Ayame

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Ayame.jpg
Location: Metalworks - (K-7, Cannory)
Type: Quest NPC
Description:


Starts Quests/Missions


Involved in Quests/Missions


Relevant Lore

Trust Magic

Ayame
Ayame Trust.jpg
Job

Samurai / Samurai

Spells
Abilities

Meditate, Hasso, Third Eye

Weapon Skills

Tachi: EnpiTransfixion SC Icon.png/Scission SC Icon.png, Tachi: GotenTransfixion SC Icon.png/Impaction SC Icon.png, Tachi: KageroLiquefaction SC Icon.png, Tachi: JinpuScission SC Icon.png/Detonation SC Icon.png, Tachi: YukikazeInduration SC Icon.png/Detonation SC Icon.png, Tachi: GekkoDistortion SC Icon.png/Reverberation SC Icon.png, Tachi: KashaFusion SC Icon.png/Compression SC Icon.png

Acquisition
  • Complete the initiation quest in Bastok.
  • Must be Rank 3 or higher in any nation.
Special Features
  • Skillchains:
    • Once the player uses a Weapon Skill with Ayame summoned, she will hold off using weapon skills until the player has 1000 or more TP.
    • This helps to open the highest level Skillchain possible determined by the previously used weapon skill.
    • Ayame will always try to open a Skillchain rather than close it.
    • She will Weapon Skills regardless how much HP is remaining on the current monster.
    • Holds TP until 3000 to open skillchains for the player..
  • Uses Meditate, when the ability is ready, in situations where the player has TP but she does not.
  • Only uses Third Eye when she pulls hate.
Ayame (UC)
Ayame (UC) Trust.jpg
Job

Samurai / Warrior

Spells
Abilities

Blade Bash, Sengikori, Hasso, Third Eye, Shikikoyo, Meditate

Weapon Skills

(5)Tachi: JinpuScission SC Icon.png/Detonation SC Icon.png, (25)Tachi: KokiReverberation SC Icon.png/Impaction SC Icon.png, Tachi: MudoLight SC Icon.png/Distortion SC Icon.png, Tachi: AgehaCompression SC Icon.png/Scission SC Icon.png, Tachi: KashaFusion SC Icon.png/Compression SC Icon.png

Acquisition
  • Be a member of the Ayame Unity Concord.
    • Obtain 5000 Unity Accolades through Records of Eminence objectives for a Partial Personal Evaluation of 5pt.
Special Features
  • Possesses 5/5 Shikikoyo merits at level 75 (shared TP +48%)
  • If she gets hate, uses Third Eye.
  • Stuns enemy TP moves with Blade Bash, if successful also inhibits enemy TP gain.
  • Completes skillchains while using Sengikori if ready.
  • Only closes skillchains started by the player. Waits at 3000 TP until conditions are met.
  • Always closes a higher level skillchain, ignores the skillchain if she can't. Due to the weapon skills available, will not close from Darkness, Distortion, or Fusion.
  • Ayame's consistent weapon skill choice and timing make her a good choice for parties who want to set up magic bursts of a specific element boosted by Sengikori (+25% Magic Burst Damage).
  • She closes skillchains from the leader's pet in the same way, allowing new 3-step skillchain possibilities between pet -> Ayame -> master.
  • When she has 2000+ TP, she uses Shikikoyo on the party leader after they use a weapon skill.
    • After summoning Ayame, if she reaches 2000 TP before the party leader has used a weapon skill, uses Shikikoyo immediately.
  • High TP gain rate with Hasso/Zanshin and >250 TP per hit depending on level of SAM Store TP trait.