When the group recovers from the Genki-dama, and Frieza emerges unscathed, the latter detonates Krillin from the within, killing him instantly, which triggers Goku’s first ever transformation into a Super Saiyan. After Frieza’s defeat, Krillin is revived by the Namekian Dragon Balls.
After Universe four is erased, Team Universe 3 assaults Team Universe 7, 17 alongside 18 fighting Viara, successfully managing to break his physique. After Anilaza is created, 17 alongside Team Universe 7 engage the large monster in combat, nonetheless they are overwhelmed. He is nearly knocked out of the sector, nevertheless 18 sacrifices herself and launches 17 back on the world. Android 17 alongside Goku, Vegeta, Gohan and Frieza engage Anilaza in a beam struggle, however Anilaza still manages to overwhelm them. Android 17 sees and damages Anilaza’s vitality reactor, giving his teammates the chance to knock him out of the world.
Once there, they save a younger Namekian referred to as Dende from demise at the hands of Frieza’s henchmen. Krillin receives an increase in power from Guru, the grand elder of the Namekians, when he unlocks his hidden potential. After a number of shut encounters with Vegeta, Krillin and Gohan are forced to group up with him to be able to struggle Frieza’s strongest warriors, the Ginyu Force. They are overpowered by them till Goku arrives and defeats the Force. After a protracted battle between Goku and Frieza, Goku decides to use the Genki-dama, Krillin giving his vitality to Piccolo so he can stall Frieza and attacking Frieza himself with his last little bit of power.
He alongside all of Team Universe 7 (besides Vegeta) donate energy to the Universe 7’s Spirit Bomb. After Goku positive aspects access to Ultra Instinct -Sign-, 17 notes that Goku all of a sudden overcame the overwhelming difference in energy. When Catopesra tries to attack android 18 from behind, Android 17 catches him and knocks him away. After Goku is cornered by Team Universe 2, Android 17 and 18 go to assist him. When 17 goes to assist 18 towards Ribrianne, he’s ambushed by Viara, nonetheless he simply defeats him.
After 18 defeats Ribrianne, 17 and 18 go help Goku towards Zarbuto, Rabanra, and Zirloin, 17 fighting Rabanra. Android 17 alongside 18 and Goku are trapped in the Pretty Black Hole, nevertheless Super Saiyan Blue Goku breaks them out of the Hole. After Damon knocks Piccolo out of the sector, 17 and Goku discover the small bug and knock him out of the sector after 17 trapped him in an Android Barrier.