• Attack 9999
    Defense 999
    HP 9999

    Stats Overview:

    Breakthrough 0, Equipment (Ascension 1+) 1, Affinity 1.
    ATK (Min/Max)DEF (Min/Max)HP (Min/Max)
    Ascension 0595 / 967179 / 2941708 / 2759
    Ascension 11103 / 1729339 / 5323105 / 4872
    Ascension 21891 / 2481586 / 7675306 / 6971
    Ascension 32714 / 3348840 / 10357594 / 9384
  • Heaven-sent

    Heaven-sent

    Active
    Range
    FullScreen
    2 Round

    Swap positions with the current Captain. This round's Chain Combo deals 2× damage to 4 adjacent tiles. When the round is over, swap positions with the Aurorian at the end of the team.

    Hammer Fist

    Hammer Fist

    Chain
    • Range
      SquareRing10

      Deals 160% damage to 1 surrounding cluster.

    • Range
      DoubleCross

      Deals 165% damage to 16 tiles in a radial shape.

    • Range
      DoubleCross

      Deals 170% damage to 24 tiles in a radial shape.

    • Range
      range

  • Warrior's Legacy

    Warrior's Legacy

    An arm guard designed and developed by the Lin Guild exclusively for Yao. Made from finely woven silk that is rendered soft yet firm after undergoing special treatment, it allows her to throw punches without risking injuries. More importantly, it matches her attire perfectly.

    Ability

    ATK: +0
    DEF: +0
    HP: +0
    forest Counter Damage0.0%
    Crossed Path

    Crossed Path

    Passive

  • Explorer

    Explorer

    When deployed to the Exploration Office, increases MS readings recovery rate by 10%.
    Firefly Keeper

    Firefly Keeper

    When deployed to the Lumina Grid, the recovery rate of Fireflies +5% per hour.
  • Dehydrated Ration
    Dehydrated Ration
    +10 Base Affinity+10 Bonus Affinity

    Common Gift. Best effect given to Independent Aurorians. Lightweight, compact dehydrated ration popular among small settlements.

    Bunnybear Plush
    Bunnybear Plush
    +10 Base Affinity+10 Bonus Affinity

    Common Gift. Best effect when given to romantic Aurorians. Hand-crafted doll favored by romantics. It resembles both a rabbit and a bear. Creator unknown.

    Panacea
    Panacea
    +50 Base Affinity+50 Bonus Affinity

    Valuable Gift. Best effect when given to Independent Aurorians. Magical wonder-potion that can make a doctor out of anyone in some settlements.

    Sunset Flask
    Sunset Flask
    +50 Base Affinity+50 Bonus Affinity

    Valuable Gift. Best effect when given to romantic Aurorians It's very romantic to see the beautiful array of lights inside the flask in a dim setting.

  • Born on Cloud Island, she studied the "Art of Qi" with the Lin Guild. She possesses strong combat abilities, has a lively personality, and enjoys traveling around while fighting injustice.

    Logo

    Name: Yao

    Nickname: Chivalrous Heart

    Gender: Female

    Height: 5'7''

    Birthday: May 3

    Birthplace: Cloud Island

    Element: Forest

    Affiliation: The Independent

    Fighting Style: Special Luminatics (Qi), Gauntlet (Warrior's Legacy)

  • Her Experiences

    Miss Yao? Oh... How do I describe her... Miss Yao always seems to be full of energy! It's like nothing could ever bother her. Whenever we meet, she's either thinking hard about martial arts or inviting me and %s out for a meal, or for me to accompany her to... What is it again? Oh, I think the phrase she uses is to "uphold justice." Anyway, Miss Yao is a very unique girl.

    But sometimes I see her look out the window, deep in thought... This is when she becomes very quiet. Looks like even the lively Miss Yao has her moments of melancholy.

    —Vice

    Her Story (I)

    Have you ever fallen into the sea? The feeling of going underwater...

    You can feel the flow of everything there. There are none of the confusing sounds or chaotic changes that come with vision. Water, there is only water. Even if you close your mouth, water will pour relentlessly through your nostrils and into your brain. The feeling of being wrapped in liquid is horrible and makes it difficult to tell what is actually sliding across your face. Is it snot, tears, or seawater... Or some weird sea creature? Now see that look in your eyes. Come on, don't be afraid. Drowning is certainly a bad experience, after all, seawater is astringent and salty and very unpleasant to drink.

    I was later washed ashore, which is a most fortunate thing. And then after that... Two kind people picked me up and brought me home. It's funny, come to think of it. They said that this is the continent of Astra, but all I could think was, "What is Astra? Who am I? Hmph, they must be lying to me!"

    Her Story (II)

    Nothing melodramatic happened! Those two kind-hearted people really just saw how pitiful I was when I collapsed on the beach, brought me home, and adopted me. I don't remember anything but I do know that my name is Yao. Hmm? What's with that look? Do you feel sorry for me? Don't be. I've never felt that way at all. My adoptive parents are just ordinary guards, but I have a happy life and they've been very kind to me. For example, my mum doesn't like chilies, but she cooks spicy dishes for me every time I come home for a meal... Hmm... They even sent me to the Lin Guild to learn the art of Qi! They said that being a guard is a good position for a girl, or something along those lines.

    Yeah, the Lin Guild has really taken good care of me. Mm-hmm, it's an amazing place! The teacher there encouraged me and told me that I have a talent for the art of Qi, as if I already had a foundation... But I can't get complacent! I have to keep practicing hard.

    Her Story (III)

    The Lin Guild has taught me so much, so I must pay them back with my hard work! "A drop of kindness should be repaid with a spring" as the saying goes. So, I decided to become a guard for the Lin Guild. After all, sometimes the things they transport are quite valuable, and they have to employ people who are skilled in martial arts to make sure the transport goes well.

    Since becoming a guard, I've learned more about Umbraton and gained a deeper understanding of it. How should I describe it? Umbraton does have a lot of new things, strange people and a lot of gadgets I've never seen... People can sit cordially in a group and talk about things at the Holiday Cafe during the day, and at night these same people are out on the streets fighting each other in big brawls. I ran over to save some people lying on the side of the road a few times, but they called me nosy and told me to buzz off... Sigh. Anyway, I got into a lot of trouble with the Lin Guild back then because of my impulsiveness. That's why I left that place of my own accord later on. At that time I thought, my personality type is probably not very suitable for life in Umbraton, right?

    Her Story (IV)

    Hahaha! Did you just call me Warrior Yao? Oh, I do like being called that, sort of. After leaving Umbraton, I traveled the land. Those were the days! Especially that one time.

    I had arrived at a little town that was really in a bad state. When I first stepped into that town, the villagers were like walking corpses. A nice guy advised me to leave as soon as I could. After asking why, I found out that there was a pervy silk merchant and a moonshiner causing trouble in the town. Both of them wanted control of the town and hired outlaws to act as their underlings. These guys darkened the atmosphere of the whole place and brought misery to the villagers.

    How could I just stand by and watch that happen? Of course, I'd use everything I had at my disposal to deal with them! I observed them carefully and analyzed them, then formulated a battle plan. In the end, I succeed in upsetting all their plans with just a tiny effort, ha!

    Ah, but the battle with the outlaws took a lot out of me too... Fortunately, I was able to get rid of those two tyrants in the end and bring peace back to the village!

    Want me to tell you exactly what plan I used? I'll tell you later. It's food-o-clock now!

  • Ah! Such a great day!

    Navigator...

    Ahh...

    Last time we ended with my acquisition of the Records on Customs.

    Mmm... I'm hungry...

    This strength flowing through my body...

    Morning!

    Time for some morning exercise!

    Woah! There's a new steamed bun diner in Koufu-jou!

    Morning, morning, morning!

    Mapo tofu with rice is so expensive in Astra...

    %¥%%......&...

    So hungry... Why am I so hungry all the time?

    Hiya!

  • The Exotic Guide

    Yao tells you about how she traveled the world to upholding justice.

    • Tap on the Colossus Room

      I was born to roam, not to serve... Hah. That's the way of a real warrior!

      The Rediesel Wrench sound like a chivalrous group, but I've heard they have a lot of odd members. Is that true?

      Morality and justice will prevail!

      Low-spirited monsters... Eww... Just thinking about them makes me sick! But my fist can take care of them all!

      Amemori acts as if a smile would kill her... Which is a shame, since she has such a pretty one.

      Who in Umbraton doesn't know the Shadowlord? I believe he's a true warrior too.

      I cherish nothing more than this hairpin! If I had to choose one weapon, this would be it.

      In some places, people even cook without salt! That's why I always carry my own chili powder.

      The best mode of transport to cross the sea... Way better than a boat!

    • Interact with the Colossus Room

      Wow! This is a perfect spot for training!

    • Change Assistant

      You need me to stand guard over this place? I'm pretty good at it, so leave it to me! Huh? You want me to do whatever I like? Sure!

    • Battle Failed

      Hmph! I'll get my revenge!

    • Victory

      A small trick... It's nothing, really.

    • Unleash Chain Combos

      Heave... Torrent Pine!

      Heave... Stone Maul!

    • Active Skill is Ready

      Inhale deeply...

    • First Main Lobby Welcome

      May the new year be filled with joy as always!

    • Enter the Formation

      Don't worry, I've got this!

    • Aurorian Ascension I

      Power is burning at my fingertips!

    • Aurorian Ascension II

      The muscles in my thighs are shivering!

    • Aurorian Ascension III

      Woah! Did I just open up all the passages in my body?

    • Standby

      Since you don't seem to have better things to do... Would you like to do some exercise with me? We'll start with 100 push-ups, and then do 500 kicks...

    • Upgrade Successful

      Let the air flow through your body...

    • Voice Login

      Alchemy Stars!

    • Interactive Dialogs on the Main Screen

      I'm not a dumb little girl! The last person who said that tasted my fists! You want a go?

      *Rumble* Steamed buns... Dumplings... Siu mai... Roasted duck... I miss you all!! But I must travel and help the needy...

      Call me when you're in trouble! However, you'll suffer big time if I find out you're the one who started it!

      Watch out! My hairpin is not just a pretty accessory. I wouldn't want it to touch even bad guys unless it was necessary. Understand?

      I became a martial artist so I could step forth to uphold justice when needed. What is left for me if I can't do that?

      Ah! Look! Do you think my muscles have grown recently? My clothes are getting tighter...

      Why are you staring at me? Want to learn the art of Qi? Hahaha... It's not that easy. You need to be endurable, flexible, and skillful all at once!

      Do you like mapo tofu? I bet you never had the real thing! I'll cook it for you one day. It'll make you breathe fire!

      A great warrior usually travels alone! But if two great warriors team up... That doesn't sound bad either, does it?

      I'm practicing kicks. Spar with me if you dare!

      Don't you think a wicked human heart is more terrifying than Eclipsites?

      Do you like my clothes? I can get you a suit if you like.

    • Welcoming Dialogs on the Main Screen

      No injustices spotted today. I'm getting bored here. Hah.

      Woah! Seriously? I'm already back from my run, and you're still in bed?

      Hey! Why are you still working? I'm tired of waiting... Stand up and do some exercises!

      Go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark. Observe nature's rules, and live a prolonged life. Anyway, I'm going to bed.

    • Obtain an Aurorian

      I've heard so much about you. What an honor! My name is Yao. Please let me know how I can be of service!

    • Receive a gift

      Woah! For me?

      Aww... You really shouldn't have!

    • Receive a gift you like

      You shouldn't have... I'll keep it, then?

      Thank you. I really like it!

    • Release Active Skill

      Shush... Only with a calm mind can you throw accurate punches. Hah!

      Heaven-sent—Bamboo Spikes!

    • Standby

      Gathering power...

    • Aurorian Trivia I

      My memory started with the taste of salt, the salt of the ocean. The seawater entered my mouth, my nose, and my ears...

    • Aurorian Trivia II

      My foster parents told me I lost my memory. What was I like before? What did I do? Where have I been? No one knows.

    • Aurorian Trivia III

      Soon, I started learning the art of Qi. I discovered the warrior inside me, and there was nothing I could do to stop her from soaring across the horizon.

    • The Captain's Entrance

      This is exactly what a warrior is meant to do!

  • Class

    Detonator (A+)

    Overall

    A+

    Advantages

    +Flexible DPR for both single-tile and multi-tile enemies

    +ATK buff is stronger than it looks, especially with her high base stats

    Disadvantages

    -Competes with Areia, Barton DB, and Lenore for the multi-tile DPR slot, and competes with almost 5 different top tier snipers for the single-tile DPR slot, with Yao being sub optimal in all cases.

    -Captain changing gimmick is just that– a gimmick.

    -For multi-tile enemies, she is practically identical to Areia, but is entirely worse with worse burst and worse off skill damage due to mediocre chain.

    -Loses significant damage on burst turns if in captain slot due to captain change gimmick.

    Explanation

    Hey, we've almost made it out of the "loses to Areia lol" section!

    Yao closely resembles Areia, but is largely inferior. To make things worse, Yao is a gacha 6* (and not a free 5*) who needs BTs. Furthermore, her only slightly above average damage on single-tile enemies doesn’t make up for her performance against multi-tile enemies, which is mediocre at best. This is particularly detrimental because the primary reason you'd want to bring a detonator is to handle multi-tile enemies, and Forest has an abundance of single-tile monsters (Mythos, Paloma, Migard, etc.)

    Yao is still a functional option for a second detonator, but only if you lack the resources to invest in better snipers and detonators. This is a witheringly small likelihood, given that Areia is free in chapter 3.

Ascension 1

Nightium
30000
Forest Crystal Dust
30
Forest Flare Silt
20
Tales of Survival
10

Ascension 2

Nightium
50000
Forest Potion I
30
Forest Crystal
20
Survival 101
10

Ascension 3

Nightium
200000
Forest Flare Rock
30
Forest Potion III
20
Survivalpedia
10
EXPBonus (Not stackable)
Level 10
ATK +0
DEF +0
HP +0
Level 2100
ATK +6
DEF +3
HP +30
Unlocks new Files and Dialogs
Level 3200
ATK +12
DEF +6
HP +60
Level 4300
ATK +18
DEF +9
HP +90
Unlocks new File
Level 5500
ATK +25
DEF +12
HP +120
Unlocks new Dialogs
Level 6600
ATK +32
DEF +15
HP +150
Unlocks new File
Level 7800
ATK +40
DEF +18
HP +180
Level 81000
ATK +48
DEF +21
HP +210
Unlocks new Files and Dialogs
Level 91200
ATK +56
DEF +25
HP +250
Level 101500
ATK +65
DEF +30
HP +300
1. HP increased by 300.
Heartstone
250
2. DEF increased by 40.
Heartstone
300
3. Active Skill Enhancement: Changes Active Skill to Preemptive Strike. Available upon entering combat.
Heartstone
400
Yao's Solamber
1
4. Increased by 300+5%Basic max HP.
Heartstone
500
Yao's Solamber
1
5. Increased by 40+5%Basic DEF.
Heartstone
600
Yao's Solamber
1
6. Equipment Skill Enhancement: Captain changes for the battle: +1.
Heartstone
800
Yao's Solamber
1
Level 2
ATK +30
DEF +10
HP +50
"Counter Damage" +4%
Nightium
10000
Tales of Survival
5
Sublime
400
Level 3
Nightium
20000
Tales of Survival
10
Sublime
800
Level 4
ATK +30
DEF +10
HP +100
"Counter Damage" +4%
Nightium
30000
Survival 101
5
Sublime
500
Level 5
ATK +30
DEF +10
HP +100
"Counter Damage" +4%
Nightium
30000
Survival 101
5
Sublime
500
Level 6
Nightium
50000
Survival 101
10
Sublime
1000
Level 7
ATK +50
DEF +15
HP +150
"Counter Damage" +5%
Nightium
60000
Survivalpedia
5
Sublime
600
Level 8
ATK +50
DEF +15
HP +150
"Counter Damage" +5%
Nightium
80000
Survivalpedia
5
Sublime
600
Level 9
ATK +50
DEF +15
HP +150
"Counter Damage" +5%
Nightium
100000
Survivalpedia
5
Sublime
600
Level 10
Nightium
200000
Survivalpedia
10
Sublime
1500