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Super Saiyan Goku
Goku Transformacion
Dragon Ball symbol
User Goku
Universe Dragon Ball
Type Final Form
Effect Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan, which enhances his current moveset.

Super Saiyan Goku is Goku's Final Smash in Super Smash Flash 2. Tapping into the vast reserves of his power, Goku transforms into Super Saiyan (超サイヤ人, Sūpā Saiya-Jin) form. Goku's speed, strength and power are increased, and his hair and eye colors change. He can also skip his Super Saiyan 2 form to use the Super Saiyan 3 form, were he is powerful enough to use moves like the Ryū-ken and the True Kamehameha. Super Saiyan Goku is one of the many Final Forms in the game, meaning that he is a totally different character who has more powerful attacks than the regular Goku.

Upon transformation, Goku will cover his hands with both arms as the screen darkens and electricity crackles around him; then he will throw his arms to either side and yell as his hair turns yellow and his eyes green. His transformation has the second largest hitbox that is present during the Final Form transformations of many characters; it is a great yellow explosion in the shape of a flame that deals huge knockback and 18% damage to any opponents within range.

Super Saiyan Goku is one of the most powerful Final Forms in the game - his attacks rely more on brute power in damage and knockback, and he is completely invincible to close to all attacks - only some smash attacks and special moves causes him to flinch. In practical combat, it is close to impossible to KO an experienced fighter in SS Goku's control, but if he happens to be Screen or Star KO'ed, for some reason there are sprites for said screen/star KO's.


This form originated in the manga series Dragon Ball Z. Tales of the legendary Super Saiyan of old had been passed down for a thousand years, but even among the Saiyans themselves, there was much doubt that such a form ever actually existed. However, in truth, any Saiyan whose power level is above a certain threshold has the potential to become a Super Saiyan. Only those with a calm, still heart (like Goku) are able to turn into a Super Saiyan; and even then, only by suffering an extreme sense of danger, anger, or sadness, can the power actually be awakened.

In Goku's case, witnessing Krillin's death at the hands of Frieza was the key to his transformation.

The energy involved in a Super Saiyan transformation causes the Saiyan's hair to stand on end and turn a golden color. The facial expression is sharpened, and the color of the irises turns to a bright emerald green. A Super Saiyan's power level is 50 times greater than that of his normal form. The massive energies involved cause the emotions to be stirred, making it difficult to remain calm. The transformation has a noticeable effect on the Saiyan's personality. Any Saiyan that has a pure heart initially becomes ruthless and overcome with rage, and any Saiyan that was already ruthless to begin with has his ruthlessness amplified. This is first demonstrated when Goku turned Super Saiyan, when he went from a calm, collected fighter to becoming a vengeful warrior, hellbent on avenging his fallen friend, Krillin, even at his own peril.

There are mightier forms, like the Super Saiyan 2, with multiplies the Super Saiyan level by two, making the warrior 100 times stronger than normal, and the Super Saiyan 3, that multiplies the already powerful Super Saiyan 2 by four, thus making the Saiyan 400 times mightier than normal.

In the non-canon Dragon Ball GT, there is a transformation known as Super Saiyan 4, this form, while gained by unorthodox methods, amplifies the power of the Super Saiyan 3 by ten, thus making Goku 4,000 times more powerful than normal.

In the movie, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods, Goku has unlocked a transformation called Super Saiyan God, this form grants Goku extreme power that far surpasses that of Super Saiyan 3. In order to transform into a Super Saiyan God one must absorb the powers of 6 pure saiyans. The downside to this transformation is that it has a time limit.

In the movie, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of "F", Goku and Vegeta unlocked the power that goes beyond a Super Saiyan God known as a Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan. Unlike the previous Super Saiyan God transformation, there is no time limit to the form.


Ground attacks

Attack Description Damage
Standard attackDoes a sequency of a rapid and quick punches. Infinite.6%
Down tiltDoes a low kick across the ground.11%
Down smashPowerfully punches the ground, causing rocks to blast outwards. Two hits12%
Side tiltRapidly kicks out in front of him. He could hit an enemy multiple times or only once, depending on how close to the opponent he was when using the attack.16-17%
Forward smashReleases an orb of golden energy out in front of him. The sphere of energy can hit opponents twice, depending on their current amount of damage.18%
Up tiltFlip kick on the ground.8%
Up smashUses an attack similar to normal Goku's Up Smash; however his fist is coated with flames.17%
Dash attackElbow strike. The move is stronger when you're closer to the opponent, identical to normal Goku's.10%

Aerial attacks

Attack Description Damage
Neutral aerialGolden power barrier.14%
Forward aerialHammer fist. A powerful meteor smash.14%
Back aerialA sharp, spinning kick backwards.15%
Up aerialPunches upward, uses Instant Transmission, then does a Hammer Fist. 24% if both hits connect. The second hit also meteor smashes.12%
Down aerialFlies downwards while upside down, his body engulfed in yellow energy. A powerful meteor smash that deals one hit and goes through opponents.10%

Grabs and throws

Attack Description Damage
GrabReaches his hand out to grab.N/A
PummelReleases a small burst of energy from his fist.2-3%
Forward throwPunches, then kicks twice. Due to this move stunning the opponent before knockback, this can lead to "infinite" chaingrabs until he transforms back.15%
Back throwUses "Doragon wa nage" (ドラゴンは投げ, "Dragon Toss", Viz Serialization: "Dragon Throw"). Spins the opponent around several times quickly before throwing the opponent backwards. Very fast and powerful throw. Identical to normal Goku's.20%
Up throwFlies and carries them upwards. He then flies back down and then slams them into the ground, making a small explosion. Similar to Kirby and Meta Knight's up throw in appearance.36%
Down throwUses "Taiyō-ken" (太陽拳, "Fist of the Sun", Viz Serialization: "Solar Flare"). Conjures a flash of light that traps opponents with strong hitstun, can chain throw and stuns opponents.0%

Other attacks

Attack Description Damage
Ledge attackHammer fist.9%
100% ledge attackNone for now.N/A
Floor attackJumps up feet first, attacking both sides.12%

Special moves

Special move Name Description Damage
Standard special moveSuper KamehamehaSuper Saiyan Goku or Goku (and under Kaiō-ken) concentrate their Ki into a single point between their hands and then thrusts forward to shoot out a powerful streaming beam of ki. It is also Goku's signature move in both the manga and anime. Goku also can charge this move and turn around while charging, similar to Falcon Punch. It can OHKO certain characters at close range when near the ledge or in the middle of a stage. It takes eleven seconds for the Kamehameha to be fully charged.15%
Side special moveRyū-kenSuper Saiyan Goku transforms into a Super Saiyan 3 form and releases a dragon shaped projectile from his fists, resembling to Shenron. Also, the player can't attack until after the projectile has left the boundaries, but this was a "bug" that got fixed in the demo v0.8b. In v0.9b, the projectile no longer drags opponents off screen but instead hits opponents multiple times.1-5%
Up special moveInstant TransmissionSuper Saiyan Goku's Instant Transmission is different. While in his Super Saiyan form, he teleports first then does a flip kick. This, only in Super Saiyan mode, can be followed up with a spinning kick and then a hammer fist immediately. Pressing an arrow key (left, right, up or down) while doing a Instantaneous Transmission Kick teleports him over to the direction you have pressed.10%
Down special moveGenki DamaWhen Super Saiyan Goku perform this move, he first uses Instant Transmission to the transport himself at the top center of the stage, he reverts back to his regular form, raises his arms and starts charging a huge ball of energy; Goku is also impervious to any damage as he charges it. After it is completely charged, Goku immediately launches the Genki Dama toward the stage. As the Genki Dama falls towards the stage, it starts growing bigger enough to fit almost the size of a small stage like Battlefield. If opponents come in contact with the Genki Dama, it will become trapped and will be severally damaged, making it one of the most damaging moves. However, despite its great power, the Genki Dama is a very slow and predictable move and can be easily dodged on bigger stages as it slowly descends toward the center of a stage, and in addition, it doesn't offer any knockback.80%


Misc. Description
TauntsStandard: Releases energy around him, "pushing" his chest forward.Side: Transforms into SSJ3 briefly.Down: Releases energy around him in a similar way as Kaiō-Ken Goku's taunt.N/A
Idle poses Stretches his legs.
Special abilitiesCan float infinitely.Infinite midair jumps.Can use up special move infinite times.Is Invulnerable to weak attacks (except if his damage is 200% or more).
Victory theme Eyecatcher Music from the Dragon Ball Z original soundtrack.
Victory pose A variation of his three taunts combined, which is his standard, then down, then finally side.
Lose pose Claps for the winner with his hair covering his face.


Standard special move Kamehameha
Side special move Ki Blasts /
Kaiō-ken Attack
Up special move Instant Transmission
Down special move Kaiō-ken
Final Smash Super Saiyan Goku

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