RWBY theory: Mercury's Semblence (VOL3 SPOILERS)
Alright, so after discussing it with friends, I think I figured out Mercury’s semblence. I might be late to the party with this, but hear me out.
So, Volume 3, the Vytal Tournament. Team bad guys are infiltrating the tournament for whatever reason. People keep suspecting the Neo is getting involved in the doubles and singles matches, ignoring/forgetting her
A) not being allowed, since her teammates already filled those positions, and
B) being unable to sneak onto the stage without being noticed, even with using her semblence. (Which I think I’ve figured out as well, but that’s another story)
But, after watching both Mercury/Emerald VS Coco/Yatsuhashi, and the Mercury vs Yang fight, I think I have an understanding how Mercury’s semblence works.
In the Mercury vs Yang fight, Yang breaks Mercury’s leg.The way we (the viewers) see it, Mercury tried to get a cheap shot in, in which case Yang acted