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Yae Miko

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Yae Miko is a 5-Star Electro-based character who wields a Catalyst. This page is designed to show you all her talents, constellations, and ascension table as well as her best builds, best weapons, and best artifacts.

Yae Miko educates the traveler on the past Raiden Shogun.


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(5 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot B Genshin Impact Screenshot Catalyst ElectroIconArtGenshinImpact.png Electro


Name Yae Miko
Sex Female
Constellation Divina Vulpes
Region Inazuma
Affiliation Grand Narukami Shrine
Special Dish Fukuuchi Udon
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Release Date

February 16, 2022


Lady Guuji of the Grand Narukami Shrine also serves as the editor-in-chief of Yae Publishing House. Unimaginable intelligence and cunning are hidden under her beautiful appearance.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack SpiritfoxSinEaterYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Spiritfox Sin-Eater Normal Attack: Summons forth kitsune spirits, initiating a maximum of 3 attacks that deal Electro DMG. Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to deal Electro DMG after a short casting time. Plunging Attack: Gathering the might of Electro, Yae Miko plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AoE Electro DMG upon impact with the ground.
Elemental Skill YakanEvocationSesshouSakuraYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura To Yae, such dull tasks as can be accomplished by driving spirits out need not be done personally. Moves swiftly, leaving a Sesshou Sakura behind. Sesshou Sakura, Has the following properties: Periodically strikes one nearby opponent with lightning, dealing Electro DMG. When there are other Sesshou Sakura nearby, their level will increase, boosting the DMG dealt by these lightning strikes. This skill has three charges. A maximum of 3 Sesshou Sakura can exist simultaneously. The initial level of each Sesshou Sakura is 1, and the initial highest level each sakura can reach is 3. If a new Sesshou Sakura is created too close to an existing one, the existing one will be destroyed.
Elemental Burst GreatSecretArtTenkoKenshinYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin Legends of “kitsunetsuki,” or the manifestations of a kitsune’s might, are common in Inazuma’s folktales. One that particularly captures the imagination is that of the Sky Kitsune, said to cause lightning to fall down upon the foes of the Grand Narukami Shrine. Summons a lightning strike, dealing AoE Electro DMG. When she uses this skill, Yae Miko will unseal nearby Sesshou Sakura, destroying their outer forms and transforming them into Tenko Thunderbolts that descend from the skies, dealing AoE Electro DMG. Each Sesshou Sakura destroyed in this way will create one Tenko Thunderbolt.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 TheShrinesSacredShadeYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png The Shrine’s Sacred Shade When Yae Miko uses her Elemental Burst, each Sesshou Sakura destroyed resets the cooldown for one charge of her Elemental Skill.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 EnlightenedBlessingYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Enlightened Blessing Yae Miko’s Elemental Mastery will increase the DMG dealt by the Sesshou Sakura.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto MeditationsofaYakoYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Meditations of a Yako When she crafts Character Talent Material she has a set chance to create an extra Talent Material from the same region of a random type. The rarity of this material will be the same materials consumed during crafting.

Yae Miko’s Constellation

Level Icon Name Effect
1 YakanOfferingYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Yakan Offering Each time Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin activates a Tenko Thunderbolt, Yae Miko will restore 8 Elemental Energy for herself.
2 FoxsMooncallYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Fox’s Mooncall Sesshou Sakura will start at Level 2 when created, their max level is increased to 4, and their attack range is increased by 60%. Active characters within the skill’s field deals 15% increased Cryo CRIT DMG.
3 TheSevenGlamoursYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png The Seven Glamours Increases the Level of Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura by 3. Maximum ugprade level is 15.
4 SakuraChannelingYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Sakura Channeling When Sesshou Sakura’s lightning hits opponents, the Electro DMG Bonus of all nearby party members is increased by 20% for 5s.
5 MischievousTeasingYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Mischievous Teasing Increases the Level of Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 ForbiddenArtDaisesshouYaeMikoCharactersGenshinImpact.png Forbidden Art: Daisesshou The Sesshou Sakura’s attacks will ignore 60% of the opponent’s DEF.

Talent Materials

Icon Name Type Max Quantity Obtained
TeachingsofLightMaterialsGenshinImpact.png Teachings of Light Talent Materials 3 Violet Court
GuidetoLightMaterialsGenshinImpact.png Guide to Light Talent Materials 21 Violet Court, Alchemy
PhilosophiesofLightMaterialsGenshinImpact.png Philosophies of Light Talent Materials 38 Violet Court, Alchemy
OldHandguardAscensionItemsGenshinImpact.png Old Handguard Common Ascension Materials 6 Dropped by Nobushi
KageuchiHandguardAscensionItemsGenshinImpact.png Kageuchi Handguard Common Ascension Materials 22 Dropped by Lv.40+ Nobushi, Alchemy
FamedHandguardAscensionItemsGenshinImpact.png Famed Handguard Common Ascension Materials 31 Dropped by Lv.60+ Nobushi, Alchemy
TheMeaningofAeonsMaterialsGenshinImpact.png The Meaning of Aeons Weekly Boss Materials 6 Lv 70+ End of the Oneiric Euthymia Weekly Boss
CrownofInsightMaterialsGenshinImpact.png Crown of Insight Weekly Boss Materials 1 Frostbearing Tree, Sacred Sakura


Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best KagurasVerityCatalystWeaponsGenshinImpact.png Kagura’s Verity 46 CRIT +14.4% Kagura Dance of the Sacred Sakura: Gains the Kagura Dance effect when using an Elemental Skill, causing the Elemental Skill DMG of the character wielding this weapon to increase by 12% for 16s. Max 3 stacks. This character will gain 12% All Elemental DMG Bonus when they possess 3 stacks.
Second Best SkywardAtlasWeaponsGenshinImpact.png Skyward Atlas 48 ATK +7.2% Wandering Clouds: Increases Elemental DMG Bonus by 12%. Normal Attack hits have a 50% chance to earn the favor of the clouds. which actively seek out nearby opponents to attack for 15s, dealing 160% ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 30s.
Third Best TheWidsithWeaponsGenshinImpact.png The Widsith 42 CRIT +12% Debut: When a character takes the field, they will gain a random theme song for 10s. This can only occur once every 30s. Recitative: ATK is increased by 60%. Aria: Increases all Elemental DMG by 48%. Interlude: Elemental Mastery is increased by 240.

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Noblesse Oblige Elemental Burst DMG +20%. Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
Second Best ThunderingFury2ArtifactsGenshinImpact.png Thundering Fury Electro DMG +15%. Increases damage caused by Overloaded, Electro-Charged and Superconduct by 40%. Triggering such effects decreases Elemental Skill CD by 1s. Can only occur once every 0.8s.
Third Best EmblemofSeveredFateFlowerArtifactsGenshinImpact.png Emblem of Severed Fate Energy Recharge +20% Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.
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  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2023
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