With the recent introduction of a brand new Anniversary Ulquiorra in Bleach: Brave Souls last week, a surprise trailer aired to players who opened the game this morning, unveiling the introduction of ‘The Almighty’ Yhwach, ‘True Bankai’ Ichigo, ‘God of Thunder’ Yoruichi, and ‘Bankai: Kannon Biraki Benihime Aratame’ Urahara – These four characters are being presented as the four newest, and most powerful characters statistic-wise (For SP) in the game thus far, beating out the previous champion, Anniversary Ulquiorra.

The new characters’ stats and abilities have been unveiled as well, along with the two trailers announcing them; check them out below!

‘True Bankai’ Ichigo:

Ichigo comes with a Soul Reaper Affiliation and Soul Reaper Killer, making him extremely useful in a variety of PVE and Guild Quests – His Special, True Zangetsu, fires off a Getsugatenshou projectile that is then followed up with slashes from True Zangetsu, inflicting immense damage to anything he hits. His Strong Attack 2 will also temporarily transform Ichigo into his One Horned Saviour form, possibly changing his attacks similar to Bankai Kenpachi. He has a Strong Attack Recharge (-12%) Link, and is the first character in Bleach: Brave Souls history to be immune to two status ailments. He has access to the following skills:

  • Bruiser (+20%)
  • Devastation (+40%)
  • Sprinter (+1)
  • Weaken Immunity
  • Paralysis Immunity
  • Frenzy
  • Enhancer

‘The Almighty’ Yhwach:

Yhwach comes with No Affiliation, making him at threat from Anniversary Ulquiorra who came with the unique No Affiliation Killer, pairing him as a proper rival against Yhwach – Yhwach comes with a Captain Killer, making him incredibly useful against the storm of Unohana’s in PVP right now; his Special, The Almighty, begins with Yhwach striking with a sword formed of the Soul King’s power, causing immense damage to all opponents and inflicting Weaken on them; Yhwach is the first character in Bleach: Brave Souls history to have the Start Barrier (+10) Skill, letting him begin all his fights with 10 free mistakes, reducing all opponents’ hits for 10 strikes down to 0 damage. His Special will also grant a barrier for himself and his party; his Soul Trait is Damage Taken (-16%), and can attain the following Skills:

  • Bruiser (+30%)
  • Bombardment
  • Sprinter (+1)
  • Berserker (+50%)
  • Debilitator (+5 secs.)
  • Start Barrier (+10)

‘God of Thunder’ Yoruichi:

Yoruichi is striking the Bleach: Brave Souls meta in her feline ‘God of Thunder’ or ‘Raijin’ form, where she attains a form greater than Shunko – Her Affiliation is Soul Reaper, along with a Hollow Killer, with her Special, Shunko Raijyusenkei Shunryu Kokubyousenki cladding Yoruichi in lightning, attacking with incredible speed and causing incredible damage and Paralysis – After her Special, Yoruichi will remain clad in a lightning barrier that will damage nearby enemies, similar to Bankai Rukia’s Special. She has a Strong Attack Damage (+20%) Link, and can attain the following Skills:

  • Long Reach (+20%)
  • Frenzy
  • Debilitator (+5 secs.)
  • Bruiser (+20%)
  • Devastation (+40%)
  • Sprinter (+1)
  • (Why no Long Stride..?)

‘Bankai: Kannon Biraki Benihime Aratame’ Urahara

Finally we have Bankai Kisuke, who comes with the Soul Reaper Affiliation, Hollow Killer, and his Special, Bankai: Kannon Biraki Benihime Aratame summons the puppeted soul of his Zanpakuto, Benihime, to deal immense damage to all enemies, and will grant a brand new Revival guard on party members, meaning, if they’re alive when Bankai Kisuke’s Special is used, they can die in combat once and be revived with 40% of their Stamina once per Mission; Bankai Kisuke has a Strong Attack Recharge (-12%) Link, is the first Mind (Green) Character that has Poison Immunity, and can attain the following Skills:

  • Long Reach (+20%)
  • Frenzy
  • Sprinter (+1)
  • Bruiser (+20%)
  • Devastation (+40%)
  • Poison Immunity

So what do you think of the new characters? Let us know down below! And while you’re down there… Check out the new animated trailer for these characters!!

 

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