As the Guuji of the Grand Narukami Shrine and owner of Yae Publishing House, Genshin Impact’s Yae Miko‘s elegant and beautiful appearance belies an intelligent and cunning personality fitting of her kitsune heritage. She has nestled herself deeply into the lore of Teyvat and Inazuma, and, with this Genshin Yae Miko build guide, she’s ready to nestle herself deeply into your roster, too.
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Genshin Impact’s Yae Miko
Yae Miko wields an electro vision and a catalyst. She is capable of providing both constant damage off-field and high burst damage on-field, but suffers from a lack of invincibility frames and a skill/burst rotation that requires patience, timing, and a bit of skill.
However, with some TLC and some investment in her build, she makes for a great sub-DPS and electro applicator, especially in aggravate teams alongside a dendro character.
Alongside Yae Miko, Mihoyo has released her signature, five-star catalyst called ‘Kagura’s Verity’, which is available on the weapon banner running concurrently with our favourite fox lady.
We predict that the Skyward Atlas and Lost Prayer to Sacred Winds catalysts will be suitable replacements if you can’t get your hands on Kagura’s Verity.
|Kagura’s Verity||Yae Miko gains the Kagura Dance effect when using an elemental skill, causing the skill damage of the character wielding this weapon to increase by 12% for 16 seconds. Max three stacks. She gains a 12% elemental damage bonus when she has three stacks|
|Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds||Increases movement speed by 10%. When in battle, she gains an 8% elemental damage bonus every four seconds. Max four stacks. Lasts until she falls or leaves combat|
Unfortunately, Yae Miko doesn’t have a signature set that perfectly fits her kit. This means that her best artifacts are mostly two-piece combinations that offer flat stat increases.
Generally, a four piece Emblem of Severed Fate set is a good shout to ensure you can burst during every rotation. If that’s not your goal, then you can combine two pieces of Thundering Fury with any two-piece attack set to increase her personal damage. We’ve put Gladiator’s Finale in the table below as it is highly accessible, and more likely that you’ll get two pieces with good stats and sub-stats.
|Emblem of Severed Fate||Two equipped: energy recharge +20%
Four equipped: increases elemental bust damage by 25% of energy recharge. You can obtain a maximum of 75% bonus damage in this way
|Thundering Fury||Two equipped: Increases electro damage by 15%
Four equipped: Increases damage caused by overload, electro-charged, and superconduct by 40%. Triggering these effects also decreases elemental skill cooldown by one second. This can only occur once every 0.8 seconds
|Gladiator’s Finale||Two equipped: Increases attack by 18%
Four equipped: If the wielder of this artifact set uses a sword, claymore, or polearm, their normal attack damage is increased by 35%
Artifact stats and sub-stats
When it comes to stats and sub-stats, you want to balance energy recharge and Yae’s personal damage. If you’ve got an electro battery like Genshin Impact’s Fischl on her team, you should aim for 140-160% energy recharge to burst every rotation, and 140% energy recharge to burst every other rotation.
For a team that doesn’t have an electro battery, you’ll need over 200% energy recharge if you’re hoping to burst every rotation, or 140-170% energy recharge to burst every other rotation.
With that in mind, here are some of the best stats to focus on with Yae Miko’s artifacts.
- Goblet – electro damage bonus
- Circlet – crit rate or damage (try to maintain a 1:2 rate to damage ratio)
- Sands – attack% or energy recharge
- Energy recharge
- Crit rate/crit damage
|Spiritfox Sin-Eater (normal attack)||Summons forth kitsune spirits, initiating a maximum of three attacks that deal electro damage|
|Spiritfox Sin-Eater (charged attack)||Consumes a certain amount of stamina to deal AoE electro damage after a short casting time|
|Spiritfox Sin-Eater (plunging attack)||Plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path with thunderous might. Deals AoE electro damage upon impact with the ground|
|Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura||Moves swiftly, leaving a sesshou sakura behind. The sesshou sakura periodically strikes one nearby opponent with lighting, dealing electro damage. When there are other sesshou sakura nearby, their level increases, increasing their damage. A maximum of three sesshou sakura can exist simultaneously. Initially, the highest level each sakura can reach is three|
|Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin||Yae Miko unseals nearby sesshou sakura, destroying their outer forms and transforming them into sky kitsune thunderbolts that descend from the sky, dealing AoE electro damage. Each sesshou sakura destroyed this way creates one thunderbolt|
|Meditations of Yako||When Yae Miko crafts character talent materials, she has a 25% chance to create extra talent material from the same region of a random type. The rarity of this material will be the same as the materials consumed during crafting|
|The Shrine’s Sacred Shade||When you cast Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin, each destroyed sesshou sakura resets cooldown for one charge of Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura|
|Enlightened Blessing||Every point of elemental mastery Yae Miko has increases the damage dealt by sesshou sakura by 0.15%|
You can level up Yae’s constellations after receiving her as a duplicate when making a wish. Here’s every bonus you receive when activating them.
|Yakan Offering||Each time Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin activates a tenko thunderbolt, Yae Miko restores seven elemental energy for herself|
|Fox’s Mooncall||Sesshou Sakura’s start at level two, max level is increased to four, and their attack range is increased by 60%|
|The Seven Glamours||Increases the level of Yakan Evocation: Sesshou Sakura by three. Maximum upgrade level 15|
|Sakura Channeling||When sesshou sakura thunderbolts hit opponents, the electro damage bonus for all nearby party members is increased by 20% for five seconds|
|Mischievous Teasing||Increases the level of Great Secret Art: Tenko Kenshin by three. The maximum upgrade level is 15|
|Forbidden Art: Daisesshou||Sesshou sakura’s attacks ignore 60% of your opponents’ defence|
Dragonheir’s false fins can be farmed from level 30+ bathysmal vishaps, the new boss on Enkanomiya, and sea ganoderma can be found around the shores of Inzauma. You can purchase handguards from the Stardust Exchanged, or they’re dropped by Nobushi (the samurai of Inazuma).
|20||20,000||One vajrada amethyst sliver, three sea ganoderma, three old handguards|
|40||40,000||Three vajrada amethyst fragment, ten sea ganoderma, two dragonheir’s false fins, 15 old handguards|
|50||60,000||Six vajrada amethyst fragment, 20 sea ganoderma, four dragonheir’s false fins, 12 kageuchi handguards|
|60||80,000||Three vajrada amethyst chunk, 30 sea ganoderma, eight dragonheir’s false fins, 18 kageuchi handguards|
|70||100,000||Six vajrada amethyst chunk, 45 sea ganoderma, 12 dragonheir’s false fins, 12 famed handguards|
|80||120,000||Six vajrada amethyst gemstone, 60 sea ganoderma, 20 dragonheir’s false fins, 24 famed handguards|
The Japanese voice actor for Genshin Impact’s Yae Miko is Sakura Ayane, whereas her English voice actor is Ratana.
That’s all we know about Genshin Impact’s Yae Miko as of now. Make sure you keep this page bookmarked, as we will update it with any further information we receive on the Genshin Impact character.