False Self Destruction is the ability to utilize a move that appears to be self-destructing but in reality does not kill the user.
- Barrier of Hope - The variant used by Android 17 in the anime.
Video Game Appearances
In FighterZ, Android 16 used this while using Last Resort.
In Legends, after being modified by Gero, 16 becomes capable of accomplishing this ability, using it as cover so he and Gero can escape.