Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu – Release Date, Abilities, Gameplay and More

Learn more about Kuki Shinobu's moveset, gameplay, talent level up materials, and more in this article.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu is one of the new characters coming to the game possibly in the next banner. Kujou Sara of the renowned Kujou Clan has introduced this new character as a talented person, but for some reason she has now landed on the Arataki Gang and also their Deputy Leader. She might actually be the brains of the operations while their leader goofs off.

Kuki Shinobu is an Electro Sword User based on the Tweet posted online and word is, she will be the first Electro support. It is said that she was studying abroad, in Liyue to be exact, which made her lucky since she avoided the Vision Hunt Decree.

In this article, you will learn more of what we know of Kuki Shinobu that we have collected from various sources like her release date, abilities, talents, items to farm, and more. Check this article from time to time as we update this when we get more information about this 4-star ninja character.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Release Date

HoYoVerse is expected to add Kuki Shinobu to the roster in the phase two of Genshin Impact 2.7. Since she was introduced early by HoYoVerse on social media, it is expected that she will be included in the upcoming banner of update 2.7. Other sources believe that she will be available for pulling on the second phase of version 2.7.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Abilities

genshin impact kuki shinobu

These are Kuki Shinobu’s abilities told by a known leaker. They claim this is still in beta testing so it is possible the names will be changed in the future. Check out all of the known details below:

Elemental Skill – Sanctifying Ring

  • Create a Grass Ring of Sanctification at the cost of part of her HP, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents
  • Grass Ring of Sanctification: Follows your current active character around. Deals Electro DMG to nearby opponents every 1.5s and restores HP for active character(s) within the ring’s AoE based on Kuki Shinobu’s Max HP
  • The HP consumption from using this skill can only bring her to 20% HP

Elemental Burst – Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite

  • Stabs an evil-excoriating blade into the ground, creating a field that cleanses the area of all that is foul, dealing continuous Electro DMG to opponents within its AoE based on Shinobu’s Max HP
  • If Shinobu’s HP is less than or equal to 50% when this skill is used, the field will last longer

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Passive Talents

  • Breaking Free – When Shinobu’s HP is not higher than 50%, her Healing Bonus is increased by 15%
  • Heart’s Repose – Sanctifying Ring’s abilities will be boosted based on Shinobu’s Elemental Mastery:
    • Healing amount will be increased by 75% of Elemental Mastery
    • DMG dealt is increased by 25% of Elemental Mastery
  • Protracted Prayers – Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on an Inazuma Expedition for 20 hours

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Constellations

  • (C1) To Cloister Compassion: Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite’s AoE is increased by 50%.
  • (C2) To Forsake Fortune: Grass Ring of Sanctification’s duration is increased by three seconds.
  • (C3) To Sequester Sorrow: Increases the Level of Sanctifying Ring by three. Maximum upgrade is 15.
  • (C4) To Sever Sealing: When the Normal, Charged, or Plunging Attacks of characters affected by Shinobu’s Grass Ring of Sanctification hit opponents, a Thundergrass Mark will land on the opponent’s position and deal AoE Electro damage based on 9.7% of her Max HP. This effect can occur once every five seconds
  • (C5) To Cease Courtesies: Increases the level of Gyoei Narukami Kariyama Rite by three. The maximum upgrade is 15.
  • (C6) To Ward Weakness: When Kuki Shinobu takes lethal DMG, this instance of DMG will not take her down. This effect will automatically trigger when her HP reaches 1 and will trigger once every 60s. When Shinobu’s HP drops below 25%, she will gain 150 Elemental Mastery for 15s. This effect will trigger once every 60s.

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Ascension Materials

According to the leaks, players will need to farm Vajrada Amethyst item variants to ascend Kuki Shinobu. They will need to either kill Thunder Manifestations or Electro Hypostases to get these items. They also need Spectra items from Specters, Runic Fangs from Ruin Serpent, and Naku Weed, which are commonly found all over Inazuma.

Ascension Stage 1

  • Vajrada Amethyst Silver x 1
  • Naku Weed x 3
  • Spectral Husk x 3
  • Mora x 20,000

Ascension Stage 2

  • Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 3
  • Naku Weed x 10
  • Spectral Husk x 15
  • Runic Fang x 2
  • Mora x 40,000

Ascension Stage 3

  • Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 6
  • Naku Weed x 20
  • Spectral Heart x 12
  • Runic Fang x 4
  • Mora x 60,000

Ascension Stage 4

  • Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 3
  • Naku Weed x 30
  • Spectral Heart x 18
  • Runic Fang x 8
  • Mora x 80,000

Ascension Stage 5

  • Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 6
  • Naku Weed x 45
  • Spectral Nucleus x 12
  • Runic Fang x 12
  • Mora x 100,000

Ascension Stage 6

  • Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x 6
  • Naku Weed x 60
  • Spectral Nucleus x 24
  • Runic Fang x 20
  • Mora x 120,000

Ascension Stage 7 (lvl 90)

  • Vajrada Amethyst Silver x 1
  • Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 9
  • Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 9
  • Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x 6
  • Naku Weed x 168
  • Spectral Husk x 18
  • Spectral Heart x 30
  • Spectral Nucleus x 36
  • Runic Fang x 46
  • Mora x 420,000

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Talent Materials

Kuki Shinobu’s Talent level up materials include a lot of Spectral items from Specters. Various Elegance items are also needed and as it goes up to level 8, they will need the Tears of the Calamitous Godfrom the End of the Oneiric Euthymia Trounce Domain. Elegance items can be farmed from the Violet Court Domain on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.

Talent Level 2

  • Teachings of Elegance x 3
  • Spectral Husk x 6
  • Mora x 12,500

Talent Level 3

  • Guide to Elegance x 2
  • Spectral Heart x 3
  • Mora x 17,500

Talent Level 4

  • Guide to Elegance x 4
  • Spectral Heart x 4
  • Mora x 25,000

Talent Level 5

  • Guide to Elegance x 6
  • Spectral Heart x 6
  • Mora x 30,000

Talent Level 6

  • Guide to Elegance x 8
  • Spectral Heart x 9
  • Mora x 37,500

Talent Level 7

  • Philosophies of Elegance x 4
  • Spectral Nucleus x 1
  • Tears of the Calamitous God x 1
  • Mora x 120,000

Talent Level 8

  • Philosophies of Elegance x 6
  • Spectral Nucleus x 1
  • Tears of the Calamitous God x 1
  • Mora x 250,000

Talent Level 9

  • Philosophies of Elegance x 9
  • Spectral Nucleus x 2
  • Tears of Calamitous God x 2
  • Mora x 450,000

Talent Level 10

  • Philosophies of Elegance x 12
  • Spectral Nucleus x 2
  • Tears of the Calamitous God x 2
  • Crown of Insight x 1
  • Mora x 700,000

Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu Gameplay

Several Kuki Shinobu gameplay videos have already been uploaded online and these are from the beta testing of the upcoming version 2.7. Check out some of the videos below, showcasing Shinobu’s normal attacks, burst attacks, and more.

That’s all we know about Genshin Impact Kuki Shinobu right now. Be sure to check this article soon as we update the details when new information comes in.

Learn more about Genshin Impact content with the articles below: