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Note that the titular items are the series' Reset Button when it comes to main/secondary character and civilian deaths.


    Original Series 
  • "De-stroooooy..." Sergeant Metallic/Major Metallitron
  • "Why aren't you working!?" General White
  • "Like the ebb and flow of the tides, my wrath shall remain constant! I'll have my revenge!" Ninja Murasaki
  • "But I won't do it again!" The soldier who was caught picking his nose.
  • "Bring it on, gramps!" Captain Dark, at least in the anime's continuity
  • "Arrrrrr..." Pirate Robot
  • "Show Octopapa!" Octopapa
  • "Im...possible..." General Blue
  • "And just who might you be?" Captain Yellow
  • "Enough talk!" Bora
  • "No, no, no! No, no—" The tailor that made Taopaipai's new robe.
  • "What's really eating you is that there's no 'Commander' in front of your name, and there never will be! You want to know why? Because you're small time. You're just a lackey. My errand boy. At your age, it's pathetic!" Commander Red
  • "Eject! Eject! There's got to be a way out of here! This model has everything... but a parachute!" Commander/Former Staff Officer Black
  • "Where'd he go?!" Krillin, first death
  • "Quickly, close it!" Master Mutaito whilst sealing King Piccolo with the Mafuba, though his real last words for Roshi to get rid of his prison were not spoken
  • "Now let's see how you do against eight arms!" King Chappa
  • "Stop! So long as one of us draws breath, you will not escape us, creature!" One of Chappa's disciples
  • "Listen, pal! For one thing, get a better costume; I can practically see your zipper. And get off my stage; I'm the only star here!" Pamput
  • "You're a good dancer. Dance, dance!" Cymbal
  • "That's Merry-Go-Round Gum! You can't move a muscle!" Giran
  • "Fool! He was obliterated! I told you, we are superior to the human race!" Tambourine
  • "We will... survive..." Master Roshi
  • "Make King Piccolo disappear from this—" Chiaotzu, first death
  • "Your wish has been granted. I take my leave." Shenron, before King Piccolo destroys him
  • You're not going anywhere, runt! No one treats me like that and gets away with it!" Drum
  • "What... have you done to him!?" Piano
  • "Good luck... my son... get revenge... for my demise... destroy all of my enemies...!" Demon King Piccolo

    Dragon Ball Z 
  • "Transient joys are the slightest... After all, you're nothing more than mere insects..." Raditz (original Japanese version)
    • "What's wrong? You look so depressed all of a sudden, green man! Don't be so glum. We can't all have the last laugh." Raditz (Ocean dub)
    • "How sweet does that victory taste now...? They'll soon have you writhing in agony like the worms you are..." Raditz (FUNimation Kai dub)
  • "I'm counting on it..." Goku, first death (original Japanese version)
    • "I love you all. Bye." Goku, first death (Ocean dub)
    • "Sounds good..." Goku, first death (Funimation Kai dub)
  • "Get off!" Yamcha, first death
  • "Goodbye, Tenshinhan... Save yourself." Chiaotzu, second death
  • "You bastard..." Tenshinhan/Tien, first death
  • "Gohan... don't... die..." Piccolo, first death
  • "Mr. Popo... I... leave the rest... to you..." Kami, after Piccolo's first death
  • "V-VEGETAAAAA!" Nappa (Original Japanese version)
    • "Why you dirty rat!" Nappa (Ocean dub)
    • "What are you doing?!" Nappa (FUNimation dub)
  • "B-B-But I just...!" Cui
  • "AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH! Lord Frieza!" Dodoria
  • "I know... The two of us could team up... If we did... we could even prevail over Freeza..." Zarbon (Original Japanese version)
  • "T-to think that I would be bested by a by a lowly simian bastard of a Saiyan like you... It pisses me off..." Guldo (Original Japanese version)
    • "Game over, now!" Guldo (Ocean dub)
  • "Y... Y-Y-Y-Y-Y-You... b-b-bastard..." Recoome (Original Japanese version)
    • "Say your prayers, you..." Recoome (Ocean dub)
    • "Not... funny..." Recoome (Kai Funimation dub)
  • "Yeah, right." Burter
  • "S-S-Spare me-" Jeice (Original Japanese version)
    • "Vegeta, no! NO!" Jeice (Original Funimation dub)
    • "Please, spare me! I beg-" Jeice (Kai Funimation dub)
  • "I- I beg you...! Freeza... defeat Freeza...! Please... by your Saiyan hand..." Vegeta, first death (Original Japanese version)
    • "Kakarot, please... Destroy Frieza... He made me what I am... Don't let him do it to anyone else... Whatever it takes... Stop him... Please..." Vegeta, first death (FUNimation dub)
  • "GOKU!!!" Krillin, second death (original Japanese version and Kai Dub)
  • "Simian bastard! I-I am the greatest in the universe! I am the emperor of the universe, Freeza! And so, you... you simian bastard... YOU WILL DIE BY MY HAND!! You... will be... will be... KILLED BY ME!!!!" Frieza (original Japanese version)
    • "Poor stupid Saiyan, you honestly think you've won? Your puny mind could never understand. I am Frieza, the most powerful being in the universe. And you are nothing but a beast! A fragile animal! You can't win, because I am mighty and you are not. Now learn... LEARN WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU MESS WITH THE MOST POWERFUL BEING IN THE UNIVERSE!!!" Frieza (Funimation dub)
    • "Simian upstart...! I am Lord Frieza... None surpass me... No one even comes close! Burn this into your mind! I am Emperor of the Universe! The likes of you are only fit to grovel at my feet! Or better still... to be crushed! Like an insect! AT THE WHIM OF YOUR MASTER!!!! Frieza (Edited Kai Funimation dub)
    • "Simian bastard...! I am Lord Frieza... None surpass me... No one even comes close! Etch this into your skull! I am the Emperor of the Universe! The likes of you are only fit to grovel at my feet! Or better still... to die! In disgrace! AT THE HANDS OF YOUR MASTER!!!!!" Frieza (Uncut Kai Funimation dub)
  • "How dare you challenge me with such a low-level attack?!" Mecha-Frieza, just before Trunks cuts him in half in the original Japanese version
    • "Grr! When I get my hands on..." Mecha-Frieza before meeting the above fate in the Funimation dub
    • "Fool! You missed by a mile!" Mecha-Frieza before meeting the above fate in the Funimation dub of Kai
  • "Wait.... You can't! Noooo! Please! I'm defenseless... Please? I'm not bad. My son was evil, but not I... I wanted nothing but peace. I meant you no harm. I swear it! It... It's the truth! NOOOOOOOOOO!" King Cold (Funimation dub)
    • "Wait, no! Please, spare me! Ahhhh...! Mercy! I surrender...! If you let me go, I'll give you one of my finest planets...! No wait! I'll give you an entire solar system! I'll change my wicked ways! I'll give my word--! YAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!" King Cold (Kai FUNimation dub)
  • "Malfunction. Mal..." Android 19
  • "You can't do this to me! I made you!" Dr. Gero (alternate timeline)
    • "Damn it... Ungrateful pieces of junk." Dr. Gero, (original Japanese version)
    • "That does it! Now I am mad!" Dr. Gero (FUNimation dub)
  • "Thank you for all your years of service, Mister Popo." Kami, before he fuses with Piccolo
  • "Stop...! Let me out of here, you freak!" Android 17, as Imperfect Cell absorbs him whole. (Kai Funimation dub)
  • "Gohan, let it go. It is not a sin to fight for the right cause. There are those who words alone will not reach. Cell is such a being. I know how you feel Gohan, you are gentle... you do not like to hurt. I know because I too have learned these feelings, but it is because you cherish life that you must protect it. Please... drop your restraints. Protect the life I once loved. You have the strength, my scanners sensed it. Just... let it go." Android 16. This is one of the more poignant examples in the series because this is one of the few deaths that stuck.
  • "Take care of your mother for me. I'm proud of you, my son." Goku, second death, when he dies saving Earth from Cell
  • "IM... POSS... IBLE! I'M... PER ...FECT!" Cell (original Japanese version)
  • "Oh, blah blah blah! Let's take him down!" Future Android 18, before Future Trunks vaporizes her.
  • "What...? How the hell—? That's impossible! There's no way you could've been strong enough—!" Future Android 17, before Future Trunks cuts him off and blows him to pieces.
  • "NO, IT CAN'T BE!!!" Future Cell, before being incinerated by Future Trunks' Heat Dome Attack.
  • "Thank you sir!" Yamu
  • "It was nothin' for us!!" Spopovitch
  • "Y-You're bluffing!!" Pocus/Pui Pui
  • "Heh heh!! Hooray for morons!! I'm gonna eat my fill!!" Yakon
  • "Alright then, how about this! W-What!?" Dabura
  • "You are a fool! I'm going to crush you... and throw you into the wind!" Vegeta, second death (original Funimation dub)
    • "The key to defeating you... is to obliterate you so completely, your regeneration won't be possible!" Vegeta, second death (Kai dub)
    • "Goodbye to you all. Bulma. Trunks. And yes, even you, Kakarot." Vegeta's last thoughts, second death
  • "So tell me and get going!!" Babidi
  • "You savage! Don't you even care that you killed my oldest son?! You look at me when I'm talking to you!" Chi-Chi, Funi Dub (although she does come back)
  • "COME ON!!!" Krillin, third death
  • "Don't cut him outta me!! I won't be myself anymore!!" Super Buu, before forcibly transforming into Kid Buu
  • "Me Buu... NOT YOU!!!" Kid Buu, original Funimation dub. He doesn't say anything in the original Japanese and Funi Kai dub.
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    Dragon Ball GT 
  • "No... This... this can't be happening!!!" Baby
  • "Take care, my son." Piccolo
  • "You can't take her! She's not a part of you anymore!" Krillin, yet again
  • "Fool... haven't you learned yet? It will only make me stronger!" Super Android 17
  • "Wait... wait! Hold on!" Omega Shenron

    Movies 

    Dragon Ball Super 
  • "Hold on, Vegeta!" Captain Ginyu in Tagoma's body
  • "Is that a fact, Goku? That means in this future, my dreams have come true. Well, all the more reason why I can't let you interlopers get in the way, now." Present Zamasu before Beerus obliterates him
  • "Trunks, don't! Be strong! You have to go! You have to—!" Future Bulma urging Trunks to go before Black murders her
  • "Wait, what?" Alternate future Chi-Chi
  • "Dad?" Alternate future Goten
  • "No way! You look just like me!" Alternate future Goku with Zamasu's body
  • "You pathetic, lowly mortals..." Goku Black before fusing with Future Zamasu
  • "...Show your reverence and bow down... before our splendor." Future Zamasu before fusing with Goku Black
  • "BE PERFECT IN HELL!" Vegito Blue before his fusion prematurely expires
  • "But how!? It can't be!" Merged Zamasu's physical form in the anime
  • "I can't let... my plan... be stopped... like this...!!!" Merged Zamasu in the manga
  • "Impossible!" Dr. Mashirito
  • "Impossible! That was Lord Sidra's Energy of Destruction!" The unnamed assassin of Universe 9 before being killed by Frieza
  • "Ten warriors have fallen! What will happen to Universe 9!?" Sidra before his universe erasure
  • "Grand Zen'o! NOOOOOO!!!!!!" Roh before his universe erasure
  • "Well done, Obni" Gowasu before his universe erasure
  • "Me!? A second-rate !? How dare you...! How dare you treat me like an amateur! DAMN YOU!" Frost before being erased by Zen-Oh for trying to attack Frieza
  • "Game over, Goku! NOW YOU'RE THROUGH!" Kefla before Goku defeats her and she defuses
  • "Well done, the three of you, you showed us a magnificient light of love!" Supreme Kai Pell congratulating Universe 2 members before joining in their erasure.
  • "Now that it has come to this, let us accept our fate. Gracefully, and above all else: beautifully"! Heles, before joining Universe 2 final goodbye.
  • "Love!" Universe 2 final goodbye. Ribrianne adds a "bye bye" at the end.
  • "This, too, is fate." Fuwa before Universe 6 erasure
  • "Master Vegeta, good luck to you." Cabba before his universe erasure
  • "Hey bro! *Makes a mocking gesture*" Champa before his universe erasure
  • "I... I'm sorry..." Damon before his universe erasure
  • "No! I don't want to be erased! I-I-I... won't allow it! Why do I have to be erased?! I won't accept this! In that case, I'll take you out with m-" Quitela before his universe erasure
  • "F-Forgive us." Paparoni
  • "Let us accept this as our fate. No regrets indeed." Ea
  • "Thanks for the support, pal. We’re outta here." Mule
  • "Sacrificing myself for others... I kind of like how human that is." Android #17, except not really.
  • "Why? I treated you all with contempt during the fight." Jiren moments before his universe's erasure
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