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Potemkin is a former slave soldier of Zepp, a militaristic nation that maintains a society based on science and technology. Having taken the rest of the slave soldiers hostage, he was sentenced by his superior to enter the tournament. During the tournament, he learned that a coup d'etat was in progress. In the end, the coup d'etat succeeded and Zepp was freed from its dictatorship. President Gabriel, Potemkin's former instructor, summoned him for a secret mission; to protect a Gear from the bounty hunters and bring it back safely to Zepp. Though Potemkin is unable to discern the mission's true motive, he decides to trust his former master, and accepts the mission.
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Guilty Gear



Guilty Gear X, Guilty Gear XX, Guilty Gear X Advance, Guilty Gear X2 #Reload, Guilty Gear XX Slash, Guilty Gear Judgment, Guilty Gear Isuka, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev2, Guilty Gear -Strive-

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Page Updated:  Jan. 4th, 2020

For a big guy design, he's definitely a unique looking character in the fighting game universe... at least he's not another freakin' wrestler. lol. Besides having laughably stubby legs and being completely out of proportion (and being inspired by Juggernaut), Potemkin is fairly cool and has a considerable amount of unique moves and mannerisms. However, he has quite a few awkward/goofy looking priority moves, which for some reason or another, seem to be part of his design. His personality is also kinda hard to read, and sometimes he seems more awkward and "dumb" than anything else. 

Honestly, I enjoy beating him up with other characters... lol. I never was a big fan of using him, but he is rather fun to fight against. On the flipside, I really like his redesign in Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-. He really needed a redesign if you ask me, and ASW delivered. 

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