The New Genshin Impact Epitome Invocation Banner is live in-game and features Wolf’s Gravestone, Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds & more!
After the 20-day long stay of the previous Invocation Banner, from 28th to 18th, miHoYo has finally given us a new banner! For those of you who are not familiar with it, an Epitome Invocation Banner gives you a better shot at winning certain 4-star and 5-star weapons in the game. But, is the new banner worth it? And what are the weapons you are likely to get from it if you pull a wish?
The Refreshed List: Lost Prayer to Sacred Winds & more.
The new banner contains a total of 7 major rate-up weapons that you stand a better chance of getting. Rate-up is a gacha term which in this case simply means, you have a better chance of getting these weapons. Of the 7, just like the previous list, 2 of them are 5-star weapons and the rest are 4-star.
The 5-star weapons include the catalyst weapon Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds and the sword named Wolf’s Gravestone. The 4-star weapons contain 2 swords, a bow, a polearm and a catalyst type weapon. The two swords with a rate-up chance are the Sacrificial Sword & the Sacrificial Greatsword. The bow is a Sacrificial Bow and the catalyst is a Sacrificial Fragment. So, as you can see, the banner is full of the sacrificial type weapons. Finally, the last 4-star weapon on offer is the Polearm which goes by the name of Dragon’s Bane.
The new event wish “Epitome Invocation” is about to begin! Time to stock up on weapons and characters to increase your combat readiness!
— Paimon (@GenshinImpact) October 18, 2020
Combat Stats of the weapons.
1. Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds: It has a basic attack stat of 46 at level 1 so, equal to the Amos’Bow. Also, the Secondary stat offers a CRIT rate of 7.2%. (A CRIT rate is a critical strike rate). It’s passive gives you 10% increased movement speed in battle and 8% increased Elemental DMG every 4 secs.
2. Wolf’s Gravestone: Also has a base attack of 46 at level 1. Its secondary stat increases Base attack DMG by 10.8%. It’s passive Wolfish Trackers causes 20% more Attack DMG. But if the enemy is below 30% health, DMG doubles to 40% increase for ALL THE PARTY MEMBERS for 12 secs! So a huge team benefit!
3. Sacrificial Sword, Greatsword, Bow & Fragment: They have the same passive. After you cause Elemental DMG to an enemy, the passive kicks in & has a 40% chance to end its own CD, once every 30 seconds. Sword stats: 41 DMG, energy recharge of 13.3%. Greatsword stats: 44 DMG, energy recharge of 6.7%. Bow stats: 44 DMG, energy recharge of 6.7%. Fragment stats: 41 DMG, elemental mastery of 48.
4. Dragon’s Bane: Level 1 Base Attack DMG of 41 with an Elemental mastery of 48. As its passive, this polearm causes 20% more damage to enemies affected by Hydro or Pyro.
The Pity & Gacha System for the banner:
This is a permanent banner & so, will use up Acquaint Fate or Primogems. As per the pity system, you will receive at least one 4-star weapon at the end of 10 rolls. But it’ll take you 90 rolls to get a guaranteed 5-star weapon. Also remember that some 4-star weapons, when refined, are much better than 5-star weapons and they are easier to refine. So, don’t run behind 5-star weapons only and use the banner wisely.
Look up this video for more banner info.
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