Genshin Impact is set to see the release of a new five-star character during the timeline of update 2.1 which was released earlier this month. The new support character named Sangonomiya Kokomi has a diverse range of abilities and brings exciting talents that will bring enjoyment to fans across the globe. The Kokomi Banner release date will be shown below along with everything that you need to know about Sangonomiya.
Genshin Impact Kokomi Banner Release Date
Kokomi Banner is scheduled for release on the 21st of September at 6:00 Pm UTC+8, 05:00 Am CT, and 11:00 Am BST. The banner itself will be live for Genshin Impact players until the 12th of October at precisely 2:59 Pm UTC+8. The timing of the banner allows for plenty of time to try and get Sangonomiya Kokomi with the ecstatically high drop rates.
Sangonomiya Kokomi Talents and Attacks
Kokomi has a diverse range of new talents and attacks in action, she will be utilizing her ‘catalyst’ weapon and using her Hydro ‘vision’ along with her weapon set to bring the power of water and moreover the ocean onto her foes.
Firstly, Kokomi’s normal attack is named “The shape of water” and will perform up to 3 consecutively linked attacks where you will see fish swimming through the air and dealing hydro damage to your enemies. It is quite the spectacle watching the attack take its form on the battlefield.
Secondly, the charged attack that Kokomi can use will use a portion of stamina to deal hydro damage but this time in a powerful area-of-effect attack type.
Kokomi’s talents as a character are also unique in their nature with the first of which, Kurage’s Oath, summoning a ‘Bake-Kurage’ which is created from water, this ability will act as one of her support talents that will be able to heal allies around the player. It should be noted however that the ‘wet’ status will be applied to Sangonomiya so it will make her more vulnerable to advantageous attacks against hydro.
The second talent that Kokomi has access to is ‘Nereid’s Ascension, this talent will “summon the might of Watatsumi” and inflict hydro damage once again to foes. However, after the damage is caused to the enemies, a ‘ceremonial garment’ will be wrapped around Sangonmiya and will increase damage for the following: Normal attacks, charged attacks, and Bake-Kurage’s damage. This will notably be increased based on what the maximum HP of Sangonmiya is.
Backstory and Lore of Sangonmiya Kokomi
Sangonomiya has an immense amount of lore attached to her. She is the ‘Divine Priestess of Watatsumi Island’ and once those who lived in Watasumi Island has entrancingly lived at the bottom of the ocean in Enkanomiya. The god Orobaxi lifted the civilisation to the surface of the water and now the inhabitants of Watasumi Island have been able to make their mark on the lands.
Orobaxi was killed by the electro archon and the heir to the bloodline is none other than Sangonmiya Kokomi herself. Are you going to be playing as the revered Divine Preistess this September?
Genshin Impact is available now on PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.