He is the son of Pacha. While his dad is taking Kuzco to the palace, he has a dream where his dad went over a waterfall. His mother calms him down. After his sister tells them about her dream, the two siblings get into an argument over which dream could actually happen. It is unknown if they found out that Tipo's dream actually happened.
TIpo appears in this movie as one of the campers at Camp Chippamunka. Toward the end of the memory, he follows Kronk's advice which was, "Do whatever it takes to win." He put itching powder in Ms. Birdwell's troop's hand chalk. When Birdwell finds out and scolds Tipo, Kronk defends him but also alienates his true love. Later, Tipo feels guilty and runs off to find Birdwell, after which she and Kronk are brought back together.
Tipo makes multiple appearances in the television series along with Chaca and Yupi, often assisting Kuzco when he needs it.