What DB level was Videl at her best?

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What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by Psajdak » Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:56 pm

I mean, if she was in original Dragon Ball, which characters could he face, and win?

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Post by Polyphase Avatron » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:26 pm

She could probably beat Ranfan, but narrowly lose to Namu.
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Post by Peach » Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:23 am

That would be up to imagination. :P

I think she could probably defeat Oolong, Boss Carrot, and maybe Pilaf. Giran, Nam, and Yamcha after Bulma boosts his self esteem would be a problem.

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Re: What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by Tai Lung » Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:32 am

DB Humans >>> DBZ Humans :roll:

whether it is consistent or not what can be seen when normal humans jump several meters high, destroys walls etc

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Re: What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by theherodjl » Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:46 am

Videl's best feat was breaking Spopovitch's neck, a character on par with early DB levels which indicates that her striking power is impressive. However, Spopovitch holding back beat her into a bloody, injured mess so evidently she can dish it out but cannot take it. If we go by offense, Videl ranks maybe as high as 21st Tenkaichi-tier. In defense, only marginally higher than the Shotgun Farmer.
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Re: What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by Ajay » Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:58 am

She could have taken down Beerus, but she cut her pigtails off, thus losing all her power.

Truly tragic.
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Post by It_Is_Ayna_You_Flips » Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:02 am

Tai Lung wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:32 am
DB Humans >>> DBZ Humans :roll:
Yeah. DB humans knew the world of martial arts and even those that didn't carried equalizers like power/laser guns. Z-era humans seemed to have regressed to the point where even the setting's scifi weaponry has vanished.

As much as I like Videl she'd probably just be another martial artist Goku and gang would walk over. I do think she'd have fit in better in that era of Dragon Ball.
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She could have taken down Beerus, but she cut her pigtails off, thus losing all her power.

Truly tragic.
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Post by Psajdak » Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:42 am

I always thought short haired Videl looked better than before.

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Post by Mireya » Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:17 pm

I'd give her an 8 or so. That'd place her at first show-down Kuririn and slightly below Yamcha, so I think beginning of the series, pre Roshi training Kuririn may be the strongest character she can best in a fight, that when exploiting the fact that she can fly and her minimal knowledge on chi.

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Post by Lionel » Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:16 pm

Going by the tolerance for long-ranged planetary flight in relation to past characters like Tenshinhan during the King Piccolo arc, it seems like her power level would be surprisingly high for a normal human -- in the hundreds range perhaps.

Videl's physical feats otherwise don't seem all too impressive. What we know of her fighting abilities comes largely from her fight with Spopovich who was confirmed to be restraining himself. Gohan also felt it necessary to interfere before she was shot while apprehending two criminals

It seems contradictory at first glance by her ability to fly long distances but Videl is probably weaker than Goku at the beginning of Z.

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Re: What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by DBZAOTA482 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:32 pm

Far stronger than any ordinary human but doesn't rank very high in context of Dragon Ball. Videl's best feats are accidentally twisting Spopovich's neck 180° with a kick and busting a sandbag after beating on it for a long time (anime-only) but that's nothing compared to dudes who can destroy planets with just their fingers.

Beginning of series Goku would whoop her ass.
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Re: What DB level was Videl at her best?

Post by TheOverlyMadHatter » Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:13 am

She might be able to beat Giran if she avoids the Gurugurugum and has a good defense and evasion against his slower physical strikes. She could probably also beat Ranfan, Silver, White, not-Bruce Lee, Staff Officer Black. Also anime Pamput. Basically, all of the tertiary martial artists.

It's a shame her training arc had to be cut short. It's clear pretty early on that Toriyama had bigger ideas for her role at the beginning of the Boo arc.

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