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"You gave me a hint and pushed me within an inch of my life... And that's helped me grow a little!" - Giorno Giovanna (Joruno Jobāna, ジョルノ・ジョバァーナ .)

Summary:

Gold Experience is the Stand belonging to Giorno Giovanna, the main protagonist of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Vento Aureo.

A a short-range power-type Stand, Gold Experience possess the ability to create life from inanimate material. Although Gold Experience doesn't pack a lot of damage with its punches, its life giving abilities can still deal a lot of damage in the right situations. This Stand also has a shiny counterpart of itself: Cracked Gold Experience.

This Stand is a part of the Arrow Stand Pool, in which it has a 7% chance (B-Tier percentage) of obtaining from a Stand Arrow. As for its shiny, there is a 1% chance (S+ Tier percentage) of obtaining it. You can also use the Requiem Arrow to unlock the requiem ability of this stand. By pressing the B button after activating requiem, you will transform into Gold Experience Requiem.

Appearance:

Gold Experience is a humanoid Stand of a slender build and average height. The top of its head has a similar shape to that of a typical solder's helmet. It is also seen having large ladybugs shaped objects all over Gold experiences body.

The designs of these ladybugs are based on the Scarab Beetle, as a symbol of creation in ancient Egypt, symbolizing regeneration, these ladybugs symbolizes the abilities of Gold Experience. Befitting the stands name, it is portrayed in most media featuring it in a shade of yellow, but changing colors for some of its details, most notably its ladybugs' ornaments and eyes.

Cracked Gold Experience, Gold Experience's shiny variant both share similar appearances in terms of its color scheme and physical build. The exception to this however comes down to its name, as Cracked Gold Experience has the extra feature of having several cracks on its face, torso, arm, legs, and chest. On the face, an eye could be shown.

Movesets/Abilities:

Type of Ability Name Description
Passive
True Path
The lower your health is, the stronger your life creation is. By default, it's set at 1x capacity. Every 10% of your max health you lose you gain 0.125x life construction strength, meaning life construction strength will cap at 2.125x strength at 10% of your maximum health.

Also, the first 10% of your max health you lose you gain 0.08x targeted life restoration strength and each other 10% of your max health you lost you gain 0.12 targeted life restoration strength, meaning targeted life restoration strength will cap at 2.04x strength at 10% of your maximum health. This strengthens your targeted healing and also the entities that Gold Experience creates.

Key Name Description Damage Cooldown
Hold
Ekey
MUDA Barrage
Gold Experience barrages the enemy 40 times with moderate strength. This has a slightly shorter cooldown than most other barrage attacks.
Moderate Strength
3.5 damage per punch
4 seconds
R
Prohibiting MUDA Blow
Gold Experience strikes the enemy, dealing moderate damage, while also throwing them backward. However, when the enemy recovers from the blow, they are slowed down and stunned for 2 seconds.

Originally, this move had the ability to punch the opponent’s soul out, making them vulnerable to damage. This was removed because of the many bugs it caused and, quite possibly, it was too powerful.

Moderate Strength
20 damage
6 Seconds
T
Life Creation: Piranha
Gold Experience produces a white, colorless piranha from the palm of its user's right hand. The player will hold it there until the T key is pressed again. When the piranha is thrown, it will auto track and bite the nearest target in a small radius. If the piranha cannot find any targets nearby, it will instead launch itself in the direction you are facing. The range is about the same as Surprise Attack from Silver Chariot. This can go after dummies.

Note: You cannot move while using it. If the target successfully times and avoids the piranha by jumping and rolling, the piranha will despawn before biting its target.

Superior Damage
25 to 53 damage
8 Seconds
H
"It's useless!"
Gold Experience kicks the opponent in the clock (useful for hitting enemies who are lying flat on the ground), then strikes them with a right uppercut to keep a distance.
Great Damage (Kick)
25 damage


Great Damage (Uppercut)
35 damage
8 seconds
F
Life Creation: Frog
Gold Experience puts a frog on the user that reflects all damage, with it disappearing after 4 seconds. It doesn't seem to work on Gold Experience Requiem or Over Heaven stands. The user can attack while using this. The frog can be hard to see.

Note: This does not work on Dio Brando or DIO, Gold Experience Requiem, or Over Heaven Stands.

No Damage
N/A
20 seconds
Y
Life-Giver
Gold Experience will heal anybody that touches with its left hand. This can be used to support team members in a battle. This has a similar animation to a punch but with a green trail.
Great to Godly Healing Strength
39 to 80 HP healed per restoration
18 Seconds
V
+
Y
Self-Life Restoration
Gold Experience glides in front of the user, rotates around so that it is facing the user, and heals the user with its left arm, healing a great amount.
Great Healing Strength
39 HP healed per restoration
20 seconds
B
The Power of The Arrow
By using a Requiem Arrow beforehand, the user can activate this ability to temporarily evolve Gold Experience into its Requiem Form: Gold Experience Requiem.
No Damage
N/A
100 seconds

Removed/Reworked Abilities:

F - Reflecting Tree

Gold Experience creates a tree beneath the user, elevating them to deflect some damage other players try to deal to them. It doesn't seem to work on Gold Experience Requiem and also Over Heaven stands.

Note: Stands And Spec users can use their projectiles to deal with damage to the user on top of the tree, and if 2 players stack on top of each other, the player on top can attack the user. This move has been replaced by a new move, which is Life Creation: Frog.

R - Soul Punch

Gold Experience punches the player invulnerable for a short amount of time with a purple effect during those seconds.

Note: This move has been replaced by Prohibiting Muda Blow due to this move being mildly broken.

JCioccolata Beatdown/7 Page Muda

This attack only works at 46HP and lower. Gold Experience strikes the target. Anyone hit will be pulled into the range of the user and will be beaten down with a MUDA Barrage of 135 punches for 7 seconds, then knocked away using a Prohibiting Blow. Unfortunately, if your opponent blocks the attack, the 7 Page Muda will do much less damage. It's a good idea to lower your opponent's health before attacking due to the block-ability and long cooldown.

Note: This move is removed due to the glitch it would cause to the bosses.

Battle Strategies:

General Combat Knowledge:

Gold Experience is a close-ranged stand that excels in outstanding high damage along with high healing. As long as the user has a little bit of patience and strategy, Gold Experience can be a deadly versatile opponent and excels as few others do. It's great as a punisher should the enemy get to close, but it'll only be flexible should you watch your cooldowns and health. Gold Experience is easily overcome by Stands with greater damage output and speed. You must have good game-sense and be able to tell when to approach and when to retreat for a quick heal and cooldown reset.

Technicalities:

The main move you'll be using is the R, Prohibiting Muda Blow. It has a short cooldown, does decent damage, makes them slow, it has a decent range, etc. This will be your main punisher, but you need to have a good sense of timing or else it'll miss. It also lines up other moves well, such as 7 Second Muda and MUDA Barrage. Something equally important is your V + Y, Life Restoration. As long as you manage it well, you can keep the battle going in your favor for as long as you want with its fantastic healing prowess. In-case if your enemy is trying to run, you can use the Life Creation: Piranha move which slows down the opponent.

Combos:

  • R + E Easy
  • H + R + E Easy
  • F (Don't continue if the opponent doesn't attack) + R + H (or E only if you have enough time or either the enemy isn't lying flat) Medium
  • R + H + T Easy
  • H + R + T Easy
  • R + H + B + F + E(Hold) Medium
  • R + H + E Easy
  • F + T Easy
  • E + R + H + T Medium
  • H + E + R Easy
  • E + R Easy
  • H + R + F + E + (V + Y if needed)
  • H + E + R + T + (V+Y if needed)
  • F (Only use if the opponent uses a move that ragdolls people) +H+R+C+E Medium
  • F+E+R+H+T Medium

Pros and Cons:

Pros

  • Your frog move can be an incredible punish tool.
  • A Healer.
  • Many moves have little cooldown.
  • Passive (True Path) helps make Life Creation more powerful.

Cons

  • Low Combo skills.
  • Most of the attacks deal moderate damage.
  • Your T can easily get distracted by other players instead of your intended target and has a slow start-up.
  • H move is hard to land, due to the hitboxes of the stand.
  • Low Durability, making you vulnerable in close-range combat.
  • OHs, GER and Tusk ACT4 can bypass GE's frog deflect.

Trivia:

Gold Experience:

  • This is one of the first stands to come out since ABD's release.
  • To play GE's voice lines press N. GE's voice lines are: "I told you not to make me say the same thing.", "I, Giorno Giovanna, have a dream!", and, "Looks like I have no other choice!". Its shiny also share the same voicelines. The voiceline ("I, Giorno Giovanna, have a dream!") now says the player's name above the player instead of Giorno Giovanna.
  • The name "Gold Experience" is a reference to the Prince album: The Gold Experience.
  • When GE goes Requiem, its animation is based on a cutscene in Eyes Of Heaven.
  • GE's fists have a yellow trail but it's very hard to notice unless barraging.
  • GE's old model is inspired by the manga color of GE and in EoH.
  • The F move is a reference to Giorno defeating Leaky-Eye Luca in the first episode of Vento Aureo, using a frog to reflect the damage from Luca's shovel.
  • Old GE Sounds were taken from Eyes of Heaven and All Star Battle .

Cracked Gold Experience:

  • When hitting a target, the hit effect particle will be of a dark red color.
  • When posing, the piano part of Giorno's theme, "Il vento d'oro", will play in a radius around you.
  • CGE is the replacement of Toxic Experience, Volcanic Gold Experience, and Gold Experience Ruby.
  • It used to have the Requiem Face on the user but was removed in one update.
  • Sometime after the Easter-update, the Eyeball that was exposed in one of the holes on CGE was removed, leaving it just black.
  • The design of this stand is based on Giorno's fight with Diavolo when Diavolo destroys Gold Experience. It is also based on GE's requiem transformation in the manga/anime, where GE's outer layer appears to crack and fall off. It’s basically like the shell of GER.

Gallery:

Sound Gallery:

Please hit "expand" to see the list of sound files for Gold Experience.

MUDA Barrage:

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Prohibiting Blow:

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Life-Giver: Piranha/Frog:

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Life Giver/Self Heal:

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Prohibiting Combo:

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7 Page Muda:

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"I told you not to make me say the same thing."

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"I Giorno Giovanna, have a dream" 

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"Looks like I have no other choice!"

 
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Stand out:

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