New character additions Genshin Impact help to create additional hype for each new update as they are one of the game's main draws. Even though Version 2.4 arrived a couple of days ago, multiple leaks have already revealed information about version 2.5. Further, the official Genshin Impact social media accounts have already revealed the long-awaited Yae Miko.
Leaks and rumors are pretty common for Genhin Impact and usually create tons of hype for characters who are often not even in development yet. One of those characters is Kamisato Ayato, who has been mentioned by a couple of characters in the game. The only thing confirmed about Ayato is that he is Ayaka's brother and head of the famous Kamisato clan.
A Genshin Impact leak in November has revealed a lot of information about two characters - Yae Miko and Kamisato Ayato. The fact that so far this leak has accurately predicted most of Yae's kit adds additional credibility to it. Yae Miko has officially been confirmed to be a part of the upcoming Genshin Impact update 2.5. Click here to see the full Reddit thread.
According to the leak, Ayato's kit will have the following effects:
- He will have a stance change called KendoPose which could work similarly to the fan-favorite character Childe. This pose apparently has four levels that increase his Attack stat.
- Ayato's Elemental Skill apparently throws "some kind of thing" which taints enemies
- One of Ayato's passive abilities will have the ability to increase their teammates' Elemental Skill cooldown by four seconds.
Previous leaks have already revealed more information about Ayato's appearance. Apparently, Ayato will have short blue hair, which makes sense since his sister Ayaka has a similar hair color. The Reddit thread claims that Ayato might have a resemblance to Otto from the game Honkai Impact. Both of them share the same Japanese and Chinese voice actor. Further on the thread claims that Ayato will have a white coat similar to the three admirals in the popular anime One Piece.
He's heavily hinted to be a Hydro character, which could mean that he could have great synergy with his sister Ayaka, who is one of the most unique Genshin Impact characters. Just like his sister, Ayato is expected to be a sword user which would make him the second Hydro sword character after Xingqiu. When it comes to his release date, another Genshin Impact leaker has revealed that he could arrive with update 2.6 which according to miHoYo's usual update schedule will arrive around April 10, 2022.
Genshin Impact is available now on Mobile, PC, PS4, and PS5. A Switch version is currently in development.
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