Top Ten Dragon Ball Characters With Wasted Potential


The Top Ten

1 Tien Tien

Kiko F yourself- Tien's Last words

I loved when he suddenly showed up against Semi-Perfect Cell. He put up a decent challenge for his supremely inferior power level. Props

I agree; even though his role was minimal, whenever he appeared, he stole the spotlight as a protagonist in my opinion. - PrinceZarbon

He hardly does anything after plain old Dragon Ball

Wasted in Tournament of Power, with his only real match ending in a tie.

2 Trunks Trunks Trunks is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

He doesn't even have potential in the first place so how can he waste it?

No, why does everyone keep saying that, how are you all blinded to the fact that Vegeta knew if he got more strenght he would be to slow to face cell, trunks didn't know, vegeta could become more stronger but then lose speed just like trunks did, cell even said it himself that 'even vegeta figured it out' about the lack of speed with such a body, please stop saying trunks surpassed vegeta cause it never happened

Trunks even said, of course father figured it out, how could I be so stupid, and cell said 'even vegeta figured it out' trunks was never stronger, vegeta could have got as strong as trunks did but he knew that he would lack speed

He is not a wasted potential he is a good fighter he even surpassed his dad vegeta in the cell season

3 Goten Goten Goten is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

More potential then Trunks so more wasted.

The better out of the duo. He should be higher than Trunks

Once a loser, always a loser. - TheUglyandUseless

4 Pan Pan Pan (パン, Pan) is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. She is the granddaughter of Earth's savior, Goku and the world champion, Mr. Satan. Pan's heritage is primarily Earthling, being the offspring of the Saiyan-Earthling hybrid Gohan and the Earthling more.

Her potential is definitely wasted. In dragon ball z she is barely shown. In dbgt she's one of the strongest characters, yet she is still weak. She's annoying and unappealing to audiences. All you want to do is tell her to stop yelling. Her and Samuel Jackson must get along well haha. She more of a bothersome not then a real help. And the whole not being able to go ssj is a big down side.

So much wasted potential.

What potential? She's the weakest link. - TheUglyandUseless

5 Yamcha Yamcha Yamcha (ヤムチャ, Yamucha) is a Bandit and a main protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga and in the anime Dragon Ball, and later a supporting protagonist in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super, with a few appearances in Dragon Ball GT. He has black hair and has a scar across his eye and cheek.

It was sad, he had great potential... To be the world's greatest comedian! He'd just say "don't worry guys, Yamcha is here! " And the whole crowd would be laughing

Don't worry, I'll save you! Dies in one punch

Would you rather watch the most annoying anime ever or your super sayain form is weaker than Yamcha? Lol. Sorry. This is a mean comment

6 Gohan Gohan Son Gohan is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. Gohan is introduced as the first son of the protagonist Goku, and his wife Chi-Chi, in chapter #196 Kakarrot, first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on October 24, 1988. Chi-Chi is a strict and protective more.

Gohan is not first in a list like this list.

7 Videl Videl Videl is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

How can videl be wasting potential? She's a normal human, you know kinda like krillin... except she hasn't had any real form of z fighter training... where is the potential to start this magical character on?

She was actually the strongest non ki user. even stronger than hercule. she's not much by dbz standards but for a regular human she's incredble. - HeavyDonkeyKong

8 Android 18 Android 18

But she does have be my B***h

9 Uub Uub

Like if your going to create someone like uub you need to use him

10 Bra/Bulla

The Contenders

11 Chiaotzu Chiaotzu

Doesn't even do much at all

The best thing he did in dbz was to attack Nappa.
I know.. He failed and commit suicide.
And yes, I don't like chiaotzu.

12 Piccolo Piccolo Piccolo is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. He first appeared in chapter 161 of the Dragon Ball manga in the Shonen Jump magazine on February 22, 1988. He is a member of the alien Namekian race and has abilities such as ki manipulation, regeneration, telepathy, more.
13 Krillin Krillin Krillin (クリリン, Kuririn) is a supporting protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga, and the anime series Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and Dragon Ball Super. more.
14 Raditz Raditz Raditz is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

He should be #1! He's Goku's brother and he was just thrown away 3 episodes in! - RevolverOcelot

Raditz could have been such a great villain/hero if Toriyama had done anything with him.

15 King Cold King Cold

I think King Cold should've had a True Form like Frieza. If he managed to show it, he would have at least put up an interesting fight against Future Trunks

Please do explain why king cold didn't fight Goku? - Jayce1992

King cold shouldve avenged Friezas death not cooler

16 Broly Broly Broly is the main antagonist in the Broly Triple Threat trilogy and Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie. He appears to be the latest of the Legendary Super Saiyans who appear every thousand years. His father was Paragus.

Broly should be in like every saga. Shame on Akira Toriyama.

Broly shouldve had his own Saga

17 Kid Gohan Kid Gohan
18 Good Buu
19 Majin Buu Majin Buu Majin Boo (Spelled "Majin Buu" in the English Dub) is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball series by Akira Toriyama. He is the fourth and final main antagonist of Dragon Ball Z, a being of pure evil created by the wizard Bibbidi to wreak havok upon the universe series before the series's beginning. more.
20 Nappa Nappa

He could been useful knowing that sayians can grow up to be so powerful

21 Goku Goku Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. more.
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