Dragon Ball Super

The BEST episodes of Dragon Ball Super

Every episode of Dragon Ball Super ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dragon Ball Super!

With Majin Boo defeated half-a-year prior, peace returns to Earth, where Son Goku (now a radish farmer) and his friends now live peaceful lives. However, a new threat appears in the form of Beerus, the God of Destruction. Considered the most terrifying being in the entire universe, Beerus is eager to fight the legendary warrior seen in a prophecy foretold decades ago known as the Super Saiyan God. The series retells the events from the two Dragon Ball Z films, Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F' before proceeding to an original story about the exploration of alternate universes.

Last Updated: 7/16/2022Network: Fuji TV
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Showdown! The Miraculous Power of Unyielding Warriors
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10.48
62 votes

#1 - Showdown! The Miraculous Power of Unyielding Warriors

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/13/2016

After Goku's attack shakes Zamazu's balance and reveal a weakness in him, he and Vegeta fuse together as they see hope to prevail. Nevertheless, it's Trunks' world and to him it all ultimately comes down.

The Greatest Showdown of All Time! The Ultimate Survival Battle!
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10.22
93 votes

#2 - The Greatest Showdown of All Time! The Ultimate Survival Battle!

Season 5 - Episode 54 - Aired 3/18/2018

Goku and Jiren exchange attacks continuously. Despite almost being defeated twice, Goku stands up and recovers. Goku regains the edge over Jiren once again. When Jiren asks why Goku refuses to surrender, both Goku and his friends claim that the source of Goku's strength comes from the trust between him and his companions. Refusing to accept this and implications of his impending defeat, an enraged Jiren launches an attack on the bleachers in a desperate attempt to prove that friendship is meaningless. However, the attack is repelled by a furious Goku, who powers up even further and finally defeats Jiren. However, just as Goku is about to knock Jiren out, his body collapses from the strain of using Mastered Ultra Instinct for too long. Despite this opportunity, Jiren hesitates in knocking Goku off the tournament stage.

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Bloodcurdling! The Explosive Birth of a New Super Warrior!
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10.17
58 votes

#3 - Bloodcurdling! The Explosive Birth of a New Super Warrior!

Season 5 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/5/2017

Vegeta continues his battle with Top, while Caulifla is able to help Kale master her Legendary Super Saiyan form and enter her Legendary Super Saiyan 2 before the two double-team Goku. Goku is eventually knocked into Frieza's fight with Catopesra, with Frieza deciding to observe the fight after Goku tells him not to attack Caulifla and Kale. The three Saiyans resume their battle. After unsuccessfully attempting to use Instant Transmission as a strategy, Goku powers up to his Super Saiyan God form and easily overpowers Caulifla and Kale. As Goku prepares to eliminate Caulifla and Kale using a powerful Kamehameha to destroy the area of the stage they are on. But it revealed that Champa gave Caulifla and Kale a pair of Potara earrings provided by Sixth Universe Supreme Kai Fuwa as a last resort, using them to fuse into a single being of immense power named Kefla who proceeds to attack Goku.

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Goku Enkindled! The Awakened One's New Ultra Instinct!
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10.08
121 votes

#4 - Goku Enkindled! The Awakened One's New Ultra Instinct!

Season 5 - Episode 34 - Aired 10/8/2017

Goku rallies himself and pushes the Spirit Bomb back towards Jiren, which locks him in a stalemate. As the two struggle to overpower each other, the Spirit Bomb suddenly condenses into a small black ball, which absorbs Goku and causes him to vanish. Goku suddenly reappears and is able to go toe-to-toe with Jiren.

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Signs of a Turnabout! The Autonomous Ultra Instinct Erupts!
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10.05
148 votes

#5 - Signs of a Turnabout! The Autonomous Ultra Instinct Erupts!

Season 5 - Episode 40 - Aired 11/19/2017

After Goku enters his Autonomous Ultra Instinct in response to her power, Kefla responds by powering up to Super Saiyan 2 but is unable land a hit on Goku while his attacks are not strong enough to take her down. As Jiren awakens from his mediation and rejoins Top and Dyspo, Whis explains that Goku's consciously attacking prevents from prevents him from using Autonomous Ultra Instinct at its full potential. Vegeta realizes that Autonomous Ultra Instinct was the lesson Whis was teaching him and Goku, determined to master it as well. Goku realizes that he is running low on stamina, deciding to quickly end the fight as he uses Autonomous Ultra Instinct to dodge Kefla's barrage of energy attacks while a Kamehameha. Despite Kefla's attempt to take him after he jumped midair, Goku uses the charged up energy to slide over Kefla's attack to launch a point-blank Kamehameha that blasts her off the field.

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Zamasu's Ambition – The Storied "Project 0 Mortals" of Terror
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10.01
118 votes

#6 - Zamasu's Ambition – The Storied "Project 0 Mortals" of Terror

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/9/2016

Zamasu and Black explain how they both came to be in the future and why Zamasu is not dead. Goku, Vegeta, and Trunks struggle against the immortal duo. The Zero Mortals Plan is at last explained, and the person they blame that caused them to start all this is....Trunks?

Rematch with Goku Black! Enter Super Saiyan Rosé
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10.00
61 votes

#7 - Rematch with Goku Black! Enter Super Saiyan Rosé

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/28/2016

Future Trunks quickly pacifies the resistance fighters by explaining that Goku and Vegeta are allies, reunited with Future Mai as they reach the resistance's new refuge after Goku Black attacked them. Goku spots Future Yajirobe, who was assumed to have died during the Androids' attack but was saved by a Senzu bean Korin gave him. After beating Goku at Rock-paper-scissors, telling Future Trunks to only observe, Vegeta calls out Black and fights him in Super Saiyan Blue form. But Black's battle with Goku allowed him to fully master his powers as he transforms into a pink-haired form he dubbed Super Saiyan Rosé, overpowering Vegeta before critically wounding him with a hand stab. Goku quickly assumes Super Saiyan Blue to fight Black, Vegeta revealing their opponent has an advantage over Goku as well. Just as Black readies a Kamehameha, Zamasu suddenly intervenes and reveals himself as Black's partner while remaining him that he is supposed to kill Goku.

Final Judgement? The Ultimate Power of an Absolute God
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10.00
61 votes

#8 - Final Judgement? The Ultimate Power of an Absolute God

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/6/2016

Immensely more powerful while possessing the abilities of his components, Merged Zamasu displays his power by devastating the Earth in the process while overpowering Goku and Vegeta. Future Trunks decides to rejoin the fight, but he is also overpowered while using his Galick Gun to hold off Merged Zamasu's Holy Wrath attack. Vegeta aids Trunks with his Galick Gun and overpower Merged Zamasu's attack, though he survives unscathed. Vegeta barely saves Future Trunks from a deadly attack before knocked out as Merged Zamasu charges a second attack before Goku intervenes with his Kamehameha.

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A Transcendent Limit Break! Autonomous Ultra Instinct Mastered!
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9.93
121 votes

#9 - A Transcendent Limit Break! Autonomous Ultra Instinct Mastered!

Season 5 - Episode 53 - Aired 3/4/2018

Goku tries the same trick he used on Kefla by powering up a Kamehameha while dodging and firing it at Jiren, but Jiren is able to block the attack and fire his own blast right through to Goku. Belmod is confident that Goku's incomplete Ultra Instinct will not be enough to win. Vegeta points out that throughout the Tournament of Power all of the Saiyans have been able to surpass their limits and achieve higher levels of power. Belmod is worried. Belmod shouts at Jiren to finish off Goku immediately. Jiren is able to trap Goku on a single floating rock and fires a barrage of attacks down at him in an attempt to knock him out, but Goku begins blocking Jiren's attacks with his own punches. Goku lands a solid blow on Jiren. Goku unleashes all of his power, which manifests as a galaxy-like nebula encompassing the entire area below the tournament stage. Jiren gathers all of his power and launches a final blast down at Goku, but Goku suddenly transforms again and powers up immensely.

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Don't You Disgrace Saiyan Cells! Vegeta's Fierce Battle Commences!
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9.90
60 votes

#10 - Don't You Disgrace Saiyan Cells! Vegeta's Fierce Battle Commences!

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/23/2016

While Trunks recovers from his wounds, Mai embarks on a mission of her own to take out Goku Black. Having mastered the skills they needed, Goku and Vegeta return to the future with Bulma to finish the fight.

HOPE!! Redux: Awaken in the Present, Trunks
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9.73
86 votes

#11 - HOPE!! Redux: Awaken in the Present, Trunks

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/19/2016

Goku Black taunts Future Trunks for failing to save his loved ones, provoking the youth to assume Super Saiyan form in a losing battle. But Future Trunks distracts Black with an energy attack long enough to reach the Time Capsule and escape 17 years into the past. Meanwhile in the present timeline, Trunks is studying in class along with the Pilaf Gang, who were allowed to live in Capsule Corp. During recess, Trunks witnesses the Time Capsule arriving with Future Trunks inside. He immediately calls for his mother, who contacts Vegeta and Goku while Trunks and the Pilaf Gang are confused by the stranger having both Trunks's face and name. Bulma asks Trunks to power up in order for Goku to be able to teleport himself and Vegeta to their location, Whis and Beerus joining in to see what's going on. Vegeta asks Goku to get some Senzu beans. Goku goes to Korin's place to get some Senzu beans. Future Trunks regains consciousness, and attacks Goku upon assuming him to be Black.

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A Miraculous Conclusion! Farewell, Goku! Until the Day We Meet Again!
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9.67
92 votes

#12 - A Miraculous Conclusion! Farewell, Goku! Until the Day We Meet Again!

Season 5 - Episode 55 - Aired 3/25/2018

While Frieza takes the lead in the attack, Android 17 manages to injure Jiren with another surprise attack, who collapses from exhaustion. Frieza is about to eliminate Jiren, who accepts his impending defeat, but Top calls out to Jiren and inspires him to keep fighting despite his injuries. Jiren powers up into his limit-breaking state again and fires a massive blast at Frieza and Android 17. They form an energy barrier to shield themselves. Before Jiren can overpower them, Goku manages to get back up and rejoins the others. Goku adds his strength to the barrier, which enables them to cancel out Jiren's blast. Working together, Goku and Frieza overpower Jiren and tackle him off the tournament stage, which eliminates Goku, Frieza, and Jiren from the Tournament of Power. With all of their fighters defeated, Universe Eleven is erased. As the only fighter remaining on the tournament stage, Android 17 is declared the winner of the Tournament of Power.

First Time Exchanging Blows! Android 17 vs. Goku!!
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9.62
115 votes

#13 - First Time Exchanging Blows! Android 17 vs. Goku!!

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/16/2017

Goku travels to an isolated wildlife preserve run by Android 17, and attempts to recruit him for the Tournament of Power.

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Most Heinous! Most Evil! Frieza's Rampage!
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9.56
88 votes

#14 - Most Heinous! Most Evil! Frieza's Rampage!

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/18/2017

Frieza goes on a rampage against the assassins sent to take him out. But if he takes too long, Universe 7 is disqualified and erased from the Tournament.

Staring Down the Wall to be Overcome! Goku vs. Gohan
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9.56
145 votes

#15 - Staring Down the Wall to be Overcome! Goku vs. Gohan

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/14/2017

Gohan completes his training with Piccolo. Now he desires to test out his full potential. Gohan and Piccolo challenge Tien and Goku to a 2 vs 2 match. Gohan isn't satisfied with that and requests to fight Goku at full strength!

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Will He Strike Back? The Unseen Killing Technique!
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9.51
87 votes

#16 - Will He Strike Back? The Unseen Killing Technique!

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 12/25/2016

As it seemed Goku is beyond Piccolo's ability to heal, his heart is jump started when the energy attack he launched early in midair hits him. After telling his sons and Piccolo not to get involve, having deduced Hit's assassination technique to be an invisible energy blast, Goku leaves and calls Hit out as they resume their fight. Nearby, Champa and Vados are watching fight with the latter revealed to have served as an intermediary for Hit's client while explaining to Champa that the assassin uses the stored time from his Time Skips to create a pocket dimension which plays in his tangibility. They are later joined by Vegeta, Beerus, and Whis as Goku uses his power to damage Hit's pocket dimension with his a Kamehameha causing a double knockout. In the aftermath, Goku reveals himself as Hit's client with Whis and Vados helping set everything up so he can fight the assassin at his best. Hit takes his leave soon after, intent to fight Goku another time as the job has no deadline.

A Message From the Future - The Incursion of Goku Black!
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9.47
115 votes

#17 - A Message From the Future - The Incursion of Goku Black!

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/26/2016

Goku holds Future Trunks off long enough for Bulma to calm him down, Future Trunks is formally introduced to everyone present while being informed of the events that occurred since the Cell incident. Future Trunks reveals after he prevented the revival of the Majin Buu of his timeline, Goku Black appeared and massacred most of humanity with only him and few remaining people fighting him in a losing battle. Bulma deduces that Future Trunks came back in time to get reinforcements while fighting a journal her future self hid in the Time Capsule, Goku and Vegeta both intrigued while Beerus and Whis are astonished that humans are bold enough to mess with the affairs of time-space. Back in the alternate future, Black realizes Trunks traveled back in time as he uses his ring to open a tear in time to reaches the present as Future Trunks finished his spar with Super Saiyan 3 Goku to determine each other's power.

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Surpass Even a God! Vegeta's Sacrifice Strike!
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9.47
64 votes

#18 - Surpass Even a God! Vegeta's Sacrifice Strike!

Season 5 - Episode 50 - Aired 2/4/2018

Top easily overpowers Android 17's blast. Android 17 is able to evade him for a while by using the broken fighting stage to his advantage, but Top effortlessly withstands Android 17's attacks. Top prepares to eliminate Android 17 with a giant energy blast, but Frieza rejoins the battle and deflects Top's attack. Frieza uses his own energy attack to immobilize Top, which allows him and Android 17 to land numerous attacks, but none of them have any effect. Top is about to eliminate them both, when he is interrupted by Goku and Vegeta, who are still fighting Jiren. Frieza and Android 17 are hit by one of Jiren's attacks, which gives Top the opportunity to attack Vegeta instead. Top overwhelms Vegeta with his new power and states that he has cast aside everything else in order to become strong enough to win the Tournament of Power. However, Vegeta is inspired by his family, his promise to Cabba, and his Saiyan pride.

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A Commanding Presence! The Advent of Top the Destroyer!
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9.45
62 votes

#19 - A Commanding Presence! The Advent of Top the Destroyer!

Season 5 - Episode 49 - Aired 1/28/2018

Goku and Vegeta continue their battle with Jiren, while Android 17 manages to defeat Top with Frieza's help. But Top gets back up and powers up while exhibits the same type of energy a Destroyer possesses, Belmod revealing that Top is a candidate to succeed him as the next destroyer of the Eleventh Universe. Top unleashes his new power, which damages the fighting stage and breaks a large portion of it. Android 17 and Frieza attack Top repeatedly, but are outmatched while managing to keep themselves from being eliminated, though Top knocks out Frieza before engaging in another beam clash with Android 17.

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The Evil Emperor Returns! A Reception from Mysterious Assassins?
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9.40
114 votes

#20 - The Evil Emperor Returns! A Reception from Mysterious Assassins?

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 6/11/2017

Frieza is resurrected. However, a group of assassins come for him and Goku.

The Approaching Wall! A Hopeful Final Barrier!
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9.40
60 votes

#21 - The Approaching Wall! A Hopeful Final Barrier!

Season 5 - Episode 51 - Aired 2/11/2018

Jiren powers up to his maximum. Goku, Vegeta, and Android 17 all attack him simultaneously, but he easily overpowers them. However, Android 17 manages to land a sneak attack and hurts Jiren. Jiren defeats Goku and Vegeta, while Frieza rejoins the fight and tries to kill Jiren in his golden form. However, Frieza is easily defeated as well and knocked out once again. Android 17 asks Jiren what his wish on the Super Dragon Balls would be. Belmod explains that Jiren's endless pursuit of strength was inspired when his parents, most of his comrades, and mentor were killed by a powerful villain. However, his abandonment by his surviving friends turned Jiren into a loner who distrusted friendship. Jiren now focuses solely on increasing his own strength. This allows Android 17 to figure out Jiren's wish, which is to resurrect his former master. Android 17 admires Jiren's human qualities, but he accuses Jiren of using the rest of his universe's team for his own ends.

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SOS from the Future: A Dark New Enemy Appears!
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9.38
171 votes

#22 - SOS from the Future: A Dark New Enemy Appears!

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/12/2016

In the timeline of Future Trunks, a new enemy appears that requires him to return to the past and get help from the Z-Fighters.

Directors: King Ryu
A Decision at Last! Is the Winner Beerus? Or is it Champa?
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9.36
143 votes

#23 - A Decision at Last! Is the Winner Beerus? Or is it Champa?

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/24/2016

Goku and Hit reach a stalemate as they resolve not to fight for the Destroyers' whims, Goku requesting that for the rules to be waived so Hit can freely use his assassination techniques. Champa and Beerus argue over this decision before Goku jumps out of the ring in response to Beerus's refusal to remove the rules, revealing that he was at his limit of using Kaiō-ken. Shortly afterwards, a frightened Monaka faces Hit, who takes a dive to repay Goku for enabling him to surpass his limits the Universe Seven team declared the winners. Just as the festivities are about to conclude while Champa gives his team death threats, Grand Zenō, a mysterious "King of Universes", appears in the ring.

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The Mightiest Enemy Zeroes in on Goku! Launch the Knockout Spirit Bomb Now!
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9.27
88 votes

#24 - The Mightiest Enemy Zeroes in on Goku! Launch the Knockout Spirit Bomb Now!

Season 5 - Episode 33 - Aired 10/8/2017

With the tournament more than halfway over the gods of Universe 11 order Jiren to squash Son Goku. Goku happily braces himself to fight Jiren, Universe 11's strongest warrior. However, as Jiren unleashes his ki, it overwhelms all the contestants. Goku counters by becoming Super Saiyan Blue and raising Kaio-ken to the maximum.

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With His Pride on the Line! Vegeta's Challenge to Be the Strongest!
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9.27
60 votes

#25 - With His Pride on the Line! Vegeta's Challenge to Be the Strongest!

Season 5 - Episode 46 - Aired 1/7/2018

With only two universes remaining, the Grand Minister compresses the bleachers so that the remaining spectators can be close together. The final warriors begin their battle with Gohan and Android 17 against Top while Frieza battles Dyspo. Goku and Vegeta battle Jiren, whose overwhelms the former with his punching barrage while Vegeta is able to dodge from analyzing Jiren's fighting pattern. He lands a solid blow to Jiren's midsection, but Jiren counters with a powerful blast that nearly knocks Vegeta off the tournament stage. Meanwhile, Frieza blocks one of Dyspo's attacks with his tail, but Dyspo uses it as leverage to injure him. Jiren disparages Vegeta for his self-righteousness, but Vegeta declares that his pride is the source of his strength. Vegeta powers up a Final Flash and goads Jiren into taking it head-on. But the attack fails to damage Jiren, who acknowledge Vegeta's strength before incapacitates him with an energy blast.

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