While everyone is busy with the upcoming Latern Rite events and the current Shenhe and Xiao banner, there has been information about Genshin Impact Yae Miko, the upcoming playable character in Genshin Impact's version 2.5.

Yae Miko, the Guuji of the Grand Narukami Shrine, is the favorite character of many players because of her design and lore.  In the upcoming update, she will be coming to the game as a 5-stars Electro Catalyst character. In this article, we will tell you everything we know so far about Genshin Impact Yae Miko.

Yae Miko
Yae Miko is coming in Genshin Impact's version 2.5.

1. Genshin Impact Yae Miko release date

According to miHoYo, Yae Miko will be featured on the first Character Wish Banner in version 2.5. Since Genshin Impact's version 2.4 will end on February 15, 2022, we can expect to see Genshin Impact Yae Miko banner on February 16, 2022. We can also expect a banner rerun for Raiden Shogun at the time period.

2. Genshin Impact Yae Miko skills

Normal Attack: Spiritfox Sin-Eater

  • Normal attack: Summons forth kitsune spirits, initiating a maximum of three attacks that deal Electro damage.
  • Charged attack: Consumes a certain amount of stamina to deal AoE Electro damage after a short casting time.
  • Plunging attack: Plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path with thunderous might. Deals AoE Electro damage upon impact with the ground.

Elemental skill: Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura

  • Moves swiftly, leaving a Sesshou Sakura behind. The skill has 3 charges.
  • Sesshou Sakura strikes Electro damage to a nearby enemy periodically. The level of a Sesshou Sakura increases (max level 3) when there is another Sesshou Sakura nearby, increasing its attack. There can be a total of 3 Sesshou Sakura existing at the same time.
Yae Miko Elemental Skill
Yae Miko Elemental Skill let her dash forward and leave behind a Sesshou Sakura.

Elemental Burst: Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin

Strike a large light down, deal great AOE Electro damage. Also, it unleashes the physical form of all Sesshou Sakura and transforms them into Sky Kitsune Thunderbolts, dealing additional AoE Electro damage. A shadow of Genshin Impact Yae Miko fox form will appear briefly when she uses her Elemental Burst.

Yae Miko Elemental Burst
Yae Miko Elemental Burst strikes down a large lighting bolt.

3. Genshin Impact Yae Miko talents

Meditations of a Wild Kitsune

Yae Miko has 25% to create extra talent material from the same region of a random type with the same rarity as the material you consumed while crafting.

The Shrine’s Sacred Shade

When other members in the party damage enemies with their Elemental Skill or Elemental Burst, reduce the cooldown of Yae Miko’s Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura by 1 second. This can only happen every 1.8 seconds.

Enlightened Blessing

Each point of Elemental Mastery will increase Sesshou Sakura damage by 0.15%.

4. Genshin Impact Yae Miko constellation

Constellation Effect
Chronicles of the Kitsune Cohort Yae Miko gains 8 energy each time Tenko Kenshin unseal a Sky Kitsune Thunderbolt.
Hanagasa Manuscript Reduce the cooldown of Sesshou Sakura by 20% and increase its AOE by 100%.
The Seven Glamours Increases the level of Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura by three. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Sakura Channeling Sesshou Sakura starts at level two when created. The max level is increased to four, and their attacks ignore 45% of the opponents’ defense.
Mischievous Teasing  Sesshou Sakura starts at level two when created. The max level is increased to four, and their attacks ignore 45% of the opponents’ defense.
Forbidden Art: Daisesshou Sesshou Sakura starts at level two when created. The max level is increased to four, and their attacks ignore 45% of the opponents’ defense.

5. Genshin Impact Yae Miko weapon

Genshin Impact Yae Miko weapon is the 5-star catalyst, Kagura’s Verity. It will have CRIT DMG substat. The weapon also provides a 12% Elemental Damage bonus for 12 seconds that can be stacked 3 times, which fits perfectly with Yae Miko's Elemental skill.

Yae Miko Weapon
The Kagura’s Verity is the best weapon for Yae Miko.

6. Genshin Impact Yae Miko materials

Ascension Level Materials Mora
1 Vajrada Amethyst Sliver x 1, Sea Ganoderma  x 3, Old Handguard x 3 20,000
2 Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 3, Dragonheir's False Fin x 2, Sea Ganoderma x 10, Old Handguard x 15 40,000
3 Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 6, Dragonheir's False Fin x 4, Sea Ganoderma  x 20, Kageuchi Handguard x 12 60,000
4 Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 3, Dragonheir's False Fin x 8, Sea Ganoderma  x 30, Kageuchi Handguard x 1 80,000
5 Vajrada AmethystChunk x 6, Dragonheir's False Fin x 12, Sea Ganoderma x 45, Famed Handguard x 12 100,000
6 Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x 6, Dragonheir's False Fin x 20, Sea Ganoderma x 60, Famed Handguard x 24 120,000
Yae Miko Ascension Materials
Genshin Impact Yae Miko ascension materials

Genshin Impact Yae Miko ascension materials can be found easily around Izanuma.

Players can get all the Vajrada Amethyst by taking down Electro bosses such as the Electro Hypostasis or the Coral Defenders, the 2 new bosses in Enkanomiya. The Coral Defenders will also drop Dragonheir's False Fin as well.

Coral Denfenders
Fighting Coral Defenders to get ascension material for Yae Miko.

You can pick up Sea Ganoderma in Izanuma in shallow water areas. As for Handguards, you can get these by taking down samurais spawning across Inazuma.

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