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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2017, 06:45:54 AM »
Gwylan put his now freed foot to good use so he could spin back on it and avoid Anna's first attack. The second was a bit harder to avoid entirely, and he hissed out his frustration at being caught by it.

Completing his spin maneuver and pressing in again, Gwylan deftly spun the weapon in his grasp so it was edge up, and performed his own diagonal attack, going from bottom left to top right, and following it up by snapping the butt of the glaive at Anna's hip. A step in to fire a kick into her knee was really a ploy to keep her close and unable to utilise her chains to full effect.

(Aura:63% from avoiding most of the slash)

(Diagonal slash: 7%)
(Blunt strike: 3%)
(Kick: 2%)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2017, 09:02:42 AM »
Damn, she seemed to have missed. The chain didn't catch on the second one as much as she hoped.

Dashing back - and getting caught by Gwylan's strike on her right arm, she yanked the blade that was stuck in the ground as hard as she could while pulling the still-swinging second weapon closer. At this point, she dropped as low to the ground as possible, almost laying down. The first blade was rushing right at her opponent's back, while the second one, due to the radius of the rotation having become far smaller, was in the process of completing a full circle at the man's knees, having about as much power as it did farther away.

Oh and the glaive's butt whizzed through her hair while a kick seemingly landed on her right shoulder, but that was fine, too.

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(Surprise back attack: about 6-7%
Feet No More: 5%)
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2017, 12:45:17 PM »
Anna did realise that the chains meant any attacks from behind were actually really easy to spot, right? It's really hard to hide something that long and in your face, especially now that Gwylan was actively aiming to counter their use.

Taking off in a sprint the same direction as Anna's second low sweep, and that wasn't gonna catch him out twice, Gwylan completely avoided the back stab, taking the time to close the gap as much as possible in his run. As soon as the swing was in range, he leaped straight at Anna, going for what was essentially a superman punch but with the glaive, straight at Anna's head, while the chain passed harmlessly underneath. He aimed to land and push off again, trying to crack the butt of the glaive off of her jaw.

(Aura: 63%)

(Superman Stab: 7%)
(Butt whack: 3%)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2017, 11:07:32 AM »
Anna heard Gwylan sprint. Guess he noticed. While letting both chains continue on their merry way, she rolled to the side, avoiding whatever blew wind right next to her. She then used all her strength to swing both chains (which were already moving) in unison onto the opponent, from the top right to bottom left. She wasn't quite sure what would happen to the floor. However, right before it landed (or so she thinks, anyway), her jaw snapped to the side. Wew.

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2017, 05:09:48 PM »
Immediately pirouetting, and really that was the only word for what Gwylan did, he managed to avoid one of Anna's chains entirely. The other, though, still slammed off of his shoulder, and who would've thought such a slender girl could hit so hard. Guess Beacon really did do wonders for people.

Completing his spin, Gwylan swung the glaive in the hand closest to Anna in a diagonal slash aimed to distract her from his real motive: drawing one of the dust arrows from the quiver on his back and throwing it hard at the ground behind her, regardless of if she moved or not. His plan was use the explosion to force her towards him, where he could smash the butt of the glaive off of her jaw and maybe knock her right out. Or off her feet, at least. A guy could hope.

(Aura: 51%)

(Slash: 5%)
(Explosion: 10% + push)
(Butt smash: 8% + potential knockdown)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2017, 10:49:01 AM »
Concentrating on the chaotic rush of noise that was the current (rather fun) battle, Anna noticed a sound she hadn't heard for a while now - the sound that preceded the first shots fired in the duel. As quickly as she could, she almost threw herself forward, aiming to pass right between Gwylan's legs. Something nicked her butt while she did that, though, which wasn't exactly the most pleasant thing to happen recently. As soon as the sound of footsteps got sufficiently past her to make her think "hey, I've made it through", she popped up and pulled on the chains as hard as she could, trying to 1) gather them to herself 2) topple the opponent, since both chains should now be in a semi-circle around his legs.

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(Chain pull: No intrinsic damage, though if trip is successful he might faceplate or something, dunno)
(Previous attacks that didn't hit this turn (arrow 'splosion) may or may not hit next turn)
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #21 on: July 01, 2017, 05:41:54 AM »
She just dived between his legs. What a cheeky idea that was. Gwylan certainly wouldn't have had the balls to try that, even if he could've fit. Props to Anna for that.

Not gonna help he though. Gwylan used his swing to spin himself around so he was facing Anna, aiming to follow through with his arrow idea. He drew his arn back and let loose, just as Anna's chains swept his feet out from under him. The arrow that was aimed behind her suddenly went straight for her chest, while Gwylan's back slammed into the ground and he threw his feet back to flip onto his feet.

(Aura=51%)

(Explosion= 13% + knock back)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #22 on: July 01, 2017, 10:16:19 AM »
Anna was glad - she had actually dived between Gwylan's legs, and lived to tell the tale. However, what she wasn't so glad about was the sound of an arrow being nocked and the bow being drawn. As soon as she felt the pull on her chains diminish, a sign that her opponent was no longer in contact with the floor, she started to let herself fall, bending her knees along the way.

This, however, didn't really help, as an arrow hit her in the face before exploding and slamming her into the ground a meter or so back. Ouch. Despite this... setback, she rapidly swung her right blade in a vertically-aligned ark, hoping to catch the guy off-guard, while gathering the other chain to herself.

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(Large overhead ark: 10% (the longer the chain, the more powerful/faster the strike))
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #23 on: July 06, 2017, 07:33:34 AM »
Gwylan used his momentum to throw himself as hard as possible backwards and to the right, and he wasn't half glad he was already moving, else he would've taken more than that glancing blow to his shoulder from Anna's chain. This was quite the fun battle, even if he did miss his trident.

Pushing himself up into a crouch, Gwylan dropped to one knee and drew another arrow, aiming for the ground around Anna to compensate for his less than stellar aim now that he wasn't up in her face. While she was, hopefully, recovering from another explosion, Gwylan took off in a sprint to once again close the gap between the pair.

(Aura=45%)

(Explosion: 5-10% depending on distance)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #24 on: July 08, 2017, 02:08:36 PM »
As her opponent backed off, Anna took the opportunity to move forward and swing her other chain horizontally, aiming for what must've been the crouching guy's kidney or so. If it landed, though, she had no idea, because something, accompanied by a loud noise, had hit the chain right before it impacted Gwylan. While swinging, she simultaneously brought back the one currently embedded in the floor and turned it into a gun, firing 6 Fire shots in the man's direction after the swing was done.

(Aura: 37% (arrow hit the chain, funnily enough))
(Swing: 8-10%
Shots: 6*(5%+3% Fire damage in small detonations), albeit the distance is far from optimal for the pistols)
« Last Edit: July 14, 2017, 04:45:45 AM by nathan67003 »
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2017, 07:55:43 AM »
Huh, who would have guessed that an explosive arrow could have defensive functions as well. Blasting the chain mid-swing gave Gwylan enough time to, as the kids say, do a barrel roll and dodge Anna's attack entirely. Her bullets, meanwhile, were not so easy to avoid. The first three missed completely by virtue thanks in no small part to his dodge and a fair bit of luck, and a hastily spun glaive blocked a third. The other three, though, caught him full in the torso and forced him to a deadstop. Those guns were really not fun to play with. Time to go for the ultimate disarming plan.

"Hey, Anna! Would you mind putting away them guns? It's making it really hard to go over and hit you!", Gwylan hollered over as he tried to, once again, sneakily draw an arrow.

(Aura=29%)

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2017, 04:45:23 AM »
Anna brought back the second chain as well, transforming it into gun form. Now in dual-wielding mode, she let loose, aiming based on the sounds that were coming her way. The footsteps, the subtle sound of an arrow sliding against the quiver... The very well-heard voice, which she otherwise ignored...

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"GREEEEEEEN"
"I swear it's not my fault"
"HOT HOT HOT"
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2017, 06:26:46 AM »
"Anna! Come on!", Gwylan yelled as he dived to the side, all thoughts of returning fire forgotten as he took three bullets to the torso mid flight. And thank whatever gods existed that it wasn't any more, cause his aura was almost completely shredded from that. He landed on his back and let himself roll to a stop, coughing from the remnants of the smoke.

Gwylan slowly got to his feet and raised his hands over his head. "Okay, you win. Your next hit'll drop me anyway", he painfully chuckled.

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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2017, 01:20:25 PM »
...

...Huh? What?

Gwylan's words took their sweet-ass time to register in Anna's mind. When they finally did, she lowered the gunblade and holstered all her weapons, before activating her semblance for the first time in this fight - which was quite the odd feeling, to say the least.

As she approached her opponent, she extended a hand to him. This fight had been really, really cool, even thought she was probably jacked up on adrenaline the entire time as well as utterly blind. "Y'know, there were a few times where I felt like I was in a seriously bad position. That was an awesome battle."

The sudden lack of shyness could probably be blamed on the fact she'd just fought an absolutely hectic piece of show with the guy. Or maybe it was just the adrenaline.
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Re: Switcheroo: Gwylan/Anna
« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2017, 02:11:01 PM »
It was almost a disappointment to have to surrender, but there was really no other choice. Those guns were too dangerous to mess around with considering that Gwylan only had the tiniest dregs of aura left. Yet, despite being shot repeatedly, it was Gwylan's pride that smarted more than anything.

"You felt in a bad position? Haha I only felt safe when I was about a foot away from you. That was one hell of a fight you gave, especially with those chains". It was really impressive actually, those things looked really awkward to work with. He'd have probably tied himself up in them if the positions had been reversed.