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Diluc

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 SeiyuuChoi Seung-hoon
In-game DescriptionThe tycoon of a winery empire in Mondstadt, unmatched in every possible way.
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Stat Progression
LvBase HPBase ATKBase DEFCRIT RateCRIT DMGAscensionTotal
1101126615%50%
202621681585%50%
20+3488902115%50%
4052191353155%50%
40+58341513529.8%50%
5067121734059.8%50%
50+753319445514.6%50%
60842121750914.6%50%
60+903623354614.6%50%
70993225660014.6%50%
70+1054727263719.4%50%
801145329569219.4%50%
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 the 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%
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223.55%
193.54%
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241.74%
208.11%
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259.94%
228.92%
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285.93%
243.49%
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304.13%
260.13%
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324.92%
283.03%
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353.52%
305.92%
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382.11%
328.81%
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410.7%
353.78%
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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 consecutively used 3 times. 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 back nearby opponents, 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 (Single Talent)Talent Ascension Materials (All 3 Talents lvl 10)
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.
Ascension Rewards
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NameCard
Diluc: Flames
TypeNamecard Style
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In-game Description
Namecard style.
Master Crepus painted many eagles during his lifetime, but he never could've foreseen creating an eagle with such fire.
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Diluc
Rarity
In-game SlangUnlocks the associated character
In-game Description
The tycoon of a winery empire in Mondstadt, unmatched in every possible way.
Specific Food
"Once Upon a Time in Mondstadt"
TypeSpecial Dish
Original Food"Pile 'Em Up"
Rarity
EffectIncreases all party members' CRIT Rate by 20% and CRIT DMG by 20% for 300s. In Co-Op Mode, this effect only applies to your own character(s)
In-game SlangFood
In-game Description
Diluc's specialty. Feast your eyes and then your stomach upon this delicacy as the soft ribs melt in your mouth. Who knew Diluc was able to cook this well?
Obtained from recipe
Diluc
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Raw Meat
x 3+
Potato
x 3+
Small Lamp Grass
x 1+
Cheese
x 1
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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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    • Anem on 21 March 2022 at 11:37 am
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    It’s ridiculous how his constellation is still one of the best ingame. there’s not even a single one which is useless or meh (unless, for example, xiao, who is limited and came after 6 months), they all increase his dmg,and at c6 + take dmg he can attack 45% faster, tf,
    If you have and excellent build as you can see on yt by someone and WGS, maybe refined, he’s still a great dps, no way.

    • who cares if his dmg is low, his dick probably huge on 13 March 2022 at 5:25 pm
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    “master” diluc is more than just a professional title

    • arthe on 20 February 2022 at 1:09 pm
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    after a year, I still can’t get Diluc .. I really liked him from the start, and didn’t care who trashed him just for damage. oh my bad, ur dps must need a C6 R5 right? thats why I like him as a very good character compared to the others .. he finds his own answers, he has a personality, not easily influenced by others;
    I want him, not Qiqi

    • Fall of Diluc on 4 February 2022 at 6:10 pm
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    1% usage?!

    • Dendro please on 13 January 2022 at 6:22 am
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    Only male husbando with an actual good ponytail. Not like those fucking rat tails on other chars.
    He’s not the best, and he’s basically anime batman, but he does the job well enough, and I think his simplistic play-style makes him unique.
    More recent DPS’s have had some sort of mechanic or buffing system. Diluc just whacks with his blade and throws a big fire bird.

      • rIK on 17 January 2022 at 5:08 am
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      and also does less damage than many other 5-star dps characters

        • Diluc=Hu tao on 5 March 2022 at 7:29 pm
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        Nope! You are Factually incorrect. Diluc’s Abyss clear time is competitive with Hu Tao and Ganyu non-speedrun teams. Specifically non-speed run because he doesn’t have a good burst
        option but whatever. There’s more to this game than Big numbers fellow Traveller

    • ResinCollectingDust on 12 January 2022 at 8:10 pm
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    Today i’m re-building diluc. Is 4-pc Crimson witch still his best build?

      • s on 24 March 2022 at 5:43 pm
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      yep

    • dilucs trash asf on 4 January 2022 at 3:05 am
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    ok now hes outdated can we all agree he was never good and his scaling is dogsh*t, even for a pyro character.

      • Diluc is decent on 5 January 2022 at 9:17 pm
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      Ye, but he still does the job

      • yeah, diluc is ok on 13 January 2022 at 3:46 pm
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      I wouldn’t say that was never good, because he is still a pyro char and basically every pyro char can deal a lot of damage, even though we are talking about screenshot damage here, but he is very boring to play but he does his job

    • DilicissuchaSCAM on 26 November 2021 at 3:16 am
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    5-Stars for a character that is inferior to 2 4-star pyro characters? He should give up his stars to the TRUE pyro king, Bennett. Solo Bennett at C0 can out dps Diluc at C0 by a FAR margin. This “Batman” exists purely to leech off Bennetts supportive seed and yet he has the balls to act arrogant?!?!?!

    F*CK DILUC

      • Therapist charlie on 27 November 2021 at 8:35 pm
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      Hello @DilicissuchaSCAM, who hurt you? Was it a lost 50/50? Or you simple didn’t read the manga. Perhaps we could speak a little more about your problems whenever you’re free to talk. Even tho I agree that Bennett is the pyro archon.

        • DilicissuchaSCAM on 28 November 2021 at 4:52 am
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        IT WAS DILUC! HE CUCKED ME OUT OF A C2 RAIDEN! *Sign* I’m sorry docter, I just felt like expressing my disinterest somewhere and I took it out here. Also Game>Manga since the manga is effectively dead.

          • Therapist charlie on 28 November 2021 at 3:22 pm
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          Greetings @DilicissuchaSCAM! I wasn’t waiting for such quick response but I’m glad you did spoke up about what is bothering you, for further effect of accepting you lost the 50/50 try to kill Diluc and give him “The bell” as I did with the bitch named Mona- Excuse that wasn’t appropriate language for THE therapist charlie but you got my point.
          Imo manga > game for the lore, especially Dottore, imo he’s a very interesting character. And also, Amber was simply adorable in the manga but in the game she’s just annoying.

          • just stop, Diluc on 13 January 2022 at 3:48 pm
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          Hell yeah dude, Diluc should stop haunting us, he is annoying to get, worse than all the qiqi memes

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