Ayato Best Build
Best Ayato Builds
Hydro DPS Build
Ayato is a reliable hydro DPS that happens to be very Free-2-Play friendly. He fits well in teams filled with easily accessible characters and some of the crafted weapons are great options for him.
Best Ayato Weapons
Obtain 12% All Elemental DMG Bonus. When other nearby party members use Elemental Skills, the character equipping this weapon will gain 1 Wavespike stack. Max 2 stacks. This effect can be triggered once every 0.3s. When the character equipping this weapon uses an Elemental Skill, all stacks of Wavespike will be consumed to gain Rippling Upheaval: each stack of Wavespike consumed will increase Normal Attack DMG by 20% for 8s.
Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20/25/30/35/40%.
Additionally, regenerates 60/70/80/90/100% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.
Best Ayato Artifacts
When Normal Attacks hit opponents, there is a 36% chance that it will trigger Valley Rite, which will increase Normal Attack DMG by 70% of ATK. This effect will be dispelled 0.05s after a Normal Attack deals DMG. If a Normal Attack fails to trigger Valley Rite, the odds of it triggering the next time will increase by 20%. This trigger can occur once every 0.2s.
Hydro DMG Bonus +15%
After using Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 30% for 15s.
Ayato Skills Talents
Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to dash forward and perform an iai.
lunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Kamisato Ayato shifts positions and enters the Takimeguri Kanka state. After this shift, he will leave a watery illusion at his original location. After it is formed, the watery illusion will explode if opponents are nearby or after its duration ends, dealing AoE Hydro DMG.
In this state, Kamisato Ayato uses his Shunsuiken to engage in blindingly fast attacks, causing DMG from his Normal Attacks to be converted into AoE Hydro DMG. This cannot be overridden.
It also has the following properties:
- After a Shunsuiken attack hits an opponent, it will grant Ayato the Namisen effect, increasing the DMG dealt by Shunsuiken based on Ayato's current Max HP. The initial maximum number of Namisen stacks is 4, and 1 stack can be gained through Shunsuiken every 0.1s. This effect will be dispelled when Takimeguri Kanka ends.
- Kamisato Ayato's resistance to interruption is increased.
- Unable to use Charged or Plunging Attacks.
Takimeguri Kanka will be cleared when Ayato leaves the field. Using Kamisato Art: Kyouka again while in the Takimeguri Kanka state will reset and replace the pre-existing state.
Ayato Passive Talents
If Ayato is not on the field and his Energy is low, he will regenerate a set amount of Energy at regular intervals.
When Ayato uses his Elemental Skill and when the watery illusion explodes, he will gain a set amount of Namisen stacks.
When Kamisato Ayato cooks a dish perfectly, he has a set chance to receive an additional Suspicious dish of the same type.
Shunsuiken DMG is increased by 40% against opponents with 50% HP or less.
Namisen's maximum stack count is increased to 5. When Kamisato Ayato has at least 3 Namisen stacks, his Max HP is increased by 50%.
Increases the Level of Kamisato Art: Kyouka by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
After using Kamisato Art: Suiyuu, all nearby party members will have 15% increased Normal Attack SPD for 15s.
Increase the Level of Kamisato Art: Suiyuu by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
After using Kamisato Art: Kyouka, Ayato's next Shunsuiken attack will create 2 extra Shunsuiken strikes when they hit opponents, each one dealing 450% of Ayato's ATK as DMG.
Both these Shunsuiken attacks will not be affected by Namisen.
Ayato Ascension Costs
Ayato gets a boost to CRIT DMG as they ascend.
In this showcase, Braxophone breaks down all the intricacies of playing Ayato and the optimizations you can do to get the most out of his kit.