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Buster Cannon (バスターキャノン Basutā Kyanon) is an energy wave attack used by Future Trunks.


Future Trunks draws his hands back down to his sides and charges two blue energy spheres in his hands. Then, he combines them together in front of him to fire the energy wave at the opponent, inflicting a great amount of damage.



Future Trunks charges the Renzoku Energy Barrage

Future Trunks uses this attack in his Super Saiyan form during his battle against Future Android 17 and Future Android 18 in the TV special Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks. After being blasted away by Future 17 and Future 18, Future Trunks emerges from the explosion, and attacks and knocks the two Androids away. Future Trunks then flies up into the air and fires the Buster Cannon down at Future 17 and Future 18, creating a huge explosion. Future Trunks believes he has won but, as the smoke clears, Future Android 17 and Future Android 18 appear unaffected by the attack, much to Future Trunks' shock. Future Trunks described this move as his strongest move at that time.


Present Trunks uses the Buster Cannon while infected by Baby

Future Trunks uses the attack again in an attempt to destroy Android 17 and Android 18 before they activate Android 16 in the present timeline. Future Trunks had experienced a long, dreadful life under the Androids' power in his future world, and he does not want to witness it in another timeline either, especially with the help of another, unknown android. Trunks goes crazy and fires the big, yellow energy wave at the Red Ribbon Androids, completely ignoring the Dragon Team standing right by him, leaving a mushroom cloud in its wake and destroying Dr. Gero's Lab completely. However, the androids were fast enough to escape the blast at the last second, carrying Android 16 in his "coffin".

In Dragon Ball GT, Trunks uses the Buster Cannon several times on planet Pital, both against Baby and when controlled by Baby.



Future Trunks fires his Renzoku Energy Barrage in Ultimate Battle 22

Video Game Appearances

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Trunks using the Buster Cannon in Budokai 2

Buster Cannon was named in the Butōden series and Budokai series, where it appears as one of Future Trunks' and Kid Trunks' attacks. In Dragon Ball Heroes, the technique is also used by Future Trunks in his Super Saiyan Third Grade form and GT Trunks. It is Third Grade Super Saiyan Future Trunks' Super Attack in Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle. In those games, the Buster Cannon is not an energy wave, but rather an energy ball. In the Budokai series, Future Trunks and Kid Trunks in both their base and Super Saiyan forms. Future Trunks can also use the attack in Dragon Ball: Zenkai Battle Royale.

The yellow version Future Trunks used in an attempt to destroy the Androids before they activated Android 16 is called Renzoku Energy Barrage in Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22.

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Female Future Warrior preforming the Buster Cannon

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Mira being destroyed by the energy wave of the Future Warrior's Buster Cannon

In Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, the Future Warrior uses this technique to destroy Mira in their final battle and appears to kill the villain, though later it is revealed a piece of Mira manages to survive and is found by Towa. However the Future Warrior is unable to use the technique in battle and it only appears in "Mira's Full Power! I'm the Best! - Cutscene 4".

In Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden, it appears under the name Buster Flash and is Future Trunks' Ground Ultimate Combo. In the English version of Extreme Butōden the in-game move list mistakenly refers to the Burning Attack (Future Trunks' Air Ultimate Combo) as Buster Cannon.

In Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle, Buster Cannon appears as one of Super Trunks' Super Attack.



  1. Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden, 2015
  2. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, Cutscene 4:
    "Mira's Full Power! I'm the Best!"