The Tremendous Saiyan transformation is an iconic ingredient of Dragon Ball Z and its associated collection, sequels, and follow-ups. Goku first unlocked his Tremendous Saiyan transformation years in the past, throughout the Namek Saga, and since then, the franchise has advanced this type into quite a few variations and upgrades–21, to be exact. Whereas not all of those transformations can be found to each Saiyan, every of them has been utilized by a Saiyan sooner or later within the broader Dragon Ball canon.
These Tremendous Saiyan types are listed primarily so as of debut, which additionally loosely aligns with the ability stage of every kind. Many of those types had been solely used for a short time period, or by just one particular person, and so they do not all the time have an apparent visible distinction, like totally different hair colour, to differentiate them from each other. This listing discusses when these types made their first look, a little bit of what they’re able to, and who is ready to use these transformations. Remember the fact that, for the sake of completeness, this listing consists of types that aren’t technically derived from Tremendous Saiyan, resembling Goku and Vegeta’s latest Extremely types.
22 Tremendous Saiyan
Naturally, the primary transformation being mentioned is the unique Tremendous Saiyan, the place all of it started. Goku first unlocked his Tremendous Saiyan kind after being full of rage from watching Frieza kill Krillin. Along with his new energy and splendid golden locks, he was capable of lastly overwhelm and defeat Frieza. The Tremendous Saiyan kind would go on to be unlocked by practically each different Saiyan character, together with the Universe 6 Saiyans in Dragon Ball Tremendous, and it stays some of the iconic components of the franchise to today.
21 Ascended Tremendous Saiyan (Tremendous Saiyan Second Grade)
The primary occasion of a Tremendous Saiyan ascending past the preliminary kind was when Vegeta reached Tremendous Saiyan Second Grade, which he known as Ascended Tremendous Saiyan. Vegeta and Future Trunks developed the approach whereas coaching within the Hyperbolic Time Chamber, and with its energy, they each turned robust sufficient to fully outclass Semi-Excellent Cell. Ascended Tremendous Saiyan stands out from the unique Tremendous Saiyan because of the seen improve in muscle mass. Nonetheless, it is technically not a separate transformation; merely a way of artificially drawing out extra energy from the preliminary Tremendous Saiyan kind.
20 Extremely Tremendous Saiyan (Tremendous Saiyan Third Grade)
Instantly following Ascended Tremendous Saiyan was the Tremendous Saiyan Third Grade a.ok.a. Extremely Tremendous Saiyan. Extremely Tremendous Saiyan took the essential idea of Ascended Tremendous Saiyan even additional to provide Dragon Ball Z‘s Trunks much more energy than Vegeta, which induced Trunks to realize an extremely muscular physique. Sadly, Trunks by no means realized that the rise in muscle mass would make him too gradual to beat somebody like Cell. In the end this trade-off wasn’t price it, and made Extremely Tremendous Saiyan inferior to the decrease types previous it. After its preliminary look, Extremely Tremendous Saiyan would not be seen once more till Trunks used it in a sparring match towards Vegeta in Dragon Ball Tremendous, and when Caulifla briefly used it towards Goku within the Match of Energy.
19 Tremendous Saiyan Full Energy
The ultimate development of the essential Tremendous Saiyan transformation was Tremendous Saiyan Full Energy. After discovering the issues of Extremely Tremendous Saiyan, Goku and Gohan determined to coach themselves to have the ability to make Tremendous Saiyan their pure state. This coaching resulted in a type of Tremendous Saiyan that drew out the utmost energy of the approach with out synthetic enhancements, making it simpler to battle with out shedding extra quantities of power. That made it the strongest variation of the essential Tremendous Saiyan, and the one seen all through the vast majority of the collection since.
18 Tremendous Saiyan 2
The primary really new Tremendous Saiyan transformation was the appropriately named Tremendous Saiyan 2. The transformation was first unlocked by Gohan in his battle towards Cell, and along with serving as payoff to the arc of Gohan’s hidden potential, its energy fully turned the battle round in Gohan’s favor. Different Saiyans would find yourself unlocking Tremendous Saiyan 2, however as a result of it seems to be just about similar to the unique Tremendous Saiyan except for the crackling electrical energy within the person’s aura, it would not seem as a lot as the unique Tremendous Saiyan and transformations with extra distinct appearances.
17 Tremendous Saiyan 3
The following Tremendous Saiyan transformation to look in Dragon Ball Z was Tremendous Saiyan 3 within the Buu Saga. Tremendous Saiyan 3 is outlined by its lengthy hair and lack of eyebrows, a glance that is since turn out to be virtually as iconic in its personal proper as Tremendous Saiyan Stage 1. On the time of its introduction, Tremendous Saiyan 3 was the strongest Tremendous Saiyan kind. Nonetheless, Tremendous Saiyan 3 has the main weak spot of getting a extreme stamina drain, one thing that affected each Goku and the Goten/Trunks fusion Gotenks in essential moments towards Buu. Because of this, it is usually ignored in favor of extra sturdy transformations.
16 Potential Unleashed (Final Gohan)
Along with Tremendous Saiyan 3, Dragon Ball Z‘s Buu Saga additionally launched Gohan’s signature “Potential Unleashed” kind, higher often known as Final Gohan. Coaching with Elder Kai allowed Gohan to faucet into his full potential, leading to a kind that surpassed his Tremendous Saiyan types to make him one of many strongest fighters within the universe. Potential Unleashed technically is not a Tremendous Saiyan transformation, particularly since Piccolo is ready to use it in Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero, however it’s nonetheless being included due to how a lot it is tied into Gohan’s character.
15 Tremendous Saiyan God
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods was the primary canon continuation of the franchise in virtually twenty years, and with it got here the introduction of a brand-new Tremendous Saiyan kind, Tremendous Saiyan God. The final word Tremendous Saiyan type of the Legendary Tremendous Saiyan, Tremendous Saiyan God grants a Saiyan a type of Tremendous Saiyan that infuses them with divine ki, making it some of the highly effective transformations within the franchise. Goku’s use of the shape was the deciding think about his battle towards Beerus, though he nonetheless could not defeat him. Since its look, Tremendous Saiyan God and its variations have been on the heart of Dragon Ball Tremendous and the Dragon Ball franchise.
14 Tremendous Saiyan God Tremendous Saiyan (Tremendous Saiyan Blue)
Instantly following Tremendous Saiyan God’s debut was Tremendous Saiyan God Tremendous Saiyan, extra generally known as Tremendous Saiyan Blue. As the complete identify implies, Tremendous Saiyan Blue is achieved when the ability of Tremendous Saiyan God is mixed with Tremendous Saiyan, leading to a metamorphosis much more highly effective than the common Tremendous Saiyan God that additionally turns the person’s hair blue. After its first look, Tremendous Saiyan Blue turned Goku and Vegeta’s major transformation all through Dragon Ball Tremendous, though they might nonetheless make use of their older transformations now and again.
13 Tremendous Saiyan Blue Kaio-ken
Tremendous Saiyan Blue Kaio-ken is a type of Tremendous Saiyan Blue that mixes it with Goku’s very first transformation, the Kaio-ken. Kaio-ken’s crimson aura is layered on high of Tremendous Saiyan Blue’s blue aura, and the mixed multipliers of each methods improve Goku’s energy to epic proportions. Earlier than Extremely Intuition, utilizing Tremendous Saiyan Blue Kaio-ken with a multiplier of 20 was Goku’s strongest kind, though similar to common Kaio-ken, it had the disadvantage of damaging Goku’s physique the longer he used it.
12 Tremendous Saiyan Rosé
Tremendous Saiyan Rosé is the unique Tremendous Saiyan transformation of Goku Black, an alternate model of Universe 10’s Zamasu who used the Tremendous Dragon Balls to take management of an alternate Goku’s physique within the Dragon Ball Tremendous anime. Tremendous Saiyan Rosé’s origins differ relying on the medium. Within the Dragon Ball Tremendous anime, it is a divine type of Tremendous Saiyan, however within the manga, it is a variation of Tremendous Saiyan Blue that comes about when a godly Saiyan — on this case, Zamasu inhabiting a Saiyan’s physique — makes use of Tremendous Saiyan Blue. Regardless of the case, Goku Black’s fixed utilization of it made him one of many hardest enemies within the collection, to the purpose that he may overpower Goku and Vegeta on the identical time.
11 Tremendous Saiyan Rage
Tremendous Saiyan Rage is a novel kind that Trunks unlocked throughout the Future Trunks saga of Dragon Ball Tremendous. Because the identify implies, Tremendous Saiyan Rage is born from intense anger, much more so than the unique Tremendous Saiyan kind, and it units itself other than the unique by bathing Dragon Ball‘s Future Trunks in blue gentle. The specifics of Tremendous Saiyan Rage have not been explored, however what is understood is that it makes Trunks robust sufficient to carry his personal towards Goku Black and Future Zamasu, each of whom had been beforehand far above him in energy.
10 Perfected Tremendous Saiyan Blue
The Dragon Ball Tremendous manga diverges from the anime in quite a lot of methods, and a type of consists of the introduction of Perfected Tremendous Saiyan Blue. Perfected Tremendous Saiyan Blue capabilities underneath the identical precept as Tremendous Saiyan Full Energy in that it minimizes power consumption, as proven by Goku and Vegeta’s lack of aura, to be able to maximize total efficiency. This Perfected kind removes Tremendous Saiyan Blue’s best weak spot and is most notably used towards Broly, in addition to within the Dragon Ball Tremendous manga.
9 Tremendous Saiyan White
One other Tremendous Saiyan kind distinctive to Zamasu is Tremendous Saiyan “White,” the unofficial identify of Fused Zamasu’s Tremendous Saiyan transformation. Since Tremendous Saiyan Rosé is meant to be both Tremendous Saiyan or Tremendous Saiyan Blue infused with divine energy, it may be assumed that Tremendous Saiyan White is solely Fused Zamasu’s model of Tremendous Saiyan Rosé, the white hair probably being a results of it getting used within the physique of a Kai slightly than a Saiyan. Regardless, Tremendous Saiyan White is an extremely highly effective transformation that helped make Fused Zamasu right into a risk so harmful that the Omni-King Grand Zeno needed to destroy Future Trunks’ total timeline for him to be defeated.
8 Extremely Intuition Signal
Extremely Intuition is the last word expression of preventing prowess in Dragon Ball; Extremely Intuition is not a Tremendous Saiyan transformation, however it’s included for a way essential it’s to Goku’s growth. Extremely Intuition has the person suppress their ideas and feelings to be able to focus solely on preventing, placing them in a mind-set that permits them to dodge any assault and assault with most effectivity. The preliminary model Goku unlocks is named Extremely Intuition Signal, an incomplete model that leads to him not with the ability to completely dodge and assault his opponents.
7 Tremendous Saiyan Blue Evolution
Tremendous Saiyan Blue Evolution is a novel variation Vegeta developed throughout the Match of Energy. The transformation offers Vegeta’s Tremendous Saiyan Blue hair a brand new shade of royal blue and provides black pupils to his eyes, and the general energy increase basically makes Tremendous Saiyan Blue Evolution his equal to Goku’s Tremendous Saiyan Blue Kaio-ken approach. Tremendous Saiyan Blue Evolution turned Vegeta’s strongest kind within the anime, and due to the rise in muscle mass, it may be seen as a godly model of Vegeta’s authentic Ascended Tremendous Saiyan.
6 Perfected Extremely Intuition
Perfected Extremely Intuition is, because the identify implies, the whole type of Extremely Intuition. Utilizing it dyes Goku’s hair an angelic white, and together with his coronary heart now completely calm, he is capable of dodge incoming assaults with out considering, whereas concurrently bringing out the utmost energy of his assaults. The Dragon Ball Tremendous anime ended with Goku nonetheless not having management over Perfected Extremely Intuition, however the manga had him ready to take action after preventing Moro within the Galactic Patrol Prisoner arc.
5 Legendary Tremendous Saiyan
The Legendary Tremendous Saiyan transformation is the signature Tremendous Saiyan type of Broly, and whereas it was initially non-canon, the shape was formally canonized in Dragon Ball Tremendous throughout the Match of Energy. Identical to the unique model, Legendary Tremendous Saiyan is outlined by its inexperienced coloring, intense muscle mass, the berserker state it places somebody in, and its total huge energy. Universe 6’s Kale was the primary particular person to make use of Legendary Tremendous Saiyan in canon, however the kind appeared once more in Dragon Ball Tremendous: Broly when Broly, its authentic person, was formally made canon.
4 Extremely Ego
Extremely Ego is a brand new kind for Vegeta, launched within the Granolah the Survivor arc of the manga. Like Extremely Intuition, it is not truly a Tremendous Saiyan kind, however is included due to how closely tied it’s to Vegeta’s growth. With assist from the God of Destruction Beerus, Vegeta developed a method that not solely enormously will increase his energy, however can progressively make himself even stronger the extra he takes harm. Extremely Ego serves because the antithesis to Extremely Intuition, which revolves round not taking hits. Naturally, its greatest weak spot is that Vegeta can take a lot harm that he will not be capable to battle anymore, which occurred towards each Granolah and Gasoline.
3 True Extremely Intuition
Goku’s True Extremely Intuition is a variation on Extremely Intuition Goku developed to battle Gasoline within the Granolah the Survivor arc. After studying about Bardock’s previous, Goku realized the significance of being true to himself and never solely accepted himself as a Saiyan, however that Perfected Extremely Intuition may not be the very best kind for him due to how laborious it’s for him to remain fully calm. Due to that, to be able to defeat Gasoline, he developed True Extremely Intuition, a variation of Extremely Intuition Signal that attracts on his feelings versus forcing him to suppress them. Due to that, Goku is ready to battle extra successfully than he may with Perfected Extremely Intuition, making True Extremely Intuition one among his strongest transformations so far.