If Naruto was a Dragonball character, how far would he go?

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If Naruto was a Dragonball character, how far would he go?

Post by Sadala Elite » Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:25 am

Assuming Ki and Chakra are the same thing, how far would Naruto develop in the DBverse if he were a part of it?

This question is for fellow Naruto fans.

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Post by DragonBallFoodie » Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:29 pm

I think he'd probably make a significant contribution with introducing ninjas and hokage to the DB mythology.

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Post by FoolsGil » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:25 pm

As far as I can see Chakra is just another application of chi/ki. To me end of Series Naruto could reasonably take on a SSJ2, and knows enough tricks to keep up with beyond SSJ2
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Post by SupremeKai25 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:49 pm

I'd love to see him trying to talk no jutsu Zamasu into becoming good again. Since Zamasu is similar to Naruto villains because he fundamentally wants to bring peace to the world, he'd make for the perfect candidate.

Not that DB characters are bad at that. Goku and Bulma did redeem Vegeta, a scumbag who casually committed mundicide without regrets or hesitation.
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Post by FoolsGil » Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:39 pm

SupremeKai25 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:49 pm
I'd love to see him trying to talk no jutsu Zamasu into becoming good again. Since Zamasu is similar to Naruto villains because he fundamentally wants to bring peace to the world, he'd make for the perfect candidate.

Not that DB characters are bad at that. Goku and Bulma did redeem Vegeta, a scumbag who casually committed mundicide without regrets or hesitation.
Seconded. Zamasu is so not a DBZ villain, only someone like Naruto could talk him down.
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Post by GhostEmperorX » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:05 pm

Naruto would fit so much better in DB than in his own verse, right at home in fact. He’s way too much of a Goku clone in so many respects and thus is far too simple for his own complicated world.
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Seconded. Zamasu is so not a DBZ villain, only someone like Naruto could talk him down.
Unless he’s anything like Madara, that is.
Speaking of which, the battle armor that he and others from his time like the Senju wear is at times rather reminiscent of the Saiyan variant with both the shoulder extensions and the three platings surrounding their legs and extending from the torso.

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Post by SupremeKai25 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:33 pm

FoolsGil wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:39 pm
SupremeKai25 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:49 pm
I'd love to see him trying to talk no jutsu Zamasu into becoming good again. Since Zamasu is similar to Naruto villains because he fundamentally wants to bring peace to the world, he'd make for the perfect candidate.

Not that DB characters are bad at that. Goku and Bulma did redeem Vegeta, a scumbag who casually committed mundicide without regrets or hesitation.
Seconded. Zamasu is so not a DBZ villain, only someone like Naruto could talk him down.
Indeed. Zamasu could easily pass for a Naruto villain to be honest with all his monologues about peace and justice and utopia. Fused Zamasu even had his own susanoo. All he's missing is a mini arc of flashback with sad anime ost playing in the background. It wouldn't surprise me if Toriyama was influenced a little bit by Naruto villains when he came up with the character of Zamasu.
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Post by It_Is_Ayna_You_Flips » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:44 pm

I think Naruto himself wouldn't do much besides give the humans a much needed helping hand in becoming relevant again. Which is pretty big but not really likely the change the status quo of DB all that much. Other shinobi on the hand, especially ones that rely on genjutsu, sound like a much bigger shake up. They might even be what Hit should have been; someone Goku can't just outmuscle. There'd suddenly be a whole second dimension to fighting which would be pretty cool to see play out.
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Post by GhostEmperorX » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:54 pm

SupremeKai25 wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:33 pm
It wouldn't surprise me if Toriyama was influenced a little bit by Naruto villains when he came up with the character of Zamasu.
In that case it would be the influence coming full circle.

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Post by Melee_Sovereign » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:53 pm

Since he's human, he'd probably get as far as Krillin.

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Post by Akyon » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:35 pm

Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Since he's human, he'd probably get as far as Krillin.
Was literally coming to say this.

I guess he is supposedly a reincarnated god with a demon within him so maybe Uub? Naruto had a lot of nonsense to his name by the end.
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Post by Melee_Sovereign » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:51 am

I think a better question is, what if Saitama were in Dragon Ball.

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Post by Hugo Boss » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:13 am

Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:51 am
I think a better question is, what if Saitama were in Dragon Ball.
He would do as much as he does in his own verse. Beating anyone effortlessly.

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Post by GhostEmperorX » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:27 am

Akyon wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:35 pm
Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Since he's human, he'd probably get as far as Krillin.
Was literally coming to say this.

I guess he is supposedly a reincarnated god with a demon within him so maybe Uub? Naruto had a lot of nonsense to his name by the end.
To be fair the seeds were there from the very beginning, like standing on the Valley of the End statues of those who were essentially their past lives.

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Post by SSJgogeto » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:43 pm

It's hard to know. I don't watch/read Boruto so I don't know how strong Naruto is in there, but in the main series I don't know if he can beat even Raditz. With train I think he can be stronger than the humans but weaker than the saiyans.

And about Saitama, IMO he is weaker than Goku and Vegeta (saiyan saga).

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Post by Dbzfan94 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:10 pm

SSJgogeto wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:43 pm
It's hard to know. I don't watch/read Boruto so I don't know how strong Naruto is in there, but in the main series I don't know if he can beat even Raditz. With train I think he can be stronger than the humans but weaker than the saiyans.

And about Saitama, IMO he is weaker than Goku and Vegeta (saiyan saga).
Saitama wins because toon force, thats it. Take that away and I legit don't think he's THAT strong.

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Post by SSJgogeto » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:28 pm

I see a lot of people saying that he has toon force, but I don't think this is true.

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Post by Melee_Sovereign » Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:59 am

SSJgogeto wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:28 pm
I see a lot of people saying that he has toon force, but I don't think this is true.
He doesn't, but Arale does.

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Post by It_Is_Ayna_You_Flips » Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:20 am

Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:51 am
I think a better question is, what if Saitama were in Dragon Ball.
He'd humiliate Goku then Beerus and then a little crying kid wearing a Dragon Ball hat appears and Saitama licks the tears off his face
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Post by Sadala Elite » Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:00 am

It_Is_Ayna_You_Flips wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:20 am
Melee_Sovereign wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:51 am
I think a better question is, what if Saitama were in Dragon Ball.
He'd humiliate Goku then Beerus and then a little crying kid wearing a Dragon Ball hat appears and Saitama licks the tears off his face
Saitama is at best only Namek saga level.

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