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This article is about the Ancient Saiyan from Dragon Ball Legends. For the minor female Saiyan/Earthling character from Dragon Ball Fusions, see Shalot.

"I mean, there’s a bunch of other strong guys aside from Cell showing up, right? I’ll give Gohan the fight this time, but that doesn’t mean I won’t use the games to get even stronger!"
— Shallot

Shallot (シャロット Sharotto) is the protagonist appearing in Dragon Ball Legends. He is an amnesiac Saiyan from the earliest eras of Saiyan history.

Appearance

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Shallot is a Saiyan who has a medium build, and hair resembling a much shorter version of Raditz's hair with a front fringe straying to the right. He wears leather Sadala Saiyan armor, as he is from the time when this was the clothing of the Saiyans, the armor plates, greaves, and armbands are blue, and the undershirt and shorts are black. He has silver-blue boots, and a dark black tail which unlike most adult Saiyans with tails, he lets it swing freely rather than securing it around his waist.

Personality

Shallot has good fighting potential and is quite short tempered and aggressive like usual Saiyans. Although quick to go off at people, Shallot has his own morals and does not like being commanded. Like Goku and Vegeta , he has a strong appetite. He is noted to have a similar personality to Caulifla and the two get along. Shallot also seems to judge a warrior not by his power but by how determined they are.

Biography

Background

Shallot woke up in the start of the storyline of Dragon Ball Legends, unsure of how he got there or who he really was. The only real memory he retained was one where he was commanded to run, and he was called by his name. This was provided to Trunks when he was asked.

Dragon Ball Legends

Main article: Dragon Ball Legends After encountering and fighting Broly alongside Goku, the two were informed by Zahha about a Tournament of Time in which people from all places in time would compete, and the winner would receive a wish on the Super Dragon Balls. Although reluctant to accept that he was in it, he joined as Zahha's ally, and also allies with a young Bulma and the current age Jaco to learn more about the era, and comes across Raditz. After being defeated by Raditz, a version of Vegeta from the past is demanded by Beerus to train Shallot, Zahha, and a young Gohan, who become mentored by him and an enthusiastic Nappa. After defeating Vegeta as the final trial in his training, Shallot successfully defeats a seemingly empowered Raditz, and is offered by Beerus and the current-age Goku to help find the real culprit behind the tournament. Though Shallot ends up agreeing, Zahha is not as trustworthy of Beerus, and after a friendly spar parts ways with Shallot.

Afterwards, Shallot comes across several members of the Frieza Force, including Dodoria and Zarbon, who are certain that Shallot has destroyed a city and wiped out their men. Shallot comes across a man who looks like him in a red hood, called the Saiyan in Red. Though the Saiyan in Red nearly defeats him, the current-age Goku comes to Shallot's rescue. Before the Saiyan in Red flees, he calls Shallot "the blood of the defeated" and Goku "the blood of the tainted." Reporting the situation to Beerus, Goku decides to fight Shallot to see if there is any difference between his ki and the Saiyan in Red. Though their ki is the same for the most part, there's a difference Goku can't describe. It's revealed by Whis that Shallot is an "ancient Saiyan" whose ki somehow differs from Goku, and believes this may be relevant to them being referred to as the "blood of the defeated" and the "blood of the tainted." Beerus briefly speculates whether the mysterious Saiyan they encountered was Shallot from a different era, or a situation similar to Goku Black.

Later, young Bulma was captured by members of the Frieza Force led by Turles, which led to Shallot infiltrating them while pretending to join. It was revealed by a version of Frieza from the past that his forces are divided and have started fighting between one another. It later shown that Turles has been boosting the power of his soldiers by giving them fruit from the Tree of Might. While under the command of Frieza, Shallot and Appule had to find powerful warriors to join the Frieza Force. After being attacked by some of Turles' men, Whis convinces Shallot to look for Nappa and Vegeta to recruit them into the Frieza Force. Shallot finds the two and easily convinces them to join and the three find Appule who has found and recruited Android 19. Later after returning to Frieza, Android 19 is revealed to be a spy and as soon as he found Frieza's location, he leaves while sending some Copymen to attack Shallot so he doesn't follow.

After the fight, Frieza kills Appule for bringing Android 19 and compromising the Frieza Force. This enraged Shallot who attempts to kill Frieza, but was stopped and knocked out by Vegeta and Nappa. After Shallot wakes up and after a stern talk from Vegeta, Shallot and the other two Saiyans accompany Frieza to a destroyed city to find Zarbon and Dodoria.

Power

Video games

Shallot is able to easily take down multiple Saibamen. Shallot is noted by Broly to be a weakling compared to Goku and Future Trunks in their Super Saiyan forms, and Future Trunks thinks that Shallot is out of his depth trying to help them fight Broly. Later in the story, Shallot is considerably weaker than an abnormally strong Raditz at the beginning of their fight, but becomes much needed help in the battle as it wages on. Later towards the end of the first chapter Shallot has the power to defeat both Zarbon and Dodoria, with their boss Frieza later commending his power.

After befriending Goku and training against his Super Saiyan form, Goku notes Shallot should already have the power to transform into one. Whis, however, theorizes that something personally and subconsciously may be holding him back.

After additional training under Vegeta and Nappa, as well as Captain Ginyu, Shallot is strong enough that the Ginyu Force is unable to defeat him one on one and he is able to fight on par with Frieza's second form, however, he is still outclassed by Frieza's third form until he receives a boost with help from Vegeta.

After Shallot achieves Super Saiyan, he is strong enough to barely defeat a Final Form Frieza who has been strengthened by eating a fruit from the Tree of Might. However, he admitted to being weaker then Super Saiyan Full Power Goku and could barely match up to a non-serious Dabura. His Super Saiyan form is later shown to be roughly on par with Android 16 . However, Shallot is shown to not stand a chance against Semi-Perfect Cell, although it is explained in-game that this Cell was created from the cells of warriors across all of the Super Time Tournament and was therefore vastly more powerful than the main timelines Cell.

After acheiving Super Saiyan 2, Cell considers him a bigger threat than a Super Saiyan 2 Gohan (Teen). This implies that Shallot's Super Saiyan 2 form is at least as strong as, if not stronger then Super Saiyan 2 Gohan (Teen)

After intense training with Goku in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, beside getting far stronger than before, Shallot achieved Super Saiyan 3, being able to  surpass the Powered-Up Innocent Buu, angering the Majin and shocking Babidi.

He later proves to be able to match Giblet's base form as a Super Saiyan 2 as well as going toe to toe with him in his enhanced dark ki form while as a Super Saiyan 3 however he proves to be at a disadvantage due to the form's massive energy consumption, as well as the fact that he is much weaker than Super Saiyan God Goku when he proves to be able to handle Giblet much easier than Shallot could. It is noted that Shallot is still no match for Beerus or Whis, even in his Super Saiyan 3 form. However, Whis suggests that Shallot should focus on getting stronger by fighting people in his base form, pointing out that Shallot is able to fight opponents like Third Form Frieza and Semi-Perfect Cell with ease. 

When facing off against Lord Slug, he proves to be able to handle him easily. However after Slug uses his dark ki form, Shallot is forced to use Super Saiyan in order to fight him on better terms. Slug proves to be no match for Shallot in his Super Saiyan form, forcing him to flee. Shallot later notes that the the dark ki infused in Slug was different that usual, this is later explained by Giblet due to the mastermind using the energy collected by Babidi in order to empower his warriors.

When facing off against Majin Vegeta in his Super Saiyan 2 form, he was quickly knocked backwards by a single attack while in base form. Once Shallot ascends to Super Saiyan 2 however, the two prove to be evenly matched, which results in Vegeta using the improved dark Ki technique that Giblet had displayed. This forces Shallot to transform into his Super Saiyan 3 form which allows him to outmatch Vegeta's Dark Ki empowered Super Saiyan 2.

When facing against the Androids 13, 14 and 15, he is overwhelmed in his base form at first due to the Androids having analyzed Shallot's moves and fighting style in their previous fights as well as becoming stronger thanks to upgrading. After teaming up with Bardock they manage to overwhelm the androids due to their unpredictable fighting styles, and working together against them. Against a Dark Ki enhanced Frost, Shallot proved to be able to match him in only his base form, causing Frost to resort to poisoning him in order to win. 

During his second fight against Majin Vegeta, Shallot is initially at a disadvantage as a Super Saiyan 2, forcing him to ascend to Super Saiyan 3. This excites Majin Vegeta, though their battle is interrupted by Super Buu (Gohan Absorbed). Shallot proves to be no match against Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) even when using Super Saiyan 3, being totally outmatched and almost defeated until Vegeta stepped in and the mastermind appeared and teleported Super Buu away.

When facing off against Android 13 for the second time, Shallot is at a major disadvantage in his base form, which furthers puts him in more of a disadvantage once #13 is enchanced with the improved Dark Ki and starts overwhelming Shallot, who's still in his base form. But once Shallot transforms into a Super Saiyan 3, the tables turn. Shallot starts pressuring Android 13 and eventually defeats him, forcing him and #15 to retreat for the time being. When Whis found Shallot after he had found Caulifla and Kale, he was impressed and happy with Shallot's growth in strength.

Statements by authors and guidebooks

In the promotional material for Dragon Ball Legends, Shallot appears to possess a similar level of power to Super Saiyan Goku.

Abilities

Great Ape

Main article: Great Ape Having a fully formed Saiyan tail, Shallot presumably is able to transform into a Great Ape once absorbing enough Blutz Waves.

Rage Power-Up
Shallot Power Up

Shallot powers up in anger

Main article: Rage Mode After rigorous training with Nappa, Shallot became capable of a power up through rage, while undergoing the power up his eye color changes and his hair spikes up in a similar manner to Super Saiyan and resembles the Wrath State though without the berserker rage. His energy is also orange with the silhouette of a Great Apes face behind him. Once the power up is complete Shallot's appearance returns to normal. First assumed in his rematch with Raditz.

Super Saiyan

Main articles: Super Saiyan and Super Saiyan Full Power

"You will die here and now, Frieza! By my Saiyan hands! I'm going to bring back Vegeta's and the Saiyan race's pride!"
— Shallot after transforming into a Super Saiyan for the first time

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Shallot as a Super Saiyan

While Shallot fights Frieza alongside Vegeta, Frieza turns into his final form and kills Vegeta. Determined to avenge Vegeta and defend his Saiyan pride, along with anger at Frieza for mocking the Saiyans, Shallot turns into a Super Saiyan. His hair and tail turn gold, and his eyes turn greenish-blue. In this form, Shallot is strong enough to fight Frieza after he's eaten Fruit of the Tree of Might.

After a week of training with Zahha and Gohan, Shallot learns how to maintain his Super Saiyan form with less stress on his body.

Golden Great Ape

Main article: Golden Great Ape As he has the ability to to go Super Saiyan and has a tail, Shallot can presumably transform into a Golden Great Ape once he has absorbed enough Blutz Waves.

Super Saiyan 2

Main article: Super Saiyan 2

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Shallot as a Super Saiyan 2

Shallot unlocks Super Saiyan 2 after Android 16 sacrificed himself to defeat Bojack. In this state, Cell considers him a bigger threat than Super Saiyan 2 Gohan (Teen). Shallot is later shown to be superior to Majin Vegeta in this state, forcing him to use dark ki.

Super Saiyan 3

Main article: Super Saiyan 3

Shallot Super Saiyan 3

Shallot as a Super Saiyan 3

Whilst Shallot trains with Goku in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, Shallot learns the ability to transform into Super Saiyan 3, to combat the vastly powered up Buu. In this state, he's seen to be vastly superior to Majin Buu, even being able to destroy him do thoroughly that it takes him several hours to reform.

Super Saiyan God

Main article: Super Saiyan God

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Shallot as a Super Saiyan God

After being sent by Whis in a quest to train his normal form and collect six pure hearted Saiyans, Shallot achieves the Super Saiyan God form.

Video Game Appearances

Voice Actors

List of characters killed by Shallot

  • Android 19
  • Frieza - Killed a version of Frieza from before the battle of Namek after he eats several Fruits of the Tree of Might, sending him back to his proper time with no memories of the tournament.
  • Remote Controlled Android 20
  • Cell - Killed a more powerful version of Cell created in the era Shallot was summoned to with the help of Teen Gohan, Bardock, Cabba, and Zahha.

Trivia

  • Shallot is an original character designed by Akira Toriyama himself.
  • Shallot's name comes from "shallot", a type of onion.
  • An unrelated female 3/4 Saiyan 1/4 Earthling named Shalot appears in Dragon Ball Fusions.
    • Additionally his name also resemble Eschalot the Saiyan name Vegeta had originally intended to give to Bulla before Bulma beat him to it.
  • Coincidentally, the Japanese voice actors for both Shallot and the Saiyan in Red have the same first name (Kenji).
  • When assuming his powered-up state, Shallot's eyes become red just as they are for a split second in the opening cutscenes for Legends.
  • While being able to perform basically any attack in the game, Shallot is unable to perform attacks like Lock-On Buster, Kaio-ken Kamehameha, Acid, Psycho Javelin and even the Spirit Bomb.[1]
    • The Acid and Lock-On Buster could be explained because Shallot is a Saiyan, without any Mechanic Modification and without the natural ability of the Saibamen to produce Acid.
    • The Spirit Bomb and the Kaio-ken could be explained due to Shallot's personality, being unable to perform attacks like that.
  • Shallot is the second Ancient Saiyan to achieve the Super Saiyan God form, with the first being Yamoshi. He is also the only Saiyan besides Yamoshi to possess a Tail when he achieved the transformation.
    • Similar to his Super Saiyan forms' golden tail fur, the fur of Shallot's tail turns the same red color as his hair when in his Super Saiyan God form.
    • Interestingly, the fur of Shallot's tail in base form and Rage Power-Up is the same black color as his hair.

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