Tier Lists


DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 is an amazing fighting game that has developed well over the years. Here’s a comprehensive tier list, updated as of 2023, to help you find the best character in the game. You’ll need to unlock them all first!

We’ve got another tier list, what we call the “simplified tier list” also included below. If you’re just looking for what’s the best character to play in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 or just the generalized best, check out that section. If you’re looking for the in-depth form by form tier list, that’s right below.

In-Depth Form by Form Tier List

S Tier

  • Gogeta (Super Saiyan 4, Super Saiyan Blue)
  • Hit
  • Vegito (Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan Blue)

A Tier

  • Bardock (Super Saiyan 3)
  • Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan, Super Saiyan)
  • Gogeta (Super Saiyan)
  • Goku (Ultra Instinct, Super Saiyan Blue, Super Saiyan God, Super Saiyan 4, Super Saiyan 3)
  • Vegeta (Super Saiyan Blue, Super Saiyan God, Super Saiyan 4, Super Saiyan)

B Tier

  • Cell (Perfect, Supervillain)
  • Cooler (Final Form)
  • Future Gohan
  • Future Trunks (DB Super)
  • Future Trunks (DBZ Version)
  • Golden Frieza
  • Golden Frieza (Supervillain)
  • Toppo
  • Zamasu

C Tier

  • Android 17
  • Android 18
  • Android 21
  • Burter
  • Cabba
  • Cell (First Form, Full Power)
  • Cell Jr.
  • Cooler (Fourth Form)
  • Dodoria
  • Frieza (First Form, Final Form, Full Power)
  • Frost
  • Ginyu
  • Gohan (Adult, Teen)
  • Guldo
  • Jeice
  • Kid Gohan
  • Krillin
  • Majuub
  • Nail
  • Piccolo
  • Pikkon
  • Recoome
  • Tien
  • Zarbon

D Tier

  • Broly (Base)
  • Goten (Kid)
  • Great Saiyaman
  • Great Saiyaman 2 (Great Saiyawoman)
  • Janemba (Base, Supervillain)
  • Kid Buu (Base, Supervillain)
  • Majin Buu
  • Majin Vegeta
  • Nappa
  • Omega Shenron (Base, Supervillain)
  • Raditz
  • Ribrianne
  • Saibaman
  • Slug
  • Super 17 (Android)
  • Super Baby 2
  • Super Buu
  • Turles
  • Vegeta (Base)
  • Yamcha (Base, Supervillain)

F Tier

  • Hercule
  • Jaco
image 3 6

Simplified Tier List

Here are the major notable characters and why they’re in each tier.

S Tier

  • Hit: Known for his high speed and power, effective melee attacks, and time-skip abilities.
  • Gogeta (SS4 and SSGSS): Both forms offer high damage output and powerful moves.
  • Vegito (SSGSS): This form provides well-rounded stats and powerful moves.

A Tier

  • Goku (Ultra Instinct, SSGSS, SSG, SS4): These forms provide versatility with high damage output and powerful moves.
  • Vegeta (SSGSS, SSG, SS4): Like Goku, Vegeta’s mentioned forms offer flexibility and high damage in battles.
  • Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan): This robust form has high health and strength.

B Tier

  • Future Trunks (DB Super): Has good speed and decent combos.
  • Golden Frieza: Offers good range and powerful Ki blasts, but lacks melee combat.
  • Cooler (Final Form): Strong and durable with good melee attacks.

C Tier

  • Piccolo: Good for beginners due to his balanced stats, but lacks the high damage output of other characters.
  • Gohan (Adult): Good speed, but lower damage output.
  • Krillin: Good combo potential, but lacks in power and reach.

Hercule Tier

  • Yamcha: Fast but lacks power.
  • Hercule: Mostly for comedic value, lacks in power and speed.
  • Saibaman: Low stats overall, but can be fun for a challenge.

David Piner, an accomplished video game journalist since 2001, excels in developing comprehensive guides and engaging content to enrich the gaming experience. As the esteemed former Managing Editor at TTH (as David "Xerin" Piner) for over a decade, David established a strong reputation for his perceptive analysis, captivating content, and streamlined guides. Having led skilled teams of writers and editors, David has been instrumental in producing an extensive collection of articles, reviews, and guides tailored to both casual and hardcore gamers aiming to enhance their skills. Dedicated to player-centric content, David meticulously crafts guides and articles with the players' interests in mind. He is a proud member of OUT Georgia and fervently champions equity and equality across all spheres.