in comparison. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, "Looks like you found a good fight. Piccolo says that he is putting the fate of the planet in the hands of children, but Goku counters that it wouldn't be the first time, referencing Gohan. While Piccolo faces Cabba, the Warrior faces Frost. Krillin finds the lab and alerts the others, but they arrive too late and the Androids are activated. In Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest, Piccolo easily takes down a group of Bio-Men but is taken down himself after being ambushed by the three Bio-Warriors. He is taken out by Medamatcha and Angila while protecting Gohan and later is able to give Goku enough power to allow him to get back to his feet and kill Lord Slug. His power was significantly inferior to Raditz, and Raditz' superior speed allowed him to dodge Piccolo's stronger attacks. The blast is suddenly struck by another from below, fired by Piccolo, who saves Gohan from harm. During the boy's birthday celebration, Piccolo vandalizes their home and then runs away from their dog when Tai's father orders it to chase him. to kill King Piccolo. Piccolo sparring with Gohan at Break Wasteland. After Frieza is defeated by the Spirit Bomb, Piccolo helps the other Z Fighters repair the destroyed city. When Chiaotzu prepares to self destruct while holding Nappa, Piccolo orders Gohan to watch Chiaotzu's sacrifice, and then proceeds to compliment Chiaotzu by saying Chiaotzu has won his respect for his sacrifice to take down a powerful enemy. Goku is soon overwhelmed by Frieza once he powers up to 50% of his power, nullifying even Goku's Kamehameha fired with a 20-fold Kaio-ken boosting his power, and, in desperation, attempts to use the Spirit Bomb. Demon King (self-proclaimed)King of Earth (briefly) Whis, however, reverses time three minutes prior for Goku to kill Frieza, sending him back to Hell. In 2004, fans of the series voted him the fifth most popular character for a poll in the book Dragon Ball Forever. In the manga, many of the movies, and certain video games (Supersonic Warriors 2 and Super Dragon Ball Z), Piccolo wears a red obi rather than a sky blue one. The Future Warrior uses the Time Scroll to travel back further, to save Gohan and Krillin from the villains who seek to use the Dragon Balls to obtain immortality, though put aside their differences to deal with the Warrior. Why couldn't you just listen to us for once Goku? 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. So, Goku wants Piccolo to try it with him to show the boys, but Piccolo is quite reluctant. now!" When Jaco arrives he brings along Esca and Piccolo is distressed to hear that he, Dende and Esca are the last three surviving Namekians. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Dark Demon Realm Mission! On the way they encountered Mr. Satan and Piccolo picked him up, seeing in him the beginnings of a true hero. Piccolo easily overwhelms Gohan in his Super Saiyan 2 form, but falls short of Gohan's reawakened Potential Unleashed form. With the battle seemingly hopeless, Piccolo asks Goku if he has developed any new techniques to assist in these kinds of battles. In order to buy Goku some time, Piccolo takes most of the remaining ki from Gohan and Krillin and jumps in to help, catching Frieza off-guard and kicking him in the head, giving Goku just enough time to finish the Spirit Bomb and launch it towards Frieza, seemingly killing him. Finally, Trunks returns to The Lookout with the Dragon Radar. With his increase in strength from absorbing countless humans from various cities, Imperfect Cell is now considerably more powerful than Piccolo, and on top of that Piccolo has expended a considerably large amount of his energy battling Android 17. The first was when he fused with Nail, and the second time was after he fused with Kami, his powers surpassed that of Goku and Vegeta's, Piccolo is one of several enemies or rivals to become an ally or friend. After being rescued by Goku and Vegeta (as Vegito, who was purposely absorbed by Buu to free the others), Piccolo was killed along with Goten, Gohan, and Trunks when Kid Buu blew up the Earth, while Goku and Vegeta managed to escape Earth. King Piccolo's Demon Clan (formerly)Dragon TeamTeam Universe 7Galactic Patrol After King Piccolo removes the robe for better performance, he nearly kills Goku with simple blasts and temporarily stops his heart, which may imply that, like his son Piccolo Junior's cape, his robe is weighted. Main articles: Black Water Mist and Demon Clan. 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. The match between Goku and Hit begins. His body ruined, Piccolo falls to the ground. 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. — Piccolo on Frieza. After being nursed back to health by his two remaining pupils, but before he could heal his wounds, Mutaito left, in shame because he lost in front of his two students. Later, after Oolong has lost to Beerus in a rock-paper-scissors match, Piccolo is asked by Krillin that if he joined the fight, could there have been a chance but Piccolo denies. While there, Piccolo encounters a small purple alien who disturbs him deeply. This research is complied in Gohan's book "Groundbreaking Science" which becomes a best seller introducing the concept of ki and other advanced martial arts concepts to the general public of Earth. Shortly afterwards, Vegeta returns to Earth and is the next to take on Moro. They fought to a stalemate, but just before Piccolo could kill Salza, he ended up ambushed by Cooler, being hit with a beam to the chest. Thanks to his usage of the Pokopen ability, King Piccolo was able to "reincarnate" himself as Piccolo Jr. (ピッコロ・ジュニア, Pikkoro Junia). Main article: Galactic Patrol Prisoner Saga, Piccolo tries to contact someone on New Namek. Piccolo and the others start searching the hills for Android 20, but Piccolo is soon ambushed. Piccolo and Gohan witness as Tien is eliminated by Hermila. 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. Piccolo as he appears in the first episode of Dragon Ball Z. To which, he proudly accepted Gohan's request to retraining him after the second battle against Frieza cost Piccolo his life again to save Gohan. King Piccolo, like most other villains, happens to be very intelligent, being able to think ahead and learn from his previous mistakes. Piccolo surprised at Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks. In Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler, Piccolo, unlike Gohan, Krillin and Master Roshi is the only one to avoid capture at the hands of the Cyclopian Guards and is able to destroy an entire army of them with an explosive wave. One year after the events on Namek, Piccolo sensed Frieza and another powerful being heading towards Earth. Piccolo with Vegeta at the 25th World Tournament. Son Goku and His Friends Return!! Future Trunks returns from his timeline, Piccolo goes to Capsule Corporation to see what happening. When he first appears in per… According to Daizenshuu 2, even just upon being born Piccolo was a great fighter as he had access to all of King Piccolo's memories and techniques.[10]. When Piccolo gets back up, he charges at Android 17 who is choking Tien; when he reaches Android 17, he is felled with a single blow to the stomach that nearly tears through him. As Goku begins teaching them the fundamentals of Fusion. Their team assault does no damage to them. Piccolo and the others give their energy to Vegeta. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans. Vegeta confirms this by asking if he will see Kakarot (Goku's original Saiyan name) in the afterlife and Piccolo states he will not, because Vegeta has committed too many evil actions before joining the Z Fighters to be on the same plane as Goku and he will instead be reincarnated, after his spirit is purified. During the battle with Nappa, Piccolo goes as far as to sacrifice his life to save Gohan, stating how his friendship and love had changed him forever. We took her in one night three years ago as a kitten, and she’s really nice and friendly. When Kamin and Oren merge to become Kamioren, Piccolo and Android 17 work together to fight it. Piccolo wastes no time and quickly ushers Goten and Kid Trunks into the Hyperbolic Time Chamber where they can train for fifteen Hyperbolic days in the hour that Super Buu has allowed them. He battles against the large Wings and makes a mockery of him, gaining the upper hand, he is offered to join Lord Slug, claiming that they are both of the same demon clan, but Piccolo refuses and blasts his head off. While waiting for him to reappear, Gohan filled Piccolo in on his training at the planet of the Supreme Kais, where he had been since, his first encounter with Mr. Buu, while Piccolo was a stone statue, and his mystical power up by the workings of Old Kai that predated the current one by fifteen generations. After 17 is attacked by Cell, Piccolo steps in to help, but is easily swatted aside. Characteristics 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. Even one as tiny and pathetic as you!" Height Later he witness the Super Saiyan God ritual and the fight between Goku and Beerus. His main outfit, without the robe and cape, is an indigo Asian martial arts uniform, with a light purple obi. Drained, Piccolo and the others are beaten by Shimorekka and Yunba until they ordered to return by Saganbo. Gamelan is defeated by the Time Patrol resulting in the downfall of his attempts to create an evil divine hierarchy and their Dark Senzu Bean cultivation operation. According to Grand Elder Guru, Piccolo, along with Kami and King Piccolo, are part of the Dragon Clan, who were the original creators of the Dragon Balls. Piccolo says its an attack that focuses energy in one point like the Special Beam Cannon and is shot from far away. Piccolo surmises that they chose the location so that they could escape to the hills if the fight does not go their way. Additionally, the Evil Egg was discovered that same year born from the evil within the hearts of Namekians who had moved to Earth. Meanwhile, Gohan, Krillin, and Dende use the Dragon Balls to revive Piccolo and transport him to Namek, where he fuses with the injured Nail. The reason for the Earth's destruction was due to the Black Star Dragon Balls, artifacts made by Kami before he split with King Piccolo; by Piccolo's sacrifice, the Black Star Dragon Balls would be turned eternally to stone. In the Baby Saga, Baby openly acknowledged Piccolo as one of the most brilliant fighters in the galaxy. The Future Warrior is sent by Xeno Trunks to fix the history change as their first mission. Piccolo relents and starts leading Super Buu to the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, taking the long way to maximize the time it will take, but Buu quickly becomes aware of the ruse and demands for him to take him there immediately. Piccolo and the others find themselves greatly overpowered as Piccolo curse their fortune that they still have to deal with another powerful enemy before Moro. Two months later, Piccolo joins the Dragon Team and Galactic Patrol in preparation for the Galactic Bandit Brigade's assault on Earth. 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. Piccolo helps Goku and Gohan during their battle against the Ghost Warriors. 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. He feels that something must definitely be happening there and it can not be something good. Bulma informs the group that Android 20 is actually Dr. Gero, who reconstructed himself into an Android, and of the location of his lab in North City. When the Fusion works properly, he finds an entirely new challenge in trying to install some discipline and control in the extremely powerful, and equally arrogant, Gotenks. However when all hope seems lost, Goku receives the god power that he needed in order to transform him back into Autonomous Ultra Instinct where he promptly finishes the job. Piccolo Jr.'s outfit when he was a kid is very similar to the one King Piccolo is first seen wearing, with the same color scheme shown on the Kanzenban manga covers. He served as the main antagonist of the King Piccolo Saga. King Piccolo appears in the prologue that recaps his death by Goku's Penetrate! Goku manages to free Kami from captivity when Piccolo increases his size, tricking him into getting so large that Goku could go down his throat and get the bottle. 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. While it is unknown if he ever learned any of King Kai's secret techniques, Piccolo's power does increase so significantly that even Nail (a Warrior-type Namekian with a power level of 42,000) notes it as unbelievable. The EX-Fusion of King Piccolo and Demon King Dabura who was introduced in Dragon Ball Fusions. Main article: Ultra Fusion Among these Time Patrollers is the game's customizable protagonist known as the Youth. Meanwhile, some of King Piccolo's children had survived the King Piccolo wars with some being secretly incubated in places such as Pilaf’s castle, and others that had bred naturally in the wild. When King Piccolo is introduced in chapter 135, "The Death of Kuririn", he is designed to appear as a strange-looking divine creature, like a goblin, who has pointy ears and fangs. In the ensuing fight, Chiaotzu and Tien perish, and the defenders of the Earth are heavily beaten. Vegeta gets insane and releases his ki. Piccolo states that he can not, so Goku instead goes to New Namek to recruit a new guardian, and returns with Dende who takes the position and promptly reactivates the Dragon Balls. The woman gets her husband, and wonders what it is. Assuming he has Gohan, Saonel jumps out of the attack only for Gohan to smile at him to reveal Piccolo behind him as Piccolo fires his full power Special Beam Cannon easily piercing clean through both Saonel and Pilina. This action also causes Kami to believe that Piccolo had died. Piccolo later arrives at Garlic Castle and teams up with Goku in order to pay back Garlic Jr and his minions for their attempt on his life. Upon Goku, Vegeta and Bulma's final return to the future where Black destroys both Time Machine and a jar that was used for sealing Black via Evil Containment Wave, Piccolo is horrified to learn that now Goku forgot to bring an Evil Containment Wave seal paper to strengthen the containment's seal, leaving Goku, Vegeta and Bulma, along with the humanity on Future Trunks' timeline are doom. He recalls about the time he had sacrificed himself to save Gohan's life many years ago, and bids farewell to the Saiyan Prince. Piccolo and Dende both immediately notice the sharp increase in power, and become even more worried. He transforms into his Great Namekian form and fights Tekka's Team as a boss, but is defeated. 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). Additionally, his reincarnation though initially evil, lacked King Piccolo's pure evil nature. They travel on deers with lion face and are hopelessly lost until boarding the Kuri-Chopa Marine Train Coaster to attend Shenron's tea party. "Lost and Found" — Piccolo to young Gohan as he dies after jumping in front of Nappa's blast to save Gohan's life in "The Return of Goku". He also witnessed Perfect Cell's subsequent victory over Future Trunks and his announcement of the Cell Games, giving the Earth's defenders ten days to prepare for his tournament. Professional Status May 9, Age 753 As Gohan began to charge at Beerus, Piccolo tries to warn him but it's too late, Gohan was taken out. Goku agrees, despite the pleas of his friends against the idea, and the two make their way to defeat Raditz. Piccolo contributes to stalling Frieza while Goku prepares the Spirit Bomb by attacking with his Special Beam Cannon, though the tyrant easily deflects it and Piccolo is knocked down alongside his allies by Frieza's kiai. 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. Main articles: Imperfect Cell Saga, Perfect Cell Saga, and Cell Games Saga He is later seen after the battle, sitting on a rock in the ocean with Vegeta, facing opposite each other. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Piccolo confronts Turles in The Tree of Might. Piccolo's belt is usually colored blue in the anime, though a few video games (such as, Piccolo is one of the few Namekians actually seen consuming food, as he is seen eating a fish when he was a child. He wears dark blue shoes as well. Upon being free from the control, he fights against Dr. Wheelo but is easily taken down. Piccolo examines the Super Dragon Radar but while examining it, Piccolo is asked by Goku to train with him and Vegeta in the Time Chamber. 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. If Piccolo talks to the old man, he notices the resemblance between him and his father/past self. After the Warrior passes the test, Champa suggests tag matches which Beerus agrees to, so Piccolo and the Warrior pair up to take on Frost and Cabba. The following day, when Pan disappears, Piccolo angrily yells at Goku and Chi-Chi, and assist them in looking for her. 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. Some time after Kid Buu is destroyed, in a filler episode, Piccolo, along with other characters, is at Bulma's house for a party. He observed as Super Vegeta first defeated Semi-Perfect Cell and then allowed him to absorb Android 18 and attain his Perfect form. He gets ready to teach Goku the technique but Goku's unaware and instantly teleports to Master Roshi's house. Also, during the worldwide announcement of his takeover, Piccolo stated that he deeply sympathizes with the criminals. He also gets mad at losing at Bingo, saying it's a stupid Earth game. King Piccolo's Demon Clan is a Demon Clan led by the Demon King Piccolo and comprised of his children. 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. An invisible Seven-Three appears from behind the pair and steals their abilities once again. Anime name This knowledge leads to the birth of Poko Priest class who could summon Mutant Namekians to do their bidding though unlike King Piccolo for good as well as evil. When Salza properly introduces Cooler to Goku, Cooler demonstrates how merciless he is by dropping Piccolo's body and then hitting him with yet another Chaotic Death End before Goku could catch him, to Goku's horror and rage. [10] Piccolo Jr.'s egg eventually flows down a river and is found by an elderly woman. Piccolo watches as the fight ends and Monaka's secret is protected in the end. His power level in early Dragon Ball Z is 322, and without his weighted clothing it is 408. You two don't have a clue! Gohan and Piccolo hide. They quickly shape themselves into full miniature versions of Majin Buu and begin colliding into each other, reforming the original Majin Buu. Future Trunks comes and asks Piccolo where Gohan is. Main articles: Namek Saga and Frieza Saga. In Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, King Piccolo and his reign of terror are referenced several times by the Z Encyclopedia and even some NPCs. Kami is a Namekian with wrinkly skin. Anime Debut Piccolo is able to use this form due to his status as a Demon Clansman, in this form Piccolo's size greatly increases, his strength and weight increases, and the form does not impact his speed in a violent way, however his ki does not increase. From there he first faced off against Goku's friend Krillin. Main articles: Piccolo and Super Namekian. Piccolo orders the new fusion off to beat Broly but they tell Piccolo no and ask him to help them name him. Piccolo arrives alongside Vegeta and Krillin to save Goku when he is about to be killed by Frieza. Gotenks wastes a large amount of time demonstrating his speed by flying around the world dozens of times and even taking a nap whilst waiting for Piccolo to catch up, only seeking Majin Buu when there's one minute left in the thirty minute Fusion time limit. In Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, Piccolo fought against Bojack. However Goku and Piccolo remove their weighted clothing and he and Goku seemingly destroy a powered up Garlic Jr. via a barrage of ki blasts. When they catch up, they find that Vegeta has been fighting Android 18 and is not doing so well against the female Android due to his declining stamina. Piccolo tells him that someone gathered the seven Dragon Balls a year ago and wished Ultimate Shenron to make Earth a living Hell; explaining the appearance of Ginyu and Baby, and the changed attitudes of the Androids. 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 watches their fight and barely escapes along with Goten, Trunks, and Krillin after Majin Buu unleashes his Angry Explosion technique. King Piccolo (ピッコロ大魔王, Pikkoro Daimaō; lit. However, Piccolo thinks that it will take a long time for the boys to master Fusion, and many innocent lives will be lost to Majin Buu in the meantime. Piccolo is then under the feeling of certainty that something terrible is happening in space. 116 kg (255 lbs)[3] Piccolo was also able to knock Xiangca out of the arena with a single ki blast. After Universe 10 is erased, Piccolo sees Gohan being sad and mournful and he snaps him out of it and the two depart. Gohan helped Piccolo by shooting a blast at Tagoma to get him away. Main article: Dragon Ball Xenoverse Piccolo Jr.'s next fight is the one he was waiting for, the match/rematch with Goku. Seeing the state of the Tournament, Gohan, Piccolo, Tien and Master Roshi decide to fight separately. Piccolo comes back to sit with his team, he announces Vegeta that this upcoming match won't be lightly. Once Imperfect Cell arrived, Piccolo's sneak attack was able to somewhat hurt Imperfect Cell (with several thousands of humans absorbed). Piccolo holds little gratitude for this act though and promises to continue his quest to destroy Goku and take over the world someday before leaving the tournament. In a filler episode in the anime, when both of them are forced by Goku's wife Chi-Chi to go to driving school, Piccolo wears an old outfit of Goku's, which he despised wearing.[8]. According to Dragon Ball Z: The Anime Adventure Game, his power is 800,000 after training with King Kai and it is 1,200,000 after he had fused with Nail (which is around Second Form Frieza's power level of about 1,000,000), it also states that his power is 2,000,000 during the Garlic Jr. Saga. punch in the stomach, followed by a mouth blast, jumps in the way of it, sacrificing himself to save Gohan, large barrage of invisible and virtually unavoidable shots, Kamehameha fired with a 20-fold Kaio-ken boosting his power. He then notices Gohan in trouble and rushes to help but letting his guard down, he is grabbed from underground by Angila but blasts him off before being taken out by Angila and Medamatcha by shielding Gohan from harm. Once reunited, all remaining traces of evil disappeared from Piccolo. Goku also says they have to hurry, in case Babidi finds The Lookout, so Piccolo suggests they use the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. He criticizes even further when Goku tosses a Senzu Bean to Perfect Cell so that the fight is "fair". Address After Goku teleports all of his friends and family to the Lookout, Babidi contacts all inhabitants of Earth telepathically, stating that he wants the location of Goten, Trunks, and Piccolo. — Piccolo challenging an infected Baby Gohan, Piccolo spends his last moments alive on Earth before it explodes. While greatly resembling his father/incarnation, he is noticeably shorter and somewhat thinner. 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. King Piccolo, originally known as the Demon King is the penultimate villain of the original Dragon Ball series.He was born when Kami separated himself from his evil side in order to become God of Earth. 250 cm (8'2")[2]223 cm (7'4") "Old" Just then he senses the presence of something heading directly for Earth. With Goku in a middle of a fight against the Turles Crusher Corps., Piccolo confronts Turles and tries to go toe to toe with the Lower Class warrior but struggles during their fight, as he soon would later counterattack with a Special Beam Cannon only for it to be block by the Saiyan with Piccolo quickly finished off with a powerful energy wave. Eventually, he manages to survive the battle when Goku and Vegeta overloaded the Big Gete Star's systems with their Super Saiyan energy, as well as getting Gohan, Krillin, Oolong, Yajirobe, Master Roshi, and the Namekian populace out (although not before some tense moments from the latter party when finding him due to being obscured by smoke and thus possibly thinking he was one of Cooler's minions). Appears in 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. Over the next three years, Piccolo Jr. would go on to challenge Goku at the next tournament for a rematch.