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Its weird, my first time doing this co-op the game respaws me at the top of the mountain. Not a bad idea, I just glided my way down.
I did it solo in 4 minutes. When I tried coop with a friend, 2 more players joined mid game without our permission. In the end it took 3.15. I did the most DMG because I had Cocogoat while other guys had close range heroes. I decided that coop just isn't worth it. Randoms doesn't make it much easier as it's already pretty easy and I can't coop only with friends if I want. So... I think I'll stick to solo.
 

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edit: BTW, can you get reported for doing a friendly fire in this particular case?

you can be reported for griefing in any game but it's impossible to prove it, it's a casual mobile game and it's pve, i'm playing the noel domain and i tell the people "dont pick pyro in this domains you will die" but they ignore you, they are even telling you to play in this way recommending you to play as liza in co-op because the developers are also casual, recently they asked the Chinese community officially how the wood element should work, they have no idea what to do. :messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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recently they asked the Chinese community officially how the wood element should work, they have no idea what to do.
Definitely should be a venomous/corrosive element if they want ppl to be interested in it. If they will make it a debuff/support/slow element most ppl would ignore it.

i'm playing the noel domain and i tell the people "dont pick pyro in this domains you will die" but they ignore you
damn right walter white GIF by Breaking Bad


You damn right I ignore this nonsense. Just bring 2 healers for my Klee and don't get on her way 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
 
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If I could suggest, I would say Dendro should be all about debuffs(aside the reaction with Pyro).
Hydro should slow enemies movemment, Cryo should increase their attack cooldown(frequency betweeen attacks) and Electro should reduce their damage. All those reactions should deal extra damage(similar to cryo+electro), to incentive people to use them.
Dendro itself should deal damage per second, similar to pyro. Like, the target is affected by thorns.
 

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If I could suggest, I would say Dendro should be all about debuffs(aside the reaction with Pyro).
Hydro should slow enemies movemment, Cryo should increase their attack cooldown(frequency betweeen attacks) and Electro should reduce their damage. All those reactions should deal extra damage(similar to cryo+electro), to incentive people to use them.
Dendro itself should deal damage per second, similar to pyro. Like, the target is affected by thorns.
any element is stronger than another element depending on the amount with which it fights each other, but in general wood is strong against water, wind and rock because a very strong amount of wind is needed to collapse a tree or an exaggerated earthquake to knock down a tree or a tsunami/hurricane to knock down a tree, normally in earthquakes you are safer under a tree than inside your house, but you only need a bit of fire to destroy a tree, so wood is better against stone, water or wind.

if i'm not wrong pokemon works in this way.
 
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"Leaks"

>Update on Ayaka's rework
Ayaka has only seen some fine-tuning to her skills.The rumour that she may have been changed to a catalyst user is false.
>The new Artifact Domain for Pale flame and Tenacity is located underground in Sal Terrae
>According to various credible leakers, miHoYo is making frequent changes to the available upcoming content. This means that all the recent leaks from the past few days now may include outdated/incorrect information.
>Arkywzx has even deleted his post about Chasm/Dendro not being in 1.6, and Inazuma coming sometime between 1.6 - 1.8. It is currently unknown what miHoYo's plans are.
Any bets about 1.6?
 

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Ayaka has only seen some fine-tuning to her skills
I hope it's all about buffs, "fine-tuning" sounds bad.

Artifact Domain for Pale flame and Tenacity is located underground in Sal Terrae
Welp, I was hoping for a new area/giant cave similar to Ice Mountain ;( Maybe I was overly optimistic.
miHoYo is making frequent changes to the available upcoming content
I wonder why, what's their problem? I hope Geo Lord will still come back in 1.5.


Any bets about 1.6?
Closed beta testing starting earlier than usual, so I hope it means that 1.6 is bigger than 1.5 which should bring housing. So maybe Chasm is actually happening together with Inazuma? Nah, too good to be true lol
 

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Closed beta testing starting earlier than usual, so I hope it means that 1.6 is bigger than 1.5 which should bring housing. So maybe Chasm is actually happening together with Inazuma? Nah, too good to be true lol
they are looking for people to test the 1.6, currently there is no one from the public testing the server for that reason there are no leaks, it starts this 25th as always when the new patch/preload goes live.

I hope it's all about buffs, "fine-tuning" sounds bad.
i hope they make the dash optional
 
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BlackM1st

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What do you need to clear the Battle Pass mission for the challenges event? All difficulties?
Yep. Day 3 was the hardest for me. Everything else was pretty easy. I'm already at lvl 49 out of 50. I hit the weekly limit today and stopped at 250 points till 50. Goddamn.
 
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Yep. Day 3 was the hardest for me. Everything else was pretty easy. I'm already at lvl 49 out of 50. I hit the weekly limit today and stopped at 250 points till 50. Goddamn.
same here only one i had to do more than once. in the end childe and cocogoat defeated day3.
 

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Yeah, fuck them! Damn bastards... After hunting them for weeks I seriously think that we need a hunting list overhaul so it would automatically switch to the next enemy after we kill our current target.
It would be nice... tired of fucking bubbles lmao
 

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Yep. Day 3 was the hardest for me. Everything else was pretty easy. I'm already at lvl 49 out of 50. I hit the weekly limit today and stopped at 250 points till 50. Goddamn.
The "BP Period" quests don't count towards your weekly limit, so if you can do the spiral abyss or any of the event/wishes missions, you can turn them in whenever.

"Leaks"

>Update on Ayaka's rework
Ayaka has only seen some fine-tuning to her skills.The rumour that she may have been changed to a catalyst user is false.
>The new Artifact Domain for Pale flame and Tenacity is located underground in Sal Terrae
>According to various credible leakers, miHoYo is making frequent changes to the available upcoming content. This means that all the recent leaks from the past few days now may include outdated/incorrect information.
>Arkywzx has even deleted his post about Chasm/Dendro not being in 1.6, and Inazuma coming sometime between 1.6 - 1.8. It is currently unknown what miHoYo's plans are.
Any bets about 1.6?
People hoping to waifu Ayaka are in for a rude awakening. Supposedly she is married in Inazuma to royalty of some kind, and that's core to her story. I really hope that dash is the "tweaking" they're talking about. I've been using Mona on my Rosaria team for freeze memes and it's so goddamn frustrating to use her with that dash. 1.5 is probably going to be housing + a bunch of little shitty events that serve no purpose other than to drip feed us primos. Hopefully 1.6 really is Chasm. That way we'd probably see 1.7/1.8 as more filler patches and maybe skip ahead to 2.0 which I'm pretty positive will be Inazuma. It'll be Archon chapter 2, so 2.0 sounds like the perfect spot to release it. But that means we're at least like 6 months out from it.

Those materials in your link look like from the new ice crystal boss and the earth dragon boss. Glad they're using the Sal Terrae area for a domain, that's a cool lore spot that had JohnLee's story quest and wasted potential.
 
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So, now I have a fully refined Stringless. Cool. I guess. My electric Raven is extra happy today. Blue wishes banner continues to give me nothing at all.
angry willy wonka GIF
 

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So we get the new Danslief quest today, but is that it for the next 2 weeks? I think there's another Marvelous Merchandise event, but that barely counts.

I've enjoyed 1.4 more than 1.3, but miHoYo is still struggling to pace out their content.
 
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This is fucking awesome, but MHY already said they're working to patch it out.

Pyro archon? PFT. We already have her.

 
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I wish they didnt had spoiled the fate of our simbling before during those illustrated cutscenes shown before. The characters act all surprised and im like:

 
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Nice end(?) to Liyue Arc dealing with the underside of things. Wasn't expecting them to reveal lot of that stuff so early on, so that was good. Hopefully means Inazuma is a bit more about the Abyss Order than Fatui with those developments.
 

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Glad to get some story content, decent amount of info with a good mix of characters and combat sections.

The quest was pretty buggy, I had 3 'crash to desktop' happen, each during the talking bits. Considering how many hours I have in GI, I've had very few bugs, so this was surprising.

The silent MC doesn't really work in these cut scenes. Having Paimon interpreting the MC's thoughts is really awkward. It's weird that the MCs have voice actors, but they only voice the MC of the sibling you're not playing as during the story.

Feels like the devs don't have much confidence in their story telling ability when they have Paimon explain, in a dumbed down manner, everything that just occurred. This story isn't that complicated, we don't need Paimon's CliffsNotes version of events moments after it happened.
 
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  1. Weekly boss fight will have reduced resin cost.
  2. Mobile players can adjust bow sensitivity, and Screen size in option.
  3. We will be able to browse the number of item we will be crafting/cooking/forging in alchemy/cook/smith.
  4. We will be able to “lock” mails to save valuable letters from characters, they won’t be deleted when click “delete all read mails”.
  5. We will be able to browse and listen battle voices for all owned characters.
  6. Additional tools/methods to keep accounts safe (possibly 2FA) are currently under development, and will be implemented shortly after. (In the reply they mentioned that first server having it will be at May-June, then all servers)
  7. Statue of the 7 bug (health regeneration emptied too soon), can resolve by relog in.
    More will be revealed in 1.5 announcement chat video
1.5 livestream should take place this Friday.

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  1. Weekly boss fight will have reduced resin cost.
  2. Mobile players can adjust bow sensitivity, and Screen size in option.
  3. We will be able to browse the number of item we will be crafting/cooking/forging in alchemy/cook/smith.
  4. We will be able to “lock” mails to save valuable letters from characters, they won’t be deleted when click “delete all read mails”.
  5. We will be able to browse and listen battle voices for all owned characters.
  6. Additional tools/methods to keep accounts safe (possibly 2FA) are currently under development, and will be implemented shortly after. (In the reply they mentioned that first server having it will be at May-June, then all servers)
  7. Statue of the 7 bug (health regeneration emptied too soon), can resolve by relog in.
    More will be revealed in 1.5 announcement chat video
1.5 livestream should take place this Friday.

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Well at least the 2FA is coming. Weekly boss resin stuff I don't really care about much anymore. Resin as a whole kinda went out of my radar as soon as I crossed the WL6 threshold. Everything takes so long to level from 80-90 now, and so many resources, my mindset just turned into more of a long term thing. I mean fuck, for the first time ever I am completely out of weapon enhancement ore, and I only have 1 weapon to 90. It's going to take months to finish maxing out the characters I use in my main 2 teams. Resin is kinda like a joke now unless they would remove it altogether, in which case I could actually grind stuff out.

Did the story stuff last night, it was pretty good but I agree with above that the Traveler should have talked. Paimon's over explaining seems like something they just started a few story quests ago, but it's really getting bad. I hope they stop that shit pronto. We also shouldn't have to wait 3 months between a quest of that level of quality. I feel like there should be at least one story like that every month, or at least 2-3 per patch. If they want to go for the "fully voiced" stuff, they have the money for it.
 

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So I was thinking and reading about the lore after the story quest yesterday, I have a few questions:

If the Archon war was 2000 years ago, and the destruction of (human kingdom, I forget the name so I'll call it Kanr'ia) was only 500 years ago, what the fuck were the archons doing the entire time that Kanr'ia set out the ruin sentinels to "cull" literally anybody they came across? Why did it take meddling from the "unknown god" or whatever, or why didn't they take more action instead of just letting everything get really bad and then wiping them off the map? Also, is the opening cutscene from 500 years ago when you landed in Teyvat in a meteor? Or was the meteor thing long before that, and then you went to sleep for a long time after being banished by the god? The timeline is certainly fucky and I don't really get it yet.

*edit* holy fuck, after doing some digging, I found this official story quest trailer that basically spells out the entire background to the story quest we just did. Why the fuck was this not in the game????
 
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