Warning! Spoiler alert for Archon Quest Chapter II: Acts I-III and past. Learn at your personal threat.
Title: Raiden Shogun (Raiden Ei, Baal, previously Beelzebul)
Imaginative and prescient: Electro
Birthday: 26 June
Constellation: Imperatrix Umbrosa
Titles: Narukami Ogosho, Her Everlasting Excellency, Grasp of the Euthymic Airplane, Airplane of Euthymia
The Electro Archon, the Ruler of Inazuma, is the enabler of the group. All her abilities relate to Power Recharge, and she will be able to even recharge her allies’ vitality. That’s her main use and the way in which to make her deal harm. At this level, we must always all anticipate the Archons will all have primarily help features, although some builds can allow them to grow to be DPS. An exception may very well be made for the Pyro Archon, although it’ll be a very long time earlier than this hypothesis is confirmed.
Nonetheless, by rising Ei’s Power Recharge and utilizing the Elemental Bursts of her allies, she will be able to deal elevated harm along with her Burst. By utilizing Transcendence: Baleful Omen, her E ability, it provides the energetic character a buff referred to as the Eye of Stormy Judgment. Whereas it’s energetic, regular assaults that hit proc the Eye’s coordinated assaults, dealing AoE Electro DMG. Coordinated assaults could proc each 0.9 seconds globally, as co-op get together members can proc it as nicely. Additionally, the energetic character’s Elemental Burst DMG is elevated by the ability’s vitality value.
Secret Artwork: Musou Shinsetsu, her Elemental Burst, makes her pull out her notorious sword from her chest, enabling Musou Isshin for 7 seconds. On this mode, all assaults deal Electro DMG (can’t be overwritten) and regenerate vitality for allies for each hit. Raiden additionally good points elevated resistance to interruption and immunity to the Electro-Charged response. All of the assaults which can be dealt throughout this mode are thought of Elemental Burst DMG.
Each time an ally makes use of their Elemental Burst, Raiden Shogun good points Chakra Desiderata Resolve stacks for each level of Power Value the Burst has. Resolve stacks improve her personal Burst DMG, which incorporates each assault performed in her sword mode.
All this simply implies that you need to be spamming Elemental Bursts when utilizing her. Power Recharge needs to be her main stat to boost. In fact, Crit Charge and Crit DMG are additionally good, however at a decrease precedence. Resulting from her distinctive mechanics, it’s beneficial to have an Atk% goblet as a substitute of Electro DMG. Relying in your construct it is likely to be higher to have an Atk% timepiece as a substitute of ER, as nicely. There additionally needs to be a stability between her ER and Atk, as bonuses from her ER diminish tremendously after a sure level.
The Engulfing Lightning polearm is the very best weapon for her. It’s virtually made for her. The Employees of Homa, Primordial Jade-winged Spear, and Skyward Backbone are good alternate options as nicely. For F2P choices, The Catch is the very best one, with Deathmatch, Blackcliff Pole, and Lithic Spear as alternate options.
That mentioned, a 4-set Emblem of Severed Destiny is the very best artifact set for her. Mixtures of 2-set Noblesse and Thundering Fury, Gladiator’s, or Shimenawa might additionally do. Some gamers additionally advocate 4-set Thundersoother or Noblesse. All of it depends upon whether or not you’d need her to be help or attack-oriented.
How Did Raiden Shogun Get her imaginative and prescient
Ei was as soon as the shadow of the previous Baal, Makoto. They had been the dual gods of Electro, and Ei was referred to as ‘Beelzebul’ on the time (although the populace barely knew of her). She acted like a shadow common, preventing on the entrance traces as her sister. They dominated collectively for a time till Makoto perished within the warfare that ravaged Khaenri’ah 500 years in the past. Since then, Ei took on the identify Baal, and the folks had been none the wiser in regards to the reality that she had been changed.
Ruling along with her sister, Ei fought in lots of battles. Makoto had by no means been one for violence in spite of everything. She’d moderately treasure the transient current, and cherish the peaceable and glad instances. Ei fearful extra in regards to the future and what it might carry. She’s additionally much less emotive than her sister and was extra stoic of the 2.
There are moments, although, the place emotion shines in Ei’s face. Such instances may very well be successful in opposition to her mates in karuta, or consuming scrumptious sweets. Possibly it was additionally the presence of her mates throughout these days.
All through her lengthy life, she had misplaced many different mates. With the best of eternity and pained by loss, Ei sought her definition of eternity. She made a puppet to take care of mortal physique degradation. The method took years earlier than it was prepared. One had been made as a proof of idea, after which let out into the world. The second is the one seen within the present time of the sport.
Then she locked her consciousness into her sword to keep away from religious erosion. By way of the puppet, she enforced the Sakoku and Imaginative and prescient Hunt Decrees to maintain her nation from altering as a part of her thought of eternity. After solely a yr, her folks had suffered in opposition to the oppressive decrees, giving rise to the Resistance.
The battle between the Shogun’s military and Resistance was taken benefit of by the Fatui, which led to the occasions within the Archon Quest. It additionally led to her reunion with Yae Miko, an previous buddy. Her definition of eternity turned out to be one thing lonely for her. Greater than that, it seems that the folks didn’t take kindly to her imaginative and prescient of eternity.
Thus enlightened by her previous buddy and the Traveler, she abolished the Imaginative and prescient Hunt Decree and the Sakoku Decree a bit later.
Regardless of being closed off and usually cautious of change, she’s inquisitive about all the brand new issues she discovered and skilled outdoors of her Airplane of Euthymia throughout her Story Quest. Nonetheless, she returns to her airplane to return to meditating.
Ei is kind of a special character from the puppet, the Shogun. Being a puppet, the latter can not act outdoors of predetermined orders or a function instilled into it. Previously, she was given the pursuit of eternity as a function. Throughout Ei’s story quest, Ei shut down a lot of the Shogun’s features, making the latter virtually ineffective other than holding Ei’s consciousness for a bit.
Curiously, this interprets into not with the ability to prepare dinner, as that operate had not been put in in her. The sport reinforces this by displaying a immediate ‘This character can not prepare dinner’ when attempting to pick out her whereas cooking.
Voice traces recommend that the Traveler is touring with each, both one provides her opinion to the Traveler. The Shogun is extra impassive than Ei, with a decrease register in comparison with Ei’s larger and gentler voice.
About Raiden Mei’s Gnosis
Nothing a lot is understood about her Gnosis, because it was given to Yae Miko earlier than the occasions of the sport. Then on the Delusion Manufacturing unit and assembly Scaramouche once more, the Traveler handed out when the priestess got here to the rescue. It is just later that the Traveler realizes that Yae had exchanged the Gnosis for his or her security on the time.
Yae additional explains that with the puppet and her consciousness in several planes, Ei had no method of storing it for herself. The Archon had additionally minimize ties with Celestia on the time, and so it was virtually ineffective to her. Ei did say that she trusted Yae sufficient that even when it had been offered, it might solely be for one thing with equal worth.
That mentioned, we’ll by no means know what sort of form it took. Yae solely mentioned it was ‘formed like a chess piece’. There’s a idea that claims it may very well be the king. Yet one more one says it may very well be a knight, as a consequence of imagery used within the Honkai x Genshin collaboration. Maybe we’ll solely know later.
Nonetheless, it doesn’t assist clear up the method of granting Visions. Ei’s voice line in regards to the matter says she has no bearing on granting Visions to folks. The principle components are an individual’s want and a obscure ‘one other facet to it too’. She should nonetheless have a little bit of affect, as a Sumeru scholar notes there haven’t been any new Electro Visions for the reason that time the Imaginative and prescient Hunt Decree began.
If Archons are usually not instantly those giving the Visions, perhaps they’re the conduit by means of which Celestia grants it. Resulting from Ei’s resolution to hoard Visions, some parts of the method of granting Visions had been interrupted. It has no proof apart from this voice line, so take this idea with a grain of salt.
Let’s all look ahead to fixing mysteries and studying about extra characters in Genshin! With three nations down, there’s 4 extra to go, plus a confrontation with both Dainsleif or the lacking twin. Maybe by then, we are able to reply questions like, ‘what actually occurred 500 years in the past?’ or ‘what’s the Tsaritsa’s purpose in gathering all of the Gnoses?’.
Carry on having fun with Genshin Influence, there are certain to be extra thrilling occasions and characters arising!