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"Brains and Brawn" (はんとベジータのドラゴンボール Gohan to Bejīta no Doragon Bōru, lit. "Gohan and Vegeta's Dragon Ball") is the seventy fifth chapter of Dragon Ball Z and the two hundred sixty-ninth overall chapter of the Dragon Ball manga.


The cover features Vegeta intimidatingly looking over Gohan while holding the One-Star Namekian Dragon Ball.


The chapter opens with Krillin and Bulma standing near their cave after Vegeta leaves with their Dragon Ball. Bulma complains that it is all over now that Vegeta has it, but Krillin tells her that it should be okay anyways, as the ball that Gohan is after was really hidden by Vegeta, so Vegeta will not have all seven. Gohan is then seen flying back to the cave with the Four-Star Ball when he senses a powerful ki, which he identifies as Vegeta. Vegeta senses Gohan as well, though Gohan quickly suppresses his ki and hides behind a rock.

Vegeta, knowing that someone is nearby, threatens aloud to destroy the entire area. Gohan puts down the Dragon Ball and emerges to confront Vegeta. Vegeta tells Gohan that he took his Dragon Ball from Krillin, and asks Gohan what the Dragon Radar is. Gohan tells him that it is simply a watch, and Vegeta mocks Earthlings for not having the technology to create a smaller one. After asking whether Goku is on Namek, Vegeta knees Gohan in the chest and flies off. Though hurt, Gohan still manages to bring the Dragon Ball back to Krillin and Bulma, who decide that they must quickly leave their cave.

Meanwhile, Vegeta has gone to look underwater for the ball that he hid (which Gohan took). When he is unable to find it, he quickly realizes that it was Gohan's doing and that the Dragon Radar is not simply a watch. Enraged, he flies back to the cave, but finds it deserted. Gohan, Krillin, and Bulma have hidden inside a chasm on another island. Bulma complains about their living conditions, and Krillin states his intent to take Gohan to Grand Elder Guru's house.





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The Dragon Balls Change Hands · Vegeta's Laughter, Freeza's Rage · Reunion of Terror! · Vegeta in Overdrive! · Brains and Brawn · Premonitions of War · The Enemy of My Enemy... · The Ginyu Force · Five Deadly Fighters · Gurd's Psychic Powers · Vegeta vs. Reacoom · Vegeta vs. Reacoom, Part 2