Genshin Influence Hu Tao is coming. That’s not only a rumor both, as miHoYo primarily confirmed it themselves within the Genshin Influence 1.3 replace—extra on that beneath. Whereas there’s nonetheless plenty of uncertainty round when Hu Tao will truly be playable, we’ve got a stable thought what she’ll be like as soon as she lastly arrives.
So, earlier than you may strive your luck on an upcoming Genshin Influence Hu Tao banner, this is every part you must know concerning the Pyro character, together with who she is, her gear, and her skills.
When can we anticipate a Genshin Influence Hu Tao banner?
Shortly after the 1.3 replace landed, Redditer the9thEmber discovered a Hu Tao title card subsequent to Zhongli and Xiao. Genshin Influence solely has title playing cards for characters who can forge relationships with the protagonist, and which means new playable characters equivalent to Xiao. In order that there shall be a Hu Tao banner is a given, however the large query is when the Hu Tao launch date shall be.
Genshin’s 1.3 replace solely launched one new character, Xiao, and his Invitation to Mundane Life banner ends February 17. Nevertheless, miHoYo’s sample of releasing main updates roughly each six weeks means we probably gained’t see 1.4 till mid-March or later.
That leaves loads of time for a brand new occasion and probably Hu Tao’s banner occasion, since miHoYo promised there’s at the least one different character occasion want on the best way throughout 1.3. That’s apart from the alt-Keqing want occasion starting on February 17.
Genshin Influence Hu Tao: an outline
Hu Tao is the 77th supervisor of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, a Pyro warrior who communes with spirits. Like most particular banner characters, she’ll be a 5 star character, so snagging Hu Tao in a want occasion gained’t be simple.
Information miners have uncovered Hu Tao’s Skills and stats, however as with all info found on this means, observe that it is topic to vary. To this point it appears to be like like Hu Tao will begin with a comparatively low base assault of 8, however makes up for that with 68 protection, excessive HP, and a essential hit charge that grows exponentially from stage 40 onwards.
Regular assault: Secret Spear of Wangsheng
- Regular Assault: Performs as much as six consecutive spear strikes.
- Charged Assault: Consumes a certain quantity of stamina to lunge ahead, dealing harm to opponents alongside the best way.
- Plunging Assault: Plunges from mid-air to strike floor beneath, damaging opponents alongside the trail and dealing AoE harm on affect.
Elemental Talent: Information to Afterlife
Hu Tao consumes a set portion of her HP to knock the encircling enemies again and enter the Paramita Papilio state.
- Will increase Hu Tao’s assault based mostly on her max HP on the time of coming into this state. Assault bonus gained this manner can’t exceed 400 p.c of Hu Tao’s base assault.
- Converts assault harm to Pyro harm, which can’t be overridden by another elemental infusion.
- Charged assaults apply the Blood Blossom impact the the enemies hit.
- Will increase Hu Tao’s resistance to interruption.
Enemies affected by Blood Blossom will take Pyro harm each 4 seconds. This harm is taken into account Elemental Talent harm. Every enemy may be affected by just one Blood Blossom impact at a time, and its length could solely be refreshed by Hu Tao herself. Paramita Papilio ends when its length is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.
Elemental Burst: Spirit Soother
Instructions a blazing spirit to assault, dealing Pyro harm in a big AoE. Upon placing an enemy, regenerates a proportion of Hu Tao’s max HP. This impact may be triggered as much as 5 occasions, based mostly on the variety of enemies hit. If Hu Tao’s HP is beneath or equal to 50 p.c when the enemy is hit, each harm and HP regeneration are elevated.
- The Extra the Merrier: When Hu Tao cooks a dish completely, she has an 18 p.c likelihood to obtain an extra ‘Suspicious’ dish of the identical kind
- Flutter By: When Paramita Papilio state is activated by Information to Afterlife is over, all allies within the get together (excluding Hu Tao herself) can have their essential charge elevated by 12 p.c for eight seconds.
- Sanguine Rouge: When Hu Tao’s HP is the same as or lower than 50 p.c, her Pyro harm bonus is elevated by 33 p.c.
- Crimson Bouquet: Whereas in Paramita Papilio state activated by Information to Afterlife, Hu Tao’s Cost Assaults don’t eat stamina.
- Ominous Rainfall: Will increase the Blood Blossom harm by the quantity equal to 10 p.c of Hu Tao’s max HP on the time the impact is utilized. Moreover, Spirit Soother will even apply the Blood Blossom impact.
- Lingering Carmine: Will increase the extent of Information to Afterlife by three. Most improve stage is 15.
- Backyard of Everlasting Relaxation: Upon defeating an enemy affected by Blood Blossom that Hu Tao utilized herself, all close by allies within the get together (excluding Hu Tao herself) can have their essential charge elevated by 12 p.c for 15 seconds.
- Floral Incense: Will increase the extent of Spirit Soother by three. Most improve stage is 15.
- Butterfly’s Embrace: Triggers when Hu Tao’s HP drops beneath 25%, or when she suffers a deadly strike—Hu Tao is not going to fall because of the harm sustained. Moreover, for the subsequent ten seconds, all of her elemental and bodily resistance is elevated by 200 p.c, her essential charge is elevated by one hundred pc, and her resistance to interruption is drastically elevated. This impact triggers routinely when Hu Tao has one HP left. Can solely happen as soon as each 60 seconds.
How we’ll get the very best Hu Tao weapon
If Genshin Influence’s Epitome Invocations are something to go by, it’s probably Hu Tao’s banner will start someday on or quickly after February 23. Epitome Invocations are want occasions, however for particular weapons as an alternative of characters. Genshin’s most up-to-date Epitome runs by February 23, however there’s one notable weapon lacking: the Employees of Homa.
The Employees of Homa will increase the person’s HP and provides an assault bonus based mostly on their max HP, so it’s a robust contender for Hu Tao’s finest weapon due to her health-based assaults.
miHoYo confirmed The Employees is a part of Genshin 1.3, and may be acquired by an Epitome Invocation. Because it wasn’t a part of the primary, it is probably the Employees of Homa’s Epitome Invocation will kick off between February 23 and mid-March.
Genshin Influence Hu Tao Ascension supplies
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Information miner u/DevilTakoyaki additionally uncovered what you’ll want for Hu Tao’s Ascension supplies and Expertise supplies.
Hu Tao Supplies: Ascension
- Agnidus Agate: Obtained by defeating Pyro Regisvine within the crater between Tainque Valley and Luhua Pool (boss respawns three minutes after you allow the world).
- Everflame Seed: Additionally obtained by defeating Pyro Regisvine.
- Juvenile Jade: Rumors recommend Hu Tao will want Juvenile Jade as an alternative of Everflame Seeds, which you’ll be able to solely get hold of by defeating the 1.3 boss, Primo Geovishap.
- Silk Flowers: Discover in purple bushes within the Yujing Terrace space or close to Wangshu Inn. You may as well purchase them from Ms Bai and Verr Goldet, however the quantity is proscribed, and so they’re solely obtainable each two days.
- Whopperflower Nectar: Defeat any Whopperflower, Cryo or Pyro (generally discovered within the Windrise space, however use your Adventurer’s Handbook navigation function to search out them quicker).
- Shimmering Nectar: Defeat Whopperflowers which can be between stage 40 and stage 59.
- Power Nectar: Defeat Whopperflowers which can be stage 60 or increased.
Hu Tao Supplies: Skills
The supplies used for upgrading Hu Tao’s skills are a bit totally different. Plan on farming extra Whopperflower Nectar of all three sorts if you wish to increase Hu Tao’s Skills nearly all the best way, however like all different character skills, you’ll want the Crown of Perception (previously Crown of Sagehood) to max out a given expertise. These are very uncommon, so assume correctly earlier than selecting.
Shards of Foul Resonance are earned from preventing in opposition to Childe as Harbinger Tartaglia. The combat first opens in Chapter I Act III and shall be a once-weekly affair from then on.
Apart from these, you’ll additionally want a good few Diligence objects. You’ll discover all three varieties as drops within the Taishan Mansion Domains of Mastery, which suggests you want an journey stage increased than 26. On Tuesdays and Fridays, they’ll seem in Coronary heart of the Flames, and so they’re in Abyss of Embers on Sundays.
- 9 Teachings of Diligence (Coronary heart of the Flames I-IV)
- 63 Information to Diligence (Coronary heart of the Flames II-IV)
- 114 Philosophies of Diligence (Coronary heart of the Flames V)