Photon Strike (フォトンストライク) is an energy wave barrage used by Androids. The user raises his hands and leans backward as he produces a bright light around his body, and then he leans forward to fire several yellow energy waves, inflicting a great deal of damage.
Appearances in games
The technique was named Photon Strike in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 as one of Dr. Wheelo's Blast 2 attacks, and in Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 as one of Android 18's super attacks finished with a powerful energy sphere.
Used by both Android 18 and Android 17, it is called Power Falling Star in the Budokai series, Full Power Energy Blast Volley in the first Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, and Ultimate Blaster in Super Dragon Ball Z. It is called Positronic Beam in Dragon Ball Z: Taiketsu. A similar orange barrage of energy blasts appears in Dragon Ball: Zenkai Battle Royale. It also appears as Dr. Wheelo's special attack in Dragon Ball Heroes and was named Madness Cannon (マッドネスキャノン).