Dragon Ball Z: Connected Hope Tier List

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This article thoroughly ranks characters in Dragon Ball Z Connection Hopeda, from best to worst. Explore each character's pros and cons!

In this article, we have detailedly ranked all the characters in Dragon Ball Z Connection Hopeda from the best to the worst. Additionally, you can see the pros and cons of each character and choose which ones to use based on these aspects. Let’s take a look at our list.

Connected Hope Tier List

As of now, the best Connected Hope character rankings are as follows.

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Tier 0

Fusion Reborn Goku (Angel) & Vegeta (Angel)

Strength

  • Outstanding damage dealer
  • Exceptional tank
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Exceptional linkset
  • Easy-to-meet transformation conditions
  • Rare ability to predict super attacks
  • Exceptional synergy with untransformed Paikuhan

Weakness

  • Loses Shocking Speed after fusion
  • Damage reduction, super attack foresight, and bonus Ki last only 5 turns as Super Gogeta
  • Fusing into Super Gogeta eliminates synergy with Paikuhan

Indomitable Fighter Super Saiyan Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Remarkable damage dealer
  • Remarkable tank
  • Impressive linkset
  • Active Skill activation requires only turn-based conditions

Miracle-Making Final Showdown Goku (GT) & Super Saiyan 4 Vegeta

Strength

  • Remarkable damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Impressive linkset
  • Standby Skill and Revive counterattack can be consistently activated

Universe’s Last Hope Super Saiyan 3 Goku & Super Saiyan 2 Vegeta

Strength

  • Remarkable damage dealer
  • Excellent tank in SS3 form, astounding tank in base form
  • Great linkset
  • Infinite DEF stacking capability
  • Consistent activation of Standby Skill

Exploding Latent Power Piccolo (Power Awakening)

Strength

  • Outstanding damage dealer
  • Remarkable tank
  • Excellent Ki support unit
  • Consistently triggers Giant Form transformation
  • Competent stunner
  • Competent debuffer
  • Great linkset

Weakness

  • Utilizing additional damage reduction and healing proves challenging
  • Best linking partners are not part of the Super Heroes Category

Heroic Warrior Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Outstanding damage dealer
  • Excellent tank
  • Easy fulfillment of Trunks ally condition with TEQ Super Trunks on the team
  • Decent linkset

Weakness

  • Base Form’s guard isn’t guaranteed, and damage reduction doesn’t function at full HP

Super Power Counterattack Super Saiyan Trunks (Teen)

Strength

  • Exceptional hard-hitter
  • Outstanding tank
  • Easy triggering of transformation and Active Skill
  • Super Trunks’ Active Skill possesses the rare ability to delay the enemy’s attack for 1 turn
  • Great linkset

Weakness

  • Irrelevance of Androids/Cell Saga allies to the team
  • Super Saiyan Trunks’ guard, besides being locked behind a condition, isn’t guaranteed
  • Unconditional transformation with no control over when to trigger it
  • Super Trunks’ guard and additional Super Attack only last for 3 turns, and due to the unconditional transformation, can’t be saved for when needed

Earth-Shaking Immense Power Super Saiyan Goku

Strength

  • Remarkable damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Exceptional defensive support unit
  • Great linkset
  • Active Skill and foresight of Super Attacks can be partially fulfilled, as his passive encourages him to absorb attacks.

Awakened Super Hero Ultimate Gohan

Strength

  • Outstanding damage dealer
  • Excellent tank
  • Competent stunner
  • Competent debuffer
  • Active Skill activation requires only turn-based conditions
  • Initial condition is easily fulfilled
  • Abundance of relevant Super Heroes allies for his initial Active Skill
  • Nullification covers the majority of relevant enemies in the game
  • Decent linkset

Weakness

  • Faces difficulty reaching maximum Ki without Ki-changers
  • Guard only lasts for 3 turns, and the defensive boost received isn’t sufficient to compensate for it.

Valiant Confrontation Piccolo

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Excellent support unit
  • Effective sealer
  • Strong linkset
  • Easy fulfillment of the condition requiring Movie Heroes allies, given that many relevant units, including the main leaders, belong to this category.

Miracle-Making Super Saiyan Super Saiyan Goku

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Effective Ki-changing support
  • Strong linkset
  • Abundance of relevant Super Saiyans Category allies for additional boosts

Battle Against the Fate of Annihilation Bardock

Strength

  • Exceptional hard-hitter
  • Impressive tank
  • Strong linkset
  • His initial passive will be effortlessly fulfilled, as most of the relevant allies on the team are Goku.

Weakness

  • Although his initial passive is easily met, it lasts only for 5 turns.
  • Lack of other Team Bardock allies for his initial Active Skill condition.

Tier 0 Supports

Righteous Otherworld Defense Paikuhan

Strength

  • Extremely versatile with debuffing, sealing, supporting, and evading (the latter three abilities accessible with just one Rainbow Ki Sphere).
  • Relatively straightforward access to Unit Super Attack.
  • Robust tanking capabilities.
  • Potent linkset, with shortcomings mitigated by a flexible secondary Leader Skill.

Weakness

  • Active Skill’s conditions make it more of a situational factor than a readily-available tool.

Counterattack of Humanity’s Survivors Mai (Future)

Strength

  • Outstanding support unit
  • Excellent tank

Weakness

  • Subpar linkset
  • Limited Ki support, available only when HP is below 50% and just once
  • A mere 30% chance for additional damage reduction within the same turn
  • The additional support boost benefits only Future Gohan and Super Trunks.

Tier 1

Desperate Onslaught Goku & Piccolo/Piccolo

Strength

  • Exceptional damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Capable of infinite DEF stacking as Piccolo
  • Decent linkset

Weakness

  • Ki boost and guard effects last only for 5 turns
  • Neither of their Active Skill conditions is appealing.

Fused Fighting Force Super Saiyan Goku (Angel) & Super Saiyan Vegeta (Angel)

Strength

  • Outstanding all-around performance
  • Crucial recovery factor and type advantage through Gogeta
  • Enables access to Paikuhan’s Unit Super Attack
  • Strong linkset
  • Excellent synergy with TEQ Goku (Angel) and Vegeta (Angel)

Weakness

  • Fusion conditions are demanding.

Unusual Pairing Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks & Piccolo

Strength

  • Capable of infinite DEF stacking
  • Excellent tank
  • Effective Ki-changing support
  • Competent healer
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Ki-changing passive is not guaranteed
  • Additional Super Attack does not stack DEF

Brief Paternal Moment Majin Vegeta

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank

Weakness

  • Only receives an additional boost from Super Trunks and Gohan & Trunks
  • Active Skill is challenging to fully utilize without favorable enemy RNG
  • Activating the Active Skill entails a substantial sacrifice of HP
  • Linkset is mediocre

Protector of Hope Super Saiyan Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Reliable tank
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • The extra enemy boost is only effective against Zamasu and Cell Max enemies and lacks relevance elsewhere.

Pinnacle of Fury Goku

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Robust tank
  • Capable of infinite DEF stacking
  • Easy transformation in challenging events
  • Features Rage Mode for additional damage
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Guard is not only not guaranteed but also has a low chance on top of that.

Hope-Filled Strike Super Full Power Saiyan 4 Goku

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Reliable tank
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • DEF boost diminishes significantly at low HP
  • Absence of Saiyan Roar among other team members
  • Full Power allies are scarce and constrained by an HP requirement.

Reckless Strength Super Saiyan Gotenks

Strength

  • Impressive nuker
  • Solid tank
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Rapid Growth only includes his fellow Gotenks allies, none of whom are pertinent to the team.

Victory at Hand Gotenks

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Reliable tank
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Requires placement in the first slot to fully activate his passive, forfeiting the chance for evasion before attacking
  • Heavenly Events includes only his fellow Gotenks allies, none of whom contribute relevance to the team.

Power to Face Despair Super Saiyan Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Outstanding tank
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Conditions are met only by Remaining Hope Super Saiyan Gohan (Future) & Trunks (Youth) (Future)/Super Saiyan Gohan (Future) and Super Trunks.

Remaining Hope Super Saiyan Gohan (Future) & Trunks (Youth) (Future)/Super Saiyan Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Exceptional tank
  • Active Skill and subsequent revival can be consistently triggered even in challenging events
  • Great linkset
  • Possesses the ability to predict Super Attacks

Weakness

  • Reliance on AGL Ki Spheres may lead to potential Ki struggles if RNG is unfavorable
  • Gohan must be the target of the knockout attack for revival, posing a risk if he survives or the enemy doesn’t launch a Super Attack
  • Future Gohan doesn’t change Ki Spheres after he exchanges, making it more challenging to trigger his Additional Super Attack compared to his initial state.

A Promise Made to Kakarot Super Saiyan 2 Vegeta (Angel)

Strength

  • Significant damage output and defensive capability
  • Active Skill readily accessible with Paikuhan’s secondary Leader Skill
  • Facilitates access to Paikuhan’s Unit Super Attack
  • Strong linkset

Weakness

  • Absence of Prepared for Battle may impact Super Attack consistency
  • Much of his passive relies entirely on MBS Goku being on rotation.

Trustworthy Rival Vegeta

Strength

  • Impressive damage dealer
  • Reliable tank
  • Strong linkset
  • Additional boost easily fulfilled thanks to a multitude of relevant Goku allies.

Outshining Darkness Super Gogeta

Strength

  • Exceptional damage output with constant Type advantage
  • Robust defensive capabilities
  • Enhanced utility with accumulated Rainbow Ki
  • Excellent linkset

Weakness

  • Depends on Rainbow Ki changers to consistently gain additional boosts.

Naught but Rampage Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks

Strength

  • Outstanding damage dealer
  • Reliable tank
  • Strong linkset

Astounding Fusion Power Gotenks

Strength

  • Exhibits self-sustainability
  • Functions as an exceptional hard-hitter and tank
  • Demonstrates excellent stunning capabilities

Weakness

  • The activation time for the Active Skill is prolonged
  • Second boosts are unreliable
  • Lacks the Prepared for Battle trait

Dazzling Life Force Bardock

Strength

  • Outstanding hard-hitting capabilities
  • Remarkable tanking abilities
  • Exceptional sealing skills
  • Adequate linkset

Weakness

  • Limited availability of Frieza enemies
  • Shares Shattering the Limit instead of Fierce Battle with other summonable LR units

The Hope of the Universe Goku

Strength

  • Remarkable nuking capabilities
  • Acceptable linkset
  • The additional boost is easily activated, thanks to the abundance of relevant Vegeta allies, including the leader

Weakness

  • Unable to tank unless accumulating a substantial number of Ki Spheres

Beyond the Ferocious Flash Majin Vegeta

Strength

  • Impressive hard-hitting capabilities
  • Adequate tanking abilities
  • Competent stunning capabilities
  • Unlike other LRs, Majin Vegeta achieves maximum damage output without launching an 18-Ki super
  • Abundance of Goku allies to activate his Ki and critical boost

Weakness

  • Ultra Super Attack inflicts colossal damage
  • Limited to running Kid Trunks and Bulma allies under Paikuhan’s second leader skill
  • Absence of the Prepared for Battle link
  • Ki boost and guaranteed crits at low HP come with significant restrictions

Rousing Fighting Spirit Super Saiyan 2 Goku (Angel)

Strength

  • Exceptional all-around unit with the ability to deliver powerful hits and tank effectively from the beginning of battle
  • Respectable Saiyan-based linkset
  • Effective stunning capabilities
  • Easy transformation depending on the events in which he is deployed
  • Grants access to both Paikuhan’s and Vegeta’s Unit Super Attacks, serving as both an Angel Goku and a Majin Buu Saga Goku.

Weakness

  • Sacrifices Prepared for Battle for Over in a Flash upon transformation
  • Some events prove challenging for him to undergo transformation

Tier 1 Supports

Heroic Victory Declaration Super Saiyan Gotenks

Strength

  • Offers respectable offense, defense, and stun capabilities
  • Outperforms his PHY counterpart by providing support boosts for everyone
  • Boasts a robust linkset

Weakness

  • Falls short compared to his PHY counterpart in both attacking and defending aspects
  • The support boost necessitates more than one foe

The Love to Light the Future Mai (Future)

Strength

  • Outstanding stunning abilities
  • Exceptional Ki support
  • Demonstrates strong independent performance as a support unit

Weakness

  • Limited to including only herself as a Peppy Gals ally
  • Possesses a mediocre linkset
  • Challenges in effectively utilizing the Foresee Super Attack

Power to Overcome Adversity Mai (Future)

Strength

  • Outstanding tanking capabilities

Weakness

  • Possesses a mediocre linkset
  • Vulnerable against AoE enemies or those that disable evasion
  • Only provides support to Super Trunks

Tier 2

Thousandfold Plea Goku

Strength

  • Commands substantial nuking, tanking, and healing capabilities
  • Imparts robust ally boosts through Super Attacks
  • Boasts a potent linkset
  • Meets the conditions for SS2 Vegeta

Weakness

  • Goku is exceedingly rare, necessitating 1000 consecutive logins to acquire and an additional 1000 for Extreme Z-Awakening (EZA)

Hidden Majin Power Uub (Teen)

Strength

  • Offers respectable hard-hitting capabilities
  • Excels as a great tank
  • Provides adequate support
  • Displays decent debuffing abilities
  • Undergoes a straightforward and easy transformation activation

Weakness

  • Possesses an abysmal linkset
  • Sacrifices support buff upon transformation
  • Partnering with Majuub, his best companion, causes the LR to lose an additional boost, and the support gained is insufficient to compensate for the loss

Risky Covering Fire Tien

Strength

  • Exhibits self-sustainability
  • Performs exceptionally well as a hard-hitter
  • Excels as a great tank
  • Impressive debuffing capabilities

Weakness

  • Possesses a mediocre linkset
  • Offers support exclusively to Super Class Majin Buu Saga allies, excluding both leaders

Confident of Victory Super Trunks

Strength

  • Respectable offensive capabilities
  • Exceptional tanking abilities
  • Impressive linkset
  • Adequate stunning capabilities

Convergent Fury Super Trunks

Strength

  • Respectable offensive capabilities
  • Exceptional tanking abilities
  • Impressive linkset

Power to Withstand Adversity Super Saiyan Gohan (Future)

Strength

  • Impressive linkset

Weakness

  • Mediocre tanking abilities

The Supreme Warrior Super Gogeta

Strength

  • Maintains strong damage output with a constant Type advantage
  • Effective debuffer
  • Enhanced offense through the Rainbow Ki
  • Possesses a good linkset

Weakness

  • EZA INT counterpart significantly outperforms him
  • Does not have a seventh Link Skill

All-Out Focus Tien

Strength

  • Outstanding debuffing capabilities
  • Tien demonstrates solid individual performance despite being primarily a support unit

Weakness

  • Provides support exclusively to Super TEQ
  • Possesses a poor linkset

Everything At Stake Super Saiyan 2 Vegeta

Strength

  • Remarkable tank with decent offensive capabilities
  • Boasts a great linkset

Weakness

  • Needs a bit of buildup to achieve full DEF boost

Treasured Battle Device Android 16

Strength

  • Outstanding tanking abilities
  • Respectable debuffing capabilities

Weakness

  • Possesses an abysmal linkset
  • Limited availability of relevant Androids/Cell Saga allies to activate his guard chance
  • Guard is only guaranteed when facing 3 or more enemies

Tier 3

Resolve for the Final Battle Super Saiyan 3 Goku

Strength

  • Respectable hard-hitting capabilities
  • Adequate tanking abilities
  • Acceptable linkset

Weakness

  • Requires the inclusion of Hercule units under Paikuhan’s second leader skill to activate the Unit Super Attack
  • Undergoes significant link changes upon “transformation”
  • Unable to benefit from the critical hit bonus in this team configuration

Grim Reaper of Justice’s Rampage Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks

Strength

  • Impressive hard-hitting capabilities
  • Competent tanking abilities
  • Can reliably prevent Ki overflow due to exclusive Ki links

Weakness

  • Lacks a DEF boost and utilizes a Supreme multiplier at 12-Ki
  • Starts with zero DEF before launching an attack

Powers Combined Majuub

Strength

  • Respectable debuffing capabilities
  • Impressive hard-hitting abilities
  • Excellent tanking performance
  • Effective support for Ki changing

Weakness

  • Possesses an abysmal linkset
  • Attack effectiveness is limited to high HP conditions

Exceptional Wisdom Piccolo

Strength

  • Respectable debuffing capabilities
  • Adequate Ki-changing support
  • Outstanding healing abilities
  • Exceptional synergy with Nail

Weakness

  • Vulnerable in the first few turns and, even when fully built up, struggles to tank effectively
  • Possesses a mediocre linkset
  • The Ki-changing passive is not guaranteed
  • Only Nail or Namek Goku benefits from his support

Earnest Determination Nail

Strength

  • Potent stacker of ATK and DEF
  • Gains substantial benefits from full Piccolo-based boost and damage reduction when paired with AGL Paikuhan’s Leader Skill
  • Unexpectedly excellent linking partner for AGL Paikuhan

Weakness

  • Rare occurrence of “Wicked Bloodline” foe-based critical hits
  • Limited availability of units under Paikuhan’s leader skill to fulfill his second boost, only TEQ Piccolo qualifies

Farewell, Proud Warrior Majin Vegeta

Strength

  • Acceptable AOE capabilities
  • Adequate stunning abilities

Weakness

  • Lacks the Prepared for Battle link
  • Performs poorly in matchups against a single enemy

Mysterious Technique Master Roshi

Strength

  • Possesses the ability to hit extremely hard with a one-time nuke
  • Exhibits decent sealing capabilities
  • Provides a decent level of tanking

Weakness

  • The ATK boost is a one-time occurrence, erasing DEF and stunning himself
  • Displays low stats, even for a general SSR unit
  • Possesses an abysmal linkset

Battle as a Namekian Piccolo

Strength

  • Boasts a good linkset
  • Successfully activates Earnest Determination Nail’s passive

Before Transforming

  • Gains an unconditional ATK+DEF +60%
  • Receives +12% ATK and +2 ki per rainbow orb
  • Raises DEF by 30% upon launching a Super Attack
  • Transformation condition is relatively easy to fulfill

After Transforming

  • Heals by 30% upon transforming
  • Enjoys an unconditional ATK+DEF +70%
  • Generates rainbow orbs and obtains +3 ki, 15% ATK, and 18000 HP per rainbow orb
  • Raises DEF by 30% for 3 turns upon launching a Super Attack

Weakness

  • Displays stats on the lower side, even for a Free to Play EZA unit
  • May struggle to transform in fast-paced events

Rapid Growth Super Trunks

Strength

  • Exhibits self-sustainability
  • Functions as a decent tank and hard-hitting unit

Weakness

  • Possesses a mediocre linkset
  • Does not consistently receive the second boost

Heading for a Showdown Super Saiyan 3 Goku (Angel)

Strength

  • Boasts a great linkset

Weakness

  • Features low Free-to-Play (F2P) stats
  • The passive boost is not guaranteed to occur consistently

Culmination of Hope Goku (GT)

Strength

  • Displays respectable nuking capabilities
  • Possesses a decent linkset
  • Provides acceptable DEF support

Weakness

  • Encounters scarcity of Shadow Dragon Saga enemies
  • Tends to be overshadowed by other units, even when fully realizing his potential