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MAX Power Kamehameha (MAXパワーかめはめ波 Makkusu Pawā Kamehameha) is a variation of The Original Kamehameha used by Master Roshi in his Max Power form and is his most powerful attack.

It is officially named Kamehameha Saidai Shutsuryoku (かめはめ波最大出力 lit. "Kamehameha at Maximum Output") in the Japanese version, referring to its debut in the manga and anime series.


While the fundamentals of the technique are exactly the same as a regular Kamehameha, the overall power of this Kamehameha is even greater due to Master Roshi being in his MAX Power form.

Usage and Power[]

Master Roshi first uses this attack to extinguish the roaring flames on Fire Mountain. The MAX Power Kamehameha succeeds in extinguishing the fire, but the blast is so powerful that it blows away the mountain and the Ox-King's castle.

Master Roshi later uses a more powerful version of it as Jackie Chun during his match against Goku at the 21st World Martial Arts Tournament.

In the Tournament of Power, Roshi uses this technique many times. He used it to knock Dium out of the arena. He used an even more powerful version of the MAX Power Kamehameha, powered by his own life force to knock Ganos out of the arena.

Film Appearances[]

In Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, Master Roshi attempts to use the MAX Power Kamehameha against Broly although he ended up backing down at the last minute due to him being drunk.

In Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, Super Saiyan 2 Gohan used the Full-Power Kamehameha[7] to defeat Bojack. Gohan when about to charge it also claimed in response to Bojack's threat of last words that it was the word he had in mind.

In Dragon Ball: The Path to Power, Roshi uses the technique to finish off General Blue's navy. Later, Goku uses it to blast a hole in Staff Officer Black's Battle Jacket.

In Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, Roshi uses the technique to defeat a group of Frieza's Soldiers.


Video Game Appearances[]


Roshi prepares the Max Kamehameha in Ultimate Battle 22

In Dragon Daihikyou, Roshi uses the attack as an opponent.

In the Butōden series, it is named Max Kamehamaha and one of Roshi's super attacks.

In Advanced Adventure, Goku eventually learns the technique as well.

In the Budokai Tenkaichi series, the technique was named MAX POWER Kamehameha (spelled as in Budokai Tenkaichi 3) where it appears as Master Roshi's Ultimate Blast in his Max Power form.

In Shin Budokai, it appears under the name Full Power Kamehameha where it is used by Krillin against Frieza.

In Attack of the Saiyans, it is used by Jackie Chun during the first boss battle.

In Dragon Ball Online, the technique is called Giant Kamehameha and is a skill learned by Turtle Hermits at level 48. Its area of effect is listed as "15 meter radius around a single target".

In FighterZ, it appears as Master Roshi's Level 3 attack.