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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2018, 01:35:07 PM »
"Whatever." Mikado said to his teammate and positioned himself in the middle of the field. "Let's get this over with." Loud trample was heard in the distance and a cloud of dust moved to the sky. They were coming.
The loud trampling also made Kiro move into a fighting stance, as his height increased and gave him the look of a true dragon. Big, Graceful, Threatening. The dragon spread its wings but stayed on the ground to watch the horde approaching.

In the meantime, in Monaha, people rushed with bags back and forth and checked if they really had everything. "Come on, we have to go!" called the overseer of the group. He had already tried a couple of times to reach the Huntress chosen for the mission, but no signal came through. One could only hope that they really made it on time and were there before the horde, otherwise they would have a problem. The inhabitants had already gathered with backpacks and finally seemed ready to go. Just then the overseer's scroll responded. "Everything is going as planned, but we need time to get to the neighboring village!" he called out loudly into the small device and hoped that the connection was good enough to bring the message to the other side. Shortly thereafter, the call broke off again and with a sigh, the overseer put his scroll away."Okay guys, let's go!"

Back by the others, the horde had now come so far that their foremost line could be clearly seen. This was also currently the only group that came in this speed. Farther back there were two more Grimm groups who were just waiting for the first to clear the way for them. While creep's and Beowolves rallied in the first line, things like Deathstalker and a single little nevermore were in the last row.
The first group got faster and faster as they saw the three individuals and the Beowolf pack made a loud growl as they came rushing towards them.






Targets:

  • Beowolves x6
  • Alpha Beowolf x 1
  • Creeps x8

Grimm's battle log:

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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2018, 04:44:16 PM »
Smokey watched the first of the horde appear on the horizon and continued towards them.  In a strange way, he's happy to see them.  It means he gets to vent his frustrations, and boy, does he have some frustrations.  First thing in the morning, he's rudely woken up.  Then he finds out he's going on a mission with just Mikado.  Then he's rudely woken up again by turbulence and this rotten storm. Oh, did he mention that he hates the rain?  Because it sucks. 

Smokey focuses on his negative emotions in order to act as a beacon to draw the Grimm to him.  As they charge closer and closer, Smokey levels Matchstick and takes aim.  A smokey glow begins to surround him, before finally solidifying around him, giving him a dark gray outline. Finally--

*Ka-KA-Ko-KOOM!*

7 rounds fire simultaneously, all of them filled with ice dust.  With this volley, Smokey hoped to take out the entire first wave and encase them ice, both completely annihilating the immediate threat and creating an obstacle for the rest of the horde to overcome.  Still, Smokey doesn't waste any time admiring his handiwork, instead immediately falling back after taking his shot, calling out, "Reloading!"  Smokey only has his head turned toward the mass of Grimm, keeping an eye on any Grimm that might have escaped Matchstick's volley.

Smokey's combat stats
Aura: 100%
Semblance:  ACTIVE!  1ST OF 6 ROUNDS
Matchstick: 0/7 ~Ice dust loaded  [Reloading]
14/14 Fire Dust, 7/14 Ice Dust

The Good News:  On Standby
Articles 8/8


Action:  Ice-dust filled volley into first wave
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #17 on: August 30, 2018, 01:26:44 AM »
Siu did not have much to do this for now, after all, this is some easy Grimm the Cranes are reporting in "7 Beowolves, one of them Alpha, 8 Creeps. Deathstalkers and one Nevermore sighted", nothing she needed to help with. Well, except communications, which she heard one, but not precise enough. "We can hold the ground, but please make an ETA of evacuation."
It's also time to contact the Air Traffic Control. "This is Sierra-India-Uniform, we're engaging with the Grimm, altitude 5 meters to ground level and steady. Out."
Then it is just watching the Grimm and watching them fight. The ice volley is impressive but it's almost as slow as muskets in ye olden days. Let's see what Mikado and Kiro offers.
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #18 on: August 31, 2018, 12:02:30 PM »
Mikado watched as Smokey unleashed his volley and took out most of his opponents. In addition, there was now a bluish ice wall blocking most of the path. Not bad.

The Grimms who weren’t trapped by the ice, including 2 Beowolves, 3 creeps and the Alpha, continued to storm toward them. In the meantime, Mikado had split his staff in two and had the two halves stretched out in front of him, shotgun barrel aiming at the height of the Grimm's heads. He started with the Creeps. Not only were they the weakest of them all, they were also the slowest, leading to a quick death. Next were the Beowolves who found their end in the same way as the Creeps.

Only the alpha was left, but Mikado stopped shooting and lowered his weapon. Why should he, the Alpha was busy extinguishing his blazing fur. Yeah sure, it was raining, very strong even, but Kiro had consumed more than enough dust to have enough fire to set the Alpha on fire.

Only shortly after the Alpha dissolved in black matter and disappeared in the air. But the victory was short lived since the next opponent was already on their way. The second wave had already advanced so far that they were only a few meters from the ice wall away. The second wave comprised of Ursae and a small beowolf pack, this time without Alpha. The Beowolves were able to squeeze through the sides of the ice wall and rushed straight to the two students, but the Ureae had to stay behind, and were busy to scratch through the ice.

Mikado was ready to attack right away, but it didn’t come to that as the ground underneath opened and his leg was pulled into the hole. He managed to free himself from the grip of the underground Grimm, but this didn’t happen without a few scratches. After pulling his leg away and taking a few steps away from the hole, he turned to Smokey, "Here are Underminer!"


Combat Stats:

Aura: 85% (-20% in exchange for 30% healthy given to Kiro)
Kiro's Health: 30%
Kiro's Dustbreath (Fire): 85%
Pock: 9/14




Targets:

  • Beowolves x6 4 frozen solid by Smokey, 2 shot by Mikado
  • Alpha Beowolf x 1 Burned by Kiro
  • Creeps x8 5 frozen solid by Smokey, 3 shot by Mikado








Targets:

  • Ursae: x 2
  • Beowolves: x 5
  • Underminer: x 3

Grimms battle log:


Beowolves: Scratch 3% at Smokey
                               3% at Mikado

Underminer: Dig attacke, 5% at Smokey
                                       5% at Siu
                                       5% at Mikado

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The Underminer are Fanon Grimm and are listed in the Grimm Catalog
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #19 on: August 31, 2018, 05:00:24 PM »
Smokey tutted when he saw his volley didn't catch the entire wave.  He had at least hoped to get the alpha in the blast, but alas, it fell to Kiro's breath.  That was a different kind of annoying, but it couldn't be helped.  With the first wave cleared, Matchstick reverted to revolver form to reload.  Unfortunately, Fate wouldn't allow him to do so in peace.

For starters, the next wave had arrived, and although the ice Grimm sculptures acted as an obstacle for the Ursae, Beowolves darted down the sides of the path with relative ease, barreling straight for both Mikado and Smokey.  But that wasn't the worst part of it.  Just as Mikado called out his warning, an Underminer had opened up a hole underneath him as well and attempted to drag Smokey into the abyss. 

It didn't come to that though.  The Underminer, despite its strong grip, would find that its prey wasn't moving.  In fact, instead of it dragging Smokey into the hole, Smokey, in combination with the effects of his semblance and his own brute strength, actually yanks the mole-Grimm out into the open and then slams it onto its back.  He followed up with an aura-enhanced stomp onto its un-shielded underbelly and the only thing left was a disintegrating corpse.

The Beowolves, on the other hand, would be a bit more of a problem.  As the first creature comes barreling at him, Smokey growls right back at it.  As the claws try to rake his sides, Smokey thwacks the Grimm hard with Matchstick, hoping to snap its neck in one blow.  Unfortunately, all this action means he doesn't get very far into reloading, and will have to continue into the next turn.  Hopefully Mikado doesn't mind picking up a bit of slack.

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Aura: 96% (Immovable Object Damage Resistance)
Semblance:  ACTIVE!  1ST OF 6 ROUNDS
Matchstick: 1/7 ~Ice dust loaded  [Reloading]
14/14 Fire Dust, 7/14 Ice Dust

Action:  Pulling Underminer out and stomping on it, cracking Beowolf skulls.
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #20 on: August 31, 2018, 11:12:16 PM »
Thanks to the two Underminers attacking Mikado and Smokey, Siu is given ample warning and can act proactively rather than reactively. by forcefully stepping on the ground beside her the vibration tricks the Underminer into bursting out beside her and when it attacks with their front claw at thin air Siu shoves her gun at its exposed underbelly and turns it into black smoke. Three underminers... "Might be a foreman!" Siu cried out to alert the two juniors and started using one of her hedgehogs to make rhythmed beats on the ground to hopefully lure it out instead of being ambushed again or worse, letting it slip into the village. As for the two's performance, it's too soon to make any insightful observation, but she likes the way Smokey capitalizes on his literal stone wall ability.

Also, Siu realized she isn't sending the Cranes far enough ahead to forewarn themselves of the incoming Grimm long enough, so she rectified that and hopefully she can get to know what kinds of Grimm are coming next.
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2018, 08:46:05 AM »
Compared to the first attack of the Underminers, the second one was a cinch to dodge, as Mikado immediately jumped backward as the ground beneath him threatened to open again. He had his weapon quickly transformed into the Kusarigama and flung its blade towards the Underminer. He managed to hit it and hurled it with a swing out of the hole and to the surface. As the Underminer swung through the air, Mikado quickly put two bullets in its now exposed belly, making it disappear even before the blade was pulled back to him. And not a second too late, as the Beowolf already charged at him. He managed to catch the Grimm's paw with the Kusarigama's chain, followed by a kick against its leg and the blade sinking in its head.

When Mikado looked up, the field was mostly empty. Only a single Beowolf was left as his two colleagues were just giving in to Kiro's flames. The Beowolf seemed disoriented for a second and looked back and forth between the students taking a mad dash towards Smokey, but was shot down during its sprint by Mikado and crashed to the ground where he then disintegrated.
"This time we take the first shot," he said to Smokey before turning to the cracking ice wall, "Kiro, get ready"
At the command, the dragon stood next to its owner. Were it not for the weather, you could see a light steam coming out of his nostrils as he waited for the wall to collapse.

In the meantime, the Foreman of the underminer had started its attack, but the beats it perceived didn't give him the ability to pinpoint the movements from above, so he dug up where the beats were coming from, trying to make them stop.


Combat Stats:

Aura: 85%
Kiro's Health: 30%
Kiro's Dustbreath (Fire): 75%
Pock: 7/14





Targets:

  • Ursae: x 2
  • Beowolves: x 5 1 thwacks by Smokey, 2 Burned by Kiro, 2x killed by Mikado
  • Underminer: x 3 1 stomped by Smokey, 1 shot by Mikado, 1 shot by Siu
  • Foreman: x 1

Grimm's battle log:


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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2018, 01:14:17 AM »
Smokey was prepared to thwack the remaining Beowolf with Matchstick once again, but Mikado's shot deprived him of the opportunity.  Glancing towards his teammate as he calls out, Smokey simply responds, "Fine by me," and resumes reloading.  Two ursae shouldn't be much of a problem.  In the meantime, he makes his way over to where the foreman is currently digging up.

He can't really do much at the moment other than that.

Smokey's combat stats
Aura: 96%
Semblance:  ACTIVE!  3RD OF 6 ROUNDS
Matchstick: 7/7 ~Ice dust loaded
14/14 Fire Dust, 7/14 Ice Dust

Action:  Reloading, moving towards foreman. 
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2018, 12:41:25 AM »
Right as Siu raised her barricade after a strike the foreman opens up the ground underneath the spot, but all it can find is thin air and a pair of shoes right in front of it. Not wasting time she immediately kicks it into the air out of the ground, but the foreman attempts to cling to her so she had to shake it off by doing kicks repeatedly. The foreman curls up in the air to protect it's underbelly but Siu just turns it into black smoke by putting a longer burst into it.

Two Ursae is not that tough to handle, so Siu opted to look through the Cranes to see what is coming up next.

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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2018, 02:20:32 PM »
As the giant fists of the Ursae blared again against the ice wall, it finally gave in and fell to the ground in many pieces. With the rattling sound of the ice on the hard floor, the two Grimm stormed forward on all fours.

Both Mikado and Kiro stood still. A little closer. Only a little bit more... now! The area in front of them was shrouded in huge flames that covered the ground and cut off the path of the Ursae. But it was already too late for the Grimm.
In the attempt to stop before the flames, one of the two Ursae fell over his own legs, rolled over the flames and as he wanted to straighten up again, Mikado had already sunk his blade into its unprotected neck. One done, one missing.

The second Ursa was damaged by the flames but not defeated. The Ursa stormed toward the next best target, in this case, Mikado, but it didn't reach him as Kiro threw himself on it and rolled over the ground a couple of times. They were scuffling
with each other, but it ended in a victory for  Kiro. Though this didn't end completely harmless. The damage was kept low, and the pain-link, therefore, left no inconvenience for Mikado.

After Mikado brush some dust off his clothes, he started to reload Pcok and turned to Siu "What's next?"

A little further away came the third wave. Among them were two Deathstalkers, one slightly larger than those seen in the Emerald Forest and the other about half as tall. In addition, a Nevermore flew over them, not yet fully grown and also didn't
seem to be too big of a problem. The worst was the one Deathstalker.

But, the real problem starts much further behind the wave. Still far enough behind to stay uncovered.




Combat Stats:

Aura: 85%
Kiro's Health: 26%
Kiro's Dustbreath (Fire): 61%
Pock: 7/14 Reloading





Targets:

  • Ursae: x 2 1 killed by Mikado, 1 killed by Kiro
  • Foreman: x 1 Shot by Siu

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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2018, 10:31:25 PM »
Watching Siu take out the foreman, Smokey huffed a bit.  Outside of his initial volley, he hasn’t really done much.  As Mikado takes out the last two Grimm, Smokey quickly surveys the area and finds no immediate threat.  With that in mind, he deactivates his semblance, putting it on an early cooldown. 

There’s not much use for it right now, anyways.  Best to let the downtime pass and have it back up as soon as possible instead of waiting for it to go down at a critical moment.  In the meantime, though, there’s still not much he can do other than take a quick breather.

Smokey's combat stats
Aura: 96%
Semblance:  Manual Deactivation! 1st of 2 rounds of Cool Down! (19 uses remaining)
Matchstick: 7/7 ~Ice dust loaded
14/14 Fire Dust, 7/14 Ice Dust

Action:  Taking a quick breather, early IO deactivation
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #26 on: September 08, 2018, 03:54:40 AM »
Seeing Mikado and Kiro dispatch the Ursae with relative ease makes Siu take notes. There's at least one part where it could get better though, such as standing closer so that the breath attack comes quicker and harder to brace or evade for the Grimm.

As for his request, uh, this could be hard to deal with. "Two Deathstalkers, tree height and half of that. Mid-sized Nevermore. What do you do?" The larger Deathstalker doesn't make an easy or even moderate target for two first-year students most of the time but Siu is able to handle it with her Cranes, and hopefully the two know their strength well enough to either directly ask her for help or really impress her with their prowess. In the meantime, Siu had started to deploy her barricades by extending them and bolting them to the ground, with one of them having a plate put on so she can set Point Defense up with her bipod.

Aura: 85%
Point Defense: 35/450
Action: Setting up defenses
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2018, 03:14:36 AM »
Mikado gave Siu a curt nod. Deathstalker and a Nevermore, eh? It would be feasible, but the one Deathstalker could be tough.

The rain intensified, but the lightning became less and the storm seemed to calm down, it would not be long before it stopped. Now the two students were able to see the upcoming Grimm as well, or at least the Nevermore, who glided high in the air and whose eyes now fell on the battlefield. It let out a loud cry, angled its wings, and prepared to launch down every second.

Mikado glanced at Kiro, then at small Nevermore. The two creatures were about the same size, with the difference that the Nevermore protrudes only a few inches above Kiro. It would certainly drain a lot of Kiro's health, but they would definitively get rid of the Nevermore. However, before Mikado sent the dragon into the air, he threw him another red dust crystal to fill up his reserves. He could use it. When the dragon finally ventured into the air, Mikado turned to Smokey, the grip firmly around his Bo "Let's get it over with"



Combat Stats:

Aura: 85%
Kiro's Health: 26%
Kiro's Dustbreath (Fire): 100%
Pock: 14/14






Targets:

  • Big Deathstalker: x1
  • Small Deathstalker: x1
  • Small Nevermore: x1

Grimm's battle log:

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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #28 on: September 10, 2018, 02:46:25 PM »
Two Deathstalkers and a Nevermore?  That might be a bit of a problem.  It's not that he can't kill them, Matchstick's firepower is definitely more than enough for that.  The problem is getting close enough so the damage actually takes.  For starters, Nevermores have that annoying ability to fly.  That means unless it wants to take a bite out of him, it can easily keep out of range of attack.  He hates to admit it, but Mikado is much more suited to take it on than he is. 

The Giant Deathstalker, though, is a different beast entirely.  While a point-blank 7-round Matchstick volley to the face would probably be enough to do the trick, that requires getting into point-blank range with all seven shots still loaded.  And Deathstalkers are particularly good at keeping things away: they have large claws that can extend far out that act simultaneously as shields, mauls, and clamps all at once.  On top of that, the tail is an incredibly dangerous weapon on its own.  That makes three obstacles Smokey would have to get past just to be in range.

Then there’s one more detail: Deathstalkers possess tremendous strength.  Smokey’s semblance renders him partially immune to forced movement.  The keyword there is “partially”.  While he could theoretically arm wrestle a Beringel and not lose for thirty seconds, a Deathstalker’s power eclipses Smokey’s limit.   If it wanted too, it could push Smokey aside, or possibly even pick him up and throw him.  And although he probably wouldn’t go very far, the point remains that getting close enough to deliver Matchstick’s full payload is nigh-impossible…on his own.

Before that, though, there’s one other plan of attack Smokey could consider.  Siu is a bona-fide huntress and a Beacon graduate to boot.   She could probably take this thing on with relatively little effort on her part.  But—well—Smokey doesn’t want her help.  These giant monsters are the exact type of creature Smokey signed on to hunt.  They’re his meal ticket, his money-makers, the things that bring home the bacon.  If he runs to a huntress for help with this, then he’ll never get the money he needs.

Smokey turns to Siu and says, ”Hey, you can take care of the little one, right?” before turning to Mikado and continuing, ”Listen, I can take out that big one if I can get close enough.”  He pauses for a brief moment.  He really doesn’t want to say this part.  ”Problem is I need to get through those claws and that tail, and I can’t do that on my own.  I’m—“ get it together Smokey. ”I’m gonna need your help.”

While saying that, Smokey switches out dust cartridges, going from ice to fire.  Anything that takes the full force of this volley is going to have a seriously bad time.

Smokey's combat stats
Aura: 96%
Semblance:  Manual Deactivation! 2nd of 2 rounds of Cool Down! (19 uses remaining)
Matchstick: 7/7 ~Fire dust loaded
14/14 Fire Dust, 7/14 Ice Dust

Action:  Switching Dust Cartridges
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Re: Through rivalry and friendship... and a bunch of Grimm [closed]
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2018, 11:51:45 AM »
That's interesting, they wanted to deal with the big one asks Siu to clear the two small ones. Well, Smokey wants to anyways. Nodding back at him Siu let the Cranes open fire while angled to cover different directions. The Nevermore tries to evade by steering sharply and braking suddenly in the air, but it doesn't work as well when the gunfire comes from 5 different direction covering roughly the sides, over and under as well as heal on, and soon it turns into a hole-riddled nest that would suit bees perfectly if not for the fact that it dissolves into blue smokes soon after that.

On land the smaller Deathstalker faired no better, since even though Crane-sized guns are largely ineffective against them, the grenade-sized rockets are and can bomb out its legs with 5 Canes going for it. Then it turns into a sitting scorpion and can are easy pickings.

That just leaves the major threat, the large Deathstalker. Siu pointed her gun at its direction. Breathe in, focus. They can do this.
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