Dai Zong served as a jailer in Jiangzhou.He had a wide face, squarish mouth and a lean body. He had a special magic ability which enabled him to travel over long distances. To travel 500 li, he would require two talismans tied onto his legs. To travel 800 li, he would require four talismans. Due to this ability, he was nicknamed the 'Magic Traveller'(神行太保).