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Milky Cannon (ミルキーキャノン Miruki Kyanon) is an Energy Wave used by Captain Ginyu.


Captain Ginyu holds his right- or left-hand forwards, and then releases a strong purple energy wave from it. This attack is quite powerful as it makes a large crater on Namek.


Captain Ginyu used this technique many times during his fight with Goku. In the anime, Ginyu also fires a Milky Cannon at Jeice as a warning not to interrupt again in his fight against Goku.


Video Game Appearances[]

The technique was named Milky Cannon in the Budokai series, Dragon Ball Heroes, and Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z. It is called Super Energy Wave in Dragon Ball Z II: Gekishin Freeza, Full Power Energy Wave in Dragon Ball Z: Super Saiya Densetsu and the Budokai Tenkaichi series (as one of Ginyu's Blast 2), Ginyu Dynamite Blast in the Butōden series, Genius Dynamite Attack in Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22, and Meteo Attack in Dragon Ball Z: The Legend. It is also used in Dragon Ball Z. In Ultimate Battle 22, in addition to the regular Milky Cannon, Ginyu uses an overhand variation called Painful Awakening.

In Dragon Ball Xenoverse, it is one of Ginyu's super skills. When trapped in Ginyu's body, the Future Warrior can also use the skill, and they can learn it by taking Ginyu on as a Master and completing his second training mission. As part of the GT DLC Pack 1, Nappa gains a 4th moveset which features the Milky Cannon as one of his skills. This version of Nappa takes Ginyu's place as a member of the Neo Ginyu Force.

In Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle, Ginyu charges the attack while using a Fighting Pose. It also appears as the finisher for Captain Ginyu's Ultimate Super Attack with the Ginyu Force Special Fighting Assault.

In Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden, it appears under the name Ginyu Cannon.

In Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Milky Cannon returns as one of Captain Ginyu's Super Skills which the Future Warrior can learn in School Quest: "Lesson 2" of Captain Ginyu's Training. After the 1.09.00 Update, Captain Ginyu will gain a Dual Ultimate Attack version called DUAL Milky Cannon which allows Ginyu and a partner to attack as a pair using Milky Cannon. The Future Warrior can learn it from Ginyu after reaching Partner Level (maximum friendship) with Ginyu as an Instructor then speak to him. Its strength increases as Ginyu's Partner Gauge level increases.

In Dragon Ball FighterZ, it appears under the name Powerful Energy Wave.


  • Its name likely derives from Ginyu's own name being a pun on dairy milk.