Kou

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[Thousand-Year Speaker]This title is an unofficial, amateur translation.
Kou
Can be uncapped to 5★
MAX HP 1389 / 1629Fully uncapped HP at MAX level.
MAX ATK 6815 / 8204Fully uncapped ATK at MAX level.
BASE DA/TAThis character's base double attack rate and triple attack rate.Characters with support skills that grant guaranteed multiattacks may have very high values.Due to a game update, base DA/TA values are no longer obtainable from in-game data files. Exact values for characters released after 2023-10-10 are currently inaccessible. 4% DA / 1% TA
Element
RaceOfficially called "Type" in-game.
Style
SpecialtyThis character gains 20% more ATK from weapons of this type in your grid.  
Exp. BonusExpedition Bonus Type in Auto-Expeditions None
GenderGender is a character attribute used for game mechanics. A character's lore, appearance, and other factors do not affect this attribute. Male
Voice Actor Yusuke Kobayashi
How to Recruit
Premium Draw
Recruitment Weapon
Juzumaru
ID 3040242000
Char ID 3146
Uncap Limit
NameJP コウ
TitleJP 千年を語る者
Voice ActorJP 小林裕介
Release Date 2019-10-31
5★ Date 2022-10-28
Other Sites gbf-wiki
(Japanese wiki)
GamewithKamigameHuiji Wiki
(Chinese wiki)
This boy, so connected to the distant past, could never have imagined the trials waiting at the end of his journey of atonement. The love and kindness of others has helped him grow. Now he is determined to become a man who can protect his loved ones in return.

Charge Attack
Icon Name Effect
Ebon Dance: Kage-Zakura 450%Massive Dark damage to a foe.
Inflict 20% Special Attack DMG LoweredFoe's special attack DMG is lowered
Strength: 20%Base Accuracy: 100%Duration: 2.5 turnsLocal status effectApplied during the attack phase.
On the next turn, it'll have 2 turns remaining.
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Gain Ake-ZakuraNext Ninth Dance: Akezome affects all allies (Can't be removed)
Duration: Indefinite
. (Next Ninth Dance: Akezome affects all allies.)
After 5★:
Betel Nut Dye
500%Massive Dark damage to a foe.
Inflict 20% Special Attack DMG LoweredFoe's special attack DMG is lowered
Strength: 20%Base Accuracy: 100%Duration: 2.5 turnsLocal status effectApplied during the attack phase.
On the next turn, it'll have 2 turns remaining.
, 10% ATK Down (Stackable / Max: 30%)ATK is lowered (Stackable)
Strength: 10% (Max: 30%)Base Accuracy: 100%Duration: 180 seconds
, and 10% DEF Down (Stackable / Max: 30%)DEF is lowered (Stackable)
Strength: 10% (Max: 30%)Base Accuracy: 100%Duration: 180 seconds
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Gain Ake-ZakuraNext Ninth Dance: Akezome affects all allies (Can't be removed)
Duration: Indefinite
. (Next Ninth Dance: Akezome affects all allies.)

Skills
Icon Name Cooldown Duration Obtained Effect
Ninth Dance: Akezome 5 turns
Lvl 55:
4 turns
2 turns Lvl 1
⇧ Lvl 55This skill is enhanced at level 55.
⇮ Lvl 90This skill is enhanced again at level 90.
Restore 20% of caster's HP (Healing cap: 2000).
Gain Charge Bar +20%Instantly boosts Charge Bar by 20%
Strength: 20%
.
At level 90:
Also gain DrainNormal attack and C.A. DMG dealt is partially absorbed to HP
Strength: (Healing cap: 1000)Duration: 2 turns
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Vessel's Kindling 8 turns
Lvl 75:
7 turns
4 turns /
180 sec
Lvl 1
⇧ Lvl 75This skill is enhanced at level 75.
Fill 1 charge diamond on all foes. If successful, inflict FoxflameSlight chance for attacks to miss / HP is lowered on every turn
Strength: 1% of max HP (Damage cap: 50,000)Duration: 4 turnsLocal status effect
, 10% Light ATK DownLight ATK is lowered
Strength: 10%Base Accuracy: 200%Duration: 180 seconds
, and 25% Dark DEF DownDEF is lowered for dark DMG
Strength: 25%Base Accuracy: 200%Duration: 180 seconds
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Ninth Dance: Sakuya 6 turns 1 turn /
3 turns
Lvl 45
⇧ Lvl 95This skill is enhanced at level 95.
400% Dark damage to all foes (Damage cap: ~485,000).
Gain SubstituteReceives foe attack in place of an ally
(Excludes all-foe all-ally attacks)
Duration: 1 turn
, 50% DEF UpDEF is boosted
Strength: 50%Duration: 1 turn
, and 5% Boost to Charge Bar upon Taking DMGCharge bar will be boosted upon taking DMG
Strength: 5%Duration: 3 turns
(Max: 50%).
At level 95:
Damage increased to 700%.
Damage cap increased to ~635,000.
SubstituteReceives foe attack in place of an ally
(Excludes all-foe all-ally attacks)
Duration: 1 turn
upgraded to Substitute (All-Ally)Receives all attacks in place of allies
(Includes all-ally attacks)
Duration: 1 turn
.
Buff increased to 100% DEF UpDEF is boosted
Strength: 100%Duration: 1 turn
.
Also gain 40% Light CutLight DMG is cut 40%
Duration: 1 turn Light Damage Cut.
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Vulpine Water Mirror 7 turns 5 turns Lvl 100
Gain Water MirrorCan't normal attack / 80% DMG reduction / Sharp boost to hostility / Upon being targeted: 9-hit dark DMG to random foes / 20% boost to Kou's charge bar (Can't be removed)
Duration: 5 turns
.

Support SkillsDoes not work from the backline unless explicitly stated.
Icon Name Obtained Effect
Severer of a Millennial Fate Lvl 1
50% boost to C.A. damage and 20% boost to C.A. damage cap against foes with FoxflameSlight chance for attacks to miss / HP is lowered on every turn
Local status effect
.
40% reduced damage taken from foes with FoxflameSlight chance for attacks to miss / HP is lowered on every turn
Local status effect
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Ninth Family Successor Lvl 1
When a foe uses a special attack:
Activate Ninth Dance: Akezome.
End cooldown for Ninth Dance: Sakuya.
Extended Mastery Support Skill EMP Boost to healing specs.

Extended Mastery Perks
Style
  • ATK
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    +500+800+1000
  • DEF
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
  • HP
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    250500750
  • Debuff Resistance
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
  • Healing
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    10%15%20%
RaceCalled "Type" in-game.
  • ATK
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    +500+800+1000
  • DEF
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
  • Double Attack Rate
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    3%5%6%
  • Triple Attack Rate
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    2%4%5%
  • Dark ATK Up
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
Individual
  • Charge Attack Damage
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    10%15%20%
  • Charge Attack Damage Cap
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
  • Boost to Charge Bar Speed
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    5%8%10%
  • Healing
    ★☆☆★★☆★★★
    10%15%20%
  • Boost to healing specs.

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Gameplay Notes

Vessel's Kindling

  • If a charge diamond is not filled, the additional debuff effects do not activate.

Vulpine Water Mirror

  • Water MirrorCan't normal attack / 80% DMG reduction / Sharp boost to hostility / Upon being targeted: 9-hit dark DMG to random foes / 20% boost to Kou's charge bar (Can't be removed)
    Duration: 5 turns
    grants the following effects:[1]
    • Can't normal attack
    • 80% DMG reduction
    • +60 boost to hostility (probability of ~70% to be targeted in a 4-man party)
    • When targeted: Deal 9-hit, 100% Dark damage to random foes (Damage cap: ~48,000 per hit) and gain Charge Bar +20%Instantly boosts Charge Bar by 20%
      Strength: 20%

Ninth Family Successor

  • Auto-activates the skill  Ninth Dance: AkezomeRestore 20% of caster's HP (Healing cap: 2000).
    Gain Charge Bar +20%Instantly boosts Charge Bar by 20%
    Strength: 20%
    .
    At level 90:
    Also gain DrainNormal attack and C.A. DMG dealt is partially absorbed to HP
    Strength: (Healing cap: 1000)Duration: 2 turns
    .
    after a foe uses a special attack.
    • Activates even if it is on cooldown, and does not put it on cooldown if it's not already.
    • Affects all allies if Ake-ZakuraNext Ninth Dance: Akezome affects all allies (Can't be removed)
      is active (including the turn he gains Ake-Zakura).

Extended Mastery Support Skill

Rank Healing Specs Up[1]
1★ 10%
2★ 20%
3★ 30%

Uncap Materials

Uncap 1★
Uncap 2★
Uncap 3★
Uncap 4★
Uncap 5★

Awakening Materials

Facsimile Compatibility

Icon Skill Copyable?
Ninth Dance: Akezome No
Vessel's Kindling Yes
Ninth Dance: Sakuya Yes
Vulpine Water Mirror No

References