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Nim (ニム Nimu),[2] the Android Hero (ヒーロー), is a Earthling who utilizes the advanced time travel technology of the Dragon Ball Heroes machines, allowing him to become an Android:[1] Android 26.[3]

Android Hero is one of the Android classes in Dragon Ball Heroes.


Nimu's overall appearance resembles Android 17, the main differences are that he is younger, has his hair tied back, and has the Red Ribbon Army logo on his belt. In his GM and JM outfits, his overall appearance resembles Super 17. In Nimu's UM outfit, he wears a black jumpsuit, and wears golden mechanical armor on his right leg and left arm. His left boot is now completely blue, and a long yellow cloth flows from his belt. Nimu's hair is also tied back in a ponytail, and his scarf seems to be a bit bigger.


Victory Mission

Main article: Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission


Nimu in Victory Mission

In Victory Mission, Nimu is a Human who uses the Android Hero as his avatar in the arcade game Dragon Ball Heroes. He is first seen with his two comrades, a boy named Genome and a girl named Nico. In chapter 9, Nimu faces Tsumuri in the first round of a tournament. Tsumuri tries to win using a Super Saiyan 3 Broly card, but Nimu makes a counterattack using his Android 17/Android 18 card. After that, Tsumuri fuses with Piccolo and Nimu brings out Super Android 13. Nimu eventually defeats Tsumuri, and he is then put against Beat for the second round of the tournament. When his grandfather Dr. Auto summons Black Smoke Shenron, Nimu is kidnapped and brainwashed by Oceanus Shenron. Beat faces him and eventually frees him from Oceanus Shenron.

Other Dragon Ball stories

Dragon Ball Heroes

Main article: Dragon Ball Heroes In the fifteenth promotional trailer for Dragon Ball Heroes (GM9 trailer), floating above the battlefield, the Android Hero and the two other Android avatars are shown watching the battle of GT Goku, Super Saiyan 3 GT Vegeta, Super Saiyan 3 Future Gohan, and Super Saiyan 3 Future Trunks against Super 17, General Rilldo, Cell, and Frieza.

Techniques and Special Abilities

  • Hikou – A device which gives Androids the ability to fly.
  • Whirlwind Spin – Used by Nimu when he becomes fully possessed by Oceanus Shenron.


Nimu's primary character is Super 17 in both his base and Cell absorbed forms.

Nimu uses an Android-based set of characters. When facing off against Armadillo he uses Android 17, Android 18, Super 17, and Perfect Cell, and later has his Super 17 absorb Perfect Cell to become Super 17 (Cell absorbed). While possessed by Oceanus Shenron he uses once again uses Android 17 but this time also uses Hell Fighter 17, Semi-Perfect Cell, and Super Android 13. During the battle he has his Android 17 and Hell Fighter 17 fuse into Super 17, and after being freed from possession uses his Super 17 (Cell absorbed) again.

Forms and power ups


Main article: Class-up

Class-Up Nimu

Thanks to gaining this state when take over by Oceanus Shenron, Nimu possess the Class-up state throughout most of his appearance in Victory Mission.

The Android Hero can use the Class-up state in-game of Dragon Ball Heroes. This state is comparable to the Super Saiyan 2 level of power.

Super Class-up

Main article: Super Class-up

Super Class-up Nimu

After breaking out of the control of Oceanus Shenron thanks to Beat, Nimu takes on the Super Class-up state, he then proceeds to attack and easily knock around Oceanus Shenron.

The Android Hero can use the Super Class-up state in-game of Dragon Ball Heroes. This state is comparable to the Super Saiyan 3 level of power.

God Class-up

Main articles: Android#Super Android and God Class-up


God Class Nimu

Nimu can use the God Class-up state in-game of Dragon Ball Heroes. This state is comparable to the Super Saiyan God level of power and grants him something similar to the Super Android form taken on by Super 17.

Ultimate Class-up

Main article: Super God Class-up

Super God Nimu

Nimu can use the Ultimate Class-up state in-game of Dragon Ball Heroes, and can reach levels of power akin to that of a Super Saiyan Blue when in this state.



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