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!Updates for Round Two!
Movesets were altered, artwork was updated, outfits were changed...and a new team member joined!Updates for Round Three!
Major outfit update, slight moveset updates, and Gomme joined the party!Extras:
1. A front and back view of Drelia's hood when it's up.
2. Drelia's belt. Makes it easier to carry poisons and other supplies with her.
3. Their Keystone. Cannot leave Drelia's possession. Usually tied to her belt, but she will also wear it around her neck.
4. Drelia's casual outfit. She'll be wearing this if she is hanging around the Thieves' Guild, or doing other tasks/errands that are not physically demanding.Name:
Drelia Thorne. Drel works just as well.Age:
The Thornes are a large family of traders that have been traversing Unova for generations. As the war with Unova's northern neighbor, Nordbor, worsened, money became harder and harder to come by. People were less likely to deal with outsiders, even outsiders as familiar as Drelia and her people. The people they normally traded with asked for more money, and gave little in return. The trading roads became dangerous as bandits became more common and more desperate. These hardships took their toll on the trading caravan, and its people inevitably began to drift apart. Many would find the rare amount of work in a village, and they would just take their belongings and leave.
In Drelia's case, she left because she was a teenager, and she was dumb. During her sixteenth year, her family had stopped for the winter in Castelia, as was their custom. There, she was swept off her feet by a charismatic young charlatan by the name of Nusingr. Drelia thought his lifestyle to be glamorous, and left her family to be with him. He taught her everything she knows about thievery and other trickery.
Three years later, they parted company when a job went wrong and they both ended up in the Castellian dungeons. Drelia managed to break out...at the cost of leaving Nusingr behind. She hasn't seen him since, and assumes him dead. Once she got out of Castelia, she set up shop in Driftveil, pretending to be a fortune-teller and potions-maker. She still made her living by cheating people, she just did so under a more 'honest' guise.
Unfortunately for Drelia, history seems to work in circles. Not too long ago (about two weeks prior to the start of Duality), Drelia was forced to leave Driftveil. Someone ratted her out to the guards--probably some unhappy customer--and she faced arrest...again. Better prepared for such a situation, Drelia managed to avoid capture and fled north to the Moor of Icirrus, where she joined up with the Thieves' Guild.Preliminaries info to be addedRound One info to be added
<Round Two</b> info to be addedPersonality:
Drelia is quick to smile but just as quick to verbally cut you down, should you cross her. She doesn’t view things in terms of good or evil, but rather in terms of what is feasible and what isn't, and what the cost would be to her.
She has some supernatural ability when it comes to reading people, but if you suggest as much to her, she'll tell you it's a load of Bouffalant poo.
Drel is very fond of poisons (she has a collection of them from all types of Pokémon that is currently locked up with the rest of her valuables in her old home in Driftveil). Since she isn't a skilled fighter, Drel relies on her teammates and her talents with poisons to protect her.
Drelia's style tends more towards the showy and dramatic; stealth and her aren't the best of friends.Other:
-Not long after acquiring Gomme, Drelia acquired Apriballs for him, Verd, and Oona. It allowed for faster, less obvious movement during her travels, and, to be honest, she is more than a little uneasy around Gomme. They have Their Keystone, therefore have no need for a ball, and Ioda is more convenient to have readily available, and she is so small that a ball is unnecessary.
-Drelia is also incapable of understanding Pokémon speak. She either relies on her people-reading skills or on Them to translate for her.The TeamThem/They
the SpiritombThe Terror
**Them isn't so much of a name as a way by which to refer to them. They don't have an official name.
Drel isn't entirely sure where or how she acquired Them. She just remembers finding an odd Keystone in her trunk of valuables one day. From the moment she first touched it, Drel has been unable to get rid of it. It isn't even possible for her to put it down. They haven't actually been active for too long. Drel thinks it has something to do with the political unrest, but who knows the real reason why? They serve as an occasional translator for Verd, since Drel isn't able to understand what her Pokémon tell her.
When They decide they want in on a fight (which occurs far too frequently for Drel's liking), They go for an all-out attack. They enjoy destroying things, and often times Drel has to stop them from getting too carried away.Verd
the RoseradeThe Support
Verd has been with Drelia since he was but a Budew. He was a gift to her, given by her then-partner/lover Nusingr. Even though Verd cannot actually speak to Drel, they are close enough that Drel is able to understand him well enough without words.
Verd's fighting style is to stay well away from his opponents and impede their movement. He also serves as the team healer, able to cure his teammates of status ailments. Should his foes get too close...He has a nasty surprise hidden within those flower hands of his. His other form offense comes in the form of Leech Seed, which grow rapidly on (or in, if they are unlucky enough to ingest any of the seeds) his foes, draining them of their energy (which then goes to Verd or another of his teammates). These seeds also greatly impede the enemy's movement.Ioda
the JoltikThe Speedster
Ioda is a simple bug; she is smart enought to be able to follow Drel's orders, but not smart enough to question them at all. Even They can't really translate for Ioda, as there isn't much of anything to translate. Because of her small size, Drel does not have a Pokéball for Ioda, instead keeping her in her hood or on her shoulder.
Ioda is a guerilla fighter. She'll use her speed to charge an opponent (pun intended), then get out of the way before they can touch her.Oona
the DustoxThe Shield
Oona joined the team not long after the events of Round One. Drelia was returning to the Guild from an excursion to Icirrus one night, and Oona was attracted to the light Ioda was creating in her crystal.
Oona's function is primarily to shield her allies with Protect or Light Screen. While Drelia has noticed that the dust on the Dustox's wings doesn't seem to affect other Pokémon, it will quickly put any human it comes in contact with to sleep.Gomme
the GliscorThe Muscle
Gomme was found by Them during the escape from Icirrus. They possessed him, using 'resources' taken from Drelia, and used him to protect Drelia once Their own energy supplies had run dry.
Gomme is an older Gliscor. While he is not so old that he is feeling his age, he is certainly experienced. He had lost half of his ear as well as acquired a fair amount of scarring during his time in the wild. He does not like the idea of being captured, and often does not listen to Drelia. He does
obey Them, however, which only adds to Drelia's uneasiness.
He is Drelia's only direct attacker. Because he is more suited to climbing/flying, Gomme prefers to incorporate some sort of flight into his attacks. Where flight fails, he has a nasty sting in his tail and pinchers.
Intro Comic: [link]
Round One: [link]