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Goku[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Goku.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Grab
A button+B button Grab an opponent to start working a throw
All Release/Throw
A button or B button The follow-up of grabbing, drop your opponent into the air to release, drop them to the ground to throw
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Teleportation
L button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, you must have at least 25% Ki to use it
All Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button A special move that gives extra damage to the opponent, you must have at least 50% Ki
All Super Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button A special move that has more power and deals more damage to the opponent than the original Kamehameha, but requires more Ki and you also must be left/right from the opponent
1 Kaio-ken
R button+L button A useful move that multiplies the strength of Goku's Ki. You must have 100% Ki to use it
1 Spirit Bomb
R button+A button+B button Another special move and the last that Goku can use in his normal form, it's a powerful sphere that deals a lot of damage, you must have 100% Ki and also above the opponent
3 Teleportation Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button Teleport and give your enemies a surprising and powerful Kamehameha, which is impossible to escape. You must be above the opponent and have 100% Ki. Goku can only do this in his Super Saiyan 3 form

Gohan[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Gohan.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Head Shot
A button+B button A replacement of Goku's throw with an equivalent amount of damage
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Teleportation
L button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, you must have at least 25% Ki to use it
All Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button A special move that gives extra damage to the opponent, you must have at least 50% Ki
All Super Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button A special move that has more power and deals more damage to the opponent than the original Kamehameha, but requires more Ki and you also must be left/right from the opponent

Piccolo[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Piccolo.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Grab
A button+B button Grab an opponent to start working a throw
All Arm Extend
A button or B button A special melee move of Piccolo's
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Teleportation
L button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, you must have at least 25% Ki to use it
All Special Beam Cannon
R button+A button+B button Similar to a Kamehameha, you must have at least 50% Ki
All Super Special Beam Cannon
R button+A button+B button A special move that has more power and deals more damage to the opponent than the original Special Beam Cannon, but requires more Ki.
All Super Explosion Wave
R button+L button You must have at least 50% Ki and must be above the opponent, this move is almost impossible to escape.
All Hellzone Grenade
R button+A button+B button Requires 50% Ki, you must be below the opponent.

Krillin[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Krillin.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Grab
A button+B button Grab an opponent to start working a throw
All Solar Flare
A button or B button A powerful projectile attack exclusive to Krillin
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Heat Seeking Ki
R button+A button+B button A special and unique move with damage reminiscent of Goku's and Gohan's Kamehameha
All Rapid-Fire Destructo Discs
R button+A button+B button When below the opponent, Krillin will throw approximately three large discs into the air that are barely aviodable for the opponent.
1 Wave
R button+A button+B button Also known as Gohan's Energy Dan, Krillin probably learned this from his old trainer. You must be above the opponent.
2 Tri-Beam
R button+A button+B button Similar to the Destructo Discs, the tri-beam is a barely escapable and useful attack.
3 Spirit Bomb
R button+A button+B button Another special move and the last that Goku can use in his normal form, it's a powerful sphere that deals a lot of damage, you must have 100% Ki and also above the opponent

Vegeta[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Vegeta.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Stunner
A button or B button A useful melee move exclusive to Vegeta
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Galic Gun
R button+A button+B button A projectile attack like no other characters' special attacks.
1 Final Flash
R button+A button+B button You must be left or right of the opponent to execute. Vegeta's replacement for a Kamehameha.
2 Super Final Flash
R button+A button+B button You must have 100% Ki, a powered-up version of the Final Flash with much more damage done to the opponent.
2 Ki Explosion
R button+A button+B button Probably Vegeta's most powerful special attack and the hardest to execute. Only available up to his Super Saiyan 2 form.
2 Big Bang Attack
R button+A button+B button A more powerful replacement of the original Final Flash for Vegeta's Super Saiyan stage 2.
3 Super Big Bang Attack
R button+A button+B button A powered-up version of the original Big Bang attack and a replacement of Vegeta's Level 2 Super Final Flash attack. A hard move for the opponent to resist.
3 Self-Destruct
R button+A button+B button+Arcade-Stick-Up.png You must have 100% Ki and be positioned below the opponent, Vegeta supposedly self-destructs himself, although the move actually does no damage to him, but only the opponent.

Trunks[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Trunks.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Slice 'N Dice
A button or B button Trunks grabs the opponent in an inescapable grasp and starts slashing his opponent with his sword.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Burning Attack
R button+A button+B button You must be left, right or above the opponent and have at least 50% Ki.
All Super Burning Attack
R button+A button+B button A powered-up version of the original Burning Attack that deals more damage to the opponent.
All Masenko
R button+A button+B button A very special and powerful attack that can only be done when below the opponent.

Ginyu[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Ginyu.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Pile Driver
A button or B button Ginyu grabs the opponent and smashes them to the ground.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Switch
R button+A button+B button Ginyu brings in the members of his special force, this can either be a positive or negative move but either way wastes up Ki.
1 Eraser Cannon
R button+A button+B button A large beam that causes a lot of damage to the opponent, but can be missed.
1 Crusher Ball
R button+A button+B button A large ball Ginyu smashes onto the opponent.
2 Recoome's Eraser Cannon
R button+A button+B button Recoome switches with Ginyu and throws a large beam that causes a lot of damage to the opponent, but can be missed.
2 Jace's Crusher Ball
R button+A button+B button Jace switches with Ginyu and throws a large ball which, if aimed correctly, smashes the opponent.

Frieza[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Frieza.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Bomb Shield
A button+B button Though not really an exclusive melee attack like the other fighters, it is exclusive nonetheless.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All 100% Power
R button+A button+B button Frieza, with enough Ki power, powers up and gains temporary strength.
All Frieza Cutting Beam
R button+A button+B button Frieza's variation of the Kamehameha. It is a beam with a white color and purple hue like many of his other Ki attacks, and its direction can be switched to target the opponent.
All Flaming Headbutt
R button+A button+B button Frieza homes in on the opponent with a flaming headbutt.
All Death Ball
R button+A button+B button A move so powerful that it supposedly "destroys the planet". If the ball misses or the opponent dodges, the opponent has 45 seconds to kill Frieza before the planet is destroyed. Frieza wins if it hits the opponent or if the opponent can't defeat him in 45 seconds.
All Psychokinesis
R button+A button+B button This is a move that can only be done below the opponent. Frieza grabs them without touching them with the power of kinesis and launches them up.

Dr. Gero[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Dr. Gero.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Power Absorption
A button+B button If Dr. Gero gets hit with a ki attack when using Power Absorption, he will absorb the attacks instead of getting damaged hit by them.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Energy Blast
R button+A button+B button This move can only be used when Gero is positioned left/right of the opponent. It is similar to a Kamehameha.
All Super Energy Blast
R button+A button+B button A more powerful version of the Energy Blast like the Kamehameha to the Super Kamehameha.
All Eye Beams
R button+A button+B button Pretty self-explanatory, Gero shoots lasers out of his eyes.
All Invisible Ki Wave
R button+A button+B button Executable with 50% Ki and when Gero is positioned above the opponent. He shoots a Ki Wave down on the opponent.

Android 18[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Android 18.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Taunt
R button Would be the Power-Up Ki button, except 18's Ki Blasts don't use Ki. The action for R button is replaced with a taunt.
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Knee Kick
A button+B button 18 deals a powerful blow to the opponent in the form of a kick.
All Release/Throw
A button or B button The follow-up of grabbing, drop your opponent into the air to release, drop them to the ground to throw
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Energy Blast
R button+A button+B button A large energy beam with power equivalent to a Kamehameha.
All Super Energy Blast
R button+A button+B button A beam that is larger and deals more damage than the Energy Blast.
2 Android 17: Barrier
R button+A button+B button A move done below the opponent in 18's second form, 18 calls in Android 17 and the two form a large barrier.
3 Android 16: Hell's Flash
R button+A button+B button Android 18 brings in Android 16 when below the opponent and 16 attacks the opponent with his Hell's Flash move.

Cell[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Cell.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Bear Hug
A button+B button Cell grabs the opponent in a bear hug. This is a melee move exclusive to Cell.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button It should be pretty obvious where Cell got this move from. It is equivalent to the Kamehameha used by Goku and his son, Gohan.
All Super Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button Like the Kamehameha, its power is equivalent to that of the Super Kamehameha used by Goku, and Gohan.
All Barrier
R button+A button+B button Above the opponent, Cell can shield himself from any oncoming attacks by making a barrier.
3 Shunkan Idou
L button+Neutral dpad A move that can be done only in Cell's Perfect Form, and he only needs 25% Ki to do it. Use Neutral dpad to indicate which direction you want him to target.

Buu[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Buu.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks you also heal over time
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Candy Beam
A button+B button Buu turns the opponent into a cookie. They can move around but can't attack back. The form is reverted when they're either hit or after waiting a certain amount of time.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Invisible Ki Wave
R button+A button+B button Execute the button combination with at least 50% Ki while Buu is positioned above the opponent.
All Self-Destruction
R button+A button+B button Buu will cause a large explosion when positioned above the opponent with 100% Ki. Even though it's called Self-Destruction, it doesn't actually hurt him in any way.
1 Kamehameha
R button+A button+B button Apparently, Buu can perform one of these too. A large beam that does a lot of damage but can easily be dodged.
1 Super Invisible Ki Wave
R button+A button+B button The more powerful version of the Invisible Ki Wave. This one can only be done with full 100% Ki, otherwise it'll be an Invisible Ki Wave.
3 Dimensional Portal Cannon
R button+A button+B button A move that can be done only in Buu's Perfect Form, with at least 50% Ki on either side of the opponent.
3 Genocide Attack
R button+A button+B button A move that can be done only in Buu's Perfect Form, with full 100% Ki above the opponent.

Gotenks[edit]

Portrait DBZSSW Gotenks.png
Level Move Name Commands Notes
All Grapple
B button Simply a grapple, it only works when you're close to your opponent
All Knock Away Attacks
A button Hit back Ki Blasts from opponents (it depends on the size of the Ki Blast)
All Ki Shield
Hold A button or B button Block any attacks, close or long-range (similar to knocking away, it doesn't work against stronger attacks)
All Rapid Fire Shine Shine Missile
Hold R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button A move exclusive to Gotenks and the only move in the game with the button combination.
All Power Up
R button Power up Ki for stronger attacks
All Rapid-Fire Ki
R button+Arcade-Modifier-Tap.pngB button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Light Ki Blast
Hold R button+A button Quick and small Ki Blasts that won't let your opponent get away. Although small, they do a lot of damage
All Strong Ki Blast
Hold R button+B button Same as the Light Ki Blast, just stronger. It also involves more Ki to work.
All Galactica Donut and Gekitotsu
A button+B button Gotenks traps the opponent in a donut. The opponent can't attack and can only move around. Gotenks can attack the opponent freely until the time limit is up.
All Dodge/Rush
Arcade-Stick-Right.png A quick sprint to get away from an attack or just get away to power up Ki
All Flying Rush
R button+Arcade-Stick-Right.png Self-explanatory, a counter-part to the Rush
All Galactica Donut
R button+A button+B button Can only be done with 50% Ki below the opponent.
All Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack
R button+A button+B button Can only be done with at least 50% Ki above the opponent.
All Dimensional Portal Cannon
R button+A button+B button Can only be done with at least 50% Ki on either side of the opponent.
All Super Ghost Kamikaze Attack 4
R button+A button+B button An extended version of Super Ghost Kamikaze. Can only be done with full 100% Ki above the opponent.