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"A pose from the mysterious hero, Super Elite. Increases all abilities!"
Dragon Ball Xenoverse in-game description


Hero's Pose is a Fighting Pose used by Jaco.

Overview

The user performs a pose that temporarily increases all abilities. It is the signature Fighting Pose used by Super Elite Galactic Patrolman, Jaco.

Usage

Jaco performing the pose in the Resurrection ‘F’ manga

In Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ - Special One Shot, Jaco performs the pose while fighting several Frieza Force soldiers.

Video Game Appearances

Hero's Pose was named in Dragon Ball Xenoverse where it appears as one of Jaco's Super Skills. It can also be learned by the Future Warrior during Jaco's Training as the Warrior's Master by completing Master Training Quest 01: "Rare Metal?", which is part of the Resurrection ‘F’ Pack DLC.

"Strikes a heroic pose and increases the character's Attributes."
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Tutorial description

Jaco performing the Hero's Pose in his Scan from Xenoverse 2

Shallot performing the Hero's Pose in Dragon Ball Legends

In Xenoverse 2, Hero's Pose returns as a Super Skill used by Jaco which the Future Warrior can learn by completing Jaco's Initiation Test to train under him. It also appears as Emotes 43: "Elite Pose". According to Jaco, every Galactic Patrolman has their own unique version of the Hero's Pose and suggests the Future Warrior should think up their own pose, though they can only utilize Jaco's version.[4]

In Dragon Ball Legends, during the Tournament of Time Jaco teaches his Team Beerus teammate Shallot the Hero's Pose when Shallot seeks his help with coming up with a pose to impress the Ginyu Force whom Shallot got teamed up with working with Frieza to rescue his and Jaco's teammate Bulma from the Frieza Force faction controlled by Turles and Frost (who was masquerading as Frieza out of revenge for what happened during the Tournament of Power). Unfortunately the Ginyu Force consider the pose itself to be terrible to Shallot's utter embarrassment and anger at Jaco for teaching him the pose. However Captain Ginyu is impressed by Shallot's resolve despite considering the pose lacking and even offers to teach him a better one.

Trivia

  • In some artwork related to Jaco the Galactic Patrolman (such as character profiles) various characters from that series can be seen striking the Hero's Pose such Tights and Omori.
  • Jaco, the Galactic King, Zuno, and Zuno's Attendants can be seen performing the pose in one of the endings for Dragon Ball Super.
    • In another part of the same ending, Tights can be seen performing the pose along with her parents.
  • In Dragon Ball Legends, the Hero's Pose is shown to not be up to the Ginyu Force's standards for Fighting Poses.

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, 2016
  2. Dragon Ball Xenoverse, Resurrection ‘F’ Pack DLC
  3. Dragon Ball Legends, 2018
  4. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Jaco: "Every Galactic Patrolman has their very own Hero's Pose. So you need to think up your own special one too! I'm sure you'll need it one day."
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