MMK new tier list with lots of ???
A+: Jaina Midori
A: Geiger Val
B-: Grave DeGrey
From my limited observation and hearing people discuss since netplay, I think that this is vaguely the tierlist.
The representation of Midori, DeGrey, and surprisingly Grave, is too low to actually give a truly accurate depiction.
More important than tiers is matchups, but before we get to that, I'll talk about general power level. Midori might still be "too good" in human form, but it's hard to say because he's both bugged and not well represented online. Jaina is also considered really strong, with the obvious matchup being against Rook. I think she is stronger than Geiger. Hard to say about DeGrey
Val is really really good in the right hands. I think Geiger is a lot stronger than I initially gave him credit for because of how safe his wall is. He's got really good offense too and even when cornered he can easily super out.
Sets I don't know how she compares to other people, but maybe she's good against Val? She could be A tier alongside Val or Geiger, maybe even higher, but I think she has to work harder than them both to clinch victories. I think she's at least slightly better than Rook. Rook has more bad matchups than good I'd argue, since there's so many zoners, and the rushdowns are terrifying in the right hands. Rook can't antiair rushdowns and DeGrey when they double hit in the air and is forced to eat lots of block strings. Grave and DeGrey aren't represented too well online but it seems like they have to work really hard to do well. DeGrey is also bugged though.I think that Grave has worse projectiles and sword is worse than both DP and flashkick. Great supers and Wind is really good, but they're both on timer.
For particular matchups that stand out, Rook v Jaina and Geiger. Obviously it's tough. I personally don't think Jaina is as bad as people think, but it's definitely not amazing. She can loop jC forever and I think it's impossible for Rook to breach without taking damage. That's the only thing that stands out to me as "maybe too good." Once you're in you can do all the rook funsies. Geiger on the other hand is another matter, Geiger ALWAYS has super meter because of how hard he zones, so he always get's out of the corner and retreats to the otherside. He's difficult to punish bad jumps with his jB and has a a nasty reversal. Get too close you get fA'd. Unlike jaina or grave where you can B through fireballs to punish, Gears have less recovery so it's less effective for closing the distance. He stuffs lariats with jA.
I think the matchup is as bad as 7-3.
I think Jaina beats other zoners because of her options at range.
DeGrey might have a tough time against Jaina and Rook for different reasons but it's not clear. DeGrey does have air super and can break fireballs with ghost, but it's not clear whether that's consistent enough to breach. Besides jB->jB, DeGrey doesn't have a lot of safe options.
I think Sets is 5.5-4.5 against Rook and surprisingly Rook v Val is 5-5 or maaaaaaybe 5.5-4.5. I actually don't know if Sets is better than Val, but I think Val has to make fewer correct guesses to win opposed to Sets who has to rely on lots of sneaky mixups that are hard to beat.