Genshin Impression’s 2.5 “When the Sakura Bloom” replace has followers of the sport dropping their minds over its three new characters, one in every of which is a weekly boss. New characters present up within the anime gacha recreation on a regular basis, however the 2.5 replace, set for February 16, confirms fashionable leaks of a number of the most anticipated ones.
Yae Miko, the pink-haired fox girl, will lastly be playable as a five-star Electro Catalyst person. We have met the intimidating girl earlier than and have seen a few of her AoE-based moveset in leaks, however with immediately’s livestream, it is all official. Her banner can be accessible for the primary half of the replace.
Yae has been long-awaited by followers, largely due to her affect within the story and connection to a different fashionable character from the Inazuma area, Raiden Shogun—who can be the character many followers pair up with Yae in one in every of the game’s most popular ships. The livestream additionally introduced that you can reroll for the Raiden Shogun after the Yae banner, which is especially impolite for anybody attempting to select them each up with out spending any cash.
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It is not simply playable characters which have Genshin gamers drooling although. A multi-armed and horned model of the Raiden Shogun can be a weekly boss. Leaks counsel she’ll be robust to beat with six phases, however everybody appears to be lining up for an opportunity to fulfill her.
In response to a video of the boss combat with the Shogun, persons are speaking about how upset they’re that this aggressive model of the character is not the one we get to play as. “That is actually ‘the boss character if you combat her’ and ‘when she be part of you’ meme,” Reddit user Aengeil wrote in a reply. The boss model of the Shogun retains the identical face because the Shogun we have already got, however is in any other case a lot nearer to the Honkai Impression third character she’s based on.
Kamisato Ayato, the brother of Kamisato Ayaka, additionally made an look within the livestream, though he will not be playable till the subsequent replace. Ayato has been rumored for a very long time and all I see are individuals making enjoyable of the pose in his official artwork. A number of artists have drawn him pulling a sword out of his chest just like the Raiden Shogun’s signature potential and calling it fastened. There’s not a ton to go on exterior a little bit of textual content within the announcement, so many individuals are theorizing what it will be like to truly play him and what his function within the present story can be.
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Exterior the brand new characters, the two.5 replace guarantees a purpose to return to the Enkanomiya area to battle with new enemy sorts whereas combating off “corrosive darkness” with a brand new merchandise. A brand new bartending minigame was additionally teased, which may have you mixing components and performing a brief QTE to combine the drink. There will be loads to do within the new replace later this month, however, as with all new Genshin launch, persons are largely wishing one another luck on pulling the gorgeous new character.