Genshin Impact 1.3 update is set to release next year in the month of February 2021. And, prior to that, we have a new Genshin Impact leak that features a new five-star Pyro user – Hu Tao coming to the game with the version 1.3 update.

For players who don’t remember Hu Tao was one of the eight previously leaked characters that are ready in line to join the current Genshin Impact’s character roster. In Genshin Impact’s game world, Hu Tao is the 77th Master of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, also the boss of the Geo Archon – Zhongli.

For a raw, yet more detailed look at Genshin Impact’s new playable character Hu Tao, click here.

Today we are going to list all major Hu Tao leaks that you should know – from her abilities to her idle animation. So, without any further ado, let us get to the main topic.

Hu Tao Leaks – Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Hu Tao Abilities

Hu Tao is a five-star Pyro user, whose weapon of choice is a Polearm and her elemental abilities are a lot similar to the five-star Anemo user – Xiao.

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Alike other playable characters, Hu Tao has two different elemental abilities – her elemental skill is called Rebirth’s Chaperone, and the ability shrouds Hu Tao with fire, leading to a loss of HP, and gain in ATK DMG bonus. Also, when the ability is active, the basic attacks deal pyro damage.

Hu Tao’s Elemental Burst is called Godsoother, and it summons a ghost that deals skill DMG and also heals her.

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The Attack Talent of Hu Tao is called Spear of Wangsheng, that has three forms alike other playable character attack talents.

  • Normal Attack – Performs up to six consecutive spear strikes.
  • Charged Attack – Consume a certain amount of stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to the opponents along the way.
  • Plunge Attack – Plunges from mid air to strike the ground below, dealing AoE damage.

Hu Tao’s passive ability leaks – Genshin Impact

  • Cooking – When Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has an 18% chance to receive an additional “Suspicious” dish of the same type.
  • When Hu Tao’s HP is equal to or less than 50%, her pyro damage bonus is increased by 25%.

Hu Tao’s Weapon leaks – Genshin Impact

An image was leaked earlier today, where Hu Tao was swinging a new red polearm weapon(refer article’s first image).

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We don’t have an official name or rarity of the new leaked weapons. But, we do have details on the weapon’s ability – and it turns out, Hu Tao’s new polearm weapon raises the HP by 20%, and with each 1% loss in HP, players gain a 1% ATK DMG bonus.

For now, we are calling it Hu Tao’s weapon because firstly, she was holding the polearm, secondly, the stats of the weapon(abilities) makes it the best weapon for her(at least for now).

Hu Tao’s Character animation while being idle – Genshin Impact

Being idle for a few seconds, A little ghost pops up on Hu Tao’s palm, promoting Wangsheng Funeral Parlor’s – “Buy one get one free service”.

Hu Tao’s Character ascension material requirements

Ascension LVL Material 1Material 2Material 3Mora
2Teaching of Diligence X 3Whopperflower Nectar X 612500
3Guide to Diligence X 2 Shimmering Nectar X 3 17500
4Guide to Diligence X 4 Shimmering Nectar X 425000
5Guide to Diligence X 6Shimmering Nectar X 6 30000
6Guide to Diligence X 9Shimmering Nectar X 935000
7Philosophies of Diligence X 4Energy Nectar X 4Shard of a Foul Legacy X 1120000
8Philosophies of Diligence X 6 Energy Nectar X 6Shard of a Foul Legacy X 1 260000
9Philosophies of Diligence X 12Energy Nectar X 9Shard of a Foul Legacy X 2450000
10Philosophies of Diligence X 16Energy Nectar X 12Shard of a Foul Legacy X 2 and Crown of Sagehood X 1700000

Hu Tao’s Banner Release Date – Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact new character Hu Tao
Image Credit – Pellas

As per the leaked information, Hu Tao is expected to come right after Xiao – in Genshin Impact 1.3 update. However, we were expecting the second banner of the version 1.3 update to include Kamisato Ayaka. So, take it with a grain of salt.

We will update this article if any new info or leak comes.

Genshin Impact is a free to play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, Android, and iOS.

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