Buu is one of the strongest fighters that Goku has ever faced. Don't let the pink skin and lack of ears fool you he has power beyond that of many of the DBZ fighters.
Majin Buu is over five million years old, created eons before the beginning of the story by the evil wizard Bibidi in an attempt of galactic domination. The resultant demon wielded an inconceivable amount of power. However, Majin Buu's mind sought only destruction, so Bibidi's only control was to guide the path of destruction. In the anime, 12 Galaxies were destroyed by Majin Buu before he and Bibidi traveled to the Kai Planet, but in the manga, it was only many planets.
In the same vain as DBZ villains Frieza, Cooler and King Cold, creator Akira Toriyama named the villains of the Buu sagas based on something already existing in a parody fashion. In this case the evil wizard Bibidi, his son Babidi and the monster they employ Buu were named after the novelty song, Bibidi-Bobbidi-Boo.
This is the story as told by Eastern Supreme Kai of the original Kid Buu following its creation by Bibidi. Putting his plan into action, Bibidi and Majin Buu traveled to the Kai Planet, home of his sworn enemies, the Supreme Kais. Majin Buu kills the Northern Supreme Kai and Western Supreme Kai with ease. He then decided to absorb the Southern Supreme Kai which transforms him into a bulky version of himself: Ultra Buu.
Majin Buu attempted to kill the Eastern Supreme Kai, but was halted by Grand Supreme Kai. The two proceeded to battle, but eventually Majin Buu absorbed him. Rather than transforming him into an even deadlier monster, the absorption resulted in an obese, childlike Fat Majin Buu who can now speak and whose destructive tendencies have been greatly decreased due to the Grand Supreme Kai's lax nature. Because of this, Bibidi was initially able to keep him under control.
However, over the weeks, Majin Buu grew tired of Bibidi's orders, and Bibidi used his magic to seal Majin Buu into a Magical Ball trapping the demon inside forever. Bibidi was killed by the Eastern Supreme Kai soon thereafter.
After being released from his ball by Babidi he has a brief battle with the Supreme Kai and Gohan in which he easily defeats both of them with out really trying. He is then confronted by Majin Vegeta
(Super Saiyan 2) who fares far better than Gohan or the Supreme Kai but is ultimately
outmatched by the monstrous Buu. Vegeta sacrifices himself in an effort
to defeat Fat Buu for good and blows him to pieces. Buu, however,
reveals his regeneration technique and comes back to life. Together he
and Babidi go on rampage through out Earth searching for Goten, Trunks and Piccolo for there individual parts in almost ruining Babidi's plan.
Their rampage is interrupted by Goku who reveals his Super Saiyan 3 transformation and is able to fight on par with Fat Buu. He then stops their fight and informs Buu that in two days there will be a fighter stronger than himself to fight Buu and give him a real challenge. Majin Buu remembers this through out his transformations and awaits this fight. Soon after their fight Majin Buu turns on Babidi, kills him and goes on an uncontrolled rampage destroying city after city.
A day later he is challenged by Base Gotenks and quickly defeats him., He then build a house made out of humans
he turned into clay, where he meets Hercule who attempts numerous times
to kill Majin Buu through poison, explosives and even physical assault,
all of which fail so miserably that Buu doesn’t even realize that they
are murder attempts. Hercule eventually gives up and begins performing maid services for Buu such as cooking for him and giving him baths.
While he is living with Hercule, Majin Buu finds a hurt dog by the side
of the road and brings it to Hercule, perplexed at why it wasn’t
running a way from him. Hercule tells him that the dog is hurt so Buu
heals him with his magic.
The dog becomes the first creature to show affection to Buu and the
first creature Buu shows genuine love for. This causes Hercule to stop
trying to kill Buu and instead try to find out why he murders people.
Majin Buu tells him that he just does it because Bibidi and Babidi told
him to destroy. Hercule tells him that killing people is a bad thing so
Majin Buu vows never to do it again.
It seems that the world is saved by Hercule now that the monster has been tamed. All is well until two gunman with the goal of taking on Majin Buu before they died, arrive and shoot the puppy (whom Buu has named Bee) as he is playing with Buu. This causes Buu to become madder than he has ever been but this anger is quelled by Hercule’s disposing of the two gunman and taking Bee back to Buu to be healed. The situation seems fixed as Buu rebuilds his house in the shape of Bee and Hercule resumes his maid tasks. Majin Buu seems fully changed, playing with Bee and even asking Hercule to sit and eat with him. Hercule even destroys the fake pictures of Buu defeated that he had taken showing the evil in Buu is truly defeated. This lasts until the Gunman who shot Bee returns and shoots Hercule in the back. Buu is able to heal him, but the pain of losing his best friend is so great that he struggles to control his anger.He finally has to expel all the evil in side of him in order to keep control. The evil leaves Buu in the form of a giant cloud taking most of his power with it. What’s left of Fat Buu (now Good Buu) watches as the cloud takes form and becomes Evil Buu. The first thing Evil Buu does after he awakened is to kill Van Zant with an energy blast, before turning to Majin Buu. They argue over who is the real Majin Buu (this is the only time he ever spoke in this form). Then they fight. Evil Buu clearly has the advantage, so Majin Buu tries to turn him into chocolate. Evil Buu blows the attack back at him with his breath, turning Majin Buu into chocolate. Evil Buu ate Majin Buu and turned into Super Buu. He was never again seen in his Evil Buu form except in flashbacks.
Super Buu was formed when Evil Buu turned Majin Buu into chocolate,
ate him, and transformed (the transformation was mostly hidden behind
pink smoke). He brutally killed Smitty (one of the deranged gunmen
responsible for his creation), though the influence of the Fat Buu
prevented him from killing Hercule. Now with the ability to sense energy, he made his way to Kami's Lookout where the Z Fighters and many of their friends and family were taking refuge. He demanded to see the strong warrior that Goku
told his counterpart about, and when Piccolo, in a desperate attempt to
distract him, told him he could amuse himself by terrorizing the people
of Earth (knowing they could be revived with the Dragon Balls), Super Buu instead did a Human Extinction Attack, eliminating the entire population of Earth except Piccolo, Hercule, Bee, Tien, Chiaotzu, Korin, Yajirobe, Bulma, Chi-Chi, Videl, Yamcha, Krillin, Android 18, Marron, Master Roshi, Ox-King, Trunks, Goten, Gohan, Dende, Mr. Popo, Oolong and Puar.
Piccolo eventually agreed to take him to Trunks and Goten,
but told him to wait an hour. It wasn't until he found out Videl was
Hercule's daughter that he accepted. However, Chi-Chi slapped him for
killing Gohan, and he responded by turning her into an egg and crushing
her. Later, he grew tired of waiting and smashed the hourglass, so
Piccolo led him to the Hyperbolic Time Chamber to fight Gotenks in
there, knowing that if Gotenks lost, he could destroy the entrance and
trap Buu (and himself along with Gotenks) inside for eternity. Piccolo
deliberately took the longest possible way to the chamber in order to
stall him and to give Goten and Trunks more time to prepare. When they
entered, it proved wrong the myth that only two can enter at a time.
Goten and Trunks fused into Gotenks and fought Super Buu. During the
fight, Gotenks punched Buu in the chin, and following this his eyes were
red (as opposed to white) and his tongue green (as opposed to red).
Soon Gotenks turned Super Saiyan
and created a miniature ghost version of himself, called the Super
Ghost Kamikaze Attack. Not knowing of the attacks true purpose, Buu
assaulted the ghost, which explodes on contact.
Though blown to
molecules, he survived and regenerated. When Gotenks pretended he
couldn't do another attack, Piccolo destroyed the entrance to the
chamber, trapping them all inside forever.
Buu yelled "Let me out!", and his voice (though he didn't know it was possible) opened a portal leading out of the chamber, and he entered the outside world and turned everyone on the Lookout (except Dende) to chocolate and ate them, thus Hercule, Tien, Chiaotzu, Korin, Yajirobe, and Dende were the only ones left on Earth (though Gohan, Piccolo, Goten, and Trunks were still alive and in different dimensions). When Gotenks returned with Piccolo, he was in Super Saiyan 3 form, and fought Buu. They appeared evenly matched, until Gotenks' fusion wore off. As Trunks and Goten desperately searched for a way out of the situation, Buu fell asleep. That is, until Gohan showed up, powered up by Elder Kai, and made quick work of Buu. He blew himself up in an attempt to kill Gohan, though this later proved a way of waiting for Goten and Trunks to fuse again (they must wait an hour before fusing again), as when he returned, he requested to fight Gotenks again.
When they fused together, he absorbed Gotenks and Piccolo, resulting in a more powerful version of himself. This was also the first time the narrator referred to him as Super Buu. Super Buu fought Gohan again and gained the advantage. With no other alternative, Elder Kai gave his life and some Fusion Earrings to Goku so he could go to Earth and fuse with Gohan to fight Buu. At the time, Tien was trying to stop Buu, who was about to blow up the earth when Goku appeared and severed him in half with an energy disk. His lower half kicked Tien and knocked him unconscious. He attacked Goku as Gohan was attempting to find the dropped earring, however Gotenks' fusion wore off inside him, and in turn lost a majority of his power. However, he used his head tentacle that Goku had severed earlier and he used it to absorb Gohan, thus becoming the most powerful villain in all of Dragon Ball Z. Upon his absorption, Buu offered Goku a chance to fuse with whomever he wished. With Tien out cold and Dende needed to use the Dragon Balls, Goku's only other choice appeared to be Hercule, but he later found Vegeta and fused with him to form Vegito.
Vegito proved to be the most powerful fighter in Dragon Ball Z,
as he proceeded to pound Buu with hardly any effort at all. Buu's
liquid form (that he used on Smitty), turning him into candy, Super
Ghost Kamikaze Attack, and a giant energy orb (with the intent of
destroying the planet) were completely unsuccessful, and he attempted to
use his voice to tear through the fabric of the dimensions, but was
foiled by Vegito (this was the only real difficulty Vegito had against
him). Buu eventually absorbed Vegito, though this was what Vegito was
counting on. He wasn't made part of Buu due to a barrier, he separated
back into Goku and Vegeta, disconnected Gohan, Goten, Trunks, and
Piccolo from him, turning him back into the original Super Buu.
Realizing this (and having already gotten indigestion from them) he
somehow went inside his own head and fought them. However, he seemed to
be afraid of the original Majin Buu getting torn down, so that is
exactly what Vegeta did finally destroying Super Buu (in a way). They
escaped with the absorbed ones (forgetting Good Buu) through the holes
in Super Buu's head from where steam comes out of, meanwhile Super Buu
(due to having his mind destroyed) assumes a hulking form before getting
much smaller, now in the form called Kid Buu.
After he comes to his senses, Kid Buu attempts to destroy the Earth with a small blast, but it is deflected by Vegeta. Kid Buu then creates a massive energy ball and flings it toward the Earth. Goku and Vegeta realize that they can't stop it and make an attempt to escape with anyone they could reach. However, the two are only able to grab Hercule, Bee, and Dende before Kibitoshin appears, grabs onto Goku and Vegeta, and teleports away with Instant Transmission. Gohan, Goten, Piccolo, and Trunks are left as the Earth and everyone else on it is completely destroyed.
Regenerating after the explosion, Kid Buu goes off in search of Goku
and Vegeta, teleporting to many planets as he goes and destroying them
upon sensing the Saiyans' absence, eventually arriving at the Grand
Kai's planet. The inhabitants had no idea who Buu was and took him as a
joke before he attacked them. Krillin (who was eaten by Super Buu) was
training on the planet at the time and decided to try and attack Buu,
but was beat down without much effort on the latter's part. Buu finally
prepared to destroy the Grand Kai's planet. To stop his assault, Goku
and Vegeta raise their combat powers to draw him the Planet of the Kais,
where the final battle for the fate of the universe would take place.
Goku and Vegeta then did rock, paper, scissors to
determine who will get to fight him first. Goku won and starts out the
fight, transforming into a Super Saiyan 2 to start the fight, then later
ascending to Super Saiyan 3 to fight Kid Buu. Goku put up a seemingly
even fight with Kid Buu, although occasionally Vegeta cut in. After an
extremely intense fight, Goku realizes that he let the fight stretch on
too long. Goku, weary from the fight, reveals that he had let the fight
drag on with Kid Buu, so Vegeta would have a chance to finish him. Goku
asks Vegeta to distract Kid Buu for one minute, so he can bring his
energy back up to a high enough level to finish him off. Goku tries to
go to full power, but he can't because he is too tense to acquire the
energy, as a Super Saiyan 3, and comes close to reaching his apex in
power before his energy level starts descending again. Vegeta was no
match for Kid Buu, before Kid Buu kills Vegeta, Hercule tries to fight
him. Kid Buu, looking at Hercule tries to kill him but cannot due to Fat
Majin Buu's memories about him. He suddenly spits out Fat Majin Buu.
Now, purified of all influence, Kid Buu moves forward to kill Hercule,
but is stopped by Fat Majin Buu and engages in combat with him.
Vegeta then told Dende and the Kai's to go to Namek
and find the Dragon Balls. When they found them, Vegeta conveyed two
wishes to Dende: First to wish the Earth back into existence, and second
to resurrect everyone who was killed by Majin Buu,
aside from the evil ones. Surprisingly, Vegeta was also brought back to
life by the wish. Vegeta told Goku to make a Genki Dama. Vegeta ordered
the inhabitants of Earth to lift up their hands to surrender their
energy, but they wouldn't listen so Goku tried to convince them. Some
people recognized Goku's voice, so they raised up their hands. The
energy was still not nearly enough, and most of the people that heard
the call ignored it. Mr. Satan was ashamed by the lack of response, so
he began to speak. Everyone recognized "the world champion's" voice, and
they quickly responded by raising their hands. Fat Majin Buu was almost
killed by Kid Buu, so Vegeta stepped in and was crippled by Kid Buu.
Goku could not throw the Genki Dama because Vegeta was in the way. Kid
Buu notices the massive ball of energy and stomps on Vegeta. With Vegeta
pinned down, Kid Buu began shooting Goku with energy blasts. Fat Majin
Buu slammed into Kid Buu, knocking him off of Vegeta. Mr. Satan then
carried Vegeta out of the way, so Goku could launch the Genki Dama. Kid
Buu was powerful enough the stop the momentum of the Genki Dama, and he
began to force it back towards Goku. Goku had already given the rest of
his energy to the Genki Dama, and he never thought Kid Buu would be able
to resist a Genki Dama of that magnitude. As Vegeta watched the
struggle he realized that they still had one more wish on the Namekian
Dragon Balls, so Vegeta told Dende to wish for Goku's energy to be
restored. With his strength restored Goku powered up to Super Saiyan,
and he began to push the Genki Dama into Kid Buu again, completely
destroying Kid Buu.
Ten years later, Gohan and Videl got married and had a daughter named Pan. That year Goku, Gohan, Goten, Vegeta, Trunks, Hercule, Majin Buu and Pan enter the World Tournament.
Hercule told Fat Majin Buu to win every round, but lose to him on
purpose in the finals. He said as a reward, one day Hercule would let
Majin Buu beat him. There was also a young competitor named Uub who entered the tournament who was unknowingly Kid Buu reincarnated as a better person.
Uub fought Goku but, Uub lost. Goku said that Uub was very strong, but
he doesn't know how to control his powers (only being able to draw it
out when angered) so Goku stayed in Uub's village for some years, Pan
got mad because Goku promised to spend more time with her.
In the video game Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2, Super Buu's unique ability to absorb and take on the characteristics of others was portrayed in exclusive absorptions never seen in the anime nor manga:
Ki Blast, the most basic form of energy wave.
Majin Buu fully engulfs and takes an opponent into his body to cause an increase in physical and mental prowess. Majin Buu usually has a severed body part liquefy, or he has a piece of skin fall off of his body. The goo will then sneak up behind the person, and stretch itself to be large enough to accommodate the target. The goo will then leap onto the person. The goo will try to smother as much of the target as it can on the first strike to make the capture easier. If Majin Buu is lucky, the goo will completely cover the target on the first leap. Once the goo is on the person, it will quickly cover up any part of the person that wasn't covered during when it first leaped. Once the target is completely covered, the goo will squeeze and solidify, trapping the person. It is seemingly impossible to escape the goo, no matter what the circumstances (such as Piccolo, who the goo took a long time to cover due to his armor). Majin Buu will then raise his finger up, and the goo will then launch up into the air with the person inside of it. The goo will then fly straight into Majin Buu and cover him.
During the transformation, Majin Buu will become liquid himself, meaning that he is basically taking over the the goo and has surrounded the person with his own liquefied body. He then begins to meld back into solid form, making sure the person is in the center of the goo. The person is shrunken and is put inside Majin Buu's body in a pod. The transformation is long and usually accompanied by loud moans and groans, most prominently heard when Super Buu absorbs Gotenks and Piccolo. Unlike Cell, who took in life essence only through his tail, Majin Buu can perform this technique with any part of his body, even a severed limb, or he can simply liquefy his whole body and cover the victim with himself. When absorbing another being, Majin Buu always takes qualities of their outward appearance as well. He also gains knowledge of their attacks, like Piccolo's Special Beam Cannon, Gotenks' Galactic Donut and Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack, and Gohan's Kamehameha. He also apparently possesses the ability to use attacks after seeing it done once, as he does so with the Kamehameha, as well as the Instantaneous Movement when in Kid Buu form.
Majin Buu has full control over every aspect of his physical make-up, able to stretch, shape-shift, liquefy, and otherwise manipulate his malleable body; useful as both an attack and defense and as a tool in absorption. He can also regenerate his body at a sub-molecular level, allowing him to survive virtually anything; however, he was unable to regenerate from Goku's Spirit Bomb since it destroyed every atom of Buu. His unrivaled regeneration plus his endless resilience and stamina granted him near-immortality; he is shown at one point to survive the explosion that destroys the Earth. However, it is shown during the fight between Vegito and Super Buu that even his regeneration has its limits; after repeatedly being blow to bits and pounded into oblivion, Buu had to exert more and more effort to restore himself, at one point failing completely for a moment and leaving a gaping hole in his stomach.
Majin Buu can completely heal another being if he so chooses, even if they are blind or near death. So long as the recipient is still alive, Majin Buu can bring them back to health. He is unable to revive the dead, however. However, Majin Buu did refer to Mr. Satan as being dead when he was shot by Van Zant, and Buu was still able to resuscitate him, implying that Buu can also revive clinically dead persons if not too much time has elapsed.
A massive ki ball created by Kid Buu by collecting energy in his right palm, enough to destroy a planet the size of Earth in a single shot. Used to not only destroy Earth but many other planets as Buu seeks out the place where Goku and Vegeta were hiding. Like the Vanishing Beam, it is used by virtually all forms of Majin Buu (except for Evil Buu who assumedly knows all of Fat Buu's moves). This technique is called Vanishing Ball in the Budokai series of video games. It was named in the Budokai Tenkaichi series.
Super Buu uses a more concentrated and focused attack, similar to Kid Buu's ultimate technique, on Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks after he catches him off guard. He condenses a small purple ball into his palm and launches it at his opponent. This small but powerful attack sends Gotenks flying and destroys half of Dende's Lookout. He is later about to use the regular version against Gohan and Tien, but is stopped by Goku arriving and cutting him in half. Mr. Buu mostly notably uses it when Kid Buu throws the attack at him. Mr. Buu is knocked down but then responds by throwing the same attack right back at Kid Buu. The technique is commonly called Vanishing Ball.
A technique used many times by Super Buu and is his signature technique. It is usually an average-sized, pink or purple beam fired from the palm. He uses it many times in his battle with Gohan and also uses a smaller version shot from the finger, similar to Death Beam, to end the fusion of Gotenks when he attempted to runaway from the fight.
He also uses an enormous version fired in the same stance used to fire the Genocide Blast, after falling victim to Gotenks' volleyball technique. The name comes from the Budokai series.
A technique taken by watching Goku use it. Majin Buu’s is pink in color.
The upgraded version of Kamehameha used by Good Buu in his battle with Evil Buu. Unlike his regular Kamehameha it is blue in color.
Majin Buu fires many ki waves from his fingers at once, Super Buu W/ Gohan used this while chasing Goku and Vegeta.
Because Evil Buu is directly split from Fat Buu it can be assumed he possesses the same techniques.The only technique unique to Evil Buu was an orange ball of energy similar to Fat Buu's Koukyuu Gata Kikou Ha. Evil Buu charged up the ball and then used it to kill Van Zant. The technique decimated the gunman and the entire mountain he was on at the time.
He will usually just keep the target wrapped up in his body and squeeze the target, hurting them. He will only let go if the person is strong enough to break free (which no one could do but Vegito, due to Super Buu's very strong constriction). If the target is not strong enough, they are at the mercy of Super Buu, and Super Buu will keep them wrapped up to squeeze until the target is dead or he decides to let go himself. Super Buu can also use this attack for other advantages, such as flying at high speeds with Gotenks wrapped up in his torso, then suddenly stopping and and releasing Gotenks, sending him flying into the ground.
(also used by Kid Buu) Used in the battle against Gotenks and later on when battling Super Saiyan 3 Goku on the Kai Planet, Super Buu contorts his body vertically into a ball before launching himself at his opponent at great speed. The attack was used by all of Super Buu's forms (that engaged in battle) and Kid Buu. Kid Buu uses a a special version in which he detaches his arm and rolls it into a Buu Ball, he then can control it with his finger similar to Yamcha's Spirit Ball. In the Budokai series the attack is called Ill Ball Attack.
Majin Buu liquefies himself and forces his ooze into the mouth of the opponent. He uses this technique twice, once on the accomplice of the gunman who shot Bee. On this occasion Majin Buu engorged the man until he exploded. He uses it once again on Vegito and attempts to take control of his body, this however does not work and Vegito literally beats himself up to force Majin Buu out of his body.
Known as Human Extinction Attack in the dub, Super Buu creates a vast amount of energy from his left palm that disperses to seek out and kill all human beings. Only those with a high-enough level to evade their path escaped from death, with Hercule spared due to the friendly Majin Buu's influence.
Buu launches a great number of energy disks that slice through any inferior object or projectile, used by Super Buu w/Gohan. While not named in any English source, the English dub name for the Destructo Disk. .
Buu lets out all of his energy in high pitched scream, ripping dimensions. It is said to possess enough power to destroy the whole universe. Used as a last resort against Vegito.
Super Buu fires a two beams from his eyes. Used when Buu thought he beat Vegito.
Majin Buu launches a small, bluish-green bolt of energy from his antenna. Gotenks Buu uses this attack on Gohan while he is lying in a crater.
Buu learned this move after seeing Kibit perform it once. It allows the user to instantly teleport anywhere in the universe they choose. It is even capable of teleporting in between dimensions to the afterlife. It varies from Goku's as this style requires no energy (ki) source to lock on to.
An attack used by Kid Buu against Good Buu in which he surrounds himself in energy and rushes forward like a rocket.
Buu teleports himself to a location of his choosing. In the anime, Buu was instead said to use Instant Transmission.
|1st manga book:||Dragon Ball Z #23|
|1st anime episode:||Dragon Ball Z #232|
|1st anime movie:||Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!! (OVA)|
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