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Dissidia Arcade -Cecil Harvey Overview

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PROFILE
Real Name Cecil Harvey
Featured Game Final Fantasy IV Series
Age 20
Job Class Dark Knight/Paladin
CV Shizuma Hodoshima

 

TYPE: Heavy

Cecil is a unique character that has two different job classes he can use to support his teammates and himself. 

 

Unique System: Dark and Light

Cecil can access the Dark Knight and the Paladin classes in the fight depending on the situation. In Dark Knight, he is a ground oriented character who can keep his distance from others and inflict massive damage on the ground. In Paladin, he is a air oriented character who can dash around the field and strike with nimble and elegant attacks. 

He can select which class he starts with just before a battle, and he can switch between classes during the with either his EX Skill or using an unique Job Attack.

Type Job Location Name Damage Total Damage Frames (NOT COMPLETED)
Bravery Attack Paladin Ground Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Light Slash 128+96+192 416  
Air Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Radiant Cross 64+64+80+48*3+192 544  
↑Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Sacred Cross 192+352 544  
↓Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Saint's Fall 48*3+80+48*2+224 544  
Dash Ⅱ.png Searchlight 128*5 640  
Dark Knight Ground Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Shadowbringer 160+160+240 560  
前Ⅱ.png Shadow Lance 512 512  
後Ⅱ.png Abyss Gate 448~512 448-480-512  
Air Ⅱ.png>Ⅱ.png Nightfall 64*2+48*(2〜n)+144 368〜  
Dash Ⅱ.png Gravity Ball 448 448  
HP Attack All   Ⅳ.png Shine Blast/Evil Blast 96+48*3 240  
Paladin Force 64+(64+32)*2+64 320  
Soul Eater 80+(16*6)+64 240  
Holy Flame/Dark Flame - -  
EX Skill All   Ⅰ.png Job Change - -

 

Bravery Attack Overview (Paladin)

Light Slash

Description Spin forward and slash the opponent twice, knocking them into the air.
Additional Effects Wallrush (Diagonal)
Strengths
  • Fast attack
  • Gets you in the air safely
  • Can dodge out of it early
Weaknesses
  • Somewhat hard to wallrush with
Notes Use it to get into the air

 

Radiant Cross

 

Description Lunge forward and slash the opponent 3 times. Then slash another 3 times before smacking them to the ground.
Additional Effects Wallrush (Downwards)
Strengths
  • Fast attack
  • Can follow up from fast-falling
  • High damage
  • Good at punishing dodges
Weaknesses
  • Leaves Cecil open if it whiffs
  • Duration of the attack is long
  • Cecil knocks them away far enough not to connect with an HP attack
Notes Main Bread and Butter Attack on the Air

Sacred Cross

 

Description Charge downward, then rise to strike the opponent several times and then knock them away.
Additional Effects Wallrush (Downwards)
Strengths
  • Start-up happens fast
  • High damage
  • High priority
  • Can easily hit opponents who are above Cecil
Weaknesses
  • At a bad altidute, can't hit opponents below and above.
  • Open to counterattack
Notes Use it for sneak attacks and change your altidute.

Saint's Fall

 

Description Dive towards opponent in a rising arc, then throw them into the air
Additional Effects Wallrush (Diagonal)
Strengths
  • Can easily hit opponents who are below Cecil
  • Can use it to dodge attacks
  • High priority
Weaknesses
  • Can't hit opponents who are above Cecil
  • Throws them very far
Notes Use this move to travel around the map easily with dashes and punish opponents who are below Cecil.

Searchlight

 

Description Throw a magic seal toward the opponent that fires several projectiles of light.
Additional Effects None
Strengths
  • Short start-up
  • Can move after throwing the seal
  • Highest damage in Cecil's arsenal if all hits hit.
  • Solid Range
  • Can destroy summon cores easily
Weaknesses
  • Opponent doesn't get staggered
Notes One of Cecil's ranging tools. Try to connect all hits for maximum damage. Remember that Searchlight doesn't have hitboxes so the opponent can move when they are hit..

 

Bravery Attack Overview (Dark Knight)

Shadowbringer

 

Description Step forward and slash upwards to attack the opponent, then slash downwards to strike a second time and send the enemy diagonally with a powerful, fierce thrust.
Additional Effects Wallrush (Diagonal)
Strengths
  • Slashes have a bigger hitbox then they should have
  • Very high damage
Weaknesses
  • Doesn't move too much during the attack.
Notes Main Bread and Butter Attack on the Ground

Shadow Lance

 

Description Throw sword at the opponent to send them flying. Does more damage if the opponent is close.
Additional Effects Wallrush (Front)
Strengths
  • Fast start up
  • Projectile has long range
  • Projectile has immense hitbox
  • High Damage
  • Can hit opponents in the air
  • Can hit more than one person
  • Can destroy summon cores easily
Weaknesses
  • Can block or dodge it on reaction
Notes

One of the best tools Cecil has. Use it everywhere.

Abyss Gate

 

Description Summon a dark core to absorb enemies in and deal damage.
Additional Effects Absorb
Strengths
  • Long Range Attack
  • Can interrupt the opponents easily.
  • Ignores obstacles.
Weaknesses
  • Slow start-up
  • Can be interrupted
Notes Use it to zone on the ground and hit opponents who are far away from Cecil.

Nightfall

 

Description Slash the air 2 times before diving down with a kick.
Additional Effects None
Strengths
  • High priority
  • Drags the opponent along
Weaknesses
  • Short range
  • Can sometimes whiff.
Notes Use it to intercept.

Gravity Ball

Description Conjure a ball of dark energy that travels to strike the opponent.
Additional Effects None
Strengths
  • Can limit the movement of the opponent.
  • Can follow up from Gravity Ball
  • Can destroy summon cores easily
  • High priority.
Weaknesses Very hard to hit.
Notes Use it to create a distraction to get in.

 

 

HP Attack Overview

Shine Blast/Evil Blast

Description Launch a light/black hole that absorbs the opponent in and deals damage.
Additional Effects Shine Blast
  • Super Armour and better tracking on Job Switch
  • Absorb
Evil Blast
  • Super Armour and better tracking on Job Switch
  • Absorb
Strengths Shine Blast
  • Long Reach with Job Switch
  • Can hit more than one person.
Evil Blast
  • Tracks the opponent.
Weaknesses Shine Blast
  • Slow start-up
  • Weak vertical tracking.
  • Short reach without Job Switch.
Evil Blast
  • Not that good on wide stages.
  • Travels slowly.
Notes Both attacks can be used to interrupt the opponent and annoy them with their tracking abilities.

 

Paladin Force

Description Shoots a projectile of light to stun foe, then swoop around the opponent delivering several slash attacks and slam them to the ground.
Additional Effects Changes Class to Paladin
Strengths
  • Can follow up from a wallrush
  • Can hit more than one person
  • Switches Class to Paladin
Weaknesses
  • Short reach
  • Weak vertical tracking
  • Forces you to go to Paladin when you should stick with Dark Knight
Notes
  • Combo ender
  • Can be used to punish shields and sidesteps.

Soul Eater

 

Description Step forward and stab opponent to hit multiple times, then hit then with an orb of darkness to slam them backwards.
Additional Effects Change Class to Dark Knight
Strengths
  • Can follow up from a wallrush
  • Switches Class to Dark Knight
  • High priority.
Weaknesses
  • Short reach
  • Weak vertical tracking
  • Forces you to go to Dark Knight when you should stick with Paladin
Notes
  • Combo ender
  • Can be used to punish shields and sidesteps.

Holy Flame/Dark Flame

 

Description Stab the ground and send a giant white fire /a wave of black fire at opponent. Tracks into the air and through walls.
Additional Effects Holy Flame Recover 30% HP
Dark Flame Lose 300 HP
Strengths Holy Flame
  • Restores Health when you use Holy Flame
  • Can safely poke from afar
Dark Flame
  • Tracks the opponent.
Weaknesses Holy Flame
  • Semi-weak range.
  • Has troubles hitting an opponent in movement.
Dark Flame
  • Loses HP when you use Dark Flame
  • Travels slowly.
Notes Both attacks can be used to interrupt the opponent and annoy them with their tracking abilities.
Edited by Djqubi
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