Hong Meiling (紅 美鈴) is a youkai, though it isn't currently known which specific category she actually belongs to. She's the gatekeeper of the Scarlet Devil Mansion. She is known for her mastery of the martial arts, part of which can be seen from her movement which is performed with Shin-Kyaku (a move in Chinese martial arts).
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 6-C, likely higher.
Name: Hong Meiling
Origin: Touhou Project
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Expert in Martial Arts, Qi Manipulation, Danmaku, Regeneration (Low-Godly. Can regenerate solely from her Non-Corporeal "mind"), Resistance to Mind Manipulation (Youkai can resist the effect of the moon, which can drive normal humans insane and kill them if they look at it)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: At least Island Class, likely higher.
Durability: At least Island level, likely higher.
Range: Extended melee range; much further with Qi-based attacks
Standard Equipment: Nothing notable
Intelligence: Unknown. Master martial artist
Weaknesses: Vulnerable to spiritual attacks
Meiling's mastery of Tai Chi Chuan is her main ability in combat, but other than that, she has no particular youkai-like ability, and no particular weak points when fighting humans.
Usage of Qi: The Qi used by Meiling is the Qi that pertains to auras, fighting spirit, and martial arts. It is the ability to to see and discern the shapes of energies and auras within the bodies of herself and others. Her danmaku and flight are likely derived from this ability.
- Colorful Rain: Gathers chi from the surroundings and disperses it around.
- Earth Dragon Wave: Stomps the ground and deals damage to the enemy with a wave.
- Fragrant Wave: A semicircle of chi circles and is released as a forward beam. Limited range, but instantaneous. High penetration.
- Intense Rainbow Fist: First unleashes a high-speed punch and then fires a few balls of chi at the enemy to stop her. Finally, she unleashes one last powerful punch.
- Kick of Showering Brilliance: Attacks overhead with this sweeping arc kick.
- Red Cannon: A chi bomb that directly attacks the upper diagonal.
- Red Energy Release: Gathers chi into the arms and unleashes a huge attack from her entire body.
- Sky Dragon Kick: Using the counter-reaction from stomping the ground, she kicks strongly into the air.
- Spiral-Light Steps: Gathers chi into her arms and punches and stomps the enemy.
- Tiger Chi Release: Activates all chi within Meiling and makes her attacks stronger.
- Water Taichi Fist: Creates a barrier of chi out of a whirlpool-shaped chi flow, which absorbs all projectile attacks.
- Yellow Quake Kick: Directs chi towards the earth and it spreads throughout the ground and attacks.
- Attack Sign "Roc Fist": An all-out attack upwards.
- Chi Sign "Earth Dragon Sky Dragon Kick": A flying, seven-colored, chi-filled kick.
- Chi Sign "Fierce Tiger Energy Release": Explosively raises the level of chi in the body.
- Chi Sign "Star Pulse Bullets": Releases chi bullets forwards.
- Colorful Brilliance "Rainbow Taichi": A special ranged attack that creates waves of chi that undulate like waves. They are really slow, but spread and limit the enemy’s movement.
- Colorful Sign "Colorful Windchime": Using all of her chi, she creates a whirlpool and attacks.
- Fiery Attack "Roc-Killing Fist": A three-tiered powerful attack. She can power through enemy attacks and still use this move; extremely powerful and able to be linked into, this is one move that can turn the tables completely in a match.
- Flower Sign "Colorful Light Lotus Palm": Moves a large amount of chi directly into the enemy, then sparks the chi within them with a huge attack.
- Rainbow Sign "True Intense Rainbow Fist": A wild, chi-infused flurry of attacks forwards.
- Star Chi "Earth-Moving Star Pulse Bullets": Takes a while to create a huge, seven-colored bullet of chi.
- Ultimate Color "Mad Colorful Dance": Whips up a storm using powerful chi from all over her body. Because the chi is strong, she can fly into the sky.