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Genshin impact Yelan - Abilities, talent, and constellations

Yelan is a new character coming to Genshin Impact 2.6, and you can get to know about her abilities, release date, artifacts, and more in this guide.
Genshin impact Yelan - Abilities, talent, and constellations

Genshin Impact 2.7 update is all set to launch soon and will add tons of new content, including new characters, weapons, enemies, events, and more. However, players are the most excited about the mysterious character Yelan who will finally get a release in the upcoming patch.

Yelan was seen on many occasions in the game; however, her face was never revealed. HoYoverse announced her officially via the Genshin Impact Twitter account, and according to her official description, she is a mysterious person who claims to work for the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

She was also spotted in the 2.6 update while doing a quest in The Chasm; however, she disappeared like a storm. While HoYoverse is yet to announce her abilities and release date, the leakers have leaked all the information about her.

Genshin Impact Yelan release date

Yelan will be a five-star character and will be available in the first banner.
Yelan will be a five-star character and will be available in the first banner. (Picture: HoYoverse)

HoYoverse will reveal everything in Genshin Impact 2.7 special program livestream; she will expectedly arrive on May 11, with the release of the update. She will be a part of the first banner, and you will be able to pull her using the Intertwined Fates that you can get by spending Primogems.

She is the only new 5-star character coming to the next update, and here are the complete details of her abilities.

Genshin Impact Yelan Abilities

Yelan is a hydro character in Genshin Impact.
Yelan is a hydro character in Genshin Impact. (Picture: HoYoverse)


  • Normal Attack: Perform up to four consecutive shots with a bow.
  • Charged Attack: Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, flowing water will accumulate on the arrowhead. A fully charged torrential arrow will deal Hydro DMG. Additionally, Genshin Yelan will enter a “Breakthrough’ state after spending 5s out of combat, which will cause her next Charged Aimed Shot to have 80% decreased charge time, and once charged, she can fire a “Breakthrough Barb” that will deal AoE Hydro DMG based on Yelan’s Max HP.
  • Plunging Attack: Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Elemental Skill

  • Lingering Lifeline: Fires off a Lifeline that tractors her in rapidly, entangling and marking opponents along its path. When her rapid movement ends, the Lifeline will explode, dealing Hydro DMG to the marked opponents based on Yelan’s Max HP. The cooldown period is 10 seconds.

Elemental Burst

  • Depth-Clarion Dice: Deals AoE Hydro DMG and creates an “Exquisite Throw,” which aids her in battle. The cooldown period is 18 seconds.
    • Exquisite Throw: Follows the character around and will initiate a coordinated attack under the following circumstances, dealing Hydro DMG based on Yelan’s Max HP:
      • Can occur once every second when your active character uses a Normal Attack.
      • Will occur each time Yelan’s Lifeline explodes and hits opponents.

Passive Talents

  • Lengthy Consideration: Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on a Liyue Expedition for 20 hours.
  • Turn Control: When the party has 1/2/3/4 Elemental Types, Yelan’s Max HP is increased by 6%/12%/18%/30%.
  • Adapt With Ease: So long as an Exquisite Throw is in play, your own active character deals 1% more DMG. This increases by a further 3.5% DMG every second. The maximum increase to DMG dealt is 50%.
Yelan will be the only five-star character coming to Genshin Impact 2.7 update.
Yelan will be the only new five-star character coming to Genshin Impact 2.7 update. (Picture: HoYoverse)


  • Enter the Plotters: Lingering Lifeline gains 1 additional charge.
  • Taking All Comers: When Exquisite Throw conducts a coordinated attack, it will fire an additional water arrow that will deal 20% of Yelan’s Max HP as Hydro DMG. This effect can trigger once every 2.8s.
  • Dealer’s Sleight: Increases the Level of Lingering Lifeline by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
  • Bait-and-Switch: Increases all party members’ Max HP by 10% for 25s for every opponent marked by Lifeline when the Lifeline explodes. A maximum increase of 40% Max HP can be attained in this manner.
  • Beware the Trickster’s Dice: Increases the Level of Depth-Clarion Dice by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
  • Winner Take All: After using Depth-Clarion Dice, Yelan will enter the Mastermind state. In this state, all of Yelan’s Normal Attacks will be the stronger Breakthrough Barbs. These Breakthrough Barbs will have all its normal abilities and the DMG dealt will be considered Charged Attack DMG, dealing 130% of their normal DMG. The Mastermind state lasts 20s and will be cleared after Yelan Genshin Impact fires 6 arrows.

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Featured image courtesy of HoYoverse.