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The Demon King's Final Gamble (大魔王最後の賭け!!, Daimaō Saigo no Kake!!; lit. "Great Demon King's Final Gamble!!") is one hundred eighty-ninth chapter of Dragon Ball manga. The chapter's anime counterpart is the second half of the episode "Goku's Trap".


The cover shows both tired Piccolo and Goku.

The VIZ English release of Volume 16 has a collection of title pages in the back, and the page showing this image is mislabeled as "Piccolo's Super Giantification Spell."


Goku easily gets back up, and says Piccolo's punch was not all that effective. Kami tells Goku he will regret it if they do not, but Goku insists he would regret it more if he does. Tien Shinhan and Kuririn agree, since Goku has already saved the world once.

Piccolo Regenerates

Piccolo regenerates his arm

Piccolo yells that he has leveled up a lot since three years ago, and Goku says he has gotten just a little stronger than Piccolo's level. Piccolo then fires off a huge blast at Goku. Goku sidesteps it, but the blast comes after Goku, and so Goku flies into the air to avoid it. Piccolo laughs and says running away is pointless, since it will follow him wherever he goes.

So, Goku comes back down to the ring and runs over in front of Piccolo. He quickly gets out of the away, and Piccolo takes his own blast head on. Piccolo's left arm is completely useless now, and Goku thinks he should just give in. Instead, though, Piccolo rips his arm off, and starts powering up, until a new arm grows out in its place. Piccolo starts to power up for something great, and Goku yells at everyone to hurry up and run away.





Volume 16: Goku vs. Piccolo
God's Miscalculation · The Fated Showdown! · Testing the Waters · The Real Fight · The Super Kamehameha · Panic at the Tenkaichi Budokai! · Piccolo's Super Giantification Spell · Goku's Fight · The Demon King's Final Gamble · Piccolo Destroys Everything! · The 10 Count · The Last Gasp! · The Fate of the Strongest · The Fate of the Dragon Balls