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|Alternate names||Shin Kikōhō |
New Energy Work Blast
Neo Ki Blast Cannon
|Debut||Say Goodbye, 17|
|Class||Energy Beam Barrage|
Neo Tri-Beam (新気功砲) is a more powerful version of the Tri-Beam used by Tien. Tien puts his hands together by the tips of his fingers and thumbs and zooms in on the target through the triangle in between his hands. Once he gathers enough energy, he shouts, "Tri-Beam, ha!" and fires many Tri-Beams at the opponent while repeating "ha!" multiple times, depending on how much he repeats the attack. However, the major drawback of the technique is, as with the original, that it drains Tien's life force, greatly harming and being able to kill him with repeated use.
Tien used this attack to distract Cell in his Semi-Perfect form so Android 18 could escape with an injured Android 16. Although Cell was significantly more powerful than Tien and the Neo Tri-Beam did not inflict any real damage, Cell was unable to escape the repeated attacks and kept getting blasted into the ground. However, overusing the Neo Tri-Beam took a toll on Tien and he eventually collapsed from exhaustion. Before Cell could kill Tien, Goku appeared using Instant Transmission and took the unconscious Tien and Piccolo back to Kami's Lookout to recover.
Neo Tri-Beam was named in the Budokai Tenkaichi series and is Tien's Ultimate Blast. In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, it appears as a larger version of the Tri-Beam in energy wave form, but this was later fixed in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 and 3. It also appeared in the Budokai series, but its name is "Neo Ki Blast Cannon". It later appeared in Dragon Ball: Raging Blast.