The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Planetnamek » Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:04 pm

What if Gohan had been the one to defeat Buu?
"Why run away from something you're not afraid of?" - Goku

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Hellspawn28 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:52 pm

Planetnamek wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:04 pm
What if Gohan had been the one to defeat Buu?
Goku would still be dead and Super would probably won't happen. Goku fightng Beerus and defeating Buu is what made Freeza want to train. Freeza would get wish back and gets killed easily by Gohan or Vegeta. You won't have the Universe 6 Tournament, Goku Black, and the Tournament of Power, and Broly without Goku.
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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by GigaDrill » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:54 am

What if the Dragon Balls couldn't bring people back to life? Let's say that while writing chapter 111 and for whatever reason, Toriyama decides to make Shenron unable to resurrect Bora. How do you all think the series would go from there?

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Hellspawn28 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:01 am

Everyone dies from Nappa and Vegeta.
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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by GigaDrill » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:43 am

Hellspawn28 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:01 am
Everyone dies from Nappa and Vegeta.
I'm mainly thinking from the writer's perspective. Toriyama might not even think to kill Gokuu off in the Raditz fight if there wasn't a convenient way to bring him back. I should probably reword it to "how would Toriyama have continued with DB if he didn't make resurrection a thing?"

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Peach » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:16 pm

GigaDrill wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:54 am
What if the Dragon Balls couldn't bring people back to life? Let's say that while writing chapter 111 and for whatever reason, Toriyama decides to make Shenron unable to resurrect Bora. How do you all think the series would go from there?
It would have ended at the Saiyan arc. Or the series would start taking place in Other World, and really explore the lore, world, and characters of the after life. Which would be interesting.

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Hellspawn28 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:37 am

What if Kuririn train for Crane Master instead of training for Roshi?
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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by blacksymbiote » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:07 am

Hellspawn28 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:37 am
What if Kuririn train for Crane Master instead of training for Roshi?
He would have learned to fly much sooner.

What if Frieza's scouter picked up Goku's power up against Captain Ginyu?

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Post by Dbzfan94 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:13 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:37 am
What if Kuririn train for Crane Master instead of training for Roshi?
Then Krillin probably would’ve taken the place of Tien as Gokus rival in the 22nd WT

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Peach » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:18 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:37 am
What if Kuririn train for Crane Master instead of training for Roshi?
Then Goku might not have the same drive to confront King Piccolo that he originally had. Maybe there would more coordinated group effort to take down King Piccolo if Goku didn't rush off to avenge Krillin.

I'm sure Krillin and Goku would eventually become friends and Goku would still go Super Saiyan from having his one of his closest friends die.

Krillin sparring Vegeta would have more emotional weight because he used to be an assassin.

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Peach » Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:24 am

What if Goku was raised by Master Shen (instead of Gohan)?

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Post by Hellspawn28 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:23 pm

What if Katas send his child (Piccolo/Kami) to Planet Vegeta instead of Earth?
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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Peach » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:01 pm

Hellspawn28 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:23 pm
What if Katas send his child (Piccolo/Kami) to Planet Vegeta instead of Earth?
The Nameless Namekian would arrive while the Tuffles still control the planet. Nameless Namekian and Tuffles have no reason to fight.

The Saiyans would arrive as refugees few hundred years later. Nameless Namekian would easily overpower the the evil Saiyans in the Saiyan-Tuffle war. The remaining Saiyans would peacefully co-exist with the Tuffles and the Nameless Namekian. Without the Vegeta family influence, possibly evolving into something like their Universe 6 counter parts.

King Cold would eventually make first contact and try to conquer. King Cold would probably be killed by the Nameless Namekian. Guru did say he would have defeated Frieza. King Cold is similar in power. Depending on when King Cold made first contact in canon, he may be killed before Frieza is conceived.

Without seeking the Guardian of Earth position, Nameless Namekian would have never split in half. Although, I still think he would develop affinity for the planet and been protective it as a warrior.

As for Earth? It would be a relatively peaceful place without King Piccolo, Saiyans, or Androids. Master Mutaito and most of his students would have never died and Master Shen would have never lost his way. Martial arts and ki would have a much larger presence on Earth.

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Dragon Ball Gus » Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:37 pm

(This scenario would've broken sunetshimmer's heart)

What If Gohan and Videl had a boy instead of a girl?
Caulifla best girl! :)

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by sunsetshimmer » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:02 am

Dragon Ball Gus wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:37 pm
(This scenario would've broken sunetshimmer's heart)

What If Gohan and Videl had a boy instead of a girl?
They wouldn't 8)
But seriously, we would probably just get kid Gohan copy + being a male, they would give him a super saiyan form in GT
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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by GhostEmperorX » Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:00 am

What if the Martial Arts tournament matches went as planned without any of the Majin Boo business?

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Post by Triggered Vegeta » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:14 pm

What if Vegeta used SSBE combined with Final Atonement against regular SS Broly? Would it have been effective?

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Koitsukai » Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:32 pm

GhostEmperorX wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:00 am
What if the Martial Arts tournament matches went as planned without any of the Majin Boo business?
1) Krilin beat Punta

2) Shin "won"

3) Spopovich beat Videl

4) Gohan vs Kibito
Kibito forfits

5) 18 vs Mr. Satan
Mr. Satan fakes another illness and forfits

6) Goku vs Vegeta
They said they weren't going to use SS, so in base Goku takes it, and if they go SS, he also takes it

7) Mighty Mask vs Kila
Hardly a challenge for the kids

8)Jewel and Yamu.
Yamu easily wins

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9) Krillin vs Shin
Krilin probably realises he has no chance and quits. Or perhaps tries to fight because his daughter is watching and is taken out by Shin without suffering injuries.

10) Spopovich vs Gohan
Gohan breaks every bone in Spopovich before ringing him out

11) 18 vs Goku.
I don't think Goku's base is enough for 18, and they said they wouldn't go SS, so he'd have to use some low multiplier of KK to take her out.

12) Mighty Mask vs Yamu
The kids have fun with Yamu for a while and ring him out


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13) Shin vs Gohan.
Shin should know he is no match for SS Gohan and forfit

14) Goku vs Might Mask
Fun fight, Goku knows all along who MM is but plays along, even lets the kids go SS and tries to take them in his base, but goes SS and kicks them out

Final fight
Goku vs Gohan
Goku wins, they might even have fun with it and go full power.

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by GhostEmperorX » Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:48 pm

Koitsukai wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:32 pm
3) Spopovich beat Videl
8)Jewel and Yamu.
That also means none of them are controlled by Babidi BTW.

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Re: The All-Purpose "What-If " Thread

Post by Koitsukai » Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:04 pm

GhostEmperorX wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:48 pm
Koitsukai wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:32 pm
3) Spopovich beat Videl
8)Jewel and Yamu.
That also means none of them are controlled by Babidi BTW.
Ohh, then instead of Sp vs Gohan, it's Videl vs Gohan and of course he gently takes her out

Jewel or Yamu, both would be fodder to MM.

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