Most Powerful Dragon Ball Z Characters

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Most powerful characters from DRAGONBALL Z ONLY. No characters from DragonBall GT or DragonBall. There's a separate list including DBGT characters.

The Top Ten

1 Super Vegito

Most powerful character in DragonBall Z. The only other character in DBZ that comes close is Super Gogeta in the movie Fusion Reborn, and though Gogeta might seem identical to Vegito (and I actually easily prefer Gogeta and think he's much more awesome ) Vegito is actually stronger because the Old Kai said that the Potarra Earrings fusion is much stronger than the Fusion Dance Fusion. - EvilAngel

Super Vegito is strongest, because THIS LIST IS ABOUT DBZ, NOT DBGT! THERE IS A SEPARATE LIST FOR GT, BECAUSE IT IS A SEPARATE SHOW AND IS CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE NON-CANON!
I made this list for Z characters only. If we were counting GT then everyone knows that Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta is by far the most powerful. But counting only Z then Super Vegito is by far the most powerful. The most powerful individual character who isn't fused is Ultimate Gohan. - EvilAngel

Super Vegito is the strongest character in Dragon Ball Z because he has a power level that is almost 2,000,000. Even though he was born with the Potara Earrings he is still the strongest character in Dragon Ball Z. I wish Super Vegito was the King of the Universe or something because I really like Super Vegito. I like Super Vegito 100%, No Doubt About It! And this is a true fact on if Super Vegito is the strongest character in Dragon Ball Z and my answer is YES! I LOVE SUPER VEGITO SO MUCH!. I CAN BE HIM IN ALL OF THE DRAGON BALL Z GAMES IF I NEED TO.

Yup he is the strongest of all in dragon ball super and he posses the power to surpass even god of destruction beerus

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2 Ultimate Gohan

Who can beat Gohan when he's mad?

He is just awesome. He dominated super buu who power is about the same as ssj3 goku. It makes no sense how vegeta got hits on bills but gohan and fat buu got demolished. They are both a lot stronger than him and gohan is way stronger than fat buu. He is also stronger than kid buu

Let's make a list shall we.

-at age 3, beat an immortal in a fight.
-age 4, stronger than Piccolo and Goku combined.
-may of not looked like it but had a moment where he was equal or had the upper chance when the saiyans arrived.
-had to be knocked out for him to be beaten by Recoome, where as Krillin and Vegeta gave up.
-only one to beat the crap out of Frieza's 2nd, 3rd, and 4th (50%) form.
-turned ssj at 11 years old.
-Goku's equal after training in hyperbolic time chamber (maybe a little weaker
-first to turn ssj2 and beat cell with a one-handed-Kamehameha while injured badly while cell was at about full power.
-although a lot weaker, held his own and almost completely beat Broly on his own.
-one of the only z-fighters to not die
-got even stronger than he was before just by training with Z-sword
-Thanks to Old Kai, became equal to like a ssj3.5, but at least stronger than Goku, as stated in the manga.
-held his own against Super Buutenks ...more - nightpool22

He's to strong

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3 Super Gogeta

He is stronger then Gohan because if Gohan can not beat super but but verity can beat super buy then go gets is stronger but vegeta and goku has to have the same power level to fuse and goku is stronger then goku so vegito is stronger then gogeta but gogeta is stronger then gohan

He can go ssj4 he is unbeatable strongest charactee there he could easily beat omega shenron if his transformation was not so short because he is so powerful easily the best character

Gogeta is way stronger than Mystic Gohan. He took down Janemba who used his full power, but dies very easily. Should be above Gohan. - TheDarkOne_221b

Why is Gohan higher? Gogeta is way stronger than Mystic Gohan. - TheDarkOne_221b

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4 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. ...read more.

This list in my opinion should not have fused characters and should not have all different forms of characters such as ssj3 goku instead they should all come under the base form; in this case by me voting for goku I am also voting for ssj3 goku and so on for gohan and vegeta etc. Anyways Goku will always be the strongest; he may not be by the end of DBZ but if he had to become strong and fast enough to defeat ultimate gohan he would do. The whole point of Dragon Ball is that the goku who represents good and determination will always overcome the evil when it comes down to it. This may not always be alone; as there is a huge emphasis on friendship and the importance of If it came down to it where it was goku against an enormous evil power that he initially paled in comparison to he would strive and grow above and beyond it to lead the way of good over evil. So this is why goku has my vote.

Are you serious! Goku super sayain 4 is way stronger than Vegeta could never be. Goku beat even majin Vegeta. He beat Vegeta multiple times. Vegeta never stood a chance. The only time Vegeta won was the first time they fought. Goku is the one who beats all of the strongest villains. Even Vegeta himself admitted that Goku is much stronger than him. Vegeta was inferior to Frieza, Buu, Cell, Broly and so many others. Goku is the one that beat Frieza, Buu, Broly and everyone else but Cell and that other guy that Gohan had to take care of himself. But seriously, anyone who truly knows this show knows that Goku is not only the very main character, but the most powerful character on the whole show!

No, Super Saiyan 4 Goku=Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta
Watch the show before you be biased. - TheDarkOne_221b

Goku can surpass any villain and at the end of gt he is shown to come back probably the same age as he was when he fought freiza so he can probably go into higher fighting modes

Fine but he will be number 1

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5 Whis Whis Whis is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Super, created by Akira Toriyama.

It is staed that bills is the strongest character in dbz but at the end of the movie bills tells that he is is even stronger then him making him the strongest character ever seen

And bills was only using 70% against goku

Also he toys with mystic gohan who is so much stronger then gothenks ssj2 (goku said then buu lost 66% of his power when gothenks defused means that gothenks is 2 times stronger then buu who still has piccolo goten and trunks ) gothenks who is stronger then buu buu who is stonger then goku ssj3 and vegeta ssj2

Whis is stronger than Bills and Bills defeated Goku in Super Saiyan God mode.

Obviously Whis is the strongest since Bills is clearly stronger than everyone else including fusions and Whis put him to sleep for 3 years with a swift chop. Basic logic the real question is who is the strongest character other than Whis and Bills.

Bro... he's the son of grand priest and easily took over ssj blue

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

VEGETA IS NOT THE MAIN CHARACTER. That is the only reason he'll always be a step behind Goku. It DOES NOT mean he's weak -hell no, quite the opposite actually- he just CANNOT be more powerful than the main.

I think it would be incredibly remarkable and exciting if he was ( because FINALLY! SOMETHING NEW HAPPENS). To have him be more powerful or reach a new level of power and form before the main character would be so satisfying because Vegeta trains hard and he's so determined. It wouldn't be something out of the blue because he's always killing himself in the GR so when it happens, we'd all probably be cheering cause we know he deserves it. It'll also shine a light on Bulma's geniusness and proof that no, you don't need to abandon your family every chance you get to train elsewhere to become powerful. It can all happen in your background.

But regardless of not being the most powerful, Vegeta IS the BEST CHARACTER in DBZ and a lot of it is because he's not the most ...more

Vegeta, over Goku? No way...I know a lot of you might be big fans of Vegeta, and I am too. But the whole POINT of Vegeta's character is that he will ALWAYS be weaker than Goku, no matter how much stronger Vegeta may get, he will always be two steps behind Goku. It's a classic literary technique, Vegeta is the foil to Goku. Vegeta is immeasurably arrogant in his power, refuses to acknowledge those he perceives as weaker than himself, and scoffs at the "low class warrior". A "Low class warrior" is symbolism for the everyman, ladies and gents... Meanwhile, Goku is humble, kind, and cares nothing for Vegeta's posturing about the "saiyajin master race". And that's why Vegeta will always lose...he can't get past his arrogance and that is his downfall. Vegeta will NEVER be stronger than Goku.

If you don't buy the (extremely obvious) low class/high class symbolism, than consider this: Goku got to SSJ3. Vegeta didn't. DBZ GT isn't official DB cannon, and thus it isn't real so anything ...more - Mourningstar

He's overrated. People said that he's more intelligent than Goku, but I disagree. Many people said Goku is stupid, but he's actually very smart. He's just too naive that it seems like he's stupid. Actually he's one of dbz most intelligent characters, way smarter than Vegeta (Goku is the smartest in my opinion). no one realized that Goku is the only one who've foreseen Cell's intention in the Cell Games, as well as his strategic mind in battles,... Bulma and Gohan are really intelligent themselves and know a lot about technology due to their studying so much, but the most natural intelligent mind must be Goku's.

Since goku can't use ui at will technically vegeta is stronger than goku

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7 Kid Buu Kid Buu

He held back a spirit bomb that contained the power of all the z fighters, ever living being on earth, all of the namekians, the elder kia and supreme kia, king yemma and all of his attendants with goku pushing on it in base form and he was able to over power it and throw it back. Only we goku got his strength back and finished the attact with his (x100) ssj 2 strength was it enough to kill him, after which goku was exhausted again. I put my vote on kid buu.

Kid buu is stronger than Goku ssj3. Goku only defeated him because people gave him the power of the spirit bomb

Strongest ever dbz character without a doubt

He is amazing and he has an attack that could destroy earth ten times. like woow

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8 Goku SS3 Goku SS3 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. ...read more.

First thing that pissed me off about this list was that ssj3 Goku was a separate character bas Goku. Next was the fact that Whis is actually the strongest character in dbz at the moment. Then, putting Gohan above Goku is ridiculous enough. Goku would've been able to beat kid buu at full power. Kid Buu has been stated by the characters in DBZ to be the strongest form of Buu. Gohan got totalled by Buu with Gotenks absorbed. Thus Goku is stronger than Gohan. I know what you're thinking, 'But Goku was getting beat up by Gotenksbuu too. ' Well we've been shown that sometimes Goku has some pretty silly motivations for the things he does, like, for example not killing Kid Buu (who, lets not forget is the strongest form of Buu) when he had the chance cause he wanted Vegeta to have a go. So, we can assume, that Goku didn't see a need to kill Buu himself when there was someone there to fuse with. Maybe he didn't want to take all the glory. Maybe he wanted somebody else to be able to say that ...more

I just think he strong because he took down Janemba. (I thought that was pretty cool) Anyway, he also looks super cute in that form.

Because of his training and Gohan's lack of training he would be slightly stronger than Gohan

Stop making multiple entries for forms. - To

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9 SS God Goku

Goku is the strongest always been

Goku is most powerful...

Goku was, is and will be the most powerful

Could probally kick everyone in top 10's ass.

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10 SSGSS Vegeta

He is stronger than SSGSS Goku because he got the power him self and Goku got it from others

That doesn't mean anything, remember SSJ4 Vegeta? Plus Goku achieved Saiyan beyond God and SSGSS on his own.

Not necessarily the strongest but stronger than most of these

The Contenders

11 Bills

He kicked everyone and went toe to toe with ssj3 Goku and beat him with 2 punches and could withstand Goku absorbing the power of a super saiyan god and using a kamehameha

He is the most power full character.This is because he need only 1% of his to defeat goku ssj3 and 70% to beat ssj god. So he can beat super vegito and gogeta.

Bills is stronger than super vegito and ultimate gohan combined, it's been proven in the movie!

He should be in 2nd place

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12 Super Buu (Gohan absorbed)

Anyone who thinks kid buu is stronger should read the manga

How is kid but stronger than super buu super buu is 4 times stronger then ssj3 Goku in the beers saga without absorbing anyone and yet kid buu struggled to beat ssj3 Goku in buu saga and Goku trained a lot since beerus saga and buu saga

He can absorb anyone he should be First

Even you should realize there are at least 5 people who could trample him^ - nightpool22

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13 Gotenks SS3

Goten is the only good part about Gotenks. Without Trunks's part in him, Gotenks wouldn't have been so cocky and over-confident and get his ass kicked by Buu.

Goten is stupid. Trunks is the only reason to like Gotenks.

Because even if it was briefly Gotenks held his own against Super Buu as a super saiyan three,

Trunks saved Gotenks. Goten is a whimpy, stupid idiot.

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14 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 ...read more.

Dude gohan could beat anyones ass

I would say that gohan is a very powerful and potential hidden power out of the other characters

He have hidden powers

When gohan is mad, he can beat anyone

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15 Beerus Beerus Beerus is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama. Beerus made his first appearance in the 2013 feature film Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.

He is an intergalactic god he should be in the top 20 at least

What the hell he was soposed to be the strongest but it blew it

top 5

16 Future Trunks Future Trunks

In dbs he have super saiyan rage and spirit bomb sword,he beat fusion zamasu that beat vegito blue

17 Super Janemba

He can topple mystic gohan

Broly would beat his ass

Janemba can crush ssj3 Goku and ssj2 vegeta and is as strong as buuhan which means he is stronger than mystic gohan that is why he is the Best. And if you did not know this, janemba's can regenerate remember pikkon insulted and cracked his skin but he regenerated from it he is truly the. Best better than ultimate gohan - favouredlist314

Gohan is better than him gohan is the best

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18 Legendary Super Saiyan Broly

Well trunks goku goten and gohan killed broly man so he lost to basically everyone

Well, it was 7 years after the first fight with Broly, so they were given time to power up. - MKBeast

The overhype for Broly here lol.
1. Broly and Legendary Super Saiyan Broly shouldn't be different people.
2. I can tell most of the comments below me are by the same person.
3. Broly would get wrecked by SSJ2 Teen Gohan.

I think broly should be on top of the list because he could destroy any dbz character

GOD

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19 Golden Frieza

Should be top ten for sure is uber strong but however ssjgss vegetal/Goku, whis and bills are stronger

If goku would have powered up instantly to super saying blue and took the fight seriously he would have won hands down but goku also said that if freeza would have learned how to control his new form he would have been in trouble

Bro come on he is the BOSS he even REKT super saiyan God super saiyan Goku

He is an God to an he beat Goku many times also lord beerus fears Frieza b/c he so strong.And lord beerus stronger than Goku.

20 SSGSS Goku

Worst list I have ever seen of course Goku is the second strongest after whis

21 Super Buu (Gotenks and Piccolo Absorbed)
22 Super Perfect Cell

Ironically, this was the best villain and the strongest. - DeadRisingPro

Super perfect cell is the most strongest

Preety much stronger than all of the z fighters

He's op m8 can u not want him like fr :T

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

She's Whis's elder sister and martial arts teacher and surpassed him in term of power.

She's Whis's elder sister and martial arts teacher. She surpassed him in term of power.

She's currently the most powerful being in the DB universe. The sexism in DB makes her rated below Whis, whom she trained and is a little weaker than she is ( like the case of Cyborg #17 and Cyborg #18).

1.Zeno
2.Vados
3.Whis
4.Goku
5.Zanmatsu
6.Vegeta
7.Frieza (though if he trained a bit more, he'd probably surpass Whis and Vados)

24 Blue Vegito
25 Omega Shenron Omega Shenron

Common all of you guys how can you forget this monster he toyed with Goku ssj4 and vegeta ssj4 he should be on no.4 or 5.

Why no one said anything about Omega Shenron? I think he is also strong :/

He has almost the same power as broly

He only appeared in DBGT. - SelfDestruct

26 Frieza Frieza Freeza (Pronounced "Frieza" in the Funimation dub) is fictional character in the Dragon Ball series by Akira Toriyama as the primary antagonist of the Freeza Saga. He is a galactic tyrant who governs the Planet Trade Organization and is feared by the universe for his sadistic and brutal nature. He is ...read more.

Frieza is the most powerful being in the entire space

No he is not the strongest which is obvious because Goku first beat him while Goku was only a regular ss. Then Trunks beat him too.

The original strongest

He was strong in his time

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

Future Trunks is the most badass characters in DBZ he killed Frieza in one episode

He defeated android 18 and 17 in the future timeline and also cell and executed 14

He is very powerful

Trunks is very fastsmart, strong besides if trunks could of turn in to a lengendarySupersayian

28 God Vegeta

This character does not yet exist in the dragon ball universe so dose not have any power

He's only little bit weaker than God Goku god vegeta is the 2 strongest in the world

29 Super Buu Super Buu

Think, if he absorbed ssj4 gogeta, what would stop him?

But he's too weak. he couldn't even absorb super vegito. plus their fusion would run out.

30 Omni-King

What the hell why is here he should be number 1 come on man he is the strongest of the 12 universes

Easily the strongest. He destroyed an entire universe with a mere hand raise

The only reason most of these idiots aren't voting for him is because super's dub isn't that far.

He should be number 1

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31 Kid Trunks Kid Trunks

The age difference is kid trunks is 8 and gotenks is 7

Goten could have beaten Trunks. It just because of the age difference

Kid trunks can beat gotenks in a battle.

There's like 2 Trunks on this list.

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

Gotenks is life dude give the kid (s) some credit

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

He deservs to be in the top 10

Gogeta is the perfect warrior and even though people say that vageto is stronger they are wrong. gogeta is neither goku or vegeta and is a new being all together

34 Janemba Janemba

He toyed with ssj2 Goku

35 Tori-Bot

He is toriyama manifesting himself in the Dragon Ball and Dr Slump universes so since he made them, his is omnipotent there.

He's omnipotent. Whatever he wants happens. If he tells Whis, Vados, Beerus, Champa, … and the Z fighters to kill everyone, destroy everything then commit suicide, they'd have to obey. He's the God himself! *laugh*

36 Android 18 Android 18

Literally the best and strongest girl ever

She's stronger than goten AND trunks

Android 18 beat vegeta but how come

Queen of deadly beauties

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37 Metal Cooler

He should be higher up

He can beat ssj Goku and vegeta with minimum effort he would have killed them but he wanted their energy he would be around cell jr and supreme kais power he is a badass! "'

Most op character ever

38 Vegito Vegito
39 Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta

Really guys, why is this last? He would destroy everyone and maybe even Bills. Though, I have to say, I think Whis would pummel him.

He can beat anyone

40 Super Saiyan 2 Gohan

GOHAN IS THE MOST STRONGEST IN THE CELL SAGA he's BADASS

41 Super Bardock

He defeated chilled without breaking a sweat and survived Friezas death ball which no character would survive he was also the first to become ssj he would have kicked Friezas ass and demolish the ginyu force his men etc etc

Strongest character ever because he must've had a power level of at least 21,000 to survive dodoria mouth beam and Goku got a zenkai jump of the same as Goku on namek and when he wa raging at Frieza I think he would reach 25,000 or around that and then Frieza death ball zenkai would put him at around 7,200,000 the same jump as Goku on namek and then ssj (50 times base form) would be 360,000,000 and since he was sent 1000 years into the past that gives him 1000 years of training before Goku is even born... And since Goku and bardock reached ssj at roughly the same age that means that I think bardock could reach ssj3 by the same age as Goku did.

42 Dabura Dabura
43 Hatchiyack Hatchiyack

He should be like 5

Hatchiyak took on ss2 goku, ss2 vegeta, ss trunks, ss2 teen gohan, and piccolo at the same time.

44 Frost Frost Frost is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
45 Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta

He can not go to ssj4 he goes ssj4 by machine made by bulma

Bulma use a machine and turn vegeta in ssj4 in dragon ball gt

Ssj4 is noncannon and FAKE also this is dbz list not the noncannon dbgt list

46 Champa Champa
47 God Goku

Why should be in this place, he is the strongest character in dragon ball z, he should at least be in the top 3 but never in the top 35!

This spot is sort of crazy for a super saiyan god I would think at least in the top 7. Come on. I don't think it makes any sense

He's obviously The strongest

Deservs to be number 1 or 2

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48 Hit Hit

Strongest fighter universe 6

Even stronger than goku super saiyan godkioken� - 10.I think he should definitely top this list.

49 Zamasu Zamasu Zamasu is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball series by Akira Toriyama, Although a Supreme Kai from Universe 10, he is the true main antagonist and the catalyst of the Future Trunks Saga in Dragon Ball Super, being responsible for Goku Black's existence, working alongside him to restore "justice" ...read more.

he easily could kill holy and vegeta with one finger when there in ssj god blue

All attacks are useless against him and he does not age

50 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, ...read more.

Piccolo's strength is greater than half the universes and was able to hold his own against Android 17... Id like to see krillin do that

Piccolo is stronger than krill in

Why is piccolo behind, krill in, mr popo Korin etc, like what!

bas dude

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