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Diluc

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TitleThe Dark Side of Dawn
AllegianceDawn Winery
Rarity
Weapon TypeClaymore
Element
Birthday30 April
Astrolabe NameNoctua
Chinese Seiyuu马洋
Japanese Seiyuu小野賢章
English SeiyuuSean Chiplock
Korean Seiyuu최승훈
In-game DescriptionThe tycoon of a winery empire in Mondstadt, unmatched in every possible way.
Table of Contents
Stats
Stats
Attack Talents
Talents Material
Passive Talents
Constellations
Combat Sounds
Quotes
Stories
Comments
Stat Progression
LvBase HPBase ATKBase DEFCRIT Rate%CRIT DMGAscension
1101126615%50
202621681585%50
x1
x3
x3
x20000
20+3488902115%50
4052191353155%50
x3
x2
x10
x15
x40000
40+58341513529.8%50
5067121734059.8%50
x6
x4
x20
x12
x60000
50+753319445514.6%50
60842121750914.6%50
x3
x8
x30
x18
x80000
60+903623354614.6%50
70993225660014.6%50
x6
x12
x45
x12
x100000
70+1054727263719.4%50
801145329569219.4%50
x6
x20
x60
x24
x120000
80+1206831172924.2%50
901298133578424.2%50
Attack Talents
Normal Attack: Tempered Sword
Normal Attack
Perform up to 4 consecutive strikes.
Charged Attack
Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes.
At end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
1-Hit DMG89.7%97%104.3%114.73%122.03%130.38%141.85%153.32%164.79%177.31%191.65%208.52%225.38%242.25%260.65%
2-Hit DMG87.63%94.77%101.9%112.09%119.22%127.38%138.58%149.79%161%173.23%187.24%203.72%220.2%236.67%254.65%
3-Hit DMG98.81%106.86%114.9%126.39%134.43%143.63%156.26%168.9%181.54%195.33%211.13%229.71%248.29%266.87%287.14%
4-hit DMG133.99%144.89%155.8%171.38%182.29%194.75%211.89%229.03%246.16%264.86%286.28%311.48%336.67%361.86%389.34%
Charged Attack Spinning DMG68.8%74.4%80%88%93.6%100%108.8%117.6%126.4%136%147%159.94%172.87%185.81%199.92%
Charged Attack Final DMG124.7%134.85%145%159.5%169.65%181.25%197.2%213.15%229.1%246.5%266.44%289.88%313.33%336.78%362.36%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s
Max Duration5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s
Plunge DMG89.51%96.79%104.08%114.48%121.77%130.1%141.54%152.99%164.44%176.93%189.42%201.91%214.4%226.89%239.37%
Low/High Plunge DMG178.97%
/
223.55%
193.54%
/
241.74%
208.11%
/
259.94%
228.92%
/
285.93%
243.49%
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304.13%
260.13%
/
324.92%
283.03%
/
353.52%
305.92%
/
382.11%
328.81%
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410.7%
353.78%
/
441.89%
378.76%
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473.09%
403.73%
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504.28%
428.7%
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535.47%
453.68%
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566.66%
478.65%
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597.86%
Searing Onslaught
Performs a forward slash that deals Pyro DMG.
This skill can be used 3 times consecutively. Enters CD if not cast again within a short period.
The slashes represent the values that Diluc holds dear: one for justice, one for courage, and one for duty.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
1-Hit DMG94.4%101.48%108.56%118%125.08%132.16%141.6%151.04%160.48%169.92%179.36%188.8%200.6%212.4%224.2%
2-Hit DMG97.6%104.92%112.24%122%129.32%136.64%146.4%156.16%165.92%175.68%185.44%195.2%207.4%219.6%231.8%
3-hit DMG128.8%138.46%148.12%161%170.66%180.32%193.2%206.08%218.96%231.84%244.72%257.6%273.7%289.8%305.9%
CD10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s
Dawn
Releases intense flames to knock nearby opponents back, dealing Pyro DMG. The flames then converge into the weapon, summoning a Phoenix that flies forward and deals massive Pyro DMG to all opponents in its path. The Phoenix explodes upon reaching its destination, causing a large amount of AoE Pyro DMG.
The searing flames that run down his blade cause it to be infused with Pyro.
The only reason to walk in the darkness is to light it up. Behold, that fleeing light in the dead of night is the herald of the coming dawn.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
Slashing DMG204%219.3%234.6%255%270.3%285.6%306%326.4%346.8%367.2%387.6%408%433.5%459%484.5%
DoT60%64.5%69%75%79.5%84%90%96%102%108%114%120%127.5%135%142.5%
Explosion DMG204%219.3%234.6%255%270.3%285.6%306%326.4%346.8%367.2%387.6%408%433.5%459%484.5%
CD12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s
Infusion Duration8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s
Energy Cost404040404040404040404040404040
Talent Ascension Materials (All Talents)
LevelMaterialsMora Cost
Lv2
x3
x6
x12500
Lv3
x2
x3
x17500
Lv4
x4
x4
x25000
Lv5
x6
x6
x30000
Lv6
x9
x9
x37500
Lv7
x4
x4
x1
x120000
Lv8
x6
x6
x1
x260000
Lv9
x12
x9
x2
x450000
Lv10
x16
x12
x2
x1
x700000
Passive Talents
Tradition of the Dawn Knight
Refunds 15% of the ore used when crafting Claymore-type weapons.
Relentless
Diluc's Charged Attack Stamina Cost is decreased by 50%, and its duration is increased by 3s.
Blessing of Phoenix
The Pyro Infusion provided by Dawn lasts for 4s longer. Additionally, Diluc gains 20% Pyro DMG Bonus during the duration of this effect.
Constellations
Conviction
Diluc deals 15% more DMG to opponents whose HP is above 50%.
Searing Ember
When Diluc takes DMG, his ATK increases by 10% and his ATK SPD increases by 5%. Lasts for 10s.
This effect can stack up to 3 times and can only occur once every 1.5s.
Fire and Steel
Increases the Level of Searing Onslaught by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Flowing Flame
Casting Searing Onslaught in rhythm greatly increases damage dealt.
2s after casting Searing Onslaught, casting the next Searing Onslaught in the combo deals 40% additional DMG. This effect lasts for 2s.
Phoenix, Harbinger of Dawn
Increases the Level of Dawn by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Flaming Sword, Nemesis of the Dark
After casting Searing Onslaught, the next 2 Normal Attacks within the next 6s will have their DMG and ATK SPD increased by 30%.
Additionally, Searing Onslaught will not interrupt the Normal Attack combo.
TitleThe Dark Side of Dawn
AllegianceDawn Winery
Rarity
Weapon TypeClaymore
Element
Birthday30 April
Astrolabe NameNoctua
Chinese Seiyuu马洋
Japanese Seiyuu小野賢章
English SeiyuuSean Chiplock
Korean Seiyuu최승훈
In-game DescriptionThe tycoon of a winery empire in Mondstadt, unmatched in every possible way.
Table of Contents
Stats
Stats
Attack Talents
Talents Material
Passive Talents
Constellations
Combat Sounds
Quotes
Stories
Comments
Stat Progression
LvBase HPBase ATKBase DEFCRIT Rate%CRIT DMGAscension
1101126615%50
202621681585%50
x1
x3
x3
x20000
20+3488902115%50
4052191353155%50
x3
x2
x10
x15
x40000
40+58341513529.8%50
5067121734059.8%50
x6
x4
x20
x12
x60000
50+753319445514.6%50
60842121750914.6%50
x3
x8
x30
x18
x80000
60+903623354614.6%50
70993225660014.6%50
x6
x12
x45
x12
x100000
70+1054727263719.4%50
801145329569219.4%50
x6
x20
x60
x24
x120000
80+1206831172924.2%50
901298133578424.2%50
Attack Talents
Normal Attack: Tempered Sword
Normal Attack
Perform up to 4 consecutive strikes.
Charged Attack
Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes.
At end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
1-Hit DMG89.7%97%104.3%114.73%122.03%130.38%141.85%153.32%164.79%177.31%191.65%208.52%225.38%242.25%260.65%
2-Hit DMG87.63%94.77%101.9%112.09%119.22%127.38%138.58%149.79%161%173.23%187.24%203.72%220.2%236.67%254.65%
3-Hit DMG98.81%106.86%114.9%126.39%134.43%143.63%156.26%168.9%181.54%195.33%211.13%229.71%248.29%266.87%287.14%
4-hit DMG133.99%144.89%155.8%171.38%182.29%194.75%211.89%229.03%246.16%264.86%286.28%311.48%336.67%361.86%389.34%
Charged Attack Spinning DMG68.8%74.4%80%88%93.6%100%108.8%117.6%126.4%136%147%159.94%172.87%185.81%199.92%
Charged Attack Final DMG124.7%134.85%145%159.5%169.65%181.25%197.2%213.15%229.1%246.5%266.44%289.88%313.33%336.78%362.36%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s40/s
Max Duration5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s5s
Plunge DMG89.51%96.79%104.08%114.48%121.77%130.1%141.54%152.99%164.44%176.93%189.42%201.91%214.4%226.89%239.37%
Low/High Plunge DMG178.97%
/
223.55%
193.54%
/
241.74%
208.11%
/
259.94%
228.92%
/
285.93%
243.49%
/
304.13%
260.13%
/
324.92%
283.03%
/
353.52%
305.92%
/
382.11%
328.81%
/
410.7%
353.78%
/
441.89%
378.76%
/
473.09%
403.73%
/
504.28%
428.7%
/
535.47%
453.68%
/
566.66%
478.65%
/
597.86%
Searing Onslaught
Performs a forward slash that deals Pyro DMG.
This skill can be used 3 times consecutively. Enters CD if not cast again within a short period.
The slashes represent the values that Diluc holds dear: one for justice, one for courage, and one for duty.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
1-Hit DMG94.4%101.48%108.56%118%125.08%132.16%141.6%151.04%160.48%169.92%179.36%188.8%200.6%212.4%224.2%
2-Hit DMG97.6%104.92%112.24%122%129.32%136.64%146.4%156.16%165.92%175.68%185.44%195.2%207.4%219.6%231.8%
3-hit DMG128.8%138.46%148.12%161%170.66%180.32%193.2%206.08%218.96%231.84%244.72%257.6%273.7%289.8%305.9%
CD10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s
Dawn
Releases intense flames to knock nearby opponents back, dealing Pyro DMG. The flames then converge into the weapon, summoning a Phoenix that flies forward and deals massive Pyro DMG to all opponents in its path. The Phoenix explodes upon reaching its destination, causing a large amount of AoE Pyro DMG.
The searing flames that run down his blade cause it to be infused with Pyro.
The only reason to walk in the darkness is to light it up. Behold, that fleeing light in the dead of night is the herald of the coming dawn.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
Slashing DMG204%219.3%234.6%255%270.3%285.6%306%326.4%346.8%367.2%387.6%408%433.5%459%484.5%
DoT60%64.5%69%75%79.5%84%90%96%102%108%114%120%127.5%135%142.5%
Explosion DMG204%219.3%234.6%255%270.3%285.6%306%326.4%346.8%367.2%387.6%408%433.5%459%484.5%
CD12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s12s
Infusion Duration8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s8s
Energy Cost404040404040404040404040404040
Talent Ascension Materials (All Talents)
LevelMaterialsMora Cost
Lv2
x3
x6
x12500
Lv3
x2
x3
x17500
Lv4
x4
x4
x25000
Lv5
x6
x6
x30000
Lv6
x9
x9
x37500
Lv7
x4
x4
x1
x120000
Lv8
x6
x6
x1
x260000
Lv9
x12
x9
x2
x450000
Lv10
x16
x12
x2
x1
x700000
Passive Talents
Tradition of the Dawn Knight
Refunds 15% of the ore used when crafting Claymore-type weapons.
Relentless
Diluc's Charged Attack Stamina Cost is decreased by 50%, and its duration is increased by 3s.
Blessing of Phoenix
The Pyro Infusion provided by Dawn lasts for 4s longer. Additionally, Diluc gains 20% Pyro DMG Bonus during the duration of this effect.
Constellations
Conviction
Diluc deals 15% more DMG to opponents whose HP is above 50%.
Searing Ember
When Diluc takes DMG, his ATK increases by 10% and his ATK SPD increases by 5%. Lasts for 10s.
This effect can stack up to 3 times and can only occur once every 1.5s.
Fire and Steel
Increases the Level of Searing Onslaught by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Flowing Flame
Casting Searing Onslaught in rhythm greatly increases damage dealt.
2s after casting Searing Onslaught, casting the next Searing Onslaught in the combo deals 40% additional DMG. This effect lasts for 2s.
Phoenix, Harbinger of Dawn
Increases the Level of Dawn by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Flaming Sword, Nemesis of the Dark
After casting Searing Onslaught, the next 2 Normal Attacks within the next 6s will have their DMG and ATK SPD increased by 30%.
Additionally, Searing Onslaught will not interrupt the Normal Attack combo.
Sounds
Party Switch
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Normal Attack
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Medium Attack
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Heavy Attack
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Taking Damage (Low)
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Taking Damage (High)
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Battle Skill #1
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Battle Skill #3
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Sprinting Starts
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Jumping
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Climbing
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Open World Gliding (Start)
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Open World Gliding (End)
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Open World Idle
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Fainting
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Quotes
Hello
Diluc, of Mondstadt. Not interested in idle chit-chat. If you have things you want to get done, let me know.
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Chat: Relax
Guess we can rest a bit.
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Chat: Knights of Favonius
You should really bring the Knights of Favonius with you next time.
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Chat: Wine Guild
I still have a lot to do at the Guild. How about you take a rest while I go back?
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When It Rains: Umbrella
I don't need an umbrella, but you can use one if you need.
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When It Rains: Cleansing
Rain... If only it could cleanse the corrupt souls of this world.
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When the Sun Is Out
Listen, as long as you stick to your own path, it doesn't matter what Mother Nature throws at you.
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When the Wind Is Blowing
Some use the wind's whistling to drown out the sound of their crimes.
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Good Morning
No need for small talk. All that matters is that you were safe last night.
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Good Afternoon
Would you like to try the secret menu?
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Good Evening
Night has fallen.
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Good Night
Alright, see you next time. I'll make sure you leave safely.
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About Diluc
The legend of the "Darknight Hero"? An interesting rumor.
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About Us: Needs
Just say the word if you need anything. For reimbursements, ask Elzer.
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About Us: Proof
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 6
You have already proven your determination. Well then, it is now time for you to witness my resolve.
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About the Vision
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Visions are a light in the sea of darkness that surrounds those who have lost their way. But for those who have faith, they are little more than badges of conviction.
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Something to Share
Occasionally I'll work the bar at Angel's Share. The tavern is known for being the center of information in Mondstadt.
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Interesting Things
What? Why do you ask? ...It's a nightingale, quietly watching its prey from the darkness, waiting for the perfect moment to strike... Flawless.
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About Kaeya
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Kaeya? You can only trust half of what he says... at best.
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About Lisa
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
I believe Lisa has the potential to become the most reliable of the knights. If she's willing.
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About Jean: Enemies
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Trifling matters can become Jean's greatest enemy.
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About Jean: Responsibilities
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Her unparalleled sense of responsibility is the sole reason why she still hasn't found her true calling.
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About Mona
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
The land of Mondstadt, by the Anemo Archon's grace, is bountiful. I see no need for the harvest forecasts of astrologers.
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About Diona
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Diona's attitude towards me is... how should I put it? Rather rigid. I've yet to find the opportunity to speak with her properly. I'm not sure if its an issue with my family line or— Oh? It's not? She simply despises alcohol? Huh... I never thought I'd come across another bartender like myself in Mondstadt.
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About Varka
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Grand Master Varka... While I understand his disposition, I can make no sense of his actions. ...I—I've said too much already. I've long since left the Knights of Favonius. Forget I said anything.
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More About Diluc: I
You have business to attend to?
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More About Diluc: II
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 3
Huh? Knights of Favonius? ...I have nothing to say about them. We have... different views is all.
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More About Diluc: III
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
It's been a long while since I played chess with anyone but my butler. I just so happen to have a moment. Care to play a round?
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More About Diluc: IV
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 5
Checkmate! ...Still, it's been a while since someone tested me this much.
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More About Diluc: V
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 6
Not bad. Be it chess or combat, you always seem to surprise me. Hmm... working with you is quite the novelty. So... I look forward to continuing to work with you, partner.
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Diluc's Hobbies
The artwork in the manor? It's not mine. It's a collection that belonged to my late father.
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Diluc's Troubles
The darkness that seethes with evil, full of demons that must be vanquished... will take more than a blade to be torn asunder.The darkness that seethes with evil, full of demons that must be vanquished... will take more than a blade to be torn asunder.
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Favorite Food
You want to know what's in my glass? It's... grape juice. My drink of choice.
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Least Favorite Food
I don't like alcohol. It's just... I don't like how it feels in my mouth...
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Birthday
Happy Birthday. This is an important day for you. So tell me, what is it you wish for. If it is within my power to bestow it upon you, I will give it my consideration.
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Feelings About Ascension: Intro
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at ascension phase 1
Power is necessary if we are to meet our objectives.
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Feelings About Ascension: Building Up
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at ascension phase 2
What lies in wait for us? I rarely stop to think about it. No matter what dares to stand in my way, I must press forward.
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Feelings About Ascension: Climax
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at ascension phase 4
I've become stronger... Though it is still not enough, I will always face the darkness. For dawn to come, there must be those who dare to pierce the darkness with their light.
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Feelings About Ascension: Conclusion
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at ascension phase 6
I used to believe... if I was to stamp out evil, I would have to walk alone in darkness. However, seeing your perseverance, I know I was wrong. Friend... I owe you my thanks.
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Stories
Character Details
As the city of ballads and wines, Mondstadt's alcohol industry is renowned all over Teyvat.

As owner of the Dawn Winery, Diluc is essentially in charge of half the industry. This means he has a huge stream of revenue and an entire network of information, in the form of tavern patrons' gossip, right at his fingertips.

In a way, he is the uncrowned king of Mondstadt.
Character Story 1
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 2
The scent of wine always lingers in the air in Mondstadt.

If one were to follow the scent to its source, one would invariably arrive at Diluc's Dawn Winery.

A wooden plaque proudly announces the winery’s name, and beneath it is written the winery's motto:

"Shine True."

Most interpret this to mean that the wines are brewed for consistency of taste, with time-honored techniques and that same healthy dose of sunny optimism that the dawn brings.

Meanwhile, the more pragmatic Knights of Favonius are reminded of the long history of mutual support between the winery and the city.

The winery holds festivities from time to time. These events are routinely attended by enthusiastic fathers, eager to introduce their wonderful daughters to the young and single winery master.

This is all highly entertaining to the other guests, who watch on and comment, mockingly:

"We'd much rather Master Diluc stays married to the winery, given how good this wine is!"

Diluc deals impeccably with all situations, no matter who or what comes his way.

Diluc is a fine young gentleman in every conceivable respect.

Character Story 2
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 3
Diluc avoids talking about the past.

"If only Diluc were still a member of the Knights..."

After a few drinks, senior knights will say words to this effect with a sigh.

They refer to events from a long time ago, back when Diluc's father, Master Crepus, was still the owner of the winery. Master Crepus' wish was for his son to become the most esteemed knight of all and safeguard Mondstadt, the City of Freedom.

As per his father’s wishes, Diluc trained rigorously to make himself worthy of the Ragnvindr name. Sure enough, he passed the Knights of Favonius' trials, swore the oath of protection to Mondstadt, and entered their ranks. Before long, he received an early promotion which saw him become the youngest-ever Cavalry Captain.

Over the course of his missions and patrols, the denizens of Mondstadt gradually came to know this young and passionate Cavalry Captain.

No matter what the missions demanded from him, he always maintained his composure and his passion. No matter how big the challenge before him, his boundless courage always led him to the front line. The praise he received from his comrades and citizens spurred him on.

But the words of praise he valued most of all were:

"Good job. Now, that's my son."

His father's words fueled the fire inside his heart and served as his greatest motivation.

His faith was an unquenchable fire that burned strong and bright inside him.

Diluc was so young back then.
Character Story 3
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
"Sometimes, life can change in an instant."

The day that Crepus spoke these words to Diluc would turn out to be the latter's last as a Knight of Favonius.

For on that day, a horrific monster attacked the transport fleet he and his father were traveling with.

There was no time for Diluc to send for help. The monster was stronger than any foe the young Cavalry Captain had ever encountered, and overpowered him.

Diluc could never have anticipated the way this battle would end: His father, who had been denied admittance into the Knights and who was shunned by the gods, defeated the monster with an unknown evil power — before that same power backfired, mortally wounding Crepus himself. Crepus died shortly after in his son's arms.

With a heavy heart, Diluc returned to the Knights' headquarters, only to receive an unthinkable order from Inspector Eroch: "Conceal the truth."

Eroch insisted that the incident must be portrayed as an unfortunate accident in order to maintain the reputation of the Knights of Favonius in the eyes of the public.

Such was the sheer outrageousness of this request that Diluc did not think it was even worth trying to argue.

Diluc's father had once said to him that the world would never turn its back on the faithful.

But now, the Knights of Favonius trampled on his faith like it was nothing. He couldn't help but wonder: What was his father's view on faith in his final moments?

Diluc resigned from the Knights that day and left everything behind, including his Vision.

He swore to avenge his father's death, and to find the source of that occult power which had caused his father's demise.
Character Story 4
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 5
After Diluc resigned and discarded his Vision, he handed the running of the Dawn Winery over to the head housemaid and left Mondstadt altogether.

Diluc traveled all across the seven nations of Teyvat in search of the truth.

All clues pointed toward a behemoth of an organization: The Fatui. He learned that they made counterfeit Visions in secret, calling them "Delusions." A Delusion could amplify the power of its bearer to its extreme, but also carried the risk of backfiring. That was what had caused his father's death.

Was it possible that his father could have obtained such a sacrilegious item in order to do good?

Diluc knew he may never know the full truth, but that could never stop him from pursuing it.

Like an eagle scouring the wilderness, he set off on his hunt for the truth. Determination burned like fire in his heart, unfathomable enigmas and unending battles could not sway him from his course. He pressed on relentlessly, scarred but undeterred, like a fiery tornado burning through the dense fog of mystery.

The Fatui's rulers, the Harbingers, monitored Diluc's progress from the shadows. The prowess with which he laid waste to numerous Fatui strongholds caught their attention and forced them to take action.

Diluc narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Harbingers thanks to a third-party observer from the north, who was part of a vast underground intelligence network. The observer claimed to have been watching Diluc for some time, and approved of his methods.

After his close encounter with death, Diluc took a long hard look at his past and the anger he had harbored for so long. Acknowledging his shortcomings, he decided to join the underground intelligence network.

Just like when he first joined the Knights of Favonius, Diluc committed himself fully to his work. His talents and skills saw him rise steadily through the ranks into the upper echelons of the network.

The network was made up of volunteers, and many of its members had willingly given up their prior positions and reputations to join. Some had even abandoned their names.

Could working with these new comrades finally restore the faith he once clung to? The faith that had been all but destroyed in the events surrounding his father's death?
Character Story 5
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 6
"Shine True." The background to this motto is hotly contested, but to Diluc it has one simple, clear meaning.

"Evil cannot go unpunished.

Never settle for mediocrity. Never forget that the dawn will one day come."

Diluc's solitary sojourn lasted for three years.

Four years on, Diluc had returned to Mondstadt and taken over as head of the family winery, now a young man.

In the space of these four years, Eroch had been purged from the Knights of Favonius after being shown to be a traitor, while Grand Master Varka had left on an expedition, leaving Master Jean to assume the role of Acting Grand Master.

The return of the Dawn Winery's master should have been a momentous occasion for Mondstadt, but strangely it went completely unnoticed.

The reason? Mondstadt's citizens were far too busy pondering the mysterious case of an unknown "Guardian of Mondstadt."

All that was known about the anonymous guardian was that the smell of burning would follow in his wake, and that a flash of red flames would reveal his silhouette for but a moment in the darkness of the night, before he disappeared in an instant.

The bodies of monsters that had plagued Mondstadt for an age now lay dead in the wilderness... Mondstadt's most wanted thieves suddenly appeared bound and gagged, hanging from their feet in the statue plaza... All the Knights of Favonius were dispatched to reckon, once and for all, with the Abyss Mage behind countless crimes in the city, but they arrived only to discover that he had long since been killed...

Aided by wine-fueled conversations, word of the mysterious guardian spread swiftly, and he came to be known as the "Darknight Hero."

In public, Diluc appeared to hold this hero in contempt, his face curling up in disgust every time the name was uttered.

Elzer of the Mondstadt Wine Guild was one of the select few who was in the know, and once queried Diluc about this: Was his disapproval of the Darknight Hero just an act, intended to throw the knights off his trail and protect his anonymity?

But Diluc simply frowned once more, and curtly replied: "It's just a stupid name."
Dawn Winery's Apple Cider
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
Diluc may hold the whole wine industry in the palm of his hand, but he himself is not fond of wine.

At Diluc's request, the Dawn Winery developed several alcohol-free beverages, a decision which was met with resounding approval from those in Mondstadt who could not drink alcohol but still wanted to partake in the drinking culture.

One of those alcohol-free beverages is Mondstadt's apple cider vinegar, the success of which is on a par with dandelion wine in terms of monthly sales volumes.

Some think that Diluc must have such high standards when it comes to wine that he is never seen drinking the mediocre-quality beverages that are available to the public.

Others think that drinking wine must surely remind him of his father, and that that is why he does not touch it.

When pressed about his drinking habits, he responds by saying that alcohol clouds his thoughts, and consuming it would impact his day-to-day work.

But the thing that people don't understand is: What kind of day-to-day work does a winery master do, if it requires him to never touch a drop of alcohol?
Vision
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 6
Crepus had two regrets in life. One was never becoming a knight, and the other was never obtaining a Vision.

For this reason, in the moment that Diluc received his Vision, he took it as a recognition by the gods of his and his father's shared ambition — finally, he could make his father proud.

Just a few years later, his father died on a dark and gloomy day. The hopes and dreams that burned bright in Diluc's Vision were extinguished in the torrential rain that fell on that night.

No matter how upright and good-hearted a person may be, death will still come to them without warning.

Is this where the tale of justice ends? Just like that?

It seemed to him that his Vision and his status as a knight were both equally ineffectual at enabling him to protect the things that he treasured most. It was time to discard them both, he decided.

When he recognized his own powerlessness, his Vision became but a burden, of no greater service than a Delusion.

Empty titles were of no interest to him. He sought after ardent flames that would burn brighter than any other, and an unshakable resolve. Only a firm resolve can drive the truth-seeker forward, and only ardent flames can vanquish the ice that freezes the hand of justice.

On the day that Diluc returned to Mondstadt, he took up his Vision once more. The events of his years away had purged him of his childish immaturity, and turned him into a hero ready to shoulder his father's will once more. Each night, from the shadows, he fought for Mondstadt.

He did not discuss the past. But he did not deny the past, either.

To the lost, perhaps a Vision is a beacon of light given by the gods to help them find the path forward.

But to those with conviction, a Vision is simply an extension of their strength, a medium for channeling their willpower, a tribute to the experiences that have shaped them, and a testament to the story of their life so far.

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    • MARvelous Fire on 3 March 2021 at 1:50 pm
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    i came here because wishing Hutao become a Diluc XD

    • chelovek on 21 February 2021 at 2:08 pm
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    дилюк гавно

    • Skar on 20 February 2021 at 11:45 pm
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    So many people here misunderstood couple parts of Diluc skillset

    As hyper DPS hes meant to have low mistake tolerance, so replacing part of dmg with interruption res wouldnt be healthy solution. Not every game, or its aspect is meant to be easy.

    1st passive is made purely for early game, when players dont know comboes yet, cant keep Burst uptime, or are just new to the game mechanics, making Diluc newbie friendly for lucky ones pulling him early. I wouldnt really expect having all 3 passives op while Burst itself is surpassing 1k atk%, perma pyro spread, lowest energy req., making it perma uptime.

    But hey, you can sacrifice part of C6’s dmg for quasi-interruption res, just go for Q-NA-Dodge instead of Q-NA-NA-repeat

    • Think Before Commenting on 26 January 2021 at 1:39 am
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    “Diluc’s dps is very lowly” Lmao.
    I dont think people realise how rare and valuable attack speed is (especially when it can affect E and Q speed too), and on top of that he gets a 30% all damage multiplier on 2 normal attacks after E, his constellations are easily the broken in the game for a DPS unit if you actually know how to animation cancel and make use of iframes properly. “Relentless” is his passive, not his constellations, people not being able to read basic, clearly explained english like this is the reason we get idiots with youtube channels also spreading misinformation with clickbait.

      • weasel on 27 January 2021 at 5:18 pm
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      Thank you. I confused Relentless and Searing Ember in the comments. I didn’t notice that! XD
      but still Diluc’s first passive(Relentless) becomes useless as his Constellations increase 🙁

      • iNoc on 2 March 2021 at 12:22 pm
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      His E is not affected by ATK speed. Tested it myself with C2 jean

    • Aiven on 13 January 2021 at 5:08 pm
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    His 1st passive is so useless that it needs a buff

      • weasel on 14 January 2021 at 5:32 pm
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      Yes, he needs buff, I think his buff are to increase resistance to interruption. Because as the Diluc’s constellation increases, the tendency to do damage without dodging increases.

      • weasel on 14 January 2021 at 6:32 pm
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      Diluc must be able to resist interruptions on his own. As the constellation increases, Diluc is more inclined to put combo attacks in place rather than dodging while attacking, and the Diluc’s constellation “Relentless” is strong, but activates when hit and often stops attacking. The breakdown of the attack Time means that c6 is weakened and Diluc’s dps is very lowly.

        • Aiven on 15 January 2021 at 9:42 am
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        The take damage mechanics on his C2 is dumb tbh, also his 1st passive is also dumb since he doesn’t use Charged Attack EVER, on his playstyle.
        Seeing Ganyu getting free Crit Rate on her 1st passive, makes me think that Diluc needed free Crit DMG on her 1st passive as well.

        My suggestion would be like the 4th Constellation
        Every Searing Onslaught cast increases CRIT DMG% on the next Searing Onslaught by 12%, lasts for 7 secs. This effect can stack up to 3 times and can only occur once every 1.5s.

          • dakkadakka on 15 February 2021 at 6:10 am
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          that sounds really powerful ngl, but imo i think interruption res is much more befitting for him and more balanced with the current character roster (excluding ganyu cus her multipliers is utterly stupid). like per say: Relentless’ effects instead gives Diluc 50% more resistance to knockback while executing normal attacks and searing onslaught, additionally when Diluc casts the last hit on searing onslaught, increases the knockback power of Dawn. to the point it can casually push fatui enemies throughout the ult and push anything as heavy as lawachurls midway of the ult/ not ruinguards/hunters tho.

          i love Diluc and i think he deserves some slight buffs but goddamn i’d piss on mihoyo if they made anything else as absurd as ganyu

    • G on 11 January 2021 at 1:14 am
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    Best dps in the game and the best constellations in the game

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