Ayaka talents, abilities, and Ascension materials – Genshin Impact

As cold as ice.

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Genshin Impact players are constantly looking to the future, planning what to do with their resources and Wishes. As such, people are already hungry for information on Kamisato Ayaka, a potential character that may be arriving in the game in the future.

While information is currently pretty rare, we will be using this article to keep track of everything that is revealed about Hu Tao, either through leaks or official announcements from miYoHo.

Ayaka is a princess of the KAmisato House who has practiced her delicate style of sword-fighting to the point that she can easily slice the snowflakes formed by her Cryo abilities in half.

Remember, everything in this guide is drawn from test server leaks or information from the beta, so is subject to change.


  • Normal attack – performs up to 5 rapid attacks
  • Charged attack – consumes stamina to unleash a series of quick stream of strikes
  • Plunging attack – does AoE damage on impact

Elemental Skill


Ayaka emits ice all around herself, dealing Cryo damage and knocking enemies upwards.

Elemental Burst


Ayaka uses her considerable sword skills to create a bladestorm, deal Cryo damage to all enemies struck and causing damage over time. When the damage over time hits its final tick, it explodes, dealing extra area of effect Cryo damage.

Sprint Ability

Ayaka’s sprint is replaced by a flow of sleet that she hides within, allowing her to move at high speed across water. Popping out of the sleet causes AoE damage.


Daily cooking

Ayaka gains an additional proficiency when she cooks a steamed dish perfectly.

Kanten Senmyou Norito

Normal attack hits on enemies affected by Cryo have between a 6% and 18% chance of shortening the cooldown of Hyouka by 0.5 seconds.

Amatsumi Kunisumi Ihaigoto

While in the Senhou form, Ayaka marks nearby opponents that are below 30% HP. Leaving her Senhou form near marked opponents and immediately hitting them with a normal attack deals 300% of her attack as Cryo damage. This normal attack counts as a charged attack.


Shirasagi HimegimiIncreases all party members’ Cryo DMG by 20% and Cryo RES by 15%.
Usurahi ButouIncrease Kamisato Art: Senho’s Movement SPD by 30% and reappearance DMG range by 30%.
Kanten Senmyou NoritoNormal Attack hits on Cold/Frozen Opponents have a 12%/36% chance to decrease Kamisato Art: Hyouka’s CD by 1s.
Mie Yuki no Seki no ToUpon casting Kamisato Art: Soumetsu, unleashes 2 additional small bladestorms heading sideways, each dealing 50% DMG.
Ai SuigetsuIncreases Energy Recharge by 33% and decreases Kamisato Art: Soumetsu’s CD by 6s.
Amatsutsumi Kunitsutsumi ChinshiWhile in Kamisato Art: Senho form, Kamisato Ayaka marks nearby opponents below 30% HP. Leaving the form near marked opponents and hitting them immediately with a Normal Attack deals Cryo DMG equal to 400% of ATK. this attack counts as a Charged Attack.
Sosai Sumizome SakuraIncreases Kamisato Art: Hyouka’s DMG against Cold/Frozen targets by 50%.
Eiki RyuhanWhen Energy is above 50%, increases Normal Attack DMG by 30%. When Energy is below 50%, increases Normal Attack’s CRIT Rate by 15%.

Ascension Materials

LevelMoraBoss Drop MaterialBoss Drop MaterialLocal SpecialityEnemy Drop Material
Shivada Jade Sliver ×1
Small Lamp Grass ×3

Divining Scroll ×3
Shivada Jade Fragment ×3

Hoarfrost Core ×2

Small Lamp Grass ×10

Divining Scroll ×15
Shivada Jade Fragment ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×4

Small Lamp Grass ×20

Sealed Scroll ×12
Shivada Jade Chunk ×3

Hoarfrost Core ×8

Small Lamp Grass ×30

Sealed Scroll ×18
Shivada Jade Chunk ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×12

Small Lamp Grass ×45

Forbidden Curse Scroll ×12
Shivada Jade Gemstone ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×20

Small Lamp Grass ×60

Forbidden Curse Scroll ×24