Checking your profile page helps me lock dupe battle threads.
Let me check:
I'm always on the fence with HST characters. Under the Battle Forum Rules 2.0. ALL USERS PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING!!, it never specify about different variation of characters' skill level in story arc and transformation. I'll check with Dream and Sonata (Sonata is absent).
I'll lock the old thread since this one can be tweaked more easily.