• Flight – The ability to fly with the use of ki.
  • Ki Blast – The most basic form of energy wave.
  • Kamehameha – Yamcha is able to pull off the basic Kamehameha attack as well as some variations. One such variation is specific to Yamcha alone. Yamcha launches a Kamehameha made of three thin intertwining rays of ki that barrels into the opponent. He uses this to defeat a Saibaman when fighting the Saiyans.
  • Wolf Fang Fist – Yamcha's trademark attack. It is a very fast series of powerful punches, swipes, and kicks. Before the attack, a wolf's howl can be heard, along with an aura around Yamcha.
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    Yamcha's wolf fang fist

    • Blinding Wolf Fang Fist – A one-hit variant of
    • the Wolf Fang Fist.
    • WOLF FANG FIST GALE VERSION TWO: the most advanced of the wolf fang moves, allowing the punches and kicks of Yamcha are faster and more powerful.
    • Tiger Jackhammer Fist – Yamcha punches his opponent repeatedly before finishing with a kick.
    • Wolf Fang Blowing Wind/Wolf Fang Whirlwind Claw – An upgraded version of Wolf Fang Fist.
    • Wolf Slice Fist – Yamcha overwhelms his opponent whith a barrage of punches and kicks.
  • Spirit Punch – Yamcha charges ki into his fist and delivers an energized punch. It is used to defeat Recoome in the anime.
  • Spirit Ball – A controllable energy ball of great precision.
  • Extra Large Spirit Ball – Has much more power than a regular Spirit Ball, and is even bigger than Yamcha himself.
  • Wolf Fang Blast – Yamcha uppercuts his opponent up in the air, then he flies up and knock them down to the ground again. Yamcha then fires a barrage of ki blasts on the opponent, only to finish the attack with a large ball of ki. This attack is used only in the Dragon Ball Z: Budokaiseries.
  • Afterimage Technique – One of Yamcha's Blast 1's in the Budokai Tenkaichi series. It allows him to dodge any sort of incoming attack (exept normal ki blasts), with blinding speed.
  • Power up to the Very Limit – One of Yamcha's Blast 1 in the Budokai Tenkaichi series. It instantly put him in MAX power mode, along with adding all stat bonuses.
  • All-Out – Increases Attack power while depleting ki at the same time (Raging Blast series only).
  • Fusion Dance – Yamcha can fuse with Tien Shinhan to create Tiencha (Budokai 2 only).
  • He tends to drop his guard. He only lost to the Saibamen because he dropped his guard and turned his back to it.


  • Yamcha's Sword – A sword Yamcha uses to fight with on rare occasions.
  • Nunchucks – Used in Curse of the Blood Rubies.
  • Panzer Faust – Yamcha's Bazooka which he uses to destroy Oolong's House-Wagon