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Reimu Hakurei (Scarlet)

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Eternal Shrine Maiden (Scarlet)

Stats

Health
5200
Agility
1100
Yang ATK
1610
Yang DEF
985
Yin ATK
1225
Yin DEF
940

Races

Element Type Chart

Hare
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Hare (a Touhou LW original) refers to fair weather with few clouds in the sky, as well as non-ordinary occasions or events, such as festivals. This is an apt temperament for the Hakurei shrine maiden who governs the special occasions in Gensokyo. Reimu is endowed with Wood Phase, from her carefree personality, and Sun Essence, because she resolves incidents as a profession.

The strong and kind Wood Phase resists Water Phase, because water nourishes wood, but it is weak to Metal Phase, because metal carves wood.

The alluring and arrogant Sun Essence resists the diverse and uncooperative Star Essence, but it is weak to the cooperative and indecisive Moon Essence.
sun_neutral
Sun
moon_strong
Moon
fire_neutral
Fire
water_weak
Water
wood_neutral
Wood
metal_strong
Metal
earth_neutral
Earth
star_weak
Star

Character Shots

The Spread Shot of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist. This is the Homing Amulet of that world's Reimu. She shoots miraculous ofuda bullets that home in on her target. Reimu throws the red ofuda, and the blue ofuda are launched from her two red and white Yin-Yang Orbs. Ofuda are the main items used to exorcise spirits and exterminate youkai, so they are a must-have when going out to resolve an incident. What is written on them?
Solo
Blessed Hakurei Ofuda
x8 Yang
Solo
Hakurei Prayer Ofuda
x2 Yin 1
Solo
Hakurei Protection Ofuda
x2 Yang 2
Solo
Hakurei Exterminating Ofuda
x2 Yang 2
Solo
Hakurei Shrine Ofuda
x2 Yin 2
Solo
Hakurei Talisman
x2 Yin 3
The Focus Shot of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist. This is the Persuasion Needle of that world's Reimu. In this attack, sharp needles are shot targeted at the opponent's acupuncture points. Reimu's two red and white Yin-Yang Orbs fire a rain of needles out in front of her while she herself continues to throw red ofuda like normal. Apparently, youkai lose their will to fight because it feels good when the needles stab into their acupuncture points... But is that really the case?
All
Faith Needle
x7 Yang
All
Sharp Faith Needle
x1 Yang 1
All
Hakurei Anti-Misfortune Ofuda
x1 Yang 2
All
Hakurei Safety Ofuda
x1 Yin 2
All
Hakurei Disaster Prevention Ofuda
x1 Yin 2
All
Righteous Faith Needle
x1 Yang 3

Character Spell Cards

Available
Available
Limit Break 1
Limit Break 2
Limit Break 3
A Spell Card of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist (a Touhou LW original). She shoots out youkai-exterminating bullets of light and ofuda. It seems that the Reimu of this world was not able to perfect her Fantasy Seal Spell Card before the incident occurred. But just because it is not perfect, it does not necessarily mean that it is weak. It appears that this Fantasy Seal incorporates aspects similar to the Fantasy Nature Last Word due to its experimental nature and this Reimu's inexperience, making it in some ways more powerful than the perfected version.
*Pre- and Post- effects assume max level. Effects per level can be viewed here.
Pre-Attack Spell Card Effects
Party's Yang DEF 2 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Target's CRIT DEF 2 level(s) DOWN (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Post-Attack Spell Card Effects
None
Solo
Divine Homing Ofuda
x16 Yang
Solo
Sacred Homing Ofuda
x4 Yang 1
Solo
Experimental Fantasy Bullet
x4 Yang 2
Solo
Great Divine Homing Ofuda
x5 Yang 3
Solo
Consecrated Homing Ofuda
x5 Yang 3
Solo
Experimental Sealing Bullet
x5 Yang 3
A Spell Card of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist (a Touhou LW original). She seals evil beings with intense radiant light. Reimu does not have a steadfast or well-ordered system for differentiating between good and evil, so perhaps her targets for extermination are just beings that she doesn't particularly like. This Reimu did not complete the development of the Sealing Circle before the incident, but this Spell Card is closer to perfection than the Fantasy Seal.
*Pre- and Post- effects assume max level. Effects per level can be viewed here.
Pre-Attack Spell Card Effects
All targets' Evasion 2 level(s) DOWN (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
All targets' CRIT Evasion 3 level(s) DOWN (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Post-Attack Spell Card Effects
None
All
Experimental Sealing Circle
x12 Yang
All
Himorogi Barrier
x4 Yin 1
All
Experimental Great Sealing Circle
x4 Yang 2
All
Experimental Divine Sealing Circle
x5 Yang 2
All
Great Himorogi Barrier
x5 Yin 3
All
Experimental Consecrated Sealing Circle
x5 Yang 3
The Last Word of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist (a Touhou LW original). Bullets are automatically shot irrespective of Reimu's will. It is thought that our version of Reimu created Fantasy Nature after the events of the Scarlet Mist Incident. However, because the Scarlet Mist Incident has been going on for so long without being resolved in this Reimu's world, it can be assumed that the development of this Experimental Fantasy Seal was different... Though Marisa was still the one who named the attack, making it suitable for battles of bullets.
*Pre- and Post- effects assume max level. Effects per level can be viewed here.
Pre-Attack Spell Card Effects
Own Yang ATK 2 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Party's Yang DEF 3 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Party's CRIT ATK 3 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Post-Attack Spell Card Effects
None
All
Fantasy Nature Light
x20 Yang
All
Fantasy Nature Brilliance
x4 Yang 1
All
Fantasy Nature Glow
x4 Yang 2
All
Fantasy Nature Blaze
x4 Yang 2
All
Fantasy Nature Luminance
x3 Yang 2
All
Fantasy Nature Radiance
x3 Yang 3

Character Ability

Capable of flight & capable of manipulating spirit power
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These are the abilities of Reimu Hakurei from the world shrouded in scarlet mist. They are essentially the same as our version of Reimu's abilities. However, this Reimu has not yet managed to resolve the Scarlet Mist Incident. There are two possible explanations for why this incident was not resolved. However, neither has been verified, and an investigation is required to uncover what truly occurred. - Reimu and Marisa are not strong enough for some reason. - Their battle of bullets opponents have gone lunatic for some reason. Reimu is annoyed that she cannot properly hang out her futon to dry because of the dense mist covering Gensokyo. The seasons have been completely thrown out of balance by the stifling humidity and the harsh diffusion of sunlight, which has made Reimu even more grumpy because she cannot enjoy viewing the cherry blossoms or the autumn foliage. So Reimu definitely wants to resolve the incident, but apparently, the perpetrator's bullets are just too strong.
When using Boost, party's Yang ATK 1 level UP (1 turn).
DMG from effective elements 25% DOWN.
DMG from resisted elements 25% DOWN.

Character Skills

CD 5
Own Spirit Power 0.75 UP. [Additional effect +1 with success rate 0%.]
Own Yang ATK 2 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
Red and white orbs that assist Reimu during battles of bullets. She apparently inherited them.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Spirit Power Up
Value 0.25 0.3 0.35 0.4 0.45 0.5 0.6 0.65 0.7 0.75
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Yang Attack Level Up
Value 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Rate 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 0
Add 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
CD 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
CD 4
Own Spirit Power 0.75 UP. [Additional effect +1 with success rate 0%.]
Party's Yang DEF 3 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
The true name of this tool is an oonusa or gohei. But "purification rod" sounds cooler.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Spirit Power Up
Value 0.25 0.3 0.35 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.65 0.7 0.75
Rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Add 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Yang Defense Level Up
Value 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
Rate 0 10 20 30 30 50 60 70 80 0
Add 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
CD 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4
CD 5
Party's Accuracy 2 level(s) UP (3 turns). [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Grants Charge to self. [Additional effect +0 with success rate 0%.]
Info
Ordinary shrine maidens cannot actually exterminate youkai. But Reimu is a professional youkai exterminator.
Skill Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Accuracy Level Up
Value 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Rate 0 10 20 30 50 60 70 80 90 0
Add 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Grants Charge to Self
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 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Character Characteristics

Anti Scarlet Mist Gear
When attacked, DMG from youkai 30% DOWN. [Success rate 100%.]
Hakurei Protection
When turn starts, adds 1 layer to own Barrier. [Success rate 50%.]
Continues
After being attacked, own Yang ATK 1 level UP (3 turns). [Success rate 50%.]

Character Change Effect

Power Link
When switching places with a rear-guard unit, other unit's Spirit Power UP.
When switching places with a front-guard unit, front guard's Spirit Power UP.

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

A6 Reimu Hakurei was released on November 18th, 2021 in Festival: Shrine Maiden of the Scarlet Night.

Reimu Hakurei (Scarlet) is the version of Reimu Hakurei which showed up in the first of the Windows era Touhou games, Embodiment of Scarlet Devil. As such, this version of Reimu Hakurei has yet to solve the Scarlet Mist Incident - in which Remilia blanketed Gensokyo with the titular scarlet mist (just so she could go outside in the sun without a parasol!) in the first major incident under the Spell Card rules. She’s still just as competent, if not moreso than her present day counterpart, as an SS-Tier Friend. 

For farming, her powerful All targeting Last Word, Experimental Fantasy Nature, packs a devastating punch. Featuring impressive Hard scaling, and with potent skills to back it up, it’s capable of taking on just about every one-wave event stage. She’s also got a kit well suited to taking on Story Card farms such as Chapter 3 Act 1, though the exact extent of her farming ability isn’t entirely clear yet due to her recent release. Feel free to leave a comment about what stages she’s helped you to farm! 

For harder fights, Reimu’s still got that extremely powerful Last Word, on top of 2 levels of team-wide Yang DEF UP for 3 turns support from her second skill, Tiny Purification Rod, with her first Spell Card, Spirit Sign: Experimental Fantasy Seal, granting the team the same alongside 2 levels of Crit DEF DOWN for 3 turns on one target. Additionally, Divine Power grants her party 2 levels of Accuracy UP for 3 turns, which can be combined with her second Spell Card, Dream Sign: Experimental Sealing Circle, granting the same.  Both Spell Cards also do respectable damage, and the Accuracy UP on Dream Sign: Experimental Sealing Circle is highly useful for the Arena.
Solo Stage Farms: 2-7-1, 3-3-3, 3-6-3, Future Story Card Stages

For breaks, she has repeatable P0 Solo targeting Wood Breaks from her Spread Shot, Homing Amulet (Scarlet), 4 Wood and 2 Sun Solo targeting Breaks at 3 Spirit Power from her first Spell Card, Spirit Sign: Experimental Fantasy Seal, 1/1/3/4 All targeting Sun Breaks for 0/1/2/3 Spirit Power from her second Spell Card, Dream Sign: Experimental Sealing Circle, and 3 Wood and 3 Sun All targeting Breaks for 3 Spirit Power from her Last Word, Experimental Fantasy Nature (should you choose to use it for Breaks). 

Overall, Reimu’s a not too terribly complicated unit with damage, solid Breaks, and reasonable team support. She does a bit of everything, and pretty well at that.

Homing Amulet (Scarlet): 0%/30%/0%/0%/30%/0%

Persuasion Needle (Scarlet): 30%/0%/40%/40%/40%/0%

Spirit Sign: Experimental Fantasy Seal: 60%/0%/0%/0%/0%/0%

Experimental Fantasy Nature: 80%/80%/100%/0%/0%/120%

Story Card Recommendations

Spell Card

Depending on the content you’re doing and her role, Reimu wants either Yang ATK UP, Spirit Power UP, or Yang DEF UP. Spirit Power UP fulfils dual roles of making her Spell Cards hit harder and give her more access to Breaks, whilst Yang ATK UP and Yang DEF give her an even stronger punch when needed. Look to Yang ATK and Yang DEF for stat sticks, favoring Yang ATK if you can't get both.

Last Word

50% Light Bullet Power UP makes Puppeteer and Necromancer easily the best story card for Reimu's all-Light Bullet Last Word. If you currently do not have the card from 3-11-1, you can look toward optimizing her Yang ATK. If you have already maximized your ATK UP in harder fights, you can look to Wood DMG UP, Yang DEF UP, or Sun DMG UP.

Character Skill Level Up Recommendations

First, level up both Yin-Yang Orbs and Tiny Purification Rod up to level 6 to ensure she'll have 2 spirit power on turn 1 for farming. Then, get Divine Power to level 10 for the extra Accuracy UP, Yin-Yang Orbs to 10 for the Yang ATK UP, and finally Tiny Purification Rod to 10 for the Yang DEF UP.

Character Strengths

+Very high damage, in farming and hard fights alike
+Solid Breaks, including P0 Solo-targeting Wood on her Spread Shot
+Provides Accuracy support

Character Weaknesses

-Doesn’t have quite the scaling of other top tier units for harder fights