EX Pan PUR has a pretty interesting toolkit for an older EX Rarity Fighter. If it weren’t for her Z-Buff, she might have had a longer shelf life.
Female Warriors have gotten some really powerful releases recently, but EX Pan PUR still can't make the cut.
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee
This Fighter’s toolkit is all about Ki and Vanish-Step Recovery, even Buffing Ki Recovery Speed for switched in Teammates.
This makes EX Pan PUR a little harder to catch, which is perfect since Vanish-Step is in such high demand since the Side-Step update.
She also gains Blast Damage Buffs from her Special and Extra Moves, making it a little harder to take her out.
Despite having a fairly interesting toolkit, little can be done about old and ineffective stats.
If EX Pan PUR were to see improvements in a future Balancing update, she might have more use, but for now, she’s a bench Fighter and a low priority one at that.
This Tag got a massive increase in Fighters and Synergy. The other side of that however, is that EX Pan PUR's spot on the bench is a little more rocky. This is especially true since Ranged Fighters aren't as valued in the Meta currently, but her farmability means she's still an option for Players who don't have a complete SP Build.
Even if it doesn’t exactly dominate the Meta, the typical Android Team often has one or two Android #18 variants in the core lineup, making EX Pan PUR an excellent bench Synergy choice.
She only Buffs one stat, but a 20% Blast Defense increase at zero stars is nothing to sneeze at.