[Top 10] DBZ Best Villains And Their Best Scenes

DBZ Best Villains
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[Top 10] DBZ Best Villains And Their Best Scenes

Was up, everybody! Your friendly neighborhood Shounen Man here with another DragonBall Z list to keep your power level over 9000. DragonBall Z is a series with so many amazing things to offer. From brilliant transformations to destructive attacks Dbz will keep you entertained. Today we are picking from amongst its awesome gallery of villains to decide who are the best.  We will be looking at the show and movies. Which villains are the most interesting, which ones are the most powerful? What villain affected our heroes and us the most? Today we’re going to answer that question together. So without further ado, let’s go together and look at the top 10 Dbz best villains and their scenes.

10. Dabura


Coming in at number 10 we have Dabura! Dabura shows up in the Buu Saga as the evil wizard Babidi’s right-hand man. He is the Demon King of the Demon Realm, which is a cool call-back for fans of the original Dragonball series. The Demon King confronted the Z-warriors when they went to Babidi’s ship. Before they could mount any type of real defense he immediately kills Kibito with a point-blank Ki-blast to the face. Then he fends off Goku and Vegeta for a second before spitting on both Piccolo and Krillin. This villain’s spit turns people to stone which took both of his victims out of play until he was killed by Majin Buu.

Dabura best scene:

9. Garlic Jr.

Garlic  J.r

Coming in at number 9 we have Garlic JR! Garlic J.r is one of my favorite villains and is only so low on this list because he literally causes his own defeat every time. I love how he was able to actually achieve immortality when so many villains tried and failed. Garlic Jr S henchmen first show up and kidnap Gohan because he has a dragon ball attached to his head. Garlic Jr. wants immortality and obtains it using the dragon balls. When Goku and Piccolo face off against him it’s a crazy fight. Most of the fight is spent with the villain beating our heroes senseless due to his immense strength and new immortality. He only loses because he uses a black hole-like technique called the dead zone which he gets knocked into. The dead zone is a prison that holds its prisoners indefinitely.

Garlic Jr best scene:

8. Dr. Gero

Dr. Gero

Coming in at number 8 we have Dr. Gero! Dr. Gero himself was never a real threat when it came to combat. Where the good doctor caused the most damage was with his creations. We find out that he is the creator of all the Red Ribbon army’s technology. The army that Goku defeated during DragonBall. Ever since Goku destroyed the army as a kid, Dr. Gero hated him. He vowed to make a creation to finally stop him. So he creates Androids 16,17,18 and 19 as well as the very powerful Cell. His creations reeked so much havoc that there is a future where 17 and 18 have destroyed humanity, this is where future Trunks comes from. His best scene was honestly when his creations turned on him, killing him in one blow.

Dr. Gero best scene:

7. Cooler


Coming in at number 7 we have Cooler! Here we have one of my favorite movie villains, the big brother of Frieza. Cooler came to earth after his brother was killed, not to avenge him but to restore their family’s honor. He simply cannot let it stand that one of their family was defeated by a Saiyan. He shows up with his own small group of soldiers very similar to the Frieza force, although they seem a bit tougher When Goku and Cooler battler he quickly realizes why his brother was defeated by the Saiyan. Unfortunately for our hero Cooler was hiding a major transformation up his sleeve. He turns into a very cool monstrous version of himself and begins to mercilessly beat Goku. 

Cooler best scene:

6. Cell


Coming in at number 6 we have Cell! Cell is still to this day one of the most interesting villains in the Dbz rogues gallery. He is the most powerful creation of Dr.Gero, a mix of the cells from the most powerful warriors, including our heroes. With knowledge of their abilities, he avoids the Z-fighters while steadily gaining power by absorbing people with his tail in a very gruesome manner. When he is strong enough he then heads to absorb the androids 17 and 18 which will gain him his perfect form. After a lot of craziness and a bit of luck, he ends up attaining his perfect form and has one of the best fights in the series with Goku.

Cell best scene:

5. The Androids

The Androids

Coming in at number 5 we have The Androids! Here are some more of Dr. Gero’s creations making the top villain list, which is the whole reason he made the list. Androids 16, 17, and 18 all had pivotal roles in their original arc. 17 had an amazing battle with Piccolo and was the first to be absorbed by Cell. 18 had a similarly crazy fight with Vegeta where she dominated the new Super Saiyan, even breaking his arm. 16 had quite a few interesting moments like when he fought first form Cell but his best definitely was his speech to Gohan. He told Gohan it was okay to be angry for the right reasons and fight for what you believe, right before Cell killed him. This gave us the fan-favorite moment of SSJ2 Gohan kicking Cells ass. Plus the androids are so loved that 17 and 18 are heroes in the show now.

Androids best scene:

4. Vegeta (Saiyan Saga)

Vegeta (Saiyan Saga)

Coming in at number 4 we have Vegeta (Saiyan Saga)! This version of Vegeta was one of the most foreboding enemies in the series at his appearance. After the battle with Raditz that Goku had to die to win our heroes found out that two Saiyans way more powerful than him were coming to earth. When Vegeta and his partner Nappa arrived our heroes began to die one by one. Vegeta never did anything while his partner destroyed everyone but when Goku defeated Nappa we saw Vegeta’s power as he one-shotted Nappa. After killing his own partner he and Goku had the craziest battle shown thus far. He was almost undefeatable, he beat, Goku, Krillin, and Gohan multiple times before he was finally worn down.

Vegeta (Saiyan Saga) best scene:

3. Broly


Coming in at number 3 we have Broly! Here we have a true monster, the legendary Super Saiyan himself, Broly! Broly has been the enemy in quite a few movies now and every time he appears he is a terrifying presence. Broly’s character is about one thing, pure unstoppable rage that is mainly focused on Goku. When he first shows up he seems like a really meek young man with limited power but when he hears Vegeta call Goku Kakarot he realizes who Goku is and flips out. The angrier he gets the bigger and stronger he gets, he ultimately dominates every one of the heroes at the same time, effortlessly wrecking them. He is only beaten when everyone gives all their power to Goku.

Broly best scene:

2. Buu


Coming in at number 2 we have Buu! Majin Buu had one of the most devastating runs of destruction in all of the series and I had a hard time deciding between him and my number one. This pink bubble-gum-like monster killed not only most of the z-fighters but all of their families, some of them he even ate. He also used a move that allowed him to kill almost every human on the planet at once. Once he transformed into his original form he started popping around the universe destroying planets. Every time it seemed like our heroes were going to stop him he just got stronger, Buu was almost the best villain in the whole series.

Buu best scene:

1. Frieza


Coming in at number one we have Frieza! Now of course it’s Frieza, it had to be. The evil Emperor Frieza is the most dangerous enemy in the series and he proves it time and time again. He is always scheming for a new way to make Goku and his friends pay for his original defeat on planet Namek. When he was first encountered he used form after form to beat our heroes every time they got stronger. He was always smug and never worried, he even killed Piccolo, Vegeta, Dende, and Krillin. When he killed Krillin this caused Goku’s Iconic first-time transformation to a Super Saiyan. Frieza has driven so many storylines and still to this day stays relevant in the series, there is no doubt he is synonymous with Dbz.

Frieza best scene:

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