Bloodborne OBD
Hunt Your Nightmares

Background Information

Bloodborne is an action role-playing video game developed by FromSoftware (the developers of Armored Core, Demon's Souls, and Dark Souls) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. Officially announced at Sony's Electronic Entertainment Expo 2014 conference, the game was released worldwide for the PlayStation 4 in March 2015.

Bloodborne follows the player character, the Hunter, through the fictional decrepit Gothic, Victorian era inspired city of Yharnam, whose inhabitants have been afflicted with an abnormal blood-borne disease. Upon mysteriously awakening in Yharnam during the night of "The Hunt", the Hunter seeks out something known only as "Paleblood" for reasons unknown. The Hunter begins to unravel Yharnam's intriguing mysteries while hunting down its many terrifying beasts. Eventually, the Hunter's objective is to locate and terminate the source of the plague, and escape the nightmare.

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Standing in the Battledome

Bloodborne is something of a mixed bag.  For the first half of the game, nothing about the verse particularly sticks out as incredibly powerful. They cap out around building level and bullet proof (upwards of late victorian era machine guns) with your standard affair of powers and abilities.  It's only around the time the player encounters their first Great One that the power creep truly begins.  Between Rom keeping the descending moon at bay, the creation and dissolution of another moon by the Orphan of Kos in the Hunter's Nightmare, Hunter's tools like "A Call Beyond", and the Moon Presence's creation of the Hunter's Dream, Bloodborne's top tiers aren't wanting for firepower.

As far as speed is concerned, they're massively hypersonic due to having to contend with dodging meteors, lightning, and machine gun fire.

In terms of hax and other assorted abilities you're talking along the lines of elemental manipulation (of your generic 4 classic elements variety [limited mostly to fire and lightning]), blood manipulation, flight & levitation, immortality, poison manipulation, teleportation, minor forms of healing and regeneration, magic, summoning, shapeshifting, mind manipulation (in the form of your typical Lovecraftian horror insanity induction and knowledge eating), and reality warping

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