"Incredible, how did you make your clothes grow?"
It is quite likely that any Namekian is capable of initiating this transformation, provided that they know how, as both Lord Slug and Piccolo are capable of transforming in this way. According to Daizenshuu 7, the user grows in height by concentrating the nerves throughout their entire body, invigorating their cells, however, the transformation is quite painful due to the excessive additions to the user's body. According to Goku, this state does not actually increase the user's power level, though it does make them heavier and more durable without impacting their speed, increases physical strength, and also gives their physical blows much greater offensive power.
King Piccolo is very tall for a Namekian (suggesting that he spends most of his time in the Great Namek state) and he can further increase his size, as displayed when becoming enraged after Goku kneed him in the face with a boost from his Power Pole. During this, King Piccolo's strength and power are increased, but he is still unable to destroy Goku. King Piccolo continues to use his Great Namek state while fighting Goku, though he is still defeated by the young Saiyan.
Piccolo transforms like this once in the manga and twice in the anime. He transforms during his fight with Goku in the Piccolo Jr. Saga, and then grows even bigger, but found this form to be ultimately ineffective against Goku (in both the manga and anime), his further size increase is referred to as Super Giant-Form.
Piccolo uses the technique a second time, growing slightly, to counter Super Garlic Jr. (only in the anime, the Garlic Jr. Saga being an anime only saga), and he finds the technique to be very effective against Super Garlic Jr. as despite his greatly increased size and strength, he does not sacrifice speed for the power-up and remains just as fast as he was before he transformed. He even goes on to tell Garlic Jr., "You can't sacrifice speed for power, not against me." This was not the case for Garlic Jr., whose enlargement came at the cost of speed.
Lord Slug transforms into a Great Namek in the movie Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug, after Goku attacked him using his "Super Saiyan" power. Despite Goku stating during his fight with Piccolo in Dragon Ball, that the form does not increase power, Slug believes that with this state Goku will be unable to hurt him (even after seeing his False Super Saiyan power). Slug even goes so far as to claim that the size change is his 'true' form.
Appearances in games
Piccolo takes this form in a cutscene in Dragon Ball Z: Super Gokuden: Kakusei-Hen. Lord Slug is playable in this form in the Budokai Tenkaichi series. Slug, Ma Junior and King Piccolo appear as playable characters in this form in Dragon Ball Heroes. Piccolo, as well as King Piccolo, use it during one of their combos in Super Dragon Ball Z.
Namekians are able to perform this transformation in the computer game Dragon Ball Online; their giant form transformation is called Great Namek in this game. In-game this form is equivalent in power to Super Saiyan and Pure Majin.
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|Castes||Dragon Clan (Dende Priest, Poko Priest) • Warrior-type Namekian (Shadow Knight, Dark Warrior) • Mutated Nameks • Dark Namekians|
|Namekians||Bongo • Cargo • Cymbal • Dende/Future Dende • Drum • Gamelan • Guru • Kagyu • Kami • Katas • King Piccolo • Lord Slug • Maima • Moori/Future Moori • Nail • Nameless Namekian • Naraka • Piano • Piccolo/Future Piccolo • Tambourine • Tsumuri • Tsumuri (Namekian Hero) • Tsuno • Ukelele • Unnamed Namekian warrior|
|Fusions||Den-Goku • Prilin • Unnamed fusion of Piccolo and Dr. Mashirito|
|Transformations|| Great Namek (Super Giant-Form)|
Red-eyed Namekian form
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