It is a question that gets asked on anime forums all the time: “What is Saitama’s power level?” “Is he stronger than Goku?” “How powerful is the One-Punch Man?” “If Saitama was in Dragon Ball Z, what would his power level be?”
The hero for fun, Saitama, also known as the Caped Baldy, has been widely considered one of the most popular anime characters of all time. And just like his fame, Saitama is also possibly the strongest anime character to date, or is he?
As a character, Saitama comes off as a rather comedic and sarcastic individual. And even when it comes to fighting, Saitama just doesn’t get to show off his true strength very often. He boasts an insane amount of strength, speed, and resilience.
However, to better understand Saitama’s power level, we must compare him to some other notable anime characters.
While it is quite obvious that Gon simply does not stand a chance against Saitama, the main factor here is that the fight would still be commendable. And since Hunter X Hunter is one of the greatest Shonen anime of all time, it would be a shame not to compare the two characters and their fighting skills in general.
However, despite Gon being an extremely powerful and strong foe, his power level simply does not scale up to what Saitama is capable of. Gon’s confidence in his skills and overall combat experience will give him the edge… but only for a few seconds.
The infamous Count Dracula himself, Alucard, is an immortal being who has a huge arsenal of abilities and lethal weapons. And while Saitama might possess more strength than Alucard, immortality simply makes it all pointless.
Considering Alucard’s endurance and immortality, he could prove quite difficult to deal with. Therefore, the higher power level would still go to Saitama, and for good reason. For starters, what good is immortality if Saitama just obliterates the other person to nothingness (which is the probable outcome of this duel)?
The man once feared by the entire villain world, All-Might, is someone who completely changed the world and saved it. Not to mention, the One-For-All is also probably the only power that comes close to what Saitama is capable of. Both characters use inhuman strength to perform several feats. Going from jumping instead of flying, to using wind pressure by just the strength of their punch, these characters are on a whole other level.
The power levels for All-Might and Saitama might still have a notable difference, however, both come quite close to defeating each other. Not to mention, One-For-All only gets stronger after passing it to the next recipient.
So, if not All-Might, then Deku might be the one taking him down. Who knows, right?!
The world of shinobis and Naruto are an anomaly in this list. This is due to the fact that Naruto simply does not only rely on brute strength. There are different types of techniques and abilities which affect the enemy in a unique and distinct manner. The ‘jutsus’ used by Naruto can range from simply transforming into a female character to becoming a large demon fox that can destroy mountains with just one attack.
Saitama would have a tough time getting used to what Naruto can do. For instance, if an illusion is cast on Saitama, it would be rather difficult to determine if Saitama could snap out of it. Therefore, the power level, in this case, would rather favour Saitama, in our humble opinion.
Additionally, Naruto also obtains the powers that somewhat make him a God.
Saitama’s Power Level
Firstly, it must be understood that Saitama is not omnipotent or infinitely strong. Although it is true that he has probably never shown the true extent of his power, there are theories that suggest that he is 100x the Collapsing Star Roaring Cannon. Of course, there are other theories that suggest his power level would be around 2,763,900,000. And again, other theories suggest that, in order to be able to cut the atmosphere with 1 punch, Saitama‘s power level is probably in Frieza advanced forms tier. Will we ever know?