This technique allows a person to absorb the power of a Spirit Bomb usual created by the user their self. Alternatively the user can absorb a Spirit Bomb created by others. Once absorbed the Spirit Bomb will power-up the user.
While this technique is often used in conjunction with the Super Saiyan forms, in certain video games it can be used independently of them or in conjunction with other transformations or power-ups such as the Kaio-ken, Potential Unleashed, or Turn Golden.
Originally used by Super Saiyan Goku in the film Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13! to into himself because of the impurity in his heart brought on by the Super Saiyan form prevented Goku from using it as he would normally. Absorbing it into himself Goku became a Super Saiyan empowered by the Spirit Bomb which gave him the strength to destroy Super Android 13.
It is later used by Future Trunks in the Dragon Ball Super anime, during finale of the battle with Fused Zamasu, every human, plant and animal on Earth unconsciously sends their energy to Super Saiyan Anger Future Trunks, resulting in a Spirit Bomb appearing above him. Super Saiyan Anger Trunks then absorbs it, allowing him to create the Sword of Hope and destroyed Fused Zamasu's body.
- Super Dragon Fist - A combination of Spirit Bomb Absorption and Dragon Fist used by Goku.
- Final Strike - A weaker version of the Super Dragon Fist used by Goku to kill Super Android 13.
- Revenge Death Ball Final Absorption - Used by Ultra-full-power Saiyan 4 Goku to absorb Great Ape Baby's Revenge Death Ball Final, and uses it's power to defeat him.
- Sword of Hope - An energy blade created from energy absorbed from a Spirit Bomb. Originally used by Super Saiyan Anger Future Trunks during his fight with Fused Zamasu. Also used by the Future Warrior in Xenoverse 2.
- Spirit Bomb Super Saiyan - The result of a Super Saiyan becoming empowered by Spirit Bomb Absorption. Used by Super Saiyan Goku and Super Saiyan Anger Future Trunks. Also used by Vegeta and Saiyan Ultra Fusion in certain video games.
Video Game Appearances
Goku is able to utilize this technique in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 and Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World, in these games he can absorb the Spirit Bomb in Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan 2, Super Saiyan 3 and Super Saiyan 4.
In the story mode of Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai, Vegeta uses it becomes a Spirit Bomb Super Saiyan during his battle with Super Janemba.
Spirit Bomb Absorption was named in Dragon Ball Fusions where it appears as a Special Move allows the user to create and absorb a Spirit Bomb which grants "Spirit" status which cause Melee and Ki Blast power to go up, and also increases defense and speed as well. When used by Super Saiyan Goku, it allows him to become a Spirit Bomb Super Saiyan however Spirit Bomb Absorption can be used by characters of other races such as Tekka's EX-Fusions and Earthling Quiche. It also appears in the main story during the battle with Golden Great Ape Ultra Pinich, the Saiyan Ultra Fusion created by Tekka's Team absorbs a Super Spirit Bomb containing energy from everyone gathered at the Timespace Tournament inside the Timespace Rift allowing them to become stronger than even God of Destruction Beerus and manage defeat even Great Ape Pinich.
In Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, DLC 4 Future Trunks and Future Warrior are capable of utilizing Spirit Bomb Absorption as part of the Sword of Hope Ultimate Skill which they can utilize either base forms or in conjunction with certain Awoken Skills.