Genshin Impact: Overlooked Characters That Can Become the Meta in Version 1.6

Published 06/05/2021, 10:32 AM EDT
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miHoYo recently held a live stream for Genshin Impact update, which shed light on many upcoming features. The studio revealed highly expected buff to electro element and change to elemental mastery (EM) will roll out soon. These things will definitely change the meta considerably, as the title progresses towards the island nation of Inazuma.

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This nation will serve as a major content drop, which will further the storyline. The traveler will get a chance to step into these untapped lands, which are said to directly ruled by electro archon.

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Changes to Genshin Impact in version 1.6 will make these units powerful

The changes to EM calculations with version 1.6 will definitely revamp the meta. The studio is also hoping to bring overlooked electro characters into the meta. Over the period the game will head to new nations, and the studio will add a buff to the relevant nation. It has happened in the case of Geo nation, similar changes will be added in the future as well.

Moreover, changes to EM calculation will see relevant units becoming significantly powerful. This will naturally cause certain units to have their damage upscale, and these changes might enable them to rule the meta. Here is the list of all the characters who are expected to gain prominence in version 1.6.

Fischl

Fischl is already a prominent off-field support unit, and she can fit with most DPS units. However, the changes to electro reactions might turn her into godlike support, who can also deal respectable damage. If you have been ignoring Fischl, then maybe it is time to bring her into your party setup.

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Sucrose 

Apprentice to Mondstat’s superstar alchemist Albedo, Sucrose has been in and out of the meta. However, after the change to EM calculations, Sucrose will become one of the strongest supports. She excels at enhancing her damaged teammate’s damage output but distributing EM and now the changes to the calculation will her extremely important.

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Keqing

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Electro Keqing will finally become the meta character in version 1.6 of the update. She was widely regarded as the weakest 5-star character in the previous updates. However, the changes in the meta are definitely going to turn her into one of the strongest units. The addition of the Inazuma nation might also lead to the addition of new powerful electro artifacts.

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There you have it, 3 prominent units who could return to the meta with update 1.6. Do you agree with this list? Let us know in the comments below.

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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