Dragon Ball Z Has a Genius Reason Why Super Saiyan 3 is so Rare  

By Jackbot

 Nov 11,2022

Out of all the Saiyan transformations throughout Dragon Ball continuity–including Dragon Ball Z, Super, and GT–arguably  

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the one that is the most rarely seen is Super Saiyan 3, and the series has one genius answer  

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for exactly why that is–though unfortunately, not a fully satisfying one.  

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Super Saiyan 3 is the third form of Super Saiyan that increases the Saiyan’s power exponentially,  

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though it comes with a pretty sizable downside. Super Saiyan 3 drains a Saiyan’s ki much faster than the previous two transformations,  

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so while it is incredibly powerful in small bursts or when fighting an opponent  

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that should be taken down quickly, it isn’t ideal in a fight where stamina is required–such as in a tournament.  

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