This is a list of the possible Summons Screens that can be displayed when performing Summons. They do not affect the results in any way - quite the opposite, it's the result of the Summon that affects the animation - but some of these animations are able to reveal whether you pulled at least one
or character or not.
1st Update: as of May 24th, 2018, all Multi-Summons performed with Dragon Stones now guarantee an character in the 10th slot.
2nd Update: as of June 25th, 2018, the Japanese version of the game has different animations as a result of the 3.13.0 update. The Global version received the new animations on August 23rd, 2018.
3rd Update: as of October 8th, 2019, the Japanese version of the game has new animations as a result of the 4.6.0 update.
"Puff Puff" is a rare summon animation that functions similarly to "The Panties Off a Hot Babe!!!", and it guarantees an
or a character.
This background is an updated version of the summon background.
A newly released
or character is guaranteed if the sky is of a blue-green color with a portal created from Goku Black's Scythe of Sorrow.
"Krillin + Android #18" indicates either an
or a Featured character. "Android #17 + Android #18" can mean the same thing, but it could also mean 3 or more characters.
Unlike previous combinations, these will work even if they appear alongside other characters.
or a character is guaranteed whenever Future Trunks shows up while carrying Future Mai.
If Beerus and/or Whis are flying alongside Goku before the Kamehameha blast, there is a chance for Whis to do a "time rewind" (if both Beerus & Whis are present, this animation is guaranteed), which reverses the animation to before the blast is fired and then plays Vegito Blue's animation afterwards, guaranteeing a newly released
A Potara Fusion animation is guaranteed if the text during a Summon is golden ("Yokose!" and "Hayaku" which roughly translate as "Give it to me!" and "Quickly!" respectively), even if Vegeta isn't flying alongside Goku.
Zeno can appear on the top of the screen after pulling the text. If he does, it will guarantee a newly released
Instead of the usual Super Saiyan animations, there is a chance for the arts of the Goku cards released during anniversaries to appear in their place. They're always followed by the Super Saiyan God animation, which guarantees at least 3 characters.
There is an animation which sees Goku ascending to Super Saiyan Blue after Super Saiyan 3, rather than Super Saiyan God. This animation is currently unavailable and can be found only in the game files.
or a character is guaranteed if the Kamehameha wave lingers for a bit longer before it hits the target.
"Bye, Guys" is a rare Summon animation which appears after shattering the screen, and it guarantees an character.
Note: with the new Summon animations update, characters that can be Dokkan Awakened to
are now considered to have a rarity of " or higher".
"It's Over!!!! Freeza!!!" is an old animation that used to guarantee an character. The animation was removed but was later brought back when the game was updated to version 3.10, and it now guarantees an character.
"Thank You Dragon Balls!" is a Summon animation which is very similar to the ones above. It guarantees an character.
"The Panties Off a Hot Babe!!!" is a very rare Summon animation that can appear after "Bye, Guys" or any of the other animations listed above, by shattering the screen a second time. It guarantees an
or a character.
Before the Kamehameha blast, a number of different Z-Fighters may fly alongside Goku. If four different characters show up, at least one character is guaranteed. If three different characters show up, at least one character is guaranteed.
The following combination indicates either an
or a Featured character:
(Goku) + Tien + Chiaotzu + Yamcha
The following combinations can mean the same thing, but they could also mean 3 or more characters:
(Goku) + Goten + Trunks (Kid)
(Goku) + Gohan + Piccolo
(Goku) + Tien + Chiaotzu
(Goku) + Krillin
or a character is guaranteed whenever Majin Buu shows up while carrying Hercule on his back.
On some occasions, it's possible that Goku will not ascend to Super Saiyan. Unless it's a Multi-Summon, the pull will likely be an with rare occasions of a possible . There is, however, a rare chance for a shattered screen, producing an instead.
If Goku says "This is where it ends!" ("Kore de owari da!" in the Japanese version) instead of "Kamehame-ha!", you are guaranteed to summon a Featured character or an
. "It's do or die!", on the other hand, guarantees only an (or higher) character.
Occasionally, the text during a Summon will have a rainbow color rather than the default yellow. Rainbow text means a higher possibility of a featured unit being in the Summon. If Goku does not ascend and the text is rainbow, it is a guaranteed shattered screen.
If Goku ascends only to Super Saiyan during a Summon, at least one character is guaranteed. However, there is a rare chance to result in a shattered screen or an .
Goku may also ascend to Super Saiyan 2. This animation guarantees at least one , and it has a higher chance than SS1 to result in an .
If Goku ascends to Super Saiyan 3 during a Summon, it guarantees an character.
If Goku ascends past Super Saiyan 3, he will turn into Super Saiyan God. This animation guarantees at least 3 characters in a Multi-Summon.
If Vegeta is flying alongside Goku before the Kamehameha blast, they'll have a chance to fuse into either Super Vegito or Vegito Blue. Super Vegito indicates that you're going to get either an
or a character.
If Vegeta says "You are number one!", a Potara Fusion animation is guaranteed.
Vegito Blue guarantees an
A beeping scouter indicates the presence of an character, however it won't always occur with all characters.
The following silhouettes of characters have a chance of being replaced by an
or a character:
When summoning a character that can be Dokkan Awakened to
, the LR icon will appear over the card. Once the Summon is over, the card will be highlighted and the following text will appear:
*In Friend Summons, due to LRs being considered of higher rarity even in their base form (see "Bye, Guys" description), any animation that guarantees an SSR might result in an SR that Dokkan Awakens into an LR.
Saiyan Pods were random animations that would appear at the beginning of a Summon. Any number of pods from 0 to 7 could appear on the screen, with 7 pods guaranteeing an character.
Hercule was another random animation that would appear at the beginning of a Summon. Hercule would appear either on the right or the left side, and it was speculated that Hercule showing up on the left side would often be a sign of a higher rarity card.
Shenron was an incredibly rare animation, with the chance of it appearing being only 0.12%. It used to guarantee an character.