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Leduc
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Information
Gender: Male
Age: 15
Likes: Hive, Dr. Avian, Big Band, Ileum, Peacock, Stanley, Lab 8
Dislikes: Valentine
Voice Actor: Kyle Hebert
Leduc (JP: レデューク) is a possible upcoming DLC character.

StoryEdit

Leduc is another Anti-Skullgirl creation, possibly built similar to the likes of Peacock. Unlike Peacock, he has enough manners to stay home with Dr. Avian and Hive. It appears that his arms and legs were removed or amputated (or possibly lost from a tragic accident), and replaced with technologically enhanced versions.  The electricity his body channels is generated by his Synthetic Parasite, the Taranis Generator, which he can use to disable or destroy targets.

Playstyle SpeculationEdit

Most of Leduc’s attacks would be electrical and stun bolt themed. He might be able to charge his attacks for stronger versions, use static electricity to hang from walls and ceilings, or magnetically attract and repulse opponents. They may cause a stun status effect as well, since his name comes from "The Nightmare State of Leduc," paralysis livestock can experience due to stun bolts. His arms have the two halves of the tongs used on the heads of livestock, while his feet are based off of electromagnets made out of needles with copper wire wrapped around them.

Gameplay InspirationEdit

  • Akari (Last Blade 2)
  • Necro (Street Fighter III:New Generation)
  • Blackheart (Marvel Super Heroes)
  • Nikola Tesla (Science!)
  • Michael Roa Valdamjong (Melty Blood)
  • Iron Tager (BlazBlue:Calamity Trigger)
  • Captain Commando (Marvel vs. Capcom 2)

TriviaEdit

  • His name may be a reference to cattle-proding and restraint, as emphasized by the clamps at the end of his arms.
  • Leduc was believed to be the first playable male character before it was officially revealed to be Big Band.
  • Leduc was the ninth possible DLC character to be revealed in the Indiegogo campaign, at $180,000.
  • The Taranis Generator, Leduc's synthetic parasite, is probably named after the Celtic/Gallic deity of the same name. In Celtic Mythology, Taranis was the god of thunder.
  • The offical pronouciation of his name "Le-Duke"
  • He appears as a spectator in the Lab 8 stage and Under the Bridge stage. Both times he is seen standing next to Hive.
  • Leduc is said to be slightly younger than Filia, making him roughly 15.
  • He and Hive have a sibling-like bond.
  • Leduc was intended to have played an important role in Painwheel's story.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Skullgirls
Games
Main Editions SkullgirlsSkullgirls EncoreSkullgirls 2nd Encore
Spin-offs Skullgirls Mobile
Characters
Main Cast Filia (Samson) • CerebellaPeacock (Avery) • ParasoulMs. FortunePainwheelValentineDouble
DLC Squigly (Leviathan) • Big BandFukuaEliza (Sekhmet) • BeowulfRobo-Fortune
Other AdamAeonAlbusAndy AnvilAnnieBeatrixBlack DahliaBrain DrainDelilahDr. AvianDr. GeigerFengGeorge BombGrendelHiveHoraceHubrechtIleumIrvinIsaacKing FranzLawrenceLeducLonesome LennyLorenzoMarieMinetteMollyMotherMrs. Victoria (D. Violet) • OttomoPanzerfaustQueen NancyRachel WongReginaRiccardoRobertoRoxieScythanaSeleneStanleyTaliesinTommy Ten-TonsUmbrellaVenusVitaleYu-WanMisc.
Archives
Terminology SkullgirlSkull HeartParasiteLiving WeaponMedici MafiaAnti-Skullgirl LabsThe Black EgretsCirque des CartesFishbone GangThe Last HopeThe Trinity
Stages Streets of New MeridianRiver King CasinoMedici TowerNew Meridian Rooftops
Rooftops AssaultNMO Arena | (Empty)Bath of Tefnut | (Sekhmet)MaplecrestNightmare CrestGrand Cathedral | (Empty)Final AtriumGehennaUnder the BridgeMeridian Area Rapid TransitLittle Innsmouth | (Night)Lab 8 | (Empty)Glass CanopyClass Notes
Misc.
System HUDControlsBasic MechanicsAdvanced Mechanics
Extras Art GalleryMarie 300%The Typing of the Skullgirls
Music Skullgirls Original Soundtrack (Tracklist) • "In a Moment's Time" • "Hitomi No Kioku"
Character QuotesScriptsGalleriesRelationshipsMove Lists
Other Media SkullgirlSSkullgalsKeep Skullgirls Growing!Digital Art Compendium

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