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Crescendo

Crescendo is an ability available to Ruby Rose. In the RWBY: Grimm Eclipse demo, it is gained at level 10. In the full version of RWBY: Grimm Eclipse, it is unlocked from the beginning as Ruby's Ultimate.

When using the skill, Ruby leaps into the air and spins Crescent Rose in a circle around her, hitting all enemies within range.

Full Release

Tier 1 - Crescendo

  • "Ruby quickly spins the Crescent Rose in a circle around her, knocking all nearby enemies backward."
  • Hits each enemy for 600 damage.

Tier 2 - Improved Crescendo

  • "Ruby spins 3 times and Crescendo's range is greatly increased." 
  • Hits each enemy for 780 damage.
  • Costs 2 to upgrade.

Tier 3a - Crescendo Forte 

  • "Crescendo's final hit smashes enemies backward for a very high amount of damage." 
  • At 1120 damage it is the highest damage Ultimate on Team RWBY.
  • Costs 2 to upgrade.

Tier 3b - Crescendo Finale/Crescendo Mastery

  • "Crescendo pulls enemies towards Ruby with each hit."
  • Deals 920 damage to each enemy.
  • Costs 2 to upgrade.
  • To unlock, defeat 300 enemies with Crescendo.

Early Access

1st level - Crescendo

  • "Ruby quickly spins the Crescent Rose in a circle around her, knocking all nearby enemies backward." Hits each enemy for 180 damage.
  • Costs 1 special to use.

2nd level - Crescendo

  • "Crescendo becomes chargeable; when fully charged, Ruby will spin 3 times and Crescendo's range will be greatly increased."
  • Each hit of charged Crescendo will hit for 130 damage, for a total of 390 damage if an enemy is hit all three times. Uncharged Crescendo will still hit for 180 damage.
  • Costs 1 point to unlock, 1 special to use.

3rd level - Crescendo

  • "When fully charged, Crescendo's final hit smashes enemies backward for a very high amount of damage."
  • Each hit of charged Crescendo will hit for 170 damage, for a total of 510 damage if an enemy is hit all three times. Uncharged Crescendo will still hit for 180 damage.
  • Costs 2 points to unlock, 2 special to use.

3rd level - Crescendo

  • "Crescendo pulls enemies towards Ruby with each hit."
  • Deals a total of 420 damage if everything connects.
  • Costs 2 points to unlock, 2 special to use.
  • Challenge: Defeat 300 enemies with Crescendo to unlock this ability.

In the Demo

In the demo, Ruby extends Crescent Rose into War-scythe mode and spins it around her multiple times, dealing heavy damage to all nearby enemies.

List of Appearances