In the Ascension mode, you can add Upgrades to your fighter.
Each fighter has four Upgrade slots where they can add their Upgrades which will be activated from the beginning of a fight. They also have two Deity Upgrade slots, the Upgrades in this two slots are only activated when the player transform himself in Deity or Titan form. You can't add an Upgrade that the character already have.
If, at first, you can only use Upgrades in the Ascension mode, you can, later in the game, unlock the option to play with your Ascension fighters (with his Upgrades) on other modes like Versus, Arcade or Practice.
Upgrades can increase the stats of a fighter, give him new faculties or even give him moves from other fighter. There is seven types of Upgrades:
|TYPES OF UPGRADES|
Increase the power of your attacks.
Increase the Health and facilitate the guard systems.
Increase the Speed and facilitate the canceling.
Increase your bonus following a Diety transformation.
They can't be placed on a Deity Upgrade slot.
Add a new combo from another fighter at your fighter.
Make the game easier.
They are not allowed in Online fights
If used during Online fights, the player gains 10% more Online points for each Downgrades on him.
Alter directly the stage where the battle takes place, bringing new mechanics to it.
If used during Online fights, the winner of the fight gains 10% more Online points for each Space Upgrade on both opponents.
Sudden Death is an unlockable versus mode when both players only have 1% of Health left.
A player loses the round after being hit only once, there's a Double KO when the two opponents manage to hit each other in the same time.
The versus takes place in a strict 2D arena where the opponent are more distant from each other than other arenas, helping the particular gameplay
Typhon is an unlockable versus mode allowing to play with the Health and Diety meters.
the Deity and Health gauges are intertwined, meaning that if the player turns into his Deity Form, all the damage he will take will be only taken on his Deity Gauge. Also, if the Health Gauge is completely depleted, the player will automatically transform himself into his Deity form for the remainder of the round.
The player can uses Charging Faith sacrificing some of his Health for fill up his Deity Gauge, if the player uses all his Health in the Charging Faith move, he will turn into his Titan Form until the end of the round.
The player can come back to his Human form as he wants pressing , helping him to dealing with his Health Gauge.
As in a standard versus fight, the Deity Gauge can still be filling up by taking or receiving hits in the fighter's Human form. With the Deity Gauge becoming the Health Gauge in Deity Form, the players can extend their health and use new and unique strategies to play with.