Mitsurugi is dead to me.

#1 Posted by WrathOfBanja (355 posts) -

No relic = no sale.

I need a new character for this game... Who's a fun character to pick up? I'm leaning toward maybe Raphael or Yoshimitsu, but I'm still open to suggestions.

#2 Posted by Hailinel (25203 posts) -

No relic?

#3 Posted by Commisar123 (1798 posts) -

The bigger problem for SC V is that he has no arcade ending and does not show up in the story, he plays fine though

#4 Posted by huntad (1958 posts) -

No relic? What does that mean?

#5 Posted by MooseyMcMan (11448 posts) -

As someone who played a lot of Mitsurugi is previous games, I can confidently say that I have no clue what this "relic" is.

#6 Posted by Nux (2405 posts) -

I know not of this relic you speak of. Please elaborate.

#7 Posted by huntad (1958 posts) -

@Commisar123 said:

The bigger problem for SC V is that he has no arcade ending and does not show up in the story, he plays fine though

Wait, are there any arcade endings?

#8 Posted by Commisar123 (1798 posts) -

@huntad said:

@Commisar123 said:

The bigger problem for SC V is that he has no arcade ending and does not show up in the story, he plays fine though

Wait, are there any arcade endings?

nope

#9 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4739 posts) -

Geez, you guys don't know what the 'relic' is? Well, I know, but I'm not going to tell you. I don't want to ruin it.

#10 Posted by Animasta (14718 posts) -

@BabyChooChoo said:

Geez, you guys don't know what the 'relic' is? Well, I know, but I'm not going to tell you. I don't want to ruin it.

so would you say you knew about the relic before it was cool?

#11 Posted by CaptainCody (1518 posts) -

Any real Soul Calibur fan kows what the relic is.

#12 Posted by TechHits (1390 posts) -

@CaptainCody said:

Any real Soul Calibur fan kows what the relic is.

I guess that's why no one knows what it is (Kappa)

#13 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5855 posts) -

I've never played Soul Calibur and I know what the relic is.

#14 Posted by Strife777 (1611 posts) -

I believe ''relic'' is one of his stances, ''mist'' being another one.

#15 Posted by Hailinel (25203 posts) -

@Strife777 said:

I believe ''relic'' is one of his stances, ''mist'' being another one.

After googling it, yes, this is what the OP appears to be talking about. Apparently they removed his Relic stance in SCV.

#16 Posted by Klaimore (948 posts) -

@TechHits: Hahah that was awesome!

#17 Posted by StarvingGamer (8472 posts) -
@WrathOfBanja Z.W.E.I. seems like he could be crazy fun with unblockable setups etc. Personally I am loyal to Ivy but she's more flash than substance.
#18 Posted by IBurningStar (2190 posts) -
@StarvingGamer said:
@WrathOfBanja Z.W.E.I. seems like he could be crazy fun with unblockable setups etc. Personally I am loyal to Ivy but she's more flash than substance.
If you ask me Ivy doesn't have enough "flashing" going on. Hey-o!
#19 Posted by WrathOfBanja (355 posts) -

@huntad: @MooseyMcMan: @Nux: @Hailinel:

Relic is his sheathed sword stance, which had a lot of awesome moves attached to it. My only theory as to why they removed it is that one of those moves is now his super move.

@StarvingGamer said:

@WrathOfBanja Z.W.E.I. seems like he could be crazy fun with unblockable setups etc. Personally I am loyal to Ivy but she's more flash than substance.

I never actually gave him a proper look. I just wrote him off as some weird gimmick character. I suppose I can at least give him a try :P

#20 Edited by xyzygy (10065 posts) -

Yoshimitsu and Voldo are really fun characters to play because they are so all over the place. Yoshimitsu has some pretty cool stances as well.

@StarvingGamer said:

@WrathOfBanja Z.W.E.I. seems like he could be crazy fun with unblockable setups etc. Personally I am loyal to Ivy but she's more flash than substance.

I always thought Ivy was one of the deeper characters with her many different stances in holding her whip/sword? I never used her correctly because she simply had too many stances for me to care about learning at the time. I remember her having it in sword form, then holding the whip above her head, then as if she was tightening it, and then the regular loose whip, and possibly more...

#21 Posted by WrathOfBanja (355 posts) -

@xyzygy said:

Yoshimitsu and Voldo are really fun characters to play because they are so all over the place. Yoshimitsu has some pretty cool stances as well.

@StarvingGamer said:

@WrathOfBanja Z.W.E.I. seems like he could be crazy fun with unblockable setups etc. Personally I am loyal to Ivy but she's more flash than substance.

I always thought Ivy was one of the deeper characters with her many different stances in holding her whip/sword? I never used her correctly because she simply had too many stances for me to care about learning at the time. I remember her having it in sword form, then holding the whip above her head, then as if she was tightening it, and then the regular loose whip, and possibly more...

Ivy WAS one of the deeper characters, but from what I hear she lost a bunch of stances as well and is now fairly gimped.

#22 Posted by Habast (90 posts) -

Ivy's still good, far from being "gimped". The same goes for Mits. I don't really see why the loss of a few moves/stances matters so much. They include a lot of new moves and mechanics that more than makes up for, in my opinion. Though admittedly, as a Raphael player since SoulCalibur 2, I'm used to my character being radically different every game.

#23 Posted by Suka88 (1 posts) -

Wait how can you be a true Mitsurugi fan and you don't remember the Relic stance o.O..........I know that everytime I go into the stance i feel a since of ease and confidence......I really hate what they did and don't see a reason why Mitsurugi somehow magically just forget a whole damn style...i mean does that make since at all? No it doesn't because he don't have alzheimers....if he did his name would be unknown or something wierd, he's have a different all round fighting style and his appearnce(clothes and such) probably would be different... SCV my ass more like Soul blade

#24 Posted by Romination (2777 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@Strife777 said:

I believe ''relic'' is one of his stances, ''mist'' being another one.

After googling it, yes, this is what the OP appears to be talking about. Apparently they removed his Relic stance in SCV.

Now that I know that, it does sound like he's been kinda borked.

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