Gill announced for Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • November 17, 2019 at 7:55 p.m. PST

At the conclusion of the Capcom Pro Tour 2019 North American Regional Finals, a brand new character for "Street Fighter 5: Champion Edition" was revealed. Rejoice Gill fans, he has been announced as the next DLC fighter for Season 4.

Indeed, they're making the boss from Street Fighter 3 a playable character. More than likely, he'll (hopefully) be more balanced with the rest of the cast.

Many of his attacks come across as being very similar to Urien's. For example, Gill appears to be armed with a more exaggerated version of Urien's Violence Knee Drop.

Gill also has access to various types of projectiles. He is shown to be able to shoot fire and ice elemental orbs. These projectiles can be aimed forward or diagonally upwards.

The ice projectiles seem like they are able to freeze the opponent's stun meter, just like Kolin's two V-Triggers. If the opponent is stunned, then they'll undergo a frozen status rather than becoming dizzy.

V-Trigger 1 is called "Primal Fire," and it appears to give him access to a fiery launcher that can also cause a flaming projectile to rain down from above Gill. His V-Trigger 2 is referred to as "Ice of Doom," and it gives him access to a wall bounce and a miniature version of Kolin's Diamond Dust — which appears to grant massive frame advantage on block.

Gill's V-Skill is shown to be the "Diving Comet." This generates an icy hail projectile that is fired from above Gill's head. By selecting Gill's second V-Skill, he's given access to the ability to parry via "Blocking."

It was stated that Gill will be releasing next month. This will likely occur after Capcom Cup.

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