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"It was not like I imagined it."
"It is never how you imagined it."
Danny Rand and Davos[src]

Shou-Lao is the mythical dragon of K'un-Lun and the origin of the Iron Fist power. When Danny Rand defeated him, Shou-Lao made him the new Iron Fist.


Danny Burn Iron Fist

Rand defeats Shou-Lao, becoming Iron Fist.

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Powers and Abilities


  • Dragon Physiology: Shou-Lao is a dragon
  • Power Imbuing: After being subdued, Shou-Lao grants the powers of the Iron Fist to it's defeater. From that point, he can summon the Iron Fist by can harnessing his chi, and augment his physical and mental capabilities.
  • Immortality:




In chronological order:


  • In the comics, Shou-Lao the Undying is a mythical dragon and the source of power in K'un-Lun, but also for the Iron Fist.

Behind the Scenes

  • Finn Jones revealed in an interview with Yahoo that Shou-Lao was not shown onscreen due to budgetary constraints: "I’d love to have the budget for these shows to have a full-on Game of Thrones style dragon. But unfortunately you know, we have budget restraints. That’s the nature of the show."[1]


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