Vegeta is obsessed with beating Goku. The Saiyan, from a low-class family, who beat him in combat and prevented him from achieving the Super Saiyan is legendary. For most of the series, Vegeta dedicates most of his time trying to beating Goku, whether in a fight or for power.
His perseverance is admirable, and because of that, we are going to discuss why Vegeta is better than Goku.
15. HE’S A PRINCE/KING
Vegeta is the son of King Vegeta, the ruler of the Saiyan race. Vegeta is also married to Bulma, an heiress to the Capsule Corp. fortune, so that makes him a royal twice over.
14. INTERESTING CHARACTER ARC
Vegeta started out as a ruthless murderer, killing entire alien races to conquer planets. He wanted to conquer Earth but eventually came to care for the planet and its people. Vegeta’s shift from killer to caring man is a great character arc.
13. HE’S A BETTER FIGHTER
Goku may win when it comes to technique, transformations or boosts in power. But Vegeta technically won every fight as he was trained by Saiyan warriors and is a smarter and more skilled fighter, attacking with precision and calculation in battle.
12. HE’S GOT THE LOOK
Vegeta has the coolest armor including his famous white gloves.
11. STRONGER GENES
Trunks have some immense power thanks to being the son of the Saiyan prince.
10. HE’S EDUCATED
Since Vegeta is also a prince, he’s received some form of education and is well read.
9. HE MAKES HIS OWN ATTACKS
Vegeta has signature moves that are of his own creation and is much more creative with his power.
8. HIS MARRIAGE
Vegeta, marries into the richest family in the world and enjoys Bulma’s wealth from time to time, including using high-tech training facilities and eating expensive food thanks to his massive Saiyan appetite.
7. DOESN’T SHOW MERCY
Vegeta, doesn’t show mercy to his opponents and doesn’t give his enemies the chance to rest or recover.
6. HE’S LEARNED AND GROWN
Not only has he become a good person, but Vegeta is always working to better himself in some way.
5. A BETTER BROTHER
Vegeta was at first distant to Tarble, but is shown to genuinely care about him.
4. BETTER FAMILY MAN
Vegeta eventually becomes an attentive and caring father, keeping his promises to his son and taking good care of his infant daughter.
3. FIRST TO THE FIGHT
Vegeta is not afraid to fight first and is quick to attack.
2. DIDN’T NEED SUPER SAIYAN GOD
Vegeta beat Beerus, who was using only 10% of his power.
1. COOLER SELF SACRIFICE
Vegeta exploded his body in a huge burst of energy as a self-sacrifice.