Melissa, a rebellious girl that runs a tailor shop and solves problems for other people, is the new Marksman coming to the land of dawn. She is available for trial on the Mobile Legends Advance server from January 1, 2022. Unlike other Marksman heroes in the game, she is going to be very unique. Her ultimate ability to protect herself makes her unique from other Marksman. Let’s check the abilities and stats of Melissa as she is going to make her way in Mobile Legends.
Passive – Doll Buster (Buff)
Melissa’s damage against Summoned Units is increased to 150% as her tailor shop excels at fixing dolls
Skill 1 – Falling! (Blink, Buff)
CD – 8.5/8.2/7.9/7.6/7.3/7.0
Melissa slides forward and increases 50-100% Attack Speed, The effect lasts 4 seconds.
Skill 2 – Go! Muddles! (Debuff ,AoE)
CD – 11.0/10.5/10.0/9.5/9.0/8.5
Melissa throws her doll, Muddles, to the enemy and deals damage 250-400 (+80% Total Physical ATK) to its area. Upon hitting, Muddles will create a link to nearby enemies for 6 seconds. Enemies that are linked will receive damage from her basic attack. Only works on enemy heroes.
Ultimate Skill – Cuddles, Protect Me! (Summon, Buff)
CD – 40.0/36.0/32.0
It will create a barrier and push nearby enemies away from her for 5 seconds. The barrier will prevent enemies from entering. It will disappear if she moves outside from her will.
Skill Analysis and Hero Overview
Melissa’s first skill is a dash skill, the skill that many Marksman lacks. This skill will increase her survivability and it also gives 100% attack speed for 4 seconds. It does not deal any damage to its path. This skill is similar to Moskov’s first skill, with this skill you can reposition yourself in team fights.
Moving onto her second skill, which is her main damage source. This skill will make a huge impact on teamfights. She throws her doll Muddles to the nearby enemies, it can link with multiple enemies and it will deal damage to all enemies from her basic attack. It will work even if the Muddles if far, the link target will receive damage. Her second skill will make great combos with the tanks who have area CC skills, like Tigreal, Gatotkaca, Belerick, and many more.
Her ultimate makes her unique compared to other Marksman in Mobile Legends. Ultimate creates a barrier, where the enemies cannot enter for 5 seconds. Also, it will push enemies like Akai’s ultimate. It can save her from melee range fighters, this will make Melissa hard to kill.
Her ultimate and second skill when linked to multiple enemies can create a Pull and Push effect like Kagura’s combo. Melissa is going to be a great pick in the current Meta. Players will be able to make different combos in different situations as she has many ways to outplay enemies. Start saving your Battle Points to get her, as soon as she is released on the official server
Melissa release date in Mobile Legends
Melissa is still in development work but she is scheduled to be released after Yin. It wouldn’t be long before we can finally get our hands on this awesome and unique Marksman hero in the original server as Mobile Legends have been releasing unique Heroes quite frequently now. Recently a release date has been confirmed for Yin via the devs.
And yes you see it correct, the second hero from Forsaken Light, Melissa is taking MLBB by storm from 22nd Febraury 2022! So players would be able to feel the gameplay experience of this new hero when he will be released on the Original Server next week!
That’s all for today’s overview guide about Melissa in Mobile Legends. Are you excited about the arrival of Melissa in MLBB? Let us know in the comment section below!