21 Facts About Beerus


Beerus, the God of Destruction is a fictional character in the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama.

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Beerus is a God resembling a purple cat wearing traditional Egyptian clothing and ornaments, whose occupation is to maintain balance in the universe by destroying planets, in contrast to the Supreme Kais who create and preserve them.

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The character was in the initial draft of the Battle of Gods, though Toriyama notes Beerus was changed completely despite his liking of the concept.

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Beerus's design was partially based on a Cornish Rex cat that had lived with Toriyama at the time of design work, the cat miraculously recovering from an illness and the veterinarian joking that it was demonic.

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Beerus was planned to use either a spoon or fork in combatting the heroes, the idea being overturned when Tadayoshi Yamamuro, the animation director on Battle of Gods, considered it difficult for Beerus to fight that way and made the suggestion of chopsticks instead.

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Beerus is voiced by Koichi Yamadera in all Japanese Dragon Ball media.

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Douglas interpreted voice director Chris Sabat as believing Beerus's voice was "similar in tone" to Douglas' prior role in Borderlands 2 as Krieg.

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In Chapter 28 of the Dragon Ball Super manga, Beerus is shown to have the imperfect version of Ultra Instinct, which was showcased as he dodged the attacks of every other God of Destruction.

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Hakai is able to instantly destroy the body and even souls of mortals and low-tier Gods, which can be seen in action when Beerus uses the technique on Zamasu and the ghost of Dr Mashirito.

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Similarly to other Gods of Destruction and Supreme Kais, Beerus is life linked to the East Supreme Kai, where if one dies then so will the other.

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Beerus then reaches Earth to inquire about the Super Saiyan God myth from Vegeta, expressing disappointment in him yet participates in Bulma's birthday party to enjoy Earth's cuisine.

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Beerus is mostly calm until Majin Buu refuses to share the remaining pudding with him, resulting in the furious Beerus effortlessly defeating Buu, Gotenks, Gohan, Android 18, Piccolo, and Tenshinhan in combat.

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Beerus is retroactively established, over the course of the Dragon Ball Super series, to be involved in past events in the Dragon Ball universe which are previously left unexplained or lacking in context.

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For example, Beerus is revealed to be the one who sealed Old Supreme Kai into the Z Sword and destroyed North Kaio's planet, with only the small planet where he now lives remaining, both acts being out of anger over squabbles.

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Beerus instigated Frieza to destroy Planet Vegeta after he felt disrespected by King Vegeta.

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Beerus tries preventing Goku from using a button to summon the Omni-King, which sets up the Tournament of Power.

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Beerus has appeared in several Dragon Ball games, the first being Dragon Ball Heroes.

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Beerus serves as a mentor, teaching his moves to the player.

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Beerus appears as a playable character in Dragon Ball FighterZ.

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Reviewer Nathan Farrugla saw Beerus as being "an interesting villain", citing his nature being unpredictable and varying motives.

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IGN found Beerus to be similar to previous villains in the franchise in being "over-the-top".

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