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|name = Tao Cheng
 
|name = Tao Cheng
|image = TaoCheng-GTAV.png
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|image = Cheng.png
 
|size = 200px
 
|size = 200px
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
|status = Alive
 
 
|gender = M
 
|gender = M
|nationality = [[China|Chinese]]
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|status = [[The Third Way|Determinant]]
|family = [[Wei Cheng]] <small>(father)</small>
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|pob = [[China|Yangshan, China]]
|voice = Richard Hsu}}
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|dod = [[2013]] <small>(Player's Choice)</small>
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|nationality = {{Flagicon|People's Republic of China|Flag of the People's Republic of China}} [[China|Chinese]]
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|home = [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]]
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|family = [[Wei Cheng]] <small>(Father)</small>
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|affiliations = [[Los Santos Triads]]<br>[[Cheng's translator]]
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|voice = [[Richard Hsu]]
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}}
   
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{{Quote|Man, I'm high as shit.| Tao Cheng <small>(translated)</small>}}
   
{{quote|Man, I'm high as shit.|Tao Cheng.}}
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'''Tao Cheng''' (Mandarin: 陳陶) is a character in the ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' series, appearing as a supporting character in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
   
'''Tao Cheng''' is a character in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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== Biogaphy ==
   
Cheng can't speak English, even though on one occasion he did. He seeks to expand business, and looks at [[Trevor Philips|Trevor]] but refused at first in place of the O'Neil Brothers.
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===Background===
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Tao was born in [[wp:Yangshan|Yangshan, China]] and speaks [[wp:Mandarin Chinese|Mandarin Chinese]]. He only knows a few English words, and is accompanied by a [[Cheng's translator|translator]] for this reason. His father is [[Wei Cheng]], the leader of the [[Los Santos Triads]].
   
== Biogaphy ==
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===Events of ''GTA V''===
In the game, he appears in the second level of Trevor's story. He is contacted through [[Ron Jakowski|Ron]] who knew that he would buy the meth that Trevor cooked. Tao is visually high on drugs in the level, as he is going crazy in terms of his gibberish clamoring. He is spoken for by a translator, who works for him on pain of death from Cheng Sr. By the time they arrive at the meth lab, [[Ortega]]'s [[Aztecas]] crew attack in vengeance for their master, so Cheng, Jr. and the translator are put in a freezer as the gun battle takes place. When it ends, they are released, and the translator drives Cheng, Jr. away, saying that he had seen enough.
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Tao is contacted through [[Ron Jakowski]] who knew that he would buy the meth that Trevor cooked. He is spoken for by a [[Cheng's translator|translator]], who works for him on pain of death from Wei. When Trevor meets Tao for the first time, he is high on [[ecstasy]] and does not appear to be taking the meeting seriously, much to Trevor's chagrin. When they arrive at the meth lab, [[Ortega]]'s [[Varrios Los Aztecas (HD Universe)|Aztecas]] crew attack in vengeance for their leader, so Tao and the translator are put in a freezer as the gun battle takes place. When it ends, they are released, and the translator drives Tao away, saying that he had seen enough.
   
Afterwards, Cheng decided to work with the [[O'Neil Brothers]], a group of redneck meth dealers based in a meth lab in a huge home. Trevor goes to the lab and killed all of the O'Neil Brothers and made a gasoline trail, and when he shot it, it blew up the whole house. However, if you look closely at Cheng's body, he is moving and alive.
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Afterwards, Tao decided to work with the [[O'Neil Brothers]], a group of redneck meth dealers who operate a large meth lab on their [[O'Neil Ranch|ranch]]. This enrages Trevor causing him to attack Tao by hitting his head against a wooden beam. Trevor then goes to the ranch and kills all of the O'Neil Brothers, and explodes their lab with gasoline, destroying their house in the process. Wei then hunts Trevor down in [[North Yankton]] but captures his "boyfriend" [[Michael De Santa]] and holds him hostage in a [[Cypress Flats]] [[Raven Slaughterhouse|meat factory]], although he is eventually rescued by [[Franklin Clinton]].
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After [[The Big Score (GTA V)|robbing]] the [[Union Depository]] and [[Predator (mission)|killing]] the last three of the O'Neil brothers, Michael, Franklin, and Trevor plan to eliminate their enemies, including the Triads; in "[[The Third Way]]", Franklin agrees to kill Wei. He finds his and Tao's location through [[Lester]], who traces Tao's credit card to a [[Pacific Bluffs]] beach club. He finds a three-car convoy and ambushes it. Tao can be seen sitting next to his father in the limo and may be killed, but this is purely optional; Wei is the one who must necessarily be killed.
   
 
==Mission appearances==
 
==Mission appearances==
 
;GTA V
 
;GTA V
*[[Trevor Philips Industries]]
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*[[Trevor Philips Industries]] <small>(Boss)</small>
*[[Crystal Maze]]
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*[[Crystal Maze]] <small>(Boss)</small>
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*[[The Third Way]] <small>(Can be killed)</small>
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==Trivia==
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*Despite obtaining his personal phone number, he never makes any calls or can be called on by any of the characters.
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*According to the [[Rush Casting Call]], Tao's beta name was Tae Wong.
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*His favorite radio station is [[Soulwax FM]].
   
 
==Gallery==
 
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Latest revision as of 04:57, November 5, 2014



CHARACTER
Tao Cheng
Cheng
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto V
Full name: Tao Cheng
Status: Determinant
Gender:

Male

Place of birth: Yangshan, China
Date of death: 2013 (Player's Choice)
Home: Los Santos
Nationality: Flag of the People's Republic of China Chinese
Family: Wei Cheng (Father)
Main affiliation: Los Santos Triads
Cheng's translator
Voiced by: Richard Hsu
"Man, I'm high as shit."
― Tao Cheng (translated)

Tao Cheng (Mandarin: 陳陶) is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series, appearing as a supporting character in Grand Theft Auto V.

Biogaphy Edit

BackgroundEdit

Tao was born in Yangshan, China and speaks Mandarin Chinese. He only knows a few English words, and is accompanied by a translator for this reason. His father is Wei Cheng, the leader of the Los Santos Triads.

Events of GTA VEdit

Tao is contacted through Ron Jakowski who knew that he would buy the meth that Trevor cooked. He is spoken for by a translator, who works for him on pain of death from Wei. When Trevor meets Tao for the first time, he is high on ecstasy and does not appear to be taking the meeting seriously, much to Trevor's chagrin. When they arrive at the meth lab, Ortega's Aztecas crew attack in vengeance for their leader, so Tao and the translator are put in a freezer as the gun battle takes place. When it ends, they are released, and the translator drives Tao away, saying that he had seen enough.

Afterwards, Tao decided to work with the O'Neil Brothers, a group of redneck meth dealers who operate a large meth lab on their ranch. This enrages Trevor causing him to attack Tao by hitting his head against a wooden beam. Trevor then goes to the ranch and kills all of the O'Neil Brothers, and explodes their lab with gasoline, destroying their house in the process. Wei then hunts Trevor down in North Yankton but captures his "boyfriend" Michael De Santa and holds him hostage in a Cypress Flats meat factory, although he is eventually rescued by Franklin Clinton.

After robbing the Union Depository and killing the last three of the O'Neil brothers, Michael, Franklin, and Trevor plan to eliminate their enemies, including the Triads; in "The Third Way", Franklin agrees to kill Wei. He finds his and Tao's location through Lester, who traces Tao's credit card to a Pacific Bluffs beach club. He finds a three-car convoy and ambushes it. Tao can be seen sitting next to his father in the limo and may be killed, but this is purely optional; Wei is the one who must necessarily be killed.

Mission appearancesEdit

GTA V

TriviaEdit

  • Despite obtaining his personal phone number, he never makes any calls or can be called on by any of the characters.
  • According to the Rush Casting Call, Tao's beta name was Tae Wong.
  • His favorite radio station is Soulwax FM.

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