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Hata no Kokoro

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The Expressive Poker Face

Stats

Health
6075
Agility
825
Yang ATK
1205
Yang DEF
895
Yin ATK
1405
Yin DEF
905

Races

Element Type Chart

Shinkirou
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Shinkirou (A Touhou LW original) refers to a mirage, which is an optical phenomenon where light rays refract and create an image in the distance. This is an apt temperament for Kokoro, who creates fantastical stories that stimulate the imagination of her audience through Noh. Kokoro is endowed with Earth Phase for her difficulty in changing herself and Star Essence for her boundless sensitivity.

The encompassing and regenerative Earth Phase resists Fire Phase, because fire produces earth, but it is weak to Wood Phase, because wood parts earth.

The diverse and uncooperative Star Essence resists the cooperative and indecisive Moon Essence, but it is weak to the charming and arrogant Sun Essence.
sun_strong
Sun
moon_weak
Moon
fire_weak
Fire
water_neutral
Water
wood_strong
Wood
metal_neutral
Metal
earth_neutral
Earth
star_neutral
Star

Character Shots

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All Tsuchigumo's Thread x6 Yin
All Sickness and Disease x3 Yang 1
All Stripe-Patterned Thread x3 Yin 1
All Tsuchigumo's Spirit x3 Yin 2
All Kishin of Mount Katsuragi x3 Yang 3
All Tsuchigumo's Grudge x3 Yin 3
[Attack] Religious-Killer Heavy Bullet.
[Bullet Layout] Mostly Yin.
[Boost] Earth Adhesive Bullet.
Info
Hata no Kokoro's Spread Shot. She puts on the Shikami Mask and spews spider webs. The spewing of webs is much like a scene from the Noh performance called Tsuchigumo. Could this have something to do with Yamame?
Bullet Pow Hit Crit
1 3.05 75% 5%
2 1.83 75% 5%
3 1.83 75% 5%
4 1.83 75% 5%
5 1.83 75% 5%
6 1.83 75% 5%
Bullet Description
1 Yin/No-Element Heavy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
2 Yang/No-Element Heavy Bullet.
3 Yin/No-Element Heavy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
4 Yin/No-Element Heavy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
5 Yang/No-Element Heavy Bullet.
6 Yin/Earth Heavy Bullet. May inflict Delay to target.
Level Power Rate
1 104
2 109
3 113
4 117
5 121
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Solo Sly One's Mask x2 Yin
Solo Wild Fox Mask x2 Yin 1
Solo Moutain Fox Mask x2 Yang 1
Solo Spirit Fox Mask x2 Yin 2
Solo Soaring Fox Mask x2 Yin 3
Solo Heaven Fox Mask x2 Yang 3
[Attack] Earth Sure-Hit Body Bullet.
[Bullet Layout] Mostly Yin.
[Boost] Human-Killer Bullet/Sure-Hit Bullet.
Info
Hata no Kokoro's Focus Shot. She dons the Fox Mask and bites the enemy. The Fox Mask was used for kyogen (performance of sorts between acts of a Noh play) or kagura (ancient Shinto music and dancing) and not the performance itself. Kyogen and kagura have the same origin as Noh.
Bullet Pow Hit Crit
1 22.86 75% 5%
2 6.86 75% 5%
3 6.86 75% 5%
4 6.86 75% 5%
5 6.86 75% 5%
6 6.86 75% 5%
Bullet Description
1 Yin/Earth Body Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat.
2 Yin/No-Element Body Bullet. Effective against humans.
3 Yang/No-Element Body Bullet. Effective against humans.
4 Yin/No-Element Body Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat.
5 Yin/No-Element Body Bullet.
6 Yang/No-Element Body Bullet.
Level Power Rate
1 106
2 112
3 117
4 123
5 129

Character Spell Cards

Available
Available
Limit Break 1
Limit Break 2
Limit Break 3
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Solo Large-Jawed God's Bite x12 Yin
Solo Ookawa Shrine's Protection x3 Yin 1
Solo Yamazumi's Shrine's Protection x3 Yang 1
Solo Mitake Shrine's Protection x3 Yin 2
Solo Mitsumine's Protection x2 Yang 2
Solo Kamayama's Protection x2 Yin 3
Angry Mask: Mask of an Angry Hated Wolf
[Pre-Attack] Own Accuracy UP.
[Attack] Earth Human-Killer Body Bullet.
[Bullet Layout] Mostly Yin.
[Boost] Human-Killer Bullet/Star Bullet/Sure-Hit Bullet/Earth Sure-Hit Bullet.
Bullet Info
Hata no Kokoro's Spell Card. She takes on the form of an angry wolf and bites the target. Wolves have been revered as divinity since ancient times. There is a story of a person who acted as an intermediary between two clashing wolves and was rewarded a position at the Emperor's side. Whether this has anything to do with Kokoro is unclear.
Bullet Pow Hit Crit
1 8.23 75% 5%
2 8.78 75% 5%
3 8.05 75% 5%
4 7.31 75% 5%
5 9.87 75% 5%
6 8.78 75% 5%
Bullet Description
1 Yin/Earth Body Bullet. Effective against humans.
2 Yin/No-Element Body Bullet. Effective against humans.
3 Yang/Star Body Bullet.
4 Yin/Earth Body Bullet. Effective against humans.
5 Yang/No-Element Body Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat.
6 Yin/Earth Body Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat.
Level Power Rate
1 100
2 106
3 112
4 118
5 124
Own Accuracy 3 level(s) UP (2 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Effect Info
Level 0 1 2 3 4
Value 1 1 2 2 3
Rate 0 50 0 50 0
Add 0 1 0 1 0
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All Anxious Ascension x10 Yin
All Disintegration of Heaven x3 Yang 1
All Desolation of Earth x2 Yin 1
All Overworry and Hardship x2 Yang 2
All Dejection x2 Yin 2
All Worry Without Cause x2 Yin 3
Melancholy Mask: The Man of Qi Worries about the Earth
[Pre-Attack] Heals party/Heals party's Barrier Status.
[Attack] Earth God-Killer Energy Bullet.
[Bullet Layout] Mostly Yin.
[Boost] Star Religious-Killer Bullet/Religious-Killer Bullet.
Bullet Info
Hata no Kokoro's Spell Card. This attack has Kokoro strike with all the force of a cataclysm. There is a Chinese story where a person from the land of Qi suffered depression from fear of a cataclysm that will never come. This story is now used to refer to people whose fears are groundless.
Bullet Pow Hit Crit
1 6.58 75% 5%
2 5.85 75% 5%
3 8.05 75% 5%
4 7.31 75% 5%
5 6.58 75% 5%
6 5.85 75% 5%
Bullet Description
1 Yin/Earth Energy Bullet. Effective against gods.
2 Yang/Star Energy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
3 Yin/Earth Energy Bullet. Effective against gods.
4 Yang/No-Element Energy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
5 Yin/Earth Energy Bullet. Effective against gods.
6 Yin/No-Element Energy Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
Level Power Rate
1 100
2 106
3 112
4 118
5 124
Recovers 40% of party's HP. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Effect Info
Level 0 1 2 3 4
Value 20 25 30 35 40
Rate 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0
Heals 1 layer(s) of party's Barrier Status. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Effect Info
Level 0 1 2 3 4
Value 1 1 1 1 1
Rate 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0
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Solo Dance of the Holy Palanquin x9 Yin
Solo Aquatic Dance x4 Yin 1
Solo Otome Dance x4 Yin 1
Solo Dance of Illusions x4 Yin 1
Solo Stardust Dance x4 Yin 2
Solo Dance of Rebirth and Darkness x4 Yin 3
Dance of the Empty-Hearted Masks - Noh of Darkness
[Pre-Attack] Own Yin ATK UP.
[Attack] Earth Religious & God-Killer Slash Bullet.
[Bullet Layout] Only Yin
[Boost] Earth Sure-Hit Human-Killer Bullet/Star Religious-Killer Bullet/Earth Sure-Hit Religious & God-Killer Bullet.
Bullet Info
Hata no Kokoro's Last Word. An attack that has Kokoro donning a number of masks and performing Noh in total darkness. Kokoro is a menreiki, a tsukumogami of the masks that Hata no Kawakatsu was gifted by Prince Shoutoku. Hata no Kawakatsu is said to have created Noh using the masks, however the details remain a mystery. It is possible that this Last Word is called Noh of Darkness because its origins are not recorded in history.
Bullet Pow Hit Crit
1 30.48 75% 5%
2 16.46 75% 5%
3 13.71 75% 5%
4 10.97 75% 5%
5 8.23 75% 5%
6 5.49 75% 5%
Bullet Description
1 Yin/Earth Slash Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners and gods.
2 Yin/Earth Slash Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat. Effective against humans.
3 Yin/Star Slash Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
4 Yin/Earth Slash Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat. Effective against humans.
5 Yin/Star Slash Bullet. Effective against religious practitioners.
6 Yin/Earth Slash Bullet. Always hits regardless of Accuracy stat. Effective against religious practitioners and gods.
Level Power Rate
1 100
2 107
3 113
4 120
5 126
Own Yin ATK 3 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Effect Info
Level 0 1 2 3 4
Value 1 1 2 2 3
Rate 0 50 0 50 0
Add 0 1 0 1 0

Character Ability

Capable of manipulating emotions
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Kokoro's ability to control the emotions of others. This ability apparently has a deep connection to the masks that she owns. The many masks that she has each govern a different emotion. Each Noh mask acts as a substitute for her deadpan expression, allowing her to express a variety of emotions. When the Mask of Hope was lost, the people of Gensokyo lost the ability to feel a sense of hope, leaving everyone seeking out a source of pleasure to fill that need. The prevailing theory is that Kokoro ran wild after losing the mask, which had an effect on those around her. Kokoro had no ill will toward anyone during the chaos. She was merely rushing to try and resolve the incident herself. Therefore, it is safe to say that she had no evil intentions when she was in control of the emotions of others... probably.
When using Graze, own Yin ATK 1 level UP (1 turn).
DMG received from effective elements 20% DOWN.

Character Skills

Douji Mask Lvl 10
CD 4
Recovers 35% of party's HP. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Heals 1 layer(s) of party's Barrier Status. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
A mask that represents Shuten-douji's role in the Noh performance Ooeyama. It can also signify that the character is a hermit.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Recovers HP
Value 20 21 22 23 25 27 29 31 33 35
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Heal Barrier Layer
Value 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CD 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
CD 4
Recovers 30% of party's HP. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Own Spirit Power 0.8 UP. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
A mask that represents the tengu's role in the Noh performance Kurama Tengu. It is said that this mask will provide protection on the battlefield.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Recovers HP
Value 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spirit Power Up
Value 0.3 0.35 0.4 0.5 0.55 0.6 0.65 0.7 0.75 0.8
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CD 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
CD 4
Own Spirit Power 1 UP. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Adds 1 layer(s) to own Barrier. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
A mask that represents the dancing girl's role in the Noh performance Doujouji. It houses enough rage to transform into a serpent.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Spirit Power Up
Value 0.5 0.55 0.6 0.65 0.7 0.75 0.8 0.85 0.9 1
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adds Layer to Barrier
Value 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CD 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Character Characteristics

Maibataraki
After being attacked, own Evasion 1 level UP (3 turns). [Success rate 40%.]
Inori
When turn starts, own Spirit Power 0.25 UP. [Success rate 50%.]
Uchiai-bataraki
After being attacked, own Yin ATK 1 level UP (3 turns). [Success rate 40%.]

Character Change Effect

Guard Link
When switching places with a rear-guard unit, other unit's Yang DEF, Yin DEF, CRIT DEF, & CRIT Evasion UP (3 turns).
When switching places with a front-guard unit, inherits part of other unit's Yang DEF, Yin DEF, CRIT DEF, & CRIT Evasion buffs (3 turns).

Upgrade Costs

Rank Coins Materials
0 -> 1 1000
1 -> 2 2,000
2 -> 3 5,000
3 -> 4 10,000
4 -> 5 15,000

Character Analysis

Hata no Kokoro is a menreiki youkai who first appeared in Hopeless Masquerade as the main antagonist. As per the norm with menreiki youkai, Kokoro is incapable of displaying proper emotions, and instead displays them through the use of her many masks. Because of this, her face is completely devoid of emotion and never wavers past that. This isn’t to say she isn’t capable of having emotions, however, as she’s actually rather childish underneath the “mask” she wears. Each of the 66 masks that she has in her possession represent a different, powerful emotion. Should she lose one of these masks, she loses that emotion completely which could lead to problematic events as seen in Hopeless Masquerade. In Touhou LostWord, Kokoro plays the role of a healer as an A-Tier Friend. This could be, perhaps, due to her ability to make others feel emotions similar to the masks she has on, transferring over to “healing abilities” well. 


As previously mentioned Hata no Kokoro is a healer and possesses a couple healing abilities within her kit, fittingly so. Including her second Spell Card Melancholy Mask: The Man of Qi Worries about the Earth, Kokoro actually has upwards to 4 different party wide heals all ranging from 30%-40% of the party’s health. This alone makes her pretty useful to have in challenges such as Scarlet Devil Tower. Unlike many healers, though, Kokoro is actually quite good outside of healing. Kokoro’s kit revolves around Yin ATK almost entirely, which is incredibly helpful because she doesn’t have to worry about having mixed damage. Not only does her second Spell Card have solid healing capabilities, it can also remove barrier abnormalities in a pinch. Kokoro also packs quite a punch with her solo-targeting Last Word, Dance of the Empty-Hearted Masks - Noh of Darkness, which has the added benefit of buffing her own Yin ATK by 3 levels before sending out the attack. In addition to being a healer and a competent damage dealer, Kokoro is an extremely potent Earth breaker, having a grand total of 12 Earth breaks in total, with her Focus Shot even having a P0 Break by itself. In conclusion, Kokoro is a unit who performs well in many different situations, making building her a well-rounded choice.

Story Card Recommendations

Spell Card

For her Spell Cards you are able to get by with the standard Spirit P boosting Story Cards. You can also consider swapping this out for Story Cards that raise accuracy, as she has low accuracy to begin with.

Last Word

Mysterious Sword Master is hands down the best choice for Kokoro's Last Word due to her already having her Yin Atk raised and her low overall accuracy.

Character Skill Level Up Recommendations

You’re going to want to prioritize her healing skills first equally, starting with Douji Mask. After the aforementioned skill and Oobeshimi Mask are maxed, Shinja Mask is your last focus.

Character Strengths

+Great healing

+Solid damage

+Amazing breaking capabilities

Character Weaknesses

-Low damage ceiling

-No offensive support