How to beat Android 17 in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

Dragon Ball Z has a diverse cast of characters that you get to play as, even though the game is titled after Goku in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot you still get to play as some of your other favorite characters. In this case, you play as Piccolo when you go up against Android 17, this guide will show you how to defeat Android 17 quickly in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot.

How to Defeat Android 17 Fast in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

To defeat Android 17 you have to first understand the attack style and how he will try to attack you, once you know what you are up against completely taking your opponent down becomes earlier.

how to defeat android 17 in dragon ball z kakarot

Below we have listed Android 17’s abilities:

Hell Storm

In the middle of the fight, Android 17 will try to hit you with tons of balls of energy. He will shoot those balls in your direction and you will have to face 6 balls of energy coming at you from a different direction. The energy balls come in the following pattern Right, Left, Right, Left, Right and Left.

Savage Combo

If Android 17 is close to you he will try to hit you with a melee combo, this will include frontal kicks and the last one will be most powerful so make sure that you dodge or block these attacks properly.


It is best to stay away and not attack Android 17 when his barrier is up, this is the moment he becomes untouchable and every attack you try will be in vain. If you come in contact with the barrier you will be knocked back.

There are certain moves that as Piccolo you can use on Android 17 for maximum damage.

One thing to keep in mind is that you have to move constantly when Android 17 is firing his Hell Storm at you. Do not stay in one place as it will make you an easier target.

Charge your Ki

When Android 17 has his Barrier on, this is the time you cannot hit him and neither can you, use this time to charge up your Ki, so that you can power your attacks and deal as much damage as you can.

This is all there is to know about how to beat Android 17 in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. Do check our other Dragon Ball Z Kakarot Guides for more tips, tricks and cheats.