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Ultimate Shenron
Blackstar Dragonball Shenron
究極神龍
Kyūkyoku Shenlong
Anime name Shenron
Alternate names Black Star Shenlong
Black Star Shenron
Red Shenlong
Red Shenron
Debut Dragon Ball GT, "A Devastating Wish" (February 1996)
Appears in
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Race Dragon
Date of death Age 789 (Death of Piccolo [fused w/ Kami])
Family
  • Nameless Namek (creator)
  • Shenron (Earth counterpart)
  • Porunga (Namekian counterpart)
  • Black Smoke Shenron (Earth counterpart)
  • Ultimate Shenron[1] is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball franchise. He makes his debut in "A Devastating Wish", the first episode of Dragon Ball GT.

    AppearanceEdit

    BlackStarDragon

    The dragon on Kami's Lookout

    While Shenron and Porunga are both shown to be comparable in size to a large skyscraper, Ultimate Shenron is shown to be larger than each of these eternal dragons combined. While coiling, Shenron has been shown as being roughly the size of Kami's Lookout. Ultimate Shenron on the other hand is so large that his head alone is roughly the size of the lookout. Also, while Shenron has his "whiskers" on the upper part of his mouth, Ultimate Shenron has them on the lower part of its mouth. Interestingly enough, he lacks the red eyes that the other eternal dragons have, and instead has yellow or blue-green ones.

    BiographyEdit

    Ultimate Shenron is the third out of four eternal dragons introduced in Dragon Ball. Like Shenron and Porunga, he can only be summoned using a particular collection of Dragon Balls, the Black Star Dragon Balls in this case.

    Imagergres

    Ultimate Shenron in the Dragon Ball GT opening

    Like the original incarnation of Shenron, Ultimate Shenron is only capable of granting a single wish. However, his capabilities greatly outclass those of the other eternal dragons. For instance, death wishes do not exceed Ultimate Shenron's power. For wishes that do not exceed the regular Shenron's power (such as restoring someone's youth), the wish is still so powerful that only a second wish to Ultimate Shenron can permanently reverse it. After a wish has been granted by the deity, the Black Star Dragon Balls are catapulted throughout the galaxy rather than their respective planet, and a one-year countdown is issued for the host planet's destruction, which can only be undone if the Dragon Balls are returned to that planet within this time. In Dragon Ball GT, Ultimate Shenron is used to cause Goku's body to physically regress to childhood, in a wish accidentally made by Emperor Pilaf. He is later summoned by Baby in the episode "The Game After Life", where he is instructed to restore Planet Vegeta (renamed to the "Tuffle Planet") and relocate it to Earth's solar system.

    Techniques and special abilitiesEdit

    Video game appearancesEdit

    Ultimate Shenron appears in the story mode of Dragon Ball GT: Transformation, and can be summoned in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 and Dragon Ball Heroes.

    UltimateShenron.UT

    Ultimate Shenron in Ultimate Tenkaichi

    In the Hero Mode of Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, Omega Shenron makes the wish to Ultimate Shenron to make Earth a living Hell. Once the Hero finds Ultimate Shenron on Kami's Lookout, the eternal dragon has been controlled by Omega Shenron's negative energy and attacks the Hero while the Hero is trying to make a wish. However, while being controlled by the negative energy, Ultimate Shenron begs the Hero to bring him back to normal and to stop his controlled attacks. Once defeated, the Hero asks for Ultimate Shenron to restore Earth as to how it was before Omega Shenron made his wish. However, Ultimate Shenron explains that he cannot grant this wish due to the negative energy being much stronger than the Dragon's creator, Kami. Ultimate Shenron instead grants the Hero's new wish to bring back all those who were killed by the chaos Omega Shenron created.

    Even though Ultimate Shenron is the eternal Dragon for the Black Star Dragon Balls, their effect of causing the planet they were used on to self-destruct after one year is absent in Ultimate Tenkaichi.

    Voice actorsEdit

    TriviaEdit

    • Ultimate Shenron's eyes are blue in the opening for Dragon Ball GT, the episode "The Game After Life", and the Hero Mode of Ultimate Tenkaichi.
    • He seems smaller in Ultimate Tenkaichi than in other appearances.

    ReferencesEdit

    Dragons
    Eternal Dragons Black Smoke ShenronPorungaShenronUltimate Shenron
    Shadow Dragons Syn ShenronHaze ShenronEis ShenronNuova ShenronRage ShenronOceanus ShenronNaturon Shenron
    Dragon Ball sets Namekian Dragon BallsEarth's Dragon BallsBlack Star Dragon Balls
    Related article Dragon ClanShadow DragonsShadow Dragon Saga

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