Genshin Impact 2.4 will bring a new 5-star Cryo character, Shenhe. From a family of exorcists, she lives with Liyue Adeptus as the disciple of the Cloud Retainer.
Shenhe is a Polearm user who combines Physical Melee DMG and mid-range Cryo abilities. Recent data mining has revealed her abilities and constellations. Here are all the details.
Release Time and Schedule
Shenhe will arrive in the first banner of the Genshin Impact 2.4 update on January 5, 2021.
- The server's maintenance will be around five hours.
- Players will be rewarded with 300 Primogems for the downtime.
Shenhe's Dawnstar Shooter is a combination of five attacks with a final circular blow.
|Normal Attack||Perform up to five consecutive spear strikes.|
|Plunged Attack||Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE damage upon impact.|
|Charged Attack||Consumes a certain amount of stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way.|
Elemental attack - Spring Spirit Summoning
Grants all party members the Icy Quill effect and deals Cryo DMG depending if you press or hold the Elemental Skill.
- Cooldown Pressed: 10 Seconds
- Cooldown Hold: 15 Seconds
- Particles Generated - Press: 3 Particles / Hold: 4 Particles
|Pressed Ability||Rushes forward together with a Talisman Spirit, dealing Cryo DMG to opponents along the path.|
|Hold Ability||Commands the Talisman Spirit to deal AoE Cryo DMG|
|Passive Icy Quill||When your team deals Cryo DMG to opponents, the DMG dealt is increased based on Shenhe ATK. The Icy Quill effect will be cleared once its duration ends or after certain amount of Stacks are consumed.|
|Conditions||Holding rather than Pressing generates more Stacks and prolong Icy Quill duration. When a Cryo DMG instances hit multiple enemies. Stacks will be consumed based in the number of opponents hit. The Icy Quill effect and Stacks are counted independently for every party member.|
Elemental Burst - Divine's Maiden Deliverance
Shenhe Cryo DMG comes from a Talisman Spirit. Her Elemental Burst is an AoE DMG attack that produces constant Cryo reactions. Based on Shehe's Elemental Burst, we believe she will have a sub DPS - Support role.
- Cooldown: 20 seconds
- Energy Cost: 80 Particles
|Unleashes the power of the Talisman Spirit, allowing it to roam free in this plane, dealing AoE Cryo CMG during 12s.|
|The Talisman Spirit creates a field that decreases the Cryo RES and Physical RES of Opponents within the Elemental Burst field.|
Latest- Shenhe Passives
Precise Comings and Goins
- Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on a Liyue Expedition that takes longer than 20 hours.
Deific Embrace (Lv. 20)
- An active character within the field created by Divine Maiden's Deliverance gains a 15% Cryo DMG Bonus.
Spirit Communion Seal (Lv. 60)
- After Shenhe uses Spring Spirit Summoning, she will grant all nearby party members the following effects.
- Press: Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG increased by 15% percent for 10s
- Hold: Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attack damage increased by 15% for 15s.
Shenhe Constellations are focused on increasing the DMG and the duration of the Icy Quill buff. Shenhe C2 seems quite powerful, extending her Elemental Burst duration by 6s.
|C1 - Clarity of Heart||Spring Spirit Summoning can be used one more time|
|C2 - Centered Spirit||Divine Maiden's Deliverance last 6s longer. Active character within the field will obtain Cryo Crit. Rate DMG|
|C3 - Seclusion||Increases the level of Spring Spirit Summoning by 3. Max upgrade level is 15.|
|C4 - Insight||When characters under the effect of Icy Quill trigger its damage bonus effects, Shenhe will gain a Skyfrost Mantra stack. - When Shene uses Spring Spirit Summoning, she will consume all stacks of Skyfrost Mantra, increasing the damage by 5% for each stack consumed. - Maximum of 50 stacks. - Stacks last for 60 seconds.|
|C5 - Divine Attainment:||Increases the level of Divine Maiden’s Deliverance by three. Maximum upgraded level is 15.|
|C6 - Mystical Abandon||When characters trigger Icy Quill’s effects using normal and charged attacks, no Icy Quill stacks will be used.|
The information is based on Genshin Impact 2.4 Data Mining. Therefore, these details are subject to change in the final version.
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