Top Ten Death Battles

Death Battle is a Youtube and Screwattack show in which two characters fight to the death. The one remaining is the winner. Although I dislike the foul language in the character descriptions, the battles are always good, if a bit bloody. Nine out of ten times I agreed with the winner. It recently hit 25 episodes.

The Top Ten

1 Goku vs Superman Goku vs Superman

Thank god goku lost he is anime and I hate anime a lot

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this the most hated one too? - RevolverOcelot

"Why didn't Goku destroy the source of Superman's power, the Sun? "

Simple. If Goku destroyed the Sun while fighting on Earth, both combatants' energy supply would be limited, seeing as how when Goku was "drained", he relied on the energy from Earth's organisms, who - news flash - can't survive without the Sun. Plus, destroying the Sun would cause a pretty massive spatial upset, which Superman has been confirmed to survive (and things worse than that, too!). Goku, on the other hand...

"America's more popular than Japan! "

Popularity has nothing to do with the majority of Death Battle outcomes. Digimon won their battle, but in a poll between the two franchises represented in the fight, Pokemon had a massive 86/14 percent popularity difference. The same can be said for Wolverine vs Raiden, though arguably closer.

"But Superman's weak to Kryptonite! "

Superman has lifted an island full of Kryptonite before. And ...more

Probably the most entertaining Death Battle of the series. people saying the fight would have been different if it was night are just trying to give Goku a real edge when there is none aside from his speed. I love DBZ, but Goku isn't beating what is essentially a god in Superman. Superman's power comes from the RADIATION of earth's yellow sun, not the light rays. absolutely epic fight though.

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2 Deadpool vs. Deathstroke

Loved this one - DarkBoi-X

Best Death battle I've ever seen.

Fast paced action, Raw computer 3D animation this fight has it all even big time comedy.

Wade Wilson aka Deadpool "the Merc with a Mouth"
Versus (My personal favourite)
Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke "the Terminator"

Entertaining: 10/10
Explanation: 8/10

I love these characters and I even love this death battle

Deadpool vs Deathstroke is the greatest Death Battle episode. It keeps it viewers on its toes, and is one of the smoothest animations on the series. Parody vs Original. I was on team Deathstroke all the way!

I know I'm gonna get hated for this but, I found this death battle really unfair by the fact deadpool is practically invincible, I think it should have stayed a one minute melee

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3 Solid Snake vs Sam Fisher

This fight was actually well-researched! - RevolverOcelot

This should be top ten. Ever since metal gear solid I was a huge snake fan. Still am. I played splinter cell and was a fan of that game. Fans always wondered who would win a fight between these 2. No its not as popular as sonic vs Mario or Goku vs superman but damn this was an excellent match this should be higher for sure

My personal favorite Death Battle. Until this came along, Mario vs. Sonic and Deadpool vs. Deathstroke were considered the epitome of "Death Battle." As entertaining as they were, they still weren't quite as definitive as this one. With great introductions that told you exactly who was fighting, a reasonable aftermath, and one of the best fan-made CGI crossover fights ever, this truly is the menaing of "Death Battle." If you only see one, it should be this.

Entertainment: 9/10
Explanation: 10/10

This was, by far, the most action packed death battle I've ever seen. Having three fight scenes, awesome introduction, great conversations, gruesome death, bad ass one liner, and I'm running out of breath. - Nick-brick8

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4 Iron Man vs. Lex Luthor

Iron Man has the most bad-ass quote of all time.

Tony won, you know why? All this time, he was not playing god, he was playing human.

I'm not playing god. All this time...I've been playing human!

Luthor NEVER stood a chance, my personal favourite battle

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5 Link vs Cloud

Since when was Link able to run on walls? - RevolverOcelot

An epic duel of swordsmen, this was both an obvious fight and a very close one at the same time. If you were rooting for Link, somehow it seemed Link was destroying Cloud, if you were rooting for Cloud, somehow it seemed that Cloud was beating up Link. If you didn't care who won, you could see how close the battle was.

Entertaining: 10/10
Explanation: 9/10 - LittleZbot

I would like to see this one remastered. The battle is pretty cool, but the animation sucks SO BAD! - LarkwingFlight

Cloud is stronger but link is faster, smarter, has better defenses and weapons, a bigger weapon aresonal, and is more famous. this battle seemed close though in real life cloud would have no chance

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6 Kirby vs Majin Buu Kirby vs Majin Buu

Kirby won. Enough said.

Was the aftermath and explanation for why who won did win weak? Yes. In fact, it was among the weakest in the series. It was far more than made up for, however, by the battle. People will say "Majin Buu shouldn't be tossed around by a ' hammer! " Don't listen to them (that hammer, by the way, is made up of pure Star Power and is one of Kirby's most powerful weapons. Do your research). Set to some of the greatest battle music in video game history, the battle was a constant rollercoaster of power. Kirby was winning on moment, Majin Buu the next. Kirby would gain an ability and Buu would have to overcome it. Kid Buu comes in and Kirby must gain enough power to deal with him. Combined with amazing (and hilarious) candy-colored visuals, this was one of the best Battles ever (key word: battles).

Entertainment: 10/10 if you are reasonable, 2/10 if you are a DBZ fanboy.
Explanation: 3/10

Is good.

Good job kirby! My favorite video game franchise!

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7 Dante vs Bayonetta Dante vs Bayonetta

My favourite.But then again I am a DMC fanboy - DarkBoi-X

One of the best fight videos yet. The outcome was fairly obvious if you know both series as I do, but the animators really splurged on the weapons and clashes. Of course I knew Dante would win because:

1: He's much faster and has ways to counter Witch Time

2: He's ridiculously hard to kill while Bayonetta's witch clan were slaughtered by humans and Bayonetta's survivability is consistent with that: she's tough but quite vulnerable compared to him, though that's because he's meant to be basically invincible

Still, the best female hack n slash protagonist there is still put up a hell of a fight considering she was fighting someone who is meant to be pretty much invincible. Both these characters are awesome and OP, but one is meant to have weaknesses and clear limitations while one is meant to be almost invincible by the end.

Why is this one so low? Shame...

Man this fight made me want to get devil may cry, too bad the newest game dmc sucks according to the web also I'm broke

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8 Chuck Norris vs Segata Sanshiro

Absolutely amazing! - gidlr

The two most powerful characters in the history of ever fight? Why the heck isn't this higher? Remember Goku vs Superman, where they sort of ended up destroying the earth fighting each other? Well, these guys destroy the earth half-way through, and continue fighting, using planets and moons as weapons! They keep fighting after both of them go through stupidly powerful things, including being thrown through the entire earth, getting caught in a supernova, and entering a black hole. The explanation of the characters was fantastic, and when you have a Death Battle that's good enough to shut up the haters, you know it's impressive.

Entertainment: 9/10
Explanation: 10/10

Apocalyptic! - Neonco31

This fight was awesome, from the very concept to the fight itself. The ending was lackluster, as, honestly, Chuck really takes it by a mile, but it was incredible nonetheless. The destruction of all of fiction at the end was only a bonus.

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9 Wolverine vs Raiden Wolverine vs Raiden

I thought death battle picked favorites, but this battle proves they are being fare

This was just awesome. However... Although the High Frequency Blade had many similarities to Antarctic vibranium. Misty Night's arm liquified metal just by being near it. If it is comparable to the murasama, wouldn't it have melted his cyborg metal body?

Wolvie would have won

10 Darth Vader vs Doctor Doom Darth Vader vs Doctor Doom

Vader should have won

Vader should have won


The Contenders

11 Goku vs Superman 2 Goku vs Superman 2

I hated this Death Battle. I mean, I knew another "Goku vs Superman" was a bad idea, yet they went along with it. Not only that, but compared to the previous, this one just blows. The fight isn't as epic and the ending is just too predictable. Sure I'm a DBZ fan, but I knew it from a mile coming that Supes was going to take the win. Even then, assuming Goku won, DC fanboys would have been pissed off of the fact this fight was made to appease to the DBZ fanbase and in contrast, the DBZ fanbase would become keyboard warriors the instant Goku was killed by the Man of Steel again, so it's a Lose-Lose situation for ScrewAttack either way. And lastly, this fight simply didn't need to be made. - CrimsonShark

Superman casually strolling through a Kamehameha was one of the coolest things I've seen in death battle.

This is stupid they didn't change the results

This fight was epic

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12 Terminator vs Robocop Terminator vs Robocop

Looks terminator robbery was a no good

Great gunplay and over all just the best fight

I think terminator would have won

The battle happen and they made robocop winand I agree robocop tanked through explosions and terminator died by a pipebomb and a hydrolic press

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13 Goomba vs Koopa

Battle of the two Mario idiot enemies, tie, awesome fight though

Unfortunately, this wasn't a crossover.

Such a stupid fight idea yet so amazingly animated

This fight was crap

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14 Scorpion vs Ryu Scorpion vs Ryu

Now I didn't expect this coming but this fight is awesome I love this Mascots & Stars of the Top fighting games totally rocked.

Sure we could've had good matches such as Ryu vs. Liu Kang & Scorpion vs Ghost Rider

But the way how Scorpion brought the fight in the NeatherRealm that was just Awesome

Entertaining: 10/10
Explanation: 9.5/10

And I'll will say Ryu did try his best and so did Scorpion

Not a bad death battle

It was really cool but scorpions "fatality" could have been better

15 Wily vs Eggman

Two armies of robots clash together in a very cool fight. The fight was very good, and was basically a bunch of battles in one. Metal Sonic vs Bass would have, by itself, been an interesting fight, but it didn't get done because it was in here! There's not much of an explanation, but the fight's created so it's obvious why who won did win.

Entertaining: 9/10
Explanation: 8/10 - LittleZbot

How can robots, teen talk & "Sonic & Mega Man (which needs to be replaced by Sonic & Pac-Man)" be cool if it's too annoying & modern?! Wily & Eggman teaming up is a big mistake. & what's with Sonic & Mega Man?!

I would like to see Bowser vs eggman more

The whole Sonic & Mega Man business is very overrated, I prefer Bowser vs. Crash Bandicoot strongly.

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16 Charizard vs. Blastoise vs. Venusaur Charizard vs. Blastoise vs. Venusaur

This battle was epic and awesome with a good outcome

Awesome, but charizard should have won

Hold on, even though this battle could've ended over 7000 ways, Blastoise wins the majority of them, so Charizard can win, but Blastoise would most likely win. - Nick-brick8

I'm one of those guys the wanted charizard but I have to agree defencive water types isn't good for charizard at all.

Charizard is overrated cause lets be honest he would have his big fat but in the NU teir if it wasn't for megas - MrQuaz680

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17 Thanos vs Darkseid Thanos vs Darkseid

I think Thanos 100% would have won if they stayed in the same realm

Darkseid wins in this fight

Epic fight good music

18 Boba Fett vs Samus Aran

It was entertaining 8/10 for me but the the outcome outfitted fett, I mean sure Samus can take on things out of her league but think about, if fett can take out Jedi and he's not a sith, I think he could have done a better job against Samus and besides the Jedi could take out any of Samus enemy's. For explanation 5/10, but hey that's my opinion.

Samus Aran was undoubtedly the first character of Death Battle.

Boba should win

Two of the best Bounty Hunters clash! For the very first episode, this was surprisingly well done and nice. Although it's a better fight, Master Chief vs Doomguy looked a LOT cooler.

Entertaining: 8/10
Explanation: 9/10 - LittleZbot

19 Mario vs Sonic Mario vs Sonic

The 2018 version was wrong, 2011 was more accurate, Sonic has void wisp which a one shot white tanooki and starman, and Super Sonic has the power to break a planet in sonic unleashed, also Sonic was durable to survive a exploding death egg, and fall down from earth in Sonic Advance 2. Also 2011 didn't over do there research using gag cop out feat, like picking out a castle, and rosalina save mario in the supernova according to the guide. 2011 is always the real Mario vs Sonic - Godzilla_Sonic-1975fan

The hell, was Mario dizzy after using the Mega Mushroom? If Mario's speed was combined with the star he would be able to catch up. Also, it's pretty unfair how Mario gets limited powers yet Sonic gets the Chaos Emeralds. - Qryzx

I hate the Mario fanboys not understanding Why Sonic wins

The fight itself was very nice, and is basically the meaning of "Death Battle. " However, this is the one fight in which I disagree with the winner. SPOILER ALERT: Sonic wins. With how they outfitted Mario, it's slightly reasonable that Sonic would win, but only slightly. I mean, Mario's Ultra Hammer breaks through metal like it was nothing. Why didn't it make a dent on Sonic? And if they had given Mario a few more or different items he would've easily won, like the Rock Mushroom, the Drill, and the Crystal Stars. Oh, and THE MEGA MUSHROOM DOESN'T MAKE Mario DIZZY AFTER USING IT.

Entertaining: 8/10
Explanation: 4/10 - LittleZbot

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20 Fox McCloud vs Bucky O'Hare Fox McCloud vs Bucky O'Hare

Exactly how I pictured it


21 Kratos vs Spawn

One of the most intense and cool fights. However, some argument could be made in favor of the loser, making who WOULD actually win this kind of a blur.

Entertaining: 8/10
Explanation: 7/10 - LittleZbot

In terms of nearly indestructable beings, this is a dream battle, while my favorite lost, having him lose to Spawn is good enough for me

Being a Christian, I wanted spawn to lose because supposedly he destroyed God

But Kratos is supposedly a "god" himself. So the entire thing is bad. - LarkwingFlight

Spawn supposedly destroyed God, but I'm a Christian so I wanted Spawn to lose

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22 Power Rangers vs Voltron Power Rangers vs Voltron

I was rooting for voltron and betting for power rangers but I was super happy that voltron beat the megazord and I thought that this would be in my top 5 favorite season 4 death battle.

23 Master Chief vs Doomguy

A futuristic good ol' gunfight. The fight is pretty good, with a surprise ending.

Entertaining: 8/10
Explanation: 8/10 - LittleZbot

24 Hulk vs Doomsday Hulk vs Doomsday

I was sad that hulk lost but doomsday had gone up against the man of steel who had beaten goku twice and won!

25 Godzilla VS Gamera

Can't believe this is so low.

Godzilla won because Gamera has a turtle shell with a strong defense but Godzilla is able to heal. I thought Gamera destroyed Godzilla but in the end Godzilla was able to use his ultimate weapon.

One of my favorites along with Robocop vs Terminator, Goku vs Superman, Luigi vs Tails and Scorpion vs Ryu.

The Animation was on point, and the monsters looked amazing

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26 White Tigerzord vs Gundam Epyon White Tigerzord vs Gundam Epyon

Nothing beats gundam.

27 Felicia vs Taokaka

Taokaka is awesome and her Taokaka boom is amazing

28 Rainbow Dash vs Starscream

I think rainbow dash being the winner was realistic because transformers sucks and mlp is awesome

Any version of Starscream would destroy Rainbow Dash. Armada would destroy her without hesitation. - TheDarkOne_221b

Rainbow dash should not have won this battle. Starscream would have easily beaten her. - nintendofan126

Starscream cloud have posses rainbow dash. - nintendofan126

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29 Batman vs Spiderman

Oops. Guess I forgot about this. For me, this easily takes spot No. 10 instead of Mario vs. Sonic. There were many thrilling moments, and the explanation was well done, but it just wasn't as good as most of the others on this list.

Entertaining: 7/10
Explanation: 7/10

By the Way, to whoever suggested Moses vs. Mohammed and Optimus vs Megatron, you most likely don't understand what this list is. Look up Death Battle on Screwattack. Com - LittleZbot

This is the perfect example of defending your reasoning. Many people think Batman would win just because he is stronger, but Screwattack made this and said, "Oh YEAH!? "

Stop fighting or I'll tell your parents!


This was awesome. The reasoning was perfect, the fight was great, and the ending was epic. Spidey is much stronger, faster, and tougher, so his win was unarguable, and Screwattack finally gave the world what it needed; someone to beat Batman.

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30 Pikachu vs Blanka

One of the worst death battle videos

Next time put blanka on someone an even match for him

I agree, because not only was pikachu's death quick, YOU DON'T KILL SOMETHING SO CUTE AND CUDDLY! - Nick-brick8

I will amit I like this fight. However I think its unfair of course Blanka would win againest Pikachu. Blanka is a beast. Next time put Pikachu up againest a eleritic type who is not a beast.

This fight made me cry in my bed... so I have to give a personal -10/10

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31 Pokemon vs. Digimon Pokemon vs. Digimon


32 Green Arrow vs Hawkeye Green Arrow vs Hawkeye

During the actual fight the only reason Green Arrow lost is because the death battle people favored Hawkeye and had him not use his nuclear bomb arrow - Username123

Green Arrow Did Use The Atomic Bomb Arrow Hawkeye Just Avoided It - s646451

Hawkeye will win for his intellegence with a bow and is trained to kill green arrow is trained to hurt

33 Nightmare vs Guts

Just an amazing fight

34 Nightwing vs Daredevil
35 Vegeta vs Shadow

Shadow could've faced Luigi.

A super-cool battle with some epic moments, the fight itself was terrific. However, the explanation was lacking. SPOILER ALERT: I mean, they said Vegeta won because he can "take a beating. " Really?

Entertaining: 9/10
Explanation: 5/10 - LittleZbot

Everything in this battle is perfect. Exactly how I'd picture an actual encounter between the two to go down.

There is no such thing as "Sonic is awesome".

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36 Bomberman vs Dig Dug

The battle's graphics weren't all that good, but the fight itself is. This would've been much higher, however, if the winner wasn't so obvious.

Entertaining: 8/10
Explanation: 8/10 - LittleZbot

37 Hercule Satan vs Dan Hibiki Hercule Satan vs Dan Hibiki

Funniest Death Battle in my opinion. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

What the crap

38 Optimus Prime vs Gundam Optimus Prime vs Gundam


39 Captain America Vs Batman

Cap The First Marvel Character to Lose A Death Battle + I think cap would win he won the war Did he? & can beat batman & when has batman drew his logo he drew his logo on cap's Shield Wow & I was right batman was going to win the winner is batman

I don't care how much rage this death battle has I like this battle no matter what and this is a makeup from Batman vs Spider-man.

Sure Batman vs Spider-man was good but this one I find better.

This was kinda dissapointing as a whole. It's a match up with not a lot of reason for the 2 facing off. It was just catering to batfans who were pissed that spiderman beat him, but cap should have won, the main reason is BATMAN SUCKS he's the worst superhero of all time

I see that video because it was pretty awesome because batman won but I thoght that captain america would win but batman won the battle but it was pretty awesome buy the way.

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40 Luigi vs Tails Luigi vs Tails

This battle was awesome, Tails is intelligent, and survive the death egg exploding and fall from earth in Sonic Advance 2, more powerful than the tennis bomb thing, Luigi is very clumsy so I agree and understand why tails won, people just underestimate sonic characters, plus why do people want Luigi to kill a 8 year old boy that's just cruel - Godzilla_Sonic-1975fan

This is where a draw the line and know they hate Mario, there really is no explanation to say why this battle is so bad cause we all know why. They absolutely made tails outclass Luigi in everything including the fact that they said tails is stronger. Even though this fight had the worst explanation of any battle, it was a little entertaining, 6.5/10 entertaining, for explanation, 0/10, heck, even -1/10.

How do they hate Mario do you even know what screwattack even is plus they do RESEARCH they don't decide the winner - WWEWBMortalKombatFan

Luigi should have won, I mean, how does a fake fist penetrate Luigi's stomach? Also, his Negative Zone didn't do anything to Tails. It was entertaining, though.

Tails vs. Dixie Kong could be a little more useful.

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41 Donkey Kong vs Knuckles Donkey Kong vs Knuckles

Loved this battle. Probably the funniest one in my opinion, with the possible exception of Deadpool vs Deathstroke. It's also the first time in which the Mario character triumphed over the Sonic character.

Showed that not all Mario characters are inferior to Sonic characters.

Only Sonic fanboys hated this battle.

Dashie's gonna hate the results!

42 Boba Fett vs Samus Aran Remastered

This was literally too cool.

This fight a didint like and with the freez gun it's unfair

43 Balrog vs TJ Combo Balrog vs TJ Combo
44 Naruto vs Ichigo

My fave and I was voting for naruto but thought that ichigo would win but nope ma boi naruto takes number one.

Saw this battle twice and loved it, but I'm still not sure how Naruto won...

45 Wonder Woman vs. Rogue

Death Battle: Wonder Woman vs. Donald Duck

You guys are dumb Wonder Woman Should Win She Lost Easliy

46 Thor vs Raiden

Thor is a god good he won

How about next time when Thor is in Death Battle he faces Amy Rose (who will have to deal with Thor's hammer when Thor is enraged because he's left to use the Piko Piko Hammer?! ):D

Mario is WAY WAY WAY stronger then thor

Mario is stronger than thor

47 Bowser vs Ganondorf
48 Yoshi vs Riptor

I liked this one. Yoshi's my favorite Mario character and video game character!

Its really short.

Get this inaccurate junk off the list. Yoshi vs Riptor is the most inaccurate and worst Death Battle ever. Wiz and Boomstick, WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?!?!

49 Pinkie Pie vs Deadpool

My absolute favorite. A perfect and hilarious way to finish off season 3.

Why this no 1st? - Manowar9

50 Meta vs Carolina

This battle in my opinion was not the best in terms of animation. But the lead up was so good. and the reveal that Sarge was Boomstick's father was so hilarious. I just really don't get why this battle got the hate it did while Cammy vs. Sonya got none.

Wiz & Boomstick meet the Blood Gulch crew. Priceless!

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