"If you'd just let me kill you all before, you wouldn't be dealing with this pain now. You're all a complete and utter waste of Saiyan blood!"
Broly (ブロリー Burorī) is the main antagonist in Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan and Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming. He appears to be the latest of the Legendary Super Saiyans who appear every thousand years. His father was Paragus.
Broly is a light-skinned Saiyan with dark eyes, long spiky black hair reaching his mid-back and short bangs framing his forehead (rather like Gohan's hair in the Vegeta Saga). When he was a kid, he wore a black one-strap tunic with gray pants and brown boots, alongside a rope belt and bracelets. As an adult Broly is very tall with a lean but well-built frame. He wears a crown with a blue jewel that his father Paragus uses to restrain him from transforming into the Legendary Super Saiyan. In addition to the crown, Broly wears a golden necklace, boots, wristbands, and a belt that all sport blue jewels like his crown, along with golden bands on his upper arms and neck that later break off upon transforming into a Legendary Super Saiyan. The rest of his attire consists of white pants and a red sash similar to the one worn by Kibito. It is implied that the outfit in question was made of a similar material to the Battle Armor, as, aside from it increasing in size alongside Broly when transforming into the Legendary Super Saiyan (and similar forms), it also grew in size without any apparent damage when going as far as to transform into a Legendary Great Ape.
As a Super Saiyan while wearing the crown, Broly's hair takes on a neon blue color with a purple tint and appears fully purple in dark environments. As a Super Saiyan without the crown, his hair takes on the signature golden color of the form, while his skin takes on a slight tan color. As a Legendary Super Saiyan, Broly's hair is light green. In addition, Broly's muscles become engorged to extreme levels and his height increases significantly. His pupils also disappear.
When in Legendary Super Saiyan form, Broly's blood seems to turn a dark green color (and on one occasion, glowing). The first time it is seen this color is in Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, when Goku mortally wounded him after he punched a hole into his chest area, in which glowing green blood gushed out. The second time is in Broly - Second Coming, after Broly is blasted into the Sun by the Family Kamehameha, his heart then explodes out of his chest, causing a torrent of green blood to emerge from the front back of the wound on his body, right before he explodes. In the beginning of Second Coming, however, while still in Legendary Super Saiyan form, Broly is seen with red blood and the blood that Majola collects from Broly's abandoned Attack Ball is also depicted as red in Bio-Broly.
Broly Dark appears in Super Dragon Ball Heroes, where he is shown to be in his Super Saiyan 4 Full Power state. Along with this, Broly is also wearing the Time Breaker Mask and is infused with the Seven-Star Dark Dragon Ball. His outfit is identical to his original attire, with only the colors changed. His gold wristbands and boots are now black, along with his sash. Along with this change, his white pants are replaced with dark teal pants.
When first seen, Broly is seen as a rather docile and harmless-looking Saiyan (uncharacteristic of a majority of the Saiyan race). However, Broly has a dual nature, as indicated in Paragus's flashback, when he briefly wakes up and calmly asks what Paragus is up to, only to end up going into a screaming fit when realizing that Paragus is about to place the mind-control crown on his head. Once shifting into his more aggressive state, Broly demonstrates his love of fighting and brutality just like the typical Saiyan, but on a far more destructive level. This violent and maniacal side of him seemingly stemmed from both his extraordinary power that he never properly learned to control as well as the traumatic events of his birth, causing his frenzies to happen more frequently and last longer as he grew. Broly also seems to have a real problem controlling his rage, meaning that he could end up destroying himself. In an effort to control his erratic behavior, Paragus used a device to subdue Broly's temperament.
When free of Paragus's control device, Broly's Saiyan nature becomes dominant. His thirst for combat and desire for death and destruction of things is unyielding, as shown by his destruction of Planet Shamo. Broly seems to acknowledge his malevolence; Piccolo calls him a freak, to which Broly replies that he actually is a devil (the FUNimation dub for the film tones this down slightly while at the same time getting the implications across by having Piccolo in the aforementioned scene accusing Broly of attacking children first in a disgusted tone, as well as Broly responding that he merely does what is needed to be done, before telling him that the Namekian should have expected that from "a true freak."). It is suggestive that even though Broly was driven mad with his birth-given power and the various circumstances of his birth, Broly has some sanity of said madness as he has also shown some intelligence while on his rampage: he sees through Paragus' lies and plan for having him die in the planet's collision with Comet Camori, as well as briefly engaging in ambushes against Gohan, Goku, and Trunks within the ruined city and successfully catching them offguard. A similar display of intellect was also demonstrated in the Victory Mission manga, where he, in a similar manner to King Piccolo, proceeded to devour two Dragon Balls in front of Beat and Froze, and then forces them to fight against him, knowing full well they can't actually harm him. Also (in the FUNimation dub at least), he has a very dark sense of humor: When Goku demanded for a handicap during the fight, Broly proceeded to sadistically ask him if "handicap" is another word for a coffin. He also seems to have some degree of respect for fighters who attempt to stop him even when the odds are against them, as evidenced by his remark to the Z Fighters in the Japanese version where he even claimed they were very much worthy of their Saiyan blood (in the FUNimation dub, he says the opposite: he instead calling them wastes of Saiyan Blood). Similarly, he seems to have some loathing of fighters who were all talk and no action, as evidenced by his remark to Vegeta shortly after he ended up quickly defeating them where he called him a "true piece of trash."
Broly's most defining trait is his intense hatred for Goku. While both were newborns, Goku's relentless crying greatly irritated the nearby Broly, sparking the hatred which would grow sub-consciously in his early life and awaken upon seeing Goku again. It is implied that the reason behind his hatred for Goku is because he subconsciously associated Goku's incessant crying with the horrific things he had to endure later on such as narrowly surviving execution and barely escaping Planet Vegeta's destruction, and thus blamed Goku for these things. While under mind-control, and later when his insanity has set in, he often shouts Goku's Saiyan name, "Kakarot", in an exclamatory way. Although he generally addresses Goku by his Saiyan name, he has referred to him by his Earth name twice, both times during their fight on New Planet Vegeta (at least in the English dub).
By the events of his second movie, his defeat at Goku's hands as well as his severe injuries result in him totally losing his sanity. His speech is now limited to uttering "Kakarot" (except for one rare exception) and he has a diminished sense of reality, as he mistakes Goten for a baby Goku even though he already encountered Goku as an adult seven years prior. The only aspect of his mind that seems intact is his sadistic desire for revenge against Goku.
Interestingly, in a what-if scenario in Supersonic Warriors 2, Broly loses his memory and becomes more subdued (in a manner much like Goku) and is found by Mr. Satan whom he befriends. Though he later regains his memory after encountering Goku at the World Tournament he and Mr. Satan were participating in and transforms. His memory of Mr. Satan's friendship stops him from killing Goku and destroying the Earth, and it is implied that he managed to learn to how to control his darker impulses, allowing him to live a peaceful life on Earth in a manner similar to Good Buu, indicating that Broly may have turned out differently were it not for his hellish life and the influence of his father. Similarly, another storyline involving Broly, where Broly and Paragus successfully managed to take out the Z-Fighters, had Broly upon conquering the Earth acting as a sort of "defender" of the planet against various threats to Earth such as Cell and Majin Buu, and also has a (comparatively) better relationship with Paragus.
Broly was born in Age 737, during the period of intense turmoil between Frieza and the Saiyans. At birth, his most curious feature was his inordinate power level of 10,000. This anomaly meant that by birth, Broly's power had already been close to that of Bardock and King Vegeta at the time of their deaths. In the Saiyan delivery room where he rests afterward, Broly is tormented by the constant crying of his neighbor, Kakarot. Kakarot's crying affected Broly's psychological state of mind, causing him to hold a subconscious grudge against him. The two infants would not meet again for almost three decades.
King Vegeta feared the threat the boy posed to his empire, and so he gave the order for the infant's execution. Broly's father, Paragus, begged the king to spare the child's life, attesting that his son could be an extreme asset to King Vegeta and his son. King Vegeta was quick to point out that while this is true, the same is true that Broly could use his ever-increasing strength to overthrow the Saiyan royal family. King Vegeta closes the argument by sentencing Paragus to death, shooting him with an energy wave. Broly is then stabbed in the chest, and left to die with Paragus.
When Planet Vegeta is destroyed, Broly ascends and uses his powers to shield himself and his father. Ironically, the destruction of Planet Vegeta had been orchestrated by Frieza for the exact same reason why King Vegeta tried to execute Broly earlier: Due to fear of the Legendary Super Saiyan rising up and overthrowing him. Broly then sticks with his father as Paragus plots revenge against King Vegeta and the royal family for the sentence they passed on them.
As Broly developed, it became clear to Paragus that King Vegeta was not unjustified in trying to kill him (though he may not have considered King Vegeta's point). Broly's behavior became more maniacal and erratic as he matured, due to his power and the traumatic events during his infancy. One such consequence of this was when Broly punched Paragus in the face and blinded him in the left eye.
Fearing for his own safety but still unwilling to kill Broly, Paragus used a ring as a special control device to keep Broly under restraint. Paragus narrowly managed to survive adorning Broly with the ring; Broly's calmness vanished as soon as he noticed the crown that Paragus tried to place on his forehead. After successfully doing so, Paragus launched a plan to use Earth as a base of operations for universal domination, and to take revenge on Vegeta by luring him to a planet doomed to be destroyed by a giant comet. During this time, he also used Broly to destroy the remaining planets in the South Galaxy, such being the main cause of the realization of disturbance in the universe from King Kai; this caused him to contact Goku and inform him of the Super Saiyan threat.
Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan
Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan
"Haha! No matter how much power you absorb from these idiots, it won't be enough to kill me!"
Broly appears to be a quiet and gentle Saiyan until his personality is later dispelled as a charade caused by the suppression of his ring. He accompanies Vegeta to planet Todokama, ironically in search of the Legendary Super Saiyan. When Goku appears at Paragus' palace after warping to New Vegeta using Instant Transmission, Broly starts to fill with rage at the sight of Goku, before his father finally manages to calm him down. However, that night, Broly fails to control himself and goes into a blind rage, attacking Goku in his suppressed Super Saiyan form. Eventually, Broly manages to power up significantly, with Goku upon his doing so recognizing it as the very same energy as the energy trail he had been following, and then promptly accuses Broly of being the one responsible for attacking the South Galaxy (in the FUNimation dub, he instead just demands that Broly listen to a newly-arrived Paragus and calm down). The battle is drawn to an early close when Paragus arrives and is able to once again use his control over Broly. This encounter leaves Goku in surprise and certain that Broly is the Legendary Super Saiyan he has been tracking down.
When Vegeta tries to leave the planet with the others and Paragus's plan is exposed, Broly starts to walk toward Goku and utter his name in rage. His headband is destroyed and he transforms into the Legendary Super Saiyan, free of Paragus's control. Vegeta is completely shooked by Broly's ki and Broly proceeds to fight Goku and the others. Enraged beyond control and rampant with insanity, the combined Super Saiyan strength of Goku, Gohan, and Future Trunks are futile. Eventually, Piccolo makes an appearance on the battlefield, but he too provides little help against the unbelievable power of Broly. Soon after, Vegeta dispels his fear and awe over Broly, joining in the fight, only to be quickly outclassed.
While the devastated Z Fighters lie scattered about the rubble of a fallen city, Broly ties one more loose end by confronting Paragus, who is making an attempt to escape the doomed planet in a Saiyan Pod. Broly ignores the fabricated plight of his father, crushing in his arms the Saiyan Pod, and Paragus with it; he muses that Paragus's plan to have the comet kill him would not work. Goku rises one last time and asks his friends to channel all of their energy into him, Vegeta's energy being the final channeling due to his beliefs that he should not assist a lower-class Saiyan. Broly throws a powerful punch to finish Goku, but with the addition of Vegeta's energy, Goku is able to catch Broly's punch. Goku then emits a powerful ki that causes Broly to step back in fear. Realizing the source of Goku's energy, Broly laughs at the idea of Goku being able to kill him before quickly powering up.
The two Saiyans charge each other head on, as the planet begins to break apart beneath them. Broly throws a punch at Goku that misses its mark, while Goku lands a powerful blow to Broly's abdomen. Broly's green ki bursts out from the point of impact, and his skin appears to crack as green light emits from his body. Broly then cries out in astonishment and explodes, seemingly defeated.
Broly - Second Coming
Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming
"Not until you lie dead at my feet..."
In the movie Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming, it is revealed that Broly survived his defeat at the hands of Goku, and managed to make a frantic escape in a Space Pod as New Planet Vegeta is demolished by Comet Camori. Over time the pod finally reaches Earth, soon after which Broly collapses from exhaustion and enters a sort of coma, where for seven years the elements expand around him. His landing on Earth also indirectly caused some trouble at a nearby village. Eventually, he is awakened underneath a thick pool of ice by the incessant cries of a nearby Goten.
After escaping this grave, Broly becomes stronger than before due to the near death experience. He resumes his vendetta against his fellow Saiyans, particularly Goten, due to his resemblance to Goku, and later Gohan. However, Broly's sanity has been breached so heavily since the encounter on New Planet Vegeta that he fails to tell Goten and Gohan apart from their now deceased father.
Despite Goten being Broly's main target, Videl and Trunks fall victim to his brutal rampage as well, until Gohan arrives at the scene and is astonished to find himself reunited with the Legendary Super Saiyan. Broly's uncoordinated attempts to take revenge are unsuccessful, and he is ultimately launched into the Sun by a Family Kamehameha fired by Gohan, Goten and the spirit of Goku, apparently ending the life of the mighty Saiyan once and for all.
However, after the Z Fighters leave Natade Village and the priest Maloja is kicked out, he discovers Broly's Attack Ball and manages to obtain a sample of Broly's blood which he turns over to the wealthy industrialist Lord Jaguar, who provides it to Dr. Collie and his team of scientists, which they use to create Broly's mutant clone, Bio-Broly. It is also revealed that the original Broly was sent to Hell upon death, and that eventually he was causing significant enough problems in Hell that Grand Kai dispatched Goku and Pikkon to calm him down.
Other Dragon Ball stories
Supersonic Warriors 2
Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 Broly has three scenarios in Supersonic Warriors 2. In the first scenario, Paragus comes to Earth early and tricks Vegeta into coming to New Planet Vegeta alone, Broly then defeats Vegeta. However, during the time when Broly and Paragus were not on New Planet Vegeta, Frieza and his empire took over the planet and Frieza stationed his Saiyan minions there before going to Earth, only to be killed by Future Trunks, so Cooler began utilising New Planet Vegeta as his base. After Broly kills Vegeta they discover Cooler and his soldiers on the planet, Broly fights and kills Cooler and his armored squadron and destroys New Planet Vegeta. Paragus and Broly then began building an empire, however, since all the Saiyans are dead Cell was able to easily achieve his perfect form on Earth, Broly senses Cell and his anger causes Paragus to decide to take him so he could deal with the Bio-Androids. Broly defeats Cell and destroys him, however, unbeknownst to the two Babidi had been taking energy from the battle and transferring it to Majin Buu in order to wake him up. Buu wakes up and fights Broly, however he too is defeated and Broly kills both Buu and Babidi.
In the second scenario, Broly fights all of the Z Fighters and defeats them, however they escape to Earth and New Planet Vegeta is hit by the comet, Broly escapes in his spacepod and arrives on Earth several years later, landing at a spot where Goten and Trunks are playing, Broly thinks Goten is Goku and attacks, so the two fuse into Gotenks, only to be defeated. They flee to get help from Gohan, who is teaching Videl how to fly, Broly fights and defeats Gohan, but then Goku's spirit appears and he and his sons fire Kamehamehas at Broly, he brushes them off but is hit by lava and submerged beneath it. The Z Fighters think he has been defeated, but in reality he survives and swears revenge.
In the third scenario, Broly escapes from New Planet Vegeta as it is about to be destroyed and years later lands on Earth (after the defeat of Kid Buu), crashing into an area near Satan City, he hits his head hard and loses his memories other than his own name. Mr. Satan finds him and helps him, Android 18 soon arrives and angrily tries to get Mr. Satan to pay the prize money of the World Martial Arts Tournament she had thrown for him, Broly is angry that she is threatening Mr. Satan and defeats her. Mr. Satan then realizes Broly's power, takes Broly as his "disciple", organizes a tag team tournament, and enter with Broly. The two enter and face off against Krillin, Tien, and Yamcha in the first round, with Krillin recognizing Broly but not recalling who he is. Broly defeats the three and he and Mr. Satan are to face off against Goku, Vegeta, and Gohan, the three recognize Broly and Broly regains his memories, powering up into the Legendary Super Saiyan and fighting the three, he defeats them but before he goes on a rampage Mr. Satan manages to calm him down. Broly then lives peacefully on Earth with Mr. Satan and the Z Fighters, but still gets excited whenever Goku is around.
Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai
"On the verge of death, just as the world perished, I ascended... So I owe my life to you?! HAHAHA!"
In Shin Budokai, Broly is revived along with other villains. When first encountering him, Gohan comments that Broly is extremely dangerous and should be wiped out, after which a battle ensues. Gohan gets worn out soon, then both Tien Shinhan and Yamcha arrive. Tien and Yamcha distract Broly, so Gohan can continue with his quest. Later, Broly encounters the Gohan from the past, and it ends with an undecided winner. Broly later senses Goku and goes to fight him, Broly fights Goku and Goku proves unable to defeat him, even as a Super Saiyan 2, so he escapes from him.
Broly later encounters Android 18, who is busy collecting the Dragon Balls. Broly remarks that it is "such a tiny jewel". Broly and #18 battle, with #18 getting tired, she then flees, only for the both of them to encounter Frieza. Frieza wonders and asks who of them has the Dragon Balls, with #18 replying that Broly has them (while it in fact #18 has them). Frieza is shocked that another Saiyan survived, and Broly himself is amused that he owes his life to Frieza. Broly and Frieza then battle each other, However Broly goes after Android 18 again and attacks her, forcing her to hide from him, Frieza catches up and 18 tricks Broly into fighting Frieza again. Frieza wins the fight and kills Broly, then Frieza continues pursuing Android 18 for the Dragon Balls.
Later in Hell, Broly finds and confronts Goku and Vegeta, while Vegeta heads off to help face Buu and Janemba, Goku has a last battle with Broly and ultimately defeats him, incapacitating him and stopping him from pursuing them, though Goku uses up almost all of his energy in the fight and requires a Senzu Bean afterwards.
Raging Blast series
In alternate scenario, Broly gains enormous power boost by extracting every drop of potential from his Saiyan blood, and returns as a Legendary Super Saiyan 3, thirsting for revenge, at some point after being defeated by the combined Kamehameha of Gohan, Goten, and Goku according to the biography of Super Saiyan 3 Broly in Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2.
Main article: Dragon Ball Heroes
In the Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission manga, thanks to the time manipulating properties of Capsule Corp's arcade machines Broly appears as an antagonist under the command of Genome. Broly - in his Legendary Super Saiyan 4 state - hunts down each of the Shadow Dragons in order to take their Dragon Balls. He finds Eis Shenron and defeats him using a Ruthless Blow-like attack and takes him away. He then arrives at Basaku, Kagyu, and Nuova Shenron's location, defeating Basaku and Kagyu, and destroying Nuova Shenron and taking his Four-Star Dragon Ball. Broly then encounters the Dragon Ball Heroes team and reveals that he has collected the Three-Star and Four-Star Dragon Balls and eats them in order to keep them away from the Dragon Ball Heroes. Super Saiyan 4 Broly then begins fighting with Super Class Froze and Super Class Beat, Froze attempts to defeat Broly using his Spirits Excalibur, but the Legendary Super Saiyan is unscathed by the attack and grabs Froze, attacking him with his Bone Crusher bear hug technique. Beat transforms into a Super Saiyan 3 and heavily punches Broly, though it does no damage, so Beat rapid fires punches at him, however, they still do nothing and Broly smashes him away before preparing and throwing a Double Eraser Cannon at Beat and his allies. With the entire team defeated, Broly takes the Two-Star Dragon Ball from Froze and leaves.
He later appears at the Shadow Dragon headquarters, where it is revealed he is working for Genome, he meets Rage Shenron and fights him, even after Rage Shenron powers up using his Electric Slime Body Build, Broly defeats him using an attack similar to Penetrate!, and then on Genome's order grabs him and smashes him into the ground, destroying him.
While Beat trains to face Broly, Genome locates the Dragon Ball Heroes and reveals that while he had originally planned to spare them, he needs to kill them in order to gain the One-Star Dragon Ball. Kagyu however reveals that he also needs the Four-Star Dragon Ball, as the one that Broly had taken was a fake, and Nuova Shenron was on their side.
Inside the White Room, Beat is being trained in preparation to face Super Saiyan 4 Broly, in this training he faces off against Golden Great Ape Broly alongside his team and is defeated. Eventually he realizes that he is losing because he is not co-coordinating well enough with his team. The group then attack Broly together and are successful in defeating him.
The Future Warrior arrives in Age 774 to find Legendary Super Saiyan Broly confronting Goten, Trunks, and Videl. Broly yells "Kakarot!" and transforms into Dark Broly due to Démigra's Dark Magic. Soon Gohan arrives to help combat Broly. They manage to defeat him, but he then disappears.
Broly is transported to Age 762, to part of the dying Planet Namek (an area nowhere near where Frieza and Goku are having their climactic battle), where he encounters Bardock, who was sent to that time by Mira in order to save him from Frieza. The Future Warrior arrives and he and Bardock fight Broly. As they are fighting, the wish to move everyone from Namek to Earth (other than Goku and Frieza, who are fighting on another part of the planet) is completed and they are transported to a desert area on Earth. Broly knocks Bardock away and fights the Future Warrior, however, Bardock returns as a Great Ape to assist. Vegeta also arrives, having just been transported off Namek himself and watches the battle in awe. After a short time, Vegeta decides to join the battle against Broly. The combined might of the three warriors is enough to overcome the Legendary Super Saiyan, as Broly is defeated and killed.
Main article: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Broly is recruited alongside Janemba into the Time Breakers. Broly heads to the battle between Majin Vegeta and Majin Buu to interfere, but is taken down by the Future Warrior. Broly then takes on his Supervillain form in order to interfere in the battle between Ultimate Gohan and Super Buu, however he and Super Buu are both defeated by Gohan and the Future Warrior. After defeating Kid Buu in the main story, Broly will appear in the sky between the entrance of Time Nest and the Time Machine Station in Conton City. Attracted by the Warrior's power which he mistakes for Kakarot, he angrily attacks the Future Warrior when he finds they are not his nemesis leading to a battle. If the Future Warrior wins, Broly can be found later standing atop a tall mushroom in the Mushroom Desert of Conton City. He decides to make the Future Warrior is new plaything while he waits for Kakarot to show up leading to Broly's Initiation Test which allows the Future Warrior to effectively train under Broly, though instead of Broly actually teaching his techniques, the Future Warrior uses Mimicry to copy Broly's techniques as implied by Broly during their final lesson. Interestingly, if the Future Warrior talks to Raditz while training under Broly as their active instructor, Raditz will reveal he knows of both Broly and his father Paragus, as well as them being sentenced to execution by King Vegeta and doubts Broly could have survived as he states he has never heard a Saiyan capable of breathing in space. Nappa will also doubts Broly's survived his execution as he claims that King Vegeta had him and Paragus executed and dumped into outer space. Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo, and Krillin will warn the Warrior to be careful as they cannot see Broly actually training someone given his personality. If the Future Warrior talks to Frieza, he will be surprised to hear about the existence of the so called Legendary Super Saiyan and says he would like to meet this new trainer of theirs. Interestingly, Beerus is also shown to be aware of Broly's existence, personality, and power, even telling the Warrior to be careful. If the Warrior takes on Broly as their instructor he will treat them as a slave and repeatedly demands they bring Kakarot to him, as well as talking about how he will kill them.
Dragon Ball Fusions
Main article: Dragon Ball Fusions
"Hee hee, the legendary Super Saiyan... Such incredible energy! Energy I'm going to harvest for Mira!"
— Towa plotting to harvest Broly's energy
After by close calls with fighters inside the Timespace Rift while searching for the Dragon Ball. Emperor Pilaf manages to collect all seven but accidentally makes a wish to summon someone strong to scare away the tournament fighters that had been harassing him that results in the Legendary Super Saiyan Broly being summoned into Area 4F Timespace Rift, however Broly went out of control looking for Kakarot and so the Pilaf Gang were forced to flee. Broly soon saw Tekka's team and noticing his nemesis' younger self Kid Goku who Broly immediately identifies as Kakarot, while Kid Trunks and Goten recognize Broly and explain to Pan, Tekka, and Kid Goku who he is. Since Broly was too strong the team was forced to flee from him. While fleeing Broly they encounter Pinich who comes to Tekka's defense when he sees his rival & friend getting beat up by Broly. However Pinich is no match for the Legendary Super Saiyan and he easily defeats Pinich who is sent flying. After finding Pinich unconscious, Tekka leaves him in the care of Wanta and Paprika who had come upon Pinich after he was knocked out. Tekka's Team decide to open several time holes to summon someone who can help them defeat Broly. This results in Towa and Mira being summoned to the Timespace Rift. Unaware of their evil nature, Tekka's team ask for the pair's assistance in stopping Broly which Towa surprisingly agrees to.
However when Towa encounters Broly, she reveals her true nature to Tekka's Team then transforms Broly into a Great Ape so that he will fight Tekka's team - thus allowing her to harvest his energy for Mira, who she reveals is King of the Demon Realm. He is defeated, but gets back up. However immediately afterwards he is blasted away by Beerus, causing Towa and Mira to flee.
In Sub-Event: "A Deadly Saiyan", Tekka's Team meet Adult Goku in Area 4F and he asks them how their training is going. While they are talking Towa sneaks up behind them and takes control of Goku using her magic. She then reveals she still has Broly under her control though this time he's in his Legendary Super Saiyan form. Towa uses her magic to force Goku and Broly to perform EX-Fusion, which results in the creation of Karoly. However Karoly proves to strong for Towa to control and after Karoly's fusion ends she flees with Broly. Goku later reveals that he allowed Towa to control him so he could fuse with Broly, which would not have occurred otherwise due to Broly's insanity and hatred of Goku.
LSSJ Broly can be recruited by KOing him with a Zenkai Attack. He can be encountered as an enemy as part of an S-Rank rift created by opening two time holes using Burst Ki in Area 4F (after defeating Great Ape Broly). LSSJ3 Broly can also be recruited by KOing him with a Zenkai Attack when he is encountered as an enemy as part an S-Rank rift created by opening two time holes using Burst Ki in either Area 4F or Area 7F.
Super Tenkaichi Budokai
Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Super Tenkaichi Budokai As the "Super Tenkaichi Budokai" is taking place, Broly suddenly shows up before Goku and Vegeta in his new "Broly God" transformation. Goku and Vegeta battle him, eventually transforming into Super Saiyan Blue during the fight, Vegeta is forced to protect Bulma from one of Broly's attacks and is knocked out, with Broly about to launch a powerful attack. Finding that he cannot defeat Broly alone, Goku fuses with the audience and defeats Broly with a single Kamehameha.
Dark Empire Saga
Main article: Dark Empire Saga
After being merged with the Seven-Star Dark Dragon Ball, Super Saiyan 4 Full Power Broly is captured by the Dark Empire. Mechikabura wants to know if it is possible to control a Dark Dragon Ball host using a Time Breaker mask and so he has Demon God Towa and Xeno Paragus go to place one on Broly, turning him into Broly Dark.
The mind control attempt is less than succesful and Broly Dark begins rampaging in the Demon Realm. Towa and Paragus try to get him under control but cannot. Xeno Goku shows up from a time portal, angering Broly who breaks off part of his mask. As this goes on, Mechikabura watches and laughs in amusement. Paragus attempts to control Broly again, but is punched into the time portal. Broly Dark then attacks Towa and Goku, hitting Towa so hard she reverts to her base state.
Mira then appears and absorbs Towa, Broly Dark and Mira then begin fighting evenly. Goku gets up and turns into a Super Saiyan 4 and decides to aid Mira. Mira and Goku both fire their strongest attacks at Broly Dark, who responds with his own, however he is overpowered by their attack and vaporized.
Prior to Broly being revealed as the Legendary Super Saiyan, and in large part because of Paragus restraining Broly's power to his base form via his crown, Paragus claims that Broly's power level is weaker than his own, with Future Trunks confirming this. However, his base form may have been weaker than Paragus, at least at the time he was first adorned with the crown, due to the latter proceeding to pin him down long enough to put the crown on him and struggling to knock Paragus away during his screaming fit. Broly's ki in his Super Saiyan form was strong enough to be barely sensed from King Kai's planet while he was causing destruction in the South Galaxy. In addition, even when in his suppressed Super Saiyan state, it is heavily implied that it was powerful enough to obliterate the South Galaxy single-handedly, leaving only few planets and stars. While he was in his Legendary Super Saiyan form, Broly's ki is potent enough to be sensed all the way from Kami's Lookout on Earth from New Planet Vegeta. While in his Super Saiyan form, he is able to make Goku struggle a little bit, although he is restrained by Paragus' headband. When in Legendary Super Saiyan form, he is stronger than Goku, Gohan, Future Trunks and Vegeta as Super Saiyans and Piccolo after he has fused with Kami; he easily beats all five of them around. Even when Piccolo and Goku both barrage Broly with punches and kicks, Broly takes no damage, and if anything effortlessly dodged their combined front, and wipes them aside. Perhaps most tellingly, he purposely took a point-blank Super Kamehameha from Super Saiyan Goku, and not only emerged completely unscathed, but laughed the attack off. Being able to take attacks from Super Saiyan Goku without any damage meaning that Broly was at least twice as strong as Goku. His physical strength in this form was also enough to effortlessly crush Paragus' attack ball, which was heavily armored and then threw it off the planet. However, the channeling of the ki of the exhausted base form Gohan, Vegeta, Future Trunks and Piccolo into Goku proves superior to Broly in his Legendary Super Saiyan form. In Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans, Goku states that Hatchiyack may be even stronger than Legendary Super Saiyan Broly (from Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan). It is stated by Vegeta that he is the most powerful Saiyan in all of history. Although not confirmed, it is possibly implied that his Legendary Super Saiyan form may have been stronger than Gohan's Super Saiyan 2 form at the time, as Goku urged Gohan to flee when Broly threatened him despite already being aware of his Super Saiyan 2 form.
In addition, Broly also was shown to possess exceptional stamina, being capable of surviving grievous wounds that would have normally killed other individuals. These included being stabbed in the heart during the time of his infancy and being punched in the abdomen by an empowered Goku and then forcibly exploding at the end of their fight. Due to his Saiyan Power, he inevitably grew much stronger during these times.
After gaining more Saiyan Power in his second movie appearance, Gohan states that Super Saiyan Broly is just as much of a challenge as before, suggesting that his Super Saiyan state in the movie was of comparable power to his Legendary Super Saiyan state from his previous appearance. On a related note, it was also implied that Broly managed to overcome the venting problem with his Legendary Super Saiyan form, as he does not vent at all during his fight with Gohan late in the film. In his Legendary Super Saiyan form he is able to defeat Super Saiyan 2 Gohan without any difficulty. However, the full power of the Family Kamehameha used by Super Saiyans Goku, Gohan, and Goten was powerful enough to push Broly into the sun. The English teaser trailer for Broly - Second Coming also refers to him as the "strongest being in the universe" (at the time the fat Majin Buu was the strongest character known to exist in the Dragon Ball universe, suggesting that, at least in Funimation's version, Broly may be more powerful than him).
In Dragon Ball Z: Super Tenkaichi Budokai Broly in his Broly God form is shown to be strong enough to fight against both Super Saiyan Blue Goku and base Vegeta at the same time. A full charge attack from Broly knocks out Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta when he is forced to take the full brunt of it as he defends Bulma, however Broly God is no match for God Fusion Goku and is quickly dispatched with a God Kamehameha, although he does temporarily hold his own against the fusions various physical blows.
- Victory Mission
In Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission, Super Saiyan 4 Broly is shown to be strong enough to easily defeat Eis Shenron, Nuova Shenron (true form), and Rage Shenron (Electric Slime Body Build) with only a few blows, and is completely unharmed following his fights with them.
- Xeno Broly
Mechikabura does not consider Broly Dark a threat, simply laughing in amusement as Broly Dark rampaged in his castle. Broly Dark is able to easily knock down base Xeno Goku and hit Demon God Towa so hard she reverts to her base form. Broly Dark proves to be an even match for Mira (Towa absorbed) in battle, but the combined might of Mira and Super Saiyan 4 Xeno Goku is too much for him and he is obliterated.
- Statements by authors and guidebooks
It is stated in Daizenshuu 6 that after his resuscitation and resultant Saiyan Power, Super Saiyan Broly's power surpasses that of Super Saiyan Goku Additionally, it is stated that Legendary Super Saiyan Broly is a foe with bottomless power.
It is stated on the Toei website for the Dragon Ball films that Janemba was the strongest of the original thirteen movie villains, with Hirudegarn was the second strongest of them, making Broly weaker than these two villains.
According to Takao Koyama, the writer for the first thirteen Dragon Ball Z films, stated that - even including the TV anime - nobody exists in the world who's stronger than Broly, and that there is absolutely no way Goku could beat Broly outside of the unorthodox methods he used in the films.
Takao Koyama later went on to state that Broly is the most powerful of the movie antagonists that preceded him. However, Koyama went on to state that Broly was a pushover compared to Beerus. Whether Broly in Movie 8 was stronger than Bojack was left ambiguous due to the latter never actually fighting Goku. After being reduced to his syrupy form Bio-Broly is also weaker than Broly, making Broly the only movie villain to not actually have the immediate succeeding villain surpass him in power. He does also match up with being stronger than the previous villain (Android 13, in this case).
- Video games
In Super Butoden 2, Broly manages to easily kill Bojack provided the Z Fighters failed to beat him earlier, suggesting he was stronger than the latter.
Broly's profile in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi refers to Legendary Super Saiyan Broly as "the greatest, most powerful adversary" out of the villains in that game, which includes Strongest Form 2 Baby Vegeta and Super Buu (Gohan absorbed).
In a what-if segment for Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Broly was shown to be stronger than most of the Z Fighters, although Max Power Master Roshi was shown to beat Broly in his Legendary Super Saiyan form.
In his story mode during Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit, Broly was shown to be powerful enough in his Legendary Super Saiyan form to defeat and presumably kill Super Saiyan 2 Teen Gohan (who had beaten Super Perfect Cell by that point), though he was shown to be slightly shocked when Goku became a Super Saiyan 2 in the ending of his chapter (however the chapter ends before the fight could start).
In Dragon Ball Xenoverse, it is stated by Future Trunks that when Legendary Super Saiyan Broly becomes infected by Demigra's Dark Magic, his power multiplies by several folds. In fact it takes the combined might of Great Ape Bardock, the Future Warrior, and Vegeta (Frieza Saga) to defeat him.
In Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, imperfect Supervillain Broly is apparently strong enough to interfere in the battle between Majin Vegeta and Goku (who where both fighting in their Super Saiyan 2 forms). However he is shown to be weaker than the 2nd Future Warrior who was able to defeat him while Majin Vegeta fought with Goku and then Majin Buu. In his full Supervillain form, Broly's power increased even more. It is stated by Elder Kai that even Ultimate Gohan will have a hard time fighting both Supervillain Broly and Super Buu. However despite his power increase, he is still shown to be inferior to the 2nd Future Warrior.
In Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2, it is stated in Super Saiyan 3 Broly's profile that he actually survived being launched into the sun and the zenkai obtained from this event allowed him to take on a legendary Super Saiyan 3 form. He was however still defeated when he attacked Earth once more. Promotional material for one boss mission in Dragon Ball Heroes references Super Saiyan 3 Broly as being stronger than Full Power Frieza, Hatchiyack, Super Perfect Cell, and Super Buu (Gohan absorbed).
In the reveal trailer for his Super Saiyan 4 form in Dragon Ball Heroes, Broly is able to defeat Super Saiyan 4 Goku (GT), Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta (GT), Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks (GT), Mr. Satan, Piccolo, and all of the Super Class avatars, without taking any injuries. In the JM7 animated trailer, Broly easily fights on par with Super Saiyan 4 Goku, Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta, Super Saiyan 3 Beat, Super Saiyan 3 Note, and Super Pikkon, with the heroes struggling in their fight against him. Promotional material also states that his Super Saiyan 4 form is "the appearance of an even stronger warrior", suggesting he may be more powerful than any previous character in Dragon Ball Heroes, and calls him an "ultimate warrior".
When encountered as a secret boss at the time of the Vegeta Saga in the Nintendo DS game Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans, Legendary Super Saiyan Broly's power level is 999,999, the highest possible in the game. His official power level as a Legendary Super Saiyan in Movie 8, is around 1,400,000,000 according to a 2004 V-Jump announcing his appearance in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3, as well as in the video game Dragon Ball Z: Scouter Battle Taikan Kamehameha.
In Dragon Ball Fusions, Legendary Great Ape Broly manages get back up after being defeated by Tekka's Team, but is easily blasted away by Beerus, showing that his Legendary Great Ape form, while powerful is no match for Universe 7's God of Destruction.
Broly's signature technique, the Eraser Cannon is a green sphere of energy charged in one hand and then thrown at the foe, it is a seeking type blast and will chase down foes. Broly has many variants of the attack, with his ultimate variant being the Omega Blaster - a giant Eraser Cannon that can be further powered up after being launched.
In several flashbacks in Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, Broly is shown using his ordinary uncontrolled Super Saiyan form. Due to the lighting, the hair at times appeared pink or purple.
Due to the mind control crown forced upon him by his father Paragus, Broly possess a weakened state of Super Saiyan. It was also heavily implied that this was the form Broly was in when he significantly damaged Shamo and presumably the rest of the South Galaxy upon being adorned with the crown at Paragus' command.
During Broly's first psychotic outburst wherein he pursues Goku, he transforms into a Super Saiyan, although his appearance in the form differs as a result of his crown restraint. In this mind-controlled Super Saiyan form, Broly's muscles swell slightly, his hair assumes a neon blue hue with purple tint (completely purple if in a dark environment, such as his first fight with Goku), and his skin pigment is dulled, additionally, he does not gain as much power as he would in his true Super Saiyan form - this form is called Super Saiyan (A type).
Despite his power being suppressed Broly is still exceptionally powerful, able to take both a kick directly to his neck followed by a powerful energy blast to Broly's back from Super Saiyan Second Grade Vegeta, both of which have no effect whatsoever. In addition, during his fight with Goku, his power also gradually increased in this state in a more dramatic manner (although obviously not to the same extent as his Legendary Super Saiyan form), such being demonstrated when, prior to his being knocked into a lake, Goku kicked him hard enough to have Broly reel backwards, yet later when Goku managed to kick Broly in self-defense and later when punching him in the face, Broly was completely unaffected save for slightly bloodying his mouth in the former instance.
In Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, just before transforming into the Legendary Super Saiyan, Broly becomes a green haired Super Saiyan (C type). In Broly - Second Coming, Broly's regular golden haired Super Saiyan transformation makes its full onscreen debut. This form is referred to as Super Saiyan (C type).
Also, from what is shown of Broly's regular Super Saiyan form, he is strong enough to take down Goten and Trunks as Super Saiyans without much effort, as evidenced by how easily he knocks Goten and Trunks out of their Super Saiyan forms at one point in the battle. However, when seeing Gohan transform into a Super Saiyan 2, he reacts with shock and promptly transforms into his Legendary Super Saiyan form, implying that his regular Super Saiyan form was no match to Gohan's Super Saiyan 2 form.
Legendary Super Saiyan Main article: Legendary Super Saiyan
Broly awakened this form as a result of Frieza destroying Planet Vegeta. As the Legendary Super Saiyan, Broly's strength and speed extraordinarily excel that of any Super Saiyan shown previously. Broly's height and muscle mass also increase by a great amount after transforming; the former reaching 9'0" (274 cm) in height. His power level also rises on several occasions found throughout the film, though whether this is caused by the form or if it is simply Broly increasing his power level is up to debate. Additionally, the irises and pupils in his eyes disappear, and his hair changes to a light-green color. In addition, although it has superficial similarities to the Super Saiyan Third Grade form, it also possessed tremendous speed, with the Daizenshuu 6 even stating that his speed in this form was "Ultra-First Class", which was demonstrated with his effortlessly dodging rapid attacks from a combined front of both Goku and Piccolo at one point, as well as a clothesline maneuver he performed on Goku late in their battle. This form is alternatively called Super Saiyan (B type) or Super Saiyan (Final Form).
This form is also one that it is genetically unique to Broly (and his clone Bio-Broly) due to being a birth-given power. Since the power level in this form is so vast, Broly has been shown to take extremely powerful attacks without so much as flinching, such as a point-blank Kamehameha from Goku. Broly showcases his strength in this form by destroying Planet Shamo with a single energy sphere. The form's effectiveness is shown in full force as he fought two Super Saiyan Full Powers, two Super Saiyan Second Grades, and a Super Namek all at the same time while remaining in control of the whole fight, with his opponents being unable to hurt him in the least. It was not until Goku uses the channeled ki of Gohan, Piccolo, Future Trunks and Vegeta that Broly is beaten for the first time in this form.
He reappears on Earth during Broly - Second Coming, where Gohan can hardly hold his own against the Legendary Super Saiyan. In his Super Saiyan 2 transformation, Gohan is able to inflict some damage to Broly, but not enough to shift the battle in his favor. During the battle, Broly is also capable of surviving lava as a Legendary Super Saiyan, as shown when he emerges from a lava pool shortly after Gohan tricked him into being caught in it in a last ditch effort of defeating him.
Destruction King Broly as a Legendary Super Saiyan debuts in the seventh mission of the Jaaku Mission series (JM7), although he is not a playable character so far.
When powering up to his maximum Super Saiyan power in this state Broly's hair changes from a green color to the golden glow of an ordinary Super Saiyan. He uses this fully powered enhancement at the end of his battle with Goku in Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan and throughout his entire appearance as a Legendary Super Saiyan in Broly - The Second Coming.
Super Saiyan 2 Main article: Legendary Super Saiyan 2
Broly is capable of using a Legendary Super Saiyan 2 form in the Dragon Ball Kai: Miracle Battle Card game, which is shown to be its own evolutionary version of the standard form. The form's appearance looks similar to a Legendary Super Saiyan except his hair gets slightly sharper.
Legendary Super Saiyan 3 Main article: Legendary Super Saiyan 3
Broly achieves the Legendary Super Saiyan 3 form in the Raging Blast game series, Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Battlers, and Dragon Ball Heroes. The look of this form is much like Broly's Legendary Super Saiyan form. He has great muscle mass, eyes which lack pupils and a greenish hair color (dark green in Raging Blast 2). Broly's form is referred to as Legendary Super Saiyan 3 in one of the early trailers for Raging Blast, in which Goku exclaims "Densetsu Supa Saiya-jin Suri!" (which translates to "Legendary Super Saiyan 3!"). However, he is simply referred to as "Super Saiyan 3 Broly" within the game and future appearances until the release of Dragon Ball Fusions (which explicitly refers to him as Legendary Super Saiyan 3). In the Raging Blast games, Broly as a Super Saiyan 3 is a separate character from Broly with his movie transformations. He makes his debut using this form in the eighth mission of the original series (before GM series).
Golden Great Ape Main article: Legendary Great Ape
Broly uses this form in the arcade game Dragon Ball Heroes and the 3DS game Dragon Ball Fusions. Differently from the usual, Broly's fur is green rather than gold, he also possesses his Legendary Super Saiyan hair. In this form he is referred to as "Great Ape Broly (大猿ブロリー Ōzaru Burorī)" in the cards and in the in-game. Broly makes his debut in this form in the seventh mission of the Jaaku Mission series (JM7), but then he becomes a playable character in the eighth mission (JM8).
Super Saiyan 4 Main article: Legendary Super Saiyan 4
Broly is able to transform into the Super Saiyan 4 transformation in Dragon Ball Heroes, he debuts in this form in the seventh mission of the Jaaku Mission series (JM7). As shown in the JM7 trailer, Broly achieves this form with help from Black Smoke Shenron. Broly uses this form throughout almost his entire appearance in Victory Mission in order to defeat the Dragon Ball heroes team and also kills several of the Shadow Dragons.
In Dragon Ball Heroes: Victory Mission, Super Saiyan 4 Broly's appearance is always accompanied by a storm of lightning and rain.
Super Saiyan 4 Full Power Main article: Super Saiyan 4 Full Power
Broly reappears as a Super Saiyan 4 Full Power during the Assault on the Hell Gate Saga. After leaving Hell, he apparently kills the leaders of the Time Breakers, then immediately fights the heroes but is defeated once more. The scar on his chest is a result of his childhood injury and in this state his veins are much more prominent, which represents how he is stronger and angrier than before.
Super Saiyan 4 Full Power Broly makes his debut in the fifth mission of the God Mission series (GDM5) as an enemy and his card appears as a Secret card in GDM6.
Broly God Main article: Broly God
Villainous Mode Main article: Villainous Mode
Broly is fully taken control of and powered up by Demigra in in a Parallel Quest mission. The Villainous Mode state also appears as an unlockable playable form in Dragon Ball Xenoverse.
In Xenoverse 2, thanks to Towa, Broly gains the ability to shave off life and undergo the Supervillain transformation. He can also access the imperfect version of the Supervillain state (which lacks the changes in skin tone and glowing Time Breaker symbol) in story mission "Out of My Way! - Life or Death Battle" and Parallel Quest 47: "Daddy! Don't Die!".
He later transforms into his complete Supervillain form when he is sent to interfere in the battle between Ultimate Gohan and Super Buu, and it is said that this form increases Broly's power so much, that the combined might of Supervillain Broly and Super Buu would be too much for even Ultimate Gohan to handle.
Destruction King Broly (破壊王ブロリー Hakaiō Burorī) as a Super Saiyan 3 is a playable character in Dragon Ball Heroes, making his debut in fifth mission of the Jaaku Mission series (JM5).
Broly in his Legendary Super Saiyan 4 form fuses with the Seven-Star Dark Dragon Ball, becoming Broly Dark (ブロリーダーク Burorī Dāku).
Broku Main article: Broku Broku is the fusion of Goku and Broly. The fusion first appeared as "Fusion Frenzy" card in the Dragon Ball Z Collectible Card Game, however, the card itself does not depict the fused character, instead showing the two fusing characters beside each other.
Karoly Main article: Karoly
Appearances in other media
Super Battle Stage
Broly and his father are the main antagonists in the 2010 live-action battle show Dragon Ball Kai: Super Battle Stage, which is loosely based on the 1993 movie Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan. His role is largely similar, although the crown not only isn't destroyed, it also ended up being Broly's weakness, which was later exploited by Bulma to defeat him.
Broly is the movie character that appears in the highest number of video games, 32 in total. He made his first playable appearance in Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden 2 (a cheat code is required to access him in the Japanese dub). In the Story Mode, he appears to kill Bojack if the Z Fighters fail to defeat him, and attacks the Z Fighters under certain conditions.
In the Budokai 3 and Budokai Tenkaichi 3 intro, Broly in his Legendary Super Saiyan form is shown fighting on par with Super Gogeta. Broly has the largest percentage increase in Budokai 3 and Infinite World. He starts on 100% and after he transforms, he has 120%. Also in Budokai 3 and Infinite World, when Broly walks and jumps the screen rumbles slightly. He has his own story mode in Budokai 3 where he re-enacts the events of Broly - The Second Coming; if one takes a separate route, he can also kill Goku, leading to the alternate ending where he leaves the galaxy in ruins. One of his winning quotes is a variant of his famous declaration of his being a devil where he instead calls himself a God.
Future Broly is an antagonist in Shin Budokai - Another Road, in which the Z Fighters go to the aid of Future Trunks in his struggle with Future Majin Buu. Future Broly allies himself with the forces of Future Babidi, but is defeated in the climactic final battle with the Z Fighters, and he and Future Cooler are then absorbed by Future Super Buu.
In the Budokai Tenkaichi 2 adaptation of the Majin Buu Saga, Broly can be fought in the Ice Flow region of the game's adventure mode, possibly as a reference to his being stuck underneath a thick pool of ice in Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming. Interestingly, he is also fought in the same area during the game's Dragon Ball GT storyline adaptation, despite his having been killed at the climax Second Coming as well. In the same game, during the Broly - Second Coming chapter, Broly is shown in his Super Saiyan type A form, even though in the actual movie he was in the Type C form. This was because the Super Saiyan A type was the only option for his Super Saiyan form at that time. In Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Broly's color changes are based on his appearances in the first and second Broly films, respectively. In Burst Limit, Broly has his own bonus chapter, acting as one of only two movie characters to have a chapter in the game, the only other being Bardock. Although the chapter was largely based on the events of his debut movie, Krillin's reaction to his presence in the beginning and his recognition of him implies that the Z-Fighters had encountered him before. He defeats Super Saiyan 2 Teen Gohan, yet after defeating Goku, Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan 2, although the fight is left inconclusive.
Broly has a Super Saiyan 3 transformation, that is part of a what-if scenario in the story mode of Raging Blast. This video game exclusive Super Saiyan 3 transformation in was first revealed in the August 19th, 2009, edition of in V-Jump, and was also showcased in the new trailer released on the same date. In addition, in a What-If saga within the same game, Broly managed to survive his encounter with Goku, and landed on Earth. Gero somehow managed to locate him and then brainwashed him into serving him, feeling that his hatred for Goku is key for his own plans of revenge against him. He then has Goku fight Broly, only for it to inevitably backfire on him due to his hatred breaking Gero's hold on him, similar to Broly's father before him. His Super Saiyan 3 transformation was shown to be making a return in Raging Blast 2 on July 22, 2010. In Raging Blast 2, the player can unlock an image of Super Saiyan 3 Broly, which looks like it was taken from the series/movie. Broly also appears in his Super Saiyan, Legendary Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 3, Golden Great Ape, and Super Saiyan 4 forms in Dragon Ball Heroes.
Video Game Appearances
- Japanese dub: Bin Shimada (older), Hiroko Emori (baby)
- FUNimation dub: Vic Mignogna (older), Cynthia Cranz (younger)
- AB Groupe dub: Doug Rand (adult/baby in one scene), Jodie Forrest (baby in most scenes)
- German dub: Gerrit Schmidt-Foß
- Latin American Spanish dub: Ricardo Brust
- Spanish dub: Alejandro Albaiceta (first movie), Javier Del Río (second movie)
- Italian dubs: Mario Bombardieri (original), Luca Sandri (2003 redub)
- Polish dub: Damian Chowaniec
- Brazilian Portuguese dub: Thiago Zambrano (first movie), Cassius Romero (second movie)
- Greek dub: Tzimis Apergis
- Hebrew dub: Shai Zornitzer
- Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan
- Broly (Base/Super Saiyan) vs. Goku
- Broly (Super Saiyan) vs. Vegeta (Super Saiyan)
- Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan) vs. Goku (Super Saiyan), Piccolo, Gohan (Super Saiyan), and Future Trunks (Super Saiyan)
- Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan) vs. Vegeta (Super Saiyan)
- Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan) vs. Goku (Super Saiyan)
- Broly - Second Coming
- Broly (Super Saiyan) vs. Videl
- Broly (Super Saiyan) vs. Goten (Base/Super Saiyan) and Trunks (Base/Super Saiyan)
- Broly (Super Saiyan/Legendary Super Saiyan) vs. Gohan (Base/Super Saiyan 2)
- Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan) vs. Gohan (Super Saiyan 2), Goten (Super Saiyan), Goku (Super Saiyan), and Trunks
- Victory Mission
- Broly (Super Saiyan 4) vs. Eis Shenron
- Broly (Super Saiyan 4) vs. Nuova Shenron
- Broly (Super Saiyan 4) vs. Froze (Super Class) and Beat (Super Class/Super Saiyan 3)
- Broly (Super Saiyan 4) vs. Rage Shenron (Electric)
- Super Tenkaichi Budokai
- Broly (Broly God) vs. Goku (Base/Super Saiyan Blue), Vegeta, Krillin and Piccolo
- Broly (Broly God) vs. Vegeta (Super Saiyan Blue)
- Broly (Broly God) vs. Goku (Super Saiyan Blue)
- Broly (Broly God) vs. God Fusion Goku (Super Saiyan Blue)
- Broly's name is a pun on the literal vegetable broccoli, which is even referenced in Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan when a drunk Master Roshi calls him "Broccoli".
- Directly before he transforms, one can see Broly's cheeks quiver and then simply rip apart. The same for his eye sockets and chest. It seems that instead of simply enlarging when he transforms, the Legendary Super Saiyan form bursts forth from his body. This may explain why his skin tone becomes incredibly pale and gray-tinged.
- Despite being mentioned at the conclusion of Bio-Broly that he is a resident of Hell, Broly does not make an appearance in Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn or the Super 17 Saga of Dragon Ball GT, when the residents of Hell make their escape to Earth. He does, however, escape from Hell a few times in Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai.
- Broly and Cooler are the only movie villains to appear in more than one Dragon Ball Z film as the main villain.
- Besides flashbacks of his infancy, Broly is not seen with a tail despite Akira Toriyama's character design sheets depicting him as an adult with it. However, as most adult Saiyans wrap their tails in a belt fashion, Broly may have done so and is covered by his sash. In the Dragon Ball Xenoverse "Legendary Super Saiyan Saga", Bardock destroyed Vegeta's Power Ball after transforming with it himself to prevent Broly from doing the same, a feat he performs in Dragon Ball Heroes, showing that Broly indeed retained his tail.
- The mature Bio-Broly, before being deformed, sported a tail, providing insight to how a fully developed Broly looks with his tail.
- In Dragon Ball Xenoverse, Broly appears in Toki Toki City for a mission the Future Warrior can participate in. If the Warrior is a Majin, he'll remark how they look cute.
- Interestingly, in Xenoverse 2, Beerus is shown to be aware of who Broly is if the Future Warrior talks to Beerus in Conton City while training under Broly. Beerus will state he is surprised that Broly would be willing to train anyone given his personality.
- Oddly, despite Broly's hatred of Goku being immense enough that, at least by the time of Second Coming, he mistook Goten for Goku just from a similar physical appearance, he does not seem to mistake Turles for Goku in Xenoverse 2.
- Like Cooler and Turles, Goku quickly recognizes Broly because his main timeline counterpart still lives in Hell.
- Broly is mentioned in the description on Kale's artwork, noting that she looks just like "that legendary Saiyan."
- Broly wearing a crown that forces him to suppress his unfathomable power during the first movie was similar to Sun Wukong, who when imprisoned wore a crown that causes him agony whenever Tripitaka chants the mantra of obedience. Ironically, his sworn nemesis Goku also shares the same character origins.
Main article: Broly/Gallery
- ↑ LSS Kale
- ↑ Daizenshuu 7
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai, 2006
- ↑ http://i.imgur.com/XbWpRco.jpg
- ↑ Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, 2016
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Dragon Ball Fusions, 2016
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 Daizenshuu 6, 1995
- ↑ Shin Budokai
- ↑ Daizenshuu 7, 1996
- ↑ Dragonball Z Broly Second Coming Trailer
- ↑ "Movie Dragon Ball History" section, Toei Movie DVD's official website (東映的劇場版DVD官網中) for the Dragon Ball/Dragon Ball Z movies
- ↑ Janemba vs Hirudegarn
- ↑ Dragon Box The Movies Dragonbook, 14 April 2006
- ↑ Noppo no Zakkan, Koyama's thoughts on Battle of Gods
- ↑ Heinous Mode Xeno 2 scan
- ↑ 16.0 16.1 16.2 Supplemental Daizenshuu: Super Saiyan Genealogy
- ↑ Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road
- ↑ http://i.imgur.com/XbWpRco.jpg
- ↑ Broly Dark
- ↑ LSS Kale