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PassivesWill of the Tarot:
It's been said Qiang is a genius with weapons and using equipment. He's a specialist who can fight in any way or form. Often times changing and fighting in different postures, what isn't known is why. Qiang's power is known as the Will of the Tarot. It allows him to activate and use powers based on certain cards in the Tarot deck. Now each card has different powers and capabilities. This is something that cannot be changed or faulted for him. This is why in the most Eastern culture you'll never hear a story of him using a single weapon or outfit. He seems often depicted or shown in different ways. It should be noted that while these weapons and armors dawned from the tarot are powerful. They are just that weapon and armor. Something that relies heavily on the wielder to be effective. A sword is only as good as the swordsman wielding its blade. This is a fact that has never escaped Qiang or anyone who see him using his powers.
His automatic default is the Fool, this is a fitting thing as Qiang see's himself as such. A foolish King who couldn't even with all his adaptability defeat the enemies at their door. Now while each outfit and weapon are capable of feats and things that make them remarkable. It should be noted that they only get to use powers based on Qiang's releases. Three powers per weapon and armor, these are directly tied into the nature and lore behind the Tarot. They don't shift or change over time or grow in any way. Qiang is a true Jack of All Trades while being a master of none. He's someone who few believe capable of clashing with many enemies. But Qiang has gotten by through determination and study. Being a Jack of all trade's isn't a bad thing if you know how to use it. While it's true that he may not have the specialization of some people. Those who focus a single art and don't stop from that pursuit. It's notable that with Will of the Tarot he's more than capable.
Upon activation or use of this power, people claim to see an image of the Tarot in question. It's often times depicted from Qiang's energy giving them an idea of what's coming. While this is a give away to what he is using few are ready for the skills in melee combat Qiang has. Wielding these weapons with absurd skill and timing that others admire. He is able to wield and showcase skills that few others can imagine fully. While the weapon's powers and the armors are frightening to some. It should be noted that Qiang only uses them occasionally. Preferring to fight with his martial skills over cheap gimmicks or tricks. It is why so often he remains in the Fool Card's activate instead of others. Deciding only to change when a change of pace is required. Now as the powers have been discussed at length. It is best to describe them in a suitable way here. The powers are things that can be a simple and common place for example. When using Strength he loses his weapons and armor.
Dawning instead a special outfit and a club of sorts. While the club holds little meaning it's noted that he often times lets it go. The benefit of Strength is the dramatic increase in his physical prowess. He is able to wield Herculean strength when using it. This is only a small example as more will be shown below about said Tarot. It should be noted he uses Major Arcana instead of minor most of the time. Minor Arcana are only summoned occasionally by his Fool Arcana. Keeping this in mind the buffs and benefits are based on the representation of the card itself. This has a great deal to do with just how strong Qiang truly is. Being capable of great feats of strength pun sometimes intended. But in the end, it is something that comes up to the situation. Qiang is a man who can address and handle a multitude of situations. Dealing with them as he pleases in creating chances for those around him. For even a peasant can kill a king. Be they a street sweeper or a King everyone must one day dance with the reaper.
It should be noted that not all of his Tarot's are combat based and serve different benefits. They are able to provide things such as clothing among other things. Some of them allow for restoration and life being given to the wounded. Allowing him to act as a healer as well as a warrior. While the power itself isn't considered something great. It does allow for a multitude of avenues and ventures for him to take. Like all things, this is connected to the power and amount he releases. Each weapon and prowess are what make his power that of a King. Qiang has understood what it took to become a ruler. More than this he has realized and comprehended the situation entirely. Mastering himself and his tools to make himself better. This is something that only those with years and wisdom under their belt can accomplish. In your youth, you are prone to making mistakes and causing trouble. Though you don't know it, the road to happiness is pathed in blood and sorrow.
For anything to be gained loss must be given first. The law of equivalent exchange is something that rules this world as well as their last. This is a fact that all beings must accept, be the King or not. Qiang has learned to accept his failures as a King among the people of this world. Limit:
Qiang must hold a Tarot form for a single post before being able to use another or switch.Law of the Tarot:
This is the law of the Tarot in it's fullest content. It's been something Qiang dealt with since the beginning of time. The problem with its method is that sometimes they aren't clear to him without clearing certain conditions. Sometimes this is intense training in methods that go beyond the laws of physical limitations. Other times it's a bit messier and complicated. The first thing is each Tarot has a phase of unlocking. First is the Weapon Phase once that is unlocked Qiang understands the nature of the requirements for the power. Now it should be noted and understood that a Training Thread is required still even if he unlocks the power. Qiang has zero control till training threads are completed and provided to staff. Unlocking them isn't an instant increase or anything like that. If anything it's a problem because Qiang becomes trapped within that Tarot. He cannot exit once inside till control is established. This is a principle that cannot be taken away from or changed. As the Law is clear on this, some skills are combat special. But others require something else, those classified as Event Only may only have the Weapon Unlocked by an event. Then another to awaken the power. Otherwise, a training thread with another person is required. This cannot be an NPC under any circumstances ever. It must be a player's character and said conditions of release must be met. This person can only do ONE Tarot, no more or less. If they unlock Weapon Phase they aren't able to do so. The requirements of unlocking are defined by the Tarot itself. This is how you can tell the nature of the unlock. Upon unlocking their powers Qiang generally names the Weapon. But the Name is generally decided by the Tarot's Will before hand. Due to these extreme circumstances Qiang is unable to host a Guardian Beast. He cannot function similarly to other Sugiura either. Spatial Tarot Weapon Infusion:
Qiang is able to use a form for teleportation to his weapons. giving him an option for very fast travel when moving. But the requirement as said previously is the weapon. He must be able to move to the location without being halted or hindered. Qiang is able to set up detailed plans and follow through on them by accessing this power. While he lacks a decent set up like many others of his kind. He does represent a warrior of the Sugiura extremely well.
Mystic EyesEmperor's Eye-皇帝眼It should be mentioned before anything else. In order for this power to work on the site, he requires at the lowest a Master within Mystic Eyes of the Suigura
The cognitive perception of things cannot be expressed in singular motive or perception. A normal eye can only go so far into perception and see the path before it so clearly. Qiang's eye is known to be extremely special. As it reads the pathways of things and sees things as they move. He can detect minuscule details of things as they fluctuate. This allows him to detect changes and movements of energy among other things. While other users of the Mystic eyes have access to other things. His eyes are dominated by the Emperor's eye allowing for him to see movements and pathways that few others would ever notice. This isn't a one-way blessing, however. Just because he can recognize something coming doesn't mean he can do anything. While it is true knowing is something of its own accord. To understand with this means is he can see the flow movement. Read it and analyze things to a level that machines are normally required to reach. Suigura is known for this trait on a smaller scale in some cases. But for Qiang, he spent so much time being trained with his eyes among other things. By reading the flow he's able to predict and see the future some believed. However, the future is unknown even to his eyes. He only see's what someone with proper training can. While his eyes aren't the run of the mill eyes. This doesn't make them better or worse than any other eyes. The name Emperor's Eye wasn't given by him but his people.
By training one's cognition hard enough it's possible to bypass the realm people know of. To describe the power in greater detail, it allows his eyes to read the cognitive surroundings and people around him. By doing this he can to an extent ascertain someone's thoughts. This doesn't mean he's always right in every reading. He's reading the cognitive situation around him within a set radius. The further away the being or attack in question is. The harder to read it becomes, this is an obvious fact. Just as things become harder to focus on at a distance so too does the Emperor's Eye. Now to explain what Cognition is in a brief summary. It is the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. But it also can be defined as a result of this; a perception, sensation, emotion, or intuition. Qiang's eye is able to see the result to an extent among other things. Able to see various approaches and angles others may not see.
This can be both boon and curse, as he's very capable of seeing and knowing what is coming. But being unable to accomplish or bring about a feasible change in the outcome in some situations. For example, let's state that Qiang is attacked by something too fast for him to dodge. He will take the hit and be aware he will be hit. If he can endure the blow, then it is entirely possible that he could counter attack. But let's state for further example that the attack is too much for him to bear. He knows the power and impact are going to do damage. So mentally he must prepare himself to take a blow. This is something like playing Russian Roulette but knowing the outcome of when you get shot. Qiang's lived with this perception and knowledge most of his life. So he's developed an iron will so as not to puke or run in fear. Because this doesn't turn off when ever he pleases. His eyes are always active and functioning. Meaning he is processing information all the time, keeping his mind moving.
The strain can be unbearable at times. Keeping in mind this has also cost him in the magic department as well. Qiang is only capable of a single Suigura spell. He cannot access the others to the sheer amount of information and energy spent on his eyes. This is a curse that he bears on a constant day and time. Now keeping this in mind it should be noted that spell is similar to Hoho or Sonido. In a way that it is travel based and while this does lessen the extent. The shock of the fact that he simply cannot access or tap into any other spells is a burden of massive proportions. His eyes cannot ignite people on fire or cause damage of some sort. He's not able to summon constructs from them or any such lunacy. He's bound by a single rule of seeing the cognitive. That is all they allow for him while also taking a large price from him. This is the price a King must pay to be a ruler. Sometimes it is by blocking off one path to see another. Qiang has paid his price in blood and many other things.
The Fool ArcanaThe Fool's Appearance:
It should be noted that this is his default Arcana and is always active. Thus the normal outfits he wears are the fool's appearance in a nutshell.Political Attire:
A red cloak is worn over his form, the cloak is crimson with black and gold symbols on the fabrics ends. Symbols of the sun among other things can be spotted along the outfit in the form of bronze medals. These are hung as a part of his clan's personal practice and beliefs. While he doesn't care for the cloak and dagger of things it does fit. On his wrist are several gold bracelets he wears that are often times covering his tattoos on his right hand. His other hand is often times exposed and free as well. Underneath the cloak, he wears a part of pants and martial arts style muscle shirt. It's buttoned up the middle and has little of his muscles under it. But it does serve the purpose that is set out for in this situation. He doesn't dress like this often or either way often. To his knowledge and belief, Li believes that men are equal on all sides. When a man steps onto the battlefield, they are not kings or queens. Rank means nothing in this place as all are equal.Warrior Attire:
The secret he doesn't let on is that he only dresses so showy for one reason. When he enters the fray and battlefield he can protect his men. By making enemies focusing on him and fighting as a true warrior King. Despite the title, he is far smarter than people believe. Along his back is a feathered style cloak that is Crimson. It is not easy to grab as it comes off and the feathers simply pull out. The outfit under it is a black suit of sorts that covers his frame. It's a type of light fabric that acts as chain mail among other things. This allows for him to be protected and guarded against most attacks. Over his frame in several locations are bronze pieces of metal. Around both hands are a style of bronze gauntlets. They act more like wrist guards but protect his fingers on the top side. A similar style is used around his feet and other parts of his body. On his left arm is a circle similar to a sun of bronze that seems weightless among other things.
Around his torso is wrappings of bronze as well. By making himself the target he is able to fight enemies without worrying about his friends. Li Qiang has always been of a mind to challenge and handle situations on his own. Around his neck is a choker with spikes also made of bronze that stands out. But part of his entire attire is to stand out on purpose. Finally and likely the most noted thing is the Crimson gem in the center of his chest. It has seven bronze pieces of metal in different sizes around it forming a heart of sorts. It's unknown entirely why his combat form takes this appearance. Or what purpose this gem and those pieces serve overall. Li doesn't generally tell people his secrets or practices without reason. His belief and ideals are something that the man much like his attires. Can change and be affected by his experience in this world.The Fool's World:
This is the main power of the Fool Arcana and is always active. This allows him to project the other arcana in a weaker form. But it should be noted that he's not merely projecting the weapons. But also the powers and skills of the arcana in question. They are considerably weaker than the original. Especially before he releases they don't match up to them even in sealed. This is the price of the Fool's Arcana, but there is a boon. He's able to use all of them at the same time. They are watered down by a great margin and improve slightly with his releases. In Qiang's mind, this is the strongest Arcana for it can wield them all. The projection skill allows him to project the weapons or powers of certain Arcana without much trouble. Again the problem stems from it being weaker than the original. It comes from mastery over his other skills. Proclaiming a strong base and foundation in the feature areas. While using this he can use any of them but at a lower power level in its base form. The Fool's World is active passively for him at all times. Allowing him to completely use and fight like a monster when such is required of him. Now it should be noted while using this he can use multiple powers at once as previously stated. This is the only form where such is possible, but he cannot use them at full power. Regardless of his release form and some powers are not usable even by the Fool. This is true of World, Star, Sun, and Moon. They are powers of which he cannot awaken while in any release.Joushou Release:
In the first form of release his Fool's World allows for the weapons to be a bit stronger. It also enhances the powers he is using and focuses on a small amount. But it mostly makes his projections stronger, allowing him to create and multiply his projections in small amounts. He's able to fight exceptionally well while projecting things quickly. He's bound only to creating tarots and using them. This in a way is what allows him to create and fight with different weapons and skills at a rapid pace. This merely allows for faster projection and to create several versions of tarot weapons. Allowing for quick paced and prepared combat by the King of the East. Qiang's mastered using every form of weapon fighting the world's shown him. By comprehending and quickly accomplishing his goal and occupation he was able to complete his martial training and mastery within Fool's World. In this form, they are only 25% of their original state.Zenou Release:
In the second form of release the projection numbers grow even more. Allowing him to control and fight with the weapons even when not holding them. The big gain here is he's able to project the powers of each Arcana a great deal further. Now being able to use them closer to the max power they were born to have. While some of these powers are forever locked away from him. He's unable to access or tap into those still. But the ones he can use are extremely potent. Allowing for use of powers equaling out to the full-scale use of his prowess. Qiang's projection of these has grown leaps and bounds from his first release of power. Due to the nature of Qiang's Sacred Object, it allows him to grow within this further. This being the power of his Sacred Object known as the Fool's Blade. But one thing must be understood, they are only 50% of their original form in this state. [b]Kyuu Kyou:
In the final release Qiang is able to summon them more in their projection forms. They are only 75% closer to the original, however. And he can use them around him as though manipulating the weapons. But the truth is Qiang is generally just very decent in his martial practices with them. To clarify Qiang had to give up being a Jack of certain trades to get good at fighting with weapons and in melee. This wasn't a seamless or pretty experience. It was something that took blood, sweat, and most importantly pain. This also allows him to manifest the Fool's weapon the sword. But aside from this it is still a projection of his original powers.
The Magician ArcanaThe Magician's Kinetic Blast:
The Magician allows for Qiang to use his energy to create density blasts of his energy. Creating a kinetic shockwave of force at his enemies when facing them. While it's not extremely potent in its sealed form. There is no grand appearance shift for Qiang as the only thing that becomes clear is his hands begin to glow with energy. Making it look like his fists are engulfed in an unstable energy. This is the calling card of the use of this power for those who wish for confirmation of what's been activated. This acts in place of magic for him. It allows him to use cero like blasts and fire them with highly focused zeal. He's able to create small or large beams depending on the release he is in. Showcasing a massive sense of control for his capabilities. Kinetic force can be released not only from his hands but from his body. Qiang's show a skill in using his legendary object's powers when needed. While not being near what he used to be he is still quite effective.Joushou Release:
In the first release of his power his arms become engulfed by it. The blast sleeves as he calls them are very useful for fighting. He's able to release massive energy concussion blasts with his energy. Causing heavy amounts of damage to those struck by them. He's able to release these again from anywhere on his body. The blasts have a red color to them, the higher concentration blasts do take time. He can't merely release them at a moments notice. While using the Blast Gauntlets and sleeve's he's able to fight and inflict damage equal to them. For example when punching his enemies while using this. They are prone to exploding with the damage of what would have been a long ranged attack. This is inflicting a kinetic concussion blast of energy with his fists. While it's not how the Magician should fight in truth. Elegance has never been Qiang's strongest suit when it came to battle. So he uses it in a way that befits his own fighting style over some fancy would be a pretense. Zenou Release:
In the second release his entire upper body is consumed in the energy. Allowing for him to fight with massive blast damages. And even to use it defensively in some situations. Qiang has shown the impeccable timing to use his Blast in a way that allows him to redirect the force of a blow. Using it as sort of a shield while his arms and hands act as his sword. The blasts released from him in this form can be much larger. Capable of doing serious damage to the area around him. The ground often times is burst upon activation of this form. Qiang doesn't see many purposes in fighting with Magician often times. Unless it's something required against a specialized enemy. The Magician's Weapon isn't a physical manifestation that one can hold. But a physical concussive force of energy he can manipulate and create. The red crimson aura looks similar to blood coming from him. He exhales it while in this form also creating what he calls the Blood Mist armor. Kyuu Kyou:
In the final release his entire body is consumed by the full Blast Cloak. Crimson red in color it's very easy to see. While it's a good defense or offense item in both phases. It does suffer from some weaknesses that are noticeable to the wise. Qiang's blasts are unable to be aimed due to intensity in this form. The condensed ones are black and red surging and pulsing unstable. This is unstable kinetic energy being generated. At lower levels, he still had said in the way it went. But in this form that choice is gone, the only useful part is the hand ot hand usage. But aside from that, it tends to be extremely unreliable for him. Thus why he doesn't tend to use the third release of the Magician or even bother switching to it.
The High PriestessThe Priestess's Love:
This form doesn't have a release or anything of the like. It allows for him to take the pain and restore a body. But in order to do so, he must experience the pain they've had in the process. For example, if a person lost an arm, he must experience the pain of his arm being ripped off. Not in the literal sense of that. Obviously, he can't experience death, but within the seconds before restoration may begin. He must feel the pain twenty times without fainting. This is needed for him to create a back up of the original form. Once this is complete he's able to restore their body. He must experience the pain and then he may heal the injury. The worse the injury the longer he must experience their pain. It can be stated without any doubt that this isn't free. It takes an immense amount of energy and physical strain on him. It's been said he uses this very rarely. Not bothering to bring it out unless it's absolutely necessary. This form's weapon is a staff with rings around the end. While no physical form exists that for him. Qiang considers the Priestess a very rare power. But not one to be taken for granted or used without considering all possibilities. Because sometimes pain is important for learning the lessons of life.
The Empress & Emperor ArcanaThe Ruler's Steadfast Resolve:
The combat appearance is assumed for the activation of the Emperor and Empress tarot. A golden shield and a lance are summoned for fighting. The lance is known for being able to pierce whatever it comes at. Known as the sky piercer and the shield he wields with the lance. Is considered an absolute in defense. The lance he wields is more akin to a javelin or short style spear. But the first misconception is that it only forms is that. It is also a sword for close range combat. The marks of the shield and blade are those of the Emperor and Emperess tarots. There is no absolute defense or offense in this world. But when wielding these weapons it's said that his resolve and sick sense for combat increase. His focus and willpower seem to drastically increase in this form. Allowing for him to push past the limitations of the physical realm.Joushou Release:
In the first release his senses are awakened. His battle senses are extremely sharp as he's almost got a radar around him. This allows for him to detect and move with sharp movements without missing a beat. His Emperor's Eyes are enhanced in this form to an extent. Allowing for greater predictions and strengthening of his focus. The weapons while special aren't what make him dangerous in this form. It's the sheer resolve and focuses enhancement that makes him a considerable threat. While in this mode he's been able to ignore the taste of his blood. To focus his mind and overcome fear and dread with sheer resolve. But this isn't something Qiang is proud of. All men experience fear and regardless of the release. Even he cannot defeat the gods of old. He's acknowledged his weakness time and time again. It's not something he can debate or run away from. Ruler's Aura is only useful for so much in the grand scheme of things. While he does believe this is better for longer fights. Zenou Release:
A massive increase in resolve comes from the second form. Powering him up enough that he was able to lose body parts in battle. He lost his arm once when using this and continued to fight. Claiming if he lost his arms he'd kick them. If he lost his legs he'd tear their throats out with his teeth. He wouldn't stop for anything till the people were protected. He still feels pain and can very easily accept and acknowledge it. Kyuu Kyou:
In his final form he is able to completely suppress his need for rest and pain. He almost seems to shut his nerves off. Though this has a price in this form. He slows down without his nerves. Pain is a good reminder of the things to come, it allows for you to know when you are pushing too far. Qiang often claims a ruler must know when not to go too far. Somethings are beyond you for a reason and that must be accepted for what it is. If nothing else perception is a great weapon and defense. It can be the tool that saves or damns you for your pride.
The Hierophant ArcanaThe Light of the Hierophant:
The power of the Hierophant is one that is simple. Also lacking a release much like others of his power. It creates a Morningstar that is able to deal mortal wounds to those of evil. Things that Qiang see's as evil are inflicted with a righteous type of damage. It burns and causes immense pain to those of a demonic nature. It is something capable of cleansing demonic energy when it comes into contact with weaker energies. Though it's more of a stalemate in this case. Qiang says it's known as Holy Matter, something that cannot be broken or destroyed. He says it's something of the light itself. Born to face the darkness that is all these weapon desires. He isn't so keen on using it as he believes the weapon's effectiveness is less than noticeable against normal enemies. It helped very little against his people's doom that came. He was unable to truly embrace and fight against the enigma that came even with this. But it does work well against Hollow and Demons.
The Lovers ArcanaEbony and Ivory:
Two weapons that he is quite fond of using. A set of dual blades that Qiang considers his favorite set. They are Chinese style days with symbols on them of the Lovers. It's known that he is exceptionally skilled in the use of these days. As for the power of them, it's something rather interesting. This allows for gravity manipulation on things the weapon touches. It allows him to create gravitational things to make life easier for him. It allows him to control the weight of the weapons impacts. Making them heavy and light at moments notice. This allows for a fighting style that Qiang developed himself. It wasn't something that required a ton of thought or process on everything. But it should be noted like the others no release exists for them. So the simple power doesn't increase or decrease when used unless fool projects them. Only a couple of his Tarots have releases he can use while releasing his full power outwards. It can be noted and spoke that he can only manipulate his own gravity no others. As for the increase and decrease he's only able to increase things to a certain amount. Being able to raise 200 kilos in weight and remove the weight of a similar size or amount. The weapons being in contact only allows him to increase his own weight in reality.
The Chariot ArcanaThe Chariot Spear:
Qiang's Spear of choice is from the Chariot Tarot and he often times summons this in the midst of using his powers. By fighting this way he's able to use and wield the weapon. Qiang hasn't unlocked this spear's full power due to the requirements needed to do so. He believes it's something unreasonable. But it's requirements aside Qiang isn't sure that he wants to tap into the Tarot powers too much. Their weapons are far more useful in smaller amounts without so much devotion. As a King, he simply doesn't have the time to master every single power that one puts out.
Strength ArcanaStrength's Great Sword:
The weapon in this case is a massive one. It is extremely heavy and some believe it's unwieldable. But Qiang has shown extremely skilled usage of the large weapon. Being able to swing it and destroy with a single blow often times. He's got the power to throw massive destructive blows at a moments notice. Despite his frame, Qiang is a deceptively potent man. Showing his muscle by wielding this weapon, the look of it changes based on Qiang's design when he summons it. But always does the symbol of the tarot burn within it.
The Hermit ArcanaThe Hermits Bowstaff:
This staff looks like a walking stick. But it is the emblem of the Hermit on the weapon's tips. While it does appear to be made of a fine wood. The weapon is rather sturdy and capable of fending off heavy blows. Along with being capable to extend and change sizes upon his desires. This seems to be something Qiang likes using occasionally when the requirement is needed. While this is something he doesn't often times summon it does serve a purpose.
Wheel of Fortune ArcanaFortune's Chakram:
The round wheel is bladed and dangerous as when thrown Qiang's say is out till it returns. But he is able to wield it in ways most haven't imagined yet. Though traditionally he uses it to travel behind or around the field. The Chakram's long range is very useful in this case. He often times twirls it on his finger or holds it in his hand for fighting in a melee front.
Justice ArcanaDragon's Justice Balmung:
This is the awakened form of Justice in it's the purest formation. It allows Qiang to tap into the power of Dragons. Turning the once innocent Claymore into a blade with a name. Balmung, the weapon is born of flames and summoned through this method. But it does more than that, Qiang's eyes upon activation seem reptilian almost. heat seems to come from his body and extend from that area. While using his fire creatively he's able to perform many feats with this. But Qiang's skill with the element isn't the main purpose. The dragon like transformation he undertakes for his Justice is the main calling card. His body gains scales of a crimson color and depending on his release he gains more benefits. But in its passive form, he's able to manipulate heat in a small area. Qiang's interest in the weapon and it's unlocking has brought some interest. Qiang has found his strength and durability increased a significant amount. Though he doesn't know all the weaknesses of the scales yet. What can be said is the dragon is a Chinese Fire Dragon. His body changes slowly as he releases into higher plains. Gaining more skills as he goes into the transformations. Qiang has noted his transformations don't affect his mind or eyes much. His sight and sense of smell don't seem to gain much of an increase in the releases he can perform. This is of course based on the information he has presently. Joushou Release:
In his first Release Qiang gains light dragons scales around his arms and feet. A couple around his face among other places. He's able to manipulate the flame more effectively when fighting his enemies. He's able to breathe fire to an extent though he does claim a slight discomfort from such. This isn't a perfectly completed transformation in this form. While his lungs and body parts do function similar to a Dragons. His arms and legs are where the main focus is. Controlling heat and temperature for the sake of doing so. This isn't a clear cut reason or practice. Qiang is likely to his first couple times misuse the fire or even mess up. It should be noted eventually upon reaching his third release these issues might become less. Qiang'sn use of fire is almost wild making it less about control. He's not someone who's doing this neatly or wielding it with controlled precise movements. In this form, it can be noted that he does gain claws on his hands. His emotions and fighting style seem similar to a fire bender. But while his sense of control and use of emotions seem clean. Qiang's not completely capable of using this power safely with others yet and will require a training thread.Zenou Release:
This is as far as Qiang is able to proceed with the releases at the moment. Due to his other form not being used. His entire body is engulfed in flames beyond his control in this form. Qiang does seem to have more scales along his upper body and back. He's able to form Dragon like parts and create fire based attacks in this form. But the uncontrollable tsunami of fire on him is an issue. Qiang has shown little tact or control of fire so far in his unlocking of this one. It's a hard thing to grasp as it's not as though he woke up and understood the others. Time is needed to truly get used to certain things. Having Dragon fangs and feeling more bestial then man is also strange. Qiang's hair not catching on fire and other strange things that bother him. What he gains is decent protection from most attacks through scales. These function similar to Hierro and their effectiveness can be measured from his Release Control. The better that is the more control over the Tarots he is likely to gain. his Strength Increase isnt' as prounouced as the Durability one.
The Hanged Man ArcanaThe Hanged Man's Dart:
A metal chain linked together in sections with a steel dart on the bottom. This weapon is very strange and often times surprises his enemies. Qiang uses it for a multitude of purposes. But has shown a surprising mastery over it. Claiming that it is functional for fighting most foes.
Death ArcanaDeath's Scythe:
One of his favorite weapons to wield, it is a large scythe. Qiang is extremely skilled at wielding the scythe and has shown great prowess. He claims if he unlocks another of his Tarot powers. This will be the next one he does so for. But he seems to hesitate to do so. As the cost of them tends to be different depending on the tarot weapon he's accessing. Just unlocking the weapons themselves was tedious. Awakening them with each having special requirements. This is, of course, comes from all of the different methods. Qiang's Scythe is a large weapon with a black handle that has a strange chain that coils around it.
Temperance ArcanaTemperance's Shield:
This weapon or rather defense is something Qiang uses on extremely rare occasions. Showcasing a skill with the weapon few would expect. Once again not unlocked due to certain conditions being needed to be met. Some of them are painful as it stands. This shield appears to be made of a strange silver metal that glistens. It's able to absorb extremely potent energy and physical attacks. Sending them into the void Qiang claims that they may not harm another soul.
The Devil ArcanaDevil's Pitchfork:
This weapon is sealed and unable to be used.
The Tower ArcanaTower's Rapier:
Locked as well
The Star Arcana
Event Only Locked
The Moon Arcana
Event Only Locked
The Sun Arcana
Event Only Locked
Event Only Locked
The World Arcana
Event Only Locked