Scaramouche confirmed in Genshin Impact: Wanderer abilities & rumors

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The leaks have finally come to fruition: Scaramouche will be a playable character in Genshin Impact. Named The Wanderer, Raiden Ei’s creation and one of the game’s main antagonists can now join your party. Here’s his leaked abilities and rumored release date.

Scaramouche hopers, your time has come. After an abundance of leaks theorizing the antagonist’s addition to Genshin Impact’s playable roster, Hoyoverse has confirmed as much ahead of Version 3.2 going live.

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Named The Wanderer, after his Fatui Harbinger tag, you will be able to recruit Scaramouche for your party in the near future in Genshin Impact.

Before then though, there are plenty of leaks and rumors about his abilities, release date, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about Scaramouche’s arrival in Genshin Impact as The Wanderer.


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Scaramouche is coming to Genshin Impact as a playable character — finally.

Is there a Scaramouche release date in Genshin Impact?

The Scaramouche’s release date in Genshin Impact as The Wanderer isn’t 100% confirmed yet, but the timing of the drip marketing all but confirms he will be released as part of Version 3.3.

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Genshin Impact Version 3.3 is expected to go live late in 2022 — around mid-December — so keep your eyes peeled ahead of Christmas for any Scaramouche release news.

A leaker also claimed he will be in the same banner as Faruzan, an upcoming four-star character confirmed at the same time.

Scaramouche ability leaks in Genshin Impact

Scaramouche hasn’t had his Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst officially revealed yet, but that hasn’t stopped leakers from delving into the Anemo Catalyst user’s abilities. Below are early details of Scaramouche’s abilities, courtesy of Honey Impact:

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Elemental Skill

Hanega: Fushi Kakka

Scaramouche concentrates the power of the winds to break free from the shackles of the earth, dealing AoE Anemo DMG before leaping into the air and entering the Windfavored state. When Windfavored is active, the Wanderer enters a persistent hovering state, with increased Normal and Charged Attack AoE and DMG.

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Charged Attacks no longer consume stamina. While this state is active, The Wanderer’s movements gain the following properties:

  • Persistently consumes Sky-Dweller Points to maintain this hovering state.
  • When sprinting, additional Sky-Dweller Points will be consumed for The Wanderer to sprint mid-air. Holding down sprint will cause persistent Sky-Dweller point consumption to maintain speed.
  • Jumping expends extra Sky-Dweller Points to increase hovering height, holding jump will cause persistent Sky-Dweller point consumption to increase hovering height.

Elemental Burst

Kyougen: Shikiraku Gobandate

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Scaramouche compresses the atmosphere into a singular vacuum that grinds all troubles away, dealing multiple instances of AoE Anemo DMG. If the character is in the Windfavored state due to the skill Hanega: Fushi Kakka, the Windfavored state will end after casting.

Scaramouche story in Genshin Impact

Scaramouche was originally created by Beelzebul (Raiden Ei) in order to test if she could make puppet bodies. As the test was successful, Ei later sealed Scaramouche’s power and then released him into Inazuma. 

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Unfortunately, this sentient puppet fell into the hands of the Fatui who unlocked his sealed power. Being a direct creation of the Electro Archon, Scaramouche holds incredible power and quickly found himself claiming the No. 6 rank among the Fatui’s Eleven Harbingers. 

Whether the Traveler will be able to eventually seal Scaramouche’s power or take him away from the Fatui’s clutches remains to be seen.

So, there you have it, that’s everything we currently know about Scaramouche ahead of his official release. In the meantime, be sure to check out our Genshin Impact page for all the latest news and updates.

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