Death Battle Combatant
The Adventurous Huntress
Yang Xiao Long
Origin RWBY
Company Rooster Teeth
Appearance(s) Yang VS Tifa
I always kick my semesters off with a "Yang"!
~ Yang to Team RWBY

Yang Xiao Long is one of the protagonists from the webshow RWBY. She starred in the 54th episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Yang VS Tifa, where she fought Final Fantasy VII protagonist, Tifa Lockhart. She was voiced by Barbara Dunkelman, who reprised her role from RWBY.


After losing her mother to mysterious circumstances and being trained by her uncle, Yang was accepted into Beacon Academy. As a Natural Fighter and thrill seeker at heart, Yang was a perfect fit and soon found herself in the group RWBY, led by her younger sister: Ruby.

Death Battle Info


  • Height: 5'8" | 172.7 cm
  • Age: 17
  • Has a motorcycle called Bumblebee
  • When angry, eyes turn red & hair produces fire
  • Infamous for her puns
  • Hot headed... figuratively & literally
  • Inspired by Goldilocks
  • Trained by Qrow Branwen

Ember Celica (Dual Ranged Shot Gauntlets)

  • AKA Shotgun Gauntlets
  • Fires Kinetic pulses
  • Holds 12 shots each
  • Can use momentum of pulses to boost speed and jumps
    • Amunition
      • Orange Shells: Long-Range shells
      • Red Shells: Explosive rounds


  • Superhuman Strength
  • Superhuman Durability
  • Can block deadly attacks
  • Heals minor wounds
  • Semblance
    • Draws Strength from damage taken
    • Power stems from her hair
    • No defined limit
    • Must remain conscious to absorb power
    • Not limited to physical attacks


  • Beat Junior's gang singlehandedly
  • Blocked attacks from Paladin-290
  • Obliterated Paladin after her Semblance absorbed two hits
  • Survived being hit 10000 feet in the air
  • Fought Beowolves for a whole day
  • Punched Junior through a pillar without using the Ember Celica

Death Battle Quotes

  • "Hello. No need to panic, people. Just looking for someone. I will take a strawberry sunrise, though. No ice. Thanks."
  • "So... does this mean no sunrise?"
  • "Having fun? I sure am!"
  • "Not even close"
  • "Ugh... did I just explode?"
  • "Like that?"
  • "Nailed it."



  • Yang is the first character to originate from an internet-based series. She was followed by The Meta and Agent Carolina. All of them also share the same company, Rooster Teeth.
  • Yang is the first character to be voiced by their official voice actor, again followed by The Meta and Agent Carolina.
  • Currently, Yang is the strongest Rooster Teeth character in Death Battle.


Start a Discussion Discussions about Yang Xiao Long

  • Yang VS Ken

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    • Ken through scaling to Ryu and more experience.
    • Yang via speed, strength and the fact that Ken would just fuel her until it's too late to get serious.
  • Yang Xiao Long vs Tj Combo

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    • Alexey de Greit wrote:Yang takes this easily. She can survive an impact at terminal velocity and doesn't get a scratch from that, that...
    • Notatruename wrote:Alexey de Greit wrote:Yang takes this easily. She can survive an impact at terminal velocity and doesn't get a scra...