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Toph Beifong
The Blind Bandit
Toph Beifong
Origin Avatar: The Last Airbender
Company Nickelodeon
Appearance(s) Gaara VS Toph
I am the greatest earthbender in the world! Don't you two dunderheads ever forget it!
~ Toph to Master Yu and Xin Fu

Toph Beifong is one of the main protagonists of the Avatar series. She appeared in the 42nd episode of Death Battle, Gaara VS Toph, where she fought against Gaara from the Naruto series. She was voiced by Kira Buckland.

Biography

Toph Beifong was born into the wealthy Beifong family. However, she was born a blind child. Her parents became extremely overprotective of her. One day when she was 6 years old, Toph ran away, upset that she was essentially trapped in a cage. She went into a cave and met some badgermoles. She took a liking to them, as they were also blind, and learned to Earthbend from their ways by "seeing" with her other senses and her "seismic sense" where she senses the every vibrations in the ground to know where everything is. She eventually returned to her home, and because she had left unannounced and by herself, her parents put a tighter leash on her and didn't even permit her to leave the house. Years later, she would constantly sneak out and compete in bending tournaments under the alias "The Blind Bandit". One day, she met Aang, the Avatar, and his friends Katara and Sokka. After Toph helped them defeat some criminals, she revealed to her parents her bending skills and they put an even tighter leash on her. Not being able to stand the overprotection any longer, Toph joined Aang on his journey and taught him Earthbending.

Death Battle Info

Background

  • Age: 12 (Avatar)/88 (Korra)
  • Full name: Toph Beifong
  • Daughter of a prestigious family
  • Extremely acute senses beside sight
  • Former police chief
  • Stage name: The blind bandit
  • Eventually retired to the swamp as a hermit

Bending Arts

  • Earthbending
    • Seismic Toss
    • Earth compression
  • Metalbending
  • Sandbending
  • Mudbending

Feats & Strengths

One Minute Melee

Toph appeared in the Season 6 Premiere of One Minute Melee, where she fought against Terra from DC Comics (more specifically, the version from the Teen Titans cartoon series) and won.

Death Battle Quotes

  • "Whew. Talk about a tough ride."
  • "Pfft. Oh yeah, tough guy? Make me."
  • "By the way, I can tell you're using your sand to smash up the ground as you move for more ammo. Pretty smart for a Sandbender. Too bad I'm gonna kick your butt before you can use any of it!"
  • "Whew. Sorry, grumpy. I'm not ready to be a shish kebab just yet!"
  • "Come on! Are you really that scared of a little BLIND girl? I'm touched."
  • "Impressive insight gloomsville! I'm digging the whole "Wearing sand" thing though. That's new!"
  • "Dream on, creep! It will take a lot more sand than that to take me down!"
  • "Jeez! I almost felt that."
  • "Are you kidding? Pay attention sandy. I'm about to school you..."
  • "That's how it's done!"

Gallery

Trivia

  • Toph is the first character who has been announced to participate in a Death Battle episode long before they actually got in, with the next three characters to have been announced well in advance being Bayonetta, Smokey Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog.
  • Toph's sprite sheet was actually created for this Death Battle by "The Toph Sprite Sheet Project", meaning that Death Battle will be the first people to actually use them.
    • The sprite sheet also happened to have been started by Akumath, who is a part of Death Battle's official research team.
  • Toph is the first cartoon character to fight against an anime/manga character, with the next two being Samurai Jack and Optimus Prime.
  • Toph is the fifth Nickelodeon character in Death Battle, with the first four being Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael, and with the next one being The Shredder.
    • She's also the second Nickelodeon character to win a Death Battle, right after Leonardo, and before The Shredder.
    • She is the first and currently only not to be from the TMNT franchise.

References

DEATH BATTLE Combatants
Season 1 Boba Fett - Samus Aran - Akuma - Shang Tsung - Rogue - Wonder Woman
Goomba - Koopa Troopa - Mike Haggar - Zangief - Leonardo - Donatello
Michelangelo - Raphael - Zitz -Leonardo - Yoshi - Riptor - Felicia - Taokaka
Kratos - Spawn - Bomberman - Dig Dug - Vegeta - Shadow the Hedgehog - Mario
Sonic the Hedgehog - Justin Bieber - Rebecca Black - Luke Skywalker
Harry Potter - Chun-Li - Mai Shiranui - Starscream - Rainbow Dash - Master Chief
Doomguy - Dr. Eggman - Dr. Wily - Princess Zelda - Princess Peach - Thor
Raiden - Link - Cloud Strife - Batman - Spider-Man - Pikachu - Blanka - Son Goku
Superman
Season 2 He-Man - Lion-O - Shao Kahn - M. Bison - Ryu Hayabusa - Strider Hiryu
Ivy Valentine - Black Orchid - Fox McCloud - Bucky O'Hare - The Terminator
RoboCop - Luigi - Tails - Venusaur - Blastoise - Charizard - Fulgore - Sektor
Godzilla - Gamera - Batman - Captain America - White Tigerzord - Gundam Epyon
Ryu - Scorpion - Deadpool - Deathstroke - Kirby - Majin Buu
Ragna the Bloodedge - Sol Badguy - Gaara - Toph Beifong - Boba Fett
Samus Aran - Chuck Norris - Segata Sanshiro - Guts - Nightmare - Iron Man
Lex Luthor - Beast - Goliath - Solid Snake - Sam Fisher - Darth Vader
Doctor Doom - Son Goku - Superman - Donkey Kong - Knuckles the Echidna
Wolverine - Raiden - Hercule Satan - Dan Hibiki - Yang Xiao Long - Tifa Lockhart
Mega Man - Astro Boy - Green Arrow - Hawkeye - Red - Charizard - Tai - Agumon
Season 3 Dante - Bayonetta - Bowser - Ganondorf - Ratchet & Clank - Jak & Daxter
The Flash - Quicksilver - The Joker - Sweet Tooth - Mewtwo
Shadow the Hedgehog - The Meta - Agent Carolina - Cammy White - Sonya Blade
Tracer - The Scout - Ken Masters - Terry Bogard - Amy Rose - Ramona Flowers
The Hulk - Doomsday - Roronoa Zoro - Erza Scarlet - Deadpool - Pinkie Pie
Season 4 Lara Croft - Nathan Drake - Scrooge McDuck - Shovel Knight - Venom - Bane
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - Voltron Lion Force - Natsu Dragneel
Portgas D. Ace - Sub-Zero - Glacius - Android 18 - Captain Marvel - Metal Sonic
Zero - Lucario - Renamon - Balrog - TJ Combo - The Shredder - Silver Samurai
Smokey Bear - McGruff the Crime Dog - Thor - Wonder Woman - Naruto Uzumaki
Ichigo Kurosaki - Batman Beyond - Spider-Man 2099 - Sephiroth - Vergil
Season 5 Black Panther - Batman - Raven - Twilight Sparkle - Jotaro Kujo - Kenshiro
Crash Bandicoot - Spyro the Dragon - Sora - Pit - Leon S. Kennedy - Frank West
Doctor Strange - Doctor Fate - Ryu - Jin Kazama - Samurai Jack - Afro Samurai
Carnage - Lucy - Optimus Prime - RX-78-2 Gundam - Nightwing - Daredevil - Mario
Sonic the Hedgehog - Ultron - Sigma - Master Roshi - Jiraiya - Thanos - Darkseid