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[[File:Sailorv_cresentbeam.jpg|thumb|300px]]'''Crescent Beam '''is a basic attack used by [[Sailor Venus]] throughout the series. There is also upgraded version of this attack called the '''[[Crescent Beam Shower]]'''.
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{{Attack Infobox
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|attack name = Crescent Beam
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|image = <tabber>
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|-|Manga = [[File:CrescentBeamCSV.jpg|thumb|center]]
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|-|Anime = [[File:Cresent.Beam.gif|thumb|center]]
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|-|Video Games={{#tag:tabber|
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{{!}}-{{!}}SuperS (Sega Saturn)= [[File:Cresent.Beam..PNG|thumb|center]]
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{{!}}-{{!}}Arcade Game= [[File:Crescent BeamAnimated.gif|thumb|center]]
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{{!}}-{{!}}Sailor Moon S (3DO)= [[File:SailorVenus-CrescentBeam.png|thumb|center]]
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{{!}}-{{!}}Sailor Moon (Super Famicon)= [[File:Vn23.gif|thumb|center]]}}
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|user = Sailor V / Sailor Venus
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|items used = [[Minako's Compact|Compact]] (Codename: Sailor V only)
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|upgrade = '''Codename: Sailor V''': [[Crescent Super Beam]] and [[Crescent Slender Beam]]<br />
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'''Anime''': [[Crescent Beam Shower]] and [[Crescent Beam Barrage]]
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|first manga appearance = [[Vol.1 The Birth of Sailor V!]]
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|first anime appearance = [[Enter Venus, the Last Sailor Guardian]]
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|kanji / kana = クレッセント・ビーム
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|japanese = クレッセント・ビーム
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|romanji = Kuressento Biimu
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|type = Light-based}}
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'''"Crescent Beam"''' is a light-based attack used by [[Minako Aino / Sailor Venus (manga)|Sailor Venus]] in all incarnations of ''Sailor Moon'' except in Sailor Moon Crystal.
   
== Anime ==
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==Manga==
The attack first appeared in episode 33. Sailor Venus first used it in order to give [[Tuxedo Mask]] a chance to escape from [[Zoisite]]'s attack. Later in the episode, she used Crescent Beam again to break [[Kunzite]]'s barrier, freeing [[Sailor Moon]], [[Sailor Mercury]], [[Sailor Mars]] and [[Sailor Jupiter]].
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Crescent Beam first appeared in the first chapter of the Codename: Sailor V manga, "[[Vol.1 The Birth of Sailor V!|The Birth of Sailor V!]]". After she caught Narcissus, a member of the [[Dark Agency]], hypnotizing a girl named Haneda as part of her efforts to turn young girls into his slaves, [[Minako Aino / Sailor Venus (manga)|Minako Aino]] transformed into Sailor V. After engaging in a fight, Sailor V was instructed by Artemis to use her compact to reveal his true form and destroy him. Sailor V cast Crescent Beam with her compact, destroying Narcissus and returning the hypnotized young girls to normal.
   
When Sailor Venus performed this attack in the anime, two crescent moons collided above her head before she raised her right index finger up to touch them. She lowered her right arm to point at her target as her left arm came to rest on her elbow, then shot a beam of light from her index finger.
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When she performed the attack in the Codename: Sailor V manga, Sailor V held her compact to face the enemy, letting its mirrors reflect its true form, and shouted, "Crescent Beam". A flash of light would then emit from the compact, killing or wounding her enemy. In some cases, she would wave the compact in an arc above her head while performing the attack. The mirror in the compact is said to reflect the moonlight at an enemy in order to defeat them.
   
[[Video:Venus Crescent Beam|thumb|right|300px]]
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Crescent Beam was never used in the main ''Sailor Moon'' manga.
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=== Anime ===
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The attack first appeared in [[The Last Sailor Senshi! Sailor Venus Appears|episode 33]]. Sailor Venus first used it in order to give Tuxedo Mask a chance to escape from [[Zoisite (anime)|Zoisite]]'s attack. Later in the episode, she used Crescent Beam again to break [[Kunzite (anime)|Kunzite]]'s barrier, freeing Sailor Moon, [[Ami Mizuno / Sailor Mercury (anime)|Sailor Mercury]], Sailor Mars, and Sailor Jupiter.
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When Sailor Venus performed this attack in the anime, two crescent moons collided above her head before she raised her right index finger up to touch them. She lowered her right arm to point at her target as her left arm came to rest on her elbow, then shot a beam of light from her index finger.
   
== Manga ==
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In her initial cameo appearance as Sailor V in the video game, she uses a weapon to perform a Crescent Beam on her enemies.
Crescent Beam first appeared in the first act of the ''Codename: Sailor V ''manga, "The Birth of Sailor V!". After she caught Narkissos, a member of the Dark Agency, hypnotizing a girl named Haneda as part of her efforts to turn young girls into his slaves, Minako Aino transformed into Sailor V. After engaging in a fight, Sailor V was instructed by Artemis to use her compact to reveal his true form and destroy him. Sailor V cast Crescent Beam with her compact, destroying Narkissos and returning the hypnotized young girls to normal.
 
   
When she performed the attack in the ''Codename: Sailor V ''manga, Sailor V held her compact to face the enemy, letting its mirrors reflect its true form, and shouted, "Crescent Beam". A flash of light would then emit from the compact, killing or wounding her enemy her enemy. In some cases, she would wave the compact in an arc above her head while performing the attack.
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=== Live-Action ===
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There is no official Crescent Beam attack in the live-action series, however, there is a similar attack simply called [[Venus Beam]].
   
==Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon==
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=== Musicals ===
There is no official Crescent Beam attack in the live-action series, however there is a very similar attack simply called [[Venus Beam]].
 
==Musicals==
 
 
Sailor Venus used this attack often in the musicals, and there performed it in a similar fashion to the attack sequence in the anime. She raised her finger in the air, then pointed it toward her target to release the attack.
 
Sailor Venus used this attack often in the musicals, and there performed it in a similar fashion to the attack sequence in the anime. She raised her finger in the air, then pointed it toward her target to release the attack.
==Video Games==
 
Crescent Beam appeared in many ''Sailor Moon'' video games, including ''Sailor Moon ''(Super Fiacom), ''Sailor Moon ''(Mega Drive), ''Sailor Moon S ''(3DO), ''Sailor Moon S: Jougai Rantou!? Shuyaku Soudatsusen'', ''Sailor Moon SuperS - Various Emotion ''(Sega Saturn), ''Sailor Moon SuperS: Shin Shuyaku Soudatsusen ''(Playstation), <span style="font-style: italic;">Sailor Moon: Another Story</span> (Super Famicom), and the ''Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon ''arcade game. Since all of these games were based on the ''Sailor Moon'' anime and manga series, their renditions of Crescent Beam were based on the anime rather than the ''Codename: Sailor V'' manga.
 
   
In ''[[Sailor Moon: Another Story]]'', Crescent Beam was referred to as Sailor Venus's "Holy Light," a power capable of causing earthquakes. It was said not to have originally been meant for destruction. In that game she used it to restore the people of Rias Village who had been turned to stone.
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=== Video Games ===
[[Category:Sailor Senshi attack]]
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Crescent Beam appeared in many ''Sailor Moon'' video games. Since all of these games were based on the ''Sailor Moon'' anime and manga series, their renditions of Crescent Beam were based on the anime rather than the ''Codename: Sailor V'' manga.
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Super Famicom)
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Mega Drive)
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S: Jougai Rantou!? Shuyaku Soudatsusen
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS - Various Emotion
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS: Shin Shuyaku Soudatsusen
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story
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*Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon arcade game.
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==Trivia==
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*In Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story, Crescent Beam was referred to as Sailor Venus's "Holy Light," a power capable of causing earthquakes. It was said not to have originally been meant for destruction. In that game, she used it to restore the people of Rias Village who had been turned to stone.
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*This attack was not used in [[Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal|Sailor Moon Crystal]] or the Sailor Moon manga.
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[[es:Rayo de Venus. ¡Fulmina!]]
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[[pl:Crescent Beam]]
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[[de:Crescent Beam]]
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[[Category:Attacks]]

Latest revision as of 02:34, April 26, 2020

Crescent Beam
クレッセント・ビーム

CrescentBeamCSV

Cresent.Beam

Cresent.Beam.

Crescent BeamAnimated

SailorVenus-CrescentBeam

Vn23

Japanese: クレッセント・ビーム
Romanji: Kuressento Biimu
Information
Type: Light-based
Items Used: Compact (Codename: Sailor V only)
Upgraded Attack: Codename: Sailor V: Crescent Super Beam and Crescent Slender Beam

Anime: Crescent Beam Shower and Crescent Beam Barrage

User(s): Sailor V / Sailor Venus
First Appearance
Manga: Vol.1 The Birth of Sailor V!
Anime: Enter Venus, the Last Sailor Guardian

"Crescent Beam" is a light-based attack used by Sailor Venus in all incarnations of Sailor Moon except in Sailor Moon Crystal.

MangaEdit

Crescent Beam first appeared in the first chapter of the Codename: Sailor V manga, "The Birth of Sailor V!". After she caught Narcissus, a member of the Dark Agency, hypnotizing a girl named Haneda as part of her efforts to turn young girls into his slaves, Minako Aino transformed into Sailor V. After engaging in a fight, Sailor V was instructed by Artemis to use her compact to reveal his true form and destroy him. Sailor V cast Crescent Beam with her compact, destroying Narcissus and returning the hypnotized young girls to normal.

When she performed the attack in the Codename: Sailor V manga, Sailor V held her compact to face the enemy, letting its mirrors reflect its true form, and shouted, "Crescent Beam". A flash of light would then emit from the compact, killing or wounding her enemy. In some cases, she would wave the compact in an arc above her head while performing the attack. The mirror in the compact is said to reflect the moonlight at an enemy in order to defeat them.

Crescent Beam was never used in the main Sailor Moon manga.

Anime Edit

The attack first appeared in episode 33. Sailor Venus first used it in order to give Tuxedo Mask a chance to escape from Zoisite's attack. Later in the episode, she used Crescent Beam again to break Kunzite's barrier, freeing Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, and Sailor Jupiter.

When Sailor Venus performed this attack in the anime, two crescent moons collided above her head before she raised her right index finger up to touch them. She lowered her right arm to point at her target as her left arm came to rest on her elbow, then shot a beam of light from her index finger.

In her initial cameo appearance as Sailor V in the video game, she uses a weapon to perform a Crescent Beam on her enemies.

Live-Action Edit

There is no official Crescent Beam attack in the live-action series, however, there is a similar attack simply called Venus Beam.

Musicals Edit

Sailor Venus used this attack often in the musicals, and there performed it in a similar fashion to the attack sequence in the anime. She raised her finger in the air, then pointed it toward her target to release the attack.

Video Games Edit

Crescent Beam appeared in many Sailor Moon video games. Since all of these games were based on the Sailor Moon anime and manga series, their renditions of Crescent Beam were based on the anime rather than the Codename: Sailor V manga.

  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Super Famicom)
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (Mega Drive)
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon S: Jougai Rantou!? Shuyaku Soudatsusen
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS - Various Emotion
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS: Shin Shuyaku Soudatsusen
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story
  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon arcade game.

TriviaEdit

  • In Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Another Story, Crescent Beam was referred to as Sailor Venus's "Holy Light," a power capable of causing earthquakes. It was said not to have originally been meant for destruction. In that game, she used it to restore the people of Rias Village who had been turned to stone.
  • This attack was not used in Sailor Moon Crystal or the Sailor Moon manga.
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