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Blocks 2 enemies

Operator Description

Siege, leader of the Glasgow Gang, will carve a path for you.

Operator Quote

She is a born leader.

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Recruitment & Headhunting
Headhunting: Yes Recruitment: Yes
Release Date (CN) 4/30/2019
Release Date (Global) 1/16/2020
Recruitment Pool Date (CN) 4/30/2019
Recruitment Pool Date (Global) 1/16/2020

Potentials

Potential Item

Siege's Token A large, hard rivet. Made by workers in Londinium, it will return to its homeland in the end.

Talent

All Vanguard Operators' ATK and DEF +4%
Info
All Vanguard Operators' ATK and DEF +6% (+2%)
Info
All Vanguard Operators' ATK and DEF +8%
Info
All Vanguard Operators' ATK and DEF +10% (+2%)
Info
Crushing
Lvl: 1
Obtains 1 Skill Point when an enemy in the four surrounding tiles is killed
Info
Talent Range
Talents from Module Upgrades

Stats

Level:
HP
ATK
DEF
Arts Resist
0
Redeploy Time
70
DP Cost
12
Block
2
Attack Interval
1.05

Skills

SP Cost:
44
43
42
41
40
39
38
37
36
35
Initial SP:
10
10
10
12
12
12
14
16
18
20
SP Charge Type
Skill Activation
Duration
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Skill Effect
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Instantly gains 12 Deployment Points.
Detailed Skill Info
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
cost 12
SP Cost:
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
Initial SP:
0
0
0
3
3
3
6
7
8
10
SP Charge Type
Skill Activation
Duration
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Skill Effect
Deals 220% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 1 charge(s)
Deals 230% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 1 charge(s)
Deals 240% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 1 charge(s)
Deals 250% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 2 charge(s)
Deals 260% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 2 charge(s)
Deals 270% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 2 charge(s)
Deals 280% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 3 charge(s)
Deals 300% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 3 charge(s)
Deals 320% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 3 charge(s)
Deals 340% of ATK Physical damage to all nearby enemies in the next attack; Gains 3 DP
Can store 3 charge(s)
Skill Range
Detailed Skill Info
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.2
cost 3
ct 1
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.3
cost 3
ct 1
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.4
cost 3
ct 1
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.5
cost 3
ct 2
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.6
cost 3
ct 2
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.7
cost 3
ct 2
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 2.8
cost 3
ct 3
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 3
cost 3
ct 3
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 3.2
cost 3
ct 3
atk_scale (Attack Scale) 3.4
cost 3
ct 3
SP Cost:
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
Initial SP:
0
0
0
5
5
5
10
15
20
25
SP Charge Type
Skill Activation
Duration
15 Seconds
16 Seconds
17 Seconds
18 Seconds
19 Seconds
20 Seconds
21 Seconds
22 Seconds
23 Seconds
25 Seconds
Skill Effect
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 260% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.5 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 270% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.5 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 280% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.5 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 290% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.8 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 300% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.8 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 310% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 0.8 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 320% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 1.1 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 340% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 1.2 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 360% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 1.3 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Attack Interval increases. Increases ATK to 380% when attacking and has 40% chance to Stun the target for 1.5 seconds
* This Skill modifies the Attack Interval by 1
Detailed Skill Info
[email protected]_scale 2.6
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.5
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 2.7
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.5
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 2.8
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.5
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 2.9
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.8
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.8
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3.1
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 0.8
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3.2
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 1.1
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3.4
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 1.2
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3.6
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 1.3
base_attack_time 1
[email protected]_scale 3.8
[email protected]_prob 0.4
[email protected] 1.5
base_attack_time 1

Modules

Lvl: 60
Trust: 100 (10,070 Points)
Availability: cn
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Equip Trait
When blocking enemies, ATK and DEF +8%
Equip Attribute Bonuses
Stat Value
atk 60
def 40
Unlock Information
Materials
x4
x2
x80000
Missions
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RIIC Base Skills

Leader Lvl: 1
(领袖)
Room Type:
Dormitory
When this Operator is assigned to a Dormitory, restores +0.15 Morale per hour to all Operators assigned to that Dormitory (Only the strongest effect of this type takes place)
Lionheart Lvl: 1
(狮心王)
Room Type:
Dormitory
When this Operator is assigned to a Dormitory, restores +0.2 Morale per hour to all Operators assigned to that Dormitory (Only the strongest effect of this type takes place)

Botzu's Quick Evaluation

+ E2 Talent: Recover 1 SP when enemies die adjacent
+ Good stats all around
+ Strong AOE physical damage with S2
+ Talent: Buffs all Vanguards
- S3 provides stun and decent single target damage but no DP gain.
- S2 doesn't generate DP if she isn't hitting enemies

Operator Overview

“Your false bravado will do nothing to stop my assault.”

Verna, codenamed 'Siege', leader of the Glasgow (a squad of former street punks), has a fierce and reckless battle style.  Her natural command, courage, and composure have made her one of the most sought-after Vanguards at Rhodes Island. Siege is a well rounded DP-Recovery and DPS Vanguard that can block 2 enemies

Fitting of a leader, Siege sports a synergistic kit providing offense, defense and support. Her King of Beasts talent buffs all other Vanguards' Attack and Defense by up to 10%, making her great for starting strong and in battles with multiple Vanguards. Her second talent Crushing gives one SP for each enemy that dies adjacent to Siege, a potentially powerful tool for ramping up DP gain with her first two skills.

Siege has two forms of DP-Recovery. Charge 𝝲 is the standard passive DP-Recovery Skill that provides DP over time.  Her second Skill, however, is what makes Siege stand out as the Leader of the Vanguard Pack.  Aerial Hammer deals huge physical AoE damage to adjacent enemies and instantly provides 3 DP.  With 3 charges at max level, a very low SP cost, and supercharged by her Talent, this is the core of Siege's DPS and DP-Recovery engine and is her most commonly used Skill.

Her 3rd Skill, Skull Crusher, takes the VAN out of Vanguard, and turns Siege into a Guard with a damage buff and a stun, at the cost of an increased Attack Interval.  Although it allows her to fare much better against strong enemies, there is no DP Recovery with this Skill, which is generally what Vanguards are relied on to provide.

Siege’s very high HP and Defense stats make her one of the most durable Vanguards, but this also contributes to one of her biggest weaknesses: she has a much higher deployment cost relative to lower rarity operators who fill a similar role.   Once deployed, however, Siege is a complete-package Vanguard that provides high DP-Recovery, strong AoE damage, and excellent defense, which will be well worth her higher DP cost. This lion will roar on any battlefield.

Newbie Tier List Explanation

A strong unit in the early/ mid game since she's great at clearing multiple low-DEF targets and is both offensive and defensive. She drops out of the meta in the late game, however. Her S2 requires her to be hitting enemies to generate DP, which sucks for a Vanguard.

Elite Promotion Discussion

  • 3rd Skill - Skull Breaker - Did you ever wish that Siege had skipped the VAN and was just a Guard?  Well, this Skill makes it happen. She gains a large multiplicative Attack boost and a decent duration Stun (useful defensively against hard hitting enemies) in exchange for almost doubling her Attack Interval.   It has good duration and cooldown and can be used quickly after deployment at high levels.  The drawback here is that it has no DP recovery, which is one of the main reasons to use a Vanguard.  You don’t like that Siege wants to switch jobs? Complain to the lion.

  • Talent 2 - Crushing - This is one of the reason to E2 Siege from a Vanguard performance perspective.  It gives her an extra Skill Point when an enemy is killed in an adjacent tile. When combined with Skill 2, it can enable some crazy Skill spam and DP gain shenanigans.

  • Talent 1 upgrade - King of Beasts - Useful for supporting Vanguard Team memes, but outside of that it’s a fine boost for Vanguards but a low overall impact.

Skill Discussion

Skill
Mastery
Story
Advanced
Roguelike
S2M1 Breakpoint
S2M3 B B+ B+
S3M3 None C- C-

S2 is the key skill for Siege since her S3 doesn't produce any DP. It has a strong breakpoint at M1, and stopping there will be sufficient for most players. Further mastery only offers some damage and initial SP, so they aren't especially valuable for the cost.

She is a weak pick for the Roguelike mode and for Advanced content, though those intent on using her in those scenarios may want to consider her S3 Masteries. It has the highest consistent attack multiplier among Vanguard skills and can be instantly activated with Bagpipe at M3. However the places it is useful in are quite niche so most players will want to look elsewhere for their investments.

Integrated Strategies Tier List Explanation

General IS Notes

+ High damage per hit maintains her utility against tougher enemies.
- S3; No DP generation eliminates her utility as a Vanguard.
- If she isn't acting as a Vanguard, then there are better uses for the Hope.
- Even still, she is not as impactful for the Hope cost as most other 6*s.
- Not Myrtle.

IS2 Specific Notes

Siege, like all Pioneers, is a competent pick, but one rarely worth the Hope cost. There are ultimately better options for the same costs and no relic truly elevates her to the next level. Worse, she is even less effective than Flametail or Saga and provides no real support to a party.

Good Relics

Blunt Claws - Proficiency
Blunt Claws - Mastery

Relic Interactions

Limited benefits from most relics, though anything that improves her combat prowess is welcome.

Recommended Promotion

E2 optional as S2 is her key skill, though the extra stats and Masteries are welcome additions.

Operator Featured Articles

Skill Upgrade Costs

Level Requisites Materials
1 ➝ 2
Lv1
x5
2 ➝ 3
Lv1
x5
x5
x4
3 ➝ 4
Lv1
x8
x5
4 ➝ 5
Lv1
x8
x4
x3
5 ➝ 6
Lv1
x8
x6
6 ➝ 7
Lv1
x8
x3
x5
Skill Level Requisites Materials
1
Lv1 8h
x6
x4
x8
Lv1 16h
x12
x4
x7
Lv1 24h
x15
x6
x6
2
Lv1 8h
x6
x4
x4
Lv1 16h
x12
x4
x9
Lv1 24h
x15
x6
x5
3
Lv1 8h
x6
x4
x7
Lv1 16h
x12
x4
x8
Lv1 24h
x15
x6
x4

Overall Skill Cost

Elite Upgrade Costs

Level Materials
x30000
x5
x9
x3
x180000
x4
x4
x6

Overall Elite Cost

Total Cost

Operator Profile

Artist Infukun
CV Ayako Kawasumi
CV (CN) 梁爽
Gender Female
Place of Birth Victoria
Birthday Jul. 10
Race Aslan
Height 172cm
Combat Experience
5 years
Infection Status Non-infected as confirmed by medical report.
Nation
Group
Physical Strength Excellent
Mobility Excellent
Physiological Endurance Excellent
Tactical Planning Excellent
Combat Skill Excellent
Originium Adaptability Standard

Profile

Vina, codenamed Siege, citizen of Victoria, most records unavailable except for several unproven charges. Outstanding performance in assault, siege, and hard target missions. Admitted to Rhodes Island after excellent scores in multiple tests. Currently a vanguard and the captain of a Rhodes Island squad.

Clinical Analysis

Increase Trust to 25.
Imaging tests reveal clear, normal outlines of internal organs, and no abnormal shadows have been detected. Originium granules have not been detected in the circulatory system and there is no sign of infection. At this time, this Operator is believed to be non-infected.

Cell-Originium Assimilation: 0%
Siege shows no symptoms of Oripathy.

Blood Originium-Crystal Density: 0.14u/L
Due to Siege's peculiar pattern of activity, her risk of infection rises daily. Preventative measures are advised.

Siege is currently in excellent physical condition. Her physique, by way of a rigorous training regimen, is more than suited to the needs of Rhodes Island. Her fierce and sometimes reckless close quarters combat style has the medical staff very concerned about her frequent contact with the Infected... Very concerned.
—Medic Operator Myrrh

Archive File 1

Increase Trust to 50.
Siege leads a gang called Glasgow.
The Operators at Rhodes Island figured these former Londinium street punks must have fled and were forced to come to the Island, so expectations were low.
But when Siege and her gang underwent physical evaluation, the Operators discovered they weren't common thugs, but remarkably competent soldiers.
The medical staff even expressed doubt about their alleged background, as their incredible fighting skills went far beyond what one would expect from the hardships of the street.
However, Siege's assertion that they really did lead a rather normal life in Londinium rang sincere and true.
Mutual trust is the first step in building a friendship, so the Operators chose to take Siege's word for it. Trust is the foundation upon which Rhodes Island was built, and how she gathered her crew of outstanding Operators.

Archive File 2

Increase Trust to 100.
Siege has a deep bond with every member of the Glasgow Gang, evident in their daily interactions and chemistry in battle.
Siege never stops at 'good enough.' She does her best to complete every assignment Rhodes Island sends her way. Her assertiveness and courage on a mission, as well as composure and wits in solving problems, have made her one of the most favored Vanguards on staff.
The natural command and strategic ability that Siege embodies have saved many teammates and missions.
Siege is normally very polite, which belies the fact she was a gangster. This, however, also made many Operators keep their distance and slow to form a friendship, though they still hold her in high regard.

Archive File 3

Increase Trust to 150.
Of course, everyone in the Glasgow Gang holds their own opinions about Siege, but they have one opinion in common: Siege is not deliberately keeping her distance from other Operators, it's just an aloof attitude she has when dealing with people, sometimes to the point of seeming too lazy to try.
Then, when the Glasgow gangsters filled out their paperwork, they revealed more interesting tidbits about Siege, such as the fact that she doesn't like potatoes, sleeps longer than most people, and always carries pungently sour lollipops on her.
But they never mentioned anything about Londinium. Even when the topic came up in casual conversation, they would deftly skip over it. In addition, they seldom talk about how they met Siege.
Siege, however, said she clearly remembers defeating Indra from the gang. She makes a point to remember every meeting, every action, and every word of those she interacts with.
Many Operators believe that she deserves to lead, and that Rhodes Island needs to make a more pointed effort to understand Siege.

Archive File 4

Increase Trust to 200.
[Classified Log]
They've come to Rhodes Island, the Glasgow Gang, visitors from Londinium.
The leader, the kid named Vina, is too young. She hasn't learned to conceal herself, just painting a cover story about getting mixed up with some street crowd, when her behavior clearly gave it away.
She didn't realize I could tell 'who' she is just by looking, or rather, 'what' she is.
And if I could, so could somebody else. She's running from something.
The great Victoria is splintering. Every province is ignoring the dark cloud over Londinium. I think I can even guess who runs Londinium now.
The gears have begun to turn. The decaying clock will finally strike twelve.

Amiya is not ready yet.

—Kal'tsit

Promotion Record

Upgrade to Elite LV2.
...
Don't panic.
I'm neither a monster nor hallucination.
I show myself to you because it is necessary.
Vina must mature, and you can guide her.
You're not her vassal or her mentor, and have no reason to oppose her.
You should have already sensed the bond between you two is unique.
We can afford to wait, but Vina cannot.
Guide her, as she trusts you. You are her spark and her impetus.

Voice Lines

Default
Appointed as Assistant You're still not done assigning tasks? I'll wait a bit longer then.
Talk 1 Keep calm and carry on.
Talk 2 Our meals used to be pretty nice in the past... but the quality's gone downhill since we joined Indra's group.
Talk 3 I had a dream... a dream where the sun rises, and in the distance beyond the horizon... there was my hometown. The place I'll probably never get to return to ever again.
Talk after Promotion 1 Before I knew it, I'd become accustomed to this nomadic life... It's really strange. My past self never imagined this is how I'd end up.
Talk after Promotion 2 Gawain and company? I wouldn't say they ran into me, it's more like they picked me up from the streets.
Talk after Trust Increase 1 I used to stand side by side with Indra and her team when we fought on the streets of Victoria... Looking back at it, I guess that's a rather fond memory to me.
Talk after Trust Increase 2 Stay on your guard! I know you're already on high alert, but something outside our control could always happen when there's so few of us.
Talk after Trust Increase 3 If we're ever driven into a corner, then... I have a plan B ready. Should that happen, Doctor, you can be my... You know what, never mind.
Idle Oh, you fell asleep... I wonder if you ever dream of your hometown, too.
Onboard I've passed the strength test, right? So assign me some missions to do—my hammer is getting bored! My codename? They call me the Siege. Curious name, but it's got a nice ring to it.
Watching Battle Record Feels pretty good.
Promotion 1 A promotion? Interesting...
Promotion 2 Another promotion? All right, thanks... Life is strange like that, you know? Once upon a time, I was the one assigning new ranks to people.
Added to Squad Do we really HAVE to fight this battle?
Appointed as Squad Leader You'd better get used to my combat style.
Depart For want of a nail... the kingdom was lost.
Begin Operation Run while you can. Better to be a coward with a pulse than a martyr with a grave.
Selecting Operator 1 Yeah?
Selecting Operator 2 Are you ready?
Deployment 1 What a pain in my ass.
Deployment 2 We'll take them out all at once.
In Battle 1 Not just anyone can wield my weapon.
In Battle 2 Out of my way!
In Battle 3 A warrior must be ready to face death on the battlefield!
In Battle 4 Your lives are in my control.
4-star Result Your false bravado will do nothing to stop my assault.
3-star Result Those who refuse to surrender don't deserve mercy.
Sub 3-star Result Are we done here?
Operation Failure I'm... really tired... for some reason. Sorry...
Assigned to Facility Mind if I catch some z's in here?
Tap Tsk...
Trust Tap It's too noisy out there for my tastes... I like the silence of your office, though. Let me stay here for a bit, will you?
Title Arknights.
Greeting Oh, it's you, Doctor.