Awakened Horizon

Awakened Horizon

Striker
Striker
Mech
Mech
S

PVE

SSS

PVP (SEA)

SSS

PVP (GLB)

Profile
Personal information
Character ID
#1197
Full Name
Awakened Horizon
Alt names
Faction / Title
Coldcase
Combat information
Rarity
ASSR
Deployment Cost
6
Movement Type
Air
Attack Type
All
Availability
Regions
KR, SEA, Global
KR Release Date
November 16th, 2021
GLB Release Date
November 24th, 2022
SEA Release Date
May 17th, 2022
Specialities
Crowd Control
True Damage
Skills
Basic Attack
Basic Skill1 valid hits

Fires pulse guns to inflict damage on a single target. Conducts 3 valid hits of enhanced sword attacks for every 4 basic attacks.


At level 2: Basic Attack DMG +5%

At level 3: Basic Attack DMG +5%

At level 4: Basic Attack DMG +5%

At level 5: Basic Attack DMG +5%

Purification Weapon Alborz
Passive Skill

Inflicting damage with the greatsword Alborz will deal extra damage equal to 30% (5% for gauntlets) of the target's current HP, except for bosses.


At level 2: +10% ATK as per HP Loss

At level 3: +10% ATK as per HP Loss

At level 4: +20% ATK as per HP Loss

At level 5: 3-second immunity to damage when passive effect kicks in

Radiant Dash
Special Skill3 valid hits 34 seconds

Tracks down the target to deal AoE damage with a sword before falling back. Ignores cooldown and casts skill for targets beyond 6m.


At level 2: DMG +5%

At level 3: DMG +5%

At level 4: DMG +15%

At level 5: Ranged DMG RES +30% for 10 s when cast

Over the Horizon
Ultimate Skill4 valid hits 62 seconds

Combines two swords to take a big swing. Increases ASPD by 20% until killed.


At level 2: DMG +5%

At level 3: DMG +5%

At level 4: DMG +15%

At level 5: Changes the last hit to true damage. Skill grants immunity to all debuffs except permanent debuffs for 10 secs.

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Analysis
Review

Awakened Horizon is the second awakened mecha employee added to the game and also the second awakened Air unit. Awakened Lee Soyoeon finally has competition in the air battle! She's also a striker-type employee, which is kinda a bummer because the last awakened employee - Arhat Shiyoon - was also a striker.

In early PVE (especially Shadow Palace) she shines because of the damage she brings. Especially her passive that deals additional damage based on the enemy current HP makes her chunk their HP bars with each strike. It's worth noting that the 30% bonus dmg is applied not only on her basic attacks but also on her Special and Ultimate (both use her swords).

%HP-based abilities are always strong in games where enemies HP inflates into millions, and similar to A.Yuna this makes her great in PVE. Also, After her buff, her survivability increased massively, and even with scuffed gear she will carry every new player through story and other early content, so you won't have to worry about her suddenly dying.

While there are better picks for Dive 50, she shines in Shadow Palace floor 5 and the Relic Dungeons where you need her to clear the Maria stage. Also, she works really well in all Challenges and Events, because the enemies there are high level and she just bonks them to death with her %HP damage.

In PVP... Well, she earned the nickname Awakened Woodpecker for a reason. Not only her biggest strength (the %HP passives) was nerfed to 5% in Gauntlet, she also was super squishy and often died without doing anything. But a week later she was buffed and while the buff looked small on paper, it massively changed how she performs.

She's ultra-hard to kill because with her high attack speed, she gains immunity to all damage every 6-7 seconds and this allows her to survive where she shouldn't. Also, her damage is actually great now in Gauntlet , because apparently %HP damage was bugged. It seems that now she's a great counter to ALSY, and the roles reversed - there are videos floating around with Horizon one-shotting ALSY and taking half the HP of the ship at the same time with her special alone.

Together with Replacer King and Tower Xiao Lin, A. Horizon is the current meta employee in PVP.

Ratings
S

Story

S

Raids

S

Guild Coop

S

Shadow Palace

A

Danger Close

S

Dive 45-50

SS

Relic Dungeons

SSS

PVP (SEA)

SSS

PVP (GLB)

Pros & Cons
Pros

- %HP based damage that helps with super end-game content where enemies have millions of HP,

- the 3 seconds immunity is annoying in PVP,

- high uptime on the immunity after the animation speed on her basic attack was buffed,

- as an air employee she's safer in the sky.

Cons

- weak defensive base stats for a 6 cost employee,

- her special makes her stay close to the frontline which sometimes gets her killed if her immunity isn't up,

- Serina Crew counters her immunity.

Gear Recommendation
PVE gear

Set: ASPD / Cooldown Reduction


Full Maze set. Anti-type or Skill Haste substats. Cooldown Reduction is a niche set for survivability in stages like Armor Relic.

PVP gear

Set: ASPD


Full Maze set. Anti-Defender or Anti-Striker substats.

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