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King Vegeta: Xeno (ベジータ王:ゼノ Bejīta-ō: Zeno) is an incarnation of King Vegeta from a world separate to the main timeline who is a member of the Dark Empire.


Unlike his main timeline counterpart, King Vegeta: Xeno sports a red cloak with a hood that he keeps up and for a period of time also wore a time breaker mask and one hank of his hair is red. Without the mask, his eyes are shown to be black with red irises which may be a result of him controlling the power of darkness given from the mask.


King Vegeta: Xeno appears to hold a severe grudge over both Frieza and also Beerus. He let himself be controlled by the Dark Empire in order to gain power over the darkness and after having controlled it now seeks to travel back in time to defeat them.


Dragon Ball Heroes

Dark Empire Saga

Main article: Dark Empire Saga

Advent of Mechikabura Saga
Dark Masked King vs Xeno Turles

Dark-Masked King fighting Turles: Xeno.

King Vegeta was brought back by Mechikabura in order to act as his servant.

In the manga, the Dark-Masked King joins Mechikabura and his comrade Demon God Salsa to a visit to the Tree of Might where they confront Turles: Xeno who has the Four-Star Dark Dragon Ball merged in his chest. The Dark-Masked King attacks Turles and quickly knocks him flying into the Tree behind him. He returns to his master's side after Mechikabura recovers the ball from Turles.

Mechikabura Revival Saga

King Vegeta: Xeno revealed

Sometime after he follows Paragus: Xeno after he is sent through a wormhole with the intent to assassinate him. There he confronts Bardock: Xeno, the Dark-Masked King powers up further, shattering his mask and removing his cloak to reveal himself as King Vegeta.

When Bardock chastises him for being mind controlled by the Dark Empire, he tells him that he allowed it to happen so he could gain power over it and that he has now gained control over the darkness. He explains his intent to go back in time to eradicate both Frieza and Beerus and asks both Bardock and Paragus if they will join him.

Bardock refuses and places a partially destroyed mask on his face and powers up to Super Saiyan 3, surprising King Vegeta. While fighting Bardock, King Vegeta is surprised to find he's having this much fun fighting a low-class warrior. Wanting to finally get revenge Paragus: Xeno attacks King Vegeta from behind, and King Vegeta is shocked a low-class warrior could damage him. When Bardock fires a powerful blast towards King Vegeta, he counters it which results in a powerful explosion and the victor of the battle being unknown.


King Vegeta: Xeno is exceptionally powerful thanks to being the personification of Mechikabura's magic power.[2][1]


In the manga, when he fights Turles: Xeno (Four-Star Dark Dragon Ball merged) he is able to quickly send him flying backward. After the battle Mechikabura realizes that the initial power of the Dark-Masked King is not that good and he needs to increase the amount of magical power in the Dark-Masked King.

King Vegeta: Xeno easily takes down base Bardock: Xeno and Paragus: Xeno and shrugs off a sneak attack from Paragus: Xeno, killing him afterwards. King Vegeta: Xeno believes that with this power he will be able to travel back to the genocide of the Saiyans and wipe out both Frieza and Beerus. When Bardock: Xeno becomes the Masked Saiyan once more and becomes Super Saiyan 3 he proves to be able to battle King Vegeta: Xeno.


Dark-Masked Saiyan battles Broly Dark during the Broly Dark Saga.

Techniques and Special Abilities

Forms and Transformations

Dark-Masked King

Main articles: Time Breaker mind control and Dark Evolution

Dark-Masked King

King Vegeta: Xeno as the Dark-Masked King

Dark-Masked King (暗黒仮面王 Ankoku Kamen-Ō) is a state taken on by King Vegeta: Xeno when under Time Breaker mind control. In this state, he is the personification of Mechikabura's magic power.[2]

Dark Evolution

Main article: Dark Evolution Dark Evolution is a state that King Vegeta: Xeno takes on after removing his mask, making him powered up compared to his base form. One strand of his hair is red and the rest is black. His eyes are black with red pupils.

Video Game Appearances

Voice Actors


  • King Vegeta: Xeno (Dark-Masked King) vs. Turles: Xeno (Four-Star Dark Dragon Ball)
  • King Vegeta: Xeno vs. Paragus: Xeno
  • King Vegeta: Xeno vs. Bardock: Xeno (Super Saiyan 3 w/ Time Breaker Mask)
  • King Vegeta: Xeno (Dark-Masked King) vs. Broly Dark

List of characters killed by King Vegeta: Xeno


  • Interestingly, most of his fights in the Dark Empire Saga have been against other Saiyans such as Broly Dark and the alternate dimension Bardock: Xeno. Broly was sentenced to death by King Vegeta as a baby only to escape death and Planet Vegeta's destruction. His fight with Bardock: Xeno references their status as the fathers of Vegeta and Goku respectively. Additionally, Paragus: Xeno attacks him in revenge due their past history.



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