The Super Saiyan (スーパーサイヤ人, Sūpā Saiya-jin; lit. "Super Saiya person") is a transformation spoken of in Saiyan legends as the most powerful warrior who loves destruction and slaughter.
The Super Saiyan of legend is a powerful state of being which has the side effect of causing the user to crave love and destruction according to legends.
The golden haired Super Saiyan state was believed to be the Super Saiyan of legend, however it's users were able to retain their reason and did not act solely for destruction and slaughter. However over the course of the series three Saiyan transformations have appeared fitting the description of the form. The first is the B-type of Broly's separate evolutions of Super Saiyan - referred to as Legendary Super Saiyan due to it resembling the Super Saiyan of legend. The second is the Golden Great Ape form, which possess all the traits of the Super Saiyan of legend. The third is the Uncontrollable Super Saiyan form, which is identical to the Legendary Super Saiyan form used by Broly.