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Machine Gun Punch (マシンガン突き) is a technique used by Tien Shinhan.
To perform this technique, Tien Shinhan swings his arms so fast they appear to be windmills on his shoulder and pummels his opponent uncountable times.
Tien used this technique during his match against Goku in the 22nd World Martial Arts Tournament.
Machine Gun Punch was named in the Daizenshuu.
Appearances in games
It is named Dragon's Breath (顎龍拳, Gakuryuken) in Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 and Jackhammer Fist (マシンガン拳) in the Budokai series (the "Machinegun Fist" name being used for Tien's High Speed Rush).
It appears in the Budokai Tenkaichi series as Tien's and Mercenary Tao's grapple throws. Mercenary Tao also uses it as part of his Crane Style Assassin Strike. It returns as Tien's grapple throw in the Raging Blast series.
It is named Fierce Attack (強襲) in Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans, and Tien can combine it with Krillin's and Yamcha's rush attacks to form the Earthling Strike.
Tien throws a barrage of punches at Yamcha
Tien exchanging punches with Yamcha
Tien prepares to attack Jackie Chun
Tien giving several hand attacks at Jackie Chun
Tien smacks Goku at a wall
Tien using the technique on Goku
Tien training his technique for the 23rd World Tournament