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"There's no shame in taking what you need to hold your position. I'm the terror of the universe."
— "Meet Vegito"

Super Buu (超ブウ Chō Bū), also called Majin Buu (Evil) (じんブウ(あく Majin Bū (Aku)), is the result of Evil Buu eating Good Buu in a chocolate form. This new Majin Buu has tremendously more power and increased mental capacity than the previous incarnation. In this form, Buu has very little patience and extremely dangerous fits of anger, even possessing the power to rip through dimensional walls if angered enough.

He is the main antagonist for the Fusion Saga part of the Majin Buu Arc.


Super Buu concept arts

Super Buu is a mixture in appearance between Good Buu and Evil Buu, retaining Good Buu's skin color, but having a closer facial structure to that of Evil Buu. The jacket, cape, gloves, and black leggings of the previous forms vanish, replaced by two black armbands with yellow linings and white baggy pants ending in black boots with similar yellow pattern ending in grayish brown shoes. He retains the Majin belt of his previous form. Unlike Majin Buu's obesity and Evil Buu's thinness, Super Buu is muscular and much taller than both of the previous forms of Buu. He is also much more humanoid, having a muscled, well-proportioned body, shown often as he is shirtless for most of his appearances. Consequently, he resembles a larger and older version of Kid Buu. In the anime, Super Buu was originally depicted with white pupils like Evil Buu. It was only after Gotenks delivered a free punch to his jaw in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber that they turned red for the duration of the anime.[10] Buu's blood is purple, though it is not seen often, as he is rubbery and can be blown to bits and survive. It is first seen in "A Whole New Gohan", after Gohan arrives and starts pounding Buu. There is also a scene when Super Buu is losing to Vegito so he is "forced" to tear holes between all the dimensions, and clenches his fist so hard it begins to bleed. It is also seen when Vegito kicks him in the face, giving him a nosebleed (to which the unstoppable Saiyan immediately mouthed off about). Furthermore, Super Buu's tongue is blue, while the original Majin Buu's tongue is colored red like that of Earthlings. Interestingly enough his tongue changed from red to blue at the same time that his eyes changed color.


Super Buu's initial appearance in the anime, with white eyes

Unlike Innocent Buu, Super Buu does not feel doubt in any of his actions and will kill innocent people for his own benefits. He is not willing to let people inform him as to why they may be immoral, except when dealing with Fat Buu's friends. Super Buu develops qualities of both Good Buu and Evil Buu, with Super Buu retaining Good Buu's short temper, tendency to act nonsensically at certain points, and urges to act violent, while also gaining a little more intelligence, something Evil Buu showed in his battle with Good Buu, as well as his stern, no-nonsense approach to matters. Two instances include Super Buu taking a break to drink soda during his fight with Gotenks, and going crazy for cake while roaming around Earth, causing Old Kai to label him a "buffoon." In contrast, killing Chi-Chi because she got on his nerves. This trait is random though: sometimes Super Buu can detect when he is being lied to or deceived, is able to calculate the number of Humans remaining on Earth just by looking down from The Lookout, and can also fool people into falling for his traps, such as tricking Gotenks into fusion to absorb the latter, and later on having a back-up plan to absorb Gohan. However, on other occasions, he falls for simple tricks, is unable to understand lengths of time, and may develop strategies that fail due to their lack of development. Despite his stern disposition, he has shown to be incredibly unstable, laughing madly as he attempted to blow himself up. This is likely due to the unconscious influence of Kid Buu.

Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) stated that his favorite flavor of candy is coffee. In the Ocean group's dub, his favorite flavor of candy is chocolate.

His personality also changes slightly when he absorbs someone, though he retains most of the traits mentioned above. By absorbing Piccolo, he obtained Piccolo's intelligence and speaks with Piccolo's eloquence, while absorbing Gotenks gave him a slightly cocky attitude, though it is balanced by Piccolo's intelligence. He also showcases a deep sense of pride, as he chose to absorb Gotenks and Piccolo instead of Gohan, because if there is no-one to defeat, he has no point of becoming the strongest, and that he intends to make good of his declaration of killing Gohan. Upon absorbing Gohan, he becomes more confident and boastful.

In Budokai 2, after absorbing Frieza he gains Frieza's style of speech, intelligence, and hatred of the Saiyans. By absorbing Cell he gains his speech patterns and intelligence. By absorbing Vegeta, he takes on the Saiyan Prince's personality traits and intelligence. However, absorbing both Yamcha and Tien causes him to become less confident and disappointed with his new form, due to how weak Tien and Yamcha are compared to him.

Super Buu considers himself and his previous incarnation, Innocent Buu, as the same person, however, he considers his pure form Kid Buu as a separate entity - with Super Buu noting that removing Good Buu from inside him will cause him to cease to exist.



Super Buu is formed when Evil Buu eats Majin Buu, who is turned into chocolate by his own Transfiguration Beam and transforms (the transformation is mostly hidden behind pink smoke). He brutally kills Smitty by oozing into him through his mouth as part of his Dangerous Liquid Bomb and expanding until Smitty bursts, though the influence of the fat Majin Buu prevents him from killing Mr. Satan and Bee.

His intelligence in this form (before absorbing Piccolo) is quite bizarre. When Piccolo begs him to wait an hour for Gotenks to prepare for the fight, he does not know what an hour is, but when Piccolo conjures an hourglass to show him how long it is, he is apparently capable of counting all the particles of sand and deducing the length of the hour in a matter of seconds. Also, he seems to be able to count the number of civilians left on the entire planet after just one trip around the circumference of The Lookout.

Dragon Ball Z

Majin Buu Saga

Main articles: Fusion Saga and Kid Buu Saga

Super Buu arrives at the Lookout

Now with the ability to sense energy, he makes his way to Kami's Lookout where the Dragon Team and many of their friends and family are taking refuge. He demands to see the strong warrior that Goku told his previous counterpart about and when Piccolo, in a desperate attempt to distract him, tells him that he can amuse himself by terrorizing the people of Earth (knowing they can be revived with the Dragon Balls), Super Buu instead does a Human Extinction Attack, eliminating the entire population of Earth except Mr. Satan, Bee, Tien Shinhan, Chiaotzu, Korin, Yajirobe, and those already present at the Lookout (Piccolo, Bulma, Chi-Chi, Videl, Yamcha, Krillin, Android 18, Marron, Master Roshi, Ox-King, Trunks, Goten, Dende, Mr. Popo, Oolong, and Puar).

Super Buu confronts Gotenks

Piccolo eventually agrees to take him to Trunks and Goten but tells him to wait an hour. It is not until he finds out Videl is Mr. Satan's daughter that he accepts, saying her smell is similar to Satan's. However, Chi-Chi slaps him for killing Gohan, and he responds by turning her into an egg and crushing her. Later, he grows tired of waiting and smashes the hourglass, so Piccolo leads him to the Hyperbolic Time Chamber to fight Gotenks, knowing that if Gotenks lost, he can destroy the entrance and trap Buu (and himself along with Gotenks) inside for eternity. Piccolo deliberately takes the longest way possible into the chamber in order to stall him and give Goten and Trunks more time to prepare (which Buu immediately catches on to and soon warns Piccolo that he will kill him for doing so if he tries it again). When they enter, it proves wrong the myth that only two can enter at a time. Goten and Trunks fuse into Gotenks and fight Super Buu. During the fight, Gotenks punches Buu in the chin, and following this Buu's eyes are red (as opposed to white, his original color in the anime) and his tongue blue (as opposed to red), possibly to match the manga's volume 41 cover, which depicts him with red eyes (he is never seen changing colors in the manga, as the kick scene is filler).

Buu clashes with Gotenks

Soon, Gotenks turns Super Saiyan, and when his Galactic Donut attack proves ineffective, he uses his Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack to create a miniature ghost version of himself. Not knowing of the attack's true purpose, Buu assaults the ghost, which explodes on contact. He is only disrupted by this to a small extent (and while Gotenks makes 10 more, he becomes bored and comically reads a magazine about cars and drinks a soda), but figures a way to best this trick by simply moving out of the way, causing 2 of Gotenks' 10 newly created ghosts to simply destroy each other, while for comedy value, two more ghosts give each other a handshake and explode. When the first two ghosts to actually attack are gone, Gotenks devises a plan to lure Buu into taking the blast by tricking him into thinking that there is food on the ground, and the moment he approaches and looks, all but one of the ghosts cling to him at once, reducing him to a residue of himself, into which the final ghost traipses into by entering his mouth. Though blown to molecules, he survives and regenerates. When Gotenks pretends he cannot do another attack (in order to make the final display of his Super Saiyan 3 transformation "all the more dramatic"), Piccolo destroys the entrance to the chamber, trapping them all inside forever.

Super Buu bypasses Krillin's attack with his Body Manipulation

Disheartened that he will forever be without any treats for eternity, Buu furiously yells "Let me out!!!" at the top of his lungs. Though he did not know it was possible, his voice opens a portal leading out of the chamber. Super Buu escapes the Time Chamber through this portal, only for it to close before Gotenks and Piccolo can do the same. Once outside, he turns everyone on Kami's Lookout to chocolate (except Dende, who is pushed off by Mr. Popo so that the Dragon Balls will not deactivate) and eats them; thus Mr. Satan, Tien, Chiaotzu, Korin, Yajirobe, and Dende are the only ones left on Earth (though Gohan, Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks are still alive and in different dimensions).

Buu pretends to fall asleep

When Gotenks returns with Piccolo, he is in his Super Saiyan 3 form. Super Buu and Gotenks have a rematch, with Buu using his Mystic Ball Attack in the process to destroy the Lookout. Gotenks appears to be the superior fighter and performs moves such as trapping Buu into a ball made of Galactic Donuts. Just before he can finish Buu off, Gotenks reverts to his regular form from the high energy consumption of the form, followed by his fusion ending (the thirty-minute period for which the fusion can be maintained is cut down to under five minutes thanks to the strain of the Super Saiyan 3 transformation). As Trunks and Goten desperately search for a way out of the situation, Buu pretends to fall asleep.

Super Buu faces Ultimate Gohan

Gohan soon arrives, powered up by Old Kai. Goten informs Gohan that Super Buu has killed almost everyone on the planet, including their mother Chi-Chi. Angry, Gohan walks up to Buu, preparing to fight. Super Buu tells Gohan he was the one whose power he had sensed and had wanted to fight all this time. Gohan greatly overpowers him in their battle, with Buu not being able to land a hit. He eventually blows himself up in an attempt to kill Gohan, though this is later shown to be a method of passing the time in order for Goten and Trunks to fuse again (they must wait an hour before fusing again), when he reforms, he requests to fight Gotenks again, in a plot to absorb them. When Goten and Trunks fall for the trick and fuse together, Super Buu absorbs both Gotenks and Piccolo, resulting in a much more powerful, sapient version of himself. This is also the first time the narrator refers to him as Super Buu.

Super Buu (w/Gotenks and Piccolo absorbed) in a fighting pose prepared to fight Gohan

Super Buu fights Gohan again and easily gains the upper hand, using his absorbee's attacks, such as the Galactic Donut and Special Beam Cannon. During the fight, Super Buu attempts to anger and play with Gohan, stating that Goten never looked up to Gohan as an older brother or hero and that Piccolo is extremely disappointed in Gohan. Super Buu sees Dende healing Gohan, and fires Vanishing Beams to attack him, but Buu's blast is destroyed by a Tri-Beam fired by Tien, who arrives just in time. Right after this, Super Buu attempts a Destroy Everything!, but Goku, who receives Old Kai's life, arrives just in time and cuts Super Buu in half with a Destructo Disc. Goku throws a Potara earring to Gohan so they can fuse together to fight Buu, though Gohan fails to catch it.

Buu's severed half knocks out Tien

Super Buu regenerates and kicks Tien directly on the head, knocking him unconscious. He then attacks Goku head on, who transforms into a Super Saiyan 3, and overpowers Goku while Gohan is attempting to find the dropped earring Goku threw towards him. However, Gotenks' fusion wears off inside Buu and Buu loses the majority of his power, now having Piccolo's cape as his costume, so Buu uses his head tentacle that Goku had severed earlier with the Destructo Disk to absorb Gohan. Upon his absorption, Buu offers Goku a chance to fuse with whomever he wishes but only gives him five seconds to do so. With Tien out cold, and Dende being needed unfused to utilize the Dragon Balls, Goku's only other choice appears to be Mr. Satan until he senses Vegeta, who has returned from Other World for a short while to fight Buu and finds him on Earth. While Goku attempts to persuade the arrogant Vegeta to fuse, Super Buu attacks the two Saiyans, overpowering them greatly. After a while, Vegeta eventually agrees to the fusion, and Vegito emerges.

Super Vegito pummels Super Buu (w/ Gohan absorbed)

Vegito proves to be the most powerful fighter, as he proceeds to pound Buu with hardly any effort at all. Buu's liquid form (that he used on Smitty) as used only in the anime, turning him into candy, Super Ghost Buu Attack, and a giant energy orb (with the intent of destroying the planet, also used exclusively in the anime) are completely unsuccessful, and he attempts to use his voice to tear through the fabric of the dimensions, but is foiled by Vegito (this is the only real difficulty Vegito has against him, another addition to the anime). Buu eventually absorbs Vegito, though this is what Vegito was counting on. Happy, Super Buu removes Gohan's familiar orange gi and dark blue undershirt by himself after his supposed absorption of Vegito. However, Vegito is not made part of Buu due to Vegito's Saiyan Barrier and inadvertently separates back into Goku and Vegeta.

Super Buu inside his own body

Inside Buu, Goku and Vegeta cause him indigestion. While looking for their family and friend in Super Buu's body, Goku encounters Ultimate Gohan while Vegeta encounters Gotenks (who transforms into a Super Saiyan 3) and Piccolo. They begin fighting and both realize that these are not their friends and family. While watching the fight in his Crystal Ball, Old Kai tells Kibito Kai that they are actually Super Buu's thoughts. Every time Goku or Vegeta beat them, they come back. They are getting beat until Super Buu's hunger gets the better of him, Super Buu then flies towards a vacant cake shop and looks at the cakes. This causes the illusions of Gohan, Gotenks, and Piccolo inside Buu to transform into cakes.

The end of Super Buu in his mind

When Super Buu finishes his meal, he plans to destroy Earth with a sphere attack, but by then Vegeta and Goku manage to find the pods containing Goten, Trunks, Piccolo, and Gohan. They tear them off, reverting Super Buu back into his original form and foiling his plan to destroy Earth. They spot the fat Buu's pod as well. Having seen the events from the Other World, Vegeta explains to Goku why the fat Majin Buu is here. Realizing this (and having already gotten indigestion from them), Super Buu somehow goes inside his own body and attempts to kill them. However, he seems to be afraid of the fat Majin Buu getting torn down, saying that if Vegeta removes the fat Buu, then he would not be himself anymore. Smiling, Vegeta does exactly that, despite Buu's attempt to stop him. With Good Buu's connection to Super Buu severed, his form soon loses cohesion and melts into nothingness, putting an end to Super Buu once and for all. With Super Buu "gone for good", Vegeta and Goku escape with their friends through the holes in Super Buu's head. Meanwhile, Super Buu starts screaming in pain. He briefly assumes the hulking form he had when he first absorbed the South Supreme Kai, before reverting to his original form: Kid Buu. Goku and Vegeta's attempt to save their consumed comrades turns out in vain, as immediately after resuming his original state, Kid Buu blows up the planet, killing the few who were still alive except Goku, Vegeta, Dende, and Mr. Satan, who Kibito Kai helped and transported to the Sacred World of the Kai just before the planet was destroyed.

Dragon Ball Super

"Future" Trunks Saga

Main article: "Future" Trunks Saga

Super Buu in Dragon Ball Super

Super Buu, Nappa, Frieza and Cell in the Forest of Terror

When Goku and Krillin were sent into a forest to retrieve a special herb for Master Roshi, due to the forest being on the edge between the living world and the next, battle memories of foes from the past could manifest and an illusion of Super Buu and many other villains from the Z Fighters' past show up to challenge the duo, with Super Buu manifesting from Krillin's memory of being turned to chocolate by him.

Dragon Ball GT

Baby Saga

Main article: Baby Saga

Super Buu in Dragon Ball GT

Super Buu makes a cameo appearance in a flashback before Good Buu and Uub fuse to create Majuub.

Film Appearances


Main article: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Super Buu makes a cameo appearance when Goku mentions how a lot has happened to the Earth to Broly.


Manga and Anime

Super Buu is essentially the same entity as the fat Majin Buu, but with the evil in control instead of the good, as such he is not as restrained as the fat Buu and has access to the power of the South Supreme Kai.[11]

Super Buu takes absolutely no damage from base Gotenks' attacks and proves to be able to hold an advantage over Super Saiyan Gotenks in combat (in part thanks to his regeneration) - though Gotenks is still able to damage him and almost kills him when he utilizes Kamikaze Ghosts. However, Super Buu has a great disadvantage against Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks and gets desperate, only surviving the fight because Gotenks' fusion time ran out. He also stood no chance against Ultimate Gohan and was easily beaten down. Super Buu is so powerful in his base form that Goku thought that he and Vegeta would not win in a fight against him even if they teamed up in their current states inside his body.[12]

Super Buu can increase his power via absorptions: after absorbing Gotenks and Piccolo, his power skyrocketed, allowing him easily overpower Ultimate Gohan (or in the anime; match him, and overpower him after playing mind games). Goku is too scared to fight him even as a Super Saiyan 3, with him in the anime also overpowering Super Saiyan 3 Goku in a quick bout.[13] The absorptions grant Super Buu the vast power of Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks, the intellect of Piccolo, and an even greater supply of power from Gohan later on. Upon absorbing Gohan, Super Buu becomes one of the strongest characters in the original manga. However, Super Buu finds himself completely outmatched by Vegito, the Potara Fusion of Goku and Vegeta. In the manga, Vegito decides to immediately go Super Saiyan, suggesting that Base Vegito might still not be strong enough to engage Buu. In the anime, however, Buu is completely dominated by Vegito using only his base form, with Vegito only going Super Saiyan for fun, however, once Buu tapped into his rage and let out an extremely powerful Vice Shout, Super Vegito had to get serious to stop Buu. Base Vegito also said that, if Buu were to calm down and track his energy rather than his movements, Buu would be able to keep up with him.

Statements by Guidebooks and Authors

Dragon Ball Forever states that Buu got weaker upon having Good Buu removed from him, and also states that Super Buu (Gohan Absorbed) is the mightiest Majin.

The Daizenshuu states that Buu's power rose enormously in comparison to the original Fat Buu after his transformation into Super Buu.[14]

The TV Anime Guide: Dragon Ball Z Son Goku Densetsu databook states that Super Buu with Gohan absorbed is so powerful that Goku is no match even as a Super Saiyan 3.

V-Jump noted that for Super Buu's unique forms in the Budokai games, absorbing Yamcha and Tien made him weaker, absorbing Frieza or Cell kept his power the same, and absorbing Vegeta increased his power - though not by as much as his Gotenks or Gohan absorptions.[15]

One of V-Jump's magazine scans for the Galactic Patrol Prisoner Saga claims that, after absorbing Gohan, Super Buu gained power on par with Super Saiyan 3 Goku.[16]

Producer and showrunner Takao Koyama states that Super Buu (Gohan Absorbed) is the strongest form of Majin Buu. [17]

Video games

In Budokai 3's story mode, Goku also states that even after Super Buu has lost all of his absorptions (and most of his power), Goku still cannot defeat him.

Super Buu's profile in Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 states that Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) is the strongest Majin to exist.

In Dragon Ball Legends, during the Tournament of Time, Super Buu (with Gohan and numerous other fighters absorbed) proves no match for Super Saiyan God Shallot and is easily defeated. Super Buu is later given a special power up by the Mysterious Man, strengthening him to the point where he believes that he can defeat Shallot.



  • Flight – The ability to fly with the use of ki.
  • Ki Blast – The most basic form of energy wave.
  • Ki Sense – The power to sense ki and power levels.
  • Unknown, unfathomable power – Buu possess an odd ki signature that makes it hard to tell how strong Buu really is. Whether Buu's power level is incredible, or not that much is unknown even by Majin Buu.[18]

Super Buu absorbing Gotenks and Piccolo

  • Absorption – Super Buu engulfs a victim completely, or using a part of his body to suck the victim into his body, thus gaining their power and abilities.
    • Shrinking - When Super Buu absorbs someone, he shrinks them down to tiny sizes so they fit inside his body.
  • Body Manipulation - An ability that allows the user to freely manipulate his/her own body structure.
  • Regeneration – The ability to regrow certain body parts or cells that have been dismembered or destroyed and replace them with brand new cells, or simply regrouping all of their separated parts back together.
  • Unique interior body - Super Buu's body contains blood cells that will attack intruders, along with blisters that creates enzymes. In filler, Super Buu can also create clones of those he has absorbed to fight intruders to his body. Super Buu can also create a miniature version of himself inside his body to face intruders, this miniature version is called Super Buu (Clone).

Super Buu firing his Human Extinction Attack

  • Human Extinction Attack - Super Buu raises his hand up in the air and charges a pink aura around his body. Then, he fires a massive barrage of pink energy waves up into the air to rain down on the opponent, inflicting a large amount of damage.
    • Ultra Assault Rain (超アサルトレイン) - A enhanced version of the attack Super Buu in his Giant Form used in Dragon Ball Heroes.
  • Ill Rain - The user throws a pink energy sphere into the air that scatters into three separate ki blasts that rain down on opponents. Used as a Super Skill in Dragon Ball Xenoverse.
  • Antenna Beam - A bolt of electricity fired from the antennae. The attack shocks its victims, stunning them.

Super Buu using the Transfiguration Beam against Vegito

  • Transfiguration Beam – This technique allows the user to transform people/objects into almost whatever they want. Named Chocolate Beam in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Crazed Elbow Hit – The dashing elbow strike he used to attack Trunks when Buu first entered the Hyperbolic Time Chamber. Named in the Butōden series.
  • Backhand – A slap used against Gotenks. Named in the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game.
  • Now It's My Turn! – First, Super Buu says "Now it's my turn!" and attacks the opponent with a headbutt to their face. He then double slaps the opponent and kicks them up into the air. Finally, Super Buu teleports behind the opponent and backflip kicks them on their back before double punching them away, inflicting a great deal of damage. Named in the Raging Blast series.
  • Magic Materialization – A magical ability used to create physical matter out of thin air.
  • Ill Flash – First, Buu opens his mouth and charges a pink energy sphere with additional streaks of black and pink electricity. Then, he fires the energy sphere from his mouth in the form of a narrow, pink energy wave at the opponent, inflicting a high amount of damage. Named Gack! in the Raging Blast series. Used as a Super Skill in Xenoverse as a sweep attack.
  • Mystic Attack - A technique that allows the user to extend their arms to great lengths.
  • Mystic Ball Attack - The user curls himself up in a ball, and launches himself at his opponent, knocking them away. Then, he flies away and charges back to knock into the opponent several times. Finally, the user flies high up into the air and charges downward to knock the opponent into the ground, inflicting a great deal of damage. Named Ill Ball Attack in the Budokai series.

Super Buu opens a portal using Vice Shout

  • Vice Shout – Super Buu lets out all of his energy in a high pitched scream, ripping apart dimensions and creating a portal. In Xenoverse, it is called Dimension Cannon and appears as Super Buu's Evasive Skill.
    • Outside Space - A superior version of the Vice Shout used by the enraged Super Buu with Gohan absorbed in the anime.

Buu with Gotenks wrapped up in his torso

  • Wrap Attack - By either stretching his body or regenerating around the opponent, Super Buu morphs his body into the shape of a spiral, then proceeds to stretch and wrap every inch of his body around his target.
  • Revenge Death Bomber – Super Buu charges pink energy around him while saying "I'll make you pay!" and unleashes it in the form of a gigantic explosion with him as the nexus, yelling out "I'll Kill You!", inflicting a massive amount of damage.
  • Bring It! – Before the opponent attacks him, Buu shouts "Come here!" as he strangles the opponent by his antenna. He then brings the opponent closer with his antenna before punching them away and then ending the attack by blasting them with a Vanishing Beam, inflicting a large amount of damage. Named in the Raging Blast series.
  • Vanishing Beam – A simple pink, perfectly round beam fired from the palm of the hand. Named in the Budokai series.
  • Finger Beam - The user holds out their index finger and releases an energy beam from their fingertip.
  • Destroy Everything! – First, Super Buu raises his hands up in the air, charges a large pink energy sphere, and then he throws his hands forward and fires the attack at the opponent, inflicting a massive amount of damage. One of Super Buu's Super Attacks in the Raging Blast series in his "Gotenks absorbed" and "Gohan absorbed" states.

Super Buu uses the Special Beam Cannon on Gohan

  • Illusion: Super Buu is able to create illusions of fighters he has absorbed to fight off anyone who entered his own body. According to the Daizenshuu, the illusions are just as powerful as the original.
  • Special Beam Cannon – The move is performed by touching the index and middle fingers of one hand to the forehead and charging enough ki to attack. Its speed changes to the power level of the user performing the move. When ready, the fingers are extended forward, and two thin energy beams are unleashed from the fingers. One remains straight while the other coils around the straight beam. The resulting beam is quite powerful, drilling through most targets, and exploding on the ones it can't. Used in the Budokai series with Piccolo absorbed, and in the Budokai Tenkaichi series with Gotenks and Piccolo absorbed.
  • Galactic Donut – Super Buu executes this attack by raising his index finger into the air and circling it above his head to create a yellow ring of energy, whose appearance is very similar to the Destructo Disc. Once created, he transports the circular energy ring over his opponent, then lowers and homes it on them. This results in the opponent being gripped and trapped within the circular attack. He usually fires a series of three energy rings. Named Galactic Donut Volley in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.

Super Gotenks Buu using the Super Kamehameha

  • Kamehameha – A powerful Ki blast fired with two hands after concentrating a large amount of Ki. Used in the Budokai series.
    • Super Kamehameha – An advanced and more powerful version of the Kamehameha. Used in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Blitzkrieg – A barrage of small yellow finger beams.
  • Mystic Shooter – First, Super Buu raises both of his hands backwards, and charges red streaks of electricity in his palms. Then, he swings his hands over his head and fires reddish-pink energy discs against the opponent, inflicting a high amount of damage. Named in the Raging Blast series.
  • Ultimate Cannon – Super Buu curves his right side back and charges a pink energy sphere with streaks of electricity in his hand. He then throws his arm forward and fires the energy sphere at the opponent, inflicting high damage. Named in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, and called Static Orb in the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game.
  • Staggering Super Slap – A surprise attack used against Goku and Vegeta during the battle inside himself. Named in the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game.
  • Cross Slash – An energy attack in the shape of a red X used by Super Buu w/ Gohan absorbed. Named in the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game.
  • You'll Die a Painful Death! – First, Super Buu punches the opponent in the stomach and jumps into the air to elbow them on their back. Then, he kicks the opponent up into the air and teleports behind them to backhand punch them away. Finally, Super Buu puts his hands forward and fires many pink energy blasts at the opponent, inflicting a high amount of damage. Named in the Raging Blast series.

Super Ghost Buu Attack

  • Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack – Kamikaze Ghosts are somewhat intelligent and extremely dangerous beings created by the user's ki, which resembles the user in personality and appearance. The user expels them from the mouth for an attack. They are touch sensitive and explode the second they touch something, including each other.
    • Super Ghost Buu Attack - Super Buu's version of the technique which can also use techniques such as the Kamehameha and Masenko.

Super Buu fires Eye Lasers

  • Eye Lasers – The user shoots laser-like beams from both eyes. The potency of the Eye Laser technique varies, but most of them are very fast and able to nullify weak attacks and small projectiles, as well as cripple opponents and damage other objects. The Eye Lasers can vary in color from red to a bright blue-tinged white.
  • Dangerous Liquid Bomb – Super Buu shoots out of his solid form and liquefies himself to force his body into the opponent orally.
    • Energy Absorption - When in control of a person's body. Super Buu states that if they try to power up, Buu's power will increase due to having possessed them.
  • Elastic Tentacle – Buu simply extends his head tentacle and uses it to whip or constrict the opponent. Named in the Butōden series.
  • Super Energy Split – A rush attack used in the Butōden series.
  • Badness Throw – Super Buu grabs the opponent's head, then he jumps up in the air while swinging them over his head, and when he gets high enough up in the air, he rushes to the ground and violently smashes the opponent's head to the floor. Used in the Budokai series.
  • Vice Browning – A High Speed Rush used in the Budokai series.
  • Vice Break – Super Buu strikes the opponent up in the air with his belly, then he kicks and punches them down again, and finally Super Buu kicks his opponent in the back when he is down. Used in the Budokai series.
  • Destructive Wave – A yellow energy blast technique used in the Budokai series, with Piccolo absorbed.
  • Light Grenade – Used in the Budokai series, with Piccolo absorbed.
  • Galick Gun – Used in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2, with Vegeta absorbed.
  • Final Flash – Used in Budokai 2, with Vegeta absorbed.
  • Ki Blast Cannon – Used in Budokai 2, with Tien and Yamcha absorbed.
  • Wolf Fang Fist – Used in Budokai 2, with Tien and Yamcha absorbed.
  • Volleyball Fist – Used in Budokai 2, with Tien and Yamcha absorbed.
  • Spirit Ball Attack – Used in Budokai 2, with Tien and Yamcha absorbed.
  • Death Beam – Used in Budokai 2, with Frieza absorbed.
  • Death Ball – Used in Budokai 2, with Frieza absorbed.
  • Energy Field – Used in Budokai 2, with Cell absorbed.
  • Spirit Bomb – Used in Budokai 2, with Cell absorbed.
  • Zex Breaker – Buu shoots out lightning in an X pattern, each one going higher. Used in Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2.
  • Mad Kill Dive – Buu turns into a ball, and creates a balloon around the opponent, damaging them. Used in Supersonic Warriors 2.
  • Dark Sword Slash – A team attack performed by Super Buu and Dabura in Supersonic Warriors 2.
  • Explosive Wave – One of his Blast 1 after absorbing Gotenks in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Afterimage Technique – One of his Blast 1 after absorbing Gohan in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Hi-Tension – One of his Blast 1 after absorbing Gohan in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
  • Shout! - Super Buu's signature attack in the Raging Blast Series.
  • Pump Up – One of his Blast 1 in the Raging Blast series.
  • Huge Nightmare – One of Super Buu's abilities in Dragon Ball Heroes. When he turns into his giant form, it increases the amount of damage and attacks he can use.
  • Planet Burst – In Xenoverse, Super Buu uses this attack in the altered history in order to destroy Earth.
  • Hyper Drain - Super grabs an opponent and drains their ki and stamina and adding it to his own. One of his Super Skills in Xenoverse.
  • Special Beam Blast - A quick-fire variation of the Special Beam Cannon acquired from Piccolo. The Evasive Skill for Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.

Forms and Transformations

South Supreme Kai absorbed

Main articles: Absorption and South Supreme Kai

Buu with South Supreme Kai absorbed

After Kid Buu absorbed the South Supreme Kai, he transformed into Huge Majin Buu. This form is the first incarnation of Super Buu.[11]

South Supreme Kai and Grand Supreme Kai absorbed

Main articles: Absorption and Grand Supreme Kai

Super Buu

Super Buu's base form is essentially the same entity as Innocent Buu, albeit with the removal of the Grand Supreme Kai's good influence. In this state, Buu possesses some of the power of the South Supreme Kai and the childlike intelligence of the Grand Supreme Kai - however he is evil instead of innocent.

Super Buu (Gotenks absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption and Gotenks

Super Buu with Gotenks and Piccolo absorbed

Super Buu (Gotenks and Piccolo absorbed) (魔人ブウ (悪) ゴテンクス吸収 Majin Bū (Aku) Gotenkusu Kyūshū, lit. "Demon Person Boo (Evil) Gotenks Absorbed"), Evil Majin Buu Gotenks absorbed, is the form Super Buu took after absorbing both Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks and Piccolo. He takes on more human facial features, such as gaining an actual nose and having his short, stubby fingers (which almost resembled mittens in the manga) developing into long, full-sized humanoid fingers. His head tentacle also changes, as it becomes far longer and is seemingly mimicking the exaggerated hair acquired at Super Saiyan 3. Because Gotenks is his main power source, Super Buu is dressed in the vest unique to the Fusion Dance, albeit modified with a dark shade of blue. In the manga and anime, this is the first stage at which Buu calls himself "Super Buu". A sidebar of the manga in its Weekly Shonen Jump release referred to this form as Super Buupinks (超ブウピンクス Chō Būpinkusu, lit. "Super Boopinks").[19] This form is called Ultimate Buu and Buu (Gotenks) in Dragon Ball Z: Legendary Super Warriors.

After the absorption had taken place, Buu gained a massive increase in power (courtesy of Gotenks), and in addition to gaining the ability to use the techniques of the two Z Fighters, Super Buu's intelligence skyrockets and he now speaks with Piccolo's eloquence. Due to this increase in power and intelligence, Super Buu was able to turn the tables on Ultimate Gohan by playing mind games with him, and in the anime was able to outmaneuver Super Saiyan 3 Goku for a short time. He is also a little bit cocky as he has some of Gotenks' personality, but this is balanced out with Piccolo's intelligence. Super Buu is able to adapt and customize his victims' attacks and techniques and has the battle well in hand until the fusion between Goten and Trunks wears off, thus stripping him of (according to Goku in the anime) over 1/3 of his power.

In a few games, such as the Raging Blast series, Super Buu takes on this form just by absorbing Gotenks alone (without Piccolo), and as such is Super Buu (Gotenks absorbed) in these appearances.

Super Buu (Piccolo absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption, Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks

Super Buu with Piccolo, Goten and Trunks absorbed

Super Buu (Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks absorbed) (魔人ブウ (悪) ピッコロ吸収 Majin Bū (Aku) Pikkoro Kyūshū, lit. "Demon Person Boo (Evil) Piccolo Absorbed)"), Evil Majin Buu Piccolo absorbed, is a subversion of his previous form, with Piccolo as his main power source due to Gotenks' fusion wearing off. Stronger than he was in his original "Super" form (but weaker than he was when Goten and Trunks were still fused into Gotenks), he again becomes inferior to Ultimate Gohan, leading Goku to simply drop the idea of employing the Potara Fusion as Gohan is more than enough to finish him at this point. To slip out of this situation, Super Buu uses a piece of his head tentacle that had been previously severed to absorb Gohan, adding another casualty to his dietary menu, also the last of them to suffer this fate.

Super Buu with just Piccolo absorbed

Super Buu gains Piccolo's white cape and keeps his white trousers and five-fingered hands after he is reduced to this form from his Gotenks absorption expiring. When Goku and Vegeta free their friends from Super Buu, Super Buu degrades until Piccolo is the only one still trapped, causing Super Buu (Piccolo absorbed) to have a slightly different appearance: giving him Piccolo's cape and purple shirt for a brief while, which also disappear after Piccolo is freed. Super Buu also loses his five-fingered hands, only having two fingers on each hand, and his trousers are darker. In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 and Dragon Ball Heroes, when Buu absorbs Piccolo, his pants turn purple, while in the manga and anime they stay white. Also worth noting is that, while Buu is in this state in the manga, he also has the stubby, mitten-shaped fingers seen in his default form, rather than the human-shaped ones seen previously.

Super Buu (Gohan absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption and Gohan

Super Buu with Gohan absorbed

Super Buu (Gohan, Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks absorbed) (魔人ブウ (悪) 悟飯吸収 Majin Bū (Aku) Gohan Kyūshū, lit. "Demon Person Boo (Evil) Gohan Absorbed"), Evil Majin Buu Gohan absorbed, is Super Buu's strongest form, in this state Buu is referred to as Ultimate Buu (究極の魔人ブウ Kyūkyoku no Majin Bū, lit. "Ultimate Demon Person Boo").[20] Buu uses his head tentacle that Goku had severed earlier to absorb Gohan. His power shoots to an unprecedented level, with his body going through yet more physical changes, now possessing a fully developed chin. He now wears Gohan's familiar orange gi and dark blue undershirt (though Super Buu removes them after his supposed absorption of Super Vegito); the tentacle atop his head increases in size and width, and his facial appearance closely resembles that of a human being. Super Buu is more confident and boastful than ever before, belittling attempts at stopping him by Goku. With Tien out cold and Dende needed to use the Dragon Balls, Goku's only other choice appeared to be Mr. Satan, but, he later found Vegeta and fused with him to form the mighty Vegito.

Ultimate Buu after removing his shirt

Before then, in the anime, Vegeta and Goku fought against Super Buu for a brief while, who easily beat them both down as Super Saiyans. When Vegito was formed, Super Buu was immensely outclassed in every aspect. He then attempts to absorb Vegito through a ripped head tentacle (as Vegito himself intended, before giving Buu a supposed final countdown for him), but the fused Saiyan instead forms a Saiyan Barrier around himself to avoid being assimilated into his being, defusing as they entered his body due to the limitation of the potara rings, and rips out all the absorbed characters that Buu had gathered, reverting him from this form, one at a time. This form is the strongest form of Buu, as stated by himself, and possesses an incredible amount of power and strength.

This form is called Super Buu and Buu (Gohan) in Dragon Ball Z: Legendary Super Warriors.

In a few games, such as the Raging Blast games, Super Buu takes on this form by absorbing Gohan without Goten, Trunks, or Piccolo, and as such is Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) in these appearances.

In Dragon Ball Legends during the Tournament of Time Super Buu takes on this form by absorbing Ultimate Gohan (from the Fusion Saga) and Piccolo.

Majin Buu: Super (Gohan & Piccolo Absorbed; Dark Ki)

Main article: Dark Ki

Majin Buu: Super (Dark Ki Third Stage)

In Dragon Ball Legends, Super Buu (Gohan Absorbed) is empowered with the Dark Ki by the Mastermind. Super Buu is capable of using both the Second and Third Stages. Additionally, the Mastermind rewrites Super Buu's personality to make him more obedient.

Super Buu (Clone)

Super Buu is able to create a miniature clone of himself to operate inside his own body.

Super Majin Buu: Evil

Main article: Giant Form

Super Buu (Clone) as a giant

In the anime, Super Buu (Clone) briefly appears as a giant when he materializes inside his own body to face Goku and Vegeta.

Super Buu as a giant is a playable form for Super Buu under the name Super Majin Buu: Evil in the arcade video game Dragon Ball Heroes since the Jaaku Mission 5 card set, where he can become a giant even outside of his own body.

Pure Majin

Main articles: Kid Buu and Pure Majin

Pure Majin Buu

After losing his absorptions: Gohan, Goten, Trunks, Piccolo, and Good Buu, Super Buu transforms back into Kid Buu. He first takes on the buff form he had when he absorbed the South Supreme Kai, and then turns back into his Pure Majin form, Kid Buu. While removing his absorptions was originally an attempt to weaken him, it initially had the opposite effect and increased his power when he transformed into Huge Buu before finally getting weaker when transforming back into his pure form, Kid Buu.

In the opening for Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout, Super Buu is shown transforming almost instantaneously into his pure form Kid Buu (without making the temporary stop at the Huge Buu form).

Super Buu (Cell absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption and Cell

Super Buu (Cell absorbed)

Super Buu (Cell absorbed) is a byproduct of his Absorption skill in Budokai 2. Super Buu's body becomes speckled and lines of the color forms below his eyes, gaining Cell's speech patterns and intelligence as well as some of his attacks: Energy Field and the Spirit Bomb. In the game's story mode, Super Buu absorbs Cell after taking a liking to his head.

Super Buu (Frieza absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption and Frieza

Super Buu (Frieza absorbed) using Death Ball

Super Buu (Frieza absorbed) is a byproduct of his Absorption skill in Budokai 2. Super Buu gains Frieza's trademark patches of color on both his shoulders and forehead, inheriting the villain's hate for the Saiyans, speech and intelligence, and the attacks Death Beam and Death Ball.

Super Buu (Vegeta absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption and Vegeta

Super Buu (Vegeta absorbed) performs the Final Flash

The form Super Buu (Vegeta absorbed) appears as a what-if in Budokai 2. As with the other what-if absorptions, Super Buu takes on Vegeta's characteristics and features, gaining a blue sleeveless shirt and the special techniques Galick Gun and Final Flash. In the Dragon Ball Z anime, Super Buu almost successfully absorbs Vegeta after knocking him unconscious while inside his own body, but fails when Goku destroys the absorption goo and carries Vegeta away.

Super Buu (Yamcha and Tien absorbed)

Main articles: Absorption, Yamcha, and Tien Shinhan

Super Buu (Tien & Yamcha absorbed)

Super Buu (Yamcha and Tien absorbed) is the form Super Buu assumes when he absorbs both Yamcha and Tien. He takes attributes from both with a green top and scars. In the game's story, he is incredibly disappointed and even seems less confident in himself, after the absorption, with his attack power decreasing slightly. However, as a result of the Absorption skill, he gains access to a wider variety of attacks: Tien's Tri-Beam and Volleyball Fist, and Yamcha's Wolf Fang Fist and Spirit Ball.

Video Game Appearances

Super Buu in Budokai Tenkaichi 3

Character Illustration of Buu: Super (DBL11-09S) in Dragon Ball Legends

Voice Actors

  • Japanese: Kōzō Shioya
  • English:
  • Spanish:
  • Portuguese:
  • Italian dub: Riccardo Rovatti
  • French dub: Patrick Borg
  • Catalan dub: Antoni Forteza
  • Greek dub: Themis Psihogios, Giannis Papaioannou
  • Korean dub: Yong-Wu Sin
  • Tagalog dub: Jhun Villamac (DBZ 1st dub), Maynard Llames (DBZ 2nd dub, DBZ Kai)
  • Galician dub: Xoán Diéguez
  • Hebrew dub: Shai Zornitzer
  • German dub: Uwe Büschken
  • Thai dub: Kaiwan Wattanakrai (Monderine TV dub) Thanakrit Janklongtham (DEX dub)
  • Mandarin dub: Guan Zhi-hong
  • Albanian dub: Vasjan Lami (ep.255 - 264), Denard Xhillari (rest)
  • Hindi dub: Kishore Bhatt
  • Hungarian dub: Levente Kárpáti


Dragon Ball Z
  • Super Buu vs. Gotenks (Base/Super Saiyan)
  • Super Buu vs. Krillin (Anime only)
  • Super Buu vs. Gotenks (Super Saiyan 3/Base)
  • Super Buu vs. Gohan (Potential Unleashed)
  • Super Buu (Gotenks absorbed) vs. Gohan (Potential Unleashed)
  • Super Buu (Gotenks absorbed) vs. Tien Shinhan
  • Super Buu (Gotenks absorbed) vs. Goku (Base/Super Saiyan 3) (anime only)
  • Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) vs. Goku (Super Saiyan) and Vegeta (Super Saiyan) (anime only)
  • Super Buu (Gohan absorbed) vs. Vegito (Base/Super Saiyan/Candy)
  • Super Buu vs. Goku (Base/Super Saiyan) and Vegeta (Base/Super Saiyan) (Anime only)
  • Super Buu vs. Goku (Super Saiyan) (anime only)
Dragon Ball Super
  • Super Buu (illusion), Tambourine (illusion), King Piccolo (illusion), Nappa (illusion), Vegeta (illusion), Ginyu (illusion), Burter (illusion), Jeice (illusion), Recoome (illusion), Guldo (illusion), Frieza (Final Form) (illusion), Cell (Perfect Form) (illusion), Dabura (illusion), Raditz (illusion), Bulma (illusion), and Super Shenron (illusion) vs. Goku (Base/Super Saiyan/Super Saiyan 3/Super Saiyan Blue) and Krillin (anime only)


  • Though hesitating (and at one point, refusing) to kill Mr. Satan, and listening to Videl asking him to wait one hour, he did not seem to mind turning Videl into chocolate and eating her later on, although it is unlikely he would have noticed in his feeding frenzy.
  • Unlike most villains, Super Buu is permanently gone as his personality was lost when Good Buu was removed and Kid Buu reincarnated into Uub following his death.
  • Super Buu, along with his pure form, is one of the only villains of the main timeline that killed most of the Z Fighters and most humans, the only exception being Goku, Gohan, Goten, Trunks (as Gotenks), Piccolo, Tien Shinhan, Chiaotzu, Mr. Satan, Bee, and Dende, however, the six above were killed when his Pure Form blows up the Earth, leaving only the four mentioned above.
    • Coincidentally the Androids of the future killed most of the Z Fighters except Gohan and Trunks, in both cases, Gohan and Future Gohan tried to avenge their friends (present Android 18 was among who fell victim) from the menaces (Super Buu for Gohan and the Androids for Future Gohan), they initially overpowered their opponents first, but they got overpowered themselves, and both are badly injured fighting their respective opponents, and were ultimately killed by the villains (Super Buu's pure form did so by destroying the Earth, taking the unconscious Piccolo, Goten, and present timeline Trunks with the planet), the only differences being that the Androids kill the Z Fighters and later Future Gohan, in the present timeline, even Trunks was killed when Kid Buu blew up the planet, also, Tien and Chiaotzu were killed much later after the others, and Piccolo, Trunks, with the addition of Goten, died with Gohan, along with Tien and Chiaotzu, although they were ultimately revived by the Namekian Dragon Balls (along with the present timeline Androids).
  • Super Buu turned almost all members and supporters of the Z Fighters (except Tien and Chiaotzu) into candy, as even Goku and Vegeta (as Vegito) fell victim as well, although, unlike the others, who were turned into chocolate, Vegito was turned into a coffee flavored jawbreaker and could still move around in his new form. He even developed a new attack, called "pinball attack" to take advantage of his size, beating Super Buu in a comical way until he is forced to turn him back to normal.
    • In the Xenoverse series, the Candy Beam turns all characters into jawbreakers which can move around like Vegito did, though are unable to attack while in candy form, though the user of the Candy Beam is unable to attack them either until they return to normal.
  • Right after he absorbs Gotenks and Piccolo, but before he fights Gohan, they both assume the fighting stances of Goku and Vegeta before their first battle; Gohan taking Goku's, and Buu taking Vegeta's.
  • After absorbing Piccolo and Gotenks, Super Buu tells Gohan "That really hurt, didn't it, Gohan? Facing your fears would have been far less painful". This is what Piccolo said to Gohan during the Saiyan Saga after Tien died while fighting Nappa. Super Buu also refers to Gohan as "Kid", a name Piccolo often addresses Gohan by. This may have been a psychological tactic on Super Buu's part likely influenced by Piccolo's intelligence.
  • Super Buu is sometimes confused with the huge Buu form the original Majin Buu took after absorbing the South Supreme Kai. Examples of this include Super Buu's biography in the video game Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, which identifies this form as such.
  • In the PSP game Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road, the good Majin Buu's influence on Super Buu is still seen. After Babidi tries to kill Mr. Satan, Super Buu leaps in front to take the blast and then kills Babidi. While he still menaces the Z Fighters and events ultimately play out similarly to the main timeline from there, it nonetheless depicts the influence that was only seen fleetingly in the main timeline Super Buu. It is also worth noting that this incarnation is technically "Future Super Buu", since the game's events occur in the Future Trunks timeline.
  • In the original FUNimation dub, Super Buu's voice was deepened from the original recordings. The Remastered version kept the voice at its original pitch. In the Kai dub, however, the voice was tweaked to be deeper in pitch from the Z dub.
  • In the Mandarin and FUNimation dub, both Super Buu and Kid Buu are voiced by two different people whereas in almost every other dub the voice actor remains the same.
  • This is the only form Buu did not transform into since it is a fused form of two of his fissions Good Buu and Evil Buu.
  • After training non-stop for the Tournament of Power, Good Buu assumed a slimmed downed version of himself, which almost resemble Super Buu in appearance.
  • After Uub fuses with Good Buu, he buffs up similarly to Super Buu, with his being Kid Buu reincarnated also having parallels to Evil Buu absorbing Good Buu.


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