Stone Ocean may be the most divisive and strange part within Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. It’s always been somewhat of a black sheep for the sharp difference in tone and writing from Golden Wind, the complexity of the story, and the battles being far more experimental. In any iteration of its release, it’s had its detractors and hardcore fans.
It’s only fitting that a part as strange as it has some of the most experimental Stands in the series — for better or worse. Some Stands end up confusing or hard to understand, resulting in underwhelming fights, whereas others end up as some of the best in the series and insanely memorable. So, rather than focus on the bad, let’s going to look at the best Stands in Stone Ocean!
10/10 Bohemian Rhapsody
Part of what makes Stands work so well for fights is their limits; Stands are small and confined in what they can do, and those limitations make fights interesting. Bohemian Rhapsody shows the opposite side, however, and the pros and cons there. Bohemian Rhapsody is a Stand that affects the whole world, making fictional characters come to life and forcing people to reenact stories they enjoy, even if it leads to their death.
Bohemian Rhapsody is a spectacle of a Stand, being incredibly memorable for just how wild the arc is with the references and how entertaining it is. But, in terms of being an actual fight, the wide range of what the Stand is leaves it feeling unfocused and barely like an actual fight, just being something that happens, albeit an entertaining something.
Sometimes Stands have concepts that don’t seem great but are amazing in execution, but other times the execution