Oogway accomplished many things after this—such include the creation and perfection of kung fu, the development of the Dragon Warrior legend and creation of the Dragon Scroll, the peace-sustaining in the Valley of Peace, and the assisting of others outside the Valley. Produced & Filmed by Paul Anderson & Shaye Scott Master Oogway, himself, said, “A destiny is not realized until we let go of the illusion of control.” To say we made this happen of our own accord would be to fall victim to this illusion. Some time in his youth, a dangerous tribe of Underworld Demons took up residence in the valley, terrorizing its citizens and laying waste to the settlement, gleefully destroying all who attempted to escape or enter. However, when it seemed like Oogway was about to select Tigress, a large panda named Po landed right in front of her, after having ridden a chair riddled with fireworks to get in the arena. Through his hard work and determination, Shifu was eventually elevated to the rank of master. Zhang Mingyu: Deputy General Manager of Huang Yaguan Great Wall , Oogway discovering the Pool of Sacred Tears. After the ancient pandas healed the injuries he had from the previous war, Oogway transitioned from the ambitious and aggressive warlord he was to the wise and noble Kung Fu master beloved and respected by all. In Kung Fu Panda 3, Oogway's sash has been elongated, extending a couple of feet or so behind him, resembling a cape. The tortoise even supported Tigress when she volunteered to deliver Shifu's message, and later suggested that it had been no accident to bring back an entirely different group of recruits. Hu Guang: Camera Assistant The second was in Po's memories during his flashback, where Oogway was briefly seen choosing Po as the Dragon Warrior, which allowed Po to attain inner peace and stop Lord Shen and his wolf army from destroying kung fu and taking over China. Age A proud Oogway talking to Thundering Rhino, Storming Ox, and Croc. Oogway shared with him his admiration of the young warrior's skills, but also sensed great pain in him, and saw the reason for Monkey's mischievous behavior, as he had been laughed at when his own pants fell in public as a child. Oogway and Shifu remained at the Jade Palace to defend the Dragon Scroll and when Shifu was unable to bring himself to defeat Tai Lung and was overpowered as a result, Oogway himself intercepted Tai Lung before he could take the scroll and easily defeated him with paralyzing nerve strikes to the chest, immobilizing and knocking out the snow leopard. Despite his physiological limitations, Oogway also possessed unbelievable physical strength for his stature, seeing how he was able to easily lift up Thundering Rhino by the horn and toss him in a gap between the Bridge of Mists. Shifu appeared sad and confused at the sudden death of his master, and was left with his master's staff. • Kung Fu Panda: The Game • Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors • Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends Upon finding that the Wu Sisters had just escaped their imprisonment, the tortoise realized this was a chance for Thundering Rhino, Ox, and Croc to put their skills to better use. Unable to cope with the stress, Shifu decided to quit his kung fu life, but Oogway stopped him and taught him hing kung, which involved balancing on leaves. Please enter your email address. Residence We’re big fans of the Kung Fu Panda movie series (and we’ve all got kids that love it too.) Sensing his time had come, the tortoise handed Shifu his staff, then turned into a swirling cloud of peach blossoms that ascended into the Spirit Realm. Not only did Oogway win their fight, but he saved Monkey from being crushed under a falling pillar. It can be seen from space. They fought fiercely but the owl could not defeat Oogway, and so fled the palace before she could be captured. When Shifu rose to the rank of master in his youth, he quickly became overwhelmed by a mass of new responsibilities. He later went to Tigress as she sat bemoaning her "failure", but he again expressed his conviction that she could not be Shifu; she had to be herself. The loyal bonds that united the tortoise and yak were shaken upon Oogway's realization that Kai was after the power over chi, and though it pained him to do so, Oogway dueled Kai in an earth-shaking battle which ended with Kai being banished to the Spirit Realm, body and soul. He was then transformed into a jade amulet, with which Kai wore around his neck. Oogway's decision to choose "a fat, flabby panda" like Po over a loyal student like herself offended her, leading her to wonder whether or not Oogway made the right choice. Oogway watched as Shifu mentored young Tigress, cautioning his pupil against trying to mold her into a copy of himself. She turned dark, desiring to rule the Jade Palace herself and challenged Oogway. Oogway has the ability to converse with others through visions while they are in a dormant state such as meditation, sleep or an unconscious episode. Oogway's knowledge is such that he always knows about the future events, even knowing the means he could use to come back from the spirit realm to the mortal world, but had no intentions to, desiring those he treasured to know everything he knows, and he was able to banish Kai into the Spirit World not just in soul but also body, suggesting that he could even open gateways to the spirit realm. The first was during the intro as he replaced the young fishing boy in DreamWorks' logo. Oogway stood on a hill overlooking the land that would later become known as the Valley of Peace and knew that he had found the place he would call home for the rest of his life. You can help by. He believed in letting things happen in their own time and course, instead of trying to change or control them. The peaceful villagers fled for their lives amidst the onslaught, but Master Oogway stood against the otherworldly menace, using his fighting skills in conjunction with the Hero's Chi, a power gifted from Heaven that dwelt within the tortoise's body. Just fill in the fields below, and we’ll get a new account set up for you in no time. Oogway's attitude was usually very humble and passive, and he is seen to be compassionate, as shown when he consoled Po about his disappointing first day of training, and when he saved Monkey's life during a duel. , Though at times he could seem senile with his puzzling ways, Oogway was incredibly wise and knowledgeable, and gave great advice using strong and witty metaphors to emphasize his points. He is credited as the founder of the Valley of Peace, the creator of kung fu, and the developer of the Dragon Warrior legend. , In "Ghost of Oogway", it appeared that Oogway returned to the Jade Palace as a ghost to mentor Po. Wushen was another of Oogway's pupils, who showed immense promise but was held back by his chatter; as such, Oogway encouraged him to take a vow of silence in order to develop greater self control. Upon discovering the escape of the Wu Sisters, Oogway decided to involve the trio in "a battle worth fighting" in the hopes that it would help them to unlock their true potential. Gender This corrupted Scorpion used her new power to brainwash the citizens of the Valley of Peace and launch an assault on the Jade Palace. He was known as the greatest kung fu master in history, with no other reputation surpassing his. We only had a day to film. Though he was unsure of what exactly to do, Po waved Oogway's staff as Oogway watched him teleport magically back to the mortal realm. You will receive a link to create a new password via email. Being the celebrated healer in the Valley of Peace, Scorpion one day came across a hypnotic elixir, which warped her body and mind upon injection. In "Sticky Situation", Taotie shared with his son his past training with Shifu under Oogway. Skadoosh! Oogway is credited as the creator of kung fu, which he had created not just as a battle tactic, but as an art to be used for good and prosperity. He achieved victory, but she fled rather than face capture; the fear of Oogway kept her in exile for a number of years. Jon Schmidt: Piano, Additional Tanggu (Taiko) percussion by Gigi Romney • The Galápagos Islands (formerly) • The Jade Palace in the Valley of Peace (formerly) • The Spirit Realm Master(s) We will only ask you for information necessary to make the purchase process faster and easier. The third was during the credits, where Oogway was in the background as a baby Po was being carried into the village. Oogway only made a handful of cameos in the film. Pranking and humiliating whoever came his way, Monkey was considered a nuisance to the people of his village, and Oogway was called on for help in driving the young troublemaker away. That is the Great Wall of China. Occupation It is difficult to detail each of the many miracles that were stitched together in time turning this dream into actuality. Steve was inspired to figure out how to create a sound on his custom electric cello (named Bruce Lee) that mimicked the Chinese fiddle (Erhu) and the plucked instrument, Guqin. Unlike his student, Shifu, he never showed any signs of anger, impatience, or outrage. The two fought fiercely, and though the two were nearly equal in skill, Kai gained the upper hand and ensnared Oogway with his chain blades. This sash is held together by a ring, and the back bears a large, stylized design that is meant to be a tai chi diagram of fish forming the yin yang symbol. His wisdom holding true, Oogway watched with Shifu as Tigress and her new teammates (the Furious Five) defeated Boar, and then cured Shifu's food poisoning. When they answered yes, the old master claimed he had never doubted them, and adds that he was proud of the warrior trio who had become friends.