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Tao Pai Pai (Dragon Ball)

Tao Pai Pai

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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

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Tao Pai Pai was Turi Senin’s brother, and trained Chaos and Ten Xin Han when they were younger (Turi Senin was a pupil of master Mutaito — he was in times friend, mate and then rival to Mutenroshi, the Kame Senin). He’s a natural born killer.

His preferred transport is to pick up a column, throw it and while flying away, jump over it. He is really exact with the distance, and has been seen to travel 2,300 miles in 30 minutes by this means.

At one point, Tao Pai Pai delivered a killing stroke with his tongue (!), using his Martial Artist EV and the attendant Sharpness. This strange blow is at -2CS to AV and -3CS to EV.


Tao Pai Pai was hired by the Red Ribbon Army to kill Songoku and getting his Dragon Balls. Tao Pai Pai first killed General Blue and later defeated Songoku at the basements of the Sacred Tower, almost killing him. During the battle his gown was ragged by a Kame Hame, and he went to a close village to dress properly before returning to the Red Ribbon’s HQs.

But Songoku was alive: the 4th ball he had under his kimono had saved his life. Thinking Tao Pai Pai would return to recover the fourth ball and recalling how easily he had lost, Goku climbed to the top of the Sacred Tower to drink the Holy Water, a feat that only one man had achieved before : Kame Senin.

When Tao Pai Pai returned three days later, Songoku had finished his training at the top with Master Karin. They battled again, and this time the winner was Songoku. Wondering what had changed, Tao Pai Pai cheated Songoku and climbed the tower. At the top, he intimidated Karin to give him Holy Water, but the Lord of the Tower was smarter and cheated the cheater.

Convinced he had drunk Holy Water and that he was stronger than ever, Tao Pai Pai fought again with Songoku, losing again. Gone berserk, Tao Pai Pai attacked Songoku with a saber and finally threw him a grenade, that Songoku returned to him.

Tao Pai Pai was presumed dead until some years later he returned as a cyborg to the Great Martial Artist Tournament.


Tao Pai Pai is about 5’ 10” tall, slim, with black hair (including a pigtail he loves to wear) and a short black moustache.

Tao Pai Pai dresses a pink oriental tunic with his logo at the front and his motto “Kill You” at the back. Under it, violet trousers.


Tao Pai Pai has been devoted to his “job” for 20 years. He is grim, ruthless, with a dark humour and doesn’t forget an offense. He charges a lot for every and each service he is hired to do (100 millions to kill somebody), and will not forgive not even one (although he had a “special offer” for his 20th anniversary: 50% sale).

Tao Pai Pai is proud of his elegance and will not appear in public, if he can avoid it, without being perfectly dressed.


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Tao Pai Pai

Dex: 07 Str: 11 Bod: 06 Motivation: Mercenary
Int: 08 Wil: 08 Min: 07 Occupation: Assassin
Inf: 07 Aur: 06 Spi: 07 Resources {or Wealth}: 016
Init: 032 HP: 070

Cling: 10, Energy Absorption: 07, Energy Blast: 08, Invulnerability: 04, Iron Will*: 07, Jumping: 20, Sharpness (Martial Artist EV): 04, Superspeed: 09, Superbreath: 02

Bonuses and Limitations:

  • Energy Blast is Lethal.
  • Cling can only be used while running at top speed (-1)
  • Jumping is reduced to 11 APs unless Tao can throw a fitting object (a column, a tree), then jump to it in mid flight and “surf” it (-1)

Acrobatics: 06, Accuracy (Energy Blast): 10, Charisma (Intimidation): 08, Martial Artist (incl. Techniques): 10, Thief (Stealth)*: 07, Weaponry (Missile): 10

Connoisseur, Iron Nerves, Schitck (Mystique)

Turi Senin (High), Red Ribbon (Low), Underworld (Low)

SIA toward Money, SIA toward being Well Dressed, Serious Rage


  • Sword [BODY 11, EV 04 (12 w/STR), Sharpness (EV): 02, Shrinking: 12]
  • Grenade [BODY 03, Bomb: 08, Grenade Drawback]

Cyborg Pai Pai

To use Tao Pai Pai as a cyborg, make the following changes: STR 13 BODY 09, Skin Armor: 03, Energy Blast: 14, Superspeed: 12, 8 AP C Omnigadgets [x3]

By KalEl el Vigilante

Source of Character: Dragon Ball

Helper(s): Sébastien Andrivet, André G. de A. Vieira

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