Genshin Impact Nahida: Dendro Archon Banner Details, Release Date, Skills, Build & Latest Leaks

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Genshin Impact players know well that the Archons are massively important characters and main protagonists in the game's story, and that's no different for Nahida, the Dendroo Archon.

So far, we have met three of seven archons, Venti (Anemo), Zhongli (Geo), and Ei (Electro). Well, the time to meet Nahida, the Dendro Archon, is near, and we are very excited.

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Here's everything you need to know about Nahida in Genshin Impact and all the latest leaks.

Nahida Banner Release Date

According to the latest information, the debut of Nahida will be in Genshin Impact 3.2, launching on November 2, 2022, based on this year's schedule.

Nahida will likely be the only new Dendro character until the first quarter of 2023 if leaks are to be believed.

Who is Nahida in Genshin Impact?

In the latest Archon Quest, we discovered that the little girl speaking in our dreams is Nahida, the young Dendro Archon, also known as the lesser Lord Kusanali.

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The story trailer, Lost Legacies in the Sand revealed that Nahida is actually the Lord Rukkhadevata that became a little girl after draining her energy battling King Deshret.

New Gameplay Details

  • The normal attacks of Nahida will have melody. The battleground will be filled with deadly cute sounds.
  • Nahida is barefoot. Therefore her steps will sound very different from any other character.
  • Using the charged attack of her Elemental Skill will reveal unique dialogues from certain NPCs.

The latest Genshin Impact Story Trailer, Lost Legacies in the Sand, revealed Nahida is a little girl cause she drained her power to save her nation.

Nahida's Signature Weapon

Leaks revealed the Signature Catalyst for the Dendro Archon. The weapon is designed as a genie lamp, with green and white decorations. The name is A Thousand Floating Dreams.

 Genshin Impact's Signature Weapon for Nahida
Credit: GI FRONT
A THOUSAND FLOATING DREAMS: Genshin Impact's Signature Weapon for Nahida
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These are the Complete stats at Lv. 90:

  • Main Stat:
    • ATK: 542
  • Secondary
    • Elemental Mastery 265
  • Passive:
    • The character with this weapon will receive buffs based on the Elemental Type of the other team members.
    • Increase 32% of EM for each character of the same element. (R1)
    • Teammates from different elements will buff 10% extra DMG from their Elemental Type attacks. The buff can stack three times (R1).
    • All nearby party members other than the equipping character will have their EM increased by 40.

Nahida Abilities & Constellations

Based on the data mining gameplay from Genshin Impact 3.2 beta version, we know that Nahida's abilities will have short cooldowns and low energy costs.

  • Normal Attacks
    • Performs up to 4 attacks that deal with Dendro DMG. Nahida plays hopscotch while producing Dendro Attacks.
  • Elemental Skill
    • The Dendro Archon Elemental Skill will have two versions, one when it is pressed and the other when it is Held.
      • Press: Sends karmic bonds, dealing AoE Dendro DMG and marking opponents hit with the Seed of Skandha.
      • Hold: Enters Aiming Mode, allowing you to select up to 8 enemies. Ending the Aiming Mode will inflict Dendro DMG and mark enemies with a Seed of Skandha.
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  • Seed of Skandha
    • The seed-linked enemies are within a short distance.
    • This triggers reactions in marked enemies, or Dendro Seeds will produce the Tri Karma Purification Effect.
    • Tri Karma Purification: Dendro DMG base in Nahida's Elemental Mastery every 1.9s
  • Elemental Burst
    • Nahida burst deploys the shrine of Maya, a massive AoE attack that will have different effects depending on the elements of the characters in the team.

Passive Talents

Nahida Talents are focused on increasing the HP and the overall Damage Output.

On All Things Meditated

  • Nahida can use All Schemes to Know to interact with some harvestable items within a fixed AoE.
  • This skill may even have some other effects...

Compassion Illuminated

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  • When unleashing Illusory Heart, the Shrine of Maya will gain the following effects:
    • Elemental Mastery of the active character within the field will be increased by 25% of the party member with the highest Elemental Mastery.
  • You can gain a maximum of 250 Elemental Mastery in this manner. When the party has 1/2/3/4 Elemental Types, Yelan's Max HP is increased by 6%/12%/18%/30%.

Awakening Elucidated (Lv. 60)

  • Each point of Nahida's Elemental Mastery beyond 200 will grant 0.1% Bonus DMG and 0.03% CRIT Rate to Tri-Karma Purification from All Schemes to Know.
  • A maximum of 80% Bonus DMG and 24% CRIT Rate can be granted to Tri-Karma Purification in this manner.

Constellations

  • C1 - The Seed of Stored Knowledge
    • Elemental Burst Buff will be duplicated without requiring two characters of the same element.
  • C2 - The Root of All Fullness
    • Burning, Bloom, Burgeon & Hyperbloom will score Crit. Hits. Aggravate, Quicken, and Spread will shred enemies' DEF by 30%.
  • C3 - The Shoot of Conscious Attainment
    • Increases the Max Level of All Schemes to Know, to level 15.
  • C4 - The Stem of Manifest Inference
    • Nahida Elemental Mastery will be increased by every enemy mark by the Seeds of Skanda
  • C5 - The Leaves of Enlightening Speech
    • Increases the Max Level of Illusory Heart, to level 15.
  • C6 - The Fruit of Reason's Culmination
    • Nahida Elemental Burst will enhance her attacks to connected enemies by 200% ATK and 400% Elemental Mastery for 10s (Up to six times)

To know more about Nahida's abilities, cooldowns, and Constellations, check our guide here.

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Nahida Materials

Most of the materials for Nahida are currently available, except the World Boss and Trounce Domain Items. We will have to wait for the introduction of Genshin Impact 3.2 new bosses.

Ascension Materials

  • Quelled Creeper
    • Source: The World Boss Dendro Hypostasis.
  • Kalpalata Lotus
    • Sumeru Specialty, which grows on the cliffs near water bodies.
    • Check our guide with locations and farming guide here
  • Fungai Spores
    • Materials dropped by the Fungi in Sumeru Region and The Chasm.

Talent Materials

  • Fungai Spores
    • The same common enemies used to level Nahida Up are used for her talents.
  • Ingenuity Series
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The location and the quantities required to max the level and talents of Nahida, the Dendro Archon, are explained in our pre-farming guide.

Nahida Build in Genshin Impact 3.2

Based on preliminary information from the Genshin Impact 3.2 Beta, we can tell Nahida has strong support abilities but also has the potential to become a Main DPS. This flexibility will make her a fantastic character to pick up, and here are some of her best build options for both roles according to beta information.

  • Best Weapons:
    • A Thousand Floating Dreams, the new 5-star catalyst that will be available in the upcoming Weapon Banner
    • The Widsith is a 4-star weapon part of all banners.

  • Best Artifacts:
    • Gilded Dreams 4 pieces set
      • Stats: Sands - Elemental Mastery - Goblet: Dendro DMG - Circlet: Crit. Rate or Crit. DMG
    • Memories of the Deep Forest 4 Pieces.

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  • Sands: Elemental Mastery or Energy Recharge - Goblet: Elemental Mastery - Circlet: Crit. Rate or Crit. DMG
  • Best Teams:
    • Nahida will be a plug-and-play character, good for every team that requires a Dendro Character.
    • In the end, though, we can still theorycraft on the best possible team fit.

  • Bloom Team:
    • DPS: Nilou or Yelan
    • Sub DPS: Nahida
    • Elemental Enabler: Dendro Traveler or Diona
    • Support: Kokomi
  • Hyperbloom Team:
    • DPS: Yelan, Xingqiu
    • Sub DPS: Nahida
    • Elemental Enabler: Raiden Shogun, Fischl, Yae Miko
    • Support: Kokomi

We will be adding more details about her build once we get to test Nahida in combat, including new team compositions and best items.

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