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Universe 11 (第11宇宙, Dai jūichi Uchū) / The Justice Universe (正義の宇宙, Sēgi no Uchū)

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The eleventh Universe is also known as the Universe of Justice, with the heroic God of Destruction Vermoud, and home of the Pride Troopers, a superhero team that fights for justice across all the universe. They form a twin Universe with Universe 2.

They ranked 5th among the universes with the highest mortal level, being the top dog of the Tournament of Power. The symbol of Universe 11 is the face of Vermoud upside down.


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Deities

    Belmod/Vermoud 

Belmond / Vermoud (ベルモッド, Berumuddo)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Masami Kikuchi
Voiced by (English): Markus Lloyd
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Alfonso Obregón Inclán

"It's a shame for the rest of you, but it doesn't really matter to me since no one else can match the 11th [Universe]'s team. Not when we have the Pride Troopers!"

The God of Destruction of the eleventh universe. Does not abide by evil. The valiant efforts of the Pride Troopers send his heart aflutter.

He was designed by both Toriyama and Toyotaro.


  • The Ace: Explicitly one of the best Gods of Destruction, and the best among the 8 competing universes; his universe is thriving and prosperous due to his competence and cordial relationship with its mortal heroes. It's also heavily implied he's the strongest of the Gods of Destruction, or at least above-average:
    • In the manga's exhibition match, he knocks out Sidra with one kick (though he was off guard) and tanks Liquiir's tail blaster with zero damage (shocking the others, who seemed intimidated by the attack).
    • Also in the manga's exhibition match, he temporarily takes on all the other gods together (in a much more impressive manner than Beerus) with his energy sphere attack and Beam Spam.
    • By the end of the exhibition, Vermoud is not hurt at all (partly due to toughness, partly due to his cunning in playing opossum) while all the other competitors are knocked out or can barely stand. When the match concludes, he's the only one who doesn't need to be healed, despite Liquiir targeting Vermoud to his own detriment. It's heavily implied he would have won the whole thing if Zeno hadn't called the it off, because the only two others still standing (Beerus and Quitela) were heavily injured, preparing to finish each other off, and were unable to escape his energy spheres even when they were fresh and he had to divide his attention against several other foes.
    • In the anime, Whis says that "somewhere lives a mortal who even a God of Destruction can't defeat; that God happens to be stronger than Beerus." As said mortal is later revealed to be Jiren, that implies the God was Vermoud.note 
  • Can't Live Without You: His life is tied with the Supreme Kai of his universes. If Cae dies, so does he.
  • Combat Pragmatist: In the manga version of the Exhibition Match, which pits all the Gods of Destruction against each other, he has no problem teaming up with the other gods against Beerus, which was probably a good idea considering Beerus actually took out a few of them before he went down, only to attack Sidra the moment he dropped his guard. He also fakes his unconsciousness and attempts a sneak attack on whoever wins during the Beerus and Quitela bout but the Grand Priest interrupts the match before he could do so.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: According to the characters notes, he is a God of Destruction that destroys evil. This is quite ironic, considering his appearance of a Monster Clown. At the same time, is downplayed, since at least according to the manga, he is still prone to accept tribute from the people of a planet he was going to erase anyway.
  • Destroyer Deity: Jeez, a clown who is also responsible for the destruction of planets? That's the stuff of grim nightmares. He will destroy us all!
  • Edible Theme Naming: Is named after Vermouth, after a specific type of "fortified wine".
  • Everyone Has Standards: His reaction to Android 17's well-meaning, but ultimately useless wish is a Big "WHAT?!" Considering he knows what happened to Jiren, he probably believes the wish rightfully belongs to the Pride Trooper.
  • Foil: To Jerez, the Goddess of Destruction from Universe 2 (and their twin universe). Both are rather competent Gods of Destruction for lower-leveled universes, yet are quite egotistical, both having servants who remind them who's in charge (in the manga at least). Jerez rules based on beauty and destroy anything ugly, while Vermoud rules based on justice and destroys anything evil. Both were also designed by Toriyama and Toyotaro.
  • God Is Good: Likes the Pride Troopers for their heroism and actively destroys evil.
  • Good Is Not Nice: However, he is openly malicious and loves to prove his superiority, and is not above abusing his power or playing dirty, as his manga counterpart can tell. He also encourages Jiren to "destroy" Goku, and when the tournament is down to just universes 7 and 11, he taunts Beerus by sticking his tongue out at him.
  • Good Cannot Comprehend Evil: Implied to be the reason why his universe isn't spared from the tournament like the highest four universes because Vermoud and Cae are too focused on justice and are probably more focused on hunting down evil than on cultivating worlds.
  • Human Aliens: He looks like an earthling clown.
  • Kick the Dog: In chapter 28 of the manga, he destroys a woman after she threatens Marcarita for barging in and interrupting her, Vermoud, and two other women. Vermoud than reveals that he was planning to destroy their planet later. Nothing indicates that they or their race are evil.
  • Lean and Mean: A slender looking Clown who is also a destroyer of worlds. While he mostly destroys evil, he does have a pretty big Kick the Dog moment.
  • The Man Behind the Man: It's shown in episodes 109 and 110 that Vermoud has been directing the Pride Troopers actions through Jiren from the sidelines.
  • Monster Clown: His design gives Pennywise vibes, and considering he is a God of Destruction he's not a very nice guy... to the evil ones, at least.
  • Mood-Swinger: Spends the entirety of the Universe Survival arc vacillating between smug and assured of his victory, then crapping his pants the moment anything goes wrong for his team.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Vermoud is a pretty cocky deity, who likes to trash around other people... but once it was the time to tell Jiren's backstory, he was visibly saddened and held complete respect to him while narrating about it.
    • His behavior around Jiren, in general, is this. He's very fond of Jiren and considers him a friend, even doing a bit of Character Shilling and talking about how he was drawn to Jiren's side by his incredible power. Too bad Jiren doesn't seem to give a shit about him.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: As a God of Destruction, this is obviously a given.
  • Pet the Dog:
    • As he explains Jiren's Dark and Troubled Past in Episode 127, he's noticeable sober and even a little saddened as he talks, which stands in stark contrast to the smug attitude he's maintained over most of the Tournament of Power.
    • When it seems that their loss was assured, Vermoud says, albeit sorrowfully, that Jiren did well. When they do lose, Vermoud stands by Jiren's side, along with everyone else that Jiren had basically condemned because he, too, considers Jiren a friend. Bare in mind, this is the very same Vermoud who scoffed at Top for losing.
  • Playing Possum: In the manga, unlike other Gods of Destruction who were clearly wounded and unconscious during their Battle Royale, Vermoud isn't really knocked out but he pretends to be attempting to catch either Beerus or Quitela off-guard. Too bad the Grand Priest stops the match before he could go through with it.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: In contrast with both the lazy Beerus and the good but inept Shin, both Vermoud and Cae are this. Not only are their universe's heroes trusted enough to have knowledge of who Zeno is, but they also have the closest guidance of both the Supreme Kai and the God of Destruction, allowing Universe Eleven to be considered the most prosperous out of the universes who are in the Tournament of Power. In other words, they're the best of the worst. Vermoud is also shown to be on good terms with his angel attendant, Marcarita, as seen when he destroys a woman for threatening her, while Beerus and Champa have Servile Snarkers for angel attendants.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": The Toei subs and Viz translations refer to him as "Belmod". The Funimation dub refers to him as "Vermoud".
  • Smug Super: Vermoud is absolutely self-assured of his Universe's incontestable victory in the Tournament of Power. As he should be, because he holds two ultimate trump cards: the one mortal in the multiverse beyond a God of Destruction, alongside a mortal who is a candidate to be a God of Destruction, and can himself turn into one to use their powers.
  • Straight for the Commander: Vermoud knows that Goku is the most powerful person in the tournament, outside of Jiren. He orders Jiren to take Goku out, knowing that everybody else will lose faith if Jiren's successful.
  • Super Hero God: He commands the Pride Troopers.
  • This Cannot Be!: He has the utmost confidence in the power of the Pride Troopers, so witnessing Goku, Android 17, Android 18, Caulifla and Kale demolish five members of them in short order in episode 101 leaves him in complete disbelief. He quickly gets over it when he reminds himself that Jiren is still in the game, citing "quality over quantity". He absolutely panics when Goku pulls out a powerup that lets him match Jiren. At that point Vermoud appears on the verge of tearing his own hair out. When Vegeta faces off against Top and starts winning despite Top having unleashed his potential as a God of Destruction, Belmond starts screaming at Top to stop holding back the Power of Destruction and use it to do everything short of killing Vegeta in order to win. Likewise when Goku activates Ultra Instinct for the third time and actually starts mastering it. Once Goku manages to push back Jiren's energy barrage, Vermoud is flabbergasted that it was countered. Afterwhich, Vermoud is practically sweating bullets and yelling at Jiren to end it already.
  • Token Good Teammate: In the anime, he is quite the reasonable figure for a God of Destruction: he's a supporter of the Pride Troopers and actively targets and destroys evil. This also makes him one of the few Gods of Destruction of the lowest ranked universes who is actually dedicated to his job, which does include destroying evil. That being said, his overall attitude is far from this, as he is quite the dirty fighter in both manga and anime, and loves trash-talking.
  • Underestimating Badassery: Vermoud mentions that defeating Goku would destroy the morale of the other fighters and turn everyone else into easy pickings. However, as Goku is seemingly vaporized by his own Spirit Bomb, all of the major players from each Universe except 4 and, at the moment, 6, decided to surround Jiren, acting like they were going to jump onto him all at once. And then Hit emerges after Goku's form expires.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: In the manga, after Sidra saves him and several other Gods of Destruction from Beerus's attack, he quickly kicks him out of the ring, saying that Sidra was too wide open for Vermoud to resist.
  • Worthy Opponent: Vermoud singles out Goku as the individual that Jiren must defeat because doing so would destroy the morale of the other universes' fighters.
  • You Have Failed Me: He scoffs in disappointment when Top is eliminated by Vegeta despite going all-out.

    Marcarita 

Marcarita (マルカリータ, Marukarīta)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Ai Sasaki
Voiced by (English): Jamie Marchi
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Analiz Sánchez

Universe 11's guide. Always gives candid advice to Cae and Vermoud, who are insufficiently strict. An angel with an individual speaking style.


  • Ascended Extra: She became one of the first playable characters from the Universal Survival arc in Dragon Ball Heroes, despite having no onscreen fighting scenes in either the anime or manga.
  • All-Powerful Bystander: All the angels are this, with their only purpose being guiding and training the God of Destruction. That said, she seemed to enjoy the battle between Buu and Basil with some dashing glee along Vermoud.
  • Ambiguously Evil: She's often seen smiling with crossed eyebrows like evil characters are typically portrayed. She also seems to enjoy the battles a bit too much.
  • Can't Live Without You: She will cease to function if Vermoud is killed.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Named after the alcoholic drink, margarita.
  • Forehead of Doom: Has a pretty big forehead, which many viewers believed was an Off-Model at first.
  • Girlish Pigtails: To the point fans have compared her to Harley Quinn due to the look, and the fact she works with a Monster Clown. It's unknown if the similarity is intentional.
  • Mega Twintails: Her pigtails are enormous.
  • Only Sane Man: While Vermoud and Cae are absolutely certain that no one can challenge Jiren, Marcarita advises that they can't be too cautious. Unsurprisingly, she's the only one in Universe 11 not freaking out when Goku attains Ultra Instinct and starts challenging Jiren on equal footing.
  • Pet the Dog: She gives Top an honest compliment for fighting so well, even though his actual performance in the tournament was less than stellar.
  • Psychotic Smirk: This is her default expression, like evil characters tend to do. All evidence so far suggests she is not evil, however; just amoral.
  • Verbal Tic: She has an individual speaking style, though one that differs based on the version.
    • In the English sub, her lines are phrased as questions despite being statements (ie ending them with "Yes?"). The Latin American Spanish dub adapts it with "¿Vale?", a rough translation of "Ok?", especially since that dub already gave a "Yes?" tic to Zeno.
    • In the English dub, she tends to add "noble sirs" to the beginning and end of her statements. In either version, Whis calls her out on said speaking style.

    Cae 

Cae (カ&#12452)

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Voiced by: Taishi Murata (Japanese), Aaron Roberts (English), Brandon Santini (Latin American Spanish)

"I had hoped to find a way that all eight universes could get through this. But only one universe shall survive. It paints me to say it, but it's clear my Universe 11 will be the one to survive because the strongest warriors are in this universe."

The Supreme Kai of Universe 11. A gentle Supreme Kai that values justice.


  • Can't Live Without You: His life is tied to his universe God of Destruction. If Vermoud dies, so does Cae.
  • God Is Good: He fully supports the Pride Troopers who fight to destroy evil in the universe. He even tries to give the other doomed universes a chance to survive by getting Zeno to change his mind about the Tournament of Power since he's certain his universe will come out on top.
  • Good Cannot Comprehend Evil: Implied to be the reason why his universe isn't spared from the tournament like the highest four universes, because Vermoud and Cae are too focused on justice and are probably more focused on hunting down evil than on cultivating worlds.
  • His Name Really Is "Barkeep": He's a Kai named or pronounced as "Khai".
  • Hypocrite: He gets mad at Universe 7 for using "cheap tricks" to gain an advantage against Dyspo. Never mind the fact that nearly all the fighters in the tournament have "tricks" that they used as a strategy to gain advantages, the Pride Troopers have done almost the exact same "cheap tricks" against other fighters, such as when Tupper held down Goku, and Kunshee teaming up with Dyspo to fight Hit. In fact, Cocotte, one of the Pride Troopers, used a similar strategy against Kale, trapping her to stop her from helping Caulifla.
  • Meaningful Name: An obvious one, a Supreme Kai named Khai. Considering Universe 7 Supreme Kai is named Shin, this isn't surprising. Funimation's "Cae" translation refers to the Latin word "Caelum", which means "heaven" or "sky", fitting the naming scheme of the Supereme Kais.
  • Nerves of Steel: There are two words to describe Cae: calm and collected. During the Tournament of Power, it doesn't matter what happens to his universe fighters, he will remain calm and collected compared with Vermoud who will show visible panic. Is not until Goku awakens the Ultra Instinct where he is visibly worried.
  • Nice Guy: Characters profiles indicate he is a gentle Supreme Kai with a strong sense of justice who values life. He tries to talk the other Kais into banding together and asking Zeno to retract his decision, thinking they'd have better luck as a group. When they refuse, he's fairly confident that his universe is going to win and wanted to give them a chance. That said, he does have a slight mean streak to him, best seen when he snubs Shin's attempts to play nice when the people sat on the benches are grouped together as the final showdown between their universes begins. Even though one of them is about to be erased in minutes, Cae still can't be bothered to show some grace.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": He is either Khai, Kai or Cae depending on the source.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: In contrast with both the lazy Beerus and the good but inept Shin, both Vermoud and Cae are this. Not only are their universe's heroes trusted enough to have knowledge of who Zeno is, the guidance of both the Supreme Kai and the God of Destruction made Universe Eleven the most prosperous out of the universes who are in the Tournament of Power. In other words, they're the best of the worst.
  • Shadow Archetype: To Shin. Out of all the Supreme Kai, Cae is the most similar in appearance to Universe 7 Supreme Kai, and they are polar opposites, as Cae's relationship with Vermoud is a contrast with that of Beerus and Shin, showing what they would be like if they worked more together (With a more prosperous universe instead of being the second worst), and Cae being a subtle Smug Super is not that different from how Shin appeared to be when he was introduced as seemingly a villain way back in the Majin Buu Saga before he was revealed to be on the side of the heroes and a Nice Guy.
  • Smug Super: Non-Action Guy example. He is pretty sure of himself alongside Vermoud when it comes to them winning The Tournament of Power thanks to Jiren, and is always calm and collected while being subtly smug about it. Beerus and Shin are openly annoyed by him. Even Android 18 calls him smug to his face when he mockingly compliments Vegeta, after Jiren calls Vegeta a warrior.
    Android 18: Arrogant snob!
  • Sore Loser: When Gohan and Frieza gain the upper hand against Dyspo by using strategy against him, Cae curses at Universe 7 for using "cheap tricks."

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The Pride Troopers

    General tropes 

The Pride Troopers (プライドトルーパーズ, Puraido Torūpāsu)

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Not Shown: Top and Jiren

"The light that keeps the peace in the universe! We are the magnificent Pride Troopers!"

Universe 11 is the home of the Pride Troopers, a superhero team from across all the Universe that participates in the Tournament of Power.


  • Adaptational Badass: In the manga, they're the last universe to get a fighter taken out, as Kefla rips through their numbers, and keep in mind this is after all of the previous universes have been taken out as well. Oh, and they actually withstand Berserker Kale, with Tupper as the fighter who almost knocks Kale out, a monster who decimated four universes beforehand.
  • Badass Crew: They are a superhero team which had among its members a potential God of Destruction and his sworn friend who is more powerful than him. The team is so badass, that they are the only people that were chosen to represent Universe 11. Instead of scouring the universe for participants, they just brought this team and no one else. However....see Crippling Overspecialization and Epic Fail.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: In their downtime (as in when they aren't taking down planet threatening monsters and criminals), all members are seen wearing nice three-piece suits.
  • Beam-O-War: Kahseral, Kettol, Cocotte, and Zoiray use a Combined Energy Attack against Kale and Caulifla, who respond in kind. Despite having the advantage initially, Kale and Caulifla double down and manage to overwhelm them, sending all but Cocotte out of the ring.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: Toppo and Dyspo, especially in the manga where they're more often seen together. Toppo is a seven-foot tall broadly built Mighty Glacier; Dyspo is a skinny average-height Fragile Speedster (compared to Toppo anyway; to just about anyone else he's a Lightning Bruiser). They're the two most powerful members, excluding Jiren.
  • Cessation of Existence: Like every other universe before them, Universe 11 gets erased after Jiren gets defeated by both Goku, Frieza, and Android 17. However, this is only brief episode-wise, as Android 17 uses a selfless wish to bring the universe back.
  • Combat Pragmatist: While they are a group of heroes that fight for justice, they are not above using pragmatic moves, such as using numerical superiority to overwhelm foes and attack those that are already weakened.
  • Combination Attack: As a well-coordinated team, they know how to use their attacks in unison to take down opponents.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: The Pride Troopers, unlike Frieza, Cell, Buu, Beerus and Goku Black/Zamasu, are Hero Antagonists who protect their universe from evil doers (more explicitly so in the manga), and they're only fighting to ensure Universe 11's survival, as opposed to sadism like many other antagonists from the series.
  • Cool Starship: A Giant Whale Space Jet!
  • Crippling Overspecialization: Everyone but Top and Jiren is basically a gimmick fighter with a specific strength. Once you pass through said gimmicks, they are easy to overpower and defeat. Even Dyspo is easy to counter once you get used to his speed. Note that this only applies if you're strong enough to overpower them in the first place, as even ignoring their gimmicks, they are rather strong; just, with the exception of the Power Trio, not very much compared to the various physical gods from some of the other universes.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: In possibly a subversion from standard archetypes, and combined with Face of a Thug, the Pride Troopers top members (With the possible exception of Vuon) look like villains, the one you expect to be the antagonists of a Sentai series (With Zoiray looking like a small devil, Kahseral being a red-beret cyborg, and Cocotte looking like some sort of witch), or have an intimidating design to them (Jiren, with his intimidating eyes which always get focus). Dyspo himself shows a nasty side to his personality when fighting Hit and Frieza. Their black and red uniform likewise is expected from villains or antiheroes. Despite this, they are all superheroes for their universe who are trying to survive.
  • Deconstructed Trope:
    • Of the Super Team and Sentai tropes respectively, in the anime. While at first glance the Pride Troopers seem to be True Companions who fight For Great Justice and the paragons of heroism, the truth is a bit darker, tying in with Beerus's sentiment about Zamasu that those who incessantly preach justice are rarely just themselves. It is true that they protect people and help others, but their primary concern is punishing evil-doers and some of them (like Toppo) take this to fanatical levels. Moreover, while most truly heroic teams stick together and help one another, the strongest members of the Pride Troopers generally do not engage the other universes' fighters alongside their teammates for most of the tournament, preferring to bide their strength from the rocky rises while sending the weaker members into battle first.
    • The Pride Troopers do have some camaraderie and synergy, as seen with many of their combination attacks, but their potential is limited by their strict internal hierarchy. Lastly, a real team of heroes holds onto their ideals until the end. However, Toppo and Jiren in particular are quick to throw away their ideals when the going gets rough, making them both broken pedestals for the subordinate members who genuinely believed in their heroic ideals.
    • Averted in the manga where they stick closely together (except for Jiren) and are straight-up heroic. Even Jiren ends up a far more heroic character in this version due to lack of Adaptational Villainy moments like attempting to kill the audience.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Their strategy for the tournament is very simple; keep their two strongest warriors, Top and Jiren, out of as many battles as possible, so that if the team loses several members, they can at least last to the end with their full power available to swiftly take out anyone remaining. Unfortunately doing so allows more then half of their team to be knocked out before the half way mark, and their three strongest warriors end up allowing their biggest threat, Universe 7, to get stronger as a result of waiting till the end to fight them.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Of the five that are sent out at Goku, Kale, and Caulifla, they somehow pull this off after Tupper gets taken out. The four remaining end up focusing their attention on Caulifla and Kale (who were at a disadvantage at the time) to take two members out in retaliation. It didn't end well for them due to Kale powering up to a controlled form.
  • Epic Fail: As of episode 129, they have exactly 4 eliminations. One came from Gohan basically sacrificing himself to take out Dyspo, making it even debatable to qualify, and the others from Jiren taking out Maji Kayo, Hit and Vegeta. For a team built up to be as menacing as they are, this is pretty terrible. Especially when it turns out Android 17 didn't die, meaning the only member to knock anyone out, Jiren, only knocked out three people, which is on par with Krillin and Tien for eliminations.
  • Final Boss: Even though almost all of the Pride Troopers get offed relatively early in the tournament, with 6 of them getting taken out (and the later one getting taken out 3 episodes later) before Universe 2's Maiden Squadron is even introduced, the remaining three Pride Troopers serve as the Final Boss of the Tournament of Power for Universe 7.
  • Foil:
    • In-Universe a male-heavy Sentai team to the Magical Girl Maiden Squadron of their sister Universe 2.
    • To the Z-Warriors. Both are Super Teams who defend their universes against threats, but while the Z-Warriors are a Rag Tag Bunch Of Misfits who banded together over time in the face of threats and are very sloppy and undisciplined, the Pride Troopers are an official team with strict coordination and are True Companions.
    • To Frost from Universe 6. Everything Top proclaims of doing in the name of justice is quite similar to what Frost claimed doing as a benign emperor. However, while Frost was revealed to be a huge fraud who was starting wars on planets to sell them for a better profit, the Pride Troopers are revealed to be completely honest on their heroic boasts. This time, Goku is facing a true Hero Antagonist.
    • Both the Pride Troopers and Goku Black have something in common: fighting for justice. However, while Black was a narcissist whose "God's justice" was to serve his selfish vision of the world to the point of genocide, the Pride Troopers are superheroes that wish to stop evil, only fighting for their universe survival and are opposing Goku due to his Blood Knight tendencies. Likewise, they are the first true Hero Antagonists in a franchise known for having irredeemable villains or neutral tournament fighters — unlike Black, who merely saw himself as a Hero Antagonist but was categorically one of the worst of all the irredeemable villains.
  • Good Counterpart: To the Ginyu Force, being a team of fighters inspired by Sentai, except they fight for good and justice rather than working for an evil tyrant. Cocotte even does Jeice pose in a group shot.
  • Gratuitous English: They employ English words for hype in the original Japanese dub. Top employs "Justice" as his catchphrase, Tupper does a hamtastic "YES!" along Zoiray.
  • Hero Antagonist: They are not bad guys, they just believe Goku to be evil due to giving Zeno the idea for the Tournament of Power, which will destroy the loser universes. It doesn't help that Goku, being the Blood Knight that he is, doesn't seem to care about the whole deal, but more about who he can fight against. It gets worse after 7 of their members get taken out, in which Top proclaims to leave "justice aside" for the time being, as is either survival or erasure.
    Top: For placing countless planets and civilizations in peril, I will now make you suffer. The hand of justice has picked a target for elimination, Goku—and that target is you!
  • Humiliation Conga: Over the course of three episodes they're knocked down to three members, five of which happened in the same episode. It's so bad that Top has to declare that fighting for justice is no longer enough.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: After Goku sees Jiren take out :Kale very easily, he is very eager to fight Jiren. Top instead sends five Pride Trooper members against Goku, with Casserale leading the division. Goku, Caulifla, Kale, Android 17, and Android 18 take them on. After they manage to defeat the division, the Grand Priest even says that the tournament's getting serious now that most of the weaker members have been eliminated.
    • In the manga, they're far more formidable, focusing on ganging up on members. This would have defeated Kale as well if Cabba didn't give her a Potara.
  • Red Is Heroic: The Pride Troopers uniform is a red and black colored spandex. Likewise, their members seem to also have a red aura.
  • Sentai: The Pride Troopers are like a Good Counterpart to the Ginyu Force, being a team of superheroes inspired by Sentai series. In episode 101, they even have a role call with colored smoke erupting behind them. In the manga, they're more serious, and the "Sentai" antics are given to Universe 3 instead.
  • Smug Super: All of them are confident that they will win the tournament because they are fighting for "justice" and have Jiren on their side. While they are all tough in their own right most of them have been eliminated very quickly, with only Dispo, Top and Jiren remaining before the tournament is even half over. Also, Jiren is the only member who has actually managed to eliminate other fighters, meaning he has more or less been carrying them for the whole tournament.
  • Spandex, Latex, or Leather: Fittingly for a superhero team, the Pride Troopers wear a black and red spandex uniform.
  • Superheroes in Space: The Pride Troopers are superheroes with members from the entire Universe fighting against evil.
  • Super Team: Even in the context of this series, they are a literal team of superheroes.
  • Theme Naming: The Pride Troopers are named after kitchen tools.
  • We Are "Team Cannon Fodder": All of them except for Jiren, Toppo, and Dispo. The seven others in the tournament are supposed to be their strongest members yet as a group can barely match Super Saiyan 1 Goku (in the manga) who is about six arcs So Last Season. Top and Dispo play on the lower end of the God of Destruction tier... while Jiren far exceeds it.

    Top / Toppo 

Top (トッポ, Toppo)

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Click here to see him as a God of Destruction 
Voiced by (Japanese): Kenji Nomura
Voiced by (English): Ray Hurd
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Santos Alberto

"I love my people! I love my land, and my planet! I love my universe! Leader of the Pride Troopers, I am Top the Bold! Whether they're small... or medium sized... or extra jumbo! My fist of iron justice... will smash evildoers in any size they come!"

The leader of the Superhero team the Pride Troopers, Top and his team are the fighters on the Tournament of Power from the eleventh universe. Top serves both as the bodyguard of the Supreme Kai of Universe 11, but also as a candidate for the next God of Destruction.


  • Above Good and Evil: Almost proudly proclaims himself to have transcended justice when he muses on his ascent to God of Destruction.
  • The Ace: It's easy to forget due to being the second strongest Universe 11 mortal behind Jiren, but Top is absolutely no slouch himself. Top was introduced as being roughly on-par with Goku and Vegeta in strength, capable of overwhelming both Gohan and Android 17 when he was fighting at a 2-on-1 disadvantage and is a God of Destruction candidate. And then in episode 125 Top becomes a God of Destruction, where he wrecks Golden Frieza and 17.
  • Accidental Hero: When Frieza is close to taking Jiren out, Top takes it upon himself and motivates Jiren to keep on going and gives him one final bout which leads to a final battle among Universe 7's remaining three warriors and Jiren. This series of events leads to Jiren, Frieza, and Goku getting taken out, which leads to Android 17 being the last one standing, who uses his wish to revive the fallen universes. If Top didn't motivate Jiren from the stands, Frieza would have won, which would have led him to wishing himself to overthrow the gods, which would have had the multiverse eliminated.
  • Acrofatic: Despite being top-heavy and having a noticeable gut, he moves with surprising speed, enough to keep up with Super Saiyan Blue Goku. He loses the gut when he ascends to a God of Destruction.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: In the anime, despite being a superhero, Top seems to suffer from a case of Black and White Insanity given the fact that he immediately declares Goku to be evil for setting up the Tournament of Power despite the fact that he actually gave the universe a chance to live and Zeno was going to destroy the universes anyway prior to Goku's intervention. Also judging from the dialogue before his battle with Goku and how he dealt with the monster when saving Dispo, he seemed to be fully willing to murder any sort of criminals whether it be minor or major giving him strong implications of being a Knight Templar. In the manga, Top seem to be friendlier with Goku and never blames the latter for it even when learning that his universe would be wiped out for losing the tournament. He also adheres to the Thou Shall Not Kill policy where he refrains from killing the invading monster to the point that he stopped Dyspo from intervening as he is afraid he would kill it.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: A minor one. In the anime, Top sees Goku as responsible for the Tournament of Power and calls him evil because of this, even though he knows Zeno was going to destroy the eight lowest ranked universes prior to Goku giving the idea for a tournament. In the manga, however, Top doesn't treat Goku as being responsible for it, instead understanding that Goku gave one of the universes a fighting chance, and comes across slightly nicer person in the manga compared to the anime (the worst he does is call Goku a strange person for his desire of the tournament). And he doesn't preach the word "justice" or perform ridiculous over dramatic poses before the conflict.
  • Adaptational Wimp: His relative position in the power hierarchy remains roughly the same in the manga and anime (fights on par with full power Goku at the exhibition, gains an advantage against full power Vegeta in the tournament, loses to Vegeta's new power-up) but he doesn't get to show off as much in the manga. While the anime gave him a big transformation sequence and had him deliver a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown on Golden Frieza and 17 (who by the manga's power scale he would also be comfortably above), the manga version engaged CSSB Vegeta for the whole tournament (tied with Goku for the strongest U7 team member) and basically stalemated him, which isn't as visually impressive. A tangible example of a genuine difference in power is that anime Toppo was an enormously challenging fight for SSBE Vegeta, who used up all his power to win; manga Toppo on the other hand got one-shotted by SSBE Vegeta. The severely weakened Toppo is then casually picked off by Frieza. The manga also has him fighting normally after accessing his God of Destruction ki while the anime gives him new abilities with that energy activated, most noticeably his Hakai and barrier.
  • All Crimes Are Equal: Openly admits in the anime that he punishes all evil "Big, small, or average" and proudly announces "Death to all evil!" during his fight with Goku.
  • All for Nothing: He first gets his teammates eliminated and then tosses away his principles to become a God Of Destruction, with implications that the decision is irreversible. The result? Vegeta defeats Top and does so without throwing away his ideals or his life, with Top losing Jiren's respect in the process. In short, he did what Vegeta did during the Buu saga before his character development and it ended up failing as well.
  • Amazing Technicolor Battlefield: Thought the Grand Priest changing the sky from dark to green was something? Well, Top as a God of Destruction changed the green sky to a dark blue/purple sky by unleashing a Sphere of Destruction and destroyed a good portion of the arena as well. And Zeno was perfectly fine with it too.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Played with. He's much stronger than most of the Pride Troopers and considered a potential God of Destruction, but his subordinate Jiren is explicitly stronger than him.
  • Authority in Name Only: While it's explicitly stated that Top is the leader of the Pride Troopers, it's made fairly evident that Jiren's the one calling the shots. Maji-Kayo even calls Jiren the leader, if not out of a misunderstanding, and Vegeta calls Top "second fiddle".
  • Badass Baritone: Ray Hurd's take on the character in English deepens down Top's voice from his original superhero-esque take in the original Japanese by Kenji Nomura.
  • Badass Crew: Leads the Pride Troopers, a group of superheroes in his universe. He himself is so strong he's being scouted as a potential God of Destruction.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Is seen relaxing in a very prim and proper suit in his downtime.
  • Badass Moustache: The owner of a really impressive white moustache. As for the badass part, he's being trained as a replacement God of Destruction for Vermoud.
  • Battle Aura: In his God of Destruction form, he surrounds himself with destruction energy which renders him invulnerable to ki attacks.
  • Bear Hug: His finishing move, Justice Rear Naked Choke, is to squeeze his opponent until their bones break.
  • Being Personal Isn't Professional: In the anime. When Goku comes up to him just before the tournament hoping for a rematch, Top insists that the Pride Troopers came to defend their universe and their previous brawl doesn't factor into it. When Goku points out they'll be fighting anyway, he just says they'll deal with that when the time comes.
  • Berserk Button: Damaging his uniform really pisses him off, as it's a symbol of justice. This makes episode 125 all the more surpirsing (and symbolic) when his uniform is ruined by Golden Frieza and Top no longer really cares... having chosen survival over justice and begins unleashing his power as a candidate for the God of Destruction.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Does Ginyu Force-esque poses, emphasizes all of his words, and is rather hammy about preaching justice but is the second strongest mortal in his universe, able to fight Super Saiyan Blue Kaioken Goku and held his own until the Grand Priest cut the fight off. Even Gohan and Android 17, two of the strongest characters from Universe 7, can't fight him head on. The only one stronger than him is his sworn friend, Jiren the Gray.
  • Black and White Insanity: In the anime. His overall perception of Justice and what is evil is very skewed when you see his interactions with Goku. Even though Zeno had already planned on destroying many of the Universes, which the Grand Priest had already told them, he calls Goku evil on the grounds that Goku has to be evil since he sparked the tournament idea. If anything, he should see Goku as good since he ensured that one of the lower level universes will be spared, and he ensured that every universe has a fair chance to try and make it so that that universe is theirs.
    • Somewhat averted in the manga where he is understanding of Goku giving them this chance (only thinking him as strange for his desire for fighting).
  • Black and White Morality: He seems to have no concept of gray morality. In his eyes, you're either good or evil. As the Tournament of Power goes on, and once his team is reduced to three fighters, he abandons this viewpoint. He states there is no justice or evil, only survival or being erased from existence. This attitude ends up getting him stomped and blown off the stage by an enraged Vegeta.
  • Black Cloak: He is hidden in a dark hood in his first appearance.
  • ...But He Sounds Handsome: He refers to the Pride Troopers as "gallant and handsome" when introducing himself to Goku.
  • Calling Your Attacks: He calls his attacks by adding "justice" into their names.
    Justice On! Justice crusher! Justice Tornado! Justice Flash!
  • Catchphrase: Says "justice" more than Zamasu, both in English and it's original Japanese. He even names all of his techniques with the word "justice". Even Zeno starts repeating the words due to his excitement during the fight between Top and Goku. Hell, even after Top told his team to shut up about justice and to change their attitude, he's still yelling "Justice" out every second, as seen when he's having the upper hand against Cabba. Once he becomes a God of Destruction however, he abandons shouting justice, proclaiming he is above justice and evil.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He uses joint locks to dislocate limbs and make it harder for his opponents to fight. He only fights Goku head on when it becomes clear he can't beat Goku that way. When Android 17 attempts to trap him in an energy barrier so Gohan can blast them both out, Top punches 17 hard enough to remove the barrier, and then uses him as a shield to force Gohan to stop the attack. In the manga version of his fight with Goku, he rings him out of the arena by kicking him below the belt, which in this iteration earns him victory since ring-outs count as a loss.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Delivers an absolutely brutal one towards Frieza after he throws away his sense of justice and chooses to prioritize his Universe's survival over his own moral beliefs by tapping into the power of a God of Destruction. The tables are turned when Vegeta faces him. Despite having the initial advantage, Vegeta fights back and kicks his ass, resulting in a humiliating defeat and elimination.
  • Curb Stomp Cushion: Even before his ascent to a God of Destruction, Top is clearly superior to Android 17. However, clever tactics, his infinite energy and sheer balls allow 17 to stay in the fight.
  • Didn't Think This Through: He holds himself and Jiren back to conserve their strength, instead sending the weaker members of his team in groups against the stronger opponents he wants to eliminate. He does this against Goku, knowing first hand just how strong he is. The end result is that six of the seven members of his team eliminated can be traced back to his decision before he finally decides to stop holding back.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appears briefly in the Genkai Toppa×Survivor opening before his appearance on the show. Is kinda funny since he is hooded on his first appearance, even if we already know how he looks like.
  • Edible Theme Naming: Interestingly, his name is that of an Italian red wine named "Borgo di Toppo", which makes sense considering he is a potential God of Destruction. It's all in the name, folks!
  • Establishing Character Moment: His first act aside from standing there is to easily extinguish a stray blast of Basil's that Buu deflected and was heading for the Supreme Kai, and proclaims it as being rude to do towards a god, easily demonstrating not only his power but also his heroic traits as one of the Pride Troopers.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: Has eye bags on his design, to enforce how old he is along with his white mustache.
  • Finger Gun: One of his techniques, Justice Flash, is to rapidly fire ki blasts from his fingers like a machine gun.
  • Foil:
    • To Vegeta; both are the second strongest warriors from their respective universes and talk a lot about their pride, but whereas Vegeta resents always coming up second to Goku, views him as a rival rather than a friend, and constantly strives to match and surpass him, Top doesn't appear to have any hang-ups or insecurities about the fact that Jiren is far and away stronger than he is, and considers him a true friend. Likewise, Vegeta has no interest in becoming a God of Destruction, while Top is training to become Vermoud's successor.
      • Taking it a step further, Top becomes a God of Destruction by discarding his principles and attachments - exactly what Vegeta did when he let Babidi possess him. The current Vegeta has outgrown this and achieves his own new form and ultimately defeats Top by concentrating on his commitment to his family and the Universe 6 Saiyans.
    • To Brianne de Chateau from his twin Universe. They are both Acrofatic heroes beloved in their universes inspired by a Japanese superhero genre (Sentai and Magical Girls). However, Top, despite how rude he may seem, has his heart in the right place and is legitimately worried about the erasure of his universe to the point he is willing to abandon his justice persona and relies on his own power, while Ribrianne is quite the hypocrite herself and more of a Boisterous Weakling who needs the love of her universe to fight.
  • For Great Justice: The guy is obsessed with justice. He put the word justice in front of all of the names of his moves, and the word is basically a Verbal Tic for him. As the Tournament of Power goes on, he stops caring about justice and says survival is the only thing that matters.
  • Friend to All Children: When it comes to small children, Top is the picture of the warm-hearted, affectionate and kind grandfather.
  • Good Is Not Nice: In the anime. While he is undeniably a hero that is devoted to justice if he perceives someone as evil, then he will never forgive that person and is fully willing eliminate evil by any means necessary, regardless of the scale of crimes they commit. And he also will not shake hands with an evil person as he does not want the filth of evil to be touching him. The manga version is much more personable, though still arrogant.
  • Groin Attack: Dish one to Goku in the manga, ringing him out of the arena and winning the fight.
  • Handshake Refusal: In the anime. He refuses Goku's handshake after their match, as he still considers Goku to be evil.
  • Hellish Pupils: His eyes have slitted pupils and yellow sclerae. Despite this, he is by all indications entirely a good guy.
  • Hero Antagonist: Is determined to take Goku and Universe 7 down, but only because he thinks that Goku is evil and it is his duty as a hero to wipe out evil.
  • Honor Before Reason: He berates Android 17 for interrupting the Maiden Squadron's Transformation Sequence, as he considers such actions to be cowardly.
  • Human Shield: After managing to break out of the barrier, Top puts 17 in front of Gohan's Kamehameha while ringing the two out which forces the latter to call off the attack.
  • Insult Backfire: Vegeta says that he doesn't want to fight Top because he's "second fiddle" (Vegeta is more interested in fighting Jiren). Top responds by stating that Vegeta is "second fiddle" as well.
  • Ironic Echo: Delivers a withering one to Frieza after curb-stomping him.
    Top: "Trash belongs in the trash bin", was it? (boots Frieza out of the ring, with only 17 saving him)
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He may be a jerk to Goku, treating him like a villain despite knowing that he guaranteed that one of the 8 lowest ranking universes would be spared and allowed for each of them to try to be the one that is spared, and he may be somewhat of a Knight Templar in regards to his view of justice, but he is still a hero to his universe, and he is good with children and showed a sense of honor by allowing the Maiden Squadron to transform.
  • Knight Templar: In the anime. He punishes all evil, and, in his eyes, All Crimes Are Equal, and anyone who makes any sort of misdemeanor are Always Chaotic Evil. What makes this over the edge is that he exclaims "death to all evil." This suggests that he'd kill even jaywalkers or litterbugs.
  • Large Ham: Dear God, is he ever. When announcing who he is, he starts posing and punctuating his words around different poses and flexing.
  • Last Stand: As one of the last two fighters for Universe 11, he strives to make sure his universe remains victorious, even realizing Android 17's plan to outlast him with weak attacks fueled by his infinite stamina. After nearly getting wiped out by Frieza and 17, he decides to stop holding back and completely transitions into a God of Destruction. This is also combined with Jiren, a Last Stand of their universe as well. However, Top's efforts were naught by Vegeta.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!:
    • After Dyspo is manhandled by Hit and Goku, Top declares that they're no longer fighting for justice, but survival. With their universe down to three warriors, they can't afford to do any less.
    • After getting wrecked by Android 17 and Frieza initially, he repeats this again. This time, however, he turns into a God of Destruction, putting him far above Golden Frieza and 17.
  • Lost in Translation: His name was transliterated as Top in the dub. Unfortunately, that removes the reason why he was named after Borgo di Toppo (i.e., as it's a type of wine, it foreshadows that he becomes a God of Destruction).
  • Made of Iron: Probably Top's most impressive trait so far is his durability. Top has taken numerous shots from Super Saiyan Blue Goku and a freaking Kamehameha at point blank range with no visible damage. On top of that he's fought for 40 minutes against the universes strongest and taken no damage at all and shrugged off another Kamehameha from Ultimate Gohan like it was nothing. He seems to have no problem handling both 17 and Gohan at the same time, two God tier level fighters.
  • Meaningful Name: As detailed under Edible Theme Naming and Theme Naming Top's name fits both with the Pride Trooper's theme of being named after kitchenware and is also the name of a brand of wine, which hints at him being a potential God of Destruction as well. Moreover, he's named after a brand of wine, which is similar to how Vermoud is named after a type of Fortified Wine, foreshadowing the fact that he is to become Vermoud's replacement.
    • Funimation's "Top" references the exact nickname only reserved for master sergeants within an army or troop.
  • Milking the Giant Cow: He gestures wildly in nearly every circumstance, which adds to his over-the-top warrior of justice persona. Since his mustache covers his mouth, it also helps him emote with more than just his eyes.
  • No-Sell: As a God of Destruction, he can surround himself with an aura of destruction energy that renders him immune to attack, as anything that touches him is instantly destroyed. He can still hit fighters in this state, as evidenced by his beatdown of Frieza, but otherwise, it makes him untouchable. Until Vegeta completely bulldozes through it.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Vegeta gains his Heroic Second Wind, Top tries to hit him with his newly gained Destruction energy only for Vegeta to punch right through it and starts laying a humiliating beatdown on him, culminating with Vegeta's Final Explosion overwhelming him and knocking him out of the tournament.
  • Old Superhero: While his age is never stated, it's pretty clear Top is an old fellow. This doesn't stop him from being a beloved hero for his universe, and the second strongest fighter of Universe 11 behind Jiren himself. And of course, there's the fact his Large Ham personality is a tribute and a bit of a parody of sentai heroes, but he also shows to be quite developed about the Tournament of Power and his possible erasure, making him one of the most serious examples of this trope, comparable to many DC Comics Golden Age superheroes. His behavior as the tournament goes on is more of a Silver Age homage.
  • One-Winged Angel: After he gives into becoming a God of Destruction, he becomes a towering, glowing mountain of muscle that's every bit as powerful as a God of Destruction should be.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: He's being trained as Vermoud's replacement, and proves himself capable of fighting Goku on almost even terms, at least until the Grand Priest cut their match short. During the Tournament of Power, he releases his trump card and becomes a God of Destruction himself. He proceeds to crack the arena in half, distort the entire World of Void, and utterly wreck Golden Frieza without breaking a sweat. It takes Vegeta's "upgraded" Super Saiyan Blue to stop him, and then only with a near-suicidal explosion attack.
  • Pet the Dog: While initially angry that Kahseral refused a direct order to continue recruiting warriors for the Tournament of Power (which literally has the survival of Universe 11 on the line), when he saw that the General did so to save a frightened kitten from being electrocuted, he warmly smiled and patted the heads of the two children who owned said kitten.
  • Physical God: Vermoud intends to have Top replace him, which makes him this by default. In the manga he even notes that he'll let Top take the title "any day now", implying Toppo's level of power is indeed on the level of a God of Destruction, albeit maybe a weaker one. While Jiren is stronger then him, Top sits comfortably as one of the strongest fighters in the tournament, with only Ultra Instinct Goku and Vegeta's temporary rage-boosted power being outright stronger than him. Furthermore, Top can become a true God of Destruction if he wishes, granting him the same powers as other gods, if not as refined.
  • Power Tattoo: As a God of Destruction, he has a tattoo on his torso matching the one on Vermoud's waist sash.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Receives an absolutely brutal one from Vegeta in the anime about how his newfound powers weren't worth sacrificing his pride and ideals for when the prince starts turning the tables against him.
  • Red Baron: "Top, the Warrior of Freedom".
  • Shadow Archetype: In the anime. After abandoning his ideals, he's a dark reflection of Vegeta before his full Heel–Face Turn. More specifically, he's a dark reflection of Vegeta, in a lust for power, and in thinking he's gone soft, willingly becoming Majin Vegeta in hopes of becoming a true Saiyan warrior once more. Appropriately, Vegeta, upon perfecting Super Saiyan Blue (a power he gained after he became a family man, mind you), defeats Top even after the latter became a God of Destruction.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Toei/Shueisha's "Toppo" translation for the character has been the go-to name during the initial Japanese run of the Universal Surivial Arc, and any official media that followed it. It's also used by the official Viz translation of the manga. Funimation's translation, however, opted to go with a closer English translation with "Top".
  • Stout Strength: He's a huge man indeed, but he's physically strong enough to trade blows with Magetta and overpower Super Saiyan Blue Goku.
  • Theme Naming: The Pride Troopers seems to named after kitchen tools. His name "Toppo" is an anagram of "potto" ("pot"). The Funimation dub keeps the pun and anagram translation intact, calling him "Top".
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: In the manga, he orders Dyspo not to engage a monster in fears that he'll kill it. Not the case in the anime, where he's a borderline Sociopathic Hero who proclaims "death to all evil" and threatens to "wipe out" Goku.
  • Took a Level in Cynic:
    • The stress of his universe possibly getting erased, coupled with all but three of his team members dropping out, forces Top to set aside his ideals of justice and adopt a kill-or-be-killed mindset.
    • Deconstructed as well, as this is what let Vegeta beat him. When he informs Vegeta he has thrown everything unnecessary away, Vegeta instead doubles down on what he is fighting for. This conviction is what gives Vegeta the strength to beat him.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After being defeated by Vegeta, Top begins to mellow back into a more heroic figure, giving Jiren some comforting words of wisdom to help him try and move on from his past. He's also returned to being a superhero, after he previously declared justice worthless and embraced his role as a God of Destruction. This all stems from learning what Universe 7 said about Goku fighting for their sake, and what he took away from Vegeta's words during their fight.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: He has an extremely bulky upper body but comparatively tiny legs. It becomes balanced out when he becomes a God of Destruction.
  • Tranquil Fury: His anger at Goku for dooming their universe to possible extinction only manifests itself as a Twitchy Eye and an eagerness to pummel him into the dirt.
  • Unfit for Greatness: Ultimately proves to be an absolutely atrocious leader during the Tournament of Power. He doesn't lift a finger while 7 of his teammates are being eliminated. He eliminates nobody in the tournament himself, even with God of Destruction powers at his disposal and as a result, even his subordinate Jiren calls him pathetic. Doubles as a Humiliation Conga.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: He's only recently become a God of Destruction, and his abilities as such are naturally unrefined. That said, he's still a God of Destruction, and can easily overpower people who underestimate him.
  • Villainous Breakdown: After Vegeta taps into his true power and start plowing though his destruction energy, Top starts getting more desperate and, at Vermoud's prompting, his shots become more haphazard in the hope that it'll hit him. Even his shouts of "Destroy" start losing steam with each strike Vegeta lands on him.
  • Warm-Up Boss: A literal version- Goku fights him in the exhibition match and Vegeta explicitly calls him a "warm-up" for Jiren. Despite this, he also serves as a...
  • Wake-Up Call Boss: He actually beats CSSB Goku in their match in the manga (stalemates him in the anime) and gains an advantage against Vegeta in both versions (in the manga they're very close, in the anime Top goes GoD and smashes Vegeta). Goku is very impressed by Top's strength and is shocked to learn that there's someone even stronger than him: Jiren.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: The top of his uniform gets ripped off when he chooses to become a God of Destruction. Oddly enough, every other male God of Destruction shown so far with the exception of two of them are shirtless. The only difference is that he doesn't have the proper attire that the other Gods have yet though.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: In the anime. He is not pleased by Goku's actions that brought about the Tournament of Power, and calls him out on it before challenging him at the end of the Zen Exhibition Match. While Goku couldn't have known the consequences Zeno decided on, he still makes it clear that he thinks Goku is a villain for starting the whole mess. In the manga he's more understanding of the whole ordeal, acknowledging that Zeno was going to do it anyway.
    • Also in the anime, he receives a couple himself for throwing away his ideals of justice in regards of becoming a God of Destruction first from Vegeta of all people during their fight.
  • The Worf Effect: He's introduced as being essentially on par with full-power Goku (CSSB in the manga, SSBKK in the anime). This makes him the third strongest person in the tournament,note  and a convenient measuring stick when the tournament starts. SSBE Vegeta defeating him after everyone had struggled so much against him earlier serves as a good demonstration of how powerful Vegeta gets; and, consequently, how powerful Jiren is for pulling a complete No-Sell on Vegeta.

    Jiren 

    Dyspo / Dispo 

Dyspo / Dispo (ディスポ, Dispo)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Bin Shimada
Voiced by (English): Christopher Dontrell Piper
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Carlos Hernández

"We Pride Troopers don't know the meaning of the word 'surrender'!"

A member of the Pride Troopers, and one of the fighters on the Tournament of Power. He is a purple bunny, very similar to Beerus and Champa in appearance. His main focus is his speed. Considered a key player for Universe 11 in the Tournament of Power, and the fact that he lasts a really long time after the other Pride Troopers are knocked out, this isn't just bragging.


  • Adaptational Badass: Manga Dispo seems to only be around as strong as Super Saiyan 3 Goku, as he easily trumps SS2 Goku but wears himself out fighting 17 for an extended period without beating him (17 being shown as moderately stronger than SS3 Goku in the manga), before being eliminated after becoming so worn out he can't even jump anymore. In the anime, at least when on Super Maximum Light Speed Mode, he's far more impressive: he beats on Golden Frieza and would have eliminated him without Gohan jumping in, and gains the upper hand on post-training Ultimate Gohan in their fight. In the end it takes two Blue-tier fighters ganging up on him and one pulling a Heroic Sacrifice to actually eliminate him.
  • Alternate Company Equivalent: Basically the closest thing Dragon Ball has to The Flash. Being the resident speedster on a Super Team.
  • Ambiguously Related: He has an uncanny resemblance with the Gods of Destruction Beerus and Champa, with the difference of being a bunny instead of a cat. Champa notices this and say both Dispo and Beerus have narrow faces, but nothing is ever classified why they look alike. It's a common theory to believe Dyspo is part of their race before they became Gods of Destruction.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: He's able to read and interrupt Hit's Time Skip technique by listening for the tensing in Hit's muscles just before he activates it. Hit trips him up by tensing in the same fashion without activating the technique, so Dyspo can't figure out whether it's a feint or the real thing.
  • Blatant Lies: He claims to be the fastest being in the multiverse. Anyone can tell that Jiren alone is much faster, to say nothing of the angels like Whis. That being said, his Super Maximum Light Speed Mode backs it up better.
  • Break the Haughty: He's quite sure of himself when fighting Hit, confident that he has Hit's number. Two beatings from Goku and Hit, and nearly getting ringed out twice, knock him down a peg.
  • Butt-Monkey: Despite being one of the top 3 strongest of the Pride Troopers, it quickly becomes apparent that Dispo is punching above his weight class when he starts facing off against The Aces from the other Universes. Both Goku and Hit are able to neutralize and counter his speed, Hit in particular performing a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown that required Kunshee sacrificing himself to keep Dispo from getting eliminated, and Frieza spends most of his fight treating Dispo like a joke. Ultimately subverted when in the latter case, Dispo finally gains the edge against him and starts winning, overwhelming Golden Frieza, and required clever strategy and Gohan intervening and ultimately sacrificing himself to get the two eliminated together to be ringed out.
  • Characterization Marches On: During his introduction episode, he appeared to be more of a humble sidekick than the Smug Super with small psychotic moments that appeared during the actual tournament. According to Word of God, Dispo's cocky personality was inspired by his voice actor, Bin Shimada, who is well known for playing another psychotic character in the series.
  • Crippling Overspecialization: Dispo relies solely on his admittedly impressive speed to fight, resulting in him being a powerful, but very predictable fighter with no real way to counter those who can adapt to, or No-Sell his speed. It also means that, while his power is extremely good for one-on-one fights, getting into fights with two opponents that know what to do limits his options, and his overall fighting style becomes quite easy to counter and predict.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: You wouldn't know it from his fights with Hit, Goku and Maji-Kayo, but once the guy actually gets serious, he manages to put the hurt in someone as strong as Frieza and be so fast that the GodPad, (able to keep up with Ultra Instinct), is unable to track him. He's so dangerous it forces Gohan to hold him down while Frieza blasts both of them out of the tournament.
  • Damn You, Muscle Memory!: Dispo relied on Super Speed to counter Hit's Time Stop abilities. Dispo was able to hear the vibrations of Hit's muscles as he was about to activate the time stop and would strike Hit before he could do so. Hit caught onto this and started using feints to lure Dispo in, so that Dispo could never tell if he was using an actual Time Skip or if it was a bluff. Later, when Frieza uses his energy to create a cage of powerful energy lasers, Dispo is unable to use his speed to attack since he has no room to move around and ends up being easily overpowered by Gohan.
  • Death by a Thousand Cuts: His main strategy for defeating Frieza, Gohan, and Hit is to use his superior speed to hit them as many times as he can with multiple attacks. His overall punches might not be too strong, but with his speed he's able to easily smack down anyone who lets their guard down.
  • Defiant to the End: After Hit goes full Pressure Point on him and leaves him barely able to stand, he defiantly insists that the Pride Troopers never surrender when Hit suggests he throw himself out of the ring. Hit does it for him, but K'nsi saves him.
  • Doppelgänger Spin: He can use the Afterimage technique to create illusory copies of himself to fool opponents, which he uses on Frieza in an attempt to shoot him from behind. Frieza isn't fooled and grabs him when he tries.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appears briefly in the Genkai Toppa×Survivor opening before his appearance on the show.
  • Everyone Has Standards: He's pretty smug but outside of battle he's a nice guy. He's the only Pride Trooper helping Top after the latter finally loses, and is honestly shocked and appalled when Jiren stops fighting just to insult Top for losing.
  • Expy: In the Pride Trooper's superhero structure he's a parallel to The Flash.
  • Foreshadowing: When Jiren appears behind Goku without the latter noticing and freaks Goku out, Dyspo is also behind Goku. Hinting that his speedd is similarly impressive. Similarly, Goku pays Dyspo absolutely no mind, hinting that he doesn't think Dyspo is worth exerting himself too much.
  • Fragile Speedster: He is extraordinarily fast, but gets kicked around by one of his world's villains fairly easily. His physique is also quite slender, but muscular, appropriate for this kind of character. When Hit finds a way to keep up with Dispo's speed, the latter gets hammered around and has to be rescued by K'nsi, twice. Goku likewise adapts pretty quickly, as Dispo's movements are simplistic and easy for him to read. It comes up again when he faces Frieza, but this time his speed is harder to deal with.
  • Foil: Of the Pride Troopers, Dispo is the member who has more in common with a member of the Ginyu Force: Burter. Both are the fastest members of their crew and are quite cocky about it, and if the situation calls for it, they will both join forces with another member of their team (Burter and Jeice, Dispo and Kahseral or Kunshee). However, Burter was a mercenary working for a space tyrant, while Dispo is a hero from his universe. Also, despite the fact that Burter and Dyspo are labeled the fastest in their groups, Burter outright got out sped by Goku, and it was implied that Frieza and Ginyu were faster, while Dispo, despite (Golden) Frieza going faster, was able to outright go in insanely fast levels to the point of out-speeding the tyrant AND Gohan. Also it's implied that Jiren is far faster than Dispo as well.
  • Funny Animal: Despite being pretty similar to Beerus, he seems to be a tailless bunny according to his teeth.
  • Inexplicably Identical Individuals: His resemblance with Beerus is lampshaded by Champa, but so far, there is no In-Universe reason why they look-alike. A writer of the anime in Twitter thinks they are from the same race, but so far, is not confirmed.
    Champa: What's worse, that clod looks like Beerus!
    Vados: You think so? Seeing as Lord Beerus is your brother, he must resemble you too, my lord.
    Champa: Whaaaa? They look nothing like me! I have a robust, classically handsome face! Not like those nitties with their high cheekbones and chiseled jawlines!
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: He retreats on Kunshee's advice, as Goku and Hit are able to adapt to his fighting style and counter all his moves. He has much better luck against Frieza and Gohan, and he ends up eliminating Gohan via Gohan eliminating himself to get Dispo off the stage.
  • Only Six Faces: Very similar to Beerus, but is based on a rabbit instead of a cat, having longer ears and a prominent front tooth. He also lacks a tail, or at least it's small enough that his uniform hides it. Lampshaded by Champa, who points out they both have narrow faces.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: He's said to be not only the second fastest Pride Trooper (behind Jiren) but also the third strongest. Unfortunately for Dispo, Jiren and Top are God of Destruction-tier warriors and compared to the opponents he has fought through, he comes off as more of a Fragile Speedster than a Lightning Bruiser.
  • Purple Is Powerful: A purple rabbit, and among the strongest heroes of his universe. His Super Mode also gives him a purple aura.
  • Red Baron: "Dispo, the Warrior of Sonic Speed".
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Outright refuses to cooperate with Frieza when he offers to help Universe 11 win, knowing he's only trying to manipulate him and because he would never negotiate with someone evil.
  • Smug Snake: He's very cocky about his speed and hearing, confident Hit and later Frieza have no chance against him. It was actually pretty jarring once we saw him start displaying his personality since all indications gave the impression of a more humble and understated personality. Not to mention he hasn't won a single fight of his. Though he would have eliminated Frieza and Gohan if Gohan had not come up with a good plan to disable him and performed a nonlethal Heroic Sacrifice.
    Dispo: You can't catch me! I'm the fastest in all the universes!
    Frieza: Then I see all you know how to do is running away.
  • Sore Loser: Once he is eliminated by Gohan and Frieza, he just curses in frustration and shouts it had to be him of all people.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Dispo (Funimation) or Dyspo (Viz and Crunshyroll).
  • Super Mode: His Super Maximum Light Speed Mode allows him to magnify his speed significantly, making him even faster than Golden Frieza.
  • Super Senses: His ears can hear muscle movements, allowing him to know when an opponent is going to use a special attack and counter accordingly.
  • Super Speed: He's considered fast in a series where nearly everyone has superhuman speed. His special ability, named Light Bullet, is to magnify his speed thousands of times for a moment, moving faster than light. The downside is that he appears to be unable to change the motion he's decided to perform once he's committed since he can be overwhelmed and confused by an otherwise typical fighter. He also has a Super Maximum Light Speed Mode where he's so fast that Frieza is unable to defend, and Zeno is unable to keep up even with the GodPad Notably, of the remaining three Pride Troopers, Dyspo is the only one who is not eventually defeated by being overpowered or outlasted. His immense speed required a unique strategy to overcome rather than force, as he almost eliminated Frieza despite being much weaker than him.
  • Theme Naming: Named Dispo, seemingly after a "garbage disposal", fitting the Pride Troopers' kitchen tool theme.
  • Too Fast to Stop: His Light Bullet technique lets him briefly move faster than light for a nearly instantaneous attack. The drawback is that, once he commits, he's moving too fast to do anything else. Once his opponent learns how to read his moves, he runs right into their counters with no way to stop himself. Gohan takea advantage of this weakness by having Frieza use his Death Beams to create a cage to limit Dyspo's range of movement. Since Dyspo evades by using extremely fast, linear movements with luttle margin for stopping, he was forced to abandon his hit-and-run tactics due to the risk of crashing into the cage and taking damage.
  • Took a Level in Badass: When he faced Aragney in his introduction, things were looking bad for him, only being saved by Casserale and Top. At the Tournament of Power? He gives Hit quite a hard time until the hitman compensates and, once Kunshee joins in for help, nearly takes him down until Goku shows up to lend a hand. When pitted against Frieza, he throws Frieza around when Frieza tries to grab him with his tail. After Frieza gets serious, Dispo does the same and actually manages to overwhelm Frieza until Gohan steps in.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Dispo claims to be the fastest in the multiverse and can actually back up those words on his Super Maximum Light Speed Mode (where he gets so fast the GodPad is unable to keep up with him) but his fighting style is predictable and can be countered by an opponent that adapts to it or two opponents working together. This is best shown in his fight with Hit; Hit is being tossed around for the first half, unable to land a single hit, but once he figures out the mechanics of said attack, he easily adapts to it and starts using it to trick Dispo into making it easier for him to attack him. Even Goku, Frieza, and Gohan were able to adapt to it once they fought for a little bit. In all these situations, Dispo is pushed back so heavily because, outside of his Super Maximum Light Speed Mode, he has nothing else to give him an edge. When he's forced to fight Gohan head-on due to Frieza cutting off his escape routes, he's also unable to match Gohan's actual fighting technique despite Super Maximum Lightspeed Mode being active at first and enhancing the speed of his attacks. Even when Frieza runs out if stamina and collapses, Dyspo fails to predict that Gohan would reverse roles and immobilize him himself, allowing Gohan to sacrificially eliminate him as a last resort. The sheer utility of his speed is greatly emphasized even compared to Top and Jiren, though - Piccolo notes that if Gohan did not eliminate him when he did, they never would have been able to catch and eliminate Dyspo again, despite 17, Frieza, Goku and Vegeta still being in the ring.

    Casserale 

Casserale (カーセラル, Kaseraru)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Unshou Ishizuka
Voiced by (English): Tyson Rinehart
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Dan Osorio

A member of the Pride Troopers, with the nickname of General ("Shogun" in japanese).


  • Adaptational Wimp : While his manga counterpart last longer than his anime self, he ends up eliminated by Roshi with almost no effort. While he was still reeling from Kefla's rampage, it's still somewhat more humiliating than his original loss. Compare that to the anime, where he was at least capable of somewhat fighting the Androids, and was taken out by a full powered Berserk form Kale and SS2 Caulifla.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: He may look like a 1980's Hollywood villain, can fly at hypersonic speeds and shatter planets with a single blow like all high-end Dragonball Warriors, but Kahseral is certainly one of the kinder Troopers.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: He cannot keep himself from helping everyone in need. Even when the fate of the universe is at stake, he is preoccupied with rescuing a cat.
    Top: I repeat, General! Continue recruiting warriors [for the Tournament of Power] NOW! The fate of our universe is on the line; that is a direct order!
    Kahseral: [busy saving a frightened kitten] I apologize sir; I cannot obey that order. Abandoning even a single innocent life for the greater good is not saving the universe. Kahseral out. [turns off radio]
  • Combat Pragmatist: He's willing to gang up on opponents with the other Troopers and target those he perceives as weaker than himself. He acknowledges it's underhanded, but with the universe on the line, they can't afford to fight honorably.
  • Dual Wielding: He uses a Laser Blade on each hand when attacking.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appears briefly in the Genkai Toppa×Survivor opening before his appearance on the show.
  • Face of a Thug: Looks like a hardass and like he would be a criminal in any other work, but is actually quite nice to children, cats, and his teammates, and takes his job as a superhero extremely seriously.
  • Four-Star Badass: Referred to as "General" a few times, plus it seems like being a badass is a job requirement to be a Pride Trooper. Vermoud says that he's conquered numerous planets.
  • Friend to All Children: Just like Top. He couldn't allow himself to let the cat of some children to be electrified, even if the fate of Universe 11 was at stake.
  • Glowing Mechanical Eyes: Shown wearing a mechanical eyepiece on his head.
  • Human Aliens: Looks like a cyborg earthling, possibly from its Universe 11 equivalent.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: Even with the fate of the 11th Universe on the Line, he could not stand by and let an angry and terrified kitten be stranded between exposed wires on a high ledge.
    Casserale: [to himself] Sure, it's not that I can't just fly up and get him: But if I give the poor thing a fright now, he could get electrocuted.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: He pulls a Smoke Out when 17 blocks his attacks with no effort, knowing it's not a fight he'll win.
  • Laser Blade: His epithet comes from his use of dual-wielded ki blades, called Justice Saber. He's able to control the length of the blades.
  • Military Super Hero: He's referred to with the title "General", suggesting he may have been part of an army. He's also introduced wearing a military-looking green vest and combat boots, and wears a red beret of the sort worn by many real-life airborne and commando units both with that outfit and with his Pride Trooper uniform.
  • Nice Guy: Very polite and concerned for his teammates, stopping to try and cheer-up Top after the Exhibition Match and shows a good deal of concern over the upcoming tournament. He also takes the time to save a cat.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: According to Vermoud he's an extremely capable fighter with many victories under his belt. However he finds himself out of the league in the tournament. In the anime, he gets wrecked by Caulifla, Kale, and the androids. In the manga, he and his six teammates first struggle to hold their own against Super Saiyan 1 Goku, then later all get one-shotted by Kefla; Casserale himself is finished by being tripped out of the ring by Roshi.
  • Red Baron: "Casserale, the Warrior of Force".
  • Red Herring: Seeing his dilemma over whether or not he should join in the buildup to the tournament made him, until Jiren and Dyspo were developed more, the second most-characterized of the Pride Troopers behind Top, on top of being one of the opponents to appear in the second opening (in a shot with Top and Jiren, no less!), it seemed to be implied that he would be the third most prominent member of the team come to the actual tourney. Once it actually arrived, he was pretty much just the head Mauve Shirt of the 7 members behind the top 3.
  • Reused Character Design: He looks like a young version of General Zeu, a character from Sand Land, another work by Toriyama.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Casserale (Funimation) or Kahseral (Crunchyroll).
  • Shaping Your Attacks: He can fashion his ki into weapons. He only shows off a sword and bombs but is implied to have a larger arsenal.
  • Smoke Out: He uses a ki blast to escape from 17.
  • Tempting Fate: He notes that it's somewhat unfair to fight Goku, Caulifla, and Kale three-on-five. Cue a Dynamic Entry by 17 and 18, evening the odds.
  • Theme Naming: In Japan, Kahseral is a double pun: is based on a casserole pan, but also on "General".
  • Throw Down the Bomblet: His Justice Bomber technique creates an explosive ball of energy which he pitches at his opponent.
  • The Worf Effect: He is shown to be no match for 17 (in the anime) and Super Saiyan Goku (in the manga), who easily block his attacks, even when he has help. He's then eliminated by Kale and Caulifla (in the anime) or Kefla with a finishing tap from Roshi (in the manga), after specifically targeting them because he thought they were easy pickings.
  • Underestimating Badassery: The entire reason he posts to Kale and Caulifla in the anime is because he thought they were too weak to matter, and because he wrote off Kale's transformation as just her "changing her hair color". He also couldn't account for 17 being practically invisible to ki sensing, which impressed him greatly.
    • This is also why he end up getting eliminated by Roshi, of all people, in the manga. He underestimated his skill as a result of his low power level and ended up rung out as a result.

    Kunshee / K'nsi 

Kunshee (クンシー, Kunshī)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Masakazu Morita
Voiced by (English): Chris Long
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Enrique Cervantes

An alien member of the Pride Troopers with blue skin.


  • Adaptational Early Appearance: Appears far earlier in the manga compared to the anime where he fights the Choki monster alongside the other Pride Troopers.
  • All Webbed Up: He is able to create strands of energy to ensnare his opponents or rescue his allies. He can also create explosive webbing on the ground which is triggered if anyone touches it.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Rescued Dispo and told him to retreat while he attempted to take Hit down with him. He failed, but his actions bought Dispo enough time to get away and recuperate.
  • Theme Naming: Named after the 'sink', but with the letters swapped around.
  • Weak, but Skilled: His webbing is fairly versatile, being apparently unbreakable and able to move to his will, in addition to exploding if he chooses. While the explosions are dangerous, they aren't strong enough to take out Goku or Hit and are essentially Scratch Damage. Hit is able to effortless bat away his energy blasts and knock him around using his Time Stop to just attack without setting off the explosives, and Goku just charges right through his explosive webbing unharmed.

    Cocotte 

Cocotte (ココット, Kokotto)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Yuriko Yamaguchi
Voiced by (English): Marissa Lenti
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Cony Madera

A female member of the Pride Troopers, capable of summoning barriers that contain other dimensions within them.


  • Action Girl: Comes with being a Pride Trooper, and she is among the 14 female fighters of the Tournament of power.
  • Adaptational Early Appearance: In the manga, she appears alongside the other Pride Troopers during the battle against the Choki monster albeit only at the back where she is shown to help a fellow inhabitant after Jiren helps stop the monster.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Her skin is purplish.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Her dimensional shield is able to endure a beam from Caulifla and Kale that took out three of her teammates in one hit. However, it also leaves her stuck inside, which Android 18 takes advantage of in the anime to simply pick the shield sphere up and throw it out of the ring.
  • Barrier Warrior: She can create barriers which shift anything inside them into another dimension. The barriers are supposedly unbreakable and anything within cannot be sensed by those without, though they are still visible. This can be used to trap fighters, or create shields to protect herself and others. Kale shatters the one she was trapped in, and a Combined Energy Attack from Kale and Caulifla shattered the large one she used to keep everyone else out.
  • Combat Pragmatist: In the manga, she and the other six weaker Pride Troopers are constantly fighting as a unit and ganging up on weakened and outnumbered foes; she specifically is shown to hit Kale when she's off guard to draw attention away from Tupper and impede her mobility with a barrier while Vuon attacks from another direction.
  • Designated Girl Fight: In the anime, she goestoe-to-toe with Android 18 in Episode 97. She must have held her own, as nothing comes of it. Despite that, 18 is also the one to take her out, simply picking her up while she was inside one of her own shields and tossing her out of the ring. In the manga, she fights an exhausted and reduced Kale alongside the rest of her team (bar Jiren and Top) and is seen kicking an unidentified female fighter during one of the splash pages.
  • Funny Background Event: During the Magical Girls' Light of Love attack, she can be seen annoyed at the countless attention the girls are getting on Universe 11 bench. The rest of the Pride Troopers were blushing, by comparison.
  • Hair Color Dissonance: Has a purplish tone of skin, and her hair is also purple.
  • Human Aliens: Other than her skin and Pointy Ears, she looks exactly like an earthling.
  • Mythology Gag: While the Pride Troopers have their own original fighting stances, Cocotte does the same pose as Jeice from the Ginyu Force.
  • Noblewoman's Laugh: Does a "oh ho ho ho" laugh.
  • Pocket Dimension: She's called the "Dimensional Illusionist", and has the power to create spherical dimensions that act as Deflector Shields.
  • Reused Character Design: Looks quite a bit like a female, purple-colored Magus, Toriyama having designed his game's characters.
  • The Smurfette Principle: The only female member of the Pride Troopers for the Tournament of Power.
  • Tempting Fate: After using her shield to survive an attack which took out her three teammates, she boasts that she cannot be harmed. 18 then comes in, picks up the entire sphere, and tosses her out of the ring.
  • Theme Naming: Named Cocotte, seemingly after a dutch oven.
  • Too Clever by Half: Cocotte surrounds herself with a Pocket Dimension barrier in order to protect herself from being eliminated by Caulifla and Kale's overwhelming ki-blast like Kahseral, Zoiray, and Kettol were. Unfortunately for Cocotte, this leaves her vulnerable to 18 to get the drop on her, who simply lifts her by her barrier and tosses her out of the ring.
  • World's Strongest Woman: Due to being the sole female of the Universe 11 team, she must be the most powerful female mortal of Universe 11.

    Vuon 

Vuon (ブーオン, Būon)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Takeshi Kusao
Voiced by (English): Charlie Campbell
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Dafnis Fernández

A member of the Pride Troopers that looks similar to a dinosaur.


  • Adaptational Early Appearance: Appears far earlier in the manga compared to the anime where he fights the Choki monster alongside the other Pride Troopers.
  • Badass Baritone: While brief his presence is, his Japanese and Latin Spanish voice does give him a superheroic tone of voice.
  • Punched Across the Room: He ends up getting punched out of the Arena pretty hard by a crazed Super Saiyan Berserker Kale.
  • Defiant to the End: Despite his Justice Whip failing miserably against Super Saiyan Berserk Kale, he still tries to clash with her as she moves in for the kill.
  • Heroic Build: Has a well-built superheroic figure to fit with the Pride Troopers.
  • Gory Discretion Shot: The last shot of him is him about to trade punches with Kale. Cut to Zeno marking him out.
  • Lizard Folk: A tailless dinosaur-looking humanoid with an orange skin, similar in appearance to Agumon, a character from another of Toei Animation works.
  • Theme Naming: Vuon is based on "oven", keeping in line with the Pride Troopers names being based on kitchen tools.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He is the first person from Universe 11 to be knocked out after Super Saiyan Berserk Kale knocks him out in one hit, offscreen, after showing off just one technique.
  • Whip It Good: His Justice Whip is an energy lasso that he uses to restrain opponents. Kale overpowers it with ease.
    Vuon: You beast. The Pride Troopers will not tolerate any more violence! My Justice Whip renders evil criminals powerless!
    [Kale breaks out of the energy lasso]
    Vuon: Impossible!

    Tupper 

Tupper (タッパー, Tappā)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Volcano Ota
Voiced by (English): J. Michael Tatum
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Raúl Solo

A member of the Pride Troopers with blue skin and a moustache. He has the ability to increase his own weight.


  • Adaptational Badass: The Pride Troopers in general in the manga, but he in particular. Despite being the first one to get knocked out by Kefla of the full team, he is the one who almost knocks Kale out (the same Kale who decimated four Universes back to back beforehand), and would've been successful if Cabba didn't intervene. He even gives her trouble beforehand as well.
  • Adaptational Early Appearance: Appears far earlier in the manga compared to the anime where he fights the Choki monster alongside the other Pride Troopers.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: A human looking alien of blue skin.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Tupper's ability to increase his weight density came in handy when he got the drop on Goku, but he can't do anything else while using it. 18 showed up and started shooting him in the back until he let go. His Rolling Attack likewise works against him when 18 just rolls him toward the edge of the ring, and he has to put in considerable effort to make himself stop in time.
  • Badass Moustache: Has one, and is one of his universe strongest fighters.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Not Tupper himself, but his heavy form is shown very briefly (maybe an animation goof) in Episode 97 before the Tournament of Power even begins.
  • Game Face: When using his weight-control power, his face is covered in a rocky mask.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: His eyes glow when he activates his ability.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: 18 uses his Rolling Attack against him by rolling him to the edge of the ring when he's busy gloating about crushing her. He stops just in time, but his super weight ability cause the ring to crack beneath him, eliminating him. It's a two-for-one hoist special.
  • Rolling Attack: He's able to curl into a circle and roll at opponents, with an assist from Zoiray's Tornado Move to get him up to speed.
  • Theme Naming: Seemingly named after Tupperware, fitting the Pride Trooper's gimmick of 'kitchen equipment'.

    Zoiray 

Zoiray (ゾイレー, Zoirē)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Yukiko Morishita
Voiced by (English): Aaron Dismuke
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Mariana Ortiz

A really, really tiny pride trooper, capable of forming into a massive tornado.


  • Adaptational Early Appearance: Appears far earlier in the manga compared to the anime where he fights the Choki monster alongside the other Pride Troopers.
  • Attack Reflector: His Tornado Move reflects ki blasts, though it fell to a blast from Kale's controlled Super Saiyan form.
  • Bat Out of Hell: He's Universe 11's Winged Fighter in the manga, with small bat wings.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Zoiray is only shown taking a part of fights in which he benefits from a numbers advantage. When outnumbered by 18 and Goku, he retreats to join his comrades.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He looks like a small devil with that dark skin and those horns of his, but is a Pride Trooper, a superhero for universe 11.
  • Fastball Special: Using his Tornado Move, he picks up and throws Tupper, who has curled up into a circle to become a heavy rolling weight.
  • Flight: In the manga, Zoiray has a pair of bat wings to fit with the devilish inspiration.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: After Tupper gets eliminated by 18, Zoiray performs a tactical retreat due to now being outnumbered against 18 and Goku.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He is so small (the only one being smaller is Damon from Universe 4) that he can literally pose on Cocotte's hand. Nevertheless, if Top felt he was worth recruiting to the team, he must be among the strongest members of the Pride Troopers. However, during the Tournament he is shown to be Weak, but Skilled, since his tornados are powerful and with teamwork with Tupper, can be a menace, but individually, he seems outmatched.
  • Smoke Out: He's able to use his Tornado Move to distract and escape if necessary.
  • Smug Super: One of the strongest of his Universe and all shots of him have shown him with a cocky smile on his face.
  • Theme Naming: Zoiray (Zoirē ゾイレー) is a possible reference to a refrigerator (reizōko/reizouko 冷蔵庫) in Japanese.
  • Tornado Move: Can turn himself into a very powerful tornado. He even does combo attacks with Tupper as well.
  • Weak, but Skilled: While he is powerful, he is low on the scale compared with Universe 7 fighters. However, his tornado powers, along with teamwork with Tupper, makes him somewhat formidable.

    Kettle 

Kettol (ケットル, Kettoru)

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Voiced by (Japanese): Yusuke Numata
Voiced by (English): Josh Martin
Voiced by (Latin American Spanish): Sebastián Rosas

An amphibian looking member of the Pride Troopers.


  • Beam Spam: He creates a massive amount of energy orbs above himself and his opponent and then rains them down to attack.
  • Heroic Build: Not as ripped as Jiren, but he has a well-built superheroic figure.
  • Humanoid Alien: Other than his amphibian attributes, he has the body of a human.
  • Theme Naming: Named after a 'kettle'.
  • Out of Focus: Kette is the only Pride Trooper member in both anime and manga where the writers don't appear to know what to do with him, as he lacks a personality trait and has very little fighting. Basically he's just there because each universe's team has to have 10 members. In the manga, he is mysteriously absent and does not participate in helping the defeat the Choki monster during Jiren's introduction.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: We see little to nothing about his individual personality and he is rather unceremoniously knocked out after attempting a group attack.

Other (Beware of Spoilers)

    The Drakiyan 

Drakiyan (ドラキヤ星人, Dorakiya-seijin)

Voiced by: Howard Wang (English)
A race from planet Drakiya who wants to take over the universe.
  • Adapted Out: They are replaced with the Choki Monster from Dr.Slump in the manga.
  • Aliens are Bastards: An evil race of aliens that attack planets with giant monsters, just like many Sentai villains.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: They laugh evilly and are openly releasing giant monsters to destroy cities for world domination. Doesn't get more card-carrying than that.
  • Humanoid Alien: They look like a combination between insectoid and skull-like aliens. They bear a small resemblance to Cell's imperfect form, and to a minor extinct species known as the Meatian, who appeared in Father of Goku.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: The individual Drakiyan who faces Dyspo doesn't get a name, but his presence help the audience know that, yes, the Pride Troopers are honest about their heroic deeds compared to other characters in Super (namely, Frost).

    Aragney 

Aragney (アラグネ, Aragune)

A space monster controlled by the Drakiyan.


  • Adapted Out: They are replaced with the Choki Monster from Dr.Slump in the manga.
  • Kaiju: A giant sentai tentacle monster (Pun not intended) who is openly trying to destroy a city.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Gets taken out during its introduction, but it was powerful enough to give Dispo trouble before Top and Casserale arrived.

    Gicchin 

When Jiren's parents were killed by an evil-doer, he was rescued by a kind man named Gicchin who decided to train him. The man and his students then went to fight against the evil-doer, but ended up killed. The surviving students then left Jiren behind.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Gicchin was a human-like alien of green skin with the usual Pointy Ears.
  • Deader Than Dead: He was killed by a demon, and because of it he can't find peace in the afterlife nor can't be resurrected, according to the Super manga. A wish from Super Shenron would allow him to find peace.
  • Long-Lived: Implied. He and Belmod were friends before he became a God of Destruction. We are talking talking roughly 300.000 years ago.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Gicchin's name was revealed in the manga, as he was left unnamed in the anime.
  • Not So Different: A green-skinned man who rescued a young cheerful kid, and trained him to fight off against an evil-doer, but ended up doing a Heroic Sacrifice with his arms wide open? Sounds familiar.
  • Posthumous Character: Jiren's master and many of his companions were killed when Jiren was younger, by the hands of "the killer". The survivors left him behind out of desperation.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: While the anime shows what he looks like, as well as him training Jiren, the manga goes into more detail on his relationship with Jiren, how the latter sought strength to strive for his master's approval, and how Gicchin was the one who had Jiren join the Pride Troopers in an attempt to teach him the meaning of teamwork. It's suggested the other Pride Troopers knew and respected him before his death, with Dyspo also calling him "Master Gicchen".
  • Theme Naming: Unlike the Pride Troopers who are named after 'kitchen equipment', Jiren's master was named after "Kitchen" itself.

    "The Killer" 
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A mysterious demon responsible for killing Jiren's parents.


  • Ambiguous Situation: What were they exactly? The flashback where they appear is pretty vague, looking like some sort of demonic creature. Their fate is also unknown, since is pretty likely Jiren became stronger than them... right? The manga state they were a demon.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: They defeated a young Jiren and his teammates, killing several of them including Jiren's master. They might have been killed or arrested sometime afterward however, considering how powerful Jiren became, not to mention the other Pride Troopers.
  • The Faceless: Nothing about their presence is known, as they are hidden in shadows like Goku Black was at the beginning of his arc.
  • For the Evulz: No reason is given for why they attacked Jiren's village.
  • The Ghost: We are only told about them, and it's not even clear what happened to them.
  • Hero Killer: Killed several of Jiren's teammates, including his master.
  • No Name Given: Their name is unknown for the time being. Vermoud only refers to them as an "evil-doer".
  • Serial Killer: Murdered everyone in Jiren's village, and, years later, murdered several of Jiren's teammates.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Was part of a small flashback in Episode 127, but its role was the motivating factor for Jiren training and ultimately getting stronger.
  • Token Motivational Nemesis: Them killing Jiren's family, master and comrades is what drove him to seek strenght as a mean of justice, but is their fate is ambiguous.
  • Troubled Backstory Flashback: The main subject for Jiren's flashback.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Implied, considering that Jiren's master was said to have "rescued" him.


"Enough with all the justice."
Android 18

Alternative Title(s): Dragon Ball Toppo

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