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Rabbit's Reviews #258: Sei Shonagon (5* Archer)

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Rabbit's Reviews Sei Shonagon
NA Release Date: 02/2022
Introduction

This year’s Valentine’s event brings with it our very first SSR Quick Archer. Sei Shonagon is a nifty Servant all-around, with some good utility and the potential for very high damage against the right enemies. As with most of the post-Skadi Quick SSRs, she’s not particularly notable at the very high end, but she’s entirely usable and can be pretty strong if you like her enough to invest in her.

Servant Data
Archer
4
3
2
5
4
Attribute
Human
Alignment
Chaotic Good
Max HP 12,965
HP Rank
Max ATK 12,218
ATK Rank
Base Atk1,888Base HP1,901
Max Atk 12,218 Max HP 12,965
Grail Atk 13,374 Grail HP 14,204
Magic Resistance C

Increase your Debuff Resist by 15%.

Independent Action (Selfishness) A

Increase Critical Star Gather Rate of own Quick Cards by 10%.

Snow on Incense-burner Peak A

Increase own Quick Card Critical Strength by 10%.

Dharma of the One Path B

Increase own Charm Resist by 100%.

Card Hits 4 3 2 5 4
Per Hit 0.57% 0.57% 0.57% 0.57% 0.57%
NP per Hit (%) 0.57%
NP when Attacked (%) 3%
Star Absorption 153
Star Generation per Hit 8.0%
Overview
Material Requirements
Servant Skills
Noble Phantasm
Usage Tips
Grail Potential
Conclusion

Sei is in a similar place as Servants like Bradamante—she’s not a top-level servant for full-on Quick Blitz, but she has a lot of strong tools that make her an appealing pick for mid-range Quick setups. She’s going to lose out to Atalanta in general if you have the tools to get Atalanta looping, but at basically every other level of play she’s significantly better. Definitely not a must-pull, but entirely workable and likely a lot of fun if you do get her.

Rabbit's Arbitrary Ratings

Overall: 8/10
Single-Target DPS: 7/10
AoE DPS: 8/10
Survivability: 6/10
Offensive Utility: 6/10
Defensive Utility: 2/10
Farming Usefulness: 8/10
Opinions, Lists, and Witty Observations: 10/10