Dragon Ball Super has given us a world where the Z Fighters are consistently standing on the same level as gods, and villains that hold power on a similar scale, and along this quest, a new character named Merus has appeared that has ties to the world of Angels and Beerus' right hand guardian, Whis, who might be thinking of breaking a cardinal rule in order to save the Planet Earth. Though Merus has clearly taken the opportunity to influence the world around him by joining the ranks of the Galactic Patrol, and training Goku, we have to wonder if he is willing to make the final plunge.
Who is Merus?
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While Merus has been an influential part of the Moro Arc since its inception, we still don't know a lot about him. We know that he is a part of the Galactic Patrol and that he was a former angel who decided to leave his race in order to protect the galaxy, but we don't know if he was connected to a God of Destruction like so many of his other brethren. We don't know what was the final big action that pushed him over the edge in order to leave the angelic ranks. Clearly far more powerful than he originally let on, his knowledge of Ultra Instinct helped Goku instrumentally in learning more about the ultimate technique!
Merus Loves The Universe
It's clear that Merus has a deep love for the universe that he protects, choosing to use his immense power to help out the Galactic Patrol as a "lowly officer" and travels around the galaxy putting all of his time and effort into others. With his budding relationship with Goku, it's very clear that the amicable one time angel might be able to be serious when needed, but also has an intensely friendly demeanor.
He's Already Broken The Law
Simply by leaving the rank of angels and making changes to the universe as a "Space Cop", Merus has already broke the law time and time again. While the angels have stuck to a cardinal rule of non-interference, it's clear that Merus has put that past behind him. Before he was able to complete Goku's training in Ultra Instinct, Merus was whisked away by Whis and it's clear that the two angels watching the battle are soon to have a clash of personalities, if not fists!
Whis Will Let Merus Do It
Yes, Whis was the one who discovered Merus' true lineage, but based on the relationship that the right hand man to Beerus has with the Z Fighters, it's clear that he won't entirely be able to sit on his hands while the Earth is threatened. With the Earth giving both Whis and Beerus a number of great foods and a place to "hang their hats" when they are looking to relax, we don't expect Whis to jump into the battle himself, but turning a blind eye to Merus and his efforts would certainly be the way to go!
The Z Fighters Need Him
The fight against Moro isn't going too well, with Goku unable to defeat him using the first form of Ultra Instinct in Sign. Though Androids 17 and 18 were able to save him, Goku is still defeated at the hands of Moro, giving time for Vegeta to appear with some brand new tricks up his sleeve. While the fight between Vegeta and Moro hasn't taken place as of yet, we would imagine that if the world is truly looking like it will be destroyed, Merus will have no other option but to join the fight, angel law or no!
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