Raditz (ラディッツ) is the biological brother of Son Goku (Kakarot), and the eldest son of Bardock and Gine. He went to Earth to recruit Son Goku but failed, as he was not evil and did not wish to destroy planets.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Low 5-B

Name: Raditz

Origin: Dragon Ball

Gender: Male

Age: Early 30's

Classification: Saiya-jin (Saiyan in the English adaptions)

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Skilled in martial arts, Flight, The ability to manipulate ki both defensively (Can use ki to enhance his natural durability and harden his skin) and offensively (Can shoot ki blasts capable of crossing tens of kilometers and blowing up small planets), Energy sensing via scouter, Can Transform to increase his power even further (To an Oozaru for increased hearing and a decent boost in strength and speed)

Attack Potency: Small Planet level (Is capable of easily defeating Piccolo who, at the time, was capable of casually blowing up the moon with a ki blast. Blasted off Piccolo's arm and severely injured Goku who, at the time, was comparable to early Saiyan Saga Piccolo)

Speed: Sub-Relativistic+ in Combat Speed, Reactions and Short Burst Speed (Dodged Piccolo's beam, which could travel at 7% the speed of light as a low ball)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Class XJ

Durability: Small Planet level (Tanked powerful ki blasts from early Saiyan Saga Piccolo and a full powered Kamehameha from early Saiyan Saga Goku)

Stamina: High

Range: Standard melee range. Thousands of kilometers with ki blasts and attacks.

Standard Equipment: His scouter

IntelligenceA capable and tactically sound fighter, effortlessly showcased his superior abilities to both Goku and Piccolo, individually and once they were together.

Weaknesses: Raditz cannot survive in the vacuum of space, and can be weakened if his tail is pulled or removed.


  • Caught a bullet that was shot from a Shotgun with his bare hand.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Oozaru form: A transformation into a giant ape that takes place under a full moon. Increases his speed, strength and hearing ten-fold.
  • Double Sunday: A powerful yellow ki wave shoot from both hands.
  • Saturday Crush: A strong purple ki ball shot from the right hand.
  • Full Power Energy Wave: Basically, a fully-powered energy wave shot from the palm. Is similar to the Kamehameha and Galick Gun in basic function.


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