Genshin Impact Leaks: Nilou Gameplay Preview

Nilou was one of many first characters we meet in Sumeru, and she or he shall be playable in Genshin Impact Version 3.1. Nilou’s gameplay facilities round Burst, however position apart, her animations are as sleek as she is.

Everything under was taken from the Beta construct of Genshin Impact, and was not launched by any official channels. This might not signify Nilou when she releases.

In case you missed it, first try Nilou’s Skills, Talents, Constellations, and extra. She is a 5-star Hydro Sword character. Her package performs round Bloom, the Elemental Reaction between Dendro and Hydro.

Here are the descriptions of Nilou’s Normal Attack, Elemental Skill, and Elemental Burst.

Normal Attack: Dance of the Bowstring Moon

Normal Attack

  • Performs as much as 3 consecutive sword strikes.

Charged Attack

  • Consumes a certain quantity of Stamina to carry out a twirling slash.

Plunging Attack

  • Plunges from mid-air to strike the bottom under, damaging opponents alongside the trail and dealing AoE DMG upon impression.

Elemental Skill: Dance of the Seven Realms

Enters the Pirouette state, dealing Hydro DMG to close by opponents based mostly on Nilou’s Max HP.

While she is within the Pirouette state, Nilou’s Normal Attacks and Elemental Attacks will trigger her to enter the Sword Dance and Whirling Steps stances respectively, inflicting DMG she offers to be transformed to Hydro DMG that can not be overridden and that’s thought of Elemental Skill DMG.

In these stances, Nilou’s third dance step will finish Pirouette, and has the next results:

  • Sword Dance: unleashes a watery moon that offers Hydro DMG to opponents it touches and grants Nilou the Lunar Prayer impact. This impact converts Nilou’s Normal Attacks into Sword Dance methods, and her remaining hit will unleash a watery moon.
  • Whirling Steps: Nilou unleashes a hurtling Water Wheel that offers AoE Hydro DMG and creates a Tranquility aura that follows your energetic character round and applies Wet to opponents inside its AoE.

Nilou is unable to carry out Charged Attacks when below the impact of Pirouette or Lunar Prayer. These results shall be eliminated as soon as she leaves the sphere or exits these states.

“Daintily her toes touch the water’s face, and the light that ripples forth equals even the seven heavens.”

Elemental Burst: Dance of the Lotus: Distant Dreams, Listening Spring

Begins the dance of faraway goals and comes that hear, inflicting a Lotus of Distant Waters to bloom, dealing AoE Hydro DMG based mostly on Nilou’s Max HP and making use of the Lingering Aeon impact to all opponents hit.

After an interval, opponents affected by Lingering Aeon will take Hydro DMG.

“We have never witnessed that distant dream, but this dance can bring it to life.”

Nilou Gameplay and Animations

We know Nilou because the dancer of Zubayr Theater, and her gameplay and animations are constant together with her occupation.

Her first idle animation reveals her bringing out a slice of pie and taking a nibble, ending with Nilou wanting extraordinarily happy. For her second idle, she flows like water and does a bit of sleek dance.

Her Normal Attack animations seem to be nothing particular at first, however the subtleties in her actions clearly present the affect of her ardour for dancing.

Nilou strikes a pose together with her arms when her Elemental Skill is activated, which additionally adjustments her Normal Attack animations. This has two completely different units of animations relying on which assault she does, however all are equally elegant. For these wanting to min-max her harm, a current replace within the Beta now permits Nilou to cancel the animation of the third assault with a dodge.

The Elemental Burst’s animation is brief, however begins with a high down view of Nilou and zones in on her profile as she strikes a pose. There are accompanying devices within the background after the solid. Enemies hit by the explosion of the water flower are marked faintly by Hydro particles which additionally explode after a delay.

Nilou is meant to be a harm seller in a staff, and might fill the position of each a DPS and a sub-DPS. The clip under showcases her in a Bloom-focused staff with Kokomi, Dendro Traveler, and Collei.


The rotation achieved on this clip is as follows:

  • Nilou
    • Burst, Skill, Skill, Skill
  • Kokomi
  • Dendro Traveler
  • Collei
  • Kokomi
  • Repeat

Nilou’s Bountiful Cores expertise is designed such that she doesn’t must be concerned within the Bloom response; her presence within the occasion alone permits Bountiful Cores to generate.

Here is one other clip, exhibiting the interplay between Nilou and Collei. Note that the harm numbers on this clip are inaccurate.

This doesn’t imply she’s restricted to Bloom comps nevertheless, her excessive scaling and dependable Hydro utility permits for her to be positioned in different staff compositions.

For extra Genshin Impact 3.1 information, click on right here.

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