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|OT| Genshin Impact |OT| Legend of Gacha: The Whale Waker (free-to-play action RPG)

YukiOnna

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Damn reddit autoplay made me almost spoil Raiden's animations... Scrolled as fast as sonic there.
 
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Trash is also free.

Her skills:
Genuinely surprised that some of the effects of her skills are not "only on Playstation Network™"
 

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Ok whew, I finished all quests that I have available to me now, all without guides. I think I've possibly been playing too much. Hit rank 20 Sakura tree, rank 6 statue, rank 3 Inazuma reputation, all telepoints/domains/waverider things unlocked, all shrine of depths opened. Time to take a break.
Overall, I still can't say enough good things about Inazuma. The story quests are great so far too.

That whole
fight against Baal made me like her, a LOT. Badass moveset, the design looks great in motion. Her skill that blocked out skills/bursts for anyone other than Traveler. Such an awesome lore tie in to actual gameplay. I think I might have missed some in-battle dialogue though because before getting skills locked out, my Eula hit her for like 278k with her elemental burst and I got like back-to-back scenes that I couldn't do anything, one where she shuts out your skills, then a few seconds later the one where she just wins because "fuck you, I"m an Archon". Taking us into her reality marble and having a 1v1 showdown was so badass. Best Archon related quest so far. Part of me wishes we had freedom to choose sides. I would love to see how the story plays out if Traveler joins Baal instead of the boring old "join the resistance and fight the oppressor" shtick.

Really interesting how they likened Tatarasuna to Fukushima. Never really saw a game touch on something like that, much less a casual gacha game.

I am kinda embarrassed to say, but after playing her story quest, I really didn't like Yoimiya that much, in either character or story. Blabbermouth/wordy characters really annoy me (same reason I don't particularly care much for Fischl), and while she is strong in 1v1 scenarios, I don't know if it's worth pulling her for that. Her off-field Burst did synergize really well with Eula and Childe, but it was tough with her demo equipment to build enough energy for her burst in a reasonable amount of time. I think I've definitely talked myself out of C1 at the least, if I do pull for her. Unfortunately I only had those 2 fights to play with her this time, since you can't repeat story quests, so I guess I have to wait until the trial to mess around some more.

Garou's design is borderline offensive to the eyes, but I wish he and Tohma swapped English VA's, because it's not half bad. Kokomi lookin' cute. Sara is wonderful, love her permanent scowl and angry eyes, maybe she's our first tsundere when she's recruitable? She and Baal are my 2 targets as of right now. I'm doing pretty well on Primos at this point with the influx from 2.0. I've been burning standard banner wishes as I get them, and managed to get a 5* Skyward Atlas :messenger_weary:. I've also seen an uptick in co-op over the last few days. Lots of people joining my game to get help with the mecha boss. I didn't think he was any harder than the cubes/flowers, but apparently people are having trouble with it?

Oh, and BlackM1st BlackM1st - still no burn in for my OLED after no-lifing Inazuma the past few days.

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Hope this leak is true. Sara and Baal sharing a banner:
 
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Hold on to your Swords/spears until 2.1 I guess.
 
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I am kinda embarrassed to say, but after playing her story quest, I really didn't like Yoimiya that much, in either character or story. Blabbermouth/wordy characters really annoy me
I like those types, but in JP she doesn't seem to talk as much as Fischl from my impression. Probably difficult for EN to pull off her Kansai-ben trait, as well that makes her unique.
 
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I am not far off in Inaz but Im really hating Ayaka and her questline. So much of talking, walking and the black screen with white text info about what was done. Some of them were really awful like Ayaka tells you to follow her which is just a few steps away but instead of you actually doing it a black scren with white text tells you that you did. Did anyone else find it boring as well? I have not finished it yet I guess but last thing that happened was I had to endure her dance. Not sure how much more of this is there.
 

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I am not far off in Inaz but Im really hating Ayaka and her questline. So much of talking, walking and the black screen with white text info about what was done. Some of them were really awful like Ayaka tells you to follow her which is just a few steps away but instead of you actually doing it a black scren with white text tells you that you did. Did anyone else find it boring as well? I have not finished it yet I guess but last thing that happened was I had to endure her dance. Not sure how much more of this is there.
You are going to hate the Yoimiya quest. Ayaka quest picks up a bit after they lay down the basic situation for Inazuma in the first few quests.
 
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Finished the finale of the Yougou Cleansing. That was great and a lot more grand than I was expecting and the puzzle added in the mix of the boss fight made it nice rather than just whacking at it. Enjoy how a lot of tales have tied back to Kitsune Saiguu.

I should get on with the story... I keep getting distracted.
 

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Finished the finale of the Yougou Cleansing. That was great and a lot more grand than I was expecting and the puzzle added in the mix of the boss fight made it nice rather than just whacking at it. Enjoy how a lot of tales have tied back to Kitsune Saiguu.

I should get on with the story... I keep getting distracted.
Saiguu has a shit ton of references all over the island due to the statues. Some really interesting stuff. Wonder if we're going to see more about her in future quests.
 
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YukiOnna

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Saiguu has a shit ton of references all over the island due to the statues. Some really interesting stuff. Wonder if we're going to see more about her in future quests.
Yeah, I'm going to search out more of those Earth Kitsune. Would be great if it was related to more WQ or even the Inazuma sub-region.
 
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Yoimiya's quest was one of the worst quests. The only good part was the last 5%. Seriously, there is just too much talking and that might be okay, but the dialogue just goes over the most mundane things that could easily be skipped over. This is problem as a whole with Genshin though.

On a positive note, Ayaka's quest was a little better. The cutscene at the end was pretty neat.

 
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Interesting leak above the usual "stuff we already can guess is coming"

Signora boss in 2.1
 

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Damn, meeting Raiden Shogun was pretty hype. This is the sorta stuff they need to spend more time building. I mean they go over every small detail for basic things, but for these big events like the reveal of Shogun (or traveling to Inazuma on Ship), it just appears out of nowhere without any sorta proper buildup or scenes. They could spend time showing the crowd excited to see the Shogun, with some small quest to just soak in that atmosphere before the reveal. It would make the eventual showing so much more powerful. Same goes for traveling to Inazuma, where they could have added a cutscene with the crew battling some storms/etc.

Real shame.

P.S. - Not going to pull on Ayaka banner, but am keen for Kokomi. Also thinking about Baal, but I have a Fischl which can make do. I probably won't have enough gems for both, so might just stick with Kokomi. Also heard there will be a Ganyu banner...
 
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Also heard there will be a Ganyu banner...
Cocogoat on top of Baal on top of Aloy? WUT

Anyway, here's the supposed banners order.

Needless to say, my primos are fucked. Kokomi is a 5☆ healer. So she's an easy skip for me. But of course they they will put her AFTER Baal. Fuck my life.

MiHo is going for a kill with that banner's order. They want all your money and they want it now.

At this point they are basically demanding money for your free Inazuma DLC expansion lol
 

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I think it was posted earlier, but yeah. I'm rolling on both and they got my monies. At the very least, I only have to go whale mode for Kokomi if I don't get her. Shogun-sama is near guarantee.
 
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Has there been any word/rumour/leaks about the normal banner being changed any time soon? I am talking about the "Wanderlust Invocation" standard wish banner. It's been going for a long time.
 
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Has there been any word/rumour/leaks about the normal banner being changed any time soon? I am talking about the "Wanderlust Invocation" standard wish banner. It's been going for a long time.
The only rumor I've seen is that Ayaka'd be moved to the standard banner soon. I find that unlikely though.

I assume they will eventually add some limited 5 stars to the standard banner, but it might take some time. We're still getting re-run banners, and as long as Mihoyo needs them to pad out their line-up, I don't think we'll see any of these characters lose their limited status. I wouldn't expect them to change anything until at least Eula has been re-run, which will likely happen next year.
 
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Leakers used to say she's OP. Maybe just her burst, I dunno. Her playstyle feels boring to me toh.

Was her burst that got nerfed. Maybe with a feels cons she make up good.

I like her design, but lets be honest from time to time news chars kits are boring.
 
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