While in his first form, Janemba attacks Goku by punching into small portals big enough for his fists. By doing this, Janemba is able to hit Goku with a series of punches from a distance away.
In the Dragon Ball Super manga, Fused Zamasu utilized this technique to beat down Goku and Vegeta after Vegito defused. He soon after went on to utilize this technique in his battle with Perfected Super Saiyan Blue Goku.
- Shadow Kick - A kick-based variation of Illusion Smash where he stomps his foot through a portal causing another to appear above the opponent to deliver a kick stomp from said portal. Named in Dragon Ball FighterZ.
Video Game Appearances
Illusion Smash was named in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 as well as the game's sequel, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 as Janemba's Ultimate Blast in his first form in both games. In Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury, Janemba uses this technique, creating enemies called Janemba Hands, to attack Goku and Vegeta while they travel through Hell in order to find him.
In Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Super Janemba can use Illusion Smash as one of his standard strong combos. Majin Buu, Kid Buu, and Pure Majins can use a variation to create a portal to thrust their foot through to kick the opponent when in the air as they would normally use the ground as the medium to thrust their foot through to kick the opponent when they perform it on the ground.
In Super Dragon Ball Heroes, Anilaza's version of this technique is called Hyperspace Punch (亜空間 パンチ Akūkan Panchi).
This technique also appears in Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle as Fused Zamasu's Super Attack. In there, he punch through the enemy into a bunch of portals towards him before attacking them again twice and then finishing them off with a Lightning of Absolution.
In Dragon Ball FighterZ, Janemba utilize an unnamed variation of Illusion Smash where he creates a portal and thrusts his hand into it causing four portals connected to it to appear around the opponent causing Janemba's hand to appear out of the four portals and fire an energy barrage. This variatiaon appears as Janemba's Standing Unique Attack and Crouching Unique Attack which can combo together. Additionally Janemba has a aerial super move variation of Illusion Smash called Shadow Kick where he stomps his foot through a portal causing another to appear above the opponent allowing Janemba to deliver a kick stomp from said portal.