The Poor Melissa has a curved, green handle with a small, pale gold section at its base and a flat, purple pommel. The front blade of the Scythe curves downward slightly and has a circular section taken out of it near the shaft. The back blade is much shorter and curves upward slightly. The weapon's whole blade is lilac-colored with purple edges. The base of its shaft is pale gold.
Melissa is a small genus of flowers. The name of the genus means "honey bee" in Greek; plants from the Melissa genus attract bees. "Poor" is used to mean "pitiful" or "pathetic".
The Poor Melissa's ground combo consists of two forward slashes, a spinning slash, and then a rounded slash.
The Poor Melissa's aerial combo is comprised of an upward slash; this is followed by two spinning slashes.