Ruby Rose is the 15-year old leader of Team RWBY attending Beacon Academy two years early, due to her abilities impressing the headmaster. Trained by her Uncle Qrow, Ruby wields a unique weapon named Crescent Rose, a cross between a scythe and a high-caliber sniper rifle that is able to fold up into itself. Her semblance is speed, enabling her to run at rates that are too fast for the eye to catch. As she is the youngest of the group, she can be a bit childish, naive, and weapon-obsessed, but displays leadership qualities and an understanding of people that ultimately led her to be chosen as Team RWBY's leader
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 8-C, higher with Gravity Dust | High 8-C, higher with Gravity Dust, 8-B with Silver Eyes | 8-A, higher with Gravity Dust, 8-B with Silver Eyes
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Regeneration (Mid-Low; aura can heal the user when they receive large wounds, leaving no scars), Acrobatics (She can do many mid air maneuvers), Weapon Mastery (Type 1. She's extremely skilled with Crescent Rose and the sniper rifle function), Aura and limited Soul Manipulation (She manifests her soul in the form of life force to create a shield around her and it's direct connected to her life), Forcefield Creation (She has a shield around herself at all times), Statistics Amplification (She can increase her striking power with her aura), Enhanced Senses (Aura can enhance the users senses), Super Speed (Via Petal Burst), Pseudo-Flight (She can propel herself with Crescent Rose and with Petal Burst), Elemental Manipulation (Via her Dust Ammunition), Fire Manipulation (Via fire dust), Ice Manipulation (Via ice dust), Electricity Manipulation (Via electric dust), Gravity Manipulation (Via gravity dust), Status Effect Inducement (She can flash-freeze a target with ice dust), Holy Manipulation (Via Silver Eyes, which uses the God of Light's power), Petrification (Her Silver Eyes can turn a grimm to stone), Paralysis Inducement (Via electric dust, she can paralyze a target), Deconstruction (Her Silver Eyes can disintegrate grimm), Martial Arts (Type 2. She has the basics of hand to hand down from training with Yang), Light Manipulation (Via her Silver Eyes, she produces bright light), Matter Manipulation (Via Petal Burst, while using her semblance she break down to a molecular level and no longer has any mass), Durability Negation (Via Silver Eyes), Resistance to Heat Manipulation and limited Ice Manipulation (Aura protects the user from sub-zero temperatures, allowing them to walk through a blizzard in casual clothing or be encased in ice without being cold, as well as extreme heat up to and including the heat of flames, being blasted with steam, and being submerged in lava without being burned), limited Soul Manipulation (Aura can protect from aura enhanced physical attacks).
Attack Potency: Large Building level (Displaced several tonnes of rock while dragging a Nevermore up a cliff, Kicked a Griffon hard enough to cause this much damage), higher with Gravity Dust (Attacks enhanced by Gravity Dust are significantly stronger than the user's normal attacks) | Large Building level (Can one-shot Nevermores, which previously took the combined efforts of her entire team to accomplish, fought with Team RNJR against the Nuckelavee), higher with Gravity Dust (Attacks enhanced by Gravity Dust are significantly stronger than the user's normal attacks), City Block level with her Silver Eyes (She could turn this Dragon Grimm to stone), ignores the durability of Grimm | Multi-City Block level (She should be superior to Oscar), higher with Gravity Dust (Attacks enhanced by Gravity Dust are significantly stronger than the user's normal attacks), City Block level with her Silver Eyes, ignores the durability of Grimm
Speed: Hypersonic+ (She's comparable to Yang and Blake), higher, possibly High Hypersonic with Petal Burst (She should be comparable to Mercury) | Massively Hypersonic+ (She's comparable to Blake and Sun), higher, possibly Sub-Relativistic with Petal Burst | Massively Hypersonic+ (She's comparable to Blake and Sun) higher, possibly Sub-Relativistic with Petal Burst
Durability: Large Building level (Can tank a kick from Mercury Black, who fought against Yatsuhashi), higher with her Aura (Allows her to take hits from characters stronger than her) | Large Building level (Took a direct hit from the Nuckelavee, which required the combined efforts of Team RNJR to defeat), higher with her Aura (Her aura can take a few hits from a casual Tyrian before being depleted) | Multi-City Block level (She should be superior to Oscar), higher with her Aura
Stamina: High (Ruby can mutilate hordes of monsters by herself, with no signs of fatigue)
Range: Standard melee range, Extended melee range with Crescent Rose, Hundreds of meters with Crescent Rose
Standard Equipment: Crescent Rose, Dust Ammunition
Intelligence: Gifted (Ruby is extremely knowledgeable regarding weapons, having designed and built Crescent Rose from scratch on her own during her time at Signal Academy, and being able to name every individual part of her weapon. She is capable of analyzing a weapon she's never seen before down to the function and the material it's made of just by looking at it once. She is capable of taking on entire hordes of Grimm on her own and utilizing the different functionalities of the Crescent Rose, such as the massive recoil from the rifle aspect of the weapon and the weapon's transformative capabilities, in tandem with each other and her Semblance in order to maintain an edge over her opponent. Ozpin himself has stated that it would take someone with skill comparable to that of Qrow in order to wield Crescent Rose to its fullest efficiency)
Weaknesses: She cannot use her Silver Eyes at will and they only work against Grimm
Dust Ammunition: Crescent Rose is able to use different kinds of Dust ammunition.
- Fire Dust: Shoots fire from the muzzle of Crescent Rose.
- Ice Dust: fires ice projectiles from Crescent Rose capable of encasing foes in ice.
- Gravity Dust: Increases the recoil effect when firing the Crescent Rose.
- Electric Dust: Fires an electric projectile that briefly paralyzes the target. The discharge from this type of round can also create chain lightning which spreads to surrounding targets.
Semblance: Petal Burst: Ruby's Semblance is Speed, an ability which allows her to move at a much greater speed than what she is normally capable of, appearing as nothing but a red blur leaving rose petals in its wake.
Silver Eyes: The Silver Eyes manifests as blindingly bright light emitted from Ruby's eyes. It was revealed that this energy originates from the God of Light, which is able to destroy the creations of the God of Darkness, such as the Grimm.
Key: Vol. 1-3 | Vol. 4-6 | Vol. 7-8