- On Namek, violent storms ravage the planet and destroy many of the life giving Ajisa plants, causing a drought which wipes out almost all of the Namekians.
- Katas sends his son away on a spaceship to avoid death and dies before he can make his own escape. The spaceship crash lands on Earth in the Yunzabit Heights, the child loses his memory but finds a note saying to wait so he remains there.
- Lord Slug is saved from the cataclysms by escaping to Planet Slug (in the dub he was banished from Namek due to his violence).
- Fargo is sent away on a spaceship, he is eventually picked up by the Frieza Force and trained as a soldier.
- On Namek itself, only a single survivor is left, Guru. This sole survivor goes on to gradually repopulate the planet. Over the next 500 years he gives birth to over 100 children, becoming known as the “Great Elder”. As a testament to the knowledge and power of the Namekians, the Great Elder creates a set of Namekian Dragon Balls.
- King Yemma travels to Snake Way to receive training from King Kai. Princess Snake meets him along the way and she falls in love.