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Everlasting Moonglow guide: Ascension materials, stats and best characters to use

With the Everlasting Moonglow Catalyst now available on the Epitome Invocation Weapon Event Wish banner, how to you Ascend Everlasting Moonglow, who are the best characters to use Everlasting Moonglow?

Updated: Nov 30, 2021 10:52 am
Everlasting Moonglow guide: Ascension materials, stats and best characters to use

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Everlasting Moonglow is the newest limited five-star weapon, a Catalyst especially designed for Sangonomiya Kokomi. It can only be obtained on the Weapon Event Wish banner Epitome Invocation, which runs from September 21 to October 12, 2021. Keep reading to find out what materials you’ll need to gather for Ascension, Everlasting Moonglow’s Stats and the best characters to use the Everlasting Moonglow in Genshin Impact.

Genshin Impact Everlasting Moonglow – Ascension Materials

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Once you have obtained the Everlasting Moonglow from the Weapon Event Wish banner Epitome Invocation, and maxed it to Level 20, it can be further levelled up through Ascension. The materials you will need to ascend Everlasting Moonglow are as follows:

Level 20

  • Coral Branch of a Distant Sea x 5
  • Dismal Prism x 5
  • Spectral Husk x 3

Level 40

  • Jewelled Branch of a Distant Sea x 5
  • Dismal Prism x 18
  • Spectral Husk x 12

Level 50

  • Jewelled Branch of a Distant Sea x 9
  • Crystal Prism x 9
  • Spectral Heart x 9

Level 60

  • Jade Branch of a Distant Sea x 5 
  • Crystal Prism x 18
  • Spectral Heart x 14

Level 70

  • Jade Branch of a Distant Sea x 9
  • Polarizing Prism x 14
  • Spectral Nucleus x 9

Level 80

  • Golden Branch of a Distant Sea x 6
  • Polarizing Prism x 27
  • Spectral Nucleus x 18

Where to find Everlasting Moonglow Ascension materials in Genshin Impact

Coral, Jewelled, Jade and Golden Branches of a Distant Sea are obtained by completing the Domain of Forgery: Sand Burial every Monday, Thursday and Sunday.

Dismal, Crystal and Polarizing Prisms can be obtained by defeating Mirror Maidens, which can be found in select locations across the whole of Inazuma.

Spectral Husks, Hearts and Nucleuses can by obtained by defeating Spectres, which can be found roaming Watatsumi Island and Seirai Island, Inazuma.

Everlasting Moonglow Stats

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Everlasting Moonglow starts with 46 Base ATK and a 10.8% HP substat. At Level 90, these stats become 608 Base ATK and 49.6% HP, giving it a Base ATK on par to that of Lost Prayer of the Sacred Winds and Memory of Dust, and therefore the second highest Base ATK of any Catalyst in Genshin Impact.

The in-game weapon effect description:

Healing Bonus increased by 10%, Normal ATK DMG is increased by 1% of the Max HP of the character equipping this weapon. For 12s after using an Elemental Burst, Normal Attacks that hit opponents will restore 0.6 Energy. Energy can be restored in the way once every 0.1s.

Everlasting Moonglow Refinement

In Genshin Impact, you can Refine a weapon by feeding it an identical weapon to itself, which increases some of the weapon’s effects in turn. With each Refinement of the Everlasting Moonglow the Healing Bonus increases, as well as the additional Normal ATK DMG. This means that with a bit of luck (or money), you can make your Everlasting Moonglow into a high DMG dealing, healing machine.

Best Characters to use Everlasting Moonglow in Genshin Impact

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The best character to give this Catalyst to is Kokomi, as it was specifically designed to complement her skill set. With the Everlasting Moonglow, Kokomi will be able to both deal high DMG to her opponents and supply plenty of heals to her allies.

However, if you have no plans to pull for Kokomi or got this weapon by accident, the other option you have is to equip it to Barbara. Barbara is a great choice to use this weapon, as she’s a 4-star character all players are given after completing Genshin Impact’s Prologue. She is also a healer whose healing output scales off her Max HP, similarly to Kokomi, meaning she can take full advantage of the HP gain and Healing Bonus the Everlasting Moonglow provides.

The Base ATK of the Everlasting Moonglow as well as its Normal ATK DMG increase might seem a little overkill for a character like Barbara, whose Base ATK is rather lacklustre. However, for those who want to take on the challenge of building Barbara as a DPS whilst still taking advantage of her healing, the Everlasting Moonglow is the perfect contender.

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