My friend told me this weird theory years ago and yesterday we talked about it again.
The theory is; while Majin Vegeta was using the Final Explosion to completely destroy Majin Buu, somehow Buu spat on Vegeta turning him into stone.
But how could Majin Buu do that?
Well the answer is one word;mimicry
When Shin was fighting Buu, he launched a Ki blast from his eyes that did nothing but Buu did the same attack and it sent the little guy flying and remember when Buu was fighting Super Saiyan 3 Goku?
The Saiyan fired a Super Kamehameha Wave that blew a hole through Buu’s stomach.
Right after regenerating, he charged up his own Super Kamehameha and fired it at Goku and he deflected it into the horizon where it exploded (as Babidi put it that blast destroyed 1/16 of the planet).
Going back, to when Dabura was trying to beat Buu in order to not get eaten, the Demon King used the Stone Spit technique but Buu kept dodging.
A poor lizard wasn’t as fortunate (but was restored when Buu ate Dabura, yea lizard!!).
It stands to reason that he would somehow be able to mimic the move after seeing it once; I mean he did with the Eye Ki Blast and Super Kamehameha Wave.
The biggest piece of evidence my friend pointed out; the expression on Vegeta’s face when they do a close-up on him.
It looked like he was shocked or surprised. It kind of looks like he had a look of failure on his face or something like that.
Krillin and Piccolo’s stone statues had that same look, the horror of seeing their bodies turned to stone by they could do nothing about it until they had completely transformed.
While using the attack, Vegeta was screaming as he was channeling all of his energy into the blast to destroy the pink menace.
Here is the reasonable doubt; it was also shown that Buu had been ripped into pieces and seemingly destroyed before Vegeta was.
I don’t know how certain I can be that off-screen before he was shown to be ripped apart, Buu could have spat on Vegeta but we just didn’t see it.
Also even if Buu had done it, there is no guarantee that Vegeta would have noticed; he was screaming his lungs out as his body was expelling all of its Ki.
Not to mention his eyes were closed during the explosion and he could have opened them while he was feeling his body not blowing up by using the Final Explosion but hardening from the Stone Spit explaining why he had that look on his face after he was turned to stone.
I mean when you think about it, the Final Flash (as Piccolo mentioned) could have killed Cell if he had not stepped out of the way at the last second, just getting part of his upper torso blown off before regenerating.
Vegeta used the Final Explosion, and possibly before being ripped/blown to pieces, Buu spit on Vegeta disrupting the attack before it could do its job and then Buu regenerates.
A lot of similarities there…
There seems to be solid evidence on both sides of the argument as to whether or not it was the Final Explosion that turned Vegeta into stone or Buu using the Stone Spit on him.The attack is only used once in Z of course due to it killing the user so the end result of the attack has only this one example to be used in this debate.In any case, this theory is interesting and it still rattles my brain even to this day.
What do you think?
l quoted from a website http://jctunesmusic.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/dragonball-z-theories-why-did-majin-vegeta-turn-to-stone-after-using-the-final-explosion/
Just wanted to know what you guys thought.