Dragon Ball Super‘s ‘Universal Survival Saga’ is known as the one of the historic arc of the series because of significant and impressive battles in the Tournament of Power.
The series made its last effective turn when Goku finally mastered Ultra Instinct ability and beat down almighty Jiren.
In the Tournament of Power, All fighters did their best for their survival but the anime is only meant for Goku vs Jiren’s ultimate battle and anime just prove it who is the strongest being throughout the history of Dragon Ball series.
If we look back in the past three years, we have been blessed with unique and fascinating characters who are even more powerful than Goku.
Hence, Hero’s Facts has listed top 20 DBS characters who are responsible to lead the series on a whole different level.
Here are Dragon Ball Super’s 20 Most Powerful Characters.
20. ULTIMATE GOHAN / 孫悟飯 Son Gohan
The third hero of the whole Dragon Ball series after Goku and Vegeta, Gohan is a very first half-human half-Saiyan being in the series.
In the Dragon Ball Super, Goku appointed his son as Universe 7’s representative due to his unique combat tactics. Although Adult Gohan seems to be lacking in fighting skills due to his dedication to becoming an educated person, when it comes to saving his family, like father, he can break his limits too.
However, that does not mean Gohan is a weak character. He is Saiyan after all. We need to remember that he was the one who defeated Cell surprisingly.
Among the Earth Saiyans, Gohan always had the most of the potential. In the Tournament of Power, When Gohan eliminate Universe 10 Obuni, it confirmed that Saiyan had been holding back his powers.
Let’s travel back in time during anime version of Zen-Exhibition match where Gohan fought against Lavender while he was blinded and only relied on his senses to win the battle.
Another incident highlighted his latent powers when he got the news about Tournament of Power. Thanks to his mentor Piccolo, Gohan boosts his hidden power which helps to bring back his Ultimate transformation once again.
During Gohan’s last fight with Goku just before the Tournament of Power, Ultimate Gohan’s powers nearly outclassed the Super Saiyan Blue Goku with Kaio-Ken. The most recent example was episode 118 where Gohan came up with a plan to defeat Universe 6 Namekians.
In the whole TOP, Gohan was the only one who consistently came up with adequate planning and fantastic strategy which eventually paid off every time.
19. FUTURE TRUNKS / 未来のトランクス Mirai no Torankusu
Son of Vegeta and fan-favorite time-traveling hero, Trunks was the first one to slaughtered Frieza in two halves with his iconic sword.
In the whole Dragon Ball series, Future Trunks had the most terrible backstories as his world has actually destroyed first by Androids-Cell and then by Black Goku-Zamasu.
Thanks to time traveling Capsule, Future Trunks went back to past where he met all of his family and his friends. Training under his father and Goku, Trunks became one of the stronger Z fighters and eventually returned to his timeline to save his future by defeating Androids.
Finally living a peaceful life with his future Bulma and his friend Mai, Future Trunks encountered one of the greatest enemy calling himself Black Goku. And thus it proved that there is indeed something wrong with this timeline.
In Future Trunks Arc, series has done justice to his character where he able to transform into a mysterious form. Although due to the blue aura leaking from the body, it could also potentially be a step towards a God transformation.
After defeating villains, Trunks returned to a different timeline where the Earth is unaffected by Zamasu. Not to forget that Dragon Ball Super had made him one of the Ace fighters like Goku and Vegeta.
18. HIT / ヒット, Hitto
Strongest Dragon Ball Super character of the Universe 6, Hit professionally known as ‘Legendary Assassin.’
In his home world, Hit is famous for his skilled work as he had proven himself by completing each killing task in a single strike. That’s why he also being called by ‘Never-Miss Hit.’
Hit’s actual age is still unknown but has more than 1000 years ago. During Universe 6 Arc, fans witnessed his potential and fighting skill against Goku. However, Dragon Ball Super still kept his hidden potential under wrap but who knows what will happen in the next future series.
Neither his strength nor his fighting abilities are above Goku’s but his signature technique, Time Leap was significantly enhanced during the fight. Like Goku, he learned to improve his time skip technique as he fought with Saiyan.
Hit’s real strength lies in his killing techniques because during Tournament between 6 & 7, he was holding back. Indeed this was true when Hit reappeared again during Future Trunk Arc and took down Super Saiyan Blue Goku with his invisible strike attack.
Despite all his, too arrogant behavior, Hit paid back his debt for Goku as he lost himself against Monaka who was a coward appointed by Beerus to inspired Goku.
17. GOLDEN FRIEZA / ゴールデンフリーザ, Gōruden Furīza
Out of all the Z-fighters, without Frieza, this article would be inadequate as he is still one of the infamous villains of Son Goku. He could do anything to eliminate his enemies even if it means to push beyond the limits.
In “Dragon Ball Super: Resurrection of F’, with the help of training, Frieza achieved his next transformation and became Golden Frieza.
The Emperor Frieza is a born warrior with full of potential as he never trained throughout his life. Furthermore, to beat Goku’s undefeatable Super Saiyan powers, he prepared for the first time in his life.
After receiving the most potent Golden transformation, V-Jump article noted that Golden Frieza ranks eight out of twelve on the danger scale. Even so, Frieza has so much room for improvement if he wants to beat Super Saiyan Blue form.
Earlier it had one weakness. Due to its prolong uses, it drained Frieza’s stamina drastically. But the villain managed to overcome his limitation through the mental training on Earth’s hell.
Thus, he mastered the Golden state and becomes perfected, and that is known as True Golden Frieza.
Despite all of this, Frieza gets shudders in front of Beerus as Akira Toriyama once said that he would never surpass the God of Destruction.
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16. BLACK GOKU / ゴクウブラック, Gokū Burakku
Future Trunks Saga was a nightmare for the Dragon Ball Super. This saga catches fire when battle encounters with one of the best characters Black Goku.
One of the fan favorite villain of all time because of his appearance resembles Goku. Black Goku is one of the greatest villains along with future Zamasu from universe 10.
Actually, he is God Zamasu in which he stole the actual Goku’s body from alternate timeline with the help of himself from future Zamasu to kill all the mortal beings as well as all the Gods including Beerus.
He is successful to come to that stage where he becomes the most powerful in the world.
Fuelled by hatred of beating from Goku, his only sole purpose is to kill all the Saiyan race. He also found out that the secret behind Goku’s powers is anger through which he surpasses the Super Saiyan Blue by transforming into Super Saiyan Rose form which is way stronger than ever.
Even though Goku and Black Goku share the same body, Zamasu’s Godly Ki mixed with a Saiyan body which allows him to transform into SSR form.