Bio-Androids (also called Cells) are a species of Android enemies in Dragon Ball Online. The original member of the race, Cell, debuted with in Dragon Ball Z. The race was recreated when the clone of Cell, Cell-X, moved to a cave behind a waterfall on Papaya Island and spawned many Cell eggs which hatched into variations of Cell's forms.
The original Bio-Android Cell is composed of the cells of Saiyans, Namekians, and members of Frieza's race that he may have passed to his offspring, clone, and clone's offspring. It is unknown what cells the Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans Bio-Androids and Genome are made from, since they are not confirmed to be related to Cell. Because of the Bio-Androids' organic nature, they are the only known Android model to be able to be sensed via Ki Sense.
Additionally, it is known that Cell-X and it's Bio-Android offspring lack Goku's DNA.
Attack of the Saiyans
In the RPG Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans, which is set at the time of the Saiyan conflict, three types of Bio-Androids appear as enemies: Sandmen, Yorgans, and Failed Experiments. Sandmen are found in the Desert and the Nemuria Ruins, Yorgans are found inside the Kiwi Volcano, and Failed Experiments are found in the East City Ruins along with Mad Scientists, Experiments #7 and Experiments #9.
Dragon Ball Z
The original member of this race, Cell, was created by Dr. Gero and attempted to destroy the Earth, but he was vanquished by the Human-Saiyan hybrid Gohan. During the battle, he created several offspring called Cell Jr. which were also destroyed by Gohan.
Dragon Ball Heroes
Dragon Ball Online
The species is revived when Cell is brought back by the Time Breakers as "Cell-X". Cell-X headed to a cave on Papaya Island, where he spawned many Cell eggs which hatched into variations of Cell's forms. Cell-X has his children collect more energy for him.
The sentient eggs of Cell-X which appear in Dragon Ball Online are spiky, have one eye, small wings, and are colored brown, green, or purple. They eventually hatch into Larval Bio-Androids.
The form that most members of the race takes when they are first born, this from eventually matures into an Imperfect Cell. They are colored brown, green, or purple in Dragon Ball Online.
A form displayed by Cell in his original appearance, this is Cell's mature form without having absorbed the Androids. Future Cell was stuck in his Imperfect form due to the destruction of the Androids of his timeline. Imperfect Bio-Androids are also grown versions of Larval Bio-Androids in Dragon Ball Online; they are colored green or purple. The Attack of the Saiyans enemies Sandman, Yorgan, and Failed Experiment are slightly modified and recolored versions of Cell in his Imperfect From. In his normal states, Genome is in an imperfect form.
The Semi-Perfect form is a form that is only used by the original Cell, as it is a midway between Imperfect and Perfect that can only be obtained when he absorbs one of the Androids.
Cell attains a perfect form after absorbing Android 17 and Android 18. Cloned from the original Cell, Cell-X also has had a perfect form since he was born. Cell Juniors (the offspring Cell) and Cell-X Juniors (the perfect offspring of Cell-X) also have perfect form since their birth. After using the Super Class-up, Genome possess a perfect form.
Cell's counterparts Present Cell and Future Cell never achieve their Perfect form in the manga or anime, but both take it in video games.
Super Perfect form
A form Cell attains after surviving a near death experience. It is a significantly more powerful version of Cell's Perfect form. Although all of Cell's other forms changed his appearance drastically, this form only increases his energy output to a degree where his "skin" becomes a lighter shade and his aura crackles with bio-electricity like that of a Super Saiyan 2.
Main article: God Class-up
In Dragon Ball Heroes, the Android Berserker Genome is capable of taking on a god state like all of the other avatars. His god state appears as a red version of the Perfect Bio-Android form.
Known members of the race
- Sandmen – Bio-Androids in Attack of the Saiyans.
- Yorgans – Bio-Androids in Attack of the Saiyans.
- Failed Experiments – Bio-Androids in Attack of the Saiyans.
- Cell – A bio-android created by Dr. Gero.
- Cell Jrs. – The offspring of Cell.
- Super 17 w/ Cell absorbed – The form Super 17 takes after absorbing the Bio-Android Cell. The form appears in Dragon Ball Heroes only.
- Genome – A young Bio-Android who is the Android Berserker avatar in Dragon Ball Heroes, and who was named in Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission.
- Larval Cells – Offspring of Cell-X.
- Imperfect Cells – Mature offspring of Cell-X.
- Cell-X Jrs. – Perfect offspring of Cell-X.
- Vegecell (Vegeta + Semi-Perfect Cell; "Fusion Frenzy")
- Cellza (Frieza + Perfect Cell)
- Perfect 16 (Android 16 + Perfect Cell)
- Cell 17 (Android 17 + Perfect Cell)
- Ultimate Maxi Fusion (Frieza + Cell + Pinich + two others)
|Bio-Androids||Sandmen • Yorgans • Failed Experiments • Present Cell/Cell/Future Cell • Cell Jrs. • Genome|
|Bio-Warriors||Bio-Men • Kishime • Misokatsun • Ebifurya • Bio-Broly|
|Red Ribbon Androids||Major Metallitron • Prototype Android (Super) • Android 8 • Android 9 • Android 13 • Android 14 • Android 15 • Android 16 (Perfect) • Android 17 (Future • Hell Fighter • Super) • Android 18 (Future • Arale) • Android 19 • Android 20 (Future) • Android 44 (Fuki) • Android 1617 • Android 1718 • Android 1920 • Android 8000 (Mk. II • MX) • Android 19000|
|Other Androids||Arale Norimaki • Obotchaman • Dr. Kochin • Dr. Wheelo • Cacao • Cyclopian Guard • Mecha Goku • Meta-Cooler • Guide Robo • Hatchiyack • Nimu • Nico|
|Related articles||Dr. Collie • Dr. Flappe • Dr. Mashirito • Dr. Raichi • Machine Mutants • Senbei Norimaki|
|Leaders||Mira • Towa • Dabura|
|Sub-factions||Demons (Demon Realm race • Majin • Devils) • Frieza's Army remnants • Red Pants Army • Dark Namekians • Captain Bacterian's pirates • Bio-Androids|
|Members||Churai • Julia • General Sus • Chocolay • Android 8000 • Android 8000 Mk. II • Android 8000 MX • Android 19000 • Psidevilman • Greatdevilman • Haru Haru • Shun Shun • Guard troops • General Bon • Naraka • Gamelan • Bongo • Mr. Poko Poko • Captain Bacterian • Cell • Octopapa • Masked Saiyan • Black-Masked Saiyan • Turles • Slug|
|Other affiliates||Fu • Frieza • Super 17 • Baby Hatchiyack • Meta-Cooler • Broly • Janemba|
|Related||Demigra • Dark Magic • Time Breaker mind control • Dark Magic transformation (Time Breaker)|