Kuki Shinobu
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Genshin Impact

Kuki Shinobu

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Is Kuki Shinobu a good character in Genshin Impact?

Kuki Shinobu is an upcoming playable 4-star Electro Sword character from Inazuma Region in Genshin Impact.

The release date of Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu is not confirmed but is rumored to be on May 31st, 2022, in Version 2.7.

This ultimate guide introduces everything about Kuki Shinobu: birthday, builds, rating, strengths and weaknesses, voice actors (English and other three languages), how to get Kuki Shinobu, ascension materials, talents and skills, constellations (from C1 to C6), the best team combo for Kuki Shinobu, weapons, and artifacts.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Rating and Basic Info

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Information

Rarity

4 Star

Gender

Female

Birthday

July 27th

Constellation

Tribulatio Demptio

Region

Inazuma

Affiliation

Arataki Gang
Kuki Clan

Special Dish

Omurice Waltz

Release Date

June 21, 2022, version 2.7

Kuki Shinobu Character Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengthes

Weaknesses

Voice Actors for Kuki Shinobu in Genshin Impact

English

Kira Bucklan

Chinese

Yang Ning (杨凝)

Japanese

Kaori Mizuhashi (水橋 かおり)

Korean

Kim Yool (김율)

How to Obtain Kuki Shinobu in Genshin Impact

Kuki Shinobu is an upcoming 4-star character who debuted on her own banner in the second half of version 2.7.

Wish on Kuki Shinobu's 2.7 Banner

Kuki Shinobu’s banner will be available on Itto’s rerun banner from June 21, 2022 to July 12, 2022.

After her banner, she will be available as an off-rate 4-star character in any of the featured banners!

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Ascension Materials

Lv.20→Lv.40

Vajrada Amethyst Sliver ×1
Mora ×20,000
Naku Weed ×3
Spectral Husk ×3

Lv.40→Lv.50

Vajrada Amethyst Fragment ×3
Mora ×x40,000
Naku Weed ×10
Spectral Husk ×15
Runic Fang ×2

Lv.50→Lv.60

Vajrada Amethyst Fragment ×6
Mora ×x60,000
Naku Weed ×20
Spectral Heart ×12
Runic Fang ×4

Lv.60→Lv.70

Vajrada Amethyst Chunk ×3
Mora ×x80,000
Naku Weed ×30
Spectral Heart ×18
Runic Fang ×8

Lv.70→Lv.8

Vajrada Amethyst Chunk ×6
Mora ×x100,000
Naku Weed ×45
Spectral Nucleus ×12
Runic Fang ×12

Lv.80→Lv.90

Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone ×6
Mora ×x120,000
Naku Weed ×60
Spectral Nucleus ×24
Runic Fang ×20

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Talents (Skills)

Below you’ll find Kuki Shinobu’s abilities, at least ones reported by reputable leaker ‘Dim’ to be hers. As these are subject to change throughout beta testing, her final kit could look very different to Dim’s initial list. As always, we’ll be keeping her flavour texts and values updated as development progresses.

Shinobu's Shadowsword

Shinobu's Shadowsword

Normal Attack

Normal Attack
Perform up to 4 rapid strikes.

Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.

Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Sanctifying Ring

Sanctifying Ring

Elemental Skill

Creates a Grass Ring of Sanctification at the cost of part of her HP, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents.

Grass Ring of Sanctification
Follows your currently active character around. Deals Electro DMG to nearby opponents every 1.5s and restores HP for the active character(s) within the ring’s AoE based on Kuki Shinobu’s Max HP.

The HP consumption from using this skill can only bring her to 20% HP.

Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite

Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite

Elemental Burst

Stabs an evil-excoriating blade into the ground, creating a field that cleanses the area of all that is foul, dealing continuous Electro DMG to opponents within its AoE based on Shinobu’s Max HP.

If Shinobu’s HP is less than or equal to 50% when this skill is used, the field will last longer.

Breaking Free

Breaking Free

1st Ascension Passive

When Shinobu’s HP is not higher than 50%, her Healing Bonus is increased by 15%.

Heart's Repose

Heart's Repose

4th Ascension Passive

Sanctifying Ring’s abilities will be boosted based on Shinobu’s Elemental Mastery:

· Healing amount will be increased by 75% of Elemental Mastery.
· DMG dealt is increased by 25% of Elemental Mastery.

Protracted Prayers

Protracted Prayers

Utility Passive

Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on an Inazuma Expedition for 20 hours.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Constellations from C0 to C6

To Cloister Compassion

To Cloister Compassion

C1

Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite’s AoE is increased by 50%.

To Forsake Fortune

To Forsake Fortune

C2

Grass Ring of Sanctification’s duration is increased by three seconds.

To Sequester Sorrow

To Sequester Sorrow

C3

Increases the Level of Sanctifying Ring by three.

Maximum upgrade is 15.

To Sever Sealing

To Sever Sealing

C4

When the Normal, Charged or Plunging Attacks of characters affected by Shinobu’s Grass Ring of Sanctification hit opponents, a Thundergrass Mark will land on the opponent’s position and deal AoE Electro damage based on 9.7% of her Max HP.

This effect can occur once every five seconds.

To Cease Courtesies

To Cease Courtesies

C5

Increases the level of Elemental burst by three.

The maximum upgrade is 15.

To Ward Weakness

To Ward Weakness

C6

When Kuki Shinobu takes lethal DMG, this instance of DMG will not take her down. This effect will automatically trigger when her HP reaches 1 and will trigger once every 60s. When Shinobu’s HP drops below 25%, she will gain 150 Elemental Mastery for 15s.

This effect will trigger once every 60s.

Best Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Team Combo

Kuki Shinobu’s kit makes her a strong healer and Electro enabler. Although she can’t deal as much damage as Electro hyper carries, she makes up for it with her utilities!

Kuki Shinobu

Kuki will be providing continous Electro application and healing in this team comp. She’ll mostly be a quick swap character rather than an on-field one.

Kamisato Ayato

Ayato as the main DPS will be the one monstly in the field. He’ll be the Hydro applicator for this taser comp.

Fischl

Fischl along with Kuki will continuously apply Electro damage to enemies. Juggle between her Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst to ensure continuous Oz uptime.

Kazuha

Kazuha will be able to spread elements around easily. His Elemental Skill will also group up enemies for easier elemental application.

Best Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Builds

Kuki Shinobu’s elemental burst, Gyoei Narukami Hariyama Rite, deals heavy Electro damage in a wide area for a short time.

Her long-lasting skill, Sanctifying Ring, supports her output by regularly dealing Electro damage in pulses every few seconds and healing the party as well.

It’s also useful for creating elemental reactions and dealing supplemental damage while Shinobu is inactive.

Shinobu’s passive talent Heart’s Repose increases the healing of her skill by 75% of her Elemental Mastery and its DPS by 25% of her Elemental Mastery.

That makes it one of the more important stats to focus on for her Artifacts and weapons.

Best Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Weapons

As a four-star character, Kuki Shinobu doesn’t have a signature weapon designed specifically for her. However, there are a few existing swords that match her skills perfectly.

The Freedom-Sworn is a popular choice in early theorycraft builds thanks to its high attack and even higher Elemental Mastery secondary stat buff for the wielder.

That secondary stat is a superb fit for Kuki Shinobu given her Heart’s Repose talent – but the sword is awfully valuable to use on a mostly inactive four-star character.

Try Iron Sting instead. This sword is one you can forge, and its secondary Elemental Mastery stat is almost as high as the Freedom-Sworn. Its passive skill increases all damage by 6%-12% when the user deals Elemental damage.

Finally is the Sacrificial Sword, which is another natural fit for Kuki Shinobu. Its secondary stat increases Energy Recharge by 13% at the base level, and the passive skill has a high chance of ending the user’s skill cooldown after they deal a critical hit.

Since Kuki Shinobu relies so much on her skill, this is a strong choice despite having no effect on her Elemental Mastery.

Freedom-Sworn

Freedom-Sworn

A part of the “Millennial Movement” that wanders amidst the winds.
Increases DMG by 10~20%. When the character wielding this weapon triggers Elemental Reactions, they
gain a Sigil of Rebellion. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s and can be triggered even if said character is not on the field. When you possess 2 Sigils of Rebellion, all of them will be consumed and all
nearby party members will obtain “Millennial Movement: Song of Resistance” for 12s. “Millennial Movement: Song of Resistance” increases Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attack DMG by 16~32% and increases ATK by 20~40%. Once this effect is triggered, you will not gain Sigils of Rebellion for the 20s. Of the many effects of the “Millennial Movement,” buffs of the same type will not stack.

Iron Sting

Iron Sting

Dealing Elemental damage increases all damage by 6~12% for 6s. Max 2 stacks. Can only occur once every 1s.

Sacrificial Sword​

Sacrificial Sword

After dealing damage to an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40~80% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30~16s.

Best Artifacts for Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu

Kuki Shinobu has 3 artifacts that you can choose from.

The best set for an all-’rounder style build for Kuki Shinobu with a bit of something for every style is a four-piece Tenacity of the Milleleith set.

A burst-oriented Kuki Shinobu would benefit from a two-piece Noblesse Oblige set (+20% elemental burst damage). Since the burst scales with Kuki Shinobu’s HP, focus on Artifacts that boost the user’s HP.

Tenacity of the Millelith

Tenacity of the Millelith

  • 2-piece effect: HP +20%
  • 4-piece effect: When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.
Noblesse Oblige​

Noblesse Oblige

  • 2-piece effect: Elemental Burst DMG +20%
  • 4-piece effect: After using an Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 30% for 15s.

FAQs about Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu

Kuki Shinobu (久岐忍) is the deputy of the Arataki Gang. Shinobu appears to be a more rational and responsible counterbalance to Itto’s brazen personality.

She is said to wear a mask. Unconfirmed leaks suggest she is a 4-star character who uses the teen female model (Sucrose, Yanfei).

The two 2.7 new characters are Yelan and Kuki Shinobu, Hydro and Electro respectively, and a 5 and 4 star respectively.

Yelan’s identity has always been a mystery. Like a phantom, she often appears in various guises at the center of events, and disappears before the storm stops.

Kuki Shinobu’s talents, passives, and constellations aren’t confirmed yet.

However, Dimbreath and other leakers have given us a glimpse of what to expect from her abilities. This information is from the sheet of leaked abilities, though it’s subject to change based on official announcements.

Kuki Shinobu is an upcoming character from the Inazuma region. She has an Electro Vision, but it’s unconfirmed what weapon she uses. Kuki Shinobu acts as the deputy of Itto’s gang, the Arataki Gang. Being the deputy, she handles all affairs and deals with whatever trouble Itto gets into.

Kuki Shinobu is the Oni of Hanamizaka deputy, and by following the recently released character, Arataki Itto, a narration coming from the deputy was seen as part of his character introduction.

From the initial speculations, Kuki Shinobu was said to be either a Pyro or Dendro vision holder and could be a claymore wielder.

However, several recent data-mined information claims that Kuki Shinobu might be an Electro vision holder.

A popular Genshin Impact leaker reveals that the upcoming Version 2.7 character Kuki Shinobu will be a new Four-star Electro healer.

Genshin Impact has already announced the three limited banner characters, as well as a new region for the upcoming update.

Kuki Shinobu is part of a gang from Hanamizaka led by Arataki Itto, who is an oni who had his Vision taken due to the Vision Hunt Decree. It’s mentioned by Sayu that Arataki Itto considers Kuki Shinobu as his little sidekick.

Genshin Impact 2.7 leaks have begun revealing details even before the arrival of Version 2.6, and the storyline will continue with the exploration of The Chasm. Yelan – a new 5-star Hydro bow character, and Kuki Shinobu – a new 4-star Electrco sword character, will be the star of the future update.

Genshin Kuki Shinobu is the Arataki Gang’s Deputy Leader, and she is frequently seen with Arataki Itto. She is a sword-wielding/swinging character that uses her Electro abilities in battle to cure her teammates and allies.

What’s interesting about Kuki Shinobu, in particular, is that a whole bunch of leaks show her to be an entirely different character altogether, a young child with what appears to be a catalyst and one of Itto’s Oni horns.

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