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At first I didn't really mind the hosiery in spots where it should be bare skin, but this one just reeks of CN censorship. It's blatantly easy to see that the thighs/back/stomach were supposed to be bare on this design, but whatever, still pretty good I guess.
 

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I need to understand how the hell you're doing that "signature".
I've no idea either 🤷‍♂️

At first I didn't really mind the hosiery in spots where it should be bare skin, but this one just reeks of CN censorship. It's blatantly easy to see that the thighs/back/stomach were supposed to be bare on this design, but whatever, still pretty good I guess.

It a possibility indeed, but still looks great imo, while i wasn't pumped at all based on her screen leaks, but she looks amazing here in her final form.

I was planning to pull Xiao, but if she end up being more fun gameplay wise i may go for her!!
 
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Oh, by the way, we're fully back in Lyiue :messenger_tears_of_joy:
That was to be expected with the lunar new year coinciding with patch 2.4. Windblume is coming up too in March, so I expect something Mondstadt-related then. Actually, when is the other Mondstadt festival happening? The one Klee has been excited about for more than a year?
 

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Ok, this is big:

MY DIIIIIIICK



I don't trust that ubatcha guy at all anymore. He's the one that gave me false hope about Shenhe becoming catalyst and 2.4 being the underwater zone in Inazuma. Lumie's been the only reliable leaker so far, IMO.
 

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I don't trust that ubatcha guy at all anymore. He's the one that gave me false hope about Shenhe becoming catalyst and 2.4 being the underwater zone in Inazuma. Lumie's been the only reliable leaker so far, IMO.
Eh, mixed ranged/melee does sounds more trouble than it's worth. And knowing mihoyo's laziness...
 
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Eh, mixed ranged/melee does sounds more trouble than it's worth. And knowing mihoyo's laziness...
I was certain that the next weapons would be either fists or guns. Maybe they just combined them.

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Now that I think about it, a few characters in Honkai use guns, but they call it "gun kata" or something where they basically punch with the guns, so they can be used at close or medium range. Maybe I'm still right.

 
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Well, Shenhe is doing god's work amongst the art community already.






Unfortunately most are not GAF-safe. It's just the beginning though.
 
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Tartaglia basically just switch weapons. It's not a mix, it's either/or.
Why would you want a mix though? You'd be doing ranged attacks when you're close or melee attacks when enemies are faraway. Doesn't make much sense to me for Genshin.
 

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Did you guys know about the monthly Genshin codes if you're an Amazon Prime member? Apparently I did the 1st and 4th months but missed the other 4 months. Can still get November's if you log in and pick it up this week.

 

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Wow they nerfed Shenhe too? At least the art community remembers her OG beta self.
I actually like the redesign, just wish the hosiery parts were skin isntead, but this is hose impact after all. The "covers one eye" hair gets bonus points from me.
 

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I actually like the redesign, just wish the hosiery parts were skin isntead, but this is hose impact after all. The "covers one eye" hair gets bonus points from me.
It's just more of the same. Same bodies, same general face. Lackluster stats and requires constellations. Garbage.
 
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I actually like the redesign, just wish the hosiery parts were skin isntead, but this is hose impact after all. The "covers one eye" hair gets bonus points from me.
I think her outfit looks better with the hosiery - exposing skin in those "holes" would have looked weird.
 

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I stopped playing GI in mid July, as I was feeling pretty burnt out after all the filler and artifact farming. Even with Inazuma being released, that didn't help.

After a couple months off, I've been thinking about starting up again. I haven't been keeping up much with the game, but I had a few questions I was hoping you guys could help with:

1. Are we waiting for other Inazuma islands to release or is that area mostly complete?
2. Would you say this a good time to get back into the game?
3. Did I miss any decent free event weapons?
4. Of the recently released characters, who would you say is worth targeting on future reruns?

I could probably look some of this up, but I appreciate the help.
 

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I stopped playing GI in mid July, as I was feeling pretty burnt out after all the filler and artifact farming. Even with Inazuma being released, that didn't help.

After a couple months off, I've been thinking about starting up again. I haven't been keeping up much with the game, but I had a few questions I was hoping you guys could help with:

1. Are we waiting for other Inazuma islands to release or is that area mostly complete?
2. Would you say this a good time to get back into the game?
3. Did I miss any decent free event weapons?
4. Of the recently released characters, who would you say is worth targeting on future reruns?

I could probably look some of this up, but I appreciate the help.
1. Islands are done, but we still have 1-2 more areas, won't get into spoilers about them. We don't know if they'll be big explorable areas or domains or just boss fights though.
2. Yea since you don't give a crap about events or whatever, there's not really a bad time to leave/come back. They occasionally have those returning adventurer campaigns where you can get bonuses and free stuff, but eh.
3. You can still get a really good polearm from fishing, but yea you missed a good Claymore. We're also getting a suited-to-Albedo sword coming up. I'm not sure if you played back during the Klee summer event, but there was a good free weapon there too.
4. Shogun hit high banner $s, and she's good. Ayaka and Yoimiya have their places but can be skipped if you aren't fans of them. Sara is cute but kinda bad. Kokomi too. Sayu was fun to play but not very good, gets better at high constellations. We're about to get 2 Geo bois, including a furry. Out of all of those, I'd say only Shogun was the "want to have" character.
 
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1. Islands are done, but we still have 1-2 more areas, won't get into spoilers about them. We don't know if they'll be big explorable areas or domains or just boss fights though.
2. Yea since you don't give a crap about events or whatever, there's not really a bad time to leave/come back. They occasionally have those returning adventurer campaigns where you can get bonuses and free stuff, but eh.
3. You can still get a really good polearm from fishing, but yea you missed a good Claymore. We're also getting a suited-to-Albedo sword coming up. I'm not sure if you played back during the Klee summer event, but there was a good free weapon there too.
4. Shogun hit high banner $s, and she's good. Ayaka and Yoimiya have their places but can be skipped if you aren't fans of them. Sara is cute but kinda bad. Kokomi too. Sayu was fun to play but not very good, gets better at high constellations. We're about to get 2 Geo bois, including a furry. Out of all of those, I'd say only Shogun was the "want to have" character.
Thanks for the quick response.

I'm good on claymores (my only 5 star weapons are claymores), so that's not too bad. I did play the Klee summer content so I have the catalyst from that event (I assume that's what you're referring to). I don't have Albedo, but it doesn't hurt to get those free event weapons.

Sounds like I didn't miss much in terms of characters. When is Shenhe rumored to be launching?
 

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The fishing polearm is the best free weapon Rosaria can get right now. For free Claymore, the Dragonspine have a really good one.
 
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Bruh. Why. You're free now.
The same reason I do most things: abject boredom :messenger_grinning_sweat:

I had been planning to spend time playing Forza Horizon 5, but it's just not clicking with me like FH3 & FH4. Figured I'd circle back to GI for a while.
 

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Thanks for the quick response.

I'm good on claymores (my only 5 star weapons are claymores), so that's not too bad. I did play the Klee summer content so I have the catalyst from that event (I assume that's what you're referring to). I don't have Albedo, but it doesn't hurt to get those free event weapons.

Sounds like I didn't miss much in terms of characters. When is Shenhe rumored to be launching?
Shenhe is 2.4 (next patch) most likely, but nothing official yet. The official twitter just formally announced her and YunJin yesterday, stealth dropped, without much info. As far as characters, I'd argue that none of them are absolute must have meta characters, but Shogun is the best of the bunch by far. And yea, the Klee book was the one I was referring to.
 
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What is the difference between atk% and e.dmg% (like hydro damage)? The online build for mona recommends either for the chalice. I see the point for weapon characters, but I’m not sure on catalyst characters
 
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What is the difference between atk% and e.dmg% (like hydro damage)? The online build for mona recommends either for the chalice. I see the point for weapon characters, but I’m not sure on catalyst characters
Catalyst even more than physical weapon characters want to get the corresponding element damage goblets due to diminishing returns of the ATK stat. Also, artifact Goblet and character passives are the only places you can currently get elemental type damage. The way the damage formula works, it's almost always the best option unless it's a character that has secondary scaling off of attack for something in their kit. An example would be Jean or Qiqi that have their healing scale off of the ATK stat. If you're using them for healers, an ATK goblet would be a better fit than an elemental damage goblet. Even then though, there is still diminishing returns and overhealing, so some people will still run elemental damage or Elemental Mastery instead.
 
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What is the difference between atk% and e.dmg% (like hydro damage)?

ATK affect basic attacks and elemental skill/ elemental burst that ask you ATK. Physical damage only affect basic attacks and basic attacks modifier. Can affect elemental reaction that requite ATK.

Elemantal DMG affect the portion of the damage that get element. If you have a char that embue the element to basic attacks, the DMG bonus will apply there as well. Mona basic attacks are Hydro, so Hydro Bonus not only will boost her skill/burst, but her elemental attack because have element.
Elemental DMG don't work with melee physical damage, unless you embue with elemental propriety.


I highly recommend read the skill information before make a build. Some skills and heal require ATK or Elemental Bonus.
 
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In that case was because she is short? She looks like at the same age as the traveler(visually).
Same height as Ganyu I think.

Man, I'm disappointed - I thought today was 2.3 release, but it's not until tomorrow night. These primos are burning a hold in my proverbial pocket.
 

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Anyone else experiencing weird issues with Hoyolab today? I was trying do my daily chore checkin and there isn't anything to check in to. I logged in to the site on the web and everything is in Russian.

Uh oh...am I about to get hacked.....
 
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Anyone else experiencing weird issues with Hoyolab today? I was trying do my daily chore checkin and there isn't anything to check in to. I logged in to the site on the web and everything is in Russian.

Uh oh...am I about to get hacked.....
Nahh, probably not. There's something going on with their servers. I struggled to complete the daily check-in too. The game's event page is entirely empty as well. Guess we're stuck in limbo until the patch hits.
 
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