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                                  Goku FAQ
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    Dragonball Z: Budokai Goku FAQ created by: slackerxxxpunk (Matt Cordivari)
    For the Playstation 2 console
    Email me any questions, ideas or corrections: mcordivari@yahoo.com
    Version 1.5
    Copyright 2002
    No one is to use this FAQ in any other way other than for personal use,
    in part or in whole, without my permission. Do not copy this work or
    obviously alter it and use it as your own because plagiarism is a
    punishable offense and will be treated as such.
    Sites that have permission to use this FAQ:
    - www.gamefaqs.com
    - www.IGN.com
    
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    ' 1 Table of Contents
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    1 Table of Contents
    2 Version/Update History
    3 Introduction
    4 Who is Goku?
    5 Controls
    6 Capsule List
       6.1 Ability Capsules
       6.2 Physical Capsules
       6.3 Support Capsules
    7 Move/Combo List
       7.1 Punches (incomplete)
       7.2 Kicks (incomplete)
       7.3 Punch/Kick (incomplete)
    8 Juggles (incomplete)
    9 Thanks
    10 The End
    
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    ' 2 Version/Update History
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    12-26-02 Version 1.5
    - Finished "Normal" damage column in "Move/Combo List".
    12-18-02 Version 1.5
    - I discovered more combos and added them to the list.
    - I made a chart for each combo section which includes damage ammounts.
    - "Juggles" section started.
    12-17-02 Version 1.0
    - "Capsule List" finished.
    - "Combo List" finished (for now).
    
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    ' 3 Introduction
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    Goku. What do you think of when you hear that name? Strongest fighter in
    the DBZ universe or greatest character in DBZ Budokai? Well, I'm gonna
    assume both seen as how you are reading this FAQ. I too am a huge DBZ fan
    and I love this game. I am writing this FAQ as a service to those who
    would like to master Goku's technique. Read on and enjoy.
    
    - slackerxxxpunk (Matt Cordivari)
    
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    ' 4 Who is Goku?
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    Goku is one of the main characters in the Dragon Ball, DBZ, and DBGT series.
    He is a Saiyan from the planet Vegeta and was sent to Earth as a child to
    one day grow up an take over the Earth for the Saiyans. One day he was
    out with his Grandpa Gohan and he hit his head. He get amnesia and
    forgets all about his mission. He becomes a good guy and all throughout
    the three series he saves the world time and again with the help of
    his friends. In the DBZ series he has two kids, Gohan and Goten. Goku is
    also the first Saiyan to transform into the legendary Super Saiyan. He is
    Always training and striving to be the strongest.
    
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    ' 5 Controls
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    These are the abbreviations I will use in this FAQ:
    
    P - Punch
    K - Kick
    E - Energy
    G - Guard
    > - Forward
    < - Back
    + - When two or more moves are connected with a + they need to be pressed
        simultaneously
    U - Up
    D - Down
    
    These are the controls I use and I think this is a good setup. Try them
    for yourself:
    
    Square - Punch
    Triangle - Kick
    Circle - Energy
    X - Guard
    R1 - P+K
    R2 - P+K+G+E
    L1 - P+G
    L2 - P+K+G
    
    
    Here is how to:
    
    Ki Blast - Press E (Each time you do a Ki Blast it uses 1/4 of a Ki gauge)
    
    Select Goku's alternate costume - At the character select screen press Square
    instead of X when selecting Goku
    
    Taunt - Press P+K+G+E
    
    Evade - Press U+G or D+G
    
    Dash - Tap >> quickly (Hold the second >)
    
    Dash Attack - Tap >> quickly (Hold the second >) and when you get to your
    opponent press P, K, or P+K
    
    Guard Break Moves - P+K or >+P+K or <+P+K
    
    Deflect Ki - Press G just as the blast is about to hit you
    
    Recover Quick - Press G immediately as character lands
    
    Raise Ki Gauge - Hold G and tap << (hold the second <)
    
    Destroy Arenas - Certain fighting arenas can be destroyed (only a giant
    crater remains) when Goku launches a Spirit Bomb. The only difference is
    when Planet Namek is destroyed it doesn't leave a regular crater it
    turns into the planet when it is about to explode during the battle
    with Goku and Frieza.
    
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    ' 6 Goku's Capsule List
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    |6.1 Ability Capsules|
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    Name - How To Use - Ki Gauges Used
    
    King Kai Fist x2 (110% Attack) - P+K+G - Doesn't use Ki but needs at least
    2 Ki gauges
    
    King Kai Fist x5 (120% Attack) - P+K+G - Doesn't use Ki but needs at least
    3 Ki gauges
    
    King Kai Fist x10 (130% Attack) - P+K+G - Doesn't use Ki but needs at least
    4 Ki gauges
    
    Super Saiyan (140% Attack) - P+K+G - Doesn't use Ki but needs at least 5 Ki
    gauges
    
    Kamehameha - PPPPE, P>+PPE, or >+KPPPE - 1
    
    Warp Kamehameha - PPKKE - 2
    
    Spirit Bomb - >+PPPKE - 3
    
    
    |6.2 Physical Capsules|
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    Name - How To Use - Ki Gauges Used
    
    Zanku Fist - KK>+KKE - 1
    
    Continuous Kamehameha - >+PPPPE - 2
    
    Dragonthrow - P+G - None
    
    Super Dragon Fist - >+KKKE - 3
    
    
    |6.3 Support Capsules|
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    Name - Effect - How To Use
    
    1/3 Senzu Bean - Restores 1/3 of your health - Activated when health reaches 0
    
    Senzu Bean - Fully restores health - Activated when health reaches 0
    
    General Vest - Defence power up - Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Training Vest - Defence power up - Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Sturdy Vest - Defence power up - Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Mysterious Vest - Defence power up - Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Gero's Energy R&D - Ki increases after every Ki deflect - Activated when Ki is
    deflected
    
    Gero's Deflection R&D - Automatically deflect Ki - Hold guard to deflect Ki
    automatically
    
    Gero's Deflect-Back R&D - Automatically deflect Ki back at opponent - Hold
    guard to deflect Ki back at opponent automatically
    
    Viral Heart Disease - Slowly drains your and your opponents health -
    Activated at the start of the match
    
    Vaccine - Negates the Viral Heart Disease for your character - Activated
    at the begining of a fight
    
    Super Holy Water - Damage percentage is reduced - Effective every time you
    get hit
    
    Saiyan Heritage - After a senzu bean is used your power and defence is
    increased - Activated after senzu bean is used
    
    Ki Flash - Opponents Ki blasts fail - Activated everytime a Ki blast is
    thrown at you
    
    Serious! - Attack power increases when health is below 1/3 - Activated as
    soon as your health drops below 1/3
    
    Serious!! - Attack power increases when health is below 1/2 - Activated as
    soon as your health drops below 1/2
    
    Serious!!! - Attack power increases when health is below 2/3 - Activated as
    soon as your health drops below 2/3
    
    Rage! - Attack power goes up during the first 10 seconds of a fight -
    Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Rage!! - Attack power goes up during the first 15 seconds of a fight -
    Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Rage!!! - Attack power goes up during the first 20 seconds of a fight -
    Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Potential - Attack power goes up for fixed time period - Activated at the
    begining of a fight
    
    Super Kami Water - Attack power goes up while health slowly decreases -
    Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Gero's Perpetual Energy R&D - Ki is always maxed out, but you can't transform
    - Activated at the begining of a fight
    
    Breakthrough Capsule - Lets you use all of Goku's ability's in Duel, World
    Tournament, or Practice modes - Always active as long as it is in Goku's
    Custom Capsule Tray
    
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    ' 7 Goku's Move/Combo List
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    This is a list of all the normal combos for Goku. This list does not contain
    special moves. For specials, like the Kamehameha, refer to the Capsule List.
    
    |7.1 Punches|
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              |                     Ammount of Damage                            |
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    |  Combo  | Normal | King Kai x2 | King Kai x5 | King Kai x10 | Super Saiyan |
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    | P       | 70     |             |             |              |              |
    | PP      | 135    |             |             |              |              |
    | PPP     | 203    |             |             |              |              |
    | PPPP    | 258    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+P     | 80     |             |             |              |              |
    | <+PP    | 154    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+P     | 70     |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PP    | 135    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PPP   | 203    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PPPP  | 283    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PPPPP | 363    |             |             |              |              |
    | P>+P    | 144    |             |             |              |              |
    | P>+PP   | 224    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+p<+P  | 160    |             |             |              |              |
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    |7.2 Kicks|
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              |                     Ammount of Damage                            |
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    |  Combo  | Normal | King Kai x2 | King Kai x5 | King Kai x10 | Super Saiyan |
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    | K       | 80     |             |             |              |              |
    | KK      | 154    |             |             |              |              |
    | KKK     | 222    |             |             |              |              |
    | KKKK    | 349    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+K     | 90     |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KK    | 164    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KKK   | 232    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KKKK  | 303    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KKKKK | 371    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+K     | 85     |             |             |              |              |
    | <+KK    | 175    |             |             |              |              |
    | K>+K    | 163    |             |             |              |              |
    | KK>+K   | 231    |             |             |              |              |
    | KK>+KK  | 321    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+K<+K  | 175    |             |             |              |              |
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    |7.3 Punch/Kick|
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              |                     Ammount of Damage                            |
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    |  Combo  | Normal | King Kai x2 | King Kai x5 | King Kai x10 | Super Saiyan |
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    | PK      | 153    |             |             |              |              |
    | PPK     | 212    |             |             |              |              |
    | PPKK    | 287    |             |             |              |              |
    | PPKKK   | 382    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+PK    | 175    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PK    | 149    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PKK   | 288    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PPPK  | 298    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+PPPKK | 388    |             |             |              |              |
    | P>+PPK  | 312    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KP    | 170    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KPP   | 244    |             |             |              |              |
    | >+KPPP  | 317    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+KP    | 159    |             |             |              |              |
    | <+KPP   | 223    |             |             |              |              |
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    ' 8 Juggles
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    Juggles are when you hit an opponent into the air and use combos to keep
    that opponent in the air for as long as you can. Juggles take alot of
    practice to get good at, but when you do get good at them it adds a whole
    new aspect to your technique. The following is a list of the combos you
    can use to hit your opponent into the air:
    
    1) <+P
    2) P>+PP
    3) <+P<+P
    4) <+KP
    
    Once you get your opponent into the air you need to quickly follow up
    with a combo. You can use just about any combo, but below is a list
    of the best combos, in my opinion, for juggling with Goku:
    
    (coming soon!)
    
    
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    ' 9 Thanks
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    Thanks go out to:
    
    Prima for making a great strategy guide, which helped me out with the
    capsule list.
    
    GameFAQs for hosting this FAQ.
    
    IGN for hosting this FAQ.
    
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    ' 10 The End
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    I sure hope this FAQ has helped you out in some way. Enjoy the game
    and thank you for reading.
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    Copyright 2002 slackerxxxpunk (Matt Cordivari)