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 attacks Team Universe 7, 17 alongside 18 preventing Viara, efficiently managing to interrupt his body. After Anilaza is created, 17 alongside Team Universe 7 interact the large monster in fight, however they are overwhelmed. He is nearly knocked out of the arena, nevertheless 18 sacrifices herself and launches 17 again on the world. Android 17 alongside Goku, Vegeta, Gohan and Frieza engage Anilaza in a beam battle, nevertheless Anilaza still manages to overwhelm them. Android 17 sees and damages Anilaza’s energy reactor, giving his teammates the chance to knock him out of the sector.
Once there, they save a younger Namekian referred to as Dende from dying 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 fight between Goku and Frieza, Goku decides to make use of the Genki-dama, Krillin giving his power to Piccolo so he can stall Frieza and attacking Frieza himself with his final little bit of energy.
He alongside all of Team Universe 7 (except Vegeta) donate power to the Universe 7’s Spirit Bomb. After Goku features access to Ultra Instinct -Sign-, 17 notes that Goku suddenly overcame the overwhelming distinction in power. When Catopesra tries to assault 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 help 18 against Ribrianne, he is ambushed by Viara, nevertheless he easily defeats him.
After 18 defeats Ribrianne, 17 and 18 go assist Goku towards Zarbuto, Rabanra, and Zirloin, 17 preventing 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 arena, 17 and Goku find the small bug and knock him out of the arena after 17 trapped him in an Android Barrier.