Ayaka “Faith” Suzuki is a Force Behind Japan’s Rapidly-Growing Tri Scene

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All Genshin Impact Cryo characters: Ayaka, Ganyu, Shenhe, more

Don’t get baited by the cold, Genshin Impact’s Cryo characters can still set the battlefield ablaze in Teyvat. Some are very useful supports, but many pack an icy punch that chills the heart of even the most steadfast enemy. Here’s every Cryo character in Genshin Impact ⁠— both currently-released and upcoming.
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Tales of Arise will have more theme songs from Japanese singer Ayaka

Bandai Namco has revealed that Tales of Arise will have more Japanese theme songs. The new songs will be performed by Ayaka, a Japanese singer-songwriter who has appeared multiple times in the annual Kouhaku Uta Gassen. Ayaka will provide not one but two songs for the game. She is personally...

The Ayaka and Yoimiya Story Quests Each Focus on ‘Duty’

In Genshin Impact, the first acts of the Ayaka and Yoimiya story quests aren’t optional. Both Gru Nivis’ The Whispers of the Crane and the White Rabbit and Carassius Auratus’ Dreamlike Timelessness need to be completed to take part in Chapter II Act II: Stillness, the Sublimation of Shadow. But while both stories share a character-based focus and requirement, there’s something else they have in common. Each one involves the player getting a better sense of the duty each woman holds herself accountable to and the role she plays in Inazuma.

Genshin Impact Ayaka build guide: The best Ayaka weapon, Artifacts, and more

The best Genshin Impact Ayaka build can turn the Kamisato heir into a source of near-continuous Cryo and physical damage. She has extensive potential as both Elemental and regular DPS. Better yet, Ayaka has strong build options for F2P players so you never have to spend a single Primogem if you want to save them.

Ayaka Feels Helpful Even at Lower Levels in Genshin Impact

Ayaka is finally in Genshin Impact, and that’s great! We’ve known she’s on the way for a while. She appeared during betas. We had an idea of how she’d work on some level. But now she’s around and, well, a whole bunch of people who passed Adventure Rank 30, prepared set teams of characters and might possess people at level 90 could be trying to make room for her. Which isn’t uncommon. The same thing happened with people like Hu-Tao and Kazuha. But the positive thing about Ayaka is that she is a character who seems fine with being a benchwarmer while you build her up.