The Genshin Impact Version 2.5 Special Program announced the arrival of Yae Miko, the Inazuman character who wields Electro talents. She is the latest 5-star character addition to the game, which will soon showcase her Story Quest called the Divina Vulpes Chapter.

Here’s all you need to know about Genshin Impact’s upcoming character, Yae Miko, including details on her release date, voice actors, and abilities.

Who is Yae Miko?

Yae Miko standing in front of the Narukami Shrine in Genshin Impact
Credit: miHoYo

Yae Miko is the head shrine maiden of the Grand Narukami Shrine and the owner of the Yae Publishing House. She was first introduced as a non-playable character (NPC) during the Version 2.0 update and has appeared in Archon Quests Act I: The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia and Act III: Omnipresence Over Mortals.

She is a close friend of the Raiden Shogun and has greatly helped the Traveler in dealing with matters related to the Electro Archon.

Yae Miko abilities and talents

Yae Miko Yae Miko wallpaper in Genshin Impact
Credit: miHoYo

This priestess is a catalyst user who provides constant damage when she’s off the field as well as high burst damage when she’s on the field. Here are her abilities and talents:

Spiritfox Sin-EaterNormalNormal Attack
Performs up to 3 lightning attacks that deal Electro DMG.

Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to deal Electro DMG after a short casting time.

Plunging Attack
Gathering the might of Electro, she plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path and deals AoE Electro DMG upon impact with the ground.
Yakan Evocation: Sesshou SakuraElemental SkillMoves swiftly and leaving a Sesshou Sakura behind that can periodically send down lightning, dealing Electro DMG to opponents.
Great Secret Art: Tenko KenshinElemental BurstUnseals nearby Sesshou Sakuras, destroying their outer forms and turning them into Tenko Thunderbolts that decends from the sky, dealing Electro DMG.
Meditations of a YakoUtility PassiveWhen she crafts Character Talent Material she has a set chance to create an extra Talent Material from the same region of a random type. The rarity of this material will be the same materials consumed during crafting.
Enlightened BlessingPassiveHer Elemental Mastery will increase the DMG dealt by the Sesshou Sakura.
The Shrine’s Sacred ShadePassiveWhen she uses her Elemental Burst, each Sesshou Sakura destroyed resets the cooldown for one charge of her Elemental Skill.

Players can view her gameplay during the Version 2.5 Special Program.

Yae Miko voice actors

A close up shot of Yae Miko in Genshin Impact
Credit: miHoYo

Yae Miko is voiced by by multi-talented Ratana Therakulsathit, a voice actor based in Los Angeles, California. She has given life to Fire Emblem Heroes’ Leonie and Ishtar, Marvel Super War’s Wave, and Smite’s Chibi Inu Amaterasu.

Yae Miko’s Japanese voice actress is none other than Ayane Sakura. Nicknamed Ayaneru by her fans, she has voiced various anime characters such as My Hero Academia’s Ochaco Uraraka, Charlotte’s Nao Tomori, and Nisekoi’s Haru Onodera. Additionally, Ayane Sakura also voices Yae Sakura in Honkai Impact 3rd, another miHoYo game.

EnglishRatana Therakulsathit
ChineseMingya Du
JapaneseAyane Sakura
KoreanMoon Yoo-jeong

How to get Yae Miko: Release date and banner

Genshin Impact, Guuji Yae, Yae Miko, Inazuma livestream
Credit: miHoyo

Yae Miko will be released in Phase 1 of the Version 2.5 update. Her banner will be called the Everbloom Violet and will go live on February 16 until March 8.

Her banner also includes 4-star characters Fischl, Diona, and Thoma.

Follow ONE Esports on Facebook for more gaming, esports, and culture news.

READ MORE: 5 hidden Genshin Impact Easter eggs you probably didn’t know about