Is Android 17 a human?
While there, she figures out that Krillin has a crush on her when Gohan yells it to everyone. This leaves Android 18 stunned and barely flattered but too proud to confess it. She leaves however, when seeing Shenron, she hides in the lookout to see what is going on. Revealing her presence in the course of, she corrects Krillin concerning the relationship between herself and Android 17 as being familial instead of as lovers.
In the Boo arc, Krillin charges Boo after Boo escapes the Room of Spirit and Time, being simply defeated and attacks Boo once more in the afterlife. Her augmented might was first demonstrated when she fights Super Saiyan Vegeta.
Despite Vegeta’s power being far higher than originally expected, Android 18 rapidly overwhelmed Vegeta as soon as getting comparatively serious, able to break his arm with a single kick, whose physique can endure 450 times Earth’s gravity in only base kind. Despite the Saiyan Prince landing some decisive blows of his own, Android 18 emerged basically unscathed. Even more, she casually blocks Future Trunks’ sword strike along with her naked wrist, inflicting the mighty metal blade to shatter upon contact.
Before the Namek arc, Krillin encounters a gaggle of youngsters who assist him find Namek and spends a while on a faux model of the planet looking for Dragon Balls throughout a distraction and stopping his ship from being stolen. Krillin’s close to-dying state by the palms of the Spice Boys, Spice and Vinegar, triggers Gohan’s power boost and subsequent killing of the pair.
During this time, he breaks up with Maron as soon as he becomes satisfied she deserves better than himself, studying afterward that she would have married him. During the Cell arc, he stops Cell from murdering a woman and her youthful brother and while waiting for the Cell Games, celebrates Gohan’s birthday.
However Android 18 is considerably weaker than Android 16 and Imperfect Cell (who had absorbed a number of hundreds of humans). Seven years later, regardless of having settled down, 18 is still strong sufficient to struggle on par and eventually defeat Super Saiyans Trunks and Goten concurrently, who have been disguised as Mighty Mask. Later on, in the Cell Saga, Perfect Cell becomes overpowered by Gohan (who has turn into a Super Saiyan 2) in the course of the Cell Games, and regurgitates Android 18, forcing Cell to revert to his Semi-Perfect state. Krillin immediately comes to her aspect and tends to her throughout the battle and says he’s glad to see her face one final time earlier than making the ultimate stand against Cell. After Super Perfect Cell is destroyed by Gohan, Android 18 is taken to The Lookout and she wakes up.
Nonetheless feeling flattered, Android 18 then simply says “I’ll so long!” and leaves the lookout. When Cell arrives and interrupts the struggle between Piccolo and Android 17, 18 learns he’s another of Gero’s creations and he wants to absorb her and Android 17 to complete his design. 17 ignores sixteen’s warning to flee and teams up with Piccolo to struggle Cell, however their efforts are in useless. Android 18 and Android 16 watch the battle unfold, with 18 commenting that 17 and Piccolo have to be holding again towards Cell, due to her lack of ability to sense power levels and still believing 17 is the strongest being on the planet. 16 orders 18 to run away on her personal, as 17 refuses to heed his warning, otherwise Cell will take up them each and nobody will stand a chance against him then.