Taran Zhu the unkillable.

Sooo lets see how many times he should have died.

Shado-pan Monastary where we forced the sha out of him, liu flameheart and multiple other pandas died after forcing the sha that deep out of them.

Thunder Isle, is almost bleeding out and lives.

Vale of eternal blossoms gets impaled by gorehowl.

3 times this guy has survived, I'm sorry but it was all a set back and now I have no respect for this character.
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Shado-pan Monastary where we forced the sha out of him, liu flameheart and multiple other pandas died after forcing the sha that deep out of them.

You don't become the leader of the Shado-Pan without being pretty badass. Nothing against Liu Flameheart, Gu Cloudstrike, and Suna Silentstrike, but it may be that they just weren't as strong as Taran Zhu.

Thunder Isle, is almost bleeding out and lives.

Yalia was right there and she's a priest. She easily could have stabilized him as soon as we left. He wanted for Jaina and Lorthe'mar to see him wounded, having taken those wounds holding the line for their forces.

Vale of eternal blossoms gets impaled by gorehowl.

My guess is Garrosh intentionally spared him, so Taran could see his land ravaged and know that he failed.

I have a pet theory that if we get a 5.5, it will involve Taran Zhu becoming the new Emperor of Pandaria with the blessing of Shaohao and ruling it as a independent nation.
Edited by Taelen on 9/12/2013 3:23 PM PDT
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09/12/2013 03:23 PMPosted by Taelen
Shado-pan Monastary where we forced the sha out of him, liu flameheart and multiple other pandas died after forcing the sha that deep out of them.

You don't become the leader of the Shado-Pan without being pretty badass. Nothing against Liu Flameheart, Gu Cloudstrike, and Suna Silentstrike, but it may be that they just weren't as strong as Taran Zhu.

Thunder Isle, is almost bleeding out and lives.

Yalia was right there and she's a priest. She easily could have stabilized him as soon as we left. He wanted for Jaina and Lorthe'mar to see him wounded, having taken those wounds holding the line for their forces.

Vale of eternal blossoms gets impaled by gorehowl.

My guess is Garrosh intentionally spared him, so Taran could see his land ravaged and know that he failed.

I have a pet theory that if we get a 5.5, it will involve Taran Zhu becoming the new Emperor of Pandaria with the blessing of Shaohao and ruling it as a independent nation.


Did you not see the giant explosion of death that killed that butterfly... how does he live that.
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Did you not see the giant explosion of death that killed that butterfly... how does he live that.

The same way Garrosh survived being at ground zero, I would imagine.
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09/12/2013 03:25 PMPosted by Darmonic

You don't become the leader of the Shado-Pan without being pretty badass. Nothing against Liu Flameheart, Gu Cloudstrike, and Suna Silentstrike, but it may be that they just weren't as strong as Taran Zhu.


Yalia was right there and she's a priest. She easily could have stabilized him as soon as we left. He wanted for Jaina and Lorthe'mar to see him wounded, having taken those wounds holding the line for their forces.


My guess is Garrosh intentionally spared him, so Taran could see his land ravaged and know that he failed.

I have a pet theory that if we get a 5.5, it will involve Taran Zhu becoming the new Emperor of Pandaria with the blessing of Shaohao and ruling it as a independent nation.


Did you not see the giant explosion of death that killed that butterfly... how does he live that.


garrosh was standing right next to him and he walked away just fine.

also, it here were a new pandaren emporer, lorewalker cho fits the bill better than taran zhu, although taran zhu deserves it way more
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I kinda like how unkillable Taran Zhu is. It's almost a gag for him, to be massively wounded in the patch only to recover in time for the next.

The same way Garrosh survived being at ground zero, I would imagine.


Magic?
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I kinda like how unkillable Taran Zhu is. It's almost a gag for him, to be massively wounded in the patch only to recover in time for the next.

The same way Garrosh survived being at ground zero, I would imagine.


Magic?


The magic of being stronger then a mere butterfly, I would say. One can take out a butterfly with a book if so inclined <although that's quite mean>, but that doesn't mean smacking a person with a book would kill them.

I personally enjoy his iron fortitude, so I have no issues with it. Sometimes someone can take a lot of wounds and live, especially in a world with magical healing thrown into the mix.
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but that doesn't mean smacking a person with a book would kill them.


It can. It just requires very exact circumstances. Like it being an undead child who has mostly rotten away.
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KIREL NARAK! I AM MAL'GANIS!

*entire population of Pandaria drops their jaws*
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09/12/2013 03:39 PMPosted by Ximothy
but that doesn't mean smacking a person with a book would kill them.


It can. It just requires very exact circumstances. Like it being an undead child who has mostly rotten away.


Don't do that! You could damage a n important source of knowledge that way. If you want to kill someone like that, use a tree branch or something. Books are too precious and valuable to used in such a heinous way.
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All that fat panda blubber.

We thought it was his heart, but it was just flabby flesh.
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I have a pet theory that if we get a 5.5, it will involve Taran Zhu becoming the new Emperor of Pandaria with the blessing of Shaohao and ruling it as a independent nation.


I would be happy with this. Taran displays the ability to get feisty and assertive when he needs to. Not a fan of the way Blizzard has made other faction leaders respond to him, but standing on his own I think he would make a great official leader for his people.
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I just mean this is getting frustrating how many times he should have died.

Also Liu flameheart can call upon the inner power of the Jade Serpent I am sure she is much stronger then Taran Zhu.
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I swear I'm like the only person who like Taran Zhu
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I swear I'm like the only person who like Taran Zhu
Nah, I like him too. I think he hits the war between the Horde and Alliance right on the head. Every retaliation is an act of aggression, every act of aggression merits immediate retaliation. Ad infinitum.

Of course, him having the gall to be miffed at the people dragging his land into their devastating war can only be punished by death. Then reanimation. Then re-death.
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KIREL NARAK! I AM MAL'GANIS!

*entire population of Pandaria drops their jaws*

Lol. I like Taran Zhu, but this would be pretty dang funny.
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Let's be realistic.

Very few people die from being impaled by an axe for the sheer fact that isn't how an axe works.

Also, look at Gorehowl. There isn't really a blade at the top, which is obviously where Taran was impaled by his positioning.

So he got a superficial wound, it's still a gut wound which would bleed quite a bit, but it's superficial in that 'He's not in immediate danger of dying.'
Edited by Iraalius on 9/12/2013 6:36 PM PDT
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09/12/2013 04:08 PMPosted by Jirard
You don't become the leader of the Shado-Pan without being pretty badass.


Defying logical storytelling doesn't make you badass.

It makes you a terrible character.


How is it illogical? No one said Sha removal is automatic death. You would need to be strong to survive and Taran has proved he has a powerful will. I see no point in letting him die on Thunder Isle. He didn't obtain any wounds that should indicate death. For the final turn, we've seen characters get stabbed and survive. That and Garrosh was allowing him to live so he obviously was kept alive.

Taran has to be shown his errors and live with it.
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KIREL NARAK! I AM MAL'GANIS!

*entire population of Pandaria drops their jaws*


...Frankly, I would not be the least bit surprised. In fact, for all we know, he's probably having Garrosh taken away to the legion's hideout, to make him the new leader of the new demonic Horde.
Edited by Cassima on 9/12/2013 7:05 PM PDT
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