Vegeta is initially a major antagonist of Dragonball Z, but later begins fighting on the heroes' side, and eventually turns good. He is killed twice in the course of the anime, and is revived both times.
- Killed by Frieza with a Death Beam through his chest. He was later wished back with the Dragonballs.
- Blew himself up in an attempt to kill Majin Buu. Turned to stone, fell, and shattered to pieces. He was later wished back with Namek's Dragonballs.