After King Piccolo severely damages Goku, Tien is discarded by King Piccolo, but Goku is more resilient than King Piccolo thought and uses one final attack to kill the Demon King. Although he lets go of his grudge against Goku and the others, he is still capable of holding animosity towards people he considers unrepentant. Tien gets all of his wounds treated by Launch, which he thanks her for. In order to finally deliver a successful joke, Tien must literally power up and use the Multi-Form technique as he aggressively declares "You can tune a piano, but you can't tune a (tuna) fish" in the English version, and "You think what's up your nose is a secret but it's not (snot)" in the Japanese dub. He later witnessed Goku's and co. battle against Universe 6, Universe 2, Universe 4, Universe 3, and lastly Universe 11 (as well as Goku completing Ultra Instinct). Tien keeps up his training, redoubling his efforts after learning that Goku is being trained by Kami, Guardian of the Earth. In Resurrection ‘F’, Tien could take on several of Frieza's Soldiers, however he did later appear to have gotten very minor injuries and took a Senzu Bean afterwards. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Dark Demon Realm Mission! During the final battle between Goku and Moro, when Goku is having his energy drained, Tien and the others help out by giving their energy to Vegeta so that he can attempt to pass it on to Goku by doing Forced Spirit Fission in reverse in order to revitalise him, which works out. When the lots are drawn up to determine the order of the fights, Tien once again has Chiaotzu manipulate the cards so that none of the group (Tien, Yamcha, Goku, Chiaotzu, and Krillin) or Piccolo Jr. fight each other in the preliminaries. Piccolo and Android #17 are shown to be equivalents in battle power. Chiaotzu's power level was 610. When the Androids leave to continue their pursuit of Goku, who is recovering from a heart disease, Tien concludes that these Androids turned out to be far stronger than anything they could have anticipated, and so he goes off with Chiaotzu to train and become powerful enough to help against this new threat. After being cut in half by Goku, Buu's legs land right next to Tien, who is soon dispatched after a single sucker kick from Super Buu. Ultimately he falls in battle against the two. — Tien Shinhan after witnessing the complete destruction of North City caused by Frieza, Tien and Chiaotzu realize Shenron had been summoned, Sometime after the battle with the God of Destruction Beerus, Tien Shinhan is farming with Chiaotzu when suddenly, the sky darkens almost instantly so they realize Shenron must have been summoned.. Their attacks were being dodged until Beerus unleashed a kiai wiping out the three. Two years after Kid Buu's defeat, Tien and Chiaotzu attend Mr. Satan's banquet at Mr. Satan's newly made hotel which celebrate Buu's defeat. Son Goku and His Friends Return!! Despite receiving a severe beating by the small creatures, he does get in a hit with Yamcha while saving Goku (anime only). Tien had better feats and and a higher power level and bigger gains. However, he finds a lifelong best friend in Chiaotzu, for whom he cares deeply, and vice-versa. Whis undoes time for Goku, so he can be able to kill Frieza and send him back to Hell. Tien (Chi Kung blast/Kikoho) -2,500. Though disqualified for use of a weapon, Tao does not care, as he only participated in the tournament to kill Tien and Goku. During Kale's violent rampage against Goku, the female Saiyan unleashes a barrage of explosive ki blasts across the ring, which causes Tien and the others to get separated from each other. After the battle between Majin Buu and Beerus, Tien Shinhan along with Android 18 and Piccolo attempt to stop Beerus, all throwing a barrage of punches and kicks at him. Dragon Ball: Yo! When they introduced him, he was the polar opposite of Goku as a character. Tien Shinhan tells the other Z-Fighters that he left Chiaotzu behind as he felt that even though they trained, he would not have been able to keep up in the battle. Tien shares parallels to another mythological figure from Chinese mythology that has appeared in. Tien plays little role in following battles, he can only watch as Goku fights the seemingly all-powerful Piccolo Jr. Here, himself and Chiaotzu manage to evade being hit by Super Buu's Human Extinction Attack, which was used to exterminate the population of Earth. He attacks Android 17, but is quickly over-powered by him, and ends up being choked until he is dropped. You've changed a lot, inside and out, good for you. Another noteworthy trait of his, is the large scar on the right side of his chest, starting at his collar bone and running all the way down to his abdomen; Tien received this scar at the 23rd World Martial Arts Tournament during his fight against his former mentor, Mercenary Tao, who caught him off guard with his illegal Hidden Blade attack, scarring him for life. Main article: EX Yamhan Soon after this fight, when Chiaotzu uses the Dodon Ray against Krillin during their battle, and Goku mentions that it is same move that Mercenary Tao used, he learns of the death of his role-model and martial arts teacher Tao by the hands of Turtle student Goku and the tournament becomes more about revenge than victory. This allows the Future Warrior to train under him to learn his skills. Yurin. A couple days later Tien makes a visit to Master Roshi to check up on Goku's health. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu in The Tree of Might. Piccolo says that if Goku does not do what he orders, he will crush Tien's head. Shen shoots Dodon ray at Tien, Tien blows him away with his Tri-beam. He, along with Gohan, Master Roshi, Jaco, Piccolo, and Krillin battle Frieza's army. He then regroups with most of the other members of Team Universe 7. Counterparts Main article: Dragon Ball: Yo! He does this for a couple of times, but then Goku frees himself by slapping Tien in the face with his tail. Manga Future Tien Shinhan Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. As usual, these power levels are merely estimates and shouldn't be taken literally, with the official power levels ending after the Frieza arc. Tien Shinhan of Dragon Ball is a mysterious warrior compared to Goku or Vegeta. When Tien Shinhan lands he tells Gohan and Piccolo that he did not want Chiaotzu to help because he thought it was too dangerous for him. Cell (Imperfect) - 800,000,000 Tenshinhan's power level was 1830. During the three years of training, Tien trains intensively and uninterruptedly alongside Chiaotzu across the Earth and his power increases. The third eye is indeed real, as he has proved at several occasions that he can both move it around and close it, and even shoot ki laser beams out of it. The reluctant Tien complies, calling Bikkura a "rock-head" and a "half-ton tubby" to no avail. His power level is 180  during the 22nd World Martial Arts Tournament and 250  in the beginning of Dragon Ball Z. He saw significantly better results. When the Earth was destroyed by Kid Buu, Tien and Chiaotzu are also killed in the process. Tien also helps to evacuate their friends, creating a pit in the earth for them to take shelter from the Hyper Explosive Demon Wave, one of Piccolo Jr.'s more devastating attacks. Shen orders Tien to kill Chiaotzu but Tien refuses to do this. Tien beats Master Roshi with a single hit. His power was on par with Goku's in the finals, and after a long fight, Tien manages to win the tournament. Here's 10 facts and trivia we DO know about him however. Alongside his friends, they defeat the remainder of Frieza's forces before powering up to full strength to give Goku a signal to lock on to so he can teleport to Earth. Goku and Vegeta heads off to take care of Prum who they thought was the source but it turns out they fell into the enemy trap as Harmira of Universe 2 was the real shooter while as Prum acts as a mirror and scope, allowing them to attack anyone. They get their wish as Tien and Mercenary Tao are the first of the eight finalists to fight. At the night before the tournament, Chiaotzu feels fear and tells Tien his nightmare. In the original Dragon Ball. He was dominated by Drum, one of King Piccolo's minions, who is weaker than King Piccolo in his young state. Semi-Perfect Cell then makes his move to absorb Android 18 as well, but is held off by Tien, who uses his Neo Tri-Beam to hold Semi-Perfect Cell in place. Realizing that he will not be able to defeat Goku physically, Tien uses a new technique he has created, the Multi-Form, and splits into four identical copies of himself. If we can't figure out how strong Tien is, at least how strong is the Kikoho he used? Tien apologizes to Beerus and Shin, but Krillin tells him he has nothing to be ashamed of, as he saved everyone else and ended his fight in a draw. Tien - who has just arrived at the Cell Games - is dragged into the Tournament of Time. Martial artistFarmerMartial arts teacherGalactic Patrolman (Temporarily Deputized) Later he was able to fight and defeat both Jeice and Burter of the Ginyu Force, despite being double-teamed. In the Android Saga Tien manages to dodge Dr. Gero's eye beams that he used to kill civillians. Vegeta, deciding to toy with his opponents, has Nappa grow several Saibamen in the soil so that he can hold a small challenge. 1,400 Kept training with Tien but did not gain much power. He is Tiencha's EX Fusion counterpart. Tien training in solitude, in preparation for King Piccolo. When attempting to attack Android 17 alongside Piccolo, Tien is knocked down in one blow, and then choked into unconsciousness. Gender — Tien Shinhan describing Beerus' power. It's a surprisingly powerful technique, capable of fighting enemies of a far greater power level than Tien. He is later on seen at a party together with the other Z-fighters who participated in the fight against Frieza, eating and talking with Roshi and Vegeta. Rather, you should use them for power comparisons. Tien and Chiaotzu during the arrival of the Saiyans. When Perfect Cell declares his Cell Games, Tien decides to remain on the sidelines out of the fight; he even is given the chance to enter the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, but he bitterly declines the invitation, stating he has no chance against Cell. He takes Tao's unconscious body out of bounds and presents it to the watching Master Shen, telling him to take his brother and leave, and to never bother him again. Then he raised to 8000. Weight Shocked and concerned at the reveal of this game-changing info, Krillin, Piccolo, and Tien head off after Android 20 (who is revealed to be Dr. Gero), in search for his laboratory. After Cell shows up and works both of them, Tien comes along and shows that with Shin Kikoho he has enough power to stop Semi-perfect Cell in his tracks. By the time of the Golden Frieza Saga, Tien Shinhan has strength enough to take out many of Frieza's soldiers. The EX-Fusion of Tien and Yamcha introduced in Dragon Ball Fusions. Tiencha is the fusion of Tien Shinhan and his ally Yamcha. Tien, Piccolo, Yamcha, and Krillin all repeatedly fire energy blasts at Cell from behind in order to aid Gohan. Later Tien proves to be able to hold off Semi-Perfect Cell using his Neo Tri-Beam. In that time, Tien went from a power level of 250 to over 1,800. Anime Debut 75 kg (165 lbs) Made by TeamFourStar! Oddly, it never healed, even with the aid of any Senzu Bean he ate after the tournament. With the battle over, Tien now heads back to the Kame House with Goku's friends Launch, Yamcha and Bulma. After this, despite having shown none of his true power, Roshi concedes the match and hops out the ring. Tien, Vegeta, and Goku get up high and find Gohan and Piccolo dodging hundreds of sniper shots when Goku suddenly notices someone who is reflecting energy blasts Vegeta heads off to put a stop to it, finding the cowardly fighter. He then says the situation is just like he feared, and that the power differences are too big for him to be of any help. He manages to quickly defeat the vicious creature (in two hits to be precise), which causes Vegeta to destroy it for its severe incompetence. Nonetheless, he is no match for Shisami and Tagoma (the latter having powered up greatly thanks to training with Frieza). The attack manages to do serious damage to Nappa's armor, but does not seriously damage the Saiyan warrior. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, Tien Shinhan after being thrown away by Beerus. Once the Earth is restored and everyone is revived by the Namekian Dragon Balls, he and Chiaotzu later donate their energy to the Super Spirit Bomb so that Goku without a doubt will be able to kill Kid Buu, which he does not long after. In Resurrection ‘F’ and the anime version of the Universe 6 and Universe Survival Sagas he wears a primarily black, pale yellow and brown-red version of this outfit. Tien's non-combat outfit typically consists of a Hanfu-style robe with loose pants and boots, in contrast to the Manchu-style clothing that most Chinese characters in the series wears. Neo Tri Beam =/= Tien's Power Level. He appears in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 and Dragon Ball Fusions. In the anime, sometime prior to this saga, Tien Shinhan has opened up his own martial arts school called the Tien-Shin Style Dojo. Tien developed techniques that revolved around strategically collecting ki and unleashing bursts of intense energy with precise timing, believing that it is more important to develop aggressive attacks by controlling ki than it is to provide support. Cell. Address In the anime, the jar is safely brought to the battle inside of a capsule. Later upon seeing the weakened Super Saiyan Goku, Tien is shocked at his power and states that the dimensions of their power are too far apart, and according to Piccolo, Tien is no match for Dr. Gero. After a long silence, Tao lunges at Tien, but Tien quickly sidesteps and counters, knocking Tao to the ground. In the beginning of Dragon Ball Z, Tien's power level is 250. Tien however nullifies the large blast with his Kiai and then proceeds to defeat Tao with a single punch to the gut. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Universe Mission!! "That cold-blooded monster, he's gonna pay for this!" Time has passed and Oolong is in a rock-paper-scissors match with Beerus. While there, in a filler scenario, King Kai calls upon the deceased Ginyu Force (excluding Captain Ginyu) to challenge Tien, Yamcha and Chiaotzu. Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, Tien in the battle against Trunks in Bojack Unbound. However Krillin notes their is another more evil presence with Goku. Tien fired a full power Tri-Beam, which Roshi claimed was overdoing it, but even this was completely ineffective against Frost despite the warrior from Universe 6 took the attack head on. Wondering what counts as an insult to the Metalman, Tien is stopped from further attempts by Chiaotzu, who delivers scathing insults of his own to Bikkura to destroy his will to fight. But I see Majin Buu did some changing too!" However this corrects that part of the timeline and thanks to the Toki Toki City Hero forcing Turles to retreat, Goku and the Future Warrior make it in time to save Krillin and Gohan. Tien participates in the Intergalactic World Tournament along with Gohan, Krillin, Yamcha, Piccolo and Future Trunks. Tien lands an instant later, thus winning the tournament. Tien quickly catches up with Imperfect Cell, and witnesses his battle against the combined force of Piccolo and Android 17. In DBZ it was stated that Krillin was the strongest human fighter. I had no reason to like Tien more than Goku, all things considered, but I did. Though she does not appear in Xenoverse, her traditional outfit does appear as a clothing option that can be worn by a female Future Warrior (Saiyan, Human, or Majin race). In Dragon Ball Z Budokai, in the legend of Mister Satan, before fighting Tien, Mister Satan notices that Tien has 3 eyes, and wonders what Tien's glasses would look like. The new Future Warrior is sent by Elder Kai and Chronoa to correct the changes and prevent anymore from occurring. In an extra set of panels for the manga version, after Future Trunks uses Solar Flare on the Zamasus to their annoyance, it flashes to the present where Tien notes to Chiatozu that he thinks a god may have insulted his technique. Tien Shinhan and Chiaotzu training for the Tournament. He was originally a student of the Crane School who desired revenge against Goku for defeating his mentor, Mercenary Tao, but realized he was on the wrong side with the help of Master Roshi. King Piccolo continues to make his wish and then destroys the Dragon, knowing it is the only thing that can stop him. He and the other Z-Fighters soon get saved from the Cell Jrs. Since opening his own dojo in the Universe Survival Saga, he is shown to be a serious and strict teacher, but at the same time, patiently looks forward to his student's development. Tien accomplishes this through hanging InoShikaCho over a fire and telling Goku to leave the beast to burn if he was not allied with it. He later watches the battle between Goku and Beerus. November 3, Age 762May 8, Age 774Age 821-889 Master Roshi plans on using the Evil Containment Wave against King Piccolo and, since Goku is thought to have already been killed, Master Roshi considers Tien to be the last line of defense for the planet in case he fails. Tien calls Hermila a worthy opponent, then prepares another Tri-Beam to blast him off the stage; however, in a desperate last resort, Hermila fires at the arena, which breaks the ground under Tien in a huge explosion, knocking him off the platform. Dragon Ball Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. In the manga, Tien, along with Master Roshi, were outmatched by Frost. Allegedly, Tien is not naturally bald, as it is stated by his former mentor, Master Shen, that he shaves his head much like Krillin does, though unlike Krillin he has never been seen unshaven. Tien seems to shock Gohan with his power, as well as Bootenks complimenting him on being a master. After absorbing humans around the world, Cell becomes powerful enough to defeat Piccolo and matches Android #16. Chiaotzu's opponent turns out to be the now cybernetically repaired Mercenary Tao, greatly surprising Tien, who thought Tao to be dead. 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