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Tyrian vs. Team RNJR and Qrow "Tipping Point" Lost


Tyrian is one of Salem's associates. His early life and how he came to join the group are not known.


Tyrian had been assigned to hunt down the Spring Maiden for some time. However, following the Fall of Beacon, he was recalled to attend a meeting which was also attended by Hazel Rainart, Doctor Arthur Watts, Cinder Fall and Salem herself.

At the meeting, Tyrian is reassigned by Salem to hunt down Ruby Rose in retaliation for her badly wounding Cinder atop Beacon Tower. Tyrian expresses glee at this prospect until he is informed that he is to capture her alive and bring her to his "goddess." Despite his initial disappointment, he willingly follows the order. He turns to Cinder and assures her that he will take one of Ruby's eyes as a form of retribution against her.

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Hunting Ruby RoseEdit

Tyrian arrives at Higanbana and asks the waitress for help in his search for Ruby. Later, he pursues Ruby and her group to Oniyuri and attacks them. It is revealed during the fight that he is a scorpion Faunus. When questioned about his motives for attacking them, he speaks cryptically and only says that he has an interest in Jaune and that he only matters to Ruby. He overwhelms Team RNJR rather easily, and knocks Ruby to the ground. But before he can strike her with his stinger, Qrow intervenes. After some small talk with Qrow, a fierce battle ensues between Tyrian and his opponents. It ends when Tyrian wounds Qrow with his stinger, which is immediately dismembered by Ruby. Unable to continue due to his injury, he flees.

When he returns to Salem, he tells her that he failed to capture Ruby and grovels before her. He begs for forgiveness and tells her that he managed to poison Qrow, but she coldly remarks she is disappointed and walks away. This causes Tyrian to break down in tears and bawl. He takes out his despair on a nearby Beowolf, pinning it down and repeatedly stabbing it with his blades as his cries turn into maniacal laughter.

After Salem learns of Qrow's well being, she has Cinder order Tyrian to her conference room.

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