Legend of the Four Tails Monkey August 30, 2014
I wanted to share some information regarding 3 tails turtle, unfortunately any record regarding the turtle has been removed, so i’ll just skip the turtle and go straight to the monkey. Well, the 4 tails are also known as Son Goku/Sun Wukong (no, not the one from the infamous Dragon Ball) or Monkey King, is a main character in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West. Sun Wukong is also found in many later stories and adaptations.
In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain by the Buddha, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to retrieve Buddhist sutras from India.
Sun Wukong possesses an immense amount of strength; he is able to lift his 13,500 jīn (7,960 kilograms (17,550 lb)) staff with ease. He is also extremely fast, able to travel 108,000 li (54,000 kilometres (34,000 mi)) in one somersault. Sun knows 72 transformations, which allow him to transform into various animals and objects; however, he is troubled in transforming into other forms, due to the accompanying incomplete transformation of his tail. Sun Wukong is a skilled fighter, capable of holding his own against the best warriors of heaven. Also, each of his hairs possess magical properties, capable of being transformed into clones of the Monkey King himself, and/or into various weapons, animals, and other objects. He also knows spells that can command wind, part water, conjure protective circles against demons, and freeze humans, demons, and gods alike.
One of the most enduring Chinese literary characters, Sun Wukong has a varied background and colorful cultural history. For example, Sun Wukong is considered by some scholars to be influenced by both the Hindu deity Hanuman from the Ramayana and elements of Chinese folklore
Here, Son Goku is known as the 4 Tailed Beast (he really hate people who call him ’4 tails’ and prefer to be called ‘Son’). And he excel at taijutsu and capable of using combination of fire and earth jutsu. He also grant huge stat boost to shinobies, much more compared the 3 tails’ stat boost.