Marle

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Marle
PPT2 True Marle.png
Marle as she appears in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2
Name
Kanaマール
RomanizationMaaru
IPA/'mɑːrl/
Other NamesChinese 瑪爾
Hangul 마르
Personal Info
GenderFemale
Notable Appearances
First appearancePuyo Puyo Tetris 2
Latest appearancePuyo Puyo!! Quest
Voice Actor(s)
JapaneseMirika Kawa
EnglishMegan Taylor Harvey
Puyo Puyo!! Quest information
Marle

Marle is a character introduced in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2. At first, she appears to be responsible for mixing the worlds of Puyo Puyo and Tetris. After Chapter 4, Marle becomes an ally of the group and is revealed to be a watcher of the worlds who ensures that all battles are fun.

Biography

Appearance

Marle's alternate artwork depicting her appearance in the earlier part of the Adventure Mode.

During the protagonists' early encounters with her, Marle appears to be a young girl with short cut light yellow-green hair and half-lidded gold eyes. The upper tips of her hair are styled in a fashion similar to lightning bolts, and the back of her hair frays outward to points on both sides. Atop of her head is a black cloud with a blue lightning bolt protruding out of it. Her bangs are cut irregularly and their shape resembles an "M", with the middle bang being round and the left and right ones being straight cut. Behind her are pieces of disjointed hair in rectangular pieces, resembling sunrays. She wears a pair of black gloves, an outfit primarily hued with black, red, and purple decorated with circle motifs, black stockings, and white-tipped shoes.

Upon being freed from Squares' possession, her dress changes to a cyan color accented with orange and white. Her stockings, gloves, and cloud are now white, while her shoes are black. She has amethyst purple eyes and her hair now has three curls, and the disjointed parts of her hair reconnect into a chain of circles. Her curls seem to change along with her emotions, unfurling slightly when she's surprised, and taking on a lightning bolt shape when she is angry.

Outside of the Adventure mode, Marle's true form is default when selecting her, while her possessed form can be selected by pressing the button which would switch to her alternate voice on the character selection screen, similarly to how "extra" characters such as Red Amitie and Strange Klug are selected in Puyo Puyo!! 20th Anniversary.

Personality

At first, Marle's personality appears to be playful, mischievous, and thrill-seeking, as she's seen explaining to Ringo her desire for everyone to have many battles so they can all have fun. She seems to speak politely but playfully, dragging out her vowels and often ending her sentences with music notes. She begins to show signs of distress throughout the game, and becomes increasingly conflicted once the others challenge her thinking of "fun," with Arle assessing that she isn't doing anything of her own volition.

In reality Marle is a polite, friendly, and thoughtful person. She seems to take her responsibility as watcher of the worlds rather seriously, as she mentions that during the first merging of the worlds in Puyo Puyo Tetris, she and Squares refrained from directly interfering with the actions of the cast. She is extremely grateful for the heroes' efforts in freeing her from Squares' control and making him realize the error of his ways, and Ally's assistance as well.

Abilities

As the Will of the Worlds, Marle is able to observe and travel to different puzzle worlds as she pleases. She is also powerful enough to create another cosmological being, Squares, to become her companion.

In battle, Marle's spells include Annulus, Circular Dance, Pastel Orb, Shiny Bubble, and Heavenly Sphere, all of which are themed after circles. While under the control of Squares, her spells have a square-like element to their appearances. For instance, Heavenly Sphere depicts a cube instead of a sphere while she is under his control.

Relationships

Squares
Squares is Marle's creation, fellow watcher of the worlds, and younger brother. Ally notes that she has a lot of love and care for him.

Character Profiles

Img270803 l.png See the respective PPQ-namespace card pages of Marle for the character's in-game description in Puyo Puyo!! Quest.
Game Profile
PPT2 English Logo.png "A watcher of the worlds. Ensure all battles in the cosmos are fun. Mysterious,
but she has a gentle heart."

Trivia

  • Her name is a corruption of the Japanese word for "circle", with the middle vowel drawn out.
    • Her motifs represent the circular shape of Puyo to contrast with Squares' motifs, which represent the rectangular shape of Tetriminos.
  • Marle is the first female antagonist that is not a doppelganger of a pre-existing character.
  • Marle is the only character in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 to have an alternate costume. Unlike the ones in 20th, Marle's alternate is considered an alternate voice.
  • While Marle is locked, her silhouette is that of her pre-Chapter 5 self. Once unlocked, her post Chapter 5 self replaces that slot; her CSS icon does not change when her alternate voice is selected.
  • Marle's Dropset cannot be used within Fever, since her dropset hasn't appeared in a game that has that mode yet. The same situation happens with Squares, Sonic, Legamünt and Rozatte.
  • Marle and Sonic are the only characters that were introduced within a Puyo Puyo Tetris game that default to Puyo Puyo instead of Tetris on the character Select screen.
  • Marle has the biggest Fusion Dropset out of any character, consisting of a total of 18 Puyos.
    • Marle and Carbuncle also are the only characters whose Fusion Dropset have 2 Big Puyos in it. They also happen to have the O Tetrimino as their SP piece, which functions like a Big Yellow Puyo in its Puyo form, essentially granting them 3 Big Puyos in their Dropset.

Character Specific Attributes

Puyo Puyo/Tetris

Game Default mode
PPT2 English Logo.png PPT2 Puyo.png

Dropset

Pieces Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Dropset 2.png Dropset 3.png Dropset B.png Dropset 4.png Puyo
Dropset 2.png Dropset 2.png Dropset B.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 4.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 2.png Dropset B.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 4.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 2.png Dropset B.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 2.png Dropset 4.png 10 0 3 3 44

Fusion

Puyo Pieces Tetrimino
1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 SP
Dropset 2.png Dropset 2.png Dropset B.png Dropset 2.png Dropset B.png Dropset 4.png Dropset TX.png Dropset TX.png Dropset TO.png or Dropset T1.png or Dropset T2.png

Chants

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Player Chain
Chain Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Chain 1 ほら Hora! Here.
Chain 2 よーし Yōshi! Very good.
Chain 3 行きますよぉ! Ikimasu yō! Here I go!
Chain 4 えっへへへ〜 Ehhehehe~ *giggle*
Repeater いかがですか? Ikaga desu ka? How's this?
Counter 楽しいですねぇ♪ Tanoshii desu ne? Isn't this... fun?
Spell 1 アニュラス Anyurasu Annulus
Spell 2 ラウンドダンス Raundo dansu Round Dance Circular Dance
Spell 3 パステルサークル Pasuteru sākuru Pastel Circle Pastel Orb
Spell 4 シャイニーバブル Shainī baburu Shiny Bubble
Spell 5 ヘブンリースフィア! Hebunrī sufia! Heavenly Sphere!
Tetris Line Clear テトリスですよー! Tetorisu desuyo! It's a Tetris! Tetris!
Enemy Attack
Damage Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Light いたっ! Ita! Ow!
Heavy 痛いですぅ...! Itai desu...! That hurts!
Character Select and Match Result
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Character Select 楽しく勝負しましょうねぇ♪ Tanoshiku shoubu shimashou nē Let's have a fun battle! Time for a battle!
Let's make this battle fun. (Evil / Alt. Voice)
Win 楽しい勝負でしたぁ♪ Tanoshii shoubu deshita! That was a fun battle!
Lose 次は負けません... Tsugi wa makemasen... I won't! ...lose next time.
Fever and Big Bang
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Entered 楽しくなってきましたぁ! Tanoshiku natte kimashita! This is getting fun!
Success 楽勝ですぅ♪ Rakushou desu! Easy victory.
That was easy. (English Evil / Alt. Voice)
Failed ダメでした… Dame deshita... That was no good...!
Big Bang いっきますよぉ!♪ Ikimasu yo! Here I come! This should be really fun...!
Light attack やあっ! Yaa! Yah!
Hah! (English Evil / Alt. Voice)
Severe attack どうですか?♪ Dou desu ka? How about this?(!)
Win ごめんなさいね♪ Gomennasai ne. Sorry about that. Did that hurt?
Sorry about that... (Evil / Alt. Voice)
Light damage うぇぇえん! Uween... *whine* Nngh! *pain-suffering pant*
Severe damage なんでですかぁ? Nande desu ka? Why... is this happening?!
Lose そんなぁ… Sonna... No...
Swap
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Match start ぷよぷよです
テトリスです
Puyo Puyo desu!
Tetorisu desu!
Puyo Puyo.
Tetris.
Swap チェーンジですよぉ♪ Chenji desu yo! Let's change.
Swap when in disadvantage 危ないところでしたぁ... Abunai tokoro deshita! That was dangerous...
Party
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Power-up item くれるんですかぁ?♪ Kureru n desu ka? Is this for me? Just for me.
Offensive item あげちゃいますよぉ♪ Agechaimasu yo! Here, take this!
Getting multiple items at once まとめていきます! Matomete ikimasu! Take all of it!
Topped out まだまだですよぉ♪ Madamada desu yo! It's not over yet!
Win 楽しんでくれましたかぁ? Tanoshinde kuremashita ka? I hope you had... fun!
Be a runner-up もう終わりですか? Mou owari desu ka? Is it over already?
Lose 負けちゃいました… Makechaimashita... I lost...!
Fusion
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Mix Chain ミックス連鎖です! Mikkusu rensa desu! Mix Chain.
Tetris Plus テトリスプラスですね! Tetorisu purasu desune! Tetris Plus.
Chaining by a Tetrimino crushing Puyo ツイてますね! Tsuitemasu ne! I'm feeling lucky!
Skill Battle
Activated Skill Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
Unused これはどうでしょう? Kore-wa dou deshou? How about this?
Heal 力になります Chikaraninarimasu Let me help.
Color Change もっと楽しく! Motto tanoshiku! More fun! Too much fun!
Assemble! やっちゃってくださぁい! Yatchatte kudasai! Do it! Let's give it our all!
System Startup
Result Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation
Boot Up 1 セガ! Sega!
Boot Up 2 テトリス! Tetorisu! Tetris!
Title Screen ぷよぷよテトリス2! Puyo Puyo Tetorisu 2! Puyo Puyo Tetris 2!
Online Greetings
Dialogue
Japanese Romanization Translation Localization
「楽しい」勝負にしましょうねぇ♪ "Tanoshii" shoubu-ni shimashou ne! Let's make this battle fun.♪
さあ、始めましょぉ♪ Saa, hajimemashou. Now, let's get it started. I'm ready when you are.♪
ああ......待ち遠しいですぅ♪ Aa, machidooshii desu! *sigh* I can't wait.♪
勝負ができるって嬉しいですねぇ♪ Shoubu-ga dekiru-tte, ureshii desu ne! I'm happy to be able to have a match! What could be more fun than battling?♪
ドキドキですね......♪ Dokidoki desu ne! This is so exciting...♪

Gallery

Marle

Marle - Alt.

Puyo Puyo!! Quest

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