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"Broly’s Great Ape Form. It has spiky golden hair like a Super Saiyan, and boosts his power to a terrifying degree."
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Broly's Legendary Super Saiyan Great Ape form,[1] simply referred to as Great Ape Broly is a form utilized by Broly in several video games. It was also required for his transformation into Legendary Super Saiyan 4.

Overview

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Legendary Great Ape Broly in Dragon Ball Heroes

Broly's Legendary Super Saiyan Great Ape form appears the same as a Golden Great Ape; however the color of its fur is emerald, like that of the Legendary Super Saiyan form after Broly broke his crown, and his head hair is spiked upwards. Broly is shown attaining this form thanks to assistance from Black Smoke Shenron, who uses his shadows to transform Broly into a Great Ape in the JM7 trailer for Dragon Ball Heroes (albeit off-screen, as the only hint that he achieved the form was his eyes turning crimson red from behind the smoke.). Legendary Great Ape Broly is fought by Beat in the Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission manga during his training. It is heavily implied that Broly had mastery over the form upon transforming into it, since he transformed into Legendary Super Saiyan 4 Broly shortly after transforming into the Legendary Great Ape in the JM7 trailer.

When he is accidentally summoned to the Timespace Rift by Pilaf in Dragon Ball Fusions, Broly utilizes this form when Towa transforms him into it to get revenge on Xeno Trunks by collecting energy for Mira by having Great Ape Broly fight Kid Trunks and the rest of Tekka's Team. Broly faces Tekka and his team but is defeated, and then after trying to attack once more is easily sent flying by a ki blast from Beerus, which forces Towa & Mira to flee. Interestingly, Broly is shown to retain his reason in this form as he is capable of speech in Dragon Ball Fusions.

Video Game Appearances

Trivia

  • Even though Broly's Legendary Great Ape form is several times larger than even his Legendary Super Saiyan form, he is still seen wearing much of his attire, implying that the outfit he wears is made of a similar material to the Battle Armor. This makes sense given that Broly himself is a Saiyan so it is likely that he (or his father Paragus) had them made of similar materials. Broly's Clothes share this trait with Gogeta's Metamoran Clothes.
  • Although his Legendary Great Ape form does not make an appearance in Dragon Ball Xenoverse, it was alluded to at one point in that game: Shortly after Bardock used Frieza Saga Vegeta's Power Ball to transform into a Great Ape, he promptly destroyed it and Vegeta cited his reason for doing that is so he can make sure Demigra-possessed Broly doesn't attempt to use it to transform into a Great Ape.

References

  1. Broly's Legendary Super Saiyan form is a "different evolution" from the main Super Saiyan line, and thus results in a different hybrid form from Great Ape or Golden Great Ape when utilized alongside in combination with Great Ape