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Cataclysmic Orb (激変する球 Gekihen suru Kyū), commonly known as Sphere of Destruction (破壊玉 Hakai Dama), is an Energy Sphere used by Beerus.


Beerus claps his hands together and creates a purple-colored atom-shaped energy sphere that he holds on the tip of his finger, able to bounce it with his hands, feet, tail, anywhere on his body (resembling a cat playing with a ball). Beerus launches the attack by kicking it like a soccer ball towards his opponent, which can inflict a huge amount of damage; Beerus claiming it cannot be deflected or crushed. Beerus can create a large number of these attacks, and when he physically hits one, the rest of them also launch. Beerus can also create a large-scale version.

In the anime, Beerus can emit them from his body involuntarily when asleep or half-asleep. He can even release them via sneezing or even in the form of a destructive Mouth Energy Wave.


Beerus used this attack in his intense battle with Super Saiyan God Goku, after the two's battle begin to take place in the Earth's stratosphere. After Goku begins to feel overwhelmed as Beerus begins to take the fight more seriously, Beerus asks if he reached his limits. Not believing this, Beerus creates a Cataclysmic Orb, and Goku is wary because of the Earth taking damage from the attack should he dodge it, asking Beerus if human lives mean anything to him. Commenting that this is a battle between Gods, Beerus fires the attack, and Goku immediately destroys it with a ki blast. Beerus then creates a large number of the orbs and launches them as a barrage, and is surprised to see Goku instantly destroy them all with a powerful Limitbreaker Kamehameha, and the two continue their battle.

Later on in the battle, Beerus attacks with a large-scale Cataclysmic Orb that Goku counters with his Limit Break Kamehameha; the sheer force of the clash creates ripples that disorients the entire universe. While fighting Goku as a regular Super Saiyan, Beerus creates clones that each fire a Cataclysmic Orb at Goku.

After waking up during the Golden Frieza Saga, dust from a butterfly causes Beerus to involuntarily sneeze a Cataclysmic Orb which destroys a nearby Moon though Whis decides that its destruction is okay so it isn't necessary to warrant a Temporal Do-Over. Additionally in the anime, at the beginning of Goku's training under Whis alongside Vegeta, Goku and Vegeta are forced to dodge when the sleeping Beerus (who was tossing and turning in his sleep complaining to someone in the bad dream he was having that the food he was being served was horrible) unleashed a Cataclysmic Orb from his mouth which produces a Mouth Energy Wave that gets fired in their general direction after Whis transported Goku and Vegeta to Beerus' bedroom as the next part of their training.


Video Game Appearances

This attack is named in Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle as one of Beerus' Super Attacks while he's in his "Fury" mode.

The attack appears in Dragon Ball FighterZ as one of Beerus' special attacks under the name Destruction Sphere. Beerus can also fire them by sneezing as his crouching ki blast attack. These orbs are a primary part of his gimmick in that he can bounce them around with specific moves in order to form a unique neutral game that disorients his opponent, though caution must be used in that should a Beerus player be reckless in spamming such tactics, beams and other high-priority energy-based attacks can easily dissipate the orbs with ease, including the usage of a Super Dash.

It also appears in Dragon Ball Legends under the name Sphere of Destruction, where it is Legends Limited Beerus' Special Move Arts. The Barrage variation is named Multi Sphere of Destruction, and is Legends Limited Beerus' Ultimate Move Arts. If Multi Sphere of Destruction is able to KO the opponent, then Beerus will launch a single orb which turns into a Sphere of Destruction that hits the opponent with Beerus flicking his fingers to make the sphere expand and explode.

It appears as one of Beerus' attacks in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot under the name Sphere of Destruction.


  • The anime shows that Beerus can involuntary release Cataclysmic Orbs by sneezing, comically demonstrating both his destructive potential and the destructive power of a single Cataclysmic Orb. It also serves as a example of one of the potential uses for Temporal Do-Over, as should Beerus sneezing an orb cause destruction on a scale to warrent its use.
  • As shown during the anime God of Destruction Beerus Saga and in Dragon Ball Legends, the Cataclysmic Orb can turn into a Beerus Ball which may explain why both techniques have been known as Sphere of Destruction.
    • This makes relationship between the two techniques similar to the relationship between the Death Ball and Supernova.