Shinkawa Shouichi (Shinkawa Shōichi) is one of the 10,000 players who were trapped in «Sword Art Online» where he was infamously known as Red-Eyed XaXa (Akame no ZaZa), a member of the infamous red guild «Laughing Coffin». He later became a player of «Gun Gale Online» under the name Sterben (ステルベン,Suteruben, German for "to die"). He is also the mysterious self-proclaimed «Death Gun», alongside his brother Shinkawa Kyouji and Kanamoto Atsushi (Johnny Black), and is the main antagonist during the Phantom Bullet arc.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least High 8-C | High 8-C
Name: Shinkawa Shouichi, XaXa (SAO username), Red-Eyed XaXa, Death Gun and Sterben (Aliases in GGO)
Origin: Sword Art Online
Age: 19 years old
Classification: Human, SAO Survivor, GGO Player, NEET
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Skilled Swordsman, Marksman and expert rifle user, Statistics Amplification (Sword skills amplify the user's speed and power, with the downside of leaving some aftercast delay), Enhanced Senses (via Hypersense) | Everything from before (With the exception of statistics amplification) and with the addition of Night Vision, Distinguish (Eliminating background noise by concentrating on an unnatural or certain sound to detect another player's movement), Regeneration (Mid-low. Can regenerate lost limbs, however it takes time, thus it's not combat applicable. Has not been shown to have this ability during SAO), and Invisibility
Attack Potency: At least Large Building level (Was able to go toe to toe with SAO Kirito) | Large Building level (Was handily beating Kirito in GGO, though it is notable that he said that Kirito was rusty while he kept training)
Speed: Supersonic+ with Hypersonic+ combat speed (Was handily beating Kirito in GGO)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: At least Large Building Class | Large Building Class
Durability: At least Large Building level (Comparable to other high level players) | Large Building level (Despite his power, he was cut through pretty easily by Kirito's photon sword which does not ignore durability)
Range: Extended melee range with his sword, several meters with dash type sword skills | Extended melee range with his sword, 50 meters effective firing range with handgun, 1 to 1.5-kilometer effective firing range with sniper rifle
Standard Equipment: Unnamed sword | Metamaterial Optical Camouflage Mantle, Type 54 Black Star Handgun or Death pistol, Accuracy International L115A3 Rifle, An Estoc made from starship metal
Intelligence: High combat intelligence and is a master of killing.
Weaknesses: Overconfident and usually underestimates his opponents. Sword Skills have a slight aftercast delay at the end of them in exchange for increased power (SAO only).
Key: SAO (Aincrad) | GGO (Phantom Bullet)