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"After all the time we spent trying to kill these things, he does it in one blow!"
Vegeta in "Awakening"

Quiet Rage (静かな怒り Shizuka na Ikari) is a Rush Attack used by Gohan in his Super Saiyan 2 form.


In the manga and anime series, the basic concept consists of Gohan throwing a single blow while everything turns blue except the background which turns black, slices the opponent in two, and detonates the body. In some cases, the environment temporarily turns dark as Gohan uses the ability.


Gohan used this attack to defeat the last remaining Cell Juniors created by Cell. Realizing they could not defeat Gohan in his Super Saiyan 2 form, the Cell Juniors unleashed their strongest attacks against the young Saiyan. However, Gohan was barely fazed, and blasted the Cell Juniors with multiple energy waves fired from his aura. Gohan then attacked and blew apart the fleeing Cell Juniors with the Quiet Rage rush, much to the shock of the Dragon Team and even Perfect Cell. With the Cell Juniors defeated, Gohan gave the stolen bag of Senzu Beans to Future Trunks to heal the Z Fighters and prepared to fight Perfect Cell.

Later in Dragon Ball Super, after reawakening his true power during his sparring match with Piccolo, Gohan used this technique to destroy Piccolo's clones and slice off his arm.

Film Appearances

Gohan also uses this rush in Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound, on Bujin, Bido and Bojack after turning into a Super Saiyan 2. However, while the attack instantly killed Bujin and Bido with minimum effort, Bojack was able to survive the attack initially, although at the cost of a wound to his gut.

Video Game Appearances


Quiet Rage in Raging Blast 2

This attack was named Quiet Rage in the Raging Blast series, where it is one of Teen Gohan's Super Attacks in his Super Saiyan 2 form. Gohan produces a bluish-purple aura as he charges at the opponent and uppercuts them up into the air. Then, he flies up into the air past the opponent and says, "I thought I already told you." as he hand chops them down to the ground. Finally, Gohan quickly moves down to the ground and he shouts "No mercy!" as he kicks the opponent back up into the air, inflicting a high amount of damage.

It also appears in Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden, where it is named Unforgivable and is Teen Gohan's Ultimate Blast in his Super Saiyan form. It is called Explosion in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z.