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Original Semblance Ideas

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  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33756094 - 1 month ago

    In reply to Sirgeoffington I almost wanna say that any semblance that requires 2 humongous paragraphs to explain is too convoluted, but I suppose you wanted to be thorough with it. Even then, I'm not sure why it needs 2 parts. We've never seen a semblance like that, and I'm not sure why it isn't just one or the other. I personally really am not a fan of this idea, but it doesn't help that you've incorporated two mega-cliches when it comes to OCs. That's not your fault of course, but I've seen "generic fighting ability enhancer" as well as "berserker mode" type semblances thousands of times already. I hate Maria's canon one too, I can't believe they gave such a cool character such a lame semblance, and one that doesn't even show in how she fights. All RWBY fighter characters have great reflexes and in no way have we been shown just how Maria's semblance benefits her at all, or at least more than what people's natural reflexes can already do in RWBY. Personally, I like things that are more creative, and more out of the box, less generic. I also prefer to see if the semblance fits with the character's fighting style/personality, but I know nothing about him, so I can't say much about that.

  • I_Am_Jarvis

    I_Am_Jarvis

    #33756127 - 1 month ago

    In reply to AnimeAnnemarie

    Yeah, I just about had a heart attack, thinking literally everything I had here was gone forever. I'll be going ahead and saving everything on a collection of Word Documents for said reason...

  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33756141 - 1 month ago

    In reply to I_Am_Jarvis I don't think they'll get rid of it entirely, but it is a safe bet to save everything.

  • I_Am_Jarvis

    I_Am_Jarvis

    #33756143 - 1 month ago

    In reply to AnimeAnnemarie

    Yeah, that's why I'm doing it. I've gotten Team G.R.I.M. taken care of, so far. I just got started with Team G.R.D.N. I'm even checking over it and making tweaks here and there, such as slight rebalancing in the stats or rewording certain things. That and I'm fixing the descriptions to include just about everything that I have in all of the different descriptions I've done for all 31 OCs.

  • Dinobot01

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    #33757604 - 1 week ago

    Name: Wings of Light


    Power: The user creates wings of pure light and energy. The user absorbs light to create angel-like wings. Using these wings, the user can do more than just fly. The user can fly at super sonic speeds, use the wings as a shield, use the light as a way to blind their enemies and fire feathers and beams of light energy.


    Limits: The user needs to absorb light that is bright enough, such as sunlight. Or be close enough to the light. In order to absorb light from the moon, the user must be close enough to the moon or it should be reflected from a body of water. The more energy from the wings is used, the weaker they become. The faster they fly, the more lasers they fire, the weaker the wings become

  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33757623 - 1 week ago

    In reply to Dinobot01 Supersonic speed is perhaps a bit OP. Flight is already a big ace in battle. I would also suggest making it so that firing beams of light shrinks the wings, as you're using/taking light away from them.

  • Dinobot01

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    #33757632 - 1 week ago

    In reply to AnimeAnnemarie

    Yeah. I forgot to add that. Part of the limit is the more the user uses the wings and the more energy the use, the weaker the wings become. The user must absorb more energy to use the wings again

  • SorinKnightly

    SorinKnightly

    #33757913 - 17 hours ago

    so i've just gotten into rwby (a little late), and i created this character. his name is Sorin Knightly, he's a Faunus (Arctic Fox), and i've decided most things except for Semblance. if i could get some help with this, i'd really appreciate it C:

  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33757921 - 14 hours ago

    Well, tell us about his character! What kind of person is he, what weapons does he use, etc. Also, what color is his name based on? And what arctic fox trait does he have?

  • SorinKnightly

    SorinKnightly

    #33757926 - 12 hours ago

    In reply to AnimeAnnemarie I didn't really base his name off a color haha. I don't have much of his personality or traits figured out, except that his hair/ears/tail change color in winter and summer like real arctic foxes. i've chosen for him to use kunai as a weapon. (an extra: he ends up with lie ren bc im gay for ren let me have this lmao-)

  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33757938 - 8 hours ago

    Well...it's kind of a rule that names have to allude to colors! Monty made that rule list himself. Also, faunus only have 1 animal trait, so he can't have both fuzzy ears AND a tail...I am curious about his fighting style though. He uses just plain kunai? No cool transformy guns to it or whatever? Either way, semblances usually relate to the person's personality quite a bit. and as per the rule of cool, look really epic when they use it in battle. So knowing more about the character and their fighting style is usually my first priority when spitballing about semblance ideas! There are exceptions though, where the semblance is just kind of out there, but even sill I have nothing to go off so far. I like the idea of his arctic fox hair changing color though, that's cute.

  • SorinKnightly

    SorinKnightly

    #33757940 - 8 hours ago

    In reply to AnimeAnnemarie OH. see, these are things i probably should've researched before making this oc njfvbkjndl, i just kinda went off the top of my head. okay so just the ears then, yeet. i looked at one of those name generators and it gave me the name Nell, alluding to "carnelian," so i might go with that. as for fighting style, i might go with bukijutsu from naruto, as that's the closest thing i can find that uses kunai and i really like the kunai thing. i guess they could be more mechanical, but i can't really think of what they could do. as for his personality, i was maybe thinking of having him be more timid and truthful, the opposite of what foxes are known for? idk this is all off the top of my head haha

  • SorinKnightly

    SorinKnightly

    #33757943 - 7 hours ago

    changed my mind and went with vio for the name haha

  • AnimeAnnemarie

    AnimeAnnemarie

    #33757944 - 2 hours ago

    As in violet? And I'm not familiar with Naruto fighting styles, sorry.