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Nightmare Moon vs Chrysalis by ElectricHalo Nightmare Moon vs Chrysalis by ElectricHalo

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Okay so I got a bit of help from people on mlp reddit and took peoples advice and tried to work with this the best I can :)
What I had changed:
:bulletblack: I changed the focal point of the picture, making the focus more on Nightmare Moon, I thought this was more appropriate in the image to show that she is the strong figure in the image, showing her as the dominant winner.
:bulletblack: I fixed Chrysalis's mane, someone mentioned that I made the mane a bit too.. lively, when chrysalis has more stringy flat hair. I also fixed her body a bit, making her a tiny bit thicker through her stomach.
:bulletblack: Added more shadow over Chrysalis, someone mentioned she seemd to be a bit too flat with the image, I added a shadow from Nightmare Moon over her, to try and make her blend into the scene a bit better, also trying to make sense of the lighting source of the glowing pods in the background.
:bulletblack: Added slight texture to Nightmare Moons armor, making it not look so smooth, but giving it a rougher look to it.

If anyone wants to see the original version, it can be seen here :) [link]


Well this about dang near murdered me...
Around 50 layers or so and about a week from start to finish (not working constantly on it)

But yes >:3 in MY world Nightmare Moon would win against Chrysalis easily. Why? Nightmare Moon along with Discord needed the elements to be defeated.
However, Chrysalis just need to be stopped by two ponies doing magic, with the power of "love"

Also, Corruption in the mind is something that is hard to win against, sure Chrysalis may be a dark evil character, but she is just like that... once corrupted, you have no idea the limits of power you truely have. Muhahahaa :iconplottingtwilightplz:

And yes that is Nightmare Moon wearing the bones, and shells left of the deceased changelings, what better way to destroy and intimidate your enemy then to wear the carcass left of your own army and children.

Any Chrysalis fans do not take offense to this please. It was not meant to bash her in any kind of way. If you have a problem with this image, go ahead and leave your comment, but I will just hide it d:

Photoshop version encase anyone wants to look at it for some reason.. [link]

Nightmare Moon and Chrysalis (c) Hasbro
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This picture brings the delight of darkness. The shadings of this is just wonderful. She added wonderful glowing affects to it also. From a scale of 1-100, its a 100! I love how she made Nightmare Moon's armor out of dead changeling. That proves to her that she is more powerful. But this is just a wonderful darkness joy to my heart. Its also like bringing a whole other MLP:FIM fantasy. The poses, bodies, colors, textures, shading, colors, are just wonderful! The rest of her artwork like this deserves two thumbs up! Keep up the good artwork my dear! Peace!

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MLPRocks190 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
La la la la RAINBOW LA :la3d: La anim 50x47 Party Hard!

Wait, i ship the couple.

Pony Kiss 
DarthWill3 Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very awesome!
Kaltes-Herzeleid Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Nightmare Rule...FOREVER!
BUllyKiller113 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Matau99 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013
This is an awesome picture! Is Chrysalis dead? It doesn't look like it; her eyes are (just barely) open, but I can't tell.
NorthWolf1488 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
Кризи жалко( 
cpadil Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
Wonderfu. Picture
lazerbem Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
I agree with this picture. The changelings are implied to be rather weak without love so Chrysalis in a fair fight would lose. However, if this is the Chrysalis that fed off of Shining Armor's love, then Chrysalis stomps. Nightmare Moon was a bit more powerful than Celestia, slightly superior but they were effectively still rivals. Chrysalis on Shining Armor's love one-shotted Celestia. 

In terms of power:

Elements>Sunset Shimmer(demon)>Discord>>>>>>>>>Crystal Heart>>>>Love Shield>>>Chrysalis(absorbed power)>Nightmare Moon>Sombra(body)>=Celestia>=Luna>>>>>>>Sombra(shadow)>Chrysalis>Cadence
Dark-FireSpirit Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is, Awesome. :iconso-awesomeplz:
TheCrystalEevee Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nightmare moon rocks!
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