Piccolo is later freed and Demigra's Mirage leaves while Demigra maintains control over Dark Super Buu, which Gotenks and the Warrior manage to work together until Ultimate Gohan arrives. After this encounter, everyone beings the exam which is ten questions to test the basic knowledge of the warriors. Piccolo is turned to stone by Dabura's spit attack. Piccolo then sacrifices himself to protect Gohan after Frieza shoots him multiple times. Main articles: World Tournament Saga and Babidi Saga. With help from Xeno Trunks, the 2nd Future Warrior manages to defeat the pair after they are transformed into the incomplete Supervillain forms by Towa's new spell. A mystical fan that raises a typhoon in one wave, a thunderstorm in two, and a monsoon in three. During the battle with Saibamen, the Warrior returns to aid Piccolo, Krillin, Tien, Yamcha, and Gohan against the Dark Saibamen. After training with King Kai and fusing with Nail, Piccolo was able to combat and gain the upper hand over Frieza in his second form, who boasted a power level of 1,000,000. Piccolo scolds the young fused warrior for disobeying. After Hermila and Prum are eliminated, Piccolo and Gohan depart together. "Never train children when their mothers are around. Piccolo himself provides the Youth and their fellow Time Patrollers with everything he knows about the villain factions and their plans. This saga aired in Japan in 1988 and 1989. His power level in early Dragon Ball Z is 322, and without his weighted clothing it is 408. Piccolo returned to the lookout, where he, upon being asked whether Gohan could come and see him again there, tells him he would bet on it. Piccolo hears Whis mentions that Monaka is just an amateur and he is simply motivation for Goku and Vegeta, and is shocked. Recognizing the threat that the Time Breakers represent to Earth, Dende informs the King of Earth. In the year following the events on Namek, Piccolo stayed mostly to himself, though he had further presence in the company of Nail. Lands a DR or gets hit during or after Piccolo's on the battlefield. Then, Captain Ginyu switched bodies with Tagoma and takes on the Z Fighters with his immense power. Super Buu was distracted though, and the appearance of Gohan, now massively more powerful than he had been before was the reason. However, through strategy, he could still compete with the Saiyan hybrid. In this form Piccolo's weight and physical strength become so great that he was able to pin and almost rush Goku with a single leg. Suddenly thee 2nd Future Warrior appears but ends up messing up their entrance before joining the battle. Later when sparring with Goku, Piccolo (without his weights) proves to be able to fire off a Hyper Explosive Demon Wave that base Goku can barely hold back. During the battle, Piccolo is challenged by Shisami and they begin to fight. He was introduced In the 13th issue of Weekly Shōnen, and later appears in Dragon Ball Fusions. Gohan and Piccolo hide under a rock, as Tien comes to help them, dodge all the Ki Blasts. Raditz smirks at Piccolo's demands, to which Piccolo retaliates with a Destructive Wave. In the ensuing fight, Chiaotzu and Tien perish, and the defenders of the Earth are heavily beaten. He later appears to save Gohan from Turles, demanding Gohan's release from the Saiyan's grasp, Turles quickly retaliates only for him to ambush and blast the Namekian warrior from behind. 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. 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). 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. Piccolo transforms into a Great Namekian when he battles against Goku in the finale of the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament. The outfit's neckline becomes more low-cut like Goku's outfit, minus Goku's own undershirt. He then takes on Frieza, with the doubt of Krillin and Vegeta, who is in his second form, alone and is able to go blow to blow with him, even without removing his weighted clothing. He also acts as Pan's babysitter due to his bond with Gohan and given his experience in dealing with young Earthling-Saiyan hybrids. Piccolo arrives to help Goku fight against Android 13. 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. He is impressed by Goku's extreme fast speed. Five days later, Piccolo is attending the tournament on the Nameless Planet because he has been selected by Goku to participate on Beerus' team, he along with Goku, Vegeta, Majin Buu, and the strongest fighter Beerus has ever fought. Shin then sets off to follow them, stating that any help would be appreciated. I want to thank you." While waiting the hour needed for them to recover and fuse again, Piccolo observes the changes in Majin Buu, brought about by his friendship with Mr. Satan, a human who fraudulently took credit for defeating Cell and therefore became regarded as the world's greatest hero. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans. 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. In Xenoverse, Piccolo is shown to have learned from his father's mistakes even using Master Mutaito's defeat of King Piccolo with the Denshi Jar and Evil Containment Wave as an analogy of why one must use whatever items or abilities one has at their disposal to win. Piccolo curses himself for thinking that Majin Buu would do nothing. Though he struggles at first, he eventually manages to defeat Botamo. As the Marcereni gang approaches Earth for the Blue Aurum, Piccolo senses their approach and tells Dende someone is approaching. I then thought maybe when he took Gohan to train him but that really isn't the case as he only did this to train him so that he could fight against the Saiyans so he was obliged to do it in some way. 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. He is basically partying with his previous enemies so so he so he has come to terms with the good guys so Piccolo is basically good at this point. Piccolo also committed one redeeming and selfless act whig you could definitely consider good and that being him Sacrificing himself for Gohan. Piccolo, Goku (Base/Super Saiyan), Gohan (Base/Super Saiyan), Vegeta (Base/Super Saiyan), and Future Trunks (Base/Super Saiyan) vs. Piccolo, Goku (Super Saiyan), Gohan (Super Saiyan), Vegeta (Super Saiyan), and Future Trunks (Super Saiyan) vs. Piccolo, Goku, Vegeta (Super Saiyan), and Krillin vs. Frieza (Final Form), Piccolo vs. Gohan (Great Saiyaman) vs. Krillin and Android 18, Piccolo, Goku (Base/Super Saiyan Blue), Vegeta, and Krillin vs. Broly (Broly God), Piccolo is named after the half-sized flute. Piccolo takes on this state when removing his weighted clothing, while him wearing his weighted clothing is his "base form".. You've lived off my friends' bodies long enough! Piccolo, Gohan, Krillin, Tien Shinhan, & Master Roshi vs. Piccolo and Gohan (Base/Potential Unleashed) vs. Gohan (Potential Unleashed), Piccolo, Krillin, Tien Shinhan, and Master Roshi vs. Auta Magetta, Piccolo vs. Ghetti Macareni, Pasta Macareni and Penne Macareni, Piccolo, Gohan (Potential Unleashed), Krillin and Jaco vs. Seven-Three, Shimorekka and Yunba, Piccolo and Gohan (Potential Unleashed) vs. Seven-Three (Base/Potential Unleashed), Piccolo, Gohan (Potential Unleashed), Android 17, Android 18 and Jaco vs. Saganbo (Full Power), Piccolo, Gohan (Potential Unleashed) and Goku (Perfected Super Saiyan Blue) vs. Moro (Seven-Three absorbed), Piccolo, Vegeta (Super Saiyan Blue), Future Trunks (Super Saiyan), and Android 17 vs. Kamioren (Ultimate), Piccolo, Goku (Autonomous Ultra Instinct), Vegeta, Future Trunks and Android 17 vs. Kamioren (Ultimate). When he descends to Vegeta, Vegeta asks Piccolo to take the children far from the battle site. Even in DB, he only blew up the stadium after he had revealed his identity and most people ran away. Piccolo is struck down by Moro's Special Beam Cannon. During which, Piccolo retains his harsh and merciless training methods, all in the goal of restoring Gohan's fighting instinct and true power. By the time of the Tournament of Power, Piccolo's intensified training gave him an explosive boost in power. Piccolo, Goku, and Vegeta head to Capsule Corporation, where Bulma is waiting on Jaco. In Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors, Piccolo summons Porunga and revives King Piccolo. This prompted Frieza to kill Gohan with one blow. Before things can get worse however, Goku arrives and quickly overpowers Saganbo though Piccolo is initially unable to either see his movements or sense his energy. The match of rock-paper-scissors decided the fate of the Earth, in which Beerus is ready to blow it up. 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