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  • RedFlaim
    RedFlaim  9 ай бұрын +7955

    I wish my worst work would make a few million dollars

    • A froggo named Kira
      A froggo named Kira 10 күн бұрын

      You deserve the million dollars :)

    • Kaedehara_Kazuha
      Kaedehara_Kazuha Ай бұрын

      Same

    • Nightmare Rex
      Nightmare Rex Ай бұрын

      i wish we could all break free of this system of MON-EYE and hate the one world religion is ALLREADY HERE!

    • Divine
      Divine Ай бұрын

      Amen

    • Alphy
      Alphy 2 ай бұрын

      @13ChAnTAxR56 lets fucking add all the fictional genders of gay states of america for equality

  • bimbobomb
    bimbobomb 9 ай бұрын +5452

    I don't think any amount of Sumeru hype will lower Kazuha's banner. He's getting a story quest, better than average weapon banner, one of the best supports in the game and we won't have any "offical" sumeru info until after his banner ends. Yoimiya seems to have aged better as well. Yunjin, Thoma, Yelan etc. she's got a lot more synergies now. I'm gonna be optimistic about her banner

    • 13ChAnTAxR56
      13ChAnTAxR56 5 ай бұрын

      @Raeden Tan imagine replying to a 3 month old videos

    • Raeden Tan
      Raeden Tan 5 ай бұрын +2

      @13ChAnTAxR56 Lmao, look how quick you were to dismiss these things as "false rumors"

    • SergeantXray
      SergeantXray 5 ай бұрын

      @Jackie Soria cc wise, Venti; dmg wise, Kazu

    • C2 Dendro feet
      C2 Dendro feet 5 ай бұрын

      Wait until he knows about kusanali

    • AK Punk
      AK Punk 5 ай бұрын

      Genshinlab reports the total sales for Yoimiya's *rerun* just below Ganyu and Zhongli's *first* banners. Thank you have a good day

  • Tabitha L
    Tabitha L 9 ай бұрын +1533

    19:30 I think it's also worth mentioning here that the archon story involving xiao was super super emotional. That story literally made me pull for xiao.

    • Makku Rosa
      Makku Rosa Ай бұрын

      Same 😭

    • D San
      D San 5 ай бұрын +4

      @Kylie Smith Unironically Qiqi might be the most profitable character in Genshin despite not having her own banner. She pops up everywhere whether you like it or not.

    • Kylie Smith
      Kylie Smith 7 ай бұрын +3

      @neontricity Bruhh Diluc still hasn't come home to me cause Qiqi won't leave me alone

    • Random anime character
      Random anime character 7 ай бұрын +3

      Same I was actually pulling yelan (of course she was evading my wishes) but then my last 5pulls I did xiao and i didn't expect him to come home because I had just win a 50/50 of venti before him and also didn't had anything prepared for him but my build end up being pretty damn solid because I had blackcliff which I bought for some reason and my unlucky luck which went into ventis crit piece (just give me em ;-;) so he had good attack and i was able to level his kit up pretty quick from spare materials also got diluc some days after from standard
      Edit: not flexing or anything but got ganyu and almost at pity for cyno but he's hard to farm so I'll get albedo

    • neontricity
      neontricity 8 ай бұрын +8

      SAME!! but i got diluc and never managed to actually get xiao

  • SapphicSnow
    SapphicSnow 9 ай бұрын +208

    I think it's also important to note that one of the things that made people pull for Kokomi more is the fact that people didn't realise how good she was as Hydro application in her first banner and it was only after the banner ended that people started to realise just how versatile her kit is, especially in freeze and taser teams.

    • Shadow Sage
      Shadow Sage 8 ай бұрын +14

      This is why you pull based on your playstyle and not hype, i got her during her first banner because my team badly needed a healer and barbara was not built yet, i was around 30ish AR too. but she came like a fresh bag of gold just givin to you, and now my team has been pretty immortal every since. and i already had klee, so you can imagine how fun this set up is.

    • SapphicSnow
      SapphicSnow 8 ай бұрын +12

      @Sui Sui Indeed. I pulled for her just because I loved her design (only reason I pull for any character tbh), but given one of my mains is Ayaka, she's become one of the most useful characters for me. Plus she's the best character to use in the overworld as she just makes all healing food redundant and makes travelling over water easier. It really is a shame how overlooked she is.

    • Sui Sui
      Sui Sui 8 ай бұрын +24

      People already say she is good for freeze team during her release. But no, everyone just shittin on her and right after several months later everyone suddenly say they like her hydro application, genshin western community in nutshell

  • Sgt Grub
    Sgt Grub 9 ай бұрын +1494

    A thing to note about Kokomi's initial run, on top of the reasons you mentioned, is that it also coincided with Genshin's notorious 1 year anniversary, in which players were... less than happy and far less likely to spend money on the game.

    • JSW
      JSW Ай бұрын

      ​@Freestyle I am so sorry my dude for replying so late, but it was quite literally the worst backlash genshin has ever gotten. Review bombs were happening on all of mihoyo's games, and even some unrelated apps. VAs were harassed. Genshin discord servers has to be censored. The response was so bad, mihoyo felt the need to make the $30 pack for the concert a free thing to give away to everyone, for damage control. I even clearly remember they didn't even have time to make the message from "P.A.I.M.O.N." They deadass just said "Genshin Operations Team."
      I'd think that's a bit more than 10% of the playerbase being mad. Maybe only a "few" did the bad things, but that doesn't mean the overwhelming majority felt no negativity. Just because you didn't, doesn't mean 90% of the player base is like you. Kinda cute you would assume something like that though.

    • YH
      YH Ай бұрын

      i simp for kokomi, waiting for an outfit set for her. and er she needs more story development

    • Rafael Pettersen
      Rafael Pettersen 2 ай бұрын

      @Freestyle But it was the thing. The concert was nice, but the indifference and even the greed of Hoyo was something very hard to pass by. I don't deny there must've been some hollow players who ignored all of that, but a lot of players were heavily involved (seeing the programs, making content, consuming said content, etc) to not take it so lightly as a casual (who almost never spends or spends too little)

    • milkii
      milkii 5 ай бұрын

      @Chin Po exploration isnt boring, if u cant have fun ur the problem not the game lmao

    • Twisted Fate
      Twisted Fate 5 ай бұрын +1

      @Gaming Dood People should review bomb them for end game content, that interview was actually an abysmal joke.

  • balderm
    balderm 8 ай бұрын +69

    Another problem with Kazuha is that the Archon quest featured him, as he was following us around, but they never let us play him in the open world with our characters, so many people didn't feel confident in using primos on him when a lot of cute girls where around the corner.

    • Ali Harajli
      Ali Harajli 3 ай бұрын +2

      @SilverHunterN I believe you are looking at the wrong places, I've seen a lot of fanart for both Kaeya and Diluc.

    • balderm
      balderm 3 ай бұрын +8

      @SilverHunterN can't really blame artists, cute girls are a much safer bet when making artworks.

    • SilverHunterN
      SilverHunterN 3 ай бұрын +10

      I feel like the boys of Genshin are quite underrated. There's so much fanart of mainly female characters, and the most I've seen with my own eyes for a male character is either Tartaglia, Gorou or Razor. Like none for Diluc or Kaeya??
      Its the same thing for fire emblem girls. There's so much fanart of Female FE, yet next to none for the boys.

  • colorlessguard
    colorlessguard 9 ай бұрын +1425

    i’ll actually be very interested to see how well the Kazuha/Klee + Heizou banner performs since it’s right before Sumeru! people have been eagerly waiting for Kazuha’s rerun for months so no doubt his banner is probably gonna make up more of the sales than Klee… but i wonder how many people will be skipping for the 1st Dendro/Sumeru characters? and my poor girl Yoimiya is getting screwed over once again on her banner timing being literally right before Sumeru 😭

    • 11kNlW
      11kNlW 5 ай бұрын

      3 months later, they just screwed Yoimiya on her banner timing again lmao

    • id10cyy
      id10cyy 7 ай бұрын

      I think his banner with klees did as well as hu tao rerun (idk how to check it :[ )

    • wannabe
      wannabe 7 ай бұрын +1

      I skip yoimiya for raiden and zhongli

    • TheBrigade
      TheBrigade 8 ай бұрын +1

      @Miku Maiku only reason I said fell off was that at day 1 it was the best selling one yet it slowed down so much and this doesn't happen often usually if on day 1 if it's top it ends up with huge numbers top 3 category

    • Miku Maiku
      Miku Maiku 8 ай бұрын +1

      @TheBrigade lmao, fell off really hard? It was pretty good actually. It ranked 8th as said above.

  • The Greatest Leak Hater
    The Greatest Leak Hater 9 ай бұрын +2772

    A couple things I think could have been included:
    - Zhongli being very hyped up probably brought the earnings up, even though he was really bad.
    - Raiden had a very powerful C2 which caused many players to spend 3x as much as for a normal character (+C3 and her weapon being also powerful for her).
    Oh wow, I didn't think Ayaka would get Nr. 1 because of the other 3 weeks. I find it so weird how people are constantly spending hmm

    • D San
      D San 5 ай бұрын

      I believe Qiqi is the most profitable Genshin character despite not having her own banner. Every lost 50/50 I see 90% of the time it's her.

    • Roza
      Roza 6 ай бұрын

      Yeah I guess, it was getting time for people to buy their monthly pack of welkin, and luckily Ayaka got two of those.

    • Eunice Han
      Eunice Han 8 ай бұрын

      for me i already wanted her but i was trying to save for aqua simulacra but after the 3 week delay i kind of just caved in and pulled for her + whaled for mistsplitter so yea... genshin players just dont have patience i guess

    • Calussy
      Calussy 8 ай бұрын

      I got Ayaka after the 3 weeks, but that was because I was waiting to see which characters were going to be rerun, and if any of them were Eula, obviously they weren't so I decided to go for Ayaka. ps. (also likely because I have Shenhe and they have good synergy.)

    • Kek E
      Kek E 8 ай бұрын

      @NightLight yeah lmao. I skipped Ayaka but pulled for mist

  • SlipperyJimmy
    SlipperyJimmy 8 ай бұрын +80

    Also keep in mind that the data changes depending on country and platform. For example, CN banner sales tend to correlate close with a characters power level/utility where JP banner sales more closely follow how much people like a character design and personality.

  • Dragoon 9
    Dragoon 9 8 ай бұрын +64

    I think the bigger factor in some of the failed banners. keqing, Kokomi, Yoimiya, and Klee rerun was mostly due to all content creators saying they were bad and in the case for kokomi specifically they didn't even want to wish on their banner but were "forced" to since they wanted to make content and whale for them.
    they constantly dogged on her even after she got the artifacf set and for her rerun they let off a little as to not cause another uproar of VA hate like they did in the first run.

    • XxPlatinumChief
      XxPlatinumChief 3 ай бұрын +1

      Now kokomi gets more love than ever...smh crazy

  • Ziii
    Ziii 9 ай бұрын +5076

    Fun fact: Why Childe was seemingly randomly in a banner in his first rerun at 1.4 during the Windblume Festival, was because it was the 11th banner since release.
    Edit: First of all, wtf 3,2k likes??
    Second of all, to people doubting: Childe was originally released on the 11th day of the 11th month on patch 1.1. And of course, he is the 11th harbinger. So I don't think it's a coincidence that his rerun was on the 11th banner.
    Some people have also pointed out that 1.4 was the patch when we first saw the hydro abyss herald, who has a similar fighting style as Childe, so there's some connection to the patch.

    • JSW
      JSW Ай бұрын

      ​@hausofsexual you know, with people like you, Tartaglia could release at 11 November 2011, at 11:11, and a signature weapon called the 11 divine stars, with a story quest called 11 horned whale and limited event "11 spices of Liyue," rerunning 11 banners later also at 11:11, and you would still call it a coincidence, or that we're reading too much into it.

    • TychyonMC
      TychyonMC 7 ай бұрын +1

      Therefore I believe Scaramouche will be released on the sixth banner of 3.0

    • Ziii
      Ziii 8 ай бұрын +1

      @dizzle grizzle 4300 people disagree but okay.

    • dizzle grizzle
      dizzle grizzle 8 ай бұрын

      I threw you a dislike for obvious information

    • Ziii
      Ziii 8 ай бұрын +2

      @WyvernVin Yes. My birthday is 1/11, so close enough. xD

  • Destron
    Destron 4 ай бұрын +12

    I got Eula on her debut, she was the first character I ever got from a wish at AR6, to this day I still find her to be a fantastic character to play with.

  • the7observer
    the7observer 9 ай бұрын +1001

    Zhongli was only buffed due to Chinese comunity revolt: They kept spamming invoice requests to Mihoyo (In China, is required by law that if a consumer requests a invoice of a digital purchase the company must provide it within a certain amount of time) and CN community is the biggest income for Mihoyo
    11:20 - Ayaka was also a very long waited character due to beta
    12:18 - And again Yoimya is getting her rerun.... right before Sumeru's archon release
    13:52 - writting was rushed for that part of the story. There is a rumor part of the story team just left Mihoyo due to dissagrements with direction of the story which made Mihoyo desperate to complete the story. THe livestream that showcased her was very cringy, you could tell the voice actors were following a script and they had to act positively surprised when it was announced that she couldn't crit
    14:57 - LMAO I remember people theorizing that Hu Tao appearance was a omen to Childe's death
    15:48 - his noodle arms of his 3d model were dissapointing

    • Yue
      Yue 7 ай бұрын

      I remember my friends just laughing saying that Childe's gonna die soon and send me memes of him going to die. And then there's me, denying (and genuinely not believing) he would die. Got the last laugh so all is well >:)

    • Peter Xia
      Peter Xia 8 ай бұрын +3

      I don't think the Chinese community was the only reason to Zhongli's buff, although I can't provide any other reasons. the CN community did the same thing w/ the invoices when Yae was released because of how weak she was compared to the half-a-year built up hype she got.

    • Romain
      Romain 8 ай бұрын

      @Snotte.a yeah, they always had scripts but it wasn’t as apparent in the livestream before.

    • Cruze
      Cruze 8 ай бұрын +1

      @the7observer "12:18 - And again Yoimya is getting her rerun.... right before Sumeru's archon release"
      Kazuha also has his banner right before the Sumeru release and with it the first playable Dendro characters.
      That will hurt both of their sales HARD.
      Especially once people learn about the Su expy Alhaitham!
      There are also rumors about Scaramouche becoming playable...

  • Phya
    Phya 8 ай бұрын +27

    I remember Kazuha's banner. I wanted him because he looked adorable but hype for Ayaka was at an all time high and everyone was holding out. Also every single Genshin influencer were all saying why do you need him when we already have Venti? Go a month or so along from him banner and now everyone wants him.

  • Marius Botos
    Marius Botos 8 ай бұрын +4

    Raiden also had a pretty big community of fans coming from Honkai Impact and her similarities with Raiden Mei's character Herrscher of Thunder which was the most powerful lightning dps in the game at that time added more to the hype. Yae also has her counterpart in Honkai Impact and the huge difference between Yae Miko and Yae Sakura both in terms of gameplay and character turned the fans off for a bit, and that has been reflected in sales numbers

  • Mace Starlet
    Mace Starlet 9 ай бұрын +567

    Albedo's rerun also did better because he was the focus of the dragonspine event, the geo artifact set came out, and we got the free 4 star sword custom made for him

    • nugget
      nugget 14 күн бұрын

      @Shaderox update: he did.

    • Shaderox
      Shaderox 8 ай бұрын +3

      Well he did have a free 4 star sword custom made for him the first time too... I wonder if he'll have a 3rd one this year.

    • Hubi
      Hubi 8 ай бұрын +4

      Tbh the sword made me pull for him

    • Wrong Way
      Wrong Way 8 ай бұрын +24

      True! I literally rolled for Albedo instead of Eula because of his free sword. And I have absolutely no regrets, he's amazing character in all aspects

  • heybibi
    heybibi 8 ай бұрын +47

    predicting that kazuha’s rerun might be on the top or average, even if sumeru is next Kazuha’s rerun was the most requested and awaited rerun, everyone had been waiting for him (me also lol) he’s like the most used character in spiral abyss. Considering the fact that many people did skip him and now regret it also due to inazuma’s release, his constellations are also pretty good with the EM bonus. Kazuha also had many story quests appearances lately and finally and his new own story quest, his story is pretty interesting

  • arsn
    arsn 9 ай бұрын +504

    it would have been repetitive to mention it for each banner but don’t forget that for some anticipated characters (ahem im looking at you kazuha rerun), players save a ridiculous amount of primo gems rather than spend money to get them
    it’s really hard to judge on popularity alone but the sales numbers are definitely pretty funny to look at

    • Jimmy Victus
      Jimmy Victus 8 ай бұрын +1

      Frfr ive been saving since ayatos banner and already have 20k primos (and 61 pity because im a gambling addict) and i know a lot of people have done the same so on the low spender front, the sales might go down a lot but i feel like in terms of whales, alot only got him c0 at first but will now want him c6 because of meta

    • Victor
      Victor 8 ай бұрын +1

      F2p primogems arent counted towards this,and most people just spend money when the banner is out

    • Gin -Chan
      Gin -Chan 8 ай бұрын +3

      Yes but you should also consider the banners released before kazuha's rerun. Raiden/kokomi, ayato/venti, ayaka/mistsplitter, and yelan/xiao. All of these are one the highest selling banners in genshin of all time and they're all next to each other which means people already continuously spent money before him

    • sherv
      sherv 8 ай бұрын +2

      i have 30k primos saved… been skipping since the kokomi/raiden rerun 😭

    • unCrowned
      unCrowned 8 ай бұрын +1

      I'm guessing the only data we can gather is how many people will pull kazuha in paimon moe

  • Davide
    Davide 9 ай бұрын +902

    About Raiden, you didn't mention her C2
    Having her peak constellation (and a really good one) as her second one and not just into whale territory boosted her a lot imo, combined with the top up resets, this tempted a lot of low spenders to actually spend a good chunk of money trying to get C2/3
    Also fun fact: originally her C2 and C4 were swapped out, but hoyo did a really smart move

    • ss cc
      ss cc 8 ай бұрын

      @Ethical Allakine 🤣

    • S3tsuna1
      S3tsuna1 8 ай бұрын

      It's not just the c2. Raiden is a bad ass character design wise and Mihoyo gave her a banger demo that lives up the hype for her. That time she's the 1st character/archon that really gives that "God Tier" vibes. Probably due to her story narration and stance in the lore. People likes that and mihoyo knows that. Raiden is mihoyo's fave char they really set up everything perfectly for her debut.

    • N1gtwhisper
      N1gtwhisper 8 ай бұрын

      @Alien I depends, because you also have to factor in the extra damage from emblem set since you will be maxing out the bonus with more ER with EL. It's a completely different build

    • Alien
      Alien 8 ай бұрын

      @N1gtwhisper Engulfing Lightning is good but the Catch is also free. 5* DPS spears are also insane and something like Homa, Jade Spear or even Skyward Spear would still be fine for Raiden. The dmg diff is like 12- 18%
      Fun fact: going from C2 to C3 nets you more dmg increase than upgrading The Catch to Engulfing Lightning.

    • BlackPoint
      BlackPoint 8 ай бұрын

      @Calussy well C1 for hutao is such and it makes it even more amazing if you use shimenawa set on her with that const, befor u didnt have such option since it was only crimson so missing out on the C1 wasnt such a big deal

  • Gin -Chan
    Gin -Chan 8 ай бұрын +19

    2.2 - 2.4 was my biggest nightmare. All characters I wanted to pull were right next to each other. What made it worse is that I lost my 50/50 in all of them

  • Moremora
    Moremora 8 ай бұрын +9

    15:12 I pulled for Albedo because of the event quest and Cinnabar Spindle. Loved the lore and the sword obviously wouldn't be useful on anyone else, but is a great boost for Albedo (especially considering the upcoming Husk set at that time). They did a great job of selling him on that banner.

  • moni
    moni 9 ай бұрын +561

    Meta plays a huge role in these banners. That's why some or many players who used to shit on Zhongli, Ganyu and Kazuha (and maybe more) regretted not pulling them the first time.

    • Alexis
      Alexis 5 ай бұрын

      @Gwakk Kroniicler Wich part of idc didn't you understand, but if I'm already here.. there's millions of people spreading misinformation out there, that's why a lot of people think some character are really good when they actually aren't that good, Raiden for example, she only have ONE meta team, Hu Tao is surpassed by Xiangling in all teams and Zhongli isn't the best in any. if you say Zhongli isn't meta because of that, Hi Tao isn't either, and Shogun is meta, but Just on one team. And sorry if my English is bad, I hope you understand it.

    • Gwakk Kroniicler
      Gwakk Kroniicler 5 ай бұрын +1

      ​@Alexis Lol your response is so cliche. Ppl who spreads misinformation like you always uses the same "it was a long time ago" excuse to get away with it.

    • Alexis
      Alexis 5 ай бұрын

      @Gwakk Kroniicler idk, it was a long time ago so idc either

    • Gwakk Kroniicler
      Gwakk Kroniicler 5 ай бұрын +1

      @Alexis In other words, it's just your own speculation and assumption which you are trying to pass off as fact.

    • HawkieTalk
      HawkieTalk 6 ай бұрын

      ​@Jang Hyun I pulled even C2, but I hate ult effect, it just makes me blind.

  • Akeel
    Akeel 8 ай бұрын +14

    I love how it is thoroughly explained. Nice!
    For Shenhe, I think her story quest was part of the archon quest.
    The Raiden hype was the backstory, the cooking memes and booba blade!

  • narwhale220
    narwhale220 9 ай бұрын +215

    Something else with Childe specifically is that people just don't know how to use him. They just see a long cooldown and think he's not that good. I literally just pulled for him cause I thought he was funny, I didn't even know what weapon he used when I decided I wanted him (I was decently new lol). Learning how to play around the cooldown, even with c1, is something you have to actually learn and for a lot of people that's just not worth the time when there's so many other options. And now that Ayato exists, I think it just hurts Childe more.

    • anushka977
      anushka977 3 ай бұрын +1

      I mean Childe has probably one of the most reruns so I think he's doing decent even 2 years on

    • RandomGirl119
      RandomGirl119 7 ай бұрын +1

      @Jang Hyun I hope Dendro is a return to more complicated gameplay, considering the new Dendro reactions look to be two-step reactions where you're using it to set up for something else. Like, they showed the Bloom reaction, and all it seemed to do at first was make a little flower bud, but when they used Pyro, the bud exploded.

    • Jang Hyun
      Jang Hyun 7 ай бұрын +3

      Here I am waiting Childe for his fourth rerun because I got early Kokomi before his banner. I really want him because of how mechanically challenging he is to play, I just love a unique and in depth character that is hard to master like Childe. Sadly Hoyo never made another character as hard as Childe anymore and make braindead broken chars like Ganyu and Kazuha.

    • Koffin Kat
      Koffin Kat 8 ай бұрын +4

      Childe mains unite! 💙
      I actually use him as my damage dealer (husbandos over meta and all that) and to be honest, I don't see myself replacing him any time soon. He's there to stay.

    • RandomGirl119
      RandomGirl119 8 ай бұрын +5

      Exactly. As a long-time Childe main, it drives me crazy when I see someone activate his elemental skill and then just let it run all the way to the 30 seconds cap even after the fight is over. Plus, at first, a lot of people didn't understand that the Riptide effect is part of his damage output. Even now, there are still jokes and complaints about his "long cooldown," and I honestly am not sure what to make of the "Childe doesn't crit" jokes.
      He's still a really nice unit with a very short ICD for Hydro application, so he can stay relevant as we get more characters who add elemental damage from off field.

  • Focus
    Focus 9 ай бұрын +110

    Sumeru definitely is one of the factors affecting Kazuha’s banner, but I don’t think his banner will be affected that much, considering how long people have been waiting for him

    • Focus
      Focus 2 ай бұрын

      @XD Smile It’s alright, she has now found her place in the TCG meta lol

    • XD Smile
      XD Smile 2 ай бұрын +1

      I hate how much they slander yoimiya.She deserves much better and I will hope that mihoyo buffs her or rework her moves a bit

    • Focus
      Focus 8 ай бұрын +4

      @alexjacky person Watch them rerun her before a new region again 💀

    • alexjacky person
      alexjacky person 8 ай бұрын +4

      yoimiya is a good character but no one is wishing for her because she keep being between of a new character people want or sumeru

    • Focus
      Focus 8 ай бұрын +1

      @A. U. M_9911 true

  • purple neurosis
    purple neurosis 8 ай бұрын +4

    as someone that started playing in 1.1, this gave me SO MUCH nostalgia and when you started talking about 1.3 i just started tearing up because xiao and hu tao are my top two favorite characters and i absolutely ADORED the first lantern right ToT and omg windblume was so much fun.
    as someone that c6'd kazuha during his first banner (when i saw the teaser and then played the story he quickly became my third favorite character) my jaw just dropped in shock from how long it's actually been wow...

  • Captain Creepy
    Captain Creepy 8 ай бұрын +3

    Yoimiya is such a great character it’s kinda disappointing to see how bad her banners always do. I know people just think she’s “Inazuma Amber” but Yoimiya is one of my favs and I honestly couldn’t care less for Amber so I don’t get it 😭… I love her personality and design and the fireworks theme is really fun. I used to use her elemental skill with Beidou’s burst to do some pretty good overcharged damage but now that I have Yelan, I use her burst instead for vaporize reactions. I also also have Yunjin on the team for an attack buff and I’m still trying to figure out a 4th character. I was thinking Bennett because I love him but Yunjin and Yelan both have a passive that increases their health and defense respectively the more different elements you have on the team and since I already have a Pyro, I’ll probably switch him out. I mean I don’t have their constellations high enough to unlock those passive but maybe in the future lol.. maybe there will be a Dendro support that will work well with Pyro and Hydro so I can just pop off with elemental reactions like crazy

    • Jess
      Jess 8 ай бұрын

      I use c6 diona for her EM buff with vaporize yelan/yoi combo!

  • Simply Solus
    Simply Solus 9 ай бұрын +146

    Kazuha also suffered due to the community being DPS focused and not caring about support capabilities...
    ...and a major factor for Sangonomiya was the community revolt during the time with many social influencers trashing the game and Kokomi in an intentional attempt to hurt Genshin's sales. (Even review bombing the game.)

    • Simply Solus
      Simply Solus 8 ай бұрын +10

      ​@Ben1982 Yeah... kind of.
      But around that time was when Sangonomiya had her banner...
      ...though, I say kind of because a lot of the anniversary drama was orchestrated by social influencers spreading misinformation. (Thus, a lot of people don't acknowledge Moonlight Merriment and the Luxurious Sea Lord as part of the anniversary.)
      (Much like how DDoS attacks occurred on games for the lulz, clout, profit, and such, social media attacks are orchestrated against various companies now days.)

    • Vulpes
      Vulpes 9 ай бұрын +25

      very ironic considering one of kazuha's main benefits over someone like sucrose is his dps capabilities lmao... then again people still dont realize transformative reactions do a lot of damage

  • Lord Shnitzel
    Lord Shnitzel 8 ай бұрын +14

    Yoimiya is pretty much almost the sole reason for me to keep on playing. After I get her, I would be able to finally enjoy this game to a much greater extent. She is exquisite, gorgeous, adorable and cute. Simply cannot withold any praise at this point, everything about her is good and lovely.

    • evie_maee
      evie_maee 7 ай бұрын +1

      @Lord Shnitzel yay congrats!!!

    • Lord Shnitzel
      Lord Shnitzel 7 ай бұрын +2

      @evie_maee Yes, thank you very much, she is here. Enjoying everything, from gameplay, to appearance, to story, to voice acting.

    • evie_maee
      evie_maee 7 ай бұрын +2

      i hope you got her!!! yoimiya best girl she deserves the world

    • Anhel D
      Anhel D 8 ай бұрын +2

      I hail you

  • Crmpng
    Crmpng 9 ай бұрын +261

    Some of the banner fails like Kazuha and Kokomi has something to do with the doompost people kept posting before their release (Kazuha with C6 Sucrose, Kokomi with -100 crit and 5 star Barbara). Others have already pointed out Raiden's C2 but there was also the fact that she was seen as the first DPS Archon since Venti and Zhongli were generally viewed as supports. With the amount of people begging for a Kazuha rerun, I actually expect him to be at least within top 5 because most players saving for him would go as far as C1 - but then there's the Sumeru leak which could potentially cut the spending spree of others

    • ss cc
      ss cc 8 ай бұрын

      Yelan aslo recieve that treatment. That is why i am surprised she performed well in sales.

    • RishaRea
      RishaRea 8 ай бұрын +1

      Raiden also got doomposted though saying she is bad..

    • Dr.StabbinFaith
      Dr.StabbinFaith 8 ай бұрын

      @Vulpes and plus personally i find kazuha to be much easier to use than sucrose. Sucrose has so much going on with how she buffs, it's confusing to me at least (especially with full constellation). Kazuha is more simple, just swirl the element and you get a buff for it, simple as that.

    • xXx_lolidestroyer69_xXx UwU
      xXx_lolidestroyer69_xXx UwU 8 ай бұрын +5

      @One Kek i just find it funny that no matter how serious Tenten evaluating a unit in his videos, his viewers will always make fun of him

    • One Kek
      One Kek 8 ай бұрын +7

      @blep exactly, my dude. They weren’t praising Kazuha, because Sucrose at the time wasn’t even considered in the top 5 back in 1.6 with fewer characters released. Hardly anyone used her, she’s only recently been referred to as a top meta character.
      Now that Kazuha’s considered one of the best characters, those people try to gaslight us by rewriting history. By the way, these are the same people who complain about not wanting powercreep. But, when a character releases and doesn’t break the game balance, they deride the 5 star banner with their smug “hardcore” 4-star elitism. TenTen is funny and makes good videos. It’s his followers that take his memeing as gospel that they’ll go out of their way to remind you that Sucrose, Xingqius and XIANGLING exist whenever some 5 star is released, and explain how the new 5 star will underperform etc.

  • kokocute
    kokocute 9 ай бұрын +111

    3:35 I proudly contributed to this. Watching Zhongli’s trailer every time a new trailer drops is *tradition*

    • Aethernity
      Aethernity 5 ай бұрын +1

      We all have signed that contract

    • KikoStardust
      KikoStardust 8 ай бұрын +16

      It's written on the contract

  • CKD
    CKD 8 ай бұрын +6

    The second I saw kazuha’s announcement on the Genshin twitter, I knew I had to get him. Tbh, I didn’t know much technical/combat elements of genshin at the time, but he just looked like someone I wanted. I am so glad that I got him, especially as I learnt more about his value. On his first banner, I got him C2. I am planning to eventually get him C6, as he is my favorite character. I’m glad I rolled on the OG kazuha banner, in a few days, I am sure almost everyone will have him.

  • venus ambassador
    venus ambassador 5 ай бұрын

    2 things to note - at the beginning of the game, keqing was considered meta, which would partly explain her not total banner failure. also, childe's banners did not sell so well because content creators pushed out the (true) idea he was heavily con dependent which discouraged players from pulling. i also think zhongli sold so well because of the hype for him - everyone unapologetically simped for him, so even if his kit was weak as hell, people pulled bc. they simped.

  • Mita Cestalia
    Mita Cestalia 9 ай бұрын +104

    I think you forget that Teyvat trailer plays a huge role in introducing the character. I remembered that during 1.1, I met someone who already saving for Ayaka. This was due to them knowing Ayaka through Teyvat trailer. I met some people who prepare for Cyno and the twin (Lynell and Lynette) as well.
    Like yeah, I'm definitely pull the twin and depend on Cyno gameplay, might pull for him.

    • Mita Cestalia
      Mita Cestalia 8 ай бұрын

      @Lala While it's true, but the character you mention pretty much meta characters and it's impossible to make everyone fill the meta ladder. As long as a character has role, the chara is considered success. Example, Rosaria can be DPD or sub dps and Sayu is being used a lot because of how fun her playstyle, her passive and being 4* anemo healer.
      The one who is in really bad spot is chara with hybrid build like Thoma and Xin Yan.

    • Mita Cestalia
      Mita Cestalia 8 ай бұрын

      @jonne vitu I think we all know that guy 😂

    • jonne vitu
      jonne vitu 8 ай бұрын +5

      there was this f2p player who saved enough to get her at c6 lol

    • Lala
      Lala 8 ай бұрын +2

      One thing that's sad about characters who's models were released earlier(you know the leak) wounded up being bad or too exclusive for teams,the only ones who survived were Hu Tao,Ayaya and Kazuha considering their versatility and maybe the designers decided to make them unique

    • Gennosuke1983 PSN
      Gennosuke1983 PSN 9 ай бұрын +16

      Well technically if you save for a character, you don't spend money on that banner, so banner sales would be lower

  • Lolo the Paragon
    Lolo the Paragon 4 ай бұрын +3

    Can’t believe that Shenhe had probably the most emotionally resonant story quest out of the entire game and yet Hoyoverse decided to make her only be effective a fighter if you have enough Cyro’s on your team. Like WHO WRITES ALL THAT CHARACTERISATION AND CHARM FOR ONE MAIN CHARACTER AND YET STILL MAKE HER A PISS POOR FIGHTER IN COMBAT???

  • rin☆
    rin☆ 9 ай бұрын +134

    i think the no. 1 thing that affects characters' sales is definitely the hype, best example is yae miko's case, she isn't that great imo but still did pretty well. ayaka and raiden was also very hyped. 2nd thing is based on how good they are. lastly, the release date of the banners, heavily affects sales as well, example was albedo being sandwiched between geo archon and ganyu.

  • Kawaiilone
    Kawaiilone 9 ай бұрын +581

    i think kazuhas banner will be at least in the top 10 since many people want his rerun...
    but yeah ofc all the sumeru hype could lower this

    • Viper
      Viper 7 ай бұрын +1

      @Venti he's not in top 5

    • ლუკა ფოფხაძე
      ლუკა ფოფხაძე 8 ай бұрын +1

      @myst yoimiya has better va than kazuha so kauzha ez skip

    • myst
      myst 8 ай бұрын +2

      Sumeru hype won't lower kazuha. Will lower yomiya instead since she's right before it

    • ლუკა ფოფხაძე
      ლუკა ფოფხაძე 8 ай бұрын

      @Venti nah 15 max

    • Acantha Fiore
      Acantha Fiore 8 ай бұрын

      @wtf bros that there isn't much hype for Sumeru in comparison to Inazuma? That makes no sense at all.

  • Kazuma
    Kazuma 8 ай бұрын

    I remember playing this game day 1. Seeing the progression and also the regression in the game is both beautiful and disappointing. I'll never stop loving this game but thats why im so critical of it. It could bring a tear to my eye just being aware of the fact that its been 2 whole fucking years. I've aged 2 years up since the game came out. Its so crazy. I say that because there have only been a couple games that have aged directly with me and it feels so surreal for a game specifically like this.

  • Peebee
    Peebee 8 ай бұрын +1

    Based on everything you said in this video, I think how much people care about a character's story could also play a big role. Most of there characters that did well have really solid, well loved stories. A lot of my friends and I pull for specific characters we like simply because we enjoy their stories- sometimes we don't even actually actively use the character in question (looking at you Albedo/Childe/Itto)

  • DerpBoi 2Derp4u
    DerpBoi 2Derp4u 9 ай бұрын +90

    What makes raiden's rerun having such good sales not only is her incredible c2-c3 but also the fact that on her release she was seen as kind of a disappointment by the community due to all the circumstances around her, but by the time of her rerun she was already seen as the very strong character she is... but also her c2 yeah.

  • Mikado
    Mikado 3 ай бұрын

    In Yoimiya's case, well I know that she now performs really good in a team with geo resonance with Zhongli (as a shielder), Yun Jin (boosts her normal attacks) and Yelan (hydro-applier better than Xingqiu). I guess her first banner could not be such a success because of the lack of characters that could make her stronger (Yun Jin and Yelan being released later).

  • TheBrigade
    TheBrigade 9 ай бұрын +227

    Out of all Characters Yelan was probably the the best performing one considering there wasn't much going for her unlike Raiden who received a top up reset as well. A good kit really does make a difference in sales. Oh and yeah she is number 1 in Japan.

    • Mayruh
      Mayruh 8 ай бұрын

      in japan well known voice actors also play a huge in pulls. kokomi did better on her initial release in japan because of Suzuko Mimori (known for as role as Umi Sonoda in Love Live, one of the biggest idol anime franchises), Raiden also doing pretty well there bc besides being their representative archon, she's voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro, and the most recently well grossing banners there (Ayato and Yelan) have pretty famous seiyuus too (Akira Ishida and Aya Endou)

    • Unexpectednoone
      Unexpectednoone 8 ай бұрын +3

      Raiden rerun sales are still high tho even tho there's no top-up reset. Raiden rerun is the 2nd highest revenue so far.

    • Eliss Youkilis
      Eliss Youkilis 8 ай бұрын +6

      @kaka Yelan is also just a really good character. The Covid thing that delayed her banner a full month did help with ramping up hype, but people were HIGHLY anticipating her even before then.

    • Shaderox
      Shaderox 8 ай бұрын +1

      I know my friend that's very-meta oriented pulled for her right away and i suspect many other with similar mindsets did the same since when it comes to 4 star characters, Bennet and Xingqiu are the 2 big ones, and Yelan is a 5 star Xingqiu, their burst (which is hes big thing) is exactly the same.
      I know there's other factors too, but i know a lot of people just went for her right away after hearing "xingqiu but better".

    • savagebiker18
      savagebiker18 8 ай бұрын +3

      Yeah going into the yelan banner there was a lot of talk in the community about skipping her for Kazuha but... damn she's almost as flexible as Kazuha!!!

  • Toonrick12
    Toonrick12 9 ай бұрын +124

    Actually, Hu Tao's re-run in 2.2 might of been because of her banner starting on November 1st, Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead.
    Poor Yoimiya. Both her release and (as of writing this comment, future) rerun were (are) sandwiched between two hyped characters. I wouldn't be surprised if she's added to the Standard banner in the near future.

    • ihavegotnoidea
      ihavegotnoidea 7 ай бұрын +1

      I think adding those would sadly be a mistake as you cannot access inazuma/sumeru until you are 20 hours in if you speedrun the archon quest. Pulling a 5* you cannot upgrade from the event banner is already tragic.

    • xXx_lolidestroyer69_xXx UwU
      xXx_lolidestroyer69_xXx UwU 8 ай бұрын

      Or maybe because of Halloween (Oct 31st) and the release of Tsurumi Island which has a creepy atmosphere. Hu Tao being related to death would make the atmosphere even more spooky

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын

      @SL In that case Keqing banner broke the law as it made her easier to get.

    • Star Blossom
      Star Blossom 8 ай бұрын

      That the Klee & Albedo treatment where Mhy should stop doing that.
      But the thing is She was Favo in Japan so all those character who got Sandwiched where heavry loved by JP & CN half in EU and idk about the US

    • SL
      SL 9 ай бұрын +10

      @PopMasterAlan it’s a gambling law- if something was limited and players spent money on it because they felt that they had to rush to get the character and they’re made standard and easy to get later it’s basically a misleading rarity cost

  • Mo Chann
    Mo Chann 8 ай бұрын +1

    I think Kazuha has good chances of high rerun revenue sales because not only is it now we’ll known he’s one of the most useful characters meta wise, he’s also got a thing like Hu Tao did during her rerun. Lots of people went for her rerun despite already having her because her c1 is very useful, and the same thing goes for Kazuha. So people who missed out on Kazuha might wanna go for him now, and people who want his c1 will go for him too

  • Jægermeïster
    Jægermeïster Ай бұрын

    I fear that Dehya’s banner would be at the bottom looking at the recent leaks and response by the community. I love her so much and I hope they give her a chance to shine, if not now, probably in the next few patches leading to Fontaine.

  • Vicvillon
    Vicvillon 9 ай бұрын +98

    this was a beautiful nostalgia ride from start to finish, and a wonderful analysis. great stuff!!!

  • Antisocial Owl
    Antisocial Owl 8 ай бұрын +1

    Speaking personally, I think that another potential factor for Kazuha's inital "failure" was the Golden Apple Archipelago - I earned SO MANY primogems during that event. If you skipped Klee, you likely had enough to hit pity at least once. People might not have spent on Kazuha because they got so many primos from the event that they ended up not needing to.

  • persnicketyVC
    persnicketyVC 9 ай бұрын +41

    Raiden got one of the highest reruns because she fits ALL of the criteria. Power, beauty, grace, and stepping on the traveler's face. Perfect.

    • Absolute Zero
      Absolute Zero 8 ай бұрын +4

      @El Espada Consider that other than her gameplay, don't forget Raiden also has exposed upper boobas, exposed underwear and thicc thigh in her character models to make you forget the overall problem with Inazuma archon quest.

    • El Espada
      El Espada 9 ай бұрын +11

      @Anuj MGr Roshan The problem isn't with Raiden's character, but with how Mihoyo wanted the playerbase to see her. She was supposed to be a well-intentioned but flawed ruler, whose decisions had a negative impact on her country and could be explained because of her past trauma. Instead, Mihoyo pulled the "Bad Fatui were behind everything" card to portray her as an innocent waifu for the fans. Her first story quest isn't that bad now but at the time, we didn't have the second part. Coming right after the end of the main quest, it was disappointing to spend half the quest watching her eat dangos and make fun of light novels when many problems about Inazuma were unresolved.

    • LXN PH
      LXN PH 9 ай бұрын

      I pull on her banner because of booba sword. Haha

    • Vulpes
      Vulpes 9 ай бұрын +3

      @Anuj MGr Roshan people just see her first story quest as a date and dont understand the actual meaning behind it lmao

  • Meme
    Meme 9 ай бұрын +238

    as someone who got kazuha on his first run
    and on accident since i was tryna get bennett so i could have a healer that didnt freeze me infinitely resulting in me spamming spacebar infinitely more
    i am so glad i got him his attacks are so fluid hes so easy to build(even though im running him as quickswap dps not as support but support kazuha is so easy to build, literally just get iron sting/black iron sword a 4viridescent with em on everything and bam hes done)
    and i love his character, i got him triple crowned a while ago and when the update drops im playin his story quest instantly and [data removed due to it being leaks]
    loved his moment in 2.1 archon quest even if i didnt like the story from it in general but still was enjoyable to see him parry raiden's slash and activate his friends dead vision.
    just such a good character, enjoyed his appearance in the floral zither event(who actually remembers that thing lmao) and in the irodori festival, the reveal of his family making the sword raiden uses seemingly ties into what happens with his story quest and his father meeting scaramouche was amazing
    i think they realized how badly they messed up with kazuha and spent this past year trying to fix it
    i will keep the jade cutter i pulled for him on him even if looks awful on him(the black sword looks great on him but having a 77/184 ratio kazuha is too nice and seeing those 40k slashes is perfection)
    hoping everyone who wants him does end up getting him and that i get a qiqi while going for heizou so i can have her and guarantee zhongli since im not really interested in sumeru

    • Arin アリン
      Arin アリン 8 ай бұрын

      I got on his first banner and I got C1 surprisingly. I didn’t even read the constellation until after his banner ended, I thought every Kazuha can do his jump/plunge attack again after his burst.

    • Accènted
      Accènted 8 ай бұрын

      I got him because I saw he jumped mid air

    • Cannoli
      Cannoli 8 ай бұрын

      I want Kazuha cause he looks cool. Plus I have a bunch of primos saved anyway

    • whyamihere
      whyamihere 8 ай бұрын

      You got him on accident? I was saving since he instantly became my favorite character upon reveal and then I ended up losing 50/50 :(
      This wait has been a long one

    • jonne vitu
      jonne vitu 8 ай бұрын +1

      yoo calm down with the archon quest spoilers my friend, maybe there are ppl who started playing now reading this haha

  • Vi
    Vi 8 ай бұрын +1

    Something that is very interesting about the Ayaka banner is, think about it. The extension of the update wasn't revealed untill nearly the end. There are usually players who give up on spending their primogems for the character in question nearing the end of the banner, and people who decide to skip due to Genshin's lack of free rewards and wanting that character and one that is coming later, forcing them to make a decission. By extending the update, those who had given up and had no primogems were inclined to spend to get their desired character, and the people who were on the fence, decided to spend so they could have both characters while saving up the free rewards for the extension of the update. Win - win. That's why Ayaka got another 10m dollars.

  • 我将要消除吾生活
    我将要消除吾生活 8 ай бұрын +1

    a huge reason that characters may not do as well in simply because the 4 stars mihoyo pairs with them. I do believe yelan and xiao would have had more people wishing for them, had they maybe put bennett or any character whose constellations are harder to get, as many people already have a c6 noelle or/and barbara. ik fischl is getting her much needed re-run in kazuha and klee's banner, and adding on kazuha is a very sought out unit, the banner will definitely do extremely well.
    so many factors determine how well a character does, including the voice actor, playstyle, how they look, ect..
    these are just mostly my thoughts

  • leozy
    leozy 9 ай бұрын +69

    I feel so bad for Yoimiya, she's my favorite character of all, I love her design, playstyle and personality but Hoyoverse did her dirty in both banners. I'm excited about her rerun cause I really want her weapon since I didn't get it the first time ❤

    • creamyberry
      creamyberry 8 ай бұрын

      @Jagaimo but its differennt with kokomi, people have the choice to pull for kokomi and maybe get her, its not ridiculously difficult to achieve, they just don't pull for her.

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын +2

      Yoimiya is very powerful, but bow user normal attacks are really unsatisfying in Genshin, it feels very weak and pew pew with no stagger. Combine that with bad artefact design around a playstyle of bow that never became useful, the bow users with powerful q or support will always get the attention. Enjoy her extreme single target dps with Yun Jin.

    • Jagaimo
      Jagaimo 8 ай бұрын +3

      @Cristian Manquilef well, yes. she's not desired by a lot of people, so most players don't have her. that's why she's rare.
      to put it into perspective, think of c6 amber. most people don't have c6 amber because it's ridiculously difficult to achieve, therefore she's rare.

    • Cristian Manquilef
      Cristian Manquilef 8 ай бұрын

      @Jagaimo You're saying that just by saying "she's more rare".

    • Jagaimo
      Jagaimo 8 ай бұрын +2

      @Cristian Manquilef i never said anything about having unpopular characters as "anything special" lol. besides, favoritism is completely subjective. people can say any characters they like as a "special character."
      you can also put it this way: it's nothing special that you think of her as nothing special.

  • kenyeo55
    kenyeo55 6 ай бұрын

    Honestly what I learnt is that mihoyo likes to release stuff then buff then later, they usually implement new content to make them viable. Looking at the banner trends and spiral they tend to relate to the banner’s character. Sometimes when I’m doing spiral I’m like how I wish I have the current banner’s character

  • • Eðïť-châñ •
    • Eðïť-châñ • 9 ай бұрын +25

    18:21 Venti was really popular as well since a lot of people joined genshin in 2.4-2.5 and wanted him, I joined in 2.0 and really wanted him but I didn't have enough primos because of Kokomi's rerun so I had to spend a bit to get him, but definitely he needed a rerun and people spent on him

  • dave
    dave 9 ай бұрын +111

    I started Genshin around Yae Miko's baner, honestly I think she is underrated, she of course isn't in the same level of Raiden Shogun, but I think she is very valuable considering she is one of the unique characters that can hit the enemy with her burst no matter how high they are, for example against Oceanid i always pick Yae Miko because she can deal with the flying birds of water much easier than a character with a bow. I just wished for her because she is a fox tho🤷‍♂️

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын +1

      She is the highest damage single target off field dps in the game. She is a better sub DPS than Raiden. [Spoilers] She is also the true Electro Archon Makoto if you actually follow the story properly. (Ei's job is to be her body double, Yae being over 100 years old means she is a 9 tailed kitsune and thus omniscient (all knowing), just like the god of moments/the present is) and yae likes to shapeshift into a regular inazuman woman to walk the streets just like Makoto (both shapeshifters). Yae is a compulsive liar with all the same personality traits who also does not have a real vision. She is again another retired archon following with the tradition, and she also possessed the gnosis. I don't think I need to explain any further about her powers and the massive amulets all the other archons wore- even down to the fact Ei thinks she could not hit Yae if she tried- an easy matter for the god of the present.
      Mihoyo essentially screamed this at us but not many people seemed to notice.

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын

      @Paul C Yae is the highest damage single target off field dps in the game. She is very broken with off field buffs. She does 3x more damage than Albedo and does not sacrifice normal attack and has a completely broken burst.
      Yae attacks just under once a second. Oz attacks are almost irrelevantly slow, all her damage comes from Undone be thy sinful hex, which relies on an extremely high number of reactions and is only useful against group targets, which makes fischl sort of redundant- Beidou is by far the superior 2 or more opponents off field DPS (and she gives both a shield AND reduces damage taken significantly, and has greater range). Fischl also has a terrible burst that leaves her vulnerable and only fixes her skill) whereas Yae's is extremely overpowered.
      Example of 2 hilichurls lvl 87 with no substats plain kits, Fischl + polar star) does 2,400 per second on average with oz (one hit every 2 seconds) Assume reaction every 2 seconds, lightning smite does 2,000 per second, assuming average of 3 hits per second and hitting both (generous) + 4500. That is a shade under 9,000 DPS.
      Compare to Beidou en recharge/severed fate with 5 star claymore who does 25,000 DPS during burst against multiple opponents and a 37% damage reduction. Consider cooldown that is still well over 19,000 DPS.
      This isn't to say fischl is bad but requires a lot of enemies and to be used if you require the electro mass reapplication from sinful hex (no cooldown)
      Yae (c0) however is the single target and consistent queen at around 10k per second (assume 7,600 average hit and 3 foxes attacking every 2.3 seconds), plus she has her burst separately, and has no team requirements. Fischl is around ~3,600 for a single target dps (at best)
      Then you add the ease of her off field buff. Pyro resonance, +25% attack, Milelith +20% noblesse + 20% and then each point of em gives her +.15% dmg bonus (eg kazuha +200 would give her +30% dmg plus +up to 40% he could give her)
      Then you see the sky is the limit with Yae, completely consistent, attacks every 0.76 seconds which is why the damage seems low, because nobody respects DPS in genshin it seems. You can use a gladiators+beserker on her if you want her cheap to get that damage, or even run her as mileliths for the attack buff if you need that to fit her in the team.
      Just so long as you are using off field DPS- fischl is better and more consistent than most sub DPS as they give you longer with a main DPS- despite the extensive requirements to her being decent.
      The main takeaway is not which is better, fischl/beidou/yae but that off field dps is very powerful. Except poor albedo who in this scenario does 3,700 DPS like fischl but does NOT scale up like she does with more enemies AND does not trigger at all if they have shields.

    • Eliss Youkilis
      Eliss Youkilis 8 ай бұрын +2

      My favorite thing about Yae Miko is that she trivializes literally any domain or boss that isn't immune to Electro (looking at you Severed Fate domain). You just spam out the turrets and dodge attacks until they kill everything. But I, sadly, remember the "leaks" that said she was gonna be an Electro Ganyu and its safe to say, she definitely was not that lol.

    • alpen os
      alpen os 8 ай бұрын

      ​@naofer kokomi in clum set😏😏

    • Yloire
      Yloire 9 ай бұрын +2

      @Vulpes Completely agreed, providing similar single target damage to Fischl along with a great AoE nuke is very underrated as well. Hopefully Dendro will enhance her strengths.
      Yae does feel bad to use when she's contesting for field time with other characters but in Ayato/Kokomi taser teams she feels right at home. She's slso comfier to use in the overworld due to unlimited E charges, and her damage bolts not being interrupted by terrain.

  • Reighn
    Reighn 5 ай бұрын +1

    Also like to mention that, on Venti's first banner we didn't know they could rerun yet, so it was all or nothing, which would explain the money people spent on it

  • Jeremiah White
    Jeremiah White 6 ай бұрын

    I think kokomi's initial banner also suffered from people discovering that she had -100% crit rate built it, killing any possibility of making her a decent dps/damage potential

  • Solrex the Sun King
    Solrex the Sun King 9 ай бұрын +69

    I can vouch right now that Klee’s rerun during the golden Apple archipelago event might have bombed because some people (like me) went for C6 Yanfei, and then asked themselves “Why do I need a second Yanfei?” so that probably plummeted Klee’s sales a little.

    • Felix Xavier - 2019
      Felix Xavier - 2019 8 ай бұрын

      @Carbon 12 well most pyro dps out there are selfish, her biggest problem was vape, but it can be fixed with xq + yelan, but there is still 2 more problem, which is her clunky gameplay and her damage wasnt that good for limited chars dps, her constellation is also mostly go towards support side so yeah, kinda sad

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын

      @Felix Xavier - 2019 She has the whole jump interrupt which sort of feels like cheating to some degree and she is extremely selfish, she has little synergy.

    • Solrex the Sun King
      Solrex the Sun King 8 ай бұрын

      @headow woah hold on, I got Yanfei C6 on her first banner for 314$ and you think I don’t main her? Tsk tsk

    • Felix Xavier - 2019
      Felix Xavier - 2019 8 ай бұрын +2

      @Ben1982 she is now fixed because she can vape with xingqiu + yelan, but yeah, her vape damage isnt competing with hutao or xiangling.. and her mechanics kinda hard if not used to it, so i think thats the problem

    • headow
      headow 8 ай бұрын

      @Solrex the Sun King Give her to me, I main her and I'm stuck at C3

  • kayxxxlee
    kayxxxlee 6 ай бұрын

    I remember during Yelan’s banner that many predicted she would flunk because her banner is after Ayaka’s (the incident when her rerun lasted two more weeks more than usual). The succeeding banner was Kazuha’s rerun and it was predicted that players will skip Yelan. Afterwards, Yelan’s first banner was a huge success despite of the prejudices about her banner.

  • Rafael TS
    Rafael TS 9 ай бұрын +33

    i like how this is basically the history of Genshin's update/characters with their reactions

  • Rivers End
    Rivers End 9 ай бұрын +215

    A friend of mine has wanted Mona since day 1 and still has yet to get her, having Jean, Qiqi, and Keqing at C3+. They definitely want a Mona banner lol

    • Ryuuka
      Ryuuka 5 ай бұрын

      i started to play the game two years ago because I wanted to get Mona and i also still dont have her x-x its a curse

    • PowWow Ken
      PowWow Ken 7 ай бұрын

      As someone with C4 Diluc, C3 Keqing and just earlier today C2 Jean but zero Mona's or Qiqi's I feel your friends pain. I swear at this point I'd be more excited finally getting Mona then the actual Event character.

    • Felipe
      Felipe 8 ай бұрын

      mona was my first standard banner pull and my first (and so far only) 50/50 loss, then i got diluc and keqing. but STILL don't have qiqi or jean. been playing since 1.5. my amazing 50/50 luck left me scraping for a CC unit until the second venti rerun, which i'd be fine losing if it meant getting jean. i got him but i still want her desperately, so once again i'll accept losing kazuha's 50/50 if it means getting her lol

    • ғɪʟʟ 1ɴ ᴛ҉ ʜ3 ʙʟᴀɴᴋs
      ғɪʟʟ 1ɴ ᴛ҉ ʜ3 ʙʟᴀɴᴋs 8 ай бұрын

      @Hand Solo Jean is next on my hit list. I pray the RNG god's to shine upon me.

    • ғɪʟʟ 1ɴ ᴛ҉ ʜ3 ʙʟᴀɴᴋs
      ғɪʟʟ 1ɴ ᴛ҉ ʜ3 ʙʟᴀɴᴋs 8 ай бұрын

      I was praying for Mona as my 50/50 L for Yelan and I got her so I was happy.

  • Raikage Reads
    Raikage Reads 8 ай бұрын

    Kokomi definitely got a boost as time went on. Like the fact that she couldn't crit was terrible. But thanks to the clam set I actually rolled for her and have her on my team always

  • Mistyswirl
    Mistyswirl 3 ай бұрын

    Maybe you can do another one of these videos in a few months? I wanna see how these predictions aged and also how well the new banners are doing in comparison!

  • Kaze Memaryu
    Kaze Memaryu 9 ай бұрын +7

    I think what this collection of insight proves, is that hype needs time, and characters that are well-established before their premiere will do much better by tendency, especially when their roles in the story are sufficiently centralized. Ayaka was the most wanted character from the beta since she was the only one missing from it after release, so she had almost a year of hype building up. Then, her rerun came with the many observations made after her initial release, cementing her as one of the most powerful cryo characters to go for, and some folks would grow impatient during the Shanghai lockdown and pull for her at that point - everything worked perfectly in her favor.
    On the other hand, out-of-nowhere characters whose power and/or relevance is suddenly played up, tend to annoy a good number of players. For instance, Eula was more vocally disliked for being one-note, and not having any build-up worth the claim that she's on equal footing with THE Dandelion Knight, Jean - and that's not taking her lack of elemental coverage into account. I feel like the same issue contributed towards Kokomi being unconvincing as a worthy opponent to Raiden Shogun, only going face to face with a literal electro simp, and barely edging out a victory.
    I'm certainly curious on how well Kazuha's rerun will go. He's currently sitting as the top elemental support in the game, and he had a lot of spotlight to himself far after his banner, so the outlook should be fairly positive. Klee is probably gonna lag behind for all the reasons you already mentioned, but Yoimiya, I fear, might just take a big L, seeing how general views on her have only worsened as one of the most poorly-desinged 5* DPS units in the game, alongside Yae.

  • L. W
    L. W 8 ай бұрын +1

    Overall good, but there is one important thing you didn't mention in the video, which is the player base is actually growing consistently in the east (mainly China and Japan) That's why the recent banners are all generally out performing the earlier ones, and why the yelan banner are topping in Japan, whereas in the West neither the recent Ayaka banner nor the Yelan banner was performing well, cause the potential player base in the West is probably smaller compared to the east and there weren't many new players trying out Genshin.

  • Kyjana | Kai
    Kyjana | Kai 9 ай бұрын +14

    I thought Itto would be a higher in sales since his selling point is him bursting with personality and he seems so loved by the fanbase. I'll be optimistic of his rerun doing better, I may not check these statistics often since they differ per country, but it is interesting to learn about it in video format like you did!

  • adventuring ace
    adventuring ace 9 ай бұрын +81

    man I remember starting to play in 1.6 and pulling C1 R1 Kazuha. Didn't even know he was skipped by many players due to Inazuma since I didn't interact with the community and just played through the archon quests like a happy little beginner Good times
    Now I'm so glad I pulled him. I feel like an OG

    • Accènted
      Accènted 8 ай бұрын

      Same I got him an hour before his banner ended tho so I had to get all his materials quick

    • Soundwave1900
      Soundwave1900 9 ай бұрын

      @Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷ If "worse" was what they said then yeah, they're definitely wrong. Agree here with what you've said.

    • Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷
      Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷ 9 ай бұрын

      @13ChAnTAxR56 I'm a casual player too. Kazuha cuter than Sucrose fite me

    • Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷
      Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷ 9 ай бұрын +1

      @Soundwave1900 There were 100% people that said he was a worse sucrose and for some reason I encountered a lot of them. But they both have different roles so I never understood why people compared them in the first place.
      Sucrose buffs vape, melt, and electro charge teams by increasing elemental mastery and Kazuha increases elemental damage and is more so popular in mono teams

    • 13ChAnTAxR56
      13ChAnTAxR56 9 ай бұрын

      @Ī̸͕k̸̈n̵o̴̜̾w̷͘wh̶͘͜a̵̐t̶̟̀y̸̎ǒ̶u̵̘͝a̶̫̎r̶͈̓e̷ I mean he is but that's for meta players not casuals to discuss

  • ConradAnnie
    ConradAnnie 8 ай бұрын

    me and my coop friends were so hyped for Kazuha back then, not meta but we agreed on he looks so dreamy and all the poet stuffs lmao like “ooh he looking maply cute”
    yeah and we even thought we were the only two that actually wanted to pull for him, a lot of people are always throwing hatred on characters and look at them now 🤥
    but anyway if you missed him last time, good luck on this banner because he literally the best character ever, storyline and all. 🍀

  • Carmelo Ildefonso
    Carmelo Ildefonso 8 ай бұрын

    One of the things I noticed is that the character banners all had different stages of Genshin love and controversy. If you look at some of the things that were going on behind the scenes, you can see that there was a period of time in which a lot of players stopped playing, including whales. I personally had a ragequit moment during Yae Miko's banner, but I know that some of the controversy surrounding miHoYo contributed to at least two of my friends (and one of my favorite Twitch streamers) who frequently played the game taking an extended hiatus.

  • Ehe
    Ehe 9 ай бұрын +43

    just seeing this, makes me realize how long ive stayed with genshin, its so much nostalgia
    (i joined back when ganyu's first banner came)

    • Lala
      Lala 8 ай бұрын +1

      Same but I joined cuz of the hype surrounding Genshin and the fact that there were Tiktoks based on the game,didn't get Ganyu tho until her year awaited rerun but still have good memories

    • SUSkage [Sacrifice of TEMPUS]
      SUSkage [Sacrifice of TEMPUS] 8 ай бұрын +1

      this video just put into perspective how many banners i've pulled or skipped because i was scraping together what i could with dailies and Welk/BP

    • Ben1982
      Ben1982 8 ай бұрын

      I remember that, I was playing since 1.0 , when Dragonspine released it was such a breath of fresh air

  • Rocket
    Rocket 5 ай бұрын +1

    The amount of nostalgia i got from these banners alone was insane-

  • jereki
    jereki 9 ай бұрын +58

    i honestly think kazuha will get top 5 or top 3 from
    -how long people waited
    -how good he is
    -heizou

    • Yoba
      Yoba  7 ай бұрын

      @Ken Eurolfan Womp-womp, not even top 5.

    • Reee Lol
      Reee Lol 8 ай бұрын

      @Ken Eurolfan given that is only one more week before he leaves it’s at 20m rn so with how much it’s growing now it’s expected to be at 23-24m by the end of the banner it would prob be just lower then hu Tao rerun but prob higher then Ayato making him 8th or 7th

    • Sate Sate Sate
      Sate Sate Sate 8 ай бұрын

      That's why I don't think he'll get that high. Like people have been waiting for him since he left lol. I'm not saying he won't make money, of course he will but I do think it won't be as high as people think because so many are saving for him and won't need to spend

    • Sleep
      Sleep 8 ай бұрын

      @KaenRyuu Art
      I never said he wasn't going to, he is.

    • KaenRyuu Art
      KaenRyuu Art 8 ай бұрын

      @Sleep dude, anywhere you go in the genshin community you see people BEGGING for his rerun. I would say his rerun is the most wanted rerun of all time. Pair that with the fact that he will be in the main event AND finally get a story quest. His rerun is guaranteed to bring in good profit

  • Raihan Rusli
    Raihan Rusli 9 ай бұрын +75

    I wish in Hu Tao's next rerun, we can have her own event quest. It didnt happen last time so it was completely a bummer for me.
    I mean, with such personality, I am sure lots of people waiting for another story with her

    • Sereia
      Sereia 8 ай бұрын

      pls no, fck hu tao

    • カジャ
      カジャ 8 ай бұрын +1

      @Soap yet, her banner still made so much money for them lol. I love her she’s my fav playable character i got both her c1 and homa even tho i’m not a huge spender, only spend 5$ a month.

    • Soap
      Soap 8 ай бұрын +6

      ikr they make her completely irrelevant to the story

    • ∞ ₒ ˚
      ∞ ₒ ˚ 8 ай бұрын +1

      @UltimateGamer13 I agree with you too

    • UltimateGamer13
      UltimateGamer13 8 ай бұрын

      If Yoimiya gets a 2nd Rerun I want her to play a bigger role in an Archon quest. Also at a Hu Tao main I agree with you on that

  • Cheesy Kebs
    Cheesy Kebs 8 ай бұрын +1

    I think you might’ve undersold how much more appealing kokomi was when her rerun came around I also think that all the people that would want raiden would have already gotten her a when she released due to that inazuma hype. Moreover I find it incredibly hard not to put kokomi on any team especially exploring teams since her ease of healing and how much that gets healed over the duration of the jellyfish is just insane (ps I don’t have any good shield characters)

  • 3044Smike
    3044Smike 5 ай бұрын

    A thing to also remember is that festivals give away tons of free primos which encourages most players to spend what they have driving up the sales of the banners immediately after a festival (cuz everyone who wants the char doesnt have primos anymore)

  • Solrex the Sun King
    Solrex the Sun King 9 ай бұрын +21

    During Venti’s 3rd banner, I went for him since I missed him during his second rerun when I started, and trauma FOMO kicked in. So I didn’t go for Ayato, as the banner ended without me noticing. Ayaka I saved tons of Welkin Primos on though, since I already had her.

  • Luc Nat
    Luc Nat 8 ай бұрын +2

    I'm pretty interested in knowing how much leaks influenced the sales of certain characters. This especially goes to characters that come out of nowhere like Hu Tao and Albedo.

  • flower-pit
    flower-pit 9 ай бұрын +25

    Considering what we know about the 3.0 banners from leaks, i think kazuhas banner is going to do really well even if its in the patch right before the release of a major region

  • Faraday
    Faraday 9 ай бұрын +18

    This was a very well put-together video essay. The visuals combined with your format made it pleasant to listen to. 👍

  • MasterJohnShepard
    MasterJohnShepard 8 ай бұрын

    I think one of the main reasons Ayaka Rerun was so successful is Shenhe. After their realize the insane dmg of their combo a lot of people went for Ayaka and I'm sure the same people can't wait for Shenhe Rerun. Personaly Ayaka was not intresting enough for me but because i had Shenhe I pulled for her.

  • Prophet
    Prophet 8 ай бұрын +10

    Why was Raiden Shogun given so many highlights, I believe there is another reason for this. If you play Honkai Impact 2 and Honkai Impact 3, then you will know who Raiden Shogun is represented for. It's an iconic character throughout Mihoyo games. She is the daughter of Mihoyo. Most players in China knew her even before Genshin Impact came out.

    • Vysair
      Vysair 4 ай бұрын

      Ayaka is also Mihoyo's girl. Her birthday is the same as Genshin as well.

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын +2

      Villain edge to her, plus epicness, plus Japan theme, plus the most awesome theme tune, plus the most important and present person- she IS inazuma, not hidden like the other archons. Is it realyl a surprise? she bleeds power and has very awesome animations. She feels like the god she is meant to be.

  • Onion Fox
    Onion Fox 9 ай бұрын +7

    Man, 2.3 and 2.4 were a nightmare for me. I already skipped a a version and a half worth of banners to get Albedo because I wanted him for so long but I wasn't playing GI during his first release and Itto because his voice-over is just too good to pass up. Then came the surprise that Zhongli was having a rerun on 2.4 and I was devastated because I lost 50/50 on his banner but I still wanter him.
    Long story, short: I got all three of them after winning 50/50. Thank you gacha gods. XD

  • Exie
    Exie 8 ай бұрын

    I remember getting Kazuha and was so pumped about him and how cool/strong he was! I was shocked at first that his banner did so poorly, but looking at what came after, I understand lmao. I fell in love with his design and his movesets in his trailer so I had to have him. He has been my main ever since and is a great asset to many teams! If you're going for him on his rerun, I highly recommend it :D He's my absolute favorite! I never spent money on genshin at all before him, but when I lost the 50/50 to Jean, I pulled that credit card out LOL.

  • Flare
    Flare 9 ай бұрын +3

    I'm so glad I return to Genshin when Zhongli reruns were near because I badly needed a shielder and he was the first 5* I really wanted. He has never left the team since I got him and the fact I got Yanfei was a double blessing. I have Ayaka and Xiao now as main DPS but I always return to Yanfei. Hoping to get Kazuha in 2.8 and hope everyone pulling for him get him too 😊

  • Maz
    Maz 9 ай бұрын +3

    I will never not be miffed at how much Kokomi got shat on when her debut banner released, I literally skipped over Raiden in favor of her out of spite and it was unironically one of the best decisions I ever made. Couldn't ask for a better healer, and unlike some people I know that not every character is made to be a DPS lmao
    It makes me really happy to know her rerun did so much better (tbh I don't usually pay much attention to sales numbers so I wasn't aware it was so high up), Kokomi is my baby and she got done SO dirty the first time around.
    This was a really interesting watch overall. Thanks, man c:

  • IndigoPantsu
    IndigoPantsu 8 ай бұрын

    Rift hounds already were in the game with kokomi's release. They were part of the abyss lineup and I remember very specifically people complaining about feeling pressured into rolling for a "bad character" by mihoyo, creating specific abyss lineups, that very clearly favoured the new characters.

  • Fortitudo -
    Fortitudo - 3 ай бұрын

    I vividly remember Kazuha getting trash talked and laughed at left & right before he was released and people not pulling for him only to watch videos and seeing how amazing he was when his banner was over and whining for months on end for a rerun. I felt bad for everyone who wanted him but didn't get him, felt joy for all the meta slaves who only wanted him once they saw how amazing he was and didn't get him. I pulled him as soon as he was out, even have him C4 by now and never regretted it.

  • MuffinDude
    MuffinDude 8 ай бұрын

    Kokomi/Raiden did well also in part people realized after the initial poor reception due to neative crit, Kokomi was one of the best off field hydro applicator, making both characters just really really good.

  • Brandon Pierce
    Brandon Pierce 9 ай бұрын +6

    I would say I'm a proud supporter of the first Kleerun (since I missed her during her first run), but since I lost the 50/50 in the previous banner, I was able to save enough primos to actually get her without shelling out some cash. 😅

  • Clarita
    Clarita 9 ай бұрын +7

    The first Kazuha's trailer is still one of my favorite, my Kill Bill boy! I loved him at first sight. Was the first time, and only time since now, that I pulled for the c1 in a 5* banner. Just waiting to c2 or c3 him in the next banner * _ * Fun fact, I didn't want to pull for Ayaka, but her story quest totally broke my heart, and now is one of my fav dps

  • Adz
    Adz 8 ай бұрын +1

    The anticipation and wait for Kazuha since his og release actually has me excited the amount of numbers his banner will do. Feelsbad for Yoimiya though, I reallyyy want her as well mainly coz I love her character and VA. But rate up wise she really can't catch a break. Being inbetween Kazuha and Sumeru isn't gonna do her any favours. Bless those who roll for her though. I may try if I get Kazuha early.

  • Shiro
    Shiro 8 ай бұрын +1

    I'm pretty sure even sumeru hype wont lower kazuha's rerun much. Many, including me, couldn't or didn’t roll on him first time around and like you said, he is regarded as the best booster in the game. Other elements comes at play in his banner. The fact the first male catalyst melee is coming out in the same banner, that he gets his story quest and a sword revolving aorund him, will help a lot imo.

  • Karyon
    Karyon 9 ай бұрын +9

    Great overall analysis, that low Kokomi initial banner earnings reminds me of how disappointed I was with the Sanganomiya story in 2.1. I suspect that Raiden wasn’t supposed to be the 2.1 banner character but she was pushed forward in time for the primogem pack reset, and then the 2.1 story had to be hastily rearranged to end on a good note for Raiden instead of arching over to 2.2. Just a theory though.

    • Carbon 12
      Carbon 12 8 ай бұрын +1

      They made a big mistake in restricting the build possibilities of a 5 star character and simplifying the mechanics. Crits are entirely overrated as only complete whales really make use of it for most builds, but they are absolutely a favourite of players. Some I know go all in crit damage with 10% even crit rate just because they like the biggest number and don't care about dps or anything like that. Couple that with the fact that although healing was the most necessary aspect to add at the time, most players hate healing. Even Qiqi is still derided despite being one of the better dpses now with the addition of clam and the way clam damage ignores armour and the best healer in the game.
      In some sense the issue was they wanted her to differ from mona.

    • El Espada
      El Espada 9 ай бұрын +3

      And as a consequence of that, the story in 2.1 ended up rushed, with most of the characters doing nothing.

  • Firkle
    Firkle 8 ай бұрын

    Kazuha's original banner was the reason why I spent money on Genshin, I am so glad that I actually wanted him from the moment I saw him

  • Spare Cofee
    Spare Cofee 9 ай бұрын +6

    I started just as 1.6 was starting and 1.5 was ending and Kazuha was my first limited banner 5 star (I liked him cause he was pretty) and I'm happy with him, I'm going for Klee in 2.8 as I couldn't get her last time

  • Nori
    Nori 9 ай бұрын +8

    It's all about the hype, they made kazuha rerun 13 months after his first release, they made so much hype for him and definitely gonna bomb the sales

  • Becqueral
    Becqueral  8 ай бұрын +2

    With 3.0 closing in on us, and the amount of upcoming characters that I love the designs for (*cough all of them cough*) plus being on my guarantee 5*, I'm holding off on wishing until I know who is going to be on the first banner. I have 50 wishes stockpiled since Yelan's banner, and knowing I've only won a single 50/50 out of 5, I'm not taking any risks despite really wanting Heizou. T-T I so hope he ends up being migrated into the 4* pool for Sumeru, because I'm already missing out on Kuki, and missing out on another just feels like a massive slap to the face.

  • Value ___?
    Value ___? 6 ай бұрын

    Early on fire was huge. Pyro characters were in huge demand due to how Abyss worked and the available Pyro characters at the time were Benett (who technically is a buffbot and not an actual character), Amber, Diluc and Xiangling so unless you were super lucky on standard banner your only pyro was xiangling. Basically making Klee a no brainer. Nevermind that melt/vaporize are top tier.

  • The_Foreman
    The_Foreman 9 ай бұрын +1

    As someone who has joined relatively recently (2.4) I really enjoy these deep dives into the history of the game and what has happened on all fronts

  • Saunterblugget Hampterfuppinshire

    If my speculation is correct Kazuha's banner would definitely be above average since we got so much exposure from his story in the past few updates, he was a trial character in every event, and he's finally getting his own story quest on this update. I think Kazuha might have one of the highest exposure (be it from events, or story, and just the general community talking about him) from a character as of right now aside from Zhongli.