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Erica Fontaine is a character from the Sakura Wars games and anime.

Erica is a novitiate nun by day; cabaret dancer by night; mecha pilot in secret; cute, clumsy, and friendly 24/7. Was the first member of the Paris Combat Revue to be recruited by the Grand-Mère after she saw her spiritual powers at work.

In the XP4 fics, Erica debuted in the XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries.

Appearance

Erica has a long brown hair tied in a low ponytail and has brown eyes. She wears a red Victorian-like dress that reaches her calves with a black bib, black linings and yellow cross logos on the shoulders, brown laced boots and crucifix necklace around her chest area.

Personality

A sixteen-year-old nun in training, and a cabaret dancer for Chattes Noires at night. A devout Christian, who genuinely wants to help people in need, however, because of her clumsy nature, those who receive her help often ends up with more trouble. She sometimes mistakes her dreams and imagination as reality, and acts on it, creating havoc. In the game, she frequently walks into a billboard, hitting her head. Once, during the game, when her true spiritual powers awaken, she takes on a serious, divine personality.

She has a great interest in Japan and its culture, although her knowledge is often anachronistic, or wrong. She asks Ogami about Japan many times in the game. Her favorite food is pudding. Her hobbies are: bible reading, prayer, helping people, and machine gun shooting.

XP4 Fanfics

Erica is a member of the Heroes Coalitions and is part of the Squad of Excellence as an honorary member. She also attends the Vanguard Academy as a student.

XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries

In Chapter 7, Erica, alongside members of the Universal Guardians and Squad of Excellence, is present in the Mission Briefing Room in the Training Facility where Dr. Michael Pating brief them about their mission in the Halidom of Ylisse before departing.

XP4 Heroes Coalition - Awakening

In Chapter 1, Erica, alongside members of the Universal Guardians and Squad of Excellence, arrives in a forest somewhere in Ylisse and appears to be lost. They later came across Chrom, Frederick, Lissa and Robin and quickly befriends them. After having conversation about the Emotionless, both sides decided to work together to eliminate the creatures. They decided to camp for the rest of the night.

In Chapter 2, Erica, alongside members of the Universal Guardians, the Squad of Excellence and Chrom's group, arrives in Ylisse and met up with Owain. Later, after Chrom decided to have a meeting with Frederick, Geo Stelar and Luna Platz, the rest decided to meet up with the Shepherds at the garrison. Later, Chrom and the others arrived and claims to have an announcement.

In Chapter 4, Erica, alongside her team, Lissa, Donnel, Ricken, Henry and Miriel, are seen walking around a forest somewhere in Ylisstol when they came across Nowi. Then Emotionless emerges from the dark before taking on and defeating the creatures.

In Chapter 6, Erica, alongside her team, Chrom, Sumia, Robin, Owain, Gregor and Olivia met up with Basilio, Flavia, Lon'qu and Cordelia at East Ferox to discuss about the Emotionless when Raimi arrives and told everyone that the fort is being attacked by the Emotionless. Everyone fought the creatures and managed to get rid of them before heading back inside the fort.

In Chapter 11, Erica is at the garrison when they heard a noise, they ran to the corridors to see Ryuuko Matoi and Ricken chasing a strange hooded figure. Everyone went after the figure and led them to a large grassy fields, and reveals itself as a Pokemon known as Hitmonlee. The Pokemon then revealed that he stole an ancient alien artifact called the Ara-Ka Cube inside the castle. Everyone watches in horror as Hitmonlee uses the alien artifact to summon a zombified version of Emmeryn and Phila, much to everyone's disgust. Hitmonlee then summoned a large number of Emotionless, forcing Erica and everyone to fight. Erica then witnessed Donnel activating his Gift.

In Chapter 12 & Epilogue, Erica, alongside everyone, witnessed Donnel activating his Gift turning both Emmeryn and Phila back to life. After defeating the remaining Emotionless, forcing Hitmonlee to flee, life in Ylisstol went back to normal.

Abilities

She carries two cross-shaped machine guns named "Raphael" and "Gabriel", concealed inside her skirt.

In battle, she uses the power of prayer, her guns, her innate clumsiness, her infamous Good Morning Dance and her innately powerful divine powers. Her partner is Gemini Sunrise, a member from the New York Combat Revue who shares almost many similar traits with her.

When partnered with Ichiro Ogami. Her Hallelujah Multi-Attack is one of many Coupling attacks used throughout the Sakura Wars series, just like Futari wa Sakura iro from Project X Zone. 

Trivia

  • Erica is one of the playable Sega characters in the crossover tactical-roleplaying game, Project ✕ Zone. She is paired with Gemini Sunrise. She is confirmed for the sequel where she is paired with Ichiro Ogami.
  • Erica returns as a playable character and is paired with Ichiro Ogami.

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