|“||Do not try to escape. Yes, it is useless. Until I have all your energy, I will never let you go.||„|
|~ Android 19 to Vegeta|
Android 19 is an antagonist in Dragon Ball and the nineteenth Android created by Dr. Gero to kill Son Goku. Unlike all the other Androids, he seems to only exist in the present timeline. He was a supporting antagonist in the Android Saga of Dragon Ball Z and a minor antagonist in the Super 17 Saga of Dragon Ball GT.
He was voiced by Yukitoshi Hori in Japanese and Todd Haberkorn in English.
Android 19 has chalk-white skin and is extremely fat, with a high-pitched voice. Like Android 20, he can absorb energy through small orb devices on his hands.
He also bears a striking resemblance to Majin Buu in some ways.
Dragon Ball Z
Dr. Gero was made into Android Human 20 by #19. Together, the two androids attacked a city where they encountered most of the Z Fighters. #19 fought Son Goku, who, with his Super Saiyan powers, had the advantage, but when Goku shot a Kamehameha wave at #19, the android absorbed it and increased his power. He then beat up Goku, who then was attacked by a heart virus. #19 beat Goku up while he was unable to fight back, and began draining his energy when suddenly, Vegeta attacked him. As Yamcha got Goku back to his house to take the medicine for the virus, Vegeta transformed into a Super Saiyan, revealing for the first time that he had achieved this transformation.
Vegeta fought #19 and beat him up. #19 grabbed Vegeta's arms and began draining energy from him, but Vegeta, despite losing a bit of energy, tore #19's hands off. From #19's reaction, Vegeta confirmed a question he had asked earlier, that androids do experience fear. #19 tried to run, but Vegeta destroyed him with a Big Bang attack, leaving only his lifeless head. Trunks saw the head when he returned from the future to fight the androids, and did not recognize him.
Dragon Ball GTIn Dragon Ball GT, Android 19 returned from Hell along with several other dead villains. He was killed when Trunks and Son Goten blew him up with an energy blast into the alley, again leaving only his head, which ironically, was the same way he died the first time.
In TeamFourStar's Dragon Ball Z Abridged series, 19 was portrayed as Dr. Gero's incompetent sidekick, who was supposedly working on a Windows 8 engine. In his first appearance, he and Gero walk around the city attacking anyone they see, being referred to as an "inconspicuous man and mime" by everyone they attack. When they first see Yamcha, 19 states that there is a 99% percent chance he is Son Goku (later stating that he is 85% percent sure) and the two attack and nearly kill him. When confronted by the rest of the Z fighters, Piccolo leads them to a life less desert so they can battle. 19 begins to load his Murder.ExE program so he can fight, but the program doesn't load properly and he not only sends a report about this (which Gero told him not to do), but he is also mercilessly pummeled by Goku. While being repeatedly punched by Goku, he gets on Gero's last nerve, who orders him to work properly or he will "SHOVE MY BOOT UP. YOUR. ASS!" 19's Murder.ExE program finally starts to work, and to make matters worse, Goku has a heart attack due to high cholesterol. When he's about to kill Goku, Vegeta shows up and transforms into his Super Saiyan form. 19 activates his "self destruct sequence" when he attacks Vegeta, who quickly finishes him off, all while making jokes about the android's weight. After his body is destroyed, Krillin comically throws a senzu bean at his head, leading to Vegeta throwing a dog biscuit at him as well, similar in fashion to when he did that to Guldo. Later on, Trunks finds his head and mistakes him for an over weight, robotic Choutzu, only to realize that he is a new android.
Powers and Abilities
Android 19's powers are similar to the other androids. He is able to fly, generate energy based attacks, and absorb power levels with the red orbs on his palms.
His Power Level is listed at 10,000,000 in Scouter Battle Kamehameha.
Android #19 can absorb Ki Energy (and possibly other forms of energy) through the red pulsars in his hands. When he does, he can add the Ki Supply to his own. This amplifies his Superhuman Abilities. It appears, however, that he cannot absorb Ki from particularly powerful beings with Power Levels much higher than his own.
Full Power Energy Cannon
A powerful Full Power Energy Wave attack used also by Android #20.
A team attack used along with Pui Pui. They face back to back and #19 uses a Full Power Energy Cannon and Pui Pui uses a Full Power Energy Wave.
A rush attack. It is a very fast combo consisting of a punch across the face, an elbow to the back, a knee to the midsection, and a powerful Double Axe Handle to the midsection, inflicting a high amount of damage.
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