While on a mission with Vegeta, Nappa, and two other Saiyans, Raditz received a message by Frieza to return to Planet Vegeta but they all chose to ignore it. Raditz is the only named villain to be killed by Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z, not counting the movies. Piccolo launches the attack, but Raditz is fast enough to dodge, yet it does pierce through one of his shoulder blades. He also refers to himself as a top-class warrior. After Beat wins two fights with Note, she concedes victory to him. Raditz apologizes for his failure, causing Brawny Man (Nappa) to say that's why everyone calls him "Raditz the Runt". Main article: Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans After recruiting the novice SDBH player Beat and the experienced SDBH player Note to become members of the Dragon Ball Heroes team, their leader Great Saiyaman 3 (the alter-ego of Xeno Trunks) sends the pair into the game world using their Hero Switches to Gizard Wasteland during the time period after Raditz's death when everyone was training for the arrival of Vegeta and Nappa as a safe place for Beat and Note to enter the game so they can test out the Hero Switch and allow Note to fight Beat in order to get to know each other's playstyle so they can work better as a team. Suddenly the Future Warrior appears in the air nearby but due to being new to time travel they forget to use flight and fall to the ground, ruining their entrance. Raditz notes to the Future Warrior afterward at how annoyed he is that his father never even let him know he was alive and states that his father's thinking reeks of Saiyan. Goku and Krillin express their disgust at Raditz and tell him to leave. While rampaging on Earth, Raditz destroys Bludhaven. Like all Saiyans, Raditz is a brutal and sadistic individual. Raditz keeps his long hair in this form. However, Vegeta creates a Power Ball which allows Raditz to transform into a Great Ape. Goku does and Raditz damages him tremendously and begins to crush his ribs, taunting him whilst laughing. Several characters in Xenoverse comment on Raditz's weakness with even his father lamenting that Raditz is a low-class warrior with a weak power level. Ignoring Turles for the time being, Beat and Note point out he should be dead, Raditz scoffs at the notion though admits that the Namekian did catch him off guard with a lucky shot. Just as Raditz prepares to kill Goku, an enraged Gohan emerges and flies straight into Raditz's chest, seriously injuring him. Unlike his brother, Goku, his mother Gine, and his father, Bardock, Raditz is harsh, brutal, and often arrogant like most Saiyan warriors. After the introduction of Villainous and Super Villainous Enemies, defeating all Villainous Enemies in the Central Plains Area will cause Super Villainous Raditz and Super Villainous Nappa to appear causing King Kai to warn the Dragon Team that they possess unworldly power and to be careful. During the animated Time Patroller recruitment video, a still picture of Raditz and Goku being killed by the Full-Nelson Special Beam Cannon is shown as an example of a history correction after a scene shows a still picture of a history change where only Goku is killed. Tora laughed at that, saying that while Bardock remembers every second of every battle, he doesn’t remember anything about his personal life, and he demonstrated by asking him what day his son was born. - See if you can answer this Dragon Ball Z trivia question! - A super-powered version of the move, Saturday Crush. Gohan finds Saibamen near Raditz's Landing Site and defeats them. After a long struggle, even resorting to the Great Ape form, Kakarotto destroys Helior's sun, causing it to crash down on the planet, killing everyone on the planet except Radit… As he lays dying, spitting blood and suffering on the ground, Raditz genuinely acknowledges Goku's death (as well as his own), but Piccolo tells him about the Dragon Balls, that will revive Goku shortly after the wish is made. Raditz identifies Goku as Kakarot, and informs Goku that he is his big brother, who arrived on Earth to find him. Raditz tried to kill Goku, Goku killed Raditz. while fighting alongside Super Saiyan 3 Vegeta and Base Nappa against the Dragon Team and Dragon Ball Heroes team consisting of Beat and Note. Is similar to the Kamehameha and Galick Gun in basic function. Budokai 3 and Budokai Tenkaichi 2 seem to be the only times in the Dragon Ball media where Bardock and Raditz interact, In Budokai 3, if the Player chooses Raditz and wins a match against Bardock, he'll say "Father..." as a Victory Quote. Turles gives Beat and Note a chance to join them but they refuse leading to a fight between them and the four Saiyan survivors. Toriyama said when speaking of the Saibaman that "their battle power is considerably high, at a level slightly inferior to Raditz", suggesting Raditz' power level to be greater than 1,200. However, he was told by his mother where he was sent to before Planet Vegeta exploded. Laughing, Raditz flies off with Gohan in his hands. Full Power Energy Wave Volley - Raditz fires a rapid energy barrage at his opponents, inflicting great damage. However, they are met with insult rather than congratulations by Dodoria, Zarbon, and Frieza. In Harukanaru Densetsu, the deceased Raditz ends up working for Fortuneteller Baba as one of her fighters. Remembering brother was sent to Earth, Raditz sets a course for Earth leading to the events of the Raditz Saga. He almost kills Piccolo, but is stopped by Goku, who grabs Raditz's tail, causing immense pain. While Raditz is visibly hurt and angered at this, Nappa loses control and tries to attack Frieza, Zarbon, and Dodoria, but Vegeta orders his comrade to stand down, knowing that he would not stand a chance against them. Raditz, however, makes the excuse that he was caught off guard for a second. Frightened by Vegeta's words, Raditz suddenly remembers his little brother Kakarot was sent to a different planet and bets he is still there. Raditz tracks the power level down to the Kame House, where Goku was introducing his son Gohan to Bulma, Krillin, Master Roshi, and Turtle, while also enjoying a reunion. Since he had not encountered Goku by that point, he concluded that he was Raditz's son as Raditz was the only Saiyan he knew who was alive until recently that resembled the boy. Also yes they're blood but they're not really family. 79 but on their way there, the sleeping Raditz's tail hits the buttons and makes them crash on the planet and suffer from amnesia, and they couldn't tell the worried Nappa and an Appule's race soldier who found them where they have been. Raditz working with Vegeta and Nappa prior to his journey to Earth.Raditz arrives on Earth in search of a man named "Kakarot", later revealed to be Goku. As a result, Note and Beat are forced to fight three Super Saiyan 3s and their Saibamen allies. He didn't take Piccolo and Goku seriously and severely underestimated them due to their low power reading. He is one of the few remaining full-blooded Saiyans left alive after his homeworld was destroyed. 185 cm (6'1") Raditz is startled that he is able to increase his power into one spot, and is even more shocked to find Piccolo's rising as well. He loves to fight and he will gladly kill any member of his family if it means coming out on top. Goku, however, leaps into the air and launches a Kamehameha. After a brief battle, Raditz proves too powerful for Piccolo but his Scouter detects his brother and he flies to Kame House. The game world Raditz transforms into his Great Ape form after losing his Super Saiyan 3 form in the extradimensional space of "An Anomaly?! Raditz's Landing Site becomes a landmark in the East Ravine Area. Raditz is one of the two villains to get his own What-If storyline in Tenkaichi 2 (the other being Zarbon). FUNimation Dub: Justin Cook (Saiyan/Vegeta Saga, Namek Flashback and Video Games) and Christopher R. Sabat (Episode 89) Coincidentally when Captain Ginyu stole Goku's body he wore his green lens Scouter (the newest model used by the Ginyu Force), thus continuing the theme of Bardock and his sons using green lens scouters. Raditz's appearance consists of extremely long, spiky black hair with a prominent widow's peak, brown and black colored Battle Armor in the same style as the rest of Frieza's soldiers, with boots, armored gloves, and a scouter that is blue in the manga and green in the anime. Raditz, A.K.A Pineapple head, is the secound most powerful being in the universe (the most powerful being Chuck Norris), and since Chuck refuses to waste his valuable time on the going ons of mortals, Raditz is usually the one to come to the rescue when Piccolo and Vegeta get way over their heads. However Raditz says he still has his Saiyan Pride and says that he can get stronger if he trains. What If Nappa Killed Gohan? He is incredibly manipulative, begging Goku to let him go when Goku grabs his tail to weaken him. Goku lets go of Raditz's tail. While Raditz has never transformed into a Great Ape in the manga/anime, he has a tail and, by extension, the ability to turn into one, which is shown in Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle, and Super Dragon Ball Heroes. 'I seriously doubt that. Anime He tracks down the source of the energy and comes face to face with Piccolo, Goku's enemy at the time. It's what I do!" After Goku dies, Bulma and Krillin remove Raditz's scouter from his corpse. His increased power is noted by Vegeta to have improved in such a short amount of time and Raditz wins a brief sparring match with Vegeta and Nappa who recognize his strength allowing him to join them in their next assignment after he retrieves his estranged brother Kakarot from Earth. Before he can think, Goku launches his attack. His attempts to anger and even kill his brother instead of leaving him in peace may have also been due to him being fully aware that weaker warriors like himself and his brother would not be capable of defeating Nappa and Vegeta who would likely not take to kindly to Raditz if he allowed his brother and nephew to live peacefully on Earth. I'm a Saiyan. Raditz is the only named villain to be killed by Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z, not counting the movies. Raditz identifies Goku as Kakarot, and informs Goku that he is his big brother, who arrived on Earth to find him. There he is confronted by the Farmer who approaches Raditz's Landing Site on foot instead of in his pickup truck which is absent. After Natz is defeated and defuses, Raditz and Nappa tell Tekka's team that they will make them sorry for having crossed them and then retreat. A similar scenario happens in, Raditz is the second deceased person related to Goku to have been returned to life by Fortuneteller Baba to work for her as one of her fighters, this occurs in the video game. The Dragon Ball Z who killed who quiz 15 Questions - Developed by: John M. Swanson - Updated on: 2012-05-01 - Developed on: 2012-04-23 - 24,740 taken - User Rating: 3.1 of 5 - 7 votes - 4 people like it At the start of Dragon Ball Z, Raditz arrives on Earth in a space pod, in search of a man named "Kakarot," later revealed to be Goku. Goku calls the trick dirty and Raditz in turn says that he is a first-class warrior, and never hesitates to kill anyone, even his own brother. He was able to come up with an anti-spider sense to use against Spiderman so I'm confident he'll come up with some type of anti-Ki for Raditz. Piccolo launches the attack, but Raditz is fast enough to dodge it, yet it does pierce through one of his shoulder pads, also injuring his shoulder. Race The Time Breakers empower Raditz so that when Goku and Piccolo use the Full-Nelson Special Beam Cannon, Raditz is able to break free causing only Goku to be hit by the attack, Raditz then kills Piccolo. Raditz killed by Goku and Piccolo's Full Nelson Special Beam Cannon. However like Vegeta, Raditz's body can handle the strain of Super Saiyan 3 better than the older Nappa's as the strain on his body combined with the damage he takes ends up killing Super Saiyan 3 Nappa, despite having achieved the form later than Vegeta or Raditz. In Tenkaichi 2, in the What-If story, 'Fateful Brothers', after Raditz falls unconscious after a fight with Goku, he has a dream where he is standing in the mountains talking to his father in heaven where he admits he's a weakling, but then Bardock shows up and says "I don't care...you're still my son", Bardock then fights Raditz as a gift from Father to son[citation needed]. The scene plays out with Raditz catching the Farmer's bullet and flicking it back at him. Inside the extradimensional space within Gizard Wasteland, they find SSJ3 Vegeta who is soon joined by Nappa and Raditz who somehow managed to survive presumably again due to the anomaly. Piccolo fires the Special Beam Cannon and hits both Raditz and Goku square in the chest, mortally wounding them both. Though Raditz and Vegeta simply loses Super Saiyan 3 forms due to the strain causing their energy to drop, they are able to transform into their Great Ape forms via Vegeta's Power Ball, though Great Ape Raditz dies presumably from the strain of going Great Ape after just losing Super Saiyan 3 and damage he sustained, while Great Ape Vegeta survived despite losing to Beat, Note, and Goku. The tables turn when Piccolo reveals he created a special attack that may be able to kill Raditz, the Special Beam Cannon. https://dragonball-online.fandom.com/wiki/Raditz?oldid=9813. 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