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"Every force you create has an echo. Your own bad energy will be your undoing."
— Super Gogeta to Janemba before his attack.

Stardust Breaker (スターダストブレイカー), also called Soul Punisher (ソウルパニッシャー), is a rush attack used by Super Gogeta.


Gogeta attacks the opponent with a powerful and quick barrage of punches in their stomach. Then, he flies past the stunned opponent and turns around to knee them twice in the back of their head/neck before backflip kicking them away. Next, he lands on the ground and raises his left hand to charge a rainbow energy sphere. Finally, Gogeta turns around, crushes the sphere in the palm of his hands, throws the scattered energy blast, which has a delayed effect around 5 seconds, but finally disintegrates the opponent from the inside.

Soul Punisher

Super Gogeta uses the Stardust Breaker to obliterate Janemba

Gogeta uses this attack to defeat Janemba in the movie Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn. While Pikkon is fighting Janemba, only to be defeated by the monster, Goku and Vegeta successfully perform the Fusion Dance to fuse into Gogeta. As Janemba powers up and prepares to fight, Gogeta attacks and destroys Janemba with the Stardust Breaker rush, removing all of Janemba's evil energy and restoring the young ogre, Saike Demon, back to his former self.

Appearances in games

Under the name Soul Punisher (ソウルパニッシャー), the technique appears in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3, Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road, and Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World. In Infinite World, the kicks are called Soul Strike. Golden Great Ape Gogeta can also use a more powerful version of the attack named Ultra Soul Punisher (超ソウルパニッシャー) in Dragon Ball Heroes.

The attack was named Stardust Breaker in the Budokai Tenkaichi video game series, where it is Super Gogeta's Ultimate Blast. In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 1, Budokai Tenkaichi 2, and Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butōden, only the energy sphere at the end of the rush is used. In Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team, the Raging Blast games, and Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, the rush attack is also used.

In Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, Super Saiyan 4 Gogeta uses the last three melee hits as part of his standard combo. In Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2, the invisible attack portion is one of Super Gogeta's Super Attacks called Punisher Drive.

Soul Punisher appears as one of Gogeta's Super Attacks in Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle.


  • Ultra Soul Punisher - A enhanced version of the attack used by Golden Great Ape Gogeta.



Super Gogeta kicking Super Janemba during a frame mistake/mixing with Super Saiyan 3 Goku

  • Based on Gogeta's dialogue prior to his attack on Janemba, as well as its alternate name, Soul Punisher, the Stardust Breaker may do its damage by reacting with the target's soul.
  • When Super Saiyan 3 Goku goes up into the air to blast Super Janemba, Super Gogeta kicking Super Janemba (being part of his Stardust Breaker) is shown in the background.
  • Goku uses a move similar to the Stardust Breaker to finish off Cooler in the movie Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler.
  • Yamcha can use the technique via a glitch in Dokkan Battle.[1]



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