If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

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If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by omegacwa » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:00 am

As someone who personally likes the look of Evolution, I'm curious as to what you guys would do if you were in charge of designing Super Saiyan Blue 2, or Ascended SSGSS, since it seems pretty split in the fandom on the design of Evolution.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by JulieYBM » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:32 am

It would merely be Super Saiyan 2 with the power of Super Saiyan God but since we know that Super Saiyan is the most balanced form among the three original forms I don't see how this would be an improvement.
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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by sintzu » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:39 am

I look at Evolution as Blue's grade 2 as it's very similar. I'd design a Blue 2 similar to Ssj2 with the electric aura and slight changes to the hair style.
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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by omegacwa » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:02 pm

I like the idea of pupils in the eyes. It helps separate it from regular Blue. I think the electric aura of SSJ2 is awesome but half or more of the time the animators just forgot it. With Vegeta there is always the issue of how do you change his hair? He doesn't have bangs and his hair already stands up. Maybe make the hair more white with blue shadows? The aura could be white with blue lightning. That might work.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Grimlock » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:06 pm

omegacwa wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:02 pm
With Vegeta there is always the issue of how do you change his hair? He doesn't have bangs and his hair already stands up.
Just ask Dimps to make the same great job they did to differentiate Gogeta's Super Saiyan and Super Saiyan 2 or whoever did a great job with Shallot's said forms.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by omegacwa » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:16 pm

Grimlock wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:06 pm
omegacwa wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:02 pm
With Vegeta there is always the issue of how do you change his hair? He doesn't have bangs and his hair already stands up.
Just ask Dimps to make the same great job they did to differentiate Gogeta's Super Saiyan and Super Saiyan 2 or whoever did a great job with Shallot's said forms.
Both of those characters have bangs.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Grimlock » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:24 pm

So? The bang doesn't change at all. The hair (which both have it stand up) itself does.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by omegacwa » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:39 pm

Grimlock wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:24 pm
So? The bang doesn't change at all. The hair (which both have it stand up) itself does.
Can you link to pictures of what you are talking about? When I looked the difference was bangs down vs bangs up.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Grimlock » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:11 pm

Shallot's Super Saiyan and his Super Saiyan 2.

As for Gogeta, you'll have to watch this video. Didn't find any recent/better one.

EDIT: Forgot I had taken a picture too.

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Oh, by the way, Time Patroller Trunks also has a distinguishable Super Saiyan 2 (something Dragon Ball Super horribly failed to accomplish). Don't have image of his in-game appearance as Super Saiyan, but it is the usual seen in the Dragon Ball Z series

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Alruneia » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:20 pm

Well, first of all I'd prefer not having SSGSS2 appear at all (I don't view Blue Evolution as SSGSS2, by the way). But...
I'd use Super Saiyan 2's hairstyle, then take Super Saiyan Blue's hair colour, but shift it further towards blue and also brighten it, so it's as blue as Blue Evolution or even further towards blue, but also a bit pale (should translate to a lighter grey in the manga, which would help differentiate it there).
The eyes would stay the same as in regular SSB.
The aura would be darker than regular SSB, contrasting with the hair, and it would incorporate the glitter from Blue Evolution to create a kind of "starry sky" effect. It would also include SS2's sparks in the form of little cyan energy beams traveling around in the aura.
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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by GodVegetto91 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:05 pm

It’s the exact same thing. SSJ Blue Evolution IS “SSJ Blue 2”. Just a different name. Heck, if we go by multipliers, it’s AT LEAST that and far more. Keep in mind that SSBE is 20x SSJ Blue. While SSJ2 Kid Gohan was just 2x MSSJ Kid Gohan.
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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by SSJgogeto » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:39 pm

These pictures of Gogeta and Trunks are awful.

Well, I don't think SS Blue 2 is possible, at least not in the same way of SS2. With that said, I would use something like Evolution's design, but without the pupils and with a less brilliant aura.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Grimlock » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:44 pm

Well, if you can take a better screenshot from a camera that is recording an arcade's screen, be my guest.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by SSJgogeto » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:52 pm

I'm talking about the SS2 forms. The hair is weird.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by JulieYBM » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:01 am

Super Saiyan 2 is so redundant that it's no surprise Toriyama forgot about it. There's really no place for it within a narrative structure. The Broli fights were pushing it already with three transformations.

I don't think there's any further room for expanding on Blue. The comic has Full Power Blue and the cartoon has Kaiou-ken Blue and Shinka, which is just playing into Super Saiyan Second Grade. I think the next step is moving toward transformations that everyone can use, like Omen and Migatte no Goku'i. Unless Toriyama can come up with a new line of transformations this is it for Blue.
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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by Grimlock » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:12 am

SSJgogeto wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:52 pm
I'm talking about the SS2 forms. The hair is weird.
Oh, I'm sorry, then. But what's weird about it? You can easily tell the difference between Gogeta's forms thanks to the effort put into it. And that is how Trunks' hair is supposed to be as a Super Saiyan 2, more spiked up.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by SSJgogeto » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:49 am

Well, IMO the problem is: their hair is TOO MUCH spiked up.

It's more like they both are using SS Grade 2, not SS2.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by ankokudaishogun » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:07 am

Blue progression should be looking more and more like God.

Like, SSB-2 should have pupils, slim body and LESS spiky symbolizing it's God perfecting going Super Saiyan.

Hell remove the aura, so Blue Evolution and Complete Blue from the manga can be "stepping stones" to Blue-2 as it combines their characteristics.

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by mute_proxy » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:20 am

I'd go the easy way and just make SS2 with blue hair, with lightning bolts and such

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Re: If you were to design Super Saiyan Blue 2, what would it look like?

Post by louisascommie » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:39 am

Purple hair

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