While that's a solid estimate in many ways, there's just too much evidence that suggests Krillin is actually much stronger. Tien is stronger, but Krillin is the better fighter. Krillin has six small dots on his forehead and a monk-like orange gi as a child. The fact that neither of them can keep up with the likes of the Saiyans doesn't keep them from being skilled fighters, however. out of everyone who is all human,(besides Uub who is a reincarnation of buu)Krillin is probably the strongest. So even if Krillin is half as strong as Frieza was during the Namek saga, he'd be able to completely destroy someone like Zarbon. We've seen him evolve and improve his fighting methods considerably over the series. Krillin was killed 6 times. Krillin is not stronger than Tien, Dragon Ball Super be damned. I don't think it's fair to definitively say Tien is stronger. Those that believe this argue that Roshi's "pseudo-Ultra Instinct" makes him very strong indeed. Via ign.com. Krillin is stronger physically but Roshi is smarter as a fighter. Tien has way more experience than Krillin and is way more powerful, too. Although she didn't win, she showed her impressive abilities. Plus, Krillin's power level is far beyond any human's power level. There is also the fact that Tien always trains. Tien was on par with Goku in the 22nd world tournament. It's pretty clear that someone like Krillin could beat Raditz to a pulp without breaking a sweat. As for what happened after that, I'm not going to touch that one with a 20ft poll. Nov 16, 2020 #54 Super is incredibly badly written and power levels change per episode, often backwards and without any good reason. Click to expand... Click to shrink... Krillin has been stronger than Tenshinhan since the Saiyan saga. As previously stated, most of the characters with Saiyan heritage would find it pretty easy to defeat Krillin. Raging Spaniard Art Director at Scopely. Pretty sure that Yamcha quote is filler. Taking the rising power levels into account and the fact that Krillin actually held his own during the Cell saga, we're pretty sure that a fight between Ginyu and Krillin would end pretty quickly - in Krillin's favor. 10 Most Used Cards In Joey's Deck, Naruto: 5 Jutsu That Would Suit Sasuke Better Than Chidori (& 5 That Wouldn't), Dragon Ball GT & 9 Other Disappointing Anime Sequels, Naruto: 10 Strongest Byakugan Users In The Franchise, Ranked, Dark Nights: Death Metal - The Secret Origin Gives One Antihero an Emotional Sendoff, Junji Ito's Remina Is a Modern Horror Classic - That We Don't Need Right Now, Super Mario Manga Mania Is a Strange & Surreal Celebration of a Gaming Icon, Good Omens Fans Will Enjoy Eniale & Dewiela Vol. However Krillin deserves much credit for being the strongest human. As a general rule, Krillin wouldn't stand much of a chance against anyone with Saiyan heritage. Krillin is considered one of the strongest characters in the Dragon Ball universe, but there are some characters he still couldn't defeat. Nevertheless, Krillin has impressed DBZ fans many times as well. It's called context! Among Dragon Ball Z fans, there's a pretty fierce debate over whether Krillin is actually stronger than Tien. Master Roshi is now too old, and it is debatable if Tien is stronger than Krillin too. The Ki Kou Hou is one of the most powerful techniques in the franchise in relation to its user's strength, second only to the Genki Dama. Just the way how Tien held back Cell with his tri-beam was enough to show me that Krillin will never come close to Tien. Many DBZ fans argue that today, Krillin is probably on-par with Namek-era Captain Ginyu. 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