Noel Vermillion has been a bit of an underdog in the BlazBlue series. Though there were some versions where she was comparatively stronger, the dominant characters in Central Fiction generally push her lower in the hierarchy.
Alizonius, who recently published a Noel combo video, has been a Tweeting a mini series of “match up” videos. Sometimes set to the X-Files theme, they humorously — but accurately — expose the weaknesses of the character.
This is the first episode of the "Noel MUs" series I will be making. pic.twitter.com/e7FTWblNgt
— Alizonius (@Alizonius) March 3, 2017
Looks like Hakumen’s counter Astral just happens to work on Noel’s command grab.
This is the second episode of my mini-series "Noel MUs".
Today we'll learn how to deal with Celica! pic.twitter.com/oqDm45DBbc
— Alizonius (@Alizonius) March 14, 2017
What kind of effective tools does Noel have against Celica? Any? Anyone? Is character switch a legitimate advice then?
This is the third episode of "Noel MUs".
Today we will step back and learn how to improve our footsies, utilizing our big hitboxes. pic.twitter.com/da4qcV6Z7v
— Alizonius (@Alizonius) March 21, 2017
This Tweeted video probably hits the hardest. Or it doesn’t. It just whiffs.
This is the fourth episode of "Noel MUs".
Today we will learn the importance of using heat offensively, specifically to secure kills. pic.twitter.com/OHNzqpAxwP
— Alizonius (@Alizonius) March 23, 2017
To be fair, it’s possible to cancel into the Distortion Drive earlier to make this chain better, but that air Noel super is known to whiff like that sometimes.
This is the fifth episode of "Noel MUs".
Today we will learn how to correctly use the invulnerability of our drive moves. pic.twitter.com/oK180Sqon5
— Alizonius (@Alizonius) April 4, 2017
How to Stuff Noel: A Practical Guide.
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